A Preview of our August Auction – Furniture, Pottery and Swords!
Lot 186K – This Two-Seater Oxblood Chesterfield Type Leather Sofa Bed is set to be a popular piece of furniture at our upcoming August online auction, with a guide price of £150 - £300
The Potteries Auctions August sale looks to be an interesting assortment of lots to attract every type of buyer and collector. There has been a large market for furniture at auction over the last few months and there is a great selection of furniture items going under the hammer this weekend, including a range of Chesterfield and Chesterfield-style pieces as listed below.
Lot 82G - This Brown Leather Chesterfield Two-Seater Settee is at auction for a guide price of £100 - £200 this weekend
Lot 82V – A Green Leather Chesterfield Type Office Chair, estimated at £60 - £120, and Lot 82E – A Brown Leather Chesterfield Wingback Armchair, estimated at £100 - £200
Lot 82D – A Brown Leather Chesterfield Foot Stool with a guide price of £40 - £80, and Lot 82F – A Brown Leather Chesterfield Armchair with a guide price of £60 - £120
We’ve also got a great range of Art Deco furniture pieces like this Walnut 1930's Art Deco Sunburst Glazed China cabinet up for grabs. Lot 186M has an estimate price of £40 - £80 at our online auction this weekend
Following on from the popularity of numerous gun lots at last month’s auction, we have another couple of firearms featured in our August sale which may be of interest to an avid gun collector.
Lot 838 – A Double Barrelled Percussion Sporting Gun with an estimate price of £150 - £300 at our August sale
Lot 840 – This obsolete calibre, non-firing Swedish Mannlicher Rifle is listed for £200 - £400
We also have a quantity of Moorcroft vases and various Carlton Ware advertising figures available at our August online auction, so if you are an avid collector of Moorcroft, Carlton Ware or highly collectable advertising pieces then take a browse through our catalogue to see if any of the pieces grab your interest.
(from left to right): Lot 637 – A Moorcroft Who goes there vase, signed by designer Anji Davenport, number 530 of a special edition, estimated price £170 - £340. Lot 650 – A Moorcroft Fairies fascination vase, limited edition 8/15 and signed by designer Vicky Lovatt, estimated price £160 - £320. Lot 638 – A Moorcroft March Morning vase, limited edition 16/40 and signed by designer Kerry Goodwin, estimated price £170 - £340
These Carlton Ware Martell Brandy Advertising figures are both going under the hammer seperately this weekend. Lot 351 (left) and Lot 352 (right) both have a guide price each of £120-£240
Also included are a number of vintage items such as lamps, clocks, 35mm cameras and lenses and dinner ware, as well as more modern garden furniture and ornaments.
The jewellery section is well-represented, and pieces such as necklaces, rings, pendants, and costume jewellery are sure to fetch good prices this weekend.
See the full catalogue for our 8-9 August online auction here.
Of interest to many this weekend though, perhaps, is the array of swords up for sale, of which the following are just a selection. You can check out the full range of swords available at our August auction here.
Lot 816 – this Stirrup Hilted Sword with blue and gilt 1796 type blade has a guide price of £300 - £600 at our August online auction
Lot 817 – A Five Ball British Infantry Sword with sword knot and scabbard. Estimate price £210 - £420
Lot 821 – A British Current Patten RAF Sword with a list price £210 - £420 at our August sale
If you have items for auction, get in touch and we can help you with a valuation. Talk to our team of experts who will be able to give you an accurate auction estimate on a range of items from household goods to antiques. You can join us at one of our valuation days, email us for an appointment [email protected] or call us on +44 (0)1782 638100 Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
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