Bank holiday Mondays 28th August sale is set to be busier than ever.
We have some stunning fine furniture going under the hammer on Monday including an early C20 Walnut Veneered Davenport, a stunning flame mahogany grandfather clock by John Todd of Glasgow and an ornate mahogany writing desk with secret drawers on ball & claw feet to name but a few.
The cabinets are overflowing with silver and if you are in the market for some serious sparkle this is the sale for you, with a great selection of precious stoned rings set with diamonds, rubies, sapphires & emeralds.
We are also boasting some interesting art. We have an oil dating 1889 by J Elliot.
John Elliott (April 22, 1858 – May 26, 1925) was an artist, illustrator, and muralist. Born in Lincolnshire, England, he studied in Paris at the Académie Julian under Carolus-Duran. In 1878, he went to Rome to study with José Villegas Cordero and there met his future wife, Maud Howe, Pulitzer-prize-winning American writer and the daughter of Julia Ward Howe, the author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Elliott is known for his epic Symbolist murals including working alongside his friend and colleague John Singer Sargent to provide murals for the Boston Public library. As well as creating a mural in the National Museum.( Now the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.)
We also have a pair of watercolours by Clifford George Blampied 1896-1984 born at St. Helier, ltd. Ed F J Widgery prints & other watercolours.
We also have a good selection of clocks, watches & pocket watches lotted including Rolex.
Rachel & Ellies’ pick of the auction are Lot 687, seven ceramic jelly moulds inc. Shelly & lot 534 a large Fenton Stoneworks jug depicting birds.
There’s definitely something for everyone in this sale, just follow this link to have a look for yourself. Click here to see the catalogue.