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 usto 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Selling at Auction
If you have Beswick, Bunnykins pieces you’re looking to sell, their pieces consistently perform well at auction and our staff is well-placed to provide valuations and advice on selling your items. Call 01782 638100 or firstname.lastname@example.org to book a valuation appointment to attend one of our Tuesday valuation days. We also provide valuations via WhatsApp, simply send some clear photographs of your items via the app to 07864 667940. Additionally, we can send you links to our catalogues via WhatsApp–message the above number via the app and ask to receive our catalogues. Make sure you are subscribed to our email newsletters, too!