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This sale was held on Thursday 10th June 2021 at 10:00am

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), a lifesize resin and faux-skin model of a small sheep in an anthropomorphic position with articulated arms. Approximately 90cm high. Together with a copy of the Mentos mints printed advertisement for which this model was created.

£100 - £150

A gilt-cased double-sided, circular, electric station clock. The white dials bearing a faux patinated finish and the inscribed painted legend. "Time Flies, The Old Vicarage, 52 Oakley Square, London N.W.1." 60 cm diameter Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Condition report: Would need rewiring to make operational

£80 - £120

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) 'Shrunken Glove #2', 2012, formed from a shrunken suede glove over a cast resin forearm and hand. 33cm x 9cm x 6cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Illustrated as #51, in the 'Nancy Fouts' (2018) monograph catalogue raisonné, with essay by James Putnam.

£150 - £250

Donald McGill (British 1875-1962), A portly couple strolling along the seafront, original watercolour, signed. 27 cm x 17 cm Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Condition report: No apparent major defects

£200 - £300

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), an abstract composition formed of a vintage alarm clock c.2011, with two small toy dice between the face and glass, together with another similar example having broken china fragments between the face and glass. Each clock now with later electric movements (untested). Each approx. 17cm high. (2) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019)...

£200 - £300

Spanish Colonial School, 19th century (follower of Reni), depicting the Virgin Mary as 'Our Lady of Sorrows' with a dagger lodged in the heart, oil on zinc, unframed. 35 cm x 25.5 cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Possibly salvaged by Nancy from the Church of St. Matthew, Oakley Square, which was built...

£80 - £120

L.Hucknall, Nottingham 1877. An unframed study of the head of a spaniel with a heavy leather collar. Oil on canvas signed dated and inscribed verso. 28 cm x 28 cm. together with a chromolithograph after Louis Wain of a cat surrounded by watchful dogs and a probably Belgian overpainted photograph laid on wooden panel of a couple in a dog cart. Qty: (3) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate...

£80 - £120

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), 'Skittles Madonna', 2016, cast resin Madonnas, acrylic and oil paint on an antique turned wooden base. 50 x 42 x 42cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Illustrated as #64, in the 'Nancy Fouts' (2018) monograph catalogue raisonné, with essay by James Putnam.

£1,000 - £1,500

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) an abstract custom-made leather, plastic, and foam-based luggage case in the form of a large pair of scissors, incorporating elements from an antique suitcase. 97cm x 30cm x 8 cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Possibly an advertising prop made by Nancy when working at...

£150 - £250

An early 20th century taxidermists whimsical/anthropomorphic arrangement of a Moorhen (Gallinula) wearing lace collar and mob cap in a naturalistic setting. Within a glazed wooden case. 40 cm long by 30 cm high x 16.5 cm deep Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£100 - £150

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), an abstract artwork comprising of various taxidermy flies nailed onto a printed hot water bottle. Numbered and signed in pencil, '1/4, Nancy Fouts'. Framed and glazed. 43cm x 33cm x 3.5cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£200 - £300

A vintage embossed and lithographed tin "Capstan Navy Cut" countertop cabinet sign 3.6 cm x 34.2 cm. Together with a naive green painted bird cage, a film industry clapperboard, plush covered autograph book, Edwardian carved mother of pearl penny purse, miniature composition advertising brogue shoe and other items. (A Quantitiy) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019)...

£80 - £100

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), an abstract taxidermy composition comprised of a stuffed female blackbird within a manmade nest suspended between a two-pronged branch. The branch; 33cm long. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information This formerly hung in the kitchen at the Oakley Square vicarage.

£150 - £250

A late 20th century embossed, rectangular novelty silver photograph frame. London 1986, maker not found. Decorated with a fishing angler in relief. 15.5 x 21 cm together with a pair of silver-plated nursery spoons terminating with figures of a boy and girl. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£70 - £90

LOT WITHDRAWN - Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£1 - £2

A circular polished fossil marble plate with orthoceras inclusions, together with a green serpentine model lighthouse/obelisk, a small marble bowl and sphere and two further serpentine pieces. The plate: 25cm diameter. (6) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£50 - £80

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) 'Shrunken Glove #4', 2012, formed from a shrunken suede glove over a cast resin forearm and hand. 33cm x 9cm x 6cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Illustrated as #53, in the 'Nancy Fouts' (2018) monograph catalogue raisonné, with essay by James Putnam.

£150 - £250

An antique (probably early 20th century) anatomical teaching poster depicting the human skeleton, inscribed, 'Ambulance Diagrams, designed under the direction of Rober J Collie... No. 1. The Skeleton.', along with annotations against the bones, colour print on linen nailed onto ebonised wooden poles. Overall: 170cm x 79cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See...

£100 - £150

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), 'Timewarp', 2011, formed of a purposely damaged vintage alarm clock with a shattered glass face, now fitted with an electric movement (untested). 12 x 11 x 6cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Illustrated as #18, in the 'Nancy Fouts' (2018) monograph catalogue...

£200 - £300

A collection of early-late 20th-century metal toys of various origin. To include various mechanical Chad Valley spinning tops, Japanese Fino tinplate skaters, Indian 'Raj toys' Karanti gun, Dinky cars, bottle caps animals and other assorted train carriages, sand buckets, toy cannons etc. (Qty.) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article...

£80 - £120

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) 'Shrunken Glove #1', 2012, formed from a shrunken suede glove over a cast resin forearm and hand. 33cm x 9cm x 6cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Illustrated as #50, in the 'Nancy Fouts' (2018) monograph catalogue raisonné, with essay by James Putnam.

£150 - £250

A mid-20th century educational plastic head and torso used as a teaching aid for medical students, displaying the internal organs. Mounted on a plinth base stamped 'Made in W. Germany'. Height : 87cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£100 - £150

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) 'Checkerboard', 2012, comprised of a vintage games board mounted with various cast resin coins, badges, tokens and charms. Framed and glazed, 43cm x 43cm x 7cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Illustrated as #212, in the 'Nancy Fouts' (2018) monograph catalogue...

£300 - £500

A collection of antique 19th and early-20th century advertising tins, mostly American or British. To include examples from Boar's Head, Mazawattee, Edwards', Sunshine, Pascall, Columbia Gramophone, Songster, Carro's, Royal interest etc. (Qty.) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) Most likely collected by Nancy whilst working in advertising with Fouts & Fowler or...

£80 - £120

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) and Malcolm Fowler (1943-2012), 'Vincent Vase', pre-1990. A stoneware vase painted to simulate the famous vase in Van Gogh's Sunflowers paintings. Hand-painted and inscribed 'Vincent' with impressed RW and Fouts & Fowler stamps to the base. 17.5cm high. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further...

£80 - £120

Horst P. Horst (American/German 1906-1999) 'Blanche Grady, Schonheit in wachs' (1938) Vintage silver gelatin photograph signed twice and inscribed "To Nancy" gallery framed and glazed. 35.5 cm x 27.7 cm Accompanied by an explanatory gallery label and letter Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Horst P. Horst...

£500 - £800

A collection of small-sized antique crucifixes, predominately 19th century European or British. To include various cast metal examples on wooden cross supports, either on pedestal bases or intended as wall hangings (approx. 45). Together with a group of unmounted figures of Jesus Christ (approx 20.) and various vacant supporting crosses (approx. 10). The small crosses, on average: 25cm high. Footnote:...

£100 - £150

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), an abstract sculpture comprised of a cast metal cross with a miniature tin of Brasso dripping in the form of the Christ figure, mounted into a custom perspex box frame. Overall; 21cm x 21cm 5cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£100 - £150

A mid-20th-century child's toy horse's head, possibly once part of a rocking horse, mounted onto an ebonised pillar, together with an early 20th-century mechanical toy bear and an unusual painted plaster on wood wolf/dogs head, possibly part of a fairground ride. The horse's head: 57cm high. (3) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article...

£80 - £120

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), an abstract composition c.2010 of a cast resin figure of the madonna mounted with an antique knife blade, along with two further examples. The largest; 29cm. (3) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£150 - £250

A quantity of 19th-century hand-worked beadwork items to include various British and American 'Sweetheart', Prisoner of War and Native American examples including pincushions, photograph frames, wall pockets, purses, trinket boxes etc. (Qty.) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£100 - £150

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) 'Peacock War Bonnet', 2017, comprised of a taxidermy peacock, beads, leather and goose feathers mounted onto an ebonized pedestal column. 94cm x 57cm x 84cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Illustrated as #97, in the 'Nancy Fouts' (2018) monograph catalogue...

£4,000 - £6,000

A collection of 19th and early-20th century cutthroat razors. To include a part-complete 'Days of the Week' boxed set along with various wooden, ivory, horn, metal and bakelite examples from Europe, and America, together with several associated boxes. (Qty.) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£40 - £80

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), an abstract sculpture comprised of a resin cast cross with a painted Christ figure submerged within, mounted into a custom perspex box frame. Overall; 21cm x 21cm 5cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£100 - £150

An early 20th century probably Swiss, square tabletop with figural marquetry of two gentlemen seated, smoking around a table. 62 cm x 62 cm Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Condition report: The tabletop does not have a base

£80 - £120

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) 'Tulip Match', 2017, cast resin and airbrushed petals, wood and LED light on shaped plinth, battery operated. 42 x 7 x 7cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Illustrated as #179, in the 'Nancy Fouts' (2018) monograph catalogue raisonné, with essay by James Putnam.

£200 - £300

A group of antique numbered door furniture, to include thirteen oval porcelain plaques and a further seven enameled examples, probably French. The largest blue plaque: 15cm x 10cm. (20) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Most likely all from an apartment building and then purchased by Nancy from an architectural...

£50 - £80

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) 'Butterfly Boat', 2011, comprised of a model galleon style ship with taxidermy white angled-sulphur butterflies (Anteos clorinde) as the sails, mounted within a glass dome and turned wooden base, 21cm x 17cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Comparable to the...

£600 - £800

A group of decorative figural toys and sculptures predominantly late-19th early-20th century of various origin. To include two carved tribal figures, a naive articulated toy modelled as a female blackamoor (possibly naive Americana/folk art) and two others modelled as children. The largest 37cm high. (5) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website...

£50 - £80

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) and Malcolm Fowler (1943-2012), 'Vincent Vase', pre-1990. A stoneware vase painted to simulate the famous vase in Van Gogh's Sunflowers paintings. Hand-painted and inscribed 'Vincent' with impressed RW and Fouts & Fowler stamps to the base. 17.5cm high. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further...

£80 - £120

A naturalists display of a vacant, polished tortoise shell on an ebonized square socle.28 cm high. Together with a stuffed / taxidermy but unmounted tortoise, a set of muntjac antlers along with a bare badgers skull and a bird skull. (4) Qty: (4) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information

£100 - £150

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) 'Marcel Duchamp's Lost Case', 2014, comprised of a small antique leather case filled with vintage briarwood smokers pipes, all with their basins filled in with painted resin. When open: 34cm x 34cm x 27cm. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Illustrated as #234,...

£300 - £500

A framed late 19th century possibly American patchwork quilt of irregular segments including silks, satins, damasks, and a central panel monogrammed "JEP and dated 1898. 138 cm x 163 cm Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Condition report: Some sunlight rotting to some of the segments

£200 - £300

Attributed to Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), two abstract sculptures, the first comprised of an Oriental hardwood songbird/linnit birdcage filled with dried chicken's eggs, together with a smashed and repaired glass spirit bottle also filled with hollow chicken eggs (possibly resin). The caged sculpture: 23.5cm x 20.5cm x 24.5cm. (2) Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts...

£150 - £250

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019), an abstract composition c.2010, comprised of violin bow with plaited horsehair strings. 57cm x 2.5cm Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: Comparable to the illustrated artwork #141 'Violin Bow with Knot' (2010), in the 'Nancy Fouts' (2018) monograph catalogue raisonné,...

£200 - £300

A collection of early-mid 20th-century costume jewellery, including various charms, pendants, bracelets, necklaces and brooches. Together with a quantity of assorted Asian/Indian/Far-Eastern silver and white metal amulets and charms and a group of Tuareg crosses, housed within an antique two drawer cabinet. The cabinet:39cm x 21xm 13cm.

£100 - £150

Helmut Newton (German, 1920-2004) 'At Maxims Upstairs' Paris,1978. Gelatin silver print, signed and inscribed by photographer and bearing the presentation inscription "For Nancy" in pencil, also with the Helmut Newton, Monte-Carlo copyright ink stamp verso. Framed and glazed. 35.8 cm x 24.2 cm Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article...

£800 - £1,200

Nancy Fouts (American, 1945-2019) 'Spoon a Day', 2008, digital C-type photographic print on archive paper, signed and numbered 1/10 in pencil. The full sheet 67cm x 58cm, unframed. Footnote: Provenance: Direct from the estate of Nancy Fouts (1945-2019) See the Dawsons website article for further information Literature: The original artwork illustrated as #42, in the 'Nancy Fouts' (2018) monograph...

£100 - £150


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