Antique Furniture & Collectors’ Items

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Friday 02 June 2017

Commencing at 11:00am

Newnham Street Saleroom

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Friday 26th May – 5pm to 8pm,
Saturday 27th May – 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 1st June – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

The first Friday of every month sees a specialist auction of Antiques and Collectable’s at the Bedford Auction Centre. A range of Antique Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics & Glass, Silver, Metalware, Boxes and Caddies, Militaria and other collector ’s items are offered for sale.

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A Chinese red agate libation cup of oval form on a carved hardwood stand, overall h.  6 cm Est £500 – £600

Condition Reports
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the the-saleroom.com

We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale

Catalogues 
Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.

Entries 
Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.

Delivery Service
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire at the office.

Mailing & Postage
All mailing is handled by Mail Boxes Etc.
St Loyes House, 20 St. Loyes Street, Bedford MK40 1ZL
T: 01234 305 544
http://www.mbe.co.uk/bedford

Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.

ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Lindsay Vintiner or Matthew Baker on
01234 266366 or antiques@peacockauction.co.uk
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.

Recent Highlights

Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.

Bedford Auction Centre

A Harley Aircraft Landing Light, Model No. F, No. 7599, with a copper and aluminum casing, on an adjustable tripod base

Sold for £460

Original watercolours by an accomplished hand depicting a variety of European National Costumes with manuscript titles in French. Contained within a landscape qto qtr binding, gilt with marbled boards. Unattributed.

Sold for £600

A George I and later walnut, crossbanded and feather banded bureau, the fall-front enclosing a fitted interior over two short and two long graduated drawers, on bracket feet, bearing a later ivorine label for Spillman & Co., w. 97 cm

Sold for £800

Antoine Blanchard (French, 1910-1988),
a Paris street scene,
oil on canvas,
49 x 59 cm

Sold for £2,500

19th Century School,
a 17th century gentleman in a ruff,
unsigned,
oil on copper,
25 x 19 cm oval, together with another of a lady in a ruff (2)

Sold for £1,200

A Lalique 'Bacchantes' pattern vase relief decorated with female nudes, etched signature 'Lalique, France' and numbered 'F851', h. 24.5 cm

Sold for £1,700

A late 19th century students violin with a two-part back, rosewood pegs, in a fitted case with two bows, one being a scumbled example

Sold for £2,300

After Salvator Rosa, 19th century,
a capriccio of a Mediterranean harbour', unsigned,
oil on canvas,
58 x 101.5 cm
*see Lot 54 Phillips 3rd July 1995

Sold for £650

A group of collectables including First World War sweetheart's cards, a 1944 TG.Co. Ltd. Mark III military compass, an RAF silver and enamelled brooch, cap badges etc.

Sold for £540

A pair of William IV silver and parcel gilt salts of nautilus shell form, Joseph Angell I & John Angell I, London 1835, h. 6 cm, 10 ozs

Sold for £1,150

A Meissen figural group modelled as a family at rest on a rococo base, h. 10 cm, together with four further Continental figural groups (5)

Sold for £550

A pair of Cantonese bottle vases typically decorated in coloured enamels with traditional court scenes within foliate fields, h. 34.5 cm

Sold for £650

After Laurence Stephen Lowry R. A.
(1887-1976),
'The Contraption',
signed in pencil, with the blind
stamp, from an edition of 750,
colour reproduction,
35 x 31 cm, together with the
accompanying preliminary
studies print of the sketch
published by Adam Collection Ltd.
(2) *Artist's Resale Rights may
apply to the hammer price

Sold for £1,500

Antoine Blanchard (French, 1910-1988),
a Paris street scene,
oil on canvas,
31 x 44 cm

Sold for £2,700

A Matthew Norman VIP Collection repeater carriage clock, the Swiss movement striking on a gong, the dial with gilt metal spandrels, Arabic numerals, moon phase and three subsidiary dials, within a silvered five-glass case, together with a leather travel case, outer box of book form and guarantee

Sold for £1,200

An Edwardian hammered silver canister and cover of hammered Arts & Crafts design mounted with six turquoise coloured Ruskin-type ceramic roundel's, maker A?J, Birmingham 1903,
h. 12 cm, 7 ozs

Sold for £1,500

A Coalport parian bust modelled as Vice-Admiral Nelson, modelled by Joseph Pitts under the direction of Admiral Sir William Parker K.C.B. from the painting by Wichell in his possession, inscribed to back and dated 1853, h. 23 cm *For an identical example see National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, No. AAA5974

Sold for £440

A salt glazed bellarmine-type jug of typical form, h. 20.5 cm

Sold for £600

A late 19th century Austrian cup, the metalwork filled with enamel and gilded sections, the rock crystal bowl and base with floral etching, the central figural column in the form of three herons, h. 14 cm

Sold for £500

Matthew Smith (20th century),
'The Red Show',
signed with a monogram,
oil on canvas,
33 x 43 cm

Sold for £1,200