Large num­ber of trea­sures on of­fer

Grand se­lec­tion of an­tiques, fine arts, mil­i­taria, ce­ram­ics and col­lecta­bles

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - AUCTIONS -

RUDD’s last cat­a­logue sale for 2009 of an­tiques, fine and dec­o­ra­tive arts will take place on Tues­day, Novem­ber 24 at 4pm at 87 Bree Street, Cape Town.

The sale will com­prise 18th-, 19th-and early 20th-cen­tury Euro­pean fur­ni­ture; 18th-, 19th-and early 20th-cen­tury Euro­pean paint­ings; 20th­cen­tury South African paint­ings; arms and ar­mour; mil­i­tary medals and in­signia; rare coins; African tribal art and weapons; Euro­pean and Ori­en­tal ce­ram­ics and collectibles.

Fur­ni­ture ex­am­ples in - clude a fine Ge­orge III sec­re­taire linen press, William IV break­fast ta­ble, William IV serv­ing ta­ble, Vic­to­rian Well- in­g­ton chest, Vic­to­rian sec­re­taire linen press, Vic­to­rian writ­ing ta­ble , Vic­to­rian ex­tend­ing din­ing ta­ble, nu­mer­ous 19th-cen­tury ch­ests of draw­ers, a pair of Vic­to­rian wal­nut stan­dard lamps, book­cases, Vic­to­rian wardrobes, and 19th-cen­tury French wal­nut ta­bles and sa­lon chairs. There are 75 lots in this sec­tion.

Among South African artists rep­re­sented are Charles Gass­ner, Ge­orge Pilk­ing­ton , Kenneth Bakker, Ge­orge Boyes, Philip Tere­blanche, Christo Coet­zee, Han­netjie de Clercq, Frans Claer­hout, Melvin Brigg, Ben Ma­cala, Pi­eter van der West- huizen, Francina Ndimande, Michael Wa­ters, Richard Scott and a clay sculp­ture by Novia Mabasa. There are 43 lots in this sec­tion.

Some Euro­pean artists rep­re­sented are Henri Hay­den (1883-1970), John Ritchie (18581875), Harry Bryant ( 18121890), Amer­i­can, John Clev­el­ley (1747-1786), John Rus­sell (1745-1806), John Downie (18711945), J C Win­tour (1825-1882), Ed­ward Wil­liams (1807-1821) and Thomas Hardy (1842-1897). There are 54 lots in this sec­tion.

Ce­ram­ics in­clude Sung, Royal Doul­ton, Clarice Cliff, Royal Worces­ter and a col­lec­tion of 17 Beswick an­i­mals. There are 50 lots in this sec­tion.

Ger­man and Bri­tish World War I and World War II medals in­clude iron crosses, cam­paign medals and Scot­tish reg­i­men­tal badges. A rare sil­ver plaid brooch by Robert Naughton ju­nior, Ed­in­burgh 1871, was given as a gift from Caw­dor to Wal­ter Gor­dan Len­nox.

There are 16 lots of coins in­clud­ing Ro­man, Scot­tish, Charles and Charles II, James II, Ge­orge III, Span­ish reales, Frans Joseph gold ducats, Vic­to­rian gold sov­er­eigns and oth­ers.

Arms and ar­mour in­clude 19th-cen­tury Bri­tish mus­kets, Sind and Per­sian mus­kets, Boxlock pis­tols, flint­lock pis- tols, 18th cen­tury can­non balls, Bri­tish, French, Bel­gian, Ger­man and Amer­i­can bay­o­nets, F rench and Bri­tish in­fantry swords. There are 23 lots in this sec­tion.

Collectibles in­clude a fine bronze en­ti­tled La Défense du

Sol by Emile La­porte (18411919), a Lalique glass Bac­cha­ntes vase (post-1945), a black for­est bear smoker’s com­pan­ion and an ivory box with en­graved in­te­rior of an erotic scene.

A fully il­lus­trated and detailed cat­a­logue will be avail­able at www.rudds.co.za from Novem­ber 16.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call Charles Rudd on 021 426 0384.

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