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: 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 ...

Sale FS12; Lot: 0426: An English delft 'Royal Portrait' plate painted in blue with half length portrait of Queen Anne, early 18th century.

Sale: FS12 (19 Oct 2011)
Auction Lot: 0426
Estimate: £2,500-£3,500
Realised: £3,600
An English delft 'Royal Portrait' plate painted in blue with half length portrait of Queen Anne, early 18th century.

Ceramics and Glass

Nic SainteyNic Saintey
Director

Andrew ThomasAndrew Thomas
Valuations Expert and Ceramics Consultant

The Ceramic and Glass Department of Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood, run by Nicholas Saintey, handles a fascinating variety of pottery, porcelain and glassware. Many hitherto unrecognised and important pieces have been brought to the market place through the department's enthusiasm and expertise. In excess of 5,000 lots are offered every year.

English Pottery

As ceramics become increasingly popular, so the fields of collecting broaden far beyond the traditionally strong market for 18th century English work. Our auctions include examples from most of the better-known English factories, as well as pottery and porcelain from oriental and continental sources. Many owners are also discovering that pieces bought in the 1920's - perhaps as wedding presents for their grandparents or parents - have become sought after antiques. Our reference library can help to establish not only the value but also the full history of the piece.

Glassware


The department also handles all aspects of glassware, from the best of French to early English and the decorative work of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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