Yorkshire Post (13/May/1916) - Sales by Auction: Whitley Beaumont

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2½ Miles from Kirkheaton and Mirfield Stations.

EDWARD ARMITAGE has been favoured with instructions to Sell by Auction, on WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY, May 17th and 18th, 1916,


Full-size BILLIARD TABLE, in oak frame, and accessories, by Orme and Sons; oak, panelling, doors, and window shutters in billiard-room; raised settees in oak, with upholstered seats.

Set of Sixteen Chairs in mahogany, with carved cabriole legs and ball and claw feet, upholstered in crimson plus; GRAND PIANO in walnut case, by Broadwood, 2 hall tables with inlaid marble tops; ebony work cabinet and stand, a number of large mirrors in gilt and birch frames, 8ft. 7in. bookcase with cupboards under, in Spanish mahogany; gent.'s and ladies' easy chairs, large Oriental and Brussels carpets.

20in. ANTIQUE GONG, 15½in. BELL (dated 1586, remade in 1895), Queen Anne Chair in walnut, oak towel horse.

Two Canopy BEDSTEADS in mahogany and hanings, French bedstead in mahogany, pedestals in mahogany, toilet stands in Spanish mahogany, cheffonier in rosewood, gent.'s large wardrobe in Spanish mahogany, cabinet in ebony, with ormolu mounts and Sevres medallions.

Horse Lawn Mower, Garden Seats, etc.

On WEDNESDAY, May 17th, at 1 o'clock — The Contents of Principal and Servants' Bedrooms. On THURSDAY, May 18th, at 1 o'clock — The Contents of Reception Rooms and Domestic Apartments. On View Monday, May 15th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. No catalogue.

EDWARD ARMITAGE, Auctioneer and Valuer, 7 New Street, Huddersfield.