Newsletter 6th February 2014

Auction at Boningtons

Boningtons saleroom is now open for viewing for its forthcoming Interiors sale on Monday 10th February. There is an extensive selection of items on offer including jewellery, silver, clocks & watches, pictures, furniture, ceramics & works of art.

The horological section is boosted by a significant single collection of pocket watches includes notable English & Continental examples dating from the 18thto 20th century.

Ceramics are particularly strong with one of the highlights of the sale being a fine Royal Worcester pedestal vase & cover, hand painted with fruit decoration with the well known Worcester painter Michael Morris (Lot 311, estimate at £600-800). Another eye catching work is Lot 310, a limited edition Wedgwood Fairyland lustre bowl (£250-350), whilst also on offer is a decorative 1930s Shelley `Corn` pattern dinner service (Lot 286, £200-400).

Elsewhere a Kemble walnut mini baby grand piano retailed by Harrods (Lot 196, £200-300), a bear skin rug & a picador tricycle all add to the eclectic range of lots on offer which includes everything from Royal Doulton figurines to Valentine`s Day themed hand signed posters by Tracey Emin!

We are also very pleased to report that the catalogue for this month`s important auction of Fine Art, Antiques & Asian Works of Art is also now available to view online. The sale includes some extremely significant pieces such as important single owner collection of ceramics (comprising of some very fine Bow porcelain) and paintings by some very notable names such as Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell & George Clausen (Lot 245) as well as some very interesting early works, not least an intriguing selection of antiquities.