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We offer flexible models to bring collections to market in the most effective way ● We assist clients with a strategic approach, offering items at auction, by Private Treaty and in our online Shop ● Contact us to discuss the sale of your collection at The Pedestal ● Showing right: The Patrick Donald Collection

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Property from a Berkshire Residence

Property from a Berkshire Residence

November 2020

A decorator’s delight – antique and contemporary furniture, rugs and carpets and lighting – assembled with the eye of a discerning, eclectic collector. Highlights included a pair of Chinese style table lamps, sold for £2,000, a Turkish Khotan design rug, sold for £2,250 and showing left: a pair of Louis XVI style bedside commodes, sold for £2,125

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Furniture from Hotham Hall, Yorkshire

Furniture from Hotham Hall, Yorkshire

July 2020

A private collection of early furniture and objects from the early 18th century Grade II Hotham Hall acquired to furnish the mansion. Highlights included a Charles I yew triangular Turner's chair, circa 1640, sold for £10,625 and showing right: a set of George IV yew, ash and elm Windsor armchairs by Amos of Grantham, sold for £3,750

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The Patrick Donald Collection

The Patrick Donald Collection

November 2019

The twin passions of the collector were Japanese Works of Art and Arms and Armour and early furniture, carvings and portraits. Patrick Donald turned his home into a living museum with room settings designed to display his collections. Highlights included a Taishō period gilt and lacquer seated carved figure of Nyoirin Kannon, sold for £9,375 and Follower of Remigius van Leemput, Portrait of a Lady, sold for £4,250 ● Showing left: an interior from the home of Patrick Donald

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The William H. Stokes Collection

The William H. Stokes Collection

March 2019

The private collection of the renowned Cirencester-based dealer in early works of art and furniture assembled in the 1950s and 60s. Highlights from over 350 lots offered included an English carved figure of a king, circa 1480, sold for £9,750 and an English carved oak heraldic dragon newel post finial, circa 1550, from Bradninch Manor, Devon, sold for £9,375 ● Showing right: early objects displayed in William H. Stokes' Dollar Street home, Cirencester

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