Cricket Photographs

Lot 815:
Lot 815
England Test Series 2002 & 2004. Two full size cricket bats for Test match series played in England, the 2002 bat, v India & Sri Lanka, signed to face by fifteen members, the 2004 bat, v West Indies, signed by thirteen members of the England squads. Signatures include Hussain (Cpt), Vaughan (Cpt), Flintoff, Gough, Hoggard, Trescothick, Thorpe, Anderson, Harmison, Jones, Strauss etc. The 2004 with perished bat handle rubber otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £100
Lot 816:
Lot 816
England Test Series 2006 & 2008. Two full size cricket bats for Test match series played in England, the 2006 bat, v Sri Lanka and Pakistan, signed to face by thirteen members, the 2008 bat, v South Africa, signed by both the England and South African teams, twelve members of the England and fifteen members of the squads. Signatures include Flintoff (Cpt), Vaughan (Cpt), Bell, Cook, Pietersen, Plunkett, Strauss, Anderson, Broad, Panesar, Smith, Amla, Boucher, Duminy, Kallis, Morkell, Nel, Steyn etc. Good/very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £95
Lot 817:
Lot 817
Middlesex. Two full size cricket bats, one signed by thirteen, mainly past Middlesex players but included are other county players, the other by the Middlesex team of circa 2003 with sixteen signatures. Signatures include Compton, Cowans, Parfitt, Ramprakash, Fraser, Gatting, Brearley, Denness, G. Evans, Strauss, Shah, Joyce, Weekes, N. Compton, Dalrymple etc. Perishing to the rubber bat handle of the first bat otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 818:
Lot 818 Lot 818
'Brian Lara. 375'. Hunts County full size cricket bat produced to commemorate Brian Lara's record highest individual Test score of 375, West Indies, April 1994 in Antigua, listing details of innings and featuring a hand painted portrait, by Flinders and dated 1994, of Lara to face of bat, signed in full by Lara. Limited edition of 14 produced. In presentation display box. Previously sold by Knights. G/VG
Estimate: £120/180
Hammer price: £130
Lot 819:
Lot 819 Lot 819
John Brian Statham. Lancashire & England 1950-1968. A cricket stump used in the first Test, New Zealand v England at Christchurch, 17th-21st March 1951, in which Statham made his Test debut. The stump signed in ink by Statham, with a label below inscribed by Statham, 'N.Z. v England, Christchurch 1951. My first Test'. Sold with an accompanying letter of authenticity written in Statham's hand on Lancashire C.C.C. letterhead, very nicely signed by Statham, in which he describes making his debut, taking his first Test wicket, that of Bert Sutcliffe, and Trevor Bailey scoring his only Test century. G/VG
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £120
The first Test match was drawn. In New Zealand's first innings Sutcliffe scored 116 before being dismissed by Statham. Bailey achieved his highest Test score of 134no in England's only innings
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Australia tour to England 1968. Full size Gunn & Moore 'The Autograph' bat signed to the face in ink by ten members of the Australian touring party and the eleven members of the Nottinghamshire team for the tour match played at Trent Bridge, 6th- 9th July 1968, also signed to the shoulders by Sobers and one other. Australian's signatures are Lawry (Captain), Jarman, Cowper, McKenzie, Sheahan, Walters, Redpath, Hawke, Gleeson, Mallett and Freeman. The Nottinghamshire signatures include Bolus (Captain), Murray, Smedley, Hassan, Forbes, Halfyard etc. Fading to some signatures, that of Halfyard almost illegible. Also signed to the verso by four county sides from the 1968 season, Derbyshire (12 signatures), Somerset (12) including Greg Chappell who played against the Australians captained by his brother, Ian, Yorkshire (12) and Glamorgan (11). G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Lot 821:
Lot 821
Miniature tour bats 1953-1977. Three 'Nicholls Crusader' miniature bats with printed signatures for 'England First Test 1953', 'M.C.C. Australian Team 1954/5', and 'M.C.C. South Africa Tour 1956-57'. Sold with a 'William Gunn Autograph' miniature bat for 'Australia 1956', and a 'Gunn & Moore Autograph' bat for the Melbourne Centenary Test 1977. All bats approx. 11.5". Good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £25
Lot 822:
Lot 822
Australia 1956. Miniature 'Gray Nicholls Crusader' cricket bat signed to the face by thirteen members of the Australian touring party for the fifth Test at The Oval, 23rd- 28th August 1956. Signatures include Johnson (Captain), Miller, Benaud, Lindwall, Harvey, McDonald, Davidson, Langley etc. Also signed to verso by Godfrey Evans and Len Hutton. Sold with two other miniature bats, one a 1960s William Gunn 'Autograph' bat signed to the face by ten Sussex players including Dexter, Oakman, Suttle, Buss etc, and to the verso by eleven Worcestershire players including Horton, Booth, Gifford, Slade, Flavell etc. The other a Gray Nicholls miniature bat signed by thirteen members of the 1979 India team. All three bats 11.5". Qty 3. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 823:
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'D.C.H. Townsend. Winchester v Marlborough June 11th 1931. The Hat Trick'. Cricket ball with which David Townsend (Oxford University & England) playing for Winchester took three wickets in three balls dismissing A.C. Uniacke, F.K. McNamara and M.S. Page in Marlborough's first innings in 1931. Townsend opened the batting and made 34 in Winchester's innings. Winchester won the match by seven wickets. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £42
Lot 824:
Lot 824
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Gillette Cup Winners 1965'. Silver plated one pint ale mug with engraved inscription 'W.M. Darley Ltd, Brewers, Thorne. To acknowledge Yorkshire C.C.C. Gillette Cup Winners 1965. D.B. Close'. The mug stands 4.75" tall with inscription to side. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: unsold
In the Gillette Cup Final of 1965, Yorkshire beat Surrey by 175 runs. Boycott made 146 and Illingworth took 5-29
Lot 825:
Lot 825 Lot 825
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Silver plated (unmarked) decorative tray in the shape of the island of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Beautifully and heavily decorated to rim and edges. To centre the engraved inscription 'Brian Close. In Appreciation of your visit to Carey College, Colombo. 20.1.65'. Approximately 9.5"x14". Good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £95
In 1965, between mid January and mid December, Brian Close visited the island of Ceylon to fulfil a month long coaching assignment.
Lot 826:
Lot 826
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Crown & Rose cast one pint pewter tankard with engraved inscription 'Many thanks Brian. Cheers! Jim. 1967'. The tankard stands 5" tall with inscription to side. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
J.(Jim) G. Binks was the Yorkshire C.C.C. beneficiary in 1967 and this tankard was a thank you to Brian for assistance in his Benefit Year
Lot 827:
Lot 827
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Yorkshire- Champions 1967. Silver plated tankard with engraved inscription 'Yorkshire C.C.C. County Champions 1967. Presented to D.B. Close by W.M. Darley Ltd, Brewers, Thorne, Doncaster. Yorkshire'. The mug stands 4" tall with inscription to side. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £78
Yorkshire won the County Championship playing 26 matches, winning 12, drawing 9 and losing 5 matches. Two abandoned
Lot 828:
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Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Large, ornate and heavily decorated circular electro plated salver with scalloped rim. The centre with engraved inscription 'Bristol Sporting Club. Sportsman of the Night. April 1971. Brian Close'. Approximately 16.5" diameter. Good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 829:
Lot 829
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Halstatt pewter half pint tankard with engraved inscription 'West Indies v Yorkshire Leagues. Harrogate 1973'. The tankard stands 4" tall with inscription to side. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
The touring West Indies team played the Yorkshire Cricket Leagues XI at Harrogate on the 16th August 1972. The League won by six wickets, Close made 36
Lot 830:
Lot 830
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Pewter one pint tankard with engraved inscription 'The North's First Floodlit Cricket Match, Scarborough F.C. Ground. 3-9-80'. The tankard stands 5" tall with inscription to side. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 831:
Lot 831
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Silver plated tankard with engraved inscription 'Courage Old England Cricket XI vs John Smith's Old Yorkshire XI. Bradford 1981'. The tankard stands 5" tall with inscription to side. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 832:
Lot 832
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Pewter one pint tankard with engraved inscription '96th Scarborough Cricket Festival. D.B. Close's XI v Pakistan. September 1982. Presented by the Scarborough Building Society'. The tankard stands 5" tall with inscription to side. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Close's XI won by an innings and 46 runs. Close made 26no
Lot 833:
Lot 833
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Pair of matching Crown & Rose pewter goblets with engraved inscription 'To D.B. Close from A.G.S. 1966'. The goblets stand 6" tall with inscription to side. G
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
'A.G.S.' thought to be Aireborough Grammar School where Close received his secondary education. The school cricket team was unbeaten in the six cricketing summers during Brian's time there. Close became England Captain in 1966
Lot 834:
Lot 834
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. England v Australia Test Cricket Centenary 1980 held in England. Commemorative crystal glass goblet with etched titles to side of glass 'England v Australia. Centenary Test Match. Lord's. 28th August - 2nd September 1980' and 'D.B. Close' engraved to base. Presented to Close during the Centenary Test match. 7" in original presentation box. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £110
One of these personalised goblets was given to every living players who had played in an Ashes Test match
Lot 835:
Lot 835 Lot 835
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Excellent pint size glass tankard by Thomas Goode, etched to side 'J.P.G. XI 1993 with Getty cricket emblem to the other. Excellent condition. 5.5" in original box
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
John Paul Getty's ground at Wormsley was officially opened in 1992 and this items was presented to Close when he represented J.P. Getty's team in a match at the new ground in 1993
Lot 836:
Lot 836
Dennis Brian Close. Yorkshire, Somerset & England 1949-1977. Two one pint silver plated tankards won by Close for golf matches and tournaments. One engraved with inscription '10th. A.T.S. Pro-am. Woburn G&C.C. 1984' and the other 'For the person with a sense of direction. No 1. St James' Row. Putting Champion. 27th June 1985'. Both around 4.5" tall. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
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:
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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
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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
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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:
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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

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