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Thanks to everyone who joined us in person or online for the auction on Monday and Tuesday. We had a very busy couple of days in the saleroom, particularly as we had the BBC Antiques Road Trip team filming with us. Here’s an overview of the top selling lots from each section of the auction:


Lot 30: A 19th century terracotta plaque of rectangular form by Hannah B Barlow in the Doulton style, having pictorial decoration, girl, pigs and geese, attributed verso, In difficulties, Sketch’ and signed to label. SOLD, £1400

Lot 199: An early 20th century mahogany frame stand having circular rouge maple top and modelled as suit of armour on trefoil base. SOLD, £850

Lot 34: An early 20th century mahogany frame stand having circular rouge maple top and modelled as suit of armour on trefoil base. SOLD, £550


Lot 219: The Macallan Cask Strength Single Highland malt whisky 59.2% vol, 500ml, cask 552, cask filled 19.1.89, cask type oloroso butt, bottled 30.11.03. SOLD, £1500

Lot 210: A bottle of Macallan single malt whisky, 18 year old, matured in sherry oak casks, youngest whisky distilled in 1985, in card tube. SOLD, £1000

Lot 246: Two possibly magnums of 1973 vintage Bollinger Brut Champagne. SOLD, £700

Silver & Jewellery

Lot 678: A lady’s dress ring having a diamond solitaire, approx 1ct in a claw setting to crossover shoulders on an 18ct gold loop, size Q. SOLD, £1600

Lot 687: A lady’s dress ring having a diamond daisy cluster in a coronet claw mount having a central diamond approx .75ct, surrounded by eight further diamonds each approx .1ct, on an 18ct gold loop, size H/I, with recent insurance valuation certificate. SOLD, £1500

Lot 555: A Victorian taxidermy dog’s head containing a silver tankard with stand/handle, London 1844, makers mark worn. SOLD, £1200

Lot 735: A lady’s dress ring having five diamonds, total approx 1ct, in a claw and collared mount on a white metal loop stamped 750, size Q. SOLD, £1000

Lot 610: A silver tray of rectangular form having moulded handles, gadrooned rim and scallop shell corners with inscription to centre, Sheffield 1920, James Deakin & Sons, approx 2597g. SOLD, £800

Lot 754: A Victorian 18ct gold top wound full hunter pocket watch no:40748, having a Roman numeral dial with subsidiary seconds in a plain case having presentation inscription regarding Lancaster Boys Royal Grammar School 1865 to inner case. SOLD,  £720

Lot 685: A lady’s dress ring having a central emerald within a double border of diamonds, total approx .65ct in an Art Deco style square mount on a yellow metal loop, marks worn, possibly 14ct gold, size L. SOLD, £700

Lot 565: A five piece silver tea set comprising tea, coffee and hot water pots with cream jug and sugar bowl, all of plain circular form with moulded beaded decoration to rims and bases and hard wood handles and knops to pots, Sheffield 1946, Walker & Hall, approx 2263g. SOLD, £700

Lot 668: A lady’s half eternity ring having seven graduated diamonds, total approx .75ct in a wrap round claw mount on a yellow metal loop, no marks, tested as 18ct gold, size P. SOLD, £700

Lot 503: A Victorian three piece silver tea set having scroll and floral repousse decoration, plain cartouches, engraved scroll handles and circular pedestal feet, London 1846/51/53, Edward & John Barnard & John James Keith, approx 1290.2g. SOLD, £600

Lot 613: An oak canteen containing a part set of Victorian silver flatware including dessert spoons and forks, tablespoons, teaspoons, etc, mainly Sheffield 1900, John Round & Sons Ltd, approx 1800.9g. SOLD, £550

Lot 561: A Georgian silver coffee pot having extensive repousse scroll and floral decoration and fruit wood handle, marks worn but probably London 1792, makers mark worn, approx 852g. SOLD, £550

Lot 597: A three piece silver tea set (no cream jug) of plain form having shaped rims, hardwood handles and quadruple paw feet, London 1924, Blackmore & Fletcher Ltd, approx 1626g. SOLD, £500


Lot 953: A 1930’s Art Deco burr maple cocktail cabinet of reeded demi lune full height form having fitted interior with slide trays under. SOLD, £2800

Lot 1086: An early 20th century French bureau de dame in the 18th century style having painted flap with fitted interior on slender cabriole legs. SOLD, £850

Lot 1094: An early 19th century mahogany longcase clock having swan neck hood with brass finials and carved decoration containing 8 day movement on Gothic trunk and square fen inlay base. SOLD, £800

If you have anything you would like to have appraised ahead of possible submission to our next two-day auction in June, please contact our valuers on 015395 66201. You can also head over to our departments pages and submit details of your item(s) via the quick form.