Other items of furniture were also very popular with a Shapland and Petter Arts and Crafts oak hall stand with an embossed copper frieze bearing the inscription 'Fair Weather After You' and aneroid barometer dial selling for £1050.
and this beautiful Victorian ebonised fold-over card table selling for £320.
Famous furniture maker “Mousey” Thompson was also represented in the sale – but by two smaller examples of work which sold for £260 and £180 respectively.
The large private collection of USA WWII military propaganda posters generated a lot of interest with auctioneer Tom Robson featuring on the front page of one of the local newspapers. They sold well with two particularly good lots, Lot 195 fetching £250
and Lot 207 selling for £150.
The star of the ceramics was Lot 38, a Clarice Cliff Bizarre “Kew” patterned vase
Which sold for £900.
Lot 71 was also a hit with this Beswick hunting set trotting out of the saleroom with a hammer price of £480.
Collectors of militaria had a number of lots to keep them interested including a German WWI Picklehaub which sold for £200,
three German WWII daggers which sold for £230,
and a flintlock pistol and smaller pistol which sold for £400.
The jewellery and silverware section also did well. Lot 233,
an 18ct white gold bracelet fetched £720, and Lot 271, a silver four piece coffee set sold for £400.
We are now accepting entries for our next Fine Art and Antique Sale which will be held on Wednesday 15th December 2010.