Friday 01 January 2021
Commencing at 11:00amBedford Auction Centre
Tuesday 22nd December – 9am to 5pm,
Wednesday 23rd December– 9am to 5pm,
Thursday 31st January – 9am to 5pm,
Morning of sale from 9am
Viewing for this sale is available with restrictions.
A limited number of people will be permitted in the salerooms at any one time and strict social distancing measures will be in place.
All customers must wear a face covering.
The first Friday of every month sees a specialist auction of Antiques and Collectable’s at the Bedford Auction Centre. A range of Antique Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics & Glass, Silver, Metalware, Boxes and Caddies, Militaria and other collector ’s items are offered for sale.
Please note this sale will be held live on the internet. Whilst you can view as detailed above, we cannot allow bidding in person on the day*.
*These conditions are subject to change and dependent upon Government guidance.
ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales please contact Lindsay Taylor or Matthew Baker on
01234 266366 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the the-saleroom.com
We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale
Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.
Entries are accepted up to three weeks prior to a Specialist sale or by prior arrangement, please contact the nearest office for further details.
Clients requiring delivery of furniture should enquire at the office.
The Auctioneers do not provide an in-house postage and packaging service.
Purchasers are welcome to use their own couriers but they must give the auctioneers at least 24 hours’ notice prior to the collection.
For larger items, please contact the auctioneers on 01234 266366 and they can recommend local delivery drivers or national couriers.
Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Bedford Auction Centre
A pocket watch with a white metal and decorated case, stamped 88, the movement marked E L Johnson, London 6116
Sold for £850
A suite of Royal Copenhagen Lace and other pattern tableware including coffee pot, cups, saucers, gravy boat and other items (approx. 33 pieces)
Sold for £950
An 1869 century velocipede or 'bone shaker' cycle with rosewood and brass grips, yellow wheels and a Brown & Co. retailers plaque, largest wheel d. 102 cm, mounted with a Joseph Lucas Ltd. 'Candle Lamp'
Sold for £3,200
Tirzah Garwood (1908-1951),'The Crocodile'numbered 276/500,woodblock print,image 16.5 x 12.5 cm*Tirzah Garwood was the wife of the artist Eric Ravilious from 1930 until his death in 1942.
Sold for £460
A late 20th century miniature silver bust modelled as Sir Winton Churchill, maker CK Ltd, London 1975, ltd. ed. 109/250, h. 13.5 cm on a square plinth base, cased
Sold for £620
A (?)Russian decanter and stopper of globular form, its matching tray and six beakers, each decorated in coloured enamels, tray d. 30.5 cm
Sold for £750
A Secessionist Movement sewing box, the rosewood case with brass mounts, handles, lock and decorations, on bracket feet, w. 28 cm
Sold for £1,000
A Victorian silver, parcel gilt and engine turned 'castle top' vinaigrette repousse decorated with a view of Lichfield cathedral, Joseph Willmore, Birmingham 1843, w. 4.3 cm
Sold for £1,100
An Eltonware bottle vase of slender form decorated with a plain copper coloured crackle glaze, h. 44.5 cm
Sold for £950
A set of eight Mexican metalware plates of circular form, d. 28 cm, overall 138 ozs (8)
Sold for £2,000
A Georgian oak and walnut crossbanded box, the lift-lid over three faux drawers, on bracket feet with a shaped apron, w. 55 cm
Sold for £440
A cased set of six early 20th century silver and tortoiseshell menu holders decorated in the Neo-Classical manner, William Comyns & Sons Ltd., Birmingham 1912, each w. 3.5 cm
Sold for £600
A walnut and crossbanded chest-on-stand with an arrangement of three short over three long graduated drawers, on turned baluster supports with stretchers, w. 100 cm
Sold for £650
A 1920/30's Art Deco figured walnut drum table by Merryweather & Son, the circular surface over four pull-out canape/cocktail boards, d. 70 cm
Sold for £950
An Edwardian silver two handled tray of cushioned rectangular form, engraved in the Neo-Classical manner, George Edward & Sons, Sheffield 1909, w. 66 cm, 99 ozs
Sold for £1,360