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Boxed pair of Norwegian silver-gilt and enamel novelty owl pepper pots by David Andersen, estimate £100-150, Lockdales, Ipswich, December 8-9.

This selection of 20 upcoming pieces from UK regional salerooms provides some inspiration at a range of price points.

Owl pepper pots

Boxed pair of Norwegian silver-gilt and enamel novelty owl pepper pots (pictured top) by David Andersen, estimate £100-150, Lockdales, Ipswich, December 8-9.

Dolphin drops in

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Georg Jensen silver heart and dolphin brooch designed by Arno Molinowski, London import marks for 1961, £120-180, Hartleys, Ilkley, December 1.

Georg Jensen silver heart and dolphin brooch designed by Arno Molinowski, London import marks for 1961, £120-180, Hartleys, Ilkley, December 1.

Brooch in Arts & Crafts style

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Arts & Crafts silver, amethyst and dog tooth pearl brooch, c.1910, £100-200, Sworders, Stansted Mountfitchet, December 2.

Arts & Crafts silver, amethyst and dog tooth pearl brooch, c.1910, £100-200, Sworders, Stansted Mountfitchet, December 2.

Rings a bell

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Victorian silver and tortoiseshell desk or counter bell by William Comyns, London 1896, £150-200, Bishop & Miller, Stowmarket, December 10.

Victorian silver and tortoiseshell desk or counter bell by William Comyns, London 1896, £150-200, Bishop & Miller, Stowmarket, December 10.

Write on the move

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Edwardian silver travelling desk set by Henry Clifford Davis, Birmingham 1909 and 1910, £130-150, Thimbleby & Shorland, Reading, online sale ending November 28.

Edwardian silver travelling desk set by Henry Clifford Davis, Birmingham 1909 and 1910, £130-150, Thimbleby & Shorland, Reading, online sale ending November 28.

In the mix

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Silver-plated Art Deco Mixit cocktail shaker, £400-600, at 1818 Auctions, Milnthorpe, online sale ending November 28.

Silver-plated Art Deco Mixit cocktail shaker, £400-600, at 1818 Auctions, Milnthorpe, online sale ending November 28.

Swallow swoops

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Victorian gold, silver, diamond and ruby swallow brooch, £1200-1800, East Bristol Auctions, December 1.

Victorian gold, silver, diamond and ruby swallow brooch, £1200-1800, East Bristol Auctions, December 1.

Ear adornment

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Georg Jensen Amoeba ear clips designed by Henning Koppel, £100-150, Mallams, Oxford, December 8-9.

Georg Jensen Amoeba ear clips designed by Henning Koppel, £100-150, Mallams, Oxford, December 8-9.

Iberian origin

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Pair of antique Iberian gold, step-cut emerald and rose and lasque cut diamond open work earrings, £800-1200, Roseberys, London, November 30.

Pair of antique Iberian gold, step-cut emerald and rose and lasque cut diamond open work earrings, £800-1200, Roseberys, London, November 30.

Tasteful arrangement

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A silver condiment set with bark finish by Gerald Benney, London, 1966, together with an ensuite sugar caster, London, 1968, £2000-2500, The Pedestal, Henley-on-Thames, November 30,

A silver condiment set with bark finish by Gerald Benney, London, 1966, together with an ensuite sugar caster, London, 1968, £2000-2500, The Pedestal, Henley-on-Thames, November 30.

Hound sound

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Victorian 15ct gold whistle in the form of a spaniel, possibly by Andrew Weddell, £100-150 at Sworders, Stansted Mountfitchet, November 30.

Victorian 15ct gold whistle in the form of a spaniel, possibly by Andrew Weddell, £100-150 at Sworders, Stansted Mountfitchet, November 30.

Victorian ring

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Early Victorian 18ct gold, pearl, diamond and emerald ring, £500-600, Cottees, Poole, November 27.

Early Victorian 18ct gold, pearl, diamond and emerald ring, £500-600, Cottees, Poole, November 27.

Eye of the tiger

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Tiger’s eye and diamond dress ring with 18ct textured gold shank, £300-500, McTear’s, Glasgow, November 28.

Tiger’s eye and diamond dress ring with 18ct textured gold shank, £300-500, McTear’s, Glasgow, November 28.

Moth brooch to buy

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Late 19th or early 20th century diamond, sapphire and ruby brooch in the form of a moth, £800-1200, Canterbury Auction Galleries, November 27-28.

Late 19th or early 20th century diamond, sapphire and ruby brooch in the form of a moth, £800-1200, Canterbury Auction Galleries, November 27-28.

Drinking caps on

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Set of four silver decanter labels, George Unite, Birmingham 1836-39, two whisky and two brandy, £300-350, Thomas N Miller, Newcastle upon Tyne, December 1.

Set of four silver decanter labels, George Unite, Birmingham 1836-39, two whisky and two brandy, £300-350, Thomas N Miller, Newcastle upon Tyne, December 1.

Archaeological revival

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Mid-19th century archaeological revival gold and micro-mosaic bangle, £1800-2600, Fellows, Birmingham, November 25.

Mid-19th century archaeological revival gold and micro-mosaic bangle, £1800-2600, Fellows, Birmingham, November 25.

Cuppamost in thought

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Continental silver tea caddy with import marks for London, 1896, £200-300, Rogers Jones, Colwyn Bay, November 30.

Continental silver tea caddy with import marks for London, 1896, £200-300, Rogers Jones, Colwyn Bay, November 30.

Edwardian Georgian

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Set of four Edwardian table candlesticks in the George III style by Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh 1908, £500-700, Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, December 7-8.

Set of four Edwardian table candlesticks in the George III style by Hamilton & Inches, Edinburgh 1908, £500-700, Lyon & Turnbull, Edinburgh, December 7-8.

Saddle up

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Early 20th century ruby and diamond brooch designed as a riding crop, €800-1000, Adam’s, Dublin, December 7.

Early 20th century ruby and diamond brooch designed as a riding crop, €800-1000, Adam’s, Dublin, December 7.

Gilbert's goblet

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Art Nouveau silver goblet by Gilbert Marks, London 1898, £2000-3000, Jacobs & Hunt, Liss, Hampshire, November 26.

Art Nouveau silver goblet by Gilbert Marks, London 1898, £2000-3000, Jacobs & Hunt, Liss, Hampshire, November 26.