HOW CAN YOU NOT BID?
good mix of lots at the September sale at the auction rooms in
Wotton-under-Edge, produced a consistent selling level throughout
the two days with bidders either in attendance, on the phone,
leaving bids with the auctioneers or bidding online. It has never
been so easy to partake in auctions here.
To give an idea of the breadth of the variety of this sale, a
collection of mid 20th century ceramics by Beswick,
mainly birds and animals, Disney cartoon characters, etc sold for
over £1500. An extensive collection of Herend dinner and dessert
ware made £850. Jewellery of good quality continues to sell well,
a sapphire (1.14cts) and diamond ring (2.2cts in total) made
£1300, an emerald and diamond dress ring made £1100 and a diamond
flower head cluster ring 3.38cts in total, £1500. A collection of
gold full and half sovereigns made £1000 and a 9ct gold cigarette
case made £615. Good watches continue to sell, for example a
stainless steel Rolex Tudor Oyster Date Automatic Chrono Time made
£1950. The best of the silver, a canteen of Edwardian flatware for
twelve sold at £850. Whilst amongst the clocks, a Jaeger LeCoultre
Marina Bees black Lucite Atmos clock took a bid of £1800.
An oil on canvas showing a half length portrait of Jane Shore,
purchased at the Berkeley Castle sale of 1946, made £2000. A
Hoffmann (by Bechstein Europe) overstrung piano in a polished
ebonised case sold for £1600.
The October sale is forming well, with a large volume of consigned
goods arriving at the auction room daily. This will also include a
very large and important collection of stamps, British, European,
Commonwealth and worldwide. All further entries are requested by
the end of the month.
Lot 217 - Sold
Part of a
collection of Beswick - Sold
Lot 352 - Sold