Fine Art, Antique and General Sale Report - Thursday 16th February 2017
Thu 16 February 2017
A fantastic sale with in excess of 350 lots forward. Over 80 people in the sale room and huge interest on the Internet throughout the sale.
- Top Lot: A Chinese export c1900 silver tea service sold for £2,500 (Lot 206)
- Closely followed by £2,300 for Lot 272 a 17th century lantern clock. (lot 272)
- Our usual selection of mixed boxes selling from £10-£70.
- Platedware seemed more popular selling from £35 - £90 per lot.
- Vintage toys sold from £80-£140.
- Hornby & Tri-ang 00 gauge locomotives sold for £200 (lot 137)
- Several ‘Masonic’ items from £80-£90 and Freemasons silver and jewels sold for £210 (lot 216).
A larger than usual clock section met with plenty of interest, a Jaeger Le coulter 1930’s mantle clock sold for £200 (lot 107) and a Victorian mahogany longcase clock with 8 day movement sold for £400 (lot 261). A continental gilt back clock 8 day movement sold for £80.
Chinese and Japanese items continue to attract huge interest:
- A Chinese cut and carved diorama of a Pagoda sold for £290 (lot 142)
- Two pairs of Rosewood pot stands - £340 (lot 155)
- Japanese baluster vases - £90 (lot 114).
- Twelve Chinese figure studies - £240 (lot 221)
- A beautiful Rolex 9ct ladies wristwatch fetched £520 (lot 198)
- A 9ct Girad Perregaux gents watch - £180 (lot 199)
Probably one of the bestselling trades for a long time with some top quality ‘oak’ lots.
- George III oak dresser - £300 (lot 232)
- Walnut chest on stand £260 (lot 234)
- Mahogany breakfront bookcase £300 (lot 293)
- James II joined oak wainscote elbow chair £640 (lot 314)
- 17th century joined oak settle £300 (lot 315)
- George III elm dresser £480 (lot 359)
- 18th century joined elm mule chest £250 (lot 362)
The next special sale of silver and jewellery and watches is on March 2nd followed by our monthly sale of Antiques and furniture on March 16th.