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May

Antiques & Interiors Bid Live!

Antiques & Interiors

Lot: 1 to 500 - 24th May, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Lot: 1000 to 1500 - 24th May, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: 240524
Lots: 724

The popular fortnightly Antiques and Interiors Sales attract a loyal following of regular buyers and they are a good source of 20th and 21st century collectables. Including a mix of affordable traditional art and antiques, jewellery, watches and more the Antiques and Interiors Sales are a great place for novice buyers to begin their collection.


Fashion, Costume and Textiles Bid Live!

Fashion, Costume and Textiles

Date: 24th May, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: TX72
Lots: 247

Highlights include the wardrobe and collection of a lady from Bath, who was an art student in the 1960/70s comprising clothing by Anokhi, Biba, Ginger, and the costume collection of 1920s and 1930s evening wear. Other items include two Ossie Clark dresses, mid-century 20th century cotton day dresses, suits, evening wear and accessories. This continues with fabrics and curtains designed by Hans Juda for Heals, David Whitehead curtains and Liberty fabric lengths. The sale also includes a Private Collection of Vivienne Westwood Costume and Accessories, a 19th century Bristol Orphanage Sampler, and a Georgian darning sampler, a collection of decorative American quilts, Chinese vestments, other eastern textiles and more.

Lots 2000 to 2020: Items from Dutton Manor, Lancashire

Lots 2215 to 2237:Geraldine Wynn Marchand Fashion Student and Private Collector, Bath

Geraldine Wynn Marchand worked at the Bath Fashion Museum for over 25 years, working as Head Guide, and lecturing on the history of costume to a wide variety of organisations.  Her experience in the Museum prompted her MPhil on textile printing in 1993 and thesis on the development of the handkerchief, which featured on BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour in the 1990s.  Her passion for clothes and accessories, from antique hatpins to geometric dresses, has spanned a lifetime.

Born in Llandrindod Wells in 1939, after studying ceramics in Tehran, and qualifying as an art teacher at Hornsey School of Art in London, she became based in London.  Dividing her time between teaching and working as a prop’s assistant for Len Fulford’s commercial photography studio, near Regent Street and Carnaby Street therefore placing her at the heart of the Swinging Sixties fashion.  Geraldine loved browsing London’s street markets for treasures from Brick Lane to Portabello Road, this would continue after moving to Bath in 1969 with her husband. 

Lots 2240 to 2249: Collection of Vivienne Westwood Costume


Jewellery, Watches & Silver

Jewellery, Watches & Silver

Date: 18th May, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: JW47
Lots: 432
Catalogue: View Page Turner Catalogue

The May Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale will include an interesting group of late 17th and 18th century silver, lead by a circa 1650 Memento Mori Watch-Case in the form of a Skull, and a William III Silver Punch Bowl made in London in 1697 by Benjamin Pyne. Also of interest is a group of three lots of silver by early 20th century master silversmith H.G. Murphy, and a silver sculptural trophy of Shakespeare, given in memory of an actor killed in WWII, is to be sold by the Hull Music Festival to raise funds to support the education and development of young performers in the area.

The Jewellery section will be opened by a selection of silver jewellery by Georg Jensen, which will include a stylish matching set of ‘Forget-Me-Knot’ Earrings and Brooch designed by Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe for Georg Jensen. Colourful jewels are also amongst the highlights, with pieces by Catherine Best and H. Stern, and a Citrine and Diamond Brooch. There are also several sets of Gentleman's Cufflinks.

A good offering of World War II Military Watches, from a Private Collection, lead a wide variety of vintage collectable and luxury watches, alongside a selection of pocket watches. Highlights include a rare circa 1944 IWC Mark X Military Issue Wristwatch – one of the so called “Dirty Dozen”, a 2006 18 carat gold Hermès Lady’s Cape Cod Wristwatch, and a rare 1809 Silver Eight Day Duration Verge Pocket Watch with Calendar Display by Jno Hill of London.


Country House Sale

Country House Sale

Saturday 18th May, 9.30am: Part I (Lots 1-499) (Ceramics, Glass, Works of Art, Books, Rugs and Taxidermy) 
Saturday 18th May, 9.30am: Part II (Lots 500-1000) (Pictures, Clocks and Furniture)

Sale number: CH45
Lots: 842


The Country House Sales offer an appealing mix of traditional antiques and curiosities, good furnishing pieces and specialist collectors’ items. The sales incorporate the contents of important properties and private collections as well as individually consigned lots redolent of the English Country House. 

Included in the sale will be an extraordinary collection of Treen and Metalware, put together over many years by David and Hilary Hide. The Hides, who lived in the North of England, had a fascination for British vernacular objects and developed a deep knowledge of their subject. The extensive collection will be sold in fifty lots. Highlights of the collection include an 18th Century Treen Lignum Vitae Mortar with similar hardwood pestle (estimate: £300-500 all figures exclude buyer’s premium), a Pair of George III Carved and Turned Mahogany Candlesticks sold with a Pair of Olive Wood Brighton Bun Travelling Candlesticks (estimate: £150-250), and a group of three George III Mahogany Cats or plate stands (estimate: £100-150). Also of interest are a group of three Mid-19th Century Toleware Spice Boxes (Estimate: £80-120), and a group of Lignum Vitae Treen String Boxes from the 19th Century (estimate: £100-150).

The sale will also include rugs from the Collection of the Late Nicola Pyne. Nicola Pyne was born in 1948 in South-West London. Her early years were spent at the family house in Strawberry Hill, which backed onto the Thames.  She was academically able, attending Lady Eleanor Holles School before obtaining a BSc in Physics from Birmingham University.  She had a lifelong love of studying and also completed a degree in Biology from Birkbeck.  Nicola worked for many years with IBM before leaving to pursue a teaching career specialising in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.  She loved to travel and visited many countries in Central Asia, the Middle East and India, developing a love of different cultures and filling her house with artefacts from around the globe.  Her travels led to an interest in ethnic items including jewellery, wood carving and of course tribal rugs and related weavings. The items in this collection will be denoted throughout the catalogue with a ~ symbol. 


Scientific & Musical Instruments, Cameras & Tools

Scientific & Musical Instruments, Cameras & Tools

Date: 15th May, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: SC58
Lots: 185

The Scientific and Musical Sales encompass microscopes, telescopes and binoculars, surveying and navigational equipment, medical and pharmaceutical instruments, woodworking and engineering tools, measuring devices, mining equipment, cameras from vintage to modern and optical toys. The sale also includes all musical related items from antique, vintage and good modern orchestral instruments to vintage and modern guitars, concertinas, musical boxes, juke boxes, polyphones, gramophones and vintage and modern amplifiers and stereo equipment.


Coins & Banknotes

Coins & Banknotes

Date: 8th May, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: CN175
Lots: 481

The Coins and Banknotes Sale on 8th May will showcase a broad and diverse range of lots comprising ancient coins, hammered, early milled, gold and silver bullion, and an interesting banknote section. The sale is expected to attract collectors from all numismatic fields.

Some of the noteworthy lots include a George VI 1937 4-coin gold proof set, one of only 5001 minted, a rare William IV first bust sovereign 1832, and a very pleasing George V 1935 proof crown, one of only 2500 minted. Two rare Tortola counter-stamped cut dollars are also expected to generate a lot of interest, as well as a small collection of Hudson’s Bay Promissory notes, found in an assortment of papers belonging to a family member of a former HBC employee.

The bullion section is well represented with a large number of sovereigns, gold eagles, and Austrian ducats. Finally, the sale boasts an extensive modern proof coin section, featuring collectable Royal Mint coinage, and a substantial collection of Australian, American, Canadian, and British silver bullion coins.


Antiques & Interiors, to include a Section of Silver

Antiques & Interiors, to include a Section of Silver

Lot: 1 to 500 - 3rd May, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Lot: 1000 to 1500 - 3rd May, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: 030524
Lots: 808

The silver and objects of vertu section of the sale features an interesting array of items sure to appeal to a wide range of buyers. The objects of vertu in the sale includes ever-popular items such as vinaigrettes, vesta-cases and a number of scent-bottles. Among the scent-bottles are rarities such as a Victorian silver-mounted onyx compressed circular example by Sampson Mordan, marked for London, 1889 and sold with a porcelain ovoid scent-bottle, lot 112. There is also a collection of five silver-mounted ceramic examples, each with painted decoration, lot 111. Other items of note in this section are an Old Sheffield plate snuff-box in the form of a horse’s head, lot 119 and gold items such as Parker pens, lot 120 and a gold comb-case, lot 89.

The silver on offer comes in many different shapes and styles, including the Art Nouveau style such as a three-piece tea-service by Charles Clement Pilling of Sheffield and a mug made by William Hutton and Sons and probably designed by Kate Harris. There are also novelty silver items in the sale such as a charming set of four salt-cellars by John Collard Vickery, each formed as a Sussex trug, the traditional wooden basket that dates back to at least the 16th century but which became particularly popular in the 19th century, lot 23. Another example of silver copying wooden forms is a Mether Cup, a traditional Irish vessel, made by Alexander Clark and Co. Ltd in 1926, lot 29.

A large majority of the items in the sale are items which are useful for around the home. Not only are there a variety of tea and coffee-wares, salvers and bowls but there are also good examples of silver lighting such as a set of three silver plate two-light wall-sconces. These examples are made in the 20th century after originals from the beginning of the 18th century, lot 121. Other lighting in the sale includes a pair of two-light candelabra by Fordham and Faulkner, lot 8; a pair of Corinthian column candlesticks by William (Birmingham) Ltd., hallmarked for 1920, lot 24, and a pair of Old Sheffield Plate examples from the first half of the 19th century, lot 26.

There are also many items of flatware in the sale with everything from silver plate table-services to individual pieces. Of particular note among the flatware is a collection of sugar-tongs, including Scottish provincial examples from towns such as Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dumfries, Greenock and Montrose as well as an Irish provincial pair by John Seymour of Cork, lot 101. Among the other flatware are a wide variety of patterns including Hanoverian, Old English and Fiddle and from as early as the reign of George II.

Elsewhere in the sale there is a good mix of affordable traditional art and antiques, jewellery, watches, furniture and more.

April

Timed Auction: Fine Wine & Whisky

Timed Auction: Fine Wine & Whisky

Starts: 8th Apr, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Ends: 21st Apr, 2024 12:00 GMT/BST
Sale number: WST2
Lots: 195

A host of rare bottles of wine, spirits and whisky will be offered in a timed online sale at Tennants Auctioneers, which will be open for bidding from 8th to 21st April. Amongst the highlights of the sale is a bottle of Chatequ d'Yquem 1942 Lur Saluces with provenance from Dutton Manor, Lancashire, a bottle of Grand Cognac 1811 Napoleon, and a bottle of Tomatin 1977 36 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky. 

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Antiques & Interiors

Antiques & Interiors

Lot: 1 to 500 - 19th Apr, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Lot: 1000 to 1500 - 19th Apr, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: 190424
Lots: 606

The popular fortnightly Antiques and Interiors Sales attract a loyal following of regular buyers and they are a good source of 20th and 21st century collectables. Including a mix of affordable traditional art and antiques, jewellery, watches and more the Antiques and Interiors Sales are a great place for novice buyers to begin their collection.


Natural History & Taxidermy

Natural History & Taxidermy

Date: 17th Apr, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: NAT31
Lots: 295

This April, Tennants Auctioneers are delighted to have been instructed to sell the Taxidermy Collection of Colonel Stephenson Robert Clarke, businessman, British Army officer, botanist, naturalist, ornithologist, horticulturist, art collector and landowner. The majority of the 61 lots are specimens taken by Stephenson Clarke on four hunting trips to Africa between 1909 and 1924 and were mounted by the renowned Rowland Ward Ltd of Piccadilly, London. Several of the lots are recorded in Rowland Ward's Records of Big Game (View Press Release). 


Books, Maps & Manuscripts

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

Date: 10th Apr, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: BK186
Lots: 116

The sale includes a sketchbook of drawings of Southern China attributed to George Chinnery. English artist George Chinnery (1774-1852) left an extraordinary record of everyday life in Southern China in the early to mid-19th century, which has become an important source of historical information on the region.

Further highlights include an interesting archive of letters and ephemera relating to the composer and bandmaster Charles Coote (1809-1880), personal pianist to William Cavendish, the 6th Duke of Devonshire, and bandmaster and composer for stage productions put on by Charles Dickens. There is also several collections of 19th century photographs including an outstanding album with many views of Eton College and the River Thames at Windsor, Trinity College Cambridge, Switzerland, Gibraltar and Malta as well as an important photographic record of the Challenger Expedition, generally considered to be the foundation of oceanography. 

Single owner collections include a large quantity of books on Polar Exploration and early Whaling. We are also pleased to offer a selection of books from the library of Fred Gettings, prolific author and expert on astrology, symbolism and arcane lore. The library includes many early editions of Nostradamus with several manuscript works on the famous French astrologer.


Antiques & Interiors, to include a Section of Silver

Antiques & Interiors, to include a Section of Silver

Lot: 1 to 500 - 5th Apr, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Lot: 1000 to 1500 - 5th Apr, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: 050424
Lots: 794

This Antiques and Interiors sale includes a good offering of silver and objects of vertu. With estimates from under £100 to over £1,000 the sale will appeal to the seasoned collector and to anyone who might want to add a bit of sparkle to their home. A highlight of the objects of vertu in the sale will be a group of early 20th-century pin-cushions. These miniature works of art are formed as animals such as a hedgehog, a duck and a pig. These charming novelty items have long appealed to collectors. Also of interest in the section will be 9ct gold Parker fountain pen and several lots of silver or silver and enamel buttons. The silver section offers several tea and coffee-services as well as numerous flatware items and useful items such as a wine-funnel and various candlesticks. Among the silversmiths whose work is offered in the sale are Hester Bateman, Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard, Carrington & Co., Walker & Hall, Mappin & Webb and the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co..

The sale will also include a private collection of over 100 lots of Moorcroft pottery from the Macintyre era through to modern designs including prestige pieces and trial vases. All to be sold without reserve. 

Also included in the sale is a good a mix of affordable traditional art, antiques, jewellery, watches, furniture and more.


Toys & Models, Sporting & Fishing

Toys & Models, Sporting & Fishing

Date: 3rd Apr, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: TY62
Lots: 475

The sale will include an original 1964 Beatles programme for the world premier of the film A Hard Day’s Night, an extensive collection of annotated Railway photographs and slides (sold with copyright), a collection of football and other sporting items including early Rugby League medals and caps, items relating to the 1966 World Cup Finals and match-worn shirts. An extensive collection of HO gauge Continental locomotives and rolling stock, James Bond, modern and vintage diecast, tin toys, fishing and many other collector's items.

March

Antiques & Interiors

Antiques & Interiors

Lot: 1 to 500 - 22nd Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Lot: 1000 to 1500 - 22nd Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: 220324
Lots: 684

To include 20th and 21st century collectables including Beswick, Royal Doulton, Royal Worcester, a good mix of affordable Modern & Contemporary and Traditional Art, as well as antiques, jewellery, watches, furniture and more. Look out for a private collection of walking sticks, fun acrylics by Cloe Vos of fruit & veg, and landscapes by well known local artist Fred Lawson.


Militaria & Ethnographica

Militaria & Ethnographica

Date: 20th Mar, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: MI69
Lots: 303

Militaria and Ethnographica Sales encompass items across diverse areas of collecting, from European and Eastern armour to 18th and 19th century firearms, military uniforms and documents, edged weapons, World War I and World War II ephemera, masonic regalia and medals.

Also included are a vast range of objects created in the early 20th century or earlier by indigenous cultures around the world, from early American civilisations to African tribes and Polynesian island cultures, incorporating religious idols, domestic and ritual objects, figurative sculpture, jewellery and weapons of all descriptions.


British, European & Sporting Art

British, European & Sporting Art

Date: 16th Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: TRADPIC11
Lots: 178
Catalogue: View Page Turner Catalogue

Coming up for auction this Spring are three notable works by Adolphe Valette (1876-1942), a French Impressionist artist who spent the majority of his career in the North of England. Whilst he is best remembered today as being the highly influential tutor to L.S. Lowry, Valette created a significant body of work in oils, watercolours and drawing media. All three works are sold with provenance from The Perera Collection, the largest collection of works by Valette to have been assembled in private hands.

Further notable works in the sale include an exquisitely detailed still life of a peach, black grapes and cobnuts on a marble shelf by Emilie Preyer (1849-1930), and a work by historical genre painter Edward Matthew Ward (1816-1879) that depicts the hero of a popular comic ballad, John Gilpin.

The sale will also see the final part of the Raymond Booth Studio, comprising 19 works. Raymond Booth (1929-2015) was perhaps the greatest botanical artist and illustrator of his generation, and his passion for the natural world shines through in his highly detailed oil studies of flora and fauna.


Fine Jewellery, Watches & Silver

Fine Jewellery, Watches & Silver

Date: 16th Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: FJW46
Lots: 340
Catalogue: View Page Turner Catalogue

Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sales are held three times a year, coinciding with the Fine Sales. They offer the top tier of consignments, focussing on important diamonds, fine period and designer jewellery, the most desirable vintage and modern luxury watches by top makers and fine pieces of period silver.


Spring Fine Sale

Spring Fine Sale

Lot: 1 to 500 - 16th March, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST

Sale number: LS193
Lots: 365
Catalogue: View Page Turner Catalogue


This Spring, Tennants Auctioneers is delighted to be offering for sale a fine and rare Chinese Celadon Jade Inscribed ‘Luohan’ Boulder from the Qianlong reign with its original hardwood stand. It will be sold as part of a Private Collection of Asian Art and European Antiques in the sale. The boulder, which is offered with an estimate of £70,000-100,000 plus buyer’s premium, depicts Luohan Ańgaja sitting cross-legged in a rocky grotto. View Press Release

Further highlights from the collection include a Set of Four Chinese Pale Celadon Jade Bowls, Qing Dynasty, probably Qianlong (estimate: £8,000-12,000 plus buyer’s premium), and a Pair of Chinese Porcelain ‘Nodding Head’ Figures, Qianlong (estimate: £4,000-6,000 plus buyer’s premium).

The collectors lived in London from the 1950s and acquired the fine collection predominantly from the leading Asian art and antiques dealers in the city. Many of the pieces in the collection will be sold with original purchase receipts. The items in this collection will be denoted throughout the online catalogue with a ~ symbol.

The sale will also include selected contents from Dutton Manor, Lancashire. 

In addition the sale comprises a small family collection of Renaissance bronzes, two good Iznik Faience Dishes from the late 16th/early 17th century, and a Private Collection of 17th and 18th century furniture including Continental and English oak pieces.


Antiques & Interiors, including Designer Fashion

Antiques & Interiors, including Designer Fashion

Lot: 1 to 500 - 8th Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Lot: 1000 to 1500 - 8th Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: 080324
Lots: 920

The popular fortnightly Antiques and Interiors Sales attract a loyal following of regular buyers and they are a good source of 20th and 21st century collectables. Including a mix of affordable traditional art and antiques, jewellery, watches and more the Antiques and Interiors Sales are a great place for novice buyers to begin their collection.


20th Century Design

20th Century Design

Date: 2nd Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: INT22
Lots: 295
Catalogue: View Page Turner Catalogue

A selection of good, early pieces of Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson furniture will be coming up in the 20th Century Design Sale on 2nd March, including a circa 1929 Monk's Chair from Ampleforth Abbey, two circa 1930s Monk's Chairs from the Horlicks family, and a circa 1930s Partner's Desk. These will be joined by a strong offering of modern Mouseman. A further good example of Arts and Crafts furniture comes in the form of a very finely made Cotswold School Dressing Mirror. 

Amongst the ceramics in the sale will be the Dr John C. Yule Collection of Linthorpe and Middlesbrough Pottery, a Private Collection of Dennis Chinaworks Pottery, a good example of Pilkington's Royal Lancastrian, and a Private Collection of Studio Pottery including pots by Richard Batterham. 


Modern & Contemporary Art

Modern & Contemporary Art

Date: 2nd Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: MOD33
Lots: 175
Catalogue: View Page Turner Catalogue

Amongst a strong section of Northern art in the sale is a small family collection of drawings by the great L.S. Lowry (1887-1976); the three works were given by Lowry to Ruth and Neville Blakey of Pendle, Lancashire, longstanding friends of the artist, and will be sold with correspondance with the Lowry. Further Northern artists represented in the sale include Harold Riley, Peter Brook, Brian 'Braaq' Shields, Norman Cornish, and Len Tabner. 

Further highlights include a vivid seascape by Scottish artist Sir William MacTaggart, a harbour scene by Chinese-born Singaporean artist Cheong Soo Pieng who founded the Nanyang style of art, and a striking industrial landscape by Staffordshire artist Maurice Wade. 

An interesting selection of works on paper include greats such as Frank Dobson, Dame Laura Knight, David Bomberg, Sir Matthew Smith, and a good range of prints include those by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro, Elizabeth Blackadder, Bob Dylan and Victor Pasmore. 

February

Antiques & Interiors, to include Beswick & Border Fine Arts

Antiques & Interiors, to include Beswick & Border Fine Arts

Lot: 1000 to 1500 - 23rd Feb, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Lot: 1 to 600 - 23rd Feb, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: 230224
Lots: 915

This Antiques & Interiors sale will include a specialist section of Border Fine Arts, with a small quantity of animal groups from other factories such as Beswick.  Most of the section comes from two large private collections, which will be denoted throughout. This section will appear online from Friday 9th February and the remainder of the auction from Friday 16th February. 

The sale will include part of 'A Clock and Watch Maker's Workshop', which will offer good clock and watchmaker's tools by Bergeon, clock bushing tools, staking tools, clock and watch parts and good German watchmaker's lathes by G.Boley and Lorch Schmidt & Co. Also on offer will be the first part of the gentleman's pocket watch and wristwatch collection. The remaining specialist pocket watches from the collection will be sold in the Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on 16th March and the Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on 18th May.  


Coins & Banknotes

Coins & Banknotes

Date: 14th Feb, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: CN174
Lots: 456

The upcoming specialist coins, banknotes, and tokens sale at Tennants offers a diverse selection of high-quality lots to appeal to numismatists of all interests. The sale includes ancient, hammered, and milled coins, both British and foreign, as well as an interesting collection of 18th-century tokens, Maundy money, and banknotes. Of particular note is an exceptional collection of coins from the late Michael Whiteley, president of The Yorkshire Numismatic Society in 2000, featuring Roman, hammered, and milled coins, including high-grade Georgian and Victorian silver coinage.

The gold section boasts some excellent 17th and 18th-century British gold coinage, including a Charles I gold unite, a George II, two guineas 1738, and a rare George III guinea 1763, all in highly collectable grades. These coins are in addition to a range of Victorian and modern gold coins.

Maundy sets are also well represented in the sale, with many sets in their original cases, mainly from the 19th and 20th centuries. The earliest set on offer is a Charles II Maundy set 1679. Collectors of tokens will be delighted to find a good number of 18th-century provincial tokens, many in top grades, including a lot of four choice Thomas Spence tokens.

The sale also includes a superb example of a 17th-century marriage medal by renowned medallist Sebastian Dadler, in good very fine or better condition. Finally, the sale boasts a significant number of modern Royal Mint silver proofs and commemorative coinage. Overall, the sale offers a wide variety of quality lots that will surely appeal to collectors of all numismatic fields.


Antiques & Interiors

Antiques & Interiors

Lot: 1 to 500 - 9th Feb, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Lot: 1000 to 1500 - 9th Feb, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: 090224
Lots: 907

 

This sale will include a good selection of traditional paintings including watercolours, oil paintings and portraits as well as affordable modern and contemporary art. Notable works include several paintings by artist, illustrator and author Mike Wilks (b.1947).

Mike Wilks was born in London and studied at a junior art school before attending Croydon College of Art. After working as a graphic designer for several years he founded his own design company, which flourished and later allowed him to resign and concentrate on painting and drawing. After publishing a number of best-selling books, Wilks became the focus on an award-winning BBC arts documentary 'Mike Wilks - Making His Mark'. Since then, he has continued to write, paint and draw, and his works can be found in public and private collections in the UK, Europe and the USA.

Also on offer in the sale is a good Private Collection of Japanese Cloisonne Vases, over 130 lots of Jewellery and over 100 lots of Silver.


Costume, Accessories & Textiles

Costume, Accessories & Textiles

Date: 9th Feb, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: TX71
Lots: 255

A host of beautiful 18th and 19th century costume and accessories redolent of the English Country House will go under the hammer in the Costume, Accessories and Textiles Sale on 9th February, including a rare set of 19th century men's livery uniforms, a group of parasols which once belonged to Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood and daughter of George V, 18th century silk shoes and dresses, a 1930s lady's motoring outfit and a carved knitting stick inscribed 'Rudding Park', the fine Georgian manor on the outskirts of Harrogate.

Also of note in the sale is a circa 1911 Steiff teddy bear, and a good collection of Lace from a Private Collection, which includes fine examples of Late 19th Century Irish Youghal Needle Lace, Late 19th Century Swiss Whitework Lace, and Early 20th Century Honiton Lace.

Learn more about the sale highlights.

January

Scientific & Musical Instruments, Cameras & Tools

Scientific & Musical Instruments, Cameras & Tools

Date: 31st Jan, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: SC57
Lots: 228

The sale will offer a good range of brass, string, woodwind and electronic musical instruments, led by a 1963 Pre-CBS Fender Stratocaster, and two fine Selmer Mark VI Saxophones in outstanding condition.

Also of note are Leica cameras, a Curta Type I calculator, and a host of unusual items such as a collection of glass eyes.


Antiques & Interiors

Antiques & Interiors

Date: 26th Jan, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: 260124
Lots: 415

This Antiques and Interiors Sale will focus on furniture, as well as rugs, textiles, books and pictures. The next sale to include jewellery, watches, silver and other small items will be 9th February.  Please check the catalogue for specifics.  


Country House Sale

Country House Sale

12th Jan, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
13th Jan, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
13th Jan, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: CH44
Lots: 1025

This Country House Sale comprises over 1000 lots and includes items from the Terry Family of York (denoted throughout the online catalogue with a '~' symbol); also, selected contents from Dutton Manor, Lancashire, a private collection of English ceramics consigned from the Isle of Man, a single owner collection of Victorian and later garden furniture and statuary, and a private collection of rugs (denoted throughout the online catalogue with a ' ^ ' symbol). 


Friday 12th January, 9.30am: Part I (Lots 1-499) (Glass, Ceramics, Books and Works of Art)
Saturday 13th January, 9.30am: Part II (Lots 501-800) (Pictures, Clocks and Garden Furniture/Statuary) 
Saturday 13th January, 9.30am: Part III (Lots 1000-1350) (Rugs and Furniture)


Jewellery, Watches & Silver

Jewellery, Watches & Silver

Date: 13th Jan, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: JW45
Lots: 438
Catalogue: View Page Turner Catalogue

Jewellery, Watches & Silver Sales bring together a wide a range of affordable period and modern jewellery, vintage and collectable watches, and silver from the 18th to 21st century.


Stamps, Postcards & Postal History

Stamps, Postcards & Postal History

Date: 10th Jan, 2024 10:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: ST157
Lots: 199
Catalogue: View Page Turner Catalogue

The Stamps, Postcards & Postal History Sales cover the full spectrum of philatelic collecting, and comprise world accumulations, single country or themed lots, single stamps and sets, and specialised collections that can include errors and varieties. British and overseas postal history memorabilia, from pre-stamp to modern times are included, too.


Antiques & Interiors, to include Affordable Modern & Contemporary Art

Antiques & Interiors, to include Affordable Modern & Contemporary Art

Lot: 1 to 500 - 5th Jan, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Lot: 1000 to 1599 - 5th Jan, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST
Sale number: 050124
Lots: 976


The first Antiques & Interiors sale of 2024 comprises over 900 lots and includes a specialist section of Affordable Modern & Contemporary Art, and over 170 lots of Silver, including part of a collection of Regimental Silver, sold by order of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers to benefit the Fusiliers’ Aid Society. The second part of the Regimental Silver Collection will be included in the Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on 13th January.