Auction 05.12.1994

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 05.12.1994

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A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE PLATE, the centre painted with a bust...

A LONDON DELFT BLUE AND WHITE PLATE, the centre painted with a bust portrait of a gentleman within a circular foliage cartouche, the border inscribed ADMIRAL KEPPEL FOR EVER, with stylised foliage sprays pendant from a brown rim (haircrack at 10 o'clock), circa 1780 23cm. diam

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A LONDON (SOUTHWARK) DELFT DATED BLUE AND WHITE MUG of tapering cylindrical...

A LONDON (SOUTHWARK) DELFT DATED BLUE AND WHITE MUG of tapering cylindrical form with strap handle and moulded with five bands of raised dimple ornament, boldly painted with a crowned escutcheon enclosing the initials . B . /G . W/1653 flanked by scrolling foliage and with a bearded mask below

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A LONDON (SOUTHWARK) DELFT DATED BLUE AND WHITE DEEP DISH with fluted...

A LONDON (SOUTHWARK) DELFT DATED BLUE AND WHITE DEEP DISH with fluted everted border and lobed rim, the centre painted with the initials *M*/G*P/1664 above a flourish within an oval cartouche surmounted by a schematic crest and flanked by scrolls and trailing foliage (slight wear and glaze flaking

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE MUG of cylindrical form with everted footrim...

A ENGLISH DELFT BLUE AND WHITE MUG of cylindrical form with everted footrim and loop strap handle, painted in a bright palette with flowering waterlily beside bamboo, the handle with interlocking diamond ornament (slight chips and glaze flaking to rim and footrim, minor glaze flaking to edge of

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A RALPH WOOD GROUP OF ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON, the helmeted warrior...

A RALPH WOOD GROUP OF ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON, the helmeted warrior wearing pale-yellow tunic with a dark-blue sash seated astride a manganese stallion spearing a green dragon lying coiled round rockwork, on a rocky moulded base enriched in grey and green (repaired through neck, right forearm

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A RALPH WOOD GROUP OF ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON similarly modelled to the...

A RALPH WOOD GROUP OF ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON similarly modelled to the preceding lot, his helmet enriched in ochre, brown and green and wearing a brown tunic with green sash, seated astride a brown stallion, the base enriched in ochre, green and brown (one of St. George's legs repaired

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A RALPH WOOD GROUP OF THE LOST SHEEP FOUND modelled as a youth standing...

A RALPH WOOD GROUP OF THE LOST SHEEP FOUND modelled as a youth standing beside a tree-stump with a sheep slung from a stick across his back, wearing brown hat, olive-green waistcoat, pale-brown coat and grey breeches, on a green and brown rockwork base (minute chip to hat, both ends of stick

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A RALPH WOOD EQUESTRIAN FIGURE OF KING WILLIAM III in the guise of a Roman...

A RALPH WOOD EQUESTRIAN FIGURE OF KING WILLIAM III in the guise of a Roman Emperor seated on a rearing dunn stallion with yellow bridle and green saddle-cloth, the King with a laurel wreath in his hair, his brown tunic enriched with gilding and with green drapery falling from his right shoulder

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A PAIR OF RALPH WOOD MODELS OF A POINTER AND A SETTER to left and right...

A PAIR OF RALPH WOOD MODELS OF A POINTER AND A SETTER to left and right with their heads turned to the front, their coats splashed in shades of brown and pale-blue, seated erect on green tasselled cushions above square bases with canted angles and moulded with a band of stiff leaves (pointer with

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A RALPH WOOD CREAMWARE FIGURE OF ADMIRAL VAN TROMP, the jovial figure...

A RALPH WOOD CREAMWARE FIGURE OF ADMIRAL VAN TROMP, the jovial figure standing drawing his sword and leaning against a green and blue tree-stump, wearing cream feathered hat, brown jacket, blue trousers and cream boots, on a shaped oval brown base splashed in blue (end of sword lacking and chips to

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A RALPH WOOD FIGURE OF JUPITER, the crowned god standing holding a...

A RALPH WOOD FIGURE OF JUPITER, the crowned god standing holding a thunderbolt in his raised right hand and with an eagle at his feet, wearing a green-lined lilac tunic tied with a green sash, on a green and brown rockwork mound and cream square base (left thumb lacking, slight chips to base

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A PAIR OF RALPH WOOD FIGURES OF A HAYMAKER AND COMPANION, he standing...

A PAIR OF RALPH WOOD FIGURES OF A HAYMAKER AND COMPANION, he standing leaning on a tree-stump and holding a scythe, wearing black hat, yellow waistcoat, brown jacket and manganese breeches, his companion standing resting a barrel held in her right arm against a tree-stump, wearing green hat

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A RALPH WOOD GROUP OF A SPANISH PEASANT WORSHIPPING beside a recumbent...

A RALPH WOOD GROUP OF A SPANISH PEASANT WORSHIPPING beside a recumbent sheep, the kneeling bearded figure with black hair, a dark-brown hat attached to the back of his light-brown jacket and wearing a pale-yellow waistcoat and green trousers, the sheep splashed in dark-brown, on a foliage-moulded

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A PAIR OF RALPH WOOD FIGURES OF A SHEPHERD AND SHEPHERDESS, he standing...

A PAIR OF RALPH WOOD FIGURES OF A SHEPHERD AND SHEPHERDESS, he standing beside a brown tree-stump with a dog at his feet, wearing black hat, light-brown jacket, white blouse and green breeches, his companion standing placing a flower in her corsage and with a sheep at her feet, wearing white hat

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A PAIR RALPH WOOD FIGURES OF SPANISH MUSICIANS, he standing before a...

A PAIR RALPH WOOD FIGURES OF SPANISH MUSICIANS, he standing before a tree-stump playing the castinets, wearing dark-brown hat, blue waistcoat, brown jerkin with pale-yellow sleeves and green tattered breeches, she standing playing the drum, in dark-brown conical hat and wearing a blue shawl

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE GROUP OF RALPH WOOD TYPE enriched in green and...

A STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE GROUP OF RALPH WOOD TYPE enriched in green and manganese, modelled as a gardener with a spade and holding a posy standing beside a baluster vase of oval section moulded with a band of stiff leaves and with everted rim, supported on a square pedestal, on a shell and

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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FALKNER (FRANK): The George Stoner Collection of Figures and Groups by the...

FALKNER (FRANK): The George Stoner Collection of Figures and Groups by the Ralph Woods of Staffordshire, parts I and II, reprinted from The Connoisseur , black and white plates, gilt-stamped cream vellum, 4to., London, 1910 , no 29 from a limited edition of 50, signed by the author; and four loose

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A PEARLWARE BULL BAITING GROUP, the standing bull tethered by a rope to a...

A PEARLWARE BULL BAITING GROUP, the standing bull tethered by a rope to a post with its head lowered and worried by a small dog, both animals splashed in light brown, on a rectangular green base edged in yellow between olive-green lines (the bull with one horn, both ears and tail restored, the dog

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A PEARLWARE FIGURE OF HOPE standing beside an anchor, in dark-blue cloak...

A PEARLWARE FIGURE OF HOPE standing beside an anchor, in dark-blue cloak and spotted yellow robe tied with an ochre sash, the square base moulded with green and ochre stiff leaves, 21cm. high, Yorkshire; and a pearlware figure of Winter wrapped in a blue-spotted yellow clock, standing before a

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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FOUR STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURES OF THE EVANGELISTS standing before...

FOUR STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURES OF THE EVANGELISTS standing before flowering trees, ST. JOHN holding a bell and wearing mottled purple robe and yellow-lined blue cape, ST. MARK with a recumbent lion at his feet, in iron-red robe and yellow-lined dark-blue cape, ST. LUKE with a recumbent cow at

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE SMALL GLOBULAR CHAMBER-POT, the exterior marbled...

A STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE SMALL GLOBULAR CHAMBER-POT, the exterior marbled in pale-blue, white and shades of dark and pale-brown beneath a green everted ribbed rim (minute cracks and chips to rim), circa 1800 16cm. wide

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT COPY OF THE PORTLAND VASE, the oviform body applied...

A WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT COPY OF THE PORTLAND VASE, the oviform body applied in white with classical figures at various pursuits, the angular handles suspending bearded masks and the base with Paris wearing a Phrygian cap, circa 1880 25.5cm. high

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE PART DINNER-SERVICE painted with a band of blue and...

A WEDGWOOD CREAMWARE PART DINNER-SERVICE painted with a band of blue and green berried foliage between chocolate-brown line borders and with chocolate-brown rims, comprising two two-handled ice-pails and covers (one cover with chip to inner rim), an oval two-handled sauce-tureen, cover and fixed

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A BOW WHITE TWO-HANDLED CIRCULAR TUREEN AND COVER of compressed form...

A BOW WHITE TWO-HANDLED CIRCULAR TUREEN AND COVER of compressed form applied with sprays of prunus, the branch handles and finial with female mask terminals moulded in high relief (the tureen with an extended crack and associated crack, crack to rim and beside one terminal to handle, the cover with

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A BOW WHITE FIGURE OF KITTY CLIVE in the role of The Fine Lady from...

A BOW WHITE FIGURE OF KITTY CLIVE in the role of The Fine Lady from Garrick's farce Lethe , standing holding out her voluminous crinoline skirt in her left hand and with a spaniel tucked under her right arm, wearing a mob-cap, laced bodice and her jacket edged with flowers, on a shaped square base

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A PAIR OF BOW BIRDS-IN-BRANCHIS CANDLESTICK-GROUPS modelled as two brightly...

A PAIR OF BOW BIRDS-IN-BRANCHIS CANDLESTICK-GROUPS modelled as two brightly coloured finches perched on tree-stumps applied with coloured flowers and foliage flanking a tôle peint branch surmounted by porcelain foliate-moulded nozzles and foliage wax-pans, the circular bases applied with a hound and

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A BOW FIGURE OF AN ABBESS seated reading from a book, the blue cover...

A BOW FIGURE OF AN ABBESS seated reading from a book, the blue cover enriched with gilding, wearing a puce-lined black cowl edge in gilding, a black stole gilt with a Cross and white robes with fur-edged cuffs (restoration to fingers of left hand), circa 1760 15cm. high

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A BOW FIGURE OF SPRING from a set of the Seasons, modelled as a girl with a...

A BOW FIGURE OF SPRING from a set of the Seasons, modelled as a girl with a basket of flowers over her left arm and holding a posy in her right hand, wearing green-lined pale-yellow hat, puce bodice, flowered skirt and striped under-skirt, the circular base applied with coloured flowers (chip to

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A BOW WHITE MODEL OF A PUG seated scratching its left ear with its hind-leg...

A BOW WHITE MODEL OF A PUG seated scratching its left ear with its hind-leg and wearing an incised collar, the shaped rectangular base moulded with a fixed ring (minute bruise to edge of right ear, very slight chips to base), circa 1750 10cm. wide

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 5 Dec 1994

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A PAIR OF BOW MODELS OF PHEASANTS, their heads turned to left and right...

A PAIR OF BOW MODELS OF PHEASANTS, their heads turned to left and right, with brown bodies and brightly coloured wing and tail feathers, perched astride tree-stumps applied with flowers and foliage (one with beak and tip of one wing lacking, repair through neck, tail and tree-stump, the other with

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 5 Dec 1994