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An early Victorian silver gilt coronet by Robert Garrard, given by the Duke of Wellington to the Hon Lady Mary Ann Jervis, the silver gilt coronet of cross pattée design, heightened with silver lozenge and facetted bead detail, mounted to the front with the initial W and set with rose-cut diamonds, beneath similarly set ducal coronet, (one diamond missing), engraved to the interior ‘THIS CROWN WAS PRESENTED BY ARTHUR, DUKE OF WELLINGTON TO TH...
Sold for £7,500
Louis Osman Archive: A design displaying detail from a crest, in pencil, watercolour and leaf on stiff white paper, signed and dated 1981, 60cm x 55cm, together with further A4 sheets with small sketches of the same mounted on a set of gates. £80-120
Sold for £180
Louis Osman Archive: A selection of jewellery designs, including a design and annotated working drawings for the ‘Spider’s web’ necklace; nine pages of designs for jewels for the Australian Pearl Company; an A2 design for a zodiac pendant necklace on blue paper, accompanied by 12 A4 sketches of the signs of the zodiac; a designs for an opal suite, a pectoral cross, a diamond engagement ring, cross pendants, bracelets, rings, necklaces, etc,...
Sold for £1,500
Louis Osman Archive: Four jewellery designs, comprising designs for a sodalite and sapphire collar necklace and pendant, an azurite and diamond suite, a dioptase and gold necklace and a gold and solitaire diamond pendant, on white, light and dark grey A1 and A2 paper, in pen, pencil, crayon, watercolour and gold leaf, the first two signed and dated. £300-500
Sold for £1,800
Louis Osman Archive: A selection of designs for silverware for the University of Liverpool, including a mounted design for a water jug, further designs for wine carafes, jugs, wine glasses, beakers, etc, on buff and brown paper and tracing paper, in pencil and pastel, mostly A1, and a large watercolour and leaf design of the crest of Liverpool University, on brown paper, 95.5cm x 101cm and another watercolour design for a bowl with a crest. £1...
Sold for £160
Louis Osman Archive: A selection of designs relating to ecclesiastical silver works, including designs for the Hollenden verge for Stoke Flemming Church (mounted), a cross for Ely cathedral, the Mantrap cross for Kings College, London, a High altar cross for Exeter cathedral, a chalice for Tavistock Church in Devon (mounted, plus further sketches unmounted), assorted drawings of the altar and designs for the new altar set and a painted hessian ro...
Sold for £650
Louis Osman Archive: A selection of jewellery designs, comprising two A4 and one A2 sheets of designs for a suite of ruby set jewellery, an A2 sheet of working drawings for a sapphire set suite, an A4 sheet of designs for a series of lapis lazuli gold and diamond jewels, on purple paper mount and a series of nine square sheets of sketches of silver and jewellery pieces in ink and watercolour, mounted on card, 18cm x18cm, and a further ink and wat...
Louis Osman Archive: A selection of designs for silver work, including the design of the crest for the borough of St Edmundsbury, 77cm x 52cm, a full colour and gilt design of the Bury St Edmunds charger, together with further details of various coats of arms included on the piece; designs and details relating to the bog oak and silver bowl commissioned by Sir Edward Hall; designs and sketches relating to a waterlily bowl commissioned for P. Jenk...
Sold for £550
Louis Osman Archive: Material relating to the making of the Prince of Wales Investiture Crown, comprising a set of nine ink, watercolour and gift cards showing ideas of details for the crown, mounted on blue card board, three sheets of preliminary designs for the structure of the crown on tracing paper, further A4 sketches for various elements of the the crown and preliminary ideas for the whole, along with photographs, the model ‘head’ on wh...
Sold for £5,500
Louis Osman Archive: A porcelain bowl on silver stand, by Lucie Rie and Louis Osman, the shallow porcelain bowl with white orange skin glaze by Lucie Rie, atop a Britannia standard silver circular stand, with textured finish and three supporting arms, hallmarked for London, 1984, and bearing Louis Osman’s maker’s mark, (bowl repaired), bowl diameter 35.4cm, stand diameter 18cm. £600-800
Sold for £4,800
Louis Osman Archive: Material relating to the Magna Carta casket and to the Victoria & Albert Museum lectern, including eight A1 brown paper sheets of chalk and gilt designs for the Magna Carta casket, including elevations, plans, a drawing of the Capitol Building and a plan for the full enamelled plate, together with tracing paper designs for the calligraphy title, four A4 pages of sketch designs of the Magna Carta casket - and a box of slides i...
Sold for £2,800
Louis Osman Archive: A large assortment of architectural drawings, plans and sketches, including drawings relating to his work at Staunton Harold (for the National Trust), Guys Hospital Chapel, Hungerstall Park, St Mary’s Church in Painswick, Ranston House in Dorset, Duntroon Castle, Edmund Hall at Oxford University, Gloucester cathedral, etc, and including Osman’s bound and hand illustrated university dissertation on Norwegian provincial log...
Sold for £400
Louis Osman Archive: Designs for the Goldsmiths’ Company narwhal tusk centrepiece, comprising a full size side elevation, with details, in pencil, watercolour and leaf, on grey paper, 210cm x 42cm, and a further working drawing in pencil on tracing paper. £200-400
Sold for £440
Louis Osman Archive: Two mounted designs for the badges of office for Northamptonshire, comprising designs for a chain for the Chairman of the County Council and another for a chain for his lady, on A1 buff paper in pencil and watercolour, both mounted, together with two further sheets of related sketches and details, on A1 white stiff card. £200-400
Sold for £280
Louis Osman Archive: A selection of designs for silver work, including designs for a candelabra and bowl for the John Feeny Charitable Trust, Birmingham, a goblet and a covered bowl for the Carpenters’ Company, a wine flagon for the Grocers’ Company, a candelabra for the Merchant Venturers in Bristol, designs and working drawings for a leather presentation casket displaying a copy of the marriage settlement of James III of Scotland and Margar...
Sold for £2,400
Louis Osman Archive: A selection of mounted watercolours and drawings, of architectural themes, most signed, various sizes. £300-500
Sold for £800
Louis Osman Archive: A selection of mounted watercolours, of historic architectural details, including gargoyles, etc., most signed, various sizes. £200-300
Sold for £420
Louis Osman Archive: A 22ct gold model commemorating the Apollo moon landing, 1969, by Louis Osman and Malcom Appleby, the spherical model of the moon with realistic cratered surface, hallmarked for 22ct gold, London, 1969, bearing Louis Osman maker’s mark and monogramed by Malcom Appleby, with a small calibré-cut diamond inset to indicate the Apollo landing site, in a two part rectangular lead glass display case, moon diameter approximately 5...
Sold for £22,000
Louis Osman Archive: A selection of material relating to medals and coins, including part of the designs for the medal celebrating European Architectural Heritage, year 1975, along with a brass copy of this medal, assorted designs for a proposed new currency for the Republic of Liberia, designs for the Verulam Medal of the Metals Society, along with five metal trial castings of this medal, designs for medals for York Minster and Lincoln cathedral...
Sold for £900
An Art Deco silver, ivory and sapphire letter opener, by Cartier, the ivory handle in gold mount accented with cabochon sapphires, to silver blade, signed ‘Cartier, Made in France’, numbered ‘5071’, bearing UK import marks for 1928, and maker’s mark ‘JC’, length 22.5cm. £850-1200
Sold for £850
Two silver rectangular bowed visiting card cases, the first with engraved scrolling detail, by maker Joseph Gloster, Birmingham 1901, initialled ‘A.G.’ and enclosing original visiting cards for ‘A. Gold’; the second case with vertical banded decoration, by E J Trevitt & Sons, Chester 1921, first case length 8.4cm, second 8.2cm. £120-160
A silver magnifying glass by Sampson Mordan & Co, the circular glass in plain mount, to swivel handle, numbered ‘15’, maker’s mark ‘SM & Co’, hallmarked for London 1920, length (handle extended) 25cm. £60-80
Sold for £150
A Russian early 20th century silver and shaded cloisonné enamel circular box by the 11th Artel, decorated with stylized floral motifs, incorporating triangular detail, in pinks, yellows, greens and violet enamels, against a textured ground, with beaded edging and emerald set thumbpiece, the hinged lid enclosing silver gilt interior stamped with marks of the 11th Artel, Moscow 1908-1917, and kokoshnik mark (facing right) for fineness of 84 zolotn...
Sold for £600
An early 20th century Russian silver gilt and polychrome enamel spoon, decorated with flowers and scrolling foliate in polychrome enamel colours of turquoise, red, lilac, white and green enamel against a matt gilt ground, and edged with turquoise bead enamel border, the round gilded bowl and elongated stem with spiral section and enamelled knopped finial, maker’s marks possibly for Nicholai Zugeryev, fineness 84 zolotniks, district mint mark f...
Sold for £240
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