Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 712:
Lot 712
'M.C.C. The Home of Cricket'. Carlton china crested ashtray modelled as a figure of a batsman in pose standing in front of the stumps. 'Play' and 'M.C.C. The Home of Cricket' Formed 1787' and crest of 'St Annes-on-the-Sea to outer and inner bowl of ashtray. British Sports Series. Reg no. 684706. G/VG
Estimate: £180/250
Hammer price: £340
A picture of this item appears in the 'The Wisden Book of Cricket Memorabilia'. Marcus Williams & Gordon Phillips. Oxford 1990 on page xvii
Lot 713:
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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. Unusual to see this design of mug in such a large size. Minor wear to figures otherwise in good/very good condition.
Estimate: £140/180
Hammer price: £320
Lot 714:
Lot 714
'The Bowler, the Batsman and the Wicketkeeper'. Set of three H.J. Wood ceramic toby jugs of cricketers. 7" tall. Very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 715:
Lot 715
W.G. Grace. Manor Potteries china caricature toby jug of W.G. Grace in M.C.C. cap. Approx 6.5" tall. Sold with three Royal Doulton ceramic caricature cricket toby jugs of W.G. Grace, Jack Hobbs and Dickie Bird. Each limited edition and standing approx 4" to 4.25" tall. Qty 4
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £60
Lot 716:
Lot 716
Brian Close Benefit Year 1961. 'Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The Pavilion, Headingley, Leeds'. Large Sandland Ware ash tray with transfer printed image of the pavilion, to centre, with printed signature of 'Brian Close. Benefit Year 1961' beneath. 8.5" diameter. Sold with a Lancaster & Sandland ceramic trinket/cigarette box with transfer printed image of the pavilion, to centre, with printed signature of 'Brian Close. Benefit Year 1961' beneath to lid. Gold lustre to rims. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 717:
Lot 717
'Endon & District Cricket Club'. Four ceramic items each from a different Dinner held by Endon C.C. in the 1950/60's. Endon & District Cricket Club. 4th Annual Dinner 1954' Sandland (?) ceramic tankard with transfer printed image of the club's emblem featuring a batsman and bowler. 3.5" tall. Endon & District Cricket Club. 5th Annual Dinner 1955 head and shoulders figure of Len Hutton wearing England cap (some hairline cracks), 3.75" tall. Also a similar tankard for the Endon 8th Annual Dinner 1958 with image of Jim Laker to side. 3.5" tall and a 'William Davies, Scorer' large Sandland ashtray for the Endon 15th Annual Dinner 1965. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £32
Endon is a village within the Staffordshire Moorlands district of Staffordshire
Lot 718:
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Alfred Mynn, Kent & Sussex. Extremely large Sandland cup and saucer with transfer printed colour vignette depicting Mynn bowling with name printed beneath. To the reverse a cricket verse 'Hail, Cricket! glorious, manly British game!, First of all Sports! be first alike in fame!, To my fir'd Soul thy busy transports bring, That I may feel thy Raptures. while I sing......' James Love. Gold lustre to cup rim and handle and saucer edge. Sadly the cup has two quite major chips to rim and a further chip a little lower. The saucer has a large chip to edge and a hairline crack. In need of restoration. The cups measures 5" diameter and is 3.75" high, the saucer measures 7.5". Viewing essential. Bought as seen, not subject to return
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £28
Lot 719:
Lot 719
Continental cricket figures. Continental coloured porcelain figure of a boy cricketer holding a cricket bat. Figure white with decoration in blue high lighted with gold lustre wearing a blue cap, wooden bat. 9" tall. Number 31 inside base. Sold with a further smaller Parian figure of a batsman wearing a green cap, white shirt decorated with a green spots, pink trousers, standing with a bat with stumps to one side and blue blazer to other. Approx 7" tall. Plus a further porcelain figure of a highly decorative boy cricketer wearing white hat holding a cricket bat on a naturalistic oval base, sadly with restored faults around the head and neck areas. 10" tall. Number 15 to base
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £55
Lot 720:
Lot 720
'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. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £130/160
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 721:
Lot 721
'The Hope of his Side'. Kinsella caricature spill vase of a young boy with bat in front of the wickets. Printed title below wickets and bat. 'Copyright' stamp to base. German, circa early 1900's. Approximately 5.5" tall. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 722:
Lot 722
Brian Close Benefit Year 1961. Sandland one pint tankard produced to commemorate Close's Benefit Year, with vignette of the pavilion at Headingley and printed details. Gold lustre to rim and handle. 5". Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 723:
Arthur Wood 'Sporting Series' cricketing mug, with colour cricket vignettes to sides of a match in progress with trees and scoreboard to background and a bowler verso. Gold lustre to handle, base and lip, beaded waist. 5" tall. Good/very good condition. Sold with five treacle coloured cricket tankards of Lord's with a view of the pavilion to one side, to the other 'Old father time'. Tankard by Britannia Potteries. Silver lustre to rim, handle and base. Approx 5" tall. A small tankard by Lord Nelson Pottery with a cricket scene to one side, crossed bat, pad and wickets to the reverse. Laurelvale Cricket Club Centenary Year 1875-1975 (Northern Ireland) etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £5
Lot 724:
Ian Botham, Brian Johnston and 'The Hampshire Cricketer'. Three Royal Doulton ceramic caricature cricket toby jugs. Each limited edition and standing approx 4" to 4.25" tall. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £40
Lot 725:
Lot 725
Test cricketers. Twenty four Endurance Ltd cold-cast porcelain cricketing figures complete with plinths, bats where necessary and certificates of authenticity unless stated. Thirteen figures from the 'Art of Sport' series of Jim Laker, Fred Trueman, Brian Lara, Walter Hammond, Brian Statham, Jack Hobbs, Godfrey Evans, Peter May, W.G. Grace, Don Bradman, Harold Larwood, Len Hutton and Garry Sobers. Eleven figures from the 'Enduring Images' series, Shane Warne, Dennis Lillee (lacking COA), Sachin Tendulkar, David Gower, Everton Weekes (lacking bat), Geoff Boycott, Ambrose/Walsh (lacking COA), Viv Richards (lacking COA), Ian Botham, Colin Cowdrey and Keith Miller. Sold with two similar figures of Tom Graveney by Sporting-Figures, and Steve Waugh by Legends of Cheshire. Various heights, all around 8" tall or higher. Qty 26. G/VG
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £260
Lot 726:
Lot 726
'Cricketing Heroes'. James Sadler teapot c1980s/1990s with transfer printed montage of cricketers including W.G. Grace, flags etc. Gold lustre to rim, spout handle and lid. 6" tall. Very good condition. Sold with a carved painted wooden model of a teddy bear in cricket attire holding a bat. Maker unknown. 9" tall. Good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £2
Lot 727:
Lot 727
Sri Lanka v England 'First Test Match. 100 Years'. Rare commemorative plate by Aynsley potteries produced to mark the first Test match between Sri Lanka and England, played at Colombo 17th-21st February 1982. In original presentation box. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £85
England won the inaugural Test match by seven wickets
Lot 728:
England v Australia. Franklin porcelain ceramic tankard entitled 'The Ashes Tankard 1882-1982'. Depicting Grace and Barlow batting, Barlow bowled by Spofforth for a duck, 6.5" high. Sold with a large ceramic tankard celebrating Derek Randall making 174 runs in the Centenary Test played at Melbourne, 'Worcestershire County Cricket Club. Champions 1964'. Jasperware 5" green/grey ceramic tankard produced to commemorate the Championship win 1977, a half pint 'Arthur Wood series cricketing mug, a pint tankard for 'Somerset C.C.C. 1978-9', gold lustre to rim and base, gold emblems, the team and signatures in blue. 4.5" tall, Grace Sandland trinket tray, a ceramic vase for 'Throwing cricket ball' Salford Secondary School 1909, Mr Dumkins cricket dish and one other. Qty 9. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 729:
Commemorative cricket glasses. Selection of three glasses, Jack Pettiford Benefit Year 1959. Kent C.C.C. Commemorative half pint glass with title in red and blue to top of tankard and signatures of the Kent team beneath also in red and blue, Gold lustre to rim. 4.5". South African tour of England 1955. Drinking glass with engraved inscription 'Northern Cricket Dinner to the South Africans July 1955' with springbok image to glass. 5.5" tall. Ken Grieves Benefit Year 1959. Lancashire County and Manchester Cricket Club. Commemorative half pint glass with title in yellow and blue to top of tankard and signatures of the Kent team beneath also in yellow and blue. Gold lustre to rim. 4.5". G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 730:
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Cricket Cup. Large and impressive silver plated two handled cup with excellent floral decoration to front and inscription 'Presented by G.M. Pelling', to verso similar decoration with cricket scene to centre with match in progress with batsman, wicket keeper and fielders, floral decoration to base. Hallmarks to base, circa 1880/90's. 11.25" tall. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 731:
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'England v Australia 1861-1961'. Hallmarked silver ashtray with England and Australian emblems to centre and wording 'Ray Illingworth 1861-1961' to borders. The ashtray presented to Illingworth during the 1961 Test series v Australia. In original presentation box with signed note from Illingworth. VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £80
Lot 732:
Lot 732
Cricket ball inkwell. Leather cricket ball ink well, well made with seam and stitched quarters. The ball is split and hinged and opens to reveal a brass liner with an original glass ink well. Approx 2.5" circumference. Good condition. Rare
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £130
Lot 733:
Lot 733
Victorian cricket clock. Large and impressive Victorian brass mantel clock, the circular dial with roman numerals and mounted on a set of cricket stumps with bails. With leaning bat to each side, each with copper wire handle. The rectangular base mounted with a pair of wicket keeping gloves and a cricket ball. 7.75" tall. Very good condition. A rarely seen cricketing clock
Estimate: £300/500
Hammer price: £700
A similar clock was presented to R.G. Barlow and is pictured in his book 'Forty Season of First-Class Cricket'. R.G. Barlow 1908 on page 109
Lot 734:
Lot 734
Victorian cricket clock. A Victorian brass mantel clock, the circular dial mounted to two sets of cricket stumps with bails by the British United Clock Company Ltd of Birmingham. With leaning bat to each side, each with copper wire handle. The rectangular base mounted with a cricket ball. 6.5" tall. Some of the joints a little loose, minor wear otherwise in good condition. A rarely seen cricketing clock
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £220
Lot 735:
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. 6.5" high by 5" wide. Various registration marks to back. 'R212383' and number 24 to base. Lacking movement cover to back otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: £120
Lot 736:
Presentation cricket ball. Attractive silver cricket ball with engraved inscription 'Presented to Frank Unwin, Esq in recognition of his fine performance with the cricket ball. From members of the Hathersage Bowling Club 1928'. The ball, with engraved seam and quarters, hallmarked London 1926 and makers mark for Hawksworth, Eyre & Co Ltd of Sheffield. Some bumps and knocks to the ball otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 737:
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John William Hearne. Middlesex & England 1909-1936. 'Folkestone Cricket Festival 1927'. Attractive silver cigarette case, decorated to both sides in zig-zag line patterns, with initials 'J.W.H.' in oval to corner. Inscription to inside reads 'Folkestone Cricket Festival. Presented to J.W. Hearne 100 for M.C.C. v Kent. 8th September 1927'. The case, with gilt inner lining, measures approx 3"x3.25". Hallmarked, Chester 1924 and makers marks of A. Wilcox of Birmingham. VG. Previously sold by Knights in February 2014
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: unsold
M.C.C. won the match by 188 runs and Hearne got his century in the M.C.C. 2nd innings. He also took four wickets in the match
Lot 738:
Lot 738
Cricket ashtrays. A pair of silver metal EPNS ball ashtray mounted on three crossed cricket bats on circular metal base. Approx 5" tall. Sold with a brass letter/paper clasp with cricket images to both sides. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 739:
Lot 739
Cricket cigar box. 'The Barnsley Cricketer Cigars'. Wooden cigar box c1890's with outer and inner colour labels, the inner to lid showing cricket match with pavilion and tents to back ground and to outer an image of a batsman. 'Colorado 25' printed to edge. 8"x4.5". Rare. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £100
Lot 740:
Lot 740
Cricket silver spoons, buttons and badges. Framed display comprising five silver cricket spoons, each with cricket scene to head, an elaborate large silver cricket medal with stumps and crossed bats to centre with batsman and bowler to sides, to lower scroll beneath the wording 'A.C.C. 1892' And three silver buttons below. To the sides are displayed eleven scarce 1930's cricket buttons featuring Australian and England cricketers including Oldfield, Brown, Barnes, Barnett, Chipperfield, Darling, Verity, Wyatt, Hammond etc plus brass cricket shirt buttons featuring colour images of cricketers. Odd minor faults otherwise in good condition, nicely presented
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 741:
Lot 741
Cricket and Rugby lead figures circa 1880's. Two early heavy lead coloured figures, one of a batsman wearing cap and holding bat aloft, the other a Rugby players wearing cap and holding a ball. The figures of similar make stand approximately 5.5" tall. Some wear and chipping to paint otherwise in generally good condition for their age. Rarely seen figures
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 742:
Lot 742
'Surrey County Champions 1952-56'. Large wooden shield with Surrey colour emblem to centre with printed title above. Some faded signatures to shield. Presented to Arthur McIntyre. 8"x7". G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £30
Lot 743:
Lot 743
Silver cricket medals. Five hallmarked silver cricket medals, three with enamel, each with elaborate cricketing decoration, and inscribed to front and/ or verso. 'S&DL. C.A. Wood 1915', 'Div. 4. L. Curtis (Cap) 1932', 'Risalpur 1935-36', 'Prem. Div. 1936 F. Smith', 'Works Staff Finalists 1946'. Sold with four other metal medals/ coins. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 744:
Lot 744
Original gold metal masonic medal for The Southborough Lodge, Kent. Pale blue ribbon with 'Founder' bar and masonic emblem badge, the medal with enamel scene of a cricket match and church. Inscription to verso 'Bro. R.B. Park. Steward. Cons'd 1.10.52'. In original lined box. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £70
Lot 745:
Lot 745
Gold cricket club medals 1896-1933. Six 9ct gold medals, three with enamel, each hallmarked and inscribed. Inscriptions are 'Leeds Cricket League 1896. Wortley C.C. W. Boshell'. 'F.C.L. Champions 1905-6-7-8, W.J. Rayner Leyton Park C.C.'. B.&D.S.S.C.L. 1930. Piccadilly Rd. Wes. C Div. F. Fulton'. 'Sentinel Cricket Shield. Leycett C.C. Winners 1933 L. Taylor'. 'West End Cricket Association' etc. G/VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £200
Lot 746:
Lot 746
Silver cricket club medals 1896-1933. Seven silver with enamel medals, each hallmarked and inscribed. Two are inscribed 'Leeds Amat. Cricket League 1924', one presented to E. Fieldhouse, the other to C. Fieldhouse. Others are inscribed 'Sheffield & District League Championship 1895. A.J. Gainsford', 'A.D. League 1905-6', 'Bolton & District Cricket Assoc. Francis St. C.C. 1915 J.E. Roberts', 'B.&.D.J.C.L. 1907. 3rd Division Batting H. Whittaker', 'Chesterfield & District Minor Cricket Assoc. Winners Division D 1928. Also a gold metal with enamel membership medal for Melbourne Cricket Club no. 2512, undated. Qty 8. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £45

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