Auction 21.01.2003

Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 21.01.2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE SPILL VASE OF A CAMEL

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE SPILL VASE OF A CAMEL Circa 1820, impressed 8 Modelled standing before a short tree-stump on a green mound base 5 5/8in. (14.3cm.) high

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MODELS OF A LION AND LIONESS

A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MODELS OF A LION AND LIONESS Circa 1800 Each comparisoned feline modelled looking back over its shoulder, on splashed green and brown mound bases 5½in. (13.9cm.) high (2

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE GROUP OF BEAR-BAITING

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE GROUP OF BEAR-BAITING Circa 1830, faint iron-red painted numerals Modelled as a bear being attacked by a bulldog, his trainer fallen at the left, on a stepped oblong base 14in. (35.6cm.) wide

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE MODEL OF 'WALLACE'

A STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE MODEL OF 'WALLACE' Circa 1830 Depicted as a lion standing with his right paw on a yellow ball, before a flowering bocage, on a shaped green base, named on the front 6 3/8in. (16.2cm.) high

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE MODELS OF LEOPARDS

A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE MODELS OF LEOPARDS Circa 1820 Of Walton-type, each comparisoned feline with black spots and grey harness, standing before a flowering tree, on a green mound base moulded with blue scrolls and applied with clusters of flowers 5½in. (13.9cm.) high (2

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE ELEPHANT SPILL VASE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE ELEPHANT SPILL VASE Circa 1880 Modelled standing and supporting a still-clock within a crenelated howdah, a mahut seated at his neck, the canted rectangular base edged in iron-red 9¼in. (23.4cm.) high

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE GROUP OF ROMULUS AND REMUS

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE GROUP OF ROMULUS AND REMUS Circa 1828 Of Sherratt-type modelled with twin boys nursing from a she-wolf recumbent before a flowering bocage on a grassy mound applied with flowers, raised on a rectangular table base moulded with a wolf and floral garlands, above beaded

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE MODELS OF LEOPARDS

A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE CREAMWARE MODELS OF LEOPARDS Early 19th century Modelled as comparisoned recumbent wide-eyed felines, one with its kill beneath its right forepaw, on green mound bases 8¼in. (21cm.) wide (2

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A WALTON PEARLWARE MODEL OF A LION EMBLEMATIC OF ENGLAND

A WALTON PEARLWARE MODEL OF A LION EMBLEMATIC OF ENGLAND Circa 1830, impressed uppercase scroll mark at back Modelled as a recumbent feline with a crown on his head and left paw on an orb, before a flowering bocage, on a green mound base applied with grassy tufts 6¼in. (15.8cm.) high

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A CREAMWARE MODEL OF A GIRAFFE

A CREAMWARE MODEL OF A GIRAFFE Early 19th century Modelled standing before a tree-trunk, on marbelized rectangular base 12 7/8in. (32.7cm.) high

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE GROUP OF A PERFORMING BEAR

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE GROUP OF A PERFORMING BEAR Circa 1825 Of Walton or Sherratt-type, the animal trainer in an Andalusian's costume standing before a tree, a club in his right hand, the muzzled bear dancing at the right, a very small lion standing between the two, on domed base moulded with

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,800 - US$2,200

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE GROUP OF A TIGER ATTACKING A LAMB

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE GROUP OF A TIGER ATTACKING A LAMB Circa 1830 Of Sherratt-type, modelled standing before a tree-stump with left front paw raised above a small fallen ewe, raised on a rectangular table base moulded with berried vine aboved ridged bracket feet 7¼in. (18.4cm.) wide

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE GROUP OF BULL-BAITING

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE GROUP OF BULL-BAITING Circa 1820 Of Sherratt-type, modelled as a bull fighting a dog, another dog tumbling off his shoulders, a barker stands at the right with arms raised enticing the crowd, his partner fallen dangerously below, raised on a rectangular table base

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MODEL OF A DOVECOTE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MODEL OF A DOVECOTE Incised and dated M.S 1824, attributed to Martha Sherratt, the wife of Obadiah The roost moulded on the sloping roof and sides with embracing couples and bacchic putti playing instruments within a grape arbour and beneath a pansy, the reverse with Eros

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE GROUP OF 'THE DEATH OF MUNROW'

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE GROUP OF 'THE DEATH OF MUNROW' Circa 1825, attributed to Obadiah Sherratt Modelled as a large yellow and black tiger attacking and dragging Lieutenant Monroe away, his head in the beast's mouth, on a rectangular table base moulded with ribbon-tied swags, named on the front

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MODEL OF POLITO'S MENAGERIE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MODEL OF POLITO'S MENAGERIE Circa 1820 Of Sherratt-type, modelled with assorted performers and musicians in front of the fantastic marquee and front entrance to Politos Royal Menagerie, on a rectangular table base moulded with ribbon-tied swags, above ridged bracket feet

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE GROUP OF A FARMER AND HIS WIFE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE FIGURE GROUP OF A FARMER AND HIS WIFE Circa 1815-25 Of Walton-type, modelled with the figures on either side of a tree formed as a hen roost with birds perching in the boughs and a nest of eggs at the top, a top hat filled with chicks at its foot, on a square base edged in

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE Circa 1810-20 The stump flanked by two large yellow canaries perched on flowering branches, the grassy mound base applied with further flower clusters 5¾in. (14.6in.) high

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$700 - US$900

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE Circa 1810-20 Modelled as a boy blowing a bird whistle attempting to lure a bird from a spreading tree-stump, the hollow branches applied with foliage 10¾in. (27.3cm.) high

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MODEL OF 'THE ROARING LION'

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MODEL OF 'THE ROARING LION' Circa 1830 Of Sherratt-type, the large yellow beast with grey mane, his left paw resting on a red ball, raised on a rectangular table base moulded with ribbon-tied swags, named on the front, above bracket feet 14in. (35.6cm.) wide

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE Circa 1810-20 Modelled as a boy seated beneath a spreading tree-trunk holding a nest of eggs, a dog at his feet, the rockwork base and tree applied with tufts of grass, a yellow bird perched above 8 7/8in. (22.6cm.) high

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE Circa 1810-20 Modelled as a boy sitting at the foot of a tree-trunk, a nesting owl and a parrot in its boughs perched between three hollow branches 10 5/8in. (27cm.) high

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE Circa 1825 Modelled as a boy and his dog collecting eggs from a nest, observed by a squirrel seated on a branch of a hollow tree-trunk, flanked by a doe and a stag reclining before bocage at either side 8¼in. (20.9cm.) high

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE NESTING-BIRD SPILL VASE Circa 1825 Modelled as a boy and his dog collecting eggs from a nest, observed by a squirrel seated on a branch of a hollow tree-trunk, flanked by leopards reclining at its base 8¼in. (20.9cm.) high

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE SAUCE-BOAT AND STAND

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE SAUCE-BOAT AND STAND Circa 1780-1800, attributed to Ralph Wood Modelled as a brown fox head with blue and white swan-form handle, the stand as a displaying blue and white swan 7½in. (19cm.) wide (2

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MODEL OF A HORSE

A STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MODEL OF A HORSE Circa 1800 Of Whieldon-type, modelled standing with sponged dapple grey coat and yellow-trimmed blue saddle blanket, on a green shaped-rectangular base 7½in. (19cm.) wide

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A BRITISH PEARLWARE MODEL OF A RACE HORSE AND JOCKEY

A BRITISH PEARLWARE MODEL OF A RACE HORSE AND JOCKEY Inscribed and dated in underglazed puce, JA 1844 Modelled as a jockey standing beside his sponged dappled grey horse, on a canted green and sponged blue rectangular base 11½in. (29.2cm.) high

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE MODELS OF SPOTTED WHIPPETS

A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE MODELS OF SPOTTED WHIPPETS Late 19th century Modelled standing, one with a hare in its mouth, the other a hare at its feet, mounted as lamps 10½in. (26.6cm.) high (2

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A STAFFORDSHIRE GROUP OF 'THE LION SLAYER'

A STAFFORDSHIRE GROUP OF 'THE LION SLAYER' Circa 1860 Modelled as Roualeyn George Gordon-Cumming in plaid kilt and green cloak, a sword in his left hand, a dead lion at his feet, title on the base, mounted as a lamp 16¾in. (42.5cm.) high

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 21 Jan 2003

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A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MILKING GROUPS

A PAIR OF STAFFORDSHIRE PEARLWARE MILKING GROUPS Circa 1800-1820 Of Pratt-type, modelled as a milkmaid or a farmer standing before a cow, a calf at their feet, on sponged bases 7in. (17.5cm.) wide (2

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 21 Jan 2003