Sale FS10; Lot: 0600: A 17th century oak refectory table, the four plank cleated top on massive baluster supports.

Sale: FS10 (20 Apr 2011)
Auction Lot: 0600
Estimate: £2,000-£3,000
Realised: £6,200
A 17th century oak refectory table, the four plank cleated top on massive baluster supports.

Sale FS17; Lot: 0864: A pair of carved padouk upright display cabinets on stands in the Chinese taste, with pagoda canopy and pierced fret crestings, having foliate cornices, fitted with adjustable shelves with feather inlaid edges, each enclosed by a glazed panel door with blind fret ornament, the stands with pierced fret friezes on blind fret square section legs, 75cm (2ft 5 1/2in) wide, 198cm (6ft 6in) high. Sale FS17 - 30th/31st January 2013 Illustration charge..'80.

Sale: FS17 (29 Jan 2013)
Auction Lot: 0864
Estimate: £2,500-£3,500
Realised: £36,000
A pair of carved padouk upright display cabinets on stands in the Chinese taste, with pagoda canopy and pierced fret crestings, having foliate cornices, fitted with adjustable shelves with feather ...

Sale FS18; Lot: 0813: A pair of George III mahogany pedestal urns, being zinc lined and ormolu mounted, the detachable covers with beaded and paterae decorated handles and beaded finials, the half reeded bodies with fluted bands and applied masks of the devil, ribbon tied husk garlands and circular fluted and beaded paterae, the pedestals below with fluted friezes, one lead lined, the other fitted with three short drawers, each enclosed by a moulded panel door with central oval paterae and circular paterae spandrels and raised on a plinth, 172cm (5ft 6in) high.

Sale: FS18 (24 Apr 2013)
Auction Lot: 0813
Estimate: £120,000-£160,000
Realised: £350,000
A pair of George III mahogany pedestal urns, being zinc lined and ormolu mounted, the detachable covers with beaded and paterae decorated handles and beaded finials, the half reeded bodies ...

Westcountry Fine Art Auction

An Arts and Crafts influence silver bowl made by Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co
        in London in 1905 (FS24/19) is inviting bids of £800-£1,000 in our two day Autumn
        2014 Fine Sale being held at our Westcountry saleroom complex in Exeter, starting
        on 28th October 2014.

Rachel Littlewood casts an eye over the forthcoming Autumn 2014 Fine Sale at our Westcountry saleroom complex in Exeter. The sale promises a wide range of lots with examples of fine antique silver dating from 17th century; some stunning jewellery and watches; an exciting selection of pictures from diverse artists such Birket Foster and Lenkiewicz; an array of fine antique glassware and ceramics; as well as some lovely period furniture.

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Twinkle Toes (FS24/236), an iconic study by artist Beryl Cook (1926-2008) carries
        a pre-sale estimate of £6,000-£8,000. Daniel Goddard previews a busy six weeks for the Pictures Department with three picture sales being auctioned. The first is a Selected Pictures auction, which is followed by a charity auction in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support at Michelmores Solicitors in Exeter culminating in the major picture auction of the Autumn 2014 Fine Sale.
Macmillan Cancer Support Logo Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are delighted to be supporting Michelmore Solicitors raise money in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support by auctioning a selection of works generously donated by a number of local artists on Friday, 17th October 2014.
A pair of dragons amongst clouds competing for a pearl. Nic Saintey, Head of the Ceramics and Glass Department, wonders why the dragon is such a popular motif on Chinese porcelain.
ABF The Soldiers Charity Logo Brian Goodison-Blanks 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 6th November 2014. Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are sponsoring the event that is being held in aid of ABF The Soldiers Charity.
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 CH Brannam Barnstaple pottery candlestick after a Cantagalli original. Nic Saintey discusses the artistic influences of the Barnstaple Potteries and another case of artistic plagiarism.
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?
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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