Snowdon: A Life in Art and Objects

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Datum der Auktion: 24.09.2020

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LORD SNOWDON'S COCKTAIL SHAKERS: SIX SILVER-PLATED COCKTAIL ACCESSORIES

Comprising two plain cocktail shakers, the largest engraved 'A. A - J, 7th March 1951', a bottle coaster with openwork sides, a magnum bottle-coaster with lion mask ring handles, a plain metal ice bucket and a copper pail-shaped ice bucket applied with 'Maison Maresté, Constructeur, Cognac' the

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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OLIVER MESSEL'S MASK FOR A COCHRAN PRODUCTION: A WHITE-PAINTED PLASTER...

14 in. (36 cm.) high Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance The artist at Maddox, Barbados and by descent to Lord Snowdon

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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OLIVER MESSEL'S LUSTRES FROM PELHAM PLACE: A PAIR OF VICTORIAN GILT-BRASS...

Losses and replacements 133⁄4 in. (35 cm.) high; 8 in. (20.5 cm.) wide Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance With Oliver Messel at 17-19 Pelham Place, London, and by descent to Lord Snowdon

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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William Bruce Ellis Ranken R.I., V.P.R.O.I., R.P. (1881-1941)

William Bruce Ellis Ranken R.I., V.P.R.O.I., R.P. (1881-1941) Portrait of Oliver Messel (1904-1978) aged seventeen signed and dated '1921' with monogram (lower right) pencil and watercolour, heightened with white on paper 19 x 14 in. (48.3 x 35.6 cm.) Executed in 1921. Please note this lot is the

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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LORD SNOWDON'S PAGEBOY OUTFIT FOR THE WEDDING OF LINLEY MESSEL, 1932: A...

Comprising a hat adorned with stained chicken feathers, braided jacket, breeches, sash, a pair of shoes and a belt, housed in a Herbert Johnson, New Bond Street hat box, with inscription for 'Miss Messel, Nymans, Handcross, Sussex' The box: 9 in. (23 cm.) high; 133⁄4 in. (35 cm.) wide; 103⁄4 in. (51

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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OLIVER MESSEL'S REVERSE-ETCHED MIRROR: AN ITALIAN GILTWOOD AND...

The rectangular plate centred by an etched classically-draped maiden holding a sword with her right foot on a lion, the back chalked 'Messel 8/660' and with pen inscription ‘Snowdon, 22 Launceston Place, W8' relating to framing 241⁄2 x 13 (62 x 33 cm.) Please note this lot is the property of a

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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Edward Linley Sambourne (1845-1910)

Edward Linley Sambourne (1845-1910) Cavaliers and Roundheads signed and dated 'Linley Sambourne... June. 1887.' (lower right) pen and ink on paper 6 x 91⁄2 in. (5.2 x 24.1 cm.) Executed in 1887. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance With Chris Beetles Ltd., London

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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LORD SNOWDON (1930-2017)

LORD SNOWDON (1930-2017) Michael Clark, 1987 chromogenic print signed in ink (margin) image: 87⁄8 x 85⁄8 in. (22.5 x 22 cm.) sheet: 161⁄2 x 113⁄4 in. (42 x 29.8 cm.) Please note this lot is the property of a private individual

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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EDWARD LINLEY SAMBOURNE (BRITISH, 1844-1910)

EDWARD LINLEY SAMBOURNE (BRITISH, 1844-1910) Design for 'The King of all the Britains!', published in Punch, 1 January 1902 (i) and another cartoon design of King Edward VII (ii) signed and dated 'Linley Sambourne. del. / December 27 1901' (lower right) (i), signed and dated 'Linley Sambourne. del

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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Oliver Hilary Sambourne Messel (1904-1978)

Oliver Hilary Sambourne Messel (1904-1978) A costume design for a friend of the Countess Rosmarin Ostenburg, for Christopher Fry’s play ‘The Dark is Light Enough’, 1954 (i); and A portrait of Maud Messel (ii) inscribed ‘Friend of Countess/Prologue/Pink Dress’ (lower right) and inscribed ‘Headdress

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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THE MUGHAL EMPEROR AKBAR ON A HUNTING EXPEDITION

opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, laid down on card, an inscription in black nasta'liq script to upper centre, the reverse with a fragmentary calligraphic panel, mounted, glazed and framed Painting 11 x 71⁄4 in. (28 x 18.5 cm.); folio 135⁄8 x 91⁄2 in. (34.6 x 24.2 cm.) Please note this

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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Oliver Hilary Sambourne Messel (1904-1978)

Oliver Hilary Sambourne Messel (1904-1978) Nymans House, Sussex; two proposed facades, following the 1947 fire one signed 'Oliver Messel' (lower right); together with a 19th century print of Nymans pencil and brown wash heightened with white, on paper Each 12 x 17 in. (30.5 x 43.2 cm.) framed Please

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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Dorothy Eugenie Brett (1883-1977)

Dorothy Eugenie Brett (1883-1977) Portrait of a young man signed and dated DEBRETT 1922 (lower right) the reverse with J. Bryce Smith, Hampstead label and indecipherable exhibition label oil on canvas 19 x 161⁄2 in. (48.3 x 41.9 cm.) Executed in 1922. Please note this lot is the property of a

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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Barbara Beaton (1912-1973) and Cecil Beaton (1904-1980)

[BARBARA BEATON (1912-1973) and CECIL BEATON (1904-1980)]. Scrapbook presented to Olga Lynn, n.p. [London and elsewhere], ‘Christmas 1933’ [1920s-1940s]. The Bright Young Things: a scrapbook documenting the glittering world of 1930s high society captured in photographs by Cecil Beaton, prepared for

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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Oliver Hilary Sambourne Messel (1904-1978)

Oliver Hilary Sambourne Messel (1904-1978) Portrait of a Torero, three-quarter length, seated wearing a 'traje de luces' signed 'MESSEL' (lower left), signed, dated and inscribed 'TORERO 1950 Oliver Messel.' on the reverse overlap oil on canvas 30 x 23 in. (76.2 x 58.4 cm.) Executed in 1950. Please

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A PAIR OF VICTORIAN WHITE-PAINTED-COMPOSITION THREE-BRANCH WALL-LIGHTS

Fitted for electricity 27 in. (69 cm.) high, overall Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance Probably with Oliver Messel, 17-19 Pelham Place, London, and by descent to Lord Snowdon

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A POLYCHROME-DECORATED PINE CURTAIN PELMET

The shaped frieze centred by a classical urn issuing ribbon-tied flower garlands 83⁄4 in. (22 cm.) high; 60 in. (152.5 cm.) wide; 51⁄4 in. (13.5 cm.) deep Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance With Oliver Messel, 17-19 Pelham Place, London and by descent to Lord

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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AN ITALIAN CARVED-POPLAR MUSICAL TROPHY

Originally white-painted, losses and restorations 20 x 36 in. (51 x 91.5 cm.) overall Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance With Oliver Messel, 17-19 Pelham Place, London, and then at Maddox, Barbados, and by descent

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A PAIR OF GEORGE III STAFFORDSHIRE ENAMEL CANDLESTICKS

The white-ground painted overall with flowers, losses and restorations Each 93⁄4 in. (25 cm.) high Please note this lot is the property of a private individual. Provenance With Oliver Messel at Maddox, Barbados and by descent

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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THE MESSEL ENGELBRECHT PEEP SHOW: A RARE NORTH EUROPEAN...

The box decorated with foliate scenes, each scene inscribed 'No. 22' to the reverse, cut-off numbers to three, numbered 150, 152 and 155, depicting scenes from the life of Jesus Christ, later trimmed and mounted, adapted for electricity by Lord Snowdon, The box: 501⁄2 in. (128 cm.) high; 91⁄2 in

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A REGENCY PENWORK BOX

Together with a Victorian mother-of-pearl inlaid black papier-mâché writing-slope, possibly by Jennens and Bettridge The penwork box: 4 in. (10 cm.) high; 113⁄4 in. (30 cm.) wide; 81⁄2 in. (21.5 cm.) deep The writing-slope: 31⁄2 in. (9 cm.) high; 121⁄4 in. (31 cm.) wide; 9 in. (23 cm.) deep Please

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A FRENCH GREEN-AND-GILT-DECORATED TOLE AND GILT-BRASS CHINOISERIE SEDAN CLOCK

The glazed white metal dial with Roman and Arabic chapters signed 'A. MARTENS & CIE CONSTRE - PARIS', within a circular moulded case decorated with foliage and Chinoisere figures and buildings, below a ball finial with handle, with paper trade label to the door 19 x 15 in. (48.5 x 38 cm.) overall

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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OLIVER MESSEL'S BLUE AND WHITE PLATTERS FROM MADDOX, BARBADOS: FIVE ENGLISH...

Comprising: A pair of John Rogers and Son ‘Zebra’ pattern platters, a pair of English pottery platters, possibly Swansea and a single willow pattern example 19 x 14 in. (48.5 x 40.5 cm.) the Zebra platters, 17 x 13 in (43 x 33 cm.), the possibly Swansea platters Please note this lot is the property

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A DUTCH WHITE-AND-POLYCHROME-DECORATED PINE TILT-TOP TABLE 'FLAP AAN DE WAND'

The dished oval top decorated with a pastoral scene of a lady on a swing, a jester and a young couple in a picturesque landscape. the underside with two inscriptions in chalk and pencil '182', losses to the decoration 27 in. (68 cm.) high; 30 in. (76 cm.) wide; 351⁄2 in. (90 cm.) deep Please note

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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AN AUBUSSON ENTRE-FENETRE

The ivory field crowned with a cascading floral bouquet entwined with honeysuckle with a large flowering display at the lower end, set upon a rose-pink ground, in a similar dusty rose pink border with a ton-sur-ton design of linked flowering bouquets, lined, areas of discolouration and occasional

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A GIFT FROM BERNARD HOLLOWOOD, EDITOR OF PUNCH: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward...

A GIFT FROM BERNARD HOLLOWOOD, EDITOR OF PUNCH: Sir Leslie Matthew Ward "Spy" (1851-1922) Portrait of Linley Sambourne "Sammy", "Men of the Day. No. 528", 1892 signed 'SPY' (lower right), inscribed 'GIVEN BY BERNARD HOLLOWOOD/ EDITOR OF PUNCH/ TO TONY. AUGUST 1962' on label to reverse pencil, ink

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A RED CISELE VELVET AND SILK FRAGMENT CUSHION

Together with two later velvet cushions and a needlepoint cushion; a silk embroidery by Oliver Messel; and an embroidery fragment by Anne Messel, accompanied by two handwritten notes by Maud Messel The fragment cushion: 23 x 15 in. (58.5 x 38 cm.) The needlepoint cushion: 171⁄2 x 171⁄2 in. (44.5 x

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A REGENCY GILT-BRASS-MOUNTED AND PARCEL-GILT BRAZILIAN ROSEWOOD AND...

Mounted extensively with some remounting, the twin-flap crossbanded top centred by a satinwood-banded burr-yew oval, on four legs with foliate caps and castors, with depositary label 291⁄2 in. (75 cm.) high; 341⁄2 in. (87.5 cm.) wide; 241⁄4 in. (61.5 cm.) closed Please note this lot is the property

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A BRASS-MOUNTED CUT-GLASS FOUR-LIGHT CHANDELIER

The upper corona hung with pendants and chains of faceted drops, the central corona with lion's-mask and foliate claps, issuing four shaped branches with glass drip-pans, adapted for electricity, losses and replacements 34 in. (86.5 cm.) high, excluding chain; 281⁄2 in. (72.5 cm.) diameter Please

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 24.09.2020

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A VICTORIAN GILTWOOD AND GILT-COMPOSITION OVAL MIRROR

The original oval plate surrounded by a berried and leaf border with hanging scrolls and garlands, the cresting inset with simulated blue and white jasperware oval plaque of a classical maiden, re-gilt 451⁄2 x 241⁄2 in. (115.5 x 62.5 cm.) Please note this lot is the property of a private individual

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 24.09.2020