Bellmans October 2020 Auction Highlights

12 October 2020

Auction: 20th, 21st, 22nd October 2020, Sussex Saleroom

Tuesday 20th October

Lot: 1114 Eugène Modeste Edmond Lepoittevin (French, 1806-1870), Estuary scene at sunset with figures in a barge, oil on canvas, 42 x 60cm. £1,000 - £1,500

Wednesday 21st October

Lot: 1357 Taxidermy: a group of twenty five hummingbirds and two red tanagers, 19th century, displayed on a naturalistic branch, under a glass dome with paper label detailed 'W.J.HOLE', on an ebonised base, 62cm high x 40cm wide. £1,500 - £2,500

Lot: 721 Six bottles of Dom Perignon vintage champagne, five 1966 and one having the label deteriorated. £700 - £1,000

Lot: 1650 A pair of lead urns, in Louis XIV arabesque style, after a design by John Van Nost for William III's Hampton Court Palace, 70cm wide x 76cm high. £700 - £1,200

Lot: 1375 Alfa Romeo P2 tinplate toy car by C.I.J. (Compagnie Industrielle du Jouet) France, Circa 1930, finished in red with black painted spoked wheels, with winding key, length 53cm. £1,000 - £1,500

Lot: 1350 A Canton export ivory brise fan, late 18th century, the sticks carved with vases, flowerheads, birds and a central shield shaped cartouche with a monogram, in a velvet backed ebonised glazed frame, approx width of fan 54cm. £800 - £1,200

Lot: 1349 An Opus Super Bowl XL limited edition number 00456 book, with case, paperwork and white gloves. £800 - £1,200

Lot: 1660 A pair of walnut rosewood sycamore ebonised floral marquetry open arm elbow chairs, Danish, 19th century, with ivory mounts, carved uprights and spindle turnings, the back panels with classical vases, birds, cornucopias and flowering branches, inscribed 'Sophie, Magdalene Raben, 1844', and on the reverse sides hunting scenes, having woven seats, on turned and square section legs, the backs 107cm high. £3,000 - £5,000
Provenance Sofie Magdalena Von Qualen 1749-1844, Aalholm Slot, Nysted, Denmark, Thence by descent

Lot: 1620 A Regency gilt framed open armchair, with semi-padded arms and straight front seat, on sabre supports, 61cm wide x 91cm high. £800 - £1,200

Thursday 22nd October

Lot: 2315 A Cartier gold rectangular cigarette case, the exterior with banded decoration, detailed CARTIER 14 K, 16.4cm x 7.8cm, weight 218 gms. £4,400 - £4,600

Lot: 2320 A diamond brooch, first half of the 19th century, designed as a spray of oak leaves with acorns, mounted with cushion shaped diamonds, length 6.7cm, gross weight 9 gms. £1,500 - £2,000

Lot: 2260 A late 19th century Viennese silver and polychrome enamelled model, designed as a harp, by Herman Bohm, with a cupid finial, otherwise decorated with figures and foliage, the shaped hinged base opening to reveal a key wind timepiece, the gilt fusee movement with a verge escapement, detailed to the backplate John Gottlieb Muller in Wien No 849, the signed enamelled dial with black Arabic numerals and with blued steel hands, the base raised on three paw feet, stamped H B and with city mark on base, height 15.5cm, gross weight 174 gms, with a key. £1,000 - £1,500

All lots are subject to 22% Buyers premium plus VAT.