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Auction House:Vickers & Hoad AuctioneersNumber of lots recorded:197
Sale Title:Directors Selection, Day 2Lots with images:197
Auction Location:SydneyPrices available:144
Date:12/11/2013
LotDescription Price Image
*** Richard Wilson R.A 1713-1782, Carnarvon Castle, view of the castle with angled towers in the walls, on the right, overlooking a river, with wooded banks opposite on the left and fields in the distance, on the far side of a broad stretch of water, a woman milking a cow and two other figures resting on the bank in the foreground. Original Estate condition. Painting size 99 cm x 152.5 cm, mounted in its original gadrooned 18th century carved pine frame with gilt gesso decoration. Frame size 181 cm x 124.5 cm.… ***
*** Portrait of Sir (Charles) Michael Robert Vivian Duff, 3rd Baronet (3 May 1907-1980) was a British statesman and socialite, signed lower right illegible, dated 1947, mounted in a 18th century carved gilt gesso frame. This portrait dates from 1947, two years before he married his second wife, on 14 July 1949, Lady (Alexandra Mary Cecilia) Caroline Paget (died 1973), the eldest daughter of Charles Paget, 6th Marquess of Anglesey. 40.5 x 31 cm ***
*** Unattributed, 18th/19th century oil on canvas, putti with still life, ex Sir Charles Duff Vaynol Bangor, mounted in a stepped ebonised frame, 86 cm x 119 cm ***
*** Antique Japanese Samurai sword with later World War II leather protective sleeve to sheath ***
*** Gustave Frederic Michel (1851-1925) French, fine antique bronze figure of cupid, (early work ) standing 67 cm high, Inscription reads to base ***
*** Two antique William IV mahogany hall chairs (2) ***
*** First period Worcester vertically fluted bowl circa 1780s. ***
*** Antique Japanese carved ivory short sword with elaborate carvings ***
*** Worcester tea pot & stand. Flight period circa 1790s. ***
*** A Dutch Delft Chinoiserie coffee pot, circa 1705 - 1720, iron red Pak monogram mark for Pieter Adriaensz Kocx at de Grieksche A, the body of tapering fluted design, C scroll handle and straight angular spout, painted in Kakiemon style with flowering branches and birds in flight, stepped trellis fence and rockwork, 28.5 cm high. Ex Fitz-Wentworth Estate ***
*** Rare antique 17th/18th century German sword, marked with the makers marks of 'Iohannis Coll Iefecit' with a beautifully basket hilt & pommel, 99 cm long ***
*** 19th century Meissen garlic knob vase ***
*** Rare antique Spode yellow ground dessert plate Felspar circa 1830's, painted to the centre with water birds and flowers. Provenance; Belonged to Edward Charles Close of Morpeth ***
*** Silver decorated Continental Boudoir accessory with silver mounts, circa 19th century. ***
*** Fine antique French ormolu figural mantle clock and figural garnitures, clock standing on a shaped gesso wood stand, dial signed but rubbed, total clock height 39 cm, sticks 43 cm high each (3) ***
*** World War II German Nazi officers dagger & sheath, the Nazi Swastika has been removed at some period in time. Marked for E.U.F Horster Solingen ***
*** World War II German Nazi dagger with a deers foot as the handle ***
*** Thai naval dagger with sheath, single edged blade with a shagreen hilt & elephants head pommel ***
*** World War II German Nazi Luftwaffe parade dagger with sheath, marked for SMF Solingen ***
*** Antique Wedgwood black basalt jug with metal mounts & handle. ***