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An English Delft Plate, circa 1750, painted in blue with European Lady in landscape, 22cm diameter; A Boch Freres Septfontaines Pearlware Basket, 22.5cm; A Wedgwood Pearlware Fish Dish, 29cm wide; A Pearlware Child's Plate, printed with foxes, 14.5cm diameter; A Similar Ladle; Three Pickle Leaves, 14cm long; A Miniature Teapot and Cover; A Divided Tray; A Spoon and A Slop Bowl; and A Willow Pattern Watering Can (qty)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £450
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Lot 2

An English Delft Plate, circa 1750, painted in blue with a river landscape, 22cm diameter; A James Clews Pearlware Meat Platter, printed with a chinoiserie hunting scene, impressed mark, 48cm wide; A Pearlware Egg Stand; A Wedgwood Pearlware Chestnut Basket and Stand; A Pair of Willow Pattern Dishes; and A Willow Pattern Part Tea Service (qty)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £750
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Lot 3

A Lund's Bristol or Early Worcester Porcelain Pickle Shell, circa 1751/2, painted in underglaze blue, with a chinoiserie landscape, 8.5cm long

This pattern was used at Limehouse as well as Lund's Bristol and during the very earliest period at Worcester

For similar examples see Bonhams, London, 8.6.05, lot 142, and The Bernard Watney Collection Part III, lot 919

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £2400
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Lot 4

A Pair of First Period Worcester Porcelain Butter Dishes and Covers, circa 1775, with twig handles, printed in underglaze blue with flower sprigs, crescent marks, 14.5cm wide

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £180
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Lot 5

A First Period Worcester Porcelain Circular Basket, circa 1775, printed in underglaze blue with the Pine Cone pattern, crescent mark, 24cm diameter

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £170
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Lot 6

A Pair of First Period Worcester Porcelain Circular Baskets, circa 1775, printed in underglaze blue with the Pine Cone pattern, crescent marks, 21.5cm diameter

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £350
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Lot 7

A First Period Worcester Porcelain Junket Dish, circa 1775, printed in underglaze blue with the Pine Cone pattern on a shell moulded ground, crescent mark, 26cm wide

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £180
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Lot 8

A Set of Six First Period Worcester Porcelain Leaf Shape Butter Boats, circa 1775, printed in underglaze blue with the Fisherman pattern, 7cm long

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £300
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Lot 9

A First Period Worcester Porcelain Dessert Dish, circa, 1775, of fluted oval form, printed in underglaze blue with the Carnation pattern, printed W mark, 29.5cm wide

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 10

A First Period Worcester Cabbage Leaf Mask Jug, circa 1775, printed with natural flower sprays, crescent mark, 19cm high; and A Pair of Barr, Flight & Barr Chocolate Cups, Covers and Stands, printed with shells impressed marks (3)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £500
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Lot 11

A Chelsea Porcelain Teapot and Cover, circa 1755, of baluster form painted with insects, within a brown line border, red anchor mark, 15cm high

Whilst insects regularly form part of the decoration on Chelsea porcelain, often to disguise firing blemishes, it is relatively unusual to find them being used as the only decoration

For a teapot and stand with similar decoration see Adams (Elizabeth) Chelsea Porcelain, pg.115, figs.8.27 and 8.28

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £1600
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Lot 12

A Chelsea Porcelain Sparrow Beak Jug, en suite to the preceding lot, 8.5cm high

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £3500
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Lot 13

A Chelsea Porcelain Sucrier and Cover, en suite to the preceding lot, 9.5cm high

With paper label inscribed C.I.N.O.A. International Art Treasures Exhibition, Victorian and Albert museum 1962, exhibit number 451

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £4600
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Lot 14

A Chelsea Porcelain Slop Bowl, en suite to the preceding lot, 15cm diameter

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £2600
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Lot 15

A Chelsea Porcelain Saucer Dish, en suite to the preceding lot, 21cm diameter

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £1700
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Lot 16

A Chelsea Porcelain Small Saucer Dish, en suite to the preceding lot, 16.5cm diameter

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £900
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Lot 17

A Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Coffee Cups and Trembleuse Saucers, en suite to the preceding lot

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £6000
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Lot 18

A Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Coffee Cups and Trembleuse Saucers, en suite to the preceding lot

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £6000
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Lot 19

A Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Coffee Cups and Trembleuse Saucers, en suite to the preceding lot

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £6000
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Lot 20

A Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Tea Bowls and Saucers, en suite to the preceding lot

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £4500
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Lot 21

A Pair of Chelsea Porcelain Tea Bowls and Saucers, en suite to the preceding lot

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £7000
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Lot 22

A Set of Three Chelsea Porcelain Tea Bowls and Saucers, en suite to the preceding lot

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £4000
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Lot 23

An English Porcelain Lobed Oval Dish, probably Isleworth, circa 1775, painted in underglaze blue with fruiting vine, on a basket and leaf moulded ground, pseudo Chinese marks, 25cm wide; A First Period Worcester Porcelain Bowl, printed in underglaze blue with the Birds In Branches pattern, crescent mark, 15cm; and A Similar Mother and Child Pattern Saucer, crescent mark (3)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £250
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Lot 24

A Pair of Bow Porcelain Ozier Moulded Dishes, circa 1770, of lobed oval form, painted in underglaze blue with flower sprays and butterflies, one with crescent moon mark, 24cm wide

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £280
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Lot 25

A Derby Porcelain Shell Shaped Pickle Dish, circa 1775, painted in underglaze blue with flower sprig, 10cm; A Leaf Shaped Butter Boat, painted with chantilly sprig, 9cm; and Two Pearlware Shell Shaped Pickle Dishes, 10.5cm (4)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £250
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Lot 26

A Derby Porcelain Dessert Dish, circa 1790, of kidney shape, painted with "In Matlock Vale, Derbyshire" within pink and gilt borders, painted marks in blue, 26cm

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £450
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Lot 27

A Derby Porcelain Bough Pot and Pierced Cover, circa 1790, of demi-lune form with ram mask handles, painted with "Dalkeith Palace a Seat of the Duke of Buccleuch, Scotland", on a pink ground within gilt borders, painted marks in blue, 24.5cm wide

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £1300
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Lot 28

A Derby Porcelain Coffee Can and Saucer, circa 1790, painted with "View in Holland", on a pink ground with gilt geometric borders, painted marks in blue and puce, can 7cm high

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £1000
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Lot 29

A Derby Porcelain Porter Mug, circa 1790, painted with "In Devonshire" in an oval panel below a pink, blue and gilt meander border, marks in blue, 12cm high

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £900
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Lot 30

A Derby Porcelain Coffee Can and Saucer, circa 1790, painted with "On Wirksworth Moor, Derbyshire", "Near Chaddesden, Derbyshire" and "Near Thurlstone, Derbyshire", on a pink ground with gilt borders, painted marks in blue, can 7.8cm high

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £1400
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Lot 31

A Derby Porcelain Cabinet Cup and Saucer, circa 1790, painted in the manner of George Robertson with coastal scenes of sailing ships on a pink ground with gilt borders, painted marks in puce

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £1000
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Lot 32

A Pair of Derby Porcelain Fruit Coolers, Covers and A Liner, circa 1790, painted with rose sprays in panels on a yellow ground, within foliate borders, 27cm high

Estimate: £2000-3000

Sold: £2800
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Lot 33

A Derby Porcelain Coffee Can and Saucer, circa 1790, painted with a blue tit amongst fruit on a pink ground within gilt borders, painted marks in puce

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £2000
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Lot 34

A Derby Porcelain Botanical Fruit Cooler and Cover, circa 1790, painted with "Jacobean Amaryllis" and "Althaea Frutex" within yellow and gilt line borders, painted marks in blue, 24cm high

In 1792 correspondence from Joseph Lygo, the manager of the Derby porcelain factory's London showrooms, to William Duesbury II, the owner of the factory, refers to "Nineteen numbers of a Botanical magazine sent to Derby". It has been established that this letter refers to Curtis' Botanical Magazine published monthly from February 1787, each issue having three hand-coloured botanical engravings accompanied by descriptions and Latin and English names. These engraving became the main source for botanical decoration on Derby wares at this time

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £600
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Lot 35

A Pair of Derby Porcelain Sauce Tureens and Covers, en suite to the preceding lot, painted with "Hepeticea Liver Wort", "Resedea Odorta, Sweet-Scented Resedea or Mignonette", "Ixia Flexuosa, Bending Stalk'd Ixia", "Scarlet Geranium", "Resedea Odorta, Sweet-Scented Resedea or Mignonette" and "Ixia Flexuosa, Bending Stalk'd Ixia", 18cm wide

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £750
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Lot 36

A Set of Four Derby Porcelain Plates, en suite to the preceding lot, painted with "Amaryllis Equestres, Barbadoes Amaryllis", "Himerocalis Fulva, Tawny Day Lily", and two with "Gladiolus Cardinalis, Superb Galiolus", 22.5cm diameter

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £1800
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Lot 37

A Derby Porcelain Lozenge Shape Dish, en suite to the preceding lot, painted with "Althaea Frutex", painted marks in blue, 37cm wide

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £450
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Lot 38

A Pair of Derby Porcelain Botanical Plates, circa 1790, painted with "Hyacinthus Racemesus, Starch Hyacinth" and "Papaver" within pink and gilt line borders, 23cm diameter

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £500
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Lot 39

A Flight & Barr Worcester Porcelain Cache Pot and Stand, circa 1790, painted with flowers on a gold band and pink ground, painted mark, 17.5cm high

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £550
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Lot 40

A Flight & Barr Worcester Porcelain Beaker, circa 1790, painted with a broad foliate border over a salmon pink and gilt ground, incised B mark, 10cm high

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £600
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Lot 41

A Barr, Flight & Barr, Worcester Porcelain Dessert Plate, circa 1810, painted with flowers on a marble plinth, within a marbled border and gilt line rim, painted marks, 20.5cm diameter

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £350
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Lot 42

A Barr, Flight & Barr Worcester Porcelain Dessert Service, circa 1810, painted with named views within gilt borders on a pink ground comprising two oval dishes, two shell dishes, and twelve plates, script titles and printed and impressed marks (qty)

Estimate: £1500-2000

Sold: £1600
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Lot 43

A Pair of Flight, Barr & Barr Worcester Porcelain Vases and Covers, circa 1820, of Warwick Vase form, painted with a continuous hunting scene on a green ground with gold borders, impressed marks, 22cm high

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1000
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Lot 44

A Flight, Barr & Barr Worcester Porcelain Inkstand, circa 1820, of demi-lune form, the strap handle with mask terminal painted with "The Shepherd Boy", on a pink ground within gilt borders, 14.5cm wide

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £500
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Lot 45

A Set of Six English Porcelain Botanical Plates, circa 1800, painted with named specimens within yellow and gilt lined borders, titled in red, 21cm diameter

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £550
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Lot 46

A Chamberlains Worcester Porcelain Part Tea Service, circa 1820, painted in grey with marbled panels within gilt borders with acorns and oak leaves, comprising teapot stand, slop bowl, two teacups, saucers and plates, painted marks; A Chamberlains Gilt Teapot Stand; A Pair of Spode Hexagonal Plates; and Four Dessert Plates, painted with landscapes (qty)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £250
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Lot 47

A Chamberlains Worcester Porcelain Teacup and Saucer, circa 1800, painted en grisaille with "WISETON HALL, NOTTS" and with "A VIEW IN DEVONSHIRE" on a yellow ground within gilt borders; A Pair of Chamberlains Worcester Porcelain Yellow Ground and Gilt Coffee Cups and Saucers; A Similar Derby Breakfast Cup and Saucer; A Similar Teapot Stand; Another Teapot Stand; and A Saucer (qty)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £200
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Lot 48

A Chamberlains Worcester Porcelain Dinner Service, circa 1820, painted with flower sprays within broad blue borders with pink roses in panels and with gilt strapwork, comprising a circular tureen, cover and two stands, two rectangular tureens and covers, five oval platters, a pierced drainer, sixty-three various plates and two similar replacement plates, printed marks (qty)

Estimate: £1500-2500

Sold: £4500
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Lot 49

A Staffordshire Porcelain Chocolate Cup, circa 1800, of cylindrical form, painted with flower sprigs and gilt with the initial "J" in a ribbon-tied panel below a yellow and gilt line border, 12.5cm high; and A Derby Porcelain Yellow Ground Chamberstick, with serpent handle, 9cm high (2)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £300
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Lot 50

A Pair of English Porcelain Fruit Coolers, Covers and Liners, circa 1800, painted in Meissen style with birds and insects in branches within gilt borders, 24cm high

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £1100
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