Our 18 October auction, Kentshire: A Legendary Collection, achieved 6,662,289 USD. Highlighting the sale was a William IV Ormolu-Mounted Cast-Iron Italian Specimen Marble Top Center Table dated 1831, which sold above the high estimate for 197,000 USD. Also performing strongly, an Important Victorian Mahogany Patent Circular Dining Table by Johnstone Jeans & Co., circa 1845, sold above estimate for 185,000 USD.
Founded in 1940, Kentshire has become synonymous with the very best of English Furniture and we are delighted to offer its significant and spectacular collection this autumn. Some highlights include an important pair of George II pier mirrors in the manner of Matthias Lock and a magnificent Italian specimen marble top by Giacomo Rafaelli on a William IV ormolu and cast-iron base. The impressive range of furniture and objects carries estimates spanning from $1000 – 100,000 with the majority of works being sold without reserve – a unique opportunity for new and established collectors to acquire the very best from these celebrated connoisseurs.