June 27th Auction
Lot 1. Lin Fengmian (1900-1991), Oil on canvas, signed lower left. Originally Lin Fengming, he was a Chinese painter and is considered a pioneer of modern Chinese painting for blending Chinese and Western styles, he was one of the earliest Chinese painters to study in Europe. He was also an important innovator in the area of Chinese art. 56cm x 39.5cm. £1,200-£1,800
Lot 2. RENÉ LALIQUE (FRENCH, 1860-1945) A Pre-War 'Lunaria' Perfume Bottle, design introduced in 1912 clear glass, mould-blown body with a press-moulded stopper, frosted and polished with black staining; The scent bottle shows signs of regrinding of the decoration on the shoulder of the bottle. Possibly done in the factory. 7.4cm in height. Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500
Lot 3. Attributed to Raoul Dufy Oil on canvas. A view of Venice, bares a signature and dated 1939 bottom center. Raoul Dufy was a French Fauvist painter, brother of Jean Dufy. He developed a colorful, decorative style that became fashionable for designs of ceramics and textiles, as well as decorative schemes for public buildings. He is noted for scenes of open-air social events. 1877-1953. 36.83 x 50. 8cms. Estimate £1,800-£2,500.
Lot 12. LePho Vietnamese. Oil on canvas, signed lower right. Lê Phổ (1907 – 2001) was a Vietnamese painter. From 1925 until 1930, Le Pho studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts of Hanoi. At this point, he earned a scholarship to study at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and he studied there for the next two years under the instruction of Victor Tardieu, a friend and companion of Henri Matisse. Upon returning to Vietnam he taught at the École Supérieure des Beaux Arts de l'Indochine in Hanoi. 21 x 16 ins. 67cm x 51cm. Estimate £3,000-£3,500.
Lot 37. An Omega De Ville Lady's Dress Wristwatch in Sterling Silver. Import marks for London 1976. The oval black dial signed Omega De Ville. 30 mm long. 19 mm wide, with Roman numerals. Some staining or dirt to dial. With original Sterling Silver strap. Weight 82.33 grams (all in). This watch has been serviced Estimate £450-£550
Lot 159. A fine quality platinum pendant set with a colour enhanced pear drop shaped yellow diamond with a carat weight of 3.02ct surrounded by 10 round brilliant cut white diamonds with a total carat weight of 1.95ct, on a platinum chain. Centre diamond good Si. Diamond surround good Si, approximately G/H. All carat weights are inscribed on the pendant. Estimate £7,000-£10,000
Lot 161. K. Celia Wood. Oil on artist board. Signed lower right. This painting appears in Celia Woods "Cats Canvas" book. Illustration page 63. Entitled "No greater honor can be that of having an exclusive cat". 20.5 cm diameter in a guilt plaster frame. Back bears a lable "Llewellyn Alexander LTD Gallery." 124-126 The Cut, Waterloo, London. Estimate £300-£500.
Lot 162. K. Celia Wood. Oil on artist board. Signed lower right. This painting appears in Celia Woods "Cats Canvas" book. Illustration page 25. Entitled "The truth s we could manage well without you. Our feral friends survive and they run free, But serving us is what you like and will do - And that is how we think life ought to be!". 20.5cm in diamter in a guilt frame. Estimate £300-£500.
Lot 191. A very fine quadripartite Russian icon Scenes depicting St Sofia, The Virgin for those who suffer, Virgin of the sign and the three hands Virgin. The icon has two Saints finely painted on the border which were the patron Saints of the family commissioning the piece. Fine craquelure with insignificant later retouching. Inscribed are each scene and in the upper register. Russian, late 18th/early 19th century Measuring 36cm x 31cm. Estimate £3,000-£4,000.