Catalogue and condition report for 25th October 2023

Estimates do not include the buyer's premium of 17.5%, realised prices (where shown) do include this premium. No VAT applies.

Lot Description & Condition Estimate (£) Price (£)
A Book, Lowestoft China by A.E.Murton, 1932 (hardback)
5-10 35.25
B Auction Catalogue, Spelman of Great Yarmouth, China Collection of John Owles, 1872 (hardback)
5-10 5.88
C Variety in Lowestoft Porcelain by M.Corson, 1992. Signed by author (paperback)
5-10 17.63
D Books (3): Lowestoft China Factory by F.A.Crisp 1908, Catalogue of Lowestoft China by F.A.Crisp 1907 (hardbacks) some illustrated specimen pages from publications by F.A.Crisp, 1909 (paperback)
100-120 94
Thumbnail 1 Blue & white coffee cup, sunflower pattern
Chipped & overpainted finial of handle with small crack
30-40 Not sold
Thumbnail 2 Small blue & white butterboat painted with island scene
Crack to handle, chip to rim
70-90 111.63
Thumbnail 3 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug, Mandarin pattern
Restored beak
60-70 129.25
Thumbnail 4 Polychrome teabowl, Mandarin pattern with two figures
Hairline crack
30-40 47
Thumbnail 5 Large coffee cup with ear-shaped handle, two bird pattern
Crack with associated chip
30-40 32.90
Thumbnail 6 Blue & white teapot, printed flower & moth pattern, crescent mark
Chip at tip of spout, some grittiness under glaze. No cover
60-80 60
Thumbnail 7 Blue & white oval butter tub, 12.5cm
Some staining at rim and base
80-120 129.25
Thumbnail 8 Small 11.7cm blue & white moulded sauce boat painted with two porter pattern, dm 17
Chip to the beak, minor rim chipping, hairline crack
40-60 44.65
Thumbnail 9 Polychrome coffee cup, Tulip Painter
Crack from rim
100-120 129.25
Thumbnail 10 Unusual late ogee-shaped polychrome teapot & cover painted with cornflower sprays
Long horizontal body crack. Small chips to cover
300-400 399.50
Thumbnail 11 15cm blue & white bowl, Mansfield pattern, crescent mark
50-60 Not sold
Thumbnail 12 Blue & white teabowl & saucer with pagoda & fenced garden
Teabowl has tiny chip, slight staining to rim. Star crack under saucer
50-60 82.25
Thumbnail 13 Blue & white saucer, fence & root pattern
Crack from rim, star crack under base
10-15 11.75
Thumbnail 14 Polychrome coffee cup, rose pattern
A few small stained spots to rim, small stain on handle, chip under footring
60-80 76.38
Thumbnail 15 Small 13cm polychrome teapot & cover, Mandarin yellow window pattern
Spiral body crack
40-60 82.25
Thumbnail 16 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug, rose sprays in iron red cartouches, jagged green border
Horizontal body crack, associated staining
60-70 70.50
Thumbnail 17 Blue & white basin shaped patty pan, flower sprays and central moth
Staining to base, staining and chips at rim
80-100 88.13
Thumbnail 18 Blue & white relief moulded coffee cup, scroll border, dm 8
Handle broken off and reglued
140-160 Not sold
Thumbnail 19 Polychrome teabowl, rose pattern
Hairline crack
25-30 25.85
Thumbnail 20 Fluted polychrome teabowl, Bungay pattern
40-60 141
Thumbnail 21 Coffee pot & cover, dollshouse fern pattern
Piece broken & reglued to rim under handle, hairline crack from rim & stain under spout. Rebuilt knop
120-140 293.75
Thumbnail 22 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug, green Redgrave pattern
Small chip to spout
140-160 176.25
Thumbnail 23 Blue & white patty pan, central moth
Some spotting
80-120 94
Thumbnail 24 Teapot & cover, dollshouse fern pattern
Cracks & heavy chips to rim, stress crack top of handle
160-180 188
Thumbnail 25 Polychrome teabowl & saucer, Mandarin yellow window pattern
Teabowl has rim chip, reglued & inside grittiness. Saucer has tiny rim chip
140-160 152.75
Thumbnail 26 3 flower print caddy with cover
Restored cover
350-380 411.25
Thumbnail 27 Polychrome teabowl, rose pattern
Small stress crack, discoloured
55-60 56.40
Thumbnail 28 Polychrome coffee cup, flower decoration
140-160 Not sold
Thumbnail 29 Polychrome teabowl, pink flower
55-60 70.50
Thumbnail 30 Coffee cup with moulded carnations, polychrome floral decoration
Crack around base
450-500 500
Thumbnail 31 Polychrome teabowl, rose pattern
Small rim crack, small stain on rim
55-60 Not sold
Thumbnail 32 Dollshouse pattern cup, ear shaped handle
140-160 188
Thumbnail 33 Small 10.5cm blue & white teapot & cover, painted pagoda, deep border
Cover chipped and cracked
400-450 458.25
Thumbnail 34 Miniature blue & white sucrier & cover, 6.5cm diameter
650-700 998.75
Thumbnail 35 Small blue & white 6.5cm teabowl, Mansfield pattern, crescent mark
50-60 45
Thumbnail 36 Miniature blue & white teabowl & saucer, 3 flower print
Crack to teabowl, tiny chip to saucer
170-190 211.50
Thumbnail 37 Miniature blue & white teapot & cover, 3 flower print, 9cm
450-500 493.50
Thumbnail 38
Tiny glaze chip to beak
500-550 1116.25
Thumbnail 39 Miniature blue & white teabowl, 3 flower print, crescent mark
60-70 82.25
Thumbnail 40 Miniature blue & white saucer, mark 14
Broken & glued
25-30 25.85
Thumbnail 41 9.5cm blue & white bowl, printed flowers
Small chip to rim
40-60 47
Thumbnail 42 Small leaf shaped pickle dish Hairline crack
100-120 152.75
Thumbnail 43 11cm blue & white bowl
Large rim chip
40-60 58.75
Thumbnail 44 Teabowl, dollshouse pattern
50-70 56.40
Thumbnail 45 Teabowl, two bird pattern
Small chip, hairline crack
30-40 Not sold
Thumbnail 46 Saucer, dollshouse pattern
Hairline crack, small chip, another faint hairline crack
30-40 32.90
Thumbnail 47 15cm bowl, dollshouse pattern
Rim chip
40-60 47
Thumbnail 48 Sparrowbeak jug, two bird pattern
Beak & bottom of handle restored
100-140 152.75
Thumbnail 49 Polychrome teapot & cover, Curtis pattern. Ex Disbrey collection.
Grittiness on handle & spout, filled rim chip to cover
120-150 188
Thumbnail 50 Coffee pot & cover, dollshouse pattern
Cover broken & restored, hairline crack to pot
220-260 258.50
Thumbnail 51 Blue & white teabowl & saucer, Robert Browne pattern, crescent marks
120-140 199.75
Thumbnail 52 Blue & white sparrowbeak jug, cannonball pattern
140-160 235
Thumbnail 53 Blue & white jug & cover, printed pagoda & figures in a Chinese river garden scene, 22cm
350-400 399.50
Thumbnail 54 Polychrome coffee cup with ear-shaped handle and saucer, green Redgrave pattern, ex Wheeler collection
180-220 199.75
Thumbnail 55 Polychrome coffee cup & saucer, cornflower pattern, green line border, sold in this saleroom April 2018
120-160 176.25
Thumbnail 56 Blue & white relief moulded Hughes-style cream boat, 14cm length, chinoiserie decoration, mark 3
180-220 199.75
Thumbnail 57 23cm scalloped oval, pierced blue & white basket with twisted handles and applied flowers and leaves, chestnut print
Restoration by one of the handles
200-250 305.50
Thumbnail 58 Polychrome teabowl & saucer, rose pattern with line & loop border in pink & green Teabowl has hairline crack.
Saucer has internal body crack
80-120 94
Thumbnail 59 Late fluted teabowl & saucer with central cornflower, blue rim & twined border. Sold in this saleroom April 2018
Bowl has factory flaw with associated small stain and body crack
100-140 Not sold
Thumbnail 60 Teabowl & saucer, floral sprays in pencil & gilt, central cornucopia, ex Wheeler collection
160-180 199.75
Thumbnail 61 Saucer, Robert Browne pattern, crescent mark, sold in this saleroom April 2018
100-120 141
Thumbnail 62 Polychrome fluted teabowl & saucer, scalloped edge, decorated with flowers & ribbons
Factory flaw underneath footring of teabowl
120-140 164.50
Thumbnail 63 Blue & white teabowl & saucer, tree and fence decoration
100-140 152.75
Thumbnail 64 Large 13cm blue & white rib moulded sparrowbeak jug, painted in the Meissen style with crossed swords mark
Hairline crack
160-200 352.50
Thumbnail 65 Polychrome teabowl & saucer, green & pink design
Saucer has two cracks from rim & star crack underneath
80-120 94
Thumbnail 66 Polychrome teabowl & saucer painted with pink flowers and swag border, sold in this saleroom April 2018
Chip inside footring of teabowl
140-160 152.75
Thumbnail 67 Polychrome saucer, rose pattern, sold in this saleroom October 2019
80-120 117.50
Thumbnail 68 Polychrome fluted teabowl, cornflower sprigs, feather & dotted line border
60-80 Not sold
Thumbnail 69 Small 11cm blue & white teapot & cover painted with flowering spray and a large moth
Horizontal body crack, crack on spout
300-400 470
Thumbnail 70 Blue & white teapot & cover 12cm painted with buildings, bridges and flowering trees
Cracks round body of pot
300-400 352.50
Thumbnail Thumbnail Thumbnail 71 24cm blue & white jug & cover painted with pagoda and cottages in a river island scene, within a fine cartouche
Restored lengthwise crack and some interior staining to jug
400-600 450
Thumbnail Thumbnail 72 Rare moulded scallop shell dish with 3 angular feet, painted with flowering root, 13.5cm x 14.7cm Minute rim chip
2000-3000 2000
Thumbnail Thumbnail 73 Model of a swan, with beak and eyes painted in brick red and black
Restoration to neck
2300-2600 2820
Thumbnail 74 Blue & white sucrier & cover, painted in Mansfield pattern the cover with closed flower knop & relief moulded stem & leaves, decorator's mark
Chip to footring
450-500 517
Thumbnail 75 Blue & white sparrowbeak jug, painted with flowering root
Small firing crack & graze to tip of beak
300-340 Not sold
Thumbnail 76 Blue & white scalloped coffee cup, printed flower sprigs and blue rim
200-250 Not sold
Thumbnail Thumbnail 77 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug, Curtis pattern
300-340 Not sold
Thumbnail 78 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug, Thomas Rose pattern
300-340 Not sold
Thumbnail 79 Blue & white patty pan painted with flowers & leaves, central flower, 10.7cm diameter, mark 6
300-350 Not sold
Thumbnail 80 Small blue & white teabowl 6cm & saucer 8.4cm, 3 flower print with double line border
160-240 176.25
Thumbnail 81 Fine rare blue & white inkwell of waisted shape, 7cm diameter base, 6cm height, painted with garlands of leaves & flowers, ex Wheeler collection
Little firing crack at base, small stained firing crack to body
4000-4500 Not sold
Thumbnail 82 Fine rare blue & white mustard pot & cover, painted with trailing flowers and leaves
2500-3000 Not sold
Thumbnail 83 Rare polychrome oval ribbed tureen & cover, 14cm x 11cm, painted with floral sprays, iron red trailing leaf border
Cover has some factory discolouration under glaze. Tureen has a rim chip & associated crack
1000-1500 1057.50
Thumbnail 84 Large 11cm blue & white sparrowbeak jug, sunflower pattern, decorator's mark
300-350 399.50
Thumbnail 85 Blue & white plate with scalloped edge, 23cm, pinecone print
500-600 Not sold
Thumbnail 86 Rare blue & white teapot inscribed Iohn. & Eliz. Gibbs 1770 within a cartouche, painted with a floral spray on the reverse, with cover inscribed I * E G, also in a cartouche and decorated with a floral spray and relief moulded leaf & stem. Mark 5 on pot
Cover is missing the flower knop and has 2 chips to the rim
5000-6000 Not sold
Thumbnail 87 Polychrome shell moulded dolphin ewer, Redgrave pattern in iron red & blue, internal flower sprig
180-220 199.75
Thumbnail 88 Blue & white fluted sparrowbeak jug painted with flower sprays and a gold rim
250-280 282
Thumbnail 89 Moulded blue & white sauceboat, 16cm, decorated with rose print and painted border
300-350 Not sold
Thumbnail 90 Blue & white waisted coffee can painted flowering sprays from a root, mark 2
400-450 470
Thumbnail 91 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug, Curtis pattern, double red line border
2 small factory flaws
140-160 223.25
Thumbnail 92 Blue & white coffee cup painted with flowering spray and a large moth, ex B Leake collection
400-450 493.50
Thumbnail 93 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug, floral spray and 3 sprigs
Hairline crack each side of beak
150-180 164.50
Thumbnail 94 Miniature blue & white teapot & cover and teabowl & saucer, all painted with Chinese river island scenes (4 items)
1100-1200 1410
Thumbnail 95 Blue & white moulded dolphin ewer, floral decoration inside & out
180-200 Not sold
Thumbnail 96 Blue & white saucer, boy on bridge pattern, 13.4cm diam
280-320 317.25
Thumbnail 97 Fine Tulip Painter sparrowbeak jug, painted with tulip in a spray of flowers & flowering sprigs, ill. Godden plate 20 p28
1400-1600 1997.50
Thumbnail 98 Blue & white moulded leaf dish with naturalistic leaf handle, 11.4cm length, mark 2
Small graze
400-500 611
Thumbnail 99 Blue & white moulded leaf dish with naturalistic leaf handle, 11.4cm length, mark 3
Tiny chip
400-500 564
Thumbnail 100 Polychrome sparrowbeak jug painted with Chinese figures by a large tree & church
Tip of beak rubbed, tiny stress crack one side of beak
300-340 Not sold
Thumbnail 101 Blue & white bowl, very crisp Hughes type moulding, mark 6, 15cm, ill. Godden 2004, colour plate 75, plate 338
850-1000 940
Thumbnail 102 Blue & white coffee pot painted with Chinese fishermen, sold by D&P Mannheim of New York, sold by R. Jelllicoe
Small chip to tip of spout, chip to cover
1000-1200 1057.50
Thumbnail 103 Blue & white plate, 22.5cm, painted with Chinese boys, one with fishing rod by a decorative fence, tree & table, with a junk in the background
Small factory flaw
1000-1200 1057.50
Thumbnail Thumbnail 104 Very fine Tulip painter teapot & cover, painted with naturalistic pink flowers, gilt flower painted on knop, height 13.5cm, ex B. Leake collection
2500-3000 3642.50

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