Our 4th September Militaria, Interiors & Clearance auction fetched healthy prices!
The highest selling lot was amongst the Militaria. Sourced from our new North Wales, Wirral & Cheshire representative Jane Williams, a French Napoleonic ‘Grenadier de Cheval’ sabre, circa 1790 in need of some restoration sold to a telephone bidder for £600!
Consigned from a vendor in Durham, three Indian Mughal style daggers proved popular with the internet at £300!
From a private vendor in Carlisle, a Nazi period forestry dagger did well with the internet at £300! From the same vendor, a rare British pistol bayonet with a brass handle sold to the internet for £160!
Consigned from a private vendor in Kendal, a Reproduction British P1796 heavy cavalry trooper’s sword sold for £110!
A 1917 Director no. 5 MK1 by E.R. Watts & Son sold to the internet for £130!
From a deceased estate, an oil on canvas of a soldier signed C Ashmore sold for £100!
A US WWII naval bulk head clock by Seth Thomas did well at £95.
Scientific instruments are still doing well in our saleroom! A Victorian microscope proved popular with the internet at £180!
Most popular amongst the ceramics, a stoneware jug decorated with a hare had plenty of commission interest, selling for £100!
A 19th Century figured walnut work box with some damage containing bibles and prayer books sold to the internet for £110!
We had a variety of items consigned from a private vendor who’d driven them over from France. Eight French wooden wine delivery boxes with addresses, including two from Paris, sold to the room for £160! They also consigned a large quantity of French enamel items with us, all of which did well collectively at £850!
Most popular amongst the paintings, one attributed to Thomas Lawrence depicting Earl Wellesley and Sisters sold to a telephone bidder for £500! At the same level, a depiction of Lambeth Palace attributed to Daniel Turner in unrestored fine condition sold to the internet for £500!
Furniture did well! From a vendor in Appleby, six Georgian chairs sold to the internet for £200! Three large glazed four-door gun cabinets sold collectively for £360! A Frem Rojile Danish teak coffee table sold to the room for £170!
From a local house clearance, an Edwardian mahogany chiffonier sold to the room for £160! Consigned from a vendor in Penrith, twelve rush-seated ladder back chairs did well with a commission bidder at £150! A painted cabinet did well with the room at £140! A Georgian mahogany bowfront chest of drawers sold to the internet for £140!
A Kity 432 Planer Thicknesser sold to the internet for £140!
Our next sale is 18th September Vehicles, Sporting, Taxidermy, Interiors & Clearance, which we’re already full for!
We hope to see you for our next sale!