Antique Furniture & Collectors’ Items

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Friday 01 March 2019

Commencing at 11:00am

Bedford Auction Centre

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Friday 22nd February – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 23rd February – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 28th February – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

Auction Collection & Clearance Service Available

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.148

Of Advertising Interest: a late 19th/early 20th century verre eglomise sign of imposing proportions advertising Gow’s Oyster Warehouse, 75 x 412 cm Est £1500 – £2000116

Two miniature First World War German pickelhaube helmets with rigid leather cases and brass mounts, max. h. 15 cm Est £100 – £200

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 matthew@peacockauction.co.uk
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
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

Catalogues 
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 
Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.

Delivery Service
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire at the office.25

An Arts & Crafts oak bookcase in the manner of Shapland and Petter, the three slanted tiers with floral relief decorated plaques to the fronts, supported by a pair of florally carved sides, h. 89 cm Est £200 – £300

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Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.

Recent Highlights

Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.

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A pair of Chinese cast metal brush pots of cylindrical form relief decorated and gilt highlighted with dragons within a stormy border, h. 24 cm

Sold for £620

A 19th century mahogany extending dining table, with three fitted leaves, on turned baluster legs with castors, 136 cm to 298 cm, w. 126 cm

Sold for £750

A 19th century Fijian club inset with bone stars, reduced in length

Sold for £1,400

A Robert Thompson 'Mouseman' oak box and cover of rectangular form, w. 18 cm

Sold for £320

A Moorcroft vase of slender bellied form decorated in the Destiny pattern, h. 41.5 cm, boxed

Sold for £640

A Charles II oak, crossbanded and panelled chest of two short over three long drawers with geometrical moulding, on bracket feet, w. 100 cm

Sold for £800

A Japanese metalware box and cover of pinched cushioned form, pierced and decorated in coloured enamels with chrysanthemum and butterflies and opening to reveal a double interior, w. 10 cm

Sold for £480

A model of a showman's traction engine, LR159 'Sheila', decorated in dark red and yellow John Webb livery, in an black and five-glass case with wired lighting, approx. 1/4'' scale

Sold for £1,000

Alexander Warffield of London (1692-1719): a William and Mary longcase clock, the eight-day movement striking on a bell, the hood with gilding across the top, floral marquetry to the sides and barley twist supports, enclosing the silvered dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, date aperture and secondary dial surrounded by brass spandrels, within a walnut and crossbanded case with intricate marquetry and a glazed central panel.
Provenance: The vendor purchased the clock from the auctioneers in 1980. Prior to that it was the property of the Osborn family of Chicksands Priory- it is understood to have been in the family’s possession since new

Sold for £6,600

A modern Remex brass 'mystery' timepiece, the circular white dial with black Roman numerals, the movement of ferris wheel design supporting large mental ball bearings under a five glass case, serial No. 08/03/13, h. including case 35.5 cm
*retailed by John Bull & Co., Bedford

Sold for £480

An early 20th century oak stand with silver plated mounts containing approximately fifty hat pins including two micro mosaic examples, an Egyptian revival glass pin and many others (qty)

Sold for £700

A brass lantern clock, the dial stamped 'Willaim Gray, London' with black Roman numerals, with a later mahogany bracket, h. 38 cm

Sold for £800

A 'Handmade Expert' gramophone by Ellis Michael Ginn (E.M. Ginn) in an oak case and stand, with wooden needles and a papier-mache horn overlaid with a faux leather finish

Sold for £1,600

A late Victorian pierced silver two bottle desk stand of rectangular form on scrolled feet, Elkington & Co., London 1892, w. 31 cm, housed in a brass mounted oak case

Sold for £400

A 19th century Zulu rhinoceros horn knobkerrie of typical form, l. 71.5 cm, 307 grams

Sold for £1,100

An early 19th century secretaire cabinet, the dental cornice over a pair of doors, secretaire drawer, fitted interior and three long graduated drawers, on bracket feet, w. 120 cm

Sold for £1,400

A collection of British and Commonwealth stamps, Victorian through to late 20th century, including Penny Reds, Two Penny Blues, The Falkland Islands etc., contained in over thirty albums and loose

Sold for £800

A 1920's 'Le Concert Automatique Francais' coin-operated gramophone in an oak case with a large brass horn, d. 66.5 cm, a Brevete S.G.D.G. 'Pathe Concert' needle and record storage section enclosed by a tambour door, h. 112.5 cm (excl. horn), together with a small group of associated records and pennies

Sold for £1,200

After Laurence Stephen Lowry R.A. (British 1887-1976), 'Peel Park', signed in pencil and with the Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp, coloured reproduction, 37 x 75.5 cm
*Artists Resale Rights may be applicable to this lot

Sold for £1200

A group of approximately eighty cap badges relating to county and city regiments including London Rifle Brigade, Devonshire, City of London Volunteer Corps, Liverpool Scottish, Suffolk, Westmorland etc.

Sold for £440