Valuable paintings stolen, Wadebridge

From the Devon & Cornwall Police website;

Police seeking witnesses after valuable paintings were taken from a property in Wadebridge.

An offender has entered a house in Trebetherick, Cornwall, between 11am on Monday 9 January and 11am on Tuesday 10 January 2017.

Stolen items include computer equipment and an Epson printer, a microwave and 47 pieces of sentimental and valuable artwork totalling around £7000. These included original works of art, and prints.

Original paintings by the following artists were taken in the burglary:

1. Duncan Palmar

Evening light on the Camel Estuary (£2,000)

2. Tim Scott-Bolton

Indian temple steps by a lake

Approx: 2ft 6” x 2ft (£500)

3. Three very young children playing in the shallow sea on Daymer Bay beach.

Approx: 3ft 6” x 2ft 6” (£400)

4. Emma Faul

Watercolour of two parrots (£500)

5. Emily Jenkins oil (£200)

6. Three matching oils (2 small 1 large) of young men stripped to waist sailing in a 1930s wooden dingy.

The following prints were also taken, including a piece by J Steven Dews, a similar copy is pictured:

7. J Steven Dews

2 x large limited edition sailing prints of the America’s Cup in the 1930s

Width = 36 & ¾ inches

Height = 29 & ½ inches

Should be easily identifiable.

8. 3 x Scottish thistle prints (£450)

9. 1 x Beaufort Hunt print (£200)

10. 4 x Monteviot botanical prints (£600)

11. Botanical lilies (£200)

12. 2 x Hellebore prints (£400)

13. Seychelles beach watercolour – small. (£300)

14. Large Ordinance Survey 1 ¼ to l mile framed 2ft x 3ft (approx.) the local area. Wadebridge, Daymer Bay.

15. A small framed tapestry

Along with the above items stolen, rugs were also taken which are believed to be worth around £2000.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious at the time in the area of Trebetherick at the time of the offence. They would also like to hear from anyone who may have been offered the items for sale.

If anyone does have information that may assist enquiries they are asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by telephone on 101, quoting CR/003118/17.

Alternatively information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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