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OPUS ANGLICANUM COPE English, c.1500 H at widest point: 134cm    L: 266cm This cope featuring embroidered figures applied to Italian silk is a rare survival, as many ecclesiastical vestments were destroyed during the Reformation. Joanna Booth By appointment London +44 (0)20 7352 8998
A FARM IN THE LOIRE VALLEY, JOHN NASH CBE RA (1893 – 1977) Watercolour & pencil on paper. Signed. H: 35cm W: 55cm £9,500 Like his brother Paul, John Nash often used natural subjects to convey his thoughts regarding the human condition, particularly during that period of introspection that followed the devastation of the War. […]
MARBLE STATUE OF ROBBIE BURNS, SIGNED RHIND c.1886 H: 41 ” £18,500 This statue is very similar in style to the Robert Burns memorial in Barre, Vermont which was conceived by John Massey Rhind (1860 – 1936), son of John Rhind (1836 – 1889). This memorial was erected as an observance of the centenary of […]
A PAIR OF GILT PRICKET GOTHIC CANDLESTICKS AS LAMPS France, 1858 H: 60 cm £4,500 A pair of Louis-Philippe lacquered brass gothic pricket candlesticks now converted to lamps. Each fashioned as a spire with flying buttresses, gothic traceries and pierced elements. The triangular bases have canted corners and each face is decorated with a low […]
CANDIA SILBERSTREFEN VASE BY LOETZ c.1915 D: c.7 in £480 A rare Loetz Candia Silberstrefen vase: this décor has only recently been discovered. M & D Moir By appointment Surrey +44 (0)7843 077591
A SMALL PAIR OF CLASSIC REGENCY CHANDELIERS BY JOHN BLADES c.1815 W: 54.5 X H: 94 cm A fine pair of six light ormolu mounted chandeliers of classic tent and basket form the main ring issuing six ormolu leafs supporting diamond cut drip pans and diamond cut ball candle nozzles.The chandelier is hung with the […]
SINGING BIRD BOX 1930 W:11cm    H:7cm   D:7.5cm £9,765 A very eye-catching vintage silver, silver-gilt, enamel and ebonised framed singing bird box, almost certainly by Flajoulot. When wound and the carved cream composition start/stop button actuated, the bird lid opens and the bird immediately appears through the pierced and tooled gilt grille, flapping both wings, opening and closing his […]
CARVED WALNUT ANGEL c.1700 W:21cm    H:52cm   D:10cm £1,350 This carved walnut figure of a kneeling angel, once gilded and probably one of a pair, would have held a candlestick in a devotional setting. On the underside is a carved heraldic badge of two addorsed beasts, perhaps denoting the patron of the chapel or […]
‘PSYCHE AWAKING CUPID’ France, first half of seventeenth century W:256cm    H:338cm £25,000 Mythological tapestry woven in wool and silk. The composition is inspired by the History of Psyche and Cupid found in ‘Metamorphoses’, written in the 2nd century AD by Apuleuis. The scene depicted is when Psyche accidentally awakes Cupid by spilling hot oil […]