Sale SE48; Lot: 0151: A translucent white guilloche enamelled cane handle of tapering cylinderical form with foliate chased two-colour gold bands struck with marks for Henrik Wigstorm, 47mm long, in a fitted holly wood case stamped 'Faberge', together with a handwritten note.

Sale: SE48 (05 Nov 2008)
Auction Lot: 0151
Estimate: £6,000-£8,000
Realised: £15,500
A translucent white guilloche enamelled cane handle of tapering cylinderical form with foliate chased two-colour gold bands struck with marks for Henrik Wigstorm, 47mm long, in a fitted holly wood ...

Sale SE48; Lot: 0047: Three Sèvres Plates and a Soup Plate A set of three Sèvres plates and a matching soup plate, each painted with a central spray of flowers and fruit, the rims with similar smaller floral sprays within reserves on a bleu celeste ground gilded with scrolling foliage, blue interlaced L's enclosing date code LL (1788), painters marks for Levé, Commelin and Massy, gilder's marks for Vincent, Chauveaux and possibly Vandé, 24 and 25cm diamter, the soup plate with chip to foot rim.

Sale: SE48 (05 Nov 2008)
Auction Lot: 0047
Estimate: £2,000-£3,000
Realised: £5,300
Three Sèvres Plates and a Soup Plate A set of three Sèvres plates and a matching soup plate, each painted with a central spray of flowers and fruit, the rims ...

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.

July 2015 Fine Art Auction Preview

A Hermes Lady's 18ct White Gold and Diamond Mounted 'Cape Cod' Wristwatch (FS27/166)
        offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 14th July 2015 at our salerooms
        in Exeter, Devon.

Nic Saintey has a good look at the many interesting lots on offer in the upcoming two day Fine Art Auction that is being held on 14th/15th July 2015 in the West Country Saleroom Complex in Exeter.

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Spirals (2003), a screen print and collage by artist Sir Terry Frost (1915-2003), which will be offered
      for sale in the Picture Auction within our July 2015 Fine Sale on 14th July 2015. Its pre-sale estimate if £600-£900. Daniel Goddard, Head of the Pictures Department, looks at some of the prints on offer in the upcoming July 2015 Fine Sale and notes their growth in value and reputation. All good in a contemporary interior!
A pair of Stuart Devlin scent bottles (FS26/92), sold for £420. Silver expert Martin McIlroy looks at current trends in fine silver auctions noting the value in novelty and concludes that size matters and small is beautiful.
A very important manuscript in the hand of Lieut Col Robert Batty of the 1st Regiment
        of Life Guards relating to the Battle of Waterloo will be offered in our Antiquarian
        Book Sale (BK14) in the bi-centennial year of the famous battle on 26th August 2015,
        which will have live online bidding available. Richard Bearne, Chairman and Head of the Books Department, writes about an important manuscript that contains a first hand account of the Battle of Waterloo by a senior officer that will be offered in our next auction of manuscripts in August 2015. The manuscript is particularly poignant as June 2015 will be the bi-centenary of the famous battle.
An impressively large pair of Canton vases nearly 80cm high. Nic Saintey, Head of the Ceramics Department, writes about Canton Porcelain and its decoration as well as the export economics that shaped its development.
A rare .177 calibre lever-cocking air pistol, Lincoln Jefferies Type B model number 43 being offered in the Sporting and Collectors Auction on 12th August 2015. Brian Goodison-Blanks has thrown up a very rare early model Lincoln Jeffries .177 Air Pistol, which will be auctioned in August 2015, while rummaging around on an appointment.
Nic Saintey (Director), Chris Hampton (Managing Director) and Brian Goodison-Blanks
        (Senior Valuer) holding Basil Littlewood (the firm's feline mascot) awaiting the
        start of the run. Rachel Littlewood reports on the auction house's participation in the annual Michelmore Charity Run in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, which saw all three of our team complete the run in times to be proud of, while being cheered on by Basil (the firm's canine mascot).
A pearlware plate attributed to Liverpool showing a typical candy stripe bridge. Nic Saintey, Head of the Ceramics Department, turns his attention to blue and white painted pearlware and creamware, which he likes for its somewhat varied and quirky qualities that lend naive charm to such pieces which is often lacking in porcelain.
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