Our 26th June Garden & Statuary auction did well, with quite a few lots soaring past their estimates!
The highest selling lot was a set of nine Regency rosewood dining chairs. Sourced from a vendor in Bowness, they sold to an internet bidder in Portugal for £600!
We had a range of garden and statuary items in, some sourced from house clearances across the county! Most valuable among the garden section, two Keswick slate gate stoops did well. Collectively, they sold for £700! Sourced from a house clearance in Grange, a white-painted aluminium garden suite sold to the internet for £260.
Most valuable among the benches, a Charles Wicksteed & Co, Kettering bench at £200. A green painted garden bench wasn’t far behind at £180. A white painted garden bench with some damage sold to the room at £100.
Containers also did well. A pair of terracotta rhubarb forcers sold to the room for £100. A galvanised aviary sold to the room for £90.
A Victorian green painted wood garden gate was popular with the room at £170. Four French metal garden chairs with some rust created plenty of competition between the room and online, an internet bid winning out at £150! A sun dial on a column base received plenty of pre-sale interest, selling to the internet at £150! A concrete urn on a plinth did well at £140 to the internet.
A concrete figure of Venus was snapped up by the internet at £120! A weather vane was popular with the room at £110.
A vintage bracken cutting machine with original ministry receipt dated 1952 sold to the internet for £100.
Most valuable among the jewellery, a 1ct diamond pendant sold to a telephone bidder for £500!
Miscellaneous items also did well. A Rolls Royce Spirit of Ecstasy ‘Flying Lady’ car hood mascot sold to the internet for £150. A Marvel figure collection with information magazines proved popular at £400! A 19th Century wax head doll, cased with a mourning brooch sold to the room for £160. A Hardy’s ‘Perfect’ fishing reel with a section missing to the frame sold to a bidder in Italy for £100! A John Skeaping RA mixed media of a Spanish Horseman sold to the room for £180! A Land Rover duel suspension mountain bike was popular with the room at £140!
Following on from our recent success with clocks, a late 19th Century French Boulle work tortoiseshell mantle clock with some loss sold to the internet for £340.
Other furniture did well. A continental gilt wood mirror with its original glass sold to the room for £180. A modern oak sideboard did well at £150 to the room. A Victorian mahogany chest of drawers sold to the internet for £180! A pine 2/3 chest of drawers with gallery sold to the internet for £110. A modern oak sideboard sold to the internet for £110.
Our next auction is 10th July Musical Instruments, Recordings, Interiors & Clearance. We’re accepting entries 1st – 3rd July. For free valuation and sales advice, please contact us on 01768 890 781 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope to see you for our next sale!