It was like the old days with a full saleroom of buyers bidding strongly against the commission, telephone and internet bidders which ensured spirited bidding throughout the two day sale. Room bidders were particularly in evidence for the clocks, silver and jewellery, and the furniture trade was also much stronger.

Principal prices paid for some of the better Lots in the sale follow: Bold text items are illustrated.


Lot 125: An 8’ Victorian stained oak extending dining table with moulded edge, two leaves and massive turned and fluted legs. Sold for £190. Lot 223: A wingback armchair upholstered in studded button back brown leather, set on moulded square legs. Sold for £200. Lot 287: An early 20th Century mahogany framed and heavy bevelled glass set four fold dressing screen with tapestry upholstered lower sections. Sold for £220. Lot 320: A 4’ 7 ½” Georgian polished oak potboard dresser with two deep drawers and shaped apron, set on turned supports. Sold for £200. Lot 327: A 5’ 10” 19th Century waxed pine farmhouse kitchen table with two frieze drawers, set on turned legs. Sold for £300. Lot 334: A 5’ 10” Parker Knoll two seated settee upholstered in striped tapestry, set on polished wood turned front legs with brass caps and casters. Sold for £360. Lot 350: A pair of 16” 20th Century stained hardwood and brass mounted campaign style bedside chests, each with two drawers. Sold for £240. Lot 355: A vintage mahogany framed swivel office elbow chair, set on quadruple legs with pad feet. Sold for £260 and  Lot 356: A 6’ 10” Parker Knoll two seater settee upholstered in repeat pattern tapestry, set on polished wood turned front legs with brass caps and casters. Sold for £320.


Lot 430: A reproduction part built Harrison “Grasshopper” Navigator timepiece – sold with another part built example. Sold for £280. Lot 440: A 19th Century French gilt metal and champleve enamel ornate salon mantel clock, with Leroy et Fils., a Paris, No.9087 eight day bell striking movement. Sold for £440. Lot 441: A brass falling ball clock with twenty six heavy polished steel ball bearings, under polished wood and glazed case. Sold for £600. Lot 442: A polished and satin brass Congreve pattern rolling ball clock, under polished wood and glazed case. Sold for £700. Lot 450: An early 19th Century ornate mahogany cased mantel timepiece, the dial marked for Thwaites & Reed, London, with eight day single fusee movement. Sold for £400. Lot 457: A box containing a large quantity of clock spares including platform escapements, etc. Sold for £260. Lot 460: A small modern Orrery, under Perspex dome. Sold for £220 and Lot 476: A quantity of clock making tools including a boxed Bergeon clock and alarm clock bushing tool, digital calliper, etc. Sold for £520.


Lot 606: A maple framed antique long stitch woolwork of a full-rigged ship at sea. Sold for £210. Lot 642: A pair of 19th Century brass binnacle lamps. Sold for £120. Lot 710: An ebonised framed antique long stitch woolwork of a full-rigged ship. Sold for £200. Lot 776: An early 20th Century brown leather clad oak cartridge magazine with brass corners and fittings, paper label for Holland & Holland, Grand Prix Paris 1900, the top embossed G.B. Ollivant, 12th Lancers. Sold for £320. Lot 786: An oak and glazed vitrine containing a taxidermy display with two wagtails and white wagtail on a branch, in naturalistic woodland setting. Sold for £130.

Lot 441 Sold £600 
Lot 442 Sold £700
Lot 1101 Sold £1,200
Lot 1367 Sold £320
Lot 1441 Sold £1,400

Rendells Stonepark Sales Report For The Two Day Auction Held on 15th and 16th November 2018


Lot 792: A collection of Victorian and later silver coinage, mostly George V Shillings, etc. Sold for £200. Lot 798: A collection of Great British Half Crowns from Victoria to Elizabeth II. Sold for £360. Lot 852: A large collection of antique and later silver coinage, mostly dating from 1920-1946. Sold for £240. Lot 856: A large collection of antique and later silver coinage, mostly dating from 1920-1946. Sold for £220. Lot 866: Two vintage motorcycle helmets, one bearing transfer for 1959 Manx T.T. Races, the other B.S.A. Rocket. Sold for £170. Lot 871: A pair of early 20th Century green onyx bookends, each mounted with a cold painted bronze spaniel. Sold for £190 and Lot 889: A quantity of marching sailors and Marines bandsmen – sold with a boxed W. Britain horse rake and tumbrel cart, etc. Sold for £300.


Lot 1037: A quantity of Quantock pottery including lamp, tureens, cheese dish, jugs, etc. Sold for £100. Lot 1078: A collection of various Devon local stoneware bottles, etc. Sold for £95. Lot 1101: A Ruskin flambé glazed pagoda pattern paperweight. Sold for £1,200. Lot 1111: A Staffordshire figure of a shepherd with flock. Sold for £85 and Lot 1120: An early 20th Century Royal Worcester vase with hand painted rose decoration – signed G. Lewis – Pattern E106/H1553, 1910 date mark. Sold for £280.


Lot 1165: A 22” bronzed Art Deco style figure of a female dancer, set on marble socle. Sold for £170. Lot 1197: A patinated metal sculpture  study of a Black Egret shade fishing, set on a polished wood socle base. Sold for £100. Lot 1200: An 18” bronzed seated nude lady, set on a black plinth. Sold for £140. Lot 1201: A large bronzed Art Deco style dancing lady. Sold for £150 and Lot 1202: A 24” Chinese bronze two section baluster vase with typical decoration. Sold for £100.


Lot 1301: Two antique London silver fish servers – 1817 and 1835. Sold for £200. Lot 1313: A pair of 12 ¼” German marked835 white metal ornate hollow cast candlesticks – stamped Freytag. Sold for £180. Lot 1332: A leather cylindrical cased Victorian silver wine goblet with engraved floral decoration and monogram – Sheffield 1883. Sold for £300. Lot 1335: Two George III silver basting spoons – London 1807 and 1809. Sold for £160 and Lot 1367: A silver three piece tea set of faceted oval design – Birmingham 1911. Sold for £320.


Lot 1390: A 9ct. rose gold charm bracelet with various 9ct. and yellow metal charms, encapsulated banknotes and 18ct. gold gypsy set ring, etc. Sold for £600. Lot 1410: A cased 14ct. gold fancy-link bracelet, set with triangular cut tanzanites interspersed with baguette diamonds. Sold for £800. Lot 1441: A marked 18ct white metal diamond solitaire ring – 1.3ct. Sold for £1,400. Lot 1454: A 1 ½” Victorian yellow metal oval brooch, set with diamond encrusted star motif, large amethyst within a pearl border. Sold for £650. Lot 1480: An 18ct. gold gentleman’s diamond solitaire ring – 2ct. Sold for £2,800. Lot 1482: A 1930’s Art Deco marked “Platino” ring, set with central 2ct. diamond and six flanking baguette diamonds to shoulders. Sold for £7,500 and Lot 1487: A 2” wingspan insect pattern brooch, set with sapphire, ruby eyes, cabochon ruby and numerous brilliant cut diamonds. Sold for £2,200.


Lot 1561: Herbert E. Butler: a gilt framed and gilt slipped watercolour, depicting fisher folk weighing the catch in a yard – signed – 10” x 14”. Sold for £550. Lot 1567: George Large: a gilt framed watercolour, entitled “Preparing to Sail”, bearing Llewellyn Alexander label verso – 11 ½” x 15”. Sold for £620. Lot 1597: F.J. Widgery: a gilt framed and mounted watercolour, entitled “Fur Tor, Dartmoor” – signed and dated 1904 – 10 ¼” x 30”. Sold for £500. Lot F.J. Widgery: a framed and mounted watercolour, entitled “Scene at Hanging Stone Hill” – signed – 6 ½” x 20 ½”. Sold for £380 and Lot 1617: Anthony Amos: a framed painting, depicting a stylised harbour scene – signed – 14 ¾” x 13 ¼”. Sold for £320.


Lot 1480 Sold £2800 

Lot 1482 Sold £7,500 
Lot 1487 Sold £2,200
Lot 1561 Sold £550
Lot 1567 Sold £620