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SALE NEWS Spring/Summer 2018

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AUCTION CALENDAR APRIL 11th

Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks

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Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu

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English & European Ceramics & Glass

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Medals & Coins, Arms & Armour

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Asian Art, Chinese Paintings & Japanese Works of Art

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Modern British & 20th Century Art

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Arts & Crafts

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Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks

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Silver & Objects of Vertu

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Old Masters, British & European Paintings

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Tribal Art & Antiquities

OCTOBER 3rd

Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks

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English & European Ceramics & Glass

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Fine Jewellery & Watches

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Modern British & 20th Century Art

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Front Cover.

A Japanese Kakiemon figure of a bijin, circa 1690, 39cm high. Estimate: £15,000 – 25,000 To be sold 23rd May

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An early 19th century Italian Grand Tour micromosaic and specimen marble table, 88.5cm diameter. Estimate: £4,000 – 6,000 To be sold 11th April

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A pair of William III silver candlesticks, by Benjamin Pyne, London 1695, height 20.6cm. Estimate: £6,000 – 8,000 To be sold 24th April

An Art Deco brooch by Georges Fouquet, set with turquoise and onyx on ivory. Signed and numbered. Illustrated: Musée des Arts Decoratifs – Bijoutiers & Joailliers à Paris. Estimate: £20,000 – 30,000 To be sold 25th April

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CONTENTS 4

Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks

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Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu

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Fine Jewellery

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Watches

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English & European, Ceramics & Glass

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The John Bartlam Teapot

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Medals & Coins, Arms & Armour

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Asian Art

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Chinese Paintings

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Japanese Art

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Modern British & 20th Century Art

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Arts & Crafts

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Events & News

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Sales Review

chairman’s introduction

It’s been a busy start to the year. In January we had our highest grossing furniture sale ever, coming in at a shade over £630,000 with £47,500 being paid for a William and Mary longcase clock by William Clement. In February, the single owner sale of Modern British paintings from the estate of Geoffrey Harley attracted a raft of new faces to the salerooms. The sale totalled £782,500 with a selling rate of 95%. The top price was £127,500 for William Scott’s iconic image of a fish on a plate. Then there was the astonishing £575,000 paid for the Bartlam teapot, about which our European Ceramics specialist Clare Durham, who deserves huge credit for researching and identifying the lot, has written in detail on page 18. On one hand it was a remarkable outcome but on the other it is the earliest known ceramic teapot made in America and how do you put a price on that? We were delighted that the buyer was the Metropolitan Museum in New York and it will go on display there in due course. The fact that the teapot had been bought for just £15 in an auction in the midlands some 18 months ago

meant that the sale attracted global media interest. I was abroad at the time but within 48 hours of the hammer falling I received congratulatory emails from friends and clients in Australia, Mexico, Madeira and Italy as well as the U.K. Another exciting development has been the opening of our new premises in Castle Gate, Old Sarum, which now houses all our specialist departments with the exception of Jewellery and Asian Art who will continue to be based in Castle Street. We purchased the premises as a shell around nine months ago and have spent the ensuing period creating approximately 30,000 square feet of offices and storage. All the departments there now have at least double the space they had before, we have further space available should we decide to open more departments. This has very much been a team effort. In the initial stages John Axford proved that he is undoubtedly an architecte manqué and his well thought out plans for the layout of the building were comprehensive and incredibly detailed, even down to the positioning of the plug sockets. Our new Company Secretary Natalie Milsted, who was involved in the building

industry before she joined us, proved to be a superb project manager ensuring that the whole process was completed within budget and on time. I should stress that all our auctions will continue to be held at Castle Street and that our specialists are happy to see clients at Castle Gate or Castle Street or indeed at our Mayfair office, whichever is most convenient. Apart from some auctioneering, little of the above has directly involved the Chairman; and while I am always happy to bask in the reflected glory, I remain hugely appreciative of the enthusiasm, dedication and multi-faceted abilities of all our staff. Paul Viney

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FURNITURE, WORKS OF ART & CLOCKS 11th April 2018

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SPECIALIST: MARK YUAN-RICHARDS +44 (0) 1722 411 854 myr@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

Opposite. A view of Pickwick End, Corsham. 1. After Giambologna

(1529-1608) A 19th century bronze group depicting the Rape of a Sabine woman, 113.5cm high. Estimate: £4,000 – 6,000

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Following on from the very successful sale of Modern British Paintings from the Estate of the late Geoffrey Harley, sold on the 7th February, we will have the pleasure of selling the contents of his house Pickwick End, Corsham, Wiltshire. The sale will feature approximately 250 lots of his private collection of decorative furniture, clocks and works of art. The collection is varied and includes early oak and treen, painted 18th century Portuguese furniture, decorative lighting and collectable bronzes.

2. A pair of Regency

rosewood and giltwood side cabinets in the manner of James Newton, 130.2cm wide. Estimate: £8,000 – 12,000

3. A fine Heriz Tabriz silk pictorial rug, north west Persia, circa 1880, 181 x 132.9cm. Provenance: Kincraig House, Invergordon, formerly the home of the Mackenzies. Estimate: £2,000 – 3,000

We are also delighted to be offering for sale selected furniture and works of art removed from Warrens House, Bramshaw, Hampshire. Warrens was principally designed by John Nash in 1801-1802 for George Eyre, the scion of the Wiltshire land-owning family. The highlight of the collection are these Regency rosewood and giltwood side cabinets attributed to James Newton (image 2). 3

The theme of the April sale is very much private collections and it will also feature items from the Estate of the late Dr J. S. Gordon. Dr Gordon or ‘Tim’ to his friends, was an unstoppable collector and his tall house in Hammersmith was filled with collections that reflected his diverse enthusiasms, including: African, Inuit, Tibetan and Central American objects, many that we have sold in the last six months in our Asian Art and Tribal sales. The highlight is an early 19th century Italian Roman micromosaic and specimen marble centre table, featured on page 3.

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Other collections in the sale include: walnut furniture from a European Princely Collection, items removed from Gavelacre House, Longparish Hampshire and the Roy Merley Collection of Bronzes (image 1) removed from Plaish Hall, Shropshire.

The Morning Room of Pickwick End.

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FINE SILVER & OBJECTS OF VERTU 24th & 25th April 2018

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SPECIALISTS: RUPERT SLINGSBY +44 (0) 1722 424 501 rs@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

LUCY CHALMERS +44 (0) 1722 424 594 lc@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

Opposite. A rare James

II Irish silver two-handled porringer and cover, by John Phillips, Dublin 1685-87, height 20cm. Estimate: £8,000 – 12,000

1. A George II silver cream jug and silver-gilt sugar bowl, the cream jug unmarked, the sugar bowl by Elizabeth Godfrey, London 1751, diameter of bowl 11.5cm. Provenance: The property of the Earl of Chichester. Estimate: £700 – 900

The April 24th and 25th Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu sale has a heavy leaning towards early silver including several private collections, the most notable of which has been stored in a bank vault for a number of years. A leading item from this collection is the rare James II Irish porringer and cover (opposite). A porringer is a type of cup and cover which was often used for eating soups, stews and other liquids.

2. A William and Mary silver chinoiserie mug, maker’s mark of IA in a script monogram, probably for John Austin, London 1689, height 8.8cm. Estimate: £2,000 – 3,000 3. By Fabergé, a silver model of a snail, with work master’s mark of Henrik Wigstrom, St. Petersburg, 1908-1917, length 10cm. Estimate: £3,000 – 4,000

4. A fine French silver-gilt

and mother-of-pearl dessert service for thirty by Robert Linzeler, Paris circa 1910. Provenance: Lord Kitchener of Khartoum and thence by descent to the present owner. Estimate: £6,000 – 8,000

5. A George III silver honey

skep and stand, by John Emes, London 1802, 12cm high. Estimate: £2,000 – 3,000

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silver hot water pot, by John Bridge, London 1829, height 19.5cm. Estimate: £1,000 – 1,500

7. A Victorian novelty parcel-

gilt silver Mr Punch inkstand, by Charles and George Fox, London 1859, height 19cm. Estimate: £3,000 – 5,000

Following on from the recent success of other collections of spoons in the Fine Silver auctions, the sale includes a private collection of Dog-nose spoons, which features some rare Scottish examples (page 9, image 6). The sale also includes a 129 lot private collection from a Welsh country house and estimates range from £60 to £3,000. Highlights are the Charles II tankard (page 9, image 4) and collection of four Paul Storr cream jugs (page 9, image 3). The French silver-gilt and mother-of-pearl dessert service owned by Lord Kitchener (page 7, image 4), would have been commissioned between 1902, when he was made a Viscount, and 1914, when he was raised to an Earl.

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SPECIALISTS: RUPERT SLINGSBY +44 (0) 1722 424 501 rs@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

LUCY CHALMERS +44 (0) 1722 424 594 lc@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

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A fine Victorian silver presentation centrepiece, by Frederick Elkington for Elkington and Co., Birmingham 1868, presented to Captain Tryon, R.N, by the Commanders of the Transports engaged in the late Abyssinian Expedition, height 81cm. Estimate: £30,000 – 40,000

1. A George II silver chamber

stick, by Paul de Lamerie, London 1734, diameter 13cm. Estimate: £3,000 – 4,000

2. A Charles I silver wine cup, maker’s mark attributed to Barnabus Gregory, London 1630, height 13cm. Provenance, How of Edinburgh Sale, Woolley and Wallis, 30 October 2007, Lot 340. Estimate: £7,000 – 9,000 3. A graduated set of four

early-Victorian silver cream jugs, by Paul Storr, London 1837, heights 13.8cm and 13.3cm. Estimate: £800 – 1,200

4. A Charles II silver tankard, maker’s mark of R.P with a pellet below, London 1667, height 17.2cm. Estimate: £3,000 – 5,000

5. A 17th century

Dutch silver wine cup, maker’s mark of three dots in a square punch, possibly a clover, unidentified, Middelburg, possibly 1636, height 12.1cm. Estimate: £1,500 – 2,000

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6. A Queen Anne Scottish silver Dog-nose spoon, by John Luke II, Glasgow circa 1707, length 20.5cm. Estimate: £1,000 – 1,500

7. Designed by Guy Taplin,

a silver sculpture of a Preening Pintail, made by P.E. Birmingham 2000, length 30.5cm. Estimate: £1,000 – 1,500

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FINE JEWELLERY 26th April 2018

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SPECIALISTS: MARIELLE WHITING FGA +44 (0) 1722 424 595

Opposite. A Belle Époque

2. A Belle Époque pink

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1. An Art Deco

3. An Art Deco amethyst

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diamond fob watch by Cartier. Estimate: £10,000 – 20,000

emerald and diamond scroll brooch. Estimate: £8,000 – 12,000

topaz and diamond brooch pendant. Estimate: £15,000 – 20,000

ring with diamond and cabochon emerald scroll shoulders. Estimate: £1,500 – 2,000

4. An Art Deco diamond cluster ring. Estimate: £2,000 – 3,000

6. A pair of Art Deco ruby and diamond scroll ear clips. Estimate: £15,000 – 20,000

5. An Art Deco diamond

7. A pair of diamond cluster earrings by Van Cleef and Arpels, circa 1960. Estimate: £20,000 – 30,000

and black onyx brooch. Estimate: £3,000 – 4,000

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FINE JEWELLERY 26th April 2018

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SPECIALISTS: MARIELLE WHITING FGA +44 (0) 1722 424 595

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An emerald and diamond flowerhead brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate: £10,000 – 20,000

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and diamond flowerhead ear clips by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate: £10,000 – 20,000

1. A diamond-set

bombé ring, circa 1950. Estimate: £1,500 – 2,000

5. An Art Deco diamond

8. An Art Deco diamond and lapis lazuli ring. Estimate: £800 – 1,200

6. An Art Deco coral, black onyx and diamond ring. Estimate: £1,000 – 1,500

9. An Art Deco diamond and enamel chinoiserie brooch by Georges Fouquet. Estimate: £10,000 – 20,000

and synthetic sapphire ring. Estimate: £2,000 – 3,000

7. A pair of diamond and invisibly-set sapphire hinged scroll earrings by Rubel Frères. Estimate: £15,000 – 20,000

10. A pair of Art Deco

sapphire, diamond and bi-colour gold cufflinks. Estimate: £800 – 1,200

2. An Art Deco diamond

clip brooch by Boucheron. Estimate: £5,000 – 7,000

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3. An Art Deco diamond-set

brooch by Rubel Frères. Estimate: £3,000 – 4,000

4. A Burmese sapphire and diamond cluster ring with certification. Estimate: £2,000 – 3,000

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WATCHES 26th April 2018 1. Audemars Piguet Royal

Oak perpetual desk calendar. Estimate: £2,500 – 3,000

2. Audemars Piguet Royal

3. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph wrist watch. Estimate: £7,500 – 9,500

4. Audemars Piguet 18ct gold wrist watch. Estimate: £500 – 700

Oak tantalum and rose gold bracelet watch. Estimate: £1,500 – 2,000

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SPECIALIST: CHARLOTTE GLYDE +44 (0) 1722 424 586 cg@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

1. Zenith Elite 18ct gold

wrist watch. Estimate: £1,400 – 2,000

4. Chanel Mademoiselle 18ct gold bracelet watch. Estimate: £2,500 – 3,500

2. Cartier Ballon

5. IWC GST Chronograph stainless steel bracelet watch. Estimate: £1,800 – 2,600

8. IWC 14ct gold hunter pocket watch. Estimate: £500 – 700

3. Rolex Oyster Perpetual Date bi-metal bracelet watch. Estimate: £1,600 – 2,000

6. 14ct gold Quarter Repeater hunter pocket watch. Estimate: £600 – 800

9. C L Guinand 14ct gold Split Seconds Chronograph pocket watch. Estimate: £800 – 1,200

Bleu stainless steel bracelet watch. Estimate: £2,000 – 3,000

7. Breitling Navitimer Chronograph stainless steel wrist watch. Estimate: £1,800 – 2,600

10. Hublot Classic

Fusion titanium and rose gold wrist watch. Estimate: £1,400 – 2,000

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ENGLISH & EUROPEAN CERAMICS & GLASS 2nd May 2018

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SPECIALIST: CLARE DURHAM +44 (0) 1722 424 507 cd@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

Opposite. A pair of Royal

Worcester plaques, painted by William A Hawkins, of Nelson and Wellington. Estimate: £3,500 – 4,500

1. A pair of Derby figures

of the Sailor and his Lass, depicting Henry Woodward and Nancy Dawson, possibly as Black-Eyed Susan and Sweet William, circa 1800. Estimate: £400 – 600

2. A pearlware figure of Madame Vestris as The Broom Girl, circa 1830. Estimate: £150 – 250

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The impact of real people and personalities on the world of ceramic production should not be overlooked. One of the key inspirations for porcelain and pottery figures from the 18th century onwards was the London stage. Theatrical greats such as David Garrick, Kitty Clive, Henry Woodward and James Quin were immortalised from the mid-18th century by both Bow and Derby, depicted in some of their most notable roles, and Derby continued to manufacture figures of well-known actors and artists into the 19th century, alongside Rockingham, other porcelain producers and pearlware manufacturers such as Enoch Wood.

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broad comedy, and in 1805 he appeared at the Haymarket as Sheepface in The Village Lawyer. He continued his association with the Haymarket for several decades, his most famous role being that of Paul Pry in John Poole’s comedy of the same name. The figures depicted below show the snubnosed Liston in his roles as Lubin Log from Love, Law and Physick, Van Dunder in ‘Twould Puzzle a Conjuror, Sam Swipes in Exchange No Robbery, and as Domine Sampson in Guy Mannering.

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3. A Bloor Derby figure

of John Liston as Domine Sampson from Guy Mannering, circa 1830. Estimate: £400 – 600

5. A Salt pearlware figure of John Liston as Lubin Log in Love, Law and Physick, circa 1815-1820. Estimate: £150 – 250

4. A pair of Enoch Wood

pearlware figures of John Liston, as Sam Swipes from Exchange No Robbery, and as Van Dunder from Twould Puzzle a Conjuror, circa 1830. Estimate: £400 – 600

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Equal in their continued impact on ceramic producers were important figures from the worlds of politics and warfare. This pair of Royal Worcester plaques (opposite) were made long after the death of both Wellington and Nelson, but recognise the important role both played in the survival of English fortunes and the defence of the realm. The artist, William Hawkins, worked at the factory between 1874 and 1928, specialising in portraiture, and was foreman of the men’s painting department for many years.

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One of the most popular comic actors of the early 19th century was John Liston, who was reincarnated in both pottery and porcelain in a variety of his best-loved roles, most deriving from a print published by Hodgson in 1826 which shows him in nine of his most popular comic creations. Liston was born in London in 1776 and made his stage debut in The Heir at Law in Weymouth. After a series of failures in tragic roles, several opposite Mrs Siddons, Liston discovered that his strength lay in

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THE JOHN BARTLAM TEAPOT

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SPECIALIST: CLARE DURHAM +44 (0) 1722 424 507 cd@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

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and previously unrecorded American porcelain teapot attributed to John Bartlam (Cain Hoy, 1765-1769).

saucer, attributed to John Bartlam (Cain Hoy 1765-1769). Photo credit – Steven Goss.

2. Detail of an American porcelain teabowl, attributed to John Bartlam (Cain Hoy, 1765-1769). 3. Map of South Carolina, highlighting Cain Hoy.

Regular clients at Woolley and Wallis can’t have failed to notice the sale of the John Bartlam teapot in our Fine Porcelain and Pottery sale on 20th February. This unassuming little pot, poorly fired, lacking its cover and with its handle re-glued, certainly didn’t look as though it was destined for greatness, but after a fierce bidding battle between the room and one determined private collector on the telephone it was knocked down to the Metropolitan Museum at a hammer price of £460,000 (£575,000 including premium). The teapot is only the seventh surviving piece of porcelain made by John Bartlam at his factory in Cain Hoy, South Carolina between 1765 and 1769, and the only recorded extant American porcelain teapot from the 18th century. As such, despite its faults, it had huge significance for porcelain and Americana collectors, attracting global interest. John Bartlam worked as a potter in the Lane Delph area of Stafford in 1761. We know he left England around 1763 in some debt and established a pottery in Cain Hoy in 1765. After 1769, he moved his manufactory to Charleston for a couple of years before relocating further inland to Camden. Little had been known of Bartlam’s output at Cain Hoy until the site was excavated in the early 1990s. Among the sherds brought to the surface were a number of pieces of blue and white, thought to be a type of

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proto-pearlware and catalogued as such. It was not until 2007 that scientific analysis of these sherds revealed them to in fact be a low-fired soft-paste porcelain. London-based porcelain dealer, Rod Jellicoe, was among those working on the newly discovered porcelain sherds and recognised them as relating to four teabowls which had been sold at auction in Newbury in 2002. Not long after this, two saucers, which had been sold with the teabowls in 2002, were also reattributed to John Bartlam. Although of a different printed pattern to the teabowls, the saucers featured a large palmetto – an extremely unusual motif for English blue and white porcelain and the state tree of South Carolina. This same design featured on one side of the teapot. The fact that all of the surviving Bartlam pieces were found in England (the teapot had been purchased at an auction in the Midlands for a mere £15), suggests that an entire tea service came over in the 18th century, possibly with John Bartlam himself when he returned to England for a visit in 1769. Perhaps somewhere lurking in a collection or tucked at the back of a junk shop are the matching milk jug, sugar bowl and possibly even a tea canister...

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MEDALS & COINS, ARMS & ARMOUR 3rd May 2018

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SPECIALIST: NED COWELL +44 (0) 1722 341 469 nc@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

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Mikado/Plum Duff: The medals and memorabilia of Captain Andrew Legg, S.A.S. Estimate: £10,000 – 20,000

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British Special Forces in the fog of war... Following the successful sale of the medals to one S.A.S. veteran, Ian White, in November 2017, the Medal Department at Woolley and Wallis will be proud to offer, in their May 2018 catalogue, those to another: Captain Andrew Legg, Special Air Service and Royal Hampshire Regiment. It is a matter of great importance when any medals to a British Special Forces recipient are brought to the market, and the two to Captain Legg (General Service Medal with clasp for Northern Ireland and South Atlantic Medal with Rosette - the latter awarded for service in the Falklands War) together with his iconic S.A.S. beret, a rudimentary small-scale map of Tierra del Fuego, and other items, tell a gripping story which, until recently, has remained shrouded in mystery.

Operation Mikado was the code name of the ill-conceived plot to infiltrate the S.A.S. into Argentina. Their mission was to find and destroy the Argentine aircraft that threatened the Falklands Taskforce with Exocet missiles. Mikado was ultimately aborted, but not before the initial reconnaissance phase – codenamed Operation Plum Duff – had been put into action. Legg led seven men on a hair-raising journey that saw them parachuting into the freezing waters of the South Atlantic, before being taken to land in a Sea King helicopter whose intrepid crew were trained to fly using night vision goggles. Hampered by an almost total lack of intelligence, extreme cold, and with a supply of rations inadequate for an effective reconnaissance, Captain Legg was also determined that the lives of his men

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should not be expended needlessly. A series of twists and turns, not to mention foul weather, was to see them withdrawn by stages, without having made contact with the enemy. It is now known that, had they done so, the patrol of eight men would have faced approximately 3,000 opponents equipped with state of the art weaponry and forewarned of a probable incursion. The verdict of many of the participants was that Operation Mikado might better have been called ‘Operation Certain Death’. In the absence of a meaningful military objective, Captain Legg’s officerly conduct spared the lives of seven men from that certainty. The story will be told at length when we have the honour to present his medals for sale.

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American Ironclads in the smoke of battle… Virginia, America, March 9th 1862: the brutish forms of two armoured warships converge across the waters of Hampton Roads. The menacing hump of the Confederate Ship ‘Virginia’ (a.k.a. ‘Merrimack’), her sloping sides lined with gun ports, is confronted by the sleek, sinister United States Ship ‘Monitor’, her single turret barely raised above the trembling confluence of the Elizabeth and James Rivers. A protracted and cacophonous combat ensues as the sharp report of guns is met by the nerve shattering but ineffectual peal of projectiles against armour. The ‘Monitor’ had been purpose built by the industrially dominant Yankees; the ‘Virginia’ had been improvised on the remains of the scuttled Union ship ‘Merrimack’, the product of Rebel desperation.

Other ironclads had sailed before: The archetypal ‘Gloire’, for France; the peerless ‘Warrior’, for Britain; and, in the current struggle, numerous armoured gunboats had been built for the Union by an energetic visionary named James Buchanan Eads, and had been employed to great effect on the strategically vital waters of the Mississippi. This day, however, was the first in history upon which one ironclad was proved in the fire of another, and it is chiefly for this that the seminal Battle of Hampton Roads is remembered. Our May 3rd auction will include a highly desirable memento of this battle: a stout oak walking cane, cut from the timbers of the Virginia/Merrimack after her final destruction by the retreating Confederates. It is finished

with an elegant gold top bearing a presentation inscription from Abraham Lincoln’s Attorney General Edward Bates, to the aforementioned James Buchanan Eads. Bates’s diary indicates that the timber was recovered from the Virginia/ Merrimack by the Union Navy just two days after she was scuttled. This fact, taken together with its provenance to the Ironclad pioneer J.B. Eads, fixes the position of this fine-looking cane high in the firmament of U.S. Civil War relics. M edals & C oins , A rms & A rmour | 21

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Chinese works of art from the collection of Professor Norman John Collie FRSE FRS (1859-1942). Estimates from: £3,000 – 50,000

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1 & 2. A rare Chinese

black-ground silk robe for a first-rank Imperial consort, long gua, 19th Century. Provenance: Charles D’Oyly (1878 – 1963). Estimate: £8,000 – 12,000

VIEWING Mayfair: 12th – 15th May (Highlights) Salisbury: 19th – 22nd May

Elementary Like the dragon robe (image 2), the items opposite have not seen the light of day for nearly a century. The scholar who collected them was an extraordinary man, so diverse in his interests and analytical in his approach to life that it has been said that he was Conan Doyle’s inspiration for Sherlock Holmes. Professor John Norman Collie FRSE FRS (1859-1942) was a British scientist, mountaineer and explorer. His professional career was spent as a scientist (he was the first to use x-rays in a medical context) but his avocation was mountaineering, about which he published several works. Collie’s interests included fishing, fine claret, horse racing and Chinese works of art, and like Sherlock Holmes, he was an incessant pipe smoker. Much of Collie’s Chinese collection was sold by Sotheby & Co in a dedicated two day sale in 1943, but the pieces opposite remained in the family until now and will be offered in our forthcoming sale in May. 1

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A First Rank Imperial Consort The surcoat or long gua, (images 1 & 2) with eight dragon roundels, according to the Huangchao Liqi Tushi (the regulations for ceremonial paraphernalia of the Qing dynasty) was designed for a first rank Imperial concubine. In the 19th century the Qing Empresses added some of the auspicious Twelve Symbols on to their long gua robes and this rare robe displays both the Sun (as a three legged cockerel) and the Moon (as a rabbit pounding the elixir of life) on the shoulders. This particular robe is in perfect condition and is Imperial loot. It was one of a number of rare silks described by Charles D’Oyly Harmar, a newly gazetted subaltern of the Marines, in his letters home from Beijing in 1900 where he describes as an eye witness, the looting of ‘Pekin’ by the Eight Nation Alliance of Britain, France, Austria, Hungary, Japan, Russia, Germany, Italy and the USA. It has remained in his family ever since, and carries an estimate of £8,000-12,000.

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Wang Jian Zhang (17th century) Quails and millet 148 x 81cm. Estimate: £8,000 – 12,000

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May you have everlasting peace

A Diamond Sutra

This painting by Wang Jian Zhang (opposite) is highly topical as it has a hidden meaning offering new year wishes, and China has recently been celebrating the Chinese New Year of the Dog. The Chinese word for quail, ‘an’, is a homophone for the word ‘peace’ and the word millet ‘sui’, is a homophone for ‘year’. The imagery of quail and millet in Chinese are used as a pun ‘sui sui ping an’, which may be translated as ‘May you have everlasting peace year after year’.

Another of our highlights is this rare Buddhist Diamond Sutra hand scroll (images 1 & 2). The Sanskrit word ‘Sutra’ means a religious teaching and is most often used to describe the teachings of the Buddha. Sutras preached by the Buddha were committed to memory by his disciples and passed down from generation to generation and the practice of writing Buddhist sutras is considered one of the ways of attaining enlightenment. The earliest Chinese version Diamond Sutra was found among the Dunhuang manuscripts in the Gobi desert, and is dated 868AD. This present hand scroll dates from the Republic period and features very beautiful Chinese calligraphy. It has several collectors’ seals which suggest it was commissioned by a wealthy family called Jin Shao Tang. The scroll is believed to have been brought back from China by Sir Thomas Octavius Callender who was the managing director of British Insulated Callender’s Cables. The company had a large contact in Shanghai in the early 1900s.

The painting was owned by the first editor of English Vogue Magazine, Sir William Levi Wood and has been passed down through his family. Very few paintings by Wang Jian Zhang are known to exist because he had a short life, and he only painted for personal friends, not for money. During his life his works were already precious and rare, so much so that anyone with even a simple fan leaf by Wang would treat it as a prized possession.

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1 & 2. Anonymous (Republic period) Diamond Sutra 118 x 26cm. Estimate: £1,000 – 2,000

3. Attributed to Qiu Ying

(19th century) Sericulture 75 x 29cm. Estimate: £1,000 – 2,000

Sir William Levi Wood of West End House, Frengham. (1879–1958)

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VIEWING Mayfair: 12th – 15th May (Highlights) Salisbury: 19th – 22nd May

Opposite. A Japanese painted hand-scroll of the Thirty-Six Immortal Women Poets, Edo / Meiji Period, 11.4m approx. Provenance: Reginald Woolley (1912-1993), director at the Players Theatre Club, London. Estimate: £600 – 1,000

From Pleasure Quarters to Palaces: Kakiemon Bijin

1 & Front Cover.

A Japanese Kakiemon figure of a bijin, circa 1690, 39cm high. Estimate: £15,000 – 25,000

2. A selection of Japanese netsuke depicting dogs, 18th/19th centuries. Estimates from: £500 – 3,200

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This exquisite Kakiemon figure of a smiling beauty or bijin (image 1 & front cover) is one of the highlights of our 2018 Spring sale. Ornaments of this type seldom come to the market and although a handful of figures are known to have been made from the same press mould, each of them is decorated differently and is unique. Produced during the second half of the 17th century, these were referred to as ‘Kanbun Beauties’ after the Kanbun era (1661-1673). This sophisticated lady elegantly resting her hand on her hip is a high-rank courtesan who lived and worked in the pleasure quarters of Edo or Kyoto. With her multi-layered robes and her hair tied up in the gosho mage style popular at the court, she was a fashion icon of the time. The pleasure industry, also known as ‘the floating word’ or ukiyo, flourished in the 17th century and contributed to the emergence of a new iconography celebrating the beauty of these women, most famously in ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Many theories have been made about the original buyers for these figures. They may have been costly mementoes for the few rich Japanese customers who could afford the bijin’s company, or they could have been produced for those who could only dream of spending time with them. Another theory is that they were ‘exotica’ especially produced for the European market. After the fall of the Chinese Ming Dynasty in 1644 and the crisis ensuing in the Jingdezhen kilns, Japan took the opportunity to satisfy the insatiable appetite of the European market for oriental wares. It is very unlikely that European customers knew who these figures represented, but because of their rarity and high cost, they became precious status symbols. Merchants of the VOC (Dutch East India Company) started importing them and Chinese merchants also sold them to Europeans at other Asian ports, although in small numbers. Kakiemon bijin and other figures (such as the boy featured in our last Sale News and also consigned in this sale) became the highlights of porcelain displays in castles and palaces, and can now be seen in major museums across Europe. We will probably never know who this beauty’s enigmatic smile was intended for, but we are delighted to be offering her in our forthcoming sale, along with other Kakiemon pieces and another bijin in the Imari palette.

Inu-Doshi: Happy New Year of the Dog! Although not from Japan, the Chinese zodiac and its twelve animals have been fully embraced by the Japanese culture since it was introduced in the 4th century. February 2018 marked the beginning of the Year of the Dog (Inu-doshi), and it seems to be an auspicious sign that this collection of dog netsuke (below) was consigned that month. This private collection is part of a larger offering of about one hundred netsuke, varying in materials and subjects, and also including an eagle and monkey by Nobukazu illustrated in Barry Davies’s 100 Selected Pieces from the Netsuke Collection of Scott Meredith, a sleeping boar in Osaka style, 18th century depictions of Dutchmen and many others. These netsuke will be offered alongside a large selection of artworks spanning centuries and reflecting exchanges between Japan and the West: namban cabinets, Komai metalworks and Namikawa Yasuyuki cloisonné enamels are only a few of the other items included in this sale.

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Closing date for entries, 17th April

Opposite. André Lhote

2. Frank-Will (1900-1951)

1. Willy Eisenschitz

3. John Skeaping RA

(French 1885-1962) Paysage Gouache over pencil 28 x 38cm. Estimate: £4,000 – 6,000

(Austrian 1889-1974) A view in Aix-en-Provenance, France Signed Oil on canvas 38 x 61cm. Estimate: £5,000 – 7,000

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The core of this sale is a collection of 120 paintings from a private collection in St John’s Wood, London. The collection was inspired by the artists of the Paris School or École de Paris in the first half of the 20th century. Centred around the vibrant cultural district of Montparnasse in Paris, foreign artists, often Jewish, came to Paris to gain inspiration from being in the milieu of the great painters of the day including Picasso and Chagall. The collection has works by Pinchus Kremagne, Francis Picabia (image 4), Michael Kikoine, Moïse Kisling, sculptures by Salvador Dali, Emmanuel Mané-Katz and many other works and it is a fascinating insight into the Parisian scene at this time. Illustrated here are elegant 3

Scène de Rue Montmartre Signed Oil on canvas 38 x 55cm. Estimate: £5,000 – 7,000

(1901-1980) Equestrian sculpture with a jockey up Signed, dated 77 and inscribed Trophy York Bronze 30cm high. Estimate: £1,500 – 2,500

4. Francis Picabia (French 1879-1973) Trois études de Nue Signed Pencil and black chalk 28.5 x 22.5cm. Provenance: Cornette De Saint Cyr, Paris 24th October 2014, lot 13 with a certificate of authenticity from the Comité Picabia Estimate: £6,000 – 10,000

5. Frederick Gore CBE RA (1913-2009), detail, Battersea Bridge Signed and dated 1964 Oil on canvas 65 x 128cm. Estimate: £8,000 – 12,000

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studies of a nude by Picabia and also gouache by André Lhote (opposite), who was a big influence on the next generation of Parisian painters. Also in the sale is a lively work by Frederick Gore of Battersea Bridge (image 5). Gore’s first working experience after studying at the Westminster School of Art and the Slade was a year painting around Greece where he created vibrant landscapes in the French Fauve style, and this set the tone for his style throughout his career. This London view is permeated with colour, Gore injecting a warm evening glow into this typically London scene. Gore’s long life of 95 years, during which he painted and 4

drew constantly until his last year, mirrors the long working career of another stalwart of British 20th Century painting, Mary Fedden. In the sale there is a delightful still life by her from 1990 which so clearly demonstrates her mastery of tone and colour and her ability to inspire the viewer to imagine the scene beyond the still life. Also shown here is a bronze by John Skeaping (image 3). He maintained a strong interest in horse racing and made these bronzes alongside his modern sculpture, which is now highly prized by collectors.

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SPECIALIST: MICHAEL JEFFERY +44 (0) 1722 424 505 mj@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

Opposite. William De

Morgan Sand’s End Period Peacock tile, 15.5cm square. Estimate: £1,500 – 2,000

Closing date for entries, 27th April

The Arts and Crafts auction in June includes an early example of a silk embroidered velvet bell pull produced by Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. circa 1865 (image 4). The design of the pull has been attributed to both William Morris and also Ford Madox Brown. The example of the bell pull is identical to one exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum’s William Morris exhibition held to commemorate the Centenary of his death in 1996. The catalogue description for which, notes that in the list of Madox Brown’s work for the firm, there were ‘two sets of worsted bell ropes’. The sale also includes a lithographic print of a stained glass window design produced by Morris & Co. depicting David & Goliath and a Morris & Co. Sussex armchair designed circa 1865.

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1. A Burmantoft’s Faience

3. An Omar Ramsden silver

2. Toby, a rare Martin

4. A rare, early Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. silk embroidered bell pull, circa 1862-1875, 257cm long. Estimate: £2,500 – 3,000

vase by Leonard King, 27cm high. Estimate: £800 – 1,200

Brothers stoneware jar and cover by Robert Wallace Martin, 13cm high. Estimate: £12,000 – 18,000

Leading a strong section of ceramics is a rare Toby stoneware jar and cover made by the Martin Brothers circa 1885 (image 2). Modelled as the ruff collar wearing dog from Punch & Judy, the stoneware sculpture carries an estimate of £12,000-18,000.

and walnut mazer bowl, 1925, 21.5cm diameter. Estimate: £2,500 – 3,500

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Following our highly successful single-owner collection of Burmantoft’s Faience Pottery, auctioned in 2017, two smaller private collections have been consigned and focus on the firm’s Anglo-Persian, lustre and grotesque pots (image 1). William De Morgan and Pilkington’s Lancastrian pottery are also represented in the auction. The auction includes all aspects of Arts and Crafts design from ceramics and glass to furniture, textiles and metal ware including silver and jewellery.

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SPECIALIST: WILL HOBBS +44 (0) 1722 339 752

Opposite. A Maori �

1. An Aborigine

A Samuz club. Estimate: £400 – 600

2. A Fiji i ula drisia. Estimate: £200 – 300

tewhatewha club. Estimate: £300 – 500

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‘pineapple’ head club. Estimate: £400 – 600

3. A Fiji I ula tavatava.

Estimate: £400 – 1,200

A Maori � taiaha staff. Estimate: £600 – 800 A Fiji culacula club. Estimate: £300 – 500

A small group of Oceanic clubs consigned to the September sale illustrate the diverse range found amongst the varying islands in the region. Two well-crafted examples from the Mãori people of New Zealand are the taiaha and tewhatewha (opposite). The taiaha, measuring between 5ft – 7ft, was used for close combat with short, sharp strikes or stabbing thrusts, the wielder using quick footwork to maximise the impact of the attack. The top was carved as a tongue protruding from a chinless head, with the long-rounded shaft terminating in a flattened rounded end blade. The tewhatewha, measuring between 4ft – 5ft with an axe like blade and rounded shaft, features a pointed terminal. It would be the back edge of the blade that would have made contact with the opponent, whilst the small hole at the base of the blade was for bright feathers to distract the eye of the enemy. From Fiji we have the i ula (images 2 & 3), throwing club, with their unique ball-like root heads. 2

Generally, every man and boy would have had an i ula, carrying at least one tucked into his girdle, ready for a quick draw. The Fijians made these clubs from an uprooted bush or shrub, fashioning them to purpose. The culacula club (opposite) has distinctive serrated sides and side protrusions and is likely to have taken its name from the culacula crab. Possessing broad flat blades, these clubs were used in a sword-like manner, with blows being struck on the thin edges. In the Fijian culture, the club was a cherished personal possession and great care was taken over the crafting and maintenance of this most unusual weapon.

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The Chalke Valley History Festival Cecil Beaton: Malice in Wonderland Tuesday 26th June at 6.30pm We are delighted to once again be a sponsor of the Chalke Valley History Festival which is returning for its eighth year from the 25th June – 8th July. This year, we are sponsoring a lecture intriguingly named ‘Cecil Beaton: Malice in Wonderland’, delivered by hugely respected writer and broadcaster, Hugo Vickers. By personal request, Hugo became Cecil

Beaton’s authorised biographer and was given access to voluminous unpublished material. Interestingly, as Beaton passed away two days later, Hugo was subject to none of the usual restrictions placed on biographers. Here he will explore the legacy of the legendary photographer, designer and artist

– a Renaissance man whose style and wit dominated so much of the 20th century. We very much look forward to Hugo’s lecture, which is taking place on the 26th June at 6.30pm. Full details of the festival can be found at www.cvhf.org.uk

Woolley and Wallis Sponsor Horatio’s Garden Sculptures We will also be supporting, through sponsorship, Horatio’s Garden resident sculptor Ben Barrell in the creation and exhibition of three works which will grace the gardens until October. A Cornwall based sculptor and seating designer, he was first spotted at the Chelsea Flower show in 1998 and has since had major commissions in Shanghai and Singapore. The Salisbury Horatio’s garden opened in 2012 as part of the NHS spinal unit and is a truly beautiful, peaceful and inspiring space. Offering spinal patients accessiblility with no risk, Head Gardener Stephen Hackett and Garden Therapy Manager Susie Atterbury help patients reconnect with nature. Leading garden designers develop the stunning sanctuaries for patients and their family and friends, creating an environment which becomes an integral part of their lives and care whilst spending many months in hospital.

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The charity has so far built five gardens and has plans to expand further this year. Each space has its own unique features and their designers have won multiple awards, including three Society of Garden Designers awards in 2015 for the Salisbury gardens. We are very proud to be a part of this noble endeavor and look forward to seeing the installation of the second and third sculptures in April.

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STAFF NEWS

Marketing & PR

Paintings Administrator

Tribal Art and Medals & Coins

Ilona Pichler We are pleased to welcome Ilona Coryndon Pichler as our new Head of Marketing and PR. Ilona joins us from her most recent role as Product Marketing Executive for Naim Audio. Prior to this, she held senior positions in Wiltshire based specialist historical travel companies, working with highly respected archaeologists and historians to create unique and compelling travel experiences.

Hollie Grubb Having joined Woolley & Wallis in 2017 as receptionist Hollie’s love of art meant that when an opportunity to join the Paintings department as an administrator became available in February 2018 she was keen to be part of the department and expand her knowledge.

Zoe Cordey Zoe is the newest addition to the administration team having started with the Tribal Art and Medals & Coins, Arms & Armour departments. Zoe worked at Whites Estate Agents in Salisbury and has always had an interest in auctions and the arts.

Tamzin Corbett will continue to work in the department with Ilona.

Main reception

Castle Gate Reception

Fleur Field Replacing Hollie on reception is Fleur Field. Fleur has always worked in healthcare administration and wanted a change of direction whilst keeping a customer-focused role. She particularly loves paintings and ceramics hopes to have the opportunity to learn more about them during her time with us.

Madeleine White The reception at our Castle Gate premises will be run by Madeleine who previously worked for Wessex Auction Rooms. Having obtained a MA (Hons) in History of Art from Glasgow University, specialising in painting methods and conservation, she has gone on to work for The Minster Gallery and Wessex Auction Rooms. Madeleine has been keen to enter the world of auctioneering and is looking forward to joining us at Castle Gate.

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SALES RE VIEW JANUARY

Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks A fine William and Mary walnut longcase clock by William Clement, 202.7cm high. Sold for £47,500 William Clement is listed in Brian Loomes’ The Early Clockmakers of Great Britain, and is noted as a very important clockmaker and one of the leading London clockmakers of the late 17th century. Born at Rotherhithe, he initially made anchors for the local shipbuilders. He turned to clockmaking when he moved to Southwark and eventually became Master of the London Clockmakers Company in 1694, having become a member in 1677. Clement was one of the earliest makers to apply the anchor escapement to clockwork, thus making the long pendulum practicable.

JANUARY

Silver & Vertu

Jewellery & Watches

A rare Charles II provincial silver peg tankard, by John Douthwaite, Newcastle circa 1675, 19cm high. Sold for £5,750

A late 19th century sapphire and diamond tiara. The tiara can be taken off the frame to be worn as a necklace, accompanied by finelink neck chain. Sold for £35,000

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A pair-cased repeating pocket watch by Thomas Martin, hallmarked London 1730, 18ct gold case, 48mm. Sold for £2,875

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SALES RE VIEW FEBRUARY Modern British Art From the Estate of the Late Geoffrey Harley This unique private collection produced a full saleroom and considerable online and international interest. Featuring prominent Scottish and Cornish artists, the collection accumulated by Geoffrey Harley saw some excellent hammer prices. William Scott’s Fish on a Plate (illustrated) was the top lot of the auction. Within the collection were several beautiful bronze and brass sculptures, in particular Icarus Rising III by Michael Ayrton, featured on the front cover of the previous Sale News, which sold for £47,500. The sale concluded with a 95% sold rate.

William Scott CBE, RA (1913-1989) Fish on a plate, 1983 Signed verso, oil on canvas, 63 x 76cm. Sold for £127,500

Michael Ayrton (1921-1975) Icarus rising III Patinated bronze, 102cm high. Sold for £47,500

FEBRUARY Fine Porcelain & Pottery A Cantagalli Iznik-style ewer late 19th/early 20th century, 27.5cm. Sold for £6,625 The sale of the John Bartlam teapot (featured on pages 18 & 19) was a momentous point for the department and the climax of the sale; however strong results were also achieved for Iznik-style pieces, demonstrating its continuing importance in the ceramics market, with high prices attained for this Cantagalli ewer.

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SALES RE VIEW FEBRUARY Tribal Art & Antiquities An Aboriginal narrow shield New South Wales, Australia 19th century, 82cm long. Sold for £19,375

MARCH Modern British & 20th Century Art Henry Moore R.A. R.W.S (1831-1895) The clearness after rain Signed and dated 1887, Oil on canvas, 122 x 183cm. Sold for £40,000

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SPECIALISTS Chairman

Deputy Chairman

Managing Director

Paul Viney ASFAV

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Clive Stewart-Lockhart FRICS FRSA

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Silver

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Lucy Chalmers

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Medals & Coins, Arms & Armour

English & European Ceramics & Glass

Jewellery (consultant)

Ned Cowell

Clare Durham

Jonathan Edwards FGAA

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Tribal Art & Antiquities

20th Century Design

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Michael Jeffery

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Asian Art

Asian Art

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Jewellery

Chinese Paintings

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Freya Yuan-Richards

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Spring/Summer 2018

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