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5th July Auction

Our next auction will be held on the 5th July at 12 noon which will include Rock & Roll Memorabelia, Taxidermy & Natural History, Paintings and Furniture.


Auction Highlights

7th June Auction Report

There were many fascinating lots in our Jewellery, Pictures, Furniture & General Collectables auction this month, including many Art Deco pieces, firearms and interesting maps.

Take a look at a selection of our results below:
Lot 14: AN IMPRESSIVE 19TH CENTURY BURMESE RUBY, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT, CIRCA 1820
The articulated pendeloque cut pendant features a large cushion cut ruby suspended within a frame of old, rose and pear cut diamonds and mixed cut rubies/pink sapphires, suspended from a detachable diamond set bow surmounted by a further pear cut ruby, the principal ruby is in a gold open backed cut down setting and all other gems are in a closed back silver setting, topped with gold in the case of the coloured stones, accompanied by a certificate from the London Gemmological Certification Service, dated 17th May 2018, stating the ruby is a natural Myanmar (Burmese) stone weighing approximately 4.3ct (14.0mm x 8.8mm x 3.5mm) with no indication of heat treatment.
(4.8cm)



SOLD £10,000 Hammer
Lot 123: AN 18CT WHITE GOLD AND DIAMOND THREE STONE RING
With three graduated round cut diamonds (size T).
(total weight 2.72ct)


SOLD £2900 Hammer
Lot 224: A LATE 17TH/EARLY 18TH CENTURY FRENCH MAP OF THE AMERICAS, DATED 1689
Titled 'L'Amerique Septentrionale ou le Partie Septentrionale des Index Occidentals', by Johan Baptiste Nolin and Vincenzo Maria Corronelli, map shows California as a separate island, a popular theory of the time during the reign of King Louis XIV, together with a 19th Century French map of America, by Jules Renouard, titled 'No VIII Amerique, Pour Servir aux le one de Geographie de l'abbe Gaultier'.



SOLD £1400 Hammer
Lot 404: SPODE, AN EXTENSIVE VINTAGE PORCELAIN DINNER SERVICE
Comprising of sixteen dinner plates, twelve smaller plates, eleven soup bowls, eight dessert bowls, eleven side plates, four soup dishes, two coffee pots, a cream jug and eight cups and saucers, each piece decorated in the 'Sheffield' pattern with gilt edging.

SOLD £950 Hammer
Lot 418 - A LARGE PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY PORTUGUESE MAJOLICA GROTESQUE VASES
The handles formed as serpents, applied with lizards and frogs.
(42cm)
There are a few chips to the glazing and the applied frog and lizard.  The largest chips are to the edge of the bases (see images)




SOLD £950 Hammer
Lot 423: SÉBASTIEN & PIERRE ÉRARD, 18 GREAT MARLBOROUGH ST, LONDON, A LARGE 19TH CENTURY BIRD'S EYE MAPLE 46 STRING HARP
Patent No. 5624, the hexagonal form pillar with gilt decoration, Gothic motifs and saintly figures over a shaped platform base flanked by gargoyles.
(h 78cm)


SOLD £800 Hammer
Lot 464 : AN 18TH/19TH CENTURY FLINTLOCK PISTOL
The walnut stock with gilt metal mounts and a stored ramrod.
(barrel l 25cm)


SOLD £1100 Hammer
Lot 471 : A 19TH CENTURY IVORY NETSUKE
Depicting a deity with dragon coiled around her.
(h 5.5cm)

SOLD £440 Hammer
Lot 710 : A LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE 19TH CENTURY FRENCH ORMOLU AND CRYSTAL HUNG TEN BRANCH CHANDELIER
Cast with facial masks and floral sprays.
(h 120cm x w 88cm)



SOLD £1500 Hammer
Lot 718 : IN THE MANNER OF NICHOLAS-QUINIBERT FOLIOT, 1706 - 1776, A LOUIS XV PERIOD FRENCH CARVED GILTWOOD AND PAINTED CANAPÉ
Having scrolling back and arms carved with foliage and raised on cabriole legs, the back and arms collapsible.
(approx w 216cmcm x d 95cm x h 97cm) 



SOLD £1200 Hammer
Lot 579a : A RED 1988,TOYOTA MR2 T-BAR, MODERN CLASSIC
Red, T-Bar roof, black leather interior In last owners possession since 1992, 3 owners in total, 1.6 petrol , 65,439 warrant mileage, runs drives.