You’re so vane: 10 weird and wonderful things to buy at TW Gaze in Diss
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A host of weird and wonderful items can be found at the TW Gaze auction rooms and sale meadow at Diss. Here are just a few picks from the sale meadow.
Great for metaphorical references - if you want to take up ironmongery or fancy a garden ornament with a difference this could be the purchase for you.
This rather lovely bronze bell with an iron bracket is pricey at an estimated £400-£600 but would make a lovely addition to any clock tower.
Figurines often pop up in the sale meadow, but this pair of figural head keystones look like they could tell a story or two and probably do with a lick of paint at the same time.
Have you ever wanted a stone spiral staircase? You could pick up this York Stone spiral staircase for a somewhere in the range of £2,000, although good luck getting it home.
The kitchen probably is not the place for this monumental iron Georgian pestle and mortar, but it would make a lovely feature in the herb garden.
There are several safes in the TW Gaze sale meadow. This cast iron Chatwood safe is unusual in that it comes with a key, which is quite useful for a safe.
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Perhaps a deer park is unfeasible, after all they do need rather a lot of space and attention but you could settle for a bronze stag, complete with antlers instead.
If the standalone anvil wasn't mobile enough, take your forging on the road with this cast iron champion portable forge. Although it may need a little TLC first.
Returned to its former glory this Georgian hob grate is one of a couple of grates in the sale meadow and would be lovely feature over any fireplace or stove.
Restored by Mary Moore and Brandeston and Peggs in Aldeburgh this late 19th century weather vane depicts a fun hunting scene with the fox making a sneaky escape.