An Italian pottery plate, which was chipped, sold for £567,000 at the Charterhouse two day February auction in Sherborne, Dorset.
The lot which travelled the furthest to the Charterhouse auction on Friday 18th January proved to be the top lot of the day, despite the weather.
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Naomi Grabham and Matthew Whitney have both been appointed Associate Directors at Charterhouse Auctioneers in Sherborne.
A rare piece of American Presidential history goes under the Charterhouse hammer in Sherborne, Dorset on Thursday 17th November, when a gold watch is entered into the sale which was presented by Grover Cleveland, the 24th American President.
The Charterhouse auction of silver, jewellery and watches on 27th August also contains a collection of over 200 seals.
A Second World War Liberty ship launch bottle is one of the more unusual lots included in the Charterhouse two day specialist collectors auction in September.
An old hand written recipe book is to go under the Charterhouse hammer on Friday 11th April.
Charterhouse have been instructed to sell an important collection of personal rock €˜n roll memorabilia relating to the Beatles, The Who, Paul McCartney and Wings in their two day auction of collectors’ items on Thursday 16th & Friday 17th December.
Charterhouse Auctioneers in Sherborne have been instructed to sell the entire contents of a colonial style country house.