Fellows and Sons | Established 1876

Extensive private collection worth £100,000 to go under the hammer

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An extensive private collection full of Art Nouveau styles, desirable silver and historic antiques, with items based on Émile Gallé is set to go under the hammer in the upcoming two-day Interiors: Antiques, Silver & Collectables sale on Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th December 2018. The impressive private collection of Art Nouveau style glass lamps also includes eye catching examples in the style of Daum Nancy and Le Verre Francais. The full assortment comprises of over 300 lots and has an estimated value of £100,000.

A team of specialists from Fellows travelled to inspect the collection in situ before it was shipped across Europe to the UK. The full range of items have been beautifully laid out in our Birmingham saleroom in preparation for viewing days. Many of the items feature a similar, distinctive design which will be a draw to admirers of Art Nouveau.

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A large Galle style overlaid, etched and cut glass table lamp. Estimate: £4,000 – £5,000

The items include a large Gallé style overlaid, etched and cut-glass table lamp, estimated at £4,000 – £5,000. Furthermore, a reproduction Galle Art Nouveau style overlaid and cut-glass vase, estimated at £2,000 – £3,000, is another highlight. It is one of the most alluring antique collections to go under the hammer at Fellows. Furthermore, there are many other in-demand antiques alongside the European collection such as an Art Deco silvered bronze figure signed E Jensen, and a large Bontems singing bird cage automata.

Kevin Jackson, Senior Specialist in Antiques & Fine Art, said: “We are delighted to be showcasing this magnificent private collection of items. The Art Nouveau lamps delightful to look at and we are sure they will generate a lot of interest. We have fascinating items from this collection spread out across our two-day sale and we are sure it won’t disappoint. We are confident our final Interiors: Antiques, Silver & Collectables sale of the year will go out on a high with two days of thrilling items which any collector would admire.”

Day one and Day two of Fellows’ Interiors: Antiques, Silver & Collectables sale is now available to view online and in person at the following times:

29 November 2018 10am – 4pm

30 November 2018 10am – 4pm

1 December 2018 11am – 4pm

3 December 2018 8.30am – 10am

Photo ID is required

Art Nouveau Galle Lamp

Highlights from the private collection include:

Lot 13: A large Gallé style overlaid, etched and cut glass table lamp. Estimate: £4,000 – £5,000.

Lot 44: A reproduction Gallé Art Nouveau style overlaid and cut glass vase. Estimate: £2,000 – £3,000.

Lot 580: A 19th century French gilt bronze and marble clock. Estimate: £2,000 – £3,000.

Lot 689: A large late 20th century cold painted bronze console table, together with a pair of matching figural mounted floor lamps. Estimate: £2,500 – £3,500.

Lot 704: A 20th century Greek 925 sterling silver twin handled bowl. Estimate: £400 – £600.

Lot 778: A decorative twin-handled tureen & cover. Estimate: £400 – £600.

Lot 884: A pair of 20th century 925 sterling silver water jugs. Estimate: £500 – £800.

Lot 919: A 20th century Greek 925 sterling silver four piece tea and coffee set. Estimate: £500 – £800.

 

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