Friday 27th October commencing at 10am

Over 800 lots inc: Ceramics & Glass - Wedgwood Jasperware, large qty of Royal Albert "Old Country Roses" tea & dinner wares, large 1970's Denby pottery dinner set, blue & white transfer printed wares, Royal Doulton figures, pair of Staffordshire spaniels, Royal Doulton "Brambly Hedge" wares, cut glass, coloured art glass inc. Murano etc.

Miscellaneous - Inc. silver & silver plate, coins, postcards, copper & brass, Chinese root carved figure, books, oil lamps, Victorian red coat army jacket, taxidermy etc.

Furniture & Furnishings - Good modern pine 12' refectory table with 14 chairs, pair of modern pine 10' sideboards, 18th Century carved oak coffer, 19th Century rosewood Pembroke table, French oak carved side table, Victorian oak linen press, Chinese hardwood opium table, Victorian mahogany chest of drawers, George III mahogany bureau, Mid-Century & retro furniture inc. Ercol, G-plan, coffee & side tables, side units & bureaus, light fittings, modern furniture inc. pine, teak, sofas, beds, 4 Victorian pine blanket boxes, pictures & prints, textiles & costume, etc.

Household Electricals & Tools - Bosch KGV model upright fridgefreezer, Belling elec oven, Bush gas oven, Mountfield HP183 petrol mower, timber, garden tools, picnic bench, 780W petrol generator, Makita power drill, hand tools etc.

Viewing - Wednesday 25th & Thursday 26th October 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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