Rendells’ September sale was peppered with the type of quality and rare Lots that an increasingly discerning market craves. A mid 20th Century walnut cased freestanding Dynatron radio sold on the telephone after determined bidding for hammer price of £1,250. While in the Ceramics section, a collection of 18th Century Meissen puce camaieu ware items sold for a combined price of £1,350. Collectables remain strong and a rare “proper” Newlyn copper jardinière by John Pearson in 1893 attracted numerous bids, selling for a hammer price of £600. In our bi-monthly Jewellery section a beautiful Cartier lady’s wristwatch, sold to a private buyer for £5,700.

Details of these and some of the other better Lots in the Sale follow: (bold text items are illustrated).


FURNITURE (including Outside Effects:

Lot 12: A Bath stone staddle stone, with 18” diameter top. Sold for £180. Lot 16: A 3’ 4” granite trough. Sold for £220. Lot 38: A set of six painted concrete comical garden cricketer figures. Sold for £180. Lot 42: A 5’ 10” diameter teak table, with eight folding chairs and lazy susan – Lindsay Plantation. Sold for £280. Lot 125: A 30” antique painted and grained pine four shelf open bookcase, with double cupboard under – 7’ high. Sold for £250. Lot 176: A 6’ 3” Edwardian three seater settee with beige draylon upholstery, set on square tapered legs with casters. Sold for £280. Lot 210: A 33” late Georgian flame mahogany veneered bureau, with pigeonhole fitted interior and four long graduated drawers under. Sold for £340. Lot 244: A 4’ 2” late 17th Century oak four panel coffer, with carved acanthus and foliate motif decoration. Sold for £240. Lot 348: A 19th Century Burmese ornate carved hardwood tub chair, with flanking masks, profuse pierced scroll decoration and drop-in seat, set on bird decorated carved front legs. Sold for £290. Lot 368: A 14 ½” Chinese hardwood framed vanity screen, with reversible painted porcelain panel depicting children playing with fireworks, with mountainous waterfall landscape verso, on fret-work base with stylised clouds, bat and flaming pearl motifs. Sold for £270.

Lot 383: A pair of Art Deco style armchairs upholstered in brown leather, set on square tapered front legs. Sold for £210. Lot 419: A mid 20th Century walnut cased free standing Dynatron radio – Type No. B119 “Merlin”. Sold for £1,250 and Lot 447: A late Georgian giltwood triptych over mantel mirror, with classical frieze depicting Cybele’s lion-drawn chariot, angel and nymphs – 4’ 1” x 35”. Sold for £250.



Lot 461: A 19th Century stained wood cased drop dial wall clock with painted dial, flanking scroll decoration and gilded glass pendulum window, containing an eight day single fusee movement. Sold for £250. Lot 478: A late Regency mahogany cased bracket clock with turned finials and acanthus pediment, with flanking brass ring handles, the 8” dial marked G. Conway, London and containing a twin fusee eight day bell striking movement. Sold for £530. Lot 484: A late 19th Century Royal Bonn “La Mosella” porcelain cased mantel clock, with ornate floral decoration and Ansonia Clock Co. gong striking movement. Sold for £90. Lot 503: An Italian reproduction Louis XV pedestal clock, with Vernis Martin style gilt metal figure to top, gilt embellishments and herring-bone kingwood style veneer, with German Hermle eight day Westminster chiming movement. Sold for £580



Lot 592: A Victorian cased and stuffed Chub by taxidermist G. Bazeley, 18 Horsemarket, Northampton. Sold for £150. Lot 715: A 32” Edwardian scratch built wooden doll’s house, with glazed windows and painted finish. Sold for £260. Lot 777: A group of six SAAF pilots log books from August 1938 to October, for P.D.B. Stevens 41329, Flight Lieutenant to Group Captain and two silver plated presentation items. Sold for £500. Lot 781: A mid 19th Century percussion double barrelled shotgun by William Moore, London. Sold for £400. Lot 785: A 19th Century tinder pistol, with engraved decoration and flip-top compartment to shaped wooden grip. Sold for £205 and Lot 789: A glazed oak cased Short & Mason of London seven day barograph. Sold for £300.



Lot 1149: A Beswick fireside fox – 2348. Sold for £100. Lot 1156: A 9” Marianne de Trey studio pottery jug, with repeat abstract design on banded ground. Sold for £120. Lot 1170: An 18th Century Meissen puce camaieu tea caddy, with floral knop and heron and insect decoration, with gamebird verso. Sold for £250. Lot 1171: Three 18th Century Meissen puce camaieu ware items, comprising 6” baluster chocolate pot, 10” coffee pot and 4” teapot, with farmyard and wildfowl decoration (some chips and cracks). Sold for £460  and Lot 1172: Six matching 18th Century Meissen puce camaieu tea cups and saucers, with farmyard, wildfowl and insect decoration. Sold for £440.



Lot 1239: An Art Nouveau wrought-iron framed hammered copper panel firescreen, with embossed raptor on tree stump decoration. Sold for £80 and Lot 1260: A 7” Newlyn copper jardinière with embossed repeat band of stylised floral scroll decoration – signed John Pearson and dated 1893 to base, No.2007. Sold for £600.



Lot 1348: An Archibald Knox silver napkin ring with enamelled bosses, for Liberty & Co. – Birmingham 1904. Sold for £220. Lot 1383: A pair of 9” modern silver baluster pattern candlesticks – Birmingham 1999. Sold for £160. Lot 1401: A pair of 7 ¾” silver candlesticks, with detachable nozzles, faceted columns and loaded shaped bases – Sheffield 1891. Sold for £340. Lot 1418: A wooden cased set of six limited edition silver gilt pill boxes with enamelled lids, featuring individual wildfowl, with signed certificate by Sir. Peter Scott – No. 22 of 50. Sold for £200 and Lot 1425: A 10 ½” diameter silver salver by Carrington & Co., with shaped cast rim and pad feet – London 1921. Sold for £160.



Lot 1459: A 9ct. three colour gold engraved link bracelet. Sold for £400. Lot 1506: A pair of 18ct. white gold, 1ct. diamond stud ear-rings. Sold for £4,100. Lot 1520: An 18ct. gold, 1.4ct. diamond solitaire ring, with diamond set shoulders. Sold for £2,700. Lot 1537: A cased 14k. gold mounted multi-strand seed pearl necklace, with ornate pierced central bow pattern section, encrusted with numerous diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires. Sold for £1,400. Lot 1574: A Chopard 18ct. white gold “Happy Daimonds” pendant, with free set diamond under crystal glass within a double diamond encrusted heart motif and with diamond set suspender, on chain. Sold for £1,800. Lot 1591: An 18ct. white gold Art Deco style panel ring, set with central emerald and emerald X motif on diamond encrusted ground. Sold for £1,700. Lot 1599: A white gold flowerhead shaped pendant, set with central diamond within a ten stone diamond border, on platinum chain. Sold for £1,180 and Lot 1665: An 18ct. gold Cartier lady’s wristwatch, with diamond set bezel and alternating diamond set links to 18ct. strap, with quartz movement. Sold for £5,700.



Lot 1701: Albert Moulton Foweraker: a gilt framed and signed watercolour, entitled “Low Tide, St. Ives”. – 7” x 9 ½”. Sold for £220. Lot 1702: F. J. Widgery: a gilt framed and signed watercolour, entitled “Berry Head, Torbay”. – 7” x 10 ¾”. Sold for £250. Lot 1740: James H.C. Miller: a gilt framed and signed oil on canvas, depicting an egg collector climbing on a Cornish stack – from the series Cornish Solitude – 4’ x 31 ½”. Sold for £250. Lot 1757: Alexander Young Jackson (attributed): a painted wood framed oil on board, depicting a snowy wooded landscape – 10” x 13 ½”. Sold for £190 and Lot 1767: Two Japanese prints of women’s bathhouse interiors – after Yoshiko Ogawa. Sold for £100.


Lot 348: Sold £290

Lot 368: Sold £270

Lot 419: Sold £1,250

 Lot 503: Sold £580

Lot 1171: Sold £460

Lot 1260: Sold £600

Lot 1401: Sold £340

Lot 1506: Sold £4,100

Lot 1520: Sold £2,700

Lot 1665: Sold £5,700