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Fine Art, Antique and General Sale Report - Thursday 19th April 2018

 A great entry of 458 lots which generated a lot of interest. A wide variety of items were on offer. There were around 80 people in the auction room with huge interest from our two internet bidding sites.

Our usual selection of mixed boxes selling well from £10 - £540.

  • A collection of folded maps sold for £540 – Lot 3
  • A selection of Mamod steam engines and parts sold from £60 - £300
  • Various lots of antique books, papers and magazines sold well from £60 to £460 for a collection of books by William Morris (lot 88).
  • A selection of albums of cigarette cards sold from £40 to £70
  • A 1950’s Firesto0ne Tyres enamel sign £460 (lot 445)

A large collection of Staffordshire and other pottery sold well from £40.00 to £360.00

  • A pair of Staffordshire earthenware groups £190 (lot 151)
  • A Staffordshire group £260 (lot 153) and £300 (lot 154)
  • A pair of Meissen figural candlesticks £300 (lot 159)
  • A Staffordshire figure of a seated lady £360 (lot 163)
  • Two Royal Doulton mallard ducks £120 (lot 187)
  • A pair of 19th century glazed earthenware egg baskets with chicken covers £220 (lot 268)

Paintings and drawings sold well from £45 to £340

  • A collection of unframed watercolour drawings and prints £120 (lot 2)
  • A collection of framed oils, watercolours and prints £170 (lot 118)
  • An oil on canvas of Watchet Harbour £120 (lot 126)
  • A signed oil on canvas by Sam Garratt £340 (lot 142)

A nice entry of furniture topped at £700 for Lot 444, a Henri II walnut dining table.

  • A 17th century joined oak farmhouse table £600 (lot 330)
  • A Victorian pine farmhouse table £240 (lot 339)
  • A George III mahogany chest of drawers £200 (Lot 342)
  • An 18th century oak low dresser £200 (lot 360)
  • A George III oak octagonal table £280 (lot 406)
  • A set of five Victorian beech and elm kitchen chairs £360 (lot 414)
  • A George III joined oak dresser £600 (lot 449)

Our next sale is Silver and Jewellery on 3rd May 2018 at 1.00pm

The next general sale of Antiques and Furniture is on the 24th May 2018 and entries being taken until 10th May. Please contact Fiona on 01584 878822 for more information.

Phillip Blackman-Howard