Commemoratives, Baxter Prints
Staffordshire Pot Lids and Prattware Auction
on
Saturday 3rd June 2017 at 12 noon
To be held at
Padworth Court Hotel Holiday Inn
Padworth, Near Reading, RG7 5HT
Lots: 1-48 of 489
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Lot 1
'The Earth' with Baxter frontispiece, 'Flowers From Many Lands' with Kronheim prints, 'The Picture Printer of the Nineteenth Century', a needlebox the cover with a print by Mansell and another with licensee print containing needles (a lot)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 2
Baxter: three gilt metal mounted pin cushions each with Baxter portraits of Lord Raglan, The Sultan and Omar Pashe and 'Antique Needlework Tools' by Nerylla Taunton illustrating the same on page 146 (4)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 3
Baxter: a needlebox the cover with St Ruth's Priory (332) and a needle wallet: part of the Dripping Well, Hastings (301) (2)
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 4
Baxter: a needlebox, containing ten small boxes, the cover with Llangollen (311)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 5
Three Royal Worcester candle snuffers modelled as Mother Superior, restored, a witch and a mandarin, 92mm (3)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 6
George Stephenson: a named portrait study in pencil on paper, contained in a carved wood frame, circa 1848, 247mm high * Born in 1781, a renowned engineer and credited with being father of the railway he died in 1848
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 7
John Wesley: a Staffordshire pottery figure depicted standing, named in gilt, circa 1860, 172mm
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 8
Thomas Jefferson: a Wedgwood blue jasperware oval portrait plaque of large size modelled by Eric Owen, incised and dated 1951 on the reverse, 220mm high
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 9
1951 Festival of Britain: a mug by Paragon and a silver five shilling coin, boxed (3)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 10
A Chamberlain's Worcester cylindrical mug printed with a view of Cirencester Abbey, circa 1810, 85mm, the underside inscribed with name and mark
Estimate:  £70 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 11
An English porcelain mug printed in puce with an inscribed view of Ironbridge, Shropshire and Buildwas Abbey, 103mm circa 1850, a mug for 1862 Exhibition, crack to underside (2)
Estimate:  £15 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 12
Cycling: a porcelain cup and saucer printed in brown and decorated in colours with cycling scenes, circa 1890 (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 13
A Father Matthew nursery plate, another Hotel Brighton and Concourse, a mug for Thos. Beaumont 1813 coming of age and a Free and Ancient Gardener's mug (4)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 14
1854 General Lafayette in Memoriam: a silk bookmark from the Fire Department
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 15
John Wesley: a black needlework on a pierced matrix depicting his tomb, framed 280 x 260mm
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 16
Reference Books: 'Dated English Delftware' by Lipski and Archer, 'Printed English Pottery', 'Commemorative Pottery', 'Victoria Remembered' and an auction catalogue (5)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 17
The Daffy Club: a papier-mâché circular box the cover with a colour print entitled 'The Daffy Club, or a Musical Muster of the Fancy', circa 1815, 88mm * Daffy Club members were Regency bucks whose interest in both boxing and gin is well recorded. They met at The Castle Tavern in Holborn, London. From the collection of Sir Michael Codron CBE
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 18
Dr Syntax: an early-19th century Staffordshire pottery figure on named base, 140mm, restored * From the collection of Sir Michael Codron CBE
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 18A
WH Goss: model of Look Out House, Newquay; model of Manx Cottage; a vase of flattened form with transfer print of Bamburgh Castle, 65 other small crested Goss pieces and five commemorative mugs (a lot)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 18B
Bicycling: a mid-19th century nursery plate printed in black with a hobbyhorse named Mortar entitle 'The Doctors Velocipede', 181mm, small manufacturer's glazed rim chip
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 19
An amusing group of three late-19th century Austrian cold painted bronzes probably by Geschutzt depicting cats shooting, one as the beater carrying game and two with guns, 66mm high (3)
Estimate:  £60 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 20
Robert Burns: an English porcelain mug printed in pink with views of the Burns Monument and Carlton Hill, Edinburgh centred by the inscription R. Bain in gilt, circa 1830, 102mm
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 21
A Coalport circular box the screw-on cover painted with a view of The Iron Bridge for the 1979 bi-centenary, base cracked, 76mm diameter (2)
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 22
Liverpool and Manchester Railway: coloured views dating from 1831, deluxe edition by Zachusdorf bound in red Lavana calf, 1977, 345 x 280mm, with slip
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 23
An original hand coloured engraving by Cruikshank entitled 'An election Ball' depicting a gathering at the assembly rooms, published by G. Humphrey, July 31st 1819, 210 x 265mm, framed * See BM Satires 13432
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 24
An original hand coloured engraving by H. Bunbury entitled 'Anglers of 1611', 198 x 257mm, two by Rowlandson entitled 'The Fair Bather' and 'A College Scene', another by William Heath 'Mr Primate the Churchwarden' published by MacLean June 12th 1829, a frontispiece and a large photograph signed Herman 1932 (6)
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 25
Original hand coloured engravings by William Heath entitled 'Farmer Giles's Establishment Christmas 1829', 235 x 345mm and by Rowlandson 'The Irish Footman', stained (2) * See BM Satires 16006 and Royal Collection Trust RCIN 810682
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 26
Hand coloured engravings by Woodward entitled 'Sailors at a Methodist Sermon' published by Walker July1807, 247 x 340mm and Thos. Tegg 'The Parson at his Studies' (2) * See BM Satires 10902 and 12651
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 27
A good original hand coloured engraving by William Heath entitled 'The Devils Doings or the Cruel Radical Harpies Destroying the Feast', published by McLean, 275 x 380mm * A dispute regarding contributions to the cost of vestry dinners in the parish of St Pauls, Covent Garden in April 1828 was the inspiration for this satire. See BM Satires 15529
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 28
1806 Parliament: a splendid original hand coloured engraving by Gillray entitled 'Le Diable Boiteux' depicting a winged Fox supported by Sidmouth and Grenville carrying John Bull towards Carlton House, annotated and published Feb 8th 1806, 380 x 265mm, framed to show complete sheet * Following the death of Pitt the Younger the King invited Grenville to form a Government to which Fox was appointed as Foreign Secretary and Sidmouth as Lord Privy Seal. See BM Satires 10525
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 29
1807 Catholic Emancipation: a good original hand coloured engraving by Gillray entitled 'A Kick Up the Broadbottoms' depicting a partly obscured George III attacking Grenville and his fellow Ministers, published March 23rd 1807 by H. Humphrey, 300 x 440mm * The Roman Catholic Army and Navy bill of 1807 was a measure to enable Catholics to hold commissions in the Services. Proving unacceptable to George III, Grenville dropped the bill, however upon the King's subsequent insistence that the matter never again be raised Grenville and his administration resigned. See BM Satires 10709
Estimate:  £150 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 30
1829 Roman Catholic Relief Act: a good original hand coloured engraving by Henry Heath depicting a motley collection queuing to sign a petition, published by Tegear, 262 x 365mm * Numerous petitions both for and against Catholic emancipation were submitted to both Houses of Parliament, some being supported by those as young as ten years old. See BM Satires 15661
Estimate:  £100 - 140 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 31
1831 Reform: an original hand coloured lithograph by John Doyle entitled 'The Tricolour Witches' depicting Brougham, Grey and Russell at a cauldron watched over by William IV, published June 6th 1831 by McLean, 297 x 443mm * A satire upon Tory attitude to Reform. See BM Satires 16709
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 32
1835 Irish Question: three original hand coloured lithographs by John Doyle entitled 'High Bred Low Bred' depicting Burdett and O'Connell, published by MacLean December 11th 1835, 300 x 450mm, 'Little Red Riding Hood' depicting Russell and 'The Rivals', depicting Lord Morpeth and the comedian John Liston (3) * See BM numbers 1868,0808.11736; 1857.1222.103 and 1856,0510.559
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 33
Gladstone: a large pottery portrait plaque by Burgess & Leigh printed in blue, 398mm high
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 34
A pottery jug printed in purple with a scene entitled 'Dissolution of Parliament', 145mm and another 'Reform', both cracked (2)
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 35
Peel and Cobden: a white porcelain jug moulded with named half-length portraits, circa 1855, 168mm
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 36
A moulded white glass bowl on foot for 1878 Congress of Berlin and a pottery mug and plate for Gladstone (3)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 37
An octagonal nursery plate printed in black and decorated in colours with a shipping scene entitled 'Corn Laws' and a framed embossed card to the memory of George Canning, 386 x 310mm (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 38
Pitt the Elder: a good Worcester porcelain shaped mug of small size printed en grisaille with a half-length portrait flanked by Britannia and Fame, circa 1760, 85mm
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 39
Earl Grey: a pink lustre decorated cylindrical pearlware mug printed in black with an inscribed portrait and painted with an inscription, 79mm, date defaced, circa 1832
Estimate:  £100 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 40
Lord John Russell: a nursery plate with moulded border printed in black with a named portrait banded in crimson, circa 1835, 165mm
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 41
Sir Francis Burdett: a Bilston enamel oval box the hinged cover inscribed 'Long live Sir F. Burnett', circa 1810, 45mm wide * Entering Parliament in 1796, he inherited the Baronetcy in 1797, and was imprisoned for sedition in the Tower in 1810
Estimate:  £150 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 42
1832 Reform: a lobed pottery jug by Goodwin & Harris printed in purple with scenes including the 'Dissolution of Parliament', 183mm
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 43
Admiral Lord Rodney: a Prattware maskhead mug inscribed around the rim and decorated in green, brown and blue, circa 1785, 106mm, small chips * See Prattware by Lewis, page 136
Estimate:  £150 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 44
1805 Nelson in Memoriam: a white stoneware jug modelled with allegorical scenes, 180mm
Estimate:  £150 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 45
Admiral Napier: a small Staffordshire pottery figure depicted standing, circa 1860, 160mm
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 46
World War I: a Moorcroft for Liberty tapering pottery mug inscribed for the 1919 peace, 95mm and a pottery beaker by Booths well decorated with Britannia, lion and warships (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 47
1805 Nelson in Memoriam: a unusual pearlware side plate print in blue with allegorical panels including figures grieving at named and dated tombs, 177mm
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 48
A continental porcelain pierced bordered plate printed with a scene entitled 'Kings Royal Rifles Storming The Heights, Battle of Glencoe', pottery plates depicting the Sidar and George White, a Samson Nelson armorial plate, rubbed and a Belgian pottery plate 'Battaille d'Iena 14 October 1806' (5)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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