antiques & fine art sale

29th - 1st December 2023

Day 1 Wednesday 29th November Lots 1 - 477, Day 2 Thursday 30th November Lots 478-1072, Friday 1st December Lots 1073-1490

Viewing: Sunday 26th November 11 am to 3 pm, Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th 10 am to 5 pm, also throughout each sale day

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lot 601

After Tim Gustard (b. 1954), "Tea and a Chat", inscribed in pencil with title, signed and numbered 60/195, limited edition print. 45 x 33 cm (SH). ARR (see illustration).

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 602

After Tim Gustard (b. 1954), "An Apple For Teacher", inscribed in pencil with title, signed and numbered 60/195, limited edition print. 45 x 32 cm (SH). ARR.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 603

Percy Kelly (1918-1983), an envelope to Miss Mary Burkett Norwich Norfolk December 1984, with signed print to rear, together with four pages of miscellaneous letters also to Mary Burkett. ARR.

Sold for £110

Lot 604

Mary Krishna (1909-1968), a watercolour female figure on horseback "Equestrienne", 19 cm x 24 cm, framed, signed, together with a watercolour drawing of a seated figure. 13 cm x 8.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £85

Lot 605

A Frankell, three Indian watercolours, "Palms Near Ramakist Puram Crossing", "Palms Ramakist Puram" and "Maula Ali Village". Each 22 cm x 17 cm, together with an etching signed Roopkrishna.

Sold for £30

Lot 606

Simon Bull (born 1958), a collection of three works by the artist, comprising of a pencil sketch, signed to lower right, unframed, a framed coloured etching titled Bronte Window VI, signed by the artist 77/350, together with a second black and white etching of the artists daughter (3).

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 607

Alan Flood (born 1951), Catherine, signed lower right 5/10, etching. 15 x 7.5 cm, together with a second work by Nick Webster, a limited edition print titled "Tim's Favourite Seat" (2).

Sold for £20

Lot 608

Simon Bull (born 1958), a collection of three unframed prints, all limited editions and signed in the margin, titled "Decoys One", "Dawn" and "Two Can", the largest print 28 x 18 cm, all unframed (3).

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 609

Simon Bull (born 1958), "Dawn Sparkling Light" limited edition print 37/350, signed in pencil in the margin lower right. 34.5 x 57 cm, unframed, together with a second print titled "Soft Falls The Night" (2) (see illustration).

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 610

Simon Bull (born 1958) a collection of three unframed limited edition prints, titled "Fragrance", "Soprano" and "Looking South", each inscribed with title, numbered and signed in the margin. Largest 59 x 59 cm (PL) (3).

Sold for £40

Lot 611

Simon Bull (born 1958) a collection of three unframed limited edition prints, titled "The Open Skies of Morning", "Flower" and "This Way Forever", each inscribed with titles, and signed in the margin in pencil. Largest 19.5 x 59 cm (PL) (3).

Sold for £50

Lot 612

A late 18th century engraving after Singleton "Peace", London published 1798. 57 x 47 cm, framed and glazed.

Sold for £15

Lot 613

Syd Miller (British School 20th century), View of Ennerdale, signed lower left, oil on board. 49 x 79 cm.

Sold for £60

Lot 614

Edward H Thompson (1979-1949), View of Ennerdale with Anglers Hotel in the foreground, signed lower left, title inscribed in ink on label verso, watercolour. 18 x 25 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £500

Lot 615

After Joseph Mallard William Turner RA (1775-1851), Whitehaven Cumberland, engraved by W.R. Smith, hand coloured steel engraving. 22 x 27 cm (SH).

Sold for £22

Lot 616

Len Roope (British 1917-2005), a watercolour "All Saints Cockermouth", signed and dated 1978. 17.5 x 26.5 cm, framed and mounted (see illustration).

Sold for £100

Lot 617

Len Roope (British 1917-2005), a watercolour "Old Cockermouth", signed and dated 1978. 23.5 cm x 34 cm, framed and mounted.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 618

Attributed to Len Roope (British 1917-2005), two unsigned unfinished works, the first depicting "Red Pike and Crummock Water". 18 cm x 25 cm, the second "Old Cockermouth" 23 cm x 33 cm mounted.

Sold for £35

Lot 619

Len Roope (British 1917-2005), a watercolour "The Derwent", 20 x 33 cm, framed and mounted.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 620

Rachel Ann Le Bas N.E.C, R.E (1923-2020), a signed etching "Ducks". 10 x 17.5 cm, framed and mounted. ARR.

Sold for £20

Lot 621

Neil McReddie, a pen and ink drawing fallow deer "A Great Buck Rutting". 11.5 x 16.5 cm, framed and mounted, with label to the rear The Keyser Gallery at Farlows, 4 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall London, together with a copy of "Deer Watch" by Richard Prior depicting the picture on page 154

Sold for £65

Lot 622

Len Roope (British 1917-2005), a watercolour "Old Cockermouth", signed and dated 1980. 25 x 35 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £90

Lot 623

George Crozier, a watercolour "Lakeland View". 26 x 38 cm, with label to rear inscribed Lakeland View G Crozier, signed and dated 1878, George Crozier Landscape Painter died 1915 exhibited Liverpool, Manchester, Royal Academy, Royal Cambrian Academy, Royal Institute, framed and mounted.

Sold for £40

Lot 624

Albert Rosser (1899-1994), (possibly Thirlmere), signed to the bottom right. 20 x 30 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £70

Lot 625

Albert Rosser (1899-1994), a watercolour depicting Ashness Bridge, Derwentwater and Skiddaw, framed and mounted, signed to the bottom left. 20 x 30 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 626

Albert Rosser (1899-1994), a watercolour depicting Lodore Head of Derwentwater, signed to the bottom left and also signed and titled to the mount, framed and mounted. 20 x 35.5 cm.

Sold for £45

Lot 627

Brian Campbell (British 20th century), St Bride's Church Bridekirk, initialled BC and attributed verso, gouache 30 x 50 cm.

Sold for £20

Lot 628

Eric Atkinson (1928-2022), abstract, signed with initials lower right, inscribed verso with artists name, title "Cape Herd Lake Huran Ont", dated 1996, acrylic sand on canvas. 27 x 34 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 629

Edward Clifford (1844-1907), inscribed with title "Isola Bella", dated '99 and signed lower left, watercolour with white highlights. 34.5 x 24 cm.

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 630

Kate Greenaway (1846-1901), young children picking flowers, pencil with provenance inscribed verso. 9 x 12 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £200

Lot 631

John Strevens (1902-1990), still life of roses, signed top right, oil on board. 39 x 50 cm. ARR (see illustration).

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 632

Julian Heaton Cooper (born 1947), Pool and Forest Provence, signed lower left and dated 1978, with artist label verso, watercolour over pencil. 24 x 30 cm. ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £400

Lot 633

Harry Sticks (1867-1938), a gouache "Kalamata Greece". 15.5 cm x 40 cm, framed, signed and dated bottom right-hand corner, and another by Brigadier General C.E. Johnson. 16 cm x 24 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 634

Frederick George Cotman (1850-1920), a portfolio containing twenty nine mounted principally watercolour landscapes, pencil sketches etc. Some multiples within one mount. Various sizes, mostly 16 cm x 29 cm, many with inscriptions on the mounts (see illustration).

Sold for £520

Lot 635

Frederick George Cotman (1850-1920), oil on canvas "Male Nude holding rope". 75 x 37 cm, framed and with various inscriptions verso, one stating signed under fold of canvas in pencil. F.G. Cotman bottom right (see illustration).

Sold for £1200

Lot 636

Frederick George Cotman (1850-1920), one palette, two cylindrical metal brush containers, a glass diffuser in case, two metal/turpentine receptacles one marked David Murray Dipper, together with two metal paint boxes, all formerly property of Frederick George Cotman.

Sold for £90

Lot 637

John Sell Cotman (1782-1842), his palette, snuff box, box of colour sticks, small watercolour box and pen nib container, together with John Sell Cotman's games board.

Sold for £160

Lot 638

No lot.

Lot 639

Georges Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier (1834-1896), attributed to, "Bitter-Victorian Melodrama", signed with script, pen and ink sketch. 20 x 30 cm.

Sold for £55

Lot 640

A 19th/20th century continental School, Dantes Inferno, indistinctly monogrammed and dated 1900, pen and ink. 22 x 30 cm.

Sold for £42

Lot 641

B.J. Winning (19th century). South Western Train Waiting Room, after Frank Hall, signed and dated 1880, pen and ink sketch. 29 x 49 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 642

20th century Study of An Art Deco Lady, unsigned, red chalk. 23 x 16 cm.

Sold for £40

Lot 643

William Woolley (19th/20th century), attributed to, a pair of book illustrations "King John Losing Treasure In The Wash", "Smugglers", unsigned, pair of watercolours. Each 29 x 41 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £50

Lot 644

Thomas Worth (1834-1917), after Currier and Ives, caricature cock fighting, print. 23 x 34 cm.

Sold for £32

Lot 645

Albert Bright 1890-1937, "Grand National At Beechers Brook 1892", signed lower left and inscribed with horse's names, grey wash. 46 x 72 cm.

Estimated: £180 - £250

Lot 646

William Gawin Herdman (1805-1882), a watercolour depicting Pool Lane and The Shambles, initialled bottom right W.G.H. 12.5 cm x 19.5 cm, framed and mounted, with various labels to the rear September Centenary Exhibition Liverpool 1907 etc.

Sold for £80

Lot 647

Attributed to William Gawin Herdman (1805-1882), a watercolour depicting rear view of Delta Cottage Eberton (Beacon Lane). 21 x 33 cm, framed and mounted with various labels to the rear to include The Boydell Galleries 15 Castle Street Liverpool.

Sold for £90

Lot 648

Frank Egginton RCA (British 1908-1990), a watercolour "The Downs Above Brighton" with birds and windmill, signed to the bottom right. 26 x 37 cm, framed and mounted and with Boydell Galleries 15 Castle Street Liverpool label to the rear (see illustration).

Sold for £150

Lot 649

Frank Egginton RCA (British 1908-1990), a watercolour depicting farmer and cattle in a rural landscape. 27 x 38 cm, framed and mounted and with Boydell Galleries 15 Castle Street Liverpool label to the rear.

Sold for £180

Lot 650

Frank Egginton RCA (British 1908-1990), a watercolour depicting autumnal trees and horse and cart on a country lane, signed to the bottom right. 53 x 75 cm, framed and mounted and with Boydell Galleries 15 Castle Street Liverpool label to the rear, title rubbed (see illustration).

Sold for £550

Lot 651

Alice Outhwaite, a naive street scene "Playtime". 36 x 52 cm, with label to the rear Alice Outhwaite nee Mrs A Robinson 7a Albany Avenue Bilton Harrogate Yorkshire.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 652

No lot.

Lot 653

Percy Kelly (1918-1993), a watercolour "View From My Chair, Monday 6th February 1978" (most likely a view from St David's in Pembrokeshire). 20 x 29 cm, framed and mounted, with Castlegate House Cockermouth with sticker to the rear, as well as "This painting is a work of my father Percy Kelly 1918-1993", signed by Brian Kelly (see illustration).

Estimated: £1000 - £1500

Lot 654

Percy Kelly (1918-1993), a pen, ink and watercolour of Maryport. 29 x 37 cm, framed and mounted, with Castlegate House Gallery sticker to the rear (see illustration).

Sold for £1500

Lot 655

Percy Kelly (1918-1993), a charcoal drawing depicting the road from West Newton to Allonby, signed to the bottom right Percy Kelly and dated '59. 55 x 75 cm, framed and mounted, with Castlegate sticker to the rear. ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £6200

Lot 656

Derek Eland, a watercolour depicting cottages in a Lakeland landscape. 26.5 x 36.5 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £350

Lot 657

Derek Eland, a watercolour depicting a Lakeland ridge, possibly Striding Edge. 35 x 48.5 cm, framed and mounted (see illustration).

Sold for £200

Lot 658

Attributed to Arthur Boyd (Australian 1920-1999), a collection of works to include three unframed oil on canvases depicting a landscape, a still life with an vase and an abstract work, together with two oils on board, all unframed (5).

Sold for £150

Lot 659

Jamie Boyd (born 1948), theatrical scene, print inscribed with title, signed in pencil in the margin and numbered 18/100. 96 x 71 cm (SH). together with a second unframed print after the same hand (2).

Sold for £30

Lot 660

A large quantity of unframed works by British hands from the mid 20th century, to include works from the estate of Jamie Boyd, subjects to include fashion and live study drawings, all unframed (quantity).

Sold for £28

Lot 661

British School, 20th century, study of a fish, oil on board with Highgate Framers label verso. 29.5 x 39 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £55

Lot 662

John Terris RSW (1865-1914), coastal view with windmill and cottages, signed lower left, watercolour. 50 x 74 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 663

Victor Venner (1869-1913), a motoring scene from the Edwardian period, signed in the margin in pencil, chromolithograph. 44 x 64 cm (SH).

Sold for £30

Lot 664

Edward H Thompson (1879-1949), Autumn Derwentwater and Causey Pike, signed lower right, watercolour. 25.5 x 35.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £680

Lot 665

Harry Sticks (1867-1938), a pair of river views with mountains beyond, both signed lower left. Each 27 x 38 cm (2).

Sold for £80

Lot 666

Thomas Greenhalgh (EXH 1882-1897), view of a rural watermill, signed lower left, watercolour. 66 x 45.5 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 667

John Laing (British School 20th century), Seal Island, signed lower left, oil on board with Aberfeldy Gallery label verso. 39 x 41 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £150

Lot 668

Richard Haworth (British School 20th century), Moulin Moor near Pitlochry, signed lower right, watercolour. 36 x 51 cm.

Sold for £100

Lot 669

Beatrice Mary Seccombe Leech (1880-1945), a watercolour depicting rural scene with bridge and church. 25 x 34 cm, framed and mounted, together with another, meadow scene. 30 x 45 cm.

Sold for £60

Lot 670

Peter Gilman (1928-1984), rural views, one titled "Skies" verso and signed lower right, both oils on canvas board. Each 16 x 24 cm.

Sold for £80

Lot 671

Frank Hider (1861-1933), rocky coastline with shipping in the distance, signed lower left, oil on canvas. 31 x 50 cm.

Sold for £60

Lot 672

Henry Wayburn Dobson (1901-1985), still life of roses in a vase, signed lower right, oil on canvas. 46 x 36 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 673

Guido Reni, The Infant Jesus and St John The Baptist, etching. 11.5 x 17 cm (PL), with Leicester Galleries label verso.

Sold for £140

Lot 674

Francis E Jamieson (Aubrey Ramus) (1899-1950), cottages beside a lake at dusk, signed lower left, oil on canvas. 51 x 76 cm.

Sold for £50

Lot 675

Robert Morden, map of Westmorland, copper plate with later hand colouring. 36 x 42 cm (PL).

Sold for £20

Lot 676

Willian Lionel Wylie (1851-1931), sailing boats in The Solent, signed in pencil in the margin lower left, etching. 17 x 35 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £90

Lot 677

Pat B Marshall, Purse Point Ullswater, signed lower left, oil on board. 59 x 120 cm.

Sold for £38

Lot 678

Shirley Shackleton, Tranquility on Buttermere, signed lower right, mixed medium. 36 cm x 54 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £130

Lot 679

JE Holman, Stream running through boulders, signed lower left, dated '74, watercolour. 35 x 50 cm, together with a second watercolour by the same hand (2).

Sold for £10

Lot 680

British School early 20th century, portrait of a young boy wearing a ruff, head and shoulders, pencil. 24.5 x 19 cm.

Sold for £18

Lot 681

Monica Barry, Near Southwold East coast, signed lower left, inscribed with title, watercolour. 34.5 x 37 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £55

Lot 682

Shirley Shackleton, A Cumbria Farmhouse, signed lower right, mixed media. 26 x 35 cm.

Sold for £18

Lot 683

Continental School early 20th century, river view with cypress trees, indistinctly signed lower right, oil on canvas laid on board. 28 x 37 cm.

Sold for £42

Lot 684

English School late 19th century, portrait of a lady head and shoulders wearing black, oil on canvas. 51 x 41 cm.

Sold for £100

Lot 685

Ursula MacDonald ARCA (British School early 20th century), "The Dormitory Ruins and Chillenden Chambers", inscribed with title on label verso, signed lower left, watercolour, pen and ink over pencil. 24 x 34 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £70

Lot 686

Tom Carr (1912-1997), Beech Green, inscribed with title lower right, pencil, Main Hill Gallery label verso. 25 x 34 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 687

Venetia Rolland, market stall, signed lower right, oil on board. 11.5 x 15.5 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 688

Emma Tennant (b. 1943), floral study, signed with initials lower left, watercolour and pen and ink. 22 x 25 cm. ARR.

Sold for £850

Lot 689

Earl Haig (Scottish 1918-2009), Border Reivers, signed in pencil lower right 40/50, screen print. 55 x 72 cm (SH). ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £280

Lot 690

After Herbert Dicksee, a greyhound, signed lower left and inscribed in pencil, restrike print. 36 x 55 cm (SH).

Sold for £160

Lot 691

Manner of Teniers, tavern scene with two peasants playing cards, oil on panel. 26 x 18 cm.

Sold for £35

Lot 692

William Henry Vernon (1820-1909), a pair of coastal scenes, one titled "After The Wreck", signed and inscribed verso, both oils on canvas. Each 37 x 53 cm.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 693

Percy Kelly (1918-1993), Steps At Maryport, charcoal and pastel drawing. 16 x 14 cm. ARR (see illustration). Provenance - Purchased at Mitchells on 12th June 2014. Hammer £750.

Sold for £800

Lot 694

Percy Kelly (1918-1993), Bridge, ink and wash sketch. 24 x 33 cm. ARR (see illustration). Provenance - Purchased at Mitchells on 12th June 2014. Hammer £700.

Estimated: £700 - £1000

Lot 695

Percy Kelly (1918-1993), Rural Lane, charcoal 17.5 x 25 cm. ARR (see illustration). Provenance - Purchased at Mitchells on 12th June 2014. Hammer £320.

Sold for £650

Lot 696

Percy Kelly (1918-1993), preparatory sketch for an etching, charcoal. 20 x 24 cm. ARR (see illustration). Provenance - Purchased at Mitchells on 12th June 2014. Hammer £620.

Sold for £1900

Lot 697

After Pablo Picasso, portrait of Slyvette, giclee print, bears studio signature, sold with certificate of endorsement. 38 x 32 cm (SH). ARR.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 698

Dunlop (British School 20th century), woodland track, signed lower right, oil on board. 49 x 59 cm.

Sold for £80

Lot 699

John McCutcheon, still life with plant, signed lower right, oil on canvas board. 49 x 67 cm.

Sold for £80

Lot 700

Pat Cleary (British School 20th century), Lake District view with houses and hills beyond, signed lower right. 64 x 91 cm. ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £250