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Fine Art Preview: Highlights Of Our Up-Coming November Fine Art Auction

Debbie Porter

Lot 1447 Anthony Forster local artist: original watercolour of Trentham Hall and Gardens , titled ” Trentham Summer” , 44 x 62cm  £50-£100

Our next auction of fine art will be a three-day sale of decorative arts including an exciting watercolour by artist Anthony Forster pictured above.  Anthony Forster is a contemporary local artist renowned for his landscape paintings, farming pictures and images that capture the essence of rural life.

The sale will take place over 3 days at our Silverdale saleroom on 8th, 9th and 10th of November 2019.  There are over 1,900 lots to work our way through which, along with fine art items will include pottery, glassware, oriental, furniture, carpets, clocks, taxidermy, prints, paintings, metalware, books, ephemera, stamps, toys, militaria, silverware, watches, coins, jewellery, wines and spirits.  The first day of the sale will start promptly at 10am and we will sell lots 1 to 702 in the catalogue.  Day two will start at 10am and we will auction lots 703 to 1297.  Day three starts at 10am and concludes the rest of the lots numbered 1298 to 1960.

See the full catalogue online here to help you plan when you would like to visit and take part in the auction: 

We have frequent fine art auctions from our Silverdale saleroom in Newcastle under Lyme, and have built a reputation as a fine art auction house that specialises in including contemporary and antique local artists from the Staffordshire and surrounding areas.  Although there is a large fine art section in this sale, there is also a wealth of other items across the range of items that will be up for auction in November.

Take a look at some of the highlighted lots we’re most excited about here:

Lot 1560 Oscar Adler & Co Antique German Sonora Bassoon: marked Markneukirchen, complete with fitted hard case.  Estimated hammer price: £1000-£2000

Lot 1923 18ct gold charm bracelet with 12 good quality charms

Lot 1923 18ctgold charm bracelet with 12 good qualitycharms including 1 x 14ct charm and 2 stone carved Buddha & elephant charms with gold mounting, mounted full sovereign. Gross weight 104.6 grams. Estimated hammer price: £1800-£3600

Lot 649A, a rare Beswick Girl on Grey Pony and Lot 1212 a 19th Century Chinese Blue & White Temple Vase

On the left is Lot 649A, a rare Beswick Girl on Grey Pony 1499: Beswick Girl in Red Jacket & Brown Breaches. Estimated hammer price: £1500-£3000.   On the right is Lot 1212 which is a 19th Century Chinese Blue & White Temple Vase: with contemporary stand and displaying images of Peasants, Scholars, Water Buffalo’s & Foliage, height on base 56cm. Estimated hammer price: £500-£1000

Lot 1327 is an 18th century Mahogany Knee Hole Desk: Desk size 79 x 43 x 79cm. Estimated hammer price: £500-£1000

Lot 1327 is an 18th century Mahogany Knee Hole Desk: Desk size 79 x 43 x 79cm. Estimated hammer price: £500-£1000

See the full catalogue online to check out over 1,900 items for sale in our November auction.

If you have fine art pieces you would like to sell at auction, or any other type of collection, then talk to our team of experts who will be able to give you an accurate auction estimate.  

Download The Auction Catalogue

You can download a catalogue for the sale to browse through the lots at this auction. If you are thinking of attending one of our auctions, you might be interested in reading our FAQs on buying and selling at auction.

Submit A Commissioned Bid

If you are unable to attend the sale, you can submit a commissioned bid by leaving bids on the lot numbers you are interested in. See the commissioned bids page for further details. You can either view the items yourself prior to leaving bids or request a condition report. If you are unable to view and examine an item for yourself, it is recommended that you request a Condition Report beforehand.

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