Friday 03 May 2019
Commencing at 11:00amBedford Auction Centre
Friday 26th April – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 27th April – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 2nd May – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am
The first Friday of every month sees a specialist auction of Antiques and Collectable’s at the Bedford Auction Centre. A range of Antique Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics & Glass, Silver, Metalware, Boxes and Caddies, Militaria and other collector ’s items are offered for sale.
A pair of Robert Thompson ‘Mouseman’ oak bookends, h. 15.5 cm Estimate £200 – £300
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.
A 19th century Zulu rhinoceros horn knobkerrie of typical form, l. 71.5 cm, 307 grams Estimate £800 – £1200
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.
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire at the office.
The Auctioneers do not provide an in-house postage and packaging service.
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 01234 266366 and they can recommend local delivery drivers or national couriers.
Regular valuation days are held in the saleroom for clients wishing to include items in the sale.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Bedford Auction Centre
A 9ct yellow gold curblink bracelet with heart shaped padlock clasp suspending a large quantity of charms including an Edwardian sovereign dated 1905, a cine camera, a jointed teddy bear, a pair of skis and many others, overall 190 gms
Sold for £2,400
David Paque (Early 20th Century), A rural road with horses, figures and a lake, signed, oil on canvas, 39 x 64 cm
Sold for £850
A Royal Worcester bud vase of bottle shaped form with trumpet neck, hand painted with scenes of sheep in a mountainous landscape by Harry Davis. Shape number 1661. Date code for 1908, h. 24 cm
Sold for £1700
A cased set of twelve early 20th century Russian silver gilt spoons decorated in cloisonne enamel with foliate motifs, Moscow kokoshnik standard mark, M3, l. 10.5 cm
Sold for £950
The Royal Mint 2018 Five-Coin Gold Proof set, No. 605, including a five-sovereign piece, double-sovereign, sovereign, half-sovereign and quarter-sovereign, cased
Sold for £2,500
A pair of Chinese cast metal brush pots of cylindrical form relief decorated and gilt highlighted with dragons within a stormy border, h. 24 cm
Sold for £620
A 19th century mahogany extending dining table, with three fitted leaves, on turned baluster legs with castors, 136 cm to 298 cm, w. 126 cm
Sold for £750
A group of Middle Eastern niello decorated metalware comprising a rectangular tray, a circular tray, a pair of dagger letter openers, a teapot, a sugar bowl, two dallah jug, four tea bowls and a jug (13)
Sold for £2,100
A late 19th century Louis Vuitton trunk with a crocodile skin leather body and mahogany brass studded ribs bearing various travel stickers including Cook's Cabin, British Rail etc., maker's label to the interior c. 1885,
No. 45030, w. 101 cm
Sold for £5,400
A collection of enamel automobile racing medals to include mainly Brooklands automobile racing club examples dating from 1920s onwards.
Sold for £850
An early 20th century Russian silver and parcel gilt kovsh, decorated in cloisonne enamel with foliate motifs, 88 standard and 11th Artel Moscow mark, h. 14.5 cm, 16.5 ozs
Sold for £10,000
An early 20th century 'Black Forest' carved umbrella and stick stand modelled as a bear with a polychrome face, tongue and teeth, h. 124 cm *Bought to the UK from Switzerland in the 1930's by the vendor's grandfather
Sold for £3,500
Ralph Peacock (1868-1946),
A head and shoulders portrait of a girl,
Margaret Girselda, daughter of A. Wedderburn Q.C., b. 1888,
signed and dated 1900,
oil on canvas,
60 x 49 cm, together with a private circulation book 'A History of the Wedderburns', 1997
Sold for £850
An early 20th century oak stand with silver plated mounts containing approximately fifty hat pins including two micro mosaic examples, an Egyptian revival glass pin and many others (qty)
Sold for £700
A brass lantern clock, the dial stamped 'Willaim Gray, London' with black Roman numerals, with a later mahogany bracket, h. 38 cm
Sold for £800
A 'Handmade Expert' gramophone by Ellis Michael Ginn (E.M. Ginn) in an oak case and stand, with wooden needles and a papier-mache horn overlaid with a faux leather finish
Sold for £1,600