07/08/2013 : Auction of Antiques & Fine Art
The illustrated catalogue for Adam Partridge Auctioneers' two day sale of fine art and antiques is now online.
Click here to view the sale. Any missing photos will be uploaded by the weekend.
Day 1: Thursday 15th August from 10am (lots 1-755)
Day 2: Friday 16th August from 10am (lots 800-1578)
Viewing: Wednesday 14th 10am-8pm and 9am-10am on each morning of the auction
The Cheshire Saleroom
Enquiries: 01625 431 788
There is a broad range of items on offer as usual spread over two days with over 1,500 lots. Starting with collectors' items; boxes, walking canes, pens, enamel signs, portrait miniatures and more should satisfy the curiosity of many a collector. This is shortly followed by a small but good collection of bronzes followed by various 'decorative arts' which includes a collection of the sought after Martin Brothers' stoneware.
Star of the ceramics section is a particularly rare and important documentary 19th century Coalport vase painted by Thomas Baxter in 1802 (£1,500-£2,000). He was regarded as one of the greatest ceramic artists of his time. A very similar example to this vase can be seen in the Victoria and Albert museum here, ref. C.257&A-1919.
There are over 250 lots of silver and jewellery, and a good selection of pocket and wristwatches on offer followed by clocks, Oriental and tribal art, a collection of garden statuary removed from a Staffordshire house and over 300 lots of furniture which begin with a lovely Black Forest umbrella stand carved with two bears (£2,000-£3,000).
Autumn will be a busy period for Adam Partridge Auctioneers as the series of specialist sales gets underway starting with Northern Art on 26th September.
Militaria, Medals & Sporting Guns - 11th October (Entries invited until 16th September)
Chinese & Japanese Works of Art - 8th November (Entries invited until 14th October)
Silver, Jewellery & Watches - 22nd November (Entries invited until 4th November)
Please see www.adampartridge.co.uk for more details and for a full calendar of forthcoming auctions.
Don't forget a cafe will be operational on viewing day and sale days, serving hot and cold food, sandwiches made to order and tea, coffee and cake.