Okehampton Auctions

and Wreford's Removals

Next Sale Overview





ON WEDNESDAY 16th October at 10 a.m. prompt

Viewing Monday 10am to 1pm, Tuesday 12pm to 6pm & Morning of Sale from 8.30am

Approx. 1000 lots


Furniture inc. G Plan spider coffee table & Kofod-Larsen chest, Danish Spottrup carver chairs, Ercol armchair, carved oak bookcase, salon suite, assorted dining chairs, bureaus, chests drawers, corner chairs, American rockers, washstand, dressing tables, stained pine & oak dressers  etc  Clocks & Watches inc, repro longcase, slate, mah. & oak mantel clocks, wall clocks, assorted watches  etc, Silver inc.candlesticks, goblet, boat shaped salts, sterling vinaigrette, pepperette, photo frame, cased Deco dressing table set etc, Plate inc Novelty figure knife stand, WMF dog, jersey can, candlesticks, cutlery  etc, Jewellery inc. 9ct necklaces, charm bracelet, bracelets, lge. Sel 9ct, 14ct & 18ct rings, 9ct earrings & brooches, ingot, silver charm bracelet, necklaces, rings & earrings  etc, Selection costume jewellery,  Brass & Copper inc kettles, horns, miners lamp, fire kerbs, letterbox etc, Collectables inc WWII Commando snow shoes, AM doll, model vehicles & Tonka toys, Herophon, military uniforms, Japanese sword  etc, China & Glass inc Doulton Charles Noke Ibrahim, Pendelphin Pendle Witch, Chinese parrots, Beswick Thelwells, Wad Lady & Tramp, Doulton, Coalport, Lladro, Nao & Copenhagen figures, Portmeirion, Wade Circus, coloured & crystal glass, services  etc, Pictures & Prints inc.F.J. Widgery & Hicks moorlands, Charles Brady frog print, James Arthur copper framed photos, w/c’s, prints  etc  Modern pine & other furniture inc.3 & 2 door wardrobes, chests & bedsides, tables & chairs, gilt mirror  etc , garden tools, petrol mowers   etc, .   


*House clearances* Storage & transport available*

(Accepting goods for November 13th Sale from Thurs. 17th October by appointment)


Tel: 01837 55592 at all times (mobile 07748 907 230)


Catalogue available on-line from end of week before sale


The market for retro furniture particularly by Danish designers is extremely high at the moment & amongst a good selection on offer here is a G Plan teak chest of drawers designed by Ib Kofod- Larsen who was born in 1921. The  1960’s 6 drawer chest has central handles each split between 2 drawers & stands on circular section legs. The dimensions are 30” wide & 42” high & asks £350/400.

Also from G Plan is a circular teak spider coffee table designed by Victor Wilkins & produced between 1960 & 1969. It is 35” in diameter & has a guide of £100/200.

A rare Royal Doulton figure of the arab character Ibrahim is modelled with turban & flowing robes. It was modelled by their iconic designer Charles Noke & was issued between 1952 & 1955 with the serial number 2095 & has an estimate of £70/90.

The Pendelphin factory was established in the early 1950’s in Burnley by Jean Walmsley- Heap & Jeannie Todd. It takes its name from the nearby Pendle Hill renowned for its history of witches & the first plaque made by Heap was fitting named the Pendle Witch & depicts her flying on her broomstick with a cat on her shoulder. It is 8” wide & comes with a smaller version, both retaining their original labels & are priced at £100/140 for the two.

For fans of militaria collectables is a pair of World War II British Commando snow shoes. They are in the form of short wooden skis with ovoid boot holders & canvas strapping. They are 29” long & ask £70/100.

A pair of Arts & Crafts copper framed photo prints copyrighted by James Arthur in 1903 /4 show the models posing as Isolde & Daphne. They were retailed by Ackermanns Art Dealers in Londons Bond Street. The are 28” x 22” & invite bids of £350/400.

A pair of silver table candlesticks are by well known silversmiths William Comyns & Sons Ltd, bearing their makers mark used from 1922- 1990, which concurs with the date letter of London 1970. In excellent order of knopped Georgian design with stepped circular bases they stand 8” high & have a guide of £100/150.

From the Devon artist F.J. Widgery is a typical atmospheric Dartmoor scene with rocks & water in the foreground, giving way to high misty hills. It is 11” x 17 ½” & asks £150/180.