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 697

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Lancaster Evening, signed. 22 x 32.5 cm, framed and mounted ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £85

Lot 698

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Rubby Banks Mill Cockermouth, signed. 20 x 29.5 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £140

Lot 699

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Cockermouth Castle snow scene, signed. 23 x 33.5 cm, framed and mounted ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £100

Lot 700

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour "On Canvey Island Essex", signed. 23.5 x 32 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £100

Lot 701

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Red Pike and Crummock Water, signed and dated 1973. 26 x 37 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £180

Lot 702

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Lancaster Evening, signed. 24 x 32 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 703

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Old Cockermouth, signed. 16.5 x 25 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £80

Lot 704

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Iron Casting (presumably Workington), signed and dated '95. 15 x 20 cm, framed and mounted ARR (see illustration).

Sold for £190

Lot 705

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

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 706

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Exeter with the Cathedral, signed. 20 x 28 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 707

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour All Saints Church Cockermouth, signed. 13 x 21 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 708

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Cockermouth Castle, signed and dated '75. 7.5 x 12 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £65

Lot 709

Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour Old House Chapel Bank Workington, signed and dated 1972. 7 x 12 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £65

Lot 710

Attributed to Ethel Wane (1875-1963), an oil painting on canvas on board depicting ballerina Anna Pavlova (1881-1931). 24 x 18 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 711

Ethel Wane (1875-1963), an oil painting on canvas on board depicting ballerinas performing Swan Lake, 34 x 21 cm, with note to rear Ethel Wane Bwythn Nap Hill High Wycombe (Swan Lane), together with another unsigned picture, 24 x 27.5 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £170

Lot 712

Ethel Wane (1875-1963), a watercolour depicting a ballerina in pink tutu (possibly the sugar plum fairy), signed. 29.5 x 21.5 cm, framed and mounted (see illustration).

Sold for £170

Lot 713

Attributed to Len Roope (1917-2004), a watercolour depicting Maryport with note to rear Roope 1967. 22.5 x 28 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 714

William Minshall Birchall (British USA 1884-1941), a watercolour "Passing North Shields" with sailing ship and paddle steamer. 17.5 x 25.5 cm, framed and mounted.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 715

Edward Lyon (British 20th century), watercolour Whitehaven Harbour, signed. 23.5 x 18.5 cm.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 716

Edward Lyon (British 20th century), watercolour "Night Tide Whitehaven", signed and dated '88. 24 x 34.5 cm, framed and mounted.

Sold for £110

Lot 717

William Donald Coon (1919-1979), an oil painting on canvas "Scotch Street Whitehaven", signed and dated 1973. 45 x 29.5 cm, framed (see illustration).

Sold for £70

Lot 718

Angus Scot (20th century), oil on canvas depicting farm workers with scythes. 59.5 x 49.5 cm, framed.

Sold for £90

Lot 719

William Donald Coon (1919-1979), oil on canvas Whitehaven Harbour, signed and dated 1977. 49 x 60 cm, framed.

Sold for £90

Lot 720

JHP Tamlin (flourished 1903 died 1911), an oil on canvas "Shipwrecks at Kings Lynn", signed and dated 1909. 44 x 59 cm, framed.

Sold for £200

Lot 721

Edward Tucker Junior (Edward Arden 1830-1909), a watercolour Lake District or Scottish scene. 24 x 37 cm, framed and mounted.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 722

A Calandra (born 1911 Naples), oil on canvas seascape with rocks and cliffs. 58.5 x 118 cm in gilt frame.

Sold for £70

Lot 723

John McCombs R.O.I RF.R.S.A R.B.A. (British 1943), oil on board "View on Woodhouse Knowl Delf Winter", signed and dated '94. 31 x 44 cm, framed and mounted (see illustration).

Sold for £220

Lot 724

Henry W Bracken (1920-1998 member of The Lake Artists Society), a watercolour still life flowers in jug, signed and dated 1938. 26 x 33.5 cm, framed and mounted ARR.

Sold for £35

Lot 725

A pen and wash study for a sculpture circa 1955, formerly from the estate of Derwent Wise artist, 40 x 26 cm, framed and mounted (see illustration).

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 726

A large 19th century copper log bin. Height 53 cm, diameter 70 cm.

Sold for £150

Lot 727

A Royal Engineers enamelled medallion, a First World War duo to Sapper ER Hughes and a No. 4 The Wounded Stripe.

Sold for £42

Lot 728

A Pip and Squeak Children's Annual dated 1923, taken from The Daily Mirror newspapers.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 729

An antique mahogany cased sextant, by Spencer Browning & Co London.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 730

Nine pieces of Mauchlin ware, Cromer, Southport, Melrose Abbey etc. Largest width 14 cm.

Sold for £55

Lot 731

A 19th century boat shaped carousel ride seat, with deep buttoned upholstery and with painted metal body. Length 167 cm, width 55 cm, height 35 cm.

Estimated: £350 - £450

Lot 732

A Stevengraph of Kenilworth Castle, 18.5 cm x 32.5 cm, marked to the mount "Woven in silk by T Stevens Coventry Limited", framed and mounted.

Sold for £12

Lot 733

Geno Bory (1879-1959), a bronze lioness with antelope signed Bory J and raised on a white marble plinth. Plinth length 41 cm, depth 13.5 cm, overall height including plinth 25 cm.

Estimated: £250 - £300

Lot 734

A pair of Regency bronze lustres, with glass droppers. Height 26 cm.

Sold for £120

Lot 735

An antique lamp with cut glass base, with lions paw and mask supports and another cut glass section marked to the metal Hinks & Sons Patent, with later electrical fittings. Height excluding electrical fitting 36 cm.

Sold for £35

Lot 736

A Heubach Koppelsdorf 300.0 German bisque headed doll, with crying mechanism and a jointed composition body together with an Eastern puppet.

Sold for £8

Lot 737

A pair of cast iron boot scrapers, of lyre form. Width 31 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 738

A pair of metal column lamps, with square stepped bases. Height excluding light fitting 47 cm.

Sold for £320

Lot 739

A French rococo style spark guard, raised on downswept legs. Height 82 cm, width 67 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £220

Lot 740

One volume "History of The Late Siege of Gibraltar" by John Drinkwater, second edition corrected with a copious table of contents.

Sold for £25

Lot 741

One volume "Modern Farriery" by WJ Miles MRCVSL, London published William McKenzie Ludgate Hill.

Sold for £60

Lot 742

Two Eastern brass and enamelled tabletop cigarette/cigar cases. Largest width 14.5 cm.

Sold for £15

Lot 743

An early 19th century brass footman, of heavy gauge. Height 27 cm, width 53 cm, depth 38 cm.

Sold for £55

Lot 744

A 19th century walnut cased tabletop German polyphon, with thirty 20.5 cm discs, box dimensions height 15 cm, depth 24 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £200

Lot 745

An Arts & Crafts copper and iron mounted coal receiver. Height including carrying handle 55 cm, length +/- 51 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £150

Lot 746

A pair of spelter Cavalier figures, each holding a pike. Height 81 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 747

A pair of metal five branch candelabra. Height 61 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £250 - £300

Lot 748

After J Moignier a pair of bronze stags, each raised on a marble base. Height 76 cm, length 37 cm.

Estimated: £500 - £800

Lot 749

A pair of Edwardian brass table lamps, with adjustable height and raised on a circular base. Maximum overall height 54 cm.

Sold for £160

Lot 750

A pair of 19th century poker work bellows, of large form. Length 115 cm, maximum width 23 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 751

A tin painted tea canister, with fitting for table lamp. Height excluding lamp insert 38 cm.

Sold for £300

Lot 752

A marble column now fitted for a table lamp. Height of column only 46 cm.

Sold for £80

Lot 753

A Victorian brass galleried fender. Internal width 130 cm, depth 27 cm.

Sold for £40

Lot 754

A painted tin bucket, with loop handle. Height excluding handle 26 cm, diameter 19 cm, together with four brass finger plates.

Sold for £25

Lot 755

A 19th century brass and steel fender. Height 25 cm, width 77 cm, depth 23.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £110

Lot 756

A 19th century country house kettle of large form. Height 36 cm, length 39 cm.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 757

A 19th century copper kettle raised on a stand. Height 40 cm, maximum width 32 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 758

A 19th century brass door stop, with paw foot and weighted base. Height 39 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £110

Lot 759

A 19th century brass and copper door stop, with applied mask and swag. Height 42 cm.

Sold for £90

Lot 760

A 19th century brass cheese scale, raised on an oak base with brass carrying handle to either side to weigh 7 lbs with weights from 2 oz to 4 lbs. Face width excluding carrying handles 37 cm x 29 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £100

Lot 761

A pair of Edwardian mahogany column table lamps, with Doric capitals and rectangular bases. Height including light fitting 60 cm.

Sold for £130

Lot 762

An antiquarian map "Part of Lincolnshire" by William Blaed circa 1645. 44.5 cm x 53.5 cm.

Sold for £25

Lot 763

A set of four 19th century copper measures. Tallest 31 cm, 2 gallon, smallest 18 cm quart (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 764

A 19th century copper coal receiver, with swing handle with turned wooden centre and with shovel (see illustration).

Sold for £120

Lot 765

A 19th century copper coal scuttle, with loop handle and serpentine moulded edge to the top.

Sold for £90

Lot 766

A 19th century copper coal receiver with loop handle and carrying handle to rear.

Sold for £100

Lot 767

A Chelsea series tin "Students Colour Box", together with a mahogany writing slope containing a quantity of oil paints and a rosewood tea caddy.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 768

A small collection of Georgian and Victorian silver and copper coins.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 769

A pair of chrome plated desk lamps, circa 1920.

Sold for £30

Lot 770

A collection of Lesney and Dinky Super toys, army vehicles, including tank transporter, armoured command vehicle, tractors, etc.

Sold for £95

Lot 771

No lot.

Lot 772

A pair of mother of pearl mounted spectacles, a gilt metal lorgnette, a tortoiseshell magnifying glass and a horn magnifying glass, opera glasses and loop.

Sold for £40

Lot 773

An antique portrait miniature on ivory, with gold coloured metal back the frame set with seed pearls. 33 mm x 27 mm. NOTE: This item has been assigned an ivory exemption certificate AQVUF2Q6 (see illustration).

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 774

An antique miniature of a Carolean style male figure on ivory, and with gilt metal frame. Overall dimensions 46 mm x 38 mm. NOTE: This item has been assigned an ivory exemption certificate 97NECPBU (see illustration).

Sold for £90

Lot 775

A French board game, together with a nut pomander and stand.

Sold for £22

Lot 776

A quantity of Georgian and Victorian maundy money.

Sold for £140

Lot 777

A Bowman model "Jet Engine Boat", steam driven. Length 57 cm, boxed and with original instructionsv

Sold for £170

Lot 778

A collection of horn handle riding crops etc, the silver mounted one stamped Zair.

Sold for £75

Lot 779

A vintage horse measuring walking stick and three others, one being silver mounted.

Sold for £70

Lot 780

A First World War German shell case, dated 1916. Height 23 cm, diameter 22 cm.

Sold for £42

Lot 781

A Victorian leather fire bucket by Merryweather & Sons London. Height excluding loop handles 28 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £300

Lot 782

No lot.

Lot 783

An antique pewter bowl, a copper measure with iron handle and a small pestle and mortar. Largest diameter 20.5 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 784

A quantity of collectibles, including a Mauchline ware string dispenser, two boxes, two scent bottles, bronze chamber stick, two fans, boot match holder, terracotta boot and mouse ornament and box containing dip pens and other writing accessories.

Sold for £70

Lot 785

A cased sextant, Heath & Company "The Hezzanith Instrument Works" 1968 together with a navigation rule and a star identifier.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 786

A large selection of collectibles, including corkscrews pipe snuff bottles rosewood box cribbage board etc.

Sold for £60

Lot 787

A collection of fifteen silver and other pill boxes.

Sold for £100

Lot 788

Seven graduated pewter measures. Tallest 16 cm quart (see illustration).

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 789

A gold mounted vintage fountain pen, and seven others, miscellaneous including Parker etc (see illustration).

Sold for £140

Lot 790

A set of six graduated pewter measures. Tallest 15 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 791

Three pairs of binoculars, including Chinon Countryman 7 x 35 and two others.

Sold for £25

Lot 792

A box containing cap badges, military buttons, WVS arm band, Second World War medal etc.

Sold for £70

Lot 793

A First World War Red Cross medal, to Mary Payne, various other enamelled Red Cross medals and photographs (see illustration).

Sold for £50

Lot 794

Titanic interest a 1982 anniversary maiden voyage cover, signed BV Dean a Titanic survivor, a 1967 Cunard cover and P&O Cruises menus.

Sold for £25

Lot 795

A First World War Iron Cross with ribbon, believed to have been owned by Colonel JPB Robinson DSO who served in World War One. By family repute (see illustration).

Sold for £90

Lot 796

A British Empire medal, a Second World War medal and fire Service medal to RW Bolton.

Sold for £115