antiques & fine art sale

19th - 21st June 2024

This is a three day sale starting on Wednesday 19th June in the Main Saleroom at 10am each day.  Day 1 Lots 1-549, Day 2 Lots 550-946, Day 3 947-1429  Viewing  Sunday 16th June 11 am - 3 pm, Monday 17th June 10 am - 5 pm, Tuesday 18th June 10 am - 5 pm and also throughout each sale day

You can bid on this sale online, by leaving bids with Mitchells by email only upto 9.30 am on the day of the sale ([email protected]) or by attending the saleroom and registering to bid.  To bid online please click on the Saleroom link above 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 597

A contemporary oil on canvas, roaring lion in bright colourful colours. 50 x 60 cm, in gilt frame.

Sold for £90

Lot 598

EAPF a charcoal sketch on blue washed background, lady seated playing a cello, signed EAPF dated 17th May 2019. 56 x 44 cm, framed.

Sold for £20

Lot 599

Arthur Terry Blamires (born 1930), an acrylic on board "Elterwater and The Langdale Pikes", signed and dated 1989. 24 x 37 cm, framed.

Sold for £130

Lot 600

Arthur Terry Blamires (born 1930), an acrylic on board "Buttermere and Fleetwith Pike", signed and dated 1991. 42 x 62 cm, framed.

Sold for £220

Lot 601

Arthur Terry Blamires, an acrylic on board possibly view from top of Langdale Pike, signed and dated 1990. 50 x 75 cm, framed and mounted.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 602

Arthur Terry Blamires (born 1930), an acrylic on board "Catbells from Barrow Bay Morning Mist Dispersing Derwentwater" signed and dated 1986. 41 x 62 cm, framed.

Sold for £110

Lot 603

Arthur Terry Blamires (born 1930), an acrylic on board "The Path Down Langstrath", signed and dated 1988. 42 x 62 cm, framed (see illustration).

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 604

Arthur Terry Blamires (born 1930), an acrylic on board possibly an early work Lake District scene, signed Blamires. 45 x 75 cm, framed.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 605

Jim Ridout (born 1946), a watercolour St Herbert's Isle Derwentwater. 34 x 54 cm in a double frame and double mount.

Sold for £80

Lot 606

Jim Ridout (born 1946), four posters, limited edition prints etc, to include Pop Art style artists proof "Nutwood Skyline with Flying Bear" signed and dated 1969/71, another 58 x 67 cm, another "Bear Storm" 17/40, signed and dated 1969/71, 64 x 68 cm, another "Fete Champetre", 1/18 dated 1969/71, 73 x 64 cm and an exhibition poster from Galerie Dei Barri, St Tropez.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 607

Jim Ridout (born 1946), an oil on board coastal scene, signed, 20 x 14 cm, framed.

Sold for £48

Lot 608

Jim Ridout (born 1946), an oil on canvas "Le Campanile Lacoste". 40 x 50 cm, framed.

Sold for £30

Lot 609

Jim Ridout (born 1946), an oil on canvas "Evening Sunlight (Oxford)", signed. 46 x 59 cm, framed (see illustration).

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 610

Jim Ridout (born 1946), a watercolour "Treasurer's House (York)". 23 x 15 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £42

Lot 611

Jim Ridout (born 1946), a watercolour, possibly Windermere with the Langdale Pikes. 25 x 34 cm, framed and mounted, dated 1983.

Sold for £50

Lot 612

Jim Ridout (born 1946), a watercolour Lake District scene possibly Derwentwater and Castle Crag. 25 x 37 cm, mounted.

Sold for £35

Lot 613

Jim Ridout (born 1946), a watercolour "Addleborough Farm Askrigg". 36 x 54 cm, in a double frame with double mount.

Sold for £60

Lot 614

A Victorian oil painting on canvas, of a gypsy girl with pail and yoke, initialled NS dated 1861. 59 x 39 cm in an ornate gilt frame (see illustration).

Sold for £300

Lot 615

JH Wiley an etching "Thames Off Greenwich", 15 x 23 cm, in an oak frame.

Sold for £30

Lot 616

A late 19th/early 20th century oil painting on canvas "Falcon Crag and Skiddaw from Lodore Derwentwater", signed to the rear possibly J Bannard Keswick. 30 x 46 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 617

An engraving "The Southwest Prospect of The City of Carlisle", 19th century. 30 x 81 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £55

Lot 618

Alison Critchlow (British contemporary), an oil painting Coniston Fells from Brantwood, initialled. 35 x 38 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 619

David Kuijers (South African contemporary), a pair of prints Horn and Brawn-Hippo and Polka Dot, signed and numbered 15/195. Each 49 x 64 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 620

Lee Chapman (British contemporary), a cibachrome print, Low Water St Bees, signed and numbered 3/150. 47 x 56 cm.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 621

Manner of Francis William Edmunds (1806-1863), The Cobbler, oil on canvas. 46 x 60 cm.

Sold for £140

Lot 622

William Minshall Birchall (British 1884-1941) RMS Ophir 'A Far Eastern Port', watercolour and pen, frame size 54 cm x 45 cm, image side 28 cm x 21 cm.

Sold for £130

Lot 623

Gerda Oerder (1885-1961), oil on canvas still life of dried flowers, signed to the bottom left. 34 x 45 cm, framed. NOTE: Gerda Oerder was married to the Dutch painter Franz Oerder (1867-1944) and they both travelled extensively in South Africa.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 624

Gerda Oerder (1885-1961), oil on board still life vase and flowers. 40 x 49 cm, framed. NOTE: Gerda Oerder was married to the Dutch painter Franz Oerder (1867-1944) and they both travelled extensively in South Africa (see illustration).

Sold for £48

Lot 625

Charles Oakley (1925-2008), a watercolour of a ruined cottage in landscape. 35 cm x 52.5 cm, framed, signed. ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £350

Lot 626

Charles Oakley (1925-2008), a watercolour "Scott of The Antarctic". 35.5 cm x 53 cm, framed, signed. ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £280

Lot 627

F Sheppard oil on canvas "Aylton Court Farm". 34 cm x 48 cm, framed, signed.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 628

Fernande Groelly, oil painting on canvas "Massif de Fleurs". 90 cm x 64 cm, framed, signed.

Sold for £220

Lot 629

Fernande Groelly, oil painting on canvas Mill scene. 32 cm x 39.5 cm, framed, signed.

Sold for £20

Lot 630

London 1944 "As seen by an A.R.P. observer on the roof of the Bank of England in the summer of that year", a print by the Baynard Press London SW9. 67 cm x 76 cm, framed.

Sold for £350

Lot 631

Fernand Groelly three small oil paintings, each 12 cm x 9 cm, framed, signed.

Sold for £20

Lot 632

A wooden and gesso picture frame, possibly early 20th century, aperture measuring 65 cm x 110 cm, frame 99 cm x 145 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 633

An oil on board Arabian scene, with gentleman drinking from a well with camel. 42 x 53 cm in an oak frame.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 634

Allen Tortice (born 1949), oil on canvas "The Meeting", "Miggie Park". 63 cm x 70 cm, framed, signed and dated 1991. ARR.

Sold for £300

Lot 635

Percy Kelly (1918-1993), a painted letter depicting Maryport and The Harbour, titled "My Dear Sami". 15 x 38 cm, framed and mounted with Castlegate House Gallery to the rear. NOTE: Sami (Jane Buckmaster) lived in Kendal next door to Joan David. ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £1300

Lot 636

After E.A.S. Douglas, a triptych of tinted horse racing prints circa 1888, mounted glazed and framed. Overall frame dimensions 29 cm x 66 cm.

Sold for £18

Lot 637

M.M a pair of 19th century gouache ship portraits. Each 34 cm x 53.5 cm, framed, signed with initials (see illustration).

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 638

An early 20th century oval watercolour of a young girl, three quarter length. 66 cm x 53 cm in giltwood and gesso frame.

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 639

After John Sell Cotman an Autotype Company print "Breaking the Clod", 15.5 cm x 12.5 cm, framed.

Sold for £25

Lot 640

J.E.R. A pair of watercolours "Rejected Addresses" and "Scotch Terriers", 26 cm x 35 cm, framed, signed with initials.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 641

An oil painting on board an Eastern market scene. 28 cm x 38 cm indistinctly signed.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 642

A 19th century oil painting on canvas, portrait of a lady wearing a blue dress. 50 cm x 40 cm, framed.

Sold for £190

Lot 643

A Sinclair a watercolour farming scene, 40 cm x 74 cm, framed, signed.

Sold for £20

Lot 644

A collection of miscellaneous etchings and prints, various artists.

Sold for £20

Lot 645

Stroon-Robertson (Scottish School), oil on canvas interior scene. 43 cm x 54 cm, framed, signed (see illustration).

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 646

J M Colvin, oil on canvas Grape Pickers. 49 cm x 74 cm, framed, signed.

Estimated: £350 - £450

Lot 647

Peter Shaw (1926-1982), "Rowarth", signed and inscribed with title verso, oil on canvas. 89 x 120 cm. ARR.

Estimated: £300 - £500

Lot 648

John Jobson, oil painting on canvas "The Meeting", 26 cm x 20 cm, in glazed frame. Provenance: The Artists Studio.

Sold for £80

Lot 649

William Heaton Cooper (1903-1995), a watercolour Lake District painting Coniston Water. 37 x 54 cm, framed and mounted. ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £1700

Lot 650

Manner of Sawrey Gilpin, oil on canvas of a setter in landscape. 59 cm x 80 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £500

Lot 651

A collection of seven Mughal watercolours and drawings. Largest 19 cm x 12.5 cm, all framed and glazed, some signed.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 652

Robin Ironside (1912-1965), a pencil pen, ink and watercolour (Hellenistic Shepherd). 47 cm x 34 cm, framed with various labels verso.

Sold for £580

Lot 653

After Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887-1976), a limited edition gouttelette "The Steps, Irk Place, 1928", No 6/95 from Chelsea Green Editions, plate 66 cm x 49 cm, well framed and glazed. With certificate of authenticity from October 2016. ARR

Sold for £450

Lot 654

After Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887-1976), a limited edition gouttelette "Group of People, 1959", No 1/75 plate 71 cm x 52 cm, well framed and glazed. With certificate of authenticity (certificate damaged). ARR

Sold for £130

Lot 655

After Vincent Van Gogh a limited edition gouttelette "The Cafe Terrace on The Place Du Forum, Arles" No 1/99 plate 69 cm x 52 cm, well framed and with certificate of authenticity dated August 2016.

Sold for £90

Lot 656

After Salvador Dali, a limited edition gouttelette "Swans Reflecting Elephants 1937", No 1/75, plate 67 cm x 90 cm, well framed. With certificate of authenticity from October 2016. ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £130

Lot 657

After Pablo Picasso, a limited edition gouttelette "Seated Portrait of Dora Maar, 1939", No 1/50, plate 86 cm x 70 cm, well framed . With certificate of authenticity from October 2016. ARR

Sold for £140

Lot 658

After Pablo Picasso, a limited edition numbered gouttelette "Flower of Hands", plate 87 cm x 76 cm, well framed. With certificate of authenticity from October 2016. ARR

Sold for £150

Lot 659

Gordon King artist's proof "Screen Goddess", plate size 50 cm x 64 cm, framed, signed in pencil. ARR

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 660

William Stephen Coleman (1829-1904), a watercolour depicting two young girls playing by a lily pond with coastal scene to background, possibly Bay of Naples, signed to bottom right W.S. Coleman. 18 x 26 cm in gilt mount and frame.

Estimated: £180 - £220

Lot 661

After Helen Bradley four signed prints The Four Seasons, each 25.5 cm x 32.5 cm, framed.

Sold for £65

Lot 662

R T Cowern limited edition print 89/125, "Feeding Rabbits". 38 cm x 33 cm, framed, signed in pencil.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 663

A 19th century watercolour "Carriage Driving". 31 x 41 cm in original oak frame.

Sold for £70

Lot 664

An antiquarian print after Samuel and Nathaniel Buck 1728 "The Southwest Prospect of Liverpool In The County Palatine of Lancaster". 25.5 cm x 69 cm.

Sold for £35

Lot 665

Nesta Warren a pastel portrait 1944. 50 cm x 39 cm, framed, signed.

Sold for £40

Lot 666

P Dunbar (19th century), oil painting on canvas hunstman seated in landscape. 29 cm x 49 cm, framed, signed.

Sold for £70

Lot 667

Paul Harley two oil paintings on canvas, "The Bracken Cutter Newlands Valley Buttermere", and "Brathay River Ambleside", both dated '91. 30 x 40 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 668

Henry N Almond (1918-2000 former president of The Lake Artists Society"), an acrylic on board, a window scene looking out onto a country park. 76 x 61 cm, signed to the bottom HN Almond, together with an unsigned work depicting Rydal Hall. 61 x 76 cm.

Sold for £160

Lot 669

Henry N Almond (1918-2000 former president of The Lake Artists Society), oil on canvas, signed to the bottom right, depicting the bridge over Aira Force. 51 x 61 cm, together with an unsigned work oil on canvas depicting Grasmere. 91 x 71 cm.

Sold for £130

Lot 670

Jim Ridout (born 1946) a charcoal still life, signed to the bottom right. 54 x 52 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £42

Lot 671

Jim Ridout (born 1946) two watercolours, the first titled "Murton College Oxford", 47 x 54 cm, framed and mounted, together with another "Misty Spires Oxford", 38 x 64 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £80

Lot 672

Jim Ridout (born 1946) two watercolours, the first titled "Summer Clouds Over Causey Pike", 34 x 54 cm, framed and mounted, together with another "Aira Beck", 44 x 69 cm, framed and mounted. ARR

Sold for £70

Lot 673

Jim Ridout (born 1946) a watercolour scene, "Ullswater from Sharrow Bay", 43 x 64 cm, framed and mounted. ARR

Sold for £70

Lot 674

Jim Ridout (born 1946) a watercolour, "Riggindale Crag Haweswater" 37 x 63 cm, framed and mounted. ARR

Sold for £70

Lot 675

Morag Eaton an engraving "Self Portrait October '79", numbered 2/11. 14.5 x 14 cm, framed and mounted. ARR

Sold for £25

Lot 676

Peter Ford, two artists proofs "Conversation Piece" and "Remembering", 15 x 14.5 cm and 14.5 x 15 cm, both framed and mounted.

Sold for £45

Lot 677

Three Indian watercolours, one depicting Krishna and Radha in a landscape with houses. 19.5 x 14 cm.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 678

Edward Horace Thompson (1879-1949), a watercolour Derwentwater with Skiddaw and Bassenthwaite, signed to the bottom left. 41 x 59 cm, framed and mounted (see illustration).

Sold for £750

Lot 679

Edward Horace Thompson (1879-1949), a watercolour "Reflections" Wastwater with Great Gable, Yewbarrow Crag, Scafell and screes. 29 x 44 cm, framed and mounted (see illustration).

Sold for £550

Lot 680

Edward Horace Thompson (1879-1949), a watercolour Derwentwater and Friars Crag. 18 x 25 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £620

Lot 681

Geoffrey H Pooley (1908-2006 member of The Lake Artists Society), a watercolour Buttermere and Fleetwith, signed and dated 1982. 34 x 51 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £260

Lot 682

R Combe a pair of watercolour lake scenes, Derwentwater and another. 15 x 25 cm, framed and mounted, both with D Greenop Picture Framer Queen Street Whitehaven labels to the rearv

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 683

Douglas Frederick Pittuck (1911-1993), a watercolour churchyard scene "Gainford August 1969". 32 x 49 cm, framed and mounted. NOTE: Gainford is near Darlington in the Northeast ARR.

Sold for £70

Lot 684

Vivienne Pooley (born 1944 member of The Lake Artist Society), oil on canvas "Stonethwaite Beck". 90 x 101 cm, framed ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £1600

Lot 685

Donald A Paton (Edward Horace Thompson 1879-1949), a watercolour river scene "Still Waters Run Deep The River Derwent Near Cockermouth". 17 x 25 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £380

Lot 686

Edward Horace Thompson (1879-1949), a watercolour "By Buttermere's Peaceful Shore, with Honister Crag". 24.5 x 35 cm, dated 1924, framed and mounted.

Sold for £280

Lot 687

An 18th century portrait oil on canvas of a lady, 76 x 66 cm.

Sold for £170

Lot 688

A 19th century oil on canvas, probably continental gentleman with a flintlock pistol. 61 x 51 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £180 - £220

Lot 689

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour of Allonby, signed and dated 1966. 24 x 32.5 cm, framed and mounted. ARR.

Sold for £180

Lot 690

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour of Workington Harbour with cranes and church, signed and dated 1972. 16.5 x 26 cm, framed and mounted ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £150

Lot 691

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour "Evening at Maryport", signed and dated 1979. 23 x 36.5 cm, framed and mounted ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £190

Lot 692

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour "Carrickfergus Castle Morning", signed and dated 1970. 23.5 x 31.5 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £100

Lot 693

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour South Harbour Whitehaven, signed and dated 1966. 25 x 35 cm, framed and mounted ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £480

Lot 694

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour River Thames at Greenwich signed. 20 x 28.5 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £90

Lot 695

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Cockermouth Castle, signed. 25 x 33 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £120

Lot 696

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour All Saints Cockermouth, signed and dated 1982. 22 x 31.5 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £170