Antique Furniture and Collectors’ Items

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Thursday 28 January 2021

Commencing at 11:00am

Leamington Spa Auction Centre


Due to the exceptional circumstances
there will be no public viewing for this
sale and all lots have been photographed.

Auction Collection & Clearance Service Available


Lot 173: Sidney Richard Percy (1822-1886), cattle watering in a highland landscape  signed and dated 1864, oil on canvas, 175 cm x 128 cm £10000 – £15000

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.

Please note this sale will be held live on the internet.
We cannot allow bidding in person on the day*.


Lot 111: A George III mahogany freestanding architect’s table, the double ratcheted top with later gallery over the blind fret base with pull out front containing the drawer with compartments and secret drawers on brass castors, h. 88 cm, w. 94 cm, d. 56 cm £3000 – £5000

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

Should you have items to sell, please contact us on 01234 266 366 or via email before travelling to the auction centre.

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

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Courier Services
For larger items we suggest make arrangements with JenTel Packaging immediately after the sales.

Alternatively you could contact

or Proovia Ltd. +44 121 314 9848


Lot 91: A 19th century cast iron and teak garden bench, the ends with dragon head terminals on monopedia, h. 80 cm, w. 162 cm, d. 69 cm £150 – £250

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.


Lot 128: A George II walnut ‘Gainsborough’ chair upholstered in floral needlework fabric, the outswept arms with floral carving on cabriole legs with carved ears and knees on hairy paw feet, h. 96 cm, w. 77 cm, d. 80 cm £3000 – £5000

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A George II walnut 'Gainsborough' chair upholstered in floral needlework fabric, the outswept arms with floral carving on cabriole legs with carved ears and knees on hairy paw feet, h. 96 cm, w. 77 cm, d. 80 cm

Sold for £29,000

A mid 18th century possibly Irish oversized mahogany open arm chair, the carved and moulded top rail over the carved and pierced scrolling splat with shell design and the carved arms with bird head terminals on square section legs, along with two matching single chairs, h. 114 cm, w. 64 cm, d. 61 cm

Sold for £3,900

A mid 20th century Howard & Sons armchair covered in 'H & S' ticking on square section tapering beech front legs and later castors, h. 76 cm, w. 70 cm, d. 100 cm CONDITION REPORT: Later castors. Rips, wear and staining to ticking. Movement to arm joints. No Howard stamp. Label removed from Hessian.Provenance: Came from a house clearer

Sold for £1,800

A pair of Edwardian Arts and Crafts silver candlesticks, the square riveted bases with tapering stems and large drip pans. Hallmarked for London 1906, makers mark for The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, h. 22.5 cm

Sold for £1,700

A Queen Elizabeth II proof double sovereign commemorating the 500th anniversary of the first gold sovereign. Dated 1989

Sold for £1,300

A 19th century cast iron and teak garden bench, the ends with dragon head terminals on monopedia, h. 80 cm, w. 162 cm, d. 69 cm

Sold for £1,000

19th century school,A study of a Pekingese,signed 'Gerland', oil on board,46 x 51 cm

Sold for £650

Meccano - boxed sets No's 6, 6A (x2) and 8A in original brown paper wrapping along with an electric motor (E20R) and Transformer (T20)

Sold for £750

A large George V silver basket having an ornate pierced and scrolling design with four scroll handles. Hallmarked for London 1913, makers mark for Josiah Williams & Co.

Sold for £900

A Victorian rosewood perpetual calendar repeater clock by James Briscall of 48 Constitution Hill, Birmingham, the silvered clock dial with Roman numerals and pierced hands behind a convex glass

Sold for £1,400

Cartier, an 18ct yellow gold 'open and shut' en tremblant flower clip, the closed bud opening to reveal diamond, sapphire, ruby and emerald set stamens. Signed and indistinctly numbered (?)016637, cased. Approx weight 33.7g, l. 7 cm

Sold for £4,800

A mid 18th century mahogany tea table, the shaped fold over top with well below supported on a single gate action on cabriole legs with carved knees and pad feet, h. 73 cm, w. 70 cm, d. 33 cm

Sold for £2,400

A late 19th century oak cased bracket clock, the case with domed roof, applied pineapple finials, brass frieze and pierced lantern sides, the brass face with silvered chapter ring, signed H.W Cave, Leamington. The movement having adjustments for Westminster or Eight Bell chimes and fast/slow or silent. Together with wall bracket, H. 52 cm

Sold for £1,700

A carved oak newel post finial in the form of a dog modelled standing on its hind legs, h. 51.5 cm

Sold for £1,300

An early 17th century walnut French or Scottish back stool, the back with carved crown, alter, six point star and flowers along with initials, pierced crosses and spindles, h. 98.5, w. 42 cm, d. 42 cm

Sold for £1,100

An 1821 pattern light cavalry presentation sword, the bladed etched: 'Presented to Captain Chetwynd by the non-commissioned officers and privates of the 1st troop. W.Y.C as a token of their gratitude and respect. August 21st 1839'. The blade also etched with VR cypher and various other motifs, marked 'Reeves and Greaves Manufacturers' above the hilt. Housed in a steel scabbard with applied decoration, l. 104 cm

Sold for £900

Dinky - a boxed gift set No. 2 Commercial Vehicles

Sold for £700

A 19th century Chinese blue and white ginger jar decorated with prunus flowers and auspicious objects. Together with a carved and pierced hardwood stand and cover. Double circle mark to base.

Sold for £800

William Mellor (1851-1931), 'Rydal Lake, Westmorland', signed, oil on canvas, 29 x 44 cm

Sold for £1,000

James Humbert Craig R.U.A. (Irish, 1877-1944), 'Upper Glendun', signed, oil on canvas, 49 x 59 cm

Sold for £5,000