An Aynsley cup and saucer with a red background and small roses decoration throughout.
Marked: Aynsley, made in England – Pattern: Royalty
An expressive landscape in a post-impressionist style by 20th century French painter, Gustave Vidal, featuring a group of old stone houses perched upon a hill with a solitary figure of a man out for a walk. Titled “Vielles Maisons en Provence” (translates to “Old Houses in Provence”) on back with Gustave Vidal stamp on canvas. Vidal (1895-1966) was born in Avignon and is a well-known contemporary landscape painter who painted Provence. The depth of perspective is enhance by the use of brighter colours in the foreground and muted colours in the shadows and in the distant horizon. Heavily applied palette knife strokes as well as brush work adds additional dimension to the paintings canvas.
Signed: G. Vidal
Canvas Measures: 20 inches high x 16.5 inches wide.
Frame Measures: 28 inches high x 23.5 inches wide. Carved, antiqued and gilt wood frame.
A tall pair of large silver plate and crystal four-armed candelabras, with an elevated center candle. The candelabras are decorated in the neoclassical manner, with chased linear and bead decoration, complemented by foliate ornament of acanthus on the cups, arms, columns and bases. Tapered columnar posts, topped with ribbon and laurel swags, support four winding, upturned and crossed arms, topped by cup-shaped foliate candleholders around a matching, elevated, columnar center. Each candleholder has a round bobeche beneath, surrounded by a dozen suspended rondelle and teardrop pendant, faceted crystals.
A Birks sterling Georgian style coffee pot – dated 1965.
Wooden handle to conduct heat from the hot coffee.
An arts and crafts mixed sterling with overlaid copper large two handled pedestal bowl. The copper in the shape of landscape mountains and stars impressed into the silver. Hallmarked sterling for 1915 – and silver maker – William Hutton & Sons.