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July 23rd Fine Art sale report

23 July 2010

Tring Market Auctions' July Fine Art & Antique Auction was another great success; the highlight was arguably the sale of two Blue John stone vases, as featured in our pre sale report, which realised an excellent price of £11,200. Two separate Blue John stone vases reached figures of £1,200 and £2,100.


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Left: Blue John stone vases sold for £11,200. Right: Charging Bull sold for £1,300


In the metalware section, a bronze model of a charging bull made £1,300.


The selection of clocks drew attention with a late 19th century French mantel clock in tortoiseshell and boullework case with cast gilt mounts, feet and side frets reaching £900. Other items of interest in this section included a late 19th century English dial clock which made £820 and an early 19th century English trunk dial which sold for £1,020.


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Early 19th century trunk dial sold for £1,020


Among the array of collectable ceramics, items in the oriental section included a 19th century Chinese bowl - £460, a Chinese Imari charger - £580, a pair of 19th century Chinese blue and white moon flasks - £410 and a Ming Dynasty blue and white bowl - £410.


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A Chinese Imari charger sold for £580 


The furniture section saw good prices throughout. Most notably an early 19th century rosewood chiffoniere made £2,000, a mid-Victorial walnut marquetry credenza sold for £1,950, an 18th century figured walnut chest made £1,900, a pair of Globe Wernicke mahogany four tier bookcases reached £720 and an early 19th century mahogany compactum dining room cabinet sold for £850.


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An 18th century figured walnut chest made £1,900


Other highlights included an A.J. Strutt oil on canvas "A Moonlit Monastry" which made £2,000, an 18th century platinum diamond set ring proved popular and sold for £1,800, a late Georgian coffee pot sold for £580 and a pair of George III meat skewers dated 1762 reached £330.


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Left: A.J. Strutt "A Moonlit Monastry sold for £2,000 Right: An 18th century platinum diamond set ring sold for £1,800



Please click here for July 23rd Fine Art Sale Results



The next Fine Art Sale will be held on the 1st October 2010. All entries and enquiries welcome.





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