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Sale SS7: The Butler Collection of Works of Art

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Tuesday, 10th March 2020

Okehampton Street, Exeter

Works of Art Sale

  • Sale
  • Lots

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Auction Lot

Lot 1: A North Devon Pottery Documentary Harvest Jug

A North Devon pottery documentary harvest jug of typical bellied form with raised neck and ribbed strap handle with scroll terminal sgraffito and slipware decorated with the horse drawn Durrant Common Stage Waggon (sic) approaching the Rising Sun Inn followed by the wagoner with a speech bubble 'Away me Lads' all above the inscription to Edmund Davey Sept. 22 1816', beneath the handle a heart shaped panel captioned 'Fill mee full of liquor sweet for that his good when friends do meet when friends do meet and liquor plenty fill me again when I be empty', the neck bordered with leaves, 24cm high, [stapled crack and some glaze loss].

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000
Realised: £6,100
Auction Lot

Lot 2: A Late 18th Century Slipware Baluster Jug

A late 18th Century slipware baluster jug decorated in cream slip on the brown ground with birds, tulips and stylised trees, inscribed 'D R.' and dated 1799, possibly Ewenny, 22cm [some chips and glaze losses].

Estimate: £500 - £700
Realised: £2,700
Auction Lot

Lot 3: A London Saltglazed Stoneware Quart Tankard

A London saltglazed stoneware quart tankard the grey body with reddish freckled dip, impressed WR excise mark, the silver mount engraved '2 x 6' and with maker's mark for Phillip Phillis, London early 18th century, Fulham or Southwark, 18.5cm [minor interior chip under mount].

Estimate: £300 - £500
Realised: £920
Auction Lot

Lot 4: A Brampton Salt Glazed Stoneware Loving Cup

A Brampton salt glazed stoneware loving cup of goblet-shaped form with scroll handles and foliate thumb rest, embossed front and verso with a basket of flowers and foliage, mid 19th Century, 12.5cm high.

Estimate: £50 - £80
Realised: £200
Auction Lot

Lot 5: A Small English Saltglazed Brown and Grey Stoneware Mug

A small English saltglazed brown and grey stoneware mug applied with sprigs of topers and a sailor, mid 19th Century, 8cm high.

Estimate: £30 - £50
Realised: £170
Auction Lot

Lot 6: An Elizabethan Armorial Silver-gilt Mounted 'Tigerware' Jug

An Elizabethan armorial silver-gilt mounted 'Tigerware' jug with cylindrical neck and strap handle, the domed cover with winged figure thumbpiece and embossed with satyre masks and fruit, the neck mount with four relief lion masks and engraved with the coat-of-arms for Ellis, Kent in a cartouche on a ground of strapwork and foliage, worn maker's mark possibly A for A Lombardi circa 1571, 19.5cm [some damage to handle].

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
Realised: £4,200
Auction Lot

Lot 7: A Derbyshire Saltglazed Brown Stoneware Snuff Jar

A Derbyshire saltglazed brown stoneware snuff jar sprigged in relief with vines and flower heads, with pewter screw lid and inner cover, early 19th century, 21cm containing bone snuff spoon and snuff, with a paper note inscribed in ink 'Snuff given by Queen Charlotte to George IV when Prince Regent'.

Estimate: £250 - £350
Realised: £240
Auction Lot

Lot 9: A Small Clear Glass Mug

A small clear glass mug of thistle shaped form with facet cut handle and slice cut rim and foot, the body cut with husks and a foliate meander enclosing stars, 8cm high.

Estimate: £50 - £70
Realised: £35
Auction Lot

Lot 10: An English Glass Tankard

An English glass tankard of barrel shaped form with strap handle decorated below the rim and above the foot with multiple glass threads, late 18th century, 10cm high.

Estimate: £50 - £80
Realised: £170
Auction Lot

Lot 11: Three Pieces of Miniature Glass

Three pieces of miniature glass comprising a melon-shaped decanter with raised neck, a wrythen fluted flask and a decanter with triple neck rings, 3 - 5cm high.

Estimate: £30 - £50
Realised: £85
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