Sealed Bid

Home, Garden and Natural History (Sealed Bids)

Start date Wednesday, 8 March 2023 End date Wednesday, 29 March 2023

This is a sealed bid auction and all bids must be received by 16.00 BST Wednesday 29th March 

For further details on how the sealed bid auction works visit Information for Buyers


Click here for a printout of the hammer results

Click on the image below to view a pdf of the 28th and 29th auction

28th/29th March 2023 catalogue


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Lots with a ▲ symbol are subject to the Artist Resale Right 

Lots with a (‡) are subject to import duty at 5% on the hammer

Lots with a (†) are subject to VAT at 20% on the hammer 

BP 25% (plus VAT)

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Lot 148 Unsold
A pair of Art Deco carved Portland stone plaques
circa 1920
carved in relief with stylised lion heads
45cm high by 46cm wide by 23cm deep
See lots 147 and 149 for similar plaques Garden Ornament, architectural
Estimate: £700 - £1,000
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 149 Sold
A pair of Art Deco carved Portland stone plaques
circa 1920
carved in relief with stylised lion heads
45cm high by 46cm wide by 23cm deep
See lots 147 and 148 for similar plaques Garden Ornament, architectural
Hammer price: £701
Estimate: £700 - £1,000
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 150 Unsold
A Victorian painted pine clock turret
late 19th century
one side mounted with a painted tin dial and surmounted with a weather vane base
300cm high by 125cm square
Garden FurnitureGarden Ornament
Estimate: £600 - £1,000
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 151 Unsold
Edward Caldwell Spruce Hope
A terracotta plaque decorated with figures in high relief, flanking an armorial shield
signed E C Spruce Sculpt
68cm high by 295cm long

See lot 152 for similar example
Edward Caldwell Spruce (1865 – 1922) was an English sculptor and artist who mainly worked in Leeds…
Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 152 Unsold
A similar terracotta plaque
signed EC Spruce
68cm high by 295cm long

See lot 151 for similar example
Edward Caldwell Spruce (1865 – 1922) was an English sculptor and artist who mainly worked in Leeds…
Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 153 Unsold
An unusual wrought and cast iron boot scraper
19th century
100cm high
Garden Ornament
Estimate: £150 - £250
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 154 Sold
A Victorian cast iron weather vane
circa 1870
together with a cast iron wood and leather bellows stamped Alldays & Onions, makers Birmingham
113cm high
and lead smelting crucible cast iron dentists gas regulator
together with a wrought iron and brass hand pump
19th century
on wooden backplate together with a lead hopper and a lead church font liner
Garden Ornament
Hammer price: £115
Estimate: £100 - £200
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 155 Sold
A Victorian cast iron boot scraper
circa 1860
on sandstone base
50cm wide
Garden ornament
Hammer price: £300
Estimate: £100 - £200
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 156 Unsold
A Victorian cast iron boot scraper
mid 19th century
on sandstone base
38cm wide
Garden ornament
Estimate: £100 - £200
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 157 Unsold
A Victorian cast iron boot scraper
mid 19th century
on sandstone base
32cm high by 48cm wide
Garden Ornament
Estimate: £100 - £150
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 158 Sold
Two cast iron lion doorstops
19th century
one stamped cast *** directs by John Crowley and Co, Sheffield Dec 1847
36cm high by 72cm long
John Crowley and Co of Kelham Iron Works, Sheffield and Meadow Hall Iron Works nr Sheffield made…
Hammer price: £350
Estimate: £150 - £250
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 159 Sold
A pair of lion and unicorn bootscrapers
20th century
41cm high by 60cm long
Garden ornament
Hammer price: £211
Estimate: £100 - £200
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 160 Unsold
A wrought iron weathervane
late 19th century
146cm wide
Garden Ornament
Estimate: £500 - £700
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 161 Sold
A cast and wrought iron weather vane
made up and incorporating 19th century elements
97cm high
Garden Ornament
Hammer price: £350
Estimate: £150 - £250
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 162 Sold
A wrought iron and copper weathervane
early 20th century
294cm high by 91cm wide
Garden Ornament
Hammer price: £300
Estimate: £300 - £500
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 163 Sold
A pair of cast iron and oak signal cannons
20th century
56cm long
Garden ornament, militaria
Hammer price: £450
Estimate: £200 - £400
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 164 Unsold
A single wrought iron treillage obelisk
modern
254cm high
together with an iron armillary
100cm high
Garden FurnitureGarden Ornament
Estimate: £100 - £200
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 165 Unsold
Withdrawn
Estimate: £0 - £0
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 166 Sold
A composition stone Green Man plaque
late 20th century
58cm square
Garden Ornament, Architectural
Hammer price: £90
Estimate: £80 - £120
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 167 Sold
Two carved limestone rams head corbels
early 20th century
the larger 31cm high by 55cm long by 24cm wide
Hammer price: £307
Estimate: £200 - £400
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 168 Unsold
A harlequin set of three substantial cotswold stone staddle stones
one with later composition stone top
average height 74cm high
Garden Ornament, Architectural
Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 169 Unsold
A cast iron boot scraper
late 19th century
fitted with brushes,
60cm long
together with a composition stone pig and a composition stone buddha
Garden Ornament, Architectural
Estimate: £200 - £400
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 170 Sold
A set of four Victorian carved sandstone finials
2nd half 19th century
56cm high
Garden Ornament, Architectural
Hammer price: £310
Estimate: £100 - £200
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
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Lot 171 Sold
A rare Lavochkin V-751 experimental flying laboratory
1960
titanium, stainless steel and aluminium
10.9 metres long
This is a two stage rocket with an initial solid fuel rocket booster which burned for four seconds…
Hammer price: £4,000
Estimate: £2,500 - £4,000
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST
29 March 2023 , 16:00 BST

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