Highlights from our January 2023 Auction

Herend of Hungary Pottery Bunny & Mice Figures

This adorable lot of Herend of Hungary Pottery Bunny & Mice Figures sold for £380 at our January 2023 auction.

Our first auction of 2023 took place this month on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th January and featured an exciting array of items, from 20th-century British pottery to large collections of vintage watches and more.

Plenty of lots from our Silverdale Saleroom December auction sold for a good price, so check out some of the highlights from our most recent auction below. Who knows? Maybe they’ll provide some inspiration if you have a valuation in mind.

Wedgwood Madeleine patterned 22 piece tea set

Our top selling lot of the auction was this lovely Wedgwood Madeleine patterned 22 piece tea set that found a new home for £1,400.

6 vintage gentleman’s watches

We had a large range of vintage wristwatches pass through our saleroom this month. Lot 696 comprised of 6 vintage gentleman’s watches, including a Tunis Datomatic chronograph, Montine Automatic, Maruxa Chronograph, Rotary, Falco Montre, an unknown square watch (all ticking) and a Citizen Chronograph automatic (not working). The whole lot sold for £440.

A set of Jaeger LeCoultre gents watches

Lot 694 was a set of Jaeger LeCoultre gents watches, all in ticking order, which sold for an impressive £650.

As always, pottery pieces proved very popular at auction this month, and we saw a large quantity of rare pottery, including vases, tea ware and figures from famous names such as Royal Doulton, Beswick, Moorcroft, Wedgwood, Lorna Bailey, Coalport, Kevin Francis & Peggy Davies and more, pass through our saleroom and fetch some amazing prices. Check out some of the best performing lots throughout this article.

limited edition Coalport Basia Zarzycka Collection figure My Dearest Emma40

This limited edition Coalport Basia Zarzycka Collection figure My Dearest Emma40, boxed with certificate, sold for £240.

A large collection of Enoch Wood's English scenery tea and dinner ware

This large collection of Enoch Wood's English scenery tea and dinner ware included plates, a gravy boat, bowls, a butter dish and cover, cups and saucers and more. It sold for a very respectable £240.

A Royal Doulton Flambe Pekingese Dog and Flambe Fox

This cute pairing of a Royal Doulton Flambe Pekingese Dog and Flambe Fox sold together for £240.

A De Lamerie Fine Bone China heavily gilded Robert Adam patterned set of three dinner plates and rimmed bowl

Lot 500 was a De Lamerie Fine Bone China heavily gilded Robert Adam patterned set of three dinner plates and rimmed bowl. This lot of specially made high end quality items made in England sold for £320.

A 10k gold filled ladies Omega wrist watch

Lot 693 was a 10k gold filled ladies Omega wrist watch, together with 3 x ladies Jaeger Le Coultre watches, with 3 watches in ticking order (including the Omega). The lot sold for a great £340.

5 vintage Zenith watches, a Lings Chronograph, an Astral Gents and a mid-size Witthauer watch

This lot of 5 x vintage Zenith watches, (4 gents and one mid-size), together with a Lings Chronograph (ticking), Astral Gents (ticking) and a mid-size Witthauer (not working), sold for £520.

A boxed Moorcroft Lindisfarne Puffins Vase

This boxed Moorcroft Lindisfarne Puffins Vase, dated 2012, sold for £220.

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. 

Our next Cobridge auction is scheduled for 29th January and our next Silverdale auction is scheduled for 10th-11th February. The details for both will be published to our Upcoming Auctions page in the coming weeks.

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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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