Doulton Pottery Collection

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P1820257

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

We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale

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 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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A 1920's 'Le Concert Automatique Francais' coin-operated gramophone in an oak case with a large brass horn, d. 66.5 cm, a Brevete S.G.D.G. 'Pathe Concert' needle and record storage section enclosed by a tambour door, h. 112.5 cm (excl. horn), together with a small group of associated records and pennies

Sold for £1,200

A George III silver tea caddy having an oval gadrooned body with armorial engraving to lid. Hallmarked for London, 1786

Sold for £1100

A mid 19th century oak bookcase made by Kendal Bros. of Warwick for John Margetts of Warwick

Sold for £1700

A modern Remex brass 'mystery' timepiece, the circular white dial with black Roman numerals, the movement of ferris wheel design supporting large mental ball bearings under a five glass case, serial No. 08/03/13, h. including case 35.5 cm
*retailed by John Bull & Co., Bedford

Sold for £480

Four felt cards displaying a collection of brass and metalware livery and military buttons (approx. 210), together with a further collection of loose military buttons including Russian Police uniform buttons and others (qty)

Sold for £460

A horn handled hunting knife and sheath, the blade engraved 'From P. Ashley Cooper, Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1934', overall l. 30.5 cm, together with a spear head (2)

Sold for £750

A 20th century bracket clock, the movement striking on a gong and bell with eight chimes and repeater cord, the silvered face with Roman numerals and three subsidiary dials, within an ebonised and gilt metal mounted case, h. 71 cm

Sold for £800

A. Wilkinson: a needlwork depicting plumed birds of paradise and tropical birds, 62 x 49 cm
*This needlework is sold with a letter written by the artist, aged 82 in 1960. He describes how he never would have believed he could have completed this piece, recounting how he received the 'last sacrament' during the Boer War and was reported dead by the War Office in 1901, later spending time in nine hospitals.

Sold for £750

After Francis Stamper, London: a 19th century brass lantern clock with an anchor escapement, the movement striking on a bell, the dial with Roman numerals, on a later oak bracket,
h. 90 cm overall

Sold for £950

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

Sold for £480

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

Sold for £1,000

Alexander Warffield of London (1692-1719): a William and Mary longcase clock, the eight-day movement striking on a bell, the hood with gilding across the top, floral marquetry to the sides and barley twist supports, enclosing the silvered dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, date aperture and secondary dial surrounded by brass spandrels, within a walnut and crossbanded case with intricate marquetry and a glazed central panel.
Provenance: The vendor purchased the clock from the auctioneers in 1980. Prior to that it was the property of the Osborn family of Chicksands Priory- it is understood to have been in the family’s possession since new

Sold for £6,600

A large early 19th century Chinese export blue and white charger painted with pagodas within a floral and trellis border

Sold for £1700

After Laurence Stephen Lowry R.A. (British 1887-1976), 'Peel Park', signed in pencil and with the Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp, coloured reproduction, 37 x 75.5 cm
*Artists Resale Rights may be applicable to this lot

Sold for £1200

A group of approximately eighty cap badges relating to county and city regiments including London Rifle Brigade, Devonshire, City of London Volunteer Corps, Liverpool Scottish, Suffolk, Westmorland etc.

Sold for £440

A late 19th century fusee wall clock by John Walker, 77 Cornhill & 230 Regent Street, London, 5713, within a mahogany circular case, d. 38 cm

Sold for £550

After Jules Moigniez (1835-1894), a pair of brown patinated bronze figures modelled as stags on naturalistic bases and marble plinths, h. 75 cm

Sold for £700

A 19th century French repeater carriage clock, the movement stamped Paris and striking on a gong, marked 8289, the enamelled face with Roman and Arabic numerals, within a brass and five-glass case, h. 20 cm, in a fitted leather case

Sold for £500

A late 19th/early 20th century German violin with a two-part back, bearing a paper Stradiuarius label, together with a German ebony, metalwares and mother-of-pearl mounted bow, in a similar case

Sold for £840

Recent Highlights in Bedford Auction Centre

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

Sold for £800

A 1920's 'Le Concert Automatique Francais' coin-operated gramophone in an oak case with a large brass horn, d. 66.5 cm, a Brevete S.G.D.G. 'Pathe Concert' needle and record storage section enclosed by a tambour door, h. 112.5 cm (excl. horn), together with a small group of associated records and pennies

Sold for £1,200

After Laurence Stephen Lowry R.A. (British 1887-1976), 'Peel Park', signed in pencil and with the Fine Art Trade Guild blindstamp, coloured reproduction, 37 x 75.5 cm
*Artists Resale Rights may be applicable to this lot

Sold for £1200

A group of approximately eighty cap badges relating to county and city regiments including London Rifle Brigade, Devonshire, City of London Volunteer Corps, Liverpool Scottish, Suffolk, Westmorland etc.

Sold for £440

A late 19th century fusee wall clock by John Walker, 77 Cornhill & 230 Regent Street, London, 5713, within a mahogany circular case, d. 38 cm

Sold for £550

After Jules Moigniez (1835-1894), a pair of brown patinated bronze figures modelled as stags on naturalistic bases and marble plinths, h. 75 cm

Sold for £700

A 19th century French repeater carriage clock, the movement stamped Paris and striking on a gong, marked 8289, the enamelled face with Roman and Arabic numerals, within a brass and five-glass case, h. 20 cm, in a fitted leather case

Sold for £500

A late 19th/early 20th century German violin with a two-part back, bearing a paper Stradiuarius label, together with a German ebony, metalwares and mother-of-pearl mounted bow, in a similar case

Sold for £840

Pieter Christian Dommersen
(Dutch, fl. 1865-1913),
Fishermen on a calm coastline,
signed and dated 1902,
oil on board,
29.5 x 39 cm

Sold for £1,000

A Chinese Export metalware three piece bachelor's tea service typically relief decorated with blossoming branches, dragons and traditional scenes, Wing Nam & Co.

Sold for £1,500

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

Sold for £480

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

Sold for £1,000

Alexander Warffield of London (1692-1719): a William and Mary longcase clock, the eight-day movement striking on a bell, the hood with gilding across the top, floral marquetry to the sides and barley twist supports, enclosing the silvered dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, date aperture and secondary dial surrounded by brass spandrels, within a walnut and crossbanded case with intricate marquetry and a glazed central panel.
Provenance: The vendor purchased the clock from the auctioneers in 1980. Prior to that it was the property of the Osborn family of Chicksands Priory- it is understood to have been in the family’s possession since new

Sold for £6,600

A modern Remex brass 'mystery' timepiece, the circular white dial with black Roman numerals, the movement of ferris wheel design supporting large mental ball bearings under a five glass case, serial No. 08/03/13, h. including case 35.5 cm
*retailed by John Bull & Co., Bedford

Sold for £480

Four felt cards displaying a collection of brass and metalware livery and military buttons (approx. 210), together with a further collection of loose military buttons including Russian Police uniform buttons and others (qty)

Sold for £460

A horn handled hunting knife and sheath, the blade engraved 'From P. Ashley Cooper, Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1934', overall l. 30.5 cm, together with a spear head (2)

Sold for £750

A 20th century bracket clock, the movement striking on a gong and bell with eight chimes and repeater cord, the silvered face with Roman numerals and three subsidiary dials, within an ebonised and gilt metal mounted case, h. 71 cm

Sold for £800

A. Wilkinson: a needlwork depicting plumed birds of paradise and tropical birds, 62 x 49 cm
*This needlework is sold with a letter written by the artist, aged 82 in 1960. He describes how he never would have believed he could have completed this piece, recounting how he received the 'last sacrament' during the Boer War and was reported dead by the War Office in 1901, later spending time in nine hospitals.

Sold for £750

After Francis Stamper, London: a 19th century brass lantern clock with an anchor escapement, the movement striking on a bell, the dial with Roman numerals, on a later oak bracket,
h. 90 cm overall

Sold for £950

18th Century School,
A half-length portrait believed to be George III when Prince of Wales,
unsigned,
oil on canvas,
laid to board,
74 x 61 cm

Sold for £1,200

Recent Highlights in Books, Maps & Ephemera

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

An early 20thC Japanese story book with coloured illustrations, possibly with some hand colouring, concertina in format, 10'' x 7''. Fabric binding and 'pages'.

Sold for £500

Farsi manuscript volume of Poetry, small qto. calf binding with a floral blind-stamped design. The book features the work of the 14th. C Persian poet Hafez which has been beautifully transcribed using the original Farsi script to create an attractive two column page format with decorative calligraphic margins. Together with an additional 8vo volume featuring a printed text in the same script. Both late 19th. C.

Sold for £850

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.

Sold for £550

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.

Sold for £900

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.

Sold for £380

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

Sold for £700

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

Sold for £400

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.

Sold for £460

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.

Sold for £500

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.''

Sold for £440

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

Sold for £6,800

Royal Family & Friends at Sandringham & other Norfolk Locations - photographic archive of 24 monochrome prints dating from 1865 to 1913 (21.5 x 16.5 cm) featuring Royal Family groups, individuals and other nobillity, Sandringham House & Gardens, Runcton Hall, Hardwick Hall Suffolk, and the statue of the Prince of Wales' Horse 'Persimmon.' The photographs derive from original negatives in the possession of a member of the Gurney family (two of whom feature in one photograph) one of whose descendants consigned the archive. Each photograph has an annotated note attached to the back providing information about who or what is featured together with a date.

Sold for £620