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  • The Fine Art & Selected Antiques Sale

    Featuring a private collection of fine Oriental works of art

    Tuesday 25th September 2012, 6pm

    Sale preview

    Chiswick, W4

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  • Chiswick, W4

    Viewing Dates:

    Saturday 22nd September 10am-6pm

    Sunday 23rd September 1oam-6pm

    Monday 24th September 10am-6pm

    Tuesday 25th September 10am-6pm

    The full catalogue will be available to view on our

    website from Saturday 22nd September.

    The Fine Art & Selected Antiques Sale

    Featuring a private collection of fine Oriental works of art

    Tuesday 25th September 2012, 6pm

  • Introduction

    We begin this Fine Art & Selected Antiques Sale on a buoyant note. A few weeks

    ago High Road Auctions achieved a new house record after selling two Indian

    miniature paintings for 23,000. We are therefore eager to jump into our next

    selected sale .

    The sale features a private collection of fine Oriental works of art. Highlights

    include a 19th century Japanese silver wire cloisonn multi floral vase in the style

    of Hayashi Kodenji (Lot 80, est 300 500), an early 17th/18th century grey

    and black jade bowl (Lot 84, est 800 1,000) and a Han Period green lead

    glazed pottery granary (Lot 130, 400 600).

    The sale also includes:

    a varied selection of fine art featuring Peter de Wint, Theophilus Clark,

    Alan Davie and James Rannie Swinton

    a collection of furniture from a private collection in Cheyne Walk including

    a mid 19th century walnut tall boy with mirrored front (est 1,500 -2,000)

    and a set of eight Chippendale style George III mahogany dining chairs (est

    1,000 2,000)

    fine art from private members club, Home House, Portman Square

    a fine collection of silver

    a bronze bust by British sculptor Gilbert Bayes

    a beautiful collection of jewellery including emerald and pearl examples

    a selection of medals and militaria

    plus many other unique antiques and home furnishings as showcased in

    our regular sales

    This sale preview will give you an early look at some of the standout items and a

    chance to learn more about key pieces. There is something to suit all tastes and

    pockets with prices from 30 upwards.

    We hope you enjoy the sale and thank you for your continued support.

    Kind regards,

    The High Road Team

  • Peter de Wint (British, 17841849)

    St Marys Church, Beverley, Yorkshire


    45 x 62cm

    Estimate: 2,0002,500


    Thos Agnew and Sons Ltd

    43 Old Bond Street, London, W1

    Willett House, Somerset

    Sir Tatton Sykes, the nineteenth century church restorer, who was no mean judge of architectural beauty, once exclaimed while contemplating the west front of the Church, Lovely St Marys, unequalled in England, and almost without rival on the continent of Europe! Founded in 1120, the Church of St Mary in Beverley is said to owe its origin to Thurstan, Archbishop of York, 11141143, who had been Provost of Beverley Minister

  • Alan Davie (Scottish, 1920)

    A contemporary framed and glazed artist proof print

    Signed in pencil bottom right

    86cm x 66cm

    Estimate: 200300

  • Fine Art from

    the Home House


  • Left: A charcoal and watercolour sketch of a female nude

    Signed bottom right, Fowlus

    In an ornate gilt frame

    Estimate: 2004-00

    Right: Angelo Colagrossi ( Italian, Contemporary)

    A modern abstract oil on canvas of two figures

    Signed bottom left

    In a plain moulded wooden frame

    Estimate: 300500

    Left: An abstract portrait of Oscar Wilde with street scenes of London at the turn of the century

    Signed bottom right

    Oil on canvas in a moulded oak frame

    Estimate: 600800

    Right: A pencil sketch of a female

    nude In a wooden 17th century Dutch

    style frame

    Estimate: 200400

  • Guy Lester (British, Contemporary)


    Signed bottom left

    Oil on board in a moulded wooden frame

    42cm x 51cm

    Estimate: 300500

    Guy Lester (British, Contemporary)

    Wapley Hill, Hereford

    Signed bottom right

    Oil on canvas

    Estimate: 300500

  • An oil on canvas of a stormy sea with a ruin above a rocky outcrop

    Signed S Royle, 94 bottom right

    In a gilt wood and ebonised frame

    Estimate: 300500

    A scene of a lake with a ruin at dusk

    Signed S Royle, 94 bottom left

    Oil on canvas within a gilt ebonised frame

    Estimate: 300500

  • Theophilus Clark (British, 17761832)

    A half length portrait of a gentleman wearing a white stock, possibly

    a self portrait

    Oil on canvas in ornate gilt frame

    Estimate 300500

  • James Rannie Swinton (Scottish, 18161888)

    A half length portrait of a seated lady

    Oil on canvas in ornate gilt frame

    Estimate: 400600

  • A Japanese cloisonn multi floral vase

    19th century

    Having silver wire cloisonn with a silver base and top, in the

    style of Hayashi Kodenki

    14cm high

    Estimate: 300500

    A small selection of the private collection of fine Oriental works of art

  • Right: A Chinese celadon jade peach shaped disk

    18th/19th century

    Decorated with a flying bat at the top left corner and foliage at the base having ten lines of engraved characters, set into a fitted hardwood stand

    28cm wide, 26.5cm high

    Estimate: 500800

    Left: A Chinese pale green jade plaque of two opposing dragons

    18th/19th century

    Engraved with two characters on one side and a mythical beast on the other, on a hardwood stand

    20.5cm overall height

    Estimate: 600800

    Right: A Chinese white jade rectangu-lar panel on a hardwood stand

    With pierced decoration to both the front and back having a central dragon with a character on both the top and left hand corners

    Jade is 10cm x 5.7cm

    Estimate: 600900

    Left: An early Chinese striped grey and black jade bowl

    18th century

    Having multiple varying black stripes throughout the body

    6.5cm high, 12cm wide

    Estimate: 8001,000

    Jades to make you

    green with envy...

  • Above: A Chinese porcelain combination brush pot and brush stand

    19th century

    Having dragon decoration to the body with charac-ter to the base

    Estimate: 70120

    Above: A Northern Sung brown glazed bowl

    Brown glaze with a lighter brown over glaze

    13.5cm wide, 6cm high

    Estimate: 400800

    Right: A Chinese blanc de chine figure of the Monkey King

    18th/19th century

    18cm high

    Estimate: 120 180

    Above: A Chinese famille vert porcelain vase

    18th/19th century

    Showing bird on a peony tree with butterflies, hav-ing two character signature to the main body

    25cm high

    Estimate: 500700

  • Porcelain pieces & funery items to

    die for...

    A Chinese green lead glazed pottery

    granary on three animal feet

    200 AD, Han Period

    31cm high

    Estimate: 400600

    An earthenware Chinese funery vase with

    dragon handles

    7th9th century, Tang dynasty

    52cm high

    Estimate: 200400

  • The sale also includes over 400 lots of exceptional

    furniture, ceramics, jewellery, clocks, fine art & silver.

    We are still accepting items for this sale until Thursday

    20th September so contact us for a free valuation if you

    are interested in consigning items.

    We look forward to seeing you for viewing and hope you

    enjoy the auction!


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