Antique Furniture and Collectors’ Items

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Thursday 25 November 2021

Commencing at 11:00am

Leamington Spa Auction Centre


Saturday 20th November – 10am - 2pm
Tuesday 23rd November – 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 24th November – 9am to 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.230

If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Richard Gormley 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.


12 Guy Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 4RT

Saturday prior to sale 10am – 2pm
Tuesday prior to sale 9am – 5pm
Wednesday prior to sale 9am – 7pm
Morning of sale from 9am

Buyers Premium
A buyers’ premium at 17.5% plus VAT, will be added to the bid price of each lot.
Lots purchased online will in addition attract a 5% plus VAT fee.

Condition Reports
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.

Artist Resale Rights (ARR)
In certain instances, where an artist is still alive, royalties can apply under the Artist Resale Right Regulations 2006. If these regulations apply, the buyer of the lot agrees to pay the auctioneer an amount equal to the resale royalty and we undertake to the buyer to pay this sum to the artist’s collection agent.

On sale day until 5pm and on the following Friday and Monday 9am – 5pm.
The auctioneers may charge storage on items not cleared by this time.

Postage & Packing
All postal mailing is handled by: Mail Boxes 01926 881920

Attention is drawn to the Auctioneers Conditions of Sale in this catalogue and posted on the premises.

In particular, it is emphasised that all accounts must be settled on the day of sale. Sale currency is GBP.

The following payment methods are accepted :

• Cash
• Debit card (in person)
• Direct bank transfer

We do not accept payments by credit card or any card payments over the telephone.

Bank transfer details are as follows :

Bank Name :       Metro Bank Plc
Account Name :  Locke & England
Sort code :          23-05-80
Account # :         29033964
Please quote both the auction number and your invoice number as reference. Failure to do so may delay goods being released. Please be aware that clients making international transfers will be liable for any bank imposed charges.

Online Registration
In completing the online bidder registration and providing your payment card details you :

(i) confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to the auctioneer and have sufficient funds available to complete the transaction.

(ii) agree to abide by the auctioneer’s conditions of sale and special terms and conditions as stated in these particulars and on the online bidding platform.

(iii) agree to make payment via the methods and timescales stated above at the completion of the auction and authorise the auctioneer that on failing to do so the credit/debit card given may be charged in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased.

Auctioneer Information
Locke & England
12 Guy Street
Leamington Spa
CV32 4RT
United Kingdom
Tel: 01926 889100

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Recent Highlights

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Leamington Spa Auction Centre

A 19th century mahogany twin pedestal desk, the top with a damaged tooled leather insert over a row of three drawers on two three drawer pedestals, h. 77 cm, w. 153 cm, d. 75 cm

Sold for £900

In the 17th Century manner,
A head and shoulders portrait of Oliver Cromwell,
oil on canvas, the image including an oval faux frame painted within the picture, mounted in a larger giltwood frame,
overall 106 x 94 cm

Sold for £1,100

An Arts & Crafts silver twin handled pedestal cup in the manner of Charles Robert Ashbee. The cup having a planished finish, loop handles and embossed roundels to base. Hallmarked for London 1901, makers mark for the Guild of Handicraft. Approx weight 200g, h. 11 cm

Sold for £1,600

John Milne (1931-1978) an abstract bronze sculpture of arched design. Inscribed '2/3 1974 JEM' under base, h. 19.5 cm

Sold for £4,600

A 19th century Indian tortoise shell and engraved ivory topped occasional table on an ebonized base with barley twist legs, h. 70 cm, w. 46 cm, d. 46 cm

Sold for £1,800

In the manner of Joseph Marchak, a 1970's 18ct yellow gold prunt ring set with cabochon turquoise and ten small diamonds within a naturalistic setting. Approx weight 17.7g Size K.

Sold for £1,500

An assortment of 9ct gold and yellow metal items to include earrings, chains, pendants etc. Approx weight 64.1g

Sold for £1,100

A George II walnut 'Gainsborough' chair upholstered in floral needlework fabric, the outswept arms with floral carving on cabriole legs with carved ears and knees on hairy paw feet, h. 96 cm, w. 77 cm, d. 80 cm

Sold for £29,000

A mid 18th century possibly Irish oversized mahogany open arm chair, the carved and moulded top rail over the carved and pierced scrolling splat with shell design and the carved arms with bird head terminals on square section legs, along with two matching single chairs, h. 114 cm, w. 64 cm, d. 61 cm

Sold for £3,900

A mid 20th century Howard & Sons armchair covered in 'H & S' ticking on square section tapering beech front legs and later castors, h. 76 cm, w. 70 cm, d. 100 cm CONDITION REPORT: Later castors. Rips, wear and staining to ticking. Movement to arm joints. No Howard stamp. Label removed from Hessian.Provenance: Came from a house clearer

Sold for £1,800

An early 19th century rosewood breakfast table, the circular top over a tapering octagonal column on the triform base with lion paw feet, h. 72.5 cm, dia. 152 cm

Sold for £950

A pair of early 19th century rosewood and brass mounted chairs, the scroll over top rail over the caned seat with floral pads on sabre legs, h. 82 cm, w. 49 cm, d. 57 cm

Sold for £1,200

A Georgian giltwood sofa from the estate of J.B.Priestley who died at his home Kissingtree House in Alveston , Warwickshire. The sofa was purchased from the estate and was relocated to Honiley Hall, Warwickshire. The embroidered Honiley Hall crest was added at this time,
h. 103 cm, l. 190 cm, d. 61 cm

Sold for £1,600

18th century school,the Madonna with child,unsigned,oil on canvas,50 cm x 57 cm

Sold for £3,000

A 18th century oak settle with adjustable (drop) ends, upholstered in a William Morris fabric with five cushions over a rope seat, h. 89 cm, l. 200 cm, d. 63 cm

Sold for £1,500

A yellow metal fringe necklace marked '750' together with a yellow metal and blue topaz ring and a pair of matching yellow metal earrings marked '18k'. Approx weight 45g

Sold for £1,150

A small Royal Worcester vase with fluted rim and hand painted scenes of sheep signed H. Davis, h. 8.5 cm

Sold for £950

Cartier, an 18ct yellow gold 'open and shut' en tremblant flower clip, the closed bud opening to reveal diamond, sapphire, ruby and emerald set stamens. Signed and indistinctly numbered (?)016637, cased. Approx weight 33.7g, l. 7 cm

Sold for £4,800

A mid 18th century mahogany tea table, the shaped fold over top with well below supported on a single gate action on cabriole legs with carved knees and pad feet, h. 73 cm, w. 70 cm, d. 33 cm

Sold for £2,400

A late 19th century oak cased bracket clock, the case with domed roof, applied pineapple finials, brass frieze and pierced lantern sides, the brass face with silvered chapter ring, signed H.W Cave, Leamington. The movement having adjustments for Westminster or Eight Bell chimes and fast/slow or silent. Together with wall bracket, H. 52 cm

Sold for £1,700