Monday, January 26, 2009
Thursday, January 22, 2009
UNUSUAL ADJUSTABLE EARLY VICTORIAN CAMPAIGN STOOL , IRON AND BRASS, WITH A BROOKS PATENT ADJUSTER, STAMPED BROOKS.
DISASSEMBLES AND PACKS FLAT CA 1830
sold thanks christchurch
Sunday, January 18, 2009
LARGE OIL ON BOARD, SIGNED "LAWRIE" LOWER RIGHT. CA 1960 27 INCHES BY 35 INCHES
Lawrie trained at Grays in Aberdeen and in 1941 joined the film industry in London as a cameraman. It was at this time, that he first sold a picture - to Dylan Thomas for £5. Later in the 1940's he was exhibiting at Wolf Mankowitz' Little Gallery in London. Following a period in Africa, he followed the advice of the Scottish colourist and old friend, J. D. Ferguson, and went off to live in France (at St Paul de Vence) - for 9 years, returning to Edinburgh in 1960. ART
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Gold and Bloodstone ring with an inscription which reads
"Presented by the serg..ts of the 58th Reg to Seg..t Warren on his discharge 31st March 1863."
William Warren (1825–1894)
Colour Sergeant, NZ Medal
Colour Sergeant Warren, 65th Regiment of Foot, arrived in
New Zealand in 1846 from Sydney. He was among the 140-man
regiment that arrived in Wellington aboard the barque Levant in
response to a request by Governor Grey for reinforcements.
They were stationed at Paremata Redoubt and took part in the
action at Horokiwi in August. Later, they garrisoned the Hutt forts
and stockades and occupied the Mount Cook Barracks in Buckle
Street in 1847.
Warren saw service in Wellington, New Plymouth, Bay of Islands,
Napier and the Waikato during the regiment’s 20-year stay in
Sunday, January 11, 2009
POSSIBLY THE ARTISTS MOTHER, OIL WASH ON BOARD, IMAGE MEASURES 13 1/2 BY 11 INCHES, SIGNED H.GILMAN (STUDIO STAMP)
Harold Gilman (1876-1919) Gilman was a painter of portraits, figures, interiors and landscapes in oil. In 1907 he met Sickert and became a founder-member of the Fitzroy Street Group. He was closely associated with Spencer Gore and Charles Ginner, and in 1911 became a founder-member of the Camden Town Group.