Sale FS26; Lot: 0144: An early George III silver table centrepiece, maker Thomas Hemming, London, 1765 bears Lovell family coat of arms, surmounted with a lozenge-shaped dish with pierced foliate and trellis decoration with glass liner, the domed shaped base, with beaded order to the neck, pierced foliate, scroll and flowerhead chased decoration, on four swept feet, having four swept branches each with a foliate circular dish with glass liners, 28cm wide, 26cm high, together with a set of four plated candle holders and central candle holder supported by a putto to convert the centrepiece to a candelabra, total weight of silver 79.42ozs.

Sale: FS26 (21 Apr 2015)
Auction Lot: 0144
Estimate: £3,000-£5,000
Realised: £9,000
An early George III silver table centrepiece, maker Thomas Hemming, London, 1765 bears Lovell family coat of arms, surmounted with a lozenge-shaped dish with pierced foliate and trellis decoration with ...

Sale FS18; Lot: 0292: A diamond single-stone ring with circular, brilliant-cut diamond approximately 8.1mm x 5.2mm estimated to weigh 2.2cts in a six-claw setting between baguette-cut diamond single-stone shoulders.

Sale: FS18 (24 Apr 2013)
Auction Lot: 0292
Estimate: £5,000-£7,000
Realised: £5,700
A diamond single-stone ring with circular, brilliant-cut diamond approximately 8.1mm x 5.2mm estimated to weigh 2.2cts in a six-claw setting between baguette-cut diamond single-stone shoulders.

Sale SE48; Lot: 0047: Three Sèvres Plates and a Soup Plate A set of three Sèvres plates and a matching soup plate, each painted with a central spray of flowers and fruit, the rims with similar smaller floral sprays within reserves on a bleu celeste ground gilded with scrolling foliage, blue interlaced L's enclosing date code LL (1788), painters marks for Levé, Commelin and Massy, gilder's marks for Vincent, Chauveaux and possibly Vandé, 24 and 25cm diamter, the soup plate with chip to foot rim.

Sale: SE48 (05 Nov 2008)
Auction Lot: 0047
Estimate: £2,000-£3,000
Realised: £5,300
Three Sèvres Plates and a Soup Plate A set of three Sèvres plates and a matching soup plate, each painted with a central spray of flowers and fruit, the rims ...

Miniatures, Small Portraits and Historical Engravings

English School Circa 1826 - A Portrait of Edward Prior (b 1800) (BK16/48).

Daniel Goodard previews the single owner collection of miniatures, small portraits and historical engravings that is being offered as part of the Books, Maps and Prints Auction on 21st September 2016 in Exeter.

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Antiques and Collectables Sale Our next Antiques and Interiors Sale will be held at our salerooms in Okehampton Street in Exeter on Tuesday, 27th September 2016. The catalogue is now available.

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Antiques and Collectables Sale Our next Fine Sale will be held at our salerooms in Okehampton Street in Exeter on Tuesday, 4th October 2016. The catalogue is now available.

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Single Owner Collection We are auctioning a single owner collection of Miniatures, Small Portraits and Historical Engravings as part of the Book, Maps and Prints Sale on Wednesday, 21st September 2016.

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We are offering a rare, fully-furnished early 19th Century Doll's House (FS32/740)
        for auction on Day Two of the Fine Sale on Wednesday, 5th October 2016 in Exeter
        and Online via the Internet. Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are delighted to be offering a rare, fully-furnished early 19th Century Doll's House in the October 2016 Fine Sale.
ABF The Soldiers' Charity Logo Martin McIlroy and Lucy Marles will be providing free valuations at the Michaelmas Fair being held at Powderham Castle, the home of The Rt Hon The Earl and Countess of Devon, on 3rd November 2016. Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are sponsoring the event that is being held in aid of ABF The Soldiers Charity.
A kitsch/vintage/retro alarm clock that attracted Daniel Goddard's eye. Daniel Goddard reflects on how trendy retro-vintage is becoming on a recent stroll through Exeter on the way to the cinema, noting the firm's recent highly succesful vintage cloth, jewellery and luggage sale and comments on a kitsch/vintage/retro alarm clock that recently caught his eye.
A lustrous Cambrian cow creamer from 1810. Nic Saintey writes about cow creamers, covering their introduction in the first half of the Eighteenth Century through to their fall from grace, implicated in the cholera epidemics that affected Sunderland and East London from the early 1830s.
A diving helment from the Tony and Yvonne Pardoe Collection, which will be auctioned
        in June 2016. We have exploited the Internet and social media to generate considerable
        interest in this niche collection some six months before it is due to be sold. Brian Goodison-Blanks reflects on how the Internet is changing the fundamental dynamics of the auction market. While there is no doubt that online technologies have been highly disruptive, the auctioneer has not fallen in the digital age. Indeed, by embracing the new technologies, Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are reaching many more buyers world-wide, often for items with very niche appeal.
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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