SALES REPORT FOR THE TWO DAY AUCTION HELD ON 29th AND 30th JUNE 2017.

THE SALE INCLUDED FURNITURE, CERAMICS, COLLECTABLES, CLOCKS, METALWARE, PICTURES AND PAINTINGS, POSTCARDS, STAMPS AND EPHEMERA.

Despite the smaller than usual entry of Lots there was still a buoyant trade for Antiques and Collectables at this month’s sale, with the highlight being Lot 694: a cased MBE, a United States Legionnaires Legion of Merit and a General Service medal (all with paperwork) which sold for a hammer price of £1,300 to a telephone bidder, with the under bidder being on the internet. 

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

FURNITURE:

Lot 103: A 3’ 11” late Victorian pitch pine bookcase with five open shelves, remains of leather fringing and four short drawers under, set on plinth base. Sold for £150. Lot 108: A 3’ 4” 19th Century stripped pine two part dresser with two doors to top, over a base with further cupboard doors under, set on plinth base. Sold for £160. Lot 136: A 6’ 5” pine preparation table with later frieze drawer, set on an open stretcher base with moulded square supports. Sold for £160. Lot 138: A 4’ 5” 19th Century flame mahogany veneered linen press with moulded cornice and five slides enclosed by a pair of panelled doors, over a base with two short and two long graduated drawers, set on raised bracket feet. Sold for £240. Lot 155: A 3’ 2 Ύ” Regency flame mahogany veneered bow front chest of two short and three long graduated drawers, set on shaped apron and raised bracket feet. Sold for £320. Lot 179: A 5’ 7” early Victorian mahogany draw-frame extending table with single leaf, set on tulip carved legs with brass caps and casters. Sold for £160. Lot 218: A 6’ modern pine two part dresser with shaped frieze, two open shelves and five spice drawers to top, over a base with four drawers and quadruple cupboard doors under, set on plinth base. Sold for £240. Lot 225: A 4’ 5” old waxed pine base with three flights of five drawers, the topmost with partitioned interiors, set on simple block feet. Sold for £420. Lot 229: A 5’ Victorian waxed pine dresser base with three frieze drawers, central cupboard door and four flanking drawers, set on turned feet. Sold for £340. Lot 252: A 3’ 4” antique Queen Anne walnut and cross banded chest on stand with two short and two long drawers, on a later stand with three drawers, shaped apron and all round turned supports, set on shaped stretchers and pommel feet – some reworking. Sold for £600. Lot 270: A 3’ 6” Edwards & Roberts mahogany serpentine front lady’s desk with leather inset top and cast brass gallery (a/f), with single frieze drawer and six flanking short drawers featuring Cope & Collinson locks and blind fretwork decoration, set on square tapered legs with brass caps and casters. Sold for £280 and Lot 275: A 22” Victorian Aesthetic figured mahogany and ebony inlaid Davenport with lift-top stationery compartment, four drawers to side and opposing dummy drawer fronts, set on shaped pierced bracket supports and casters. Sold for £190. 

CLOCKS & BAROMETERS:

Lot 342: An antique bracket clock with burr walnut panelled case, brass dial and single fusee movement with shouldered plates – marriage. Sold for £60. Lot 352: A Regency brass inlaid walnut cased timepiece with white convex dial, later finial and escapement to movement, set on brass ball feet. Sold for £80 and Lot 356: A 19th Century oak longcase clock with 11” square brass dial, silvered chapter ring, seconds dial and date aperture, with eight day bell striking movement – for restoration. Sold for £320.

Lot 225. Sold for £420.

Lot 252. Sold for £600.

 

Lot 606. Sold for £500.

Lot 632. Sold for £500.

Lot 694. Sold for £1,300.

Rendells Stonepark Sales Report For The Two Day Auction Held on 29th and 30th June 2017

COLLECTABLES:

Lot 564: A box containing a quantity of vintage wood working tools including stone mason’s and other dividers, boxed Marples plane and Stanley plane, etc. Sold for £140. Lot 589: A modern Fender Champion 600 valve amplifier. Sold for £100. Lot 606: A stuffed water buffalo head mounted on a shield shaped wall plaque (a/f) – 32” from horn to horn. Sold for £500. Lot 617: A collection of Great War and Second World War medals including 1914-15 Star, Victory medal, Africa Star, France and Germany Star – various recipients. Sold for £130. Lot 632: A 19th Century percussion whaling harpoon gun with engraved decoration to lock plate and trigger guard, the 7/8” bore barrel with proof marks and reduced to 17 Ό” in length – 35” overall. Sold for £500. Lot 645: A collection of 1920-1924 George V Florins – 28ozt. Sold for £130. Lot 668: A collection of George VI Florins – 60ozt. Sold for £120. Lot 676: An early 19th Century ivory and brass mounted four fold rule/tally stick, bearing mark for G. & T. Bradburn, Makers Birmingham. Sold for £130. Lot 694: Wing Commander Colin Heard-White MBE, RAFVR: a cased MBE and ribbon with letter from Buckingham Palace and Central Chancery and Grant dated 1.1.1945, cased United Sates Legionnaire Legion of Merit (lapel badge missing) with certificate and a General Service Medal with Southern Desert, Iraq clasp. Sold for £1,300. Lot 695: A silk work panel depicting Sante Sophie, Constantinople commemorating the end of the occupation of Constantinople by British, French and Italian forces dated 1919 – 14 ½” x 14 ½”. Sold for £160 and Lot 697: A late 19th Century folio “Series of Popular Chemical Diagrams” containing numerous pull-out illustrations including Chemical Physics, Coal Mining, Stratified Rocks, etc. Sold for £280. 

CERAMICS:

Lot 1055: A signed Japanese porcelain plaque depicting a winter scene with village and figures – image size 15” square. Sold for £70. Lot 1077: An eight place setting of Royal Albert Moss Rose pattern dinner and teaware, including tureens, meat plates, gravy boat, etc. – mostly as new. Sold for £170. Lot 1111: Four 19th Century rummers. Sold for £75. Lot 1112: A 16th/17th Century restored Chinese blue and white rice bowl with dragon and character decoration – sold with an antique footed bowl and squat bulbous pot. Sold for £170. Lot 1122: Two 1930’s moulded pale blue glass scent bottles, one with large stopper and embossed decoration, the other with chrome plated top. Sold for £85. Lot 1128: A 12” 19th Century Bohemian red and clear cased glass bottle vase with remains of gilt and enamelled floral decoration, deep swag cutting and shaped foot. Sold for £750 and Lot 1135: A quantity of Thomas Webb crystal glasses including wines, sherries, tumblers, etc. Sold for £110.  

METALWARE:

Lot 1162: An 8 ½” hollow cast bronze Burmese Buddha sat in lotus position on simple plinth base, remains of core filling and gilt hair detailing. Sold for £90. Lot 1167: A 10” diameter pewter tray by Liberty of London with Art Nouveau design – No. 0716. Sold for £120. A set of eight brass musical bells (various sizes) – sold with a British Empire Exhibition 1926 Liptons tea caddy, middle eastern beaker, bowls, etc. Sold for £150. Lot 1206: An Italian silver plated wine cooler (rubbed) – sold with a copper warming pan. Sold for £70 and Lot 1209: A 4 ½” antique hollow cast bronze Thailand Ayutthaya style seated Shakyamuni Buddha in earth touching gesture, with well detailed features and robe and remains of red clay core filling. Sold for £520. 

PICTURES & PAINTINGS:

Lot 1261: Fred Yates: an oil on board depicting a view of Polperro from the Fish Market in a sepia palette – signed – 15 ½” x 22”. Sold for £520. Lot 1274: Utagawa Toyokuni School: a pair of framed mid 19th Century wood block prints both depicting Kabuki performers – various annotation verso. Sold for £100. Lot 1309: Lily R. Ednie: a framed oil on canvas depicting a Nile scene with figures and donkey sheltering under a tree – signed and dated 1934 – 34 Ύ” x 4’ 2 ½”. Sold for £200 and Lot 1325: A gilt framed 19th Century red chalk drawing, depicting figures herding cattle and sheep. Sold for £110 

POSTCARDS, STAMPS & EPHEMERA:

Lot 1361: A vintage Western Region poster “Teignmouth Is Devon” promoting the Western Region rail service – after Glenn Steward, printed by Jordison & Co. Ltd. – P.R. 161 – 3’ 4” x 25”. Sold for £240. Lot 1376: Two stock books containing late 19th Century and later stamps including many Turkish and Czechoslovakian examples, etc. Sold for £60. Lot 1386: A box containing a large quantity of Victorian and later GB and world stamps, American interest, some postal record and 1st day covers, in albums, loose and on paper. Sold for £200 and Lot 1387: A grey file box containing a collection of early 20th Century postcards including MkI tank “Weybridge” views, 1st World War bombardment, greetings, verse and topographic examples. Sold for £90.

 

Lot 697. Sold for £280.

Lot 1128. Sold for £750.

 

Lot 1209. Sold for £500.

Lot 1261. Sold for £520.

Lot 1361. Sold for £280.