Mosque Lamp shines out

11th August 2015
Brass Mosque lamp Sold £1200
White gold & diamond dragonfly brooch Sold £750
Silver eastern tankard Sold £150
Woolwork picture Sold £230
Brass inlaid table Sold £320

Kivells Auction at Holsworthy on 11th August of 500 lots of Select Antiques & Collectables Live on Line was another roaring success with over 40% sold to online bidders from Australia, Jerusalem, USA, France and many other on line bidders.


Much interest was shown prior to the Auction in the brass Mosque lamp with the initial bid of £300 quickly rising to an outstanding £1200 selling to an on Line bidder from London.


Jewellery sold well with an 18ct white gold and diamond dragonfly brooch selling at £750, a 15ct gold & multicolour stone ring selling for £480, 9ct gold gatelink bracelet at £150, & a 1.5 inch long Vinagrette selling at £150.


In the Silver section a 4inch high Eastern tankard sold at £150, a Vesta with a golfing scene £120, 4 soup spoons & 3 forks £130, pair of table spoons £50, pair toast racks £60, & a hip flask £80


Among a good selection of Collectables a Woolwork picture of a 3 masted Schooner sold at £230, an Anchor & wheel mantle clock at £260, bronze Cauldron £150, wagon wheel £50, Camels stomach vase £55, bronze skillet £65, 2 leather hunting flasks £90, treen egg nest £85.


A badly damaged Minton majolica monkey teapot managed to secure an impressive £280, a Whitefriars drunken bricklayer vase at £85, Palestine vase & another at £110 and a damaged WMF vase at £95.


Furniture saw spirited bidding for the Quality pieces on offer including a Rosewood centre table at £240, Pine open shelf dresser £400, Oriental brass inlaid table at £320, Burr Walnut bureau at £300, oak carved Monks bench £260, Kneehole desk £240 and a country elbow chair at £150.


Other notable prices were Taxidermy Fox with prey at £85, Ivory wax seal & 2 needle cases £55, Treen travel compass £50, 7 old photo glass negatives £60 and a pair of Zeiss binoculars £75.   


The next auction will be Collectors Auction on 8th September 2015 which will be live online at Lots are being accepted for all future auctions.  Please contact Philip Walter on 01409 259256 or by email at