Fine & Rare Auction
on
Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th August 2017
Viewing:
Saturday 5th August 9am - 12pm
Monday 7th August 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 8th August 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9th August 8.30am - 9.30am
Thursday 10th August 8.30am - 9.30am
Lots: 1-51 of 834
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Lot 1
A Keswick School of Industrial Arts circular copper dish, embossed and engraved with floral motif, 16.5cm diameter, KSIA stamp to rim
Slightly mis-shapen, overall good condition
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 2
A circular copper dish, embossed and engraved with sunflower motif, thought to be Keswick School of Industrial Arts, 14.5cm diameter
Slightly mis-shapen, good overall condition
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 3
An early 20th Century hand beaten circular copper dish of Arts and Crafts design, possibly Keswick School of Industrial Arts, 25.5cm diameter
Good overall condition, slight wear
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 4
A Keswick School of Industrial Arts copper rectangular tray, engraved with band of flowers and foliage and worded to centre 'True Life Once Asked True Love Which Way Was Heaven's Love Answer Made 'From Kiddington To Levens', 52cm x 31cm x 4cm, stamped KSIA
Slight denting and wear
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 5
A Keswick School of Industrial Arts copper circular tray, embossed with repeating fleur-de-lis ornament, 38cm diameter, bears KSIA stamp
Good condition
Note: Illustrated in Bruce [Ian], The Loving Eye and Skilful Hand: The Keswick School of Industrial Arts, pub Bookcase, Carlisle, 2001, p.83
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 6
A Keswick School of Industrial Arts copper circular plaque by A. Hogarth, embossed with repeating floral ornament of tulips and carnations, possibly inspired by Iznik designs, 49cm diameter, signed by Hogarth but lacking KSIA stamp
Good condition

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 7
A Keswick School of Industrial Arts silver cream jug and sugar basin by Robert Temple after designs by Herbert J. Maryon, both of simple planished style, the jug with wide handle, 7cm and 6.5cm high respectively, both signed to base 'R. Temple', hallmarked for Birmingham 1902/3 and bearing KSIA maker's mark, weight 5ozs
Good condition, signatures to bases rubbed
Note: Illustrated in Bruce [Ian], The Loving Eye and Skilful Hand: The Keswick School of Industrial Arts, pub Bookcase, Carlisle, 2001, p.71. Photograph with design attribution in School album DB/111/89

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 8
A cased pair of Keswick School of Industrial Arts silver spoons of Celtic design, each 15.3cm long, Chester 1916/17, with KSIA maker's mark, weight 2 ozs, contained in original fabric covered case
Spoons in good condition, case slightly worn
Note: Illustrated in Bruce [Ian], The Loving Eye and Skilful Hand: The Keswick School of Industrial Arts, pub Bookcase, Carlisle, 2001, p.87

Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 10
A Victorian silver Cumberland Foxhounds trophy by James Deakin & Sons, embossed with swags, leafs and spiralled gadrooning, 13cm diameter x 8cm high, Sheffield 1896, weight 5ozs, engraved 'Won by SARAL, Mr Wallace, Hay Close, 1902'
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 11
Twelve antique silver 'Commemorative' teaspoons, some enamelled, mostly with a Cumbrian connection, various dates and makers, gross combined weight 5ozs
Good overall condition, very slight wear to enamel
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 12
Two Keswick School of Industrial Arts Firth Staybrite stainless steel trays - oval 53cm x 28cm and circular 23.5cm diameter, both stamped
Some wear, good overall
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 13
Four Beswick pottery 'Beatrix Potter' figures - 'Tommy Brock', 'Timmy Tiptoes', 'Poorly Peter Rabbit' and 'Diggory Diggory Delvet' all with brown backstamps
Good condition
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 14
Three Beswick pottery 'Beatrix Potter' figures - 'Mr Alderman Ptolemy', 'Mrs Rabbit', 'Aunt Petitoes' and a Royal Albert ditto 'Mrs Rabbit Cooking'
Slight wear to Aunt Petitoes ear
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 15
Two Beswick pottery 'Beatrix Potter' figures - 'Goody Tiptoes' (gold backstamp) and 'Peter Rabbit' (brown backstamp)
Goody Tiptoes with chip to ear
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 16
A Beswick pottery 'Beatrix Potter' figure - 'Duchess with Pie', 9cm high, brown printed marks
Over-painted and glazed factory chip, otherwise good
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 17
Two Victorian white glazed pottery plates, each printed with Silloth scenes - 'Silloth Pier' and 'Criffel Street, Silloth', each 25cm wide
Wear to gilt rims
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 18
William Heaton Cooper (1903-1995) - Watercolour - 'Great Gable from Lingmell', 30cm x 47cm, signed, in green painted frame and glazed, handwritten label verso
With sun damage and frame warped
Provenance: Purchased in 1939 by Mr W.R. Altham of Brunswick Hall, Penrith, uncle of the present vendor, the handwritten label verso noting 'Chosen at his Studio...1st May 1939, Collected 3rd August 1939' . The painting has been in the possession of the same family since 1939
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 19
Six cream Christmas cards by William Heaton Cooper, each worded 'Peace on Earth / Good Will Towards Men', set to centres with colour reproductions of Heaton Cooper paintings, cards each 25cm x 19cm, together with manilla envelopes and two letters (on paper headed 'Croft, Grasmere') from Heaton Cooper's mother, Mathilde, adressed to 'Mr Altham' and dated 1939
Good overall condition
Provenance: Cards purchased by Mr W.R. Altham of Brunswick Hall, Penrith, 1939, uncle of the present vendor
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 20
Alan Stones (20th Century Cumbrian) - Charcoal - Nude woman, 26cm x 76cm, monogrammed and dated 3.12.93, in wood frame and glazed
Good condition, an unusual subject for this artist
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 21
Ron Ablewhite - Watercolour - Cumbrian fell scene, 12cm x 20cm, signed, in wood frame
Good condition
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 22
H. Edbrooke (20th C British) - Watercolour - Brig O' Turk, 25.5cm x 37.5cm, signed, in wood frame and glazed
Good condition
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 23
Reuben Ward Binks (1880-1950) - Coloured etching - 'The Flight', 20cm x 27cm, signed in pencil to margin, published 1934 by Arthur Greatorex Ltd. London, in oak frame
Slightly stained
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 24
Reuben Ward Binks (1880-1950) - Coloured etching - 'Mallard Rising', 32cm x 25cm, signed in pencil to margin, in oak frame
Good condition
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 25
Reuben Ward Binks (1880-1950) - Watercolour - 'English & Gordon Setters', 40cm x 50cm, signed, loose in mount, with later frame
Some staining and foxing
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 26
Tim Gustard - Acrylic - 'The Gate Needs Mending', 13cm x 7.5cm, signed and dated '91, in gilt frame and glazed, with full details to label verso
Note: this painting signed 'T.J. Gustard', a different style of signing than that currently used by the artist
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 27
Emily Nicholson (fl. 1842-1869) - Watercolour - 'Lake Coniston', 24cm x 44cm, signed and dated 1865, in later frame and glazed
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 28
Attrib. Emily Nicholson (fl. 1842-1869) - Watercolour - Mounted figure and attendant surveying expansive landscape below, 34cm x 26cm, in later frame and glazed
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 29
Emily Nicholson (fl. 1842-1869) - Watercolour - Fell scene, with shepherd and flock to foreground, 42cm x 66cm, signed, in later frame and glazed
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 30
E.P. Yates - Two etchings - 'Head of Ullswater' and 'Kirkstone Pass', each 15cm x 20cm, signed, in ebonised frames, one bearing G.P. Abraham Keswick label verso, fourteen coloured engravings of Cumbrian views and a small selection of later prints
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 31
James Joseph Lloyd Carr (1912-1994) - Limited edition colour print - Historical map of Cumberland, to mark the Queens Silver Jubilee, 62cm x 40cm, No. 114 of 777, signed and with publisher stamp, in gilt frame and glazed, two small Cumbrian related oil paintings and a print of West Walls Deanery
Print slightly faded
Note: Surely a rarity, this historical map was produced by J.L. Carr Publishers, an independent publishers founded and run by novelist and publisher James Carr based in Ketting, Northamptonshire. For further information, see the Obituary by D.L. Taylor published in the Independent, 28th February 1994
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 32
John Thompson (19th/20th Century Penrith) - Pair of gouache paintings - Lakeland bridge scenes, each 30cm diameter, signed and dated 1895, in circular mounts and gilt frames
Both in good overall condition, some frame wear
Note: Barber and part time painter, John Thompson hosted meetings of local artists in his barbers in Angel Square, Penrith
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 33
Henry Robinson Hall (1859-1927) - Watercolour - 'Coniston', 18cm x 26cm, signed, in gilt frame and glazed
Good condition, slight moulding loss
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 34
Henry Robinson Hall (1859-1927) - Watercolour - 'Grasmere', 18cm x 26cm, signed, in gilt frame and glazed
Good condition, slight moulding loss
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 35
Attrib. John Varley (1778-1842) - Pen & ink - Lake Scene, 8.5cm x 14cm, in later swept frame
Purchased at the Crossrigg Hall Sale, Sothebys 13th September 1994
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 36
Ramsay Richard Reinagle (1775-1862) - Watercolour - 'Early morning at The Grove, Ambleside, Nr Windermere, Westmoreland', 29cm x 23cm, signed
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 37
Attrib. John Sell Cotman (1782-1842) - Lake Scene, with quarry to foreground, 26cm x 38cm, in later gilt frame
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 38
Andrew Grant Kurtis (20th Century) - Oil painting - 'Distant Hills', canvas 45cm x 56cm, signed, in gilt frame
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 39
18th/19th Century School - Pencil sketch - 'Kirby Lonsdale Bridge', 23cm x 36cm, unsigned and unframed
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 40
Attrib. William Green of Ambleside (1761-1823) - Watercolour - river landscape with overhanging trees, 13cm x 20cm, unsigned and unframed
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 41
Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) - Watercolour and Ink - View of Lancaster, 19cm x 35cm, signed in full, in later gilt frame
Estimate:  £1250 - 1500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 42
William Eden (1849-1915) - Watercolour - 'Black Combe, Cumberland', signed and dated 1869, in gilt frame
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 43
19th Century School - Ink sketch - 'Windermere from the Ferry Houses', 11cm x 16cm, framed
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 44
Basil Bradley RWS (1842-1904) - Watercolour - Sheep and lamb on hillside, signed and dated 1886, in gilt frame
Note: Born in London, Bradley spent time in Levens, Cumbria (as noted in the 1861 census) and was well regarded as a painter of animals in naturalistic settings, being elected member of various London and other watercolour societies, as well as having work accepted by the Royal Academy
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 45
Percy Kelly (1918-1993)- Watercolour - 'Foxgloves', 19cm x 17cm, signed in pencil, in lightwood frame and glazed, Castlegate House Gallery label verso
Good condition
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 46
19th Century British - Oil painting - View of Grasmere, 33cm x 44cm, in gilt frame
Slight damage
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 47
Manner of John Glover (1767-1849) - Watercolour - View of Borrowdale, 48cm x 69cm, unsigned, in gilt frame and glazed
Slight marks to upper margin, otherwise good overall
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 48
Manner of Paul Naftel (1817-1891) - Watercolour - Grasmere, 38cm x 46cm, bears monogram, in wood frame and glazed
Some wear to paint surface
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 49
Manner of John Callow (1822-1878) - Watercolour - View in the Lake District, 17cm x 23.5cm, indistinctly signed, in gilt frame
Faded
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 50
After William Heaton Cooper (1903-1995) - Print - 'Great Gable', 32cm x 46cm, in white frame, titled in ink verso, a photographic print of Great Gable and a small watercolour
All in good condition
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 51
Christopher Saxton (1540-1610) & William Kip (fl. 1585-1618) - Coloured engraving - 'Westmorlandiae', map of Westmorland, 26cm x 31cm, in later Hogarth style frame and glazed
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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