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Fine Art Auction Preview

A late 17th Century Ebonised Bracket Clock (FS41/896) by by John Knibb of Oxon  is
        being offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 29th January 2019 at our
        salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Rachel Littlewood picks out a few highlights from the first Fine Sale of 2019, which includes a Chinese Blue and White Vase that carries a pre-sale estimate of £20,000-£40,000; some stunning jewellery; and a spectacular late 17th Century ebonised bracket clock by John Knibb of Oxon that is estimated at £30,000-£40,000.

Fine Sale Our next (two day) Fine Sale will be held at our salerooms in Okehampton Street in Exeter on Tuesday/Wednesday, 29th/30th January 2019 commencing at 10:00am each day. The catalogue is now available.

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Antiques and Interior Sale The results of our Antiques and Interior Sale held at our salerooms in Okehampton Street in Exeter on Tuesday, 15th January 2019 are now available.

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An Isfahan rug (FS40/898). Nic Saintey muses on a carpet which isn't magic, but is certainly unusual.
A stoneare cycladic vase (SS4/129) by Hans Coper (1920-1981) sold for £305,000 setting
        the auction world record for any studio pottery. There were a few seconds of stunned silence as the new world record for any work of studio pottery was established in Exeter before the saleroom erupted into applause. The stoneware piece by Hans Coper sold for an astounding £305,000.
Louis Wain Motor Car. The Thelma Hulburt Gallery has announced that the young artist James Carstairs is the winner of the THG 2018 Open Exhibition receiving a £750 prize sponsored by Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood.
A Bernard Leach stoneware vase, circa 1947. Nic Saintey provides a brief overview of the Studio Pottery movement from its 'brown and oriental' roots through to its current rebirth.
Clifford Cyril Webb (1895-1972): Gathering Sea Coal, Northumberland. Linocut in
        colours; 29x71cm; Estimate £150-£200. Daniel Goddard previews some of the charming pictures in two particular collections being offered in the Picture Auction as part of the Summer 2018 Fine Sale.
Front Cover of The Lot Magazine Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood publishes an occasional magazine called The Lot 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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