Antiques challenge. Kate Bliss and David Harper join Tim Wonnacott at the Jaguar Antiques Fair at Derby University, and Tim visits Hatfield House in Hertfordshire.
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Today's fair is at Derby University. Our teams will get six of the best.
No, not whacks. Antiques.
Huh! Saved by the bell. Thank goodness for that. Time for a break and a spot of bargain hunting.
We're in the world of academia.
For one team, there'll be first-class honours. For the other, I couldn't possibly say.
'Coming up at the Jaguar antiques fair,
'while the reds put pressure on...'
We've only got five minutes left.
'..it's too much for the blues.'
'But who comes out on top at the auction?
'All that and more to come. First, let's meet the teams.'
We've got two teams of friends - Sarah and Yvonne for the reds,
-Christina and Rosemary for the blues. Hi, girls.
-Sarah, how do you know each other?
-We work together.
-Where do you work?
-We work in retail.
-Who's the boss?
-I'm the boss.
Do you think you're going to be the winning team?
Definitely. We work as a team.
And do you watch the programme a bit?
-All the time.
-What experience have you got in buying and selling?
I go to car boots, and buy and sell stuff there.
-Have you had any success at your car boots?
I've bought an Art Deco vase, which I bought for a low amount and sold for a nice profit.
That's very coy you're being there.
Yvonne, is Sarah a tough boss, would you say?
No, she's not really like my boss. She's more a colleague.
And how long have you worked in this retail oulet?
12 years. I've worked with Sarah for seven.
-That's long enough to know her!
-Do you like working in the shop?
It's in the village where I was born and brought up, so I know everybody who comes in the shop.
-They know you.
-So you're providing a social function.
Yeah, I suppose it is, really.
-Do you collect anything, Yvonne?
-Horror books and crime.
James Patterson, Stephen King, James Herbert.
That's going to do you some good on Bargain Hunt?
Yeah, cos I collect so, yeah...
-So anything might happen!
What fun. Very, very good luck.
-Now, how long have you known each other, Christina?
We met at the school gates with our first-borns.
-What do you do for a living?
-I'm a nurse.
I'm taking a year out after having an operation.
-Looking after my mum, having a break from nursing.
-You have children?
-Three children - 16, 14 and six.
-And what do you collect?
Bureaux, settles, cabinets. Large pieces of furniture.
Hope you've not got your eye on any of that today!
-Lugging it around can be a problem.
-Rosemary wouldn't let me.
-Reckon you'll make a good team?
-Yeah, we're quite opposites but we complement each other.
Rosemary, are you likely to agree with Christina?
Our tastes are different so when we hit on something we both like that's an indication it's a good thing.
My job is to rein in her excessive enthusiasm and large furniture items.
We're pleased you're here to do that very thing.
What do you do as a job of work?
I offer support to end users of software.
-How long have you been doing that?
Has there been software that's required support for that long?
None of it works fully. People need help getting the best out of it.
-And it's kept you out of mischief for 35 years.
-More or less.
-Perhaps your skills will come in handy today.
-Let's hope so, yes.
I've got a retentive memory so all those antiques programmes hopefully will come back to me.
-Bargain Hunt, I hope.
Well, you'll know that this is the money moment.
-Here is the £300 a head.
-Gosh! It's hot.
It will be. It's been in my pocket. Hot to trot.
You know the rules. Your experts await. Off you go.
Let's hope there isn't any misbehaviour. Our experts will have to mete out the discipline!
'The rules are simple. Each team has £300 to spend in an hour.
'They have to find three items that will make them profit at auction.
'Teaching each team wrong from right
'will be Kate Bliss
'and David Harper.
'Pay attention at the back there!'
You can spend as much or as little as you like.
There's loads to look at today.
I love that.
We have a colour theme going on.
Not sure it's going to make us a fortune.
-Can we have a look at this vase? Is it an urn for ashes?
-It's a vase.
-Japanese or Chinese cloisonne.
-It's metal. Feel the weight.
-It's very heavy.
-I would have thought that would be late 19th...?
-Probably about the 1920s.
-What have you got on that?
-65's the very best.
-Can we just think about that?
-Yeah. Course you can.
'It's early days and both teams are shying away from making a purchase.'
-AA badges. You see quite a lot of those, actually.
-You do. Yeah.
It's got a happy, jolly kind of feel to it.
DEALER: It's a little "quacker"!
'With jokes like that will the blues be put off their stride?'
-I can't believe how difficult it is.
-I know. You're under pressure.
-Which way are we going?
'A bit of bling. At least the girls know what they want.'
Can we have a look at the box, please?
It's like crystal underneath.
It is. Nice cut glass.
This is probably part of a bigger toiletry set
or a set on a lady's dressing table.
You would have had a pin tray for jewellery or earrings.
A little box like this for perhaps hair pins? It's hallmarked.
You've got an English silver top
and a lovely cut-glass base.
-Quite like that.
-I like that.
-Is that your sort of thing?
You could put it on a modern dressing table or a sideboard.
It's quite nice.
Another toiletry jar. I love the shape of that.
The sides are curved.
Not only is the silver in good condition but this is blank.
Very often, these were engraved with monograms.
If we bought the two...
-What do you think? What could you do on the two?
-I could do 40.
As an auctioneer,
I would estimate these at between 30 to 40,
with a chance that they'd make a bit more.
I think that's fair, madam, isn't it?
Could you not do 38 for us?
Honestly, I can't.
I've shaved as much as I can off at 40. Sorry.
-Do you think that's fair, Kate?
-I think it's worth a shout.
-And you both like them.
I love the way that this is curved. It makes it a little more unusual.
-Which might just help.
We'll take the two.
'15 minutes gone and the first purchase made by the reds.
'Have the blues found their bling?'
-It looks like something you'd put in the loo.
-In the toilet.
-What would you do with it in the toilet?
-Put it on the window sill.
-Why the toilet?
-It's a toilety colour.
-What makes a toilety colour?
-That's the stuff you put down the toilet.
'Perhaps it's more bog than bling. Never mind. Let's keep looking.'
Let's see what the price is. 78.
-Ooh, no! That's too expensive!
-You're thinking what I'm thinking.
It's a fair price because it's unusual.
But put it into the auction,
we might struggle.
We can always come back to it.
'The reds being cool, calm and collected. The blues begin to panic.
-We've got some potentials already.
'Hang on, something that looks like Clarice Cliff has caught their eye.
'Is it the real thing?'
-Clarice Cliff. It might be a bit...
-They're absolutely gorgeous.
-They're too expensive for us.
-No, they're not.
-Well, go on.
Morning. What's your best price on those?
On the cream one, the very best price would be...
I'd do it at 129 but I wouldn't come lower than that, I'm afraid.
It's not signed?
< No. You're welcome to have a look.
It's got the original stopper, the pattern number.
< The Wilkinson factory, so it's all there bar one thing.
It doesn't have that typical Clarice Cliff vibrancy and modern look.
-What's the absolute death on it?
I can't go any less than that. We can offer you 100 cash.
< Sorry, no.
110 cash. < No. Sorry.
I'd love to say yes, but I can't.
I've got to earn a living.
Oh, we just do it for love(!)
Would you be making a profit at 120?
< 120? A small one, yes.
Would you go for that?
< If you smile nicely, yes.
On three. One, two, three!
-We'd like to take that, please.
-I'll wrap that up for you.
Our teams better get a move on. We're nearly halfway through.
'Now, time for a quick lesson, which I shall call The Bonus Buy.'
MUSIC: Theme to Grange Hill
Snodgrass, pay attention!
Here are the bonus buy rules.
Two teams are each given £300.
They spend (a+b+c)
Leftover lolly given to expert.
Piece of skirt, must be Kate Bliss. She joins the bald eagle.
That's David Harper.
They take the money to the auction, equals D.
Oi! What are you doing chucking bits of paper around?
The green line is the probability of profit for the bonus buy.
If you lot understand that, you'll be allowed to go home early.
'No more nonsense. On with the shopping.
'Yvonne's been distracted by something from her youth.'
-I used to work at Moira Potteries.
-I did. Yeah.
-I used to make those.
-You're a potter?
-I was when I was 16.
-Did you know this?
-I was only 16.
-You've shocked us all.
-Do you like this to buy for the programme?
-You don't think it's going to make money.
-No. it's not that.
People don't know Moira Potteries.
In an auction, it might only fetch £10.
We're going to leave it, I'm afraid.
'With 20 minutes to go, the blues seem to have given up on bling
'and happened on something more interesting.'
Do you know what it is?
-A fruit bowl?
Or simply a small charger. Any idea where it's from?
-It looks Oriental.
-Ro, what do you think?
-I would say Japanese.
You are very good. It is Japanese.
-You've heard of Imari?
Hand-painted and very decorative.
-I was just going to ask.
It's quite a nice scalloped tray.
-It's really nice.
-Shall we say 25?
-Or do you think he'd not go lower?
-We can try.
-I'd be prepared to go to 28.
-Shall we try 20?
Hi. Can you risk it and take 20?
I couldn't. I'll risk it and take 25.
-Thank you very much.
You two make good decisions, and quick decisions. I like it.
'Good going, blues. Now the reds are behind. Has Kate gone a bit potty?'
"I'm the mobile toy-toise. I lead you follow."
'They'll need to be quicker than a tortoise to finish their shop.'
What we've got here
is a lovely bit of Derby porcelain.
This is all hand-painted.
Your Derby mark in an iron red colour.
It's an early 19th-century piece, I would say.
1800, 1820ish. You've got moulded flowers.
A little bit of gilt to set it off.
-Are they transfers?
-No. This is hand painted.
How much do you think it'd sell for?
It's tricky. At auction, could be anything from £20 to 40ish.
It is Derby. If it's going to sell anywhere well it's here.
-What's your best on that, madam?
-I can do it for 40.
-Your rock bottom? We've got to sell it at auction.
-The best I can do.
-I'll do another two, 38.
-Do you like it, girls?
-I like it.
Why do you like it?
I think it's simple. It's not over-the-top.
I hate anything over-the-top.
I just think it's really nice. I'd like that on my dresser.
It would go with any room. It's quite nice.
It'd go in a modern house as well. It's natural.
-At 38, we've got a chance.
Everybody's happy. We'd better do the deal.
'Kerching! Well done, reds. The blues haven't moved at all.
'They're still looking at plates.'
-We have just bought a plate.
-Look at this.
-See how shiny it is.
-It's really heavy.
-Can we take the other one back?
-Shall we go and ask David?
-He's bound to know.
Oh, blimey. Gosh. That's quality.
Under the light, you can see this gleaming, reflecting...
-It looks like gold.
-It is gold.
-Talking of gold...!
-Isn't that quality?
-Why are you bonkers about plates?
-You girls and plates.
-We weren't. We set out looking for silver.
-They're just bonkers, Tim.
-It's the colours.
-We're going for the colours.
The back is beautifully decorated.
A-ha. Now, then.
-I know that mark is the Fukagawa family mark.
-If it's Japanese...
I think Fukagawa is the moment that I should leave on.
-That's the name of the factory.
-Do you think we'll make a profit?
Yes, I do. I really do.
-It's looks like it's in very good condition.
-It feels tactile.
I want to... You do want to touch it.
You do want to touch it.
I think you've got good eyes there. It is quality.
-It screams quality.
-Do you think it's a good price?
-Shall I knock it down a bit?
-Yes. Try a little bit.
-It's worth trying.
-Shall we do that?
-Shall we see him?
-A three-pronged attack.
Hello. Can I help you?
We've had a good look at your plate.
-We'd like to make you an offer.
-They're very good at making offers.
Look into the eyes.
Am I going to be hypnotised into making them a good offer?
-You just wait.
-I've got 125 on it
The very best is 100.
-Can we make it 80?
-No. Sorry. It has to be 100.
90? I can't do that.
Try looking into MY eyes.
I am. It's still not working.
95. OK, 95.
-We'll do 95.
-Thank you very much.
'That David's always being mistaken for Paul McKenna.
'Still, seems to do the trick.
'The blues have their three items.'
Let's go round the corner.
'With a few minutes left, the reds need to make a decision.'
-How much is that?
-I can do that for 75. >
-What do you think?
-Don't like it.
You said you like relatively plain things.
-Is that a bit elaborate?
-Yeah. It's got too much going on.
-Do you like that?
-I quite like that.
-That's in super condition.
You've got this centre bouquet and floral panels.
Then the beautiful gilt decoration.
-It's a stunning dessert dish.
-How much will it fetch at auction?
I would say, if the right Derby collector is there, that could fetch
between £50 and £80.
But I'd prefer not to pay 75!
-What can you do for us, sir?
-What did you want to pay? >
I can't, honestly.
We've only got five minutes left! At least you've got 50 quid!
Give me 60 quid.
What do you think? The gentleman's doing us a good deal.
For £60, I think it's worth a go.
-Thank you, sir. We'll take it.
'Tick, tick, tick, tock! The time is up.
'Let's remind ourselves what the teams bought.
'First lot, those two toiletry jars.
'Then, two lots of Derby. This floral decorated plate.
'And the dessert dish.'
-That was a rush against time!
Which is your favourite piece?
-The glass jars with the silver lid.
There's two together and I like those ones.
-What about you, Sarah?
-The same. I definitely like those.
-Which piece will bring the biggest profit, Yvonne?
You agree with that. You spent £138. I'd like £162, please.
-Here we go.
-There we are.
-£162 of leftover lolly.
-For Kate to find a magical bonus buy.
-In my hot little hands.
-How difficult is that going to be?
The girls haven't blown a huge amount on one piece.
-They work at a shop.
-You have to be very careful.
-Now I've got it in my hot little hand.
-You'll blow the lot!
Let's remind ourselves what the blues bought.
Their hearts were set on this sugar shaker but is it Clarice Cliff?
The blues gave up on the bling and, like the reds, went for plates,
'the first one the Japanese Imari
'and the second the Fukagawa.
'There's a name not to be messed with!'
-You didn't buy what you thought you were going to buy.
-But you had good fun?
-Very much so.
-Which is your favourite piece?
The sugar shaker. Say that slowly.
The sugar shaker is your favourite. What about you, Rosemary?
The larger Japanese plate.
I was kicking myself. We'd already bought a plate.
So that's your favourite.
Which piece is going to bring the biggest profit?
-Your sugar shaker? And which do you think?
Fukagawa, the larger Japanese plate. Yes.
You spent £240, which we're really pleased with.
We'd like £60 of leftover lolly, which goes straight to David Harper.
-What an experience!
-What are you going to do with that?
-I'm going to try and satisfy their bling desire.
-I'm going to get them blinged up.
-That's a hint there, I think.
-Bling coming your way. Bling that makes a profit.
-I'll try my best.
For me, I'm heading off to a lovely pad in Hertfordshire.
I'm just over 20 miles from London at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire,
which has been passed down through 13 generations,
and is still owned and lived in by the family today.
Old Henry VIII took it over in the 16th century
when he confiscated land from the church.
Hatfield was a home for his children and it was the childhood home of Elizabeth I.
It ended up with Robert Cecil, son of the Queen's advisor.
It's been occupied since 2003 by Lord and Lady Salisbury.
Over the years, the house has received many important guests,
including no less a personage than King James I.
Twice - in 1611 and 1616.
This room is named after him.
Indeed, he is here in person, in a way.
Above the fireplace.
This fireplace was exquisitely crafted by Maximilian Colt at that period
to commemorate the King's visits.
It looks as if he's in bronze in that niche
above the mantelpiece.
Actually, he's carved out of stone and coloured to simulate bronze.
Look at the craftsmanship that's been lavished on the marble.
The different colours,
the exquisitely carved details.
Those outset black columns with Corinthian capitals
and lovely carved shields in the plinths.
They've treated the fireplace as an exquisite work of art.
We're just a couple of years shy from the fireplace's 400th birthday.
How very strange to come to the other side of the room
and discover this piece, which is just shy of its second birthday.
Commissioned by the present Lord Salisbury in 2005,
and carved by cabinet maker Rupert Brown.
This desk is basically Georgian in form,
with knee holes and green leather top.
A traditional knee hole writing table.
In detail, look at these corners.
They're not traditional Georgian corners.
Here we've got an organic tree
growing out of the plinth and forming the corner of the desk.
Look down the sides and front,
and you've got a series of trees
that are either carved out of the corners or inlaid between.
Don't let anyone say that quality and craftsmanship aren't available in Britain in the 21st century.
The big question is, are our teams going to make a century
or anything like it, at the auction?
We've popped across the city to Bamfords auctioneers
and man of the moment, James Lewis.
-Lovely to be here.
These teams have had a ceramic fest.
-They've gone strongly on the china front.
Yvonne and Sarah's first up are two bits of cut glass with solid silver.
-Popular dressing table sets.
-They're lovely, nice quality.
The silver hasn't been over-polished. I like those.
-They'll do well.
-How much for the two pieces?
-£40 to £60.
-£40 paid. A good start.
-Should be a profit.
-What about this Derby plate?
That's not great, really.
Derby in the early 19th century
concentrated on their thickness so they didn't have wastage.
They were making it like slabs of clay.
That isn't the best Derby porcelain.
-It's going to struggle.
-The enamelling's sparse.
-And not very well done.
I could enamel like that if I had ten minutes' practice. Not great.
So, it's a cheap piece of Derby, although it's chunky. How much?
-£25 to £35, something like that.
-They paid £38.
-They'll be lucky to get a profit.
Their third piece is a bit of Derby, but infinitely better.
Much better. Same sort of period, but a much better quality.
Lovely quality flowers.
That lovely royal blue with gilt.
1820, 1825. I think that'll do well.
-£40 to £60.
-They paid £60.
-They've got a chance.
I would think quite a good chance.
I would hope it would get to 60 and maybe a bit more.
-The way you push on, it jolly well will.
How you get on will determine whether they need the bonus buy so let's have a look at it.
-Sarah, what's happened to Yvonne?
-Yvonne's husband has a hospital appointment.
He's not well so I'm here on my own.
Ah, so she's gone off to tend to her husband leaving all the fun to you.
-OK, you gave Kate £162. We want to see what she spent it on.
-I would guess it's rectangular and flat.
Thank you. Here we go!
-Cor! Look at that!
-That is nice.
-Do you like that?
Well, this is a continental circular plaque
mounted in this velvet and gilt frame.
It's of a courtier, I would say. Probably 19th century.
But his dress is earlier. There is a little bit of wear.
-It might have got a bit damp.
-Can I help you, Kate?
-There we go.
I can show you.
You can see where the glaze is going and it's worn a little.
But the actual look is quite decorative and appealing.
How much did you spend on this?
Well, I spent £100.
I had a good go at spending all that you left me.
-Do you think it will make a profit?
-Nothing is guaranteed, is it?
I would say it has a fair chance.
-Do you think Yvonne would like it?
-I think she would.
-She's a girl for a big plaque?
For the audience at home, let's find out what the auctioneer thinks.
Here we go, James. What do you make of that?
Well, it's decorative, isn't it?
If it was hand-painted, Vienna or a 19th-century piece of top quality,
-you'd be looking at £5,000, £10,000.
-What are we looking at? £1,000?
-Ha ha ha!
-That's marvellous, isn't it? What is it, £50 to £100?
-£100 was paid by Kate Bliss.
-In the fond hope
-that it's going to be translated into a bonus buy.
That's it for the reds. Now for the blues.
First, the Wilkinson's caster,
-which is trying to be special.
-It's trying to be Clarice Cliff.
-I just don't think it is.
-Do you see that as a £120 pot?
A Clarice Cliff crocus pattern one would make £120, £150.
-That won't make 120.
-What do you think it will make?
-£40 to £60.
-Oh, lordy. I think we'd better move on smartly.
-Into Japan, now.
We've got a terminally boring Imari plate here.
Ballast in the tea clippers.
Anyway, unfortunately it never sank and you've got to deal with it now.
-It might just sink in the auction!
-It wasn't expensive. £25.
-It does just sum up
the sort of average low-grade stuff that you can't expect
-to turn into a big profit.
They might, if they're lucky, break even.
-That's your estimate?
-£10 to £20. Might get 25.
OK, fine. Better quality and seriously much jollier.
-This Fuku fellow's plate.
Fukagawa, a great make.
It's absolutely super. Lovely quality. Nice size. Good condition.
-Gilding's not worn. It's got everything.
-He likes it. How much?
-£80 to £120?
-Fine. £95 paid.
-That's quite snug.
-Yes, it is.
Depending on how the conical caster gets on, the die will be cast for this team
and they may need their bonus buy so let's have a look at it.
Christina and Rosemary, this is the reveal moment.
You spent £240, which is magnificent, and gave David £60. What did he buy?
Are you ready?
-It's a lipstick.
It's a lipstick!
-It isn't really!
-It would be a very posh lipstick.
-It certainly would.
-It's very light.
It's a sealing wax holder.
Imagine writing a letter, you need to seal it.
You hold that over a candle,
drip the wax onto the paper, stamp it and seal it.
How much was it?
I had £60. How much do you think?
If it's real silver, I would say £50. I'd pay £50 for it.
I would. I paid 60.
-So, every last penny on it.
-What do you think, Rosemary?
-It's very light.
I'm not impressed by the amount of silver.
Because of the lightness. I was expecting it to be heavier.
-You're all about quantity.
-Not "all"! It's a consideration.
You've got a 50-50 split here.
-It's going to be interesting when you have to choose.
But for the audience at home, let's find out what the auctioneer thinks about...it.
-There you go, James. An unusual little object.
-I've never seen one.
It's difficult to put an estimate on it without having seen one before.
-Looks as if it's out of a travelling set, doesn't it?
Nail buffers and writing equipment, pen holder.
The hallmark is there.
It's got a V-shaped clip to hold the wax in place.
-I think it's absolutely right.
-How much for a collector, though?
All of this type of thing
tend to make around the same estimate, £30 to £50.
-£60 was paid. David's quite hopeful for £60.
-It's interesting, but...
-He might just get there but it's not going to be a huge profit.
-Are you taking the sale?
-We're in safe hands.
Now, Sarah. Yvonne sadly not here. You all on your own.
-Are you feeling nervy?
-No, I'm feeling excited.
Not many people have to stand here alone and take this on board.
-She's very good.
-She is very good, yeah.
First up, though, is the cut glass pots.
Lot 600 is the silver-mounted circular jar and cover. 32 for two.
At £30, and two do I see? 32, 35, 38.
And 40. And two beats it. 42 for you...?
You're in profit.
..42 in the doorway. 45 now? £42 in the doorway.
45 do I see? For both of them.
At £42. Any advance at 42...?
A profit's a profit. Well done, Kate. Plus £2.
-Superb! So, your joint plate.
The Derby porcelain dish.
I can start the bidding at £25.
28 do I see? Good early piece of Derby. 28 now?
Absentee bid will take it at 25. 28 now?
28. And 30. And two?
32. 35. 38?
No. 35 with me. At 38 now?
At 35, it's against you. £35...
Bad luck. Minus three. Which means you're minus one!
Which is ridiculous!
Stand by for Yvonne's dish.
Lot 602. The Derby porcelain
shell-shaped dish - a lovely piece of early 19th-century porcelain.
One, two, three, four, five bids on it.
£60 starts it. At 60, and five now?
Five do I see? Five.
It's against you again at £70.
Nod once more. At 70 it's with me. It's against you.
Five anywhere? It's with me at 70.
It's plus £10. That's OK. Overall you are plus £9.
-Which is brilliant.
What are we going to do about the plaque?
I think I'm going to leave it. I'm going to stick.
-Did you talk to Yvonne about what your strategy was?
-Yes. I did.
-What are you going to do?
-I'm going to leave the bonus buy. Yes.
-No bonus buy.
-Bank the money.
-Bank the money.
-It could be a winning score and it's lovely to be in profit.
But we're going to sell it anyway, so stand by, Kate.
I can start the bidding at 55. 60 now?
60 anywhere? At 55 and 60.
65. 70? At 65. 70 do I see?
It's with me at 65. It's against you at 65.
70 anywhere? Absentee bid at 65...
-You are a very wise girl.
You certainly are. You and Yvonne are no fools.
That could be a winning score.
-Plus £9 overall. Don't tell the blues.
-No. Won't tell them.
Christina and Rosemary, have you been talking to the remaining red?
-Good. Because we don't want you to know her result.
First is the sugar caster. Lots of excitement in this crowded room.
48 starts it. 50 now?
At 48. 50 do I see?
At £48. 50.
Go on. One more! 60? At 55 it's with me.
60 by the door. 65...
-..70 takes it. Don't lose it for £5!
Free coffee in the coffee shop! 70?
Free panini as well! 70?
-Go on! Well done, James!
-No, at £65 it's with me.
It's against you by the door. You'll cry all the way home.
All done at 65? Anybody else?
-Rosemary, that's minus £55.
-Ssh. Quiet! Quiet!
-That's not good, Rosemary.
-No, it's not good.
Now, the Imari plate.
The little Japanese plate.
One bid on it so I'll start it at £10. 12 do I see?
At £10. 12 now? At £10. Do I see 12?
12 waving. 15. 18, sir?
18, 20 and two beats it? At £20 with me.
-Oh, no. Come on!
-..The absentee bid.
At 20. Do I see 22?
Christina, that's minus £5 for you, darling.
-Minus 60 overall.
-Here's the big one.
The Japanese Fukagawa plate or charger. 95 starts it.
£95. 100 do I see? 100 standing, sir.
And five. 110 for you? 110 in the room. 120 now?
110 standing. 120 do I see?
At 110. 120 anywhere?
At 110, any advance...?
110! All I can say is Fukagawa!
That's a very good thing. A profit of £15.
David, you are brilliant.
Overall, I'm afraid you are minus £45.
-What are you going to do about the wax holder?
-Oh, I think so.
We're going with the bonus buy. Here it comes.
Lot 631 is the Edwardian, silver-handled wax holder.
One bid at 30. One higher. 32 starts it.
35 now? At 32. 35 do I see? At £32.
35. 38 with me and 40. It's against you.
At £38. 40 do I see? At 38....
-..Do I see 40 anywhere?
42. 45? One more. 45. 48 now?
-At 45 in the room. 48 do I see...?
-Go on, James.
£45. 48? Anybody else? At 45...
You're minus 15. You're minus 60.
-Minus £60 overall.
-I thought it was going to take off.
-He did well there, I must say.
Right, so minus £60. Don't tell the red anything.
-No, we won't. The singular red.
-The singular red.
Well done. You're great sports.
What fun we've had today.
Some monster losses, though. Have you been chatting?
-Have you been on to Yvonne?
-You're saving it.
Until you know whether you're ahead.
The team that is behind by some considerable margin are the blues.
Yes, Rosemary, £55 down the plughole
with the Clarice Cliff shape was not a good result - a result that you didn't recover from.
Overall, minus £60. But you've been a great team.
It's not the winning, it's the taking part.
Sadly, Yvonne is not with us to enjoy this moment of victory.
I'm going to hand you money, which is something else. £9.
That's £4.50 each. Less any commission you decide to pay Kate.
£9 overall profit is well-earned.
Join us soon for some more bargain hunting, yes?
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Kate Bliss and David Harper are the experts joining Tim Wonnacott at the Jaguar Antiques Fair at Derby University. With only one hour to find three items to sell for a profit at auction both teams need to have their wits about them to win. Tim visits Hatfield House in Hertfordshire which has been in the same family for thirteen generations.