Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Sale Highlights

Our Fine Art and Antique Sale on Wednesday 16th March 2011 proved to be a bright start to Spring with a bustling saleroom full of eager buyers.

Items sold well throughout the sale with popular lots across the board:

Lot 7 - A large circular Crown Ducal wall plaque by Charlotte Rhead  - sold for £200

Lot 15 - a pair of Japanese cloisonne vases - sold for £180

Lot 20 - A 19th Century mahogany tea caddy with with marquetry and parquetry inlaid decoration – sold for £460

Lot 34 - A 19th Century Indian coromandel work box sold for £260

Lot 39 -  A Goldscheider figurine of a dancing lady - sold for £280

Lot 52 - a small Clarice Cliff "Fantasque" pedestal bowl, and an orange preserve pot and a shallow circular pot - sold for £130

Lot 97 A Wells of London boxed "Mickey Mouse" clockwork hand car – sold for £230

Lot 113 – A leather bound 'The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments', imprinted at London by Robert Barker, dated 1635 – sold for £340

Lot 132 - A large silver circular pedestal bowl embossed with scrolls and flowers, London 1900 - sold for £240

Lot 154 - A 9ct gold pocket watch – sold for £360

Lot 187 – A Pair of oils on canvas by Oliver Clare – sold for £820

Lot 231 - A Victorian walnut pier cabinet – sold for £1150

Lot 248 - A pair of French Kingwood and veined marble topped standing corner cabinets – sold for £1100

Lot 282 - A 19th century mahogany circular centre table with marquetry inlaid top, decorated with flowers and butterflies - sold for £1600

Lot 263 - An Original 1970 Child's Chopper bike – sold for £170

Local Interest

As always, we had an interesting selection of local items which proved very popular with the buyers:

Lot 13 -  A Sunderland purple lustre jug by J Phillips of Hylton pottery with a South View of the Sunderland Bridge - sold for £200

Lot 36 - A Sunderland purple lustre rectangular plaque "Thou God, See'st Me" - sold for £480

Lot 71 - A postcard album containing North East postcards including the Newcastle Pageant – sold for £85
Lot 99 - A death plaque and medals with photographs and related ephemera.  Awarded to 20509 Pte J Collingwood of the Durham Light Infantry – sold for £320

Lots 171 and 172 - Folders of black and white photographs of S.A.F.C footballers from 1920-1970s - sold for £110 and £200 respectively

We are now accepting entries for our next Fine Art and Antique Sale which will be held on Wednesday 6th July 2011 and will be filmed by the team at Dickinson's Real Deal!

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