Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 837:
Lot 837
The Ashes' England v Australia 1953. Magnificent 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 England and the Australian touring teams plus an image of the Ashes urn. Signatures include Hutton, Compton, May, Evans, Wardle, Laker, Lock, Trueman, Statham, Bedser, Hassett, Miller, Lindwall, Johnston, Davidson, Harvey, Benaud, Tallon, Morris 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. One of the most decorative cricket plates made by the Worcester factory. Very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £110
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 838:
Lot 838
New Zealand 1958. Royal Worcester bone china plate produced by the factory to commemorate the New Zealand tour of England in 1958. The plate bears the printed signatures in gilt of all members of the New Zealand touring team visiting Worcester for the opening match of the tour. Signatures include Reid, Cave, Blair, Sutcliffe, Moir, Sparling, Petrie, Alabaster etc. The plate measures approx 10.5" diameter with gilt signatures to centre with decorative gold edging to rim and inscription 'New Zealand Cricket Team 1958. Worcester, May 1st'. To reverse is the Royal Worcester mark in gilt. Rare. Good/very good condition in box
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Lot 839:
Lot 839
South Africa 1960. Royal Worcester bone china plate produced by the factory to commemorate the South African tour of England in 1960. The plate bears the printed signatures in gilt of the South Africa touring team visiting Worcester for the opening match of the tour. Signatures include McGlew, Goddard, Adcock, Tayfield, Pithey, McLean, Fellows-Smith etc. The plate measures approx 10.5" diameter with signatures in gold to centre with decorative gold edging to rim and inscription 'South African Cricket Team 1960. Worcester, May 4th'. To reverse is the Royal Worcester mark. Rare. Very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £70
Lot 840:
Lot 840
New Zealand 1973. Royal Worcester bone china plate produced by the factory to commemorate the New Zealand tour of England in 1973. The plate bears the printed signatures in gold of the New Zealand touring team visiting Worcester for the opening match of the tour. Signatures include Congdon, G.Turner, Parker, Collinge, Hadlee, Pollard, Howarth etc. The plate measures approx 10.5" diameter with signatures in gold to centre with decorative gold edging to rim and inscription 'New Zealand Cricket Team 1973. Worcester, 30th April'. To reverse is the Royal Worcester mark. Rare. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 841:
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'Century of Centuries'. Seventeen limited edition Coalport and Royal Grafton china plates, each commemorating a player achieving a 'hundred hundreds' during his first class career. The plates are Don Bradman, W.G. Grace, Jack Hobbs, Len Hutton, Frank Woolley, Herbert Sutcliffe, Wally Hammond, Denis Compton, Les Ames, Colin Cowdrey (2), John Edrich, Dennis Amiss, Tom Graveney, Graham Gooch, Vivian Richards and Geoffrey Boycott. All with original presentation boxes. Sold with various other cricket plates including Middlesex County Champions 1976, Kent/Middlesex County Champions plate 1977, two Royal Worcester plates of 'Eton v Harrow at Lord's' and 'Darling Buds of May. The Cricket Match' plus two Royal Doulton plates 'The Cricket Match' by Petula Stone and 'Wellington over the Boundary'. All limited edition. Qty 24. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £78
Lot 842:
Lot 842 Lot 842
Royal Doulton 'Bunnykins' tableware series. Excellent collection of eleven original pieces of tableware from the 1930's, four signed 'Barbara Vernon' including a plate, a cereal bowl, a dish, a child's dish with three partitions, an oval bowl, a circular bowl with raised sides, a cup, two mug (both different sizes), a two handled cup and a money box. Five pieces featuring the beach scene of rabbits playing cricket and the other six pieces showing various scenes including a rabbit carrying his cricket equipment, assisted by two mice. All of the pieces feature the running rabbit image to borders/rims and to base have the Bunnykins tableware backstamp, four of the pieces with printed date of 1936. Minor wear to the image on one of the plates, one minor chip to the circular bowl, hairline crack to the two handled cup otherwise no cracks, chips or faults noted. An interesting selection of the 'Bunnykins series'
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Introduced in 1934, Bunnykins tableware depicted Mr. and Mrs. Bunnykins and other rabbits dressed in human clothing, in colourful rural and small-town English scenes, transfer-printed on white china, many featuring the beach cricket scene. The chinaware line originated with artwork by Sister Mary Barbara Bailey (© Barbara Vernon Bailey), the daughter of Cuthbert Bailey, general manager of Doulton during the 1930s. Unbeknownst to the public, Mary Barbara Bailey was not a professional illustrator, but a nun in the Augustinian Canonesses of the Lateran. Sister Mary Barbara provided illustrations to the designers of Doulton & Co. to be used on tableware. The earliest pieces, signed "Barbara Vernon" (Sister Mary Barbara Bailey), are quite rare and highly prized. Vernon died in March 2003
Lot 843:
Lot 843 Lot 843 Lot 843
Childs cricket tableware. Good selection of seventeen original pieces of tableware featuring cricket. Includes a 1920's tinplate hot/warming plate featuring a cricketing rabbit, seven pieces featuring bears playing cricket by Grindley & Co including small cup, small bowl, saucer, larger plate, larger bowl etc, a small plate and saucer with images of a kangaroo batsman, a teapot and plate with dogs playing cricket by Staffordshire Teaset Co Ltd etc. Some faults to odd pieces including hairline cracking, fading to image, odd chips otherwise overall good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £15
Lot 844:
Lot 844
Childs plate. Victorian Staffordshire small plate with scene of boys, one holding a cricket bat, with a man holding a basket to centre with the wording 'The basket he open'd, the parcel was flown, George was silent, and scarcely could lift up his eyes, for the cake he had hid was his own'. The scene to centre highlighted with colour. Floral pattern around rim. 6" diameter. Some loss to scene, minor firing mark to back, minor wear to plate edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 845:
Lot 845
Childs plate. Victorian Staffordshire small plate with scene of boys, one holding a cricket bat, with a man holding a basket to centre with the wording 'The basket he open'd, the parcel was flown, George was silent, and scarcely could lift up his eyes, for the cake he had hid was his own'. The scene printed in green/blue. Floral pattern around rim. 6" diameter. Hairline crack to left hand side, minor wear to plate edge otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 846:
Ashes commemorative cricket plates. Australia 1977 (Royal Stafford), England Jubilee Test 1977 (Royal Stafford), England v Australia 1980 Centenary Test (Coalport) and Ashes Centenary 1982 (Coalport). All in boxes. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10
Lot 847:
Lot 847
'Marylebone Cricket Club. 1787-1987'. Wedgwood china plate produced to commemorate the Bicentenary. 10.75" diameter. In original presentation box. Very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £18
Lot 848:
Lot 848
'Golliwog Cricketer'. Large handpainted ceramic figure of a golliwog batsman made by Carltonware. To the front of the base there are the initials 'G.S.C.C.' standing for Golden Shred Cricket Club. This figure was a trial piece, limited edition 60/120. Carltonware stamp to base. 8" tall. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £440
Lot 849:
Lot 849
'War of the Roses'. Rarely seen group of four ceramic cricketing figures of a red rose batsman, a white rose wicket-keeper, a white rose fielder and King Richard III as the umpire. The figures are wearing full lustre body armour with white or red rose decorating their helmets. The stumps have tall red and white roses growing up and each player has a red or white rose to the chest of his tunic. Richard III wearing a gold crown is depicted giving the red rose batsman out with his finger. There is an impressed name to the side of the bases of the figures which appears to say 'Dempot' or 'Denspot'. Maker and date unknown. It is not known how many groups of these figures were actually made. All approximately 5.5" to 6" high. Restored break to the umpires finger otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £100
Lot 850:
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Don Bradman. Toby jug depicting a caricature head of Bradman wearing the baggy green (although coloured brown) as the main vessel and a cricket bat and ball as the handle. White slip and glaze with coloured highlights on the cap and handle. Made by Marutomoware, Japan c1935. Lacking stamp to base. Approximately 3.75" tall. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
Lot 851:
Lot 851
Sydney Francis Barnes, Warwickshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, England & Wales 1894-1930. Commemorative Staffordshire transfer printed ribbed mug with vignette of Barnes, wearing cap, in batting pose to centre, with inscription 'Syd. F. Barnes-Famous International Bowler' to reverse a shield with 'Brilliant bowling by Barnes-obtained six wickets for 24 runs. The English team in Australia 1908'. Some wear and marks to rim otherwise in good condition. Approx 4.5" high. A rarely seen mug. Sold with a similarly decorated plate with Barnes to centre with inscription 'Syd. F. Barnes-Famous International Bowler'. Chip and hairline crack to top right hand border, odd firing marks otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £170
Lot 852:
Lot 852
Victorian Cricket Jug. An exquisite 19th Century Staffordshire jug with transfer printed decoration in black, to either side, of a cricket match, with tents and church to the background, with an oak leaf design to both inner and outer rim, the handle with crossed bats, stumps and balls. 4" tall. Minor wear to handle otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £150/200
Hammer price: £340
Lot 853:
Lot 853
Victorian Cricket Jug. A large and impressive 19th Century Staffordshire jug with the body decorated in cream glaze with central figures of a batsman stood next to a wicket with a bowler or fielder stood to the side, decorated above with the Prince of Wales feathers within a looped cartouche, strap handle to side. Approximately 8" tall. Some wear to the jug, with two chips and several minor hairline cracks to the rim, some wear and staining to the spout and more general wear to the body and base otherwise in good condition. A rare jug, not previously seen by the auctioneer
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £360
Lot 854:
Lot 854
Cricket mug. Extremely large Staffordshire waisted mug with strap handle, with cream background and three raised figures of a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, highlighted in blue and green, believed to be Lillywhite, Pilch and Box. c1860's. Floral decoration between figures in silver lustre. 5.25" tall, 5.5" diameter. Some loss to paint on figures otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare in this size. Sold with original sales invoice when purchased in 2002
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £190
Lot 855:
Derbyshire County Cricket Club 'Centenary' 1870-1970. A rare Royal Crown Derby pedestal duchess tray with Derbyshire C.C.C. emblem to centre with floral design to raised sides, limited edition of 500. 9.25"x7.25". In maroon and gold original box with titles in gilt to lid, also contains the original three page auction brochure and price list for the range of Centenary items being sold in 1970. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 856:
Lot 856
George Duckworth. Lancashire & England 1923-1938. Large New Hall Pottery white water jug, printed with an oval colour portrait of Duckworth in wicket keeping pose. Crossed bats, stumps and ball crest to verso. Circa 1930. Approximately 7" tall. New Hall Pottery of Hanley, with stamp to base. Very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £410
Lot 857:
Lot 857 Lot 857
Jack Hobbs 1925. Plaster bust of Hobbs wearing cricket cap by E. Sheen. Produced to 'Aid the Middlesex Hospital Reconstruction Fund 1925'. Hobbs signature to plaster front, details and date to verso. Chip to base otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38
Lot 858:
Lot 858 Lot 858
Victorian Staffordshire figure of a young child cricketer dressed in a green smock holding a cricket bat to side. Approximately 6" tall. '137' printed to base. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 859:
Lot 859 Lot 859
'Young England's sister'. Continental bisque figure of a young girl dressed in three-quarter dress holding a cricket bat on naturalistic base. Approx 9.5" tall. Minor hairline crack and some wear to base otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 860:
Lot 860 Lot 860
Continental coloured porcelain figure of a boy cricketer holding a wooden cricket bat. Figure wearing white tunic and trousers with decoration in blue highlighted with gold lustre, wearing a pale blue cap and yellow gloves. Approx. 7.5" tall. Makers number to inside base. Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £25
Lot 861:
Lot 861
'The Ashes'. England v Australia. Bisque souvenir ashtray, probably produced in the 1930's or possibly earlier, in the form of a shell surmounted by a lion and kangaroo holding a cricket bat. Indistinct No. 6327 to back. Approx 3.25" diameter by 3.25" high. Good condition. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £160
Lot 862:
Lot 862
'Where should the Ashes be?'. A Staffordshire oval shaped ceramic dish with the figures of a lion and kangaroo in sepia, the former holding a cricket bat and the latter holding a cricket ball. Above this is the symbol for 'The Holborn Restaurant'. Circa 1930. 7.5" wide. Two sets of stamps to base for 'Bridgwood, London' and 'Hotel & General, London'. Some wear to lustre on edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
A similar dish was sold in the M.C.C. Bicentenary auction as lot 752 in April 1987The Holborn Restaurant is situated at 252 High Holborn, London
Lot 863:
Staffordshire replica cricket figures. A good selection including 'The Batsman Group', 'Caesar & Parr', 'Military Batsmen', 'Tennis & Golf', 'W.G. Grace', 'The Boy Batsman', 'The Boy Bowler' etc. Odd faults, good
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 864:
'The Bowler, the Batsman and the Wicketkeeper'. Set of three H.J. Wood ceramic toby jugs of cricketers. 7" tall. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 865:
Lot 865
Crested cricket bags. Two large crested china cricket bags with colour emblems for 'Tottenham' and 'Swindon'. Approx 4.5" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 866:
Lot 866 Lot 866
Crested cricket bag. Medium crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Edenbridge' with rare and unusual 'Cricket Week. Tonbridge' inscription to verso. Clifton China. Approx 4" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 867:
Lot 867
Crested cricket bags. 'South West'. Four medium crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Weston Super Mare' (Florentine China), 'Exeter', 'Bournemouth' (Civic China) and 'Torquay' (Florentine China). Approx 4.25" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 868:
Lot 868
Crested cricket bags. 'South'. Four medium crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Hastings' (Florentine China), 'Hastings & St Leonards' (Coronet Ware), 'Cheltenham' (Florentine China) and 'Southampton' (Cyclone China). Approx 4.25" long. Minor wear and peeling to the glaze on the 'Hastings & St Leonards' bag otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 869:
Lot 869
Crested cricket bags. Four medium crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Galashiels' (Keltic China), 'Great Yarmouth' (Spall China), 'Arms of Norwich' (Florentine China) and 'Arms of Monmouth' (Carlton China). One 4" the other three 4.25" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 870:
Lot 870
Crested cricket bags. Four medium crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Nottingham', 'Leicester' (Spall China), 'Llanwhtyd Wells' (Victoria China) and 'Abersychan' (Coronet Ware). Approx 4.25" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 871:
Lot 871
Crested cricket bags. Four small crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Windsor' (Arcadian China), 'Birmingham' (Arcadian China), 'County Borough of Grimsby' (Arcadian China) and 'Burnham on Crouch' (Botolph China). Approx 3" long. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 872:
Lot 872
Crested cricket bags. Five small crested china cricket bags with colour emblem for 'Havant' (Arcadian China), 'Babbacombe' (Swan China), 'Worthing' (Arcadian China), 'St Just' (Arcadian China) and 'City of Bristol' (Arcadian China). Approx 3" long. Minor wear to the 'Worthing' bag otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £28
Lot 873:
Lot 873
'Out First Ball' and 'The Hope of his Side'. Two Kinsella porcelain caricature spill vases of the young boy as a batsman. Printed title below wickets and bat. 'Copyright' stamp impressed to base. German, circa early 1900's. Approximately 5.5" tall. The first vase has some fading to the boy's red shirt and some loss to the peak of his hat otherwise in good condition. The second figure in much better overall condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
Lot 874:
Lot 874
'Out First Ball'. Kinsella porcelain caricature spill vase of the young boy holding his bat with broken wickets having been bowled. Printed title below wickets and bat. 'Copyright' stamp impressed to base. German, circa early 1900's. Approximately 5.5" tall. Sold with a ceramic ashtray with 'Kinsella' boy batsman wearing hat and holding bat, after Kinsella. The vase has loss to top of bat handle, some fading to the boy's red shirt and a chip to the peak of his hat otherwise in good condition. The ashtray in generally good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £25
Lot 875:
Lot 875
'Out First Ball' and 'The Hope of his Side'. Pair of 'Kinsella' like porcelain caricature spill vase of the young boy of the young boy as a batsman. The figures unusually coloured in pastel shades with yellow shirts, pink trousers and blue boots with gilt dotted highlights. No printed title below and no copyright stamp impressed to base. Probably German, date unknown. Approximately 5.5" tall. Both in good/very good condition. Not previously seen by the auctioneer
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £70
Lot 876:
Lot 876
Kumar Shri Ranjitsinhji. Sussex & England 1895-1920. A Macintyre & Burslem stoneware jug with transfer printed image of Ranjitsinhji, full length in batting pose. Registration number R319664 for 1898 to base. Approx 4.25" high. Note inside the jug reports that heavy restoration has been made to the rim, minor wear to player image otherwise in good condition. A rare jug even with restoration
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £1400
Lot 877:
Lot 877
Doulton Lambeth stoneware mug in art nouveau style, with three moulded relief vignettes of cricketers, a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, Abel, Woods and McGregor in white on a brown background, with floral leaf decoration above and below in green and green/blue. Strap handle in brown glaze. 5" tall. Incised to base with Doulton Lambeth, number '172' and makers marks. Undated but around 1880/90's. Good to very good condition
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £650
A rarely seen and very appealing shaped mug with an art nouveau twist
Lot 878:
Lot 878
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, blue and brown glaze. Strap handle in brown glaze. Approximataly 6" tall. Incised to base with Doulton Lambeth and makers mark for junior assistant, Fanny Sayers, c1880/90's. Excellent example of this rare cricketing ceramic. Very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £650
Lot 879:
Lot 879
W.G. Grace. Doulton Lambeth stoneware jug with pale body and dark brown rim, decorated with three portraits/roundels of W.G. Grace, K.S. Ranjitsinhji and George Giffen within scrolling foliage. Two tone brown strap handle. Produced in 1896. Approx 7" high. Impressed Doulton Lambeth stamp and factory mark to base '325'. Chip to inner edge of rim otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £330
Lot 880:
Lot 880
Cricketing jug. Large Doulton Lambeth stoneware jug of bulbous form, moulded in relief with vignettes of cricketers, a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, Abel, Woods and McGregor in beige on a brown background. With stylised floral leaf and flower Art Nouveau decoration to top and beneath in brown, green and blue glaze. Strap handle in brown glaze. Approximately 7" tall. Incised to base with Doulton Lambeth and makers mark, c1880's. Impressed stamp No. 156 to base and makers mark 'P.P.' for assistant, Helena M. Pennent 1881-1891. Excellent example of this rare cricketing ceramic. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £700
Lot 881:
Lot 881 Lot 881
Jack Hobbs. Staffordshire transfer printed jug with portrait vignette of Hobbs, head and shoulders, wearing M.C.C. cap and blazer to one side and crossed bats, stumps and ball to the other. c1920's. 'Made in England' stamp to base. 5" tall. Two hairline cracks to sides, some wear to rim, some wear to handle edges, minor chipping and wear to base, loss to gold lustre decoration otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 882:
'Young England's sister'. Large continental bisque figure of a young girl dressed in three-quarter dress holding a cricket bat on naturalistic base. Approx 12.5" tall. Some wear to base edges otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £30
Lot 883:
'Young England and Young England's sister'. Continental bisque figures of a boy, wearing cap holding a cricket ball and a young girl dressed in three-quarter dress holding a cricket bat, both on naturalistic bases. Approx 8" tall. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Lot 884:
Lot 884
Otley Cricket Club (Leeds). Small attractive white jug, with looped handle, decorated to handle and rim and printed in blue 'Otley Cricket Club' in banner to side. 4.5" tall. Good
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 885:
Lot 885 Lot 885
Beatrice Mallett. A small child's mug printed with colour figures of two boys in caps playing cricket by Beatrice Mallett. Rhyme to verso. Made by Paragon with stamp to base and number 636. 2.75" tall. Hairline crack to reverse. G previously sold in the Keith Crump auction of ceramics
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £10
Lot 886:
Lot 886
'Worcestershire County Cricket Club County Champions 1964'. Small fine bone china pin dish with a mono view of the county ground, New Road, Worcester with title to outside edge. Gilt lustre to edge. Royal Worcester, 1964. 4" diameter. VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £35
Lot 887:
Lot 887
'Hambledon'. Unusual Griffin China teddy bear with colour crest of 'Hambledon, Hants', bats, stumps and ball, in shield to centre with 'The Cradle of Cricket' in scroll below to back of the bear 'Teddy Bear'. Gilt lustre to eyes, paw ends, ears, mouth and nose. Reg no. 525025. Approximately 4" high. Good condition. Rarely seen
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 888:
Lot 888
'Hambledon'. Crested china napkin ring with the coat of arms for 'Hambledon. The Cradle of Cricket' to side. Gold lustre to edges. Griffin China. Minor wear to edge. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Lot 889:
Cricket mugs. Two similar Staffordshire waisted mugs with strap handles and beaded rims. With three relief moulded figures of a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, believed to be Lillywhite, Pilch and Box. Floral decoration between figures. Silver lustre. c1870/80's. Rare. 3.5". One, a little stained, very tiny hairline crack near rim otherwise in good condition, the other with chipping to base and small hairline crack, chip and crack to handle otherwise in generally good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 890:
Lot 890 Lot 890
'Maurice Tate'. Sandland ceramic tankard with transfer printed colour image of Tate in bowling pose to front and unusually Sussex C.C.C. emblem to reverse. To inside rim the name 'Maurice Tate'. Gilt lustre to rim and handle. 4". Sandland stamp to verso. Good/very good condition. A variant of the standard Sandland Tate mug which usually has 'Old Father Time' to reverse and has Tate's name below the figure on the front. Rarely seen
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 891:
'Lewis Cage as a Batsman' and 'Lord's Cricket Ground- The Pavilion. Marylebone Cricket Club'. The first, a larger Sandland ceramic tankard with transfer printed colour image after Francis Cotes to front. Gilt lustre to rim and handle. 4.75". Sandland stamp to base. The second with transfer printed image of the pavilion at Lord's with old father time to verso. Gilt lustre to rim and handle. 3.75". Sandland stamp to base. Both in good/very good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £15
Lot 892:
Lot 892 Lot 892
'T. Emmett. The Celebrated All England Bowler'. Large ceramic two handled loving cup with impressed inscription to one side with raised hunting dogs in naturalistic scene below and floral decoration above and to the other a scene of two raised huntsman, with a dog with floral decoration above. A hunting dog forms each handle. Date unknown but could well be contemporay with the end of his career, perhaps a celebratory piece. The cup measures 6" tall by 7.5" wide. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £300
Tom Emmett played for England in seven Test matches on the 1876/7, 1878/9 and 1881/2 tours to Australia. He played 298 matches for Yorkshire, Captaining the side 1878-82 and also played for Northamptonshire, pre first-class in 1870
Lot 892a:
Lot 892a
Norman Walter Dransfield Yardley. Cambridge University, Yorkshire & England 1935-1955. Curved wooden clothes brush with the inscription 'C.J. Yardley, Hatter, Outfitter & Draper, Church Street, Royston' to side. Christopher John Yardley was Norman's Grandfather. The brush was bought from the store by the vendor's grandmother. 'C. Milnes. Wakefield' maker, stamped to handle. 9.5" long
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £65
Lot 893:
Lot 893 Lot 893 Lot 893
Herbert Sutcliffe, Yorkshire & England 1919-1945. W. Ellis Moorcroft of Bramley commemorative transfer printed mug for 'Herbert Sutcliffe World Record Maker, 4 Centuries in 5 Test Matches' with vignette of Sutcliffe in batting pose. With Pudsey Corporation crest and his England v Australia Test records for 1924-1925 to side and to reverse side are his England and Australia Test records for 1924-1926, detailed within a printed cricket ball. Stamp to base. 4" high. Lustre to rim and handle. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: £240
Lot 894:
Lot 894 Lot 894
Hedley Verity. Yorkshire & England, 1930-39. W. Ellis of Bramley commemorative mug for 'Hedley Verity, England's Famous Spin Bowler' with vignette of Verity in bowling pose. Verity's 'England and Australian Test Records' to verso, ten wickets v Warwickshire 1931 and ten wickets v Nottinghamshire 1932 'including the Hat Trick' and creating World Record figures of 19.4 overs, 16 maidens, 10 wickets for ten runs' . Stamps to base. Gilt lustre to rim and handle. Approx 4" high. Small chip rim otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £250/350
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 895:
Lot 895 Lot 895
George Herbert Hirst. Yorkshire & England 1891-1929 and Wilfred Rhodes. Yorkshire & England 1898-1930. Unusual W. Ellis of Bramley commemorative mug featuring both players. To front, 'George H. Hirst, Yorkshire's Celebrated All Round Cricketer. His record score against Leicestershire (341) May 1905' with vignette of Hirst in batting pose and to verso 'Wilfred Rhodes, Yorkshire's Celebrated Bowler' with vignette of Rhodes in bowling pose to reverse. With stumps, crossed bats and ball in between images. Approx 4" high. Sadly, lacking handle, hairline crack, odd small chip and wear to base and rim. In need of restoration. These mugs, featuring both Yorkshire stalwarts, are rarely seen
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £70
Lot 896:
Lot 896 Lot 896
David Denton & Schofield Haigh of Yorkshire. Scarce commemorative transfer printed mug with vignette of Denton in batting pose with title 'David Denton. Always a favourite' to one side. To the other a vignette of Haigh in bowling pose with title 'Schofield Haigh. One of Yorkshire's heroes'. To the side and in between the two vignettes are, at the base are a set of stumps with a cricket ball and above crossed cricket bats. Large joined hairline cracks in 'v' shape to the right and left of the handle, chip within the crack, chip and wear to rim otherwise in good condition. Approx 4" high. Despite the mugs condition, a rare mug, sold only twice before by the auctioneer
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £600
Lot 897:
Lot 897
Cricket tile. Victorian 'Malkin Edge' cricket tile, printed in brown with a hand coloured scene of a Tudor batsman and a wicket-keeper, with decoration of crossed bats and ball to corners. 6" square. c1895. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 898:
Cricket ceramics, novelties etc. Three boxes comprising a miscellany of cricket mugs, cricket dog book ends, tankards, figures, teapot, golly egg cups, cricket bat clothes brush, a few pieces of 'Foley Ware' with cricket scenes, 'Out for a Duck'. Beswick figure of a duck batsman, Gloucestershire C.C.C. placemats etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: withdrawn
Lot 899:
Cricket games. A good selection including some earlier ones from the 1940/60's. Includes 'Crickspin', 'Dice Cricket', 'Run-It-Out', 'Fan Mails', 'Timpo Cricket', 'Subbuteo' (2), 'Test Match', 'Connecttv Cricket', 'Wills Woodbine Cricket Game', 'Googly', 'Cricket E Winks', 'Amersham Pin-Cricket Bagatelle', 'Balyna Discbat Cricket' etc. In three boxes plus odds. Uncertain if all games are complete, some wear, some faults. Includes a few further cricket items which are not cricket games
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 900:
Lot 900 Lot 900
W.G. Grace. Large Royal Doulton ceramic caricature toby jug of W.G. Grace wearing M.C.C. cap, with cricket bat and ball handle. Approx 7" tall. 1996. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 901:
Lot 901 Lot 901 Lot 901
Village cricket bowl. Staffordshire 19th century bowl, transfer printed in sepia with three scenes of village cricket, with church and tents to background, to sides, floral and oak leaf inner rim decoration. Hand coloured in green, burgundy and yellow. Approx 6.5" diameter and 3.75" tall. c1850/60. Some wear and a chip to rim, three chips to rim otherwise in good condition for its age. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 902:
Lot 902 Lot 902
Staffordshire 4" waisted cricket mug with strap handle and beaded rim, with cream background and three raised figures of a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, believed to be Lillywhite, Pilch and Box. c1870. Silver lustre floral decoration between figures. Some loss to lustre otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 903:
Lot 903 Lot 903
Staffordshire 4" waisted cricket mug with strap handle and beaded rim, with cream background and three raised figures in white of a batsman, bowler and wicket keeper, believed to be Lillywhite, Pilch and Box. c1870. Silver lustre floral decoration between figures. Loss to the majority of the lustre, small hairline crack to rim otherwise in good condition. Sold with a similar smaller mug in blue with similar figures, hairline crack down one side near handle and across base otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 904:
Cricket ceramics etc. Selection, Sandland Ware ceramic tankard with transfer printed image of Davies scoring. Gilt lustre to handle and rim. 4.75" tall, 'Mr Dumkins of Muggleston C.C.' (Pickwick Papers). Small plate/ pin dish depicting Mr Dumkins walking out to bat. Newhall Pottery. 4.5" diameter, a glass paperweight featuring a photograph of R.E.S. Wyatt with signature to piece, a further glass paperweight featuring the County Ground at Hampshire and a large table lighter made by 'McMurdo' featuring cricket scenes to each side (worn). Qty 5. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10
Lot 905:
'The Right Spirit'. Original Teachers Whisky wooden box with image of boys playing cricket and Teacher's Whisky advertising printed to inside boards. 16.75"x10.5". 4" deep. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £10
Lot 906:
Lot 906
Cricket snuff box. A black lacquered papier mache oval snuff/pill box with hinged lid, believed to be circa 1870/80's. The lid painted with a cricketing scene of boys playing cricket with trees in background. The box measures approx 2.5"x1.75". Some loss to top edge of the painted image on lid otherwise in good condition. Sold with a Victorian bakerlite brown vesta case, modelled as a book, depicting a batsman, and a golfer on the reverse. Approximately 2"x1.5". Small loss to edge, small glue(?) dots to sides. Qty 2
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 907:
Lot 907
'To Play with Grace'. Cricket snuff box. Victorian papier mache oblong snuff box. The hinged lid painted with a cricketing scene featuring Grace. The box measures approx 2.5" long, 1.5 " wide and .75 " deep. Minor wear otherwise in good condition. Rarely seen
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £110
Lot 908:
Lot 908
Cricket snuff box. Large Victorian papier mache oblong snuff box. The hinged lid painted with a cricketing scene, after Hayman's painting of 1740. The box measures approx 4" long, 1.5 " wide and 1 " deep. Minor wear otherwise in good condition. Rarely seen
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £140
Lot 909:
Lot 909
Cricket bat candlesticks. An excellent pair of silver plated candlesticks modelled from three crossed cricket bats with ball to top, each on a circular base. Makers marks to top of base, which appear to be 'DOB', each in a shield. Despite research, the maker has not been identified. The candlesticks measure 8" high. An impressive pair in very nice condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £170
Lot 910:
Lot 910 Lot 910 Lot 910
Victorian cricket buttons. Excellent complete set of six Victorian brass cricket shirt buttons. Each button having a sepia celluloid image of a cricketer wearing cap executing the basic skills of the game. Four depict various batting positions, one fielding and the other bowling. Some minor surface wear otherwise in good condition. In modern oblong presentation box. These buttons are not often seen
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 911:
Lot 911
Victorian cricket buttons. Excellent complete set of six Victorian brass cricket shirt buttons. Each button having a colour image of a cricketer. Three of fielders, one of a wicketkeeper, one of a bowler and one of a batsman, all different. In original presentation box with metal back clips. c1890's. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £130
Lot 912:
Lot 912
Cricket belt buckle. Exquisitely detailed Victorian brass buckle with impressed image of a cricket scoring tent with two scorers and a cricketer with bat laying on the ground with title in scroll to base 'Scoring'. The tent with crossed bats to canopy and to right hand side the scoreboard with the operator in top hat to side. The score reads 138 runs for 7 wickets, trees to background with decorative border surround. Approximately 2.25"x2". Minor wear to top edge otherwise in good/very good condition. A rarely seen buckle, possibly modelled on Fred Lillywhite's scoring tent
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £170
Lot 913:
Lot 913
Cricket belt buckle. A bright and attractive Victorian brass buckle with impressed image of crossed cricket bat and stumps with balls next to them, within a cricket belt with buckle featuring two sets of stumps and a scoring tent. 2.5"x2". Very good condition. A lovely example of a belt buckle
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 914:
Lot 914
Cricket belt buckle. An unusual attractive Victorian brass buckle with impressed image of a fielders hand grasping the ball, two pairs of cricket stumps to either side with a bat to top border. Title in scroll beneath 'Caught Sir' 2.5"x2". Good/very good condition. A rarely seen buckle
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 915:
Lot 915
Cricket belt buckle. An attractive Victorian brass buckle with impressed image of a cricket bat to centre with two oval decorated cartouches to either side with crossed bats, stumps and ball to each. Approximately 3"x2". Good+ good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £190
Lot 916:
Lot 916 Lot 916
W.G. Grace c1896. Electroplated tulip vase cast with a figure of Grace standing with bat in front of a filigree tree in art nouveau style with replacement glass flute. Stamped 'W.W.H. & Co' (W.W. Harrison & Co, Sheffield) with registration number to base. 5.5" tall. The flute measuring 4.5" tall. Some loss and wear to branches of tree, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 917:
Lot 917 Lot 917
'A souvenir from the Universal Theatres Concession Co. Chicago. Ill'[inois]. A metal rimmed circular token with image of a batsman to one side and printed details to verso. 2" diameter. Made in Germany but sold or given away in American movie theatres in the early 1900's. A rarely seen item
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
There was apparently also a footballer token produced but any examples are very scarce
Lot 918:
Lot 918
Victorian cricket cuff links. Pair of gold metal cuff links, each having a circular colour cameo image of a cricketer. A batsman to one, and a fielder to the other. The batsman appears to be Lord Hawke of Yorkshire. Rarely seen. Good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £100
Lot 919:
Lot 919
Silver cricket buttons. Two early cricket button, each with figure of a batsman and stumps. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 920:
Lot 920
Cricket bat pendant. Nine carat gold cricket bat pendant with loop suspension to end of handle. Acquired at the Burlington Arcade, London. 9ct hallmark to bat. 14 grams. VG
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £240
Lot 921:
Lot 921
Cricket bat tie clip/brooch. Nine carat gold cricket bat tie clip/brooch inlaid with three small rubies to splice of the bat and a pearl to face of the bat. Acquired at the Burlington Arcade, London. No hallmark but presumed 9 carat. 5 grams. VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 922:
Lot 922
Charles Burgess Fry. Early 20th century bronze colour spelter figure of C.B. Fry wearing cricket cap and open neck shirt portrayed in wicket keeping pose surmounting a clock. This was the main centre item of a three piece garniture, all featuring Fry as a wicket- keeper, batsman and bowler. The wicket-keeper with clock is the rarest of the three pieces. 12" tall. The clock appears original but does not appear to be in working order. Lacking mounting screw to one foot otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 923:
Lot 923
Cricketing toast rack. Silver metal (plated?) toast rack with six divisions with balled and cricketer feet. Handle in the form of a cricketer's belt and buckle with crossed stumps motif, to middle with crossed cricket bats, stumps and ball. 7" long by 7" tall. Very good condition. Appears modern
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 924:
Lot 924
Cricket Cruet Set. Edwardian silver plated cruet set comprising salt, pepper and mustard pots. The three legs and feet in the form of cricket bats and balls. Handle and pot holders each in the form of a cricketer's belt and buckle with crossed stumps motif. The mustard pot with spoon. Approx. 5.5" high. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 925:
Lot 925
'For the Ashes'. A silver plated [?] circular ashtray cast with a figure of a kangaroo holding a cricket bat to rim, three feet in the shape of cricket balls. The kangaroo 3.5" high. To base reg number to base 649429. Makers mark for Atkins Brothers of Sheffield. Also 'Expressly for J.M. Dempster. York Street, Sydney' to base. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 926:
Lot 926
Cricket clock. Unusual and attractive silver plated mantel clock of arched form, decorated in relief in a brass coloured metal with a cricketing scene depicting, who appears to be, W.G. Grace striking the ball with fielders and a tent to background, floral decoration to borders. The clock mounted above the cricket scene, again with floral decoration to borders. Approximately 9" high by 6.25" wide. Folding metal handle support to back. Registration number 143385. Some wear to silver plate otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £130
Lot 927:
Lot 927
Cricket themed egg coddler. Large and impressive silverplated [?] circular cricket ball shaped domed egg coddler supported on crossed cricket bat and stump legs. The top of the dome with bat and wicket finial, warming pan beneath. Approximately 9" tall. Registration no to base. Unusual. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 928:
Lot 928 Lot 928 Lot 928
Cricket pin cushion. Edwardian brass metal pin cushion, the cushion on the head of a cricketer wearing cap, the eyes of the cricketer made from coloured green stones. Supported on crossed bat feet. Very unusual. 3" tall
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £100
Lot 929:
Lot 929
'Throwing the Cricket Ball 1869'. Silver plated tankard with glass star shape engraved base. The machine tooled decorative tankard with oval cartouche inscribed within '1st Prize. Throwing the Cricket Ball. A.H.B.H. U.C.L. 4th June 1869'. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 930:
Lot 930
Roger Tolchard. Leicestershire & England 1965-1983. 'With compliments from The Board of Control for Cricket in India 50th Test. England v India. Calcutta 1st January 1977'. Silver metal cigarette case with engraved detail to lid and Indian emblem. 4.5"x3.5". Presented to Tolchard who played in the Test match. Previously sold by Knights as part of the Roger Tolchard collection
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
The match was played at Eden Gardens, Calcutta and England won by 10 wickets. Willis got seven wickets in the match and Tony Greig made 103, Tolchard 67
Lot 931:
Lot 931
Graham Dilley. Kent, Worcestershire & England 1977-1992. Pewter tankard presented to Dilley to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Melbourne Cricket Club in 1988. The tankard with Melbourne Cricket Club emblem to centre has the following inscription above and below 'M.C.C. 150 years. Graham Dilley. Bicentennial One Day International. Australia v England. 4.2.88'. The tankard stands 4.25" high. Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Australia won the match by 22 runs
Lot 932:
Lot 932
Derek Randall. Nottinghamshire and England 1972-1993. Brass coloured decorative tankard with bone (?) handle with inscription to side 'Presented by Benud Behari Dutt, Diamond Merchant, Calcutta 1& 25. Sold with signed note from Randall 'This tankard was given to me in India in 1977'. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £10
Lot 933:
Lot 933 Lot 933
'S.E.L.A. Cricket League 1902'. Attractive shield shaped silver and red and white enamel medal by Fattorini & Sons of Bradford. To the verso of medal it reads 'H.W.D. Secy. First Division Winners 1902'. Good set of clear hallmarks. In original box. Sold with a silver plated dish with lid with inscription 'Presented to J.W. Jackson by Tideswell Cricket Club 1921'. 5"x5". Qty 2 G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10
Lot 934:
Len Hutton. Yorkshire & England 1934-1955. Conical-shaped pewter tankard, with ornate handle, presented to Hutton by Jack Appleyard, a supporter and organiser of the Verity Memorial match which Hutton played in held in 1944. The jug is engraved to side, 'To Len Hutton- Thank you for the many hours of pleasure your cricket has given us- Jack and Mary Appleyard'. 7" tall. Two dents to verso otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 935:
Lot 935 Lot 935
Commonwealth tour of India 1949/50. Steel presentation gift with engraved crossed bats and ball to top, and engraved 'Commonwealth vs. East Zone (India) Jamshedpur 7. 8. 9. 10. Jan. 1950'. To verso 'With compliments of TATA, Jamshedpur'. 3"x3". Recipient unknown. Good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £30
The Commonwealth XI won by ten wickets, George Tribe taking eleven wickets in the match
Lot 936:
Lot 936
Surrey C.C.C. Robertson's Golden Shred Golly badge c1936/1939. A 1.5" enamelled metal lapel Golly badge showing a cricketer batsman with 'Golden Shred' slogan to chest and 'Surrey' to scroll below. Maker's stamp 'H.W.Miller Ltd B'Ham.18 Regd Appd' to verso. The badge attached to rare original advertising backing card. Creasing to advertising card, the badge in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £280
Lot 937:
Lot 937
Robertson's Golden Shred Golly badges. A collection of sixteen golly badges, each depicting a cricketer batsman (one baseball). Includes one original cricketer badge c1970s with makers stamp to verso, 'R.F.V. Gomm, B'Ham 1'. The remainder appear to be quality reproduction badges with no maker's marks, thirteen with a county or country name to lower scroll. Names are Sussex, Somerset, Surrey, Kent, Hampshire, Gloucester, Notts, Essex, South Africa, Australia, India, New Zealand and G.S.C.C. (Golden Shred Cricket Club). Each approx. 1.5". G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
Lot 938:
Lot 938
Australian tour of England 1948. Collection of nine rare metal pin badges featuring members of the 1948 Australian team. Each badge features a player, head and shoulders, with name printed below. Players are Bradman, Hassett, Barnes, McCool, Morris, Toshack, Johnston, Miller and Brown. G
Estimate: £80/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 939:
Lot 939
'W.G. Grace. Champion Cricketer of the World'. Large cotton handkerchief commemorating a Century of Centuries by Grace. The handkerchief has a central portrait of Grace three quarter length in cricket attire holding a cricket bat, with biography and record of each individual score and opponents to outer border. Decorated with cricket bats and balls in a floral outer border. Produced in 1895 the handkerchief is printed in black print. 23" square. Some ageing and minor staining, generally good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 940:
Lot 940
England v New Zealand 2004. Official 'Test Series Winners' medal for the 2004 three match series which England won 3-0. Recipient unknown. 1.75" diameter with green 'npower' sponsor's ribbon. Some tarnishing to the medal, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25
Lot 941:
Lot 941
Nigel Plews, Test umpire. A Sheffield pewter hip flask in the form of a cricket bat with removable wooden handle. The flask presented to Plews inscribed 'Texaco Trophy England v Australia 1989' with emblem to centre. Sold with certificate of authenticity. Also a collection of programmes, booklets etc from Plews' own collection. Includes an official programme for England v West Indies, Old Trafford, 30th June- 5th July 1988, signed to the front cover by Plews, Colin Milburn and Trevor Bailey, a programme for England v India, The Oval, 23rd-28th August 1990, signed to a page by Bill Frindall etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 942:
Lot 942
'Test Match Centennial. England Australia 1877-1977'. Commemorative crystal wine glass with engraved inscription to side decorated with early cricket stumps and bats. Makers name (illegible) and number to base. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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