An auction of Commeratives
including items from the collections of Tony King John Wilkinson
Royal Ephemera, Musical Ceramics
Staffordshire Pot Lids and Prattware
on Saturday 16th November 2019
Sale commences 12 noon
Lots: 51-100 of 528
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Lot 51
Boer War: two small jugs, a pair of miniature beakers, a miniature Foley tyg and three cups and saucers (11) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 52
Boer War: a Doulton Lambeth brown stoneware jug printed with named portraits of Lambton and Scott, 208mm, spout restored and a small Allervale vase (2) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 53
World War I: a pottery plate by Till & Sons depicting Kitchener, another inscribed with verse and dedicated to Elizabeth Muriel Cambie on the reverse, a plate for Victory and a framed woven silk card (4) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 54
World War I: a plate by Rosenthal decorated with flags in colours and gilt dated 1914-1915 (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 55
World War I: a French pottery plate stylishly decorated in colours with a triumphant cockerel upon a field gun inscribed '1914. Gloire a Notre 75. 1915' (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 56
World War I: a Royal Doulton plate stylishly decorated with a soldier against the Union flag, the reverse inscribed for Tipperary (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 57
World War I: a German porcelain plate with sepia portrait of Hindenburg and another with named portraits of the German high command dated 1914 (2) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 58
World War I: a Delft plate painted with scenes of war and peace and dated for the cessation of hostilities and another polychrome decorated (2) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 59
1919 Victory: a plate by Chelson China the cobalt blue ground decorated in gilt and another by Royal Doulton depicting Britannia (2) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 60
World War II: a Paragon mug for the Munich Peace Conference, two mugs dated September 3rd 1939 and one other depicting Churchill and Roosevelt (4) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 61
World War II: four mugs relating to Churchill (4) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 62
World War II: a pair of mugs by Delphine China 'Therll always be an England', one with hairline crack, a mug for HMS Belfast and a Crown Devon moulded mug, 101mm (4) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 63
World War II: three Paragon Patriotic Series cups and saucers for Churchill and Roosevelt (6) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 64
World War II: three Paragon Patriotic Series cups and saucers depicting battleships, Hurricanes and a map of Britain (6) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 65
World War II: four Paragon Patriotic Series cups and saucers including RAF, RCA and shields of the Allies (8) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 66
World War II: two Paragon Patriotic Series small circular dishes for victory (2) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £280
Lot 67
World War II: three Paragon Patriotic Series small circular dishes, two inscribed with quotations and another for the Allies (3) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 68
World War II: a Paragon Patriotic Series dish of flower head outline decorated for RCNVR and a Shelley dish for the ARP (2) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 69
World War II: a Paragon Patriotic Series ashtray depicting Queen Elizabeth and inscribed 'The Queen is still in London', 105mm (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 70
World War II: an Osborne composition desk calendar of horseshoe shape, 119mm, a cup and saucer, a plate for Victory, hairline crack, a Dutch plaque, a small dish, a miniature Limoges vase, a miniature VE Day ruby anniversary loving cup and a Sutherland beaker for 1995 (a lot) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 71
World War II: a Russian pottery figure inscribed (translated) 'Fight to the Death, 1942 Stalingrad 1943', 143mm, a glass beaker etched with a named portrait of Starlin and an aluminium cast profile of Hitler, 112mm diameter (3) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 72
World War II: a Royal Crown Derby 'Allies Victory and Peace' mug for Weston-on-Trent, 76mm, another Youlgrave and Alport, a Hammersley mug for VE Day Garden City and a Paragon Patriotic Series mug for Canada and Victory, tiny hairline crack (4) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 73
World War II: a Royal Crown Derby loving cup for Allestree, 96mm (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 74
1918 Armistice: a French spelter ashtray cast with an inscribed and dated view of the railway carriage within which the armistice was signed, 146mm wide (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 75
A printed pottery plate celebrating British battles were the Victoria Cross was awarded and a French pottery plate depicting Turkish soldiers in battle, hairline crack (2) (commemorative, commemorate, naval, military)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 76
Queen Victoria: a particularly good white bisque porcelain figure depicted in long dress with Honi Soit garter around her upper left arm, circa 1837, 220mm * The absence of a wedding ring would tend to suggest this figure dates from about 1837/38. (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 77
Queen Victoria: a good white bisque porcelain figure probably by Minton depicted in a long dress with her dog Dash at her feet, circa 1847, 328mm
* Shape 106 in Minton's published lists depicts an identical figure dating from 1847. See Parian Phenomenon, plate 210. A glass dome with circular ebonised wood stand could accompany this lot. (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 78
Albert Edward, Prince of Wales: a white bisque porcelain portrait bust by Bing & Grondahl, on integral socle base, the reverse with impressed mark, circa 1863, 210mm (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £70 - 90 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 79
Princess Alexandra: a bronze covered composition portrait bust on integral socle base, circa 1863, 301mm (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 80
1863 Princess Alexandra: a named Copeland white parian portrait bust after Mary Thornycroft for the Art Union of London, the rear and socle base with impressed script, 381mm, chips to foot at rear and socle
* See Parian Phenomenon, plate 590, middle (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £70 - 90 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 81
1879 Princess Alexandra: a good Copeland white parian figure after L.A. Malempre for the Ceramic and CP Union depicted dressed as Mary Queen of Scots, the reverse with impressed script, 371mm
* See Parian Phenomenon, plate 547 (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 82
Princess Alexandra: a cast spelter portrait bust, 211mm and a moulded glass bottle and stopper, for Pellison Pere & Co, stopper chipped (3) (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 83
1902 Edward VII: an invitation to the coronation inscribed in ink to His Honour Judge Bacon contained in an oak frame the reverse with a handwritten letter detailing the origins of the oak from the Muniments Room in Westminster Abbey The letter suggests that the oak might well date from the late-14th century. (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 84
Edward VII: a Post Office telegraph sheet hand written in pencil with a message to Plewlands, Edinburgh detailing the satisfactory condition of the King from the physicians Treves, Laking and Barlow, dated 29 June 1902.
* The King underwent emergency surgery for appendicitis on 24th June causing the postponement of the coronation. (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 85
1902 Queen Alexandra: a photograph by W. & D. Downey depicted in coronation robes, the mount ink signed 'Alexandra Coronation Day August 9th 1902', framed 448 x 295mm overall (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 86
An interesting blue printed cotton square depicting Edward VII and Alexandra entitled 'Coming Events in the Present Century', circa 1902, 343 x 343mm and two others larger for their coronation and the 1893 wedding (3) (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £48
Lot 87
1902 Coronation: a folio sized edition of 'The Historical Record of the Coronation of their Most Excellent Majesties…' compiled by H. Farnham Burke CVO, Somerset Herald, printed by Harrison & Sons, containing 31 plates by Harold Byam Shaw, bound in red half morocco, lettered and decorated in gilt, 644 x 508mm (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 88
A bronze medallion struck for the 1851 Great Exhibition, the obverse with an inscribed profile of Albert, 38mm, contained in original case and a silver metal vesta case embossed with the head and shoulders of Edward VII (2) (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 89
Prince Albert: a good small bronze portrait bust signed on the reverse C. Marochetti, circa 1851, 112mm on page 2
* See footnote to lot 28, (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 90
Victoria and Albert: a pair of bois durci plaques each moulded with a named portrait, circa 1855, 112mm (2) (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 91
1863 Prince of Wales and Princess Alexandra: a particularly good pair of Copeland portrait busts for the Crystal Palace Art Union, the Princess depicted with earrings after F.M. Miller, 300mm and the Prince after Marshall Wood, 315mm, the reverse of each with impressed marks and date (2)
* See Parian Phenomenon, plates 597 and 601. (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £260
Lot 92
Duke of Clarence: a good white parian portrait bust by Robinson & Leadbeater impressed with name and makers mark on the reverse, circa 1885, 190mm (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 93
1886 Victoria: a white parian portrait bust by W.H. Goss with inscribed date, 130mm and a Watcombe terracotta bust for 1897, 152mm, small chips (2) (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 94
Prince Albert Victor: an octagonal plate printed in black with a named portrait, circa 1886 (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 95
1887 Jubilee: a moulded pottery jug with coloured and gilded decoration, 188mm and a model of the crown decorated in colours and gilded (2) (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 96
1896 Wedding of Tsar Nicholas II: a French composition circular plaque moulded with superimposed profiles looking to dexter surmounted by the crown, the reverse marked T.I.S. and impressed Depose, 111mm (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 97
1897 Jubilee: an unusual Japanese eggshell porcelain cup and saucer, the pale ground with dated photographic oval portraits and floral decoration (2) (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 98
A white parian portrait bust of Edward VII by Robinson & Leadbeater after W.C. Lawton dated 1901, 195mm, tiny chip to foot and another similar depicting the Duke of York (2) (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 99
1911 Coronation: a pair of continental white bisque porcelain portrait busts, 135mm and a crested Arcadian bust named Queen Mary, 142mm (3) (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 100
1911 Coronation: a pair of colourful continental porcelain jugs modelled as busts, 142mm (2) (commemorative, commemorate, royal)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
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