The February Sale - Sale Report

Our February sale was another great success, with an eclectic collection of lots ranging from fine art to motorcars.


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In our painting department this month, the first lot got the sale off to a flying start. 'Red Sails at Honfleur' depicting figures by boats in a harboue by William Lee Hankey (1869 – 1952) sold for £3,500. it was closely followed by a fine 19th century oil painting in the Orientalist style of a beautiful nude woman wearing splendid jewellery, which sold for £2,500.

The market for good quality furniture is still strong, with rarer pieces such as a William & Mary walnut secretaire on chest selling for £1,900, and an early 20thcentury Anglo-Indian Shisham table saw competitive bidding and sold for £2,000.

Pole position in our vehicles department was a Jaguar XJ6 3.4 litre saloon, which sold for £5,900 – closely followed by a Jaguar XJS 5.3 litre V12 coupe which sold for £4,000, both were from a deceased estate and had extensive history, always an attractive selling point for collectors.

Amongst our always popular jewellery selection were some choice highlights, including a Cartier yellow gold and diamond triple bangle bracelet which sold for £5,700.

An impressive 3.20 carat solitaire diamond ring saw heated bidding from across the world, finally selling for £6,600. Proving the current trend for designer jewellery, another Cartier entry, a pair of 18ct gold cufflinks, sold for £2,500 – an Omega Seamaster Professional Co-axial automatic wristwatch sold for £2,600.

We are now accepting entries for our next auction on the 21st March.

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