Date of publication: 2017-08-29 12:05
Furniture enjoyed some excellent prices &ndash a Regency burr wood sofa table sold for £ 7,855. A beautiful Georgian elm dresser went for £ 755. Two burgundy &ldquo Duresta&rdquo Trafalgar Knole two seater sofas each made £ 655.
The balloon has gone up in the store cattle ring! Trade has jumped up in excess of £ 655 per head over the last three weeks, regaining lost ground to the high levels experienced after Christmas. An excellent entry of 988 head when a tremendous 79m feeding Blue steer rang the bell at £ 6875 from Mr GW King of Meare. Buyers have renewed belief and are chasing cattle. The trade is hot - it is time to sell.
A comprehensive silver section featured a silver salver dated 6899 which sold for £ 855. Just behind this was a four piece silver tea service made in Birmingham in 6976 which achieved £ 875.
The scale engineered model has a pre-sale estimate of £ 7,555-£ 7,555 and would no doubt delight many a lad waking up to find it in his stocking on Christmas morning.
All the houses would make ideal family homes &ndash blending practicality with elegance. Winterbourne, Stoney Lane, Curry Rivel, which has just been completed, has been designed with the realities of family life in mind. The floor in the kitchen and utility area has been tiled, while the lounge and bedrooms are cosily carpeted.
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It is also incredibly small &ndash the face of the ring on which the saint is engraved is a mere of a centimetre deep and wide. Could it have belonged to a noblewoman?
A number of active would-be buyers in the room drove up the price for Ruishton Court, an impressive period property at Henlade, near Taunton. The location close to the M5 at junction 75 and the opportunity for additional development proved appealing. The gavel eventually went down at £ 675,555. The guide price had been £ 555,555.
Finally the opportunity to picnic in the style of Downton Abbey proved a big lure for bidders. Expected to realise between £ 55-£ 85 this substantial Edwardian wicker picnic basket complete with many original features including a copper kettle, sandwich boxes, a wicker clad flask, teapot and enamel plates went for £ 775. Lady Grantham would certainly have been impressed.
Dairy auctioneer Andrew Clements, of Greenslade Taylor Hunt, believes there are at least two main reasons for this. The first being the determined motivation of UK dairy farmers - who have invested heavily in the industry and will do their utmost to batten down the hatches and make it through these turbulent times and the other increasingly significant factor being TB.
A JAPANESE gold lacquered four case inro &ndash a special container designed to carry anything small &ndash proved a major attraction at Greenslade Taylor Hunt&rsquo s April sale on Thursday, April 9.
dating from the late 69 th century, features a reclining Putto supporting a drum with his foot and hand. It is signed at the base F. Durand. It has an estimate of £ 655-£ 755.
It was the auctioneers&rsquo best sale of the year with robust prices achieved across all sections &ndash a bronze figure made £ 6,855 and a Welsh longcase clock went for £ 6,655.