Friday 02 November 2018
Commencing at 11:00amBedford Auction Centre
Friday 26th October – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 27th October – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 1st November – 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.
Lot 78 An early 20th century mantle timepiece modelled as the Eiffel Tower, on a marble plinth with a metalwares presentation plaque, on gilt metal bracket feet, h. 65 cm £100 – £200
ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
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Antoine Blanchard (French, 1910-1988), a Paris street scene, oil on canvas, 31 x 44 cm
Est £1800 – £2200
Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Bedford Auction Centre
An early 20th century Russian silver and parcel gilt kovsh, decorated in cloisonne enamel with foliate motifs, 88 standard and 11th Artel Moscow mark, h. 14.5 cm, 16.5 ozs
Sold for £10,000
An early 20th century 'Black Forest' carved umbrella and stick stand modelled as a bear with a polychrome face, tongue and teeth, h. 124 cm *Bought to the UK from Switzerland in the 1930's by the vendor's grandfather
Sold for £3,500
Ralph Peacock (1868-1946),
A head and shoulders portrait of a girl,
Margaret Girselda, daughter of A. Wedderburn Q.C., b. 1888,
signed and dated 1900,
oil on canvas,
60 x 49 cm, together with a private circulation book 'A History of the Wedderburns', 1997
Sold for £850
An early 20th century oak stand with silver plated mounts containing approximately fifty hat pins including two micro mosaic examples, an Egyptian revival glass pin and many others (qty)
Sold for £700
A brass lantern clock, the dial stamped 'Willaim Gray, London' with black Roman numerals, with a later mahogany bracket, h. 38 cm
Sold for £800
A 'Handmade Expert' gramophone by Ellis Michael Ginn (E.M. Ginn) in an oak case and stand, with wooden needles and a papier-mache horn overlaid with a faux leather finish
Sold for £1,600
A late Victorian pierced silver two bottle desk stand of rectangular form on scrolled feet, Elkington & Co., London 1892, w. 31 cm, housed in a brass mounted oak case
Sold for £400
A 19th century Zulu rhinoceros horn knobkerrie of typical form, l. 71.5 cm, 307 grams
Sold for £1,100
An early 19th century secretaire cabinet, the dental cornice over a pair of doors, secretaire drawer, fitted interior and three long graduated drawers, on bracket feet, w. 120 cm
Sold for £1,400
A cased set of twelve early 20th century Russian silver gilt spoons decorated in cloisonne enamel with foliate motifs, Moscow kokoshnik standard mark, M3, l. 10.5 cm
Sold for £950
The Royal Mint 2018 Five-Coin Gold Proof set, No. 605, including a five-sovereign piece, double-sovereign, sovereign, half-sovereign and quarter-sovereign, cased
Sold for £2,500
A pair of Chinese cast metal brush pots of cylindrical form relief decorated and gilt highlighted with dragons within a stormy border, h. 24 cm
Sold for £620
A 19th century mahogany extending dining table, with three fitted leaves, on turned baluster legs with castors, 136 cm to 298 cm, w. 126 cm
Sold for £750
A Moorcroft vase of slender bellied form decorated in the Destiny pattern, h. 41.5 cm, boxed
Sold for £640
A Charles II oak, crossbanded and panelled chest of two short over three long drawers with geometrical moulding, on bracket feet, w. 100 cm
Sold for £800
A Japanese metalware box and cover of pinched cushioned form, pierced and decorated in coloured enamels with chrysanthemum and butterflies and opening to reveal a double interior, w. 10 cm
Sold for £480