Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 555:
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Cricket sovereign case. A Victorian silver sovereign case, decorated in enamel with a figures of a moustached batsman wearing a hooped cap, with bat raised in front of the wicket to one side. The case, with hallmarks for Birmingham 1898, has the monogram initials 'M.J.S.' to verso. Rare to see a silver and enamel sovereign case featuring a cricketer. VG
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 556:
Lot 556
Cricket snuff box. A black laquered papier mache oval snuff box with hinged lid, believed to be circa 1870's. The lid painted with a cricketing scene of boys playing cricket with trees in background. The box measures approximately 2.5"x 2"x1.25" deep. Some wear to painted image on lid otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £75
Lot 557:
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Cricket pencil case. A black lacquered papier mache oblong pencil case with hinged lid, believed to be circa 1870's. The lid painted with a cricketing scene of boys playing cricket with trees in background. The case measures approximately 8"x 2.25"x1" deep. Some wear to painted image on lid and all surfaces otherwise in good condition. A rarely seen pencil case
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £65
Lot 558:
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M.C.C. Bicentenary 1787-1987. Spode china two handled loving tankard with decoration and titles to front and back, gold lustre to handles, rim, and base. 4.5" tall
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 559:
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M.C.C. 1787-1937. Minton cream glaze ceramic tankard/mug produced to commemorate one hundred and fifty years of the M.C.C. With M.C.C. colours in red and yellow to rim and the wording 'M.C.C. 1787-1937' to side of the mug. 5" tall. Minton stamp to base and impressed mark 4328. Hairline crack to rim near handle otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £130/160
Hammer price: £115
Lot 560:
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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. The mug was dug up out of an old tip and was sadly lacking the handle, the vendor has fashioned a replacement handle to make it complete. Chipping to rim, discolouration to area around new handle to both sides of the mug, some minor wear to base, minor loss to wording on the Rhodes details otherwise in generally good condition. These mugs, featuring both Yorkshire stalwarts, are rarely seen
Estimate: £50/90
Hammer price: £70
Lot 561:
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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 is a vignette of his father 'W. Sutcliffe... The Old Dacre Banks & Pudsey St Lawrence Cricketer'. Makers stamp to base. Approximately 4" high. Some minor chipping and minor discolouration to rim otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 562:
Lot 562
Cut glass cricket bat. A heavy highly decorative cut glass cricket bat, possibly used for some form of advertising. 6.25" long. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 563:
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'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, waistcoat and a floppy yellow 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. Very minor slight loss to paint of the green band on the inner rim of the plate otherwise in very good condition. A rare 'Black Boy' plate
Estimate: £600/900
Hammer price: £900
Lot 564:
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Cricket clock. A Victorian brass mantel clock. The case in the form of a set of stumps with crossed bats and ball on an oval naturalistic case base with bun feet. Dial with gilded centre. Approximately 6.5" high by 5" wide. British Union Clock Company stamp and number '24' under base. Dial fitting appears a little loose otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £170
Lot 565:
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M.C.C. v Rest of the World Bicentenary match 1987. Excellent hand cut lead crystal glass champagne flute produced to commemorate the historic match and engraved in gilt with details of the match and the initials 'A.V.B.' for Alec Bedser, Surrey & England. The flute stands 9.25" tall. Rare in this personalised form and in very good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £150
Lot 566:
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M.C.C. tour of Pakistan 1955/56. Silk lined red case containing six silver spoons presented to Mike Cowan, Yorkshire 1953-1962, as a member of the M.C.C. touring team in 1955/56. The case with silver metal plaque to centre of lid reads 'M.J.C. M.C.C. in Pakistan 1955/56'. The spoons with figures of elephants to head are marked to verso 'Silver'. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 567:
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W.G. Grace smoking pipe 1895. Vulcanite cricket pipe with cricket bat shaped stem and 'Grace head' pipe bowl with ball foot to base. Stamped 'W.G.G. ET.47. A.D. 1895'. 'Centuplico' and 'Made abroad'. 5.5" long. Sold with an early clay pipe with cricket decoration to bowl, 5" long G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 568:
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The Ashes Test series 1928/29. Aluminium medallion by J.R. Gaunt & Sons Ltd of Birmingham. With names of the England team and Ashes urn to centre. 1.5" diameter. Rare. Some minor wear and staining, good
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £42
Lot 569:
Lot 569
Cricket bat propelling pencil. Small Victorian novelty silver metal propelling pencil in the shape of a cricket bat with ring holder. Engraved 'Winton House 1901' to side of bat. 1.5". Sold with two other cricket bat novelties/charms, silver metal and gilt. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £82
Lot 570:
Lot 570
Miniature cricket bats. 'Rowntree's Cachous' miniature metal advertising cricket bat. 4.5". Some surface wear, otherwise in good condition. Sold with four miniature cricket bats 3.75" long, three appear to be ivory and another probably plastic, 3.5". Plus a M.C.C. 1950/51 tour badge depicting Len Hutton and an older 'Cameo' cricket badge featuring John Gunn G. Qty 7
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £55
Lot 571:
Lot 571
Cricket medals. Selection of five commemorative medals. England v Australia 1880-1980. Solid nickel silver medallion commemorating the match by The Tower Mint, M.C.C. Bicentenary 1787-1987, First Test match at the Kennington Oval September 1880, Benson & Hedges 'Fifty Years of Test Cricket in Queensland 1928-1978' and 'Lancashire C.C.C. 125th Anniversary 1864-1989'. All five in original presentation cases. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 572:
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'McDonald's One Day Cricket Series. Winners Medallion'. Original winners medal for the 1980/81 cricket season. The silver base metal medal with title to circular border, emblem and 'Winning State. Team Member' to inside. To back '80-81' and 'McDonald's Cup' with emblem'. Winning player unknown
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £35
Queensland won the McDonald's One Day Cricket Series in 1980/81
Lot 573:
Lot 573
England v Australia 1981. The Prudential Trophy. A silver convex medal presented to Derek Randall. Nottinghamshire and England 1972-1993. The medal with relief of cricket ball seam to centre and title to outer edge border. Hallmarked to back. In 'Cornhill Insurance' presentation case. The medal a little tarnished otherwise in good condition. Sold with a note signed by Randall confirming its provenance
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Australia, despite losing the Ashes in 1981 won the One Day Series by 2-1
Lot 574:
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Early South Australia Cricket Association membership medal for 1912-13. Number 762 to back. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 575:
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Early Sydney Cricket Ground membership medal for 1900-01. Number 1940 to back. Some wear, generally good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £32
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Melbourne Cricket Club membership medal for 1931-32. Number 1371 to back. Minor wear, good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 577:
Lot 577
'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: £130/160
Hammer price: £150
Lot 578:
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The Jubilee Test Match England v Australia 1977. A hallmarked sterling silver cricket bail produced to commemorate the Test Match and marking 100 years of 'Ashes' Test Cricket. The bail is hollow and in two sections which come apart. Inside is a rolled scroll detailing the scores in the game with facsimile autographs of both teams. The bail sits on a stand with small engraved plaque which reads 'The Jubilee Test Match 1977 marking 100 years of England v Australia Test Cricket'. The match was drawn. Produced by Pobjoy Mint Limited of Surrey and limited in this form to an issue of 1500. The bail tarnished otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 579:
Lot 579
Cricket lapel/tie pin. Attractive gold pin with circular head depicting a batsman in batting pose in front of the stumps. 2.5" long. No hallmarks but tested 9 carat gold. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 580:
Lot 580
Gold sporting medal. 9ct gold medal with blue enamel shield decoration to front. Medal by Thomas Fattorini Ltd of Birmingham. In presentation box. 4.03 grams. Hallmark worn, date unknown. VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 581:
Lot 581
South African Cricket Union Centenary 1889-1989. Pair of gold base metal cuff links produced to commemorate the Centenary. In velvet like material presentation bag with Centenary emblem printed to bag. Minor wear, good
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 582:
Lot 582
Silver cricket medals. Three silver cricket medals with blue enamel decoration, each awarded to cricketer J.E. Church in 1933, 1934 and 1935. The first two years as runner up and the 1935 as 'Cricket Cup Winners'. All hallmarked. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 583:
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Australia tour of England 1926. 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". G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £87
Lot 584:
Lot 584
'The Pavilion. Lord's Cricket Ground. Marylebone Cricket Club'. A Sandland, Staffordshire ceramic trinket/cigarette box with transfer print of the pavilion at Lord's to lid. Gold lustre to rims. Sold with a pair of cricket dog bookend match holders (German). G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 585:
Lot 585
Cricket ceramics & metalware. Selection including silver plated dish with title to centre 'Ashes Regained. England 1985', a cricket teapot, a sooty cricket eggcup, a pair of salt and pepper pots of a batsman and an umpire, Sandland trinket tray with image of 'Old Father Time', a slightly larger trinket tray 'The Ashes', a small EPNS ash tray with engraving 'F.S. Trueman. Golf Classic 86', 'Out for a Duck' cricket figure. H. Booth, Acorn Pottery, 'Hambledon' cricket clock etc. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Lot 586:
Lot 586
Don Bradman. Australia. Endurance Ltd cold-cast porcelain figure of Bradman in batting pose. On wooden plinth with title. Approx 8" tall. Sold with a similar figure of Harold Larwood, England in bowling pose, again on wooden plinth. 9" tall. Both limited edition figures
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £48
Lot 587:
Lot 587
Japanese tea set each featuring a batsman and wicketkeeper at the crease. The set comprises two cups and saucers (3.25" diameter), two side plates (3.75"), teapot and lid (2.5" tall), two handled jug with lid (1.75" tall) and another jug (1.25" tall). 'Made in Japan' stamped to base of each item. Date and maker not known. Chip to rim of one saucer, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Lot 588:
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Kenneth Frank Barrington, Surrey & England 1953-1968. Ronson cigarette lighter inscribed to one side 'Surrey County Cricket Club' with Surrey emblem, and to the verso 'County Champions 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956. Under Captaincy of W. Stuart Surridge'. G/VG. Previously sold by Phillips auctioneers as part of lot 364 in June 2000
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £50
Lot 589:
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Denis Charles Scott Compton. Middlesex & England 1936-1958. Ronson cigarette lighter inscribed to one side 'Denis Compton' and to the verso 'Wisden Centenary 1850-1950'. Presumably Compton was presented with the lighter by Wisden, probably at their Annual launch Dinner. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 590:
Lot 590
Silver metal tie pin. Hallmarked silver tie pin with shield to centre with elaborate enamel image of a batsman to centre. Inscription to verso. Presented to 'S. Lester, A.C.C.C. Champions. Notts C.L. 1920'. 2.5" long. Hallmarked Birmingham 1920. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 591:
'The County Cricket Championship Trophy. Presented by The Lord's Taverners'. Set of four pewter goblets with inscription to goblet side. Similar silver plated goblets were presented to members of County Championship winning sides in the 1960/80's. Each 6" tall. Some wear, staining, good. Sold with a cricket ball shaped ashtray mounted on three crossed cricket bats on circular metal base. Approx 5.5" tall. Tarnished
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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