MARLOW, UK – Duchy Auction Co., a full-service auction company specializing in gold, jewelry, watches and clocks, fine art, coins, stamps, militaria, classic cars, and select furniture and furnishings, will conduct an antiques, fine art and collectibles sale Saturday, Dec. 1. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
A 1988 BMW R100RS motorcycle is among the top lots. The bike (above) is in opalescent white and has been ridden 40,400 miles by its two previous owners. It comes with a complete service history, recent stainless steel exhaust, tires and battery. The bike is expected to sell for £3,500-£4,500/$4,486-$5,768.
Chinese antiques include a pair of 18th- or 19th-century Famille Rose vases that stand about 17½ inches high. Both beautiful vases have a seal mark on its base.
Fine art includes life-size wire sculptures by contemporary British artist Rachel Ducker.
More than three dozen gold rings are included in the jewelry offerings. Among the treasures is a 14K yellow gold ring with a tanzanite center stone flanked by four diamonds totaling 0.8 carats.
The 384-lot auction includes many Star Wars and Lord of the Rings collectibles.