SILVERDALE SALEROOM - July 2021 - Day 1 of Three Day FINE ART Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture.

08th July 2021 at 10:00 AM – 10th July 2021

This is a THREE Day ONLINE AUCTION taking place on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th, and Saturday 10th July at 10am. 

We are unable to accept bidders in person. The sale will be online with a video and audio link, so you can continue to bid from the comfort of your home. Alternativley we will welcome your commission and telephone bids. 

VIEWING: We are viewing by appointment only, please call to book your time slot: Monday 5th, Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th.

Auction to include . . . 

Day 1: Lots 1 - 636

Day 2: Lots 637 - 1299

Day 3: Lots 1300 - 2019

A superb three-day auction starts with a collection of Lorna Bailey pottery to include many vases, cats, & sugar sifters. This is followed by an interesting and extensive collection (136 lots) of Wade pottery including 1950s nursery rhyme figures, first version whimsies, Walt Disney Wade items, 1930s Art deco figures, Irish Wade, 1000s of whimsies, Wade heath Art Deco jugs and much more.

William Moorcroft Florian and other early ware including rare flambe fish vase, Walter Moorcroft 1950s ware, Moorcroft from 1910 to 2015 including limited editions, rare items, & Cobridge Stoneware, plus a collection of Lise Moorcroft personal studio pottery.

Rare Royal Doulton including many prototype pieces, starting with Bunnykins, Royal Doulton lady & character figures, animals, Flambe ware including rare Flambe Buddha figure, prototype and rare character jugs, Lambeth stoneware and more.

Rare Beswick pottery, including piebald 818 shire horse, rare horses and riders, animals, birds, Beatrix Potter figures, and Thunderbirds set. A small selection of Minton including large ewer by Antoine Boullimeer, a pair of cast iron gates from the Minton factory in stoke prior to demolition, reference books, and later majolica figurines.

Next comes a collection of Royal Crown Derby paperweights, followed by a small selection of glassware including Lalique and Okra pieces, and then a selection of vintage Whisky and wine. The end of day one has a great selection of collectable toys including dinky, corgi and matchbox cars, tinplate, Meccano, porcelain dolls by Armande Marseille, Chad valley, Pelham puppets, Hornby train sets, Roy Rogers Toy Gun set, model Alfa Romeo replica car, vintage lego and more.

Day two opens with a collection of pottery by Masons, Lladro, Carltonware, Charlotte Rhead, Goldshieder, Newhall, Aynsley, Grainger Worcester, Royal Worcester, Peggy Davies, Anita Harris, Kevin Francis, Bernard Moore, Burslem Pottery, Capodemonte, and Russian Lomonosov pottery figures.

Fantastic selection of Wedgwood mostly from a single owner collection, with over 300 lots including Wedgwood jasperware including large urns, Portland vases, rare first world war jasper death plaque, prestige items, collections of different coloured jasperware, Emile Lessore, Norman Wilson, Keith Murray, Compton & Woodhouse limited editions, and Early black basalt figure of Mercury.

A good collection of Shelley china, including tea ware designs such as Dainty Blue, Harmony, Wild Flowers, Carnation, & Rosetta. Fabolous collections of tea and dinner wares by Royal Albert, Wedgwood, Aynsley, Royal Doulton, Royal Cauldon, Copeland, Minton, & Susie Cooper.

Collections of Oriental items from 17th to 20th Centuries, including porcelain, Ivory, Jade, stone, bronze, metalware, wood, many interesting religious and other items.

Rare books including Richard II vellum document dated 1380, The House Of Coalport 1750-1950, to Stanley Harrison from Compton Mackenzie, a manuscript written in original hand by Compton Mackenzie, many rare books, and ephemera with local Potteries interest.

Day three has a section of antique and reproduction furniture, Victorian, Edwardian, decorative mirrors, various clocks, Taxidermy items, carved sandstone heraldic Lion removed from one of the estate cottages from the Sneyd Hall estate. Paintings by Georges Rouault, Ian Fennelly, Frederick William Scarborough, Derek Higginson, Arthur Brandish Holte and others.

Collector’s items including fountain pens, tribal art, African beads, cigarette cards, post cards, cameras and equipment, car & motorcycle memorabilia, antique writing boxes, ancient artifacts, metalware, bronze figures, scientific items, local interest, good collection of military items including flintlock guns, sword, bayonets, medals, armour, musical items, & Silverware.

Fantastic collection of over 130 lots of antique and gold coins, over 50 lots of vintage wristwatches including Omega, Hamilton military watch, Bulova, Gucci, pocket watches. Last but not least is a very large collection of jewellery, 200 lots of antique and modern jewellery, mostly gold and diamond set jewellery.


BIDDING: We welcome your bids via live online bidding through EasyLive or The, and you can leave commission bids with us by emailing [email protected]

CONDITION REPORTS: We are providing our normal condition report service, providing written condition reports and additional photographs. Please email [email protected] 

SHIPPING & COLLECTION: We will be providing our usual thorough packing and posting service for all bidders. Collections are to be prearranged under strict guidelines and items must be pre-paid. Please do not attempt to collect during the auction days. 

PAYMENT: Payment will only be accepted prior to collection via bank transfer and card payments over the telephone. Normal payment terms apply. You must pay before you collect. 

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