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Absentee bids accepted until Tuesday, 27 September 2022

Auction date Tuesday, 27 September 2022 13:00 - 16:00 BST

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Members of the Royal Automobile Club on London's historic Pall Mall, London, may recognise an impressive bronze fountain figure of Ondine by popular sculptor Alexandra Beale, which is now becoming available for sale due to the redesigning of the gardens. The fountain was commissioned and installed in 2008 by the RAC, which opened in 1911 and had been built by the fashionable architects Charles Mewès and Arthur Davis, who had already been lauded for the recently constructed Ritz hotels in Paris and London, and the interiors of some of the great ocean-going liners of the day. Ondine, a mythological figure of European tradition, was a water nymph or sprite who could become human only when she fell in love with a mortal man. However, if the mortal was unfaithful to her, he was destined to forfeit his life. It is estimated at £5,000 - £8,000

Further lots included in this auction are a lead cistern fountain, which was part of this year's gold medal winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show. The garden had been designed by Chris Beardshaw, well-known from his long broadcasting career, which includes BBC 2's hit series Gardeners' World, Hidden Gardens and The Flying Gardener, and is another award in a line of many won by Chris Beardshaw Design. This garden was designed for the RNLI and the cistern is estimated at £3,500 - £5,000.


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The front cover features: Lot 19 Workshop of Bertel Thorwaldsen: An impressive and important suite o three carved white marble plaques probably 1830s, in bronze frames  

£20,000-40,000


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Lot title photo
Lot 49 Unsold
A bronze group of two boys playing acrobats
2nd half 20th century
indistinctly signed and…
Garden StatuarySculpture
Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 50 Unsold
A bronze fountain
20th century
with two cranes on a branch in…
Garden OrnamentFountain
Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 51 Unsold
A bronze fountain group of three cranes
signed T Canpiola
137cm high
Garden OrnamentFountain
Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 52 Unsold
▲Jean Phillipe Richard (ARR applies)
Draped female
bronze
signed Richard and dated…
Jean-Philippe Richard is a French sculptor, born in Paris in 1947 and has been working as a…
Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 53 Sold
A massive pair of polished Lytoceras ammonite halves
Madagascan, Jurassic
118cm wide
Natural HistoryFossils
Hammer price: £6,000
Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 54 Unsold
Iguanodon tail vertebrae
Isle of Wight (Dinosaur Isle)
80cm long
Natural History Fossil
Estimate: £6,800 - £7,500
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 55 Sold
A Siphocrynites crynoid plate
Morocco
Devonian period, 360 million years
42cm…
Natural History Fossil
Hammer price: £450
Estimate: £450 - £600
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 56 Unsold
Speetoniceras ammonite
Russia, Volgar river, Upper Jurassic, 140…
Natural HistoryFossils
Estimate: £750 - £1,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 57 Sold
An Orthoceras spear
Morocco Devonian
190cm high overall
Natural HistoryFossils
Hammer price: £1,000
Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 58 Unsold
A large fossil wood slice
Arizona, USA, Triassic period, 220 million years …
Natural HistoryFossilsMinerals
Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 59 Sold
A fossilised wood freeform
Madagascar
Triassic
27cm high
Natural HistoryFossilsMinerals
Hammer price: £300
Estimate: £300 - £500
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 60 Unsold
A fossilised Fresh water turtle shell
Stylemis, Oligocene period, 35 million years,…
Natural History Fossil
Estimate: £750 - £1,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 61 Unsold
A Rose amethyst half moon
Brazil
31cm
Natural HistoryMinerals
Estimate: £300 - £500
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 62 Sold
A large Red jasper bowl
Southern Africa
56cm by 42cm
MineralsNatural History
Hammer price: £950
Estimate: £950 - £1,200
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 63 Unsold
A zebra onyx bowl
Mexican
33cm wide
MineralsNatural History
Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 64 Unsold
A labrdorite freeform
Madagascar
25cm high
MineralsNatural History
Estimate: £400 - £600
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 65 Unsold
A large Lapis Lazuli freeform
55cm high by 31cm wide
68.8kg
Minerals Natural History
Estimate: £7,000 - £8,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 66 Unsold
A turquoise veneered wood box
20cm by 14cm by 4cm
MineralsNatural History
Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 67 Unsold
A petrified wood veneered box
Washington, USA
13.5cm by 12cm by 4cm
MineralsNatural History
Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 68 Unsold
A charoite veneered box
18cm by 11cm by 4cm
MineralsNatural History
Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 69 Sold
A Scarlet Ibis
modern
63cm high
TaxidermyNatural History
Hammer price: £600
Estimate: £600 - £800
27 September 2022
27 September 2022
Lot title photo
Lot 70 Unsold
A hyacinth macaw
67cm high by 56cm
TaxidermyNatural History
Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800
27 September 2022
27 September 2022

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