Country House Sale (Two Day Sale): Friday 06 January 2017 09:30AM

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Viewing: Wed 28 - Fri 30 Dec, Tue 3 Jan - 4 Jan, 9am - 5pm; Thu 5 Jan 9am - 6pm; and morning of sales from 7am

Please note: Lot 1000 onwards will be sold Saturday 7 January, 9:30am

Buyer's Premium: 18.5%. 

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Lots 801 to 850 of 1459


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Lot 809

A reproduction brass telescope on stand

Provenance: A Private European Collector

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £110
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Lot 810

A wrought iron floor standing candle holder, 92cm high

Provenance: A Private European Collector

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £40
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Lot 811

A late Victorian brass and green onyx free-standing floor lamp, with spiral turned column and three leaf cast scrolling legs, total height 180cm

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 812

Four 19th century gilt frames

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £150
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Lot 813

A quantity of curtains and pelmets (six boxes and two suitcases)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £140
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Lot 814

A quantity of clothing, gloves and ties; a church altar cloth; two Masonic aprons; and three suitcases (qty)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £90
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Lot 815

A bolt of Craigfoot Tweeds dog tooth check material; and three other bolts of material

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 816

Three pairs of good quality brown, blue and orange striped silk curtains, lined, four, the drop approximately 225cm, 185cm wide each, the larger pair 140cm drop, 260cm wide

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £220
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Lot 817

A set of four good quality lime green and gold curtains, lined, comprising a pair approximately 211cm drop, 180cm wide, a single curtain 210cm drop, 250cm wide, a large curved curtain, drop approximately 200cm, max external width 500cm

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £280
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Lot 818

An ancient Djenne terracotta vessel in the form of a stylised phallus with raised nodules and mouldings

Excavated from the inland Niger delta

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £120
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Lot 820

Brigid Margaret Edge (b.1926): A true bronze figure of a boy, standing on a shell with right hand raised, signed, 84cm high

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £150
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Lot 821

A red ER post office letter box on stand

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £320
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Lot 822

After C B Barker - Fox Vixen and Cubs, black and white engraving, signed in the margin

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £130
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Lot 823

A Sicilian painted wood and ironwork donkey cart section

Estimate: £180-250

NOT SOLD
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Lot 826

A carved white marble bust, probably 19th century, modelled as a young man wearing a cap, 45cm high

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £180
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Lot 827

An Indian heavily carved box containing miscellaneous interesting contents, with key, with a small box containing sealife (2)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £150
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Lot 828

After Sir Thomas Laurence, an E.W. Wyon circular relief plaque depicting Emily and Laura Calmaddy, dated 1st June 1848, gilt framed

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £40
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Lot 829

A pair of leather hunting boots with trees; and a collection of shoe trees (qty)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £320
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Lot 830

A 19th century terracotta twin-handled urn, of large proportions, decorated with the Florence emblem, 88cm high, internal diameter 28cm

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1100
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Lot 1000

Percy Robertson RE (1868-1934)

Born in Bellagio, Italy in 1868, he was the son of the watercolourist Charles Robertson. Educated at Charterhouse School he won the Leech prize for drawing in 1884. Percy was a watercolourist and etcher. In 1887 he was elected to the society of painter-etchers and engravers (The Royal Society of printmakers), in 1908 he was awarded a full scholarship. In 1905 Percy moved to London where he concentrated on London streets and the Thames. He frequently exhibited at all major exhibition halls showing 166 works at The Royal Society of Painters and etcher and engravers and 33 in the RA.


Percy Robertson ARE (1868-1934) "Westminster Bridge" inscribed, 32cm by 46cm (sh) unframed

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £250
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Lot 1001

Percy Robertson ARE (1868-1934) "The Tower Bridge", signed and inscribed, etching, unframed, together with three further unframed etchings entitled "The Tower of London", "National Gallery" and "Westminster Abbey" , 29cm by 36cm, 19.5cm by 29cm, 29cm by 23cm and 23cm by 29cm respectively (sh) (4)

Estimate: £180-250

Sold: £380
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Lot 1002

Percy Robertson ARE (1868-1934) "The Royal Exchange" signed, inscribed with the title and 5Gns, etching, unframed together with three other etchings entitled " Buckingham Palace", "Windsor Castle" and "The Long Water, Hampton Court" by the same artist 30cm by 36cm, 22.5cm by 29cm, 22cm by 29cm and 29cm by 41cm respectively (sh) (4) unframed

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £150
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Lot 1003

Percy Robertson ARE (1868-1934) "Dawn over the city, Waterloo Bridge", signed in pencil and inscribed, etching, together with a further work by the same hand "St. Paul's Blackfriars" 26cm by 28.5cm and 18cm by 38 cm respectively (sh) unframed (2)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £140
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Lot 1004

Percy Robertson ARE (1868-1934) "St Pauls" signed and inscribed in pencil, mezzotint, 17.5cm by 20.5cm, unframed

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £170
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Lot 1005

Percy Robertson ARE (1868-1934) "The Underground" inscribed in pencil, etching, 16.5cm by 22cm, unframed

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £130
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Lot 1007

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "Scarborough Harbour" signed and inscribed, etching, 20cm by 24.5cm together with a further three unframed etchings by the same artist including "At Whitby, Yorkshire", Beached fishing vessels in Whitby Harbour and "Richmond, Yorkshire" 27cm by 24cm, 19.5cm by 29cm and 33cm by 32cm (sh) (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £200
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Lot 1008

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "Whitby" signed and inscribed, etching, 18cm by 24cm (sh) unframed, together with two other unframed etchings by the same artist including "The roofs of Whitby" and "Whitby Harbour", 29cm by 46cm and 23cm by 29cm (sh) respectively (3)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £250
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Lot 1009

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "Edinburgh", signed and inscribed, etching, unframed, together with three other unframed etchings by Percy Robertson entitled "Edinburgh Castle", "Edinburgh" and "Old Edinburgh", 23.5cm by 17cm 30.5cm by 21.5cm, 29cm by 19cm and 21cm by 26.5cm respectively (sh) (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £250
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Lot 1010

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "Edinburgh Castle" signed and inscribed, mezzotint, unframed, together with three other unframed views by the same artist including "Princes Street, Edinburgh", "John Knox House, Edinburgh" and "The Canon Gate, Edinburgh", 31.5cm by 26cm, 20.5cm by 26cm, 19cm by 27.5cm and 29cm by 19.5cm (sh) respectively (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £220
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Lot 1011

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "Edinburgh from George Street" signed and inscribed, etching, unframed, together with two other unframed etchings by Percy Robertson including a view of Edinburgh and Holyrood, 29cm by 22cm, 31.5cm by 23.5cm and 31cm by 39.5cm (sh) respectively (3)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £130
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Lot 1012

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "Stirling Castle, Scotland" signed and inscribed, etching, 21cm by 36cm (sh) together with three other unframed etchings entitled "Stirling Castle", "Holyrood Palace" and "Strathtay, Perthshire", 23cm by 29cm, 28cm by 38cm and 36cm by 28.5cm (sh) respectively (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £200
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Lot 1013

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "Piccadilly" signed and inscribed, etching, unframed together with four other unframed etchings entitled "Trafalgar Square", "The Guildhall", "At Hyde Park Corner" and "The Horse Guards", 22cm by 27.5cm, 23cm by 29cm, 26.5cm by 19cm, 29cm by 23cm and 22cm by 29cm respectively (sh) (5)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £380
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Lot 1014

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "Trafalgar Square" signed, etching, unframed, together with two other unframed etchings entitled "Piccadilly Circus" and "Waterloo Bridge", 23cm by 29cm, 25.5cm by 37cm and 26cm by 40cm (sh) respectively (3)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £350
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Lot 1015

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "Parliament Square" signed and inscribed, etching, together a mezzotint entitled "When the House is sitting" and a further etching entitled "Big Ben", 18cm by 24cm, 28cm by 25.5cm and 23cm by 29cm respectively (sh) (3)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £220
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Lot 1016

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "Dawn over the city" signed and inscribed, etching, together with three other unframed etchings entitled "The Customs House", "On Holborn Bar" (circa 1900) and "St Martins Lane" , 26cm by 33cm, 26.5cm by 39cm, 28cm by 38.5cm and 29cm by 23cm respectively (sh) (4)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £600
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Lot 1017

Percy Robertson A.R.E (1868-1934) "The Harbour Entrance, Aberdeen", etching, together with three other unframed etchings by the same artist entitled "The Bass Rock", "A year ago a wild storm made/The sands a grave where it was laid" and a busy harbour view, reputedly "The Pool of Liverpool" or "Southampton", 16.5cm by 33.5cm, 19.5cm by 26.5cm, 18.5cm by 35.5cm and 35cm by 49.5cm (sh) respectively (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £200
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Lot 1017A

"The Birth-Place of the Locomotive". Killingworth Colliery, large hand-coloured engraving with stipple by Francis Holl and Charles Mottram after John Lucas (British, 1807-1874), published 1862 by Henry Graves & Co., London. 720 x 565 mm (visible sheet/mount window). Unexamined out of frame.
George Stephenson's cottage with a locomotive approaching on the North Eastern line to Scotland, a factory in the background; a group of villagers in the foreground, including a girl in reading 'The London Journal' on which Stephenson is pictured.

Estimate: £150-200

NOT SOLD
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Lot 1018

T L Kerkham (20th century) Kilnsey Village, signed, inscribed verso, oil on board together with a further example by the same artist "Ashness bridge", 49cm by 74.5cm and 59.5cm by 100cm respectively (2)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £250
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Lot 1019

Sidney Yates Johnson (19th/20th century) Figure droving sheep on a pathway at dusk, signed and dated 1916, oil on canvas, 28.8cm by 59.5cm

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £320
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Lot 1020

Gordon Clifford Barlow (1913-2005) "Spring at Kettlewell" signed, oil on canvas board, 49cm by 74.5cm

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £60
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Lot 1021

Circle of Sebastian Pether (1790-1844) Figures at rest on a river bank by moonlight looking out over buildings, fragments of inscribed label verso, oil on canvas, 44cm by 59cm

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £650
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Lot 1022

Attributed to Henry Pether (c.1801-1880) Figures punting before Johnsons Foundry and furnace by moonlight, oil on canvas,33.5cm by 47cm

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £450
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Lot 1023

Gordon Clifford Barlow (1913-2005) Figure droving sheep in a snow covered landscape, signed, oil on canvas, 59cm by 89.5cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £200
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Lot 1024

E Cawthorne (19th century) A view of the Ribble Valley with Clitheroe and Milton in the distance, signed and dated 1868, oil on canvas, 58.5cm by 90cm

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £450
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Lot 1025

* Funnell (20th/21st century) Figures beside a river, signed, oil on canvas, 42.5cm 53.5cm

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £170
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Lot 1026

Attributed to Michelangelo Meucci (19th century) Italian, Still life of a hanging snipe and lapwing; Still life of a pair of hanging songbirds, watercolour with painted trompe l'oeil background, 36cm by 28cm and 36.5cm by 28.5cm, respectively (oval, a pair) (2)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £280
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Lot 1027

R Caspers (20th/21st century) Still life of grapes in a basket, with peaches, plums, strawberries and raspberries; Still life of peaches, grapes, apples and plums in a basket each signed, oils on panel, each 40.5cm by 50.5cm (2)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £250
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Lot 1028

George Shalders (1826-1875) Shepherd herding a flock of sheep, signed and dated 1867, watercolour heightened with white, 29cm by 48cm

Estimate: £250-400

Sold: £600
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Lot 1029

Fred Stead ARCA (1863-1940) Young lady seated at a piano, signed, oil on canvas, 59cm by 49cm

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £750
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Lot 1030

Owen Bowen ROI PRCamA (1873-1967) "Barden Bridge", signed, with original artists label attached verso, oil on canvas, 29.5cm by 39.5cm

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £160
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