Collectables, Antiques
and The Skidmore Collection of Chinese Collectables Auction
on Saturday 18th May 2019
On view:
Thursday 16th May 10am-4pm
Friday 17th May 12noon -7pm
Saleday from 8.30am - 10am
Sale commences at 10am
Lots: 51-101 of 614
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Lot 51
19th cent. Islamic folding table, bone inlay with a large brass tray top. Diameter 22½ins.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 52
19th/20th cent. Islamic brass table, folding treen supports.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 53
21st cent. Rugs: Ziegler rug, red ground with ivory floral motifs. 6ft. x 4ft. 6ins. (1.9m x 1.4m) approx.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 54
21st cent. Carpets: Keshan carpet, beige ground. 2.30 x 1.60.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 55
Rugs: 19th cent. Shahsavan runner red ground with five part bar-medallion in dark blue with matching corners filled with stylized flowers. Three guard boarders filled with stylized flowers and geometric shapes in red, blues, yellow and ivory. 140ins. x 46ins.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 56
20th cent. Oak art deco sideboard, 2 single door-end cupboards, 3 central drawers over an open recess. 54ins. x 33½ins. x 20ins.
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 57
20th cent. Mahogany serpentine fronted display cabinet, ball & claw feet. 48ins. x 51ins. x 13½ins.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 58
Early 19th cent. Oak drop leaf table on gun barrel supports and square cross rails. Plus 19th cent. Elm stick back chairs - a pair.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 59
Edwardian mahogany breakfront bookcase. Chippendale influenced with glazed door with mouldings. The whole on carved cabriole supports.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 60
20th cent. Chinese hardwood and rattan dining chairs x 8.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 61
19th cent. Three drawer mahogany chest and a period walnut footstool.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 62
18th cent. Oak gate leg table, bobbin turned supports and stretchers, peg jointed. 33ins. x 27½ins. x 14ins.
Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 63
18th cent. Oak gate leg table on gun barrel supports terminating in hoop off delicate proportions.
Estimate:  £100 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 64
19th cent. Treen hardwood shoe stretchers.
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 65
Early 20th cent. reproduction mahogany bow front ladies desk. Five drawers, cock beaded fronts, ¼ veneer fronts on square tapering supports rising off spade feet.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 66
Fishing: Hardy Palakona Wanless 4lb split cane.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 67
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Hunting & shooting - 3 whips, white metal metal collars, antler horn handles x 3.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 68
Fishing: Hardy the Alnwick Greenheart rod and a Fosters Ashbourne Challenge brand salmon rod.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 69
Canes: Knobbled 19th cent. cane with silver catouche owners name and dated 1865 & a bone & ebony and hardwood cane. The handle in the shape of an Ibis.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 70
Equine: Four riding quips and one carriage driving quip.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 71
20th cent. Walnut veneered sideboard on club feet.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 72
20th cent. Mahogany ladies desk. Pigeon holes and drawers above two drawer base and fold-out writing slope.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 73
20th cent. Walnut serpentine chest of four drawers. 29ins.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 74
Church Offertory: Plated communion wine holder with 32 hole, 4 glasses missing plus a mahogany 44 hole holder, (no glasses), 2 offertory plates.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 75
19th cent. Lectern on barley twist column and stretchers. Plus brass bound 'Brown's Old and New Testament', and elbow rest. (3)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 76
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: 19th cent. Haunghauli wood chair, carver central slat and carved cresting rail, reversible seat (padded one side) carved supports, apron, turned stretchers rising off paw feet.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 77
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: 19th cent. camphor wood chest. Heavily carved with inner tray. 48ins. x 2½ins. x 19½ins. (Key behind counter).
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 78
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Late 19th early 20th cent. Chinese Haunghauli wood tables, serpentine top, long elegant shaped and carved supports rising off dragon toes, shaped apron small under tier attached top stretchers - a matching pair. 18½ins. x 27ins. x 13ins.
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 79
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: 19th cent. Haunghauli wood altar table, rounded ends, carver aprons and supports. Both sides 2 hidden drawers. 46ins. x 32ins. x 16½ins.
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 80
20th cent. Mahogany three drawer chest on cab supports. By Waring & Gillows.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 81
20th cent. Waring & Gillows mahogany Queen Anne revival dressing table with five drawers, cabriole supports, three shaped mirrors.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 82
Boxes: 20th cent. Mahogany stationery box with Armorial to the front.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 83
19th cent. Oak black forest casket with carved pheasants and chicks above floral carving to the casket. Silk lined, on four carved supports.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 84
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: 20th cent. Ceramics: Wellesley 'Bullfinch' dinnerware. Meat ovals x 2, open tureens x 2, gravy boat on stand, soup plates x 6, dessert dishes x 6, dinner plates x 6, dessert plates x 6, side plates x 6.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 85
19th cent. Mahogany dining table with two leaves on reeded supports. 48ins. closed with leaves 70ins. x 29½ high. Mahogany bar back dining chairs, drop in seats, turned front supports - set of six.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 86
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Carpets and Rugs: Late 19th/early 20th cent. Chinese carpet. Red ground with floral work, in greens, ivory, yellow, pinks and blues. 12ft. x 10ft.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 87
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: 19th cent. Chinese hardwood four panel folding screen, depicting carved immortals and everyday rural life. Each panel measures 72ins. x 16ins. x 1ins.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 88
Maritime: An extremely fine 1:48 scale builders model for MS Dominion Miller, bears the plaque 'Built and engines by William Doxford and Sons Ltd of Sunderland,1922' The model is contained within a bespoke mahogany glazed display cabinet on six supports united by mahogany stretchers. Model 108ins. case 118ins. x 73ins.
Estimate:  £6000 - 8000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 89
Early 19th cent. Georgian wing back armchair. Re-upholstered in floral design. Tapered supports with original brass castors.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 90
Late 18th cent. mahogany elbow chair, upholstered drop in seat, stick back square supports.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 91
Luggage/Travel: Louis Vuitton vintage hard suitcase. Internal label. The lock bears the serial no. 1016391 label under lid 988497. With branded Louis Vuitton straps internally. 23½ins.
Estimate:  £2200 - 2800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 92
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Mr Skidmore lived and worked in Shanghai as Chief Engineer, British American Tobacco Company until his retirement in 1935. See family letter of Provenance.

Late 19th/early 20th cent. Chinese export oak, Gothic revival sideboard. Three drawers over three storage compartments. Integral beading and Dental frieze design on cupboard doors, with solid brass handles. Barley twist supports, with foot rails and scroll shaped apron. 6708 stamped on reverse and Chinese characters written on inside frame. 78ins. x 24ins. x 45ins. Plus late 19th/early 20th cent. Chinese export, Gothic revival oak oval extending table with four leaves on barley twist supports, on original castors. 54ins. x 54ins closed. 71ins x 54ins extended. Plus six chairs and two carvers on barley twist supports with red Rexine upholstery and decorated with fret work scrolls. Both carvers and one chair are stamped 6708 (same as sideboard), on the underside of stretcher.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 94
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Late 19th early 20th cent. serving tray, carved gallery, 2 handled with brass faux bamboo handles, white metal monogram to the centre. 27ins. x 1½ins. x 17ins.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 95
Early 19th cent. Pollard oak 2 leaf extending dining table, on reeded supports. Length 100ins. x width 54ins.
Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 96
20th cent. Oak dining chairs, Gothic revival with brown rexine back panels and seats x 8.
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 97
20th cent. Mahogany display cabinet. 49ins. x 66ins.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 98
18th cent. Oak wall mounted corner cupboard with single door with shaped shelves. 30ins. x 40ins. x 18¼ins.
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 99
18th cent. Mahogany wall mounted corner cupboard, shelves with velvet lining.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 100
The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Late 19th/early 20th cent. Chinese export Gothic revival display cabinet. Three full length glazed doors with glazed side panels, and shelves. Integral beading. On barley twist supports with foot rails and scroll shaped apron. 56ins. x 16ins. x 60ins.
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 101
Clocks: 18th cent. Brass faced unsigned longcase clock with elaborately carved oak case. (Dial 11ins.)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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