Friday 05 February 2016
Commencing at 11:06pmNewnham Street Saleroom
Friday 29th January – 5pm to 8pm,
Saturday 30th January – 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 4th February – 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.
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.
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.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Bedford Auction Centre
(known as Josè Weiss, 1859-1919),
'Public House...Byway Hill',
oil on panel,
32 x 25 cm, together with another by the same hand 'Houghton Lane, Amberley' (2)
Sold for £550
A late 19th century brass and silvered pot with a swing handle, ornately engraved with geometric motifs and Arabic script, d. 25 cm
Sold for £16,200
Attributed to Harry and Lou Epstein, an Art Deco walnut dining suite including a twin-pedestal table, a sideboard and six 'Cloud' chairs
Sold for £1,700
Frederick William Elwell (1870-1958),
a half-length study of a gentleman wearing a frilled collar,
signed Fred Elwell and dated 1902,
oil on canvas,
71 x 64 cm
Sold for £2,800
A 'Grasshopper' skeleton clock by The Greenwich Clock Co. of London with three enamelled dials, fusee movement, grasshopper escapement and an anchor motif within a mahogany and glazed case, h. 45 cm *This clock is based on the first marine chronometer made by John Harrison (1693-1776)
Sold for £950
A 19th century transfer printed blue and white meat plate decorated with a family taking a stroll in a country estate, w. 62 cm
Sold for £1,300
A 18ct yellow gold cased half hunter pocket watch by Benson, the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, two subsidiary dials and a repeater within a plain case engraved with initials and decorated with blue enamel numerals, overall 165.3 gms, dial measures d. 4.3 cm, case numbered 36702
Sold for £2,300
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
William Emerton of Wootton: an 18th century longcase clock, the brass face with foliate spandrels, date aperture, secondary dial and moon phase, within a mahogany case
Sold for £720
An Ekco 'All-Electric Radio Type A.D.65 Receiver' in a domed bakelite case, h. 40 cm, together with five boxed associated valves
Sold for £880
A Khorasan Tabriz woolen rug, the floral motifs on a blue ground within matching red borders, 447 x 345 cm
Sold for £1,7000
After Charles Octave Levy (French 1820-1899), a bronze figure modelled as 'Le Reveil', signed 'CH Levy', h. 70 cm
Sold for £1,100
A Charles Frodsham Congreve rolling ball skeleton timepiece with three dials, the third being in the form of a finial, visable escapement and a tilting table under a perspex dome,
h. 43 cm *The clock has separate dials for hours, minutes and seconds, the latter moving every fifteen seconds as the table tilts. Individual seconds are indicated by the seconds indicator bar located horizontally across the table. Per day, the tungsten ball moves 6.432 miles.
Sold for £1,600
An 18ct white gold ring of prunt form centrally set with a brilliant cut diamond within a surround of four cushion cut rubies and twelve further diamonds within a border of fourteen petal shaped motifs each set three graduated diamonds, central stone approximately 0.5 carats, w. of setting 2.4 cm, ring size M, 9.6 gms
Sold for £2,200
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