Antique Furniture & Collectors’ Items

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Thursday 28 March 2019

Commencing at 11:00am

Leamington Spa Auction Centre


Saturday 23rd March – 10am - 2pm,
Tuesday 26th March - 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 27th March – 9am - 7pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

Auction Collection & Clearance Service Available

Thursday sales of Antiques and Collectors items are held bi-monthly at our Leamington Spa saleroom. These sales incorporate a range of Antique Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics & Glass, Silver, Metalware, Boxes and Caddies, Militaria and other collector’s items are offered for sale.51

Lot 51 A Regency mahogany, crossbanded and boxwood strung serpentine fronted chest of four graduated drawers with herringbone veneered corners on splay feet, h. 92 cm, w. 93 cm, d. 50 cm Estimate £1600 – £2000

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Delivery Service
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire at the office.

Regular Valuation Days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale

Delivery Service
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire at the office

Mailing & Postage
The Auctioneers do not provide an in-house postage and packaging service.

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41 Oxford Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4RA
Tel: 01926 881920

Purchasers are welcome to use their own couriers but they must give the auctioneers at least 24 hours’ notice prior to the collection.

For larger items, please contact the auctioneers on 01926 889100 and they can recommend local delivery drivers or national couriers.

If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Matthew Baker or David Williams on
01926 889100 or
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.

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Recent Highlights

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Leamington Spa Auction Centre

Daisy Makeig-Jones for Wedgwood, a large Fairyland lustre pedestal bowl, the exterior in the Woodland Bridge pattern, the interior in the Poplar Trees pattern, richly decorated in multiple colours with gilt detailing. Printed Wedgwood mark to base, dia. 28 cm, h. 14.5 cm

Sold for £800

A late 19th century state chair made for the Prince of Wales (to become Edward VII) for his state visit to Warwick castle during the Royal Show and made by J Plucknnett & Co. of Warwick. The chair is covered in crimson frise velvet and surmounted by carved lions holding shields monogrammed A E ( Albert Edward ). The crest of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales is embroidered to the back. The chair is mentioned in 'The Woodcarvers of Warwick' by Ann Stevens, h. 103 cm, w. 55 cm, d. 58 cm

Sold for £1000

A large pair of early 20th century Japanese cloisonne enamel vases of hexagonal form, abundantly decorated with wild flowers on a black ground, h. 46 cm

Sold for £1300

J. Pollenting (19th Century), 'The Grand Canal, Venice', signed, oil on canvas, 57 x 81 cm

Sold for £2100

A George III mahogany, marquetry and tulipwood banded serpentine knife box, the sloping lid lifting to reveal a vacant interior on ogee bracket feet, h. 39 cm, w. 23 cm, d. 31 cm

Sold for £220

A limited edition Parker fountain pen made form the brass recovered from the liner RMS Queen Elizabeth which sank in Hong Kong harbour, 1972, following a fire. The pen itself with a 14ct gold nib and complete with accompanying presentation box and certificate No. 1896/5000. Together with a facsimile 1938 Cunard White Star invitation to the launch of said ship at Clydebank

Sold for £460

A late 17th century and later walnut, herring bone strung and crossbanded cabinet, the quarter veneered top over two cupboard doors enclosing a bank of eleven drawers on bracket feet, h. 102 cm, w. 104 cm, d. 55 cm

Sold for £480

A handwoven Persian silk rug, possibly Kashan,the multi line border enclosing a red ground field with three superimposed central medallions surrounded by an extensive arabesque, 315 cm x 205 cm

Sold for £800

James H. C. Millar (fl.1884-1903), 'Trevone Bay, Cornwall', signed, oil on canvas, 60 x 91 cm

Sold for £2800

A Russian silver and parcel gilt tankard by Ovchinnikov. The body with two niello-work oval panels depicting scenes of the Kremlin and St. Basil's cathedral, surrounded by scrolling decoration and separated by a series of bands with gothic Cyrillic script beneath the lid. The lid itself featuring a bifurcated thumb piece and further scrolling and medallion decoration. Marked to base for 84 zolotnik silver. Moscow 1888. Makers mark for Pavel Akimov Ovchinnikov. Assay master probably Viktor Vasilyevich Savinsky. Approx weight 660g, h. 14.5 cm.

Sold for £5000

A George V silver mounted claret jug in the form of a cockatoo, the silver head and feet mounted on a white ceramic body by Copeland Spode. Hallmarked for Sheffield 1913, makers mark for Asprey & Co Ltd. A/F

Sold for £1000

A late 16th/17th century Nuremberg steel casket of rectangular form. The panel with elaborately engraved figures of ladies and gentleman surrounded by scrolling foliage and borders, the interior with a three point locking mechanism, l. 22 cm, d. 10.5 cm, h. 12 cm

Sold for £1200

An early 20th century oak table cutlery cabinet by Finnigans containing a large selection of silver and steel cutlery to include ivory handled fish cutlery, mother of pearl handled fruit cutlery, egg spoons, table forks, soup spoons, tea spoons, soup ladle, grape scissors, table spoons, nutcrackers etc. Various hallmarks, mostly Sheffield. Approx weight of unweighted silver items 4416g

Sold for £1350

An early 20th century American Columbia Phonograph Company Graphophone type N, No.43389, with a coin operated mechanism housed in a glazed oak case with a brass horn and two reproduction advertising boards, along with a black case containing twenty wax cylinders, h. 41 cm, w.38 cm, d. 23 cm

Sold for £2500

A Georgian and later mahogany dwarf linen press, the top over two cupboard doors with dummy drawers enclosing four linen slides on bracket feet, h. 94 cm, w. 134 cm, d. 62 cm

Sold for £420

A late 17th century/early 18th century delftware charger with polychrome decoration depicting a gentleman waving goodbye to his lover with a castle visible on the hill in the background, dia. 34 cm

Sold for £480

A 19th century Elizabethan style refectory table, the cleated top over a carved frieze on four carved melon legs joined by an H stretcher, h. 77 cm, l. 182 cm, w. 83 cm

Sold for £580

A late 17th / early 18th century and later oyster veneered cabinet on stand, the cabinet with walnut veneered top over two cupboard doors enclosing a fitted interior comprising of a central cupboard surrounded by drawers on a later stand with single drawer on barley twist legs, h. 135 cm, w. 104 cm, d. 46 cm

Sold for £2400

An early 21st century Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson of Kilburn oak dining table and a set of six chairs, the table with an adzed top on octagonal chamfered supports with carved mouse, the two carver and four single chairs upholstered in a diamond design fabric with a carved mouse to each right hand leg. Table h. 73 cm, l. 183 cm, w. 87 cm

Sold for £3000

A George III silver tea caddy having an oval gadrooned body with armorial engraving to lid. Hallmarked for London, 1786

Sold for £1100