Episode 4

Location: Kentwell

Kentwell is not a 'stately home' but very much a lived-in and loved family home, something it has been for over 500 years. The public see much of the House, including rooms used by the family - usually with obvious signs of use.

Over 150 years ago it was written that 'visitors emerging from the Avenue on a summery evening cannot withold admiration when they see the manifold beauties of Kentwell Hall'. This remains true today.

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The Rounds:


Round 1: Valuation

"Magic box" prop from Dr Who.
£2500 | The Who Shop | www.thewhoshop.com

1987 Chanel camera bag.
£1700 | Circa Vintage | www.circavintage.com

Thessaly, Larissa (c. 356-342 B.C.), Silver Drachm.
£850 | Baldwin's | www.baldwins.co.uk

A Moorcroft 1903 Squat pot.
£800 | Moorcroft | www.moorcroft.com

George III Bristol Blue Glass Pair of Decanters Hollands Rum.
£400 | Parade Antiques | www.paradeantiques.co.uk

King of Naples - Murat commemorative plate.
£300 | Private Collection

19th Century Rosewood sarcophagus tea caddy.
£230 | The Swan | www.theswan.co.uk

Italian Job toy cars.
£50 | Private Collection

Chinese "Fong Shou Konghou" Harp.
£190 | Private Collection

Aboriginal boomerang.
£140 | The Swan | www.theswan.co.uk


Round 2: Distinctly Vintage

Monochrome Lillie Rubin Polka Dot Dress

The Lillie Rubin fashion house was founded in 1946 in Miami, Florida. Polka dots where everywhere in the 80s worn by many trend setters of the day such as Madonna and Prince.

Green Printed Dress with Covered Buttons

Psychedelic prints are a trademark of the swinging sixties and were traded in the boutiqeus of Carnaby Street. Heavily associated with designers such as Emilio Pucci.

White Blue Organza, Blue Eyelet Summer Gown

The Bergdorf Goodman flagship store on Fifth Avenue is built in the French Beaux-Arts style. The store was one of Carrie Bradshaw’s favourites in 'Sex and the City'.

Maroon Mini Ruffle Janice Wainwright Dress

Wainwright and Ossie Clark only 2 designers allowed to use Celia Birtwell’s fabrics in 1960s Signature look: sumptuous fabrics such as jersey, chiffon and crepes for glamorous dresses. Has been featured in numerous exhibitions at the V&A Museum.


Round 3: Bamboozle

All items kindly supplied by The Morris Collins Collection


Round 4: Masterpiece

Mukake from the Zombo tribe of the Congo.
£14,000 | Private Collection

Envelope Sheet of Viscount Horatio Nelson with Secretarial Signature 'Nelson & Bronte'.
£460 | The Swan | www.theswan.co.uk

Pair of Minton plates. Regency 1825.
£370 | The Swan | www.theswan.co.uk

1937 1st edition, 1st impression of Tolkien's "The Hobbit".
£60,000 | Festival Art and Books | www.festivalartandbooks.com

Rare silver Art Deco Rolls Royce clock.
£2000 | Sutton and Roberstons | www.suttonsandrobertsons.com

Signed George Michael acoustic guitar.
£600 | Autografica | www.autografica.co.uk

A set of divorce papers of Lillita Louise Chaplin and Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin.
£15,000 Parade Antiques www.paradeantiques.co.uk

16th Century boxwood carving of St Joseph.
£1000 | Paul Beedham | www.beedhamantiques.co.uk

Victorian Sterling Silver Cow Creamer London 1892.
£1800 | I Franks | www.ifranks.com

A 1644 Gold Unite of Twenty Shillings of Charles I.
£16,000 | Baldwin's | www.baldwin.co.uk

Framed Chinese Throne Robe.
£500 | Private Collection

A historic bottle of 1922 Hine Cognac.
£850| Whisky Exchange | www.thewhiskyexchange.com