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This sale was held on Thursday 6th October 2022 at 9:30am

A large late 19th-century carved wood Black Forest Bear hall stand; modelled as a bear cub seated atop a tree trunk observed by the anxious mother bear below; the base with an integral umbrella/ stick stand fitted a pressed tin drip pan, on a heavily carved rocky base. The stand has the legend "HS 5091" carved below the removable drip pan. 89 cm wide x 204 cm overall height.

£2,000 - £3,000

Possibly Maple & Co for Liberty, an oak Arts & Crafts "Judge Not A Book By The Cover" bookcase, the overhanging top supported by side columns incorporating a pair of shelves, the frieze bearing the applied motto and above a pair of leaded glazed panel doors with stylized copper external hinge plates, the lower section with open alcove with shelf and a pierced heart motif on simple shaped supports....

£2,000 - £3,000

A pair of oak Arts & Crafts hall chairs with arched and pierced solid straight-through splat and flanked by a pair of pommel uprights over a solid seat on a simple framed bases with corresponding turned pommel feet. Although not an attribution, the pierced heart motif was used extensively by Shapland & Petter of Barnstaple, Devon. 44 cm wide x 47 cm deep x 105 cm overall height, 45 cm height of the...

£200 - £300

A pair of Charles Eames vintage ICF (licensed) aluminium group armchairs with dark green hopsack upholstery on a revolving five-spoked base with black plastic disc feet, 56 cm overall width x 55 cm overall depth x 84 cm overall height, 47 cm height to the seats.

£250 - £350

An Art Deco style red hide upholstered reclining club armchair with retracting drinks table. 82 cm wide x 78 cm deep x 80 cm overall height. The reclining action works and the tambour table runs as it should Some cleaning required.

£150 - £200

A late 19th-century oak reformed gothic side table with a plain rectangular top supported by two pairs of simple stop chamfered square supports with arched-out swept feet. Private estate Good order

£100 - £200

L&A Blain of Liverpool; a 19th-century gothic mahogany high-back reclining chair, the shaped back pierced with gothic tracery over a planted-on upholstered seat supported by massive architectural front legs united by a frieze of pierced and carved crockets, stamped twice to the end of the front legs below the seat. Please follow the link for further notes on T&A Blain of Liverpool. Credit BIFMO ...

£200 - £300

A late 19th/ early 20th-century Cotswold school octagonal rosewood pedestal table supported by four simple profile legs united by a cross-frame sledge-footed base. 50 cm wide x 79 cm high

£50 - £80

Pair of E. W. Godwin Anglo Japanese style walnut bedroom chairs with "cockpen" style lattice backs above stuff over seats on square supports with cuffed feet. 46 cm wide x 45 cm deep x 73 cm overall height, 41 cm height to the seat. The seat frames are a little loose and they are upholstered in calico only

£500 - £700

After Gerrit Rietveld (Dutch 1888-1964) for Cassina, No 635 the red and blue lounge chair, painted in distinctive contrasting colours. 60 cm wide x 89 cm overall height x 82 cm long

£400 - £600

Cotswold school, a walnut and sycamore mirror-backed dressing table in the manner of Oliver Morrell, of inverted breakfront form fitted four fielded sycamore pedestal drawers and a central recessed cupboard, opening to reveal a pair of small sycamore drawers strung with parquet line inlay and fitted crescent Macassar ebony handles. supported on typical moulded sledge feet. 108 cm wide x 48 cm deep...

£300 - £500

An early 20th century Arts & Crafts golden oak mirror back dressing chest, possibly Liberty or Shapland & Petter, the hinged mirror with unusual pagoda top above a pair of horn drawers the base fitted three long drawers all with stylized oxidized coppered handles. Supported by a recessed base with stylized out-swept feet. Bering the Rd Number 344747 (No record found in the national archive) and each...

£200 - £300

An octagonal American walnut occasional table, early 20th century, with a figured top and thumb-moulded edge above a pierced arcaded gallery frieze supported by eight simple angular legs united by an under tier. 49 cm wide x 62 cm high Good decorative order

£80 - £120

Richard Norman Shaw, a set of six oak Tabard Inn side chairs, late 19th century, with angular blocked cresting rail and plain rectangular splats and columnar uprights above stuff over sats, supported by stretchered turned legs terminating in pad feet. 45 cm wide x 42 cm deep x 92 cm high, 49 cm high to the seats The seat frames are loose and will require firming up The heights of the backs vary slightly

£100 - £150

A 19th-century "Sussex" type open armchair with turned bamboo effect frame over a woven rush seat. 54 cm overall width x 46 cm deep x 45 cm deep x 84 cm overall height, 54 high to the seat

£200 - £300

George Walton; an oak Arts & Crafts Rowntree open armchair; perhaps made for the Rowntree cafe in Scarborough, with simple rectangular upholstered back over tapering stuff over seat and swept arms with pillar supports. 61 cm wide x 51 cm deep x 91 cm overall height, 49 cm high to the seat. George Henry Walton (1867 – 1933) was a notable architect and designer See the link below for further biographical...

£100 - £150

An Arts & Crafts style mahogany open high backed armchair, early 20th century, of pseudo-Japanoise style with rectangular back, the arms, lower back and seat frame with radiating spindle detail, on turned supports with distinctive offset rear hoof foot. 61 cm wide x 57 cm overall depth x118 cm overall height, 42 cm height to the seat.

£150 - £200

Hudson Dodswell of Manchester; a mahogany "Gothic Revival" library table, early/mid 20th century, of rectangular trestle form fitted with a pair of book slides to each end of the plain top, supported by a pair of shaped boarded ends with a quatrefoil emblem in relief, united by a high cross stretcher with decorative tusked tenon detail. Bearing an ivorine trade label to the underframe. 108 cm wide...

£100 - £200

An Arts & Crafts "Sussex Type" ebonized corner armchair, late 19th century. With annular turned spindle back and supports and woven rush seat above supports united by turned spindle stretchers.68 cm wide x 62 cm deep x 85 overall height, 52 cm height to the seat. Cosmetic scuffs and marks

£100 - £150

A Victorian figured rosewood square footstool with gothic arched frieze and drop-in needlework upholstery seat, on turned squat bun feet.46 cm x 46 cm 19 cm overall height.

£200 - £300

An early 20th-century sycamore single door wall mounted display cabinet with moulded cornice above decorative moulded and carved glazing bars opening to adjustable shelves.49 cm overall width x 75 cm overall height x 20 cm overall depth, 15 cm shelf depth Good order but no key is present.

£150 - £200

A scarce Ambrose Heal Spanish sweet chestnut caddy topped a chest of four long graduated drawers, early 20th century, the top with visible dovetail construction and the drawers with sunken compressed heart-shaped hand holds. Supported on stile ends with a slightly recessed front apron. The lock furniture is marked for Heal's and the rear edge of the top bears the stamped number 259(?) 76 cm overall...

£300 - £500

A Swedish Arts & Crafts walnut tallboy compactum, the upper section with a pair of panel cupboard doors with carved and parcel gilt Lillies enclosing an interior of four short drawers and shelves; the base with four further external drawers with period lock furniture and unusual offset locking, on simple reeded uprights. 80 cm wide x 48 cm deep x 146 cm overall height. Slight split on the bottom...

£150 - £200

Robert Stewart Sherriffs (1906-1960), 'Frances Day', portrait of the iconic 1930s cabaret star, mixed media, signed to lower left, 53 cm x 32 cm framed and glazed.

£200 - £300

† Edmond Xavier Kapp (1890-1978) British, 'Still Life with Zinnias', oil on panel, signed and dated 1953, 29 cm x 53 cm in a gilt frame.

£200 - £300

† Gilbert Ledward (1888-1960), 'Tennis, Golf, Shooting, Ice Skating, Dreaming', a proposed design for a decorative frieze at Eltham Palace, for Stephen Courtauld, pencil and watercolour on paper, signed and dated 1933, 24 cm x 55.5 cm framed and glazed. Exhibited by the Fine Art Society, 'A Centenary Tribute', 1988, Cat. No. 43

£300 - £500

Carton Moore Park (1877-1956), 'The Kicking Donkey', grisaille watercolour heightened with white, 37 cm x 35 cm, framed but unglazed.

£200 - £300

Early 20th century Continental school, (Sauter?), interior scene, oil on board, dated 1919 verso, 23 cm x 31.5 cm in a wooden frame. Private collection. 'Sauter' handwritten to frame.

£200 - £300

Gerald Mackenzie Leet (1913-1998), 'Design for a Train Carriage Mural', watercolour and gouache over pencil, arched top, 26.5 cm x 49.5 cm framed and glazed. The artist’s estate; Harry Moore-Gwyn Fine Art.

£200 - £300

† Harold Williamson (1898-1972) Britsh, fishing boats in a harbour, oil on canvas, signed to lower right corner, 59 cm x 75 cm in a gilt frame.

£300 - £500

Early 20th century French school, design for a headscarf, watercolour and bodycolour, 44.5 cm x 44 cm framed and glazed.

£100 - £200

Carton Moore Park (1877-1956), 'The Watching Cow', watercolour grisaille, signed and dated '99, 37 cm x 35 cm framed and glazed.

£200 - £300

† Robert Stewart Sherriffs (1906-1960), 'Marlene Dietrich', pen and ink heightened with white, signed lower right, 50 cm x 35.5 cm framed and glazed.

£100 - £200

Donald McGill (1875-1962), two original unframed signed watercolours, each with handwritten verse verso, 'I'm never dull an' never slow, No matter how the day may go, When I've nothing else to do, I just sit down an' think of you', c. 20 cm x 14.5 cm with margins, and 'The girl I marry'll get something tough!', 17 cm x 12.5 cm with margins, each laid on card.

£200 - £300

Eric Ravilious (1903-1942), High Street, 1938, lithograph, Curwen Press, 18 cm x 13cm, together with a lithographic print after Edward Ardizzone (1900-1979), 'Shelter Scene', 70 cm x 100 cm, each framed and glazed. Qty: (2)

£150 - £200

After John Hassall (1868-1948), a set of six 'Peter Pan' chromolithographs, early 20th century, published by Lawrence & Jellicoe Ltd, comprising 'The Defeat of the Pirates', 'The Approach of the Indians', 'The Building of the House', 'At the Tops of the Trees', 'The Pillow Dance' and 'The Arrival of Peter Pan', each circa 26.5 cm x 72 cm with margins, glazed in later wooden frames. Qty: (6) Purchased...

£800 - £1,200

† Harold Jones (1904-1922), two colour lithographs, each 23 cm x 16cm, together with Walford Graham Robertson RBA ROI (1867-1948), two book illustrations from 'Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh', published by John Lane, The Bodley Head, each 15 cm x 15 cm framed and glazed. Qty: (4)

£80 - £120

Donald McGill (1875-1962), an unframed signed watercolour, the handwritten text verso reading 'Bless mummy an' me an' keep an eye on the old man!', 22.5 cm x 16.5 cm in a card mount.

£200 - £300

Donald McGill (1875-1962), an unframed signed watercolour, the handwritten text verso reading 'You girls don't know what the Doctor's got in his bag for you!', 20 cm x 15 cm in a card mount.

£200 - £300

Donald McGill (1875-1962), an unframed signed watercolour, the handwritten text verso reading 'A greeting from over the Border!', 22 cm x 16 cm in a card mount.

£200 - £300

Eric Ravilious (1903-1942), 'Greenwich Observatory, 1937', limited edition giclee print, Mainstone Press (2006), numbered 108/500, 19.3 cm x 26.5 cm, together with 'Train Going Over a Bridge at Night', numbered 23/500, 30 cm x 37 cm with margins and 'Cuckmere Haven, 1939', framed Museum print, 36.5 cm x 50 cm each framed and glazed. Qty: (3)

£150 - £250

Ninteen Doulton stoneware miniature vases and flagons, largest 8.5cm high Qty: (19)

£300 - £400

A late 19th century Burmantofts Faience majolica jardiniere and pedestal, in the Aesthetic taste with sunflower design in polychrome enamels, 95.5 cm total height. Hairline crack to interior of the jardiniere

£150 - £250

William Moorcroft for James MacIntyre, three miniature 'Rose and Forget me Not' vases, circa 1908, printed mark and underglaze green monogram, two with 'Stonier & Co' retailers marks, largest 7.5cm high Qty: (3)

£400 - £600

Nine Royal Doulton stoneware Lord Nelson commemorative miniature jugs, circa 1905, olive green portrait of Lord Nelson and scenes of English frigates in relief, produced in conjunction with the 100 year anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar, 4.25cm high

£150 - £200

A William Moorcroft 'Forget Me Not' vase, early 20th century, baluster shape, tube line decorated with white panels reserved on a powder blue ground, painted and impressed marks to base, 8.5cm high; together with a matching shape vase, in late Florian design, painted and impressed marks to base, 8.5cm high Qty: (2)

£250 - £350

A collection of eleven Doulton stoneware small vases and pitchers, four being pairs, and a small mug, largest 11.5cm high Qty: (11)

£300 - £500

Royal Worcester candle snuffers, ‘French Cook’, 6.5cm high; and ‘Granny Snow’, 7.5cm Qty: (2)

£100 - £150


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