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.

Please note: The Sale will be sold in two rooms, both starting at 10am
Saleroom I: Lots 1-447
Saleroom II: Lots 500-979

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Lots 1 to 50 of 918


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A Limoges Enamel Plaque, probably 16th century, painted with a bust portrait of FRANCOIS I ROY FRANCE within foliate spandrels, 15cm by 11.5cm, framed See illustration

Estimate: £1000-1500

NOT SOLD
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Lot 2

A Franz Bergmann Cold Painted Bronze Model of a Lizard, early 20th century, naturalistically modelled and painted, stamped B mark and GESCHUTZT 4133, 21cm long

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £500
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Lot 3

A Cold Painted Bronze Figure of a Porcupine, Franz Bergmann, Austria, standing on all fours and turning slightly to the left, indistinct stamp number and GESCHUTZT, 8cm high, 15cm long See illustration

Provenance: Tennants Spring Catalogue, 24.3.11

Estimate: £1800-2500

Sold: £1900
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Lot 4

After Clodion (French, 1738-1814): A Bronze Figure Group of a Nymph, carrying a young Satyr on her shoulder, on an oval base, 74cm high See illustration

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £950
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Lot 5

After Christophe Fratin (French, 1801-1864): A Bronze Table Lighter/Ashtray, cast as bears climbing a pole on an ovoid reservoir, the fluted quatrefoil base on dolphin supports, 41.5cm high

For a related cigar caddy by Fratin see Sotheby's Bear Witness Sale, 10 March 2015-12 March 2015, lot 457

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £400
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Lot 6

Antoine Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875): A Bronze Figure Group of "Thesee Combattant Le Centaure Bienor", signed BARYE, stamped F.BARBEDIENNE and BRONZE and with serial number 24398, 41.5cm high See illustration

Estimate: £3000-5000

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Lot 7

Jules Edmond Masson (French, 1871-1932): A Gilt Bronze Standing Figure of Napoleon Bonaparte, in striding pose, signed J E MASSON, 33.5cm high See illustration

Estimate: £700-1000

Sold: £1100
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Lot 8

Eugene-Antoine Aizelin (French, 1821-1902): "Mignon", A Bronze Figure of a Seated Girl, a lute at her feet, on a bowfront rectangular base titled MIGNON, signed E AIZELIN and inscribed F.BARBEDIENNE Fondeur Paris, stamped Reduction Mecanique, 81cm high See illustration

Estimate: £2000-3000

Sold: £1800
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Lot 9

A Gilt Bronze Figural Lamp, as two dancing maidens on a drum base and square plinth, inscribed Published by Tim.y Smith & Son July 9th 1827, 55cm high

Estimate: £500-700

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Lot 10

Matharin Moreau (August Louis) 1834-1917: A Pair of Gilt Bronze Candelabra, in the form of cherubs, mounted marble bases, signed and bearing plaques (2), 47.5cm high See illustration

Estimate: £2000-4000

Sold: £2000
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Lot 11

John Marriott Blashfield: "TYCHO WING", modelled as the standing philosopher holding a globe, on a rectangular base titled TYCHO WING PHILO, the reverse BORN 1696 DIED 1750, 80cm high See illustration

Provenance: The vendor's great-grandfather Harold Pond was a personal friend of Blashfield

Tycho Wing was a philosopher, astronomer, teacher of mathematics and music, and coroner of Rutland from 1727 until 1742

This figure appears to be partially based on the half length portrait painted by John Vanderbenk, now in the Stationers Hall, London

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1000
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Lot 12

A Parcel Gilt, Bronze and Marble Candelabra, in Louis XV style, the branches hung with faceted glass drops, supported by chinoiserie figures on green marble and black slate columns, 63cm high

Estimate: £800-1000

Sold: £700
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Lot 13

A William & Mary Silver Dog Collar, inscribed Miss R Jenkins, Charlton Hill 1691, unmarked, 9.5cm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £2000-3000

Sold: £2500
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Lot 14

A Victorian Silver Dog Collar, George Unite, Birmingham 1876, inscribed Mrs C H Campbell / Queen Anne's Mansions / St James Park / PRINCE, with a single bell attached, 75.mm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £900
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Lot 15

A Large 19th Century Brass Dog Collar, inscribed Mrs Gershom Bonser / Westfield House / Sutton in Ashfield, 19cm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £350
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Lot 16

A George I Brass Dog Collar, inscribed Mr John Bordwisell of Boothferry owner in Yorkshire 1721, 15cm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £700-1000

Sold: £900
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Lot 17

A 19th Century Copper Dog Collar, inscribed Mrs Edwards, The Crimps, Ellesmere, Salop, 8.5cm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £250
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Lot 18

A Large 19th Century Brass Dog Collar, inscribed I am Mrs Hickey's DOG / "VENIS" / Whose dog are YOU?, with padlock, 18.5cm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £600
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Lot 19

A 19th Century Brass Dog Collar, inscribed Stop me not but let me jog / For I am Rich.d Preedy's dog / ROUSHAM./ OXON, 11.5cm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £650
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Lot 20

A Silver Dog Collar, late 17th/early 18th century, inscribed The hon:ble Edward Leigh Esq, unmarked, 9.5cm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £550
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Lot 21

A 19th Century Steel and Leather Dog Collar, inscribed CLICK / Emily Rycroft and with pierced stylised foliate motifs, 11.5cm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £400
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Lot 22

A Victorian White Metal Dog Collar, inscribed Miss L Perry / Keene and Minety House in panels on an engraved foliate ground, with one bell and loop, 9.5cm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £550
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Lot 23

A Victorian Silver Dog Collar, London 1876, with two vacant panels on a foliate engraved ground, 10cm diameter See illustration

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £700
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Lot 24

A Victorian White Metal Dog Collar, inscribed MISS PEMBERTON / Kensal Green on a foliate engraved ground, with padlock, 8.5cm diameter

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £850
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Lot 25

An Early Victorian Silver Dog Collar, Joseph Wilmore, Birmingham 1838, inscribed Miss S Thompson BOLTON, with a padlock, 10.5cm diameter

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £400
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Lot 26

A Victorian Silver and Leather Dog Collar, Thomas Diller, London 1845, inscribed Rose in a foliate cartouche and Foig a Ballagh 1844 The Baron 1845, with padlock and key, 10.5cm diameter

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £1100
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Lot 27

A White Metal Dog Collar, late 19th/early 20th century, inscribed T HARDMAN / 60 TRAFFORD RD / SALFORD, with a bell and padlock, 12.5cm diameter

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £300
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Lot 28

A Victorian White Metal Dog Collar, inscribed Dear Toby Jan.y 1st 1874 within foliate scrolls, with bell, 9cm diameter

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £650
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Lot 29

An Edwardian Silver and Leather Dog Collar, London 1903, inscribed PUCK, 11cm diameter

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £700
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Lot 30

A Victorian Silver Chain Link Dog Collar, James Brownett, London 1886, inscribed VEDETTE, with key lock, 8.5cm diameter

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £350
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Lot 31

A Victorian Steel Dog Collar, set with a brass plaque inscribed W WOGAN Esqr, with key lock, 8cm diameter; and A Similar Nickel-Plated Example, with two bells, 12cm diameter (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 32

A Large Brass Dog Collar, mid 19th century, inscribed EF Upperton Thatcham, with padlock, 17.5cm diameter

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £550
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Lot 33

A George III Brass Dog Collar, inscribed L Bingham Sutton 1772 within engraved leaf borders, 8.5cm diameter

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £600
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Lot 34

A Brass Dog Collar, early 19th century, inscribed Steal me not but let me jog; For I am Mrs Gwynn's dog, 10.5cm diameter

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £1150
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Lot 35

A Brass Dog Collar, early 19th century, inscribed WALTER BARLOW / Potseller / CHESTERTON, 10cm diameter

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £1500
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Lot 36

A Brass Dog Collar, early 19th century, inscribed Edmund Peel Esqr / 14th Hussars, 8.5cm diameter

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £420
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Lot 37

A Brass Dog Collar, early 19th century, inscribed Jno Foard Landcross within reeded borders, 9.5cm diameter

Landcross is a hamlet near Bideford in Devon

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £350
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Lot 38

A George III Brass Dog Collar, inscribed T.Beale EVESHAM WORSTERSHIRE 1797 within reeded borders, 11.5cm diameter, with seal

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £420
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Lot 39

A Late Victorian White Metal and Leather Dog Collar, inscribed JOSEPH GELDARD 3 PRINCES ST BLACKBURN, with padlock, 14.5cm diameter

A Joseph Geldard is recorded in the 1881 census as living in Blackburn, Lancashire

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £350
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Lot 40

A Silver Plate on Copper and Leather Dog Collar, mid 19th century, inscribed James Tebby Aynho, 9cm diameter; A White Metal Mounted Leather Dog Collar, set with heraldic shields and strapwork plaques, 14cm diameter; and A Brass Mounted Leather Dog Collar, set with studs and a vacant cartouche, 13.5cm diameter (3)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £900
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Lot 41

A Large Victorian Silver Dog Collar, Robert Garrard, London 1859, inscribed L DENISON. PRESENTED BY LORD LONDESBOROUGH, 19cm diameter, 15oz 8dwt

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £4200
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Lot 42

A Jaques Natural and Red Stained Ivory Staunton Chess Set, 19th century, the white King signed JAQUES LONDON, king 7.5cm high, in a Carton-Pierre gothic casket See illustration

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £950
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Lot 43

A Dieppe Ivory Figure of a Bishop, late 19th century, the standing figure wearing a white metal mitre set with semi-precious stones, holding a bible and crozier, 23cm high

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £500
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Lot 44

A Gilt Metal Mounted Porphyry Urn Shaped Vase, 19th century, with leaf scroll handles, on a stepped square base with stiff leaf border, 23.5cm high See illustration

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £1100
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Lot 45

A Napoleonic Prisoner of War Straw Work Jewellery Box, early 19th century, of rectangular form, the hinged cover decorated with boats on a river, containing two covered compartments decorated with a lady and gentleman, all within herringbone and floral meander borders, 24.5cm wide, with paper label describing provenance attributing the work to Jean de la Parte and its purchase at Norman Cross, Huntingdonshire in 1810 for the price of one pound, the label dated 1936

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £600
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Lot 46

A Treen Candle Box, 19th century, in the form a north-eastern fisherman's house with pitched roof and stairs to the central doorway with painted glass windows, on brass ball feet, 18cm wide See illustration

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £2200
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Lot 47

A Collection of 242 Plaster Casts of Intaglio Cameos, set in seven trays

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £950
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Lot 48

A Needlework Casket, circa 1670, of rectangular form, the hinged cover worked in raised stumpwork with two figures, possibly Charles II and Catherine of Braganza, and with a vase of flowers and heraldic animals on a ground of tulips, the front worked with the couple walking dogs with Cupid beside, buildings in the background, the sides with classical figures within foliate borders with insects, birds and rabbits, on gilt fluted feet, with fitted interior, 31cm wide See illustration

Estimate: £6000-8000

Sold: £9000
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Lot 49

A Gilt Metal Buckle, dated 1854, of lobed circular form, set with a central carnelian cameo, garnet cabochons, amethysts and citrines within enamel and ropetwist borders, inscribed verso Ex Dono Smi Patris Pii, Papae, IX. Robto Gulmo Willson Epo Hobart Die XXVII Julii Anno S. 1854, 12cm diameter; and A Bronze Papal Medal, cast with a bust portrait and inscribed Pius Septimus Pontifex Max, the reverse with the Colosseum and further inscriptions, 7cm diameter (2)

Inscription on buckle translates as: A Gift From His Farther Pope Pius IX to Robert William Willson, Bishop of Hobart, 27th July 1854

Robert William Willson was the first Roman Catholic Bishop of Hobart

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £2900
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Lot 50

A Silver Gilt Travelling Communion Set, John Hardman & Co, Birmingham 1861, of navette shape with pull off cover, engraved with stylised folaite and fruiting vine designs, inscribed in Gothic script to the rim Adoremus in Aeternum Sanctissimum Sacramentum, the interior containing a miniature cup and cover with fitting to attach to the exterior of the box, 10.5cm long, 5ozt

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £420
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