AUTUMN THREE DAY FINE ART & ANTIQUES AUCTION
DAY TWO - FRIDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER &
DAY THREE - SATURDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER
DAY TWO - FRIDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER
Lots 1 to 457:
Asian 1-53 (no lots 54-100)
Silver 101-157 (no lots 158-174)
Militaria 175-184 (no lots 185-230)
Collectables & Books 231-245 (no lots 246-249)
Sporting Memorabilia 250-251 (no lots 252-259)
Whisky, Wine & Champagne 260-271 (no lots 272-325)
Artworks, books & studio elements from the estate of the late Alasdair Gray 326-409 -
Commences 11:15am approximately
Ceramics, Clocks & Decorative Arts 411-457 (no lots 458-540) - Commences 12:30pm
approximately
DAY THREE - SATURDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER
Lots 541-1021:
Jewellery 541-675 (no lots 676-690)
Watches 691-722 (no lots 723-885)
Paintings, Watercolours & Prints 886-1021 - Commences 12 noon approximately
VIEWING - DAY TWO & DAY THREE
Thursday 17th 10am - 5pm
Friday 18th 9am - 10am & 2pm - 5pm
Saturday 19th 9am - 10am
Sale commences at 10am each day
Online bidding will be available for ALL lots by registering with thesaleroom.com (5%
additional commission).
Please note the furniture (lots 741-869) will be sold on Wednesday 16th September
2020 and available for online bidding.
To comply with social distancing numbers are limited on sale days.
*You must book in advance if you wish to attend the auction in person.*
Please note: Face masks must be worn during viewing & sale days.
Buyer's Premium 24% + VAT (28.8% Total)
Lots: 148-327 of 1021
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Lot 148
A SILVER ROSEBOWL
by James Deakin & Sons (John & William F Deakin), rubbed London marks, of circular form with scalloped rim, the body with embossed foliate decoration and spiral fluting on pedestal foot, 15cm diameter, 305gms
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 149
A CASED PAIR OF SILVER ASPARAGUS TONGS
probably by William Stroud, London 1824, the blades with pierced decoration, 25cm long, 177gms
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 150
A CASED SET OF SILVER CUTLERY
by James Dixon & Sons, Sheffield 1897, comprising for tablespoons, six dinner forks, six dessert spoons and six dessert forks (24) in oak canteen, the lid monogrammed "MPK", 1404gms
Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £650
Lot 151
A CASED 24-PIECE SILVER AND MOTHER OF PEARL DESSERT CUTLERY SET
by Emile Viner, Sheffield 1933
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 152
A FOUR PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE
by Martin, Hall & Company, London 1871, of tapering cylindrical form, chased with foliate and archway decoration, scrolling handle with acanthus decoration, the hinged cover with acorn finial, the hot water pot, 32cm high (4), 2445gms total
Estimate:  £700 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1600
Lot 153
A THREE PIECE SILVER COFFEE SET
by Adie Brothers Limited, Birmingham 1966, of tapering cylindrical form in Art Deco style, the coffee pot is 15.5cm high (3), 531gms
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £280
Lot 154
A TWO PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE
by Thomas Ducrow & Sons, Birmingham 1947, of plain globular form with scrolling wooden handle with thumbpiece, the teapot 14cm high, 775gms
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £380
Lot 155
A THREE PIECE SILVER CAFE AU LAIT SET
by Thomas Ducrow & Sons, Birmingham 1947, of baluster form with domed hinged cover and scrolling handle with thumbpiece, the coffee pot 19cm high, 1088gms
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £540
Lot 156
A RAM'S HORN AND SILVER PLATE MOUNTED CENTREPIECE SNUFF MULL
by Walker and Hall, The hinged cover with Mastiff dog surmount inscribed "From Mr & Mrs P. Lynch 1921", the front hoof foot modelled as a stag's head, 19.5cm high x 28cm wide
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £230
Lot 157
A FOUR PIECE SILVER TEA SERVICE
by Docker & Burns Limited, Birmingham 1926, of globular form with scalloped border, beaded band and scrolling handles on four hoof feet with ribbon decoration, the teapot inscribed "presented to Rev. John Gall M.A. Senior Minister of Rutherglen West United Free Church by colleagues, office bearers and past and present members of the congregation in celebration of his Jubilee as a Minister of the Gospel 9th March 1927" (4)
The hot water pot, 18.5cm high, 1850gms approx total
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £840
Lot 175
A BRITISH MILITARY ARCHIVE CIRCA 1896-1918
comprising; albums of photographs, a quantity of postcards, press cuttings, some photographs pertaining to service in Mandalay, Malta and Germany etc
Provenance: From the family of Major Eustace Scott Williams, (Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry) and Lt. Commander Edward Scott Williams (Royal Navy)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £350
Lot 176
A BRITISH NAVAL ARCHIVE LIEUTENANT EDWARD SCOTT WILLIAMS R.N. (RET'D)
comprising; hand written journals, logs, handbooks, photographs pertaining to his service (late 19th Century - 1919) with the Geographical Section of the Naval Intelligence Department with a life saving society medal, a small telescope and a framed photograph of the officer's of HMS Dreadnought 1912
Provenance: From the family of Major Eustace Scott Williams, (Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry) and Lt. Commander Edward Scott Williams (Royal Navy)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £650
Lot 177
A BRITISH ROYAL NAVY MIDSHIPMAN'S DAGGER
the sharkskin wire wound hilt with lion's head pommel, the crossguard with acorn finials, the blade marked Gieve, Matthews & Seagrove, London and bearing the Royal cypher in gilt metal mounted leather scabbard, the mount initialled "ESW", overall length 60cm
Provenance: From the family of Major Eustace Scott Williams, (Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry) and Lt. Commander Edward Scott Williams (Royal Navy)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 178
A BRITISH ROYAL NAVY BICORN HAT WITH A PAIR OF EPAULETTES
by Gieve, Matthews & Seagrove, in tin box with maker's plaque and another marked E. S. Williams RN and a paper address label Mrs L. G. Scott Williams, The Camber, Union Road, Isle of Wight
Provenance: From the family of Major Eustace Scott Williams, (Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry) and Lt. Commander Edward Scott Williams (Royal Navy)

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £250
Lot 180
A WWI ROYAL ARMY ORDNANCE CORP. FORAGE CAP WITH BADGE
an enamel lapel badge and a small collection of relevant ephemera and photographs

Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 181
WITHDRAWN A WWI MILITARY CROSS IN CASE OF ISSUE
named to Lieut. G Duncan R.E., 19/10/17 with a war office letter pertaining to him having been mentioned in dispatches, another letter informing him of the award, a photograph of the recipient and various other ephemera including a military issue bible an his cigarette box
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 182
A GEORGE V MILITARY MEDAL
to 265140 C. S. Mjr. D Hutchison, 7/Sco Rif
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 183
A WWI MILITARY CROSS
unnamed and unboxed
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £420
Lot 184
A SILVER TROPHY CUP
by Walker and Hall, Sheffield 1934, of globular form with applied twin scrolling handles and knopped stem on circular foot, the body inscribed on one side "Armagh Point-to-Point 1935 presented by the Officers Depot The Royal Ulster Rifles won by Jack Bamber's Tardy Jack, Betty Young up" and bearing the regimental crest on the other, 25cm high, 864gms
Estimate:  £220 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £390
Lot 231
A CHROME CAMERA LUCIDA, C,1890
inscribed 'Chambre Claire Universalle, Modele Depose, Made in France, Le Chertier Barbe Ltd, Jermyn St, London, with 12 interchangeable lenses, in leatherette case
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 232
WAVERLEY NOVELS, CENTENARY EDITION BY SIR WALTER SCOTT
1886, 25 volumes, half calf, gilt spines (faded), The Waverley Novels, Centenary Edition, 1871, vol 1-20, 22 & 24-25, red half calf
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 233
NINE VARIOUS ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS
including Scander-Beg, 1743, An Account War, 1666, The Life and Glorious Actions of Sir George Rook, 1707, Victorian book of ladies fashion etc (9)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 234
A BING MINIATURE TABLE RAILWAY SET
with clockwork locomotive, three carriages, signal box and tunnel, in original box
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £250
Lot 235
THREE VINTAGE HAND FANS
in shaped and glazed frames, 58 x 36cm and smaller (3)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 236
TWO SECTIONS OF MAMMOTH TEETH
25.5cm and 20cm wide (2)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £280
Lot 237
A STAMPED 800 SILVER-TOPPED SWORD STICK
the handled modeled as a dog's head with glass eyes, with damascene decorated blade and stamped 'G. BISCAGLIA BUENOS AIRES'., 91cm overall, blade 67cm
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £700
Lot 238
A LATE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH LACQUERED BRASS MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE
by Nachet Fils, with some accessories in fitted mahogany case, box 28cm high
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 239
A 20TH CENTURY GIPSY III WOODEN PROPELLER
inscribed DRG NO DH 5212/D/4, DH GIPSY III, L.H., D6-2 P5-5 JULY 30, ACG NO18854, with decal and areas of wear, 188cm wide x 22cm
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 240
A 20TH CENTURY GIPSY III WOODEN PROPELLER
inscribed DRG. NO. L.A. 604, Gipsy III & Major, L.H.T., D 6 5 P. 4 58., 198cm wide x 22.15cm
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £210
Lot 241
A MARINE CHRONOMETER BY THOMAS MERCER
St. Albans, England, the silvered dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary dials and numbered 18741, in two-tier wooden box with glass top, with plaque inscribed Supplied By John Lilley & Gillie Ltd, New Quay, North Shields, No.18741, 18 x 16cm
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £480
Lot 242
A VICTORIAN BRASS SEXTANT BY W. GERRARD, LIVERPOOL
in a fitted mahogany box, together with several lenses and eye pieces
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 243
A GEORGE III PICTORIAL SAMPLER
with verse by Jane Hagart Aged 13, Glasgow 31 August 1819, 41 x 31cm, framed and glazed
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1500
Lot 244
A MAHOGANY ART NOUVEAU SMOKER CABINET
with hinged panel doors, pipe rack and three drawers with brass handles on shaped apron, 37cm x 39cm
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 245
GEORGE WYLLIE M.B.E., A.R.S.A., R.G.I. (Scottish 1921-2012)
YER AIN HI-FIRESIDE
Mixed media, 86 x 80 x 33cm (36 3/4 x 31 1/2 x 13")
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 250
THE GLASGOW 2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES BID DOCUMENT
in two slip cases
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 251
THE LISBON LIONS 1967-1987, STV 20TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION CARD
autographed by the whole team
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 260
A COLLECTION TWELVE BOTTLES OF MALT WHISKY
including Lagavulin 16 year old in presentation case with glasses, Glenmorangie Artisan Cask, Old Perth, Devolution Dram in wooden case etc (12)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £650
Lot 261
A COLLECTION OF ELEVEN BOTTLES OF MALT WHISKY
including Aberlour 10 year old, Jura 10 year old, Caol Ila 12 year old, Oban etc and a bottle of Chivas Regal 12 year old (12)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £540
Lot 262
A COLLECTION OF TEN BOTTLES OF MALT WHISKY
including Glenrothes 1989, Lagavulin 16 year old, Glenburgie 10 year old, Glen Deveron 12 year old, Balblair etc, Blanton's Gold Edition Bourbon and Bells Millennium (12)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £450
Lot 263
A RARE WHYTE & MACKAY 175TH ANNIVERSARY AGED 50 YEAR OLD BLENDED SCOTCH WHISKY
a limited edition of 1750, 50cl, 44.6% in original case with congratulation card
Whyte & MacKay gave away 1,500 bottles of its Whyte & Mackay Rare 50 Year Old, created to mark the company's 175th anniversary, as part of a promotional competition.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £380
Lot 264
A BOTTLE OF BOLLINGER VINTAGE CHAMPAGNE 1966
some evaporation
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 265
TEANINICH 1973 RARE MALTS AGED 23 YEARS SINGLE MALT WHISKY
Bottle No. 2706. 70cl, 57.1% volume
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £250
Lot 266
TWO BOTTLES OF DOM PERIGNON CHAMPAGNE, 1985
12.5% Vol
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 267
A WHITE HORSE BLEND WHISKY
bottles 1952, No.893547, label marked and stained, 70 proof and a bottle of un-named alcohol (2)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 268
QUENTIN CRISP SINGLE CASK HIGHLAND MALT WHISKY
bottled by The Peace & Plenty Whisky Co., Perth, 750ml, 58% volume
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 269
A BOTTLE OF LAURENT-PERRIER ROSE CHAMPAGNE
in carton, two bottles of Laurent-Perrier Champagne in carton, bottle of Heidsieck & Co Champagne, 2004 and a magnum of Banfi Champagne, 150cl, 12% vol (5)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 270
SALMANAZAR OF BOSCA ANNIVERSARY SPUMANTE
9 litres, 11% volume, in wooden box
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 271
A BOTTLE OF MACALLAN ANNIVERSARY MALT 25 YEAR OLD
distilled 1966, bottled 1992, 43%vol, 75cl
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2500
Lot 326
Alasdair Gray, writer, painter, muralist and playwright, was a Scottish artist of international standing whose paintings, books and murals form an unparalleled body of work in contemporary culture.

Born in 1934 in Glasgow, he graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1957.

Gray was a prolific writer of novels, short stories, plays, poems and literary criticism.
His novel Lanark is now regarded as a classic and one of the landmarks of 20th Century fiction.
He was an accomplished artist who has painted remarkable murals and is also the designer and illustrator of his own books.

As well as recording the life and people of Scotland in his paintings, he produced the ceiling mural, for the auditorium of the Oran Mor in Glasgow, one of the largest works of art in Scotland.

Alisdair died in December 2019.

Lots 326-410 form the residual contents of his studio, workplace and home in Marchmont Terrace.
Included are Artworks, books, furniture and effects.

ALASDAIR GRAY (SCOTTISH 1934-2019)
LANARK (BOOK COVER)
Screenprint, signed and numbered 55/60, 57 x 84.5cm (22 1/2 x 33 1/4")
Estate of Alasdair Gray
Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £850
Lot 327
ALASDAIR GRAY (SCOTTISH 1934-2019)
LANARK - BOOK ONE
Screenprint, signed and numbered 9/60, 58 x 34.5cm (22 3/4 x 13 1/2")
Estate of Alasdair Gray
Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £550
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