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Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood operate from a large saleroom complex in Devon based at Okehampton Street in Exeter.

Salerooms

Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood
St Edmund's Court
Okehampton Street
Exeter
Devon
EX4 1DU
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1392 413100
Fax: +44 (0)1392 207007

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EMail: info@bhandl.co.uk
Web: http://www.bhandl.co.uk
Blogs: http://blogs.bhandl.co.uk
Twitter: @BHandL
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/bhandluk

Business Hours

Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 5:15pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 12:00 noon (When a Sale is On View)

We are sometimes open at other times when sales are on view. Please check our Sales Calendar for details.

We are not open on bank or public holiday weekends.

What We Do

We are the largest fine art auctioneers and valuers in the West Country with a large saleroom complex in Exeter (which is the capital of not only Devon, but also of the West Country as a region).

We primarily cover the counties of Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset, although our sales attract international interest through the Internet, with all of our major sales being online with Live Internet Bidding.

Legal Details

Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood Limited is a limited company registered in England as number 3857887. Our registered address is at St Edmund's Court, Okehampton Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 1DU. Our VAT Number is GB 768 650 683.

Electronic Business Card

Sale BK14; Lot: 0101: KORAN Illuminated manuscript, 410 pages, 221 x 141 mm, cont red gilt morocco, with matching doublures, gilt edges, with flap, AH 1293 [1876 A D]. * the caligrapher Yayya Hilmi ''Efendi'', the illumination is of outstanding quality, including a magnificent double frontispiece, decorated in two tones of gold, light green and pale blue. Each panel of text is within a thick gold border with decorations in the margins. The tissue guards protecting the frontispiece are also exquisitely illuminated. This manuscript belongs to the Court style of Ottoman manuscripts, made as gifts and endowments. It was therefore most probably produced in Constantinople.

Sale: BK14 (26 Aug 2015)
Auction Lot: 0101
Estimate: £1,000-£1,500
Realised: £230,000
KORAN Illuminated manuscript, 410 pages, 221 x 141 mm, cont red gilt morocco, with matching doublures, gilt edges, with flap, AH 1293 [1876 A D]. * the caligrapher Yayya Hilmi ...

Sale FS22; Lot: 0974: By Direction of the Dean and Chapter of Exeter Cathedral - A pair of 16th Century Italian carved giltwood and polychrome decorated thrones, the high panelled backs with arcaded pendant hung canopies of half dodecogonal form, pierced and decorated with scrolling foliage, one with foliate scroll finials, the other lacking and with vaulted interiors of star shape, each with a central pendant, the polychrome decorated rectangular panels with female figures and birds amidst scrolling foliage, between canted panelled stiles in gilt with red and gilt decorated reserves, the box seats with short arm supports on turned uprights, having panels with coat of arms to either side, the seats with central Moresque decorated panels, flanked by stiles with raised masks and foliage, on block feet, Circa 1620, 223.5cm (7ft 4in) high, the seats 74cm (2ft 5in) wide. *Note A gift to Exeter Cathedral by the Reverend Sir Patrick Ferguson Davie BT, Circa 1960 of Creedy Park, Devon. Purchased in London the thrones are discussed in Charles Tracy's book Continental Church Furniture in England - A Traffic in Piety, pages 138 - 139.

Sale: FS22 (29 Apr 2014)
Auction Lot: 0974
Estimate: £10,000-£15,000
Realised: £9,000
By Direction of the Dean and Chapter of Exeter Cathedral - A pair of 16th Century Italian carved giltwood and polychrome decorated thrones, the high panelled backs with arcaded pendant ...

Sale FS10; Lot: 0191: A sapphire and diamond five stone half hoop ring.

Sale: FS10 (20 Apr 2011)
Auction Lot: 0191
Estimate: £5,000-£6,000
Realised: £5,000
A sapphire and diamond five stone half hoop ring.