Rowley's

Rowley’s is an independent auction house operating from the East Anglia to the East Midlands. In addition to holding quarterly Antiques and Fine Art sales in Newmarket and monthly General Antique and Collectables in Ely, its services include valuation, appraisal, and marketing. Its speciality includes appraising and auctioning items for family division, insurance, and Inheritance Tax.

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An early 19th century brass bound mahogany cellare
An early 19th century brass bound mahogany cellaret Of octagonal form, with twin brass loop handles, standing on a scrolling quadripartite base. 29 cm wide. Rowley's
A Chinese bronze brush pot Cast in the round with figures in various pursui
A Chinese bronze brush pot Cast in the round with figures in various pursuits amongst a pagoda and tree filled landscapes, the underside with cast four character seal mark. 13.5 cm high. Rowley's
A quantity of silver and silver gilt medals
A quantity of silver and silver gilt medals pertaining to the Overland Park Kansas Hospital Society and the American Red Cross Mainly inscribed as Presented to Brother J Bennett and Sister A Bennett for fund raising and services rendered, suspended on an embroidered sash; together with three photographs showing pearly kings and queens and "native" Americans fund raising, two framed and glazed. (Quantity)" Illustrated. The letter on the medals O P K S stand for Order of Pearly Kings Society. John and Sarah met in around 1890 and fell in love. Sarah was from a Wealthy family and when she married John; her father cut off her inheritance and ordered her from the house. John and Sarah had a Daughter in 1899 and a son in 1906. Sarah's mother used to visit secretly arriving at their small house in Clapham, in a horse and carriage bringing gifts for her grandchildren. John worked as a Carpenter, bookkeeper and rent collector. They became members of The Order Pearly Kings Society and started to collect monies for the Charity Hospitals in their area, mainly the Royal Free Hospital. They had costumes of various kinds including a Full Red Indian Chief outfit made of real buckskin. They would colour their skin to make them look like the real thing. These outfits were sold in the late 30's to Pinewood Studios. Sarah became Treasurer for the organization in the Twenties, and was recognized for her services with the presentation of Medals for the various years that she worked. Year after year they were the highest collectors of monies at various parades around London along with other members of the Society. They were awarded 16 medals in total for all their service over the years from 1922 to 1930. They lost their eldest child to Consumption in 1911 and Sarah died in the 1930's. John worked up to the Age of 94 still at the same company. He died aged 95. Their son John worked as a builder all his life and died at the age of 98. Rowley's
A Victorian novelty silver plated cruet stand
A Victorian novelty silver plated cruet stand Formed as an invalids carriage with cut glass fittings. 17.5 cms long. Some fittings probably associated, some damages to glass, some tarnishing and general wear. Rowley's
An early Japanese tin plate clockwork motorcycle and rider, the crude
An early Japanese tin plate clockwork motorcycle and rider, the crude ochre, silver and gold machine fitted with stabilizers. 15.5 cms long Rowley's
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Rowley's
Address
8 Downham Road, Ely,
Cambridgeshire, CB6 1AH
Telephone
+44 (0) 1353 653 020
Fax
+44 (0) 1353 653 022
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