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Pair of French Louis XVI ormolu-mounted candelabra, c.1780, with Kangxi porcelain lions, €2750 from Patrick Howard Antiques.

Patrick Howard Antiques

Kangxi porcelain lions adorn this pair of French Louis XVI ormolu-mounted candelabra, c.1780. Each beast sits on a two-tier base over four rams’ heads and claw feet. The pair is available for €2750.

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Voewood Rare Books

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Copy of ‘Le Mort’ by George Bataille (1897-1962) with illustrations by André Masson (1896-1987), £10,000 from Voewood Rare Books.

Pictured here is an illustration by André Masson (1896-1987) for Le Mort, by George Bataille (1897-1962), which addresses the idea: ‘the logical end of eroticism is death’. Only 10 copies were produced, each featuring an original drawing by Masson and a copper plate as well as nine hand-coloured and signed engravings (including the one in question). The volume is offered for £10,000.

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Guest & Gray

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Kangxi blue and white brush pot or bitong, c.1700-15, £65,000 from Guest & Gray.

This 7in (18cm) high Kangxi blue and white brush pot or bitong, c.1700-15, offered for £65,000, is painted with both a literati scene and a seven-line poem reading The artist happily at his easel with the scent of flowers in the air. It has a mu-shi (tree and rock) private kiln mark.

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Forever Young Antiques

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Abstract plaque by Tissa Ranasinghe (1925-2019), £285 from Forever Young Antiques.

Sri Lankan artist Tissa Ranasinghe (1925-2019) was known for his bronze work, such as this Abstract plaque, 3 x 6in (8 x 15cm), offered by Forever Young for £285.

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Peter Harrington Rare Books

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Qur’an manuscript from 17th century Mughal India, £62,000 from Peter Harrington Rare Books.

This large luxurious Qur’an manuscript from 17th century Mughal India features profuse, fine illumination with influences from Safavid Persia and comes with a price tag of £62,000.

peterharrington.co.uk

PY Rare Books

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First edition of Mornay’s ‘A Picture of St Petersburg’, published in London in 1815, £17,500 from PY Rare Books.

Russia enjoyed a boost in popularity during the early 19th century thanks to its crucial role in the Napoleonic Wars. Mornay’s A Picture of St Petersburg, published in London in 1815, includes 20 hand-coloured plates. This first edition is available for £17,500.

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The Art Stable - Kelly Ross Fine Art

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‘Light’ by Sally McLaren, £1800 from The Art Stable - Kelly Ross Fine Art.

Contemporary painter and printmaker Sally McLaren stars in the current exhibition at The Art Stable in Dorset. McLaren paints landscapes from her studio and the surrounding countryside on the borders of Wiltshire, Somerset and Dorset. Her oil Light, 2ft 6in (76cm) square, is offered for £1800.

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Kentdale Antiques

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Victorian pedestal desk, c.1890, £585 from Kentdale Antiques.

This Victorian pedestal desk, c.1890, is made of ash and features a black leather top with nine drawers. It is available for £585.

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Maison & Jardin at French Country Living

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French grisaille ‘papier peint’ by Joseph Dufour, £22,000 Maison & Jardin at French Country Living.

Pictured here is a French grisaille ‘papier peint’ – painted wallpaper – hanging, dated 1805 and measuring 16ft 5in x 6ft 7in (5 x 2m). It was produced by Joseph Dufour, a manufacturer that launched in Mâcon, France, in 1797. The piece is offered for £22,000.

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Guy Peppiatt Fine Art

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Watercolour of Henfield Common, West Sussex, 1840, by Henry George Hine, £1000 from Guy Peppiatt Fine Art.

Henry George Hine (1811-95) painted this watercolour of Henfield Common, West Sussex, in 1840. It is offered as part of an exhibition on Guy Peppiatt’s website featuring 50 pictures priced under £2000, many at a discount. This work, for example, is £1000 – down from £1900. Prices include shipping within the UK.

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Sophie Dupré Autographs

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Letter sent by Winston Churchill to Max Beaverbrook in 1960, £3750 from Sophie Dupré Autographs.

Signed W, this letter was sent by Winston Churchill to his friend Max Beaverbrook in 1960. In it, he says he cannot accept the offer of a visit since “good fortune ties me by the legs” after winning a £6000 race and being “moved into the Derby sphere”. It is available for £3750.

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Mark Arden

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Art Deco brass of a female golfer, c.1930, by Karl Hagenauer, £525 from Mark Ardern.

Depicting a female golfer poised at the tee, this Austrian Art Deco brass was completed c.1930 by Karl Hagenauer. Marked WHW, it is offered for £525 by Mark Ardern through The Old Cinema.

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Patrick Howard Antiques

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Pair of French Louis XVI ormolu-mounted candelabra, c.1780, with Kangxi porcelain lions, €2750 from Patrick Howard Antiques.

Kangxi porcelain lions adorn this pair of French Louis XVI ormolu-mounted candelabra, c.1780. Each beast sits on a two-tier base over four rams’ heads and claw feet. The pair is available for €2750.

patrick-howard-antiques.com

Fifties Art

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‘Finistere’, a screenprinted fabric designed by John Piper, £1100 from Fifties Art.

A rare Abstract screenprinted fabric, Finistere, designed by John Piper, is offered mounted and framed by Fifties Art. It was commissioned by textile manufacturer David Whitehead for its Living Art Fabrics Range, launched in 1969, and was inspired by holidays in Brittany. Measuring 3ft 9in x 4ft (1.14 x 1.22m), the fabric is available for £1100, although items on the site are reduced by 10% during May.

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Antiques by Design

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18th century oak and fruitwood chest of drawers, £650 from Antiques by Design.

Guy Trench of Antiques by Design offers this 18th century oak and fruitwood chest of drawers for £650 through The Old Cinema.

antiquesbydesign.co.uk

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Panter & Hall

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‘In the Midday Sun, Mumbil’, an oil on board by Warwick Fuller, £6000 from Panter & Hall.

London art gallery Panter & Hall offers a number of pictures by Contemporary Australian landscape painter Warwick Fuller including In the Midday Sun, Mumbil. The oil on board, measuring 2ft x 3ft (61 x 91cm), has a price tag of £6000.

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Bagshawe Fine Art

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‘For there was never yet Fair Woman but she made Mouths in a Glass’, a watercolour by Isobel Gloag (1865-1917), £4500 from Bagshawe Fine Art.

For there was never yet Fair Woman but she made Mouths in a Glass is a watercolour by Isobel Gloag (1865-1917), offered framed for £4500. Plagued by poor health, the artist had a small output, but this painting is a good example of her early work.

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Mostly Boxes Antiques

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French Boulle writing table in ebony brass and red tortoiseshell, c.1860, £2800 from Mostly Boxes Antiques.

This French Boulle writing table in ebony brass and red tortoiseshell, c.1860, has a serpentine front, sides and back. The top is brass and ebony, with a re-leathered writing surface. It is available for £2800.

mostlyboxesantiques.com

Wool House Autographic

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Letter from Charles Babbage (1791-1871) to the Rev TW Windeatt, £1200 from Wool House Autographic.

This letter from Charles Babbage (1791-1871), who is known for inventing the concept of a programmable computer, concerns his father’s death and is addressed to the Rev TW Windeatt. The death of the polymath’s father, who had disapproved of his marriage, marked a turning point in his life. He inherited a large estate, making him a wealthy man. The letter is offered for £1200.

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Grosvenor Prints

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Print completed from a drawing by James Forbes (1749-1819), £550 from Grosvenor Prints.

This engraving shows the Main Temple carved into the basalt Elephanta Caves on the island of Gharapuri in Mumbai Harbour. It depicts the pillars and Trimunti: a 20ft tall sculpture of a three-headed Shiva. The print was completed from a drawing by James Forbes (1749-1819) who worked for the East India Company. It is offered for £550.

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Amanda Aldous Fine Art

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‘Water’s Edge Darter Bowl’ by Colin and Louise Hawkins, £395 from Amanda Aldous Fine Art.

Included in Amanda Aldous’ first online group exhibition is this glass bowl by Colin and Louise Hawkins. The Contemporary artists work in the Cotswolds and use a combination of traditional glassblowing techniques and modern craftsmanship to create handblown glass. This piece, Water’s Edge Darter Bowl, is priced at £395.

aafineart.co.uk

LVS Decorative Arts

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Late Regency or William IV mahogany scroll-back brown leather sofa, £5500 from LVS Decorative Arts.

This late Regency or William IV mahogany scroll-back brown leather sofa reflects the influence of 19th century furniture designers John Taylor and George Smith. Measuring 7ft 8in (2.34m) wide, it is offered for £5500.

lvsdecorativearts.co.uk

The Vintage Advantage

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Antique mahogany buffet, £345 from The Vintage Advantage.

Offered for £345, this antique mahogany buffet features two drawers and turned legs.

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