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13th May sale

John Speed (1552-1629)

The Kingdome of Great Britain

Sold for £1,000

Alexandre Jean Couder (1808-1879)

Still Life of Flowers

Oil on Canvas

Signed

22” x 18” (55.8 x 45.7cm)

Sold for £400

Rene Charles Edmond His (1877-1960)

Reflets du Paysage

Oil on Canvas

Signed, and Inscribed on a label verso

20” x 26” (50.8 x 66cm)

Sold for £2,800

Harold Knight (1874-1961)

The Lady

Oil on Canvas

Signed, and Inscribed on the plaque

30” x 25” (76.2 x 63.5cm)

Sold for £8,000

Kyffin Williams (1918-2006)

A Cattle Herder in Patagonia

Ink and Wash

Signed with Initials

6.5” x 9.5” (16.5 x 24.2cm)

Sold for £3,200

Wilfred Gabriel de Glehn (1870-1951)

Portrait of a Young Girl

Oil on Canvas

Signed

28.5″ x 22.5″ (72 x 57cm)

Sold for 7,600

A selection of over 200 frames of all sizes from various periods

100% of frames sold

Prices from £40 to £11,000

Pierre de Clausade (1910-1976)

San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

Oil on Canvas

Signed, in an elegant gilt and painted frame

15” x 18” (38 x 45.7cm)

Sold for £2,800

Kyffin Williams (1918-2006)

Capel Soar

Oil on Canvas

Signed with Initials and Inscribed verso

20″ x 44″ (50.8 x 111.7cm)

Sold for £32,000

Circle of Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)

Study of a Man on a Rearing Horse

Oil on Panel

13.75″ x 9.75″ (35 x 24.7cm)

Sold for £58,000

15th April sale

Eugene Delacroix (1798-1863)

A Sketch of a Rocky Landscape with a Figure

Watercolour

Indistinctly Inscribed and Dated ’21 Aout 1843’, with Artist’s Stamp

Unframed, 8.75” x 11” (22.2 x 28cm)

Sold for £11,000

Attributed to George Chinnery (1774-1852)

A Half Length Portrait of an Indian Army Officer seated in an Interior

Oil on Canvas

Unframed, 35.75” x 28.75” (90.8 x 70.5cm)

Sold for £1,500

Robin Tanner (1904-1988)

“Wren and Primroses”

Etching

Signed in Pencil

3.5” x 4.35” (9.5 x 11cm)

Sold for £700

Simeon Stafford (1956- )

“St Michael’s Mount”

Oil on Canvas

Signed, and Signed and Indistinctly Inscribed on reverse

Unframed, 31.5” x 31.5” (80 x 80cm)

Sold for £1,100

After Charles Martin (1562-1646)

Maria de Medes France Regina (Marie de Medici, Queen of France)

Oil on Canvas

Inscribed

29.25” x 23” (74.3 x 58.5cm)

sOLD FOR £5,600

Christopher E Barrow (b.1974)

In the Pub

Oil on Board

Signed with Initials, and Signed and Inscribed on reverse

20” x 28” (50.8 x 71.2cm)

Sold for £380

Charles Sillem Lidderdale (1831-1895) 

‘Hesitation’

Oil on Canvas

Signed with monogram and Dated ’79

26” x 16” (66 x 40.8cm)

Sold for £3,600

Alfred Pollentine (1836-1890)

A Scene on the Grand Canal, Venice

Oil on Canvas

Signed and Dated 1872

in a Fine Gilt Composition Frame, 24” x 42” (61 x 106.7cm)

Sold for £4,000

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)

A Grey Partridge

Watercolour

Signed and Dated 1904

6.75” x 8.75” (17.2 x 19.7cm)

Sold for £3,800

Bernard Ninnes (1899-1971)

“The Antique Shop, Saint Ives, Cornwall”

Oil on Canvas

Signed, and Inscribed and Dated ‘Aug 1931’ on a label on reverse

12” x 16” (30.5 x 40.8cm)

Sold for £280

18 & 19TH mARCH SALE

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Francois Bonvin (1817-1887) French

Le Serrurier (The Locksmith)

Black and Brown Chalk

Signed and dated 1858, and Inscribed on labels on reverse,

16.15″ x 12″ (41 x 30.5cm)

Sold for £32,000 – Estimate £3,000-£5,000

John Piper (1903-1992) British

Mendham (Suffolk)

Watercolour

Signed and Inscribed ‘Mendham 27 X 65’

14” x 21” (35.5 x 53.3cm)

Sold for £6,500 – Estimate £2,000-£3,000

Dorothy Nesbitt (1895-1971) British

Primroses

Oil on Canvas laid down

Inscribed on a label on the reverse

12.25” x 15.25” (31 x 38.7cm)

Sold for £2,200 – Estimate £300-£500

Paul Ayshford Methuen (1886-1974) British

Pays des Bastides, Dordogne 1954

Oil on board

Signed and Inscribed on reverse, and Inscribed on a label on reverse

18″ x 25″ (45.7 x 63.5cm)

Sold for £1,600 – Estimate £700-£1,000

17th Century English School

Portrait of Mrs Pemberton

Oil on canvas

Inscribed on a label on the reverse

24” x 20” (61 x 50.8cm)

Sold for £3,000 – Estimate £3,000-£4,000

Orlando Norie (1832-1901) British

The 15th Hussars

Watercolour

Signed, and Inscribed on the mount

12.5″ x 18″ (31.7 x 45.7cm)

Sold for £1,700 – Estimate £500-£700

Edward Julius Detmold (1883-1957) British

Cape Grass Finches

Watercolour

Signed with Initials, and Indistinctly Dated, and Inscribed on labels on reverse

13.5” x 7.35” (34.3 x 18.7cm)

Sold for £1,900 – Estimate £500-£700

THURSDAY 18TH FEBRUARY

RAGS TO RICHES RUSSIAN ARTIST

Cupid’s arrow pierced the heart of several bidders who competed for this beautiful portrait of a Young Girl by Alexei Harlamoff, selling for £6,000 against an estimate of £2,000-£3,000.

Harlamoff was born into serfdom in Russia in 1840 but found fame and fortune in Paris painting portraits, where he became a prominent and influential member of the international art scene.

 

ITALIAN HOLIDAYS

Lockdown nostalgia may have been responsible for driving prices higher than expected for this sunny view of Portofino which sold for £1,100…

TENNIS

… and who wouldn’t love to get outside and play tennis? A Tennis Match, Circle of John Lavery, oil on board, sold for £1,200

Country Life

Romantic dreams of escaping to the country may also have fuelled desire for this charming 19th century painting by Edmund Bristow (1787-1876), which sold well above estimate for £3,000.

John Stanton Ward (1917-2007)

The Redcurrants

Sold for £850

 

Sidney Richard Percy (1821-1886)

Landscape and Cornfield

Sold for £7,500

Sir Terry Frost (1915-2003)

Black, Red and White Circles

Sold for £900

Thursday 21st January

547

 

Going, going, all gone… 

All 314 lots of frames sold in this sale, most of them at prices way beyond their estimates. The highest was for this 19th century frame – a work of art in its own right – which made £1,500.

A new record auction price for a watercolour by Basil Ede

Nearly 60 bids were taken from phone bidders, absentee bidders and online bidders, with the hammer finally falling at £5,500 for this watercolour of a green woodpecker.  A companion piece sold for £3,400.

This stylish painting of Arab Greys by John Alexander Harrington Bird was purchased for £5,500

– on behalf of Shirley Watts, wife of Charlie Watts. Shirley has a successful Arab Stud in Devon.

Good breeding

This portrait of Caroline Lennox by Allan Ramsay sold for £9,000

A dramatic oil painting of  Schevinengen Harbour

by Cornelius Krieghoff  sold for £4,400 – an encouraging result as we will be offering one of his Canadian scenes, ‘The Pioneers’, for sale in our next auction on 18th February

George Large (1936- )

“Mechanics”

Sold for £800

Tom Greenshields (1915-1994)

Study of a Naked Young Lady leaning on her Elbows

Sold for £600

Arthur John Strutt (1819-1888)

The Falls of Tivoli

Sold for £3,400

Attributed to William Rothenstein (1872-1945)

Study of Alice and John Rothenstein

Sold for £900

Lawrence Gowing (1918-1991)

Lanes Above Tilton

Sold for £1,500

THURSDAY 17TH DECEMBER

Walter Hugh Paton (1828-1895)

Dalmally

Sold for  £600

John Minton (1917-1957)

The Matador

Sold for  £1000

Oliver Clare (1853-1927)

Study of Primroses, Violets and Hellebores, and another

Sold for  £1100

Robert Wraith (1952-  )

Six O’Clock

Sold for  £600

Konstantin Razumov (1974-  )

Sunny Day at Sea

Sold for  £3000

Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956) and Yoshijiro Urushibara (1888-1953)

Bruges at Dawn

Sold for  £1400

Herbert Edward Butler (1861-1931)

Polperro, a Street Scene at Dusk

Sold for  £3600

Allen Tucker (1866-1939)

Sea and Rocks, View of Baker’s Island, Salem, Massachusetts

Sold for  £6000

William Anslow Thornley (1857-1935)

Sunrise at Margate

Sold for  £1,100

Attributed to Cornelius Johnson (1593-1661)

Bust Portrait of a Gentleman, originally thought to be Sir Walter Raleigh

Sold for  £7000

Thursday 26th November

 

Fred Cuming (1930-)

A Moonlit Coastal Scene

Sold for £1,100

18th Century Italian School

A Carved Giltwood Florentine Frame

Sold for £300

John Frederick Herring (1815-1907)

A River Landscape with Horses Watering

Sold for £4,600

19th Century English School

Study of a Bird with Nest Full of Eggs

Sold for £1,400

Henry Moore (1898-1986)

“Sketch for Proposed Interior at Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition House’

Sold for £3,400

Philip Kelly (1950-)

“La Faena”

Sold for £1,900

Cyril Lavenstein (1891-1986)

“Tarring the Boat”

Sold for £750

THURSDAY 29th october 2020 

18th Century Chinese School

A Chinese Wallpaper Design

Sold for £550

After Rembrandt Van Rijn (1606-1669)

An Extensive Landscape with Haarlem in the distance

Sold for £8,000

William Thornley (1857-1935)

A Seascape with St Michael’s Mount and Figures Fishing in the Foreground

Sold for £2,400

Jose Escofet (1930- )

Still Life of Tulips

Sold for £1,400

Ernest Borough Johnson (1866-1896)

Portrait of John Herkomer

Sold for £3,200

Anthony Gormley (1950 – )

“Domain 2000”

Sold for £1,900

Nicolas Robert (1614-1685)

Scarlet Ibis (detail)

Sold for £19,000

Fred Cuming (1930-)

Studio Interior, Evening Light (Hythe)

Sold for £3,800

Fred Yates (1922-2008)

Mousehole

Sold for £1,000

THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 

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Late 17th Century Italian School

The Madonna and Child, with Attendants

Sold for £3,600
480

Attributed to Alfred James Munnings (1878-1959) British

A Venetian Backwater, with Figures in Gondolas

Sold for £13,000
319

E Hausmann (20th Century) European

Portrait of a Lady in a Blue Hat

Sold for £750
275

Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929) British

Carrick Roads Anchorage, Falmouth

Sold for £1,400
451

John Bratby (1928-1992) British

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 1966

Sold for £300
264

H… M… (19th Century) European

Fishermen Below a Rocky Promontory

Sold for £950
474

Algernon Cecil Newton (1880-1968) British

A Country Path

Sold for £10,000
508

Sarah Jane Szikora (1971- ) British

Go Back to Bed Muriel

Sold for £700
173

Richard Ansdell (1815-1885) British

Early Morning Shower

Estimate £3,000 – £4,000

Sold for £3,000

THURSDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2020

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Giacomo Guardi (1764-1835) Italian

A Scene on the Grand Canal, Venice

Sold for £3,600
103

Herbert William Weekes (act. 1856-1904) British

The Head of an English Mastiff

Sold for £1,300
406

William Gear (1915-1997) British

Sculpture in Landscape, 1952

Sold for £8,000
215

Konstantin Razumov (1974- ) Russian

On the Sea Shore

Sold for £4,000
477

18th Century English School

A Carved Giltwood Frame, with swept and pierced centres and corners, 50″ x 40″

Sold for £620
293

Cecil Kennedy (1905-1997) British

White Roses in a Silver Urn, with the Reflection of the Artist

Sold for £1,800
169

Antonio Pedro Urbano Veiga de Macedo (1955- ) Portuguese

A Grecian beauty at a Water Fountain

Sold for £1,500
368

Louis Bosworth Hurt (1856-1929) British

Moorland at Clachaig, Glencoe, a Highland Scene with Cattle

Sold for £5,000
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Philip Eustace Stretton (1865-1919) British

A Picardy Orchard, with a Young Girl and Sheep under a Blossom Tree

Sold for £950