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Hopton Hall contents auction 1989

In 1989 the contents of Hopton Hall were auctioned by Sotheby's. This is a transcription of the catalogue of that Auction. An outline of the history of Hopton Hall and the Gell family, from earliest times to the circumstances leading to the sale of Hopton Hall and the auction of the contents, is given in the catalogue. It is hoped that the description of items for auction will give the reader a glimpse into the history and way of life of perhaps the oldest and wealthiest family who have lived in the Wirksworth Area studied by this website.
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Hopton House Contents - advance notice leaflet
Chandos-Pole Gell (pedigree + 24 photos of family)
History of Hopton Hall
Hopton House memories
Hopton House 1900 X059, X071

First day of Sale, Tue 5 Sept 1989
001 Silver Plate
130 Objects of Vertu
200 Ceramics and Glass
Paintings, Drawings, Watercolours, Prints
300 Frames
313 Drawings and Watercolours
328 Oil paintings
400 Printed books
Second day of Sale, Wed 6 Sept 1989
1000 Oriental Rugs, Carpets and textiles
1025 Ethnographica
Fine English and Continental Furniture
1050 Morning Room
1065 Drawing Room
1095 Main Hall
1113 Emblems, Village & Friendly Socs
1119 Entrance Hall
1126 Dining room
1134 Landing and stairs
1142 Master bedroom
1160 Bedroom 1
1169 Bedroom 2
1183 Bedroom 3
1197 Clocks, Works of Art,
Household Furniture and Effects

1329 Costume and clothing
1338 Uniforms
1342 Swords and weapons
1351 Household Furniture and
Effects (continued)

1478 Games and Sporting items
1493 Garden Furniture, Ornaments,
Machinery, Tools and Outside Effects

1563 End of Sale

Transcript of Auction Catalogue

Pre-sale estimate 417,000-556,000

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    Hopton Hall photographed in 1951

    HOPTON HALL AND THE GELL FAMILY Hopton Hall is the ancestral home of the Gell family, one of the oldest families in England with a tradition of service in the Army, Navy, Parliament and the Church. The earliest record of the name is that of a Robert Gyll who was a juror at an inquest in nearby Wirksworth in 1209, in the reign of King John. In 1371, Robert Gyle de Hopton is recorded as having leased land in the village. His son, Ralph, is mentioned as Tenant in Chief and named as being among the 'Gentry of Derbyshire'. He died in 1433, leaving a son, John Gelle. John died in 1471, leaving two sons, Ralph and Thomas, who spelt the name Gell and it has remained that way ever since. It is recorded that Ralph Gell 'held the whole of the township of Hopton and that all the people of the township were his tenants'. He died in 1508 and was succeeded by his son, John, who died in 1521, leaving a son, another Ralph Gell, who acquired more land including Rocester Abbey, Darley Abbey and the Royal Manor of Hollands or Richmonds. This manor had previously been granted to the Hollands and the Lancastrian Earls of Derby and Richmond. ---Page 006----------------------------------------------- Ralph Gell married twice and had two sons, Anthony and Thomas, by his first wife. Anthony, the elder, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth 1. He was a Bencher of the Inner Temple and built the east wing of Hopton Hall. He also built the Almshouses and a free school in Wirksworth. It was to Anthony that the grant of Arms - blazoned party per bend azure and or, three mullets of six points in bend pierced counterchanged and the crest on a wreath, a greyhound, statant, sable collared or - was made in 1575. Anthony died in 1579 and was succeeded by Thomas, who is recorded as having given 50 to the Spanish Armada Defence Fund. His brother Thomas Gell married Millicent Sache verell, daughter of - Sir Ralph Sacheverell, an ancestress of Lord Scarsdale, and their elder son, John became famous during the civil wars. John Gell was born in 1593 and matriculated as a commoner of Magdallen College, Oxford, but left the university before taking a degree. He was married for the first time when aged only 16 to Elizabeth, the daughter of Sir Percival Willoughby of Woolaton, Nottinghamshire, and succeeded to Hopton on reaching his majority, the hall having stood empty for the previous 19 years. In 1636, he became Sheriff of Derbyshire and in 1641, he was created a baronet by Charles 1. However, John was a strong Parliamentarian and disagreed with the way the King wished to rule without Parliament, so, he took the side of Oliver Cromwell's Roundheads against the King's Cava liers. Together with the Earl of Essex, he raised a regiment of foot for the Parliament and occupied and defended Derby, being appointed governor of the town in 1643. Sir John's soldiers were described as 'good, stout-fighting men, but the most licentious, ungovernable wretches that be longed to the Parliament. He himself nor no man knows for what reason he chose that side, for he had not understanding enough to judge the equity of the cause, nor piety, nor holiness, being a foul adulterer all the time he served the Parliament, and so unjust that without any remorse he suffered his men to plunder both honest men and Cavaliers'. Whatever Sir John's moral defects may have been, he was one of the most active commanders in the service of the Parliament. He captured many of the fortified homes of the Royalists, held Derby throughout the war and greatly contributed to the maintenance of Leicester and Nottingham. The most notable of his services were his share in the capture of Lichfield and in the Battle of Hopton Heath on 19th March, 1643. In revenge, Royalists sacked Hopton Hall in 1644. In July, 1645, Sir John was in command of 1,500 local horse and might have intercepted the King's troops in their flight from Naseby to Leicester. His neglect to do so gave rise to grave suspicions and charges of misconduct as a military commander were brought against him and in 1650, he was accused of taking part in plots against the Commonwealth and committed to the Tower of London. He was -subsequently found guilty of treason and condemned to forfeit his personal estate and the rents of his lands for life. However, three years later, he obtained a full pardon and was released. He died in 167 1, aged 79, and was buried at Wirksworth where his tomb was attacked and destroyed. Only the brass tablet with his na me on it remains to his memory. Sir John's younger brother, Thomas, also served the Parliamentary Army with distinction as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was a Bencher on the Inner Temple, a barrister and a Member of Parliament for Derby. Sir John's second wife was Lady Mary Stanhope, the widow of his rival, Sir John Stanhope of Elvaston, Derbyshire, and their son became the second Sir John Gell, a justice of the Peace, M.P. for Derbyshire from 1671-1689 and High Sheriff of Derby in 1673, in the reign of Charles 11. He married Katherine Packer of Donnington Castle in 1640 and the couple had a son, Philip, who became the third baronet on his father's death in 1689. Sir Philip succeeded to Hopton in 1689, the same year that he became M.P. for Derbyshire. He built the four almshouses in Hopton and travelled to Turkey, bringing back with him a number of Arab horses with which he started a stud at Hopton. He was also High Sheriff of Derby and married Elizabeth Fagg, daughter of Sir John Fagg of Wiston, Sussex, but there was no issue. On Sir Philip's death in 1719, the estate passed to his sister, Miss Temperance Gell, a much loved lady who founded a school in the village and built a house for the school mistress. She died in 1730 and as she had no direct heir, Hopton went to her brother's son, John Eyre, who assumed the name of Gell. He had been apperinted High Sheriff of Derby in 1691 and had married Isabella Jessop, daughter of judge William Jessop in 1721. They had six children and on his death, in. 1738, he was succeeded by his eldest son, Philip Eyre Gell. ---Page 007-----------------------------------------------


    The Drawing Room photographed in 1951

    Philip Gell married a poetess, Dorothy Milne in 1774. The couple had a son, born in 1776, and he died in 1795. Philip Gell also had a brother, John Gell, who became famous as an Admiral of the Blue and was known as 'Fighting Gell'. He was a Lieutenant in the Navy in 1760 and a Commander two years later. In 1766, he was posted to HMS Launceston of 44 guns going out to North America as the flag ship of Vice Admiral Durell who died within a few months of taking command of the station. Gell, however, remained with the ship and in 1776 was appointed to the frigate 'Thetis' also on the North America station. In 1780, he was appointed to the 'Monarca' a- fine 70-gun ship captured from the Spaniards by Sir George Rodney. He was sent to the West Indies under the. orders of Sir Samuel Hood, but the ship was dismasted in a violent storm and compelled to return to England. After a refit, he took the Monarca to the East Indies where, as- one of a squadron, he took part in five engagements with the French, before returning to England in 1784. During the Spanish armament in 1790, Gell commanded the 'Excellent' and in 1793, he was advanced to the rank of Rear Admiral. He was then ordered out to the Mediterranean with his flag in the 'St. George' in command of a squadron of four ships of the line and a frigate. On the way, off the coast of Portugal, they fought and captured a French privateer convoying a Spanish treasure ship, the 'Santiago' which she had taken a few days before. The Spanish ship was of immense value and her capture was said to have been one of the principal causes of the war between Spain and England. Gell's squadron subsequently took part in the occupation of Toulon and was then sent to Genoa where he captured a French frigate, the 'Modeste' after what was described as slight opposition when a volley of musket fire killed one and wounded eight Frenchmen. French writers represented this as a massacre and this was used to excuse their butchery in cold blood of the crew of the English merchant brig 'Peggy' nearly a year later. Gell became Vice-Admiral in 1794 and Admiral in ---Page 008----------------------------------------------- 1799. He died in 1806 and there is a portrait of him by Sir Joshua Reynolds at Greenwich Naval Museum. When Philip Gell died in 1795, he was succeeded by his son, also called Philip, who re-modelled Hopton Hall, joining the two Elizabethan wings together with a flagade of an arch and adding the large dining room. He also built a writing room for his wife, Georgina, at the far end of the house. In 1822, he was appointed High Sheriff and Deputy Lieutenant of Derbyshire. He was also a JP and MP and raised and commanded a troop of the Derbyshire Yeomanry. Philip Gell decided the main road past the house was too near to his property so he realigned it and built the high ribbon wall with six curves (see photograph below) to the north of the kitchen garden. He also instructed the builders to con struct a summer house with a view over the garden and to go on building until he told them to stop. He then drove off to Westminster in his coach and due to a delay, on his return, the summer house had reached two storeys! (also pictured below). He was also responsible for building a road called the Via Gellia, primarily to cart lead from his mines at Hopton to be washed at the water wheel at Cromford. While the road was being built, a funerary urn was unearthed by a workman which contained human remains. It was inscribed with the name Philipus Gellius, Centurian 111 Cohort. Philip Gell died in 1842. This Philip Gell had a famous brother, Sir William Gell, who was classical archaeologist and traveller who was born in 1777. He was educated at Jesus College Cambridge, became a Fellow of Emmanuel College Cambridge, studied at the Royal Academy and was a great friend of Sir Thomas Moore, Sir Walter Scott and Lord Byron. He wrote many books, most of them illustrated with his own sketches. In 1801, at the age of 24, he was sent on his first diplomatic mission to Greece where he fixed the site of Troy at Bournabiski. ---Page 009----------------------------------------------- Lord Byron mentions him in his work 'English Bards' thus: Of Dardan tours let dilettanti tell I leave topography to classic Gell. He was knighted on his return from a second mission to Greece at the age of 26. In 1814, when Princess (later Queen) Caroline, wife of George IV, left England for Italy, Sir William accompa nied her as one of her Chamberlains. He gave evidence on 6th October, 1820, at her trial before the House of Lords and stated that he had left her service merely on account of a fit of the gout and had seen no impropriety between her and her courtier Bergami. However, in letters of 1815 and 1816, written under such pseudonyms as 'Blue Beard', 'Adonis' and 'Gellius', he related bits of scandal about the Queen. From 1820 until his death, he resided in Rome, where he painted. He had another house in Naples, where he received a constant stream of distinguished visitors including his special friends Sir William Drummond, the Hon. Keppel Craven, Lady Blessington and Sir Walter Scott. Although crippled by gout, Sir William took Scott to Pompeii and showed him around the excava tions. After Scott's death, Sir William drew up an account of their conversations in Naples, part of which is printed in Lockhart's 'Life of Scott'. It was then that he published some of his best known archaeological work including Tompeiana' and 'The Topography of Troy'. He was a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and of the Royal Society, a Member of the Royal Academy of Berlin and of the Institute of France. He died a bachelor in 1836 and is buried in Naples. His original drawings, nearly 800 in number, made by him during his travels, he left to his friend, the Hon. Keppel Craven, who bequeathed them to the British Museum. When Philip Gell died in 1842, he left his youngest daughter and only surviving child, Isabella, a life interest in Hopton with the remainder, after 21 years, to his old friend Henry Chandos-Pole, providing he assumed the name of Gell. Isabella had married William Pole Thornhill in 1828, but when her father died, she resumed the name of Gell and she and her husband went to live at Hopton. William Pole Gell became a J.P. and was M.P. for Derby from 1856-1868. However, she renounced the interest in Hopton and its contents were sold. The house was then let for seven years until 1849 and it stood empty for the next 14 years until 1863, when Chandos-Pole-Gell inherited it. The (Eyre) Gell line became extinct on Isabella's death in 1878. Henry Chandos-Pole-Gell married twice and lived at Hopton for 39 years. By his second wife, Teresa Charlotte, the daughter of Sir E. Manningham Buller, Baronet, he left an only, son who became Brigadier Harry Anthony Chandos-Pole-Gell C.B.E. of the Coldstream Guards. He served with distinction in the South African War and the First World War, inheriting Hopton on the death of his father in 1902. In 1904, Hopton, left empty for the intervening two years, was let to Philip Lyttleton Gell (1852 1926) the son of the Rev. John Philip Gell and Eleanor, only daughter, of Admiral Sir John Franklin, the Arctic explorer. He lived there until 1918 when Harry Chandos-Pole-Gell returned from the war and took up residence with his wife. However, mounting debts forced Chandos-Pole Gell to sell the property to a local colour merchant, Mr George Kay, who promptly sold the hall, together with about 800 acres, back to Philip Lyttleton Gell. The hall then remained in this line of the Gell family to the present day. Philip Lyttleton Gell (1852-1926) took a first class degree at Balliol College, Oxford. At first, he entered the publishing house of John Cassell and Son, leaving it to take up the post of secretary to the Oxford University Press, in which he remained until 1896. After leaving unexpectedly, he did not find a permanent post until offered a place on the Board of the British South Africa Company in 1898, just as it began the serious development of the country, named after the founder of the company, Rhodesia. He was subsequently elected President of the company in succession to Sir Starr Jameson after the First World War and did not retire until 1923, when Southern Rhodesia was granted responsible government. Philip Lyttleton Gell lived at Hopton Hall with his wife Edith Brodrick, daughter of Viscount Midle ton whom he married in 1889. Under his will and on Edith's death in 1944, Hopton passed to Philip Victor Willingham Gell, the only son of Henry Willingham Gell, Philip Lyttleton Gell's brother. He was educated at Eton College and served with the Royal Horse Artillery in the First World War, afterwards joining Chance Brothers Glass Works as a director. He subsequently left to start his own heat resisting glassworks, first in Birmingham and then in Bilston, Staffordshire. He was chairman and managing director of British Heat Resisting Glass Co., from 1933-1966, a J.P., Deputy Lieute nant of Derbyshire, High Sheriff of Derbyshire in 1953, and the first chairman of the Riding for the Disabled Association for whom Sotheby's are staging a special charity advisory day prior to the sale. He lived at Hopton until his death in 1970, whereupon his widow inherited it for life. She died in 1986. ---Page 010-----------------------------------------------


    The Hall photographed in 1951

    The family's link with the Arctic explorer Admiral Sir John Franklin is a fascinating one. The main family line includes a Philip Gell (1748-1822) who married Elizabeth Dod and had seven sons. One of them was Frederick, born in 1861, who became the Bishop of Madras, and another was Arthur Daniel, born in 1822, who was Private Secretary to Governor Gawler of South Australia. He was lost at sea in 1848 on his way to join Sir G. Grey as Private Secretary in New Zealand. There is a monument to him in Adelaide. The couple's eldest son, however, was the Rev. John Philip Gell M.A. born in 1816 and educated at Rugby and Trinity College, Cambridge. He subsequently sailed for Van Diemen's Land, now Tasmania, to work under the Governor, Admiral Sir John Franklin, to further education in the Colony. He founded the Hutchins School in Hobart, the Launceston Church Grammar School and was the first Warden of . Christ College, Hobart. He was also Sir John's Chaplain and when Sir John made his historic journey across Tasma nia to Macquarie Harbour in 1842, Sir John named Mount Gell after him. Back in England, in 1849, Gell married Sir John's only child and heiress Eleanor Isabella. They lived at Buxted in Sussex, where Gell was Rector. The couple had four daughters and three sons, one of whom was John Franklin Gell M.A. who is buried in the Cathedral precincts at Madras. Another was Philip Lyttleton Gell who is mentioned above. Eleanor Isabella's grandfather was William Porden (1755-1822) an architect who helped Nash design and build the--- Brighton Pavilion. He also designed and built Eaton Hall near Chester, for Lord Grosvenor. Sotheby's sale includes portraits of Porden and of his daughter, Eleanor Anne, who was Sir John Franklin's first wife. Important archives relating to Sir John's voyages of discovery, his personal papers and artefacts, previously kept at Hopton Hall, are to be placed on permanent loan to the National Maritime Museum at Green wich. The Trustees have placed the Gell archives on permanent loan to Derbyshire County Records Office. ---Page 011----------------------------------------------- FIRST DAY OF SALE TUESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1989 AT 10.30 AM All lots offered subject to the Conditions of Business printed in the back of this catalogue and to reserves. Silver Plate, Silver and Objects of Vertu SILVER PLATE 1 A Cylindrical Syphon Stand, pierced and stamped with leafy garlands, lion's mask ring handles and floral borders, 6314in high; Another Pair of Openwork Syphon Stands, with everted foliate borders, (bases missing), 4¼in high; and a damaged Vase-Shaped EPBM Tea Urn, circa 1860 80-100 2 A Shaped Circular Swing Handled Dessert Basket, late 19th Century, openwork body, everted sides with shell and leafy scroll borders and matching handle (damaged), 12112in diam.; a Modern Oval Two Handled Dish (pyrex liner missing), 10in wide overall; a Small Circular Stand with detachable burner; Two Odd Pairs of Nutcrackers; a Circular Two Handled Dish, 7in diam., and an Oval Gadroon Bordered Meat Dish, 16314in wide; and a 19th Century Square Section Inkwell, on four bun feet with two drawers (one drawerfront missing) 40-60 3 A Pair of Cushion-Shaped Entree Dishes and Covers, gadroon borders, M4in wide; and a Single Handle, and an Oval Gadroon Bordered Entree Dish, Cover and Handle, the lid decorated with lobing, 12in wide 50-70 4 A Plain Oval Entree Dish, Cover and Handle, 10¼in wide; a Circular Muffin Dish with crested cover, 8in diam.; and another Muffin Dish and Cover, 7½in diam., all with beaded borders 70-90 5 Four Early 19th Century Cushion-Shaped Entree Dishes and Covers, with detachable handles, gadroon borders, the covers engraved with a coat of arms, crest and motto, foliate handles, 11¾in wide 180-220 6 A Pair of Oval Meat Dishes, and a Larger Meat Dish, early 19th Century, engraved with a crest within a wreath below gadroon borders, 16in and 19¾in wide 120-150 7 A Cushion-Shaped Entree Dish, Cover and Handles, oak leaf and acorn borders, complete with two handled heater base, circa 1840, 13¾in overall 60-80 8 A Pair of Early 19th Century Shaped Circular Wine Coasters, the bodies decorated with chevron lobing below everted leaf and shell borders, turned wooden bases and central bosses, 6¼in diam. 100-130 9 A Late 19th Century Cylindrical Argyll with reeded borders and hinged cover, serpentine spout and integral water jacket; and an early 19th Century Similar Argyll with detachable cover, integral water jacket and short curved spout, 6½in and 5½in high 70-100 ---Page 012----------------------------------------------- 10 A Late 18th Century Oval Boat-Shaped Snuffers Tray, pierced with fan-shaped leaves within a plain border, 9¼in wide; a rounded oblong gadroon bordered Snuffers Tray; a shaped oval boat-shaped Snuffers Tray with lobed border; a rounded oblong Teapot Stand (one panelledfoot missing); and another rounded oblong Stand on four feet; a late 19th Century wirework Two Handled Heater Base, complete with burner; a shaped circular Bread Board (inserts missing), 11½in diam.; and an inscribed ivory handled Presentation Trowel 60-80 11 A Plain Circular Four Cup Egg Cruet, modern; an Egg Topper; an Oval Semi-Lobed Teapot; three Ronson "Queen Anne" Table Lighters; a pair of crested Cafe au-Lait Pots, 6in high; a Salt Cellar on three feet; an Ovoid Pepperette; a plain two handled Sugar Bowl; a tapering cylindrical Hot Water jug with wicker handle, 7in high; a similar Hot Milk jug; an inscribed Pewter Mug; and a broken Sandwich Box 60-80 12 A Plain Shaped Circular Salver, with waved leafy scroll border and three knurled supports, 12¼in diam; a late 19th Century Circular Salver engraved with a presenta tion inscription and coat of arms within beaded borders, and on four paw feet, 14¼in diam; a Shaped Oval Dish with waved gadroon and leaf border, 10¼in diam.; and an oblong cut-corner Asparagus Dish complete with pierced liner, 12*#188;in diam.; an Asparagus Dish Base; and a modern small Two Handled Tray centred by an inscription, 13½in wide 100-130 13 A Pair of Oval Sauce Boats, on three feet and with reeded borders, 8in wide; an inscribed EPBM Goblet, circa 1876, 7in high; a pair of plain Grape Scissors, (damaged case); a Pair of Tongs; two inscribed Trophy Cups on plinths; a third Trophy Cup and Plinth; another pair of Grape Scissors; a pair of shaped oval Pewter Dishes stamped in the centres with a salamander below a coronet, 10in wide; Eleven Wine Labels; an inscribed Base from a Hip Flask; an Odd Burner; a small Two Handle Dish; a Heated Container, (spoon missing); and an oval Two Handled Sauce Tureen, in late 18th Century style; A Spoon; a pair of Miniature Nips; and two cylindrical Coffee Percolators; and Six Grape fruit Cups 100-150 14 A Pair of Grape Scissors, Martin Hall & Co., circa 1860, vine branch handles 50-70 15 An Attractive Four Cup Egg Frame, Elkington & Co., circa 1870, the cups and base decorated with stylised leafage within beaded borders, central carrying handle with wreath terminal and on four bead and scroll supports, 6¾in high 45-60 16 A Pair of Corinthian Column Candlesticks, circa 1900, stepped square bases and detachable nozzles, beaded borders, 5¾in high 70-100 17 A Pair of Telescopic Table Candlesticks with reed and leaf borders, (damaged), 8¼in high; and eighteen pairs of Close Plate Dessert Knives and Forks with mother-of pearl handles, fitted oak case (imper fect) 80-120 18 A Pair of Fish Carvers (handles split), eleven Ivory Handled Table Knives and Eight Cheese Knives (splits); a Carving Knife; a Cheese Cutter; a pair of Napkin Rings; six pairs of Asparagus Tongs; a Soup Ladle; a Serving Spoon; a Salad Spoon; and a quantity of Old English Flatware, including; seven table spoons, twenty eight table forks, seventeen dessert spoons, sixteen dessert forks, twenty-three teaspoons, a pair of sauce ladles, a pair of Albany pattern ice cream spoons; a quantity of Fiddle Pattern Flatware, including; nine table spoons, nine table forks, four dessert spoons, three dessert forks; and a miscellaneous quantity of other items, mostly crested 70-90 19 Thirty Kings Pattern Table Knives with steel blades; and thirty-three Cheese Knives and twenty-three Table Knives and ten Cheese Knives with feather edging, both probably mid 19th Century; and two odd knives with plated handles (rust) 80-120 20 A Late 19th Century Three Decanter Tantalus Frame, with opening side rail, worn strapwork mounts and initialled plaque dated 1894, decanters missing, 16¼in wide 40-60 21 An Early 20th Century Shaped Oval Tea Kettle on stand with burner, the plain body fluted at the angles and decorated with reeded bands below an everted gadroon border, the teapot with fixed handle, the base with urn-shaped burner and fan-shaped side supports, on four ball feet, crested, 14in high 80-120 22 An Oblong Cut-Corner Gallery Tray, the wooden base with boxwood stringing and inlaid with urns, exotic birds and trailing seaweed terminating in dolphin's masks, centred by an asymmetric plated vacant shield, the openwork sides with foliate borders and on four supports, 23¼in wide 200-300 23 An Oval Two Handled Gallery Tray centred by an oak base applied with a shield engraved with a crest and motto, simply pierced sides and on four bun feet, 24¼in wide 60-80 ---Page 013----------------------------------------------- 24 + image An Early 19th Century Oval Soup Tureen and Cover, circa 1820, engraved with a coat of arms, crest and motto below the everted gadroon border, leafy branch handles and on four similar richly decorated supports, the cover with leafy scroll and bloom handle, 14¼in wide 800-1,200 *** The arms are those of Franklin. 25 A Reproduction Tea Urn, circa 1900, the oval body with four reeded supports headed by lions' masks and terminating in paw feet, the base centred by the figure of a sphinx and on ball feet, basketweave borders, bird's head and ring handles, the detachable cover with sphinx finial, 16in high 150-200 26 An Early 19th Century Oval Meat Dish, engraved with a coat of arms, crest and motto above a gadroon girdle, leafy scroll and bloom handle, 17¾in wide; a Smaller Example, 13¾in wide; and a similar imperfect Oval Dish Cover, 14¼in wide 100-150 *** The arms are those of Franklin. 27 An Early 19th Century Oval Venison Dish, complete with tree-shaped depressions; and a Two Handled Heater Base on four supports; also an Oval Dish Cover en suite engraved with a coat )of arms, crest and motto above a gadrooned girdle and with leafy scroll and bloom borders, 27½in wide overall 400-600 *** The arms are those of Franklin. 28 An Early 19th Century Rounded Oblong Two Handled Tea Tray, centred by a coat of arms, crest and motto within a gadroon border, leafy scroll handles and on six pad feet, (slight damage), 31½in wide *** The arms are those of Franklin. 250-450 29 Four Mid 19th Century Large Candlesticks, probably candelabra bases, the circular bases with swirling gadroon borders rising to similarly decorated knopped tapering stems, spool-shaped sconces and matching nozzle s,fittedfor electricity (one pair worn), 17in high 150-200 SILVER 30 An Initialled Rectangular Cigarette Case, London, 1919, 5½in wide 40-60 31 An Engine Turned Cigarette Case, Birmingham, 1955, with stepped cover, initialled, the lid applied inside with an inscribed plaque, 5in wide. 40-60 32 The Triform, Base of a Victorian Centrepiece, Barnard Bros., London, 1861, engraved with the arms of Christ's College Cambridge and the See of Madras, also engraved with a presentation inscription, 4¼in high, 24oz 16dwt 125-175 The inscription reads "Presented to the Right Reverend Frederick Gell D.D. Bishop of Madras and for eighteen years fellow of Christ's College Cam bridge by the Master and fellows of that College in token of their sincere regard 1861 ". 100-150 33 A Pot-Pourri Vase, Birmingham, 1920, the shallow bowl supported by a mermaid with uplifted arms on circular base, the openwork detachable cover pierced with flowers and leafy scrolls and with bird finial, 5*#190;in high, 66z 9dwt 70-100 34 A Shaped Circular Salver, Hawksworth, Eyre & Co., Sheffield, 1896, plain border and on three hoof feet, 19¾in dia, 19oz 14dwt 175-225 ---Page 014----------------------------------------------- 35 A Victorian Silver Mounted Magnifying Glass, maker's mark JR over SJ, London, 1887, the glass framed by a cast border of leafy scrolls -and shells and with similarly decorated pistol-grip handle, 8½in long 60-80 36 Six Late 19th Century Italian Miniature Barrel-Shaped Mugs, with serpent handles, the bodies decorated with reeded bands, some initialled underneath, 1.625in high, 3oz 19dwt 100-150 37 A Scallop-Shaped Bon Bon Dish, Sheffield, 1964, on three feet, the underside inscribed, (imperfect), 42in wide; an engine turned Matchbox Holder, London, 1928, engraved with dates; a miniature Trophy Cup, (dam aged); a silver mounted Glass Circular Teapot Stand, London, 1936, 5in diam.; an an inscribed Menu Holder, London, 1925, in the form of a silver mounted boar's tusk on rectangular plinth, 3.125in wide, 4oz 7dwt (of weighable silver) 70-90 38 A Pair of Reproduction Trefid Teaspoons, Thomas Bradbury & Sons, Sheffield, 1926, struck with lace decoration, 1oz 14dwt, complete with fitted case and a note from Frederick Bradbury 30-40 39 A Pair of Small Circular Dishes, Child & Child, London, 1889, stamped in the centre with a Tudor rose, waved everted borders, 5.75in diam., 6oz 1Odwt 80-120 40 A Victorian Circular Two Handled Bowl, maker's mark JSB, London, 1888, crested and stamped with laurel swags, spurred scroll handles headed by monsters' masks, 3.5in diam., 5oz 2dwt 60-80 41 An Oval Trinket Box, London, 1905, the hinged cover stamped with winged cherubs' heads, the body engraved with a name, containing seven small crystals, 3.5in wide; and a Milk jug, Birmingham, 1892, decorated with curved lobes and flutes above a skirt base, reeded strap handle, 3.125in high, 2oz 12dwt 70-100 42 A Pair of Plain Victorian Napkin Rings, Gibson & Lowe, London, 1893, engraved with a crest and motto and also named; and a pair of initialled Indian Napkin Rings stamped with leafage, late 19th Century, also a pair of decorative Indian Serving, Spoons, the bowls engraved with flowers and with twisted stems, complete with a note explaining their origins, 1Ooz 1Odwt 70-90 43 An Inscribed Gold Cased Telescopic Pencil and Chain; an initialled Circular Pill Box with detachable lid, Birmingham, 1900, complete with wax seal, 1.625in diam.; a monogramed Sovereign Case, London, 1893, an initialled and dated Small Cigarette Case, Birmingham, 1885; a Silver Medal from the Fine Arts Society Madras; another Silver Medal from the Northern Horticultural Society; a University of Madras Gold Medal; a Madras Exhibition Silver Medal; a Masonic Silver Medal; a Japanese Coin mounted as a brooch; three Bronze Medals; a Circular Gold Pendant set with a turquoise; an Eastern Silver Mount from a pillow; a silver mounted Note Case, Birmingham, 1887, (imperfect); a silver handled Paper Knife, Birmingham, 1888, (imperfect) 180-250 44 A Victorian Circular Sugar Bowl, C. S. Harris, London, 1893, part-chased with lobes and flutes below a corded girdle, the base inset with a coin, 3.5in diam.; and a shaped circular Bon Bon Dish, Atkin Bros., Sheffield, 1892, pierced below stamped panels of fruit, crimped borders, 6in diam., 7oz 2dwt 90-120 45 A Shaped Circular Silver Gilt Bon Bon Dish, maker's mark SWS, London, 1892, decorated with curved flutes alternately plain and stamped with leaves and blooms, spurred multi-scroll handles headed by female masks, pedestal foot, 4.5in diam.; and a Rectangular Pin Tray, imported Sheffield, 1895, stamped with a scene of figures in 18th Century dress in a landscape within a leafy scroll border, 6.75in wide, 5oz 11dwt 80-100 46 A Shaped Oval Dessert Basket, William Comyns, London, 1892, the openwork sides pierced with ovals and quatrefoils within a bloom, scroll and rocaille border, on matching cast openwork base, 12.25in wide, 19oz 7dwt 250-350 47 A Pair of Crested Chamber Candlesticks, maker's mark CE, London, 1897/1901, the fitted circular bases rising to banded vase-shaped sconces and detachable nozzles, plain loop handles complete with extinguishers (imper fect), 5in diam.13oz 1Odwt 275-325 48 A Silver Mounted Tapering Glass Whisky Tot, London, 1903, (cracked), 4in high; a Baluster Cream Jug, apparently unmarked, 3.625in high; and a crested Alad din's Lamp, Gibson & Lowe, London, 1897, 5.5in wide, 7oz 14dwt (of weighable silver) 120-150 ---Page 015----------------------------------------------- 49 + image A Pair of Mid 19th Century Italian Table Candlesticks, stamped G. Carollo, Naples, circa 1860, the circular bases with engraved stiff leaf borders rising to leaf decorated and banded cylindrical stems and plain detachable nozzles, initialled, 9.25in high, 21oz 18dwt 500-700 50 A Late 18th Century Toddy Ladle, with turned whale bone handle, the bowl inset with a coin (repairs); Another Similar Ladle inset with a coin and a Continental ladle, marks not traced, the damaged oval bowl with broad lip, silver mounted turned ivory handle, probably early 19th Century, 15in long 80-120 51 A Silver Mounted Tortoiseshell Paper Knife, William Comyns, London, 1892, the handle stamped with blooms, leafy scrolls and a winged cherub, 17in long 100-150 52 A Silver Mounted Ivory Paper Knife, Birmingham, 1890, the handle stamped with fluted scrolls and inscribed, 17.25in long 70-100 53 A Silver Mounted Ivory Paper Knife, Birmingham, 1917, (damaged), tusk handle, 15.25in long; and another Silver Handled Ivory Paper Knife, marks indistinct, probably Chester, circa 1890, the handle stamped with leafy scrolls, 13.75in long; and a Seven Inch Long Tortoiseshell Example applied with a gold monogram. 140-180 54 A Silver Mounted Ivory Paper Knife, London, 1889, the handle stamped with leafy scrolls and engraved with an inscription, 16.5in long 70-100 55 Another Silver Mounted Ivory Paper Knife, William Comyns, London, 1887, the handle stamped with leafy scrolls incorporating on one side a vacant cartouche and on the other the figure of a man in 18th Century costume, 16.75in long 100-130 56 A Colonial Presentation Trowel, P. Orr, Madras, the blade engraved with an inscription dated 1879, 13.5in long 100-130 ---Page 016----------------------------------------------- 57 Another Late 19th Century Colonial Trowel inscribed in 1894 and with wooden handle, 11.5in long; and A Smaller Example dated 1898, 9in long, both with religious inscriptions 100-130 58 A Victorian Compressed Circular Sugar Bowl, Martin, Hall & Co., Sheffield, 1858, crested and chased with blooms and scrolls below waved everted borders, on three trefid feet, 4.625in diam., 4oz 13dwt 70-90 59 A Victorian Vase-Shaped Goblet, Martin, Hall & Co., Sheffield, 1865, the body stamped with a trellis of quatrefoiil motifs above the similarly decorated trumpet shaped foot, beaded borders, 6.75in high, 7oz 3dwt 140-180 60 A Baluster Cup, C. S. Harris, London, 1895, with ox-eye handles, the hammered body engraved on one side with a christening inscription and on the other with the Gell coat of arms, crest and motto, 3in high, 6oz 8dwt 70-100 61 A Rounded Oblong Photograph Frame, London, 1890, stamped with alternating plain and beaded lobes and with arched cresting, 6.75in high; a Small Burner and Stand, London, 1911; a Small Italian Two Handled ^Bowl, 1718in long diam.; a Watch Stand, Birmingham, 1814, with wishbone suspension, 3318in high; a Sealing Wax Holder, Saunders & Shepherd, Chester, circa 1910, the mount for a Goliath pocket watch case, London, 1905; an unmarked Shaped Circular Bowl, perhaps South American, stamped MERIS, 531.-in diam.; a Capstan-Shaped Inkwell, Birmingham, 1919, the base decorated at intervals with stylised rivets; and a Silver Mounted Coconut Bowl on three feet headed by lions' masks, 4in diam.; a Horse's Hoof with plated mounts; a Glass Hip Flask with monogrammed plated beaker; Three Faceted Glass jars from a dressing table set with silver tops, London and Sheffield, 1890-92; and another Silver Mounted Horse's Hoof, 8oz 16dwt (of weighable silver) 300-350 62 A Silver Mounted Glass Table Bell, London, 1896, the initialled handle stamped with bearded masks, a bird and leafy scrolls, 7in high; and a Faceted Glass jar from a dressing table set, London, 1889, (damaged), the top detachable, 331.6in high 70-90 63 A Pair of Cylindrical Kitchen Peppers, maker's mark SHW, Dublin, 1913, bun covers, plain S-scroll handles and broad spreading bases, 4in high; and a Silver Mounted Ebony Churn Pepper Mill, Birmingham, 1891, 7oz 2dwt (of weighable silver) 150-200 64 + image A Russian Beaker, marks indistinct, Moscow, 1750, the body initialled at the rim above engraved ovals, allegorical scenes of a bird above a flaming heart, a hand issuing from a cloud above a chalice and a family bidding farewell to a son, all within hatched frames bordered by strapwork, 3in high 250-350 65 A Set of Four Candlesticks, Hawksworth, Eyre & Co., Sheffield, 1889, the square bases rising to leaf wrapped tapering cylindrical stems below circular detachable nozzles, beaded borders, 5in high 600-800 66 A Compressed Vase-Shaped Teapot, Lambert & Co., London, 1903, engraved with a crest and motto above the spreading base and below the beaded border, spool shaped collar and detachable lid, 3112in high, 8oz 9dwt (all in) 90-120 67 A Victorian Bulbous Hot Water jug, C. S. Harris, London, 1887, short spout, stepped crested cover stamped with stylised leafage and wicker handle, (imperfect), 4314in high, lOoz (all in) 90-120 ---Page 017----------------------------------------------- 68 + image A George IV Four Piece Tea Set, Robert Gainsford, Sheffield, 1829, the melon pattern bodies cast at the shoulders with blooms and stiff leafage, the pots with curved leaf decorated spouts, slighty domed covers with fruit finials, elaborately decorated foliate handles and on four shell and scroll supports, each piece engraved with a crest and motto, also inscribed, 92oz 9dwt (all in) 1,750-2,250 **The coffee pot inscribed on the side "From an affectionate flock to their faithful pastor"; the remaining pieces inscribed underneath "This service of plate presented by the inhabitants of Matlock to the Revd. Philip Gell M.A. twenty-three years curate of the parish Septr. 3rd 1829 69 A French Beaker, maker's mark indistinctly struck, Paris, 1788, the flared body bearing traces of engraving above the spreading base decorated with ovolo's, 4114in high, 4oz ]Odwt 150-200 70 A Small French Mid 19th'Century Baluster Hot Milk Jug, crested, hinged cover with reeded border, 4-314in high, 6oz (all in) 80-120 71 A Pair of Victorian Fiddle Pattern Asparagus Tongs, Elizabeth Eaton, London, 1853, crested, 7oz 125-175 72 An Oval Two Bottle Inkstand, Carrington & Co., London, 1894, the base engraved with a presentation inscription and fitted with openwork mounts for two cut-glass bottles (both smashed), with matching covers and cherub finials, all within a similar openwork border of trailing grape laden vines rising at the ends to foliate grape cluster grips, on four panel supports, 13in wide, 20oz 3dwt (including an Indian pen) 100-150 73 A Silver Mounted Leather Appointment Pad, William. Comyns, London, 1900, spring loaded grip and gadroon borders, monogrammed, 6114in high; an un marked Belt Buckle in the form of a grotesque mask; an Early 19th Century Folding Fruit Knife with mother-of pearl handle, lion passant and duty mark only, cased; a small rounded Oblong Box, Sheffield, 1902, the interior fitted with a cigarette holder; and Another Fitted Box, Birmingham, 1912, fitted with a gold cased imitation tortoiseshell cigarette holder with filter, and space for another cigarette holder 70-100 ---Page 018----------------------------------------------- 74 + image An Unmarked Colonial Presentation Inkstand, circa 1886, the rectangular base centred by a carved figure of a tiger seated on a small rocky mound flanked by square inkwells with hinged covers applied with a bishop's mitre, fitted with a backdrop of three panels sur mounted by Maltese crosses, the central panel engraved with a tiger and an antelope taken from the arms of Madras, the outer panel engraved with palms and other vegetation, also engraved with an inscription below a coast of arms and on four tiger's mask feet, com plete with a later pen and pencil, 15112in wide 400-600 ***The inscription reads "Presented to the Right Reverend Frederick Gell DD Lord Bishop of Madras by clergy past and present to the Diocese on the completion of 25th year of his episcopate November 27th 1886" The arms are those of the See of Madras impaling Gell. 75 A George III Rounded Oblong Teapot, Crispin Fuller, London, 1813, later chased with blooms and scrolls below an everted gadroon border, short curved tapering spout, domed cover with button finial and on four ball feet, 5314in high, 166z 16dwt 140-180 76 A Small George III Chainmail Purse, Samuel Pember ton, Birmingham, 1809, an oblong cut-corner wine label, pierced for Port within reeded borders; and a Matching Wine Label pierced for Sherry, J. Stone, Exeter, 1803; a modern Rounded Oblong Wine Label engraved Irish; and a Scroll-Shaped Wine Label engraved for Sherry within bright-cut borders, maker's mark only, struck twice, IP, late 18th Century 130-160 77 A Silver Mounted Leather Cased Three Compartment Snuff Box, circa 1770, English but unmarked, the ends with hinged covers bordered by scroll motifs, and engraved with either a shell or a grotesque mask, the hinged cover engraved with a foliate monogram, 5118in wide 200-300 78 An Oval Pen or Snuffer's Tray, maker's mark HB, London, 1898, en suite with the preceding lot, pierced with trailing grape laden vines below a reeded border, and with grape cluster foliate grips, Min wide, 76z 15dwt 100-150 ---Page 019----------------------------------------------- 79 + image A Large Two Handled Dessert Basket, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd., London, 1901, later engraved with a coat of arms and presentation inscription dated 1920, the body richly decorated with trailing leaf scroils, blooms and rocaille decoration on matted ground below floral scroll borders, elaborate stylised leaf handles and on spreading foot, 17in wide, 6Ooz 900-1,200 ***The arms are those of Gell impaling Maunsell. 80 A Victorian Seven Bar Toast Rack, maker's mark rubbed, probably Barnard Bros., London, 1842, fitted with oval tubular hoops and simple crested scroll carrying handle, on four supports, 6114in wide, lloz 5dwt 300-400 81 A Pair of George III Circular Wine Coasters, marks rubbed, the crested openwork bodies with waved beaded borders (distressed), 4-114in diam. 70-100 82 An Unmarked Colonial Silver Mounted Wooden Blotter Frame, the corner mounts engraved with trailing scrolling leafage centred by a plaque engraved with the arms of the See of Madras impaling Gell, 10.114in wide 60-80 83 A Pair of Semi-Lobed Vase-Shaped Lamps, marks rubbed, London, 1893, later fitted for electricity, (one damaged), 9in high to top of socket 100-150 84 A Pair of Silver Collared Glass Decanters, marks rubbed, London, 1894, the tapering spirally lobed bodies applied at the neck with an openwork collar of shells and scrolls (one glass stopper missing), 16114in high 250-350 85 A George II Small Baluster Brandy Saucepan, George jones, London, 1736, the plain body initialled under neath and with silver mounted turned wooden handles, 2114in diam., 2oz 4dwt (all in) 250-350 ---Page 020----------------------------------------------- 86 + image A Composite Four Piece Tea Set, the teapot and coffee pot William Eley, London, 1828, the sugar bowl and cream jug, Robert Gainsford, Sheffield, 1830, the bodies ribbed into panels chased at the shoulders with overhanging leafage and crested below everted shell and flowerhead borders, the pots with curved spouts cast with trailing leafage, slightly domed matching covers with button finials, leaf capped handles and on spreading bases, 85oz 16dwt (all in) 1,400-1,800 87 Four Colonial Egg Cups, Lattey Bros. & Company, Calcutta, circa 1850, of typical form with simply moulded borders, 2314in high, lloz 2dwt 100-150 88 A George III Old English Pattern Serving Spoon, Solomon Hougham London, 1793, crested, 3oz 4dwt 50-70 89 A Pair of William IV Old English Pattern Serving Spoons, Mary Chawner, London, 1836, crested, 8oz 16dwt 100-150 90 A Pair of George III Old English Pattern Serving Spoons, Peter & William, Bateman, London, 1813, crested, 8oz Mwt 125-175 91 Twelve George III Old English Pattern Table Spoons, maker's marks of Hester Bateman, overstruck by William Chawner, London, 1776, crested, 28oz Mwt 300-500 92 Six George III Old English Pattern Dessert Spoons, maker's marks probably of Hester Bateman, overstruck by William Chawner, London, 1776 and circa, ensuite with the preceding lot, crested, 66z 6dwt 100-150 93 Ten George 111 Old English Pattern Dessert Spoons, Peter & William Bateman, London, 1812, initialled, some maker's marks rubbed, Moz 9dwt 120-150 94 Eight George III Old English Pattern Table Spoons, Godbehere, Wigan & Bult, London, 1801, some marks overstruck by Peter, Anne & William Bateman, crested, 76z IMwt 175-225 95 Miscellenaeous Flatware, including; a pair of apostle serving spoons, London, 1894, four odd teaspoons, 1888, four coffee spoons, Sheffield, 1920, a badly damaged caddy spoon, London, 1799, four odd butter knives (imperfect) with porcelain or silver handles, two other butter knives, a bookmark, two late 19th Century German teaspoons, three odd English teaspoons, two pairs of sugar tongs, Moz Ildwt (ofweighable silver) 80-120 ---Page 021----------------------------------------------- 96 + image A William IV Wine Funnel, Robert Gainsford, Shef- field, 1830, the body crested above reinforcing strakes, gilt lined, gadroon bordered bowl with crescent piercing, complete with gauze holder, 6in high, 6oz Mwt 300-400 97 A Pair of Desk Candlesticks, Charles Boyton, London, 1892, the square bases rising to lobed vase-shaped sconces and circular detachable nozzles, beaded borders, 4112in high 150-200 98 Miscellaneous Old English Pattern Flatware, including; a worn table spoon, circa 1770, four other table spoons, a table fork, five dessert spoons and three dessert forks, initialled or crested, various dates and makers, London, 1794, 1800/04/07/30/35, 22oz Mwt 130-160 99 Six Russian Tea Glass Spoons, maker's marks rubbed, Moscow, 1888, of typical form, engraved bowl-backs and twist stems, 2oz 13dwt 40-60 100 A Pair of George Ill Old English Pattern Sauce Ladles, Smith & Fearn, London, 1795, 3oz 4dwt 70-90 101 A William IV Berried Sifter Ladle, William Eley, London, 1832, and another Crested Old English Pattern Sifter Ladle, William Sumner, London, 1781, 3oz 5dwt 70-90 102 A George Ill Marrow Scoop, Thomas Wallis, London, 1791, initialled, loz Ildwt 60-80 103 A George Ill Meat Skewer, Turner & Shea, London, 1808, crested, 10`14in long, 2oz 4dwt 70-90 104 A George IV Fiddle Pattern Flatware Service, William Chawner, London, 1822/29, comprising:- six table spoons, twenty-two table forks, twenty-four dessert spoons, twelve dessert forks, fourteen teaspoons, a soup ladle, a sifter ladle, a pair of serving spoons and four sauce ladles, 1476z Mwt 1,800-2,500 105 Six William IV Fiddle Pattern Egg Spoons, Mary Chawner, London, 1834, crested, 4oz 35-50 106 A Fiddle Pattern Part Service, J. J. Burtt, mostly London, 1839, comprising:- ten table spoons, thirteen table forks, five dessert spoons, eight dessert forks, a soup ladle, a pair of serving spoons, four sauce ladles and five table spoons, initialled as well as crested and dated 1834, 97oz 16dwt 800-1,000 107 A Pair of George Ill Fiddle Pattern Sauce Ladles, Paul Storr, London, 1814, crested, 4oz Idwt 125-175 108 Thirteen George 111 Fiddle Pattern Table Forks, Eley, Fearn & Chawner, London, 1813/14, crested, Moz 18dwt 125-175 109 Fourteen George Ill Fiddle Pattern Table Forks, William Sumner, London, 1800/01, crested, 34oz Mwt 140-180 ---Page 022----------------------------------------------- 110 + image A George III Oval Tea Caddy, Hester Bateman, London, 1781, the plain body engraved with a shield shaped coat of arms and crest between beaded borders, hinged cover rising to an urn finial (lock removed and with metal divider), 5`14in high, Moz 2dwt 1,000-1,500 *** The arms are those of Gell impaling Wright. 111 A Pair of Silver Gilt Decorative Spoons and a Sifter Ladle, Aldwinkle & Slater, London, 1890/9 1, the knopped stems cast with leafy strapwork motifs below finials of a scantily clad man standing with an eagle, (damaged fitted case), 8oz 2dwt 90-120 112 A Silver and Gilt Cup and Cover, Garrard & Co., London, 1901/02, complete with similar mounted ebonised plinth and fitted case, the circular body chased at the base with a band of acanthus and stiff leafage below a laurel girdle, leaf capped scroll handles, the cover similarly decorated with swirling leafage and with openwork foliate finial, the body also inscribed, the plinth mounted at the base with a band of berried laurel below a tied reed girdle, 8112in high, 35oz 2dwt (of weighable silver) 500-700 ***The inscription reads "Dr. H. Willingham Gell from Sir john and Lady Aird, January 1903". 113 Fifteen Victorian Fiddle Pattern Dessert Forks, George Adams, London, 1842, crested, 20oz 13dwt 150-200 114 A George Ill Fiddle Pattern Soup Ladle, Peter & William Bateman, London, 1813, 66z Mwt 70-90 115 George IV Fiddle Pattern Flatware, Eley & Fearn, London, 1821, crested, comprising:- twelve table spoons, six dessert spoons and a sauce ladle, 376z 5dwt 275-325 116 Victorian Fiddle Pattern Flatware, George Adams, London, 1892, crested, comprising:- five table spoons, four table forks, four dessert spoons and five dessert forks, 35oz 18dwt 225-275 117 Mixed Fiddle Pattern Flatware, including; five initialled dessert spoons, Elizabeth Eaton, 1854; a Further Two Dessert Spoons; Two Crested Dessert Forks, London, 1827; a worn Table Spoon, 1835; a Butter Knife; a Sifter Ladle, 1809; Eighteen Teaspoons, various dates and makers, 1835/36/37 etc., all London; and Five Intialled Dessert Forks, josiah Williams & Co., Exeter, 1848, 38oz 9dwt 225-275 118 A Pair of William IV Fiddle Pattern Salad Servers, R. Gainsford, Sheffield, 1830, crested, the fork with rubbed marks, 8oz Mwt 80-120 119 A William IV Compressed Circular Mustard Pot, complete with a Crested Mustard Spoon, Three Crested Fiddle Pattern Mustard Spoons and also Three Similar Fiddle Pattern Salt Spoons, all Robert Gainsford, Sheffield, 1830, the mustard pot with waved everted lobed border, domed cover with button finial, florally decorated scroll handle and on three paw feet headed by lions' masks, 3114in diam., 66z 17dwt 120-150 120 A William IV Compressed Vase-Shaped Mustard Pot, John Bridge, London, 1832, the plain body initialled at the shoulders, slightly domed cover with button finial, the handle rising from trailing leafage and with similar terminal, rim foot, 3318in diam., 66z 12dwt 150-200 ---Page 023----------------------------------------------- 121 + image A George III Oval Dessert Basket, William Abdy, London, 1788, the plain body engraved at one end with a ribbon tied shield-shaped coat of arms and pierced with stylised leafage below the reeded borders, matching swing handle and on skirt foot pierced with pales, 13114in wide, 30oz 8dwt 1,000-1,500 *** The arms are those of Gell impaling Wright. 122 A Victorian Shaped Circular Salver, D. & C. Houle, London, 1858, centred by a presentation inscription within a richly decorated engraved band of foliate scrolls, blooms and trellis motifs within a shell and scroll border, on four leafy scroll supports, 16in diam., 59oz 16dwt 600-800 ***The inscription reads "Presented by the parishioners of Wingham to the Revd. Henry Sim M.A. in grateful rememberance of his fifteen years ministry and residence among Novr. 1859 123 A Victorian Shaped Circular Salver, maker's mark iSH, London, 1887, centred by a presentation inscription within a flat chased band of leaf strapwork and rocaille motifs within a scroll and rocaille border, on three foliate scroll supports, the underside engraved with a coat of arms, crest and motto, 10in diam., 20oz 4dwt 225-275 ***The inscription reads "Presented to P. Lyttelton Gell, Esq. by the employes (sic.) of the University Press Oxford on the occasion of his marriage July 25th 1889." The arms are those of Gell impaling Brodrick. 124 + image A Large Victorian Shaped Circular Salver, J. S. Hunt, London, 1854, later engraved in the centre with a coat of arms, crest and motto above a brief presentation inscription dated 1889, also flat chased with a broad band of trailing floral scrolls below a cast openwork border of grape laden vines, on four massive scroll and cluster grape feet, with damaged fitted case, 24314in diam., 18oz approx. 1,500-2,000 *** The arms are those of Gell impaling Maunsell. 125 A Victorian Shaped Circular Salver, maker's mark HW (in a cut-corner oblong), London, 1878, centred by a contemporary presentation inscription within a broad band of trailing blooms, scrolls and cluster of fruit, richly ornamented bloom and foliate scroll border and on three matching supports, the underside engraved with a coat of arms, 12112in diam., 34oz 16dwt 350-450 ***The inscription reads "Presented to the Hon. Edith Mary Brodrick on her marriage by the members of the Merton Musical Society in grateful recognition of the devotion and interest she has always manifested in its welfare, Oxford,July 1889". The arms are those of Gell impaling Brodrick. 126-129 No lots ---Page 024----------------------------------------------- OBJECTS OF VERTU 130 + image An Anglo-Indian Horn and Ivory Trinket Box,.in the form of a trunk with domed top, the horn body inlaid on wood with ivory clasps, containing pierced ivory draughts (30), red and white, some damage, the box 10`14in 150-250 131 A Blonde Tortoiseshell Box with various toy spoons, scissors, a silver thimble; together with a Turned-Wood Bodkin Case and two Ivory Talcs. (a lot) 15-20 132 An Early 20th Century Painted Chinese Scroll, in fair condition only. 15-20 133 A Group of Miscellaneous Items of Vertu, including; a circular pewter box and cover, two turned boxes, an Indian engraved gilt plate, a penknife, a Tunbridge 139 ware tape measure, two chains, a pair of tortoiseshell hair combs and an ivory fan. (a lot) 20-30 134 A 19th Century Silver Mounted Carved Mother-of- Pearl Medallion, showing the deposition, oval 4314in 150-200 135 A Horn and Ivory Hinged Box, circa 1890, in the form of a trunk, the boxwood interior with compartments, the exterior showing ivory strapping with pierced decora tion, rectangular, I'14in 150-200 136 Three Ivory Toggle Masks; and a Carved Nut Toggle of optical form (4) 40-60 137 A Turned Ivory Ball Game, attached by a string to a shaft, 6in high; together with another in boxwood. (2) 70-90 138 A Pair of Mother-of-Pearl Opera Glasses, circa 1905, 2`12in 30-40 139 A Pair of Lorgnettes, mounted in a tortoiseshell case; together with another pair, similar. (2) 10-20 140 A Wooden Travelling Chess Set, circa 1900, in a mahogany case 20-30 ---Page 025----------------------------------------------- 141 A Set of Six Papiere-Mache and Lacquered Pin Trays, circa 1860, each stamped Clay, 4.112in. (6) 80-120 142 A Dutch Brass Sailors' Tobacco Box, circa 1762, engraved after Pieter Holme, the engraving on the lid showing a perpetual calendar and on the left hand side showing julius Caesar and on the right Pope Gregory XIII representing the introduction of the Julian and Gregorian Calendars respectively, 2in high 200-300 143 A Turned Alphabet Box, fitted with lettered discs, the lid decorated with flowerheads, 2-11Wn high 20-40 144 A Sectional Ivory Walking Stick of tapering form, inscribed To Captain Maunsell from his Excellency Zobehr Pasha, cased. 150-250 ***Presented to Capt. Maunsell by Sobia Pasha, one of the chiefs of the Mahdi Religious fanatics who took law and order into their own hands in the Sudan. 145 + image A Carved Ivory Group, European, late 19th Century, depicting winged putti riding on the back of a swan swimming amongst weeds, wood plinth, slight damage, the ivory 6`14in 500-700 ***Inscribed on a metal tablet F A Exhibition 1875, the Maharajah prize, Miss Gell, best series of four Indian subjects. (See colour illustration, page 33) 146-199 No lots. ---Page 026----------------------------------------------- European and Oriental Ceramics and Glass 200 A Quantity of Venetian Glass, circa 1900; and a Collection of Frog Musicians. (a lot) 150-200 201 A Pair of German Candlestick Bases, late 19th Century, with putto, 14112in. (2) 20-30 202 A Pair of Samson Figures, late 19th Century, allegorical of Liberty and Matrimony, each standing on scroll moulded bases with stump support, pseudo sword in underglaze-blue, slight damage, 9in. (2) 150-250 203 A Pair of Naples Figures of Children Selling, 20th Century; and a German Group of beggar children, 5314in. (3) 60-100 204 A Modern Dutch Delft Box and Cover, decorated in blue, 7in; and a Samson Armorial Box and Cover, 3112in. (4) 10-15 205 A Lalique Pressed Glass Dish, 'Coquilles', 1930's, moulded mark, chipped, 6518in 20-30 206 A Powder Blue Ecuelle and Cover, Kangxi, decorated in gilding with 'precious objects', pierced handle, repaired metalfinial, 7314in 150-250 207 + image A Ridgway Imari Pattern Punch Bowl, late 19th Century, the earthenware body on splayed foot deco rated with stylised flowers and insects, printed mark in sepia, 14118in 200-300 208 A Collection of Various Drinking Glasses, including nine brandy balloons, twelve sherry glasses, twenty-two liqueur glasses, two small bottles and stoppers, four whiskey tots and twelve acid etched finger bowls. (63) 100-150 209 A Part Suite of Drinking Glasses, comprising:- three sherry glasses, fifteen port glasses, four wine glasses, ten water tumblers, a pair of pedestal salts with turned over rims, and another pair of salts of sarcophagus form. (36) 100-150 ---Page 027----------------------------------------------- 210 + image A Pair of Glass Goblets and a Matching Pedestal Ewer, circa 1880, decorated in illuminated glass style with scrolling foliage, ewer 9112in, glasses 7114in. (3) 200-300 211 A Pair of Cut Glass Decanters and Stoppers, circa 1870, of club form, with faceted sides, slight chipping, 10115in. (4) 100-150 212 A Pair of Continental Decanters and Stoppers, circa 1900, of flattened form with pincered decoration, 13in. (4) 70-90 213 A Pair of Cut-Glass Liqueur Decanters and Stoppers, early 19th Century, with bands of diamond trellis, mushroom stoppers, slight chips to stoppers, 7112in. (4) 60-80 214 Four Various Decanters; and a quantity of Drinking Glasses. (a lot) 150-250 215 A Collection of Fan-Tailed Doves in Porcelain, includ ing a pair by Rosenthal, 6112in; and four others, 3314in to 6314 i n 100-200 216 Two Staffordshire Rectangular Serving Dishes; and a Carving Dish 'En Suite', each printed in blue with scrolling flowers picked out in gilding. (3) 100-150 217 Venetian Glass, circa 1900, to comprise:- six salts with dragon like finials, five flower form dishes, two decanters and three stoppers, seven plates with wavy rims, four further plates and seven various bowls, specimen holder and six other items. (a lot) 120-180 218 A Set of Three Chinese Famille-Rose Plates, Qianlong, each painted with flowers growing from rockwork, spearhead border in iron-red and gilding, slight chips, 9in. (3) 200-300 ---Page 028----------------------------------------------- 219 + image An Armorial Copeland & Garrett Tea, Coffee and Dessert Service, 1833-47, each piece moulded with scrollwork divided by flower sprays and exotic birds enclosing the arms of Franklin, comprising:- four rectangular dishes, raised on scroll feet, two shell-shaped dishes raised on feet, thirteen plates, ten teacups and saucers, eight coffee cups and nine saucers, printed marks in green and grey, patt. no. 5802 in gilding, some damage. (56) 400-600 220 A Pair of Samson Armorial Plates, late 19th Century, probably made as replacements for an export service, the central coat of arms within pink and green diaper borders, reserved with flowers, one damaged, 9114in. (2) 60-90 221 A Pair of Spode japan Pattern Teacups and Saucers, early 19th Century, each with radiating panels enclosing a central vase of flowers, script marks in iron-red, patt. no. 963; a Coffee Cup and Saucer 'en suite', the saucer with mark 'en grisaille'; another Spode Coffee Cup and Saucer with oriental flowers design, patt. no. 2630, cup chipped; another Coffee Cup and Saucer of related shape and blue ground pattern; and a japan Pattern Teacup and Saucer, perhaps Chamberlain5s Worcester, dam aged. (12) 200-300 222 A Rouen Style Desk Set, damaged, 9in; a glass pen tray, 8314in; and a Portuguese Fishing Boat, 5112in. (8) 70-100 223 Two Cantonese Broth Bowls, Stands and Ladles, 20th Century; a Green Ground Bowl and Cover; a Bowl, Cover and Stand; a Pair of Yellow Ground Bowls with Buddhistic emblems, 5112in, some damage. (13) 60-80 224 Two German Blue Ground Cups and Saucers; a French Blue Ground Cup; and two Colour Ground Limoges Cups and Saucers with burnished gilt interiors. (10) 10-15 225 A Pair of Cantonese Soup Plates, Daoguang5 with various divinities within complex border, incorporating flowers and insects, one repaired, 10in. (2) 70-90 226 A Cantonese Punch Bowl, Daoguang, decorated in iron red, gilding and 'en grisaille' with bands of divinities and scholars, cracked, 13.112in 250-350 227 A Crown Devon Lustre Bowl, 7in; a Cantonese 'famille rose' Plate, 9314in; an Italian Model of a cockerel and a donkey, 9114in and 5in. (4) 25-35 ---Page 029----------------------------------------------- 228 + image An Extensive Copeland and Garrett Imari Pattern Dinner Service, 1833-47, each piece printed with jardinieres of flowers, comprising:- four vegetable tureens and covers, four sauce tureens, covers and stands, square bowl, octagonal deep dish, twenty-nine plates, one hundred and fourteen meat plates, eleven crescent-shaped dishes, various printed marks, including the retailer's Daniele of Wigmore Street, some damage. (178) 1,200-1,800 229 A Pair of 'Famille-Rose' Double Handled Cups and One Stand; a Chinese 1Famille-Rose' Saucer; a Japane se Pierced Imari Pattern Rectangular Dish, with dragon and ho-o panels, Meiji period, repaired, 15314in; a Hexagonal Cantonese Dish with figures, 8112in; a Blue and White Ginger jar and Cover, 5in; a Deep 'U' Shaped Beaker; a Blue and White Bowl; a Kangxi Style Blue and White Vase and Cover, 5in; a pair of Crackle Glazed Cylindrical Vases with warriors, 10112in; a pair of Celadon Ground Cantonese 'Famille-Rose' Plates, 7112in; Another 'Famille-Rose' Plate, 7314in; a Ribbed Japanese Imari Saucer Dish, 8314in; a near pair of Chinese Blue and White Plates, 9114in; and a 'Famille Rose' Plate, 9in, all damaged. (21) 200-300 230 A Collection of Commemorative Mugs; two Bells Whiskey Bottles, boxed. (7) 20-30 231 A Collection of Seventeen Various Cups and Saucers, including Spode Japan Pattern, circa 1820, the remain der of later dates; plus A Quantity of Cups and Saucers not matching. (a lot) 150-250 232 A European Subject Chinese 'Famille-Rose' Plate, Qianlong, with wavy rim, painted with a figure of a European holding a bird, within shell and scroll border, rim chips, 9in 100-150 233 A Copeland Coffee Set, 1920's, spirally moulded with a trellis of flowers, comprising:- milk jug, teabowl, eleven cups and twelve saucers. (25) 40-60 234 A Set of Eleven Coffee Cups and Nine Saucers, with flowers and insects; Eleven Coffee Cups and Ten Saucers, with blue rims; a Modern Coffee Pot and Cover; six Tuscan Side Plates; a Davenport Plate; and Four Saucers; three Italian Yellow Dishes; a jam Pot and Cover; a Pair of Candlesticks, blue printed; a New Hall Type Saucer; six Pressed Glass Fruit Dishes and Matching Bowl; Teapot and Cover; two Modern Butter Tubs and Covers; a Glass Inkwell; Three Teapots and Covers; and Two Milk jugs. (a lot) 50-70 235 An Adams Cup and Saucer, with the Farmers' Arms; and a Commemorative Black Printed jug with portraits of General and Lady Scarlet, 4314in; two Indian Brass Beakers, 4314in; Two Hand Bells; and a Letter Rack. (8) 30-40 236 A Continental Set of Seventeen Cups and Twenty Three Saucers, with blue borders and printed flowers; a Hammersley Sugar Bowl; Eleven Side Plates, Nine (a lot) Saucers and Three Coalport Cups. (64) 40-60 ---Page 030----------------------------------------------- 237 + image A Cantonese Punch Bowl, Guangxu, decorated with panels of figures in pavilions and flowers inhabited by insects, rubbed, 13114in 300-500 238 A Staffordshire Blue and White Lamp, printed in underglaze-blue with flowers and foliage, adapted for electricity, 11in; and a Wedgwood Cream Coloured Table lamp, decorated with a grape and vine frieze, 10112in high. (2) 40-50 239 A Blue Glass Vase, probably Scottish, with air inclu sions and of baluster form, adapted for electricity, 22in 60-80 240 A Coalport Meat Plate and a Coalport Dessert Plate, each with shaped moulded borders and decorated with sprigs of flowers, each with a green printed mark; and Four Matching Unmarked Dessert Plates; Five Similar Plates; and a Staffordshire Porcelain Teapot, the moulded body with gilt decoration, lid restored; a Porcelain Toby jug; a 19th Century Imari Pattern Bowl; a Chinese Tamille-Noir' Circular Plate decorated with a pheasant in a tree; a pair of Porcelain Side Plates; Four Large Meat Plates; and a CarItonware Lobster Bowl (22) 50-70 241 A Large Stoneware Cistern; And Another, smaller; and a Stoneware Hot Water Bottle. (3) 40-60 242 A Large Earthenware Bowl, with a yellow glaze on the interior, 2lin diam.; and Another Earthenware Bowl. (2) 25-35 243 A Set of Six Copeland Garrett Soup Plates, six plates en suite; a Part Staffordshire Dessert Service with apple green borders, comprising:- two rectangular dishes, another of similar shape, comport, base missing, and nine plates; an Octagonal Plae in Cozzi style with birds; an Ironstone Deep Plate; an Imari Pattern Plate; a Blue Printed Plate with Buddhist lions; a Spirally Moulded Dresden Plate; a Soup and Side Plate with Palladian buildings; three Coalport Dragon Plates; eleven Crown Staffordshire Plates. (46) 40-60 244 A Collection of Staffordshire Part Tea Sets, com prising:- a Wedgwood teapot and cover, sugar bowl, tray and cup and saucer; a Royal Crown Derby cream jug, sugar bowl, two cups and saucers and two plates; an Adderley teapot and Cover; a Royal Sussex teapot and cover, milk jug, sugar bowl, two cups, one saucer and two side plates; a Royal Crown Derby teapot and cover, sugar bowl, cream jug, cup and saucer; a Shelley teapot and cover, cream jug, sugar bowl and two cups and saucers; another two cream jugs and a cup and (44) 40-60 245 A George jones Cheese Dish and Cover, and a blue printed drainer. (3) 40-60 246 Three English Tin Glazed Plates, circa 1765, with flowers growing from rockwork; And Another of related type, 9118in 60-80 247 An Aynsley Dessert Service in white with pierced trellis rims, comprising:- two high footed dishes, two low footed dishes, eleven plates; a Pair of Coalport Sweetmeat Dishes; and Six Scallop Shell Menu Holders, damage. (23) 100-150 248 A Stevenson and Hancock Part Dessert Service, circa 1900, each piece with an Imari pattern, comprising:- two footed dishes, four shaped square dishes and eleven plates, marks in iron-red, some rubbing and damage. (17) 150-200 249 A Set of Ten Royal Crown Derby Imari Pattern Side Plates. printed marks, some damage; and Two Copeland Spode Shaped Square Dishes and Eleven Plates. (23) 50-70 250 A Part Coalport Tea Service, with green borders and flower sprays, comprising:- milk jug, sugar bowl, five teacups, eight saucers, eleven side plates, two cake plates and four Aynsley coffee cans and saucers. (a lot) 60-80 ---Page 031----------------------------------------------- 251 A Pair of German Leaf-Shaped Dishes, 19th Century, picked out in blue, 8112in. (2) 50-70 252 A Doulton Figure of the Old Lavender Seller, HN 1492, 6112in; a Quimper Group of three old women, 8in; a Pottery Model of a Lace Maker, 4112in; a Plaster Model of a peasant woman and child, 6112in; a Crown Staffordshire Basket; and a White German Box Shell Moulded Soap Dish, 8112in. 200-300 253 A Brownfields Toilet Set, comprising:- jug, bowl, chamber pot, soap dish and cover and a soap dish and liner; and a Red Lustre Dish. (8) 70-100 254 A Norfolk Pottery Toilet Set with an ornamental border on a pink ground, comprising:- two chamber pots, jug, basin, sponge dish and liner, and a vase. (7) 70-100 255 An Arita Vase and Cover, circa 1700, of spherical form, painted in underglaze-blue with birds, flowers and foliage, 6112in; a Japanese Celadon Ground Jardiniere, the 'U'-shaped body moulded with foliage picked out in blue, standing on three feet, 6in; a Cantonese Vase and Cover of barrel shape, painted with panels of figures, birds and foliage reserved on a scrolling foliate and gilt ground, 3in; and a Japanese Vase, Meiji period, painted panels of biffin on a blue ground, 5114in. (6) 100-200 256 A Collection of Cut and Moulded Glass, comprising: eight vases, five bowls, a water carafe and three glasses, a jug, a loop handled basket, amd a green paper weight. (20) 150-250 257 Two Wedgwood Creamware Baskets, two others and a stand; a Continental Shell-Shaped Dish, turquoise interior; an inscribed Brown Earthenware Jug; and a French jardiniere with two female head handles. 30-40 258 A French Opalescent and Moulded Glass Stand, of oval form, the feet in the form of four large shells, 11314in; and a Blue Overlay Glass Bowl, etched with fruiting vine, 9.114in. (2) 70-100 259 Two Italian Pottery Flower Holders, moulded with cherubs above shells; a White Glazed Centrepiece modelled with a cherub supporting a shell; three Italian White Vases-, Two Flower Holders modelled with a boy and girl before baskets; a Wade White Glazed Jardi niere. (9) 60-100 260 + image A Dresden Decorated Meissen Dessert Service, late 19th Century, each piece with pierced lattice work rim, painted with foliate cartouches, sprigs enclosing sprays of flowers, comprising:- two oval baskets with rope twist handles, 9`12in, two similar, 7112in, twelve plates, impressed marks andpainted marks in blue enamel, some damage. (16) 300-400 261 A Claret jug and Stopper, 10in; a Metal and Glass Lemonade Maker, 11314in; Thirteen Various Glass jugs; Two Funnels. (18) 60-80 262 A Pair of Cut Glass Lustres, fitted as electric lights, hung with pendant prisms; and a Glass Tray, 10in, tray 113 (3) 150-200 263 A Chinese Famille-Verte Barrel-Shaped Teapot and Cover, painted with panels of phoenix and shrubs, handle repaired and metal spout, 4114in; an 18th Century Blue and White Teapot and cover, cover damaged, 5112in; and an Attractive Silver Mounted Yixing Teapot, the hexagonal body moulded with dragons chasing pearls. (6) 200-300 264 Another Japanese Earthenware Kettle and Cover, of compressed globular form with can swing handle, decorated with raised gilt mons, 4in; a Flambe and Celadon Glazed Kettle and Cover with lug terminals for overhead handle, decorated with grass, 5in; and a Blue and White Teapot and Cover, 4in. (6) 150-200 265 A Pair of Pressed Glass Lustres with blue and clear glass drops, 3112in; a Floral China Bowl of Flowers; and a Crown Staffordshire Model of growing flowers, 3in. (4) 50-70 266 A Meissen Group, circa 1900, of a young girl with a cat, slight damage, 4314in 70-100 ---Page 032----------------------------------------------- 267 A Davenport Part Tea and Coffee Service, each piece with flower panels on a blue ground, printed marks, comprising:- teapot and cover and stand, milk jug, pedestal bowl, coffee cup and saucer; and a Related Part Service with additional salmon pink colouring, com prising:- a pair of cake plates, two cups and saucers, and a coffee cup and saucer. (15) 150-250 268 A Pair of Spode Indian Pattern Dessert Baskets, early 19th Century, of everted form, inscribed on the reverse 'Death of a bear', impressed marks, 9-115in (2) 200-300 269 A Pair of Shaped Oval Dishes, 'en suite' to the preceding, 10115in 150-250 270 A Pair of Minton Flower Vases, circa 1880, of Islamic inspiration with conjoined circular bodies enamelled with flowers on a bright turquoise ground, impressed mark and obscured date code, one damaged, 8in. (2) 100-150 271 + image A Good Cantonese Garden Seat, Daoguang, of hexago nal section, the sides moulded with studs and pierced with conjoined cash medallions, painted with maidens and other figures on a terrace, within ribboned emblem borders, 18112in, slight rubbing 800-1,200 (See colour illustration) 272 + image A Hood Pair of Cantonese 'Famille-Rose' Baluster jars and Covers, Daoguang, each well painted with scenes of figures in pavilions, the ground and borders with flower sprays and insects, fitted with metal mounts with locking hinged clasps, one damaged, 26in 1,500-2,000 (See colour illustration) 273 A Staffordshire Pink Ground Slop Bucket and Cover, with a wicker loop overhead handle; two Staffordshire White Glazed Slop Buckets, Liners and Covers, each with a wicker loop overhead handle; a Staffordshire Large White Glazed Jug moulded to the shoulder with flowers and foliage; Two Soap Dishes, Covers and Liners with pink or greenglaze; a Toothbrush Holder, green glaze; a Chamber Pot with green glaze; a Large White Flower Vase, made up of interconnected wavy flowerheads; a Stoneware jug, of large size, the shoulder and neck with brown glaze; and a Stoneware Hot Water Bottle. (20) 60-80 274 Four Chinese Polychrome Models of Horses; a White Glazed Model of a horse; a Beswick Model of a fox; a Porcelain Model of a robin; a Wade Porcelain Tortoise Box and Cover; a Cylindrical Blue Glass Bucket Vase; a Water Carafe; a jug; a Frosted Glass Model of a bird; and A Quantity of Ceramics and Glass. (a lot) 100-200 275 + image A Good and Large Chinese Blue and White jar and Cover, Wanli, the ovoid body painted with a continuous broad band showing carp leaping above stylised waves amongst flowering lotus, the shoulders with a band of diaper reserves with phoenix panels, six character mark and Period of Wanli, replacement wooden finial, cover chipped, neck repaired, 30in 8,000-12,000 (See colour illustration) 276-299 No lots. -------------------------continued--------------------------
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