Be prepared when the sunshine returns with vintage picnic accessories sourced at online auctions03 June 2020 When the hot whether returns make sure you are beach or park-ready with this selection of vintage picnic items.
1. Picnic set
If you are planning a picnic, you need a stylish picnic set and this retro Brexton blue picnic set (above) is perfect. This version is estimated at £20-40 at Stroud Auctions on July 8-9.
View and bid for this retro Brexton blue picnic set via thesaleroom.com.
2. Picnic hampers
You have your picnic set but you will need a hamper to carry your food and drink. At JS Fine Art Auctions on June 11 a group of baskets will be auctioned without estimate. They include a Fortnum & Mason hamper and a picnic basket as well as a laundry basket to put your dirty picnic blanket in after!
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3. Picnic table
What about a picnic in your own garden? Buy your own pine garden picnic table at auction. This example will be offered at Taylors Auction Rooms on July 21-22 with an estimate of £70-100.
View and bid for this picnic table via thesaleroom.com.
4. Beach hut
A picnic can sometimes involve a trip to the beach so get beach ready with this hut, picnic basket and blanket. Hansons is offering the lot with an estimate of £300-400 at its sale on June 21.
View and bid for this beach hut and picnic items via thesaleroom.com.
5. Picnic picture
If the rain hangs around too long and there isn’t a chance of a picnic why not buy this painting to remind you of all the wonderful picnics that are possible when the sun shines. The oil on canvas called The Picnic by artist Jerry White (b.1952) will be offered at David Lay on June 11 with an estimate of £50-100.
View and bid for The Picnic picture via thesaleroom.com.