A Preview of our November Fine Art Sale – Rare British Pottery, Jewellery and More!
This gorgeous ornate pair of rare William III silver candlesticks come with an estimated sale price of £3000-£6000 on day three of our November Fine Art auction
The Potteries Auctions November Fine Art sale is a three-day online auction taking place at 10am across Thursday 11th, Friday 12th and Saturday 13th November. We are offering in-person viewing for this auction from Monday 8th - Wednesday 10th November by appointment only, please contact us to book your slot.
You can check out our listings in an interactive catalogue form here, or in an online listing form here, for more information on the available lots. If you’re unable to make our in-person viewing days, 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 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 preferred 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.
Lot 73 is a fascinating , including Captain Kirk, Councillor Troi, Spock, Data, Borg, Georgi La Forge, Cardassain, Ferengi, Dr McCoy, Worf and Captain Picard. The set comes with a guide price of £1000-£2000.
On the Thursday, kicking off our Fine Art sale, we have many rare items of British pottery passing through our Silverdale saleroom, including pieces from Wade, Carlton Ware, Beatrix Potter, Border Fine Arts, Kevin Francis, Lorna Bailey, Reg Johnson Studio Pottery, Royal Crown Derby, and others.
We have a large collection of Royal Doulton figures coming through this month, including early and prototype figures, limited editions, prototype character jugs, a rare George Washington loving cup, Bunnykins, Brambly Hedge, animals and birds. There’s also an excellent collection of Doulton Lambeth vases including vases by George Tinworth, Hannah Barlow, Francis Pope, Eliza Simmance, Florence Barlow, Arthur Barlow and much more.
Lot 156 is a rare Royal Doulton Pavlova figure (HN676) that is set to sell for an astonishing £2000-£4000 on the Thursday of our three-day auction.
Our November Fine Art sale features an array of rare Beswick items, including a private collection of rare horses, horses & riders in extraordinary colours (part of the Gill Hasdell collection), as well as cattle, birds, animals, and more. Lot 291 is a rare early graduated set of standing Beswick Hardys ducks with webbed feet that are estimated to sell for £300-£600.
The Friday of our three-day auction features collections that include popular names like Ruskin, Crown Devon, Poole Pottery, Royal Copenhagen, Lladro, Coalport , and Royal Worcester to name a few, as well as tea and dinner ware from Shelley, Wedgwood, Royal Albert, Aynsley, Royal Doulton, Minton, Royal Grafton and many more.
This pair of 19th-century Wedgwood light blue dip Jasperware urns with covers is set to sell for £300-£600, while this Wedgwood Prestige large vase and cover, titled "The Britannia Vase", is estimated to sell for £1000-£2000.
Our November Fine Art sale features an interesting and rare assembly of Enoch Wood 18th and 19th-century pottery, including this large Jasperware plaque titled "The Descent from the Cross", which is set to sell for £200-£400.
Our last Fine Art sale of the year features some 280 lots of William and Walter Moorcroft! Lot 1184 (left) is an early two-handled Moorcroft ochre pomegranate Art Nouveau biscuit jar and cover with a sale estimate of £800-£1600, while lot 1185 is a superb Moorcroft flambe fish vase with an impressive estimate of £2000-£4000.
The Saturday, our third and final day, will feature a range of furniture, from antique and good quality reproduction furniture to Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian pieces, mid-century modern furniture, various clocks including mantle clocks, Skeleton clocks, carriage clocks and more.
There’s also paintings and pictures from artists such as Reginald Haggar, Henry Hadfield Cubley, Wellesley Cottrell, Doris Brown, Myles Birket Foster and other local artists. Day three of our auction contains many other interesting collectors’ items such as books, ephemera, sporting items, Halcyon Days enamelled boxes, plus a large collection of boxed Triang Hornby OO Gauge items including engines, rolling stock, track and trains, dolls and other toys. There’s also a fantastic collection of Chinese and oriental items including porcelain, as well as assorted glassware, metalware, and military items such as medals, guns and swords.
Lot 1408 is a Thompson sub machine gun with both drum and stick magazines and with some moving parts, and a 1990s and a 2021 deactivation certificate. It comes with a sale estimate of £500-£1000.
This Regency Mahogany Secretaire bookcase with Satinwood fitted drawers is set to sell for £200-£400.
As always, we have a large jewellery section that’s set to include antique and later gold jewellery including several gold Albert chains, Cartier, diamond set jewellery, rings, 22ct wedding rings, bracelets, necklaces, pendants, brooches, and many more interesting jewellery items from deceased estates throughout Cheshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
Lot 1637 is an 18ct gold ring set with Tanzanite and diamonds with a sale estimate of £300-£600
This heavy gold chain with overseas indistinct marks is 14ct gold or better, with a gross weight of 83.1g and measures 43cm long, is set to go under the hammer for £1500-£3000
Our next Cobridge auction is scheduled for 28th November and our next Silverdale auction is scheduled for 10th-11th 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 [email protected] or call us on +44 (0)1782 638100 Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
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.