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Thursday 30 May 2019

Commencing at 11:00am

Leamington Spa Auction Centre


Saturday 25th May – 10am - 2pm,
Tuesday 28th May - 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 29th May – 9am - 7pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

Auction Collection & Clearance Service Available

Thursday sales of Antiques and Collectors items are held bi-monthly at our Leamington Spa saleroom. These sales incorporate a range of Antique Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics & Glass, Silver, Metalware, Boxes and Caddies, Militaria and other collector’s items are offered for sale.506

A Russian silver and parcel gilt tankard by Ovchinnikov. The body with two niello-work oval panels depicting scenes of the Kremlin and St. Basil’s cathedral, surrounded by scrolling decoration and separated by a series of bands with gothic Cyrillic script beneath the lid. The lid itself featuring a bifurcated thumb piece and further scrolling and medallion decoration. Marked to base for 84 zolotnik silver. Moscow 1888. Makers mark for Pavel Akimov Ovchinnikov. Assay master probably Viktor Vasilyevich Savinsky.  Approx weight 660g, h. 14.5 cm. Estimate £5000 – £8000

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306_1A Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) awarded to Flight-Lieutenant Donald Leslie Ward of R.A.F.V.R. 96th squadron of Walsgrave for his ‘high standard of skill and efficiency’ including destroying three enemy aircraft and nine flying bombs and also saving the lives of the crew of a Wellington bomber. The medal itself is dated 1944 on the reverse and housed in its original box. Also included is a selection of newspaper clippings concerning the recipient and his actions along with his RAF officers cloth cap badge. Estimate £1000 – £1500


Recent Highlights

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A George III silver tea caddy having an oval gadrooned body with armorial engraving to lid. Hallmarked for London, 1786

Sold for £1100

A mid 19th century oak bookcase made by Kendal Bros. of Warwick for John Margetts of Warwick

Sold for £1700

A 19th century French ebonised and gilt brass mounted Boulle credenza, the top over side ogee glazed doors flanking central cupboard door on plinth base, h. 107 cm, w. 169 cm,
d. 45 cm

Sold for £1,500

A 19th century mahogany partners desk by M. Willson of 68 Great Queen Street, having an olive green tooled leather insert to top over a row of three drawers, the knee hole flanked by cupboard and three drawers all mirrored to the other side on plinth base, h. 78 cm, w. 167 cm, d. 107 cm

Sold for £1,800

A large 9ct gold mounted micro-mosaic brooch depicting a cherub riding a chariot. w. 6.5 cm.

Sold for £3,400

An 18ct white gold 5 stone diamond ring having brilliant cut diamonds in a four claw setting. Approx total carat weight 2.00ct.

Sold for £1,300

A pair of two colour metal ear studs, each set a single brilliant cut diamond within a millegrain setting and suspending a detachable grey pearl drop, diamonds each approximately 1 carat, pearls measure d. 1.1 cm, overall 9.3 gms

Sold for £3,000

A 19th century French ebony, satinwood and brass mounted Bonheur du jour, the galleried breakfront top having two cupboard doors with cherub Sevres plaques flanking central mirrored display alcove over the top with single fitted drawer behind a brass guilloche frieze incorporating Sevres roundel's above the two tiered, mirror backed base with turned and fluted parcel gilt supports,
h. 151 cm, w. 124 cm, d. 58 cm

Sold for £3,500

A 19th century iron naval cannon having three stage banding, with 8cm bore and overall length 84cm, on a part original truck still having original iron fixings

Sold for £1100

A 18th century flintlock holster pistol, with engraved floral barrel, with brass engraving and ornate butt and trigger guard, plain lock, barrel length 21cm

Sold for £1400

A large early 19th century Chinese export blue and white charger painted with pagodas within a floral and trellis border

Sold for £1700

A late 17th / early 18th walnut chest on stand, the secret cushion front drawer over two short and three long drawers on the stand with one drawer above shaped apron, turned legs, feet and curved stretchers, h. 167 cm, w. 113 cm, d. 63 cm

Sold for £700

A pair of 19th century oak occasional tables, the rectangular galleried tops over a turned column and a triform platform base with squat bun feet, h. 58 cm, w. 47 cm, d. 27 cm

Sold for £1,600

An early 20th century walnut and burr walnut bedroom suite by S. Hille and Co. 140 Old Street EC1, comprising of a ladies wardrobe (h. 186 cm, w. 108 cm, d. 62 cm) , gentleman's wardrobe (h. 151 cm, w. 108 cm, d. 54 cm), dressing table with stool ( h. 134 cm, w. 132 cm, d. 58 cm), two bedroom chairs (h. 86 cm, w. 47 cm, d. 46 cm) and double bed the headboard with two bedside cabinets (h. 133 cm, w. 232 cm)

Sold for £3,400

Sherree Valentine-Daines (b.1959),
Cafe a Midi,
oil on canvas,
34 x 29 cm

Sold for £5,200

An 18ct white gold three stone ring set cushion cut (?)rubelite and two brilliant cut diamonds in a raised setting, central stone measures 1.1 x 1.2 cm, each diamond approximately 0.5 carats,
ring size L, 7.8 gms

Sold for £1,400

A pair of Royal Worcester twin handled vases with hand painted scenes of highland cattle by James Stinton, dated 1917. H. 30 cm

Sold for £2,000

Two late 19th/early 20th century miniature wooden artists mannequins, with fully posable joints, carved facial features, h.65cm

Sold for £2800

A 19th century Ketland & Co British Land Pattern 'Brown Bess' flintlock rifle, with maker to lock and proof mark to barrel, brass fittings and original ram rod, stamp to stock just above butt Y C 133, having two stage cocking and tension in spring, barrel length 107cm

Sold for £1300

Charles Henry Joseph Leickert
(Dutch 1816-1907),
a study of a canal,
oil on panel,
14 x 17 cm, framed

Sold for £1000