Antique Furniture & Collectors’ Items

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Friday 01 January 2021

Commencing at 11:00am

Bedford Auction Centre

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Due to the exceptional circumstances
there will be no public viewing for this
sale and all lots have been photographed.

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.

Please note this sale will be held live on the internet. Whilst you can view as detailed above, we cannot allow bidding in person on the day*.

*These conditions are subject to change and dependent upon Government guidance.

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Lot 97:
A pair of life-size bronze figures modelled as King Charles Spaniels, h. 63 cm, l. 101 cm

Auction Collection & Clearance Service Available

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 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.

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The Auctioneers do not provide an in-house postage and packaging service.

For smaller items and international shipping we recommend Mailboxes Etc:
St Loyes House, 20 St. Loyes Street, Bedford MK40 1ZL
Tel: 01234 305544 www.mbe.co.uk/bedford

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 Highlights

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

Bedford Auction Centre

A cased collection of ninety-nine American silver Morgan dollars comprising:1878 x 4,1879 x 4,1880 x 4,1881 x 51882 x 5,1883 x 4,1884 x 4,1885 x 4,1886 x 3,1887 x 3,1888 x 3,1889 x 4,1890 x 4,1891 x 4,1892 x 4,1893 x 4,1894 x 3,1895 x 3,1896 x 3,1897 x 3,1898 x 3,1899 x 3,1900 x 3,1901 x 3,1902 x 3,1903 x 4,1904 x 3 and1921 x 3 (99)

Sold for £3,300

An album of stamps including two 1840 Penny Blacks (IE and CH), a Twopenny Blue pair (OA and OB), twenty-five further Twopenny Blues, over two-hundred and twenty Penny Reds, rose-red half pennys, Government Departmental Official stamps, King Edward VII, King George V, King Edward VIII and King George VI, together with a small album of Penny Reds on envelopes and twelve albums of 1940 and later stamps (14 albums total)

Sold for £1,100

After Leon Pilet (1840-1916), a brown patinated bronze figure modelled as a female slave clutching a robe to her breast and wearing manacles, seated on an architectural plinth, signed 'Pilet (SC)', h. 66 cm

Sold for £650

Impressionist School (20th century),Figures down a bustling avenue, indistinctly signed, pastels and gouache, 36.5 x 54 cm, together with a similar oil on board of a coastal scene, presumably by the same hand (2)

Sold for £480

A vintage railway double lever

Sold for £380

Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887-1976),'The Family', coloured reproduction bearing Fine Art Guild blind stamp, signed in ink lower right, image 26 cm x 21 cm

Sold for £3,500

A 1930's silver manual wind wristwatch by Rolex, the rectangular silvered dial of Art Deco design with Arabic numerals and second hand section, on a late articulated bracelet strap, case w. 2.5 cm

Sold for £800

A reproduction elaborate mahogany bird cage on stand, total h. 187 cm

Sold for £500

A set of ten silver and silver gilt awards for the Royal Blackheath Golf Club, C J Vander Ltd., London 1969, together with two silver medallions, overall 13.5 ozs (12)

Sold for £300

A Chinese Export metalware's four piece tea service of vase shaped form comprising coffee pot, teapot, milk jug and sugar nips, each piece allover repousse decorated with bamboo in full leaf, character marks to bases, overall 41 ozs (4)

Sold for £1,400

An early 20th century silver two handled tray of oval form with pierced foliate border, R F Mosley & Co., Sheffield 1911, w. 65 cm, approx. 101 ozs

Sold for £1,750

A late 19th century French mantel clock, the Japy Freres movement striking on a bell, within a gilt case modelled as putti and birds seated around a black globe, on a star and swag decorated base with a giltwood plinth, h. 42 cm

Sold for £550

A cased set of Staunton boxwood and ebonised chessmen by J. Jaques & Son of London, stamps to the relevant pieces, in the original mahogany box with a paper label

Sold for £600

An R.E. Thompson & Co. railway up and down line indicator, the mahogany box with brass mounts and guages, h. 62 cm

Sold for £420


19th century school,A study of an archer in the Renaissance manner,unsigned,oil on canvas,69.5 x 52 cm

Sold for £360

A late 19th/early 20th century mahogany partner's desk, the tooled leather surface over various drawers, on two pedestals with plinth bases, 182 x 122 cm

Sold for £900

Franz Bergman (1861-1936), a gilt bronze and enamel decorated figure modelled as dancer, her hinged skirt lifting to reveal her body beneath, signed 'Namgreb', mounted on a marble plinth, h. 19.5 cm

Sold for £500

A Wedgwood sage and white jasperware covered vase of urn shaped form decorated with floral sprays and having a cupid finial, h. 21 cm

Sold for £320

An early 18th century Queen Anne or George I walnut and feather banded chest of drawers, the two shorter drawers over three longer, each with a brass handle, on bun feet, w. 92 cm

Sold for £1,400

A cased set of Staunton boxwood and ebonised chessmen by J. Jaques & Son of London, stamps to the relevant pieces, in the original mahogany box with a paper label

Sold for £1,000