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Gardiner Houlgate, Corsham, Bath, November 23

Cartier Tank 18ct gold gentleman’s wristwatch, case no 1432, c.1973, with a period Cartier box.

Estimate: £7000-10,000

Hammer: £22,500

Bonhams, London, November 22

Lucien Pissarro (1863-1944), Le Mont Verdaille, Cotignac, signed and dated 1934, oil on canvas, 22 x 18in (55 x 46cm).

Estimate: £15,000-20,000

Hammer: £22,000

Piers Motley, Exmouth, Devon, November 21

Graduated natural pearl necklace with a marquise-cut ruby and oldcut diamond clasp, the largest pearl c.12.5mm.

Estimate: £800-1000

Hammer: £21,500

Auktionhaus Kastern, Hanover, November 19

Victorian 18ct gold full hunter quarter repeating pocket watch.

Estimate: €1000-2000

Hammer: €15,000 (£12,900)


Chorley’s, Prinknash Abbey, Gloucestershire, November 22

Two Chinese vases including one Transitional style blue and white ovoid vase, 10in (25cm) high with several chips to rim plus late Qing Cantonese vase with crack.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £4200

Gorringe’s, Lewes, November 21

Eichwald rococo style majolica centrepiece, 20in (50cm) high.

Estimate: £80-120

Hammer: £3000

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