Art, jewellery and antiques in Bury St Edmunds auction

The Beatles Yellow Submarine UK quad film poster sold for £1,100

The Beatles Yellow Submarine UK quad film poster sold for £1,100 - Credit: Archant

Brisk bidding and high prices paid at Lacy Scott and Knight art and antiques auction

A pair of Art Deco 18ct white gold and diamond set ear pendants sold for £11,000

A pair of Art Deco 18ct white gold and diamond set ear pendants sold for £11,000 - Credit: Archant

There was brisk bidding, and some top prices paid, at the Lacy Scott and Knight art and antiques sale and 20th Century design sales, at the Bury St Edmunds auction centre, on Friday and Saturday March 10 and 11.

Auctioneers Shaun Crichton and Ed Crichton were at the rostrum for most of the busy two days.

This oil on canvas, by Thomas Smythe of Ipswich, (1825-1906), a winter landscape, solld for £2,400

This oil on canvas, by Thomas Smythe of Ipswich, (1825-1906), a winter landscape, solld for £2,400 - Credit: Archant

There was a packed sale room, which created a real buzz, and lots of internet interest and bidding too.

Again this time there were lots of internet and telephone bids, some from abroad but some more locally, with approximately 30% to 40% being sold to outside bidders.

Jewellery was particularly in demand, with top prices paid for a pair of Art Deco white gold and diamond ear pendants which went for £11,000 and a pair of cultured pearl and diamond earrings by Graff which sold for £7,500.

And a Shimansky white gold and diamond pendant by Ayanda was sold for £3,200.

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A late Victorian yellow metal and diamond star and crescent brooch went for £3,500.

In the art section an oil painting by Ruskin Spear - Summer Season 1969 went for £4,500 and a winter scene, oil on canvas, by Victorian Ipswich artist Thomas Smythe, featuring a horse and cart, sold for £2,400.

There were clock and watches with a gentleman’s Omega Speedmaster Professional chronograph selling for £3,500 and a ladies Rolex Oyster bracelet watch for £1,900.

A collection of 1930s George Jensen sterling silver cutlery was sold for £3,800.

Among the more modern collectables a Beatles Yellow Submarine film poster went for £1,100, and 18ct gold necklace, after a design by Christian Dior, sold for £2,600 and a pair of Mouseman octagonal tables sold for £1,000.

An unusual item, a Victorian child’s toy carriage, went for £1,100 and among the furniture a George III mahogany hall table sold for £1,600 and a 19th Century walnut and marble topped centre table for £900.

A pair of Victorian, Holland & Holland of London coaching lamps sold for £3,100.

It has been a busy March for the Auction Centre in Risbygate Street.

These two sales along with the March 4 sale added up to around 2,000 lots.

After going under the hammer, some were heading off to all over the world.