BK14 (26 Aug 2015)
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 ...
FS17 (29 Jan 2013)
An 18th century Chinese gilded metal seated deity wearing traditional costume, mounted on a wood base, some painting retouched, 34cm high.
FS24 (28 Oct 2014)
By Peter Waals (1870-1937) - Cotswold School - A walnut secretaire cabinet, the hinged fall with raised moulded and strapped panel enclosing a fitted and chequer inlaid interior with pigeon ...
Rachel Littlewood writes about just some of the exciting and varied lots that are
being offered in the upcoming October 2016 Fine Art Sale with something for everybody
(even someone with everything!) The auction has some unusual silver, some beautiful
jewellery, a fuddling cup, some fine real estate (albeit on a small scale) and some
rare furniture in the Chinese Chippendale taste.
Sale Catalogue (Silver)
Sale Catalogue (Jewellery and Watches)
Sale Catalogue (Pictures)
Sale Catalogue (Ceramics and Glass)
Sale Catalogue (Works of Art and Clocks)
Sale Catalogue (Furniture)
||Our next Antiques and Interiors Sale will be held at our salerooms
Street in Exeter on Tuesday, 27th September 2016. The catalogue is now available.
||Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are delighted to be offering a rare,
fully-furnished early 19th Century Doll's House in the October 2016 Fine Sale.
||Martin McIlroy 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 3rd November 2016. Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood are
sponsoring the event that is being held in aid of ABF The Soldiers Charity.
||Daniel Goddard reflects on how trendy retro-vintage is becoming on
a recent stroll
through Exeter on the way to the cinema, noting the firm's recent highly succesful
vintage cloth, jewellery and luggage sale and comments on a kitsch/vintage/retro
alarm clock that recently caught his eye.
||Nic Saintey writes about cow creamers, covering their introduction
in the first
half of the Eighteenth Century through to their fall from grace, implicated in the
cholera epidemics that affected Sunderland and East London from the early 1830s.
||Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood publishes an occasional magazine called
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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