Antique Furniture & Collectors’ Items

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Thursday 11 June 2020

Commencing at 11:00am

Leamington Spa Auction Centre


Due to the exceptional circumstances there will be no public viewing for this sale. All lots have been photographed and condition reports are available upon request.


The sale date advertised above is subject to change and dependent on the national situation. Please check our website frequently for further updates.

Please note this sale will be held live on the internet and attendance in person will not be allowed*. Subject to change

Thursday sales of Antiques and Collectors items are held bi-monthly at our Leamington Spa saleroom. These sales incorporate a range of Antique Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics & Glass, Silver, Metalware, Boxes and Caddies, Militaria and other collector’s items are offered for sale.

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

Buyer Beware
All lots in this sale are ‘sold as seen’ with any imperfections, faults or losses. No warranties are given. Bidders are deemed to be satisfied with the condition of any lots on which they bid.


Due to the exceptional circumstances there will be no public viewing for this sale. All lots have been photographed and condition reports are available upon request.

Condition Reports

Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the

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

Buyers Premium & Internet Charges
Buyers Premium and fee charged at 22.5% plus VAT, will be added to the bid price of all lots.

Once the sale has finished, successful buyers will be emailed an invoice including details to make a bank transfer. Payment is strictly by bank transfer only and must be made no later than 8am Friday following the sale.

Following the sale, collection is strictly by appointment between 9am and 5pm:

Friday 12th June
Monday 15th June

To make an appointment, please call 01926 889100 and confirm:

I. The invoice number,
II. Your client reference and surname

Entrance to the Auction Centre car park will only be permitted with an appointment. Upon arrival you will be asked to wait in your vehicle whilst a porter collects and places your purchases near to your vehicle. You will be responsible for loading.

Please note that our staff will be strictly adhering to social distancing rules during the collection (i.e. keeping a distance of at least two meters) and that customers will not be permitted to enter the Auction Centre.

Delivery Service
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire by email to

Regular Valuation Days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale

Mailing & Postage
All mailing is handled by Mail Boxes Etc.
41 Oxford Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4RA
Tel: 01926 881920 Fax: 01926 888383 Email:

If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Matthew Baker or David Williams on
01926 889100 or
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.

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Recent Highlights

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Leamington Spa Auction Centre

An early 20th century white metal, ruby and diamond trilogy ring marked '18ct Plat' The central ruby approximately 0.75ct, flanked by two approximately 0.25ct round brilliant cut diamonds. Approx weight 2.6g. Size Q

Sold for £1,400

A polychrome wooden plaque depicting the coat of arms of the United Kingdom, h. 30.5 cm,
w. 38 cm

Sold for £1,300

A George II mahogany tea table, the shaped fold over top supported on a single gate action over a single frieze drawer above cabriole legs with shell carved knees, C-scroll ears and terminating in pad feet, h. 72 cm, w. 86 cm, d. 43 cm

Sold for £1,100

A pair of 19th century cast iron urns, the egg and dart rim over the gadrooned body and fluted column seated on tapering pedestals with plinth bases, h. 107 cm, dia. 74 cm

Sold for £1,900

An Elizabeth II silver four branch candelabra of hexagonal, tapering form. Hallmarked for London 1968, makers mark for William Comyns & Sons Ltd.

Sold for £580

A 19th century Chinese bronze bowl or incense burner modelled in the form of a duck standing on a waterside rock with leg raised.

Sold for £540

A late Victorian yellow metal and diamond star pendant/ brooch, the six point star set with graduating old and rough cut diamonds. Central stone approx 0.17ct. Total carat weight estimated at 1.2ct. Approx weight 9.4g, dia. 2.8 cm

Sold for £800

A late 19th/early 20th century Fernand Martin mechanical toy 'Le Gai Violoniste' in working order and in original box, h. 20 cm

Sold for £1,400

An 1693 William and Mary five guinea gold coin, the reverse with crowned shield of arms, the obverse with conjoined busts of the monarchs. Edge year QVINTO.

Sold for £4,000

A large Japanese Meiji period satsuma ginger jar profusely decorated with gilt painted and relief moulded figures of deities in natural scenes. Character mark to base, together with a hardwood stand, h. 37 cm

Sold for £420

A quantity of 18th and 19th century antiquarian leather bound books to include 'The History Of Napoleon', Shakespeare, etc.

Sold for £1,700

Colette Bouvard (1941-1996),
'Bridge between the houses- Venice',
signed, dated 7.2.75 to stock label verso,
oil on canvas,
26 x 34 cm

Sold for £1,600

An early 19th century figured cedar campaign chest of two short over three long drawers with flush brass handles, brass fittings and a splitting carcass, h. 102 cm, w. 106 cm, d. 44 cm

Sold for £1,200

A 19th century mahogany cellarette of sarcophagus form with gadrooned sides on gadrooned squat bun feet, h. 49 cm, w. 76 cm, d. 56 cm

Sold for £2,100

A Chinese carved dark jade figural group of a monkey and an ox with a hardwood base.

Sold for £550

A Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson of Kilburn burr oak and oak dining table, the shaped adzed top on chamfered end supports with carved mouse.

Sold for £2,700

An 18ct yellow gold, emerald and diamond three stone ring, the approximately 3ct square cut emerald flanked by two approximately 0.5ct triangular cut diamonds. Size N. Approx weight 4.8g

Sold for £1,100

A Victorian oak and crossbanded extending dining table, the circular carved edge top extending with a winding mechanism on both sides with three extra leaves over a Gothic base splitting in two to carry the ends and consisting of carved corinthium columns and foliate brackets above four carved winged dog feet, h. 77 cm, w. 138 cm, min l. 138 cm, max l. 303 cm

Sold for £1,500

A Lachenal & Co 'The Edeophone' concertina, the fretwork ends having 48 buttons. Numbered 60031, RD number 129662. Housed in the original leather case with later stickers to exterior

Sold for £1,400

A pair of early 20th century Japanese vases of cuboid form, the narrow necks with Satsuma decoration over brightly coloured tapering bodies, six character marks to bases, h. 30 cm

Sold for £600