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Rare 20th Century Pottery, Antiques, Jewellery & Collectables Auction | July 2023

Debbie Porter

Lot 200

Day 1 Wednesday July 5th at 10am

It all starts on Wednesday 5th July at 10am, first up is a large collection of the bright and cheery Lorna Bailey pottery over 100 lots of cats, animals, vases etc., then we have the Carltonware section – with further items of Carltonware from the Mike Mauder collection. We then have a large collection of Kevin Francis figures and toby jugs from one of our big collectors who unfortunately passed away last year.

For the first time ever, we have a collection of Sylvac pottery featured in our rare pottery sale, featuring many different animal models in an array of different colours. Next up is part 2 of our Wade factory archives sale, the feature lot being the large Colin Melbourne designed figure of Ivy that was commissioned for the 1951 Festival of Britain.

Wade Gluggle

Lot 322

Moorcroft always features strongly in our rare sale and this time we have many collections of William & Walter Moorcroft dating from 1910 onwards and many good later collectable designs by Emma Bossons, Sian Leper, Phillip Gibson and Rachel Bishop to name a few. Royal Crown Derby comes next, and we have many lots of Imari, animal and bird paperweights, hand painted items etc.

Day one finishes with collections of Wedgwood pottery including Jasperware in many colours, black basalt, Majolica, tea, and dinner ware, designers such as Keith Murray and Millicent Taplin.

Imari Tea Set

Lot 587

Day 2 Thursday 6th July at 10am

Rare Beswick starts the second day with animals, birds, horse with riders, horses, ponies, and foals in rare colourways, cattle, fish, Colin Melbourne animals, prototype pieces, sets of figures from Walt Disney, Alice in Wonderland, Beatrix Potter, Flintstones, and other storybook series.

Beswick Bunny

Lot 711

On to Royal Doulton next, starting with Bunnykins, Royal Doulton early figures, prototypes, prestige figures, early animals, Flambe, dogs, birds, character and Toby jugs, artist pieces by George Tinworth, Margaret Thompson, Harry Nixon, Fred Hancock, Hannah, Florence Barlow and more.

The day to comes to a climax with the well deserved whisky and wines section, that includes some rare vintage scotch single malts, ports, Hungarian, French and German white and red wines, 77 lots so something for everyone’s cellar here!

Day 3 Friday 7th July, 10am

Day 3 starts with miscellaneous pottery, 180 lots of big-name pottery manufacturers including 18th/19th century Staffordshire, 

Ralph Wood, Capodimonte, Charlotte Rhead, Crown Devon Fieldings, Aynsley, Barum Barnstaple pottery, Goldscheider, Coalport, Minton, Bing & Grondahl, Caverswall China, Belleek, Sitzendorf, Royal Copenhagen, Hadley Worcester, Amphora, Bernard Moore, Royal Dux, Lladro, Anita Harris, collection of studio pottery by Isabella Pope & Simon Carroll and more.

Isabelle Pope signed vase

Lot 1567

Next up is Coalport with items from 19th/20th century, including figurines, hand painted items etc.

Next up is the ever-popular quality dinner, tea, and coffee sets including manufacturers such as Wedgwood, Royal Albert, Minton, Aynsley, Hammersley Fine Bone China, Paragon China, Royal Doulton, Minton, Spode, plus many fabulous Shelley sets, Wileman, Foley etc. 

A large selection of De Lamerie finely gilded porcelain, glass ware and silver-plated items, Glassware by Lalique, Whitefriars, Wedgwood, Swarovski, Bohemian etc.

Shelley tea set

Lot 1850

Absolutely stunning section of collections of Royal Worcester pottery, 92 lots featuring horses and figures modelled by Doris Lindner, many hand painted pieces by top artists such as Charles Baldwyn, Kitty Blake, M Hunt, Harry and John Stinton, Milwyn Holloway, A Shuck, W A Hawkins etc. 

Last but by no means least is Books and Ephemera, included is a rare collection of books that we removed from a London residence, 64 lots including works by Sir Leslie Stephen, William Leybourn, Sir Daniel Wilson, John Buchan, Dr Joao Carlos Celestino Pereira Gomes, Alfred Savill etc. 

 Day 4 Saturday 8th July, 10am

16 lots of clocks start day 4, including longcase, mantle clocks, wall clocks, Fusee, World clock, barometers etc. A good selection of antique & quality reproduction furniture, a good selection of mid-century furniture, and later blonde Ercol furniture.

Paintings and prints by artists Kerry Darlington, Ben Jeffery, Nigel Cook, Reginald Haggar, Gordon Barker, Miles Birket Foster, various LS Lowry signed prints, Arthur Eaton, plus a good selection of antique maps removed from a London collection.

Arthur Eaton, a watercolour painting

Lot 2155

Collections of records form 1960s -1980s. Collectors items including fountain pens, advertising items, musical items, scientific items, Apothecary items, optical, taxidermy, fishing tackle, cameras & equipment, postcards, metalware, bronze figures and much more.

Oriental items including Japanese and Chinese porcelain, wooden items. Military items, daggers, knives, medals, helmets, cap badges and more.

Huge selection of toy cars and trains, including Matchbox, Corgi, Dinky, Britains, many vintage items as new in boxes. Good selection of silverware, 130 lots including Arts and Crafts style candlesticks, Georgian, Victorian and later silver.

Coins, proof coins, bank notes, Sovereigns, Gold £5 piece, 90 lots of jewellery, diamond set pieces, bracelets, pendants etc. Vintage wristwatches by makers such as Raymond Weil, Gucci, Omega, Tag Heuer, Rolex, Elgin, Mappin & Webb, Garrard, Longines, military watches, 18ct & 9ct pocket watches etc.

UK hallmarked silver & enamel candlesticks

Lot 2560

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