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Date of the auction: 16.10.2019

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John Wells (British 1907-2000), Paraboloid I

John Wells (British 1907-2000) Paraboloid I Oil on board in artist's frame Signed, titled and dated 1977 verso 15 x 20cm (5¾ x 7¾ in.) Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 501

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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John Wells (British 1907-2000), Untitled

John Wells (British 1907-2000) Untitled Oil and pencil on board in artist's frame Signed, inscribed and dated 1976-85 verso 18.5 x 16cm (7¼ x 6¼ in.) Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 502

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Denis Mitchell (British 1912-1993), Penhale

Denis Mitchell (British 1912-1993) Penhale Bronze Signed with initials, titled, dated 70 and inscribed No. 7 on underside of base Height: 15cm (5¾ in.) Executed in 1970 in an edition of 7. Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner We are grateful to the artist's estate for

Lot #: 503

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Jeremy Annear (British b. 1949), Holding Clew I

Jeremy Annear (British b. 1949) Holding Clew I Oil on board Signed and dated 2012 to backboard 35 x 46cm (13¾ x 18 in.) Born in Exeter in 1949, Annear was influenced from an early age by the St. Ives school of art as well as European modernists such as Paul Klee, Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso. He

Lot #: 504

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Jeremy Annear (British b. 1949), Counterpoint (Kinetic) V

Jeremy Annear (British b. 1949) Counterpoint (Kinetic) V Oil on canvas Signed, titled and dated 2014 verso 41 x 30cm (16 x 11¾ in.) λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 505

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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John Wells (British 1907-2000), Counterpoint

John Wells (British 1907-2000) Counterpoint Oil on board in artist's frame Signed, inscribed and dated 1975-76 verso 24 x 34cm (9¼ x 13¼ in.) Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 506

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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John Wells (British 1907-2000), Stone and Flower

John Wells (British 1907-2000) Stone and Flower Oil on board in artist's frame Signed, inscribed and dated 1945-75 verso 14.5 x 19cm (5½ x 7¼ in.) Provenance: The Orion Gallery, Penzance Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1980s λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty

Lot #: 507

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,500

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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John Wells (British 1907-2000), Soaring Form

John Wells (British 1907-2000) Soaring Form Oil on board in artist's frame Signed, titled and dated 1947 verso 35.5 x 25.5cm (13¾ x 10 in.) Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 508

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Denis Mitchell (British 1912-1993), Sennen

Denis Mitchell (British 1912-1993) Sennen Polished bronze Signed with initials, titled 'Sennan' , dated 1977 and numbered 2/5 on the underside of base 13cm (5 in.) Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner We are grateful to the artist's estate for their kind assistance with

Lot #: 509

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Denis Mitchell (British 1912-1993), Pelyn

Denis Mitchell (British 1912-1993) Pelyn Bronze Signed with initials and titled on the underside of base 23 x 23cm (9 x 9 in.) Executed in 1975, this work is number 4 from an edition of 7 plus 1 artist's copy (unnumbered). Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner We are

Lot #: 510

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Denis Mitchell (British 1912-1993), Design for Pelyn

Denis Mitchell (British 1912-1993) Design for Pelyn Coloured crayon and wash Signed and dated 75 lower right 25 x 34.5cm (9¾ x 13½ in.) Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 511

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Peter Brook (British 1927-2009), Young Tightrope Walker

Peter Brook (British 1927-2009) Young Tightrope Walker Oil on canvas Signed lower centre; titled verso 64.5 x 127cm (25¼ x 50 in.) Provenance: Agnews Gallery, London λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 512

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Tessa Newcomb (British b. 1955), Three men working

Tessa Newcomb (British b. 1955) Three men working Oil on board Signed and dated 07 lower right 20 x 27.5cm (7¾ x 10¾ in.) Exhibited: London, The Mall Galleries, New English Art Club , 2007, no. 189 λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 513

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Richard Eurich (British 1903-1992), Tanker in the Solent

Richard Eurich (British 1903-1992) Tanker in the Solent Oil on canvas Signed and dated 69 lower left, signed and titled verso 25 x 35cm (9¾ x 13¾ in.) Provenance: Sale, Christie's London, 10 November 1988, lot 114 Sale, Sotheby's London, 21 June 1995, lot 116 Sale, Christie's London, 21 November

Lot #: 514

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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John Armstrong (British 1893-1973), Still life

John Armstrong (British 1893-1973) Still life Oil on board Signed and dated 58 lower right 24 x 39cm (9¼ x 15¼ in.) Provenance: Annette Armstrong Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited: London, Molton & Lords Galleries, November 1963, cat no. 14 Literature: Andrew Lambirth, John

Lot #: 515

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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John Armstrong (British 1893-1973), Still life with cherries

John Armstrong (British 1893-1973) Still life with cherries Oil on paper Signed lower right 18 x 21.5cm (7 x 8¼ in.) Provenance: Annette Armstrong Acquired from the above by the present owner λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 516

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Richard Eurich (British 1903-1992), Cucumber with a glass

Richard Eurich (British 1903-1992) Cucumber with a glass Oil on board Signed and dated 73 upper right 11 x 29.5cm (4¼ x 11½ in.) Executed in 1973. Provenance: Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, Ref. C8657 Royal Academy, London Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1974 Exhibited: London, Royal

Lot #: 517

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Maxwell Ashby Armfield (British 1881-1972), The Shells Remain (no.3)

Maxwell Ashby Armfield (British 1881-1972) The Shells Remain (no.3) Tempera on canvas-board Signed with monogram lower right; titled and inscribed to label verso 32 x 25.7cm (12½ x 10 in.) λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 518

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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John Armstrong (British 1893-1973), The Prayer of the Gods

John Armstrong (British 1893-1973) The Prayer of the Gods Oil on board Signed and dated 56 lower right 30.5 x 40cm (12 x 15½ in.) Provenance: Sale, Sotheby's, London, 8 March 1978, lot 92 Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited: London, Leicester Galleries, 1957, no. 12 London, Royal

Lot #: 519

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Michael Ayrton (British 1921-1975), Turning Maze Figure

Michael Ayrton (British 1921-1975) Turning Maze Figure Bronze Numbered 5/9 on the base 23cm (9 in.) Conceived in 1966. Provenance: Grosvenor Gallery, London Acquired from the above by the present owner λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 520

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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John Armstrong (British 1893-1973), A walk at night

John Armstrong (British 1893-1973) A walk at night Oil on paper Signed and dated 58 lower right 32 x 20.5cm (12½ x 8 in.) Provenance: Sale, Sotheby's, London, March 12 1975, lot 71 Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, Summer Exhibition , 1973, no. 955

Lot #: 521

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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John Armstrong (British 1893-1973), The Belfry

John Armstrong (British 1893-1973) The Belfry Tempera on canvas Signed and dated 63 lower left 54 x 64.5cm (21¼ x 25¼ in.) Provenance: Sale, Sotheby's, London, March 17 1976, lot 97 Acquired from the above by the present owner Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, John Armstrong 1893-1973 , 1975, no

Lot #: 522

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Scottie Wilson (Scottish 1888-1972), Fish & Bird World

Scottie Wilson (Scottish 1888-1972) Fish & Bird World Watercolour and ink Signed to the centre 60.5 x 47.5cm (23¾ x 18½ in.) Provenance: Editions Graphiques, London Ivon Florence Esq. (purchased from the above in November 1968) Exhibited: London, Editions Graphiques λ - The lot may be subject to

Lot #: 523

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Scottie Wilson (Scottish 1888-1972), Head

Scottie Wilson (Scottish 1888-1972) Head Watercolour and ink Signed lower right 37 x 26.5cm (14½ x 10¼ in.) λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 524

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Julian Trevelyan (British 1910-1988), Soil erosion

Julian Trevelyan (British 1910-1988) Soil erosion Oil on canvas Signed and dated '56 lower right 41 x 51cm (16 x 20 in.) Provenance: The collection of the late Professor Michael Jaffé, Clifton Maybank λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 525

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Geoffrey Key (British b. 1941), Piccadilly, Manchester

Geoffrey Key (British b. 1941) Piccadilly, Manchester Oil on board Signed and dated 65 lower right 91 x 122cm (35¾ x 48 in.) Provenance: Sale, Christie's South Kensington, 22 March 2012, lot 112 λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 526

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Josef Herman (British 1911-2000), Dusk

Josef Herman (British 1911-2000) Dusk Lithograph printed in colours, 1965 Signed in pencil and dated 65 Sheet: 57 x 79cm (22¼ x 31 in.) λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 527

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Patrick Caulfield (British 1936-2005), Crying to the walls: My god! My God...

Patrick Caulfield (British 1936-2005) Crying to the walls: My god! My God! Will she relent? (from Some poems by Jules Laforgue) (Cristea 38g) Silkscreen printed in colours, 1973, from the edition of 200 40 x 35cm (15½ x 13¾ in.) λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 528

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Terry Frost (British 1915-2003), Spring spiral (Kemp 141)

Terry Frost (British 1915-2003) Spring spiral (Kemp 141) Screenprint in colours, 1995 Signed in pencil, titled and numbered 92/125 Image: 72.5 x 72cm (28½ x 28¼ in.) λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 529

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 16 Oct 2019

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Elisabeth Frink (British 1930-1993), Horse and Rider

Elisabeth Frink (British 1930-1993) Horse and Rider Lithograph printed in colours, 1970 Signed in pencil, numbered 460/500 57 x 76cm (22¼ x 29¾ in.) λ - The lot may be subject to Droit de Suite royalty charges

Lot #: 530

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 16 Oct 2019