Our latest #curatedbypfk auction “The Country House Sale” fetched some amazing prices!

The highest selling lot was part of a collection of Karolina Larusdottir paintings, consigned from a private vendor in Armathwaite. The collection attracted the attention of several galleries who battled it out on the phone. ‘Large Garden Group’ signed and in a silvered frame with Brandler Galleries label verso sold for £2200!

‘The Hat Shop’, signed and in painted frame sold to the same telephone bidder for £1,600. ‘Loved Ones’ signed and framed sold at £1,450. The collection totalled £6,450!

Following on our previous success with antique quilts, a late 18th/early 19th Century child’s linen coverlet did well. Sourced from a house clearance near Penrith and tucked away in the back of a cupboard, an internet bidder snapped it up at £1,400!

From a private vendor, an Edwardian brass framed Blonde Loggerhead Turtle (Carettea caretta) firescreen sold to a telephone bidder at £850.

From a private vendor in Penrith, a late 18th Century oak Coffer Bach with lifting top, once owned by the First Earl of Woolton, a former owner of Selfridges sold to the internet for £650.

A portrait of Commander Patrick Stratton Campbell RN by Ariana Campbell, consigned by the family proved popular. Sold with the sitter’s cased Bicorn hat and epaulettes by Gieve Matthews and Seagrove and dress sword with leather scabbard, a telephone bidder snapped them up at £600.

A watercolour by Claude Graham Muncaster (1903-1974) of a Norfolk scene sold to a commission bidder at £240.

A telephone bidder snapped up a 19th/20th Century Turkish brass coffee pot at £440.

Items in the cabinet did well. A rare late 18th/early 19th Century folding Valentines card with some damage caught the internet’s eye at £400. Most valuable among the jewellery, a pair of yellow metal sapphire and diamond set flowerhead stud earrings sold to the room at £360. A South African 1898 1 Pond sold to the room at £190.

Among the ceramics, an early 19th Century Stevensons ‘Oriental River’ pattern blue and white meat plate did well at £160. Not far behind, an 18th Century Liverpool Seth Pennington Tudor Rose pattern coffee cup sold to the internet for £130.

Most sought after in the furniture, an 18th Century panelled oak dresser did well with the room at £600. An Edwardian mahogany bow fronted shop display cabinet sold to a telephone bidder for £500.

Our next auction is 11th December Toys & Collectors Gifts: From Pens to Mauchline Ware. The last sale of the year is our next #curatedbypfk auction on 18th December, the End of Year Sale.

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We hope to see you for our next sale!


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