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Sandridge Park House, Wiltshire: exterior

Interiors, Day II: 6th June

The forthcoming auction, taking place on 5th and 6th June, features a wide and diverse number of specialist areas, from Asian Furniture, Ceramics and Works of Art, to Ceramics and Glass, as well as Furniture, Clocks, Carpets and Lighting. Property from two single owner collections spanning the style spectrum from country house style to city chic will be offered on Day II, 6th June.

Viewing opens at Donnington Priory, Dreweatts’ very own country house, on Sunday 3rd June at 10am.

For all sale related and bidding enquiries, please email: info@dreweatts.com or call: +44 (0)1635 553 553.

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Lot 315, a Continental mahogany oval wine cooler
circa 1830, 100cm high
Est. £400-600

Selected Contents from Sandridge Park House, near Melksham, Wiltshire

Sandridge Park House is a beautiful historic house located at the heart of its own stunning parkland,  with views to the south across the Vale of the White Horse to Salisbury Plain and the Mendip Hills. The house was built by Henry Lopez and was completed in 1859.

Lot 318, detail, a framed woven tapestry panel, est. £400-600

The collection includes Georgian, Victorian and Continental furniture, carpets, mirrors, Asian and European ceramics, garden ornament and lighting and was assembled by the vendors over a period of 30 years specifically to furnish their early Victorian country house.

Lot 647, a French onyx and enamelled gilt bronze mounted jardinière, late 198th century
of rectangular section with a twin looped handle at each end
22cm high, 30cm wide
Est. £200-300

The Ballyedmond Collection

Featuring items from the Belgravia home of Lord Ballyedmond, the interiors of which were fashioned and furnished to recreate the classic London town house of the late 19th century.

The jardinière showing here, left, is from this period and its roundel depicts Cupid and a maiden.

Lot 392, Continental carved giltwood mantel closk, early 19thc, est. £400-600

The clock above is probably French or Austrian, its drum features a carved laurel surround and a floral and fruit surmount, supported upon two winged female sphinxes.