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27th October 2014

The Contents of Highdon House 27th October 2014

Page: 1 of 5. Lots: 1 to 60
The Contents of Highdon House

Sale Catalogue: Page 1



Lot 1: A LATE GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERVING TABLE of classical form with rectangular top, on four tapered reeded supports and rectangular platform base, 38" high x 74.75" wide x 26.5" deep.Purchased from David Bedale in 2006 for £26,000Provenence: The Pennant family, Nantlys, WalesEstimate: 3000-6000

Sold For: £9500.00


Lot 2: A QUEEN ANNE STYLE TWO SEATER WING-BACK SOFA with patterned green and faun upholstery, on cabriole legs, late 19th century, 44" high x 50" wideEstimate: 200-400

Sold For: £1100.00


Lot 3: A WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY REGULATOR LONGCASE CLOCK by Peter Vigne of Bath, with an eight-day movement and a 12" silvered dial, in a mahogany case with glazed door enclosing an adjustable mercury pendulum, 80.5" highPurchased from Styles of Stow in 1996 for £8,250Estimate: 3000-6000

Sold For: £6000.00


Lot 4: A GEORGE III MAHOGANY STICK BAROMETER by Heath & Wing, London, the silver silver gauge surrounded by an arched hood with brass finials, 39" highPurchased from Derek and Tina Rayment Antiques in 1997 for £5,900Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £2800.00


Lot 5: C. LLOYD A dark bay hunter in stable interior, oil on canvas, signed and dated 1887 (lower right), in a gilt frame, 24.5" x 29.5"Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £2400.00


Lot 6: •GEORGE BINGHAM: A CONTEMPORARY BRONZE SCULPTURE "Indian Runners", edition 1/9, signed "G. Bingham", and a brochure displaying similar works, 16" highEstimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £900.00


Lot 7: A PAIR OF MAHOGANY ADAM-STYLE CONTEMPORY OPEN ARM CHAIRS with purple upholstery, 38.75" high, 24.5" wide (2)

Sold For: £300.00


Lot 8: ANGLO-CHINESE SCHOOL, 19th century A portrait of an officer in uniform, oil on canvas, 9.5" x 8.25"Provenance: Probably acquired from Martyn Gregory, London by The Lewis family, Melplash Court, Dorset.Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £850.00


Lot 9: •MARY FEDDEN "Aulla", signed and dated (lower left) 1967, and the reverse with two gallery labels, oil on canvas, 30" x 24"Estimate: 5000-10000

Sold For: £6000.00


Lot 10: A NEST OF THREE LOUIS XV STYLE PARQUETRY OCCASIONAL TABLES with ormolu mounts. The largest 20" wide x 16.25" (3)Estimate: 600-1200

Sold For: £750.00


Lot 11: A FINE GEORGE I STYLE WALNUT WING ARMCHAIR with an arched back and outscroll arms, on carved cabriole legs ending in trefoil feet, 34" wideEstimate: 2000-4000


Lot 12: A PAIR OF HEALS LIMED OAK OCCASIONAL TABLES with square tops, on geometric openwork bases, probably 1940's, 24" square x 20" high (2)Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £800.00


Lot 13: A WILLIAM AND MARY OAK KETTLE STAND with a well-patinated octagonal top, on a bobbin-turned shaft, basically 17th century, 23.5" high, the top 13" wideEstimate: 400-700

Sold For: £380.00


Lot 14: A NEO CLASSICAL-STYLE PAINTED PINE OVERMANTEL MIRROR of architectural form, 41.5" x 32.5" wideEstimate: 150-250

Sold For: £460.00


Lot 15: A WOOL SHEEPSKIN EFFECT RUG, 118" x 77"

Sold For: £320.00


Lot 16: A PAIR OF STEEL FIRE IRONS, a George III style fireguard and a Victorian copper log bin (3)

Sold For: £450.00


Lot 17: A PAIR OF CONTEMPORARY GOURD TABLE LAMPS with carved geometric decoration, with shades, 22" high (2)

Sold For: £110.00


Lot 18: A PANASONIC DV3 37" FLATSCREEN TV with a Yamaha Digital Sound Projector, a Panasonic HDD & DVD recorder, Sky box and other related electricals (a lot)

Sold For: £280.00


Lot 19: A PANASONIC KX-TCD 545E TELEPHONE SYSTEM and a digital cordless answering system and fax (a lot)

Sold For: £40.00


Lot 20: JEREMY PAXMAN "Rabbits", collage pictures in black glazed box frames, 12" x 9.25" (3)

Sold For: £200.00


Lot 21: •DAME ELISABETH FRINK (1930-1993) An owl in flight, signed in pencil in the margin, limited edition print, 37/75, 33" x 23"Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £2100.00


Lot 22: A CONTEMPORARY TWO SEATER SOFA with faun upholstery

Sold For: £700.00


Lot 23: A REGENCY STYLE MAHOGANY OVAL DINING ROOM TABLE with six leaves extending from a circular breakfast table, on a single pedestal base with sloped reeded legs terminating in brass paw feet, 96" extended (60" diameter excluding leaves)Estimate: 500-1000

Sold For: £2800.00


Lot 24: A SET OF TWELVE LATE REGENCY MAHOGANY DINING CHAIRS of Grecian form, with curved rectangular cresting rails, over lateral splats, centred by paterae with button suede seats, on turned and reeded front legs, 34" high (12)Purchased from Chevertons in 2006 for £17,500Estimate: 4000-7000

Sold For: £8500.00


Lot 25: A REGENCY ROSEWOOD CABINET with a Portor marble top, and three gilt brass and folded silk panelled doors, enclosing a shelved interior, 36.5" high x 58.5" wide x 19" deep.Purchased from Anthony Outred in 2006 for £7,800Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £3000.00


Lot 26: A REGENCY ROSEWOOD AND GILT BRASS INLAID SIDE CABINET with a drawer over a pair of panelled doors flanked by turned columns, with gilt acanthus leaf collars, 35.25" high x 34.5" wide x 17.5" deepPurchased from Chevertons of Edenbridge Ltd in 2006 for £9,500Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £1600.00


Lot 27: •WILLEM DOLPHYN (b.1935) A still life of a dish of figs beside an ornate chalice with a jug and glass, arranged on a blue and gold bullion-work cloth, signed and dated 1998 lower left, oil on panel, in a silvered wood frame, 23.75" x 19.75"Purchased from W.H Patterson in 1998 for £8,000Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £2900.00


Lot 28: •WILLEM DOLPHYN (b.1935) A still life of a ceramic jug beside oranges, arranged on a red and gold bullion-work cloth, signed and dated 1998 lower left, oil on panel, in a 17th century style ripple moulded frame, 11" x 19"Estimate: 800-1500

Sold For: £3400.00


Lot 29: •WILLEM DOLPHYN (b.1935) A still life of a bowl of cherries beside a ceramic vase, arranged on a white cloth, signed and dated 1999 lower left, oil on panel, in a silvered wood frame, 23.25" x 19.2"Purchased from W.H Patterson in 1999 for £11,600Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £3000.00


Lot 30: •WILLEM DOLPHYN (b.1935) A still life of a dish of plums and greengages, beside a white jug, arranged on a white cloth, signed and dated 1978 lower left, oil on panel, in a 17th century style ripple moulded frame, 18.75" x 26.25" widePurchased from W.H Patterson in 1998 for £6,750Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £2400.00


Lot 31: A SET OF FOUR SILVER PEDESTAL BON BON DISHES with loop handles, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, London 1915, 3.5" high x 6" wide, and two silver napkin rings (6)Estimate: 150-250

Sold For: £280.00


Lot 32: A LATE VICTORIAN OAK AND BRASS MOUNTED TANTALUS containing three cut-glass decanters, 13" high

Sold For: £150.00


Lot 33: A BRONZED TABLE LAMP of classical form with reeded column, on paw feet, with shade, height including shade 24"

Sold For: £110.00


Lot 34: A THEO FENNEL SILVER HP SAUCE CONTAINER with bottle, and screw lid, 8.25" high

Sold For: £220.00


Lot 35: AN INDIAN AMRITSAR CARPET, the blue field with all over flowers, palmettes and serrated leaves, within a main beige border of stylised leaves and strapwork, late 19th century, 152" x 138"Estimate: 3000-5000


Lot 36: GEORGE MOUTARD WOODWARD (1760-1809) "The Judges", pencil and watercolour sketch, in a gilt glazed frame, 4.5" x 8.75"

Sold For: £300.00


Lot 37: A PART WATERFORD CUT-CRYSTAL TABLE SERVICE and other associated cut-glass tableware (40)Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £650.00


Lot 38: LALIQUE: A GLASS DECANTER of oviform shape with frosted glass stopper, and two other decanters (3)

Sold For: £120.00


Lot 39: A FINE GEORGE III MAHOGANY SECRETAIRE BOOKCASE in the manner of Gillows, with a glazed upper section, the base with a secretaire drawer above three drawers, on splayed bracket feet, 97" high x 34.75" widePurchased from Freshfords Fine Art in 2006 for £15,500Estimate: 3000-6000

Sold For: £3500.00


Lot 40: A GEORGE III STYLE MAHOGANY DRUM TOP CIRCULAR TABLE on fluted tapered legs and a single drawer, by Arthur Brett & Sons, Norwich, 31.5" high x 36" dia.Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £500.00


Lot 41: A PAIR OF REGENCY ROSEWOOD CONSOLE TABLES with rectangular grey marble tops, on single giltwood scroll supports, basically 19th century, 31" high x 20.75" wide x 16" deep (2)Purchased from David Bedale Antiques in 2006 for £7,000Provenance: Fasque, Aberdeenshire, The Gladstones.Estimate: 800-1500

Sold For: £3500.00


Lot 42: A GEORGE II GILTWOOD CHIMNEY GLASS, apparently retaining the original triple plate mirror, the frame with gilt metal candlebranches, 22.5" x 63.5"Purchased from Edward Hurst in 2007 for £11,000Estimate: 3000-6000

Sold For: £5800.00


Lot 43: A PAIR OF CONTEMPORARY STAINED OAK SIDE TABLES on plinth bases, 18" high x 27.75" x 17.75" (2)Estimate: 150-300

Sold For: £260.00


Lot 44: A CONTEMPORARY THREE SEATER SOFA with figured oatmeal loose covers and various scatter cushions, 89" wideEstimate: 200-400

Sold For: £1500.00


Lot 45: WILLIAM BERNARD REID Boats moored on the lagoon, Venice, signed (lower right), oil on board, 12.5" x 15.25"

Sold For: £350.00


Lot 46: LOUIS BOSWORTH HURT (1885-1929) "October Byelane" An autumnal landscape with a shepherd and sheep on a track beside woodland, signed and dated (lower left) 1884, inscribed on the reverse with the artist's name and address "Ashbourne, Derbyshire", oil on canvas, 24" x 40"Estimate: 3000-6000


Lot 47: HENRY LUDLOW "Brixham", signed (lower left) and the reverse with a label, oil on board, 16" x 20"

Sold For: £500.00


Lot 48: A CONTEMPORARY POUFFE with velvet buttoned upholstery, raised on turned wood legs, with castors, 37.5" x 47"

Sold For: £400.00


Lot 49: A PAIR OF GEORGE III STYLE FRUITWOOD URN-SHAPED KNIFE BOXES, the covers rising on extending arms enclosing a divided interior, the boxes decorated with polychrome painted green acanthus leaf and yellow flowers, on black ground, with gilt pine cone finials, 26" high (2)Purchased from Chevertons in 2007 for £7,500Estimate: 1000-2000

Sold For: £1000.00


Lot 50: A PAIR OF PAINTED WOOD WALL BRACKETS, 13" high x 12" wide x 12" deep (2)


Lot 51: A VICTORIAN STYLE TOLEWARE TABLE LAMP of urn form, with gilt acorn branch and acanthus leaf decoration, on green ground, with lion mask ring handles and shade, overall height 25"

Sold For: £130.00


Lot 52: A PAIR OF CUT GLASS TABLE LAMPS in the form of Corinthian columns, with silver plated capitals, on square plinth bases, with shades, overall height 30" (2)Estimate: 200-400

Sold For: £650.00


Lot 53: A SET OF THREE VICTORIAN POLISHED STEEL FIRE IRONS with pierced shovel and turned finials, 29" high (3)Estimate: 150-350

Sold For: £600.00


Lot 54: PAIR OF CONTEMPORARY SOFAS with cream upholstery and various scatter cushions, 70" wide, 39" deep (a lot)Estimate: 150-250

Sold For: £1700.00


Lot 55: A GRAND PIANO by C Bechstein, a piano stool and lamp (3)Estimate: 8000-12000

Sold For: £8500.00


Lot 56: A VICTORIAN OVAL GILTWOOD WALL MIRROR, 34.5" high x 26.25" wide

Sold For: £220.00


Lot 57: W. HEATH "St. Swithin's Day Returning from the Review", coloured engraving, published by Fores, July 20th 1823", framed and glazed, 11.5" x 15.5"

Sold For: £150.00


Lot 58: CHARLES. G. LEWIS after Sir Edward Landseer, "A distinguished member of the Humane Society", engraving, late 19th century, in a glazed frame

Sold For: £130.00


Lot 59: A GEORGE III STYLE TURNED MAHOGANY POT STAND with a bulbous pedestal, on circular base, 16.5" high x 14" dia.

Sold For: £130.00


Lot 60: A VICTORIAN STYLE ARTICULATED BRASS LAMP STANDARD with an adjustable circular wood tray, 53.5" high

Sold For: £400.00


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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