Friday 05 April 2019
Commencing at 11:00amBedford Auction Centre
Friday 29th March – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 30th March – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 4th April – 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 19th century Chinese Export lacquer work sewing table, the lift-top over a fitted interior with a detachable tray, over a basket, on lyre-shaped supports on claw feet, w. 59 cm *Believed to have been bought to England from Canton in 1856 by Commander Arthur W.A. Hood R.N. of the H.M.S. Acorn. Hood went on to become 1st Baron Hood of Avalon and First Naval Lord. Est Estimate £400 – £600
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01234 266366 or email@example.com
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
A Victorian pitched pine pew with an X-frame base, designed by Edward Welby Pugin Estimate £200 – £300
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Purchasers are welcome to use their own couriers but they must give the auctioneers at least 24 hours’ notice prior to the collection.
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Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.
An imposing Royal Doulton conservatory jardiniere of vase shaped form, relief decorated in the Arts & Crafts manner with a band of leaves and stylized flower heads, h. 39 cm, d. 50 cm Estimate £1200 – £1500
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Bedford Auction Centre
Talwin Morris: Glasgow School, 'Art Nouveau' Bookcase designed by Morris featuring a moulded top above three open shelves and four embossed copper plaques together with the complete complementary set of 21 bindings incorporating the gilt 'Peacock Feather' design on the maroon leather spines reflecting that of the plaques.
Sold for £800
Johann Huggler, Brienz (Swiss 1834-1912), a late 19th century clock, the French Japy Freres movement striking on a bell, within a Black Forest carved figural case modelled as a hunter holding a rifle, a buck over his shoulder with a hare, beaver and three partridge emerging from the stump and roots below, signed, h. 94 cm.
Sold for £7,600
A large group of pre-1920 Edward VII and George V silver coinage including shillings, florins, sixpence and threepence, overall
Sold for £1,400
Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson of Kilburn, an oak nest of three occasional tables each with a relief carved mouse, max w. 61cm
Sold for £800
A 19th Century continental faience jug of shell form with grotesque handle and fish interior, h. 10.5 (af)
Sold for £3,200
A William and Mary Walnut and crossbanded cabinet , the two doors enclosing an arrangement of small fitted drawers, over three open graduated drawers, on bracket feet w.110cm
Sold for £1,000
A large portfolio containing the original plans, improvements and drawings for the construction and design of the House and Gardens of Latimer house situated in Latimer, Buckinghamshire designed by Edward Blore , Samuel Ware and the brothers Jearrad , dating from the 1820s. The portfolio contains detailed plans of various floors including references to: The Servants Rooms and hall, Cook's room, Larder, Scullery, Butler's Room and Pantry etc. also included in this lot are two later period coloured plans/maps of the Latimer estate, likely from the early 20th century providing an insight into the architectural ideas and practice of the Regency period and the social structure of this era.
Sold for £3,100
A group of Middle Eastern niello decorated metalware comprising a rectangular tray, a circular tray, a pair of dagger letter openers, a teapot, a sugar bowl, two dallah jug, four tea bowls and a jug (13)
Sold for £2,100
A late 18th century Cuff-type brass microscope by P. Dollond, Strand, London, together with several glass slides, within the mahogany case, h. 44 cm.
Sold for £2,300
A matched Chinese metalware four piece tea service, each pieced relief decorated with dragons within a hammered field, character marks to bases, together with a pair of similar sugar nips, overall 50 ozs (5).
Sold for £2,800
A Chinese stoneware blue and white shallow dish of circular form centrally decorated with a dragon, six character mark to base, d. 34.5 cm
Sold for £2,200
A Stuart Turner model of a direct-coupled steamed engine and electric generator, stamped 180
Sold for £340
William Tolliday, a model of a three-master sailing ship over a mineral sea, on a matching plinth, signed 14 x 11cm
William Tolliday joined Garrard & Co. in the late 1960's and worked from a workshop above the shop
Sold for £1,400
A 19th century Gillows & Co. walnut, strung and crossbanded ladies writing table. the tooled leather surface of kidney shape forms over a single shaped frieze drawer, on cabriole legs mounted with brass ram's heads, on bras capped feet, stamped to the drawer 'Gillows & Co.' l.131cm
Sold for £750
"Survey and Valuation of the Estate of the Earl of Essex in the Parishes of Stebbing, Saling, Raine & Bocking in the County of Essex." C.1795. Qto. reversed calf binding, gilt maroon title label, aeg, marbled eps. Manuscript valuation presented in accomplished calligraphy featuring very detailed measurement in columns of the land (Acres, Roods and Perches) and its use together with buildings and total rental value , (particularly relating to farms in parishes together with hand coloured plans, summaries, 'remarks' and recommendations
Sold for £1,400
A 9ct yellow gold curblink bracelet with heart shaped padlock clasp suspending a large quantity of charms including an Edwardian sovereign dated 1905, a cine camera, a jointed teddy bear, a pair of skis and many others, overall 190 gms
Sold for £2,400