17th September 2015

Paintings and Furniture 17th September 2015

Page: 1 of 11. Lots: 1 to 58

Sale Catalogue: Page 1



Lot 1: AFTER JOSEPH MALLORD WILLIAM TURNER (1775-1851) "A View of Worcester College", engraved by James Basire, 12.75" x 17.5" (plate), and three engraved plates from the "Oxford Almanack", various years (4)

Sold For: £50.00


Lot 2: A FOLK ART MAP of England and Wales, after the original by James Gillray, depicting an old woman sat on a fish, watercolour and pen and ink, 8.25" x 7"

Sold For: £200.00


Lot 3: ENGLISH SCHOOL, 18th/19th century A town scene with men chopping logs to the foreground, watercolour, 8" x 11", and a view of Martin, Wiltshire (now Hampshire), watercolour and pen and ink, and a study of the Cerne Abbey Gatehouse, watercolour (3)

Unsold (Estimate): £60-80


Lot 3A: DAVID WEST (1939-) "Seaweed", signed verso, wood carving, 13.5" x 14"

Sold For: £170.00


Lot 4: ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th/20th century A view of the High Street, Dorchester, watercolour, 17.25" x 25.25", and the companion view of Cornhill, Dorchester, watercolour (2). See illustration

Sold For: £200.00


Lot 5: ENGLISH SCHOOL, 19th century A terrace of thatched cottages in Mill Street, Dorchester, watercolour, 14.75" x 10"

Sold For: £45.00


Lot 6: ENGLISH SCHOOL An interior study of a fireplace in Melbury House, Dorset, with label to the reverse "Painted by Emily Yeatman who then lived in the house, October 16th 1877", watercolour, 10" x 14.25"

Sold For: £45.00


Lot 6A: A FOLIO OF DORSET COUNTY MUSEUM EXHIBITION POSTERS including Elisabeth Frink and Reynolds Stone

Sold For: £440.00


Lot 7: A LEAD FIGURE OF A SCHOLAR OR SAINT holding an open book in his right hand, his left hand open to hold a staff, possibly 14th/15th century, on a stepped stone base, 12" high

Unsold (Estimate): £100-200


Lot 8: A SCULPTURAL STUDY OF THE CRUCIFIX, the body of Christ carved in hardwood on a simple birch cross, 38" high x 31" wide

Unsold (Estimate): £80-150


Lot 9: GEORGE SPENCER WATSON, RA, RWS, ROI (1869-1934) "Lady in White", oil on canvas, 33" x 25". See illustration

Sold For: £18000.00


Lot 10: MARY SPENCER WATSON (1913-2006) "St. Peter, The Betrayal", a carved wooden figure covering his face with a cloth, the base incised "MSW" and dated "21/7/1991", 16" high. See illustration

Sold For: £360.00


Lot 11: MARY SPENCER WATSON (1913-2006) "Otter", a terracotta maquette, signed, titled and dated 1986 to the underside, 6.5" high. Literature: Mary Spencer Watson Catalogue Raisonn

Sold For: £440.00


Lot 12: MARY SPENCER WATSON (1913-2006) "Tui - Wading Figure", a carved cherry wood figural study, circa 1983, 34" high. Literature: Mary Spencer Watson Catalogue Raisonn

Unsold (Estimate): £800-1500


Lot 13: MARY SPENCER WATSON (1913-2006) "Mother and Child", a carved Purbeck stone figural study, circa 1985, 33" high. Literature: Mary Spencer Watson Catalogue Raisonn

Sold For: £6500.00


Lot 14: MABEL WICKHAM (1901-1992) "Broken Bough", signed lower left and dated 1990, watercolour, 11.75" x 15.25"

Unsold (Estimate): £50-100


Lot 15: NAOMI LAING (1891-1987) "Egdon Heath", signed lower right, watercolour, 11" x 15", and another view of Egdon Heath by the same artist (2)

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 16: LESLIE MOFFAT WARD (1888-1978) "Steeple Church, Dorset", signed lower right and titled to the reverse, watercolour, 9.5" x 10.75", and two trial proof prints by the same artist "House on Chesil Beach, Portland" and "Ruins on the Dorset Heath" (3)

Sold For: £380.00


Lot 17: HERMIONE HAMMOND (1910-2005) "Rooftops, Wareham, Dorset", signed and dated 1935 lower left, watercolour, 11.75" x 16.5". See illustration

Unsold (Estimate): £200-400


Lot 18: HERMIONE HAMMOND (1910-2005) "Black Bear, South Street, Wareham", signed lower right, titled and dated 1940 lower left, watercolour, 11" x 12", and a preparatory pen and ink sketch of Wareham by the same artist (2)

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 19: HERMIONE HAMMOND (1910-2005) "Wareham, Dorset", a study of buildings with trees to the foreground, signed and dated 1939 lower left and titled "Wareham" lower right, watercolour, 8.25" x 9.25"

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 20: HERMIONE HAMMOND (1910-2005) "Chelsea Arts Club - for Roger Peers", signed and dated September 2001 lower left, watercolour, 9.25" x 9.75". See illustration

Sold For: £150.00


Lot 21: AFTER PAUL NASH (1889-1947) Two photographic prints "Seashore Steps, Swanage", 5.25" x 9.25" and "Gatepost", 9.25" x 5.25", both prints taken from the original negatives courtesy of the Tate Gallery Archive (2). See illustration

Sold For: £180.00


Lot 22: VIOLET MADELINE JOSETTE (JO) JONES (1894-1989) A view of a Spanish village with mountains beyond, signed lower left, oil on canvas, 23.5" x 29.75". See illustration

Sold For: £650.00


Lot 23: VIOLET MADELINE JOSETTE (JO) JONES (1894-1989) "Old Pepe - Spain", a portrait study of an old man, signed lower left and titled to the reverse, oil on board, 13.25" x 8.25"

Sold For: £200.00


Lot 24: VIOLET MADELINE JOSETTE (JO) JONES (1894-1989) "Wool Dyers in Morocco", signed lower left, watercolour, 11.5" x 8.5"

Sold For: £130.00


Lot 25: VIOLET MADELINE JOSETTE (JO) JONES (1894-1989) Still Life - a study of vases on a table, signed lower right and dated '86, watercolour and gouache, 17.75" x 12.75"

Sold For: £150.00


Lot 26: VIOLET MADELINE JOSETTE (JO) JONES (1894-1989) "The Boys of Sacromonte, Granada, Spain", signed lower right, oil on board, 38" x 29". See illustration

Sold For: £360.00


Lot 27: VIOLET MADELINE JOSETTE (JO) JONES (1894-1989) "Druscilla, a Jamaican Girl", signed lower left and dated 1935 to the reverse, oil on canvas, 26.5" x 19.5". See illustration

Sold For: £3400.00


Lot 28: VIOLET MADELINE JOSETTE (JO) JONES (1894-1989) "Rock Figures, Tafraout, Morocco", signed lower right, chalk, 11.5" x 8.75"

Sold For: £80.00


Lot 29: VIOLET MADELINE JOSETTE (JO) JONES (1894-1989) "Spanish Gypsy and Baby", signed upper right and inscribed "For Roger", watercolour and pen and ink, 7" x 4.75"

Sold For: £200.00


Lot 30: VIOLET MADELINE JOSETTE (JO) JONES (1894-1989) "Picking Date Palms, Morocco", watercolour and gouache, 10" x 14.75"

Sold For: £170.00


Lot 31: ELIZABETH MUNTZ (1895-1977) "St. Oswald's Bay and Durdle Door", oil on panel, 8.25" x 9.75", and the companion painting "Purbeck Coast" (2)

Sold For: £340.00


Lot 32: ELIZABETH MUNTZ (1895-1977) "Canadian Landscape", signed lower left, 8" x 9.75" and a profile study of Theodore Powys by the same artist, pencil (2)

Sold For: £220.00


Lot 33: ELIZABETH MUNTZ (1894-1977) A lead sculpture of a baby resting on a shoulder with a hand on its' back, 6.5" high, and a pottery figure of a baby in swaddling clothes by the same artist (2). See illustration

Unsold (Estimate): £100-200


Lot 34: ELSIE BARLING (1883-1976) A still life study of flowers, signed lower left, oil on canvas, 25.5" x 19.5"

Unsold (Estimate): £150-250


Lot 35: ELSIE BARLING (1883-1975) A stylised view of figures working in a harbour, possibly France, signed lower left, oil on canvas, 19.25" x 25.5". See illustration

Sold For: £460.00


Lot 36: CECIL WALLER (1908-1992) "Sky and Hedge I", oil on canvas, 13.5" x 15.5". See illustration

Unsold (Estimate): £2000-4000


Lot 37: ARTHUR BELL (1897-1995) "St. Alban's Street, Weymouth", etching, 6.5" x 4.25", and two similar works by the same artist "Trinity Street, Weymouth" and "Worbarrow Bay" (3)

Sold For: £280.00


Lot 38: ARTHUR BELL (1897-1995) "The Cobb, Lyme Regis", etching, 4.75" x 6.75" and two similar works by the same artist "Weymouth College" and "A Medieval Hall Interior" (3)

Sold For: £120.00


Lot 39: DAVID WILLIAM BURLEY (1901-1990) "St. Mary's Church, Swanage", signed upper right and dated '35, pencil on paper, 11" x 14.5"

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 40: GORDON BENINGFIELD (1936-1998) "Musical Instruments in the Dorset County Museum, Dorchester", signed lower right, pencil on paper, 12" x 17". See illustration

Sold For: £180.00


Lot 41: GORDON BENINGFIELD (1936-1998) "Church Street and the Church of St. Mary of the Annunciation, Beaminster", signed lower right, pencil on paper, 9.75" x 13.5"

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 42: NIGEL WYKES (1906-1991) "Eggardon Summer Group", a still life study of butterflies amongst foliage, signed and dated 1976 lower right, watercolour, 14.5" x 10.5", and a small watercolour study of a beetle by the same artist, signed and dated 1973 lower right (2)

Sold For: £110.00


Lot 43: REYNOLDS STONE (1909-1979) "In the Dell at The Old Rectory, Litton Cheney", a study for a wood engraving, signed lower right, watercolour, 20.5" x 13.75", and the corresponding wood engraving print (2). See illustration

Sold For: £650.00


Lot 44: REYNOLDS STONE (1909-1979) A wood engraving study of two young boys with a fish they have caught, signed and dated '69 in pencil to the margin, 3" x 4.25" (plate). This work was used as the jacket and frontispiece illustration for "Another Self" by James Lees-Milne.

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 45: MICHAEL UPTON (1938-2002) "Marshwood Vale circa 1971", signed lower left, watercolour, 7" x 10", and another similar view of the Marshwood Vale (2). See illustration

Sold For: £140.00


Lot 46: MICHAEL UPTON (1938-2002) "Jan-Cold-Stoke Abbot", titled in pencil lower right, watercolour, 7" x 10", and another similar view of Stoke Abbot (2)

Unsold (Estimate): £150-250


Lot 47: MICHAEL UPTON (1938-2002) "West Bay 1994", gouache, 5.5" x 7.75". See illustration

Sold For: £90.00


Lot 48: MICHAEL UPTON (1938-2002) "Calm Midday Charmouth 27.VIII.71", titled in pencil to the upper, watercolour, 7" x 10", and a similar work entitled "Charmouth Cliffs" (2)

Unsold (Estimate): £150-250


Lot 49: MICHAEL UPTON (1938-2002) "Summer - Portobello Road, 1994", gouache, 11.75" x 8.5". See illustration

Sold For: £100.00


Lot 50: EVA MACKINNON (1909-1999) "Still life with castor oil plant", oil on board, 21.25" x 17.25", and "Topsy", a pastel sketch of a dog on its back (2). See illustration

Sold For: £160.00


Lot 51: JOHN NEWBERRY (1934-) "Harbour at Low Tide, West Bay", signed and dated '78 lower left, 6.25" x 9.5", and two further works by the same artist, "Sluicegates, Watermeadows, Dorchester, 1991" and "Chapter House and Steps, Wells, 2007" (3)

Sold For: £260.00


Lot 52: JOHN NEWBERRY (1934-) "Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, Dorset", signed lower right, watercolour, 8" x 11.5", and two similar works by the same artist "Muchelney from Huish Bridge 2010" and "Abbey from the south Muchelney 2010" (3). See illustration

Sold For: £100.00


Lot 53: JOHN NEWBERRY (1934-) "Frome Valley, Dorchester, 1984", signed lower left, watercolour, 6" x 8", and three similar works by the same artist, "West End of Poundbury", "Poundbury" and "Footbridge over the Frome" (4)

Sold For: £320.00


Lot 54: JOHN NEWBERRY (1934-) "Hamadiyeh Souk, Damascus, 2007", signed lower left, watercolour, 8.75" x 12.5", and two similar works by the same artist, "Umayyad Mosque, Damascus, 2007" and "Cairo" (3). See illustration

Sold For: £340.00


Lot 55: PADRAIG MACMIADHACHAIN (1929-) "Towed to Argentina", signed lower right, oil on canvas, 19" x 23.25". See illustration

Sold For: £600.00


Lot 56: PADRAIG MACMIADHACHAIN (1929-) "Fishing Port", signed lower left, oil on board, 9.5" x 11.25". See illustration

Sold For: £700.00


Lot 57: PETER COURTNEY (1935-2000) "Ty Nyth Rhiwddolion, Betws-y-Coed, Gwynedd, North Wales", signed and dated July 1981 lower right and titled lower left, watercolour, 9.75" x 19"

Unsold (Estimate): £100-200


Lot 58: PETER COURTNEY (1935-2000) "Little Bindon", signed and dated 31.3.75 lower right and titled lower left, watercolour, 13.75" x 21". See illustration

Unsold (Estimate): £300-600


Sale Catalogue: Page 1



Lot 1
A collection of golf clubs

Estimate: £10-20


Lot 2
A 19th century stoneware 'Harvesting' jug and another similar

Estimate: £10-20


Lot 3
A mahogany and mother-of-pearl inlaid mantel clock and a pair of similar candlesticks

Estimate: £40-60


Lot 4
A pair of royal blue cloisonne vases and a similar bowl

Estimate: £20-40

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