Sale FS18; Lot: 0171: Rolex. A gentleman's stainless steel 'Oyster Perpetual Date Submariner 660ft = 200m Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified' wristwatch, the black dial with luminescent markers, red 'Submariner', 'Mercedes' hands, centre seconds and magnified date aperture, the case numbered 3302008, design no 1680, together with certificate guarantee dated 23/12/75, booklet and translation, in fitted Rolex case.

Sale: FS18 (24 Apr 2013)
Auction Lot: 0171
Estimate: £2,000-£3,000
Realised: £6,100
Rolex. A gentleman's stainless steel 'Oyster Perpetual Date Submariner 660ft = 200m Superlative Chronometer Officially Certified' wristwatch, the black dial with luminescent markers, red 'Submariner', 'Mercedes' hands, centre seconds and ...

Sale FS11; Lot: 0334: Mary Fedden (b 1915) - Pink and Orange, signed and dated 1966.

Sale: FS11 (13 Jul 2011)
Auction Lot: 0334
Estimate: £2,500-£3,500
Realised: £8,800
Mary Fedden (b 1915) - Pink and Orange, signed and dated 1966.

Sale FS12; Lot: 0426: An English delft 'Royal Portrait' plate painted in blue with half length portrait of Queen Anne, early 18th century.

Sale: FS12 (19 Oct 2011)
Auction Lot: 0426
Estimate: £2,500-£3,500
Realised: £3,600
An English delft 'Royal Portrait' plate painted in blue with half length portrait of Queen Anne, early 18th century.

Fine Art Auction Review

The very large Turkish Carpet (FS25/751) was fiercely thought over by telephone
        and internet bidders and finally realised £15,000 at our Westcountry Saleroom Complex
        in Exeter.

Rachel Littlewood reviews the January 2015 Fine Art Auction, which saw fierce competition from telephone and internet bidders alike for a large Turkish carpet that finally succumbed to a winning bid of £15,000.

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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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The period furniture auction includes an unusual Regency X frame stool (FS25/791)
        designed by Thomas Hope, which carries a pre-sale estimate of £2,000-£3,000. 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.
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