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Star lots 21st April 2021

Exceptional or interesting lots from our auction of Antique, Fine Art and Collectables auction to be held on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd of April 2021

William Minshall Birchall 1929, (1884-1941) watercolour and wash signed, "HMS Barham" 26cm x 37cm, label on verso HMS Barham flying the flag of Vice Admiral John D Kelly commanding first battle squadron Mediterranean 1927-1928

951 William Minshall Birchall 1929, (1884-1941) watercolour and wash signed, "HMS Barham" 26cm x 37cm, label on verso HMS Barham flying the flag of Vice Admiral John D Kelly commanding first battle squadron Mediterranean 1927-1928

£80-120
Gaetano D'esposito 1900 (1858-1911), gouache signed, study of a battle cruiser 23cm x 37cm

956 Gaetano D'esposito 1900 (1858-1911), gouache signed, study of a battle cruiser 23cm x 37cm

£150-200
Gaetano D'esposito 1896 (1858-1911), gouache signed, "HMS Howe" with paying off penant 28cm x 44cm

957 Gaetano D'esposito 1896 (1858-1911), gouache signed, "HMS Howe" with paying off penant 28cm x 44cm

£200-300
19th Century gouache, vessels off The Grand Harbour Malta 18cm x 40cm

968 19th Century gouache, vessels off The Grand Harbour Malta 18cm x 40cm

£150-200
Charles Edmund Rowbotham 1901 (1856-1921) "Grand Canal Venice with figures in Vessels" 20cm x 46cm

986 Charles Edmund Rowbotham 1901 (1856-1921) "Grand Canal Venice with figures in Vessels" 20cm x 46cm

£100-150
Early 20th Century gouache unsigned "HMS Bedford" in choppy moonlit sea 39cm x 55cm

987 Early 20th Century gouache unsigned "HMS Bedford" in choppy moonlit sea 39cm x 55cm

£150-200
William Frederick Mitchell 1895 (1845-1914), watercolour signed and dated, "HMS Euphretes" in the Suez Canal 17cm x 22.5cm

991 William Frederick Mitchell 1895 (1845-1914), watercolour signed and dated, "HMS Euphretes" in the Suez Canal 17cm x 22.5cm

£100-150
19th Century gouache unsigned, "HMS Monarch", oval 28cm x 33cm

995 19th Century gouache unsigned, "HMS Monarch", oval 28cm x 33cm

£100-150
William Frederick Mitchell 1897 (1845-1914), watercolour signed and inscribed, "HMS Orontes" 16cm x 24cm

997 William Frederick Mitchell 1897 (1845-1914), watercolour signed and inscribed, "HMS Orontes" 16cm x 24cm

£100-150
Jacob Henricus Maris, oil on board signed, "On The Maas Holland" 46cm x 60cm

1005 Jacob Henricus Maris, oil on board signed, "On The Maas Holland" 46cm x 60cm

£200-300
Christopher Pemberton, oil on canvas, portrait study of a young man 67cm x 54cm

1006 Christopher Pemberton, oil on canvas, portrait study of a young man 67cm x 54cm

£200-300
Alan King, oil on canvas signed "Anna's Toy Shop, Wiltshire Memories" dated 2005 35cm x 45cm

1020 Alan King, oil on canvas signed "Anna's Toy Shop, Wiltshire Memories" dated 2005 35cm x 45cm

£650-850
'Fausto Zonaro' (1854-1929), pre-sketch/reference??? for 'The Boat' oil on wooden board signed lower right, a view of Constantinople with traders at a quayside, unframed 18cm x 28cm . The board marked en verso pencilled number 2475.

1028 'Fausto Zonaro' (1854-1929), pre-sketch/reference??? for 'The Boat' oil on wooden board signed lower right, a view of Constantinople with traders at a quayside, unframed 18cm x 28cm . The board marked en verso pencilled number 2475.

£200-300
A Victorian figured walnut Davenport of serpentine outline, having a stationery box top with 3/4 gallery, hinged lid, the fall inset a green leather writing surface, the pedestal fitted 4 drawers, raised on cabriole supports 83cm h x 54cm w x 56cm d

1146 A Victorian figured walnut Davenport of serpentine outline, having a stationery box top with 3/4 gallery, hinged lid, the fall inset a green leather writing surface, the pedestal fitted 4 drawers, raised on cabriole supports 83cm h x 54cm w x 56cm d

£250-350
A William IV rosewood centre table with green marble top, raised on carved column and triform base 74cm h x 89cm diam.

1167 A William IV rosewood centre table with green marble top, raised on carved column and triform base 74cm h x 89cm diam.

£150-200
A Victorian square mahogany 4 tier what-not, raised on turned and block supports 129cm h x 46cm w x 46cm d

1169 A Victorian square mahogany 4 tier what-not, raised on turned and block supports 129cm h x 46cm w x 46cm d

£80-120
A Regency mahogany chiffonier with pink veined marble top, the base fitted a drawer above arched panelled and grilled doors, raised on a platform base 84cm h x 187cm w x 37cm d

1176 A Regency mahogany chiffonier with pink veined marble top, the base fitted a drawer above arched panelled and grilled doors, raised on a platform base 84cm h x 187cm w x 37cm d

£100-150
A Georgian mahogany linen press secretaire, the upper section with moulded and dentil cornice, blind fretwork frieze above cupboard with 5 trays enclosed by panelled doors, the base with well fitted secretaire drawer above 2 drawers, raised on a platform base 198cm h x 129cm w x 62cm d

1179 A Georgian mahogany linen press secretaire, the upper section with moulded and dentil cornice, blind fretwork frieze above cupboard with 5 trays enclosed by panelled doors, the base with well fitted secretaire drawer above 2 drawers, raised on a platform base 198cm h x 129cm w x 62cm d

£150-250
An Edwardian Art Nouveau rectangular mahogany library table with undertier, raised on spiral turned supports 71cm h x 132cm w x 68cm d

1184 An Edwardian Art Nouveau rectangular mahogany library table with undertier, raised on spiral turned supports 71cm h x 132cm w x 68cm d

£100-150
A Georgian mahogany secretaire bookcase, the upper section with moulded cornice, interior fitted adjustable shelves enclosed by astragal glazed panelled doors, the secretaire drawer with fall front revealing a well fitted interior above 3 drawers with brass oval plate drop handles and turned columns to the sides 217cm h x 120cm w x 57cm d

1190 A Georgian mahogany secretaire bookcase, the upper section with moulded cornice, interior fitted adjustable shelves enclosed by astragal glazed panelled doors, the secretaire drawer with fall front revealing a well fitted interior above 3 drawers with brass oval plate drop handles and turned columns to the sides 217cm h x 120cm w x 57cm d

£200-300
A mid-Century rosewood sideboard, the interior fitted shelves and 2 short drawers enclosed by panelled sliding doors, the base fitted 3 long drawers and raised on square tapered supports 112cm h x 165cm w x 43cm d.  Cites certificate reference No.594781/01

1191 A mid-Century rosewood sideboard, the interior fitted shelves and 2 short drawers enclosed by panelled sliding doors, the base fitted 3 long drawers and raised on square tapered supports 112cm h x 165cm w x 43cm d. Cites certificate reference No.594781/01

£200-300
A 19th Century French painted walnut cylinder bureau, the upper section fitted 3 drawers, cylinder revealing a fitted interior with 3 short drawers above 1 long drawer, raised on square tapered supports with gilt metal mounts throughout 110cm h x 88cm w x 54cm d

1198 A 19th Century French painted walnut cylinder bureau, the upper section fitted 3 drawers, cylinder revealing a fitted interior with 3 short drawers above 1 long drawer, raised on square tapered supports with gilt metal mounts throughout 110cm h x 88cm w x 54cm d

£150-200
A Victorian mahogany and glass D shaped table top display cabinet with mirrored back 20cm h x 92cm w x 36cm d

1199 A Victorian mahogany and glass D shaped table top display cabinet with mirrored back 20cm h x 92cm w x 36cm d

£80-120
A Dutch 17th/18th Century inlaid marquetry bedside cabinet fitted a cupboard enclosed by a panelled door, the base fitted a drawer 67cm h x 44cm w x 32.5cm d

1200 A Dutch 17th/18th Century inlaid marquetry bedside cabinet fitted a cupboard enclosed by a panelled door, the base fitted a drawer 67cm h x 44cm w x 32.5cm d

£100-150
Ms Honorarles, a French 19th Century 8 day skeleton style timepiece with 6cm enamelled door, Roman numerals, contained under a glass dome on an ebony stand, the base marked Ms Honorarles Xep Paris Londeres (complete with key)

1059 Ms Honorarles, a French 19th Century 8 day skeleton style timepiece with 6cm enamelled door, Roman numerals, contained under a glass dome on an ebony stand, the base marked Ms Honorarles Xep Paris Londeres (complete with key)

£80-120
Hry Marc, a French 19th Century 8 day striking mantel clock, the enamelled dial with Roman numerals, marked 2 Hry Marc a'Paris, the back plate marked same, striking on bell, complete with pendulum and key and contained in a porcelain floral encrusted case

1055 Hry Marc, a French 19th Century 8 day striking mantel clock, the enamelled dial with Roman numerals, marked 2 Hry Marc a'Paris, the back plate marked same, striking on bell, complete with pendulum and key and contained in a porcelain floral encrusted case

£100-150
A 19th/20th Century medical infants platform scales, complete with weights - 8 stone, 4 stone, 2 stone, 1 stone and 1/2 stone

757 A 19th/20th Century medical infants platform scales, complete with weights - 8 stone, 4 stone, 2 stone, 1 stone and 1/2 stone

£50-75
A Philips 9" terrestrial globe raised on a square black Bakelite base

770 A Philips 9" terrestrial globe raised on a square black Bakelite base

£50-75
A pair of 19th Century Japanese polished bronze figures of standing storks on turtles 24cm h x 10cm w x 7cm d

771 A pair of 19th Century Japanese polished bronze figures of standing storks on turtles 24cm h x 10cm w x 7cm d

£60-80
A Victorian cylindrical gilt metal 3 and beech tier 18 division cotton reel stand, the top incorporating a pin cushion and contained under a glass dome 36cm h x 22cm diam.

773 A Victorian cylindrical gilt metal 3 and beech tier 18 division cotton reel stand, the top incorporating a pin cushion and contained under a glass dome 36cm h x 22cm diam.

£80-120
A South Pacific clam shell 8cm x 27cm x 19cm together with a Queen Conch shell 14cm x 20cm x 19cm

775 A South Pacific clam shell 8cm x 27cm x 19cm together with a Queen Conch shell 14cm x 20cm x 19cm

£60-90
An Edwardian 18ct yellow gold sapphire and diamond cocktail ring with 4 princess cut sapphires surrounded by brilliant cut diamonds size M 1/2

10 An Edwardian 18ct yellow gold sapphire and diamond cocktail ring with 4 princess cut sapphires surrounded by brilliant cut diamonds size M 1/2

£250-300
A stylish 1970's 18ct yellow gold sapphire and pearl ring, size N 1/2, 8.2 grams

13 A stylish 1970's 18ct yellow gold sapphire and pearl ring, size N 1/2, 8.2 grams

£150-200
A stylish 1970's 18ct yellow gold sapphire and pearl brooch 51mm x 31mm, 12.5 grams

20 A stylish 1970's 18ct yellow gold sapphire and pearl brooch 51mm x 31mm, 12.5 grams

£250-300
William Tonks, a Victorian brass door stop in the form of a lidded urn, reverse marked WT&S and with stylised sun mark 28cm h x 12cm w x 7cm d

787 William Tonks, a Victorian brass door stop in the form of a lidded urn, reverse marked WT&S and with stylised sun mark 28cm h x 12cm w x 7cm d

£70-90
A Georgian rectangular, crossbanded mahogany snap top breakfast table, raised on a turned column and tripod base 75cm h x 117cm w x 88cm d

1213 A Georgian rectangular, crossbanded mahogany snap top breakfast table, raised on a turned column and tripod base 75cm h x 117cm w x 88cm d

£100-150
A late Victorian metamorphic carved oak 4 tread library steps in the form of a bar back chair with bobbin turned decoration, when closed 88cm h x 44cm w x 35cm d, when open 89cm h x 58cm w x 35cm d

1239 A late Victorian metamorphic carved oak 4 tread library steps in the form of a bar back chair with bobbin turned decoration, when closed 88cm h x 44cm w x 35cm d, when open 89cm h x 58cm w x 35cm d

£50-75
Three 19th Century horsemen style knives marked Buga comprising, horseman style knife with 2 blades, pick, corkscrew and toothpick blade marked Buca Icttenham Court Road with 9cm horn grip, a Suitali horseman style knife with 2 blades (1f), saw blade, bodkin, gimlet, corkscrew, pick, tweezers and toothpick with 9cm horn grip and 1 other with 2 blades (1f), bodkin, corkscrew (f), hoof pick, tweezers (toothpick missing) with 9cm horn grip

810 Three 19th Century horsemen style knives marked Buga comprising, horseman style knife with 2 blades, pick, corkscrew and toothpick blade marked Buca Icttenham Court Road with 9cm horn grip, a Suitali horseman style knife with 2 blades (1f), saw blade, bodkin, gimlet, corkscrew, pick, tweezers and toothpick with 9cm horn grip and 1 other with 2 blades (1f), bodkin, corkscrew (f), hoof pick, tweezers (toothpick missing) with 9cm horn grip

£100-150
A 19th Century pressed metal ear trumpet 23cm x 9cm

814 A 19th Century pressed metal ear trumpet 23cm x 9cm

£50-75
An 18th Century apprentice mule chest fitted a hinged lid, the base fitted 2 short drawers with brass swan neck drop handles, raised on later bracket feet 38cm h x 60cm w x 39cm d

1244 An 18th Century apprentice mule chest fitted a hinged lid, the base fitted 2 short drawers with brass swan neck drop handles, raised on later bracket feet 38cm h x 60cm w x 39cm d

£150-200
A 17th/18th Century carved oak coffer of panelled construction with original hinges 57cm h x 105cm w x 47cm d

1258 A 17th/18th Century carved oak coffer of panelled construction with original hinges 57cm h x 105cm w x 47cm d

£120-160
A 1930's Hardy Brothers Altex no.2 Mk.2 spinning fishing reel in original box

823 A 1930's Hardy Brothers Altex no.2 Mk.2 spinning fishing reel in original box

£40-60
An 18ct yellow gold diamond set necklace, 43cm, 34.4 grams

93 An 18ct yellow gold diamond set necklace, 43cm, 34.4 grams

£2000-2500
After Coustou, a pair of 19th Century bronze figures of Marley horses, raised on lozenge shaped black marble bases 28cm h x 26cm w x 12cm d

860 After Coustou, a pair of 19th Century bronze figures of Marley horses, raised on lozenge shaped black marble bases 28cm h x 26cm w x 12cm d

£150-200
A Rolls Royce Spirit of Ecstasy nickel? car mascot for the 20HP model, the base marked 'Rolls Royce Ltd. Feb 6th 1911' and signed 'C Sykes', the underwings marked 'Trade Mark Reg' and 'Reg US Pat Off'. 10.2 cm high (not including nut)

861 A Rolls Royce Spirit of Ecstasy nickel? car mascot for the 20HP model, the base marked 'Rolls Royce Ltd. Feb 6th 1911' and signed 'C Sykes', the underwings marked 'Trade Mark Reg' and 'Reg US Pat Off'. 10.2 cm high (not including nut)

£180-220
A Marklin 1930's toy steam powered drill no 4263/2 11cm high together with a ditto circular saw no. 4254/2 15cm wide and ditto Lathe no .4260/1.5 14.5 cm long

865 A Marklin 1930's toy steam powered drill no 4263/2 11cm high together with a ditto circular saw no. 4254/2 15cm wide and ditto Lathe no .4260/1.5 14.5 cm long

£50-70
Hermes, two lady's silk scarves boxed, 87cm x 86cm

889 Hermes, two lady's silk scarves boxed, 87cm x 86cm

£50-75
A George III woolwork sampler with upper and lower case letters and motto by Francis Holmes, age 11, 11th The Year of Our Lord 1813 38cm x 40cm (unframed)

890 A George III woolwork sampler with upper and lower case letters and motto by Francis Holmes, age 11, 11th The Year of Our Lord 1813 38cm x 40cm (unframed)

£60-90
A pair of Victorian iron and polished brass dual set chancel gates 66cm h x 118cm w

907 A pair of Victorian iron and polished brass dual set chancel gates 66cm h x 118cm w

£80-120
G Graham of Cockermouth, an 18th Century 8 day striking longcase clock, the 35cm painted arched dial with floral spandrels, subsidiary second hand, Roman numerals, striking on a bell and contained in a banded oak case 225cm h, complete with key, pendulum and weights

1060 G Graham of Cockermouth, an 18th Century 8 day striking longcase clock, the 35cm painted arched dial with floral spandrels, subsidiary second hand, Roman numerals, striking on a bell and contained in a banded oak case 225cm h, complete with key, pendulum and weights

£150-200
A Victorian cylinder musical box playing 12 aires and with 27cm cylinder contained in an inlaid rosewood box, the interior label marked 12 aires and numbered 1693 13cm h x 59cm w x 23cm d

1064 A Victorian cylinder musical box playing 12 aires and with 27cm cylinder contained in an inlaid rosewood box, the interior label marked 12 aires and numbered 1693 13cm h x 59cm w x 23cm d

£300-500
Jaeger LeCoultre, an Atmos clock with white dial and Roman numerals contained in a gilt metal case, the base engraved IBM, base marked Metal Caliber 528-8 22.5cm by 16.5cm by 12cm

1068 Jaeger LeCoultre, an Atmos clock with white dial and Roman numerals contained in a gilt metal case, the base engraved IBM, base marked Metal Caliber 528-8 22.5cm by 16.5cm by 12cm

£300-500
Of railway interest, a Southern Region Suburban Services mirror map 41cm x 61cm

911 Of railway interest, a Southern Region Suburban Services mirror map 41cm x 61cm

£50-75
A Wedgwood gold Florentine dinner service comprising 10 two handled cups, 14 saucers, 13 small plates, 14 medium plates, 14 large plates, 14 dinner plates, 2 vegetable tureens and covers, a soup tureen and cover, 2 dishes

668 A Wedgwood gold Florentine dinner service comprising 10 two handled cups, 14 saucers, 13 small plates, 14 medium plates, 14 large plates, 14 dinner plates, 2 vegetable tureens and covers, a soup tureen and cover, 2 dishes

£100-150
An 18th Century style Chinese famille rose vase with pierced gilt handles, decorated a lady riding a deer and a lady carrying flowers in a garden setting with script 58cm h

682 An 18th Century style Chinese famille rose vase with pierced gilt handles, decorated a lady riding a deer and a lady carrying flowers in a garden setting with script 58cm h

£100-150
Cartier, a gentleman's steel cased Pasha de Cartier automatic wristwatch with calendar aperture, contained in a 41mm case, numbered 565869LX, having a matt black bracelet with spare links, original box and cased booklets, together with two manuals

213 Cartier, a gentleman's steel cased Pasha de Cartier automatic wristwatch with calendar aperture, contained in a 41mm case, numbered 565869LX, having a matt black bracelet with spare links, original box and cased booklets, together with two manuals

£1000-1500
Rolex, A gentleman's 18ct yellow gold Rolex Oyster perpetual datejust wristwatch and bracelet, contained in a 30mm case with 2 spare links

218 Rolex, A gentleman's 18ct yellow gold Rolex Oyster perpetual datejust wristwatch and bracelet, contained in a 30mm case with 2 spare links

£2200-2500
A silver 2 handled presentation trophy with engraved inscription Birmingham 1937, 28cm, 1288 grams, with a mounted wood stand

308 A silver 2 handled presentation trophy with engraved inscription Birmingham 1937, 28cm, 1288 grams, with a mounted wood stand

£300-400
A silver epergne with 4 tapered vases on a round base, Sheffield 1918, 35cm

309 A silver epergne with 4 tapered vases on a round base, Sheffield 1918, 35cm

£500-600
An 18ct white gold emerald and diamond line bracelet, the emeralds approx. 7.63ct, the brilliant cut diamonds 1.81ct, 17cm, 18.8grams

230 An 18ct white gold emerald and diamond line bracelet, the emeralds approx. 7.63ct, the brilliant cut diamonds 1.81ct, 17cm, 18.8grams

£5800-6800
A D.F.C. group of medals to Flight Lieutenant J A Murrell, comprising Distinguished Flying Cross, privately inscribed J A Murrell 35 (PFF) Sqdn 1945, 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence medal, War medal together with miniatures, dress miniatures, log book 1942-1948, a scrap book including maps, cartoons, drawings, a photograph album and a commercial pilots log book 1952-1954

351 A D.F.C. group of medals to Flight Lieutenant J A Murrell, comprising Distinguished Flying Cross, privately inscribed J A Murrell 35 (PFF) Sqdn 1945, 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, Defence medal, War medal together with miniatures, dress miniatures, log book 1942-1948, a scrap book including maps, cartoons, drawings, a photograph album and a commercial pilots log book 1952-1954

£2000-2500