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Friday 04 December 2015

Commencing at 11:00pm

Bedford Auction Centre

Viewing

Friday 27th November – 5pm to 8pm,
Saturday 28th November – 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 3rd December – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

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Bedford Auction Centre

A William IV mahogany reeded dining table, the two D-ends joined by a central leaf, on turned legs with castors, l. 175 cm

Sold for £640

Priscilla Hann (contemporary), a bronze sculpture modelled as a horse 'Mister Baileys' on a naturalistic base and mahogany plinth, h. 41 cm

Sold for £700

A 19th century brass samovar of hexagonal form with shell form handles and scrolled legs, in the Russian manner, h. 35 cm

Sold for £2000

A pair of Zsolnay Pecs two handled reticulated vases of classical form, h. 31.5 cm

Sold for £850

An early 20th century pine and strung apprentice piece modelled as a working wheelbarrow, l. 76 cm

Sold for £260

A group of late 19th/early 20th century stoneware ginger beer bottles, many named, including three with blue and green bands, together with a group of cods, inks, reference booklets etc.

Sold for £700

William Lionel Wylie (1851-1931),
'Report Me All Well',
signed and inscribed,
watercolour,
27 x 42 cm

Sold for £820

Richard Llewellyn Benson Rathbone (1864-1939), a pair of Arts & Crafts brass candlesticks of squat form, stamped '19 Rathbone 02 107T', h. 12.5 cm each

Sold for £1400

A late 19th century French mantle clock, the face with Roman numerals, in the form of a sphere supported by a pair of putti on a gilt metal base of architectural form decorated with swags, h. 39 cm

Sold for £750

A George III silver mug of traditional bell shaped form having a leaf capped c-scroll handle, Samuel Godbehere & Edward Wigan, London 1796, together with two further George III mugs of similar design, overall 30 ozs

Sold for £1100

A Sitzendorf figure modelled as a female acrobat in the Art Deco manner, h. 31 cm

Sold for £550

A 19th century and later mahogany and brass bound campaign-chest, the three short drawers over three long drawers on turned feet,
w. 99 cm

Sold for £900

A 19th century Russian brown patinated bronze bust of Emperor Nicholas I (1796-1855) on an integral socle of waisted cylindrical form, h. 47 cm, on a red marble plinth of shaped square form applied with a gilt bronze Romanov coat of arms, overall h. 61 cm *Believed to be a court commission

Sold for £5000

A 19th century Russian brass samovar and stand, h. 46 cm

Sold for £1300

A group of three early 20th century walking canes, each with the pommel modelled as an African head, one with a brass mount marked 'G. Little & Co. Makers,
63 Haymarket, London

Sold for £600

After Demeter H. Chiparus (1886-1947), a cold painted and ivory mounted bronze figure 'Nimble Dancer' on a stepped onyx base, based engraved 'ETLING, PARIS', overall h. 46 cm, figure h. 30.5 cm

Sold for £7000

A parian ware bust modelled as a half length classical female figure on a socle base, h. 42 cm

Sold for £920

A George II silver covered tankard of tapered cylindrical form, having a scroll work thumb piece and leaf capped handle above a ribbed body, maker (?)IB, London 1759, h. 17.5 cm,
31 ozs

Sold for £740

A Napoleonic Prisoner-of-War bone figural group modelled as a guillotine execution with staircase, within a display cabinet, 37 x 20 cm, together with a similar boat

Sold for £950

A Chinese stoneware blue and white vase of baluster form, allover decorated with dragons, h. 48 cm

Sold for £1100