AUCTION RESULTS: Country House Sale

Posted On: 27 Jun 2022 by Vanya Slater

Star lots included a yellow diamond and items from the Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson workshop...


There were strong results from the jewellery and watches and Yorkshire Oak categories in Ryedale Auctioneers' 23rd June Country House Sale.

Top results - jewellery and watches:

Cushion cut yellow diamond, 2.07ct, VVS1 natural fancy intense yellow diamond with with GIA report 
SOLD for £9150 + buyer's premium

2021 Rolex Explorer Oyster Perpetual Superlative Chronometer wristwatch bi-metallic case on oyster bracelet, complete with box, outer sleeve, instructions, guarantee card, tag and two spare links.
SOLD for £7700 + buyer's premium

2020 Omega Seamaster 300m Divers Professional Master Chronometer, James Bond 007 Edition. Titanium case on Milanese bracelet with box, tag and complimentary Mont Blanc pen.
SOLD for £4600 + buyer's premium

1970s Ladies Corum 18ct gold hand wound cocktail watch, elliptical case with integrated bark bracelet and deployment clasp hallmarked 750, together with its original box.
SOLD for £3250 + buyer's premium

Pair of mid century turquoise and diamond clip earrings, teardrop cabochon turquoise beads, the top adorned with three graduated round cut claw set diamonds and the bottom with seven, mounted on yellow metal hinged backs L3cm, and a matching bangle.
SOLD for £3400 + buyer's premium

18ct yellow gold chunky gate style bracelet cuff, box clasp with double safety catch, stamped 750.
SOLD for £2500 + buyer's premium

9ct yellow gold double chain watch albert adorned with twenty United States of America 1 dollar gold coins, 1853.
SOLD for £1850 + buyer's premium


Top Results - Yorkshire Oak:

Robert Mouseman Thompson of Kilburn - a carved oak model of a Siamese cat with blue eyes, seated with curled tail and mouse between paws, H28cm W17cm
SOLD for £4700 + buyer's premium

Robert Mouseman Thompson of Kilburn - an oak chest of two short and three long drawers with turned wooden handles, adzed top and panelled sides on short octagonal baluster supports, carved with signature mouse, W91cm D46 H94cm
SOLD for £2950 + buyer's premium

Robert Mouseman Thompson of Kilburn- an oak rectangular long stool, dished adzed top on octagonal baluster supports joined by stretchers, carved with signature mouse, W90cm D33cm H48cm
SOLD for £2150 + buyer's premium


Top lots from other categories:

Late C18th Ralph Wood type Staffordshire toby jug, modelled as Admiral Lord Howe, wearing a tricorn hat, holding a beer jug, seated on a barrel with sleeping dog under his right foot, on plinth base, H24cm
SOLD for £2100 + buyer's premium

J Purdey & Sons 12B sidelock ejector shotgun, 29" nitro proof barrels, 14 1/2" straight through stock, serial no. 18747, in fitted leather motor case (shotgun certificate required)
SOLD for £3700 + buyer's premium

Ryedale Auctioneers’ next Country House Sale will take place in August 2022.

To arrange a pre-sale valuation please email photographs and your contact details to