Spring Fine Art Sale (2 Days): Friday 28 March 2014 10:00AM

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Viewing: Sunday 23 March 11am-4pm; Monday 24-Thursday 27 March 9am-4pm
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A Nautical Wager Glass, 19th century, of panelled cylindrical form, engraved with a galleon, the reverse inscribed SUCCESS TO THE RENOWN, the false base containing three dice, 14.2cm high; and Three Similar Smaller Glasses, variously engraved with a skull and crossbones and inscribed ALL GLORY, a pair of boxers and inscribed BF1795, and Prince of Wales' feathers and inscribed GOD BLESS YE PRINCE (4)

Estimate: £500-600

Sold: £500
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Lot 2

A Sealed Wine Bottle, dated 1752, of shouldered cylindrical form with tapering neck and string ring, the applied circular seal moulded W.R 1752, 19cm high; and A Similar Larger Bottle, 23cm high (2)

Estimate: £500-800

Sold: £800
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Lot 3

A Sealed Wine Bottle, dated 1770, of shouldered cylindrical form with tapering neck and string ring, the applied circular seal moulded with W.R 1770, 22cm high; A Similar Bottle, inscribed I.B 1741, 22cm high; and Another, the seal moulded with a dog, 16.5cm high (3)

Estimate: £700-1200

Sold: £1600
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Lot 4

A Wine Bottle, mid 18th century, of cylindrical form with sloping shoulders, tapering neck and string ring, 22cm high; and Two Similar Wine Bottles, 21cm high (3)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £400
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Lot 5

A Wine Bottle, circa 1770, of cylindrical form with sloping shoulders, tapering neck and string ring, 22cm high; and Three Similar Wine Bottles, 24cm high (4)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £320
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Lot 6

A Baluster Wine Glass, circa 1740, the bell shape bowl over an acorn and blade knopped stem and circular foot, 18.7cm high

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £750
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Lot 7

A Wine Glass, circa 1740, the bell shaped bowl engraved with a band of fruiting vine on a cylindrical stem, the central ball knop with air tear, on a basal knop and domed foot, 17cm high

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £200
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Lot 8

A Wine Glass, 18th century, the drawn trumpet bowl with basal air tear, on a knopped stem and domed foot, 16.5cm high; and A Similar Firing Glass, the trumpet bowl on a double series opaque twist stem and circular foot, 11cm high (2)

Estimate: £350-450

Sold: £420
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Lot 9

A Pair of Regency Cut Glass Table Lustres, the shallow dished tops with hobnail and fan cut decoration, hung with faceted spears and buttons, on knopped baluster stems with diamond cut panels and shaped circular bases, 18.5cm high

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £400
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Lot 10

A Cut Glass Pedestal Bowl, 19th century, with diamond cut everted rim over a prismatic band and diamond cut panels, the conforming cylindrical stem on stepped circular base with diamond cut foot, 34cm high

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £350
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Lot 11

A Pair of Glass Sweetmeat Vases and Covers, early 19th century, of urn shape, the domed covers with faceted finials with diamond and panel cut bands on panelled stems and stepped square bases, 33.5cm high

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £280
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Lot 12

A Rummer, circa 1830, the bucket bowl engraved with SUNDERLAND BRIDGE, the reverse with monogram within a rectangular cartouche surmounted by a basket of flowers above a floral swag, on a blade knopped stem, 14.2cm high; and A Double Flask, engraved with a bridge, the reverse inscribed EDWARD JOICEY within a fern border, 20cm long (2)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £110
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Lot 13

A Webb Glass Vase, by William Fritsche, circa 1900, of slender bell form, engraved with birds amongst trees and lattice above shield and scroll panels, on circular foot, signed, 31cm high

William Fritsche (1853-1924) was born in Meisterdorf in Bohemia and joined Thomas Webb of Stourbridge in 1868.

Estimate: £300-400

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Lot 14

A Vienna Enamelled Glass Beaker (Ranftbecher), circa 1825, attributed to Anton Kothgasser, of flared cylindrical form, painted with a band of meandering summer flowers on a white ground within gilt foliate borders over cut and gilt bands, the flared foot with diamond cut and gilt edge, 10.7cm high

See Bonhams, Bond Street, 16.12.09, lot 176 for a similar example attributed to Kothgasser

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £7000
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Lot 15

A Pair of French Opaque White Glass Vases, mid 19th century, of baluster form with flared necks, painted with flowers hung from gilt ropetwist within gilt line and arcaded borders, 59.5cm high

Estimate: £1500-2500

Sold: £4800
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Lot 16

A French Gilt Metal Blue Glass Casket and Cover, circa 1860, of rounded rectangular form, opening to reveal four clear glass scent bottles in a foliate frame, 11cm high; A Similar Watch Stand, with parrot finial, 13cm high; A Canted Rectangular Tray, 30cm wide; A Foliate Dish, 20cm wide; A Pen Tray; Two Scent Bottles and Stoppers; A Circular Box and Cover; and A Blue and Opaque White Glass Vase, adapted as a lamp base (qty)

Estimate: £500-800

Sold: £1000
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Lot 17

A First Period Worcester Porcelain Saucer, circa 1755, of hexagonal form, painted in colours with a European couple in landscape within a shaped panel and moulded scroll rim painted with flower sprays, 12.5cm diameter

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £750
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Lot 18

A First Period Worcester Porcelain Fluted Teapot and Cover, circa 1770, painted in puce monochrome with flowersprays and sprigs, and with gilt cartouche and line borders, fret mark in underglaze blue, 13.5cm high; and A Similar Sparrowbeak Jug, 10.5cm high (3)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £320
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Lot 19

A First Period Worcester Porcelain Trio, circa 1760, painted in colours with chrysanthemum and hibiscus; and A Similar Teacup and Saucer, circa 1770, painted with exotic birds in panels on a wet blue ground, crescent marks (5)

Provenance: Studio Antiques Ltd, Bourton-in-the-Water, August 1986 and October 1985

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £400
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Lot 20

A Lowestoft Porcelain Guglet, circa 1770, of pear shape with garlic neck, painted in underglaze blue with stylised chinoiserie foliage and insects, number 5 mark, 25cm high

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £1100
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Lot 21

A Pair of Derby Porcelain Baskets, circa 1765, of oval form with twist handles, the interiors painted with exotic birds in branches and scattered sprigs, the basket moulded exteriors with moulded flowers on a pale yellow ground, 20cm wide

Estimate: £800-1000

Sold: £900
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Lot 22

A Derby Porcelain Basket, circa 1760, with ropetwist handles, painted in underglaze blue with a chinoiserie river scene in an oval panel within broad pierced border with foliate moulding, 27cm wide

Estimate: £300-400

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Lot 23

A Pair of Pearlware Birth Tablets, circa 1790, of circular form, centred by a lion's mask boss within radiating panels with moulded stiff leaves and moulded border picked out in underglaze blue, one inscribed with Samuel Rich, 10cm diameter

Estimate: £300-500

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Lot 24

A Pearlware Dove Tureen and Cover, circa 1790, naturalistically modelled and painted as the bird with neck ruff on a nest applied with shredded clay foliage, 18cm long

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £480
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Lot 25

A Documentary Wedgwood Creamware Jug, dated 1790, of baluster form, inscribed C Barker 1790, painted with a farm scene in an oval panel, the reverse with a spray of summer flowers within blue line borders, impressed WEDGWOOD mark, 22.5cm high; and An English Delft Dish, probably Liverpool, circa 1760, painted in colours with a chinoiserie building in landscape within a border of daffodils, 34.5cm diameter (2)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £650
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Lot 26

A Chamberlains Worcester Porcelain Dessert Service, circa 1800, painted with sprays of flowers in panels on a blue ground gilt with scrolls and dentil borders, comprising a shaped rectangular pedestal dish, two lozenge shaped dishes, a square dish, a circular large plate and five dessert plates, script marks in red (10)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £280
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Lot 27

An English Porcelain Fruit Cooler and Cover, circa 1810, of U shape with angular handles, the cover with waisted gallery and scroll handle, painted in colours with flower sprays in shaped panels on a blue ground gilt with scrolls, lattice and foliage, 23.5cm high

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £380
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Lot 28

An English Porcelain Miniature Cabaret Set, possibly Spode, circa 1815, painted with sprays of summer flowers on a dotted gilt ground within gilt borders, comprising teapot and cover, sucrier and cover, milk jug, slop bowl, cup, saucer and rectangular tray, tray 18cm long

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £700
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Lot 29

A Derby Porcelain Twin-Handled Urn Shape Vase, circa 1830, with everted rim and entwined crabstock handles, gilt with titled figures SUSAN'S INTERVEW WITH WILLIAM and SUSAN on a bleu de roi ground, on a drum foot and three foliate scroll supports, 28cm high

Estimate: £900-1200

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Lot 30

A Pair of Stephenson & Hancock Derby Porcelain Figures of Lions, circa 1870, the naturalistically modelled recumbent beasts on gilt lined green washed rectangular plinths, marks in blue, 14cm long

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £380
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Lot 31

A Set of Five Porcelain Plates, painted by Joseph Crawhall, dated 1885, decorated in colours with naive studies of birds, signed and inscribed to reverse, 21.5cm diameter

Estimate: £500-800

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Lot 32

An English Porcelain Plate, painted by Joseph Crawhall, dated 1877, painted with a titled view Under the Green Wood Tree within a foliate border, signed and inscribed to reverse, 20.5cm diameter; A Similar Blue Ground Plate, dated 1867, painted in white enamels with a bust portrait of a gentleman, the reverse signed and inscribed B.LA.R., 24cm diameter; and Another Plate, initialled BMC within a painted and moulded foliate band, the reverse inscribed BEATRICE MARGARET CRAWHALL APRIL 1877 AGED 10 YEARS, 24cm diameter (3)

Estimate: £250-350

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Lot 33

A Copeland Parian Bust of Ophelia, circa 1861, with leaves and wheatears to her hair, wearing a bodice, on a circular socle and fluted column with square plinth picked out in pastel colours and gilding, impressed OPHELIA WO MARSHALL RA SCULPT, impressed mark, 43cm high

Provenance: Tennants, 29.3.07, lot 240

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £350
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Lot 34

A Copeland Parian Art Union Bust of Louise, circa 1871, her hair tied up, wearing a loose robe, on a titled base and circular socle, the reverse stamped ART UNION OF LONDON APRIL 1 1871 MARY THORNYCROFT SC, 38cm high

Provenance: Tennants, 29.3.07, lot 253

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £380
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Lot 35

A Robinson & Leadbetter Parian Figure of Venus, circa 1870, the standing nude figure beside a dolphin ridden by Cupid, on a stepped circular base, impressed R&L mark, 76.5cm high, on a modern pedestal

Provenance: Tennants, 29.3.07, lot 138

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £450
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Lot 36

A Minton Parian Figure of a Water Carrier, 1873, the loosely draped female figure holding a vase, on a leaf moulded base and glazed stepped circular plinth, impressed marks, 29cm high, on a modern pedestal

Provenance: Tennants, 29.3.07, lot 61

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £500
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Lot 37

A Pair of Minton Bisque Porcelain Busts of William IV and Adelaide, each in classical robes, on gilt lined circular socles and gilt titled square bases, 17cm and 18cm high

See Parian Phenomenon, pg.126 fig.449 and 450

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £550
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Lot 38

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Figure of Sir Walter Scott, sitting in an armchair, wearing a frock coat holding a scroll in his left hand, on a scroll moulded base, 19.5cm high; and A Similar Bust of a Gentleman, probably William IV, 19cm high (2)

See Parian Phenomenon, pg.126 fig.453 for Sir Walter Scott

Estimate: £500-700

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Lot 39

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Figure of Dr Adam Clarke, standing in a frock coat holding a book in his left hand, on a circular base with pedestal, 21.5cm high; and A Similar Figure of the Rev Rowland Hill, standing, a book in his right hand, 20.5cm high (2)

See Parian Phenomenon, pg.94 fig.166 and 172. For similar examples see Phillips, London, 26.1.91, Tristan Jones Commemorative Collection, lot 211 and 208

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £450
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Lot 40

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Figure of Rev Francis Close, standing in his preacher's garb, his hands clasped, on a circular base, 17cm high; A Similar Figure of Rev Charles Simeon, standing, his right hand raised, on a circular base, 28.5cm high; and Another of John Wesley, a book in his left hand, on a circular base, 19.5cm high (3)

See Parian Phenomenon, pg.94 fig.165, pg.96 fig.196 and pg.98 fig.217. For similar examples see Phillips, London, 26.1.91, Tristan Jones Commemorative Collection, lot 209 and 210

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £320
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Lot 41

A Pair of Minton Bisque Porcelain Figures of William Wilberforce and Hannah Moore, each sitting in armchairs, he with a book in his left hand, further books under his chair, she with her foot on a footstool, both on scroll moulded bases, 18cm and 17cm high

See Parian Phenomenon, pg.94 fig.171 and 174 for similar examples. See Phillips, London, 26.1.91, Tristan Jones Commemorative Collection and Bonhams, 3.11.88, Sir Lincoln Hollinson Political Sale, lot 241

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £650
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Lot 42

A Pair of Minton Bisque Porcelain Figures of William Wilberforce and Hannah Moore, each sitting in open armchairs, he with a magnifying glass, books piled under his seat, she with her foot on a footstool, both on scroll moulded bases, 19cm and 17.5cm high

See Parian Phenomenon, pg.94 fig.171 and 174 for similar examples. See Phillips, London, 26.1.91, Tristan Jones Commemorative Collection and Bonhams, 3.11.88, Sir Lincoln Hollinson Political Sale, lot 241

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £1500
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Lot 43

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Bust of Earl Grey, wearing classical robes, on a gilt lined circular socle and gilt titled square base, 16cm high; and A Similar Bust of Lord Brougham, wearing a wig, stock and jacket, on a gilt lined circular socle and gilt titled square base, 15cm high

See Parian Phenomenon, pg.126 fig.451 and 452.

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £450
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Lot 44

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Figure of Sir Robert Peel, standing in a frock coat, a scroll in his right hand, his left hand on his hip, on a circular base with square plinth, 29cm high

See Tennants, Kerfoot Collection, lot 48

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £350
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Lot 45

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Figure of the Duke of Wellington, standing, a coat over his shoulder, on a circular base with square column, 28cm high

See Minton Parianware, pg.95, fig.185, Phillips, 26.1.91, Tristran Jones Commemorative Collection, lot 191 and Bonhams, 3.11.88, Sir Lincoln Hollinson Collection, lot 190

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £450
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Lot 46

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Figure of Charles James Fox, sitting in an armchair, a scroll in his left hand, a pile of books below his seat, on a scroll moulded base, 20cm high; and A Similar Figure of William Pitt, sitting in an armchair reading from a scroll, books at his feet, on a scroll moulded base, 21.5cm high (2)

See Parian Phenomenon, pg.95 fig.180 and 181, Bonhams, 3.5.07, Tony Banks Collection of Political Memorabilia, lot 24, and Sir Lincoln Hollinson Collection of Political Memorabilia, lot 281

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £1100
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Lot 47

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Figure of the Duke of Wellington, standing in military dress, a cloak over his shoulders leaning on a square column, incised Published by W Cuming, on a rectangular base, 23.5cm high; A Similar Figure of Wellington, a scroll in his right hand, incised Published by Besen & Co, on a circular base, 24cm high; A Similar Bust of Wellington, on a circular socle, 9.5cm high; and A Bust of a Gentleman, 10cm high (4)

See Phillips, London, 26.1.91, Tristan Jones Commemorative Collection, lot 190

Estimate: £400-600

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Lot 48

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Figure of Prince Albert, standing in a frock coat, his hands crossed, leaning against a circular column with drapery, on a scroll moulded base, 34cm high; and A Similar Figure, probably of Queen Victoria, standing wearing a lace trimmed dress, a book in her left hand, a dog at her feet, on a scroll moulded base, 32cm high (2)

See Parian Phenomenon, pg.99 fig.230

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £650
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Lot 49

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Figure Group, possibly of the Royal Children, as a boy and girl in night clothes lying together on an Empire style bed moulded with swags, on four feet, 21cm long

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £180
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Lot 50

A Minton Bisque Porcelain Figure Group, as a seated youth playing the lute, a girl sitting holding a fan, a further lute at her side, on a scroll moulded base, 22.5cm wide; and A Similar Group, of four children playing with a rabbit, 25.5cm wide (2)

Estimate: £400-600

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