Spring Fine Art Sale: Saturday 17 March 2018 10:00AM

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Viewing: Sunday 11 March 11am - 4pm, Monday 12 March to Thursday 15 March 10am-4pm, Friday 16 March 10am-2pm and the morning of the sale from 8am.

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Saleroom I: Lots 1-447
Saleroom II: Lots 500-979

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Lots 401 to 450 of 918


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An Aquamarine and Diamond Ring, an octagonal cut aquamarine in a double claw setting, flanked by marquise cut diamonds, to a wire work shank, total estimated diamond weight 0.75 carat approximately, finger size J1/2 see illustration

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £1400
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Lot 405

An 18 Carat White Gold Sapphire and Diamond Half Hoop Ring, three round brilliant cut diamonds spaced by two round cut sapphires in rubbed over settings, to tapered shoulders, total estimated diamond weight 0.40 carat approximately, finger size M1/2 see illustration

Estimate: £500-800

Sold: £600
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Lot 406

An 18 Carat White Gold Diamond Half Hoop Ring, of four alternating bands of round brilliant cut and baguette cut diamonds, total estimated diamond weight 1.15 carat approximately, finger size K see illustration

Estimate: £700-900

Sold: £650
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Lot 407

A Victorian Silver Kettle on Stand, Walter Morisse, London 1849, of 18th century rococo style, chased with C scrolls and flowerheads, the pierced stand on three cabriole supports with shell pad feet, 31.5cm high excluding handle, 71oz 4dwt

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1400
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Lot 408

A Late Victorian Silver Twin Handled Tray, Charles Stuart Harris, London 1901, shaped oval with gadroon rim and foliate pierced gallery, 60cm wide over handles, 113.5ozt

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1900
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Lot 409

A Pair of Early Victorian Silver Candlesticks, John Waterhouse, Edward Hatfield & Co, Sheffield 1846, shaped circular with baluster knopped stem, engraved with scrolling foliage and flowerheads, the base engraved with the initial L, detachable sconces, filled, 28.5cm high (2)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £480
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Lot 410

A George V Silver Presentation Inkstand of Irish Football Association Interest, Adie Brothers, Birmingham 1934, the rectangular stand with pen depression and holding two square cut glass detachable wells, all with Celtic knot borders, the cover to one well engraved with the initial H beneath a coronet, the other cover engraved with the Irish FA badge, the stand also inscribed To H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester, K.G., K.P., From The Irish Football Association On The Occasion Of His Marriage, 6th November 1935, 27cm wide, 27oz 12dwt

Provenance:
Christie's London, HRH Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester, 26-27 January 2006, Lot 49

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £650
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Lot 411

A George III Provincial Silver Mug, Dorothy Langlands, Newcastle, no date letter, circa 1800, of plain baluster form with scroll handle, the circular spreading foot inscribed Presented to H.R.H. Prince William Henry Andrew Frederick, by the Parishioners of Barnwell 18th December 1941, 14cm high, 10oz 14dwt

Provenance:
Christie's London, HRH Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester, 26-27 January 2006, Lot 53

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £800
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Lot 412

A George V Silver Four Piece Tea Service, Walker & Hall, Sheffield 1920, comprising: kettle on stand with burner; teapot; sugar bowl and cream jug, rounded rectangular with gadroon border, on ball supports, the teapot 30cm long handle to spout, 86oz 6dwt (4)

Estimate: £800-120

Sold: £750
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Lot 413

A Pair of George III Silver Snuffer Trays and Two Pairs of Scissor Snuffers / Wick Trimmers En Suite, the trays Thomas Wallis II, London 1802, the scissors no maker's mark, London 1802, the trays with gadroon border and shaped ends, the scissor snuffers with openwork handles and reeded borders, the trays 24cm wide, 14oz 14dwt (4)

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £650
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Lot 414

A Pair of George IV Silver Wine Coasters, Thomas & John Settle, Sheffield 1820, the rim and sides elaborately chased with C scrolls, flowers and foliage, the turned wood base with a silver boss engraved with an armorial of an impaled shield centred with a sun, 16.5cm diameter (2)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £750
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Lot 415

A George III Silver Three Piece Tea Service, Thomas Hayter, London 1806, the teapot stand William Bennett, London 1806, with reeded rim and handles, various decorative engraved borders, each with a crest to one side and an armorial the other, the stand with crest only, the teapot 16.5cm high, 35oz 4dwt (4)

Estimate: £450-600

Sold: £400
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Lot 416

A Composite Part Service of George IV/Victorian Silver Old English and Thread Pattern Flatware, various makers, 1825-1872, comprising: 12 table spoons (8 Mary Chawner 1834; 4 Chawner & Co 1860); 11 table forks (3 Mary Chawner 1834; 8 Chawner & Co 1860/72); 12 dessert spoons (3 William Eaton 1837; 9 Chawner & Co 1840/43); 11 dessert forks (3 Mary Chawner 1836; 8 Chawner & Co 1840/43); 12 tea spoons (Charles Eley 1825); a pair of sauce ladles (Mary Chawner 1838); and a basting spoon (Mary Chawner 1834); together with 23 Later Silver Handled Knives, C J Vander, London 1950, (11 table and 12 dessert); a similar Continental plated table knife; and A Pair of Elkington Electroplated Grape Scissors, all housed in an associated oak two tier canteen, 105oz 16dwt (86)

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1400
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Lot 417

A Large Victorian Silver Gilt Twin Handled Cup and Cover, Elkington & Co, Birmingham 1887, retailed by Lowe, Chester, the bowl with an upper border of roses above stiff leaf decoration, angular foliate embellished handles with ram's head junctions, on circular foot, the detachable cover with laurel wreath finial and stiff leaf borders, inscribed Tarporley Hunt Steeplechases, United Hunts Cup, 1934, the ebonised square plinth base with plaque inscribed Won By Diana Wilson's Quicksand, Arch Gift - Lady Derelict, Ridden By Mr W.R.Bissill, 75cm high including plinth base, 116oz 18dwt

Quicksand is believed to have been trained by Colonel Lyde of Spigot Lodge, Middleham

Estimate: £2000-3000

Sold: £2200
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Lot 418

An Edwardian Silver Centrepiece, Martin Hall & Co, Sheffield 1900/02, the oval stand supporting one large oval and four small circular detachable dishes, each with openwork rim featuring fruiting vines and ears of wheat within a gadroon border, each standing on four ball feet, 22cm high, the largest dish 35.5cm wide, 65oz 6dwt

Estimate: £700-1000

Sold: £1600
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Lot 419

A Pair of Late Victorian Silver Entree Dishes and Covers, William Hutton & Sons, Sheffield 1900, rectangular with bead borders and detachable reeded loop handle, 28.5cm wide, 126oz 10dwt (4)

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1200
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Lot 420

A Scottish George IV Silver Teapot, Robert Gray & Son, Glasgow 1822, of circular pedestal form, part fluted and with foliate chased shoulder, reeded handle and foliate embellished spout, 26.5cm long handle to spout, 30oz 2dwt

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £780
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Lot 421

A Large Victorian Silver Twin Handled Tray, Mappin & Webb (John Newton Mappin), London 1894, the pierced border featuring a frieze of masks, lions, cornucopia and fruiting vines in the Classical Revival taste, within a laurel rim and with serpent handles, the centre with presentation inscription to Mr Ermerson Crawford Herdman from Sion Mills on the occasion of his marriage, September 1895, within eagle, swag and scrolling foliate engraving, 75cm wide over handles, 137oz 18dwt

Estimate: £1500-2000

Sold: £4000
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Lot 422

An Italian Silver Entree Dish, Cover and Stand, A. Cesa S.C., Alessandria, .800 Standard, Mid 20th Century, shaped oval with foliate embellished rim and loop handle, the stand 40cm wide, 102oz 6dwt (3)

Estimate: £700-1000

Sold: £1300
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Lot 423

A Swedish Silver Figure of a Putto, W A Bolin, Stockholm 1919, after the model by Auguste Moreau, modelled standing, holding a basket of flowers, signed 'Aug. Moreau' to base, on a green marble plinth base, 21cm high

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £1200
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Lot 424

An Oversized German Silver Cow Creamer, maker's mark untraced, '800' standard, the hinged cover to its back with fly finial, 26.5cm long nose to tail, 16.5cm high, 30oz 2dwt

Provenance: The Ruby Red Collection of Cow Creamers

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £2800
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Lot 425

A Service of Italian Silver Fiddle and Thread Pattern Flatware, Argenteria Celmenti, Bologna, .800 standard, mid 20th century, comprising: 12 table forks; 12 table knives (with steel blades); 12 table spoons; 12 dessert forks; 12 dessert knives (with steel blades); 12 fish forks; 12 fish knives; 12 long dessert or sundae spoons; 12 pastry forks; 11 tea spoons; 12 demi-tasse spoons; 12 ice cream spoons; 9 large serving pieces and 4 small serving pieces, partially housed in an associated fitted canteen; together with A Victorian Silver Fiddle Pattern Dessert Fork, London 1840; and A Silver Salt Spoon, Birmingham 1921, 226oz 12dwt (158)

Estimate: £1800-2500

Sold: £1800
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Lot 426

A French Silver Figural Centrepiece, late 19th century, .800 standard export marks, the support modelled as Bacchus being offered a cup of wine by a female attendant, a winged putto at their feet, on a shaped circular base with rococo decoration and on four bracket feet, supporting a later cut glass bowl, 49cm high, 129oz 10dwt

Estimate: £1500-2000

Sold: £2400
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Lot 427

A Large 19th Century Portuguese Silver Bowl, maker's mark indistinct, Porto, circa 1850, chased with a continuous band of flowers and foliage, on circular foot, 30cm diameter, 46oz 10dwt

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £550
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Lot 428

A Set of Four Early George III Silver Corinthian Column Candlesticks, Ebenezer Coker, London 1761, the square base with gadroon border and C scroll and shell relief decoration, the pierced capital with detachable sconce, the bases engraved with an armorial, the sconces with a crest of a demi-lion, inset wood base, 30cm high (4)

Estimate: £2000-3000

Sold: £3800
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Lot 429

A Large George II Silver Salver, Lewis Herne & Francis Butty, London 1759, circular, the cast openwork rim featuring floral and foliate swags, bell flower finials and gadroon border, on four openwork fruiting vine bracket feet, the centre engraved with a coat of arms, a crest of a maiden balanced upon a winged globe above, and the motto scroll Dum Spiro Spero beneath, within a rococo cartouche, 48cm diameter, 76oz 14dwt

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £2500
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Lot 430

A Pair of George II Silver Tea Caddies, Samuel Taylor, London 1750, of ogee pedestal form, chased and engraved with flowerheads, foliage and C scrolls, the pull off cover with foliate finial, 14cm high, 17oz 10dwt (2)

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1600
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Lot 431

A George III Silver Coffee Pot, William Grundy, London 1772, pear shaped on circular domed foot, chased with birds, C scrolls, flowers and other rocaille ornament, the cover and base with gadroon border, a cartouche engraved with a bee crest to one side, 28.5cm high, 31oz 4dwt

Estimate: £1000-1500

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Lot 432

An Early George III Silver Coffee Pot, Thomas Whipham & Charles Wright, London 1767, baluster form on circular foot, chased with spiral fluting and foliage, engraved to one side with an armorial in the form of a shield resting in a classical ruin landscape, 27.5cm high, 29oz 2dwt

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £550
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Lot 433

A George II Silver Meat Plate and Second Course Dish, Charles Frederick Kandler, Lodnon 1748, shaped oval and shaped circular respectively, with foliate and gadroon border, engraved to the rim with an armorial beneath a baron's coronet, the motto garter Fax Mentis Honestae Gloria and motto scroll Ryde Through, for Hamilton, scratch weights 39-11 and 33-4 to undersides, 38cm wide and 30.5cm diameter respectively, 72ozt (2)

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1600
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Lot 434

A George IV Silver Meat Dish, Paul Storr, London 1825, shaped oval with gadroon, shell and foliate border, engraved to the rim with an armorial beneath a baron's coronet and between horse supporters, with motto garter Tam Virtus Quam Honos and motto scroll Ride Through for Hamilton, 42.5cm wide, 52oz 14dwt

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £2200
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Lot 435

A George IV Silver Dish, Paul Storr, London 1824, circular with shell, foliate and gadroon border, engraved with a crest of a bridled horse's head beneath a baron's coronet, probably for Hamilton, 28cm diameter, 30oz 12dwt

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £1000
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Lot 436

A Pair of George IV Silver Soup Plates, Paul Storr, London 1829, shaped circular with shell, foliate and gadroon border, engraved to the rim with an armorial beneath a baron's coronet, the motto garter Fax Mentis Honestae Gloria and motto scroll Ryde Through, for Hamilton, 24.5cm diameter, 38.9ozt (2)

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1600
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Lot 437

A Set of Eight Victorian Scottish Silver Plates, J. McKay, Edinburgh 1849, shaped circular with foliate, shell and gadroon border, engraved to the rim with an armorial beneath a baron's coronet, the motto garter Fax Mentis Honestae Gloria and motto scroll Ryde Through, for Hamilton, 25cm diameter, 151oz 4dwt (8)

Estimate: £1800-2500

Sold: £3500
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Lot 438

A Composite Part Service of George III/IV Scottish Old English Pattern Flatware, various makers, Edinburgh 1798-1821, comprising: 12 table forks, probably J.McKay,1817; 12 table spoons, 8 of which with maker's mark JO in an oval punch and also marked IRE, 1798, the remaining 4 maker's mark IO script in an oval punch, possibly James Orr, 1800; 11 dessert forks, Robert Gray & Son, 1811/12; and 12 dessert spoons Robert Gray, 1796, together with: A Pair of Fiddle Pattern Sugar Tongs, London 1821; A Victorian Electroplated Stilton Scoop, with ivory handle; A Pair of Electroplated Grape Scissors; and A Pair of Electroplated Sugar Tongs, 79oz 2dwt (51)

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £850
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Lot 439

An Early Victorian Silver 'Castle Top' Card Case, Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1844, the front decorated in relief with St. Paul's Cathedral, within scrolling foliage, the reverse engraved with a monogram beneath a coronet, 10cm long, 2oz 8dwt

Estimate: £700-1000

Sold: £650
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Lot 440

A 9ct Gold Cigarette Case, Britton & Sons, Chester 1938, retailed by Boodle & Dunthorne, Liverpool, with engine turned decoration and sliding action, 10cm long, 141.2gr

Estimate: £1200-1500

Sold: £1300
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Lot 441

A Set of Six Queen Anne Silver Dog Nose Table Spoons, John Sutton, London 1705, with plain rat-tail bowl, the terminal engraved with a crest of a Talbot passant, 20.5cm long, 10.2ozt (6)

Estimate: £700-1000

Sold: £750
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Lot 442

An Edwardian Silver Barker's Patent Butt Marker, Albert Barker, London 1901, the interior with a fan of eight detachable numbered pegs, 5cm long, 1oz 8dwt

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £900
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Lot 443

A Set of Four Edwardian Silver and Enamel Menu Card Holders, Sampson Mordan & Co, Chester 1908, each featuring a different game bird, comprising: pheasant; snipe; partridge; and grouse, on circular base , two stamped "Rd402227", in a fitted retailers case from Austin & William, Conduit St., London, 3.5cm high (4)

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £2100
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Lot 444

An Early Victorian Silver Mounted Frosted Glass 'Askos' Jug, Charles Reily & George Storer, London 1844, 13cm high

This jug takes its form from an Ancient Greek vessel used to pour small quantities of liquids such as oils for lamps

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £2500
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Lot 445

A George IV Silver Coffee Pot, Joseph Angell. London 1824, pear shape on shaped circular foot, chased and engraved with flowers, foliage, C scrolls and putti, the ivory handle with boar's head terminal, engraved with an armorial to one side, 26cm high, 35oz 2dwt

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £800
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Lot 446

An Art Deco Silver Entrée Dish and Cover, Fattorini & Sons, Sheffield 1936, oblong with shaped corners, the cover with twin handles, 34cm wide, 45.7ozt

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £480
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Lot 447

An Extensive Part Service of George V Silver Pompadour Pattern Flatware, Elkington & Co, Birmingham 1916-20, comprising: 9 table spoons; 22 table forks; 12 soup spoons; 29 dessert spoons; 30 dessert forks; 33 tea spoons; 4 sauce ladles; a soup ladle; and a butter knife, engraved with the initials SG and housed in an associated three drawer fitted canteen, 233oz 4dwt (141)

Estimate: £2000-3000

Sold: £2100
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Lot 500

Sir William Strickland, 6th Bt. (1753-1834)
Whitethroats
Initialled and dated 1806, pencil and watercolour, together with two further examples by the same hand to include: Mistle Thrush, signed and inscribed and Puffin, with four further examples by George Strickland (1760-1832) also including; Pochard, initialled and dated (17)76, Female Moor Buzzard and Male Moor Buzzard, & Redwing, initialled and dated (17)84, each of these being inscribed with the species and weight of the bird verso, all mounted, unframed, 26cm by 19cm, 17.5cm by 23.5cm, 32cm by 20cm, 22cm by 38.5cm, 24.5cm by 41cm, 24.5cm by 40cm & 29cm by 43.5cm respectively (7)

Provenance: Artist's Collection, Boynton Hall
Thence by descent

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Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £2200
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Lot 501

Sir William Strickland, 6th Bt. (1753-1834)
Peregrine Falcon perched on a carved block with egg and butterfly above
Watercolour and gouache, together with a further example by George Strickland (1760-1832) "Loxia the Crofs Bill" (Male and Female Crossbill), inscribed with species and relevant size and weight of the bird verso, watercolour and bodycolour, mounted, unframed, 33cm by 20.5cm & 24.5cm by 40cm and respectively (2)

Provenance: Artist's Collection, Boynton Hall
Thence by descent

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Estimate: £700-1000

Sold: £1500
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Lot 502

Sir William Strickland, 6th Bt. (1753-1834)
Young Black-Throated Diver at rest
Initialled and dated 1810, mixed media, together with two further examples by the same hand to include a Female Great Bustard standing and a Bittern standing on a rocky outcrop, all mounted, unframed, 30.5cm by 37.5, 34.5cm by 25.5cm and 39.5cm by 28.cm respectively (3)

Provenance: Artist's Collection, Boynton Hall
Thence by descent

William's depiction of the Great Bustard is significant in the respect that reputedly the last Great Bustard in the UK was shot at Boynton in around 1832. In an invitation from the time to dine at Boynton Hall William described the principal dish, a Great Bustard, as probably "the last of its race"

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Estimate: £1200-1800

Sold: £3200
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Lot 503

Sir William Strickland, 6th Bt. (1753-1834)
"Water-Hen"
Initialled and dated 1771, inscribed verso "The Water-Hen 1/2 the natural size", watercolour and bodycolour, together two further examples to include a Goldeneye on water with dragonfly above and a Scaup Duck initialled and dated 1773, all mounted, unframed, 31cm by 19.5cm, 31cm by 26.5cm and 23cm by 37.5cm respectively (3)

Provenance: Artist's Collection, Boynton Hall
Thence by descent

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Estimate: £1500-2500

Sold: £1400
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Lot 504

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935)
"Lesser Kestrel"
Signed, watercolour and gouache, together with a further pencil sketch by the same hand "Chaffinch", 17cm by 16cm and 7cm by 9.5cm respectively (2)

Provenance: Malcolm Innes Gallery, London and Edinburgh
Tryon Gallery Ltd., London, respectively

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Estimate: £250-400

Sold: £500
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Lot 505

George Edward Lodge (1860-1954)
Snow Bunting on a Wintery Hillside
Signed, watercolour and gouache heightened with white, 29.5cm by 23cm

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Artist's Resale Rights/Droit de Suite may apply to this lot, please refer to our Terms of Business

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1100
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