Auction Items

  • LOT NUMBER 91

    Three Pieces of Pink Lustre Glazed Pottery: A 19th Century Cow Creamer decorated with petalled markings of pink lustre and rust glaze, standing on a green enameled base, 6 in (15 cm) high, 7 in (18 cm) in length. A 19th Century Sunderland Lustre Frog Mug and Cache Pot bat printed and clobbered in green & rust enamels (A/F); the mug depicting 'A West View of the Iron Bridge over the Wear under the Patronage of R Burdon Esqr MP, Dixon & Co. Sunderland 1813' 5 in (12.5 cm) in height, the cylindrical pot cut down in height with strap handles, transfer printed with a sailing ship to one side with verse to the other; 'The Ship is Moored, The wages paid, Welcome the Sailor, To his maid', 3 in (7.5 cm) in height, 4½ in (11 cm) in diameter.

    Estimated sale price: £100 - £200

  • LOT NUMBER 92

    A Rare & Delightful 19th Century Ceramic Knitting Sheath. The heart shaped piece with a swept scroll end; moulded in relief with a winged cherub amidst garlands of fruit and bell flowers, depicted in polychrome enamels against a mottled pink ground with lustre glazed border pierced with 'sewn-on' attachment holes, 3½ in (9 cms) in length.

    Estimated sale price: £200 - £400

  • LOT NUMBER 93

    A Fine 19th Century North Yorkshire Brass Knitting Sheath; the needle holder with a ring turned stem above a plate-brass heart swept into a scroll on one side and engraved with a spray of scrolling flowers & foliage and initials AR. The border pierced with sew-on attachment holes and edged in wrigglework, 3 in (7.5 cm) in length.

    Estimated sale price: £150 - £250

  • LOT NUMBER 94

    A 19th Century North Yorkshire Brass Knitting Sheath, with a two tiered heart cut from sheet metal, pierced with holes around the border, and a baluster turned haft, 5 in (13 cm) in length.

    Estimated sale price: £150 - £250

  • LOT NUMBER 95

    An Unusual 19th Century Steel Knitting Sheath having a curved rectangular sheet metal plate pierced with holes around the scalloped sides and inscribed Jane Close, on a spindled stem with needle hole, 7 in (18 cm) in length.

    Estimated sale price: £150 - £250

  • LOT NUMBER 96

    A 19th Century Dutch Silver Knitting Sheath decorated with bands of machine engraving and having a bulbous needle holder above a tapering octagonal body with finialed end, and a loop mounted to one side, 5¾ in (14.5 cm) in length.

    Estimated sale price: £200 - £300

  • LOT NUMBER 97

    A Fine 19th Century French Turned Spindle Knitting Sheath. The decoratively knopped mahogany baluster spindle with turned bone-capped needle holder to one end and pointed finial to the other, 7½ in (19 cm) in length.

    Estimated sale price: £60 - £80

  • LOT NUMBER 98

    A Late 18th/19th Century Lacquered Ebony Knitting Sheath, possibly French. The shaft carved with cross-hatched spiral and fluted form, 7¼ ins (18 cms) in length.

    Estimated sale price: £150 - £200

  • LOT NUMBER 99

    A 19th Century Carved & Ebonised Treen Knitting Sheath/lover token, decorated with a pierced heart, a diamond, heart and rope, and inscribed J Craighead, 9¼ in (23.5 cm) in length.

    Estimated sale price: £80 - £160

  • LOT NUMBER 100

    An Unusual 18th Century Oak Box carved with decorative entwined strap-work and scrolling initials raised against a pitted ground and dated 11-12-1776. The deep scotia moulded lid centred by a small square box with a green baize cushioned top. The partitioned interior housing a carved inscribed ''This box was in the possession of Queen Charlotte'' (wife of George III. 6 in (15 cm) high, 7 in (18 cm) square.

    Estimated sale price: £800 - £1200



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