Ewbank's Preparing For Spring Furniture And Clock Auction
Items Already Consigned For The March 24 Sale
The team at Ewbank’s is expecting a lot of interest in the sale, and if you are having an early Spring clean, then there is still plenty of time to submit items for sale, the deadline is March 3, although late entries may be accepted until March 17.
Among the highlights of items already seen by the experts, is an early 19th century Maltese olive-wood cross-banded drum table, which has been valued at between £500 and £800. It has a radiating veneered top, the centre is set with a cross, and the table has four drawers. It stands on three round feet and has a triangular column support to a tripod base.
Other tables in the sale include: a French 19th century walnut and marquetry centre table, with a single drawer, which has been estimated at between £400 and £600 and a 19th century faux bamboo lattice work octagonal table in Brighton Pavillion style, (29cm by 60cm) is valued at between £400 and £600.
A 19th century military mahogany secretaire chest, with fitted drawer above four long drawers with a shallow recess on turned legs, also carries an estimate of between £400 and £600.
A striking Persian red ground-silk rug has been consigned for sale from a deceased estate in Camberley. It carries a pre-sale guide price of between £500 and £800. The design is of repeating foliate forms and shaped medallions in the centre, with a main red border. It measures 236cm by 58cm.
Ewbank’s has a couple of interesting pieces from a house clearance in Weybridge for sale, which includes a pair of 20th century painted plaster and wood Blackamoor floor-standing nine-branch lights (height 190cm) which have been valued at between £500 and £800. From the same house clearance, is a late 19th century satinwood and ebony strung Sheraton revival cheval mirror on splayed legs with brass castors. It stands 172cm high, and carries an estimate of between £500 and £800.
A raft of intriguing clocks are on sale in the late March sale. A 19th Century French carriage clock with repeat and alarm (14cm high) carries a pre-sale price of between £300 and £500. It was retailed by Dent of London, and comes in a leather and velvet-lined case with key.
A gilt metal and cloisonné-enamelled repeating carriage clock has been valued between £300 and £500. The clock is oval with a white enamelled dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary dial, and stands on bun feet.
Viewing for the sale will be available in the week prior, and live internet bidding through www.theauctionroom.com and Ewbank’s live bidding platform will be available. These platforms give online buyers the opportunity to participate in sales at no extra cost, and giving them savings of up to 6% over other commercial live bidding platforms.
If you have items to consign for sale for this, or any future auction, please get in touch with Ewbank’s for advice on the process. Call 01483 223101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.