Friday 02 March 2018
Commencing at 11:00amBedford Auction Centre
Friday 23rd February – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 24th February – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 1st March – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am
The first Friday of every month sees a specialist auction of Antiques and Collectable’s at the Bedford Auction Centre. A range of Antique Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics & Glass, Silver, Metalware, Boxes and Caddies, Militaria and other collector ’s items are offered for sale.
A Meiji brown patinated bronze figure modelled as an outstretched tiger, cast signature to belly, h. 18.5 cm Est £500 – £800
ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales please contact Lindsay Vintiner or Matthew Baker on
01234 266366 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the the-saleroom.com
We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale
Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.
Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire at the office.
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Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Bedford Auction Centre
William Watson (fl.1866-1872),
British Longhorn and their young,
signed and dated 1878,
oil on canvas,
29.5 x 44 cm
Sold for £850
A 19th century Tyrolese violin, c. 1830-1840, with a two-part back, carved scroll and rosewood pegs, contained in a later case with two associated bows
Sold for £1,500
Archibald Knox for Liberty, an Arts & Crafts pewter bowl, stamped 'Rd,427694', d. 38 cm
Sold for £560
Franz Bergmann (1861-1936), a cast and cold painted bronze modelled as an Arab boy wearing a fez and a striped tunic lying on his stomach, stamped Geschutszt 3065, l. 15 cm
Sold for £700
A Royal Crown Derby teaset decorated in the 'Old Imari' 1128 pattern including a teapot and jug with gilt handles and six tea cups and saucers, together with six matching egg cups
Sold for £520
For Restoration: a Mintons Majolica dish and cover surmounted by a seated sheep, together with a matching two-handled dish numbered 585, d. 28 cm
Sold for £700
An 18th century Dutch walnut and marquetry breakfront bookcase, the pair of glazed doors over four drawers of bombe form on bun feet, w. 137 cm
Sold for £920
A George II silver and parcel gilt covered tankard of bellied form later decorated in the rococo manner, William Shaw and William Priest, London 1756, h. 18.5 cm, 22 ozs
Sold for £1,100
A late 19th century French kingwood, gilt metal mounted vitrine of bombe form, the base with a pair of Vernis Martin panels, w. 110 cm
Sold for £1,300
Clarice Cliff for Wilkinson Ltd, a part six sitting 'Bonjour' tea service decorated with trees in blossom, comprising: 1 x teapot and cover, 1 x sugar bowl, 1 x milk jug, 4 x cups, 6 x saucers
Sold for £1,800
Beatles Ephemera: a United Artists UK quad film poster for 'A Hard Day's Night', Stafford & Co. Ltd, 76 x 100 cm
Sold for £800
A 20th century bronze figural fountain modelled as a carp on a naturalistic base, h. 120 cm
Sold for £2000
Clarice Cliff for Newport Pottery, a circular bowl decorated in the 'Applique Lugano' pattern with a blue sky, d. 19 cm
Sold for £520
Dr Christopher Dresser for Hukin & Heath, a silver plated six section serviette/letter rack of slender arched design, numbered 2555 to base, h. 12.5 cm
Sold for £680
Gladys Maccabe M.A., R.O.I., F.R.S.A. (b.1918), 'Before the Start',
oil on board,
37 x 50 cm *Gallery label verso
Sold for £780
A late 19th century yew, crossbanded and brass mounted campaign chest, the secretaire drawer over three further drawers on bracket feet, w. 84 cm
Sold for £1,000
A George III silver covered tankard of tapered cylindrical form, maker (?)GC, London 1791, h. 18 cm, 17.5 ozs
Sold for £1,150
An oak canteen containing a twelve sitting silver service comprising: 12 x table knives and forks, 12 x dessert knives and forks, 12 x cake knives and forks, 12 x fish knives and forks, 12 x soup spoons, 12 x dessert spoons, 12 x grapefruit spoons, 12 x coffee spoons, 12 x teaspoons, 6 x table spoons, 1 x carving rod, 2 x pairs of carving irons, 1 x pickle fork, 2 x butter knives, 2 x preserves spoons, 4 x salt spoons, 2 x sauce ladles, 2 x dessert serving spoons and a pair of fish servers, maker EV, Sheffield 1946, weighable silver 156 ozs
Sold for £3,100