A Preview of our December Online Auction – Swarovski, Pottery, Watches and More!

We have an array of interesting lots upcoming in our final online auction of 2020, including a large selection of Swarovski crystal pieces. Just in time for the festive season, Lot 214G (left) is a collection of nine Swarovski Christmas Tree Decorations dated from 2001- 2009, all in their original inner boxes. Lot 215A (right) is a stunning Swarovski Soul Mates glass lion, with both lots set to sell for between £100-£200.

Our final sale of 2020 is a two-day online auction taking place at 10am on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th December. Unfortunately, due to the current Covid-19 situation we are unable to offer in-person viewing, so please check out our online catalogue for more information on the available lots. You can also contact us to arrange a video call to view lots you are interested in or to take advantage of our comprehensive email condition report service.

Due to lockdown restrictions, we are currently unable to accept bidders in person. The sale will take place online only with a video and audio link, so you can continue to bid safely from the comfort of your home. Live online bids can be made through The Saleroom and Easylive Auctions, or commission bids can be made through Potteries Auctions. Find out more on how to submit a commissioned bid at auction. We also accept telephone bidding, so please contact us to arrange that beforehand if you wish to bid over the phone.

The Friday of our two-day auction is set to feature plenty of interesting 20th-century pottery lots, including Royal Doulton, Bunnykins, Coalport, Wedgwood, Beswick, Royal Crown Derby, Minton, Shelley, and an extensive collection of Moorcroft. They’ll also be a selection of various collectables such as Swarovski crystal lots, whisky bottles, artwork, record players and speakers, as well as some wonderful gold jewellery and watches on offer.

On the Saturday we have a great variety of antique, mid-century and modern furniture lots available, including chests of drawers, oak tables, cabinets, chairs and display units, as well as many other household items, collectables and toys. We also have over 200 unreserved tray lots of good tea, coffee and dinnerware, ceramics, glassware, bric-a-brac, metal ware, mixed pottery, and collector’s items to include camera equipment and clocks.

Two limited edition Royal Doulton character jugs and a Minton Minton Majolica embossed Tower jug

We have a number of beautiful character jugs available at our December auction. (L-R) Lot 124R is a 1920s limited edition “The Regency Coach” Royal Doulton loving cup/jug, estimated to sell for £150-£300. Lot 124V is another 1920s limited edition Royal Doulton loving cup/jug in style “The Shakespeare”, with an estimated price of £175-£350. Lot 118S is a 19th-century  jug, set to go under the hammer for £200-£400.

A William Moorcroft Macintyre Green and Gold Florian vase, and a William Moorcroft Moonlit blue vase

These Moorcroft vases are set to be very popular at auction this month. Lot 99K - left – is a William Moorcroft Macintyre Green and Gold Florian vase with an estimate of £400-£800, while Lot 99I - right - is a William Moorcroft Moonlit blue vase that’s set to sell for an impressive £800-£1600.


An Omega WWII military issue black dial gentleman’s wristwatch and an 18ct gold Omega ladies wristwatch on an 18ct bracelet

There’s a range of watches set to go under the hammer at our Silverdale saleroom, including these two Omega wristwatches. Lot 472 (left) is an Omega WWII military issue black dial gentleman’s wristwatch. Although currently not in working order, it’s one of the 12 'Dirty Dozen' Swiss watches commissioned for the British military in WWII and comes with an estimate of £400-£800. Lot 489 (right) is an 18ct gold Omega ladies wristwatch on an 18ct bracelet and is estimated to sell for between £800-£1600.

An 18ct gold pocket watch by Henry Pidduck & sons of Hanley, and a Victorian 18ct gold double Albert watch chain

Lot 413 is an 18ct gold pocket watch by Henry Pidduck & sons of Hanley with a sale price of £1000-£2000, while Lot 414, a Victorian 18ct gold double Albert watch chain, is set to sell for £1750-£3500.

A Victorian Mahogany Glazed Bookcase, and an Edwardian Mahogany Bow Fronted Display Cabinet

This charming Victorian Mahogany Glazed Bookcase (Lot 543, left) is estimated to sell for £50-£100. Lot 554 - right - is a lovely Edwardian Mahogany Bow Fronted Display Cabinet that comes with an estimated sale price of £100-£200.

Our next online auction is scheduled for 8th-9th January 2021, details of which will be published to our Upcoming Auctions page in the coming weeks.

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. 

Email Valuations

If you can't come in and see us in person but would like to submit items for auction or valuation, send us an email to [email protected] with details and a photograph (eg make, model, model number, measurements, condition) and one of our experts will provide information and auction estimates. Alternatively, give us a call on 01782 638100 to arrange an appointment.

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