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A Preview of our 2022 November Fine Art Sale

Debbie Porter

This adorable rare Royal Doulton Bunnykins Oompah band set of figures is looking to sell for £250 – £500 at our November 2022 Fine Art sale.

Our November three-day auction will be taking place at 10am on Thursday 10th, Friday 11th and Saturday 12th November. You can check out our online catalogue for more information on the available lots or, alternatively, contact usto arrange a video call to view lots you are interested in or to take advantage of our comprehensive email condition report service.

This striking limited edition Moorcroft Eagle Owl patterned large vase is estimated at £250 – £500.

Lot 1298 is a William Moorcroft large vase decorated with Pomegranates on ochre ground with a prospective hammer price of £2000 – £4000.

This Moorcroft prestige Natures Whisper large plaque is limited edition 45/150 and signed by designer Emma Bossons. Sales estimate £450 – £900.

We are now able to accept a limited number of bidders in person by appointment only. Please bear in mind that for both the safety of our staff and other bidders, it is advised and preferred that you wear a face mask on our premises.The sale will also take place online with a video and audio link however, so you can continue to bid safely from the comfort of your home. Live online bids can be made through The Saleroom and Easylive Auctions – please note that unfortunately the commission bid function on our website is temporarily unavailable. We also accept telephone bidding, so please contact us to arrange that beforehand if you wish to bid over the phone.

This Royal Doulton early earthenware prototype figure by Stanley Thorogood, ‘Knight Robert for the Coronation’, comes with a sales estimate of £300-£600.

This comical George Tinworth for Doulton Lambeth piece entitled ‘Hunting’ is looking to find a new home for £3000 – £6000.

On the Thursday, kicking off our Fine Art sale, we have a very exciting assortment of Royal Doulton Bunnykins that includes plenty of rare or limited edition prototypes and colourways, and a large collection of Bunnykins nursery and teaware. There’s also Beatrix Potter Brambly Hedge items and a great collection of many rare Beswick horses and other figures.

Next up is 120 lots of rare and early Royal Doulton figures and prototypes, followed by a fantastic collection of Doulton Lambeth George Tinworth mice groups, other Doulton Lambeth stoneware by artists such as Hannah Barlow, Frank Butler, Mark V Marshall, and Francis Pope to name a few, and Royal Doulton flambe, sung ware, Titanian, series ware, animals, prototype character jugs and more. Then, we have Border fine arts, Andrew Hull pottery, Lorna Bailey, Carlton ware, and a nice collection of early Wade pottery including a first version Snow White and the 7 dwarfs figures set and art deco figures.

Lot 203 is a rare Beswick figure of a girl on Palomino pony is set to sell for £1000 – £2000.

This rare Beswick model of a shire horse 818 in painted white gloss has a sales estimate of £1000 – £2000.

The Friday of our three-day auction starts with collections of pottery, dinnerware and tea ware that include popular names like Clarice Cliff, Masons, De Lamerie Fine Bone China, Lladro, Royal Copenhagen, Sitzindorf, Pilkington’s Royal Lancastrian, Belleek, Anita Harris, Martin Brothers, Meissen, Coalport, Aynsley China, Minton, Royal Crown Derby, Charles Vyse, Peggy Davies & Kevin Francis, Shelley China and Shelley Mable Lucie Atwell, Royal Albert, Royal Doulton, Hammersley, Royal Worcester, Wedgwood and much more. Day 2 will be ending with large collections of Moorcroft pottery, including a fantastic William Moorcroft large exhibition vase from the family collection, other early William and Walter Moorcroft items, Lise Moorcroft studio pottery, and later Moorcrooft prestige items.

This rare Royal Doulton figure Pavlova HN676 has a sales estimate of £2500 – £5000.

This original Jon Lowrie Morrison JoLoMo framed oil painting titled ‘Sunset Mull Of Kintyre’ has an estimate of £1500 – £3000.

The Saturday, our third and final day, will feature some Royal Worcester hand painted pottery, Hadley figurines, painted fruit items, Horse and dog models, and Milwyn Holloway studio pieces. Aside from pottery, day three of our Fine Art sale will also feature an array of antique and quality reproduction furniture including pieces by Ercol, clocks, paintings and prints, a collection of 1960s ethically sourced taxidermy items, a fabulous collection of chess sets and chess pieces by Wedgwood, Doulton, Minton, Henry Everington RA, carved wood, lead crystal glass and more.

This limited edition Royal Doulton Bunnykins figure Sergeant Mountie has a sales estimate of £250 – £500.

This Royal Doulton small prototype character jug of Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau was designed in 2005 for the celebrity film star collection, but never put into production. Set to sell for £1500 – £3000 at auction.

They’ll also be Oriental items including Chinese and Japanese porcelain, 18th and 19th-century silk pictures and wood panels, early stamps and quantities of first day covers, militaria items, trains and toy sets, maps, books, interesting local items, original train signs and memorabilia, glamour magazines, cameras and lenses, ladies cocktail dresses, lizard skin bags, vintage whiskies, a good selection of silverware, as well as wristwatches and pocket watches, coins and gold sovereigns, and as always a wonderful selection of jewellery.

This charming mid-century Ercol Windsor hostess trolley table is set to sell for £100 – £200.

This Heuer Leonidas/Monte Carlo Military Issue Stopwatch comes with a sales estimate of £300 – £600.

Our next Cobridge auction is scheduled for 27th November and our next Silverdale auction is scheduled for 9th-10th December. The details for both will be published to our Upcoming Auctions page in the coming weeks.

If you have items for auction, get in touch and we can help you with a valuation.  Talk to our team of experts who will be able to give you an accurate auction estimate on a range of items from household goods to antiques. You can join us at one of our valuation days every Tuesday. Email us for an appointment or call us on +44 (0)1782 638100 Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. 

Email Valuations

If you can’t come in and see us in person but would like to submit items for auction or valuation, send us an email to with details and a photograph (eg make, model, model number, measurements, condition) and one of our experts will provide information and auction estimates. Alternatively, give us a call on 01782 638100 to arrange an appointment.