Duke's

 

Established in 1823, Duke’s Auctioneers is one of Dorset’s oldest businesses. Duke's specialist auctions at their Dorchester Fine Art Salerooms are promoted internationally and attract buyers from all over the world. These auctions regularly include furniture, jewellery, ceramics, Asian art, silver and works of art as well as many other antiquities and fine art.

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Leonardo da Vinci: Oil paints and Sfumato
There are currently only 20 known oil paintings by the Renaissance legend Leonardo da Vinci - and some of them are not yet formally attributed to him. Here we take a look at Da Vinci's oil painting: the technique, the motives, and the symbolism.
Bowled over! Good change for a bowl.
We all know those bowls that we keep our change in at home… They’re in your hall, bedroom or kitchen full of coins, keys and what-nots. One fortunate couple figured it might be a good idea to get their turquoise Chinese bowl valued - and lucky they did!
Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi revealed to be bought by Arabian prince will go to Louvre Abu Dhabi
It has been revealed that the buyer of Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi was an Arab prince. The purchase made history as the most expensive work of art sold at auction, and was also the last Da Vinci on the open market...
Saved by a silver cigarette case
This fascinating group includes an M.C. (Military Cross) awarded to a Lieutenant Frank Lewis Thornhill Barlow of the Welsh Guards, along with badges and a silver cigarette case which saved his life during the First World War.
Iconic Prime Ministers: Duke of Wellington's desk blotter and Sir Winston Churchill's cigar
The desk blotter once belonging to the Duke of Wellington and used by him for writing important government letters will be up for auction at Duke's of Dorchester, Dorset in October.

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A GEORGE III IRISH HOT WATER POT of baluster form
A GEORGE III IRISH HOT WATER POT of baluster form, with a flat hinged cover, knop finial and later ivory handle, engraved with a vacant shield, with a spreading circular foot, the underside scratch engraved 1713, by R W, Dublin, circa 1780, (c.18oz), 7.5" high. See illustration Duke's
A JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO of a man and a young boy
A JAPANESE IVORY OKIMONO of a man and a young boy trimming fruit with finely engraved and stained detail, Meiji, 5.5" high, on a hardwood base. See illustation Duke's
AN AMERICAN CHIPPENDALE SERPENTINE COMMODE, the
AN AMERICAN CHIPPENDALE SERPENTINE COMMODE, the shaped top with a moulded edge over four graduated drawers flanked by canted and fluted angles, on bold ogee bracket feet, 42" wide. See illustration Stylistically this chest of drawers may be compared to a group of case furniture usually attributed to Massachusetts workshop dating from 1770-1790. Duke's
A LATE GEORGE III MAHOGANY TIP-TOP TABLE, the
A LATE GEORGE III MAHOGANY TIP-TOP TABLE, the rectangular top with rounded corners on a turned column with three downswept legs with ball feet, 23" wide Duke's
FOUR ALBUMS OF JAPANESE COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS showing
FOUR ALBUMS OF JAPANESE COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS showing various landscape, city and figure studies, from the Inter-War period, most images 10" x 7.5"; together with various books on Japanese subjects and a Chinese scroll (a lot) Duke's
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Dukes Auctioneers
The Dorchester Fine Art Saleroom
Weymouth Avenue
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1QS
UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1305 265 080
Fax: +44 (0) 1305 260 101
Email: enquiries@dukes-auctions.com
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