Gothic-style oak dugout chair – £3800 at Charterhouse.

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The items, all in barn storage for several years, came via her son from her marriage to first husband Michel Jammet.

“It is quite an eclectic selection, as you would expect from a family of artists,” said auctioneer Richard Bromell.

A (probably 19th century) Gothic style oak dugout chair, in two parts, was among the most eagerly contested lots, selling to an online bidder at £3800.