Chiswick Auctions, Art, Antiques & Interiors Sales Report 19th March

19/03/2013     Chiswick Curates

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Diary

Arts, Antiques & Interiors – Tuesday 26th March, 12 noon

Arts, Antiques & Interiors – Tuesday 2nd April, 12 noon EASTER WEEKEND

Arts, Antiques & Interiors – Tuesday 9th April, 12 noon

Easter Weekend Viewing will be held as usual; Sunday 12 noon – 6pm, Monday 10am – 6pm and prior to the start of the sale. Make Chiswick Auctions your Easter Weekend destination for your Interior purchases as we always have a good range of furniture and soft furnishings that will often amaze you with the quality and the bargains to be had compared to retail shopping.

Arts, Antiques & Interiors Including Toy & Textiles – Tuesday 30th April, 11am – Live on-line sale - Entries are now welcome: Antique dolls, Vintage Fashion, Costume, Lace, Vintage Furs, Die cast Toys, Trains, Juvenilia, Teddy Bears, Lead Soldiers, Dolls Houses, Miniatures & Rocking Horses.

Arts, Antiques & Interiors Including Good Asian Art – Tuesday 7th May, 11am – Live on-line sale - Entries are now welcome: all good Asian art including Jade, Porcelain, Bronzes, Pictures, Costume, Silks & Textiles and Ivory Carvings.

Every Sale will have a full image catalogue on our website by the Sunday evening and a partial upload will start on the Friday evening prior to each sale. Text catalogues are available from reception during the viewing. (Illustrated catalogues are available for Fine Sales.)

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Auction Results

Chiswick Auctions Arts, Antiques & Interior sale had over 550 lots and 225 furniture lots for sale. The first part of the sale had a good selection of paintings, pastels and pencil studies. Paintings always attract a lot of interest from those that buy because they like it - to the collectors who have a keen eye.  This week the range was very broad and while the more expensive pieces were the focus for many, there was a lot of interest shown in the large more contemporary and colourful oil on canvas that continued reaching comfortable prices within their estimates giving new buyers confidence to buy.

Lots 112 and 114, 19th century busts in the antique manner of Grecian nobles & Gods and a Roman noble did exceptionally well exceeding their conservative estimates reaching £976 inclusive and £1054 inclusive (see below), this vendor will be having a great Easter we hope.

Lot 24, a good collection of vintage & later fishing reels and tackle fetched a very reasonable £174 inclusive (see below) if you have been thinking about clearing the garden shed now might be the time. While lot 25 a boxed Cartier yellow metal pen sold for £198 inclusive (see below) just goes to show there may be real gold in the old desk drawers at home.

A highlight of the sale was lot 394 an impressive 18ct white gold and diamond line bracelet, set with 13.08ct of brilliant cut stones, sold for £8495 inclusive (see below) making some ones heart flutter.

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The furniture sale held a large mixture of antique, vintage and interior items and we are happy to say the brown good furniture has made a fashionable comeback possibly due to the fact that it is priced right making it the perfect Greener option for the ecological aware. Now the latest trend for young families to buy right, be eco friendly and have fabulous vintage interiors.

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Lot 24. A good collection of vintage and later fishing reels, to include a 7" Eton Sun long-line reel, wooden Starback reels, later J.W. Young Raridex fly reel, etc, together with a single reel book end and various tackle. (Qty). Estimate: £80-150 - sold for £174 inc., buyers premium & VAT

Lot 25. A red leather boxed 'Cartier' yellow metal gentlemen's pen, set to the top with semi-precious blue stone. Estimate: £100-150 - sold for £198 inc., buyers premium & VAT

Lot 112. A bronze 19th Century bust in the antique manner of a Grecian noble together with a pair of antique patinated busts depicting Grecian gods. (3) Estimate: £400 - 500 sold for £976 inc., buyers premium & VAT

Lot 114. A patinated bronze bust of a Roman noble on alabaster plinth. Estimate: £100 – 200 - sold for £1054 inc., buyers premium & VAT

Lot 394. An impressive 18ct white gold and diamond line bracelet, set with 13.08ct of brilliant cut stones.  Estimate: £7000-8000 - sold for £8495 inc., buyers premium & VAT