Fine & Rare Auction
on
Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th August 2017
Viewing:
Saturday 5th August 9am - 12pm
Monday 7th August 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 8th August 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9th August 8.30am - 9.30am
Thursday 10th August 8.30am - 9.30am
Lots: 622-682 of 834
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Lot 622
A Royal Worcester blue and white porcelain candlestick of Corinithian design, 21cm high, impressed mark c. 1862
Repaired sconce
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 623
A fine Royal Worcester porcelain twin handled vase and cover, decorated in colours and gilt with river landscapes, the front depicting a fortified tower to bank, within ornate borders of elaborate raised gilded decoration on a graduating blue to mauve ground, 35cm high, purple mark with date code for 1898 and shape No. 1481
Slight wear, good overall, lid possibly associated
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 624
A Royal Worcester 'Blush Ivory' porcelain ewer, decorated in colours and gilt with floral sprays and butterfly, 19.5cm high, green printed mark c. 1870
Some wear especially to spout
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 625
A Royal Worcester porcelain jug for Abram French & Co, Boston, decorated in colours and gilt with floral sprays and butterfly on a white ground, bamboo effect handle, 19cm high, purple printed mark c. 1891
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 626
A Royal Worcester porcelain pitcher, decorated in colours and gilt with floral sprays and butterflies on a white ground, bamboo effect handle, 26cm high, green printed mark with date code for 1884
Good overall condition

Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 627
An extensive Royal Worcester Vitreous pottery dinner service, printed in blue and red and overgilded with floral ornament, with bird claw and elephant head handles, comprising 55 pieces including eight tureens and two large oval ashettes, puce printed marks, date codes for 1897, shape No. 5202 and retailers mark for Henry Greene & Sons, London Bridge
One handle repaired, one tureen lacking lid, some plates worn
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 628
A Doulton Burslem stoneware 'Art Pottery' vase, in the Aesthetic manner, possibly inspired by Martin Brothers, 13cm high, shape B170
Some wear to gilding
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 629
A Doulton stoneware Cauldron shaped vase, moulded with a band of white flowers on a brown ground, 16cm diameter x 13cm high
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 630
A pair of late 19th Century Staffordshire-type pottery figures of lions, 24cm high
Good overall, some wear
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 631
A 19th Century William Ridgway & Co blue and white pottery ashette, printed with the 'Ancient Ruins' pattern, 48cm x 39cm, impressed and printed marks to reverse
Slight wear
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 631A
A 19th Century dark brown irridescent glazed stoneware tyg, 18cm diameter x 18cm high
Slight fritting to rim
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 632
An 18th Century German porcelain figure of a waiter, wearing cap and jacket, painted in colours with floral sprays, 8.5cm high, indistinct underglaze blue 'Rod of Aesclepius' mark
Right arm broken but present

Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 633
A pair of mid 19th Century English porcelain vases with flared rims, painted with lovers in landscapes and gilded, each bearing literary quotations to bases, one from Shakespeare's The Tempest, the other from Byron's 'Childe Harold', eac 10.5cm x 13cm high
One repaired, both worn to decoration
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 634
A Victorian pottery vase, with twin rams head handles, decorated with all over flowers and leaves and signed 'A. Walker', 62cm high, indistinct impressed mark to base
Good overall condition, very slight fritting to base and glaze crazing and minor hairline crack to rim
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 635
A late 19th / early 20th Century Quimper pottery double salt cellar, modelled as a female figure, 18cm high
Unmarked, minor fritting
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 636
Bernard Moss (b. 1923) - Black and blue decorated pottery advertising figure for Heal's fabrics, modelled as two figures with open arms, on curved base, worded 'Yes, Mr. Lacey - Heal's For Fabrics.', 10cm diameter x 11cm high, marked 'Moss, St Ewe' and dated '62 to base
Good condition
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 637
Bernard Moss (b. 1923) - Black and blue decorated pottery advertising figure for Heal's fabrics, modelled as a woman on horseback, the horse designed to be rocking, worded 'Yes, Mr. Lacey - Heal's For Fabrics.',12cm high, marked 'Moss' and dated '61 to base
Chipped to underside of horse element

Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 638
Bernard Moss (b. 1923) - Black, blue and red decorated pottery advertising figure for Heal's fabrics, modelled as a figure astride a cockerel, with twin rocking heads, worded 'Yes, Mr. Lacey - Heal's For Fabrics', 14cm high, marked 'Mevagissey Pottery' and dated '60 to base
Good condition

Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 639
A late 19th / early 20th Century brown glazed terracotta vase of 16th/17th Century design, possibly Peruvian, moulded with double face mask and worded 'Amorsito Mio', 26cm high
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 640
A Lladro porcelain vase, with applied floral moulding, 24.5cm high, No. 1115, issued 1971-1979
Good condition, an early discontinued model
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 641
A pair of late 19th/early 20th Century Meissen porcelain figures on parrots on rustic stumps, 31cm and 28cm high respectively, underglaze blue mark to bases
With losses and repairs to one
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 642
Attributed to Max Laeuger (1864-1952) - Baluster shaped pottery vase, decorated with trellis work on a brown ground, 11cm diameter x 18cm high, indistinct impressed mark to base
Good condition
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 643
Attributed to Max Laeuger (1864-1952) - Bottle shaped pottery vase, decorated with snowdrops on a black and brown ground, 10cm diameter x 17cm high, 'copyright' impressed mark to base
Slight chipping

Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 644
A Chinese Republic white porcelain figure of Chairman Mao, character marks to plinth, 98cm high
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 645
A celadon glazed Studio porcelain bowl by Derek Clarkson (1915-2017) of Art Deco design, the stepped moulded sides decorated with gold dots, 12cm diameter x 7cm high, impressed mark to footrim
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 646
A Zsolnay Pecs porcelain reticulated oil lamp of Islamic form, decorated in colours and gilt with scrolled foliage, 20cm high, printed and impressed marks with No. 1689
Some glaze crazing, otherwise good
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 647
Two white glazed pottery cows by Steve Beverly Hills American Craft, 34cm and 21cm high respectively, the larger with bell
Larger with chipped ear, smaller crazed
Provenance: Both purchased (as part of a larger lot) at Sotheby's Elton John auction, 30th September 2003, lot 249, both retaining Sotheby's labels and sold with copy of catalogue
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 648
A 20th Century Chinese white metal mounted and pale green Peking glass circular bowl, with pierced cover, 7.5cm diameter x 9cm high, impressed marks to base
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 650
An early/mid 20th Century African painted wood carved bowl, modelled as a kneeling figure with headress, 30cm high
Some paint loss
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 651
A 20th Century Eastern lightwood carving of two figures, each with stained geometric designs/tatoos, 22cm high
Some shrinkage cracks
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 652
An old carved and stained wood 'Ancestor' male figure, possibly from Timor, 52cm high
Cracked and with losses
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 653
A pair of African carved and painted wood figures of tigers, 17cm high
Wear to backs, lacking eyes
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 654
Two painted wood treen cylindrical jugs, with angular spouts, both approx 18cm diameter x 12cm high
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 655
A 19th Century brown leather belt, embossed with rectangular panel depicting apparent Aboriginal hunting scene, worded in gilt 'Clifton Races, May 29, 1833'
Though potentially to relate to Clifton, Queensland Australia, leather worn and cracked
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 656
A Japanese carved ivory okimono of a seated tradesman, flanked by boxes, 4.5cm high, Meiji period
Slight chipping and cracking
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 657
A Japanese ivory bangle, engraved and decorated with jaguars, 9.7cm diameter, probably Meiji period
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 658
A 19th Century vegetable ivory cylindrical needle case, 8cm long, containing a 19th Century needle
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 659
A pair of old Chinese pale green soapstone carvings, modelled as Dogs of Fo with cubs, each 17.5cm x 11.5cm
One cub damaged, overall light wear
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 670
Two early 20th Century Benin cast and patinated metal ornaments, modelled as male and female figures, each 25cm long
With rusting and wear
Provenance: Found by the vendor in the garden of a building in Orange Street, Canterbury
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 671
A 20th Century Teddy Bear (thought to be Steiff), with gold mohair, hump back, long arms and staw filled body, 38cm overall
Plush worn and ear repaired - by repute the ear once had a Steiff button
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 672
An extremely rare Isle of Man 1975 50p note No. B009548, signed in blue ballpen by Barry Sheene and Mike Hailwood on front and reverse respectively, sold together with four TT pin badges and tea towel
Signatures clear, note creased
Provenance: Signatures obtained by the vendor during a visit to the Isle of Man in 1973
Note: World Champion motorcycle road racer Barry Sheene only raced the TT once in 1971 and indeed was publicly critical of how dangerous the course was. Mike Hailwood on the other hand is a TT legend. He first rode there in 1958, winning four replicas. He gave Honda their first TT wins in 1961 with a Lightweight double and won his last race in 1979, following his 1978 comeback after 11 years in retirement.

Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 673
A Victorian boxwood and ebony Staunton pattern chess set, probably by Jaques and Son, several pieces stamped with red crown, King 9cm high, Pawn 4.5cm high, contained in period mahogany box
Both pairs of black knight ears chipped, chess set otherwise in good overall condition, box with scratched lid and split base
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 674
A 19th Century circular ivory Royal Academy Antique School Student's Admission token, worded in black 'Royal Academy Antique School 1768 / William Hinton Campbell, Admitted 21st April 1840', 5.2cm diameter
Slight staining, good overall condition
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 675
An 18th Century French gilt metal mounted moss agate needle case of Rococo design, the tapered case of serpentine outline, clasp set with a red stone, the lid worded to frieze 'L'Amour Vous Loffere', the base with hardstone matrix cut for sealing indistinctly worded 'De Meme Feu (?)', 9.5cm overall
Lacking an inner rim collar to base section and damage to enamelling to lid frieze
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 676
An early/mid 19th Century tortoiseshell oval snuff box, the lid with silver pique and mother of pearl inlay depicting seated male figure in a pastoral landscape, 8cm x 6cm x 3cm high
Slight loss and inlay lifting
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 678
An 18th Century French brass 'Butterfield' type pocket sundial and compass by Le Maire Fils, Paris, 7.2cm x 6.5cm x 3.2cm high (gnomon raised)
Good overall condition commensurate with age
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 679
A Victorian Tunbridge Ware and rosewood writing box, the top inlaid with Castle view, possibly Leeds Castle, Kent, enclosing leather lined writing surface, 35.5cm x 27cm x 8cm high, together with original twin glass inkwells with Tunbridge Ware lids
Good overall condition, lock removed
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 680
A polished Victorian cast iron stick stand, the back modelled with Herakles defeating the snake, 81.5cm high
Good overall condition
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 681
A Victorian ebony walking cane, the engraved gilt metal top with later gilt metal overlay, 87cm long
Lacking ferrule
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 682
A late Victorian Heliotype photographic card of Laxey Water-wheel, Isle of Man by A. Findlow Warwick, 10.6cm x 6.5cm
Slight wear, good overall
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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