Wilkinsons to auction collection from period Suffolk home April 28

A sampling of furnishings from the Suffolk home. Wilkinsons Auctions image

DONCASTER, England – Wilkinsons Auctioneers will sell the Rintoul Collection on Sunday, April 28. The collection, which comes from a period house in Suffolk, ranges from court cupboards to a trio of stuffed toy foxes in riding clothes that were advertising figures. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Featured is a fine, highly carved oak court cupboard (below) dated 1675, which was previously owned by the British fashion designer Jasper Conran.

Fine 17th century oak court cupboard, 64in. high x 56¾in. wide x 22in. deep. Estimate £2,000-£4,000. Wilkinsons Auctioneers image

Just as impressive is a large trestle-base refectory with its 2½-inch-thick polished top.

Fabulous 17th century trestle-base refectory table, thick planked top, 29¾in high x 31½in. wide x 110in. long. Estimate £3,000-£6,000. Wilkinsons Auctioneers image

Just for fun are the three stuffed toy foxes in riding clothes that originally served as advertising figures for a Saddler’s store.

Three stuffed toy foxes dressed in hunting attire, originally advertising figures for a Saddler’s, 28in. high. Estimate £80-£160. Wilkinsons Auctioneers image

The sale also includes an additional private collection of works by Sylvett David/Lydia Corbett the artist and potter well known for being Picasso’s muse.

Wilkinsons Auctioneers hold approximately five sales spread throughout the year, covering topics such as period oak, country furniture, paintings, fine furniture, jewelry – both high end and antique costume, silver, Chinese and oriental pieces and objets d’art.  The auction company has been located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire since 1997 and enjoys dealing with customers from the UK as well as worldwide.

For details contact Wilkinsons Auctioneers Ltd, The Old Saleroom, 28 Netherhall Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 2PW. Telepone +44 (0) 1302 814884 or email sid@wilkinsons-auctioneers.co.uk.