July 17, 2018 - The Traditional Collector

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Lot# 001 John Cordrey (1765 - 1825 British)


"The Kettering to London Coach", 1806, figures in a horse-drawn carriage
Oil on canvas laid to canvas
Signed, dated and indistinctly inscribed lower left: J. Cordrey, titled on a partial gallery label affixed verso
20" H x 30" W

est: $1,500/2,000

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Lot# 002 Samuel Henry Gordon Alken (1810 - 1894 British)


Two works: Hunt scenes
Each: Signed lower right
Each: Oil on canvas
Each: 8" H x 12" W

est: $1,200/1,800

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Lot# 003 A complex English tall case clock, Moses Meigh


18th century
Dial signed: Moses Meigh off Rotherhith London
Roman numeral hour markers with Arabic outer track and sub-seconds dial with twin train movement, day, date and astronomical calendar dials with moon phase aperture, sub-dials for adjustments including day/date setup, leap year, moon phase, and strike/silent set into a glazed marquetry case
93.5" H x 21.25" W x 10.5" D

est: $10,000/20,000

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Lot# 004 A George III mahogany secretary cabinet


Late 18th century
The broken pediment over two glazed mullioned doors enclosing three adjustable shelves, over a locking drop-front writing surface supported by pull-out rails and enclosing a fitted interior, above two short and three long drawers, with key
92.5" H x 46.25" W x 22.25" D

est: $1,000/1,500

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Lot# 005 An English utility table


Late 19th century
Lock plate stamped: W. Turner
Rosewood and satinwood veneers, circular parquetry top over two short divided locking drawers raised on a pedestal support atop a scrolled tripodal base
29.5" H x 19.75" Dia.

est: $600/900

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Lot# 006 An English spired brass-inlaid clock, Alexander Purvis


Second quarter 19th century
Signed to dial and movement: Purvis / North Audley St. Gros'r Sq'e
The architectural case set with brass inlay enclosing a white dial with Roman numeral hour markers
18.75" H x 12" W x 7.25" D

est: $600/900

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Lot# 007 A George IV sterling silver urn


1827, London
Stamped for maker Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, further hallmarked
Surmounted by a water lily finial over a leaf-motif lid covering a double-handled urn decorated with a panel of oak leaves and acorns over a water lily panel raised on a widening base, inscribed to one side (see notes) and personalized to the other with a leopard's head with collar and chain over a crest
12.25" H x 9.5" W x 6.75" D
51.175 oz. troy approximately

est: $2,000/3,000

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Lot# 008 An Irish Georgian sterling silver teapot


1814
With maker's marks for Richard Sawyer
Stepped rectangular finial over a rectangular hinged lid with chased acorn-motif decoration over a ruffled gadroon rim topping a tapering rectangular body with chased floral sprays and serpent cartouches
6" H x 12.5" W x 5.75" D
21.990 oz. troy approximately

est: $600/900

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Lot# 009 An English Georgian mahogany bachelor's chest


Late 18th/early 19th century
Rectangular top over two short and three long drawers with lockplates raised overall on ogee feet, mahogany exterior, oak and pine secondary woods, lacking key, with later-added glass top
Without glass top: 33" H x 33.375" W x 20.375" D

est: $800/1,200

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Lot# 010 A Georgian musical automaton bracket clock, John Taylor


Late 18th/early 19th century
Dial signed: John Taylor / London
The ebonized bell top case with a glazed hinged door enclosing a face hand-painted with figures and mountainous landscapes, the brass dial with black Roman numeral hour markers and Arabic secondary track, raised on a stepped outset plinth, on bracket feet
23.5" H x 13.625" W x 8" D

est: $4,000/6,000

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Lot# 011 A pair of George III sterling silver covered warming dishes


1798 - 1802, London
Hallmarked and signed: WF for William Fountain
Each surmounted by an oval finial, the domed rectangular lid with chamfered corners adorned with a lion and motto "fortiter et fideliter" (bravely and faithfully) to one side and a coat of arms of the other, 2 pieces
Each: 4.25" H x 10" W x 8.5" D
87.340 oz troy approximately

est: $3,000/4,000

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Lot# 012 Two Continental cold-painted blackamoor figures


Late 19th/early 20th century
The first carrying three glass votives, the second laden with birds in cages, 2 pieces
The larger: 14.5" H x 10.5" W x 8" D

est: $800/1,200

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Use the quick index below for faster catalogue navigation
Lot# | 001-012 | 013-024 | 025-036 | 037-048 | 049-060 | 061-072 | 073-084 | 085-096 | 097-108 | 109-120 | 121-132 | 133-144 | 145-156 | 157-168 | 169-180 | 181-192 | 193-204 | 205-216 | 217-228 | 229-240 | 241-252 | 253-264 | 265-276 | 277-288 | 289-300 | 301-312 | 313-324 | 325-336 | 337-348 | 349-360 | 361-372 | 373-378
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
The Traditional Collector

Sale Location:
145 East Walnut Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016

Previews:
Friday, July 13—10am-4pm
Saturday, July 14—12pm-4pm
Sunday, July 15—12pm-4pm
Monday, July 16—10am-4pm
Tuesday, July 17—Doors open 10am


Auction: 3pm


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Just over 100 of the lots in this catalogue come from the estate of life-long collector and connoisseur of fine antique clocks, Harry J. O’Connor III of Laguna Beach, CA (February 3, 1944 – March 3, 2016). Jerry (as his friends and family called him) amassed a veritable treasure trove of interesting and beautiful art and objects throughout his lifetime, and was always improving and adding to his collections. John Moran Auctioneers is honored to have been chosen to handle the pieces Jerry cherished most, including his exceptional assemblage of clocks.