SILVERDALE SALEROOM - November 2018 Antique, Rare Pottery and Fine Art Sale

10th November 2018 at 10:00 AM
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Lot 1

50 x Gladys Cooper excellent condition postcards, together with 14 RP postcards of TV and stage stars. Some cards postally used.

Estimate £20.00 - £40.00

Lot 3

Midhat Sheikh al-Ard, the Syrian physician and private adviser to King Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia, was married to Fayzeh Mardam Bey, the sister of Haydar Mardam Bey. Circa 1930's. Actual photo measures (excluding mount) 37cm x 29.5cm appx, plus mount. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £80.00 - £160.00

Lot 4

Nepal - His ex. Lt. General Krishna Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana K.B.E., along with 3 Nepalese military officials . Original Lafayette specimen archive copy, bearing Lafayette signature in pencil and the Lafayette specimen stamp to reverse. C 1930's, together with a smaller version of this studio photo. Actual photos (excluding mount) measure 29cm x 22cm & 26cm x 18.5cm appx, plus mount. Original Lafayette photographs. (2)

Estimate £50.00 - £100.00

Lot 5

Nepal - His ex. Lt. General Krishna Shumshere Jung Bahadur Rana K.B.E. , along with various Nepalese military officials, together with a mid size and smaller version of this studio photo. Mid size photo bearing full title and description, plus the Lafayette specimen stamp to reverse and pencil signature to front. C 1930's. Actual photo sizes (excluding mount) measure; 28cm x 34.5cm / 22cm x 31cm / 19.5cm x 26.5cm appx, all sizes plus mount. Original Lafayette photographs. (3)

Estimate £50.00 - £100.00

Lot 6

Nepal - His ex. Sir Bahadur Shumshere Rana Jung C.B.E., large studio portrait bearing full title and description, plus the Lafayette specimen stamp to reverse. C 1930's. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 33.5cm x 23cm. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy, bearing Lafayette signature in pencil. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £50.00 - £100.00

Lot 7

Nana Sir Ofori Atta (1881-1943), Member of Executive Council of Gold Coast (Ghana). Lafayette large studio portrait bearing full title and description, plus the Lafayette specimen stamp to reverse. C 1930's. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 36.5cm x 29cm. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy bearing Lafayette signature in pencil. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £50.00 - £100.00

Lot 9

Lt. Col. H F Grant-Suttie - Lafayette large studio portrait bearing full title and description, to reverse. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 36cm x 28cm. Active in the British Expeditionary Force 1939-40, and awarded Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy bearing Lafayette signature in pencil and dated 1937. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £50.00 - £100.00

Lot 11

RAF Flying Officer & Mrs B Heath - large studio portrait bearing full title and description, plus the Lafayette specimen & reference number written to reverse. C 1930's. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 22cm x 32cm. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy bearing Lafayette signature in pencil, and dated Nov 1939. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £70.00 - £140.00

Lot 12

Commander H P Currey Royal Navy - active during WWII - large studio portrait bearing full title and description, plus the Lafayette specimen & reference number written to reverse. Dated 1938 on front. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 37cm x 28cm. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy bearing Lafayette signature in pencil. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £50.00 - £100.00

Lot 13

Marquis General Toshinari Maeda Japan 1885 - 1942 - Japanese general active during WWII - large studio portrait bearing name (Though Maeda is spelt slightly incorrectly, we believe the person photographed is as described above, Google photo archives supports this), plus the Lafayette specimen & reference number written to reverse. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 37cm x 28cm. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy bearing Lafayette signature in pen. Small tear in top of margin. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £60.00 - £120.00

Lot 14

His Excellency Mr Quo Tai Chi - Chinese Ambassador in London 1930's - large studio portrait bearing full title and description, plus the Lafayette specimen stamp & reference number written to reverse. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 38.5cm x 29.5cm. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy bearing Lafayette signature in pencil. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £80.00 - £160.00

Lot 15

Flight Lieutenant T H L Nicholls RAF - believed to later become Wing Commander in 3 group Bomber command. Large studio portrait bearing full title and description, plus the Lafayette specimen & reference number written to reverse. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 36.5cm x 29cm. Original large Lafayette specimen archive copy bearing Lafayette signature in pencil, and dated Nov 1938. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £80.00 - £160.00

Lot 16

RAF - Air Marshal Sir Arthur Barratt, KCB, CMG, MC - large studio portrait bearing full title (Air VICE Marshal at time of photography,) and description, plus the Lafayette specimen & reference number written to reverse. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 30.5cm x 25.5cm. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy bearing Lafayette signature to front. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £60.00 - £120.00

Lot 17

Squadron Leader R L Edward - large studio portrait bearing full title and description, plus the Lafayette specimen & reference number written to reverse. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 39cm x 27cm. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy bearing Lafayette signature in pencil, and dated 1937. Very light foxing to mount, not affecting photo at all. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £40.00 - £80.00

Lot 18

Flight Lieutenant C R DUNLOP RAF - large studio portrait bearing full title and description, plus the Lafayette specimen & reference number written to reverse. Actual photo size (excluding mount) measures 38cm x 28.5cm. Original Lafayette specimen archive copy bearing Lafayette signature in pencil, and dated Apr 1938. Original Lafayette photograph.

Estimate £60.00 - £120.00

Lot 20

Three identified Lafayette military portraits - CDC Robinson / Capt A Harper / Wynn esq. All large specimen originals, signed Lafayette to front in pencil, all bearing the specimen reference number and / or Lafayette stamp to reverse. Measuring 38cm x 28.5cm / 37.5 x 28 / 36 x 26. Original Lafayette photographs. (3)

Estimate £40.00 - £80.00

Lot 21

Four identified Lafayette military portraits - Major F J Garforth / J Chanos Pale esq. / Sir William Young / Babbington esq. All large specimen originals, signed Lafayette to front in pencil, all bearing the specimen reference number and Lafayette stamp to reverse. Measuring 36.5cm x 28.5cm / 38 x 29 / 32.5 x 22.5 / 32.5 x 22.5. Original Lafayette photographs. (4)

Estimate £50.00 - £100.00

Lot 22

Four unidentified Lafayette military portraits - all large specimen originals, signed Lafayette to front in pencil, all bearing the specimen reference number to reverse (one has the Lafayette Specimen stamp also to reverse). Measuring 32.5cm x 22.5cm / 35.5 x 24 / 38 x 28.5 / 37 x 27.5. Original Lafayette photographs. (4)

Estimate £50.00 - £100.00

Lot 24

Six Lafayette Scottish Military / Clan dress Portraits - AW Johnson esq. / PC Mirrilees/ others unidentified. All large specimen originals, signed Lafayette to front in pencil, all bearing the specimen reference number and / or Lafayette stamp to reverse. Measuring 36cm x 28cm / 36.5 x 28.5 / 36.5 x 28.5 / 36.5 x 27.5 / 30 x 21.5 / one without defineable margin - the figure measures 22.5cm. Original Lafayette photographs. (6)

Estimate £60.00 - £120.00

Lot 25

Large group of FIFTY named and unnamed LAFAYETTE photographs - ladies and gentlemen including - Miss E Newman-Harman 38 x 28.5cm actual photo size excluding any mount / margin. All others are of a roughly similar size. Also includes The Grand Duchess of Hesse, Sir Charles Cayzer, Madame Barsalow, men in military uniform, Mayor of Hammersmith, German Ambassador H V Dirkson, Lt. Col. H C R Thompson, The Earl of Westmeath and Lord Rolls. All mainly with Lafayette signature to front, and many bearing Lafayette specimen stamp to reverse. Includes an original LAFAYETTE archive specimen metal bound and wooden crate.

Estimate £250.00 - £500.00

Lot 26

Large group of THIRTY named and unnamed LAFAYETTE photographs - ladies and gentlemen including - Miss de Lima 36.5 x 28.5cm actual photo size excluding any mount / margin. All others are of a roughly similar size. Also includes Miss Vita Russell, Lady Haggerstone, B W Bloomer, groups of business people, families, and military groups, Lord Partarlington, Brigade of Guards, Metropolitan Mayors, Lord Wright x 2, Earl of Ducie and RAF Band. All mainly with Lafayette signature to front, and many bearing Lafayette specimen stamp to reverse. Includes an original LAFAYETTE archive specimen metal bound and wooden crate.

Estimate £160.00 - £320.00

Lot 27

Large group of THIRTY ONE (plus four smaller oddments) named and unnamed LAFAYETTE photographs - ladies and gentlemen including - Sir H Rutherford 38 x 28.5cm actual photo size excluding any mount / margin. All others are of a roughly similar size. Also includes - Col. J D Laurie, Judges, Col. Balfour Paul, Rt. Hon. Lady of Stirkoke, Lady St. Just, Raglan Somerset, Argentine Mission, Metropolitan Mayors, Moira Black, and Lady Sylvia Powell. All mainly with Lafayette signature to front, and many bearing Lafayette specimen stamp to reverse. Includes an original LAFAYETTE archive specimen metal bound and wooden crate.

Estimate £160.00 - £320.00

Lot 31

Six large Lafayette studio Photographs - Grand Duchess of Hesse, Mrs Charles Palmour, Mary Rooke, Lady Somervelle, Miss Corniche and Mrs Bloomfield. 37 x 28cm / 38 x 29cm / 36 x 28cm / 32 x 23cm / 32 x 22cm & 32 x 22cm. All signed to front and four bearing the official Lafayette specimen stamps to reverse.

Estimate £80.00 - £160.00

Lot 32

Original and genuine Royal Warrant issued to the three named partners trading as LAFAYETTE Ltd., dated 1910 and subsequently stamped CANCELLED during the reign of George V. 43 x 27.5cm.

Estimate £40.00 - £80.00

Lot 33

An original LAFAYETTE archive specimen metal bound and wooden crate.

Estimate £20.00 - £40.00

Lot 33A

An original LAFAYETTE archive specimen metal bound and wooden crate.

Estimate £20.00 - £40.00

Lot 34

Ten HAND COLOURED LAFAYETTE PHOTOGRAPHS of ladies, including Miss Sidebottom. Sizes of the the three mounted photographs are 32 x 22cm (Miss Sidebottom), 36 x 26.5cm & 25. x 30cm. The seven other photographs have no definable margin / mount and range in size from 45 x 35cm to 52 x 39cm inclusive overall. Other names include Miss M Clifford, Miss Lloyd Slee and Miss Vita Russell. Some signed on front and marked specimen to reverse.

Estimate £60.00 - £120.00

Lot 35

Three HAND COLOURED LAFAYETTE PHOTOGRAPHS of ladies, 39 x 29cm with no discernible margin / mount.

Estimate £20.00 - £40.00

Lot 36

Single HAND COLOURED LAFAYETTE PHOTOGRAPH possibly of Lord Mountbatten at his wedding. 35 x 27cm not including margin / mount.

Estimate £40.00 - £80.00

Lot 37

Five LAFAYETTE PHOTOGRAPHS of ladies - Miss Shiela Fenn, Villabad Rand, Rosemary Davidson-Houston x 2, Mary Duncan Marsh. All are 38 x 29cm approx. photograph size not including mount / margin, some bearing Lafayette signature to front and specimen stamp to reverse.

Estimate £40.00 - £80.00

Lot 38

Six LAFAYETTE PHOTOGRAPHS of ladies - photo size not including mount / margin, some bearing Lafayette signature to front and specimen stamp to reverse. Mrs Nigel Crossley 36 x 28.5cm, Miss W Mellor 33 x 23cm, Countess of Cramayal 33 x 23.5cm, Duchesse of Hesse 37 x 28.5cm, Miss J Newman 36.5 x 29cm, and Mrs Field 36 x 28cm.

Estimate £40.00 - £80.00

Lot 39

Six LAFAYETTE PHOTOGRAPHS of ladies - photo size not including mount / margin, some bearing Lafayette signature to front and specimen stamp to reverse. Ms Bowring 36 x 28cm, Mdme Salminer 36 x 25.5cm, Miss Towler dated 1940 36 x 28cm, Mrs R D Houston 32 x 22.5cm, Mrs Charles Palmour 38 x 29cm, and Mrs Hugh Kindersley 38 x 29cm.

Estimate £40.00 - £80.00

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