Bumper sale with over 670 lots
An impressive single owner collection of gold and diamond jewellery will come under the hammer on Saturday.
With 60 lots all coming from one South Yorkshire estate and the jewellery and gold section totalling 160 lots, there is something affordable for everyone.
Lots range from a gold charm bracelet hallmarked 9ct with charms, which is expected to sell for between £1400-£1600 toa gold daffodil brooch hallmarked 9ct with an estimate of £40-£60.
We have a large amount of garden architectural items on offer with a life-size Puma sculpture in Shanxi polished black granite making quite a conversation starter!
A large selection of garden benches, gargoyles, urns, troughs and birdbaths make up the garden section as well as gardening equipment with a strimmer and lawnmower on offer.
In furniture, a complete kitchen from an ex-show home will be going under the hammer. It has been previously fitted but not used. It is in Elise gloss ivory and natural oak with slate effect worktop - as per pictures, with Hotpoint integrated fridge freezer, Hotpoint CRM 641 DX electric hob, Hotpoint integrated microwave, Hotpoint oven andstainless extractor.
Viewing for Saturday’s sale is on Friday April 25 from 10am to 7pm. We will look forward to seeing you in the saleroom! The auction starts at 11am on Saturday but you can view from 9am.
Entries are now being accepted until Friday 9thMay for the next picture sale which is on Monday June 9.
HAPPY EASTER from us all
Gnomeman furniture sold well last weekend with a side cabinet with four panelled doors reaching £1,000 and a refectory table and chairs going under the hammer at £940.
The adzed oak furniture was made by local craftsman Tom Whittaker who lived and worked in Littlebeck, near Sleights.
Other highlights included a Moorcroft vase 'The Caravan' which was a limited edition by Rachel Bishop 30/100 - selling for £940.
A good Early 20th Century mahogany framed cane bergere suite sold for £740 and another good price was reached for an eight day oak and mahogany banded longcase clock with painted enamel dial. It sold for £740.
We are now busy cataloguing for our next sale. Please bring items in our sale room on Vine Street Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm.
Our office will close for Easter bank holiday weekend on Thursday April 17 at 5pm and re-open on Tuesday April 22 at 8.30am. Our next sale is on Saturday April 26 at 11am. Please come and view in person on Friday April 25 from 10am to 7pm or online from Good Friday onwards.
SALE TIME AGAIN - 600 PLUS LOTS!
Another Saturday and another sale here at DD HQ in Scarborough.
And with more than 600 lots to choose from there certainly is something for everyone.
Lots include gold, diamond and vintage jewellery, ceramics, collectables, books, clocks and dining, living and bedroom furniture.
Furniture highlights include a selection of Gnomeman furniture with an adzed oak cabinet, three tables and benches, featuring in the sale.
An Early 20th Century mahogany framed double cane bergere suite comprising a two seat settee and armchair, with feather cushions, also stands out as a quality but affordable lot.
In jewellery, an Aquamarine (approx 1.6 carat) and diamond ring hallmarked 18ct, size O, might steal the show along with an equally stunning Tanzanite and diamond wavy bracelet stamped 14k.
Elsewhere in the sale a pair of oak framed repousse plaques, after Sir T Lawrence and Joshua Reyholds by E W Wyon 1848, makes an interesting lot.
Ceramics highlights include a limited edition Moorcroft vase 'The Caravan' by Rachel Bishop which, at lot 18, is one of the starting lots in Saturday's sale.
The auction starts at 11am on Saturday April 12. Viewing is on Friday April 11 from 10am to 7pm.
We are always taking in lots for our sales so please bring your treasures into our saleroom from Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm.
We are also taking in pictures for our Gallery of Pictures sale which is on Monday June 9.
Forthcoming antiques and interiors sales include April 26, May 10 and 24
DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND
Jewellery was the best seller in Saturday's sale with a graduating five stone diamond ring totalling approx 1.6 carats going under the hammer at £2,000.
An emerald (24 stones) and diamond bracelet stamped 18K sold for £760 and an 18ct white gold diamond solitaire ring 0.75 carat made £560.
And the two modern corner settees that we had on offer sold for almost £400 each.
Other high selling lots included a rare Royal Doulton "Puff and Powder" figure that sold for £460 and an early 19th Century mahogany stick barometer with silvered dial that made £300.
We are always happy to accept items for forthcoming sales, future dates include Saturday April 12 and 26.
Please bring your saleable items into our offices between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Thursday for valuation and inclusion in our forthcoming sales.
Our next catalogue will be online on Friday night (April 5).
Ceramics, collectables, clocks, silver, dining, living and bedroom furnishings coming up on Saturday!
A collection of Moorcroft features in our sale this Saturday with a William Moorcroft Flambé Orchid bowl
with pedestal foot starting off the sale.
Other pieces include a Moorcroft lamp and two bowls featuring the distinctive anemone pattern.
Highlights in the sale include a bronze of a young girl with a duck after D'Apren Moreaux Fondeut Hardy 1906 on marble socle and a large selection of silverware will come under the hammer.
In jewellery, a stunning graduating five stone diamond ring totalling approx 1.6 carats will be offered along with many other items of fine jewellery and vintage costume jewellery.
Furniture items include a corner group in slate jumbo cord and a polished pine potboard dresser and rack fitted with cupboards and spice drawers.
Other ceramics, collectables, clocks, silver, dining, living and bedroom furnishings, as well as a special section of garden architectural items will be available.
Please browse our online catalogue for inspiration and join us for viewing on Friday March 28 from 10am to 7pm.
The sale will start on Saturday March 29 at 11am.
A Busy Week at DD HQ
Local hoteliers and caterers descended into our Vine Street Saleroom this week to snap up the contents of the Brooklands Hotel.
The entire contents of the hotel, from packs of gravy granules to the hotel’s carpets and light fittings were up for grabs in a sale that included lots from all of the bedrooms, kitchen, bars and public areas.
And in our Saturday sale on March 15, jewellery stole the show with our highest selling lots being a white gold diamond bracelet selling for £1700 and a pair of sapphire and diamond cluster white gold earrings making for £1,150.
A Tiffany & Co bangle with interlocking circles sold for £900 and a gold Victoriansingle handcuff in its original case made £1,100.
We are now busy cataloguing for our next sale on Saturday March 29. The online catalogue will be available on the evening of Friday March 21.
Remember you can bring your items into our saleroom from Monday to Thursday from 8.30am to 5pm. We will look forward to seeing you!
Hotel contents sale Tuesday 18th March at the Vine Street Salerooms.
The furnishings and fittings of the Brooklands Hotel will come under the hammer today.
The hotel in Esplanade Gardens has 60 bedrooms and the sale will feature contents of the bedrooms, kitchens, bars and the public areas.
There is still time to view on Tuesday morning from 9am-11am after which the sale will be conducted at Vine Street starting at 11.30am.
All of the hotel's contents will stay in situ but must be collected by 5pm Wednesday 19th March.
Photographs of all of the lots are available online. Go to our 'upcoming auctions' area to view the online catalogue.
Very varied auction this Saturday
A varied sale with interesting household collectables in all departments awaits buyers this Saturday with an antique rosewood work/sewing table by a Royal furniture maker set to take centre stage.
The Regency table is by Royal furniture manufacturer T & G Seddon, who, along with Nicholas Morel, handled a four-year commission to refurnish Windsor Castle in 1827.
This table bears a label by the makers from their Grays Inn, London, address and features in our sale at lot 408.
A good pair of Corinthian column silver candlesticks by Garrad & Co Ltd feature in our silver section.
Other silver items include a pair of scallop shaped dishes, a propelling pencil, bon-bon dishes and A hallmarked silver collared ebony walking stick with horn handle, together with carved ebony walking stick with dog handle.
An interesting 19th century coquilla nut acorn nutmeg grater with a tin grater in bone surround is also on offer.
And a selection of gardening equipment will also be coming under the hammer including mowers, cultivators and hedge trimmers, in time to get the garden smartened up for Spring.
We are always happy to accept items for forthcoming sales, future dates include Saturday March 29, April 12 and 26.
Please bring your saleable items into our offices between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Thursday.