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Upcoming Local Interest Items in our July Fine Art Sale – Pottery, Paintings, Books, and More!

Debbie Porter

This pair of black and white photographic prints includes views of Etruria and the view from Queens over Etruria and are estimated to sell for £20-£40 at our July Fine Art sale next month.

The Potteries Auctions July Fine Art sale is a three-day online auction taking place at 10am across Thursday 8th, Friday 9th and Saturday 10th July. We are offering in-person viewing for this auction from Monday 5th – Wednesday 7th July by appointment only, please contact us to book your slot.

You can check out our online catalogue for more information on the available lots. Due to the sheer volume of lots this sale, we have divided each catalogue by day – click here for day oneclick here for day two or click here for day three. If you’re unable to make our in-person viewing days, you can also 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 ongoing Covid 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.

Take a look at some of the brilliant local interest items we have upcoming in our July Fine Art sale below, and be sure to get in touch with us if you’re looking to sell something similar at auction – we can help!

Oil Painting on board 'Ruins at Stoke Minster' signed Tony Baggot

This local interest oil painting on board ‘Ruins at Stoke minster’, signed Tony Baggot, is estimated to sell for £80-£160.

ocal hardback book - Bibliotheca Staffordiensis Stafford (1894), Rupert Simms limited edition

We have a selection of rare books going under the hammer next month. This local hardback book – Bibliotheca Staffordiensis Stafford (1894), Rupert Simms limited edition – comes with an estimated sale price of £30-£60.

Oil on board painting of Etruria Wedgwood works, signed Wakefield

This oil on board painting of Etruria Wedgwood works, signed Wakefield, is set to sell for between £50-£100 at our Fine Art sale.

Reginakd George Haggar watercolour. The Robert Sherwin building in Hanley

Another exquisite local painting going up at auction next month, this Reginald George Haggar watercolour depicting the Robert Sherwin building in Hanley is estimated to sell for £200-£400.

Black and White Jasperware Wedgwood factory worker WW1 Death Plaque

Death plaques such as this one were produced for the factory workers who fell in the Great War. This black and white Jasperware Wedgwood factory worker WW1 death plaque is set to be popular with our buyers, with an estimated hammer price of £300-£600.

We often sell local items from around Staffordshire here at Potteries Auctions that pique plenty of local collectors’ interest, and are looking to accept more into our future sales.

If you have local interest items that you’re considering selling at 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 local interest 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.