20th Century British and Irish Art

14 Nov 2012, starting at 14:00 GMT.

Auction information

Bonhams' November sale achieved a number of high profile records, including the highest price in London that week within a sale of Modern British Art - Allies by Lawrence Holofcener fetched an impressive £409,250. The department are especially proud to have secured a new world auction record for Walter Richard Sickert. Painted circa 1904, Woman in Profile with Downcast Eyes was discovered in Australia and following intense bidding realized £229,250. Irish Art fared well too, with Paul Henry's charming Old-Age Pensioners going for £109,250 while Colin Middleton's iconic Muriel fetched £70,850 – both finding Irish buyers.

The next auction will take place on 29 May and closes for entry in April. Already consigned are museum quality works that are fresh to market by LS Lowry, FE McWilliam and Edward Seago, among others.

For confidential advice or appraisals please contact a member of the department. Our London-based specialists travel throughout the UK and in 2013 and will also be visiting locations including Ireland, South Africa, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Australia.


lots

Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A. (British, 1930-1993) Small Male Figure 29.5 cm. (11 1/2 in.) high

Michael Ayrton (British, 1921-1975) Couple II 33.5 cm. (14 in. ) long (including base)

John Bratby R.A. (British, 1928-1992) Red Beetle 121.4 x 122.5 cm. (47 3/4 x 48 1/4 in.)

Beryl Cook (British, 1926-2008) Leopardskin Coat 75.3 x 61 cm. (29 3/4 x 24 in.)

Dame Elisabeth Frink R.A. (British, 1930-1993) Dead Rabbit 101.4 cm. (39 3/4 in.) high (including base)

Beryl Cook (British, 1926-2008) Felix Keeps on Walking 61.1 x 27.6 cm. (24 x 10 3/4 in.)

Bryan Pearce (British, 1929-2007) Cyclamen in the window 61 x 50.7 cm. (24 x 20 in.)

Bryan Pearce (British, 1929-2007) Streptocarpus 50.7 x 61 cm. (20 x 24 in.)

Mary Fedden R.A. (British, 1915-2012) Yellow Still Life 122.2 x 167.6 cm. (48 1/8 x 66 in.)

Mary Fedden R.A. (British, 1915-2012) Black Tulip Striped White 40.5 x 30.4 cm. (16 x 12 in.)

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Auction information

Bonhams' November sale achieved a number of high profile records, including the highest price in London that week within a sale of Modern British Art - Allies by Lawrence Holofcener fetched an impressive £409,250. The department are especially proud to have secured a new world auction record for Walter Richard Sickert. Painted circa 1904, Woman in Profile with Downcast Eyes was discovered in Australia and following intense bidding realized £229,250. Irish Art fared well too, with Paul Henry's charming Old-Age Pensioners going for £109,250 while Colin Middleton's iconic Muriel fetched £70,850 – both finding Irish buyers.

The next auction will take place on 29 May and closes for entry in April. Already consigned are museum quality works that are fresh to market by LS Lowry, FE McWilliam and Edward Seago, among others.

For confidential advice or appraisals please contact a member of the department. Our London-based specialists travel throughout the UK and in 2013 and will also be visiting locations including Ireland, South Africa, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Australia.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:
A successful bidder at this sale will be required to pay Bonhams 1793 Limited ("Bonhams") a premium calculated as follows:

25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at 20% will be payable on the amount of the premium.

The premium is payable for the services to be provided by Bonhams in the Buyer's Agreement which is contained in the catalog for this Sale and for the opportunity to bid for the Lot at the Sale.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

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Objects displayed with a "W" will be located in the Bonhams Warehouse and will only be available for collection from this location.

* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

AR Artists Resale Right

Goods subject to Artists Resale Right Additional Premium.

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