Lot 550 (Antiques & Fine Art Sale - Live Online, 10th March 2021)
Sir John Tenniel (1820 - 1914), an interesting collection of four early Victorian watercolour portraits depicting the outdoor staff of Islington Hall near Kings Lynn, the home of Richard Bagge (1810 - 1891), to include: John Telly, born January 1794, died January 1857, for 32 years Gardener at Islington Hall, signed and dated 1844, 39.5cm x 27cm, Thomas Betney the shepherd, seated upon a grey pony with a dog, signed and dated 1843, 34cm x 42cm, King Allen born 1769, died November 1854, standing before a gate with a dog, signed and dated, 39.5cm x 27cm and The Bailiff standing before a cottage door, 41.5cm x 28cm, each in glazed gilt frames, together with a framed letter from George Cecil Pereira (1903 - 1976), stating the history of the portraits and Islington Hall
Provenance: The Pereira Family. Reeman Dansie 30th September 2014, where purchased by the late vendor.
Sold for £4,300
All in generally good presentable condition, not examined out of the frames but do not appear to be stuck down. Telly & Baliff in matching frames. Betney & Allen in matching frames.
John Telly: tear to the paper along the lower edge, also a hole on the lower edge. (See images)
Thomas Betney: generally good condition, a couple of minor scuffs to the pony.
King Allen: good condition.
The Baliff: some foxing but not to the detriment of the picture.
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Auction: Antiques & Fine Art Sale - Live Online, 10th March 2021
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