APRIL SALE REPORT
a mixed and varied sale on behalf of local deceased estates and
other private vendors, saw a busy two days of selling at the
Auction Rooms, and with the good Spring weather, a larger than
normal garden ornament section could be found.
silver section a George I chocolate pot by Edward Feline made in
London in 1726 made £1,250, while a mixed collection of silver
cutlery made £550, and a collection of Belgian silver cutlery
also made £550. Amongst the pictures an oil painting by Auguste
Bonheur with cattle in landscape made £630, a pair of oils by
local artist Henry Harris made £450 and an oil painting by the
Irish artist Maurice Canning Wilks showing a Connemara landscape
sold at £950.
furniture a 19th century rosewood and brass three
tier étagère sold at £750, an inlaid Edwardian revolving
bookcase at £540.
month’s sale will be conducted over three days, the final day
given entirely to books. Some 300 lots principally from three
deceased estates including a large number of historical Bristol
area books, natural history, particularly mosses, lichens etc,
travel books as well as a number of books with fine leather