A Preview of our August Auction – 20th Century Pottery, Furniture, Jewellery and More!

This set of delightful Royal Doulton Bunnykins figures is set to sell for £35-£70 at our August auction this weekend

Our August sale is a two-day online auction taking place at 10am on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th August. We are offering in-person viewing for this auction by appointment only on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th August, 9am-3.30pm. You can also check out our online catalogue for more information on the available lots or, alternatively, 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 the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, we are now able to accept a limited number of bidders in person by appointment only. Please bear in mind that for both the safety of our staff and other bidders, it’s preferred that you wear a mask on our premises. The sale will also take place online with a video and audio link however, 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.

Our August auction is set to feature plenty of 20th-century pottery including Royal Doulton figurines and Bunnykins, Beswick, Royal Crown Derby, Wade, Lorna Bailey, Moorcroft, Wedgwood, Royal Albert, Shelley, and Chinese pottery, as well as a large selection of furniture and household items to include a Credenza, sideboards, desks, armchairs, coffers, library steps, occasional tables, glassware, prints and paintings, clocks, mirrors and more.

A large quality 3-seater brown leather recliner sofa

This large quality 3-seater brown leather recliner sofa comes with an estimate sale price of just £20-£40 – a potential steal!

A large wooden counter top Havana Cigars glazed two-door display cabinet

This large wooden counter top Havana Cigars glazed two-door display cabinet is set to sell for £80-£160.

As always, we have a large selection of watches and jewellery going under the hammer, including rings, necklaces, bangles, brooches, earrings, and costume jewellery, which always prove popular with our buyers, as well as gold and silverware.

We have over 150 unreserved tray lots of good tea, coffee and dinnerware, ceramics, glassware, bric-a-brac, metal ware, and mixed pottery. This month’s lots also feature a selection of collectables include coins, militaria, scientific and oriental items, ephemera, cutlery canteens, writing boxes, whisky and spirits, and stone busts.

Check out some of the highlights of what we have on offer below, and don’t forget you can find our online catalogue for the full range of lots available at auction this month.

A Beswick Palomino mare and foal on ceramic base

Who doesn’t love a Beswick horse? This Beswick Palomino mare and foal on ceramic base comes with an estimate of £100-£200.

A large collection of Wedgwood Angela patterned tea and dinnerware

Lot 799 is a large collection of Wedgwood Angela patterned tea and dinnerware that’s set to sell for £40-£80.

A limited edition Moorcroft Torch Ginger Bowl

This gorgeous limited edition Moorcroft Torch Ginger Bowl comes with an estimated sale price of £220-£440.

A limited edition Moorcroft Silver Gulls Ginger Jar

A trial piece that went into limited edition production, lot 207F is a Moorcroft Silver Gulls Ginger Jar with a sales estimate of £200-£400.

An Asian yellow metal ornate pendant and earring

An Asian yellow metal ornate necklace

We have a range of Asian yellow metal ornate jewellery going under the hammer this month that is set to be very popular. This pendant and earring (top) are set to sell for £375-£550, while this beautiful necklace (bottom) comes with an estimate of £700-£1200.

A 1894 gold full sovereign, and a gold 1932 10 Gulden Netherlands coin

Coins are always a collectible that pique plenty of interest with our buyers. Lot 569F (left) is a 1894 gold full sovereign with a sale price of £250-£500, while Lot 569G is a gold 1932 10 Gulden Netherlands coin with an estimate of £220-£440

Our next Cobridge auction is scheduled for 29th August and our next Silverdale auction is a two-day auction that’s scheduled for 10th-11th September. The details for both 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 every Tuesday. 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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