Our Fine Furniture, Rugs & Carpets auction fetched healthy prices!

The themed section did well, with surprises across the board. The highest selling lot was a striking 18th Century court cupboard, consigned from a private vendor in Morland. It attracted plenty of interest, selling to a commission bidder for £900!

An ex-Liberty Iranian Keshan rug wasn’t far behind with an internet bidder at £850! Three Bidjar rugs exceeded expectations at £420 to the internet! A Qum rug also did well at £160. Three other rug lots did well, an oriental rug at £160, a Hamadan rug at £150, and an Eastern runner proved popular at £150.

From a private vendor in Kirkby Stephen, a 18th Century oak chest on stand sold for £240. From the same vendor, a 17th/18th Century panelled oak coffer sold at £180. Also from the same vendor, an oak chest on a stand sold to the internet at £460.

From a vendor in Carlisle, a striking 19th Century ormolu mounted glazed display on pedestal stand sold for £220.

A 19th Century mahogany lowboy sold to the room for £220!

A striking Art Deco burr walnut 5pc bedroom suite consigned from a Morecambe vendor did well at £200.

Serving items were popular. From a deceased estate, an Art Deco serving trolley saved by PFL from being disposed of by an executor sold to the internet for £190! A 19th Century satinwood cake stand sold for £170 to a room bidder.

A repro mahogany writing desk sold for £180. An oak extendable table and 6 chairs sold for £150.

Sofas and settees did well. Two 2-seaters ‘SofaSofa’ settees did well collectively at 290! A Victorian drop end settee sold for 130. From a house clearance, an oak Regency style settee sold for £260.

Miscellaneous items did well. From a private vendor in Keswick, a 1930/40s Italian Fascist Youth blank firer trainer gun sold to an internet bidder for £170. A Jotul F8 wood burner with flue pipe sold to the internet for £170! An Ultimate Jukebox with speakers and a remote sold for £150.

Most valuable among the ceramics, a large quantity of Aynsley Pembroke pattern tea and dinnerware proved popular with the internet at £130!

An internet bidder snapped up a wooden cased Typatune musical typewriter at £110.

A large quantity of wool yarn spools etc sold to the internet for £110.

Most valuable among the paintings, an 18th Century hand-coloured engraving of a map of Cornwall, in the manner of John Speed sold to the internet for £150

Our next auction is 16th October Oriental & Ethnographia, Interiors & Clearance.  For free valuation and sales advice, please contact us on 01768 890 781 or email us

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