Dreweatts Two-Day Summer Auctions

Berkshire- Dreweatts' offered collectors an antique extravaganza last week. Three auctions sold pieces across many collecting disciplines over two-days. Day one treated buyers to Fine Clocks, Barometers, Scientific Instruments, Glass and Ceramics from Asia and European, and a private collection of glass from County Atrium. Day two closed the bidding frenzy offering Furniture, Rugs and Works of Art.

The Summer Sale Day 1: Paintings, Asian & European Glass & Ceramics Top Sellers

Thursday 28th August 2014

Master of Staffolo, circa 1430-1440 - The Madonna and child, with Saint Bernadino and Saint Sebastian. Sold for £73,000 [Lot 339]

John Miles of Northleach (b. 1781) - Adam naming of the animals. Sold for £27,00 [Lot 322]

Abraham Hulk the Elder (1813-1897) - To the rescue; A windy day. Sold for £8,060 [Lot 281]

A composite Chinese export famille rose dinner service. Sold for £8,060 [Lot 365]

The Summer Sale Day 2: Furniture, Rugs & Works of Art Top Sellers

Friday 29th August 2014

A suite of mahogany seat furniture, incorporating a settee and six side chairs in George III style. Sold for £38,440 [Lot 546]

Henry Holiday (1839-1927), a set of four stained glass windows for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. Sold for £14,880 [Lot 876]

A French mahogany, gilt metal mounted and marble topped commode, in Louis XVI style. Sold for £13,640. [Lot 566]

A cream painted and gilded mahogany bedroom suite of Louis XVI design, by Jetley, London, circa 1890. Sold for £9,920 [Lot 508]

A giltwood and micromosaic and marble mounted circular table. Sold for £6,500 [Lot 604]

Fine Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments Top Sellers

Thursday 28th August 2014

An important Charles II architectural key-wound, 30-hour hooded wall clock by Jonathan Chambers, Shefford, circa 1670. Sold for £15,500 [Lot 122]

A fine and rare Charles II paneled oak quarter-chiming 30-hour longcase clock John Williamson, London, the movement circa 1683, the case circa 1672. Sold for £14,200 [Lot 127]

A fine and rare Charles II brass lantern clock of impressive large proportions Thomas Knifton, London, circa 1665. Sold for £14,400[Lot 123]

A fine George III mahogany longcase clock Alexander Cumming, London, circa 1790. Sold for £8,060 [Lot 112]

A fine and rare George II Louis XV style ormolu mantel timepiece with year calendar dial Clay, London, mid-18th century. Sold for £8,060 [Lot 118]


Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are a UK 'top 5' auctioneer of fine art and collectibles. As part of Stanley Gibbons we are the only UK stock-exchange listed firm of auctioneers and occupy the same stable as coin specialists Baldwin', and Frasers Autograph's. Established in 1759, we have the broadest and most regular calendar of specialist catalogued sales in the industry, numbering over 150 per annum, and provide vendors and buyers alike access to market-leading specialist advice in any number of collecting fields. We operate from salerooms in Donnington Priory (near Newbury), London's Mayfair, Bristol and Godalming.

Donnington Priory - 1st September 2014