The Sir Malcolm Arnold Collection

6th April 2017

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This unique sale is primarily comprised from the estate of a world renowned and celebrated composer described by the BBC as "a towering figure in the history of British music" Sir Malcolm Arnold CBE. We have been given the exclusive opportunity to offer items from his lifetime collection and work. A wide selection of lots will be put under the hammer ranging from a diverse Art collection including works created specifically for him and his symphonies, to his well earned Ivor Novellos, presentation gifts and personal belongings. Available at auction is a selection of his incredible original manuscripts including early works such as "Grand Fantasia" Opus 973, 1940; Symphony No 1, Opus 22, 1949 and further Film scores for example the "Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery" 1964 and "David Copperfield" 1969, to be sold alongside musical instruments, equipment and further memorabilia.   There will be a choir preforming from 7pm until 8pm Tuesday evening during the viewing for this sale, all are welcome to attend.   INTEGRITY OF PROVENANCE STATEMENT The lots listed below may not have been owned by Sir Malcolm Arnold, but are from his home, owned by the vendor. Lots 18-28, 36-52, 68-83, 89-103, 105, 107-111A, 198-199. Please note: lot 108 has been withdrawn from the sale.

Viewing: Tuesday 4th April 2pm-8pm. Wednesday 5th April 10am - 6pm. Morning of the sale from 9am. This sale will be held at the Assembly House Norwich. Theatre St, Norwich NR2 1RQ Please Note: Items purchased are available for collection at The Assembly House on the day of the auction until 4.30pm. Please Also Note: Items not collected on the day of the sale will be available for collection from Keys Fine Art Auctioneers by arrangement.

Contact: Kevin Lines or Kate Banks

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  • 49.

    Deborah Jones (1921-2012) Georgian façade …

    Estimated Price £130 - £160

    This lot achieved £120

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    Alan (20th century, British) Cockington Forge, …

    Estimated Price £100 - £150

    This lot achieved £100

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    Richard Shoebring (1853-1902, German)Head and …

    Estimated Price £1800 - £2200

    This lot was unsold

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    Algernon Newton, ARA (later RA), (1880-1968, …

    Estimated Price £5000 - £6000

    This lot achieved £5200

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    Thomas Goff & J C Cobby clavichord, dated …

    Estimated Price £3000 - £3500

    This lot was unsold

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    Besson 7 Co. Class A Protrano LP ‘…

    Estimated Price £500 - £700

    This lot achieved £850

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    Rudall Carte & Co. Webster Trumpet, number …

    Estimated Price £150 - £200

    This lot achieved £850

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    Late Victorian Mahogany nine-drawer, twin …

    Estimated Price £1200 - £1500

    This lot was unsold

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    George III Mahogany ‘D’ shaped fold-…

    Estimated Price £600 - £800

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    A canvas covered cylindrical metal case holding …

    Estimated Price £100 - £150

    This lot achieved £450

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    Hallmarked Silver freedom casket – a …

    Estimated Price £1500 - £2000

    This lot achieved £1200

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    Cased hallmarked Silver presentation medal with …

    Estimated Price £150 - £200

    This lot achieved £150

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    A red leather cased presentation set to Sir …

    Estimated Price £1500 - £2000

    This lot achieved £2400

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    Red leather cased illuminated Proclamation on …

    Estimated Price £5000 - £6000

    This lot was unsold

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    A mixed lot including a pair of Edwardian Silver …

    Estimated Price £250 - £300

    This lot was unsold

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    A polished Silver plated and wooden based award …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £100

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    A British Academy Composers and Songwriters &#…

    Estimated Price £1000 - £1500

    This lot achieved £1000

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    An Ivor Novello Award (BASCA) – ‘Dr …

    Estimated Price £1000 - £1500

    This lot achieved £1200

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    Group comprising a cased Cross rolled Gold …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £130

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    Mixed group comprising blue and clear glass …

    Estimated Price £900 - £1200

    This lot was unsold

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    Gent’s designer made high-grade precious metal …

    Estimated Price £1000 - £1500

    This lot was unsold

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    Gent’s designer made dress ring featuring an …

    Estimated Price £1000 - £1500

    This lot was unsold

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    Gent’s designer made high-grade precious metal …

    Estimated Price £900 - £1200

    This lot was unsold

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    Precious metal stick pin with rose diamond …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £30

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