Malton Antique Sale,
The Milton Rooms, Malton
24th APRIL 2013
A large Spring auction of over 700 lots produced an enormous number of pre-sale enquiries resulting in some spirited bidding and high prices.
There was a special section of Militaria which included a number of items from the family of General Cuthbert of the Scots Guards. The most prized possession was his Boer War period Pith Helmet made by Clarke of Maritzburg. It sold to a dealer bidding against a collector for a possibly record price of £5,400. A trunk containing a Scots Guards Great Coat, Colonel’s Dress Coat and other items sold to the same buyer for £1,000.
In other sections of the sale a late 18th Century bracket clock with quarter repeating movement by R. Philip, London, sold privately for £2,700, and in a small picture section an oil painting of a cat with kittens and a toad attributed to Emily Wilson realised £2,400.
Other prices included:
§ Set of modern silver cutlery for 8 covers £1350
§ 19th Century Chinese pink ground vase with some damage £750
§ A Scalextric GP3 racing set and a collection of accessories, cars, motorcycles etc, in two Lots £1070
§ A set of Gentleman's dress buttons by Asprey £500
§ A Victorian bracelet set with a cabochon amethyst £1350
§ An 18th Yorkshire oak dresser and Rack £2,000
AMOS WATMOUGH (exh.1884/1885);cow and calf outside a stable with a figure and sheep dog on a path, Oil on Canvas, signed and dated 1901. 12 1/2" (32cms) x 18 1/2" (47cms).
SOLD FOR £ 640
A Violin with two piece back, bearing an old repairers label for William Hall, 1909, with two bows in case.
SOLD FOR £ 330
A heavy 9ct. gold curb link Bracelet. (60gms).
SOLD FOR £ 630
A 15ct. gold curb link Watch Chain with "T" bar. (50.3gms).
SOLD FOR £900
A Gentleman's open face Pocket Watch, the movement inscribed "L Hunot,London" with gilded dial and in 18ct. gold case.
SOLD FOR £680
A George II silver Coffee Pot of tapering cylindrical design, the domed cover with urn finial, and wooden handle, 8.5" (22cms) high, London 1728.
SOLD FOR £1,300
A silver three piece Tea Set of octagonal design, the teapot with blackwood handle and lift, Sheffield, 1918. (36ozs gross).
SOLD FOR £ 570
A late Victorian silver Cake Dish of shell design, the pierced border chased with scrolls, flower heads, etc., and with a scroll handle, raised on triple pierced supports, 10" (26cms) diameter, London 1896, maker George Maudsley Jackson.
SOLD FOR £ 410
A Royal Worcester Plate painted with peaches and grapes by Richard Sebright and retailed by Waring & Gillow of London, date code for 1918, 9" (23cms) diameter. (scratches to the gilding).
SOLD FOR £220
A Flight, Barr & Barr Worcester Teacup and Saucer decorated with birds and flowers and with plain loop handle; a Barr, Flight & Barr Worcester Teacup and Saucer decorated with oriental flowers and Barr Worcester Teacup and Saucer.
SOLD FOR £140
A pair of 19th Century Staffordshire pottery Chicken Crocks with copper lustre decoration. 12" (31cms) wide.
SOLD FOR £170
An Edwardian silver Pin Cushion in the form of a hen and chicks on an oval base, Birmingham, 1907, maker Samuel Levi. 2 1/2" (6.5cms) wide.
SOLD FOR £460
A pair of late 19th Century Chinese hardstone Table Screens with applied leaves and flowers, in hardwood stands. (one cracked, some losses etc.) 10 1/2" (27cms) high overall x 5" (13cms) wide.
SOLD FOR £480
A Victorian silver Tea Caddy with strap work decoration and loop handles on hatched ground, London, 1860, makers John Samuel Hunt, retailed by Hunt & Roskell, late Storr & Mortimer. 3 1/2" (9cms) high.
SOLD FOR £ 400
An oak leather covered Shot Gun Case inscribed "John Chapman, Wensleydale". 32 1/2" (83cms) wide.
SOLD FOR £ 210
Walnut and burr walnut BEDROOM SUITE SOLD FOR £520
A set of eight Victorian walnut frame Dining Chairs with pierced and carved backs, serpentine fronted upholstered seats and cabriole supports.
SOLD FOR £500
GEORGE FALL 1848-1925; York from the river with water tower and river boat in foreground and Minster in background, Watercolour, signed. 8 1/2" (22cms) x 12" (30cms).
SOLD FOR £300
A solitaire diamond Ring, the brilliant cut stone approximately 3.66cts., (colour K, clarity VVS) claw set on 18ct. white gold shank, size O 1/2.
SOLD FOR £9,600
Gentleman's Hunter Pocket Watch, the white dial inscribed W Grant, York, with subsidiary seconds dial in 9ct. gold case engraved with a monogram and dated June 30th 1927.
SOLD FOR £390
CAPTAIN CHARLIE PATTON O.B.E. MERCHANT NAVY; his Medals comprising 1914-1918 War Medal, Mercantile Marine War Medal, 1939-45 War Medal, 1939-45 Star, Burma Star, Italy Star, Atlantic Star, Lloyd's Medal for Bravery at Sea, O.B.E. Captain Patton was Master of the "S.S. Ocean Faith" when he was awarded the Lloyd's medal. His ship was attacked by enemy aircraft in August 1943 and in spite of severe damage he brought his ship to safety. In addition are various documents and newspaper cuttings, his Master's certificate, telegrams etc. Also included are photographs of Captain Patton and photographs he took in Antarctica in 1931 etc.
SOLD FOR £1,950
A pair of 19th Century Italian Mosaic Panels painted with birds on leafy branches, in gilt frames. 7 1/2"(19cms) sq.
SOLD FOR £6,600
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