Summer sales are often quiet with purchasers, but the Rendells’ July sale certainly bucked the trend with a much better attendance of buyers than expected and with a good level of interest from the internet it ensured a good trade throughout the two day sale.

Principal prices paid for some of the better Lots in the sale follow: Bold text items are illustrated.


Lot 101: A 3’ 3” antique Flemish style carved and stained wood cabinet on stand, with high relief panels depicting biblical, floral and other scene panels to front and canted sides, set on slender legs with pad feet. Sold for £340. Lot 104: A pair of 19th Century mahogany framed Chippendale style elbow chairs with pierced splats and upholstered drop-in seats, set on moulded square tapered front legs. Sold for £360. Lot 110: A pair of Italian style boudoir chairs with button back upholstery, set on turned front legs with brass roller casters. Sold for £300. Lot 151: A 3’ 4” 19th Century mahogany cross banded and strung bow front chest of two short and two long drawers, set on raised bracket feet. Sold for £320. Lot 245: A 34” Coalbrookdale ornate cast iron fire grate with goat, flanking lion masks and floral garland decoration, set on heavy front supports. Sold for £620. Lot 254: A 1960’s swivel armchair after a design by Peter Cutts, with brown leather upholstery, set on circular wooden base. Sold for £340. Lot 284: A 3’6” 19th Century satinwood and strung writing table with tooled green leather inset top, blind frieze drawer and flanking scroll brackets, set on flanking twin turned supports. Sold for £440. Lot 300: A 21” Srinagar Kashmir hand painted and gilded petal top pedestal table with all-over profuse bird and foliate scroll decoration, set on tripod base with stylised animal terminals. Sold for £400. Lot 315: A Chinese rosewood quartetto set of ornate tea tables with inset panel tops and profuse carved and pierced stylised air dragon decoration, set on shaped supports with similar decoration. Sold for £650. Lot 332: A pair of antique elm framed comb back smoker’s bow elbow chairs with pierced splats and solid seats, set on ring turned supports. Sold for £360. Lot 340: A late Georgian mahogany dumb waiter with three graduated circular surfaces, set on vase turned pillars and tripod base with pad feet and roller casters. Sold for £650. Lot 348: A late Georgian wing back armchair in the Queen Anne style, upholstered in studded pale brown leather and set on ornate carved walnut C-scroll legs with shaped terminals. Sold for £800 and Lot 359: A 21” 18th Century continental parcel giltwood framed wall mirror with pierced acanthus border and shaped bevelled plate, with remains of candle sconce under. Sold for £400.


Lot 406: A 29” Edwardian carved giltwood framed sunburst wall timepiece, the 7” painted convex dial marked for Jump & Co., 93 Mount Street, London, with eight day movement. Sold for £200. Lot 407: An 11” diameter polished oak cased wall timepiece with heavy brass bulkhead bezel and dial marked  B.R. 11610, with eight day single fusee movement. Sold for £340. Lot 412: A 21” French industrial style brass novelty torpedo pattern mantel timepiece with decorative dial and simple spring driven movement, set on a polished black slate plinth base with triple acorn pattern feet. Sold for £360. Lot 416: An 18” diameter stained wood cased dial wall timepiece with painted Roman numerals and eight day single fusee movement. Sold for £150 and Lot 440: An early 19th Century oak longcase clock, the 11” square brass dial marked for E. Edwards (Bishop’s Castle), naïve engraved buildings decoration and date aperture, with thirty hour movement striking on bell. Sold for £220.

Lot 245. Sold £620.

Lot 315. Sold £650.


Lot 340. Sold £650.

Lot 348. Sold £800.

Lot 412. Sold £360.

Rendells Stonepark Sales Report For The Two Day Auction Held on 27th and 28th July 2017


Lot 610: An African carved tribal walking stick with painted figural handle and flat sided middle section. Sold for £340. Lot 614: Two Pacific Northwest tribal wood carvings comprising a 20” black wolf and a 14 ½” formline painted bird. Sold for £300. Lot 616: G.G. Fixer, Leading Stoker First Class 153.645: China War Medal 1900 aboard H.M.S. Pigmy – replacement ribbon. Sold for £320. Lot 657: A late Georgian mahogany cased brass miner’s dial by William & Samuel Jones of Holborn, London – bezel cracked, missing scope and tripod. Sold for £340. Lot 670: A late 19th Century ebonised walking cane with silver plated dog’s head pattern handle named to W. Schmidt and silver collar. Sold for £160 and Lot 693: An early 20th Century medical specimen human half skeleton including child’s skull, contained within a pine box bearing Adam Rouilly & Co., Fitzroy Square, London label to inside of lid. Sold for £420. 


Lot 1016: A pair of 24” 19th Century Meissen style figures of a dancing lady and dandy – crossed swords mark to base, some damage. Sold for £300. Lot 1094: A pair of Royal Doulton Evacuee figures. The Boy HN 3202 and The Girl HN 3203. Sold for £120. Lot 1116: An antique Dehua porcelain blanc de chine figure of Manjushri sat on a lion – some fingers missing. Sold for £110 and Lot 1117: A 15” diameter antique Satsuma charger with thousand faces decoration within various geometric shapes. Sold for £220.


Lot 1151: A pair of 9 ½” high Georgian turned brass candlesticks. Sold for £140. Lot 1181: A copper ship’s lantern with starboard gel, by Player & Mitchell, Birmingham 1935. Sold for £95. Lot 1191: A pair of 5” modern cloisonné vases. Sold for £80 and Lot 1199: A pair of 15” early 20th Century wireless-cloisonné baluster vases with coloured iris decoration on pale yellow ground – unsigned in the Gonda style. Sold for £460. 


Lot 1286: A harlequin eight place setting of English silver fiddle pattern cutlery including eight each William Eaton table and dessert spoons, later pistol grip dinner and dessert knives and parcel gilt ladle. Sold for £1,200. Lot 1306: A pair of New Zealand sterling silver and nephrite jade knife rests by Frank Grady – circa 1905. Sold for £280. Lot 1322: Two Tiffany & Co. marked Sterling ornate spoons, one with clamshell bowl, the other feathered and pierced. Sold for £240. Lot 1337: A pair of 10 ¼” cast silver triple branch candelabra with detachable drip trays and open shaped plinth bases – J.B. Chatterley & Sons – Birmingham 1986. Sold for £750. Lot 1375: A set of twelve ornate white metal dessert forks – Mahler USA – various marks. Sold for £200 and Lot 1397: A 9 ¾” Aesthetic Movement silver jug with finial to hinged lid, decorated with perching bird reserve panels and repeat patterns – base marks for James Reid & Co. Glasgow 1893. Sold for £300. 


Lot 1443: An 18ct. gold ring, set with central cultured pearl within a ten stone diamond border. Sold for £460. Lot 1485: An 18ct. gold bespoke dress ring, set with central oval Ceylon sapphire and five smaller sapphires to border. Sold for £500. Lot 1492: A marked 18ct. yellow metal ring, set with central pale blue sapphire flanked by two diamonds. Sold for £1,100. Lot 1510: A 9ct. gold brick-link bracelet – 49.1grms. Sold for £480. Lot 1542: A marked “Plat” white metal metamorphic ring with half band of rubies and opposing sapphires, with two hinged diamond encrusted half bands. Sold for £700. Lot 1574: A steel and geld cased Rolex Date gentleman’s wristwatch 15053, with polychrome UAE logo to gilt dial, on later leather strap, original bi-metal bracelet included and box – no papers. Sold for £1,650. Lot 1575: An 18k yellow metal Longines gentleman’s quartz dress wristwatch with rounded square dial and original .750 bracelet – recent service receipt – no box. Sold for £820. Lot 1578: A Pasha de Cartier steel cased unisex automatic wristwatch with white dial, date aperture and original brushed steel brick-link bracelet – no box or papers. Sold for £1,000 and Lot 1580: A Longines “Flagship” steel cased automatic chronograph wristwatch, with black dial, date aperture and leather strap – no box or papers. Sold for £800. 


Lot 1614: Fred Yates: a framed oil on board, depicting four eastern seated praying figures, in predominantly blue palette – 17 ½” x 31”. Sold for £320. Lot 1634: Reginald Daniel Sherrin: a gilt framed gouache, depicting an extensive panoramic view of Dartmoor tors with flowering gorse, path and stream in foreground – 15 ¼” x 3’ 3 ¾”. Sold for £220. Lot 1654: William Widgery: a gilt framed watercolour, depicting an extensive Dartmoor view with Windy Post in foreground – 9 ¾” x 3’ 8 ½”. Sold for £400. Lot 1683: An oak framed portrait miniature depicting Shakespeare – bearing 1673 Macbeth Frontispiece verso. Sold for £360 and Lot 1694: Robert Gavin: an ornate gilt framed oil on canvas, depicting three camels and figures outside a North African fort entrance – signed – 21 ½” x 3’ 3” – relined. Sold for £1,500.


Lot 1199. Sold £460.

Lot 1337. Sold £750.


Lot 1492. Sold £1,100.

Lot 1574. Sold £1650.

Lot 1694. Sold for £1,500.