Our March Interiors Auction featured a whole array of lots, from ceramics, to jewellery, furniture, metalware, glassware and toys to name a few catagories. With a busy attendance to viewing events and on the saleday itself, here are the lots that really captured our bidders' imaginations.
A large selection of fine and costume jewellery, to include a 14ct gold chain necklace, a Leonore Doscow silver magnifying glass, Kenneth Lane earrings, Wedgwood pendant, cultured pearl necklaces, silver diamond chip earrings, Mexican silver cross etc, sold for £1,200.
Jewellery and silver lots in this sale sold typically very well, with a strong demand for larger grouped lots. The top selling lot of the day was a fantastic single owner collection of fine and costume jewellery, consigned from a Chester vendor. Included in this fascinating collection was a substantial 14K choker style necklace, and a pair of 9ct gold diamond drop earrings, together with designer costume jewellery from the likes of Kenneth Lane, Wedgwood and Leonore Doscow.
A selection of jewellery, to include a 9ct gold curb link bracelet, two paste thistle brooches stamped 9ct and various costume jewellery, sold for £300
Another single owner collection of jewellery to shine included an array of 9ct antique jewellery, featuring an array of gem-set brooches, pendants and lockets, together with a curb link bracelet. After fierce competition bidding in the room, the lot sold at top estimate for £300.
Three 9ct gold cased watches and two plated watches, to include a 9ct gold cased Uno wristwatch, two further 9ct gold cased wristwatches, a gold plated Waltham wristwatch and one other, sold for £300
A collection of early 20th century gentleman's 9ct gold and yellow metal cased wristwatches including makers such as Uno and Waltham generated a lot of interest in the room, and sold once more at the high estimate.
A large collection of silver and EPNS souvenir spoons, sold for £350
Out of our silver and white metal lots, a substantial selection of silver and EPNS souvenir spoons attracted a lot of interest from bidders. Featuring examples from accross the UK in an plethora of designs, this collectors dream sold for £350.
A 21st century copy of Ru style moon flask with six character Yongzheng mark, Fu zhi pin (复制品) sold for £300
The ceramics section this sale also fetched strong prices, particularly for oriental pieces. A stylish replica of a Ru style moon flask sold to an internet bidder for £300. Moon flasks are named after their wonderful rounded shape with relatively shallow sides. Elsewhere, a colourful collection of Cantonese ceramics in a variety of shapes sold for £280.
Nine pieces of Chinese porcelain decorated in a Cantonese Palette also a Pratt pot and base and a spill vase (damage to each piece except one tall and one small Cantonese vase and the ewer) sold for £280
Our furniture section also achieved some fantastic prices, with a hammer price of £950 for an impressive oak dining set in the 18th century style. Elsewhere and a firm favourite with staff was a beautiful dapple grey rocking horse, which sold to a very lucky bidder for £360.
A large oak refectory table and ten 18th century style oak chairs, sold for £950.
A dapple grey rocking horse, sold for £360
We are currently accepting consignments for our future Interiors Auctions, taking place on a monthly basis. For further infomation about our forthcoming Monthly Interiors Auctions, to find out about consigning your collections, gaining a free auction valuation of your items, or finding out how to bid for yourself, contact our office via email email@example.com.