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Nye Fine Furniture Auction I Preview

Rachel Littlewood previews the first of two sales dispersing the Nye Furniture Collection. The Nye Collection of Fine Furniture was built up by the late Paul Nye. The July 2013 sale comprises the first 137 lots to be offered and will be held at our Honiton Salerooms with full online bidding support. The second auction will be in October 2013.

An early 19th century oak dresser (SF18/1002) from The Nye Collection. The Nye Collection
        is being dispersed over two sales, the first of which is being held in Honiton in
        Devon on 5th July 2013. The second sale will be in October 2013.

An early 19th century oak dresser (SF18/1002) from The Nye Collection. The Nye Collection is being dispersed over two sales, the first of which is being held in Honiton in Devon on 5th July 2013. The second sale will be in October 2013.

The first installment of the Nye Collection, which is being sold on Friday, 5th July 2013 at our Honiton Salerooms through our busy furniture department, offers a vast array of fine pieces, totalling 137 lots. There are many highlights in the sale.

A 19th century oak breakfront libray bookcase (SF18/1003) from The Nye Collection. Both sales will have full
        online bidding support over the Internet.

A 19th century oak breakfront libray bookcase (SF18/1003) from The Nye Collection. Both sales will have full online bidding support over the Internet.

In the oak section of the sale, there is an early 19th Century oak dresser (SF18/1002) with an estimate of £800-£1,000, a 19th Century oak breakfront library bookcase (SF18/1003), measuring a whopping 241cm wide that has an estimate of £800-£1,000 and an 18th Century oak and mahogany crossbanded housekeepers cupboard, which is estimated at £3,000-£4,000 (SF18/1004). Also, there are a pair of Regency pollard oak rectangular card tables in the manner of George Bullock, which are expected to fetch £6,000-£8,000 (SF18/1005).

This 18th century oak and mahogany crossband housekeeper's cupboard carries a pre-sale estimate of between £3,000
        and £4,000 (SF18/1004).

This 18th century oak and mahogany crossband housekeeper's cupboard carries a pre-sale estimate of between £3,000 and £4,000 (SF18/1004).

A pair of Regency pollard oak card tables in the manner of George Bullock from the Nye Collection that are expected to attract bids
        between £6,000 and £8,000 (SF18/1005).

A pair of Regency pollard oak card tables in the manner of George Bullock from the Nye Collection that are expected to attract bids between £6,000 and £8,000 (SF18/1005).

Certainly, one of the largest pieces in this sale is the set of Victorian mahogany pharmacy cabinets by John Curtis & Son of Leeds (SF18/1056). They comprise a long run in two sections, each of twenty seven drawers and twelve large drawers.

The huge Victorian mahogany pharmacy cabinets made by John Curtis & Son of Leeds (SF18/1056), estimated at between £4,000
        and £6,000 that will be auctioned on 5th July 2013 in Honiton.

The huge Victorian mahogany pharmacy cabinets made by John Curtis & Son of Leeds (SF18/1056), estimated at between £4,000 and £6,000 that will be auctioned on 5th July 2013 in Honiton.

The frieze is inscribed Proprietor of Hackets Glycerine of Roses, Vegetable pills Blood purifier and Patent Medicines. The rear of the cabinet is stamped John Curtis and Son, Shopfitters, Wade Street and Wade Lane, Leeds. This impressive set of pharmacy cabinets carry a pre-sale estimate of £4,000-£6,000.

A pair of Art Deco oak adjustable armchairs, £200-£300 (SF18/1066), comprise some of the art deco furniture
        within the Nye Collection.

A pair of Art Deco oak adjustable armchairs, £200-£300 (SF18/1066), comprise some of the art deco furniture within the Nye Collection.

Other interesting pieces in this sale include a pair of Art Deco oak adjustable armchairs (SF18/1066) with an estimate of £200-£300, an Art Deco oak, coromandel and chromium octagonal hall stand (SF18/1067) which has an estimate of £400-£600 and an Edwardian oak newspaper stand (SF18/1065) estimated at £200-£300.

An Art Deco oak, coromandel and chromium octagonal hall stand, estimate £400-£600
        (SF18/1067).

An Art Deco oak, coromandel and chromium octagonal hall stand, estimate £400-£600 (SF18/1067).

An Edwardian oak newspaper stand (SF18/1065), estimated at between £200 and £200, is another item of furniture from
        the Nye Collection.

An Edwardian oak newspaper stand (SF18/1065), estimated at between £200 and £200, is another item of furniture from the Nye Collection.

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