A Preview of our September Auction – 20th Century Pottery, Furniture, Books and More!

Lot 4F is a limited edition set of six Beswick Thunderbirds busts with certificate, comprising of Lady Penelope 3337, Brains 3339, Scott Tracy 3344, Virgil Tracy 3345, Parker 3346 and The Hood 3348, comes with an estimate of £200-£400

Our September sale is a two-day online auction taking place at 10am on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th September. We are offering in-person viewing for this auction by appointment only on Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th September, 9am-3.30pm. You can also check out our online catalogue for more information on the available lots or, alternatively, 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.

Our September auction is set to feature plenty of 20th-century pottery including Royal Doulton figurines, character jugs and Bunnykins, Beswick, Masons, Staffordshire Pottery, Moorcroft, Lladro, Coalport, Wedgwood, Royal Albert, Anita Harris, Shelley, and Chinese pottery, as well as a large selection of furniture and household items to include tables, chairs, chests, dressers, desks, corner cupboards, glassware, prints and paintings, cameras, clocks, barometers, mirrors and more.

A limited edition Royal Doulton Bunnykins Mountie figure and limited edition Bunnykins Harry The Herald figure

Royal Doulton Bunnykins are always a popular item at our auctions, they’re so adorable - we can see why! Lot 69 is a limited edition Bunnykins Mountie with a sales estimate of £60-£120, while Lot 70 is a limited edition Bunnykins Harry The Herald with a price of £75-£150.

A collection of Royal Doulton Character jugs, including Henry VIII, Henry V, Rip Van Winkle, The Falconer, Macbeth, Athos, The Poacher & Sairey Gamp

Lot 45A is a collection of Royal Doulton Character jugs, including Henry VIII, Henry V, Rip Van Winkle, The Falconer, Macbeth, Athos, The Poacher (All Seconds) & Sairey Gamp, with an estimate of £35-£70.

A Beswick Connoisseur model of Lester Piggot on Nijinsky 2352 on a wooden plinth, and a Beswick Cowboy on a galloping palomino horse

Beswick horses are well-loved and well sought after at auction. Lot 8 (left) is a Beswick Connoisseur model of Lester Piggot on Nijinsky 2352 on a wooden plinth, estimated to sell for £60-£120, while Lot 246 is a Beswick Cowboy on galloping palomino horse 1377 with an estimate of £100-£200.

A Moorcroft Angel Vase, and a Walter Moorcroft Lamp Base

This Moorcroft Angel Vase is set to sell for £180-£360, while this charming Walter Moorcroft Lamp Base comes with an estimate of £55.

As always, we have a large selection of watches and jewellery going under the hammer, including rings, necklaces, bangles, brooches, earrings, and costume jewellery, which always prove popular with our buyers, as well as gold and silverware.

We have over 150 unreserved tray lots of good tea, coffee and dinnerware, ceramics, glassware, bric-a-brac, metal ware, and mixed pottery. This month’s lots also feature a selection of collectables such as coins, militaria and ephemera.

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.

An 18ct gold neck chain

We sell a lot of high quality jewellery here at Potteries Auctions. This 18ct gold neck chain comes with an estimate of £120 - £240.

A 9ct gold thistle brooch, with gold neck chain and Victorian cased gilt pin

Lot 428 is a 9ct gold thistle brooch, with gold neck chain and Victorian cased gilt pin. This gorgeous lot is set to go under the hammer for £120-£240.

An early 20th century watchmakers lathe in a wooden case with book

This fascinating lot is an early 20th century watchmakers lathe in a wooden case, and comes with a sale estimate of £120-£240.

A collection of hardback and similar reference books on Wedgwood, and 3 boxes of mainly specialist clock related books

We have plenty of interesting book lots passing through our Silverdale saleroom this month. Lot 369 (left) is a collection of hardback and similar reference books on Wedgwood, while Lot 458 contains 3 boxes of mainly specialist clock related books. Both lots are set to sell for £30-£60.

A Green Chesterfield Style Wing Back Arm Chair & Stool, and a Blue Leather Chesterfield type Office Chair

Chesterfield style chairs and sofas are classics for a reason – just look at them! This Green Chesterfield Style Wing Back Arm Chair & Stool comes with a sale price of £280, while this Blue Leather Chesterfield type Office Chair is set to sell for £65.

Our next Cobridge auction is scheduled for 26th September and our next Silverdale auction is a two-day auction that’s scheduled for 8th-9th October. 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. 

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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