CLARKE’S Auctions at Semley is preparing for its bumper Christmas sale to be held from Wednesday to Friday 28-30 December and is expecting more than 2,000 lots to be consigned.
This is historically Clarke’s busiest sale and lots of interesting items will be sold.
Among the furniture for sale is a George I walnut and laburnum inlaid chest-on-stand, a ladies late Victorian walnut kidney-shaped writing desk, 18th century oak side table, period oak mule chests and 17th century bible boxes.
The collectibles section features 17th century and later portrait miniatures, a novelty Edwardian silver jockey’s cap pin cushion, an antique autograph book belonging to master ship builder Oliver Lang with signatures cut from letters including Sir Thomas Hardy and engineer James Watt.
Clarke’s is taking entries for all future sales and any enquiries should be made to Richard Clarke or Karen Marshall on 01747 855109 at the main offices on Kingsettle Business Park, Station Road, Semley, Shaftesbury.