Bidding online could not be easier as many are finding out, in fact it can be too easy as one bidder found out demonstrating the system to her plumber and is now the proud owner of a stoneware jar!!

Top price of the sale was £3,100 for a Chinese bronze censer which is now on its way to Shanghai, with other lots destined for South Africa, Australia; USA and throughout the EU.

Details of some of the better Lots in the Sale follow: Bold text items are illustrated.


Lot 104: A 5’ 10” Victorian pitch pine book cabinet with shelves enclosed by a pair of panelled doors, set on plinth base. Sold for £210. Lot 116: A 6’ 6” Edwardian inlaid mahogany break bow front wardrobe with moulded dentil cornice, central linen slides and flanking hanging space enclosed by part mirror panelled doors, bearing Carter & Aynsley Ltd. locks, set on shaped plinth base. Sold for £280. Lot 154: A 5’ 10” antique rosewood triple glazed front cabinet with moulded cornice and applied decoration, with an array of shelves, set on plinth base. Sold for £200. Lot 269: A 5’ 2” antique oak Jacobean style chest with three central drawers, two flanking drawers and cupboards under formed from dummy drawer fronts, the sides and back panelled, the whole set on pommel feet. Sold for £660. Lot 303: A 16” diameter Chinese stripped hardwood stand with inset cloisonné panel to top, shaped apron and five cabriole supports. Sold for £160. Lot 311: A 26 ½” Chinese ornate shrine cabinet in the form of a temple with simulated bamboo gabled roof, panelled sides and surrounding fence, all with painted Immortals and other deity figures, two doors to front and typical base – 3’ 8” high. Sold for £380. Lot 329: A 22 ½” bespoke cherry wood and cross banded five drawer cutlery chest with fitted and lined interiors, set on bracketed square tapered legs. Sold for £200. Lot 338: A mid Victorian lacquered papier-mache and mother-of-pearl inlaid jewellery cabinet with lined and fitted interior, landscape oil painting to top, internal sewing box, two doors enclosing drawers and writing slope, set on serpentine base. Sold for £260. Lot 352: A 3’ 8 ½” 19th Century Dutch walnut bombe bureau with fully fitted interior including tambour cupboard and well, with three long graduated drawers under, set on heavy lion paw feet. Sold for £360. Lot 365: Carl Bugatti (manner of): a 13 ½” low table with ornate bone and pewter inlaid Moorish style decoration, the shaped frieze with pierced holes and slots for tassels (missing), set on embossed copper clad and turned legs with block feet – for restoration. Sold for £920 and Lot 371: An early 18th Century walnut framed child’s high chair with later rattan panels – old wear, foot rail missing – bearing label for Badesfield Hall House sale. Sold for £240.  


Lot 401: A mahogany cased drop-dial wall timepiece with brass bezel, 12” painted dial marked for Stephen May of Bovey Tracy, with eight day single fusee movement. Sold for £120. Lot 402: A polished oak and mixed wood cased dial wall timepiece with brass bezel and 9 ½” painted dial marked for M.R.C. Cillett. Bland & Co., Croydon, London, with eight day single fusee movement. Sold for £150. Lot 411: A late 19th Century oak cased bracket style clock with Winterhalder & Hofmeier eight day ting-tang striking movement. Sold for £95 and Lot 417: A late Victorian black slate and parcel gilt drum and scroll mantel clock with visible anchor escapement and French eight day bell striking movement. Sold for £160. 


Lot 470: A vintage Jaycol of London wicker picnic for two case with mostly original contents. Sold for £100. Lot 490: A pair of pendant lustre light fittings and a hobnail glass pendant shade – sold with a pair of candle wall sconces. Sold for £140. Lot 516: A mid 20th Century folio of prints entitled Teaching in Practice for Infant Schools Projects and Pictures. Sold for £120.


Lot 269. Sold for £660.

Lot 311. Sold for £380.


Lot 365. Sold for £920.

Lot 639. Sold for £220.

Lot 768. Sold for £240.

Rendells Stonepark Sales Report For The Two Day Auction Held on 27th and 28th April 2017


Lot 589: Three modern full length Parker Knoll curtains with exotic bird, rabbit, dog and floral decoration – lined and interlined – 6’ 9” drop. Sold for £130. Lot 596: A 1950’s Chil-Daw Pioneer Expanding Stand mannequin No. 344739, with original instructions. Sold for £130. Lot 609: An antique brass table top telescope on turned stand with folding tripod base – missing main lens. Sold for £300. Lot 639: A South Sudan carved hardwood Bongo mace. Sold for £220. Lot 663: A cased Sampson Mordan silver Everpoint fountain pen with 14k nib and propelling pencil set – London 1935. Sold for £130 and Lot 729: A 19th Century amboyna and ebony table top drinks cabinet with serpentine folding lid and sides containing a removable gilt metal fitted interior with later glasses. Sold for £160. 


Lot 764: Hornby Dublo set 2050 Suburban Electric Train S.R. (2 rail) – rolling stock C-8 – box P-6. Sold for £170. Lot 766: Lot 768: Hornby Dublo 3235 S.R. West Country locomotive “Dorchester” and tender (3 rail) – C-6 – box P-6. Sold for £240. Lot 783: Hornby Dublo: six boxed (2 or 3 rail) rolling stock including three 4078 Composite Sleeping Cars B.R. Sold for £160. Lot 784: Hornby Dublo: seven boxed (2 or 3 rail) rolling stock including three Pullman Cars. Sold for £150 and Lot 800: Two boxes containing a large quantity off 00 gauge plastic railway layout items including boxed Hornby Dublo 5083 Terminal/Through Station – parts missing. Sold for £200.


Lot 1053: A pair of continental porcelain dishes with remains of gilt decorated embossed decoration – sold with a later floral decorated dish – all with crossed sword marks. Sold for £120. Lot 1059: A pair of ceramic pug dog pattern bookends with dapple on gilt decoration, set on cast brass bases. Sold for £170. Lot 1204: A 19th Century German porcelain table salt supported by two female figures – sold with another with seated woman wearing a headdress – both with crossed sword marks and damage. Sold for £440. Lot 1240: A collection of eleven antique and later rummers – all bearing collectors labels. Sold for £320 and Lot 1246: A collection of eleven antique glass rummers – sold with a sugar crusher and glass toddy lifter. Sold for £340. 


Lot 1263: A 9” antique Chinese bronze censer bowl with flanking lion mask handles and decorative banding – bearing twelve character mark to base. Sold for £3,100. Lot 1313: Six late 19th Century copper graduated haystack measures including one for W.R. Loftus. Sold for £130. Lot 1322: An antique riveted copper bucket of cylindrical form with swing handle. Sold for £110. Lot 1325: A 17” long cast aluminium model of a Zeppelin with stand and shaped base. Sold for £240 and Lot 1330: A 10” diameter shallow cloisonné bowl with floral decoration on white ground, set on a carved hardwood base. Sold for £280. 


1392: Serge Gladky: “Nouvelles Compositions Decoratives” series one in 2 vols, pochoir printed boards, cloth spines worn, Pub. Editions d’Art Charles Moreau 1920’s-30’s, Paris – sold with series two similar with differing binding – some staining. Sold for £600 and Lot 1399: “Grand Atlas de la France”, in 2 vols, folio, gilt printed green leather, printed for H. Fisquet in Paris by Abel Piloncirca late 19th Century. Sold for £150. 


Lot 1401: F. J. Widgery: a gilt framed gouache, depicting a moorland view with tor in distance and pool to foreground –  13 ¾” x 21”. Sold for £300. Lot 1434: Robert W. Paulden: a gilt framed oil on panel, depicting the three masted sailing vessel S.S. Forester on choppy seas – 15” x 23”. Sold for £220. Lot 1468: Charles J. Adams: a gilt framed watercolour, depicting a shepherd with sheep on rural track with buildings in background – 10 ½” x 15”. Sold for £190 and Lot 1517: F. J. Widgery: a gilt framed gouache, depicting a Westcountry coastal view with rocks on a sandy beach with breakers in distance – 13 ¾” x 20 ¾”. Sold for £360. 


Lot 1536: An album containing approx 300 Edwardian and other postcards, numerous child subjects, Mabel Lucy Attwell and greetings, etc. Sold for £120. Lot 1538: A signed 1965 Football Writers Association Annual Dinner menu. Sold for £150 and Lot 1548: An Edwardian album of early 20th Century postcards including “beach belles” and Manitoba. Sold for £240.


Lot 1204. Sold for £440.

Lot 1263. Sold for £3,100.


Lot 1392. Sold for £600.

Lot 1401. Sold for £300.

Lot 1548. Sold for £240.