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ISAAC OLIVER, ‘MADONNA AND CHILD’ c. 1600 Pen and brown ink and watercolour over pencil, heightened with white on laid paper, corners cut, framed in a modern gilded frame Signed on the obverse, left hand side, Is. Oliver £17,500 This drawing was probably executed between 1597 and 1605 after Oliver’s first visit to Italy and…
A Renaissance Putto Playing the Flute Italian, first half 16th century Possibly workshop of Giovanni della Robbia (Florence 1469-1529) Painted terracotta The figure 47.5cm;  52cm overall £6,500 This painted terracotta figure of a naked boy or putto playing a lute is typical of Florentine Renaissance sculpture in both subject matter and material. The contraposto stance…
John Roddam Spencer Stanhope, ‘The Pine Woods at Viareggio’ Tempura on canvas c.1885 Unframed   W 108cm    H 132cm Framed    W 140cm   H 165cm   D: 14cm £48,000 This painting by John Roddam Spencer Stanhope (1829-1908) depicts three young girls on a trip to the woods to collect firewood and pine cones, with other groups…
TONY FORREST, ‘WET SANDS’ Oil on canvas Unframed   W 40cm    H 50cm Framed    W 56cm   H 66cm      £1,750 A realistic style modern painting of boats at Cornwall’s Mevagissey harbour, during tide out, painted by the well-known wildlife and marine artist Tony Forrest (born 1961). The piece is signed by the artist…
ALFRED STEVENS FESTOON MANTELPIECE 1875 W 167cm    H 136cm    D230cm Internal    W 96.5cm    H 96cm £6,500 Designed by Alfred Stevens and manufactured by Coalbrookdale in 1875, this is a design classic with several museum collections boasting similiar. This piece is in exquisite original condition, having been recently removed from a London…
G.B. Newmarch, ‘Prize Wether’ Oil on board Signed and dated G.B. Newmarch 1834. Inscribed to reverse Newmarch, Gt Grimsby. H: 18″    W: 22″ This animal would have been shorn of its wool especially for competition to enhance and show off its wonderfully developed physique. The artist would have been requested to paint its portrait…
Jonathan Knight, ‘Tufted Ducks’ England Bronze Edition of 12 Signed and numbered Jonathan grew up in London, where he was born in 1954. Following his first one-man exhibition, “The Racehorse”, in London in 1987, his studio bronzes became increasingly in demand internationally. At the same time he was also engaged on several public commissions. His sculpture…
A George II Green Japanned Pier Mirror Attributed to Giles Grendey England c. 1730 H: 153cm    W: 64cm An exceptionally rare large George II green japanned pier mirror attributed to Giles Grendey. The beveled mirror plates in two parts surrounded by a magnificently decorated shaped frame profusely decorated throughout with golden chinoiseries on a…
Art Deco Old-Mine Colombian Emerald Cabochon & Diamond Platinum Ring c. 1930s Probably French This old-mine emerald exhibits a beautiful deep colour and clear crystal. This is highly prized amongst collectors, especially because newer mined emeralds don’t show this quality. Provenance: Gustaf Nobel/Emanuel Nobel A Rakyan By appointment Mayfair London +44 (0)20 3289 9711 [email protected]
Vintage Cinema Poster by Yakov Ruklevsky 1927 H: 205cm    W: 105cm A large original vintage cinema poster for the silent movie drama ‘October’ / ‘Oktyabr’ by the pioneering Soviet film director Sergei Eisenstein and Grigori Aleksandrov about the 1917 Russian October Revolution, based on a book by John Reed and starring Vladimir Popov, Vasili…
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