Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 694:
Lot 694
'There's Style!'. A Royal Doulton Black Boy dinner plate, entitled 'There's Style!' printed with a boy in red jacket and a floppy hat stood in batting stance in front of the wicket. Green floral decoration to inner and outer rim. 10.5" diameter. Doulton backstamp and number 'D2864' to base. Slight loss to paint, in several places, of the green band on the inner rim of the plate, minor wear to the top of the outer rim and slight loss to the title otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £500/800
Hammer price: £950
Lot 695:
Lot 695
William Gilbert Grace. Original Coalport porcelain plate commemorating W.G. Grace's Century Of Centuries 1895, decorated in blue with central portrait of Grace and dates of each individual century and who scored against radiating out from the centre. With semi-gadrooned rim and gold line lustre decoration to edge. 9" diameter. Coalport stamp in green to back, 'In Commemoration of Dr W.G. Grace's Century of Centuries 1866-1895' in blue and pattern number X1662. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £400
W.G. Grace completed his one hundredth century by making his highest first class score of 288 v Somerset in the game in the match, Somersetshire v Gloucestershire, played at the Ashley Down Ground, Gloucester on Friday May 17th 1895
Lot 696:
Lot 696
William Gilbert Grace. MacIntyre of Burslem stoneware tobacco [?] jar and lid with finial, the side of the jar with a full length sepia portrait image of W.G. Grace in batting mode. The jar stands approximately 5" high. Registration marks to base '296287' and 'R319664' and painted mark 'M615'. Loss to lustre on rim of jar and finial of lid otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £550
Lot 697:
Lot 697
'W.G. Grace'. Large Lancashire & Sandland ware oblong ash tray with transfer printed colour image of Grace in batting pose to centre, gold lustre to edges. 9"x6". Lancashire & Sandland stamps and number '1331' to verso. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 698:
Lot 698
W.G. Grace. Coalport china plate commemorating W.G. Grace scoring a 'Century of Centuries'. Limited edition of 750 plates, this being no. 195, with facsimile signature of Grace to reverse. In original presentation box with certificate of authentication. Sold with a pair of salt and pepper pots with transfer printed colour vignette depicting W.G. Grace batting to each pot and name printed beneath. 5" tall. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £20
Lot 699:
Lot 699 Lot 699
W.G. Grace. Original Victorian cast iron circular public house table with circular wooden top and brass drinks rail, supported by three legs moulded with portrait busts of Grace, with imprinted initials 'W.G' above, wearing cricket cap to top of each leg with pierced apron of baskets of fruit centred by rosettes. Registration mark to table. Circa 1890's. Good condition
Estimate: £300/400
Hammer price: £420
Lot 700:
Lot 700
William Gilbert Grace. Original Coalport porcelain plate commemorating W.G. Grace's Century Of Centuries 1895, decorated in blue with central portrait of Grace and dates of each individual century and who scored against radiating out from the centre. With semi-gadrooned rim and gold line lustre decoration to edge. 9" diameter. Coalport stamp in green to back, 'In Commemoration of Dr W.G. Grace's Century of Centuries 1866-1895' in blue and pattern number X1662. Heavy cracking and restored breaking to plate, chip to rim otherwise in generally good condition. In need of professional restoration. Rare
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 701:
Lot 701 Lot 701
'Sri Lanka v England. 100 Years of Cricket with England. Inaugural Test Match 1982' White porcelain sugar [?] bowl with two strap handles and raised foot. The bowl in squat conical form with separate lid. Silver band on rim, foot and handles. Blue and red band on rim, red, green and orange band around waist. Transfer print images, grey St. George & dragon and red lion with sword, '100 Years of Cricket with England. Inaugural Test Match'. On reverse: 'Banquet hosted by Holiday Inn Hotel Colombo. 1882-1982 18th Feb 1982. To Commemorate 100 Years of Cricket with England and the Inaugural Test Match'. The lid with the colour flags of the two countries. Maker's mark 'Lanka porcelain' on base. Approximately 5" tall with lid. Very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £90
England won the inaugural Test match by seven wickets
Lot 702:
Lot 702
Doulton Lambeth stoneware jug, moulded in relief vignettes of cricketers, a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, Abel, Woods and McGregor in white on a brown background. With stylised floral leaf and flower Art Nouveau decoration to top and beneath in green glaze. Strap handle in brown glaze. Approximately 6" tall. Incised to base with Doulton Lambeth and makers mark of Helena Pennett and stamped number '164', undated circa 1890's. Discolouration to figures, restored break to top of strap handle where it joins the main body and outer chip to rim at the back of the vase otherwise in good/very good condition. A rare cricketing ceramic.
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £220
Lot 703:
Lot 703 Lot 703
'Mr Pickwick and Friends return from the cricket match'. 5" ceramic beaker from the 'Pickwick' by Charles Dickens series, illustrations by R.Seymour & Phiz. Two vignettes to sides. Ridgways Pottery. Slight chipping to glaze on rim otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 704:
Lot 704
'The Ashes' England v Australia 1953. Royal Worcester bone china plate produced by the factory to commemorate the Ashes series in England 1953. The plate bears the printed signatures in gold of the Australian touring team. Signatures include Hassett, Miller, Lindwall, Johnston, Davidson, Harvey, Benaud, Tallon, Morris, Ring, McDonald etc. The plate measures approx 10.5" diameter with signatures in gold to centre and rim with decorative gold edging to rim. To reverse is the Royal Worcester mark with title 'Australia Touring Side. England 1953'. Rare. Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
These commemorative plates were first produced and issued in 1938 and continued until 1973. This plate was specially made to commemorate the Ashes in 1953. Each plate was limited in number by the factory to about 50-60, one given to each member of the team and a few made available to specialist collectors
Lot 705:
Lot 705
The Cricket Club of India. Two limited edition plates produced in 2002. One is titled 'Spirit of Cricket Festival 2001-2002. The Best of the Rest of the World who played at Brabourne Stadium' and features images of Benaud, Knott, Hanif Mohammad, Miller, Sobers, Worrell, Harvey etc. The other titled 'Great Innings played at the Brabourne Stadium 1937-2002' and features Weekes (194), Hazare (309), Borde (121), Tendulkar (204no), Pataudi (200), Sobers (142no) etc. Both 10" diameter. Rarely seen plates. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £48
Lot 706:
Lot 706
Reg Simpson. 'A Century of Test Cricket'. Ceramic tankard with two images in gilt of the Melbourne Cricket Ground to sides, 1877 and 1977. With the wording 'A memento of your reunion with fellow Test cricketers from the Melbourne Cricket Club'. Tankard made by Flischer. Presented to Simpson on the occasion of the Centenary Test. Approx 5" tall. Presented to players only. Small chip to glaze to lower rim otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 707:
Lot 707 Lot 707
Reg Simpson. 'The Lord's Taverner's Trophy Presented for the Schweppes Championship'. Silver metal goblet presented to Simpson in 1981, on the occasion of Nottinghamshire won the County Championship, Simpson being Chairman of the Club at the time. 6" tall. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 708:
Lot 708
Cricket ceramics and metalware. Selection including Hampshire C.C.C. decorative spoon, 'Rowntree's Cachous' miniature metal cricket bat, M.C.C. blazer badge, 'Wellington over the Boundary' plate (Royal Doulton 1993), 'The Right Spirit'. Transfer printed 4" jug ('Teachers Whisky'), cricket clock etc. Some faults, good. Sold with a further box containing some framed cricket prints and books
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 709:
'The Bowler, the Batsman and the Wicketkeeper'. Set of three H.J. Wood ceramic toby jugs of cricketers. 7" tall. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 710:
Lot 710
Brian Close Benefit Year 1961. 'Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The Pavilion, Headingley, Leeds'. Large Sandland Ware ash tray with transfer printed image of the pavilion, to centre, with printed signature of 'Brian Close. Benefit Year 1961' beneath. 8.5" diameter. Sold with a Lancaster & Sandland ceramic trinket/cigarette box with transfer printed image of the pavilion, to centre, with printed signature of 'Brian Close. Benefit Year 1961' beneath to lid. Gold lustre to rims. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45
Lot 711:
England v Australia. Franklin porcelain ceramic tankard entitled 'The Ashes Tankard 1882-1982'. Depicting Grace and Barlow batting, Barlow bowled by Spofforth for a duck, 6.5" high. Sold with a large ceramic tankard celebrating Derek Randall making 174 runs in the Centenary Test played at Melbourne, 'Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Champions 1964'. Jasperware 5" green/grey ceramic tankard produced to commemorate the Championship win 1977, a half pint 'Arthur Wood series cricketing mug, a pint tankard for 'Somerset C.C.C. 1978-9', gold lustre to rim and base, gold emblems, the team and signatures in blue. 4.5" tall, Grace Sandland trinket tray, a ceramic vase for 'Throwing cricket ball' Salford Secondary School 1909, Mr Dumkins cricket dish and one other. Qty 9. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 712:
Lot 712
W.G. Grace. Manor potteries china caricature toby jug of Grace in M.C.C. cap. Approx 6.5" tall. H.J. Wood ceramic toby jug of 'The Bowler'. 7" tall. 'W.G. Grace'. Sandland ceramic ashtray with transfer printed image of Grace in batting pose. Gilt lustre to rim. 4.5"x4.5". Ceramic vase by R.H. & S.L. Plant, with transfer printed emblem and title for Salford Boys Secondary School 'Annual Sports, 1909. First Prize' to one side and 'Throwing Cricket Ball. R. Shrewsbury' to verso. 'Mr Dumkins of Muggleston C.C. (Pickwick Papers)'. Small plate/ pin dish depicting Mr Dumkins walking out to bat. Newhall Pottery. 4.5" diameter. Royal Winton ceramic tankard of 'Somerset C.C.C. 1978-9'. Qty 6. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 713:
Lot 713
George 'Gubby' Oswald Browning 'Gubby' Allen. Cambridge University, Middlesex & England 1921-1950. 'England v Australia 1930'. 'Lathin' Swiss 17 jewel wristwatch with yellow gold hands and numbers and brown leather strap. No. 319686. Presented to Allen with inscription to back of watch 'England v Australia, Lord's 1930. G.O. Allen from Board of Control'. It is not known if this was from the 'Australian Board of Control'. A rare unique watch. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £230
Lot 714:
Lot 714
'England v Australia 1861-1961'. Hallmarked silver ashtray with England and Australian emblems to centre and wording England v Australia 1861-1961' to borders. In original presentation box. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 715:
Lot 715
'The Catch'. Zaglo lead crystal glass decanter with cricket scenes engraved to all four sides plus the stopper. Limited edition 172/500 produced, with certificate. Glass piece broken to end of stopper not affecting its use. An attractive decanter
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 716:
Lot 716 Lot 716
Metal match box case. Metal case with image of a club cricket team to one side and a calender for 1921 to the other. To side 'Any photograph copied on a matchcase by C. Westnutt, Photographer, Pudsey (Leeds). Some rusting otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 717:
Lot 717
Geoffrey Boycott. Yorkshire & England 1962-1986. Silver metal cigarette case presented to Boycott by the Cricket Club of India in Bombay, 11th November 1981. The case, approx 4"x3.5"x1.5", has the Indian emblem to lid with inscription 'Presented by The Cricket Club of India to the players who participated in the one day limited overs match between England and the CCI. Presidents XI for the benefit of the disabled on 11th November 1981 at Bradbourne Stadium, Bombay'. Sold with signed note of authentication from Boycott. Generally good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 718:
Cricket bottles. Attractive glazed ceramic earthenware cricket ginger beer bottle, c1880/90's, with 'The Rhyl Mineral Water Co. Limited' with cricket stumps and bails, bat and ball to side of bottle. Bottle made by G. Stiff of Lambeth. Approx 6.5" tall. Sold with a glass lemonade bottle with 'B. Noble of Birstall' with figure of a batsman, stumps and ball to side of bottle. Approx 7" tall. Chips to the mouth of the ceramic bottle otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 719:
Lot 719 Lot 719 Lot 719
Cricket Cup. Large and impressive silver plated two handled cup with excellent floral decoration to front and inscription 'Presented by G.M. Pelling', to verso similar decoration with cricket scene to centre with match in progress with batsman, wicket keeper and fielders, floral decoration to base. Hallmarks to base, circa 1880/90's. 11.25" tall. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £10
Lot 720:
Lot 720 Lot 720 Lot 720
M.C.C. v All India 1936. Large silver plated circular salver with scalloped beaded edges, on ball and claw feet. Inscribed to the face 'M.C.C. v India at Lord's May 1936. Hospitals Cricket Match. 1936. In aid of the Funds of the West London and Richmond Hospitals'. Also inscribed with signatures of the eleven members of the M.C.C. team and thirteen members of the India team. M.C.C. signatures are Allen, Moore, Wyatt, Holmes, Human, Price, Sims, Bowes, Peebles, Valentine and Hendren. India signatures include Hussain, Nayudu, Jahangir Khan, Elahi, Wazir Ali, Nissar, Hindelkar, Banergee etc. 14.5" diameter. Maker's mark of Walker & Hall, Sheffield to verso. Significant wear and bleeding to plate, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
M.C.C. won the match by ten wickets. Huma was top scorer in the match with 115 runs in M.C.C.'s first innings
Lot 721:
Lot 721 Lot 721
Aubigny C.C. 1895/96. A silver plate goblet with ornate floral engraved decoration and inscription. 'Presented by G.F. Bennett Esq, Aubigny C.C. Best Bowling Average Season 1895-6. Won by E.J. Metcalfe 13.15'. Maker's mark to underside of 'Meriden Britannia Company. Quadruple Plate. 197 S U.S.A.'. 8" tall. Some tarnishing to plate, dents to rim, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Aurigny C.C. appears to have been active in the late 19th century in New South Wales, Australia. The Meriden Britannia Company was founded in Connecticut in 1852 and by the 1870s was considered the largest silverware company in the world. It was incorporated into the International Silver company in 1898
Lot 722:
Lot 722
Cricket tankard. EPNS silver plated pint tankard presented to players for a match between a 'Central Lancashire League XI and an Australian XI, 2nd August 1949' to mark the 'Centenary of Incorporation' of the County Borough of Oldham. 4.5" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 723:
Lot 723
Three wooden shields with colour county emblem for Essex, Middlesex and Yorkshire, each 6"x7", and a framed Worcestershire county emblem, 6"x7". Qty 4
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 724:
Lot 724
Three cricket games. 'Owzthat' in original small tin box, with original printed instructions c1950s/1960s. Some wear to lid otherwise in good condition. 'Webster's Yorkshire Bitter Bar Cricket Game' in original small tin with printed instructions in good condition. 'Wills's Woodbine Cricket Game'. A tin 'Wills's Woodbine Cricket Game' c1930s in good condition. Sold with a silver metal cricket figure, possibly a car mascot, approx. 4" high. G/VG Qty 4
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold

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