Royal and Noble

Sotheby's
London

Date of the auction: 14.01.2021

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A pair of fossilised 'Irish elk' antlers, Prehistoric

Property of a GentlemanA pair of fossilised 'Irish elk' antlers, Prehistoric with twenty-one points, restorations295cm. wide; 9ft. 8in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £25,000 - £40,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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The Macleans of Ardgour Regalia: A cased set of Victorian Highland dress...

Property of a GentlemanThe Macleans of Ardgour Regalia: A cased set of Victorian Highland dress accessories, circa 1871, supplied by Millidge & Sons, Edinburgh the oak case with a fitted blue baise interior and a printed retailers label for 'Millidge & Sons / Goldsmiths & Watchmakers / 28 Princes

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A Continental silver-gilt drinking cup in the form of a bull, makers mark...

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA Continental silver-gilt drinking cup in the form of a bull, makers mark MPB, possibly Breslau, 19th century cast and chased, with a detachable head, the triform base chased with animals marked on head, body and foot, the head and

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A Netherlandish silver-mounted tortoiseshell-veneered wood casket...

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA Netherlandish silver-mounted tortoiseshell-veneered wood casket, unmarked, circa 1700 rectangular with hinged cover, the silver corner mounts and escutcheon plate engraved with scrolling foliage, the central applied cartouche

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A German silver-gilt cup and cover in the form of a bear, maker's mark only...

PROPERTY OF A DESCENDANT OF WILLIAM BECKFORD & THE DUKES OF HAMILTONA German silver-gilt cup and cover in the form of a bear, maker's mark only MV conjoined (the shield Melchior Bair), Augsburg, circa 1600 on its haunches supporting a heraldic shield, with chained nose ring, beaded collar, the

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A James I silver seal-top spoon, William Frend, London, 1618

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA James I silver seal-top spoon, William Frend, London, 1618 the finial initialed RVS and dated 1617; together with two further seal-top examples, including: one, maker's mark 'GB', Exeter, circa 1630; finial stippled IB, back of

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A German silver-gilt wine cup, Theodor or Tobias Riederer, Augsburg, circa...

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA German silver-gilt wine cup, Theodor or Tobias Riederer, Augsburg, circa 1614-1616 of tapered conical form, the cup with applied wriggle work rim above embossed lobes and matting, on a knopped stem and domed stippled foot, marked

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A set of four George IV silver-gilt 'Munzbecher's', John Bridge for...

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA set of four George IV silver-gilt 'Munzbecher's', John Bridge for Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, London, 1827 in late 16th century German style, cast and chased with hunting scenes and engraved with floral sprays, each on a chased

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A façon-de-venise glass jug,, late 16th century

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA façon-de-venise glass jug, late 16th century of tapering conical form with a stepped folded rim and strap handle, supported by a spreading folded foot decorated in 'nipt diamond waie', traces of gilding18.5cm. high; 7 1/4

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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French, 19th century, In Limoges, 13th century Style | Casket

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonFrench, 19th centuryIn Limoges, 13th century StyleCasket partially gilt and champlevé enamelled copper, on a wood core9.6 by 12cm., 3¾ by 4¾in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A Dutch Delft polychrome ewer, Circa 1720

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA Dutch Delft polychrome ewer, Circa 1720 of silver shape, the fluted body painted with winged masks suspending pendant swags of wreaths between borders of flowers23cm. high; 9 in.Condition reportThis has been extensively damaged

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A silver-gilt bodkin case with filigree decoration, possibly late 17th century

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA silver-gilt bodkin case with filigree decoration, possibly late 17th century of oblong cylindrical form, the body and detachable lid decorated with elaborate filigree cagework, beaded borders around lid and base, apparently

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A German gilt-brass and mother-of-pearl inlaid wood casket, Bavaria, circa 1725

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA German gilt-brass and mother-of-pearl inlaid wood casket, Bavaria, circa 1725 the cover with an inlaid cypher with a princely crown, the later fitted velvet-lined interior with four Japanese export drum-form boxes containing

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A Continental porcelain tazza, late 19th century

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA Continental porcelain tazza, late 19th century decorated in the style of Limoges enamel5½in. high, 9in wide; 14cm., 22.5cm.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A gold, enamel and hardstone 'memento mori' figure, probably 19th century

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA gold, enamel and hardstone 'memento mori' figure, probably 19th century in the form of a skeleton wearing a large hat and mid-17th century boots, carrying a mandolin around his shoulder, supported on a slightly-waisted stepped

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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German, 17th century | Bacchus seated on a Barrel

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonGerman, 17th centuryBacchus seated on a Barrel boxwood, on an ebony base11cm., 4 3/8 in. overallCondition reportOverall the condition is good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are some restored

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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Unsigned

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonUnsignedA silver memento mori skull form watch circa 19th century gilded full plate movement, verge escapement, three arm flat balance, decoratively pierced and engraved balance cock, round pillars, fusee and chain, white enamel

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A silver-mounted carved ivory snuff box, probably Flemish, 18th century

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA silver-mounted carved ivory snuff box, probably Flemish, 18th century of cartouche form, carved on both sides with Biblical subjects7.2cm., 2¾in. wide

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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Five carved and incised bone spoons, Sámi people, late 19th/early 20th century

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonFive carved and incised bone spoons, Sámi people, late 19th/early 20th century with pierced handles, two silver-metal mounted, each bowl incised with a reindeertwo 13.5cm., 13cm., 11.5cm. and 10cm. long; 5¼in., 5in., 4½in

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A silver-mounted wood snuff box, English, circa 1727

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA silver-mounted wood snuff box, English, circa 1727 with carved wood panes, the sides carved with a disc motif12cm., 4¾in. wideCondition reportTo request a

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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Probably Netherlandish, 18th century | Virgin and Child

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonProbably Netherlandish, 18th centuryVirgin and Child boxwood, with a metal crownwith a label to the underside inscribed: 9210cm., 4in. overallCondition reportTo request a

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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Southern German, early 18th century | Female Allegory with a Putto

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonSouthern German, early 18th centuryFemale Allegory with a Putto boxwoodwith inscriptions to the underside covered by an old label inscribed: 127310.5cm., 4¼in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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German probably 19th century | The Virgin Mary

German, probably 19th centuryThe Virgin Mary carved fruitwood and inset ivory face, on an ebony baseCondition reportTo request a

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A pair of Dutch silver-mounted wood candlesticks, Jacobus Kelder, Leiden, 1788

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA pair of Dutch silver-mounted wood candlesticks, Jacobus Kelder, Leiden, 1788 with silver drippans and nozzles, plain barley-twist wood stems and turned basis, the mounts embossed and chased with flowers21.5 cm, 8.5inCondition

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A Charles II broad rimmed 22-inch pewter charger, circa 1660-70

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA Charles II broad rimmed 22-inch pewter charger, circa 1660-70 the rim with an engraved armorial possibly for Bacon or of St. John, Baronets a George III 14-inch pewter plate from the Hamilton service, the rim engraved 'H' below a

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A set of four folding steel blades and tines, Saxony, 18th century

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA set of four folding steel blades and tines, Saxony, 18th century with stained green bone handles, applied with probably silver raspberries, faces and scrolling foliagesize of the largest 10cm., 4in. longCondition reportSome losses

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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An English Delftware blue and white colander bowl, Circa 1770, London or...

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonAn English Delftware blue and white colander bowl, Circa 1770, London or Bristol of typical form, the concave upper surface pierced with concentric apertures, painted with trailing branches below a bronw lined rim21.5cm. diameter, 8

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A Staffordshire salt-glazed white stoneware bear jug and cover, 18th...

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA Staffordshire salt-glazed white stoneware bear jug and cover, 18th century, the mounts later typically modelled with the bear sitting on its haunches, applied with chipped clay and dark brown slip, mounted, probably in silver with

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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A George III engraved brass dog collar, late 18th/early 19th century

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonA George III engraved brass dog collar, late 18th/early 19th century pierced with semi-circular motifs and engraved 'W H Nassau EsqR. Easton near Wickham Market, Suffolk' with a padlock, the interior lined with red felt9.3cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 14 Jan 2021

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Cornelis van Poelenburgh

Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of HamiltonCornelis van PoelenburghUtrecht 1594/95 – 1667Self-portrait signed with monogram lower right: C.P.oil on copperunframed: 17.2 x 13.5 cm.; 6 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.framed: 30.3 x 26.7 cm.; 11 7/8 x 10 1/2 in.Condition reportThe copper plate

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 14 Jan 2021