Friday 05 June 2020
Commencing at 11:00amBedford Auction Centre
Due to the exceptional circumstances there will be no public viewing for this sale. All lots have been photographed and condition reports are available upon request.
The sale date advertised above is subject to change and dependent on the national situation. Please check our website frequently for further updates.
Please note this sale will be held live on the internet and attendance in person will not be allowed*. Subject to change
A range of Antique Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Silver, Books, Maps and Collectable Toys.
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.
ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales please contact Lindsay Taylor 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 will be completing all requests for further information when our office re-opens on Tuesday 26th May
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.
Following the sale, collection is strictly by appointment between 9am and 5pm on Monday 8th-Friday 12th June. To make an appointment, please call 01234 266366 and confirm:
I. The invoice number,
II. Your client reference and surname
Entrance to the Auction Centre car park will only be permitted with an appointment. Upon arrival you will be directed where to park and wait in your vehicle. A porter will collect and place your purchases near to your vehicle and you will be responsible for loading.
Please note that our staff will be strictly adhering to social distancing rules during the collection (i.e. keeping a distance of at least two meters) and that customers will not be permitted to enter the Auction Centre.
A 19th century adjustable mahogany folio stand, rest extends to w. 93 cm
Estimate £700 – £900
The Auctioneers do not provide an in-house postage and packaging service.
Purchasers are welcome to use their own couriers but they must give the auctioneers at least 24 hours’ notice prior to the collection.
For larger items, please contact the auctioneers on 01234 266366 and they can recommend local delivery drivers or national couriers.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Bedford Auction Centre
A pair of Regency and later mahogany waterfall-style bookcases with adjustable shelves, on turned legs with brass castors
Sold for £4,800
A Meissen figural clock, the movement striking on a bell and inscribed J.D. Brevete SGDG, the enamelled face with Roman numerals and retailers inscription 'Exam.d by Lund & Blockley', within a florally encrusted case incorporating six various birds, a nest and eggs, h. 34 cm
Sold for £2,000
A black case containing an extensive group of 19th century phlebotomy blood letting tools, including thirty-six brass fleams, thirty-two horn fleams and fourteen lancets, makers include Preist, Duvert Freres, Thiers etc.
Sold for £1,400
A pocket watch with a white metal and decorated case, stamped 88, the movement marked E L Johnson, London 6116
Sold for £850
A suite of Royal Copenhagen Lace and other pattern tableware including coffee pot, cups, saucers, gravy boat and other items (approx. 33 pieces)
Sold for £950
An 1869 century velocipede or 'bone shaker' cycle with rosewood and brass grips, yellow wheels and a Brown & Co. retailers plaque, largest wheel d. 102 cm, mounted with a Joseph Lucas Ltd. 'Candle Lamp'
Sold for £3,200
Tirzah Garwood (1908-1951),'The Crocodile'numbered 276/500,woodblock print,image 16.5 x 12.5 cm*Tirzah Garwood was the wife of the artist Eric Ravilious from 1930 until his death in 1942.
Sold for £460
A late 20th century miniature silver bust modelled as Sir Winton Churchill, maker CK Ltd, London 1975, ltd. ed. 109/250, h. 13.5 cm on a square plinth base, cased
Sold for £620
A (?)Russian decanter and stopper of globular form, its matching tray and six beakers, each decorated in coloured enamels, tray d. 30.5 cm
Sold for £750
A tavern clock, the dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, d. 64 cm, the brass movement within an ebonised case decorated in the chinoiserie manner and inscribed Jo.N (John) Hawling Oxford, h. 147 cm
Sold for £3,100
Twelve items of archaic unglazed pottery comprising nine jars, a cup and two dishes, max h. 22 cm
Sold for £1,600
A pair of life-size bronze figures modelled as King Charles Spaniels, h. 63 cm, l. 101 cm
Sold for £1,200
An Eltonware bottle vase of slender form decorated with a plain copper coloured crackle glaze, h. 44.5 cm
Sold for £950
A set of eight Mexican metalware plates of circular form, d. 28 cm, overall 138 ozs (8)
Sold for £2,000
A Georgian oak and walnut crossbanded box, the lift-lid over three faux drawers, on bracket feet with a shaped apron, w. 55 cm
Sold for £440
A cased set of six early 20th century silver and tortoiseshell menu holders decorated in the Neo-Classical manner, William Comyns & Sons Ltd., Birmingham 1912, each w. 3.5 cm
Sold for £600
A walnut and crossbanded chest-on-stand with an arrangement of three short over three long graduated drawers, on turned baluster supports with stretchers, w. 100 cm
Sold for £650
A 1920/30's Art Deco figured walnut drum table by Merryweather & Son, the circular surface over four pull-out canape/cocktail boards, d. 70 cm
Sold for £950