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Leo Malempre (1860-1901), Girl seated outside in red tights beside a green flagon, Signed lower right and dated 1880, Oil on board, 12" x 7 ½"
Provenance: Private Collection, West Dorset
Estimate: £800-1500

Forthcoming Sales in 2014

Paintings and Drawings, Furniture and Works of Art

10th April 2014

(Last date for entries: March 7th)

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A fine blue and white 'dragon' dish, the base with a 'Zhi Yuan Tang Zhi' mark (Hall of extended remoteness), Yongzheng/Qianlong, 9 ½" diameter
Provenance: Mr & Mrs H.W. Fortesquieu, and thence by descent. Acquired on their travels throughout Asia in the early 20th century.

Asian Art

22nd May 2014

A fine 1950's sapphire and diamond ring

Jewellery and Silver, Furniture and Works of Art

12th and 13th June 2014

(Last date for entries: April 25th)

A pair of Paris porcelain floral decorated vases, 18" high.
Estimate £500-£1,000

Recent Sales

Ceramics and Glass, Furniture and Works of Art

13th February 2014

(Last date for entries: January 10th)

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An important 19th century diamond riviere necklace, set overall with 53 old cushion cut diamonds, the largest c.5cts
Provenance: An important English private collection.
sold for £231,800

Jewellery and Silver, Furniture and Works of Art

5th and 6th December 2013

(Last date for entries: October 18th)

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A fine pale celadon mughal style jade vase,
late Qing/Republic, 10" high.
Provenance: Private collection, U.S.A.
sold for £42,875

Asian Art

15th November 2013

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Robert Lindsey Clark A.R.B.S. (1864-1926),
The Broken Limber, 1924, 22" x 26.5
Provenance: Acquired at the Royal Academy in 1924, sold for £54,970

Paintings and Drawings, Furniture and Works of Art

26th September 2013

(Last date for entries: August 23rd)

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MELPLASH COURT HOUSE SALE NETS OVER £3 MILLION

"Duke's sale of the contents of Melplash Court, near Bridport, became one of the highest grossing 'on-the-premises' sales ever conducted by a provincial auctioneer."

Antiques Trade Gazette Issue 1959 - For a full review of the sale see http://www.antiquestradegazette.com/news/7680.aspx

A Qianlong mark and period hardwood carving of Lohan achieved the highest price in the 3-day sale selling for £382,400
A Qianlong mark and period hardwood carving of Lohan achieved the highest price in the 3-day sale selling for £382,400

PART I

Wednesday 22nd September
at 10.30am

Including glass, ceramics, books, Russian icons and manuscripts, textiles, silver and plate, clocks and works of art.

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Reflections of the Orient

Thursday 23rd September
at 10.30am

Including jade, Chinese robes and textiles, Oriental works of art, ivory, bronze and sculpture, Japanese wood and laquer, oriental jewellery, ceramics and pictures.

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PART II

Friday 24th September
at 10.30am

Including paintings, furniture and outside effects.

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Duke's
The Dorchester Fine Art Saleroom
Weymouth Avenue
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1QS
UK
Tel:  +44 (0) 1305 265 080
Fax: +44 (0) 1305 260 101
Email: enquiries@dukes-auctions.com

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