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Press Kit

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The Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood Press Kit provides useful information for anyone interested in writing about the firm or any of the sale items that have either been offered for sale in the past; or that are being offered in an upcoming auction.

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Sale FS17; Lot: 0380: Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell [1822-1869] - Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell's Photographic Album. A mixed photographic album of the 1850s and 1860s, elephant folio, lacking front board and some leaves.

Sale: FS17 (29 Jan 2013)
Auction Lot: 0380
Estimate: £4,000-£6,000
Realised: £9,400
Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell [1822-1869] - Colonel Edmund Gilling Hallewell's Photographic Album. A mixed photographic album of the 1850s and 1860s, elephant folio, lacking front board and some leaves.

Sale FS25; Lot: 0751: A Turkish carpet of very large size, the blue/green field with an all over geometric design of interlaced serated palmettes and lanceolate leaves in principal colours of brick red, green and orange, enclosed by a main brick red palmette and foliate meander border, 812cm (26ft 8in) x 714cm (23ft 5in).

Sale: FS25 (27 Jan 2015)
Auction Lot: 0751
Estimate: £2,000-£3,000
Realised: £15,000
A Turkish carpet of very large size, the blue/green field with an all over geometric design of interlaced serated palmettes and lanceolate leaves in principal colours of brick red, green ...

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 ...