at Truro Sale Room, Truro Market, Newquay Road, Truro  TR1 1RH

Friday 8th December commencing at 10am


*** OVER 900 LOTS ***

Over 900 lots inc: Ceramics & Glass - Wedgwood Jasperware, var. Capodimonte, Susie Cooper, var. blue & white transfer printed wares, Victorian Pottery jelly moulds, var. Torquay Pottery motto wares, Brannam Barnstaple ovoid vase, Royal Worcester "Evesham" pattern wares, Royal Worcester & Royal Doulton lady figures, large Franklin Mint bisque tiger figure "On The Prowl", var. cutglass, var. drinking glasses, glass jelly moulds, Studio glass etc.

Metals & Miscellaneous - Var. mantel clocks & timepieces, 4 dolls houses, bronze-effect resin group of horses, var. Treen, copper, brass, silver plate, costume jewellery etc.

Furniture & Furnishings - Edwardian inlaid robe, George III inlaid chest of drawers, Edwardian pine wash stand, 2 Victorian pine farmhouse tables, Victorian stained pine chest of drawers, contemporary reconstituted stone fire surround, Baker oak display cabinet & entertainment unit, var. rugs, var. dining chairs, bedroom chairs, contemporary "Stressless" 2-seat settee & matching armchair, Victorian stripped pine chest of drawers.

Household Electricals & Tools - Hoover upright fridge-freezer, commercial SS deep fat fryer by Lincat, Flymo Glider 330 elec mower, var. strimmers, chainsaws, sprayers, generators etc.

Garden Furniture - 4 benches, teak garden table, Outback gas BBQ.

Granite & Slate - 2 26" round troughs, 22" square trough, 36"x22"/30"x25"/35"x27"/24"x44" rectangular troughs, 15" round stone trough, 14"x19" stone trough, 33"x50"x24" slate trough, 12 var. granite & stone mushrooms, 5 var. granite steps/lintels, granite roller, var. cast iron pigs troughs.

Opticians Equipment for a Liquidator - 2 Frastema Combination free-standing seated eye testing stations with lamp & keratometer, var. ancillary testing equipment & associated items inc. lenses, shop display fittings, cabinets etc.

Viewing - Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th December 11-4pm & morning of sale from 8.30pm. Marguerite's Catering. Catalogues online in due course.





Friday 29th September - Sale Report!!

Lodge & Thomas, The Truro Sale Room, held their last Antiques & Fine Art auction for 2017 last Friday, 29th September and it proved to be another hugely successful sale.

With over 870 lots on offer, it was well viewed by local collectors and the National and International antiques trade via

There were over 400 registered online bidders and over 350 commission bids left online and with the auctioneers!!


Over 130 lots of silver and jewellery were on offer with all silver lots finding new homes, the top price going to a good comprehensive silver twelve setting canteen of cutlery, weighing over 200toz and selling for £2,100. A Victorian twin handled, silver gilt, lidded trophy cup by Goldsmiths & Silversmith Company won second prize and sold for £700. The highest price lot of the day was in the Jewellery section, with a butterscotch amber bead necklace, from a local deceased estate, and weighing 134 grams, sold for a whopping £4,500 to an online bidder. From the same estate came an antique pair of diamond cluster earrings with over 2 carats of diamonds selling to a London jewellery dealership for £1,650. In the watch section the highest hammer price of £2,800 went to the 14k diamond set Waltham full hunter pocket watch with Cornish mining provenance, sold to a local collector.

In the ceramics section a Royal Worcester ‘Hog Hunting' group modelled by Doris Lindner sold for £450. An 18th century Dutch Delft blue and white dish with Chinoiserie decoration dish sold for £170. Antique maritime items are always popular at The Truro Saleroom and so it proved on the day with an early 20th century German copper and brass diving helmet selling for £1,100. A Chinese carved ivory concentric puzzle ball sold for £350. In the collectables section, a well filled postcard album with scenes of Canadian commercial whaling sold for £410. Found in a box of books from a clearance was a rare mid-17th century book written by the mathematician John Collins ‘Geometricall Dyalling' a treatise on maritime navigation by dials, sold to the book trade for £1,300.

The Automobilia section received a very good response, with a private collection of Rolls-Royce, vehicle and motorbike parts and accessories on offer. There was a 1950's Velocette motorcycle in "barn condition" which sold for £450 and will certainly be a fun project for the new owner, and a Bentley Continental touring kit sold for £400.

In the Painting & Print section three paintings by in demand Cornish painter Gill Watkiss sold for a combined £2,850. Another Cornish painting by Nancy Bailey, depicting Porthleven Harbour, achieved £800. Furniture was bucking the "brown furniture" trend with most lots well contested online and in the room, including a George III mahogany tall chest of drawers selling for £650 and an Edwardian Sheraton revival rosewood inlaid ladies desk selling for £450.

Our next auction is a General auction is on Friday 27th October, with our next online Antiques & Fine Art auction booked for January 2018.

Entries invited to auctioneer Carl Nielsen 07738219438  


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