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Items belonging to music legend Sir Rod Stewart will be offered at Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers in Essex on September 11.

The Maggie May singer, who lives in Essex, is selling part of his collection of antique and decorative furnishings with estimates ranging from £60-3000.

The 60-lot group includes a 2ft 2in (65cm) wide teak lounge armchair, with a cane back and a faux leopard print cushion, estimated at £250-350.


This English 19th century dark mahogany wine goblet above is priced at £420 from treen specialist J Collins & Son in Bideford, north Devon.

The c.1840 piece features a stepped, bladed knop and a circular stepped and rounded foot.


Created by English pottery designer Charles J Noke (1858-1941), a 10in (26cm) high Royal Doulton Guy Fawkes figurine, wearing a long, red cloak and holding a lantern, is going under the hammer at Paul Beighton Auctioneers on September 1 in Thurcroft, South Yorkshire.

The piece is impressed Noke to the reverse and bears printed and painted HN98 marks. Estimate £300-500.

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Affordable antiquities dealership Ancient Art will offer a pair of Roman bone six-sided dice priced at £120.

Known as tessera in Latin, dice were used solely or together with a board and pieces that required moving with the luck of the roll.

While gambling and gaming were only legal pastimes during the festival of Saturnalia in December, plenty of Romans took part in the activity throughout the year.