Rendells November sale featured an eclectic mix of rare and
desirable Lots across all sections of the sale, attracting telephone
and commission bids from Chinese and European buyers. A stacking
chair designed by Robin Day in 1951 for the Royal Festival Hall,
although in terrible condition sold on the phone for £880. While a
19th Century oak cased bracket clock of architectural
design, with twin fusee movement chiming on eight concentric bells
sold in the room for £1,260. Ceramics, Collectables, Silver and
Jewellery also reported excellent results. There were also strong
prices paid for the better Furniture items on offer. Our last sale
of the year will be held on 10th and 11th
December and will include a good selection of antique Furniture and
small selection of Christmas Jewellery. Please join us for a mince
pie or two and some festive cheer!
Details of these and some of the other better Lots in the sale
follow: Bold text items are illustrated.
Lot 114: A 4 6
Victorian stripped pine two part dresser, with open plate rack over
a base with two short drawers and panelled cupboard doors under.
Sold for £260. Lot 139: A 3 9 Victorian mahogany two part linen
press by J. Ridge of Croydon, with later adapted interior. Sold for
£380. Lot 201: A late Victorian wing back day bed upholstered in
modern old rose coloured draylon. Sold for £270. Lot 206: A 7 6
oak refectory set on heavy square standard ends and stretcher. Sold
for £290. Lot 217: A 1951 Royal Festival Hall stacking chair,
with bentwood structure on a painted metal frame, with upholstered
back panel and seat. Sold for £880. Lot 234: A 3 10 mid 19th
Century mahogany single wardrobe of rounded moulded design, with
hanging space enclosed by a mirror panel door. Sold for £280. Lot
247: An early 20th Century Globe Wernicke oak five
section elastic bookcase some damage. Sold for £320. Lot 271: A
36 mid 20th Century golden oak and mixed wood
haberdashery unit with sixteen glazed front drawers. Sold for £310.
Lot 292: A 30 ½ 19th Century walnut pier cabinet with
floral marquetry and bow motif. Sold for £270. Lot 313: A 3 8
antique oak coffer with decorative twin panel front. Sold for £240.
Lot 315: An Oriental carved hardwood hall chair with ornate pierced
splat back. Sold for £280. Lot 359: A 3 6 19th
Century satinwood strung writing table with green leather inset top
and blind frieze drawer, set on flanking twin turned supports and
splayed legs with white porcelain casters. Sold for £840 and Lot
365: A 34 19th Century carved oak cabinet with pair of
arched panel doors and decorative frieze, set on stand base with
turned supports. Sold for £280.
Lot 420: A 19th
Century oak cased bracket clock of architectural design with shell
motif to cornice and flanking reeded column decoration, the brass
and silvered dial with regulating dials, fretwork panelled sides and
twin fusee eight day movement with large gong and Westminster chimes
playing on eight concentric bells, some case timbers detached, but
included. Sold for £1,260.
Lot 500: A large
French patinated metal framed hall lantern of faceted design with
scroll decoration and concave glass panels. Sold for £320. Lot 501:
A 1920s Empire style brass and hobnail glass pendant with figaro
hanging chains and acorn terminal to base. Sold for £210. Lot 504:
An antique Japanese hotoke dou breast and back plate in black
lacquered finish, with plaited cord and antler toggles. Sold for
£200. Lot 547: A late 19th Century male Cokes
hartebeest head mounted on a board bearing Rowland Ward Naturalist
Ltd., The Jungle, 167 Piccadilly, London label. Sold for £310.
Lot 563: Two boxes containing collectable vintage coopering tools.
Sold for £160. Lot 576: A large 1930s enamelled sign for Gyproc.
Sold for £140. Lot 597: A length of vintage Chinese terracotta
silk, decorated with repeat pattern Imperial dragon in gold thread
and clouds. Sold for £950. Lot 606: A woollen poncho style
jacket with multi-coloured stripe pattern, by Jean-Charles de
Castelbajac, under Ko and Co. Sold for £180. Lot 613: An enamelled
sign for Spratts Chicken Meal. Sold for £130. Lot 679: A French
Empire period fan with painted Roman ruins decorated reserve panels
and bow swags, with ornate pierced sticks sold with three others
in poor condition. Sold for £980. Lot 693: A 19th
Century childs percussion sporting gun with 18 barrel, brass
trigger guard and butt plate. Sold for £170 and Lot 741: A lidded
two section caddy made from a coco de mer shell. Sold for £180.
Lot 1012: A
Carltonware Rouge Royale two handled bowl, Widecombe Fair musical
tankard and Oriental style teapot, etc. Sold for £210. Lot 1039: A
22 Chinese oxblood coloured glazed baluster vase on wooden stand
rim restored. Sold for £150. Lot 1130: A pair of 5 ½ Lalique
pedestal bowls with band of high relief perching finches decoration,
set on square bases marked Lalique, France. Sold for £300. Lot
1142: A pair of 10 famille vert baluster vases with flared rims
sold with a pair of tea bowls and saucers with similar decoration.
Sold for £360. Lot 1153: A pair of 12 late 19th
Century bulbous glass vases with hand painted floral spray
decoration one restored. Sold for £210 and Lot 1168: An 18th/19th
Century Kutahya / Armenian Potters eight tile panel with numerous
birds perching in a vine growing from a large bulbous vase with
flanking peacocks, set in a typical intertwined border, set in the
top of an oak side table Damage. Sold for £600.
Lot 1248: A 21 ½
diameter Victorian wash copper with riveted seams. Sold for £100.
Lot 1251: An 8 ½ 1930s cold painted aluminium figure of a Ballet
Ruse style female dancer, set on a soapstone base damage to lower
leg. Sold for £110. Lot 1252: An early 20th Century
Chinese Swatow pewter hexagonal tea caddy with character and bamboo
decoration, by Kut Hing. Sold for £200 and Lot 1254: An Art Deco
cold painted spelter table lamp in the form of an Arabian man on
patterned prayer mat, with Koran, slippers and faceted column. Sold
Lot 1349: A set of
six silver fiddle pattern desert spoons London 1883 sold with a
set of forks to match 1884. Sold for £160. Lot 1368: A Liberty
& Co. silver vesta case with Archibald Knox design enamelled
decoration Birmingham 1904. Sold for £460. Lot 1387: A
Georgian silver topped cut glass condiment set on a silver boat
shaped stand London 1789 sold with a silver bon-bon dish
Birmingham 1938. Sold for £320. Lot 1394: A silver coffee pot in the
antique style London 1985. Sold for £200. Lot 1407 A 10 early 20th
Century silver oval trinket box with hinged tortoiseshell lid, the
fitted interior with part set of manicure items Goldsmiths &
Silversmiths Co., London. Sold for £230 and Lot 1417: A collection
of Victorian and late Georgian silver fiddle pattern dinner and
desert forks all London, various makers and condition. Sold for
Lot 1449: An 18ct.
gold oblong old cut diamond solitaire ring. Sold for £600. Lot 1450:
A 9ct. gold charm bracelet, set with numerous 9ct. and yellow metal
charms. Sold for £520. Lot 1494: A fancy gate-link bracelet with end
link and heart shaped padlock marked 15. Sold for £320. Lot 1496:
A boxed diamond encrusted crescent brooch. Sold for £360. Lot 1512:
An 18ct. gold ring set with central teardrop shaped blue sapphire,
within a twelve stone diamond border with receipt. Sold for £850.
Lot 1542: A pair of 18ct. white gold mounted diamond solitaire
stud ear-rings 2ct. total. Sold for £2,600. Lot 1544: A platinum
diamond solitaire ring 1.92ct. Sold for £4,500 and Lot
1547: An 18ct. white gold ring set with central oval emerald,
flanking baguette diamonds and diamond border. Sold for £680.
Lot 1649: Banks: a large box framed watercolour,
depicting a memorial to Clemens XIII Pont Max in Rome, Piazza del
Campidoglio 3 1 X 26. Sold for £240. Lot 1669: A pair of
antique Chinese carved hardwood picture frames, containing damage
rice paper paintings of butterflies. Sold for £140. Lot 1701: M. J.
Whitehead: oil on Delabole slate entitled Wrecking of the Indiaman
Jessie Logan, Boscastle, 16 Jan 1843, signed and dated 1978. Sold
for £145 and Lot 1743: David Remfrey: a mixed media drawing on
paper, inscribed They dont make them like they used to and dated
5.6.71 sold with a copy of 1992 insurance valuation. Sold for