FS26 (21 Apr 2015)
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 ...
FS18 (24 Apr 2013)
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.
SE48 (05 Nov 2008)
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 ...
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.
||Our next Antiques and Interiors Sale will be held at our salerooms
Street in Exeter on Tuesday, 27th September 2016. The catalogue is now available.
||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.
||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.
||Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are delighted to be offering a rare,
fully-furnished early 19th Century Doll's House in the October 2016 Fine Sale.
||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.
||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.
||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.
||Brian Goodison-Blanks reflects on how the Internet is changing the
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.
||Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood publishes an occasional magazine called
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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