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Collectors' Sale

3rd April 2014

A pair of Lucas brass-case acetylene car lamps
Sold for £1,000

A 19th cent Stephenson's type miner's lamp
Sold for £700

A clasp of 7 War medals
Sold for £550

Bassett Lowke steam gauge 0
Sold for £420

A significant Australia collection of loose stamps
Sold for £420

An electric shop display advertising 'Sugar Puffs'
Sold for £320

An early 20th cent Symphonion
Sold for £320

A ride-on plush covered bear
Sold for £85

A collection of approx. 45 diecast toys by Dinky
Sold for £350

The Bazaar

Alfred Heaton Cooper lanscape
Sold for £320

A gentleman's Aquaracer wristwatch
Sold for £800

A diamond ring, principal stone 0.81cts
Sold for £1,100

A pair of silver place card holders
Sold for £350

A Victorian wooden cased wall clock
Sold for £440

A Victorian Royal Engineers dress sword
Sold for £300

 


 

 

The spa town of Harrogate has long been recognised as a major centre for antiques and the arts and Morphets, situated in the heart of the town, is one of Harrogate’s longest established businesses. Morphets Of Harrogate was established in 1895 and takes its name from founder Horatio Morphet.

Expertise

Morphets offer expertise and service combining today’s marketing and valuation skills with a personal approach


Fine Art & Antiques
and 20th Century Art & Design

Thursday 6th March 2014

 

Record breaking auction price achieved at Morphets for a work by Brian Shields 'Braaq'

BRIAN SHIELDS 'BRAAQ'
(British 1951-1997)
Sold for £50,000

(The previous highest price at auction for a Braaq was £30,000)

The Ellison Collection

HENRY MOORE (1898-1986), Reclining Figure. (Maquette) 1960, edition bronze, twice signed 'Moore' and numbered 1/9
Sold for £38,000

A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY FRENCH MARBLE, SLATE AND ALABASTER ORNAMENTAL URNS
Sold for £19,000

To View the On-Line Catalogue click the link below

 


BRIAN SHIELDS 'BRAAQ'
(British 1951-1997)

BRIAN SHIELDS 'BRAAQ' (British 1951-1997)

'Does he know to take the stick out?', Golf at St Andrews with spectators, oil on canvas, signed braaq 'Ann' to lower left, 51cm x 61cm, Headrow Gallery, Leeds label verso.

Sold for £26,000 - November 2013

To look at our Braaq archive click on the picture above

 


 

Collectors' Sale

3rd April 2014

(click on title to go to our Collectors' Sale News Page)

 

Either Stand-alone sales or held in conjunction with The Bazaar, these sales are held twice a year and offer a specialist marketplace for all manner of collectables such as coins, toys and stamps

Please click below to read our Stamp Valuer's article:

Expensive Philatelic Errors, Exceptions and Omissions......!

 

Preview

 

Fine Art & Antiques
Post War Design

6th March at 10am

A LATE VICTORIAN COUNTRY HOUSE OAK POST BOX
Sold for £3,000

STUDIO OF FRANCOIS CLOUET (1522-1572) circa 1570, portrait of Henri III
Sold for £7,500

THOMPSON OF KILBURN 'MOUSEMAN' AN OAK DRESSER AND RACK
Sold for £3,100

BRIAN SHIELDS 'BRAAQ' (British 1951-1997), Winter street scene
Sold for £22,000

A MOORCROFT POTTERY LIMITED EDITION LARGE BALUSTER VASE
Sold for £1,800

CIRCLE OF CHARLES BOIT (1662 - 1727), portrait of a lady, possibly Queen Anne

Sold for £700

AN AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND RING
Sold for £1,700

A STAFFORDSHIRE ENAMEL PLAQUE, circa 1770
Sold for £800

ITALIAN SCHOOL, 17th/18th century, Madonna and Child with St.Peter and St.Sebastian
Sold for £5,500

THOMPSON OF KILBURN 'MOUSEMAN' A SET OF EIGHT OAK DINING CHAIRS
Sold for £3,000

EDWARD PRITCHETT (British 1808-1894),The Grand Canal Venice
Sold for £8,000

AN IMPOSING LEEDS POTTERY CREAMWARE CHESTNUT BASKET AND COVER
Sold for £380

A DERBY PORCELAIN FIGURE OF A RETRIEVER DOG
Sold for £420

AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE POTTERY GROUP PERSUASION
Sold for £1,700

Fine Wines, Ports and Spirits Auction

4th June 2014
Deadline 2nd May

If you wish to consign items to the sale please contact our valuer, John Philips, for an appraisal