These delightfully weird and wonderful Wedgwood Jasperware candlesticks modelled as grotesque fish with tails in the air are set to set for £150-£300 at the Potteries Auctions Fine Art Sale this July
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 one, click 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.
We’re delighted to have a fantastic selection of Wedgwood going under the hammer this time around. Mostly from a single owner collection, there’s over 300 lots to check out including Wedgwood jasperware, large urns, Portland vases, a rare first world war jasper death plaque, prestige items, collections of different coloured jasperware, pieces from Emile Lessore, Norman Wilson and Keith Murray, Compton & Woodhouse limited editions, and even an early black basalt figure of Mercury.
Take a look at some of the brilliant Wedgwood 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!
This Wedgwood Columbia patterned dinner and tea ware consists of 66 pieces, including a tea set, tea pot, coffee pot, dinner plates, rimmed bowls, open veg bowls and more. It’s set to sell for £200-£400 on day two of our sale!
This gorgeous Wedgwood 18th/19th century black Basalt figure of Mercury comes with an estimate of £250-£500, while this ornate Wedgwood black Basalt lidded vase with moulded decoration depicting The Apotheosis of Homer is set to go under the hammer for £500-£1000.
There’s many black basalt and black Jasperware Wedgwood pieces coming up in our July sale that are sure to pique plenty of interest. This Wedgwood black and white Jasperware vase and cover, decorated with fine dancing hours ladies and dated 1985, comes with an estimate of £175-£350, while this Distinguished House of Wedgwood Cameo plaque with certificate is looking to sell for between £200-£400.
This limited edition 20th century Wedgwood Masterpieces Collection Michelangelo Bowl comes with a estimate sale price of £150-£300. This intricately designed Wedgwood tri colour plate is set to sell for £80-£160.
Wedgwood vases are always popular in our Silverdale saleroom, and these two wonderful lots should be no exception. Lot 871 (left) is a Wedgwood white on pale blue limited edition snake handled vase and stand that’s set to sell for £800-£1600. Lot 872 (right) is a Wedgwood Saxon blue large Portland Vase with a sale estimate of £750-£1500.
This stunning Wedgwood 19th century Majolica large game dish with lid is decorated all over with game and floral designs and is set to sell for £200-£400.
We have an array of interesting Wedgwood plaques going under the hammer this month. Lot 921 (top) is a limited edition Wedgwood white on Saxon blue Offering to Peace plaque with certificate, while Lot 940 (bottom) is a late 19th century Wedgwood wall plaque depicting Four Seasons Cupids. Both pieces are estimated to sell for £100-£200 each.
If you have Wedgwood pieces that you’re considering selling at auction, get in touch and we can help you with a valuation. You can also check out our Wedgwood markings guide for more insight into what those pieces you’ve got gathering dust in the attic are potentially worth.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 local interest items for auction or valuation, send us an email to email@example.com 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.