Friday 05 February 2016
Commencing at 11:06pmNewnham Street Saleroom
Friday 29th January – 5pm to 8pm,
Saturday 30th January – 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 4th February – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am
Our February Antique Furniture & Collectors’ Items sale will feature two single owner collections of Beswick & Moorcroft, further entries are now invited.
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the the-saleroom.com
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.
Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.
Mailing & Postage
All mailing is handled by Mail Boxes Etc.
St Loyes House, 20 St. Loyes Street, Bedford MK40 1ZL
T: 01234 305 544
Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.
ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales please contact Lindsay Vintiner or Matthew Baker on
01234 266366 or email@example.com
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.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Bedford Auction Centre
A Royal Crown Derby two handled covered vase of urn shaped form decorated with floral sprays on a yellow ground, h. 35 cm *base inscribed Althaea Frutex Ramuneulus & China Aster, Tulips, Poppy, Strawberry & Capella Pilchella
Sold for £3800
A Swiss automaton clock with a turning paddle within a river scene, the enamelled clock face with Roman numerals within a tower, under a glass dome, h. 61cm
Sold for £1100
A group of medals awarded to 5572542 Sgt. Wilfred Edward Couldwell, The Wiltshire Regiment including a Military Medal, The France and Germany Star, The 1939-1945 Star, The Defence Medal and War Medal, together with the associated paperwork, cap badges, three miniatures etc.
Sold for £1,600
A 19th century Chinese blue and white teapot and cover of urn shaped form decorated with a pair of figures at leisure within traditional interiors to each side, single stylised character mark to base, h. 18 cm, on a fabric stand
Sold for £2,050
A mid-19th century carved giltwood and gesso wall mirror, in the Chinese Chippendale taste, the frame surmounted by an eagle with outspread wings, with pilasters 'c' and 's' scrolls, applied with floral swag, foliage and rocaille ornament, flanked to the side with foliage branches and with urns of flowers above, the Pim Unicorn to the centre , approx w.190 cm, h.220 cm
Sold for £11,000
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 pair of late 19th/early 20th century Cantonese floor vases of hexagonal form, typically decorated in coloured enamels with warriors and elders, h. 60.5 cm (af)
Sold for £1450
A 19th and later skeleton clock, the twin train movement striking on a bell, later amended to feature an automaton cuckoo in the walnut pedestal on brass bracket feet, under a five-glass dome, h. 54 cm
Sold for £850
A Louis Vuitton 'Estrela' monogrammed noir handbag, together with a Louis Vuitton 'Sarah' clutch/purse, with the associated care booklet and invoice
Sold for £1,050
An early 19th century mahogany drum table with four frieze drawers and four faux drawers on a column and four splayed legs with castors, d. 120 cm
Sold for £1,700
An early 20th century woollen rug, the geometric motifs within a blue ground and red bands, 558 x 537 cm
Sold for £3,500
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