Sale FS17; Lot: 0742: L'Echopié Jne à Paris, a bronze, ormolu and marble mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the white enamel dial signed L'Echopié Jne à Paris, with black Roman numerals and decorative brass hands, the three tier bronze case with raised relief to the front depicting children playing instruments within a field, with goats to the case sides and floral swags set below, standing on ormolu cloven supports, surmounted by a suckling baby with mother, possibly Apollo with the Goddess Leto, seated on a classical day bed with ormolu griffin supports to the four corners, standing on a further green marble base with ormolu mounts to the edges and turned feet, height: 45cm.

Sale: FS17 (29 Jan 2013)
Auction Lot: 0742
Estimate: £2,500-£3,000
Realised: £7,600
L'Echopié Jne à Paris, a bronze, ormolu and marble mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the white enamel dial signed ...

Sale FS12; Lot: 0082: A Chinese silver four piece tea service.

Sale: FS12 (19 Oct 2011)
Auction Lot: 0082
Estimate: £1,200-£1,500
Realised: £5,700
A Chinese silver four piece tea service.

Sale FS18; Lot: 0492: A pair of large Canton famille rose porcelain vases of shouldered oviform, the flaring necks applied with chilong and buddhistic lion and cub handles, enamelled with panels depicting scenes at court and warriors on a turquoise ground profusely decorated with fruit, birds, butterflies, flowers and foliage, late 19th century, 78cm high.

Sale: FS18 (24 Apr 2013)
Auction Lot: 0492
Estimate: £6,000-£7,000
Realised: £20,000
A pair of large Canton famille rose porcelain vases of shouldered oviform, the flaring necks applied with chilong and buddhistic lion and cub handles, enamelled with panels depicting scenes at ...

Sporting and Collectors Auction

An Imperial German Officers Pickelhaube with Hanoverian Field Artillery Wappen (SC20/359), which is being sold in the
        Sporting and Collectors Sale on 25th/26th February 2015 in our Exeter salerooms and online through our live bidding platform partners.

Brian Goodison-Blanks highlights some of the militaria lots on offer in the upcoming Sporting and Collectors Sale on 25th/26th February 2015 focussing on the Picklehaube and Merryweather helmets, which actually share the same origins in 16th/17th century French heavy cavalry helmets.

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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, 3rd March 2015. The catalogue is now available.

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The Lenkiewicz Legacy Sale The Lenkiewicz Legacy Sale will be held at our salerooms in Okehampton Street in Exeter on Saturday, 28th March 2015. The catalogue is now available.

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Book Sale The next Antiquarian Book Sale will be held at our salerooms in Okehampton Street in Exeter on Wednesday, 11th March 2015. The catalogue is now available.

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The Painter with Mary in Newspaper Magi-Fool's Hats by Robert Lenkiewicz (1941-2002),
        also known as 'Paper Crowns', carries a pre-sale estimate of between £30,000 and
        £50,000. Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are delighted to announce The Lenkiewicz Legacy Sale on Saturday, 28th March 2015 at Noon, which will see important works of the late Robert Lenkiewicz (1941-2002) sold to support The Lenkiewicz Foundation's objective of establishing a Lenkiewicz Museum on the Barbican in Plymouth.
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.
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.
A Chinese porcelain plate painted with The Three Friends. Nic Saintey, Head of the Ceramics Department, considers the so-called Three Friends of Bamboo, Pine and Prunus that often appear painted in Blue on White on Chinese porcelain.
A Chinese porcelain plate painted with The Three Friends. Richard Bearne, Chairman and Head of the Book Department, not only writes about First Editions and what can make them very valuable, but also reflects on how they can give further insight into the author's lives.
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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