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.


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. 


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


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. 


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.  


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. 


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 


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.