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Fine Art Auction

Sunday  March  18TH




Rare Clarice Cliff from a private collector, Art Deco, Art Nouveau & Arts & Crafts items, Gold pocket watches and gold wrist watches including Zenith, Superb silver Claret Jug by W & G Sissons, boxed Cartier Ink well with paper work,

Vintage Champagne, 1955 Heidsieck dry Monopole, Dom Perignon 1982, Wine and Whisky, Oil painting by Thomas Criswick, Furniture, Paintings, Prints & Maps, 25 lots furniture

On View Friday 10-3pm Saturday 9.30-5pm  Sunday 9-11am  





1       Good quality chaise lounge, reproduction version with fire mark purchased from John Lewis, fawn and beige decoration, in good condition, 5' long 20" wide

2       6' long an old church pew, in pitch pine,

3       5' long an old church pew, in pitch pine,

4       Arts & Crafts period oak slatted side arm chair, with a brown leatherette upholstery on castors

5       Bentwood, a pair of Art Nouveau period spoke backed chairs with decorative back, the seating area of each chair has a classical scene in relief to the seat depicting 2 females partly clad

6       Pair of 19c Art Nouveau style mahogany open chairs each with a needle point classical style upholstery

7       Pair of oak Art Nouveau chairs with inlaid decoration to the back, burgundy upholstered

8       Art Nouveau armchair with D shaped seat, inlaid elongated tulip decoration to each of the splats at the back,

9       Mahogany Victorian period galleried writing desk, 2 short drawers to the front on turned supports, 3'6 long 20" deep

10     Small circular topped centre table, Victorian period on a platform base,

11     Mahogany Pembroke table with 2 drop sides, single drawer to the side,

12     Victorian period Chaise lounge with arm rest back on castors with brown velvet upholstery, 5'6 long

13     Yellow upholstered club chair with arched high back on pad supports, Queen Anne style

14     A superb Adams style fire surround, rescued from a period house 5ft tall with simulated Corinthian marble common columns to the side sections. Est 100-300

15     Large glazed framed presentation replica of a antique cross bow, frame measures 4' x 3'

16     Salmon upholstered Edwardian open armchair

17     Small mahogany Victorian period sofa table, canted corners

18     Bergere 3 piece suite, Art Deco period with upholstered seating area, comprising 2 armchairs and 1 x 3 seater settee, minor condition issues to the bergere to one chair, some condition issues to the Berger area of the 3 seater sofa

19     4 item vintage metal garden set comprising 2 seater chair, table and 2 open armchairs in Colebrook style decoration

20     19c circular topped snap topped table on a platform base with animal supports in need of some restoration 5' dia

21     Arts & Crafts fire screen with graduating height mechanism, inset decoration to the centre 23" x 19"

22     French Art Deco period rose coloured glass light bulb, 14" dia

23     2 x similar 19c wall hanging cupboards, or bookcases

24     Red painted Lloyd Loom chair in good condition, and a matching red painted and upholstered linen basket,

25     Pair of Art Nouveau style parlour chairs with decorative backs, upholstered in a Salmon coloured velour

26     Vintage leather archers arrow holder with leather waist band c1950's

27     Collectable vintage Hohner Squeeze Box, model Imperial 1, a small version in working order, blows in good condition as is the green marble effect body, with original leather carrying case, squeeze box measures 9.5" wide x 6" tall x 12" long approx

28     Arts & Crafts copper hall lantern, 13" tall and 7" wide, 6 glass panels inset, 3 coloured and 3 clear

29     Large Mexican style Urn and lit 3'6 tall hand painted decoration with certificated of authenticity, makers Uriarte, cost over $1,000 when purchased est 200-30




30     Dom Perignon, 1982, single bottle in original case, low level, please see photograph, still retains some bubbles, 1982 vintage

31     Single bottle of Heidsieck & Co dry Monopole, 1955 vintage, containing a nice level for age, high on shoulder, has been cellar stored since 1963, label in good condition, est 100-200

32     Single bottle of Armagnac Cles Des Ducs, 70cl bottle, a bottle of Cointreau, bottle of Gin, est 40-60

33     5 x assorted botles to include a 1988 Palacio Monsalud, and a vintage bottle of Champagne Perry Goldwell est 30-80

34     Wooden case containing 6 bottles of Chateau Poncharac, Bordeaux Superior, un-opened case, est 40-80

35     4 x assorted bottles of un-opened Scotch whisky, including Black lable 12 year old, est 30-80

36     Amount of collectable miniatures over 40 items,

37     A Shelf containing a large amount of collectable miniature alcohol bottle, various drinks 1950's-1980's various levels in bottles

38     A Shelf containing a large amount of collectable miniature alcohol bottle, various drinks 1950's-1980's various levels in bottles

39     4 x miniature bottles of vintage Rum inclduing Lamb's Navy Rum, 15 bottles of miniatures with whisky enclosed, inclduing some single Malts, 8 other miniatures containing Brandy or Drambuie,




40     Large f/g map Bermuda, coloured highlights and titles of ship wreck boats and ships, 30" x 36" published Bermuda press Union Street,

41     Large oil painting on canvas signed Ardisson? a scene depicting an impressionistic view of Venice 24" x 36"

42     Thomas Creswick, a fine quality 19c signed oil painting on panel 8.5" x 6.5" oval shaped signed with initials and framed purchased from the Eaton Gallery, of Duke Street in London, with purchase receipt dated 1994, entitled Anglers by a ruined Abbey, a scene depicting a landscape with figures, est 600-900



43     Drawing of Old Folkestone Harbour, a view from the south towards the harbour with buildings, harbour and landscape scene with gigures in the background by Emily Nicholson, image size 12.3/4" x 9" in contemporary frame,

44     Emily Nicholson f/g pen, pencil and watercolour heightened drawing c1840's view of Folkestone Harbour with fish market and buildings image size 10" x 12.3/4"

45     Interesting f/g limited edition etching Charles Spencelayh entitled Listening in, signed in pencil and numbered 7 of 30, 6" x 5.5"

46     Maritime Chart, Irish and St George Chanel 1881, 79" x 40" on canvas backing

47     3 x assorted vintage Maps inclduing British Isles, Ireland and Loire,

48     Richard Winter, a gilt framed large sepia etching signed in pencil by the artist, panoramic view in original gilt frame 36" x 20"

49     Richard Winter, a gilt framed large sepia etching signed in pencil by the artist, panoramic view in original gilt frame 36" x 20"

50     Framed & Glazed antique lace embroidery necklets,

51     Mongolian watercolour depicting a goddess and village folk in tradition Mongolian dress. Picture measures 14" by 18" Est 30-80

52     Enamel picture of a girl seated in a chair, 5" x 7"

53     Oil painting on canvas c1950's of a French Town Scene, 24" x 30" approx c1940's-50's

54     Victorian f/g watercolour by Nelson Dawson, panoramic Continental Landscape scene, f/g




55     1950's pocket stop watch in working order with a 2" dial

56     Stanley London, a reproduction Compass

57     Military style Binnacle

58     Gents 9ct gold Zenith 1950's watch in 9ct gold body and back, with original 9ct gold tipped leather strap, watch movement No:4333359, marked Zenith Swiss made to back, gold batons and retailers mark Boddler Dunthdrine of Liverpool, watch runs for 2-3 minutes, est 80-120

59     Gent's antique 9ct gold pocket watch, 1.3/4" dial, with second hand secondary aperture, working order, movement marked with model The Consol, Chester h/m 1903, total weight including movement 67 grams est 250-350

60     Gents Omega wrist watch in need of attention, model De Ville, with original box on leather strap est 50-80

61     Gents vintage wrist watch by Avia, with date aperture and second hand aperture, on gold plated elasticated strap, model No: 10080 est 25-50

62     Gent's 1970's Tissot, wrist watch model Seastar 7, automatic movement needs attention on the elasticated strap, inscribed to back Waterproof Seastar 7, Key No: 315T, est 25-50




63     Rolex Tudor, a Ladies 9ct gold watch, with matching 9ct gold strap, 7.1/4" long, original crocodile skin presentation box, the top marked Tudor, the inside marked Tudor by Rolex, model Tudor Royal, the watch runs for 3-4 minutes when wound, total weight inclduing movement18 grams est 150-250

64     Solid silver Gent's pocket watch total weight 130 grams, dial marked M Grineberg Railway Watch Manufacture Brighton, h/m London 1880, movement runs for 2-3 minutes, will need attention, est 25-50

65     Silver Fob watch with enamel dial, 1.5" dia,

66     Gilt metal 8 day 1950's carriage clock, with Swiss movement, est 30-60

67     Black slate Victorian clock with an 8 day movement, 10" tall will need attention,

68     Late Victorian Classically decorated with figures and cherubs clock case, scrolling decoration with flowers and figures, age related chips and nocks to some of the flowers, 20" tall x 13.5" wide 4.5" deep

69     2 x Ladies gilt metal cocktail watches

70     Gent's retro wrist watch, minus strap with purple dial, makers Alpen, appears to be working but not guaranteed




71     15 volumes The Plays and Poems of Shakespeare, with numerous illustrations, published Bell & Daldy of London 1870, calf bound

72     Walter Crane, a hard backed book A Wonder Book for Girls & Boys by Nathanael Hawthorne with 60 designs by Walter Crane, illustrated throughout, fair condition for age some scuffs to binding,

73     7 x artist sketch books, 1951-1975, a Tour History by artist, each book and page full of sketches of the travels of the period, countries inclduing Venice, Canary Islands 1956, Italy 1955,

74     By the same hand as previous lot, a collection 5 x sketch pads and note books each one profusely illustrated and sketched throughout in pencil, pen or watercolours, 1950's-1980

75     c1920's autograph album with various Odes, drawings and sketches

76     Early Concorde British Airways Memorabilia, inclduing flight certificate, menu and in flight entertainment menu,

77     Collection of 10 x WW11 paperback books inclduing the Australian Army at War, Battle of Britain, Roof over Britain,

78     13 x assorted paperback magazines appertaining to WW11, including Front Line 1940-41, Targets attacked by the 8th Air forces 1943, a single copy of Mein Kampf, The Unexpurgated edition

79     Viv Richards, a single copy magazine Viv 82' 2 x miniature cricket bats both signed




80     1922 American silver Dollar, 1812 dated English silver coin, and 15 other small silver coins all prre-1940's

81     Silver h/m and gilt decorated Chairman's medal, dated 1951, silver and enamel Pip, 4 x other Vintage brooches or Pips

82     9ct gold sovereign mount with h/m 1.5 grams, yellow metal Ladies ring size L set with opal stone est 20-25

83     9ct gold signet ring set with black onyx style stone size H, 2 grams est 25-40

84     Bakelite Cherry coloured bead necklace, graduating beads, est 20-30

85     Ladies 9ct gold ring set with small diamonds, est 25-50

86     9ct gold Lovers Heart Knot shaped brooch, 2.5 grams est 25-50

87     Ladies 18ct gold antique diamond ring, set with sapphire and diamond half hoop design 3 grams, est 50-100

88     Good quality Ladies 9ct gold ring size Q, with blue stone set to the centre, probably a sapphire est 40-60

89     Ladies 9ct gold dress ring set with small sapphire and diamond chips, size I, est 30-60

90     Ladies 9ct white gold ring set with small diamond chip, size  I, 1 gram total weight est 20-40

91     Ladies 9ct gold wish bone design ring size M the top set with ruby and diamond chips, est 40-80

92     Ladies 9ct gold Sapphire and diamond cluster ring, small chip to the centre surrounded by sapphires size L, est 30-50

93     24ct gold Ingot, 32 grams crested to the front Scottsdale Gold, reverse marked 1 troy ounce .9999 fine gold, est 750-850

94     9ct gold pocket watch fob chain, 7 grams 14" long est 70-90

95     Bakelite Amber style bead necklace, collection of graduating beads,

96     Solid silver and enamel long service pip, dated 1931, Rediffusion, Long Service, makers MB, est 20-50

97     Ladies Edwardian period claw set opal ring on a yellow metal shank, 3 grams, the oval opal measuring 1/4" long x 1/8" wide approx est 30-60

98     Pair of 9ct gold pearl set earrings, daisy design, and a pair of opal earrings, both un-worn est 30-60

99     9ct gold Art Deco ring, set to the top with a Lapis, oval shaped ring size L, est 30-60

100  Superb late 19c h/m silver and glass claret jug, h/m Sheffield 1879 makers W & G Sissons, the glass being of a bulbous design with star cut engraving throughout, and a decoratively chased mount, a stunning 19th century Claret Jug with original purchase receipt dated 1993, ¬£1,800, no damage or restoration clear h/m est 800-1,200

101  Superb quality Cartier ink well, in original presentation box with paper work, dated 1989 in an un-used condition with frosted glass and gilt metal lid numbered 010044 est 70-100

102  Silver wine coaster with turned oak base London h/m c1980 est 40-100

103  Silver plated Vintage pepper grinder, 3" tall French origin and marked Dopose, est 20-30

104  Good quality silver plated ice bucket, with lion head handles, makers JBS Ltd, and a similar good quality silver plated small tea pot and lid, est 20-30

105  Silver plated wine bottle holder with twin handles, a silver plated 3 item asparagus tray includes servers, good quality silver plated coffee pot and similar period water pot est 25-50

106  Good quality 18" long table food warmer, with 2 accompanying oil fired food warmer burners seated below the top, c1920's a pair of similar period silver plated 4" candlesticks-bud vases, and an 8" dia silver plated fruit bowl, 2 x contemporary silver plated gilt metal tea strainers and stands, pewter salt and spoon and a presentation goblet, est 20-40

107  Our Royal Sovereigns, a collection of 70 solid silver and gilt replica sovereigns each weighing 4.5 grams, with certificates of authenticity, and housed in a collectors cabinet box with 2 drawers, makers Danbury Mint est 100-200

108  3 x 1970's gilt decorative brooches, 2 x modeled as flowers and 1 modeled as a Cockerel, gilt metal Ladies ring, and a Gucci of Italy tie pin,

109  Collection of silver or silver coloured items many with h/m 96 grams,

110  Boxed pair of Xiling Jade Health Balls,

111  Silver h/m Ladies ring modeled in the style of 2 x snake heads,

112  Canteen of cutlery in a mahogany box minimum 6 place setting, Kings Pattern, and an un-boxed set of fish knives and forks 6 place setting, est 30-60

113  19th century ivory bead necklace, 70 grams approx 28" long est 40-60

114  poss late lot

115  poss late lot




116  Vintage large children's Dolls house modeled as a 3 story country house, triple hinged doors to the front opening to reveal the interior 39" tall to the tip of the chimney pots, 37" wide, and 16" deep,

117  The Leonardo Collection, 2 x fine quality porcelain dolls, each on individually hand crafted, with accompanying stands in original boxes, certificates of authenticity, dolls measure 20" tall

118  The Leonardo Collection, 2 x fine quality porcelain dolls, each on individually hand crafted, with accompanying stands in original boxes, certificates of authenticity, dolls measure 20" tall

119  The Leonardo Collection, 2 x fine quality porcelain dolls, each on individually hand crafted, with accompanying stands in original boxes, certificates of authenticity, dolls measure 20" tall

120  Decorative Ladies cocktail ring on a white metal mount with green glass stone,

121  Victorian Gentleman's small percussion pistol, or staring gun  8" long est 60-100

122  Antique style old Pistol

123  Modern day Chess set, board and storage area below, the figures modeled as Napoleon and Duke of Wellington with English and French Soldiers










124  Superb unique and rare Clarice Cliff signed Inspiration Persian charger, with stunning decoration throughout, 14" dia signed by Clarice Cliff to the base, Inspiration Bizarre by Clarice Cliff, Newport pottery Burslem England, a rare opportunity to own a unique piece of Clarice Cliff est 5000-6000

125  Rare Clarice Cliff, Nasturtium, extremely rare Bonjour Tea for Two, early morning set beautifully decorated c1930's, comprising tea pot, cream jug, sugar pot, 2 x conical cups with matching saucers, and 1 6" side plate, each one hand painted and marked to the base, no restoration or damage, est 600-900

126  Clarice Cliff, Nasturtium, centre fruit dish 12.5" long 2.1/4" tall, 6.5" wide, a rare Jazz Art Deco period Fin design, a rare bowl design est 150-250

127  Clarice Cliff, Nasturtium pattern serving plate, 9.5" dia, fully marked to the base, no restoration or damage est 80-120

128  Clarice Cliff, a superb pair of rare Kew Garden pattern candlesticks in mint condition with no signs of restoration, 3" tall 4.5" dia est 250-350

129  Clarice Cliff, a rare Nasturtium pattern conical shaped sugar sifter, perfect condition, no signs of restoration or damage 5.5" tall est 200-300

130  Clarice Cliff Nasturtium pattern well decorated preserve pot and lid, 3" tall 2.3/4" dia, the top decorated with cherry and orange set with leaf, the base painted with a Nasturtium pattern No:230 to base est 60-100

131  Clarice Cliff, pattern House and Trees, marked to base Fantasque by Clarice Cliff, hand painted top section measures 4.5" dia, est 60-90

132  Susie Cooper, dinner set, burgundy cream and floral stylized decoration to the centre with the Susie Cooper productions crown works Burslem mark to base, comprising tureen and lid, oval serving plates, 5 dinner, 2 side plates, 6 soup bowls and dishes, 1 gravy boat with hair lie crack, 1 oval serving dish

133  Paragon, pattern Belinda, afternoon tea set with tea pot, cream jug and sugar basin,

134  C.H.Branham, Carp vase, 13" tall impressed marked to base, the front section with a etched a carp, ram head handles to the side, has had restoration to the rim, a rare and unusual vase est 100-150

135  Poole Pottery Delphis range, a orange ground shaped vase, pattern No:84, 8.3/4" tall 5" wide, painters monogram PL, est 30-60

136  Poole Pottery, a stylized footed Delphis range studio style bowl, decorated to the interior with a blue and red pattern 3" tall, 4" dia, impressed Poole England mark and monogrammed SJ and 1 other footed Poole Pottery studio style bowl, 4.3/4" dia No:38 to base, artist monogram B, est 40-80

137  Poole Pottery a blue studio marked dish No:4 4" dia with hairline crack and 2 x similar studio Delphis range trinket dishes, each one 5" x 4" approx, est 40-80

138  Aller Bale, triple handled lipped vase with stylized decoration, style No:1043 impressed to base with potters decoration mark has small chip to base, does not affect the presentation of the vase, 9.3/4" tall est 25-50

139  Unusual pair of pottery heads by Bretby, wall pockets, a Male and Female, 1 No: 888 the other No:887 c1920's each one measures 4.5" tall est 30-60

140  Shorter & Sons, a hand painted pottery vase marked to the base Shorter & Sons England, has been converted to a lamp, some hair line cracks, predominately blue,

141  Royal Doulton a Charles Nooke Flamb√© design vase, No:1617 to base, the largest version measures 14" tall est 120-160

142  Poole Pottery, a pottery figurine of an Otter, by Lanley Adams, impressed Poole England mark to base and No:41 signed to base Barbara Linley Adams, 8" long 4" tall 4" wide

143  Jumbo Gent's good quality fountain pen, German origin, model Senator President, black body with gilt highlights, the nib marked Germany

144  Royal Doulton a well potted figurine of an Alsatian in a standing position HN1115 Royal Doulton mark and CH Benign of Picardy, 12.5" long and 10" tall un-damaged condition

145  Whitbread signs .Trade cards The History of Whitbread Inn Signs, complete set fourth series 50 cards, in perfect condition est 70-100

146  Whitbread Inn Signs metal third series complete set 50 cards, and 17 series three tin cards est 60-100

147  Whitbread inn signs Trade cards The History of Whitbread Inn Signs, series of 25 West Pennines, est 50-70

148  Trade cards The History of Whitbread Inn Signs, a book containing 25 signs, district Marlow, est 50-100

149  Trade cards The History of Whitbread Inn Signs, a book containing 25 Inn signs Maritime, each one has been stuck into the book and a collection of 25 inn signs, in collectors conditions and in plastic punches, complete set

150  Whitbread Inn Signs Trade Card, single issue the Railway, 4 cards each one in perfect condition

151  Whitbread Inn Signs Trade Card, single issue the Railway, 4 cards each one in perfect condition

152  Collection of odd Whitbread inn tin signs, includes 16 Tin signs and 31 cards,

153  Set of 3 graduating cider measures Arts & Crafts inspired, copper and brass highlights, each one with a brass plaque marked Cider, and a similar period 10" dia hand hammered pewter fruit dish, marked to base Sheffield Pewter,

154  Victorian period ebonized oval shaped desk organizer with ink well attachment

155  Victorian copper and brass Kettle, in good condition, and a pair of 8" tall Victorian brass candlesticks

156  Jacobs biscuits, biscuit tin modeled as a miniature Copper,


157  Benedikt & Friends by Villeroy & Boch, a boxed caricature model of a Land Rover, with animals enclosed hand painted, 23cm long entitled the Jeep Safari, with box and paper work designed and painted by Rosemarie Benedict, est 50-100

158  Villeroy & Boch, by Rosemarie Benedikt, a model of a caricature cat on a push bike entitled cyclist, 16.5cm long est 30-60

159  Vintage Film set clapper board for the film Slipstream, 1988 chalk board design,

160  WW1 tin Police Helmet, black, with original strap and interior, marked inside KF-CP

161  2 x bowler hats and 2 x top hats

162  Alloy style life size sculpture, waist and head and shoulders of a couple embracing, est 40-80

163  Egg shell porcelain, a Oriental tea set with red makers mark to the base, tea pot, cream jug, sugar basin and slops bowl minimum 6 place setting with side plates, cups and saucers, est 25-50

164  Royal Doulton, afternoon tea set, pattern Old Colony, 6 place setting, 1 cup missing, and 6 decorative cups and saucers from the V & A collection, by Nikko Company

165  Collection of old stamps inclduing First day Covers,

166  Thompson's Gardeners Assistant, 6 c volumes in green bound cloth hard back, New Edition published 1903 by Gresham

167  Large West German pottery vase 16" tall, brown and fawn a similar period Cinque Ports pottery vase 12" tall and a similar period David Sharpe Rye pottery table light, 7" tall

168  Large amount of Vintage marbles

169  Late 19c afternoon sandwich set, comprising 2 x large comports, 4 x smaller comports, and 12 x 8" sandwich plates each one decorated with gilt Indian Tree style pattern heightened in blue and gold, with numbers to base, 5436, marked with red anchor makers

170  Art Nouveau gilt and cream 16" wash bowl decorated to the exterior with gilt Classical decoration, and a matching soap dish and lid 4" dia,

171  Art Deco period table lamp the bottom with a model of an insect attached, hand painted,

172  Stoneware biscuit jar and lid, by Steve Harrison, 19c Harvest ware tobacco jar and lid dated 1846, and a similar period small stoneware tankard with lid

173  Pair of Field Binoculars 20 x 50 with leather case

174  Pair of Isnic Tom Tom drums hand painted decoration

175  Boxed miniature Chinese Doll, with a collection of 5 assorted different hair styles,

176  2 x Bisque porcelain Oriental hand painted figurines of seated man and lady both with wobbly heads, 1 No:29 and a similar period silver coloured inlaid 6" dish decorated with animals and elephants,

177  6 x modern enamel tin signs including James Dean and Vincent Motorbikes

178  Large copper Newlyn school wall charger decorated with fish 21 inches dia .has two small nail holes where it was mounted on wall

179  Arts and crafts period French Majolica bread plate

180  Collect of matchbox and dinky toys including Shado 2 all in played condition

181  4 assorted hard back books including the England of Dickens's by Dexter  volumes 1-5 English wild flowers and a copy of British trees 

182  Apprentice piece 19c Victorian fire screen, the centre section would need replacing

183  Pair of Kaufmann transfer patterned Continental vases with lids, marked with the Beehive blue mark to base, each vase 13" tall

184  Hadley's Worcester, a squat vase with hand painted decoration of Iris, 3.3/4" tall

185  Halcyon Days enamel an oval musical box and lid decorated throughout with inspiration of a Dutch School painting, London from Southwark, working order

186  Pair of gold coloured Lloyd Loom armchairs

187  Mahogany Victorian centre table

188  Walnut Art Deco half Moon table

189  Early Victorian dressing table mirror

190  Children's style diorama

191  Large copy of The New Zealand and Australia Land Register, pages are empty