Fine Arts Sale

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Date of the auction: 15.05.2013

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A Parker 61 three piece set of gold pens

A Parker 61 three piece set of gold pens. Consisting of a fountain pen, ballpoint pen, and propelling pencil. Decorated with an identical engine turned diamond and reeded pattern and presented in an ochre coloured presentation case with a green velvet interior. Mark of Parker, London 1974 to the the

Lot #: 1

Opening: £400 - £600

Date: 15 May 2013

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A cased set of four silver Bridge propelling pencils

A cased set of four silver Bridge propelling pencils. 20th century. Decorated with engine turned stems and individually marked with enamelled clubs, diamonds, hearts and spades in black and red to each cap head and presented in a black case. Marked sterling silver around the top of each stem. (4

Lot #: 2

Opening: £40 - £60

Date: 15 May 2013

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A pair of George III silver gilt spoons

A pair of George III silver gilt spoons. 18th century. Old English Pattern with each finely later chased with grapes and vine leaves to both the bowls and handles. Mark of Thomas Dene, London 1790. 8.7 in (22 cm) length. Weight 129 grams

Lot #: 4

Opening: £80 - £120

Date: 15 May 2013

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A collection of silver

A collection of silver. Consisting of an Edwardian cake knife with a silver blade, a mother of pearl handle in a presentation case, mark of Mark Willis, Sheffield 1910 to the blade and mark of William Yates Ltd, Sheffield 1902, a cake slice with a Sheffield stainless steel blade and a Kings pattern

Lot #: 5

Opening: £80 - £120

Date: 15 May 2013

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An Edwardian four piece silver tea and coffee set

An Edwardian four piece silver tea and coffee set. Consisting of a teapot, coffee pot, sugar bowl and cream jug of inverted baluster form and decorated with pierced foliate gallery rims, both the teapot and coffee pot with ebony acanthus scroll handles and terminals, hinged dome lids with ebony

Lot #: 6

Opening: £800 - £1,200

Date: 15 May 2013

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An ecclesiastical silver chalice

An ecclesiastical silver chalice. Early 20th century. The bowl of plain tapering circular form with a knopped stem and standing on a flared hexafoil base engraved with a cross. Mark of A R Mowbray & Co Ltd, London 1929. 6.5 in (16.4 cm) height, 3.2 in (8.1 cm) diameter of bowl. Weight 200 grams

Lot #: 7

Opening: £80 - £120

Date: 15 May 2013

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A large George V silver salver

A large George V silver salver. Of circular form with a pie crust moulded border and engraved to the centre with the words 'Presented to J. A. Mc Kinley Esq. by the members of the North End Bowling Club. Portsmouth as a token of their appreciation of his services as Honorary Secretary For 13 Years

Lot #: 8

Opening: £800 - £1,200

Date: 15 May 2013

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A Victorian silver cake knife and fork set

A Victorian silver cake knife and fork set. With mother of pearl handles and decorated with engraved floral motifs and enclosed within a velvet lined presentation case. Mark of Richard Martin & Ebenezer Hall, Sheffield 1876. (2) 8.3 in (21 cm) length of fork, 10.6 in (27 cm) length of knife. Weight

Lot #: 9

Opening: £60 - £80

Date: 15 May 2013

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A George V silver dressing table tray

A George V silver dressing table tray. Of rectangular form and decorated with an engine turned striped pattern with an unmarked circular plaque to the centre and with a rASIed floral, beaded border. Mark of Adie Brothers Ltd, Birmingham 1925. 8.5 in (21.5 cm) width, 10.9 in (27.6 cm) length. Weight

Lot #: 10

Opening: £150 - £250

Date: 15 May 2013

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A collection of silver plated flatware

A collection of silver plated flatware. Consisting of a boxed set of James Ryals of Sheffield cutlery together with a boxed Priestley & Moore Ltd fish service for a table of six including a pair of fish servers. (81 items

Lot #: 11

Opening: £40 - £60

Date: 15 May 2013

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Two William IV and Victorian silver gilt spoons

Two William IV and Victorian silver gilt spoons. 19th century. Both are old English pattern with the scallop edged bowls finely decorated with embossed peacock birds amongst foliage with c scrolls and with chased foliate handles. Both spoons were probably later decorated and gilded in India at some

Lot #: 12

Opening: £80 - £120

Date: 15 May 2013

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An Indian silver belt buckle

An Indian silver belt buckle. 19th century or later. Designed in two sections which clip together forming a composition of three finely engraved depictions in relief of Hindu goddesses. To the centre is a representation of Sarasvati, the Hindu goddess of learning, the arts and cultural fulfillment

Lot #: 13

Opening: £40 - £60

Date: 15 May 2013

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An unusual early 20th century Indian ornately carved wood lamp stand

An unusual early 20th century Indian ornately carved wood lamp stand. The lamp stand is eclectically carved with European and Indian patterns and motifs with one upright central light and four inverted bulb fittings hanging down. A Chamarajendra Technical Institute Mysore label is attached to the

Lot #: 14

Opening: £100 - £200

Date: 15 May 2013

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A Japanese miniature Shakudo plaque

A Japanese miniature Shakudo plaque. Meiji Period (Late 19th century). Of oval form with a scalloped edge and finely worked in gold, silver and copper in relief on a Shakudo ground depicting a crane fishing in a stream beneath a blossoming tree. Often found set within a brooch. 1.1 in (2.8 cm

Lot #: 15

Opening: £200 - £300

Date: 15 May 2013

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A Japanese miniature Shakudo plaque

A Japanese miniature Shakudo plaque. Meiji Period (Late 19th century). Of circular form and finely worked in gold and silver in relief on a Shakudo ground depicting birds amongst hibiscus flowers and foliage. Often found set within a brooch. 1.1 in (2.7 cm) diameter

Lot #: 16

Opening: £200 - £300

Date: 15 May 2013

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A large Japanese bronze model of an eagle plated in silver

A large Japanese bronze model of an eagle plated in silver. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). Finely modelled with wings spread wide on a separate gnarled wood perch. The underside bearing a three character mark. 34.3 in (87 cm) height

Lot #: 17

Opening: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 15 May 2013

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Kunisade III (1848 - 1920) A Japanese triptych depicting Kabuki actors in a...

Kunisade III (1848 - 1920) A Japanese triptych depicting Kabuki actors in a theatrical scene. The hand coloured woodblock print incorporated with the actors names above each figure and signed by the artist 'Kochoro hitsu' with a Toshidama seal beneath. Kunisade III is known to go under many

Lot #: 18

Opening: £150 - £200

Date: 15 May 2013

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Kunichika, Toyohara (1835 - 1900) A Japanese triptych depicting Kabuki...

Kunichika, Toyohara (1835 - 1900) A Japanese triptych depicting Kabuki actors in a theatrical scene. The hand coloured woodblock print incorporated with the actors names above each figure and signed by the artist with a toshidama seal beneath. Mounted and framed. 13.8 in (35 cm) x 27.8 in (70.5 cm

Lot #: 19

Opening: £150 - £200

Date: 15 May 2013

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Kunichika, Toyohara (1835 - 1900) A Japanese triptych depicting Kabuki...

Kunichika, Toyohara (1835 - 1900) A Japanese triptych depicting Kabuki actors in a theatrical scene. The hand coloured woodblock print incorporated with the actors names above each figure and signed by the artist with a toshidama seal beneath. Mounted and framed. 13.7 in (34.8 cm) x 27.5 in (69.8

Lot #: 20

Opening: £150 - £200

Date: 15 May 2013

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Kunichika, Toyohara (1835 - 1900) A Japanese triptych depicting Kabuki...

Kunichika, Toyohara (1835 - 1900) A Japanese triptych depicting Kabuki actors in a theatrical scene. The hand coloured woodblock print incorporated with the actors names above each figure and signed by the artist with a toshidama seal beneath. Mounted and framed. 13.7 in (34.8 cm) x 27.4 in (69.7

Lot #: 21

Opening: £150 - £200

Date: 15 May 2013

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Hokusai, Katsushika (1760 - 1849) Two Japanese woodcut prints

Hokusai, Katsushika (1760 - 1849) Two Japanese woodcut prints. Possibly early 20th century. Most likely originating from Hokusai's Manga illustrated volumes. Consisting of an equestrian scene together with a study of fish horizontally split depicting two plaice fish beneath a ray fish. Both mounted

Lot #: 22

Opening: £20 - £30

Date: 15 May 2013

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An impressive Japanese Export Art Nouveau cabinet

An impressive Japanese Export Art Nouveau cabinet. Meiji Period. c.1890 - 1912. This large and spectacular Japanese cabinet is finely carved in Mulberry wood, the front being comprised of open shelves, a large cupboard and panels carved in relief depicting birds amongst foliage, pagodas and

Lot #: 24

Opening: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 15 May 2013

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A Chinese export silver pill box

A Chinese export silver pill box. Late 19th/early 20th century. Of circular form with a hinged lid and embossed with floral decoration to both the top and sides. Mark of Luen Wo of Shanghai. 2.2 in (5.5 cm) diameter. Weight 55 grams

Lot #: 25

Opening: £80 - £120

Date: 15 May 2013

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A fine Chinese export silver tankard

A fine Chinese export silver tankard. c. 1885 - 1920. With embossed decoration around the body depicting a variety of birds amidst bamboo with a scroll handle formed as a bamboo stem and a shield shaped reserve to the body inscribed 'Brenda'. Mark of Luen Wo, Shanghai. 4.5 in (11.4 cm) height

Lot #: 26

Opening: £300 - £500

Date: 15 May 2013

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A Chinese export silver tea caddy

A Chinese export silver tea caddy. c. 1885 - 1920. Of baluster form and decorated with applied chrysanthemums to the body and with an embossed band of blossoming prunus to the lid. Mark of Luen Wo, Shanghai. 5.1 in (12.9 cm) height. Weight 221 grams

Lot #: 27

Opening: £250 - £350

Date: 15 May 2013

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A fine Chinese export silver box

A fine Chinese export silver box. c.1850 - 1930. Of rectangular form and decorated with blossoming chrysanthemum flowers to both the sides and top. Mark of Hung Chong, Canton & Shanghai. 1.5 in (3.9 cm) height, 5.2 in (13.3 cm) width, 2.1 in (5.3 cm) depth. Weight 182 grams

Lot #: 28

Opening: £150 - £250

Date: 15 May 2013

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A collection of Chinese export and English silver

A collection of Chinese export and English silver. Late 19th/early 20th century. Consisting of a Chinese silver matchbox case decorated with birds amidst blossoming prunus with a plain circular reserve for initials, a Chinese miniature hexagonal vase decorated with embossed panels depicting two

Lot #: 29

Opening: £50 - £80

Date: 15 May 2013

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A large Chinese export silver box

A large Chinese export silver box. Late 18th/early 19th century. Of rectangular form with a hinged lid, gilt lined interior and a finely decorated exterior embossed with depictions of dragons amongst scrolling clouds with a central flaming pearl to the lid. Mark of Cumshing (Cum Shing), Canton. 2.9

Lot #: 30

Opening: £600 - £800

Date: 15 May 2013

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A Chinese red cinnabar lacquer box and cover

A Chinese red cinnabar lacquer box and cover. 19th century or earlier. Of rectangular form and decorated with carved depictions of scholars in a landscape within a floral border. Six character Qianlong mark to the base. 2 in (5 cm) height, 5.7 in (14.5 cm) width, 4 in (10.2 cm) depth

Lot #: 31

Opening: £100 - £200

Date: 15 May 2013

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A Chinese jade carving of a head

A Chinese jade carving of a head. Probably late Ming/Qing dynasty period. Most likely carved as an interpretation of a Chinese Emperor, high ranking courtier or scholar, the stone of a pale celadon tone and mounted on an acrylic and metal stand. 2.6 in (6.7 cm) height of head, 4 in (10.2 cm) height

Lot #: 32

Opening: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 15 May 2013