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Monday, October 27, 2008


Next auction to take place on October 27 in Howick.

The next Antiques and Decorative Arts Auction will take place on October 27 in Howick.

One of the highlights is an Edwardian inlaid rosewood writing box, given as a token of appreciation by the Prince of Wales (Edward VII) to Rosa Lewis (the owner of the Cavendish Hotel in London, one of Edwards favourite haunts!).

Paintings include works by Claerhout, Canitz, Weiersbye, Dykman, Battiss, Repsold, Thornley Stewart, Fasciotti, Oldert, Tugwell, Sdoya, Catty, Glossop and Roy Taylor. Good antique furniture includes dressers, tables, chairs, a huge French mirror front armoire, sideboards, pedestals, loo and breakfast tables. In the Arts and Crafts category are a turquoise and gold necklace, stunning Victorian and later diamond, amethyst, ruby and pearl jewellery, Victorian jewel studded insect pins, gold charms and chains. Also on offer re Swarovski crystal animals and a selection of antique silver includes a Queen Anne coffee pot (London 1710), Georgian vinaigrettes and chamber stick, coffee and tea sets, flatware and boxes and lots more.

A large range of ceramics include Susie Cooper art deco jugs, Spode breakfast set, Staffordshire tea and coffee sets, Dresden, Meissen and Doulton. There are Art Deco and Georgian longcase clocks, and French marble mantle clocks as well as an Art Deco cold painted table lamp and lots of blue Bristol glass, WMF stag centre piece. Also a collection of 19thC pot lids and lots more.

Visit the interactive website to print a catalogue or place bids online if you cannot attend. The organisers pack and ship worldwide.

Crusty Corner Coffee Shop is now open at Green Acres to serve delicious breakfast, teas and lunches within earshot of the auction.

The Antiques and Decorative Arts Auction takes place on October 27 from 10h00 at Green Acres Centre, Lawton Road, Howick. More information on 033 330 3848 (fax 033 330 3169) or visit