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A Preview of our February Auction – Lorna Bailey Salt & Pepper Shakers and 20th Century Pottery!

Debbie Porter

This set of Lorna Bailey limited edition Cherry Hill salt & pepper pots Walter come with a sales estimate of £15-£30

Our February two-day online auction will be taking place at 10am on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th February. You can also 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.

Due to the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, 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’s now mandatory that you wear a 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, or commission bids can be made through Potteries Auctions. Find out more on how to submit a commissioned bid at auction. We also accept telephone bidding, so please contact us to arrange that beforehand if you wish to bid over the phone.

A limited edition Mary Queen of Scots character figure and a Royal Doulton character figure

We’ve got an amazing range of Royal Doulton figures that are up for auction this month, including these character figures. Lot 472 (left) is a limited edition Mary Queen of Scots character figure with an estimate of £40-£80, while lot 252 (right) is a Royal Doulton character figure with an estimate of £30-£60

Our February auction is set to feature a fantastic collection of 20th century pottery, including a wide range of Lorna Bailey, Royal Doulton figurines and character jugs, Beswick ornaments and animals, Moorcroft, Wedgewood, Carltonware, Shelley China, Wade, Kevin Francis and more, as well as a varied selection of furniture and household items.

We also have a large selection of gold and silverware, wristwatches, pocket watches and jewellery going under the hammer, including rings, necklaces, bangles, brooches, earrings, and costume jewellery, which always prove popular with our buyers.

We have also numerous unreserved tray lots of quality tea, coffee and dinnerware, as well as vintage and collector’s items. We also have a large selection of Hifi equipment, which includes CD players and amplifiers.

Check out some of the highlights of what we have on offer throughout this article, and don’t forget you can find our online catalogue here for the full range of lots available at auction this month. 

Pair of Carltonware vases with Chinese bird and cloud design

Lot 264 is a pair of Carltonware vases in the beautiful Chinese bird and cloud design. This pair of vases are set to set for £100-£200.

Royal Doulton Ronnie Barker & Ronnie Corbett character jugs

There’s a wonderful range of Royal Doulton Character jugs available in this month’s auction, including these Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker small character jugs. This particular pair of jugs are set to sell for £40-£80.

18ct gold seven stone sapphire ring with a missing stone

Lot 749 is a 18ct gold, seven stone sapphire ring that is missing one sapphire and is set to sell for £200-£400.

A large reproduction steel deep sea drivers helmet

Lot 396 is a large reproduction steel deep sea drivers helmet with an estimate of £140-£280.

A pair of Lorna Bailey Be Witched sugar sifters

Lot 4 is a pair of Lorna Bailey Be Witched Sugar Sifters, which are set to sell for £20-£40.

Our next Cobridge auction is scheduled for 27th February and our next Silverdale auction is scheduled for 11th-12th March. 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.