Early 1920s Royal Worcester dish.

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The exception was this early 1920s Royal Worcester dish, right, Painted with sheep and a cottage, and signed H.Davis, it was "in perfect condition" said Ambrose's Keith Lawrence who added: "Prices for Harry Davis seem to be going through the roof". With interest from collectors pushing the bids along, the dish finally sold to the trade at £3000.

A 17th century Continental dining table led the furniture. With a 6ft 1 1/2in (1.87cm) chestnut top, above three drawers with rustic carved decoration on turned supports with later stretchers, it sold at £1000.