Enforcement action

Writ of control: The Sheriffs Office took control of the goods and under the authority of the authorised High Court Enforcement Officer the goods will now be sold.

Method of sale

Auction: the goods will be sold by a specialist auctioneer. Auctioneer to be confirmed.

Date: to be confirmed

Guide value: £4.5m

Goods to be sold

A significant collection of artwork and antique furniture including but not limited to:

Artists

  • Sir Godfrey Kneller
  • Hugh Baron
  • Sir Anthony Van Dyck
  • Jacob Philipp Hackert
  • Hermanus Koekkoek
  • Circle of Bartholomew Dandridge
  • Sawrey Gilpin
  • Joesph Highmore
  • Sebastian Conca
  • August Querfurtlondon
  • Matfys Naiveu
  • Thomas Sidney Cooper
  • Jacob Victors
  • Adriaen Van Diest
  • Melchior De Hondecoeter
  • John Constable
  • John E Ferneley Snr
  • Jacob Bogdani 60k
  • Johannes Bosschaert
  • Charles James Richardson
  • Gaston Gutelle
  • Francis Hayman
  • Sir Oswald Birley
  • Vincenzo de Simone
  • John Taylor of Bath
  • Francis Hayman
  • Hubert-Francis Gravelot
  • George Cuitt
  • Sir Thomas Lawrence
  • A Collection of Portraits and other prints by John Faber, J Houbraken and others (64)

Furniture

  • A Danish or Altona bombe secretaire-cabinet, 18th Century 49 in w, 25 in deep, 106.5 in high
  • A William and Mary gilt gesso upright wall mirror, one plate cracked 83 in x 33 in
  • An early George Ill serpentine commode after a design by Thomas Chippendale 50 in wide, 24 in deep, 34 in high (Provenance: Leeds City Art Gallery and Temple) Newsam
  • A French ormolu-mounted kingwood tulipwood and parquetry bureau-plat, mid-19th Century 71.5 in wide
  • A set of four early George Ill mahoganydining-chairs in the Chippendale style upholstered in point d’Hongerie silk (4)
  • A George II stripped pinewood side table in the style of Mathias Locke 72 in wide
  • A gilt-brass square hail lantern, circa 1830  37 in high overall, 12 in wide
  • A George II mahogany architect’s cupboard 52.5 in wide
  • An oak rectangular coffer, mid~17th century 66 in wide
  • A set of three George II mahogany dining chairs
  • A Regency bamboo-patterned tilt-top table 28.5 in wide  
  • A set of four Regency mahogany hall chairs, painted with a boar’s head crest and motto
  • A pair of Charles II beechwood side chairs with conforming putto and foliate front stretcher and cresting
  • A 19th Century English white marble bust, signed and dated ‘L. MACDONALD. FEAT. ROMA. 1842’, 26 in high
  • A black and white marble cylindrical column pedestal. 45.25 in high
  • A Scottish George Ill longcase clock, inscribed ‘Robt Yuill, Glasgow’ 80.5 in high
  • A pair of George Ill Terrestrial and Celestial library globes 36 in high
  • A George II style side table, yellow and grey striated marble slab 76 in wide
  • A set of six Continental armchairs upholstered in pale blue and white floral lattice linen (6)
  • A Regency plum-pudding circular centre table attributed to Gillows of Lancaster.
  • An Erard boudoir grand piano, 7.5 octaves 72 in long
  • A 17th Century Italian bronze busts of Ceres
  • An Adam revival mahogany eared partners desk, late 19th Century 62 in wide
  • A Chinese lac burgaute octagonal tea-chest, late 18th Century 19.5 in wide
  • A pair of George II mahogany side chairs, upholstered in patterned broadweave linen (2)
  • A Venetian child’s christening casket, 18th Century, 32 in wide
  • An early 19th Century Italian patinated bronze group of the Laocoon after the Antique
  • A George III serpentine serving-table 69 in wide, plate glass top
  • A pair of Chinese Chippendale style gilt gesso centre tables (2) 43 in wide
  • A George III mahogany, crescent-shaped, serving table 154 in wide
  • A George Ill mahogany oval wine cooler  attributed to Gillows of Lancaster 29.25 in wide
  • An Adam style dining-table in three sections, early 20th Century 123 in long
  • A set of twelve George III style side chairs, upholstered in pale blue lattice-pattern, mercerised cotton with brass nailhead borders
  • A pair of Louis XVI style ormolu and white marble six-light candelabra 26.5 in high
  • A Louis-Philippe ormolu mantel timepiece by E Raffin, surmounted by a figure of Napoleon mounted on his charger 11.5 in high
  • A pair of William IV ormolu two-handled tazze 8.25 in high
  • A pair of Empire style gilt-brass and Baccarat glass reeded spherical urns and covers, late 19th century 12.5 high
  • A set of four Louis XVI style ormolu three-branch wall lights in the manner of Gouthiere, second-half 19th Century 52.5 in high
  • A George Ill polished brass and blackened cast-iron serpentine basket grate 32 in wide
  • A cut-glass two-tier fifteen-light chandelier, early 19th Century 36 in diameter, 80 in high
  • A Ziegler carpet, pale blue and brick-red   multiple borders 288 in x 182 in
  • A Dutch polychrome and gilt leather screen Arcadian families Each panel 96 in x 22 in
  • A French ormolu-mounted rosewood shaped vitrine-table of Louis XV style, late 19th Century 35 in
  • An early George Ill mahogany library chair in the Chinese Chippendale style, upholstered in cream velvet with braided borders, height of back 38in
  • An early George Ill mahogany library armchair in the Chinese Chippendale style, upholstered in cream velvet, height of back 39 in
  • A walnut and brass-enriched wing armchair, early 18th Century, height of back 49.5 in
  • A pair of George II giltwood and gesso side chairs, upholstered in gauffrage pale blue plush (2), height of back 38 in
  • A Queen Anne style giltwood longstool,   upholstered in pale blue mercerised silk, 39 in wide
  • A George II style mahogany two-seat sofa, upholstered in pale blue mercerised silk with two seat cushions 76 in wide
  • A pair of Italian altar candlestick bases, 18th Century, forming a standard lamp with shade, 65 in high
  • A Dutch neo-classical oviform cutlery urn and cover. Late 18th Century, 26.5 in high
  • A William IV Gothic style gilt-brass oil lamp base of tiered column form, fitted as table lamp & shade Au Aubusson carpet, centre woven with Gothic initials ‘DE’ on a red and beige strapwork, shell and foliage ground, second quarter 19th Century 274 in x 198 in (lacking outer border)
  • A pair of walnut, sycamore and parcel-gilt upright wall mirrors, with foliate-carved outer border, mid-18th Century and later, restorations (2) 69 in by 37.5 in
  • A Queen Anne cross-and-feather banded walnut tallboy — with sunburst, 41 in wide, 71.5 in
  • A Dutch walnut and marquetry rectangular side table, late 17th Century and later 37.5 in A 19th Century French patinated bronze figure of Cupid, on marbled cylindrical pedestal (2)
  • A ‘rococo’ style carved and pierced giltwood serpentine console table, restoration 30.5 in
  • A set of four Irish George II walnut side chairs, upholstered in pale yellow flowering branch linen with brass nailhead borders, restorations 30.5 in wide
  • A pair of George Ill painted off-white and parcel-gilt open armchairs, each with moulded frame carved in relief upholstered in pale tangerine silk (2)
  • A Louis XV Aubusson tapestry, signed in    reverse ‘DAVBSSON.DVMOMTEIL’ 110in x 150in
  • A Georgian mahogany partners desk, adapted and restored 49.5 in wide
  • A pair of modern Chinese Chippendale style ebonised and parcel-gilt commodes, late 19th Century 47.5 in wide, plate glass tops
  • A pair of modern Chinese Chippendale style, giltwood rectangular side tables designed by Thomas Messel 35 in wide
  • A George II stained beech side chair, in patterned pale blue gros-point needlework
  • A 19th Century Italian patinated bronze figure of a lion, after Pietro Tacca, 16 in high, 15 in Two very similar ormolu-mounted bluejohn two-handled urns on pedestals, 19th Century 15
  • A pair of verde antico and Siena marble    obelisks, 19th Century 28 in high
  • A pair of Regency chinoiserie painted black, gilt and green tole tea canisters, fitted as table lamps with shades 18 in high
  • A pair of 19th Century French Dieppe ivory half-figures of actors, the figures 4.5 in high
  • A Dutch carved and pierced pinewood panel, forming a radiator cover with marble top 62 in A Regency gilt-brass-mounted ebonised        arched bracket clock 16in high
  • A Swiss musical-box by Nicole Freres, in thuya¬veneered case, circa 1890 — 1900, 30 in wide
  • A mahogany pier table, surmounted by a yellow and cream-veined marble slab 58 in wide
  • A pair of Queen Anne style walnut free-standing display cabinets-on-stands 26 in wide, 45.5
  • An Irish George II mahogany side table, surmounted by a later marbled top, adapted 58 in A pair of Queen Anne style walnut side chairs, upholstered in floral needlework with brass nailhead borders (2)
  • A pair of Louis XIV style giltwood tripod torcheres, second half 1gth Century, fitted as standard lamps with shades 55 in high
  • A pair of modern George Ill style painted off white rectangular side tables with marbled top (2) 52 in
  • A Regency grained triple-chairback settee with rush seat (2) 
  • A Regency ebonised and parcel-gilt breakfront side table 60.5 in wide
  • A George Ill mahogany bookcase, 62 in wide, 92.5 high
  • An early George Ill mahogany four-poster double bedstead 58 in wide, 28 in long
  • A George IV rosewood-crossbanded mahogany sofa table 60 in wide, open. Plate glass top
  • A Regency mahogany Davenport in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster 21.25 in wide; 35.5 A pair of William IV gilt-brass oil lamp bases, fitted as table lamps with shades 21.5 in high
  • A Regence style gilt-brass ten-branch chandelier, circa 1830 fitted for electricity 45 in diam
  • A Dutch neo-classical mahogany armoire, the upper part with two oval panelled doors 65 in wide; 92 in high
  • An early George Ill mahogany rectangular chest 41 in wide
  • An Empire style ormolu-mounted mahogany lit et bateau 105 in long, 44.5 in wide
  • A George III mahogany wardrobe, adapted 50 in wide
  • A William IV mahogany rectangular sofa-table 50 in wide
  • A William IV ebonised beech bobbin-turned open armchair attributed to Gillows of Lancaster
  • A Victorian red plush easy armchair
  • A Biedermeier mahogany single bedstead
  • A George II walnut large bookcase, restorations 74 in wide
  • A Regency rosewood work-table 31.5 in wide, open
  • A crossbanded oval breakfast table, early 19th Century and later     49 in wide
  • A George Ill mahogany four-post double  bedstead, cream slub cotton canopy, bed¬curtains and bedspread, adapted, 76 in wide
  • A Regency mahogany bowfront chest of  drawers, attributed to Gillows of Lancaster
  • A George III mahogany serpentine Pembroke table, adapted
  • A Chippendale style mahogany wardrobe
  • A George II mahogany and parcel-gilt bureau-cabinet 41 in wide; 22.5 in deep; 97 in high
  • A George Ill mahogany silver table 33 in wide

Outcome

To be confirmed

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