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17TH CENTURY OAK PANEL OF ST. PATRICK c.1670 W: 16cm   H: 46cm   D: 2cm £280 This rare 17th-century oak panel of St Patrick, probably Irish, shows the saint with oddly-placed hands, grasping a stake in his right hand and a book of his writings in his left. Above him are two shamrocks: Patrick was […]
c.1955 Glazed ceramic, inscribed “Dessin J. Lurçat Sant Vicens, D.L., 22/50, dessin III” W: 48cm   H:32cm   An important and successful painter of the School of Paris, Jean Lurçat singlehandedly revived tapestry-making as an art form during the 1930s. Lurçat’s artistic eye simultaneously wandered towards a multitude of other media, including engraving, book illustrations […]
PAIR OF VICTORIAN ORMOLU, MARBLE & PORCELAIN SECRETAIRES C.1850 W: 77cm   H:140cm  D:43cm £140,000 Each with rectangular brocatelle marble top over a conforming scrolled foliate frieze, above a central fall-front set with gilt-decorated porcelain plaques painted with fêtes gallantes, the interior fitted with a pigeon hole and four short drawers, flanked by a pair […]
DAVID HOCKNEY, ‘ANN COMBING HER HAIR’ (T. 215; G. 830) 1979 W:31in    H:23 in Lithograph on HMP Koller handmade paper, signed in pencil, dated 79, and numbered 60/75 (there were also 15 artist’s proofs), with the blindstamp of the publisher, Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with full margins, printed to the sheet edge on two […]
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 www.joannabooth.co.uk [email protected]
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 www.manddmoir.com [email protected]
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