Sale FS18; Lot: 0397: Donald McIntyre [1923-2009] - Road to the Shore signed bottom right D McIntyre oil on board 51 x 61cm.

Sale: FS18 (24 Apr 2013)
Auction Lot: 0397
Estimate: £2,000-£3,000
Realised: £5,600
Donald McIntyre [1923-2009] - Road to the Shore signed bottom right D McIntyre oil on board 51 x 61cm.

Sale FS17; Lot: 0480: Robert O Lenkiewicz [1941-2002] - Study/Girl with blonde hair signed twice and inscribed on the reverse oil on canvas 58 x 58cm.

Sale: FS17 (29 Jan 2013)
Auction Lot: 0480
Estimate: £8,000-£12,000
Realised: £8,000
Robert O Lenkiewicz [1941-2002] - Study/Girl with blonde hair signed twice and inscribed on the reverse oil on canvas 58 x 58cm.

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.

South West of England Summer 2014 Fine Art Auction Review

A Chinese porcelain bowl (FS23/336) of finely potted circular form with hidden decoration,
        the white body incised with a pair of dragons chasing pearls, having a six character
        Yongzheng mark in concentric circles, sold for £56,000 after fierce bidding.

Rachel Littlewood reviews the Summer 2014 Fine Sale, which proved to have many surprises in store. The two day sale held in our South West of England saleroom complex saw fierce bidding between Internet and telephone bidders from around the world as well as those present in the auction rooms themselves.

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Antiques and Collectables Sale Our next Antiques and Collectables Sale will be held at our salerooms in Okehampton Street in Exeter on Tuesday, 22nd July 2014. The catalogue is now available.

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The George V Distinguished Conduct Medal awarded to 2589 Private A Tabbet of 3rd
        Batallion, The Royal Fusiliers, which carries a pre-sale estimate of £500-£700. Brian Goodison-Blanks writes about an unexpected find of over 200 military medals from Waterloo to the Second World War, which it is hoped will fetch between £8,000-£10,000 at auction when they go under the hammer during our Autumn 2014 Sporting and Collectors Sale.
A Watcombe terracotta bust of Alexandra Princess of Wales. Nic Saintey discusses an enigmatic piece of Torquay Pottery depicting Alexandra, Princess of Wales (who was the longest serving Princess of Wales). Was it a pretentious start for a provincial pottery or a risky strategy by a fledgling business?
The first of a pair of paintings of kittens by Frederick French (1883-1916) that
    sold in our salerooms for £480 in April 2014 (FS22/396). Daniel Goddard considers the subject of animal paintings while letting slip his theory that knowing your 'favourites' is good for your soul and revealing how smitten his colleague Rachel Littlewood is with her new kitten!
A Rolex Stainless Steel 'Oyster Perpetual 660ft 200m Submariner' Wristwatch (FS23/161)
        offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 8th July 2014 at our salerooms
        in Exeter, Devon. Lucy Marles of the Jewellery and Watch Department previews some of the fine jewellery and wristwatches on offer in the Watch and Jewellery section of the Summer 2014 Fine Sale that is being held at our Westcountry auction complex in Exeter (and online with live bidding during the sale).
Josef Hoffman For the Wiener Werkstatte - A 'Gitterkorb' Two-handled Vase (FS23/100)
        offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 8th July 2014 at our salerooms
        in Exeter, Devon. Martin McIlroy, Head of the Silver Department, previews the fine silver auction within the Summer 2014 Fine Sale, which is being held in Exeter with live bidding support on 7th/8th July 2014. The highlights include English, Dutch, Irish and Russian silver. There is also a vase by Joseff Hoffman that is expected to fetch four figures.
The Making of a Garden by the Newyln artist Samuel John Lamorna Birch (1869-1955). Daniel Goddard writes about the Newlyn artist Samuel John Lamorna Birch (1869-1955), who was both a passionate painter and fly fisherman. He became the leader of the second generation of Newlyn artists and adopted the name 'Lamorna' to distinguish himself from fellow artist Lionel Birch.
A Regency Mahogany bergere armchair (FS23/724) is expected to sell for £400-£600 in the period furniture sale that will also be accepting bids online over the Internet. Chris Hampton, Managing Director and Head of the Furniture Department, previews the period furniture on offer in the Summer 2014 Fine Art Sale, which is being held on 8th/9th July 2014 at our Exeter saleroom complex.
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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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