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Friday 06 January 2017

Commencing at 11:00am

Newnham Street Saleroom

Viewing

Thursday 5th January – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

A single owner collection of microscopes and other scientific Instruments.455

This selection of items forms a part of our January Antiques & Collectors Items sale.

To find out more about this auction click ‘Auction & Catalogue Details’ above.481-1

FURTHER ENTRIES INVITED

Recent Highlights in Antique & Collectable Auctions

A group of medals awarded to 5572542 Sgt. Wilfred Edward Couldwell, The Wiltshire Regiment including a Military Medal, The France and Germany Star, The 1939-1945 Star, The Defence Medal and War Medal, together with the associated paperwork, cap badges, three miniatures etc. 

Sold for £1,600

A 19th century Chinese blue and white teapot and cover of urn shaped form decorated with a pair of figures at leisure within traditional interiors to each side, single stylised character mark to base, h. 18 cm, on a fabric stand

Sold for £2,050

A mid-19th century carved giltwood and gesso wall mirror, in the Chinese Chippendale taste, the frame surmounted by an eagle with outspread wings, with pilasters 'c' and 's' scrolls, applied with floral swag, foliage and rocaille ornament, flanked to the side with foliage branches and with urns of flowers above, the Pim Unicorn to the centre , approx w.190 cm, h.220 cm

Sold for £11,000

A Sitzendorf figure modelled as a female acrobat in the Art Deco manner, h. 31 cm

Sold for £550

A 19th century and later mahogany and brass bound campaign-chest, the three short drawers over three long drawers on turned feet,
w. 99 cm

Sold for £900

A 19th century Russian brown patinated bronze bust of Emperor Nicholas I (1796-1855) on an integral socle of waisted cylindrical form, h. 47 cm, on a red marble plinth of shaped square form applied with a gilt bronze Romanov coat of arms, overall h. 61 cm *Believed to be a court commission

Sold for £5000

A 19th century Russian brass samovar and stand, h. 46 cm

Sold for £1300

A group of three early 20th century walking canes, each with the pommel modelled as an African head, one with a brass mount marked 'G. Little & Co. Makers,
63 Haymarket, London

Sold for £600

After Demeter H. Chiparus (1886-1947), a cold painted and ivory mounted bronze figure 'Nimble Dancer' on a stepped onyx base, based engraved 'ETLING, PARIS', overall h. 46 cm, figure h. 30.5 cm

Sold for £7000

A parian ware bust modelled as a half length classical female figure on a socle base, h. 42 cm

Sold for £920

A Louis Vuitton 'Estrela' monogrammed noir handbag, together with a Louis Vuitton 'Sarah' clutch/purse, with the associated care booklet and invoice

Sold for £1,050

An early 19th century mahogany drum table with four frieze drawers and four faux drawers on a column and four splayed legs with castors, d. 120 cm

Sold for £1,700

An early 20th century woollen rug, the geometric motifs within a blue ground and red bands, 558 x 537 cm

Sold for £3,500

A William IV mahogany reeded dining table, the two D-ends joined by a central leaf, on turned legs with castors, l. 175 cm

Sold for £640

Priscilla Hann (contemporary), a bronze sculpture modelled as a horse 'Mister Baileys' on a naturalistic base and mahogany plinth, h. 41 cm

Sold for £700

A 19th century brass samovar of hexagonal form with shell form handles and scrolled legs, in the Russian manner, h. 35 cm

Sold for £2000

A pair of Zsolnay Pecs two handled reticulated vases of classical form, h. 31.5 cm

Sold for £850

An early 20th century pine and strung apprentice piece modelled as a working wheelbarrow, l. 76 cm

Sold for £260

A group of late 19th/early 20th century stoneware ginger beer bottles, many named, including three with blue and green bands, together with a group of cods, inks, reference booklets etc.

Sold for £700

William Lionel Wylie (1851-1931),
'Report Me All Well',
signed and inscribed,
watercolour,
27 x 42 cm

Sold for £820

Recent Highlights in Bedford Auction Centre

A group of medals awarded to 5572542 Sgt. Wilfred Edward Couldwell, The Wiltshire Regiment including a Military Medal, The France and Germany Star, The 1939-1945 Star, The Defence Medal and War Medal, together with the associated paperwork, cap badges, three miniatures etc. 

Sold for £1,600

A 19th century Chinese blue and white teapot and cover of urn shaped form decorated with a pair of figures at leisure within traditional interiors to each side, single stylised character mark to base, h. 18 cm, on a fabric stand

Sold for £2,050

A mid-19th century carved giltwood and gesso wall mirror, in the Chinese Chippendale taste, the frame surmounted by an eagle with outspread wings, with pilasters 'c' and 's' scrolls, applied with floral swag, foliage and rocaille ornament, flanked to the side with foliage branches and with urns of flowers above, the Pim Unicorn to the centre , approx w.190 cm, h.220 cm

Sold for £11,000

A Sitzendorf figure modelled as a female acrobat in the Art Deco manner, h. 31 cm

Sold for £550

A 19th century and later mahogany and brass bound campaign-chest, the three short drawers over three long drawers on turned feet,
w. 99 cm

Sold for £900

A 19th century Russian brown patinated bronze bust of Emperor Nicholas I (1796-1855) on an integral socle of waisted cylindrical form, h. 47 cm, on a red marble plinth of shaped square form applied with a gilt bronze Romanov coat of arms, overall h. 61 cm *Believed to be a court commission

Sold for £5000

A 19th century Russian brass samovar and stand, h. 46 cm

Sold for £1300

A group of three early 20th century walking canes, each with the pommel modelled as an African head, one with a brass mount marked 'G. Little & Co. Makers,
63 Haymarket, London

Sold for £600

After Demeter H. Chiparus (1886-1947), a cold painted and ivory mounted bronze figure 'Nimble Dancer' on a stepped onyx base, based engraved 'ETLING, PARIS', overall h. 46 cm, figure h. 30.5 cm

Sold for £7000

A parian ware bust modelled as a half length classical female figure on a socle base, h. 42 cm

Sold for £920

A Louis Vuitton 'Estrela' monogrammed noir handbag, together with a Louis Vuitton 'Sarah' clutch/purse, with the associated care booklet and invoice

Sold for £1,050

An early 19th century mahogany drum table with four frieze drawers and four faux drawers on a column and four splayed legs with castors, d. 120 cm

Sold for £1,700

An early 20th century woollen rug, the geometric motifs within a blue ground and red bands, 558 x 537 cm

Sold for £3,500

A William IV mahogany reeded dining table, the two D-ends joined by a central leaf, on turned legs with castors, l. 175 cm

Sold for £640

Priscilla Hann (contemporary), a bronze sculpture modelled as a horse 'Mister Baileys' on a naturalistic base and mahogany plinth, h. 41 cm

Sold for £700

A 19th century brass samovar of hexagonal form with shell form handles and scrolled legs, in the Russian manner, h. 35 cm

Sold for £2000

A pair of Zsolnay Pecs two handled reticulated vases of classical form, h. 31.5 cm

Sold for £850

An early 20th century pine and strung apprentice piece modelled as a working wheelbarrow, l. 76 cm

Sold for £260

A group of late 19th/early 20th century stoneware ginger beer bottles, many named, including three with blue and green bands, together with a group of cods, inks, reference booklets etc.

Sold for £700

William Lionel Wylie (1851-1931),
'Report Me All Well',
signed and inscribed,
watercolour,
27 x 42 cm

Sold for £820

Recent Highlights in Specialist Auctions

Hans Olsen for Frem Rojle, a 1960's teak 'Roundette' set including an extending table, max. l. 156 cm, and six nesting chairs

Sold for £840

A 1960's Danish sofa, the Brazilian rosewood frame with green upholstery and cushions, in the manner of Illum Wikkelso or Ole Wanscher

Sold for £900

Hans Brattrud for Hove Mobler, a set of four 'Scandia' teak high back stacking dining chairs, together with the matching table on hairpin legs, d. 119 cm

Sold for £1300

A late 1950's/early 1960's 'Wentworth' afromosia teak day bed with copper piping and supports and green upholstery, by Toothill, exclusively retailed by Heals

Sold for £1500

Philippe Starck for Flos, a pair of 'Romeo' table lamps with aluminium bases, steel bodies and glass shades, h. 67 cm

Sold for £560

Niels Koefoed for Koefoeds Hornslet, a set of six teak 'Lis' dining chairs, including two carvers, with black vinyl seats, together with a matching extending table, max. l. 219 cm

Sold for £600

A bottle of Chateau Cheval Blanc 1982 St Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe 75cl (ullage top shoulder)

Sold for £420

A bottle of The MACALLAN 18 year old Single Highland Malt Whisky distilled in in 1972 with box 43% 75cl

Sold for £1800

A Rare Malts Selection Brora Distillery 20 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky Distilled 1982, Bottle No. 1247 with box, Cask Strength 58.1% 70cl

Sold for £680

A bottle of Talisker 1964 Isle of Skye Pure Highland Malt Scotch Whisky, distilled 1964, bonded & bottled by Gordon & Macphail 100 proof 26
2/3 fl oz

Sold for £1600

Borge Mogensen for FDB, a set of four beech and papercord J39 'Peoples Chairs', designed in 1947

Sold for £660

Sir Norman Foster for Tecno, a 'Nomos' table, the rectangular glass surface on a chromed base of typical form with castors, l. 160 cm

Sold for £840

Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia, a 'Dadone' red leather three-seater sofa on a chromed frame

Sold for £980

Nelson Rohilahla Mandela (1918-2013), 'My Robben Island Series II: The Courtyard', limited edition lithograph, signed with artist's motivation and limited edition photograph, 287/350, with certification by Ross McLean Calder, in the original folio

Sold for £1500

A pair of 1940's button upholstered tub armchairs on square tapering feet

Sold for £460

Jean Marie Massaud for Arper, a pair of cream woollen upholstered swivel armchairs on aluminium bases

Sold for £600

6 bottles of Chateau Beychevelle Grand Vin 1998 Saint Julien (ullages into neck)

Sold for £320

A bottle of Ace of Spades Brut Rose Champagne by Armand De Brignac with box 75cl

Sold for £190

A Rare Malts Selection Hillside Distillery 25 year old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Distilled 1970, Bottle No 3864 with box, Cask Strength 60.1% 70cl

Sold for £410

A Rare private bottling of Oban 24 year old Single Barrel Malt Scotch Whisky, Distilled 23rd March 1989, bottled July 2013, Bottle No 213 of 258 with wooden box 47.8% 70cl. The Vendor has included a letter explaining the story behind this bottle. In short, Oban have only done 2 private bottlings, this one and one Presented to Princess Anne by the RLNI to commemorate the launching of the Oban Lifeboat. Diageo now own the distillery which is regarded as 1 of the 6 Classic Malts and it is thought that this will not be repeated

Sold for £310