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Object of the Week – John Klimo, ‘Happy Birthday Vivien Leigh’ c.1953 Gouache and oil pastel on paper H: 71.5cm   W: 52.5cm   D: 80.5cm This work was given by the artist John Klimo to actress Vivien Leigh on her birthday. Leigh wrote to Klimo, “‘I am absolutely overjoyed to have the beautiful birthday…
Object of the Week – A French Boulangerie Table with a Marble Top c.1870 France H: 62cm   W: 121cm   D: 80.5cm £1,950 Antique wrought iron French boulangerie table with marble top. D.J. Green Antiques The Chapel Antiques Centre 99 Broadfield Road Sheffield S8 0XQ +44 (0)1142 588288 +44(0)7768 832616 [email protected] www.djgreenantiques.co.uk
Object of the Week – A Mythological White Glazed Ceramic Stag c.1921 Germany H: 80cm   W: 70cm £3,500 A large white glazed ceramic stag inspired by mythology: the white stag is considered a messenger from the underworld. Stamped ASt – Arthur Storch –  around 1921 or slightly earlier at the manufacture Volkstedt-Rudolfstadt. Nicholas Wells…
Object of the Week – Glazed Pottery Parrot c.1900 H: 22.8cm £485 A glazed earthenware slip decorated pottery parrot inscribed “Polly Fach Bert” (Little Pretty Polly), the base inscribed Jenkins. Made at the Ewenny Pottery, South Wales. Literature: ‘Ewenny Potteries, Potters & Pots’ by Gwyneth & Ieuan R Evans, Old Bakehouse Publications 2001. Tim Bowen…
Object of the Week – Enamel and Diamond Brooch / Pendant c.1910 £1,950 A beautiful purple, pink and  yellow enamel pansy brooch, with diamond centre. The piece can also be worn as a pendant. The pansy is the birth flower of February, and its symbolic meanings include love of one person for another: it was therefore…
  Robert Banks, RIBA, ‘The Bell Tower, Lecce’ c.1970 Watercolour over traces of pencil Signed and numbered 646 H: 64cm   W: 49cm £1,900 Robert Louis Banks (1911-2000) was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. He initially qualified as an architect and worked as a town planner until the 1950s when he decided to concentrate on painting.…
Tobacconists’ Figure of a Highlander 840 England Carved wood £8,950 A fine original 19th century polychromed figure of a highlander in full uniform, in unrestored condition. Provenance: the Imperial Tobacco Companies’ collection. Hansord 6-7 Castle Hill Lincoln Lincolnshire LN1 3AA +44 (0)7831183511 [email protected] www.hansord.com Hansord will be exhibiting at The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair, 23 – 28…
A Lamp Base by Marcello Fantoni Florence, Italy c. 1950-1960 H: 25cm   Diameter: 15cm £3,200 A fine studio-made pinecone lamp base in stoneware with a delicate pale blue glaze by Marcello Fantoni (1915-2011). Born in Florence, Marcello Fantoni studied ceramics at the Institute of Art at Porta Romana from 1927, graduating in 1934 as…