Sale FS24; Lot: 0292: Myles Birket Foster [1825-1899] - 'The Elderberry Gatherers'- signed with monogram lower left, titled on gallery label on reverse pencil and watercolour with bodycolour on paper 33.5 x 69.5.

Sale: FS24 (28 Oct 2014)
Auction Lot: 0292
Estimate: £12,000-£18,000
Realised: £11,000
Myles Birket Foster [1825-1899] - 'The Elderberry Gatherers'- signed with monogram lower left, titled on gallery label on reverse pencil and watercolour with bodycolour on paper 33.5 x 69.5.

Sale FS26; Lot: 0144: An early George III silver table centrepiece, maker Thomas Hemming, London, 1765 bears Lovell family coat of arms, surmounted with a lozenge-shaped dish with pierced foliate and trellis decoration with glass liner, the domed shaped base, with beaded order to the neck, pierced foliate, scroll and flowerhead chased decoration, on four swept feet, having four swept branches each with a foliate circular dish with glass liners, 28cm wide, 26cm high, together with a set of four plated candle holders and central candle holder supported by a putto to convert the centrepiece to a candelabra, total weight of silver 79.42ozs.

Sale: FS26 (21 Apr 2015)
Auction Lot: 0144
Estimate: £3,000-£5,000
Realised: £9,000
An early George III silver table centrepiece, maker Thomas Hemming, London, 1765 bears Lovell family coat of arms, surmounted with a lozenge-shaped dish with pierced foliate and trellis decoration with ...

Sale BK14; Lot: 0101: KORAN Illuminated manuscript, 410 pages, 221 x 141 mm, cont red gilt morocco, with matching doublures, gilt edges, with flap, AH 1293 [1876 A D]. * the caligrapher Yayya Hilmi ''Efendi'', the illumination is of outstanding quality, including a magnificent double frontispiece, decorated in two tones of gold, light green and pale blue. Each panel of text is within a thick gold border with decorations in the margins. The tissue guards protecting the frontispiece are also exquisitely illuminated. This manuscript belongs to the Court style of Ottoman manuscripts, made as gifts and endowments. It was therefore most probably produced in Constantinople.

Sale: BK14 (26 Aug 2015)
Auction Lot: 0101
Estimate: £1,000-£1,500
Realised: £230,000
KORAN Illuminated manuscript, 410 pages, 221 x 141 mm, cont red gilt morocco, with matching doublures, gilt edges, with flap, AH 1293 [1876 A D]. * the caligrapher Yayya Hilmi ...

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