Catalogue for 23rd October 2019

Estimates do not include the buyer's premium of 15%, realised prices (where shown) do include this premium. No VAT applies.

Lot Description & Condition Estimate £ Price £
A A quantity of exhibition and auction catalogues of 18th Century English porcelain and book: the Price Guide to 18th Century English Porcelain by S. Spero, 1982 (hb)
10-20 32.20
B A quantity of exhibition and auction catalogues of 18th Century English porcelain and book:English Porcelain and Bone China 1743-1850 by B&T Hughes, 1969 (hb)
10-20 28.75
C Catalogues - John Warrell Collection volume 1 March 1986 & John Warrell Collection volume 2 June 1986 (hb)
15-20 9.20
D British Blue and White Porcelain Saucers 1745-1795, by S Goss 2018 (hb)
30-35 25.30
Thumbnail Thumbnail E A fine diorama of a sailing boat, signed G.V.Burwood Lowestoft March 5th 1880, comprising a model of a fully rigged fishing smack "LAHLOO LT 691" on a painted plaster base, with a background of a seascape, painted in oils. Width 102cm, height 70cm, depth 12cm. George Vempley Burwood (1844-1917) was a fine modelmaker as well as a popular artist.
2500-3500 1500
Thumbnail 1 2 polychrome teabowls, blackbird pattern and dollshouse pattern
No damage
90-130 97.75
Thumbnail 2 Teabowl, two bird pattern
Chips and hairline cracks
40-60 Not Sold
Thumbnail 3 2 blue and white bowls, 10cm, long fence pattern and 8 cm, root & flower pattern
10cm bowl has a crack
80-120 Not Sold
Thumbnail 4 2 blue & white saucers, Hughes moulded saucer, mark 17 and miniature saucer, mark 14
Moulded saucer has 2 restored rim chips & chip with associated crack
140-200 149.50
Thumbnail 5 Pickle leaf dish with exterior moulded veins and a serrated edge, painted with vines
Small chip, handle restored
80-120 109.25
Thumbnail 6 Polychrome saucer, rose pattern
No damage
80-100 86.25
Thumbnail 7 Teabowl and saucer, two bird pattern
Body crack to saucer
100-120 Not Sold
Thumbnail 8 Coffee cup & saucer, dollshouse pattern
Grittiness to cup & small rim graze. Tiny chip to saucer
100-120 100
Thumbnail 9 Two teabowls and saucers, both dollshouse fern pattern, one from Godden reference collection
One teabowl has hairline crack as does one saucer
150-180 Not Sold
Thumbnail 10 Two teabowls and saucers, dollshouse pattern and two bird pattern
Dollshouse teabowl has 2 hairline cracks
150-200 Not Sold
Thumbnail 11 10cm polychrome bowl, Curtis pattern, flowers in bowl
No damage
80-120 Not Sold
Thumbnail 12 Blue & white Chelsea ewer
No damage
140-160 195.50
Thumbnail 13 Chelsea ewer, clobbered pattern
Small chip to rim
160-180 Not Sold
Thumbnail 14 Early blue & white sparrowbeak jug, trailing flower and root pattern
Two cracks, one with filled chip
200-240 Not Sold
Thumbnail 15 Blue and white coffee can painted with fence and flowering root
Factory flaw near base, no damage
200-250 264.50
Thumbnail 16 Polychrome coffee cup, cornucopia pattern
Tiny stress crack above handle
140-160 140
Thumbnail 17 Polychrome coffee cup, Curtis pattern, flowers in bowl
2 rim chips
100-120 Not Sold
Thumbnail 18 Polychrome teabowl & saucer, Curtis pattern
1 crack to saucer
140-160 Not Sold
Thumbnail 19 Polychrome teabowl & saucer, green Redgrave pattern
1 crack each to teabowl & saucer
100-120 Not Sold
Thumbnail 20 Saucer, dollshouse pattern
no damage
40-60 43.70
Thumbnail 21 Teabowl and saucer, two bird pattern
Restored chip to saucer
100-120 Not Sold
Thumbnail 22 Blue & white teabowl & saucer painted with tall tree and cottage
Small body crack to saucer
100-120 100
Thumbnail 23 Miniature sucrier base, 3 flower print
Factory flaw to interior
140-180 149.50
Thumbnail 24 Pickle leaf dish with exterior moulded veins and a serrated edge, painted with vines, decorator's mark 8
No damage
150-180 230
Thumbnail 25 Polychrome teabowl & saucer painted with blackbird pattern
2 hairline cracks to bowl
120-140 Not Sold
Thumbnail 26 7cm teapot lid, boy on bridge pattern
No damage
40-60 63.25
Thumbnail 27 Blue & white teabowl & saucer, house and fence pattern, decorators marks
Small factory flaw to rim of saucer
220-280 Not Sold
Thumbnail 28 Teapot & cover, dollshouse pattern
Spout broken off and reglued, base rim restored
60-80 149.50
Thumbnail 29 Teapot & cover, two bird pattern
Faint stress crack just above spout
250-300 250
Thumbnail 30 Polychrome fluted teabowl & saucer with scalloped edge painted with flowers and ribbons
Small factory flaw to base of teabowl
140-160 161
Thumbnail 31 Polychrome fluted coffee cup & saucer with scalloped edge painted with flowers and ribbons
no damage
160-180 230
Thumbnail 32 Polychrome fluted teabowl & saucer with scalloped edge, painted with flower sprays
No damage
140-160 218.50
Thumbnail 33 Leaf shaped moulded dish with flower decoration
1 crack
300-400 Not Sold
Thumbnail 34 Small blue & white bottle-shaped vase painted with peony and bamboo, 10cm
Ground down rim
250-350 Not Sold
Thumbnail 35 Polychrome teabowl & saucer, Thomas Rose pattern
No damage
140-160 218.50
Thumbnail 36 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug, blackbird pattern
Small hairline crack
320-360 Not Sold
Thumbnail 37 Early Hughes moulded saucer with painted vignettes
Small reglued area to rim, 2 cracks, nibbling round edge
240-280 414
Thumbnail 38 Small early blue & white teabowl painted with trailing flowers and bird
2 rim chips
150-200 195.50
Thumbnail 39 Reed moulded blue & white coffee cup with cell border
Stress crack to base of handle
100-120 115
Thumbnail 40 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug, Mandarin pattern
350-400 460
Thumbnail 41 Tea cup, Robert Browne pattern
Filled rim chip with associated crack
150-180 161
Thumbnail 42 Blue & white teabowl & saucer, Robert Browne pattern
No damage
300-320 300
Thumbnail 43 Fine polychrome teabowl & saucer, rare Deer Park pattern
No damage
500-550 552
Thumbnail 44 Pickle leaf dish with exterior moulded veins and a serrated edge, painted with vines
150-180 230
Thumbnail 45 Rare blue & white mustard pot with ear-shaped handle, 3 flower print and a Worcester cover with flower knop
Chip to cover
650-700 625
Thumbnail 46 Polychrome teapot painted with rose sprays
Chip to rim and tip of spout, pot cracked
40-50 69
Thumbnail 47 Blue & white teabowl & saucer painted with walled garden, deep border
No damage
100-120 207
Thumbnail 48 Miniature teabowl & saucer, 3 flower print, crescent mark
No damage
280-320 280
Thumbnail 49 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug, Mandarin pattern
Minute stress crack and chip to beak
350-400 Not Sold
Thumbnail 50 Polychrome coffee cup painted with Curtis pattern, flowers in bowl
no damage
140-160 149.50
Thumbnail 51 Small blue & white moulded sauce boat, 10cm, painted with scenes
Small rim chip and hairline crack
80-120 92
Thumbnail 52 Polychrome saucer, rose pattern
no damage
100-120 109.25
Thumbnail 53 Polychrome coffee cup, cornucopia pattern with internal floral swag border
No damage
140-160 149.50
Thumbnail 54 Blue & white Chelsea ewer
2 hairline cracks
160-180 Not Sold
Thumbnail 55 Blue & white Mansfield pattern coffee pot with ear-shaped handle, cover with flower knop
Spout restored, rim chip restored
400-500 506
Thumbnail 56 Trio comprising teabowl, coffee cup and saucer, two bird pattern
No damage
150-180 172.50
Thumbnail 57 Polychrome teabowl & saucer, painted with bowl and flowers
No damage
140-160 149.50
Thumbnail 58 Polychrome coffee cup, Mandarin hawk pattern with blue internal border
1 crack from rim
160-180 230
Thumbnail 59 Blue & white sparrowbeak jug, Good Cross Chapel print
Chip with associated crack
400-600 437
Thumbnail 60 Coffee cup & saucer, dollshouse pattern
No damage
100-140 109.25
Thumbnail 61 Teabowl and saucer, two bird pattern
No damage
100-120 Not Sold
Thumbnail 62 Teabowl and saucer, two bird pattern
Small rim chip to saucer
100-120 Not Sold
Thumbnail 63 Relief moulded blue & white saucer, flower paintings in vignettes
No damage
200-240 Not Sold
Thumbnail 64 Small blue & white moulded sauce boat, 11cm, painted with two porters pattern
2 minute rim chips
200-240 Not Sold
Thumbnail 65 Early coffee cup with flared rim painted with house and island scene, decorator's mark
No damage
220-260 241.50
Thumbnail 66 Polychrome dolphin ewer painted with floral sprigs
No damage
180-240 195.50
Thumbnail 67 Reed moulded blue & white saucer with central flower, ex Signy collection
No damage
100-120 Not Sold
Thumbnail 68 Miniature teabowl & saucer painted with river island scenes, decorators marks
No damage
300-350 300
Thumbnail 70 Blue & white 11cm bowl, bird print, painted zig zag border
Chip with associated crack
70-90 Not Sold
Thumbnail 71 Blue & white rectangular shouldered tea caddy, transfer printed three flower pattern
No damage
150-180 161
Thumbnail 72 Moulded scallop shell dish decorated with painted flower
One chip
250-300 299
Thumbnail 73 Pickle leaf dish with exterior moulded veins and a serrated edge, painted with vines, decorator's mark 8
Slight rubbing to the glaze on 2 of the serrations
150-180 195.50
Thumbnail 74 Polychrome coffee cup painted in the Bungay pattern
No damage
180-240 575
Thumbnail 75 Polychrome coffee cup, Mandarin pattern
Minute rim chip
180-240 322
Thumbnail 76 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug painted with pink flower spray
No damage
350-380 391
Thumbnail 77 Blue & white ribbed coffee can painted with flower & leaf borders and interior flower spray
Stained chip to rim
160-180 184
Thumbnail 78 Blue & white bottle-shaped vase finely painted with a Chinese garden scene with bird, 14cm. Decorator's mark
Partly ground down rim
400-500 Not Sold
Thumbnail 79 Blue & white 10.5cm bowl, Dragon pattern
1 crack
80-120 149.50
Thumbnail 80 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug painted by the Tulip painter
Tip of beak slightly rubbed
500-600 1035
Thumbnail 81 Blue & white teabowl & saucer painted with long fence pattern, decorator's mark, ex Hunting collection
No damage
100-120 161
Thumbnail 82 Fluted blue & white cream boat painted with houses and garden scenes, angular handle, 11cm
Small nicks to rim
240-280 Not Sold
Thumbnail 83 Blue & white patty pan painted with interior moth, ex Gee collection
No damage, small factory flaw to base
120-150 184
Thumbnail 84 Rare early patty dish c.1759, 14.5cm, decorated with a Chinese riverscape and palm tree. Decorator's mark 3, illustrated C.Spencer's Early Lowestoft figure 124
I long stress crack, 1 other hairline crack, 2 chips
1200-1500 1495
Thumbnail 85 Early coffee can, c.1762-63, painted with Boy on the Bridge pattern, decorator's mark, illustrated C.Spencer's Early Lowestoft figure 81
1 long crack
200-240 218.50
Thumbnail 86 Polychrome coffee cup painted with fine floral spray, purple hatched arabesque and cell border
No damage
200-240 241.50
Thumbnail 87 Blue & white sparrowbeak jug, pheasant print
No damage
240-280 264.50
Thumbnail 88 Polychrome coffee cup painted with Thomas Rose pattern
No damage
120-140 138
Thumbnail 89 Moulded blue & white sauce boat, 18cm, painted with ducks
Rim chips, 1 with associated crack
400-600 483
Thumbnail 90 Miniature blue & white cup, 4.25cm, 3 flower print
Handle neatly reglued
300-350 300
Thumbnail 91 Miniature 5cm sparrowbeak jug painted with pagoda and scenery
Restoration to rim
400-500 448.50
Thumbnail 92 Miniature teapot & cover, 8cm, painted with pagodas
2 chips to rim of pot. Restoration to rim of cover
600-700 Not Sold
Thumbnail 93 Fine butter tub, cover & stand, printed flower sprays, with twig handles and applied flowers & leaves
Section of stem missing from cover
500-600 690
Thumbnail 94 Blue & white sparrowbeak jug, printed dromedary & raft pattern
2 hairline cracks
450-550 Not Sold
Thumbnail 95 Blue & white dolphin ewer
No damage
160-180 Not Sold
Thumbnail 96 Polychrome Chelsea ewer painted in Tulip painter style
No damage
180-240 Not Sold
Thumbnail 97 Small blue & white straight-sided mug painted with woman and parasol, 9cm
Small chip with long associated crack
350-400 391
Thumbnail 98 Blue & white sparrowbeak jug, painted sunflower pattern
Rim chip
160-180 Not Sold
Thumbnail 99 Blue & white coffee cup & saucer painted with long fence pattern
1 chip to saucer
140-180 Not Sold
Thumbnail 100 Polychrome teapot & cover painted with pink flower sprays
No damage
220-260 299
Thumbnail 101 Fine small bottle-shaped vase with flared rim painted with peony & bamboo, 10.5cm, decorator's mark 8
Some staining to base
500-600 690
Thumbnail 102 Rare moulded saucer painted with central flowering sprigs and lattice borders. See British Blue & White Porcelain Saucers by S. Goss, plate 324
1 hairline crack
400-450 Not Sold
Thumbnail 103 Hughes moulded octagonal tea caddy painted with river island vignettes, scroll border, decorator's mark 5
No damage
700-900 720
Thumbnail 104 Blue & white 11cm milk jug, Robert Browne pattern
No damage
375-425 437
Thumbnail 105 Polychrome shouldered rectangular tea caddy, painted with floral sprays
Chipping to rim
350-450 333.50
Thumbnail 106 Blue & white moulded eye bath, oval bowl, straight lobed stem and conical foot, 5.3cm
No damage
1500-2000 3450
Thumbnail 107 Fine rare rib moulded cup & saucer painted with central flower sprays and flower & leaf borders, decorator's mark 8 on both
No damage
170-190 460
Thumbnail 108 Rare octagonal spoon tray decorated in the Robert Browne pattern, 12.8cm, crescent mark
1 hairline crack, 1 small chip, 1 filled chip
1000-1200 2070
Thumbnail Thumbnail 109 Polychrome mug inscribed "A Trifle from LOWESTOFT" in a purple cartouche, painted with flower sprays with a wide pink lattice border, wavy line, flower heads and feathering, scroll handle. Ex FA Crisp collection, illustrated in catalogue
Body crack
1200-1500 1495


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