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The Dorset Auction

Absentee bids accepted until Thursday 22nd Jul 2021

Auction date Thursday 22nd Jul 2021

Duke’s are delighted to be holding our inaugural ‘Dorset Auction’ a sale to celebrate the history, literature, arts and crafts of the county. Featured in this auction will be the Derek Mills Library: A Collection of Thomas Hardy and Dorset Books. 

Auction:
Thursday 22nd July at 10.30am

Viewing: 

Saturday 17th July 9:30am - 12pm

Monday 19th - Wednesday 21st July, 9.30am - 5pm

From 9am the day of the Auction 

Bidding: 

Live Bidding will be available for this auction through this website. 

Please ensure your registration is completed early to avoid disappointment. 

Commission Bidding and Telephone bidding is also available. 


For more information please contact Duke's on 01305 265080 or email enquiries@dukes-auctions.com


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Lot 121 Unsold
THE MANSEL-PLEYDELL ESSAY PRIZE MEDAL, 1905
awarded by the Dorset Natural History and…
Estimate: £25 - £50
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 122 Sold
A PAIR OF GEORGE III COADE STONE STOUPS,
early 19th century, of urn form, and oval section…
Note: Eleanor Coade was born in Exeter in 1733, the daughter of a wool merchant. By the 1760s she…
Hammer price: £850
Estimate: £800 - £1,200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 123 Sold
A STONEWARE FLAGON FOR STYLE JAMES & CO,
Grocers of Dorchester, with another for Hayne of…
Hammer price: £90
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 124 Sold
DORSET VERNACULAR HISTORY INTEREST; A COLLECTION OF 19TH CENTURY METALWARE,
including a stove door, a kettle and a cooking…
Hammer price: £90
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 125 Unsold
DORSET VERNACULAR HISTORY INTEREST; A COLLECTION OF 19TH CENTURY METALWARE,
to include a toleware spice box, standing on bun…
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 126 Sold
AN OAK CASED LONGCASE CLOCK BY STEPHENSON OF DORCHESTER
with painted and signed square enamel dial with…
The National Archives hold the will of a William Stephenson, Clock and Watch Maker of Dorchester ,…
Hammer price: £360
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 127 Sold
A VICTORIAN FUSEE WALL CLOCK
the painted enamel dial signed Saunders,…
Thomas Saunders and his son, also Thomas, were local clockmakers who also made the clock for the…
Hammer price: £300
Estimate: £200 - £400
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 128 Sold
HENRY MOULE'S PATENT MECHANICAL DRY EARTH CLOSET
97cm high, with enamel pail
In 1859, the Reverend Henry Moule of Fordington invented the first composting toilet after deciding…
Hammer price: £380
Estimate: £200 - £400
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 128a Unsold
WILLIAM BARNES INTEREST: A WALKING STICK
belong to John Barnes, the brother of William…
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 129 Sold
JOHN SPEED AND JODICUS HONDIUS 'DORSETSHYRE'
"With the Shyre town Dorchester described as also…
Provenance: The Collection of Roy and Anita FurseyBoth scientists, Roy and Anita Fursey were avid…
Hammer price: £200
Estimate: £200 - £400
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 130 Sold
LAURIE'S 'THE COUNTY OF DORSET'
'Distinguishing its divisions, hundreds and…
Provenance: The Collection of Roy and Anita FurseyBoth scientists, Roy and Anita Fursey were avid…
Hammer price: £80
Estimate: £80 - £150
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 131 Sold
MICHAEL DRAYTON AND WILLIAM HOLE 'DORSETSHERE'
a stylised map of Dorset, Western Hampshire and…
Provenance: The Collection of Roy and Anita FurseyBoth scientists, Roy and Anita Fursey were avid…
Hammer price: £180
Estimate: £200 - £400
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 132 Unsold
JOHN OGILBY 'THE ROADS FROM EXETER TO DORCHESTER AND PLYMOUTH TO DARTMOUTH'
hand coloured strip road map, taken from …
Provenance: The Collection of Roy and Anita FurseyBoth scientists, Roy and Anita Fursey were avid…
Estimate: £150 - £250
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 133 Unsold
EMANUEL BOWEN 'DORSET SHIRE'
dedicated to the Right Hon. Anthony, Earl of…
Provenance: The Collection of Roy and Anita FurseyBoth scientists, Roy and Anita Fursey were avid…
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 134 Sold
DORSET CARTOGRAPHY: A SMALL QUANTITY OF UNFRAMED MAPS
to include an example by Haywood and Sudlow…
Provenance: The Collection of Roy and Anita FurseyBoth scientists, Roy and Anita Fursey were avid…
Hammer price: £240
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 135 Sold
ROBERT MORDEN 'Dorset Shire'
hand coloured engraved map, sold by Abel Swale,…
Provenance: The Collection of Roy and Anita FurseyBoth scientists, Roy and Anita Fursey were avid…
Hammer price: £220
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 136 Unsold
RICHARD BLOME (1641-1705) 'A MAPP OF YE COUNTY OF DORSET'
Thomas Taylor edition c. 1715, hand coloured with…
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 137 Unsold
JOHN 'HB' DOYLE (1797-1868) 'The Rival Mount O'Bankes or The Dorsetshire…
a political satirical cartoon concerning the 1831…
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 138 Unsold
GEORGE JONES (1786-1869) 'Mr Weld, Rome'
a profile sketch, titled and dated 1830 lower…
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 139 Sold
JOHN BLUCK (FL, 1791-1819) 'Belfield House, Weymouth'
a view from the sweeping drive looking toward the…
Belfield House is an 18th-century country house, located in Wyke Regis, Weymouth, Dorset. Built…
Hammer price: £1,600
Estimate: £500 - £1,000
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 140 Unsold
ATTRIBUTED TO THE REVEREND WILLIAM BARNES (1801-1886) A Group of three…
'Stour Road' watercolour, inscribed in pencil…
Multitalented poet and autodidact William Barnes was born in Rushay, Dorset. He worked as a clerk…
Estimate: £400 - £800
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 141 Sold
HENRY GEORGE HINE (1811-1895) 'Durlston Head'
A bay with figures on the shore, signed lower…
Landscape-painter and comic illustrator Henry George Hine has a number of recorded works of the…
Hammer price: £100
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 142 Unsold
HENRY JOSEPH MOULE (1825-1904) A GROUP OF THREE WATERCOLOURS OF DORCHESTER
'Dorchester from Cokers Frome', 14cm x 10cm, 'At…
Henry Joseph Moule was an English watercolour artist, and friend of Thomas Hardy. He was born at…
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 143 Unsold
HENRY JOSEPH MOULE (1825-1904) 'Honeysuckle Cottage, Cokers Frome'
vignette view of a cottage with the River Frome…
Henry Joseph Moule was an English watercolour artist, and friend of Thomas Hardy. He was born at…
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021

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