The Olive Collection

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Date of the auction: 31.01.2019

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A pair of English delftware large plates, circa 1750

Painted in blue, red, yellow and green with a willow tree and a fancy peony flower on a stylised rock table, the border with repeating floral or pinecone motifs, the under-rims with a || * || motif, 33.5cm diam (2

Lot #: 93

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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Two delftware plates attributed to Vauxhall, and another English delftware...

One painted with formal leaves in red, green and blue within a border of linked dashes in blue, 22.3cm diam, the other with a square Chinoiserie panel on a diaper ground in red, blue and green, 22.4cm diam, together with another polychrome plate with a bird in a stylised tree within a panelled red

Lot #: 94

Estimate: £650 - £800

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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Four delftware plates, English and Dutch, 18th century

Comprising an English plate, probably Bristol, the washed deep blue ground reserving leaf-shaped panels of mimosa plants, 25.3cm diam, numeral 4 mark, two Dutch Delft large plates, attributed to Makkum, both with a distinctive panelled pattern, one in blue, the other in polychrome, 34.2cm and 32.7cm

Lot #: 95

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A George III oak four-poster bedstead, circa 1800

The baluster and 'urn'-turned end-posts with square-section tapering ends and spade feet, the plain head posts joined by a twin-panelled headboard, together with a pelmet of 18th century crewel-work, decorated with flowers and birds, and hung from iron rods, 140cm wide x 295cm deep x 203.5cm high

Lot #: 96TP

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A rare William & Mary oak-framed and upholstered two-seat sofa, circa 1695

Upholstered with 17th century Bargello flame-stitch to the stuff-over seat and rectangular padded back including the reverse, in shades of crimson, sea-green and ochre wools, the scroll-ended downswept open arms on baluster-turned front supports, with three similar turned front legs, joined by plain

Lot #: 97TP

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An outstanding 17th century joined oak coffer with drawers, named and dated...

The twin-boarded hinged lid with applied slender egg-and-dart and delicate dentil-moulded edge, the toprail divided into three using solid and pierced downswept corbels, two end sections with matching carved strapwork, the third carved with a coat of arms within the Garter, with lion and unicorn

Lot #: 98TP

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A George III yew, fruit-wood and elm high-back Windsor armchair, Thames...

In the manner of William Webb [fl.1792-1808] The hooped back supporting four tapering long spindles either side of a central 'Chippendale-style' fretted splat, the gently outsplayed armrest on spindle and front crook-shaped supports, the bell-shaped saddle-seat with scribed edge, raised on cabriole

Lot #: 99TP

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A George III beech and elm comb-back Windsor armchair, West Country, circa 1790

Traces of historic green-paint With seven hand-shaped back spindles supporting an arched and eared stay-rail, the three-part outsplayed arms with flattened crook-shaped front supports mortised to the edge of the elm saddle-seat, on baluster-shaped and 'egg'-turned legs, joined by an

Lot #: 100TP

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Charles II joined beech and hide-upholstered backstool, circa 1670

The leather upholstery, which appears original, fastened with dome-headed brass nails to the back and padded seat, the seat is also typical stitched to the centre, the back uprights partly spiral-turned, with conforming turned front legs and fore-rail, with plain rear legs and stretchers, requires

Lot #: 102TP

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Charles II joined oak coffer front, West Country, possibly Ottery St...

With three panels, the central panel robustly carved with a leafy tulip plant, the outer panels each with an interlaced flowerhead quatrefoil, the muntin rails both carved with a stiff-leaf, the top rail with flowing flora, and the stiles with a single stiff stem, headed by the date '16' / '76

Lot #: 103TP

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An impressive English delftware porter mug, dated 1698

Of very wide form with cylindrical sides and a turned spreading foot, the generous strap handle with a curled lower terminal, painted in two tones of blue outlined in blue-black with two birds among Oriental plants, between simple borders, inscribed beside the handle with initials H/I:A 1698, 13.7cm

Lot #: 104

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An English delftware armorial tankard, dated 1644

Probably London, of wide cylindrical form with a thick strap handle and pronounced spreading foot, painted in blue with the arms of the Worshipful Company of Butchers, the shield, crest and supporters with simple foliate-scroll mantling, flanked by the initials W/ I·M and the date 1684, 13.5cm high

Lot #: 105

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A large English delftware tankard, dated 1766

Of generous size, cylindrical with a turned foot, finely painted in blue with a continuous hunting scene, a hare pursued by four riders and their pack of hounds, ruined buildings, mountains and a windmill behind and an elaborate tree at one side next to the handle, the base dated underneath '1766

Lot #: 106

Estimate: £8,000 - £10,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A London delftware caudle cup, dated 1676

Of squat shape with a concave base and single thickened handle, inscribed in blue with the names 'WILLIAM:CHIP' and 'ELIZABETH:CHIP' above the date 1676, the names between borders of alternate chevrons, 9cm high

Lot #: 107

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A good mid-17th century turned lignum vitae wassail bowl, English, circa 1650

The cover turned with multiple rings, and fitted with a later turned lignum vitae spire finial, the nearly straight-sided bowl turned with three groups of cords and with a lower rounded turning, on a ring-turned stem and a moulded spreading foot, 26cm cover diameter x 44cm high overall; 22.5cm bowl

Lot #: 108

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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The Hickstead Place Wassail bowl: A rare and impressive Elizabeth I/James I...

The broad and domed lid topped by a ball and spire spice-cup finial, the cup raised on a baluster-knopped stem and a turned and spreading foot, the cup decorated all over with pyrographic roundels and intersecting segmental line, overall 26cm diameter x 42cm high

Lot #: 109

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A fine Charles II turned lignum vitae wassail bowl and cover, circa 1660

The cover turned with lines and rings, and with domed centre, the stem for a spice cup remaining, and with three cup finials (all probably later), the slightly tapering bowl turned with an upper cord, a pair of cords at the waist, and a half-round cord below, on a short stem and a turned and

Lot #: 110

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A rare Elizabeth I painted sycamore roundel or trencher case, circa 1590

Of waisted form, and carved with bands of decoration, the underside branded with a triad of three initials, and with an inked inventory number 'HM.409' (twice), the underside of the cover also inked with an indistinct inscription and with an old indistinct collection label, 17.5cm base diameter x

Lot #: 111

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A George III mahogany-cased wall timepiece, circa 1800 Franics Atkins (fl...

The 11-inch brass dial with outer Arabic minute track encircling Roman hours and central engraved signature, 'Francis Atkins, LONDON', and with blued steel hands, enclosed by glazing with a cast brass concave bezel within a moulded mahogany border, the rear box enclosing a single fusee movement

Lot #: 112

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A highly impressive early 17th century yew-wood turner's chair, English or...

Of triangular three-post form, with all parts turned on a lathe and mainly ribbed, the rails around the boarded seat jointed into substantial front supports with tulip-head terminals, each stamped five times with the initials 'H T', a considerable proportion of the original back rings and overall

Lot #: 113TP

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Charles I joined oak coffer front, West Country, circa 1640

With three panels, all carved with a leafy-filled arcade enclosing a flower-filled baluster-shaped vase, the upright rails carved with stop-fluting, with additional gouge-carving to the stiles, the top rail carved with various flowerheads within interlaced roundels, 141cm wide x 3cm deep x 55.5cm

Lot #: 114TP

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Tabriz carpet, North West Persia

20th Century Having an ivory central medallion, on an indigo ground, 463cm x 350cm

Lot #: 115TP

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An impressive Charles I joined and boarded oak mural trencher case, circa 1640

The upper shelf with dentil-moulded frieze and five leaf-carved arcades raised on columnar-turned supports, the lower shelf enclosed by a spindle-filled gallery, the central section pin-hinged as a door, 140cm wide x 16cm deep x 61.5cm high, (55in wide x 6in deep x 24in high

Lot #: 116TP

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An unusual James I joined oak coffer, West Country, dated 1614

Having a quadruple-panelled hinged lid, the front also with four panels, each carved with a different flowerhead framed within a lozenge, and with a rosette to each corner, the two central panels respectively carved and pitch-filled with the initials 'E S' and the date '16 14', the top rail carved

Lot #: 117TP

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A superbly-painted Liverpool delftware bowl, circa 1748

Finely painted in bright blue, the full centre with a scroll-edged cartouche painted with 'A Midnight Modern Conversation' after Hogarth, the scene titled beneath, within a border of vines, the exterior with three landscape reserves on a neat diaper-pattern ground, one of the panels including a

Lot #: 118

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An English delftware bowl, circa 1760-75

Attributed to London, the exterior powdered in manganese, the interior painted in blue with four comical fish, one in the centre, the others swimming around the rim, 24.4cm diam

Lot #: 119

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An English delftware plate, circa 1740-50

Probably Wincanton, of plain profile without a footrim, the powdered manganese ground reserved with three blue fish swimming around the border, the central arabesque panel with a further fish, 22.7cm diam

Lot #: 120

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A very large English delftware punchbowl, circa 1725

Of exceptional size, painted in blue with an intricate design of scallop shells and scrollwork forming reserves each with an Oriental plant motif, the interior with a flower basket painted by a different hand in blue and grey, about 40cm diam, 21cm high

Lot #: 121

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An English delftware fluted bowl, circa 1715-20

Probably Bristol, unusually moulded with eighteen vertical flutes, painted in dark blue with a lambrequin border above repeating Chinese plants, the interior with a heron among aquatic plants, concentric bands around the footrim, 25.5cm diam

Lot #: 122

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A rare English delftware fluted bowl, circa 1720

Probably Bristol, lightly moulded with sixteen vertical flutes and painted in red, blue and green with a series of Chinese emblems and 'Precious Objects', three pairs of winged Cupids in blue placed around the border, a series of concentric lines in blue above the footrim, the interior with further

Lot #: 123

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 31 Jan 2019