A Preview of our January Online Auction – Pottery, Watches, Jewellery and More!

We have a fantastic selection of various Lorna Bailey pieces in our saleroom this wek, including vases, figures and other pottery. Lot 227 is a gorgeous early limited edition Lorna Bailey Old Ellgreave three piece tea set with a jazzy design that’s set to sell for £75 - £150

Happy New Year! Our first sale of 2021 is a two-day online auction taking place at 10am on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th January. Unfortunately, due to the current Covid-19 situation we are unable to offer in-person viewing, so please check out our online catalogue for more information on the available lots. You can also contact us to arrange a video call to view lots you are interested in or to take advantage of our comprehensive email condition report service.

Due to lockdown restrictions, we are currently unable to accept bidders in person. The sale will take place online only with a video and audio link, 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.

Our January sale is set to feature plenty of 20th-century pottery pieces, including Royal Doulton figurines and character jugs, Beswick, Royal Worcester, Moorcroft, Masons, Lladro, Lorna Bailey, Wedgwood, and Royal Crown Derby, as well as furniture and household items to include glassware, artwork, collectables and gold and silverware. As always, we have a large selection of watches and jewellery going under the hammer, including rings, necklaces, bangles, earrings and costume jewellery, which always prove popular with our buyers. We also have over 200 unreserved tray lots of good tea, coffee and dinnerware, ceramics, glassware, bric-a-brac, metal ware, mixed pottery, and collector’s items to include camera equipment and clocks.

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

Four Royal Doulton advertising classics figures of the Milky Bar Kid, Father William, the Foxes Polar Bear and the Guinness Toucan

We have a large range of Royal Doulton lots going under the hammer this month, including various figures, character jugs and flambe ware. Lot 314 features four Royal Doulton advertising classics figures of the Milky Bar Kid, Father William, the Foxes Polar Bear and the Guinness Toucan. All figures are limited edition with boxes and certificates, with the collection slated to sell for £80-£160.

A Moorcroft Winds of March vase, a limited edition Moorcroft A Clouded Clearing vase, and a Moorcroft Forever England vase

There’s also a wide array of Moorcroft lots available at our January auction that include vases, coasters and plaques. (L-R) Lot 234 is a Moorcroft Winds of March vase with a £130-£260 estimate. Lot 236 is a limited edition Moorcroft A Clouded Clearing vase, signed by designer Vicky Lovatt, with an estimate of £120-£240. Lot 241 is a Moorcroft Forever England vase with an estimated sale price of £130-£260.

A collection of Wedgwood Jasperware plaques, and a Wedgwood dark blue dipped Jasper portrait medallion of Marie Antoinette

We have a lot of Wedgwood coming through our saleroom this month, including a large selection of Wedgwood Jasperware portrait plaques and medallions. Lot 429 - left - is a collection of Wedgwood Jasperware plaques with an estimated sale price of £300-£600, while lot 434 is Wedgwood dark blue dipped Jasper portrait medallion of Marie Antoinette that’s set to sell for £60-£120 - just one example of all the wonderful medallions we have going under the hammer.

An 18ct three-stone Diamond ring, and an 18ct gold gemstone set cluster ring

The jewellery section of our auctions never fails to produce some exquisite pieces, and this month’s is no exception. Lot 493 (left) is an 18ct three-stone Diamond ring with an estimate of £100-£200, while Lot 577 – an 18ct gold gemstone set cluster ring – comes with an estimate of £60-£120.

A Vertex Art Deco 9ct gold gentleman’s wristwatch, and a 9ct gold ladies watch with 9ct Bentina Star bracelet

Lot 494B (left) – a Vertex Art Deco 9ct gold gentleman’s wristwatch – is set to sell for £125-£250, while Lot 575 – a 9ct gold ladies watch and 9ct Bentina Star bracelet – comes with an estimated price of £60-£120.

A yellow-coloured metal Victorian chain and locket, and a large hallmarked 9ct gold locket with 9ct chain

Lot 570 (top) is a yellow-coloured metal Victorian chain and locket with a sale estimate of £120-£240. Lot 571 (bottom) is a large hallmarked 9ct gold locket with 9ct chain and is set to go under the hammer for £200-£400

Our next Cobridge auction is scheduled for 31st January and our next Silverdale auction is scheduled for 12th-13th February. 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, email us for an appointment [email protected]  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 [email protected] 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.

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