Sale FS11; Lot: 0709: An imposing Victorian burr walnut veneered library bookcase. A gift from HM Queen Mary to the Officers Association.

Sale: FS11 (13 Jul 2011)
Auction Lot: 0709
Estimate: £5,000-£7,000
Realised: £5,700
An imposing Victorian burr walnut veneered library bookcase. A gift from HM Queen Mary to the Officers Association.

Sale SC14; Lot: 0106: A 19th century flintlock blunderbuss with brass three stage belled barrel signed East Smithfield, London.

Sale: SC14 (29 Feb 2012)
Auction Lot: 0106
Estimate: £300-£500
Realised: £2,100
A 19th century flintlock blunderbuss with brass three stage belled barrel signed East Smithfield, London.

Sale FS13; Lot: 0114: Charles Goode. A late 18th century gold, repousse pair cased open face pocket watch, the fusee verge movement with backplate inscribed Chas Goode, London, the circular white enamel dial, 37mm diameter with Roman numerals in a gold case with hallmarks for London 1796, the outer case decorated in relief with Venus and Cupid within a surround of scrolls, foliage and oval portrait medallions.

Sale: FS13 (25 Jan 2012)
Auction Lot: 0114
Estimate: £2,500-£3,000
Realised: £2,600
Charles Goode. A late 18th century gold, repousse pair cased open face pocket watch, the fusee verge movement with backplate inscribed Chas Goode, London, the circular white enamel dial, 37mm ...

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A Chinese Blue-glazed Vase, Cong (FS25/487) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale
        starting on 27th January 2015 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Rachel Littlewood looks forward to the first Fine Art Auction of 2015 by previewing just some of the exciting lots on offer. The two day sale starts on Tuesday, 27th January 2015 in our South West of England auction complex.

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Antiques and Collectables Sale The results of our Antiques and Interior Sale held at our salerooms in Okehampton Street in Exeter on Tuesday, 20th January 2015 are now available.

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A Turkish Carpet of Very Large Size (FS25/751) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 27th January 2015 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon. Christopher Hampton, Managing Director and Head of the Furniture Department, has a look at the wide variety of fine furniture and carpets on offer in the Winter 2015 Fine Sale. Items from a very large Turkish carpet, through country furniture to thoroughly contemporary furniture feature in the first major sale of 2015.
A very dubious Samson copy of a Plymouth porcelain mug. Ceramics expert Nic Saintey writes about Samson, Edme et Cie of Paris whose reproduction pieces (including some rather nefarious pieces) are now faked themselves.
Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929) - Off Falmouth, A Barque at Anchor with a Tug in Attendance
        (FS25/364) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 27th January 2015 at
        our salerooms in Exeter, Devon. Daniel Goddard, Head of the Pictures Department, previews the maritime painting by Henry Scott Tuke (1858-1929) believed to have been conceived and sketched on French brigantine 'Julie of Nantes', which is to be sold in our January 2015 Fine Art Sale.
A Chinese porcelain plate painted with The Three Friends. Nic Saintey, Head of the Ceramics Department, considers the so-called Three Friends of Bambo, Pine and Prunus that often appear painted in Blue on White on Chinese porcelain.
A 'High Society' 1960s Swivel Armchair After the Design by Peter Cutts (FS24/861). Brian Goodison-Blanks reflects on whether antiques have a place in the brave new world and observes how some traditional staples of the saleroom have declined and been surplanted by mid-20th century space age design.
An Arts and Crafts Secretaire Cabinet (FS24/868) by celebrated cabinet maker Peter Waals (1870-1937), which fetched £34,000 in October 2014. Chris Hampton, Managing Director and Head of the Furniture Department, writes about Arts and Craft Movement furniture and its celebrated designers, particularly those from the Cotswold School.
Front Cover of The Lot Magazine Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood publishes an occasional magazine called The Lot covering our recent news and saleroom hightlights. It also provides interesting insights into our work. The current and previous editions can be downloaded in PDF format or read online as a page-by-page electronic magazine.

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