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Fine Art Auction Review

Christopher Hampton and Rachel Littlewood.

Rachel Littlewood writes about the April 2021 three day Fine Art Auction, which exceeded all expectations, showing the strength of the fine art market post-lockdown.

Alan Cotton (b 1936) - Morocco - Deepening Shadows in the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (CC5/148)
        offered in our One Day 20th Century and Contemporary Sale starting on 25th May 2021
        at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon. Daniel Goddard (Head of Pictures) previews the upcoming 20th Century and Contemporary Art Auction being held in Exeter and Online on Tuesday, 25th May 2021 with in person viewing of the tremendous array of 20th Century and Contemporary Art on offer, including paintings, furniture, glass, jewellery and ceramics amongst other forms.
A rectangular Georg Jensen brooch (design number 251) depeciting a pair of dolphins
        designed by Arno Malinowski. Georg Jensen jewellery often crops up in 20th Century and Contemporary Jewellery auctions with pieces by such designers as Arno Malinowski, Bent Gabrielsen, Henning Koppel and Vivianna Torun Bulow-Hube frequently being seen.
A late 19th Century Bronze Double Cannon (SC34/169) offered in our Two Day Sporting and Collectors Auction starting on 11th May 2021 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon. Brian Goodison-Blanks previews the Two Day Sporting and Collectors Sale, which is being held at our salerooms in Exeter as well as being offered through two online bidding platforms. The sale has several large single-owner collections on offer as well as a wide variety of other interesting artefacts. (1930-2012), an artist born in Manchester, who moved to St Ives in the 1950s.
Kenidjack (SS04/36) - oil on canvas, sold for £2,200. Daniel Goddard writes about Michael Snow (1930-2012), an artist born in Manchester, who moved to St Ives in the 1950s.
A Wemyss pottery cat with its European counterpart. Nic Saintey provides a brief history of a Scottish Pottery with a strong Devon connection.
Mary Fedden (1915-2012): The Red Table (CC4/114) offered in our One Day 20th Century and Contemporary Sale starting on 9th September 2020 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon. The next Contemporary and 20th Century Art Auction at Bearnes Hampton & Littlewoods offers major pieces by Mary Fedden and Terry Frost, amongst others. The sale includes jewellery by Georg Jensen as well as glass and pottery, some by Val Barry.
A Diamond single-stone ring (FS46/304) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 21st July 2020 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon. The first Fine Sale since the lockdown proved to be very healthy with strong results in all sections. The large sale, with over 1,000 sold lots totalling £410,000, achieved an 83% selling rate and bodes well for future sales as we emerge into the new normality.

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