Our 24th July auction featuring Cumbria & The Lakes fetched healthy prices!
The highest selling lot was a rare Elkington gilt wedding cake stand which attracted fierce bidding competition from the phone and the internet! It finally sold to the internet for £600!
The Cumbria & Lakes section did well, with the art section being the strongest. From a private vendor, an Alan R Thompson acrylic of Brotherswater sold to the internet at £160! By the same artist, an Ullswater acrylic sold to the same bidder for £160. Following on our previous success of Glasgow School of Arts items, a brass box by Margaret Gilmour sold for £140 to the internet! Most popular among the KSIA, a copper two-handled tray sold to the internet for £110!
Halcyon Days proved popular. Two enamel wind up carriage clocks sold for £400 to the room! Three musical trinket boxes in working order and four decanter labels sold to the internet for £320!
Most valuable among the gold, a 9ct gold gate bracelet with a heart-shaped padlock clasp sold for £380! A job lot of 22ct, 18ct wedding bands and a 9ct signet ring had plenty of room interest at £130! A 15ct gold seed pearl set brooch with some damage sold to the room for £100.
Most popular among the silver, a Victorian white metal locket and chain marked sterling silver from a house clearance in Penrith sold to the internet for £200!
Consigned from a house clearance, a WWI shell case and grenade trench art gong of Arts & Crafts design sold to a phone bidder for £260!
Art did well! We had a quantity of animal studies and landscapes in by Marjorie Turner, all of which proved popular! We had five lots in of her pastel studies, which sold for a collective £670!
An Audrey Johnson oil sold to the room for £220.
Five framed stevengraphs did well with the room at £110!
A Boteh design Keshan rug sold for £160.
Most popular among the furniture, a 19th Century carved oak box settle did well with the room at £520!
Tables did well in this auction! A large carved oak refectory table with cup and cover legs sold for £280. From a house clearance in Penrith, a George IV figured mahogany supper table sold to the room for £200. An oak drop leaf table with a drawer sold to the room for £115!
An iron banded oak silver chest Hunt & Roskell late Storr & Mortimer (Goldsmiths & Silversmiths to the Queen) sold to a commission bid for £220!
From a private vendor in Grange, a Danish Rosewood Haslev 1960s Royal Copenhagen tile topped coffee table did well at £220 to the internet!
A set of eight carved barley twist oak chairs did well with the internet at £220!
A George III mahogany chest on chest sold to the internet for £280!
The room snapped up a cast aluminium garden set for £110.
Our next auction is 7th August Coins & Medals, Interiors & Clearance. Entries are accepted 29-31st July.
We hope to see you for the sale!