Friday, 20 October 2017

Bix Manor House contents to be auctioned

THE Manor House at Bix has been sold and its contents will be auctioned tomorrow (Saturday, 12 July).

Items from the Grade II listed property and its large courtyard garden are expected to raise tens of thousands.

The most expensive items among the 771 lots is a 1959 Plymouth Fury that appeared in the 1983 horror film Christine. It is expected to reach between £9,000 and £12,000.

There are several pieces of 18th and 19th century furniture which are listed at up to £2,000 each. Eight vintage motorbikes dating from 1938 to the Sixties should go for between £300 and £1,500 each.

Architectural features going under the hammer include panelling from a former residence in London’s St James’s. French, Swedish and Oriental-inspired furniture includes a Liberty & Co chinoiserie bedroom suite, mirrors, sets of chairs and armouries. Curios include tribal art, Japanese items and collectables such as original Italian movie posters for films including Get Carter and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

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