Monday 16 June 2014

Top Lots from Antique Auction

Lot 261
A 1950/51 Rail Racing car, the model is of a V16 BRM car with steel chassis and aluminium body, petrol Oliver Cub 1.5cc compression ignition engine.
26 cm long
Sold for £1,400

Lot 469
A hammered silver Arts and Crafts pedestal bowl decorated with semi-precious stones and leaf design, Birmingham 1904, maker's mark Albert E. Jones. 
Weight 10.8 oz
Sold for £1,250

Lot 520
John Bentham Dinsdale
Oil on canvas
"The Falcon Hong Kong"
34 cm x 43 cm
Sold for £1,200

Lot 478
A large silver salver with moulded shell and scrolled border on four scrolled feet. The salver depicts six Newcastle upon Tyne buildings including the Laing Art Gallery, the former Newcastle Library, the Town Hall, St Nicholas Cathedral, The College of Medicine, Armstrong College and the Education Office, also Newcastle coat of arms and inscribed "This salver and a purse of gold were publicly subscribed for and presented on behalf of the subscribers to Mr Alfred Goddard by the Lord Mayor of Newcastle upon Tyne (Sir Joseph Baxter Ellis J.P) in recognition of the splendid services rendered by Mr Goddard to the City of Newcastle upon Tyne during a period of 35 years as the only Clerk to the late School Board from its inception to its close and the first secretary to the Newcastle upon Tyne Education Committee 30th September 1906", London 1906, stamped Reid and Sons Newcastle upon Tyne.
56 cm diameter
Approximate weight 110 oz
Sold for £1,600

Lot 451

An 18ct white gold solitaire diamond ring, approximately 1.25 ct, ring size M/N.
Sold for £1,450

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