Gloucestershire auction house Chorley’s is continuing its recent departure from purely antiques auctions to hold another Modern Art & Design two-day sale this month.
The sale will include items ranging from paintings to light fittings, and designers from Linley to Boucheron, alongside celebrated names in contemporary art.
Some of the forthcoming sale’s highlights include:
A selection of furniture and items by Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson including a book trough (estimate £250-£300) and a tray (estimate £150-£200).
A pick of the prints ranges from a linocut depicting St James’s Palace by Edward Bawden (1903-1989) woyj am estimate of £600-£800; a Damien Hirst skull motifs (estimate £1,000-1,500); and Mickey and Minnie by the French born street artist Mr Brainwash (estimate £3,000-5,000).
A group of four paintings from a private collection is the highlight of the sale, including a still life, Tulips & Hyacinths, by the artist Christopher Wood (1901-1930) with an estimate of £40,000-£60,000). The other three pictures from this collection are by Augustus John, James Dickson Innes and Derwent Lees.
A selection of modern design jewellery adds some sparkle to the sale, from a Georg Jensen silver necklace and earrings in the Tulip pattern, (estimate £400-£600) to a stylized tiger’s eye and textured gold pendant by Kutchinsky at £1,800-2,200.
The sale takes place on 22nd and 23rd November.