Doulton Pottery Collection

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Friday 05 April 2019

Commencing at 11:00am

Bedford Auction Centre

Viewing

Friday 29th March – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 30th March – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 4th April – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

Included in our next Auction of Antique Furniture & Collectors’ Items2010-2012

A collection of Stoneware Doulton pottery jugs and vases

Condition Reports
Condition reports and further images of lots are available for this sale via the the-saleroom.com

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If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Lindsay Vintiner or Matthew Baker on
01234 266366 or matthew@peacockauction.co.uk
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.2062 (1)

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A 19th century mahogany extending dining table, with three fitted leaves, on turned baluster legs with castors, 136 cm to 298 cm, w. 126 cm

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A George III mahogany, marquetry and tulipwood banded serpentine knife box, the sloping lid lifting to reveal a vacant interior on ogee bracket feet, h. 39 cm, w. 23 cm, d. 31 cm

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A limited edition Parker fountain pen made form the brass recovered from the liner RMS Queen Elizabeth which sank in Hong Kong harbour, 1972, following a fire. The pen itself with a 14ct gold nib and complete with accompanying presentation box and certificate No. 1896/5000. Together with a facsimile 1938 Cunard White Star invitation to the launch of said ship at Clydebank

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A late 17th century and later walnut, herring bone strung and crossbanded cabinet, the quarter veneered top over two cupboard doors enclosing a bank of eleven drawers on bracket feet, h. 102 cm, w. 104 cm, d. 55 cm

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A handwoven Persian silk rug, possibly Kashan,the multi line border enclosing a red ground field with three superimposed central medallions surrounded by an extensive arabesque, 315 cm x 205 cm

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James H. C. Millar (fl.1884-1903), 'Trevone Bay, Cornwall', signed, oil on canvas, 60 x 91 cm

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An early 20th century Russian silver and parcel gilt kovsh, decorated in cloisonne enamel with foliate motifs, 88 standard and 11th Artel Moscow mark, h. 14.5 cm, 16.5 ozs

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Ralph Peacock (1868-1946),
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oil on canvas,
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An early 20th century oak stand with silver plated mounts containing approximately fifty hat pins including two micro mosaic examples, an Egyptian revival glass pin and many others (qty)

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A brass lantern clock, the dial stamped 'Willaim Gray, London' with black Roman numerals, with a later mahogany bracket, h. 38 cm

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A Georgian and later mahogany dwarf linen press, the top over two cupboard doors with dummy drawers enclosing four linen slides on bracket feet, h. 94 cm, w. 134 cm, d. 62 cm

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A late 17th century/early 18th century delftware charger with polychrome decoration depicting a gentleman waving goodbye to his lover with a castle visible on the hill in the background, dia. 34 cm

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A 19th century Elizabethan style refectory table, the cleated top over a carved frieze on four carved melon legs joined by an H stretcher, h. 77 cm, l. 182 cm, w. 83 cm

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A late 17th / early 18th century and later oyster veneered cabinet on stand, the cabinet with walnut veneered top over two cupboard doors enclosing a fitted interior comprising of a central cupboard surrounded by drawers on a later stand with single drawer on barley twist legs, h. 135 cm, w. 104 cm, d. 46 cm

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A pair of Chinese cast metal brush pots of cylindrical form relief decorated and gilt highlighted with dragons within a stormy border, h. 24 cm

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A 19th century mahogany extending dining table, with three fitted leaves, on turned baluster legs with castors, 136 cm to 298 cm, w. 126 cm

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A 19th century Fijian club inset with bone stars, reduced in length

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A Robert Thompson 'Mouseman' oak box and cover of rectangular form, w. 18 cm

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A Moorcroft vase of slender bellied form decorated in the Destiny pattern, h. 41.5 cm, boxed

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A Charles II oak, crossbanded and panelled chest of two short over three long drawers with geometrical moulding, on bracket feet, w. 100 cm

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A Japanese metalware box and cover of pinched cushioned form, pierced and decorated in coloured enamels with chrysanthemum and butterflies and opening to reveal a double interior, w. 10 cm

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A model of a showman's traction engine, LR159 'Sheila', decorated in dark red and yellow John Webb livery, in an black and five-glass case with wired lighting, approx. 1/4'' scale

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An early 20th century Russian silver and parcel gilt kovsh, decorated in cloisonne enamel with foliate motifs, 88 standard and 11th Artel Moscow mark, h. 14.5 cm, 16.5 ozs

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An early 20th century 'Black Forest' carved umbrella and stick stand modelled as a bear with a polychrome face, tongue and teeth, h. 124 cm *Bought to the UK from Switzerland in the 1930's by the vendor's grandfather

Sold for £3,500

Ralph Peacock (1868-1946),
A head and shoulders portrait of a girl,
Margaret Girselda, daughter of A. Wedderburn Q.C., b. 1888,
signed and dated 1900,
oil on canvas,
60 x 49 cm, together with a private circulation book 'A History of the Wedderburns', 1997

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An early 20th century oak stand with silver plated mounts containing approximately fifty hat pins including two micro mosaic examples, an Egyptian revival glass pin and many others (qty)

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A brass lantern clock, the dial stamped 'Willaim Gray, London' with black Roman numerals, with a later mahogany bracket, h. 38 cm

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A 'Handmade Expert' gramophone by Ellis Michael Ginn (E.M. Ginn) in an oak case and stand, with wooden needles and a papier-mache horn overlaid with a faux leather finish

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A late Victorian pierced silver two bottle desk stand of rectangular form on scrolled feet, Elkington & Co., London 1892, w. 31 cm, housed in a brass mounted oak case

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A 19th century Zulu rhinoceros horn knobkerrie of typical form, l. 71.5 cm, 307 grams

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An early 19th century secretaire cabinet, the dental cornice over a pair of doors, secretaire drawer, fitted interior and three long graduated drawers, on bracket feet, w. 120 cm

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A collection of British and Commonwealth stamps, Victorian through to late 20th century, including Penny Reds, Two Penny Blues, The Falkland Islands etc., contained in over thirty albums and loose

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Noel Humphreys: The Genera of British Moths, C. 1860. Vols. I & II bound as one. (Jerrard). Small folio in a mauve cloth binding with gilt illustrations, bevelled edges, aeg. 62 hand coloured plates heightened with gum arabic.

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BBC 'Radio Times' Archive. A collection of 180+ copies of the Radio Times featuring editions from the 1920s, 30s (including Sept. 4th. 1939 & other special Editions),40s, 50s & 60s, together with 8 editions of 'Ariel the B.B.C. Staff Magazine' from 1937,38 & 39; Two mounted,framed & glazed colour reproductions of significant Radio Times covers featuring designs by Fraser, Kauffer & Gilroy and others); a boxed set of postcard reproductions of classic RT covers and the volume 'Cover Story' - 9-0 Years of Classic Covers. Also included with this archive are 40+ copies of 'TV Times' from the 1950s.

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Burton R.: Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo, 1876. 1st. Ed. Vols. I & II. 8vo. Fine full calf prize bindings, gilt, marbled edges & eps. Text, engraved plates & two folding maps.

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Championship Car Races at Snetterton: 19 Original, 1960/70s, larger format, coloured Posters of events featuring Formula categories, Saloon Cars, Racing cars, Club racing, Grand Touring cars & Vintage cars. Also included are posters from Silverstone & Brands Hatch. For provenance see condtition report.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Photographic Archive comprised of 120 + monochrome prints from late 19th. or early 20th.C. negatives (21.5 x 16.5 cm) featuring Runcton House (Gurney family home), other significant family residences in the area, groups or individuals associated with them, locations in Kings Lynn and on the river Yare together with other photographs froma wider area. Consult the online condition report for a detaile description

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In Powder & Crinoline - Old Fairy Tales - retold by Arthur Quiller - Couch, Illustrated by Kay Nielsen, 1913 - 1st. trade edition. Qto. Recent full calf binding, gilt. Original illus. ep at front. Tipped in colour plates by Nielsen with captioned tissue guards

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Grimms Fairy Tales illustrated by Arthur Rackham First Edition,1909. Qto. red cloth with gilt pictorial decoration to spine and upper board. Tipped in colour plates with tissue guards & other black plates and vignettes.

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Oscar Wilde: A House of Pomegranates illustrated by Jessie M. King, 1915, first edition thus. Qto. Hb. Blue cloth with orange colour decoration, illus. eps., teg. Glazed paper colour title page, tipped in colour plates, historiated initials.

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C.S. Lewis: Broadcast Talks, 1942. 12mo Hb. Affixed to the front paste-down of the volume is a letter written by Lewis from Magdalen College - '' Dear Mr. Hubble, Forgive this economy of paper, I can't at the moment do otherwise. The Talks will be published, probably by Centenary Press but it is too early yet to give any details. I hope they may be in their Autumn lists. Thanks for kind and encouraging letter, Yours sincerely, C.S. Lewis.''

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Thomas Childs - Engineer & Amateur Photographer: Manuscript 'Chinese' Journal - '' Thos Child's Diary 1869, From September 9th to August 27th. 1870, Containing an account of my voyage from London to Peking.'' Together with: ''The Diary of Thomas Child - Years Residence in China, Vol 1. 1870.'' Two small leather bound volumes (Foolscap 8vo) containing manuscript entries for both accounts

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North T.: The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romains, 1631. First English translation of Plutarch's work. Bound together with: The Lives of Epaminondas, of Philip of Macedon, of Dionysius and Caesar Augustus, 1631. Large folio. Later qtr. binding, marbled boards. Elaborate engraved headpieces framing portraits, endpieces and historiated initial letters

Sold for £750

Gardner J.: A Map Shewing the Parliamentary Representation of England & Wales Containing Division of Counties, Principal Places of County Election, County Polling Places according as the same are settled by the Reform Act passed June 7th. 1832 Published July 30th. 1832 by J. Gardner. Engraved title, 2 inset panels comparing old and new representation and one panel shewing Metropolitan Boroughs.75x52cm

Sold for £220

W.E. Johns: Biggles. A collection of 15 Hodder & Stoughton 1st. Edition titles from the 1953 to 1965. Biggles in the Gobi & Biggles and the Black Raider, 1953; Biggles Cuts It Fine & Biggles Foreign Legionnaire, 1954; Biggles in Australia, 1955; Biggles Makes Ends Meet, 1957; Biggles on Mystery Island, 1958; Biggles' Combined Operation, 1959; Biggles Goes Home, 1960; Biggles Sets a Trap & Biggles Goes Alone,1962; Biggles and the Plane That Disappeared & Biggles Takes a Hand, 1963; Biggles and the Black Mask, 1964; Biggles Looks Back, 1965. All with dust - wrappers.

Sold for £750

W.E. Johns: Biggles: A collection 9 Brockhampton Press 1st. Edition titles from the 1960s - Biggles and the Leopards of Zinn, 1960; Biggles and the Poor Rich Boy, 1961; Biggles Takes it Rough, 1963; Biggles Investigates & Biggles and the Lost Sovereigns, 1964; Biggles and the Blue Moon, 1965; Biggles in the Terai & Biggles and the Gun Runners, 1966; Biggles and the Deep Blue Sea, 1968. All with dust -wrappers.

Sold for £1,400

Burton R.: A plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, now entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Sixteen volumes (ten volumes plus six volume supplement). Benares, printed by the Kamashastra Society for private subscribers only, 1885-1888, 1st. Edition. Very good, near fine set in a qtr binding, gilt, teg, marbled eps

Sold for £650

Autograph Album, probably once the property of Rana Taggart, soprano vocalist, featuring the autographs of some well known 19th./20thC.composers and soloists who have frequently supplemented their signatures with musical notation and verse or prose. Celebrities and soloists included are Humperdinck, Fanny Davies, Joachim, Steinbach, German and Nellie Melba. There are other signtaures which are as yet indistinct. The album also includes some accomplished sketches and water colours together with loose period photgraphs. Together with one other smaller album containig the autograph of Eddie Calvert & others.

Sold for £400

Prisoner of War WW2 Archive. A collection of documents & photos relating to Robert William Chaston, an RAF Pilot Officer whose bomber aircraft was shot down over Germany 23.8.43. He was then held as a Prisoner of War. The archive includes a 'scrap book/album' compiled by his parents during his imprisonment which features official correspondence relating to the loss of his aircraft and his eventual capture, Red Cross letters, official POW correspondence, photos of aircrew and colleagues. Also included is a contemporary map indicating the location of POW camps in Germany.

Sold for £440

William Morris and Company (Ruskin House) Ltd: Metal Casements, Stained Glass, Decorative Ironwork. C. 1923. Folio in a coarse, light brown, buckram binding with a black printed design on the upper boards. Substantial paper and brown card leaves together with glazed pages and colour plates, illustrating available stock in the three categories together with measurements and price lists. Scarce and in very good condition.

Sold for £480

Late Victorian photograph Album, C.1895, featuring the original work of an amateur photographer. Locations include Windsor & other districts in London including the River Thames together with rural areas like Ragdale. Possibly a unique 'period' record of life and times.

Sold for £420

Gary Larson: The Complete Far Side, 2003. 1st. Edition. Signed, limited edition 1890/2000. Vols. 1 & 2, Folio, full maroon leather binding, gilt with colour pictorial onlay, aeg. Signed certificate of limitation bound in as frontis. Colour and black and white cartoon illustrations in chronological sequence 1980 - 1994. Both volumes housed in a two tone fabric lined drop-down box. Published with each set was an additional full-sized colour print signed by Larson with the same limitation number. Scarce and near fine.

Sold for £600