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Friday 03 March 2017

Commencing at 11:00am

Newnham Street Saleroom

Viewing

Thursday 2nd March – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

Approximately 150 lots of silver including various items of Flatware; Object d’Art; Snuff boxes; Vinaigrettes; Vesta cases; Cigarette & Patch boxes; Tea & Coffee sets; Vanity sets; Cruets; Salvers; Indian silver items and more.

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

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

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FURTHER ENTRIES INVITED

Recent Highlights in Antique & Collectable Auctions

A modern Remex brass 'mystery' timepiece, the circular white dial with black Roman numerals, the movement of ferris wheel design supporting large mental ball bearings under a five glass case, serial No. 08/03/13, h. including case 35.5 cm
*retailed by John Bull & Co., Bedford

Sold for £480

Four felt cards displaying a collection of brass and metalware livery and military buttons (approx. 210), together with a further collection of loose military buttons including Russian Police uniform buttons and others (qty)

Sold for £460

A horn handled hunting knife and sheath, the blade engraved 'From P. Ashley Cooper, Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1934', overall l. 30.5 cm, together with a spear head (2)

Sold for £750

A 20th century bracket clock, the movement striking on a gong and bell with eight chimes and repeater cord, the silvered face with Roman numerals and three subsidiary dials, within an ebonised and gilt metal mounted case, h. 71 cm

Sold for £800

A. Wilkinson: a needlwork depicting plumed birds of paradise and tropical birds, 62 x 49 cm
*This needlework is sold with a letter written by the artist, aged 82 in 1960. He describes how he never would have believed he could have completed this piece, recounting how he received the 'last sacrament' during the Boer War and was reported dead by the War Office in 1901, later spending time in nine hospitals.

Sold for £750

After Francis Stamper, London: a 19th century brass lantern clock with an anchor escapement, the movement striking on a bell, the dial with Roman numerals, on a later oak bracket,
h. 90 cm overall

Sold for £950

18th Century School,
A half-length portrait believed to be George III when Prince of Wales,
unsigned,
oil on canvas,
laid to board,
74 x 61 cm

Sold for £1,200

A late Georgian mahogany dining table, reducing to a side table, with a concertina folding base and two additional leaves, in the manner of Robert Wright of Bond Street, Hull, 64 cm to 324 cm

Sold for £1,000

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

After Laurence Stephen Lowry R.A. (British 1887-1976), 'Peel Park', signed in pencil and with the Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp, coloured reproduction, 37 x 75.5 cm
*Artists Resale Rights may be applicable to this lot

Sold for £1200

A group of approximately eighty cap badges relating to county and city regiments including London Rifle Brigade, Devonshire, City of London Volunteer Corps, Liverpool Scottish, Suffolk, Westmorland etc.

Sold for £440

A late 19th century fusee wall clock by John Walker, 77 Cornhill & 230 Regent Street, London, 5713, within a mahogany circular case, d. 38 cm

Sold for £550

After Jules Moigniez (1835-1894), a pair of brown patinated bronze figures modelled as stags on naturalistic bases and marble plinths, h. 75 cm

Sold for £700

A 19th century French repeater carriage clock, the movement stamped Paris and striking on a gong, marked 8289, the enamelled face with Roman and Arabic numerals, within a brass and five-glass case, h. 20 cm, in a fitted leather case

Sold for £500

A late 19th/early 20th century German violin with a two-part back, bearing a paper Stradiuarius label, together with a German ebony, metalwares and mother-of-pearl mounted bow, in a similar case

Sold for £840

Pieter Christian Dommersen
(Dutch, fl. 1865-1913),
Fishermen on a calm coastline,
signed and dated 1902,
oil on board,
29.5 x 39 cm

Sold for £1,000

A Chinese Export metalware three piece bachelor's tea service typically relief decorated with blossoming branches, dragons and traditional scenes, Wing Nam & Co.

Sold for £1,500

A late 19th century brass precision theodolite by Carl Bamberg, Friedenau, No. 6478, on an ebonised tripod stand

Sold for £1,100

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

Recent Highlights in Bedford Auction Centre

A modern Remex brass 'mystery' timepiece, the circular white dial with black Roman numerals, the movement of ferris wheel design supporting large mental ball bearings under a five glass case, serial No. 08/03/13, h. including case 35.5 cm
*retailed by John Bull & Co., Bedford

Sold for £480

Four felt cards displaying a collection of brass and metalware livery and military buttons (approx. 210), together with a further collection of loose military buttons including Russian Police uniform buttons and others (qty)

Sold for £460

A horn handled hunting knife and sheath, the blade engraved 'From P. Ashley Cooper, Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1934', overall l. 30.5 cm, together with a spear head (2)

Sold for £750

A 20th century bracket clock, the movement striking on a gong and bell with eight chimes and repeater cord, the silvered face with Roman numerals and three subsidiary dials, within an ebonised and gilt metal mounted case, h. 71 cm

Sold for £800

A. Wilkinson: a needlwork depicting plumed birds of paradise and tropical birds, 62 x 49 cm
*This needlework is sold with a letter written by the artist, aged 82 in 1960. He describes how he never would have believed he could have completed this piece, recounting how he received the 'last sacrament' during the Boer War and was reported dead by the War Office in 1901, later spending time in nine hospitals.

Sold for £750

After Francis Stamper, London: a 19th century brass lantern clock with an anchor escapement, the movement striking on a bell, the dial with Roman numerals, on a later oak bracket,
h. 90 cm overall

Sold for £950

18th Century School,
A half-length portrait believed to be George III when Prince of Wales,
unsigned,
oil on canvas,
laid to board,
74 x 61 cm

Sold for £1,200

A late Georgian mahogany dining table, reducing to a side table, with a concertina folding base and two additional leaves, in the manner of Robert Wright of Bond Street, Hull, 64 cm to 324 cm

Sold for £1,000

A Harley Aircraft Landing Light, Model No. F, No. 7599, with a copper and aluminum casing, on an adjustable tripod base

Sold for £460

Original watercolours by an accomplished hand depicting a variety of European National Costumes with manuscript titles in French. Contained within a landscape qto qtr binding, gilt with marbled boards. Unattributed.

Sold for £600

After Laurence Stephen Lowry R.A. (British 1887-1976), 'Peel Park', signed in pencil and with the Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp, coloured reproduction, 37 x 75.5 cm
*Artists Resale Rights may be applicable to this lot

Sold for £1200

A group of approximately eighty cap badges relating to county and city regiments including London Rifle Brigade, Devonshire, City of London Volunteer Corps, Liverpool Scottish, Suffolk, Westmorland etc.

Sold for £440

A late 19th century fusee wall clock by John Walker, 77 Cornhill & 230 Regent Street, London, 5713, within a mahogany circular case, d. 38 cm

Sold for £550

After Jules Moigniez (1835-1894), a pair of brown patinated bronze figures modelled as stags on naturalistic bases and marble plinths, h. 75 cm

Sold for £700

A 19th century French repeater carriage clock, the movement stamped Paris and striking on a gong, marked 8289, the enamelled face with Roman and Arabic numerals, within a brass and five-glass case, h. 20 cm, in a fitted leather case

Sold for £500

A late 19th/early 20th century German violin with a two-part back, bearing a paper Stradiuarius label, together with a German ebony, metalwares and mother-of-pearl mounted bow, in a similar case

Sold for £840

Pieter Christian Dommersen
(Dutch, fl. 1865-1913),
Fishermen on a calm coastline,
signed and dated 1902,
oil on board,
29.5 x 39 cm

Sold for £1,000

A Chinese Export metalware three piece bachelor's tea service typically relief decorated with blossoming branches, dragons and traditional scenes, Wing Nam & Co.

Sold for £1,500

A late 19th century brass precision theodolite by Carl Bamberg, Friedenau, No. 6478, on an ebonised tripod stand

Sold for £1,100

A Meissen figural group modelled as a family at rest on a rococo base, h. 10 cm, together with four further Continental figural groups (5)

Sold for £550

Recent Highlights in Specialist Auctions

A stainless steel and 18ct yellow gold gentleman's 'Santos' wristwatch by Cartier, the square dial with black Roman numerals and date aperture on an articulated bracelet strap, dial w. 1.8 cm, with box, papers and accessories

Sold for £920

A suite of 19th century Etruscan Revival jewellery comprising a cuff bracelet, a pendant, a brooch and a single earring, each set single pearl and Royal blue enamel within wire work borders, housed within a fitted case of hoof design

Sold for £1750

An 18ct white gold ring set brilliant cut diamond in a six claw setting, stone approximately 0.75 carats, ring size O, 2.8 gms

Sold for £900

An early/mid 20th century rocking horse, the carved horse typically painted in a mottled grey finish on a twin pillar stand, w. 136 cm, h. 106 cm

Sold for £550

Ten Westdale kit built O gauge coaches, brown/cream GWR livery, all boxed (10)

Sold for £750

A quantity of LGB (Lehmann-Gross-Bahn) gauge 1 track, controllers, transformers and other accessories (qty)

Sold for £1,100

Burton R.: A plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, now entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Sixteen volumes (ten volumes plus six volume supplement). Benares, printed by the Kamashastra Society for private subscribers only, 1885-1888, 1st. Edition. Very good, near fine set in a qtr binding, gilt, teg, marbled eps

Sold for £650

12 bore sidelock ejector by A. Turner, 28 ins barrels, cyl & ½, the rib inscribed ARTHUR TURNER GUNMAKER 5 WEST BAR SHEFFIELD, with No.1 inlaid in gold, fine scroll border and banner engraved treble grip action, embossed leaf fences, disc strikers, rolled edge trigger guard, top lever and forend also numbered 1 in gold, 15 ins well figured straight hand stock. ESP £800-£1200

Sold for £1,300 + BUYERS PREMIUM

Pair of 12 bore double hammer guns by T Horsley, each with 29¾ ins brown damascus barrels inscribed Thomas Horsley Maker York Patent 374 and marked 1 & 2, black powder proof, cyl & cyl, scroll and border engraved locks inscribed Thos Horsley Patent, engraved rebounding hammers and tang, patent push forward lever opening, 14 ins figured straight hand stocks, nos.1455/56 dated 1867. ESP £2000-£3000

Sold for £3,200 + BUYERS PREMIUM

8 bore double hammer gun by J & W Tolley, 34 ins nitro proof barrels with broad rib inscribed J&W TOLLEY MAKERS 1 CONDUIT ST REGENT ST LONDON W with dolls head extension, 3¾ ins chambers, polished border engraved back action locks, serpentine rebounding hammers, percussion fences, Jones rotary underlever opening, extended 14,3/8 ins pistol grip stock with brass lanyard eye, 12lbs 9½oz, no. 6381
42 x 8 bore brass cased cartridges with all load details, within adapted brass bound oak and leather cartridge magazine with F. Beesley trade label, w.18 ins x d.10 ins x h.9½ ins; 20 x 8 bore Remington No.3 shot plastic cased cartridges; 16 x 8 bore plastic cased Bismuth BB with load detail; 19 x 8 bore Remington plastic cased cartridges; 15 x 8 bore Remington plastic cased 2¾oz No.3 shot cartridges; 16 x 8 bore Remington unprimed plastic cases.
4 Vols: Goose Fever; 8 bore Ammunition; More 8 bore Loads; Reproduction J & W Tolley 1912 Trade catalogue.
This Lot was compiled and used by Douglas Sidney Arundel McDougall, author of Goose Fever: The Diaries of an Amateur Wildfowler 1933 - 1975; 8 Bore Guns and Their Cartridges; etc. who also acquired and modified the oak and leather cartridge magazine to carry 8 bore cartridges, with the loads used specified within the case, together with an eclectic range of brass cased cartridges loaded to his own specifications with both lead and Bismuth shot, factory loaded cartridges, a copy of the Tolley catalogue, and copies of various of his books, the copy of Goose Fever signed by his son, from whom the Vendor purchased this collection. ESP £4000-£6000

Sold for £8,250 + BUYERS PREMIUM

A stainless steel and 18ct yellow gold ladies 'Santos' wristwatch by Cartier, the square dial with black Roman numerals on an articulated bracelet strap, dial w. 1.3 cm, with pouch

Sold for £1200

A gentleman's stainless steel cased automatic 'Seamaster' wristwatch by Omega, the circular blue dial with date aperture and subsidiary dials on an articulated bracelet strap, dial d. 3.4 cm

Sold for £1250

A platinum ring set emerald cut emerald in a raised four claw setting, the shoulders each set a single trillion cut diamond, emerald approximately 10 x 8 mm, ring size O, 7.1 gms

Sold for £920

A pair of hand painted cast mounted jousting figures modelled as John Lord Beaumont, together with a figure of a knight (3)

Sold for £360

A collection of ninety Dapol limited edition OO gauge wagons, all boxed and with certificates (90)

Sold for £750

A collection of Westdale kit built O gauge rolling stock including private owner wagons, brake wagons, cattle wagons etc (approx 75)

Sold for £1,100

Championship Car Races at Snetterton: 19 Original, 1960/70s, larger format, coloured Posters of events featuring Formula categories, Saloon Cars, Racing cars, Club racing, Grand Touring cars & Vintage cars. Also included are posters from Silverstone & Brands Hatch. For provenance see condtition report.

Sold for £380

Norfolk and Suffolk Photographic Archive comprised of 120 + monochrome prints from late 19th. or early 20th.C. negatives (21.5 x 16.5 cm) featuring Runcton House (Gurney family home), other significant family residences in the area, groups or individuals associated with them, locations in Kings Lynn and on the river Yare together with other photographs froma wider area. Consult the online condition report for a detaile description

Sold for £700

12 bore double bolt action Bacon 1870 Patent, 28 ins brown damascus barrels with sunken rib inscribed BACON'S PATENT No.158 - 179 & 181 Regent Street London, black powder proof, cyl & cyl, the breech comprising double sliding bolts, side lever safety, the underside with a horn rimmed ejector port for spent cartridges, 14,7/8 ins straight hand stock with steel heel and toe plates. ESP £1000-£1500

Sold for £1,500 + BUYERS PREMIUM

12 bore Browning (FN) Superposed over and under, ejector, 30 ins barrels, ½ & ¼, ¼ ins machined ventilated rib with bead sights, 70mm chambers, captive forend, hand scroll and border engraved polished action and trigger guard signed beneath the top lever in gold, single selective trigger, 14 ins semi pistol grip stock with recoil pad. ESP £1200-£1500

Sold for £3,100 + BUYERS PREMIUM