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Attracting interest from further afield was a Georgian octagonal, brass-bound, mahogany wine cooler. Measuring 18in by 2ft 31/2in (46 x70cm) and standing on reeded legs with fretwork corners, it was taken to £2600 by the Cotswolds trade against competition from a European buyer. Elsewhere, the small proportions of a 2ft 8in (81cm) wide Georgian mahogany chest of drawers with a brushing slide on bracket feet appealed to a private buyer who took it at £2000.

An unusual 19th century pitch pine tackroom table metamorphosing into a saddle horse no doubt appealed to the local horse-owning fraternity. Certainly the 4ft 4in (1.22m) long piece attracted a broad mix of local buyers and dealers before doubling the top estimate and selling at £600.

Among the collectable ceramics, the Beswick figures Charolais Bull, Hereford Bull and Highland Bull fetched £170, £130 and £180 respectively.