WOTTON GOES TO THE DOGS
A collection to bark about...
The Wotton Auction Rooms have been favoured with the instructions to disperse a single owner lifelong collection of miniature animals, principally dogs.
The collection to be sold in some 350 or so lots includes a large array of breeds, from the antique and vintage, together with a few comparatively modern examples in bronze, lead, brass, ceramic, terracotta and leather, together with paintings in oil and watercolour.
The majority are English but there are numerous items of European and oriental origin to be found.
‘This is a truly delightful collection’, commented auctioneer Philip Taubenheim, amongst the more serious pieces will be found amusing representations, with values to suit all pockets. The collection now catalogued and individual photographs of all items are being prepared and the whole collection can be seen online in the next day or two.
The collection, which is to be sold without reserve, will be offered for sale at 12 noon on Monday 21st September and forms the opening chapter of the 2000 plus lot, three-day monthly sale, with viewing at the saleroom on the morning of the auction.