Saturday 13 June 2020
Commencing at 10:30amBedford 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.
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 for this auction will be available on Friday 5th June. Please telephone 01234 266366, 10am-4pm.
Please note this sale will be held live on the internet and attendance in person will not be allowed*.
*These conditions are subject to change and dependent upon Government guidance.
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.
Buyers Premium at 17.5% plus VAT will be added to the bid price of each lot except lots purchased via ibidder.com and bidspotter.co.uk which will be charged at 20.5% plus VAT.
Some lots in this sale will attract VAT on the hammer price. Please refer to the “additional fee” box when bidding
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 Monday following the sale.
UNFORTUNATELY WE DO NOT ACCEPT BIDDERS FROM OUTSIDE OF THE UK FOR THIS SALE
Following the sale, collection is strictly by appointment between 9am and 5pm on:
Monday 15th June
Tuesday 16th June
To make an appointment, please call 01234 266366 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 directed where to park and wait in your vehicle. A porter will collect and place your purchases near to your vehicle and 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.
Mailing & Postage
All mailing is handled by Mail Boxes Etc.
St Loyes House, 20 St. Loyes Street,
Bedford MK40 1ZL
tel: 01234 305 544
In completing the online bidder registration you:
I. Confirm that you have sufficient funds to complete any purchases,
II. Agree to abide by the auctioneer’s conditions of sale and terms and conditions,
III. Agree to make payment by the methods and timescales stated above.
IV. Understand that failure to make payment and to collect your purchases will lead to your accounts with ibidder.com and bidspotter.co.uk and W&H Peacock being blocked, and that you will be liable for any expenses or losses incurred by the auctioneers.
Purchasers may leave written instructions to bid with the auctioneers by email. Please note you must be registered in order to leave commission bids.
We register all buyers and sellers with a permanent client number that can be used to buy or sell at our sales. To register there is a £5 charge and we require proof of identity and address such as a photographic driver’s licence and a recent utility bill.
UNFORTUNATELY WE DO NOT ACCEPT BIDDERS OUTSIDE OF THE UK FOR OUR WEEKLY SALE
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Bedford Auction Centre
A 19th century mahogany extending dining table with eight fitted leaves and winders on each end, supported by turned legs with castors, 490 x 167 cm
Sold for £3,700
An early 20th century Russian hand painted icon depicting Christ Pantocrator, encased in a silver oklad, 20 x 18 cm, silver hallmarked ?B, housed in a larger modern frame
Sold for £1,400
A set of twelve early 20th century oak framed and leather upholstered dining chairs, including two carvers, stamped Gillow & Co.
Sold for £900
A pair of 19th century Meissen urn shaped vases of imposing proportions, each with a pair of entwined serpent handles and decorated with intricate floral sprays on a socle foot, h. 47 cm (2)
Sold for £600
A late 19th/early 20th century rosewood side table, the cushioned rectangular surface on a pair of splayed supports inset with spindles, on castors, 111 x 59 cm
Sold for £650
An early 20th century silver two handled tray of oval form with pierced foliate border, R F Mosley & Co., Sheffield 1911, w. 65 cm, approx. 101 ozs
Sold for £1,750
A late 19th century French mantel clock, the Japy Freres movement striking on a bell, within a gilt case modelled as putti and birds seated around a black globe, on a star and swag decorated base with a giltwood plinth, h. 42 cm
Sold for £550
A cased set of Staunton boxwood and ebonised chessmen by J. Jaques & Son of London, stamps to the relevant pieces, in the original mahogany box with a paper label
Sold for £600
A large 20th century carpet, the red and blue ground richly decorated in the Senneh manner with tight repeated floral and geometric motifs, within matching bands, 430 x 740 cm
Sold for £3,100
William Birch of High Wycombe (fl. 1840-1954), a lowback open armchair on turned mahogany legs with castors, stamped WB to rear leg
Sold for £900
An 18th century and later lantern or 'postman' clock, the movement striking on a bell, with an alarm, the silvered dial with Roman numerals, within a later case
Sold for £700
An early 20th century silver four piece tea service of vase shaped form, Walker & Hall, Sheffield 1925, overall 67 ozs (4)
Sold for £920
An 18th century oak dresser, the three tier plate rack over three drawers and a gallery, the brass handles relief decorated with shooting scenes, w. 164 cm
Sold for £650
A cased collection of ninety-nine American silver Morgan dollars comprising:1878 x 4,1879 x 4,1880 x 4,1881 x 51882 x 5,1883 x 4,1884 x 4,1885 x 4,1886 x 3,1887 x 3,1888 x 3,1889 x 4,1890 x 4,1891 x 4,1892 x 4,1893 x 4,1894 x 3,1895 x 3,1896 x 3,1897 x 3,1898 x 3,1899 x 3,1900 x 3,1901 x 3,1902 x 3,1903 x 4,1904 x 3 and1921 x 3 (99)
Sold for £3,300
An album of stamps including two 1840 Penny Blacks (IE and CH), a Twopenny Blue pair (OA and OB), twenty-five further Twopenny Blues, over two-hundred and twenty Penny Reds, rose-red half pennys, Government Departmental Official stamps, King Edward VII, King George V, King Edward VIII and King George VI, together with a small album of Penny Reds on envelopes and twelve albums of 1940 and later stamps (14 albums total)
Sold for £1,100
After Leon Pilet (1840-1916), a brown patinated bronze figure modelled as a female slave clutching a robe to her breast and wearing manacles, seated on an architectural plinth, signed 'Pilet (SC)', h. 66 cm
Sold for £650
Impressionist School (20th century),Figures down a bustling avenue, indistinctly signed, pastels and gouache, 36.5 x 54 cm, together with a similar oil on board of a coastal scene, presumably by the same hand (2)
Sold for £480