Ewbank’s To Host BBC Antiques Roadtrip At Autumn Three Day Auction.
Antiques, Art, Clocks and Furniture on sale on September 13
Ewbank’s, Surrey’s leading international auction house, is preparing for its three-day Autumn sale in mid-September, and on the third day, September 13, BBC’s Antiques Roadshow will be filming.
On this day a raft of antiques, fine art, clocks, furniture and rugs will be going under the hammer, there is still time to consign, the deadline is September 6.
September 11 is the first day of the three-day event and features jewellery, watches and coins; day two sees fine silver and Japanese works of art going under the hammer. Consignments are also being accepted for these auctions now.
Among the paintings on sale on September 13 are three by Czech-Italian artist Antonietta Brandeis (1848-1926) who is best known for her landscapes, in particular of Venice where she studied, as well as a painter of religious subjects for altarpieces.
A beautiful signed oil-on-board by the artist entitled Vendramin Palace, Venice, has been valued at between £4,000 and £6,000; Labbia Palace, another oil-on-board, estimated between £2,000 and £3,000; and another called Venetian Canal is also valued between £2,000 and £3,000.
Other paintings of note include a signed landscape of a young girl and dog by a river by British artist Robert Gallon (1845-1925) with a pre-sale guide price of between £400 and £600; and a watercolour entitled Shoreham Valley by British artist Roland Hilder (1905-1993) also valued at between £400 and £600.
In furniture there is an appealing 18th century and later Genoese ebonised and ivory inlaid cabinet on 19th century stand, carries an estimate of between £5,000 and £10,000. It has sixteen small drawers, each with cast gilt bronze figurehead handles and multiple secret / document drawers.
Collectors are sure to be intrigued by a three-inch terrestrial pocket globe, valued at between £2,500 and £4,000. The maker of the pocket globe is R.B Bate and it is dated 1807. The globe has twelve hand-coloured engraved gores, two metal axis pins to poles allow the globe to rotate in its original fish-skin case.
The clock auction is always popular, and one of the highlights is sure to be a Jaeger LeCoultre Atmos eight-day clock, in gilt metal and glass case, with a guide of between £400 and £600.
A collection of five clay figures, after the Zizenhausen Danse Macabre, have been valued at between £200 and £300. They are flattened to the reverse, with original polychromy. They follow prints by Matthäus Merian the Elder first published in 1623, after the frescoes of the cemetery walls of the Dominican Abbey in Basel and also based on the biblical story of Adam and Eve.
Ewbank’s auction room is open for valuations Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm at Burnt Common in Send just off the A3.
* Get in touch with the team at Ewbank’s: 01483 223101 or email [email protected]
* Live internet bidding is available through www.ewbankauctions.co.uk
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- Adam and Eve
- Antonietta Brandeis
- Dominican Abbey
- Labbia Palace
- Robert Gallon
- Roland Hilder
- Vendramin Palace
- Venetian Canal
- Zizenhausen Danse Macabre
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