Cricket Ceramics & Metalware

Lot 689:
Lot 689
England v Australia 1905. Victor Thomas Trumper. New South Wales & Australia 1894-1914 and Archibald Campbell MacLaren. Lancashire & England 1890-1923. Scarce Staffordshire mug, printed in claret, with figures of Trumper and MacLaren in batting pose, each within a cartouche with the title 'Australia' and 'England' printed above. To centre an image of crossed bats, stumps, bails and a ball and below this a shield with kangaroo and lion facing each other with title to shield 'Australia England' and above in scroll 1905. Floral decoration to borders and to strap handle. 4" tall. The mug appears to had some restoration to the base at some point, some fading to images, minor wear to rim and handle otherwise in good condition. One of the rarest Staffordshire mugs, not seen by the auctioneer since the Crump sale of 2006
Estimate: £1200/1800
Hammer price: £2800
Lot 690:
Lot 690
Don Bradman. Toby jug depicting a caricature head of Bradman wearing the baggy green cap 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 c1934. Stamp to base. Approximately 5.5" tall. Small very minor hairline crack to back of the jug near to handle otherwise in good/very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £130
Lot 691:
Lot 691
Knurr and Spell or Trap ball. Small early cup with scene of three juveniles playing trap ball in a meadow. Two hairline cracks around the handle area, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition. 2.5" high
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £90
Lot 692:
Lot 692
Minor Counties Cricket Association tour of Kenya in 1978. Cricket mug with titles, facsimile printed signatures of the touring party and emblems to sides. Award Design. Mug No.55. Good condition.
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 693:
Lot 693
Staffordshire cricketing figures. Pair of early mid 19th Century Staffordshire figures of a young boy cricketer dressed in tunic holding a cricket bat to side and a girl holding a ball. Approximately 6" tall. Minor wear otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Lot 694:
Lot 694 Lot 694
Derbyshire County Cricket Club 'Centenary' 1870-1970. Selection of ceramics produced to commemorate the Centenary in 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, no. 33, 9.25"x7.25". Sold with a Worcestershire County Cricket Club 'Champions 1964'. Jasperware 5" green/grey ceramic tankard produced to commemorate the Championship win 1964. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 695:
Lot 695
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. As new, in presentation box as issued.
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 696:
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: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 697:
Lot 697
'M.C.C. Bicentenary 1787-1987'. Full lead crystal spirit decanter produced to commemorate the M.C.C. Bicentenary. The decanter engraved with the Bicentenary emblem. Limited edition number 28 of 50 decanters produced. With certificate of authentication signed by Colin Cowdrey. M.C.C. President. In original presentation box. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £120
Lot 698:
Lot 698
'M.C.C. Centenary of Ashes Cricket 1880-1980'. Lead crystal spirit decanter produced to commemorate the Ashes Centenary. The decanter engraved with the with an image of the Lord's pavilion with the inscription England v Australia 1880-1980 below. Limited edition number 6 of 100 decanters produced. With certificate of authentication signed by J.A. Bailey. M.C.C. Secretary. In original presentation box. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £120
Lot 699:
Lot 699
The Jubilee Test Match England v Australia 1977. A hall marked 22ct gold on 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 Popjoy Mint Limited of Surrey and limited in this form to an issue of 1000. The bail tarnished otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £85
Lot 700:
Lot 700
M.C.C. Test Cricket medallion. England v Australia 1877-1977. Sterling silver gilt medallion commemorating the Centenary of England v Australia Test cricket by Garrard & Co. The face with the Ashes urn to centre with lion and kangaroo to each side with details, the reverse with St George & Dragon of England. Limited edition 128 of 5000. Sold with certificate. In presentation case. VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £55
Lot 701:
Lot 701
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. 6" tall. Some age toning to bust otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: £40
Lot 702:
Lord's Cricket Ground' by Alan Mynall. Large and detailed scale model of the ground, showing stands scoreboards pavilion media centre pitch etc. Produced by Danbury Mint in 1998. Authorised by M.C.C. Approx 12.5"x10.5". Some minor wear otherwise in good condition. Sold with four 'County Cricket Champions' commemorative plates for Worcestershire 1974, 1988, 1989 and 1988 'Double Winners' plus Ashes plate commemorating W.G. Grace. Qty 6. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £10
Lot 703:
Lot 703
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: 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 704:
Lot 704
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 not often seen. Very good condition
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £100
Lot 705:
Lot 705
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: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 706:
Lot 706
Colin Cowdrey. Limited edition painted ceramic tile of Cowdrey. 'Great Cricketers series No. 2. Produced by The Australian Cricket Society. Limited edition. G
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 707:
Lot 707
'The Catch'. Zaglo lead crystal glass decanter with cricket scenes engraved to all four sides plus the stopper. Limited edition 172/500 produced, with certificate. Glass piece broken to end of stopper not affecting its use. An attractive decanter
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £10
Lot 708:
Lot 708
'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: £48
Lot 709:
Lot 709
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' to base. 4.25" tall. Some wear to gold lustre decoration, odd minor faults otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £40
Lot 710:
Lot 710
William Gilbert Grace. Original Coalport porcelain plate commemorating W.G. Grace's Century Of Centuries 1895, decorated in blue with central portrait of Grace and dates of each individual century and who scored against radiating out from the centre. With semi-gadrooned rim and gold line lustre decoration to edge. 9" diameter. Coalport stamp in green to back, 'In Commemoration of Dr W.G. Grace's Century of Centuries 1866-1895' in blue and pattern number X1662. Heavy cracking and restored breaking to plate, chip to rim otherwise in generally good condition. In need of professional restoration. Rare
Estimate: £100/150
Hammer price: £50
W.G. Grace completed his one hundredth century by making his highest first class score of 288 v Somerset in the game in the match, Somersetshire v Gloucestershire, played at the Ashley Down Ground, Gloucester on Friday May 17th 1895
Lot 711:
Lot 711
Six Coalport County Championship limited edition plates for Hampshire 1973 (first year of issue), Worcestershire 1974, Leicestershire 1975, Middlesex 1976, Kent/ Middlesex 1977 and Nottinghamshire 1981. Also a limited edition Coalport plate for the 'Centenary of the Ashes 1882-1982'. All in original boxes. Sold with an I.C.C. Cricket World Cup West Indies 2007' decanter by Steuben Glass in original box. A 'Middlesex C.C.C.' pint pewter tankard. Daily/ Sunday Telegraph Ashes 'Official 2006-07 Cricket Ball Collection', incomplete. In two boxes. Very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £10
Lot 712:
Lot 712
Cricket belt buckle 1860's. Original brass belt buckle with raised scene of, what appears to be, a carpenter in apron passing a cricket bat which he has made to a cricketer on horseback. An unusual scene for a buckle. Approximately 2.5"x2". The buckle in very good condition for its age
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £120
Lot 713:
Lot 713
Cricket belt buckle 1860's. Original brass belt buckle with raised scene of four crossed bats with cricket ball to centre within a circular floral decoration. Approximately 2.25"x2". The buckle in very good condition for its age. Sold with a metal badge with a caricature of 'Luffy' from the Pickwick Papers wearing top hat shirt and braces holding a cricket ball, date unknown. 1.75" diameter. Qty 2. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £50
Lot 714:
Lot 714
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: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 715:
Lot 715
Rare Edwardian ivory page turner (used to turn pages in a newspaper) or large letter opener shaped as a cricket bat with bat handle. 15" long. Chip to blade otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £30
Lot 716:
Lot 716
Edwardian wooden paper page turner (used to turn pages in a newspaper) in the shape of a cricket bat with grooved handle. Chip to blade otherwise in good condition. 18.5" long
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £48
Lot 717:
Lot 717
'England v Australia 1861-1961'. Hallmarked silver ashtray with England and Australian emblems to centre and wording England v Australia 1861-1961' to borders. In original presentation box. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £40
Lot 718:
Lot 718
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: £30/50
Hammer price: £45
Lot 719:
Lot 719 Lot 719
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: £70/100
Hammer price: £80
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 720:
Lot 720
Cricket vesta. Brass metal vesta case with engraved image of a cricketer in cap stood in front of a set of cricket stumps. 1.5"x1.75". Sold with two other cricket vesta cases, both silver and hallmarked. Both with cricket designs to sides and hallmarked Chester 1896, the other with worn marks. Both cases with wear. Qty 3
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £85
Lot 721:
Lot 721
Reg Simpson. 'The Lord's Taverner's Trophy Presented for the Schweppes Championship'. Silver metal goblet presented to Simpson in 1981, on the occasion of Nottinghamshire won the County Championship, Simpson being Chairman of the Club at the time. 6" tall. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £60
Lot 722:
Lot 722
M.C.C. v All India 1936. Large silver plated circular salver with scalloped beaded edges, on ball and claw feet. Inscribed to the face 'M.C.C. v India at Lord's May 1936. Hospitals Cricket Match. 1936. In aid of the Funds of the West London and Richmond Hospitals'. Also inscribed with signatures of the eleven members of the M.C.C. team and thirteen members of the India team. M.C.C. signatures are Allen, Moore, Wyatt, Holmes, Human, Price, Sims, Bowes, Peebles, Valentine and Hendren. India signatures include Hussain, Nayudu, Jahangir Khan, Elahi, Wazir Ali, Nissar, Hindelkar, Banergee etc. 14.5" diameter. Maker's mark of Walker & Hall, Sheffield to verso. Significant wear and bleeding to plate, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £40
M.C.C. won the match by ten wickets. Human was top scorer in the match with 115 runs in M.C.C.'s first innings
Lot 723:
Lot 723
Aubigny C.C. 1895/96. A silver plate goblet with ornate floral engraved decoration and inscription. 'Presented by G.F. Bennett Esq, Aubigny C.C. Best Bowling Average Season 1895-6. Won by E.J. Metcalfe 13.15'. Maker's mark to underside of 'Meriden Britannia Company. Quadruple Plate. 197 S U.S.A.'. 8" tall. Some tarnishing to plate, dents to rim, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Aurigny C.C. appears to have been active in the late 19th century in New South Wales, Australia. The Meriden Britannia Company was founded in Connecticut in 1852 and by the 1870s was considered the largest silverware company in the world. It was incorporated into the International Silver company in 1898
Lot 724:
Lot 724
'Ashes Regained. England 1985'. Silver plate dish with title to centre, Test match results and players names and biographies to borders. Limited edition no. 68/1000. 6" diameter. Sold with a model of the old Wembley Stadium with title plaque 'Made from Wembley Stadium 1923-2000'. 5"x3.75. Also a tennis ball signed by Pete Sampras with certificate of authenticity. Qty 3. Good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
Lot 725:
Lot 725
Bernard Thomas. England physio. Silver metal medal with orange and blue ribbon in presentation case, issued to Thomas for the India v England one day International at Pune. The date inscribed on the medal is 4th December 1984, but the match was played on the 5th. England won by four wickets. Sold with two official England team photographs for the tours to Australia & New Zealand 1970/71 and to West Indies 1974. Both framed and glazed, approx. 14"x12". Good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £25
Lot 726:
Lot 726
Warwickshire C.C.C. Centenary 1895-1995. Edinburgh Crystal engraved goblet produced to commemorate '100 years of County Championship Cricket', engraved with the details of the Triple Trophy winning season of 1994. Approx. 5" tall. With original box. Very good condition
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £38
Lot 727:
Lot 727
Len Hutton. 'Sport in miniature' figure of Hutton in batting pose mounted on wooden base. Limited edition 25/100. With certificate of authenticity. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £10
Lot 728:
Lot 728 Lot 728
'Sir Donald Bradman' commemorative coins. Sixteen 'Sir Donald Bradman 1908-2001' 20c coins issued in 2001. Also four 'Salute to the Don' medals commemorating Bradman's Test average of 99.94 and 6996 Test runs. The coins 'issued' by the Gold Coast Bulletin, Herald Sun Sunday, The Advertiser, and The Sunday Telegraph. Sold with a Richie Benaud 'The Voice of Cricket 1930-2015' 50c coin issued by the Royal Australian Mint in 2017 sealed in official presentation card. Qty 21. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18

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