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Chiswick, W4

The Fine Art & Selected Antiques Sale Featuring a private collection of fine Oriental works of art

Tuesday 25th September 2012, 6pm Sale preview

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Chiswick, W4

The Fine Art & Selected Antiques Sale Featuring a private collection of fine Oriental works of art Tuesday 25th September 2012, 6pm

Viewing Dates: Saturday 22nd September 10am-6pm Sunday 23rd September


Monday 24th September


Tuesday 25th September


The full catalogue will be available to view on our website from Saturday 22nd September.

Introduction… We begin this Fine Art & Selected Antiques Sale on a buoyant note. A few weeks ago High Road Auctions achieved a new house record after selling two Indian miniature paintings for £23,000. We are therefore eager to jump into our next selected sale . The sale features a private collection of fine Oriental works of art. Highlights include a 19th century Japanese silver wire cloisonné multi floral vase in the style of Hayashi Kodenji (Lot 80, est £300 – 500), an early 17th/18th century grey and black jade bowl (Lot 84, est £800 – 1,000) and a Han Period green lead glazed pottery granary (Lot 130, £400 – 600). The sale also includes: 

a varied selection of fine art featuring Peter de Wint, Theophilus Clark, Alan Davie and James Rannie Swinton

a collection of furniture from a private collection in Cheyne Walk including a mid 19th century walnut tall boy with mirrored front (est £1,500 -2,000) and a set of eight Chippendale style George III mahogany dining chairs (est £1,000 – 2,000)

fine art from private member’s club, Home House, Portman Square

a fine collection of silver

a bronze bust by British sculptor Gilbert Bayes

a beautiful collection of jewellery including emerald and pearl examples

a selection of medals and militaria

plus many other unique antiques and home furnishings as showcased in our regular sales

This sale preview will give you an early look at some of the standout items and a chance to learn more about key pieces. There is something to suit all tastes and pockets with prices from £30 upwards. We hope you enjoy the sale and thank you for your continued support. Kind regards, The High Road Team

Peter de Wint (British, 1784—1849) St Mary’s Church, Beverley, Yorkshire Watercolour 45 x 62cm Estimate: £2,000—2,500 Provenance: Thos Agnew and Sons Ltd 43 Old Bond Street, London, W1 Willett House, Somerset Sir Tatton Sykes, the nineteenth century church restorer, who was no mean judge of architectural beauty, once exclaimed while contemplating the west front of the Church, “Lovely St Mary’s, unequalled in England, and almost without rival on the continent of Europe!” Founded in 1120, the Church of St Mary in Beverley is said to owe its origin to Thurstan, Archbishop of York, 1114—1143, who had been Provost of Beverley Minister

Alan Davie (Scottish, 1920—) A contemporary framed and glazed artist proof print Signed in pencil bottom right 86cm x 66cm

Estimate: £200—300

Fine Art from the Home House Collection

Left: An abstract portrait of Oscar Wilde with street scenes of London at the turn of the century Signed bottom right Oil on canvas in a moulded oak frame Estimate: £600—800

Right: Angelo Colagrossi ( Italian, Contemporary) A modern abstract oil on canvas of two figures Signed bottom left In a plain moulded wooden frame Estimate: £300—500

Left: A charcoal and watercolour sketch of a female nude Signed bottom right, ‘Fowlus’ In an ornate gilt frame Estimate: £200—4-00

Right: A pencil sketch of a female nude In a wooden 17th century Dutch style frame Estimate: £200—400

Guy Lester (British, Contemporary) ‘Volterra’ Signed bottom left Oil on board in a moulded wooden frame 42cm x 51cm Estimate: £300—500

Guy Lester (British, Contemporary) ‘Wapley Hill, Hereford’ Signed bottom right Oil on canvas Estimate: £300—500

An oil on canvas of a stormy sea with a ruin above a rocky outcrop Signed ‘S Royle, 94’ bottom right In a gilt wood and ebonised frame Estimate: £300—500

A scene of a lake with a ruin at dusk Signed ‘S Royle, 94’ bottom left Oil on canvas within a gilt ebonised frame Estimate: £300—500

Theophilus Clark (British, 1776—1832) A half length portrait of a gentleman wearing a white stock, possibly a self portrait Oil on canvas in ornate gilt frame Estimate £300—500

James Rannie Swinton (Scottish, 1816—1888) A half length portrait of a seated lady Oil on canvas in ornate gilt frame Estimate: £400—600

A small selection of the private collection of fine Oriental works of art

A Japanese cloisonné multi floral vase 19th century Having silver wire cloisonné with a silver base and top, in the style of Hayashi Kodenki 14cm high

Estimate: £300—500

Jades to make you green with envy... Right: A Chinese celadon jade peach shaped disk 18th/19th century Decorated with a flying bat at the top left corner and foliage at the base having ten lines of engraved characters, set into a fitted hardwood stand 28cm wide, 26.5cm high Estimate: £500—800

Left: A Chinese pale green jade plaque of two opposing dragons 18th/19th century Engraved with two characters on one side and a mythical beast on the other, on a hardwood stand 20.5cm overall height Estimate: £600—800

Right: A Chinese white jade rectangular panel on a hardwood stand With pierced decoration to both the front and back having a central dragon with a character on both the top and left hand corners Jade is 10cm x 5.7cm Estimate: £600—900

Left: An early Chinese striped grey and black jade bowl 18th century Having multiple varying black stripes throughout the body 6.5cm high, 12cm wide Estimate: £800—1,000

Above: A Chinese porcelain combination brush pot and brush stand 19th century Having dragon decoration to the body with character to the base Estimate: £70—120 Above: A Chinese famille vert porcelain vase 18th/19th century Showing bird on a peony tree with butterflies, having two character signature to the main body 25cm high Estimate: £500—700

Above: A Northern Sung brown glazed bowl Brown glaze with a lighter brown over glaze 13.5cm wide, 6cm high Estimate: £400—800 Right: A Chinese blanc de chine figure of the Monkey King 18th/19th century 18cm high Estimate: £120 –180

A Chinese green lead glazed pottery granary on three animal feet 200 AD, Han Period 31cm high Estimate: £400—600

Porcelain pieces & funery items to die for...

An earthenware Chinese funery vase with dragon handles 7th—9th century, Tang dynasty 52cm high Estimate: £200—400

The sale also includes over 400 lots of exceptional furniture, ceramics, jewellery, clocks, fine art & silver.

We are still accepting items for this sale until Thursday 20th September so contact us for a free valuation if you are interested in consigning items. We look forward to seeing you for viewing and hope you enjoy the auction!

The Fine Art & Selected Antiques Sale Preview  

The Fine Art & Selected Antiques Sale Preview