Art Deco Tiles destined for Skip sell for £370 at Richard Winterton Auction

. October 25, 2014

Jewellery, Silver & Coins

With not too many weeks to go until Christmas, it is not surprising that jewellery at all levels was in keen demand. Highlights included Lot 160, a natural pearl necklace originally bought on Sloane Square in the 1920’s and came with Anchorcert certificate sold for £780.

Lot 219, a WWII German Flying Officers wristwatch signed ‘Glaschutte’ had been discovered in a box of watch parts and totalled £1,430.

TilesBooks & Records

The auction included a specialist section devoted to antiquarian and collectable books and records.

A large single owner collection of L.P’s including popular music by artists such as The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath etc had been split into twenty two Lots and totalled £2,600.

In the book section Lot 418, Sir Francis Bacon’s ‘Cases of Treason’, 1641 sold for £220.

Ceramics & Glass

Twentieth century ceramics by desirable factories remain popular with collectors. Lot 606, a Beswick Canadian mounted cowboy No.1377 totalled £1,050 and Lot 663, a set of eight Minton Art Deco tiles decorated with stylised animals by Polly Brace totalled £370. Moorcroft also proved popular with modern wares realising respectable prices such as the £260 bid for Lot 634, a Tropical Birds tapered vase.

Antique & Later Furniture

Lot 1946, a nineteenth century French boullework bureau plat discovered locally soared past the £250 lower estimate to bring £850. Lot 1964, a Queen Anne figured walnut and feather banded chest on stand from Little Aston totalled £2,230.

Next Auction

Our next three-day Antiques, Home & Interiors Auction is 18th to 20th November and will include a specialist section for Stamps. Entries are invited up until 31st October.

Our 16th December Auction will include a specialist section for vintage clothing and accessories. Entries are currently invited.

Please phone 01543 251081 for further details or visit www.richardwinterton.co.uk

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