antiques & fine art sale

30th - 3rd December 2021

Starting at 10.00 am each day

Viewing - Sunday prior 10am - 4 pm, Monday prior 10 am - 5 pm, and also throughout each sale day.

Tuesday 30th November - Lots 1-528 The Principal Contents of Greystoke Castle, Nr. Penrith

Wednesday 1st December - Lots 529-615 - Asian Art, 616-714 - Ceramics and Glassware, Lots 715-860 - Jewelllery, Watches, Pocket Watches and Coins, Lots 861-1100 - Silver and Allied Wares

Thursday 2nd December - Lots 1101-1273 Paintings, Drawings and Prints, Lots 1274-1426 - Objects of Arts and Collectors' Items, Lots 1427-1531 - Books, Stamps and Postcards, Lots 1532-1564 - Textiles

Friday 3rd December - Lots 1565-1699 - Tables Boxes, Wall Clcoks, Barometers and Mirrors, Lots 1700-2118 - Furniture, Longcase Clocks and Dining Tables

You can bid on this sale online, by leaving bids with Mitchells by email upto 9.30 am on the day of the sale or prior ([email protected]) or by attending the saleroom and registering to bid.  To bid online please click on the Saleroom link and follow the instructons given.  Please note if you use the online facility you will pay both our buyer's premium of 22% + VAT and the saleroom charge of 4.95% + VAT on the hammer.  CARD PAYMENT ONLY

Lot 401

An 18th century panelled oak court cupboard, the frieze carved with interlaced strapwork motifs centred by the initials TRM and dated 1717, all flanked by turned pendants with central panel below flanked by panelled cupboard of doors, the lower stage with double central panels flanked by double panelled cupboard doors opening on iron axe form hinges, the stile ends extending as feet. 176 cm x 167 cm x 55.5 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £600 - £800

Lot 402

A pair of 19th century oil on canvas portraits, Edward Long (1763-1835) and Charles Long (1771-1836), each in moulded oak frames. 76 cm x 62 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £600 - £800

Lot 403

No lot.

Lot 404

A pair of George III oak dining chairs, each with shaped top rail, pierced tapering splat, drop in seat, plain seat rail and moulded square section front supports. 95 cm, seat height 45 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 405

A 19th century coloured engraving after T. Hearne, engraved by William Byrne, "This View of Greystoke Castle", in wash lined carved mount and Hogarth style frame, glazed. 23 cm x 28 cm.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 406

Richard Buckner (1812-1893), pair of oil on canvas portraits, Henry Lawes Long and his wife Lady Catherine Walpole, each signed mid left and with panel suspended to the stained and moulded oak frames. 74 cm x 61 cm.

Estimated: £600 - £800

Lot 407

A 19th century Chinese bronze vase, of baluster form, with open base, converted to a table lamp, with shade. 37.5 cm.

Estimated: £200 - £250

Lot 408

A 19th century mahogany Pembroke table, of traditional form, with reeded edge detail. 69 cm x 83 cm x 51 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 409

No lot.

Lot 410

A 19th century bronze twin handled vase of classical revival style converted to a table lamp, 53.5 cm.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 411

A George III mahogany circular tripod table, the figured mahogany top above the snap top action and nicely turned column issuing three downswept and boxwood strung legs finishing with short circular feet. 70 cm x 97 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 412

A Victorian tub shaped armchair with loose covers and turned walnut front supports with brass castors, 75 cm, seat height 36 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £100

Lot 413

A pair of Aesthetic Movement brass and wrought iron fire dogs, with circular pierced terminals.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 414

An early Victorian figured mahogany chest of drawers, the rectangular top over an arrangement of two short and four long cockbeaded drawers each with turned wooden knob handles and shield form ivory escutcheons and raised on turned feet. 118 cm x 16.5 cm x 55.5 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £200 - £250

Lot 415

Archibald Thorburn (1860-1935), signed print, ducks landing signed in pencil to margin, blind stamp to margin within a card mount and white painted frame under glass, 35 cm x 50 cm.

Estimated: £120 - £140

Lot 416

A 20th century Chinese print of a goose landing, with Chinese character marks, framed and glazed, 52 cm x 44 cm.

Estimated: £15 - £25

Lot 417

A small 18th century tapestry of flowers, within geometric border and mahogany frame, 62 cm x 65 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £70

Lot 418

A 19th century mahogany shaving standard, the circular mirror with adjustable brass action over a circular tier with ribbed edge detail and raised on a turned column issuing three down swept legs. 103 cm to fitting.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 419

A pair of embossed plated white metal wall sconces, of shaped rectangular form surrounded by a foliate urn and rope twist border and the other embossed central lion rampant and the other with mythical beast.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 420

A painted metal military trunk named for S.V. Howard-Stepney of the Coldstream Guards, 27 cm x 103 cm x 31 cm.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 421

No lot.

Lot 422

A 20th century camphorwood blanket box, of hinged rectangular form. 37 cm x 105 cm x 45 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 423

A vintage Underwood typewriter of traditional form.

Estimated: £10 - £20

Lot 424

A small selection of vintage children's model vehicles, mainly Dinky.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 425

A travel truck containing a large quantity of model railway scenery, control unit etc

Estimated: £50 - £100

Lot 426

A small selection of model army vehicles and guns, Dinky toys and others.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 427

A large quantity of model railway scenery/buildings.

Estimated: £50 - £100

Lot 428

An industrial Singer sewing machine, with table for same, with safety switch and pedal function.

Estimated: £50 - £100

Lot 429

A pair of vintage metal framed camp beds or single beds, with mattresses by Staples.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 430

Hutchinson (William), "The History of the County of Cumberland", Volumes I & II, printed by F. Jollie, Carlisle 1794, the front flyleaf with Greystoke Castle bookplate, signed Stafford Howard and dated 1977, two red leather three quarter bound volumes.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 431

Ferguson (Richard S), "A History of Cumberland" published by Elliot Stock, London 1890, black leather half bound volume.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 432

Byrne (LSR) and Churchill (EL), "The Eton Book of The River", published by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co, Eton 1935, one tan cloth bound volume.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 433

Fergusson (Bernard), "Eton Portrait" published by John Miles, London 1937, inscribed to front flyleaf "To and old Etonian by the grateful father of a young one Xmas 1937", one green cloth bound volume, together with three other books relating to Eton College.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 434

Groom (Percy), "Trees and Their Life Histories" published by Cassell & Co Ltd, London 1907, the title page with public service stamp, the front flyleaf with Greystoke Castle bookplate and inscribed in pencil Stafford Howard Stepney, one green cloth bound volume.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 435

Rose (Thoma), "Westmorland Cumberland Durham and Northumberland Illustrated from original drawings by Thomas Allom etc" published by Fisher Son & Co London 1832, inside front cover with Gwilym Evans "Westfar" Near Llanelly bookplate, three quarter red leather binding with marbled boards.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 436

Morris (Reverend F.O.), " A History of British Birds" fifth edition, volumes 1-6 published by John C. Nimmo, London 1903, front flyleaves with Stafford Howard Stepney bookplates, green cloth bindings.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 437

Four volumes of "The Clydesdale Stud Book" volume V, 29 (two copies) and 31, all published by Robert Maclehose & Co, Glasgow 1883-1909, in brown cloth bindings.

Estimated: £50 - £70

Lot 438

"Livestock of the Farm", volumes 1-6 published by The Gresham Publishing Co Ltd, Covent Garden, London 1919, brown cloth bindings.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 439

Churchill (Winston S.), "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples" volumes 1-4 published by Cassell & Co, London 1956-1958, the front flyleaves with Sir Algar HS Howard bookplates, red cloth bindings.

Estimated: £70 - £90

Lot 440

Churchill (Winston S.), "The Second World War" volumes 1-5, published by Cassell & Co, London 1948-1954, volumes 1 and 3 with Stafford Howard-Stepney bookplates, dark blue cloth bindings.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 441

"Rough Notes by an Old Soldier" volumes 1 & 2, published by Day & Son, London 1867, title pages inscribed in pen "Freeman Murray from his sister Euphemia Stepney", in red and blue cloth bindings, together with two other army related volumes.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 442

Hussey (Christopher), "Eton College" special Etonian edition No. 433/1000, published by Country Life, London 1922 in three quarter blue leather bound volume.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 443

Edward Earl of Clarendon, "The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England", new edition from the original manuscript, published by Oxford University Press 1843, gilt tooled brown leather binding.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 444

Byron (Lord George Gordon), "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", 10th edition, printed for John Murray, London 1815, the front flyleaf with pen inscription "Henry Lockwood from his affectionate sister Nina... September 7th 1850, gilt tooled brown leather binding.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 445

Milton (John), "Paradise Lost", 9th edition volumes 1 and 2, together with "Paradise Regain'd" volumes 1 and 2, all printed for JF & C Rivington et al 1790 and 1785 respectively, all inscribed to front flyleaves "Maria Sudell, Woodfold Park 1815 and in mottled brown leather bindings.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 446

Hooper (George), "Waterloo; The Downfall of the First Napoleon", published by Smith Elder & Co, London 1862, complete with fold out map and plans to rear of volume, the front flyleaf inscribed in pen S. Cowell Stepney from Robert Lawley, brown three quarter leather binding, with gilt tooled red leather half title.

Estimated: £50 - £70

Lot 447

Shakespeare (William), "The Works", edited by Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke, volumes 1-4, published by Bickers & Son et al, London 1874, green full leather bindings with gilt red leather half titles.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 448

Craik (George L.) and MacFarlane (Charles), "The Pictorial History of England" volumes 1-8, published by Charles Knight, London 1847 in brown full leather bindings with gilt red and black leather half titles.

Estimated: £80 - £100

Lot 449

Gottfrieds (Johann Ludwig), "Historische Chronick", published by Philipp Heinrich Gutters, Frankfurt 1743, three full brown leather bound volumes.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 450

Churchill (Winston S.) "The Island Race", first edition 1964, published by Cassell, London, with Greystoke Castle bookplate signed by Stafford Howard, in green cloth binding.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 451

A matched pair of Victorian black painted cast iron sheep pattern door porters, mounted to wooden stands, 22 cm high

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 452

A pair of Victorian black painted cast iron stag pattern door porters later mounted to wooden stands, 22 cm high.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 453

C.Hullmandel after W.H.Kearany, coloured lithograph, "Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey", 27 cm x 16 cm in bevelled rosewood frame and glazed.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 454

A 19th century coloured lithograph, portrait of Diana Howard and Jobes Howard kneeling in prayer, 28 cm x 38 cm, in bevelled yew wood frame and glazed.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 455

After W.H.Ashford, coloured lithograph, portrait of The Lord William Howard of Norfolk and The Lady Elizabeth Dacre, 33 cm x 46 cm, in bevelled yew wood frame and glazed.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 456

John Cary, engraving, "A new map of Cumberland", 53 cm x 47 cm, printed by J Cary, London, 1829 in later ebonised frame and glazed.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 457

A Victorian and later book trough formed from a pair of cast iron rampant lion door porters mounted on a plywood base, 40 cm high x 76 cm wide x 29 cm deep.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 458

A pair of carved alabaster urn form electric table lamps, with shades, 45 cm high.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 459

A copper bulbous jardiniere of Arts and Crafts design on three splayed legs, 32 cm high x 27 cm diameter.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 460

A pair of white metal models of Chinese fighting chickens, 22 cm high.

Estimated: £15 - £20

Lot 461

An oriental Celadon porcelain figure, princess kneeling in prayer, 30 cm high.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 462

An oriental Celadon porcelain figure, fruit merchant with laden boat, 17 cm high.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 463

A pair of modern Italian white glazed porcelain candlesticks, of neo-classical shape, 15 cm high.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 464

A light oak four tier wall shelf, of Victorian design, with slender baluster turned supports, 106 cm high x 77 cm wide x 26 cm deep.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 465

A pair of brass candlesticks, with plain cylindrical sconces and stems on circular bases, later fitted with plug in electric fitments to form electric table lamps, with shades, 54 cm high, a 1920's mahogany electric table lamp, 38 cm high, and an alabaster lamp with shade, 54 cm high.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 466

An early 20th century American oak shield, carved in relief with face mask of a bearded man smoking a cigarette, 25 cm high x 16 cm wide x 11 cm deep, carved to back "Bridgeport Connecticut USA, 1909".

Estimated: £70 - £90

Lot 467

A collection of items to include a miniature Skean Dhu, 20 cm long, one other small dagger, 23 cm long, a leather sporran, a white metal belt buckle of Celtic design, an eastern copper lid set with hardstones and an eastern pipe.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 468

A 19th century John Mortlock pottery part dinner service, of early 19th century design, decorated in red and gilt with flowers, comprising four square tureens (one with lid), eight soup bowls, forty one plates, oval meat plate, oval bowl, two scalloped shaped bowls and two oval sauce tureens (one with lid & stand) - 61 pieces.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 469

A Victorian turquoise enamelled and gilded part dinner service, in the manner of Minton, decorated with ESH monogram, comprising two oval lidded tureens, one tureen lid, two oval saucer tureen stands, six breakfast dishes and twenty one plates (34 pieces in total).

Estimated: £50 - £70

Lot 470

A continental blue and white pottery part dinner service decorated with leaves, comprising seven saucers, forty four 18 cm diameter plates and fifty 25 cm diameter plates (101 pieces).

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 471

A Wegdwood bone china "Liverpool Birds", part tea service comprising eleven cups, eleven saucers, and milk jug.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 472

A Wedgwood bone china grey glazed part tea and dinner service comprising, nine cups, ten saucers, one 21 cm plate and nine 23 cm diameter plates (29 pieces).

Estimated: £15 - £20

Lot 473

A set of twenty two Victorian green glazed Majolica strawberry plates, 22 cm diameter.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 474

A Victorian brass two-handled trophy with liner, 25 cm high.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 475

An Indian carved sandalwood jewellery or glove box decorated with birds and flowers, 7.5 cm high x 27 cm wide x 11 cm deep.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 476

A George V silver rectangular two division ink stand of shaped outline by the Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company, 32 cm wide, London 1911 with silver mounted square glass inkwells for same, gross weight 1741 grams, engraved "Presented by the Officers and Staff of The Department of Woods and Forests to Sir E. Stafford Howard and sold together with presentation certificate in oak frame and glazed (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 477

A Victorian ivory desk seal the silver matrix engraved "Sir Arthur Stepney Bart MP" and hallmarked for London 1893, 15 cm long.

Estimated: £50 - £70

Lot 478

A Victorian officers dress sword, with wire bound shagreen grip and basket hilt, with scabbard for same with waxed outer cover, 104 cm long overall.

Estimated: £80 - £100

Lot 479

Three military metal helmets, and a fibreglass helmet.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 480

A George III mahogany breakfront sideboard, with reeded edge, crossbandings and boxwood stringings, fitted single central drawer flanked by two drawers and cupboard and raised on square tapered legs with spade toes, 93 cm high x 169 cm wide x 70 cm deep.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 481

D H Smith, watercolour, The Great Hall at Greystoke Castle, 25 cm x 27 cm, signed and dated September 1901 in gilt frame and glazed.

Estimated: £80 - £100

Lot 482

19th century school, watercolour of an interior scene with figure to foreground inscribed verso Charlotte Howard at Thornbury, in oval mount 18 cm x 14 cm in gilt moulded frame with ribbon cresting.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 483

19th century school, miniature watercolour heightened in gilt, portrait of Henry Howard Earl of Surrey (1517-1547), 17 cm x 12 cm in deeply moulded gilt frame (see illustration).

Estimated: £500 - £700

Lot 484

Early 19th century school, miniature painting, portrait of Charles, Duke of Norfolk (1746-1815), 11.5 cm x 8.5 cm in gilt swept frame with crown finial, inscribed verso Isabella C Howard, 1829 (see illustration).

Estimated: £600 - £800

Lot 485

19th century school, miniature painting, portrait of Charlotte Howard, 12.5 cm x 9 cm in figured oak and parcel gilt frame and inscribed verso in pencil, Mrs Howard.

Estimated: £250 - £350

Lot 486

Richard Buckner (1812-1893), 19th century school, oil painting, portrait of Charlotte Howard (1823-1896), daughter of Henry Lawes Long, canvas, 77 cm x 64 cm with Winsor and Newton stamp verso in ebonised and parcel gilt frame (see illustration).

Estimated: £800 - £1200

Lot 487

Richard Buckner (1812-1893), 19th century school, oil painting, portrait of Henry Howard (1802-1875), of Greystoke and Thornbury, MP for Steyning and later Shoreham, canvas 76 cm x 74 cm with W. Eatwell, 49 Dorset Street, London stamp verso in ebonised and parcel gilt frame (see illustration).

Estimated: £700 - £1000

Lot 488

George Romney (1734-1802), oil painting, Charles Howard of Greystoke (1746-1815), eleventh Duke of Norfolk, Earl Marshall of England, canvas, 77 cm x 65 cm, signed Romney Pinx, AD 1777, to bottom right corner and titled to top left corner Car:- Howard De Greystoke, AET.31 in deeply moulded and gadrooned ebonised frame with gilt inner slip, with Abbot Hall gallery label verso for "The Cumbrian Characters Exhibition 1968" (see illustration).

Estimated: £15000 - £20000

Lot 489

19th century school, oil painting, portrait of Elizabeth Howard, (1769-1835), daughter of Edward Long and wife of Lord Henry H M Howard, canvas, 76 cm x 53 cm, monogrammed "VYD" to bottom left margin and dated "80" and titled to top left corner, with Winsor and Newton stamp verso, in ebonised and parcel gilt frame.

Estimated: £600 - £800

Lot 490

A 19th century English school, oil painting, portrait of Lord Henry Howard Molyneux Howard (1766-1824), deputy Earl Marshall of England and High Steward and MP for Gloucester, canvas 76 cm x 64 cm, monogrammed VYD and dated "80" to bottom right corner and entitled to top left hand corner and with Winsor and Newton stamp verso in ebonised and parcel gilt frame.

Estimated: £500 - £700

Lot 491

Henry Howard Molyneux and Emma Eleonora Kendrick, nine miniature portraits of medieval and later persons of state including King Henry VIII, each approximately 8 cm x 6.5 cm, in gilt moulded frames and glazed, with nine gilt inner frames set on velvet mount, each titled with ink inscriptions verso and variously dated 1828-1848 (see illustration).

Estimated: £500 - £700

Lot 492

19th century school, oil painting, portrait of Charles Howard (1630-1713) fourth son of Henry Frederick Earl of Arundel, canvas 75 cm x 60 cm with W. Eatwell, 49 Dorset Street, London stamp verso in ebonised and parcel gilt frame, with gilt oval inner slip (see illustration).

Estimated: £700 - £1000

Lot 493

19th century school, oil painting, portrait of Bernard Howard (1642-1717), eighth son of Henry Frederick, Earl of Arundel, canvas, 72 cm x 60 cm with W. Eatwell, 49 Dorset Street, London stamp verso in ebonised and parcel gilt frame with gilt oval inner slip (see illustration).

Estimated: £700 - £1000

Lot 494

Jacob Thompson (1806-1879), of Penrith, oil painting, "Greystoke Castle Cumberland about 1800 after its enlargement by Charles Howard, eleventh Duke of Norfolk" canvas, 87 cm x 127 cm in ebonised and floral moulded frame with gilt inner slip (see illustration).

Estimated: £1500 - £2000

Lot 495

An early 20th century brown leather travelling vanity case by Drew & Sons, 35 cm x 29 cm with eleven fitments comprising three ivory backed brushes, one ivory shoehorn, ivory handled button hook, leather covered box, steel corkscrew, silver oval soap box, silver cylindrical shaving brush holder and four silver topped glass bottles, the silver hallmarked for London 1911 all bearing monogram F.A.L.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 496

An early 20th century vellum covered travelling vanity case, the top initialled "F.A.M.L.", 18 cm high x 43 cm wide x 30 cm deep, containing possibly associated silver backed/mounted and simulated tortoiseshell toilet set, comprising pair of simulated tortoiseshell hairbrushes and pair of clothes brushes, the silver backed fitments comprising shoehorn, button hook, pair of hairbrushes, six bottles, hip flask, scent bottle, nail buffer, pin cushion, two lidded jars and a solid silver box, all hallmarked for London 1911 and monogrammed "M.H.", sold together with a pair of silver handled steel glove stretchers.

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 497

An important early 19th century Egyptian cavalry sabre, with horn grip and white metal hilt, the blade damascened with gilt metal, with white metal and brown leather covered scabbard engraved "This sword was presented by the Celebrated Mamaluke Chief Ibrahim Bey to Colonel H. Jolliffe, commanding the First Battalion Coldstream Guards in Egypt in 1801, who gave it to General Cowell commanding the Coldstream Regiment in 1802". It has served in the Coldstream with his son Stepney Cowell with Wellington in The Campaigns of .... 1810-1818 and presented by him to his son Lieutenant Murray Cowell Coldstream Guards September 20th 1843". 93 cm long (see illustration).

Estimated: £1500 - £2000

Lot 498

A 19th century Egyptian cavalry sabre, with horn grip and brass hilt, with plain steel blade and brass and black leather mounted scabbard, 102 cm long. Provenance: by repute this sword belonged to the maternal grandfather (an American citizen) of Howard Estate, US Ambassador to Egypt in early 1900's. On his retirement as Ambassador the Khediv of Egypt presented him with this sword. The reason for his retirement was that, like Howard Carter and the rest of the team which discovered Tutankhamun's tomb, on descending into the tomb breathed air contaminated by bacteria which destroyed his lungs ... so called the 'Curse of the Pharaohs' (see illustration).

Estimated: £1200 - £1500

Lot 499

A 19th century Turner carved black basalt two handled urn of Neo-Classical design, with twin bacchanalian masks, swags and gadrooned lower body on square plinth. 30 cm high.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 500

A pair of early 20th Chinese century embroidered silk shoes for bound feet, decorated with flowers on a brown ground with black piping. 18.5 cm long.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 501

A mahogany games compendium, the lift out fitted rack containing two sets of cards and a quantity of checkers. The box 13 cm high x 25 cm wide x 14 cm deep.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 502

A mixed lot comprising pewter tastevin, 12 cm long, a two handled pewter tastevin, 18.5 cm diameter, a brown crocodile leather twin cigar case, a Falcon pipe, two stands and a quantity of Greystoke Castle bookplates.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 503

A dolls house oak coffer, 7 cm high, and a cast metal dolls house part tea and dinner service (20 pieces).

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 503A

No lot.

Lot 504

A felt backed clear quartz circular table centre, 6 cm high, 23 cm diameter, drilled to centre, a Victorian ebonised watch stand, 16 cm high, A Regency ebonised and gilded papier mache bottle coaster, an Oriental ebonised wood vase stand together with an early 20th century map measurer, boxed.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 505

A set of three wrought iron fire implements, with spiralled handles and pierced decoration, comprising shovel, poker and tongs, and a pair of wrought iron knotted rope pattern implement rests.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 506

A Victorian design wrought iron fire screen, with pierced scrolled ornament, on splayed feet. 63 cm high x 92 cm wide x 26 cm deep.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 507

Samuel and Nathaniel Buck, engraving, "The South-East view of Dacre-Castle in the County of Cumberland". 20 cm x 37 cm in ebonised frame, glazed.

Estimated: £10 - £20

Lot 508

S.J. Neele after James Clarke, engraving, "A Map of The Roads, Waters, Etc. Between Penrith and Keswick", 42.5 cm x 87.5 cm, published by James Clarke, Penrith, February 10th 1787, in later bevelled wood frame, glazed.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 509

David Shepherd, signed limited edition colour print, "16 Princes Gate, 5th May 1980". 48 cm x 77 cm, 2/850, published by 22 Special Air Service Regiment 1983, in wood frame and glazed, with certificate of authenticity verso.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 510

No lot.

Lot 511

Four modern white metal SAS buttons by Gaunt, six smaller buttons by FSE, in green canvas bag and a quantity of military badges.

Estimated: £10 - £20

Lot 512

A Victorian silver lion form finial by Edward, John and William Barnard London 1849, on ebony base, now converted to a car mascot. 13 cm high.

Estimated: £120 - £150

Lot 513

A set of three easel form late Victorian silver menu holders, by M. & Co., pierced and embossed with cupids and flowers. 10 cm high, Birmingham 1901.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 514

Scrope (William), "Days of Deer-Stalking in The Forest of Atholl", third edition, published by John Murray, London 1847, in green cloth binding.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 515

Stuart-Wortley (A.J.), "The Grouse", second edition, published by Longmans, London 1895, in grey cloth binding, with Greystoke Castle bookplate.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 516

Audubon (John James), "The Original Watercolour Paintings for the Birds of America", volumes 1 and 2, published by Michael Joseph 1966, in brown cloth binding with slip case.

Estimated: £70 - £90

Lot 517

Pollard (Hugh), "Gamebirds - Rearing, Preservation and Shooting", published by Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1929, in green cloth bindings and with Greystoke Castle bookplate.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 518

A part run of "The Herd Book of Large Black Pigs", volumes 20, 22-24, 25 (part 1) and 26 for the years 1919-1925, published by The Large Black Pig Society, London, in half red leather bindings.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 519

"Coates's Herd Book, Containing the Pedigrees of Shorthorn Cattle", volume 94, published by The Shorthorn Society of The United Kingdom, London 1950, in brown cloth binding.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 520

Watney (Margaret), "Herbs", privately printed by The Riverside Press Limited, Edinburgh 1924, in brown cloth half binding.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 521

Hawkesbury (The Honourable The Lord), "The Heraldry on The Gateway at Kirkham Abbey", published by A. Brown & sons, Hull 1900, in red cloth binding, with fold out plate to front.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 522

Armstrong (A.M.) et al., "The Place-Names of Cumberland", parts 1-3, published by The University Press Cambridge 1950, in blue cloth bindings.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 523

Two volumes "The Public General Acts", covering the years 1892 and 1893, printed for HMSO, London 1892 and 1894, in brown leather bindings, both impressed to the front cover "Chairman of The County Council of The County of Cumberland".

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 524

G.E.C., edited by Vicary Gibbs, Doubleday, etc al., "The Complete Peerage", volumes 1 to 13, published by The St. Catherine Press, London 1910 to 1940, in green cloth bindings, with Sir Algar Howard bookplate to some volumes, the first volume with presentation inscription dated December 1950.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 525

A part run of "The Illustrated London News" volumes 27, 28, 29, 31, 32, 37, 38, 47, 48-59, 66, 67, 70, 71 and 77 (the years 1855-1880), printed and published by George C. Leighton, London, in blue, brown and green cloth bindings.

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 526

A modern glass goblet, engraved "Brooks's 1764-1964", and ten other modern goblets mostly engraved with Howard related inscriptions.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 527

Early 20th century school, Impasto oil painting, Estuary View with pine forest to foreground, canvas, 100 x 150 cm, indistinctly signed G. KilGreening? and dated 1916, in gilt moulded frame.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 528

A 19th century white metal circular parade shield, embossed with Renaissance battle scene and with central slot. Diameter 54 cm.

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 529

An 18th century Chinese blue and white tea bowl, and a Teksing treasure small plate. Diameter 15 cm.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 530

A Chinese opium bottle, polychrome, decorated with birds, blossom and branches. Height 9 cm.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 531

A pair of Chinese cylindrical vases, decorated with figures and fence with square seal mark to base. Height 28 cm.

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 532

A Chinese red lacquered gilt painted low chest of two short and one long drawer with carved front, shaped apron and carved legs. Height 56 cm, width 92 cm depth 47 cm.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 533

A 19th century Chinese hardwood rouge marble topped jardiniere stand, with shelf and raised on shaped legs. Height 65 cm, diameter 48 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 534

A 19th century Chinese hardwood ladder form stand with three shelves. Height 119 cm.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 535

A 19th century Japanese bronze, depicting a rodent on top of a mallet, signed. Height excluding wooden plinth 20 cm, length 28 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £500 - £800

Lot 536

A Japanese ceramic figure of a man tying his sandal. Height 14 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 537

A Chinese octagonal dish decorated with cockerels and foliage. Width 20 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 538

A 19th century Chinese Cantonese circular bowl, diameter 22.3 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 539

A pair of Imari vases, decorated in typical colours. Height 25 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 540

A collection of seventeen Chinese polychrome dishes, various, each diameter 14 cm.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 541

A Chinese white jade carving of a dog and puppies. Length 13.5 cm and raised on a wooden stand (see illustration).

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 542

A pair of Chinese blue and white cylindrical vases, each with four character mark to base. Height 31 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 543

A quantity of 1930's Japanese lacquered miniature furniture and catalogue dated 1933 (see illustration).

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 544

Three Japanese face decorated bats, a cased water carrier figure and a pair of lacquered shoes.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 545

A Chinese ginger jar, and a prunus pattern jardiniere. Largest diameter 23 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 546

A Chinese Celadon foliate embossed club shaped vase. Height 32 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 547

A Chinese crackle ware vase, with applied dragons and character marks to base. Height 20 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 548

A Chinese carved jade buckle. Width 9 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 549

Five Chinese ginger jars and vases, each in prunus pattern. Largest height 20 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 550

A Chinese Celadon Xuantong Qing dynasty (1909-1911) bowl, decorated with dragons, figure and character marks. diameter 16 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 551

A quantity of Chinese Cantonese tea ware, including two teapots, jug and five tea cups.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 552

A collection of six Chinese wooden vase stands. Largest diameter 20 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 553

Two Japanese Arita chargers. Largest diameter 31 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 554

Two Chinese cloisonne bowls. Largest diameter 25 cm, together with a cricket cage.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 555

A Japanese parquetry and lacquered tabletop cabinet, raised on a later stand. Cabinet dimensions height 78 cm, width 78 cm, depth 41.5 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £150 - £250

Lot 556

A Chinese hardwood rectangular Kang style coffee table. 41 cm high, 124 cm wide, 51 cm deep.

Estimated: £50 - £70

Lot 557

A 19th century Chinese hardwood rouge marble topped jardiniere stand, of typical form carved with flowers and with low shelf. Height 91 cm, top width 25 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 558

A Chinese hardwood saddle shaped low table, decorated with prunus blossom. Height 30 cm, width 77 cm, depth 43.5 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 559

A large Imari club shaped vase, decorated in typical Imari colours. Height 55 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 560

A pair of Japanese Satsuma ware squat vases, well painted with panels of figures and insects, one with rubbed gilt seal type mark to base. Height 9.5 cm, diameter +/- 12 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 561

A Chinese porcelain plate, decorated with figures and character marks, with red square seal mark verso. Diameter 26 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 562

Two late 19th/early 20th century Japanese carved ivory figures, the largest with red Tokyo School type seal mark to base. Height 18 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 563

A Chinese turquoise glazed porcelain bottle shaped vase. 43 cm high.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 564

A Chinese blue and white bowl, with cafe au lait exterior. Diameter 15 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 565

A Chinese hardwood rouge marble topped jardiniere stand with shelf. Height 80 cm, top 41 cm square (see illustration).

Estimated: £250 - £300

Lot 566

A Chinese green painted softwood stand, of large form. Height 102 cm, top width 45 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 567

A Chinese stained wooden armchair and swivel chair.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 568

An 18th century Chinese export Qianlong part dinner service, with armorial for Lord Blantyre (Alexander Stuart), comprising seven soup bowls, seven plates, two lidded tureens, four sauce boats, two salts, two tea bowls and a small rectangular dish (see illustration).

Estimated: £4000 - £6000

Lot 569

Two late 18th/early 19th century Chinese porcelain plates, with armorial "Kind Heart", "Be True and Ye Shall Never Rue", each diameter 23 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 570

A Chinese Sang de Boeuf porcelain bottle shaped vase (18th/19th century). Height 20 cm.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 571

A Chinese Qing dynasty blue and white porcelain Rouleau vase, decorated with emperor in sedan chair and attendants. Bears Kangxi mark. Height 24 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 572

A pair of Chinese porcelain miniature vases of Kangxi style, decorated in blue and underglaze iron red with Kylins and with Artemesia leaf marks. Height 16 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 573

A Chinese Qing blue and white porcelain cylindrical vase or tall brush pot, decorated with leafage and rockwork. Height 29 cm, diameter 12 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 574

A Chinese Huanghuali stand in the form of a miniature table. Height 7.5 cm, width 29 cm, depth 15 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 575

A Chinese blue and white temple vase, decorated with plum blossom on a cracked ice ground, Qing dynasty. 28 cm high (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £500

Lot 576

A Chinese Wucai famille verte porcelain vase, painted with Fenghuang, the tapered ovoid body painted with twin mythical birds and entwined foliage. 21 cm high (see illustration).

Estimated: £250 - £350

Lot 577

A Chinese Imari porcelain spoon tray of Navette outline, Kangxi, 14 cm wide, together with a Chinese Verte Imari porcelain bowl. 14.5 cm diameter.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 578

A Chinese blue and white porcelain Guan, decorated with panels of floral sprays within twin vertical lines and with ribbon and flower head borders, 17th century. 26.5 cm high (see illustration).

Estimated: £800 - £1200

Lot 579

A Chinese porcelain underglaze red and blue charger, decorated in an abstract manner with birds seated on branches, probably Kangxi. 26 cm diameter, together with an Oriental blue and white porcelain charger, decorated with a landscape. 27.5 cm diameter.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 580

A Chinese porcelain hexafoil teapot stand, modelled in relief with flower heads and foliage, decorated in the famille rose palette with a central gilt medallion, Yongzheng/Qianlong, 13.5 cm diameter.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 581

A Chinese blue and white porcelain jardiniere, decorated with figures and horses in landscape, the rim with anhua chevron band, Kangxi, 18 cm high, 23.5 cm diameter (see illustration).

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 582

A Chinese Cizhou-type stoneware jar, boldly decorated with organic motifs in shades of brown against a cream ground, probably Ming dynasty, 27 cm high, 35.5 cm diameter. NOTE: similar vessels have been made over a long period of time, for reference see "Freedom of Clay and Brush Through Seven Centuries in Northern China; TZ'U-COU type ware, 960-1600 AD" Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1980.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 583

A Chinese blue and white porcelain brush pot, decorated with a continuous scene of figures in a landscape with an elder fishing, within twin anhua bands, the upper band with flowers, the lower band with chevrons, Kangxi. 20.5 cm high, 20.5 cm diameter, together with an associated Huanghuali five legged stand (see illustration).

Estimated: £500 - £800

Lot 584

A Chinese porcelain "Tobacco Leaf" pattern tureen stand, painted and gilded with Fenghuang, flowers and leaves, Qinglong, 38 cm x 31 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £600 - £1000

Lot 585

A rare Chinese porcelain erotic group, depicting two lovers interrupted by a man pulling a pigtail, probably late 19th/early 20th century. 7 cm high, 7.5 cm wide (see illustration).

Estimated: £100 - £200

Lot 586

A Chinese blue and white porcelain Rouleau vase, decorated with figures in a landscape centred by a veranda with draped lambrequin, Kangxi with twin concentric circle mark to base. 60 cm high (see illustration).

Estimated: £800 - £1200

Lot 587

Four Chinese Yixing teapots, one with dragon head modelled spout, 18th/19th century and later with various marks to bases and lids. Largest 20 cm diameter.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 588

A Chinese blue and white porcelain vase, the body with raised bands intersected by geometric patterns and with painted twin lion mask handles to the neck, Kangxi with twin concentric circles to the base. 20.5 cm high.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 589

A Chinese Wucai porcelain temple vase, with underglaze red and blue, decorated in enamel colours with Chinese and European figures in a garden landscape with pavilion roof tops, fences and clouds, Kangxi. 32 cm high (see illustration).

Estimated: £2000 - £3000

Lot 590

A bronze circular mirror, cast in relief with raised turtle, cranes and foliage, Hang dynasty style, 12 cm diameter.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 591

A Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze figure of Tara, the female Buddha seated with legs crossed holding Vajra and bell, 18th/19th century with Vajra seal mark to base. 12.5 cm high (see illustration).

Estimated: £600 - £900

Lot 592

A Chinese carved Huanghuali figure of Shou-Lao, the immortal depicted with smiling expression and holding a staff or sceptre, Qing dynasty. 79 cm high.

Estimated: £100 - £200

Lot 593

A Chinese Huanghuali scroll form table stand, 4.5 cm high, 34 cm wide, 22 cm deep.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 594

A Chinese Huanghuali octagonal charger, painted in black and heightened in gilt with figures within border decorated with butterflies, flowers and other devices and within twin twisted metal wire borders. Four character mark to reverse. 38 cm2.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 595

A Chinese Huanghuali plate stand, 32 cm high.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 596

A carved hardwood figure of Guan Yin, shown standing with downward looking eyes and holding a lotus flower and beads, distressed with traces of polychrome, the wood is likely fragrant, Ming style. 57 cm high.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 597

A Chinese Huanghuali rectangular stand, in the form of a miniature Kang table with curved moulded legs united by stretchers. 12 cm high, 25 cm wide, 20 cm deep.

Estimated: £60 - £100

Lot 598

A Chinese carved Huanghuali peach form box, and with open work leaf form handle. 13 cm wide.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 599

A Burmese white metal mounted rosewood or padouk bowl, carved in high relief with four dragons amidst buried foliage, the wood is likely fragrant, 19th century. 16 cm high, 23.5 cm diameter.

Estimated: £200 - £300