Two attractive studies of animals were the stand out performers at Greenslade Taylor Hunt’s biannual Spring Sporting Sale.

The appealing watercolour of a hare signed and dated by artist Mick Cawston had come to the saleroom via a valuation event at the Bridgwater residential branch. It sold to a room bidder, who paid  £740.

An oil on board also by Cawston of a fox in a snowy landscape proved equally desirable to bidders and was bought for £863. It was also signed and dated by the artist.

This picture found a new home in Wiltshire after a commission bidder provided the largest bid, which was also the top price of the day.

A  Snaffles colour print with vignette entitled “The D.R.” sold to a net bidder for £530. It was among nine works by the artist, which collectively made nearly £3,000.

An oil on canvas featuring Derby winners Monkton and Snow Knight, signed and dated by the artist Jack Lawrence Miller fetched £530.

A heavy cast and painted whip/hat rack was another good seller. It made £470.

Put together by sporting sales valuer Stuart Triggol this specialist auction is a rare stand-alone event in the antiques calendar. The date for the corresponding Autumn Sporting Sale has been set for October 4 at The Octagon Salerooms, East Reach, Taunton.

If you have items to consign please contact Stuart Triggol at the saleroom on 01823 332525 or 07860928797.