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Some 700 varied lots provided countless buying opportunities from a fiver upwards, but the 7ft 10in (2.33m) high eight-day clock was the most highly-rated item, with its ebonized, red tortoiseshell and brass inlaid case and an ogee shaped hood surmounted by a bronze figure of Father Time. It had undergone some restoration work but its considerable decorative qualities saw it bring £5200 (estimate £4000-6000).

Additional highlights included a set of four late 19th/early 20th century French grey marble pedestals that rose to £5000 from a £2000-3000 estimate, while a Louis Vuitton wood and leather-bound travelling trunk of check design went above top estimate to reach £3800 despite having its interior tray missing.