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Reginald Augustus Wymer Watercolor

Roll over for video transcript Taking center stage in the decorative arts category in May is this unique bird’s eye maple box featuring an original 1935 watercolor by Reginald Augustus Wymer.  The painting, titled "Coldstream Guards 1760," depicts uniformed guards in full regalia milling about a courtyard at St. James’s Palace.  The box contains a note within conveying its purchase in 1942 when the buyer was stationed in England as well.  Wymer has been regarded as a premiere military illustrator, with an accurate attention to detail in the realms of both British and Continental uniforms.  The Reginald Augustus Wymer box will be sold on Saturday May the 9th at an estimate of $400-600. Join us then for a chance to buy Reginald Augustus Wymer Watercolor!

Catalog Information

Reginald Augustus Wymer (British, 1849-1935)
Watercolor View of Guards at St. James Palace, mounted in burl wood box
{Dimensions 3 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches}
Estimate: $400/600


Furniture and Decorative Arts
Elizabeth Dalton
(510) 227-2527
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