Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

NB: An additional item with cricket interest is being sold as lot 1580 in this catalogue.

Lot 314:
Lot 314
'Ready for Chances'. A Royal Doulton 'Black Boy' bone china dinner plate, entitled 'Ready for Chances' printed with a boy in red shirt, yellow waistcoat and a floppy hat crouched awaiting a catch (as if in the slips). Green floral decoration to inner and outer rim. 10.25" diameter. Doulton backstamp and number 'D2864' to base. Circa 1907. Minor firing faults to back edge of plate otherwise in very good condition. A rare 'Black Boy' plate
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £600
Lot 315:
Lot 315
'I was'nt Ready'. A Royal Doulton 'Black Boy' bone china dinner plate, entitled 'I was'nt ready' printed with a boy in red shirt, yellow waistcoat and a floppy hat looking glum with his wicket broken behind him. Green floral decoration to inner and outer rim. 10.25" diameter. Doulton backstamp and number 'D2864' to base. Circa 1907. Minor firing faults to back edge of plate otherwise in very good condition. A rare 'Black Boy' plate
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £950
Lot 316:
Lot 316
'Ready for Chances'. A Royal Doulton 'Black Boy' bone china beaker, entitled 'Ready for Chances' printed with a boy in blue polka dot shirt, red waistcoat and a floppy hat crouched awaiting a catch (as if in the slips), 'The All Black Team' crest to reverse. Green floral decoration to top rim. 4" tall. Doulton backstamp and 'E4336' to base. Circa 1907. Very good condition. A rarer 'Black Boy' item
Estimate: £500/800
Hammer price: £1700
Lot 317:
Lot 317
'The Boss'. A Royal Doulton 'Black Boy' bone china vase, entitled 'The Boss' printed with a boy in red shirt and a floppy hat, wearing an umpires's coat and holding a bat, 'The All Black Team' crest to reverse. Green floral decoration to top rim. 5.5" tall. Doulton backstamp and 'E4336' to base. Circa 1907. Very good condition. A rarer 'Black Boy' item
Estimate: £500/800
Hammer price: £1900
Lot 318:
Lot 318
'Next Man In'. A Royal Doulton 'Black Boy' bone china vase, entitled 'Next Man In' printed with a boy in red shirt and a floppy hat, sitting on his bat, waiting to go in. 'The All Black Team' crest to reverse. Green floral decoration to top rim. 5.5" tall. Doulton backstamp and 'E4336' to base. Circa 1907. Very good condition. A rarer 'Black Boy' item
Estimate: £500/800
Hammer price: £1800
Lot 319:
Lot 319
'I was'nt Ready' and 'Good for Fifty'. A very rare Royal Doulton 'Black Boy' teapot, entitled to one side 'I was'nt ready' printed with a boy in red shirt, yellow waistcoat and a floppy hat looking glum with his wicket broken behind him and to the other 'Good for Fifty' printed with a similar boy in batting pose at the wicket. Green floral decoration to top rim and spout end and to separate teapot lid. Green loop handle. Approximately 4.5" tall. Doulton backstamp and number 'D2864' to base. Circa 1907. Minor firing faults to base edge of the teapot, some crazing to glaze otherwise in good/very good condition. A very rare 'Black Boy' item
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £3000
Lot 320:
Lot 320
'There's Style' and 'The Boss'. A Royal Doulton 'Black Boy' tobacco jar, entitled to one side 'There's Style' printed with a boy in red shirt and a floppy hat standing in front of his stumps in batting pose and to the other 'The Boss' printed with a similar boy wearing an umpire's coat and holding a bat. Green floral decoration to top rim. Approximately 4.5" tall. Doulton backstamp and number 'D2864' to base. Circa 1907. Very minor chip to edge otherwise in very good condition. A very rare 'Black Boy' item
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £850
Lot 321:
Lot 321
'Ready for Chances'. A very rare tiny Royal Doulton 'Black Boy' bone china vase, entitled 'Ready for Chances' printed with a boy in blue polka dot shirt, red waistcoat and a floppy hat crouched awaiting a catch (as if in the slips), 'The All Black Team' crest to reverse. Green floral decoration to top rim. 1.75" tall. Doulton backstamp and 'Copyright' to base. Circa 1907. Very good condition. A rarely seen 'Black Boy' vase
Estimate: £400/600
Hammer price: £950
Lot 322:
Lot 322
'There's Style' and 'Good for Fifty'. An extremely large Royal Doulton 'Black Boy' spittoon, entitled to one side 'There's Style' printed with a boy in red shirt and a floppy hat standing in front of his stumps in batting pose and to the other 'Good for Fifty' printed with a similar boy in batting pose at the wicket. Green floral decoration to top rim of base and to outer and inside of rim. The spittoon measures 7.5" tall and 7.5" diameter. Doulton backstamp to base. Circa 1907. Minor crazing to glaze otherwise in very good condition. A very rare 'Black Boy' item
Estimate: £800/1200
Hammer price: £3500
Lot 323:
Lot 323
Cricket Dish. An attractive rectangular kidney shaped hand painted dish by Joan Allen. The image features two teddy bears and two gollywogs playing cricket with house to background. Signed with initials 'JA' to plate. 8.5"x5". G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: withdrawn
Joan Allen worked in the Derby Potteries during the 1930s and 1940s as an illustrator under Clarice Cliff and in other Wilkinson Potteries where Clarice Cliff worked
Lot 324:
Lot 324
Cricket Bowl. An attractive hand painted bowl by Joan Allen. The image features two teddy bears and two gollywogs playing cricket with house to background. Signed with initials 'JA' to plate. 6.75" diameter. Pink border edge. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £130
Lot 325:
Lot 325 Lot 325
Cricket jug. An attractive hand painted jug by Joan Allen. The image features a teddy bear and a gollywog playing cricket. Signed with initials 'JA' to plate. 5" tall. Pink border rim and handle. G/VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £130
Lot 326:
Lot 326 Lot 326
Cricket mug. A hand painted china mug by Joan Allen featuring three golliwogs playing cricket, one holding a bat, waving, the other holding a cricket ball. Signed with initials 'JA' to plate. Title 'Here's to all good sports'. Approx.3.25" tall. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £110
Lot 327:
Lot 327
Cricket Plate. A hand painted china plate by Joan Allen featuring two golliwogs and a teddy bear playing cricket, the bear holding a coin/ball?, and the golliwog holding a cricket ball. Signed with initials 'JA' to plate. Title 'Heads or Tails'. Border and rim decoration with gilt edge. 'Cuba' stamped to back. Approx 7" diameter. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £110
The plate, due to its decoration and look, appears to have been produced at a different time to the previous Allan lots
Lot 328:
Lot 328 Lot 328
Cricket teapot. A small china teapot with to one side, three golliwogs playing cricket with title (faded) below, to the other a group of golliwogs entitled 'A Golliwog Family'. To base 'Best English China'. Approx 3.5" tall. Date of production or series unknown. The lid of the teapot possibly not the original. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Lot 329:
Lot 329
Cricket bat. Crested china cricket bat with colour emblem for 'Glasgow'. Caledonian China. Approximately 4.75" long. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £150
Lot 330:
Lot 330
Cricket cap. Crested china cricket cap with colour emblem for 'Ascot'. 2.5" diameter. Dainty China. Slight loss to the title 'Ascot' otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £160
Lot 331:
Lot 331
'Hambledon'. Crested china Greek urn with the coat of arms for 'Hambledon. The Cradle of Cricket'. Gold lustre to rim. Temple porcelain. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £95
Lot 332:
Lot 332
'Lindfield'. Straight sided crested china cylindrical vase with cricket crest of Lindfield. Arcadian China. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £55
Lot 333:
Lot 333
Crested cricket bags. Two large crested china cricket bags with colour emblems for 'Ipswich' and 'Felixstowe'. Approx 4.5" long. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £28
Lot 334:
Lot 334
Crested cricket bags. One large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Bromley', approx. 4.5" long, and a medium crested cricket bag for 'Bradford', approx 4" long. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 335:
Lot 335
Crested cricket bag. Large crested china cricket bag with colour emblem for 'Bexhill-on-Sea', approx. 4.5" long. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 336:
Lot 336
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: £30/40
Hammer price: £20
Lot 337:
Lot 337
'Peter May' Surrey & England 1950-1963. A glazed pottery figure of Peter May standing in batting attire with bat to side with name in gilt lettering to front of base. Incised signature of M. Mitchell Smith to back of base. 12" tall. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £95
Lot 338:
Lot 338
'Freddie Truman. Yorkshire & England'. A glazed pottery figure of Freddie Trueman modelled full length, wearing Yorkshire colour, in bowling action. Incised to base with title and signed R. Underwood. 9" tall. Issued apparently in a limited edition number. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
Lot 339:
Lot 339
'A Yorkshire batsman'. A glazed pottery figure of batsman modelled full length, wearing Yorkshire cap, in batting pose. Incised to base with title and signed R. Underwood. 7.5" tall. Issued apparently in a limited edition number. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 340:
Lot 340
'How's That'. A glazed art deco plaster figure of a cricketer catching the ball, modelled full length by Eric Walker. Indistinctly marked to base 'How's That'. Eric Walker. 13" tall. Minor wear, odd mark/small chip to base otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 341:
Lot 341
Cricket jug. Large attractive Westerwald cobalt blue stoneware cricket jug, moulded in relief with five cameo panels of a batsman, believed to be W.G. Grace, in different poses coloured in dark . The body decorated with vine and sprig decoration in cobalt blue on a grey background. The handle decorated with boater and boots Approx 10.5" high. German circa 1890. The spout of the jug has had some restoration. Minor surface crack to top inside of the jug, minor chip underneath the rim of the boater otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare in this large and impressive shape
Estimate: £500/700
Hammer price: £900
Lot 342:
Lot 342
Cricket jug. A white mid 19th century Staffordshire salt-glaze jug, the hexagonal bulbous body divided into six panels with cricketers wearing top hats, being Pilch, Clarke and Box. The panels highlighted in a darker cobalt blue. Above and below are stylised floral decorations and scrolled handle on hexagonal foot. 7" tall. circa 1850. Some 'bleeding' to cobalt blue highlights, minor wear to spout, minor wear to base otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £175
Lot 343:
Lot 343
E.P. Kinsella. A green plate with centre image of the boy cricketer in batting pose in front of the wicket and title 'The Hope of his Side', after Kinsella. The boy dressed in red shirt with blue trousers. Outer edge with floral pattern decoration. 9.5" diameter. Minor surface cracking to back of plate otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 344:
Lot 344
Cricket plate. 'Cadbury's Cocoa. The Oldest and still the best. Absolutely Pure Cocoa'. An advertising plate for Cadbury's printed to centre with a cricket scene of a boy serving a cup of cocoa to a batsman during a game, wicket keep and fielders plus crowd and tents to background. Made by Ridgway with backstamp and mark for 1880. 9" diameter. Some minor wear to image, several chips to back of the plate, odd minor hairline cracks to edges otherwise in good original condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £280
Lot 345:
Lot 345 Lot 345
Sydney Francis Barnes, Warwickshire, Lancashire, Staffordshire, England & Wales 1894-1930. Commemorative Staffordshire transfer printed plate with vignette of Barnes, wearing cap, in batting pose to centre, with inscription 'Syd. F. Barnes-Famous International Bowler' to top rim of the plate, a shield with 'Brilliant bowling by Barnes-obtained six wickets for 24 runs. The English team in Australia 1908'. 10' diameter. The plate discoloured and appears to have had its gilt lustre restored poorly. Some firing marks and blemishes
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 346:
Lot 346 Lot 346 Lot 346
Cricket plate circa 1910. A rare Choisy Le-Roi Majolica green coloured cricket plate, green to verso, depicting an Asian cricket match in the French Empire (Vietnam) with images of children (oriental) playing cricket to centre with foliage decoration and signed HB in chinese signs along the edge of the plates. One of a series of very unusual plates by the company of Hautin & Boulanger for Choisy-Le-Roi in France. Impressed with 'HB' & 'Choisy Le Roi' to base. The plate measures 9" in diameter. Some crazing to glaze, otherwise in good condition. Sold with two 'century of centuries' Royal Grafton plates for Herbert Sutcliffe and Len Hutton, both limited edition. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 347:
Lot 347
'Young England' 1874. Excellent Copeland parian ware figure of young cricketer with cricket bat leaning against a tree stump reading a book by C. Halse. Oval base with impressed title 'Young England' to front. ' Copyright reserved. Copeland L84' and 'C. Halse' impressed to sides of base. The figure stands approx 16' tall. Chip to base otherwise in good/very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £360
Lot 348:
Lot 348
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. In original presentation box. One of the most decorative cricket plates made by the Worcester factory. Very good condition
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
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 349:
Lot 349 Lot 349
Young cricketer. Pair of bisque figures, one of a young boy cricketer, standing with bat in his left hand, wearing a blue waistcoat, shoes and holding a cricket ball in his right hand to his chest. The other figure of a lady tennis player holding a tennis racket in her right hand and holding a ball in her left. Blue waistcoat and shoes. Both figures standing on naturalistic oval bases. Gold lustre to both figures. Each approx 10" tall. Circa 1870/1880's. Rare as a pair. Very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £35
Lot 350:
Lot 350 Lot 350
'The Noble Sport of Cricket. The Renowned Cricketers. George Parr and Alfred Mynn. Tall yellow tankard with transfer printed images of the two players with titles above and below. Gold lustre to rim and handle. Gray's Pottery, Stoke-On-Trent. Mark '51520'. 5.5" tall. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £120
Lot 351:
Lot 351
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: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
Introduced in 1934, Bunnykins tableware depicted Mr. and Mrs. Bunnykins and other rabbits dressed in human clothing, in colorful 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 (nee 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 352:
Lot 352
'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: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
A similar dish was sold in the M.C.C. Bicentenary auction as lot 752 in April 1987.

The Holborn Restaurant is situated at 252 High Holborn, London
Lot 353:
Lot 353 Lot 353
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: £200/300
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 354:
Lot 354
Ian Botham, Somerset & England. Endurance Ltd cold-cast porcelain figure of Botham in batting pose. On wooden plinth. Approx 9.5" tall. Limited edition 310/2500, with certificate. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £40
Lot 355:
Lot 355
'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 100/120. Carltonware stamp to base. 8" tall. VG
Estimate: £200/300
Hammer price: £140
Lot 356:
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. Two chips to rim of mug, transfer print slightly faded otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
Lot 357:
Lot 357
Staffordshire replica cricket figures. Selection including 'Tennis & Cricket', 'The Boy Batsman', 'The Boy Bowler' etc. Qty 4. Odd faults, good
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 358:
Lot 358
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: £120/160
Hammer price: unsold
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 359:
Lot 359
'The Ashes'. Australia 1956. Royal Worcester bone china plate produced by the factory to commemorate the Australian tour of England in 1956. The plate bears the reproduction printed signatures in gold of the Australia touring team visiting Worcester for the opening match of the tour. Signatures include Ian Johnson (Cpt), Miller, Davidson, Burge, Craig, Lindwall, Harvey, Benaud, Archer, Langley etc. The plate measures approx 10.5" diameter with signatures in gold to centre with decorative gold edging to rim. To reverse is the Royal Worcester mark with title 'Australia Touring Side. England 1956'. This plate is not often seen. Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £90
Lot 360:
Lot 360
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. Minor wear to signatures otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 361:
Cricket plates. Good selection of nine plates, England v Australia 'Jubilee' Test 1977, England v Australia 'Centenary Test 1880-1980', 'Centenary of the Ashes 1882-1982', Century of Century plates for Len Hutton and Denis Compton and County Championship winners plates for Leicestershire 1975 and Essex 1979, 1984 and 1986. All but one plate boxed. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 362:
Lot 362 Lot 362
W.G. Grace. Royal Doulton china figure of W.G. Grace. Grace is depicted in batting mode wearing M.C.C. cap with bat raised about to drive. Approximately 9" tall. Limited edition 114/9500. 1995. G/VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £75
Lot 363:
Lot 363
Cricket tile. Large Minton tile decorated with cricket scene to face in brown and cream. From the 'Elizabethan' series c1860. Mounted in wooden frame. 8"x8". G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £45
Lot 364:
Lot 364 Lot 364
Cricket plate. A Rare Choisy Le-Roi Majolica green cricket plate depicting an Asian cricket match in the French Empire (Vietnam) with images of children (oriental) playing cricket to centre with foliage decoration and signed HB in Chinese signs along the edge of the plate. One of a series of very unusual plates by the company of Hautin & Boulanger for Choisy-Le-Roi in France. Impressed with the 'HB' & 'Choisy Le Roi. The plate measures 9" in diameter. circa 1910. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 365:
Lot 365
'Centenary of Test Cricket at Old Trafford 1984'. Coalport commemorative bone china plate with details of the match, England v West Indies, July 1984 plus portraits of leading players to outer border. To verso, signatures of the two captains, David Gower and Clive Lloyd. Limited edition no. 66/1000 plates produced. 11" diameter in original presentation box. VG
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £15
Lot 366:
Lot 366
Ken Barrington. Commemorative ceramic plaque in the shape of the Island of Sri Lanka with 'M.C.C. tour of Sri Lanka 1977' to top, colour scenes below, gilt to edge. Maker's mark to verso, 'Rattota China' by Lanka Porcelain. Previously the property of Ken Barrington. 6"x11.5". VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £50
Lot 367:
Lot 367
'Century of Centuries'. Four limited edition china plates, each commemorating a player achieving a 'hundred hundreds' during his first class career. The plates by Coalport and Royal Grafton are Don Bradman, Herbert Sutcliffe, Len Hutton and Viv Richards, with original boxes. Also a commemorative plate for Glenn Turner's 100th hundred, in which he scored 311no for Worcestershire v Warwickshire, 1982, and an Aynsley 'Ashes Victory 2005' plate. Sold with two cricket board games, 'Gillette Cup' complete with thirteen player figures, and 'It's Cricket', and a selection of tour, county and club cricket ties. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 368:
Lot 368 Lot 368
'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. Sold with a 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: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 369:
Lot 369 Lot 369
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: £40/60
Hammer price: £15
Lot 370:
Lot 370
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 bowler to the other. The batsman appears to be Lord Hawke of Yorkshire. Rarely seen. Good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £120
Lot 371:
Lot 371 Lot 371
Cricketers' compass. Small ornate Victorian silver metal circular compass with compass to face and to verso image of batsman with stumps in gold and green. Metal loop suspension. Decorative casing. Unusual. Approx .75" diameter. Some wear to glass on both sides of the compass otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £130
Lot 372:
Lot 372
Cricket tins. Two cricket tins, one an oval colour Thorne's Super Extra Creme Toffee tin 'A Souvenir of the Australian's Visit in 1926. With named pictures of the Australian team to the sides and portrait of the Oval cricket ground to lid. 5.5". Some scratching and wear to images and detail otherwise in good condition. Sold with a further tin by Taylor Brothers of London, hexagonal green mustard tin with scenes of various sports to the six sides and lid. Sports featured are cricket, tennis, rugby, fishing, sailing and shooting, with hunting to lid. Images patented by Bryant and May, the match makers. 3.5" tall. Some wear, scratching and light rusting otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 373:
Lot 373
Gilt cricket buttons. Six cricket button, each with figure of a batsman and stumps to centre, encased in black outer button. 'Made in England. Brit. and Foreign Patents' stamped to back of each. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £80
Lot 374:
Lot 374
Cricket medals. Selection of five ornate cricket medals, all silver and hallmarked, two medals for competitions held in Liverpool in 1912. Two are gilt and silver medals. Sold with two cricket badges. Qty 7. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 375:
Lot 375
'England v Australia 1926'. Very attractive gilt copper commemorative spoon for the Australian tour of England in 1926, The spoon handle with raised kangaroo and raised lettering 'Australia versus England' to end. The handle shaft decorated with cricket bat and stumps with bails. The bowl has the title 'Australian's Team 1926 and names of all the touring team in high relief. Players names include Collins, Bardsley, Gregory, Oldfield, Woodfull, Ponsford, Richardson, Ryder, Grimmett etc. Hallmarked. G/VG. Rare
Estimate: £240/280
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 376:
Lot 376
Cricket toast rack c1900. A Victorian silver plated, six division toast rack with five pairs of angled bats, angled stumps at each end, the handle in the form of a cricketer's belt and buckle on a cricket ball. The rack mounted on a base with feet comprising four cricket balls. Silver plate hallmarks to bats. 7.5" long x 3.5" wide, 5.5" high. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
Lot 377:
Lot 377 Lot 377
Cricket locket. Silver locket with two American coins, dated 1866 and 1898, encased in a circular locket with crossed bats and ball and ring suspension to top. Hallmarked. Approximately 1"x1.25". G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 378:
Lot 378
'For the Ashes 1938'. An attractive commemorative trophy/ashtray produced for the England v Australia Test series held in England in 1938. A bronze metal of a kangaroo holding a cricket bat, mounted centrally on a white metal tray with title 'For The Ashes 1938 to rim of tray. 7.5" tall. Produced by British General Electric with initials 'B.G.E.' to back or tray. They were produced in limited numbers and given to the players and officials on the tour. A rare souvenir of the tour
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £340
Lot 379:
Lot 379
Cricket Cruet Stand. Edwardian silver plated cruet stand comprising of three crossed cricket bats with cricket ball legs. The cruet holders with set of stumps and bails to each, the handle in the form of a cricketer's belt and buckle. Approx. 7" high. Lacking condiment pots. Sold with a silver plated ball ashtray mounted on three crossed cricket bats on circular metal base. Approx 5.5" tall. G. Qty 2
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £72
Lot 380:
Lot 380
Raymond Illingworth. Yorkshire, Leicestershire & England 1951-1983. Yorkshire County Champions 1967. Silver plated tankard with engraved inscription 'Yorkshire C.C.C. County Champions 1967. Presented to R. Illingworth by W.M. Darley Ltd, Brewers, Thorne, Doncaster. Yorkshire'. The mug stands 4" tall with inscription to side. With signed note of authenticity from Ray Illingworth. G
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £70
Yorkshire won the County Championship playing 26 matches, winning 12, drawing 9 and losing 5 matches. Two abandoned
Lot 381:
Lot 381
Ray Illingworth. Yorkshire Gillette Cup winners 1965. Silver plated tankard presented to Illingworth for winning the Gillette Cup. Engraved with W.M. Darley Ltd, Brewers, Thorne. To acknowledge Yorkshire C.C.C. Gillette Cup Winners 1965. R. Illingworth'. 5" high. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
In the Gillette Cup Final of 1965, Yorkshire beat Surrey by 175 runs. Boycott made 146 and Illingworth took 5-29
Lot 382:
Lot 382 Lot 382
Ray Illingworth. A gold hallmarked medallion, presented to Illingworth, having won the 'Man of the Match' award, Yorkshire v Warwickshire, Gillette Cup semi-final, at Edgbaston on the 16th July 1965. The medal with image of the Gillette Cup to one side and details of Illingworth's achievement to the other in original 'Garrard & Co of Regent Street' presentation case. With signed note of authenticity from Ray Illingworth. Good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £260
In a low scoring match Yorkshire won by twenty runs. Illingworth top scored with 45 and took 0-29 off thirteen overs
Lot 383:
Lot 383
Raymond Illingworth. Yorkshire, Leicestershire & England 1951-1983. Cricket ball presented to Illingworth having taken nine wickets for 42 runs for Yorkshire against Worcestershire on the 27th-30th July 1957. The ball with affixed silver hallmarked shield with inscription. Presented to Ray Illingworth to mark his performance of 9 wickets for 42 runs. Worcestershire at Worcester 1957'. These were Illingworth's best career bowling figures. With signed note of authenticity from Ray Illingworth. Good condition
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £170
Lot 384:
Lot 384 Lot 384
Don Bradman commemorative coin set 2001. Three commemorative coins struck by the Royal Australian Mint and The Perth Mint. Coins are a $AUS 20 bi-metal silver and gold coin of Bradman, head and shoulders wearing an Australian cap, $AUS 5 silver coin depicting Bradman playing a cover drive, $AUS 5 bronze coin of Bradman playing a pull shot. Each coin with the Queen's head to obverse. The uncirculated coins in individual capsules and original green presentation case. A limited edition of 5000 three-coin sets were produced, of which this is number 3479, with certificate of authenticity. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 385:
Lot 385 Lot 385
Rothmans World Cup 1966. Large silver medal presented to members of the World XI team who took part in the competition held at Lords 1966. The medal with 'Rothmans World Cup 1966 and 'World XI' emblem to centre and to reverse 'Rothmans emblem' and 'Presented to ........ at Lord's September 1966'. Hallmarked. 2" diameter. In original presentation case. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
England, West Indies and a World XI took part in the competition with England winning the Final on 13th September
Lot 386:
Lot 386 Lot 386
Charles Burgess Fry. Early 20th century bronze colour spelter figure of C.B. Fry wearing cricket cap and open neck shirt portrayed in bowling pose. This was one item of a three piece garniture, all featuring Fry as a batsman and bowler, with the centrepiece of him as a wicket-keeper with clock.11.5" tall. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 387:
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: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 388:
Lot 388
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: £75
Lot 389:
Lot 389 Lot 389
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: £40/60
Hammer price: £45
Lot 390:
Lot 390
'The Catch'. Zaglo full lead crystal glass decanter with cricket scenes engraved to all four sides plus the stopper. Limited edition 121/500 produced, with certificate. An attractive decanter. In presentation box
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £50
Lot 391:
Lot 391
Middlesex and Lord's ephemera. Four items of ephemera including 'The History of the Cricket Bat', one seventh scale replicas of eight bats from c1720 to c1930, mounted and framed, overall 11.75"x10.5". Wristwatch in case with 'Benefit Middlesex Cricket 1992' to the watch face. Silver plated dish on three feet engraved, 'The Samuel Asset Management Middlesex C.C.C. Player of the Month July 1999, Justin Langer'. 10" diameter in original presentation box. Official commemorative medal for the npower Test series, England v Sri Lanka, Lord's, May 2002. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £35
Lot 392:
Cricket ceramics, novelties, cricket games 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, games etc. Good selection. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £38

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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