The Olive Collection

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Date of the auction: 31.01.2019

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A Rhenish 'tigerware' jug, a Cistercian ware tyg and a border ware jug...

The stoneware jug in mottled brown saltglaze, 14.8cm high, the slender tyg with two long handles, glazed in dark brown, 17.4cm high, the border ware jug in course buff-coloured clay, the upper section dipped in an olive green glaze, 15cm high (3

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A medieval earthenware jug, 15th/16th century

Probably French and of ovoid form, the broad strap handle incised with three vertical grooves and crimped at the edges, the lower terminal impressed with four circular depressions in a horizontal line, finely turned bands below the rim, the upper section dipped in cream-coloured slip and streaked in

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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Four medieval encaustic floor tiles, 14th century

Probably from central or south west England, inlaid in cream clay with a formal design of two respectant or fronting birds imposed on a fleur-de-lys, each tile 13cm to 13.5cm square (4

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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Four pieces of Hispano Moresque pottery, 16th century and 18th century

Comprising a small dish painted in ruby lustre and blue with formal plants, 21cm diam, a small plate with a bird in bright ruby lustre, 20.7cm diam, and two small porringers or scudellae with simple side handles, also painted in ruby lustre, 16cm wide (4

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Montelupo maiolica dish, late 17th or early 18th century

Painted with a soldier standing to attention with his rifle over his shoulders, against a typical yellow sky with formal mountains behind, the rim banded in green, 31cm diam

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £600 - £900

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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Two Italian maiolica pharmacy jars, end 17th century

Comprising a Savona albarello painted in blue with a figure of St. James and a crowned cipher, probably for the Carthusian Order, 21cm high, crowned shield mark, and a Syrup jar, possibly Paduan, painted in colours with a figure of St Anthony and a drug label 'Sy: Di ERIS:mo', 21.5cm high (2

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A rare Elizabeth I oak joint stool, circa 1600

Having an ovolo-moulded top, the rails with central flat run-moulding and lower moulded edge, the heavy legs with a fluted-carved parallel-baluster over an accentuated reel-turning, joined by plain stretchers all round, 44cm wide x 26cm deep x 52cm high, (17in wide x 10in deep x 20in high

Lot #: 7TP

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A small Elizabeth I boarded oak chest, circa 1600

The hinged lid with ovolo-moulded edge, the front with a linear-carved band filled with scratch-carved and punched-decorated domino-style motifs, and the chip-carved ends with paired vertical lines of small punched dots, the slab-ends projecting below the base board, their show-profile carved with a

Lot #: 8TP

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A rare 15th century carved oak angel mount or corbel, South-West England

Modelled with peaked head-dress atop shoulder-length hair, wearing robes and holding a shield in oversize hands, inked paper label to reverse reading 'Roof Angel / Date probably 15th century / from / North Liew [sic] Church / Devon.', 11cm wide x 6cm deep x 30cm high, (4in wide x 2in deep x 11 1/2in

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An exceedingly rare Henry VII joined oak double panel-back armchair, circa 1530

The back with two vertical panels, one topped by a Romayne-type profile portrait bust of an austere man, wearing a peaked cap, in a moulded circular surround, all atop a pedestal, with gadrooned moulded capital, a baluster stem issuing pomegranates and waisted scroll-edged plinth, the other panel

Lot #: 10TP

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An Elizabeth I/James I joined oak three-tier buffet or court cup-board...

Having a shallow box upper tier enclosed by an associated hinged lid divided into two, with the remains of one original hinge to the rear of the well, with reeded and fluted top and middle rails, the lower two tiers with single-boards, raised on deeply reeded bulbous cup-and-cover front supports

Lot #: 11TP

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A rare mid-16th century joined and boarded oak linenfold-carved coffer...

The lid with applied edge rails to simulate a single panel, the front with four linenfold panels, each vertically moulded to simulate pleats, the central 'drape' carved with a cross to each end and flanked by a ribbed rod, all within scratch-moulded rails, interior lidded till and indistinct

Lot #: 12TP

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An English slipware tulip dish, probably Staffordshire, circa 1680

with trailed cream-coloured slip decoration on a red ground, the centre with tulips and leaves within a band of dashes, the border with more tulip flowers and leaves, a dotted border inside the rim, 38cm diam

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An English slipware model of a cradle, probably Staffordshire, circa 1690-1700

Of slab construction with two rockers, the sides and triangular hood applied with globular knobs, the dark brown ground trailed in cream-coloured slip with feathered tulips within dotted borders, the initials 'ID' trailed on the hood, 27.3cm long

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An English slipware circular drainer, last quarter 18th century

Staffordshire or Northern England, of round form with a pie crust edge, the centre pierced with three rows of small holes, decorated with a continuous trail of yellow slip on a dark brown ground, 34cm diam

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £1,600 - £2,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Staffordshire or Yorkshire slipware clockface dish, circa 1715

The dial lightly press-moulded with a chapter ring and Roman numerals, the hands and numerals trailed in two tones of brown slip, a border of dots below the piecrust rim, 27.8cm diam

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £6,000 - £9,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Staffordshire slipware dish, circa 1700-1720

Press-moulded with a figure on horseback, probably a Highwayman, holding a musket and sword, picked out in brown and chestnut slips against the cream-coloured ground, a rouletted formal border inside the piecrust rim, two holes for suspension at the top, 24cm diam

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A rare William & Mary joined oak and glazed bookcase or display case on...

Having a pair of eight-pane doors, enclosing three fixed shelves, with twin fielded-panelled sides, the stand with five baluster-turned legs, joined all round by plain platform stretchers, on ball-turned feet, 131cm wide x 41cm deep x 203cm high, (51 1/2in wide x 16in deep x 79 1/2in high

Lot #: 18TP

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Charles II joined oak and spindle-filled mural food cupboard, North...

With a central door flanked by open panels, all filled with rows of multiple baluster-turned fruitwood spindles within a lip-moulded framework, twin-panelled sides, the single internal shelf cut-away to the centre in a broad semi-circle, 130.5cm wide x 44cm deep x 55cm high, (51in wide x 17in deep x

Lot #: 19TP

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A rare and large George III cherry-wood, walnut and elm comb-back Windsor...

In the manner of John Pitt (d.1759) and Richard Hewett (d.1777) The back with an outer lath and three tapering spindles either side of a plain vasiform splat, with eared stay-rail, the arm bow on further elliptical spindles and flattened in-curved front arm supports, the broad elm saddle-seat on

Lot #: 21TP

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Charles II oak joint stool, circa 1660

Having a rounded square-edge top, the unusual flattened arch-shaped rails with central flat run-moulding, on columnar-turned legs, joined by plain stretchers all round, restorations, 43.5cm wide x 27cm deep x 57.5cm high, (17in wide x 10 1/2in deep x 22 1/2in high

Lot #: 22TP

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Charles II joined oak side table, circa 1660

Having a cleated twin-board top, the single frieze drawer with moulded lower edge and hung from the sides, raised on ball over elongated baluster-turned legs, joined by plain stretchers all round, 76cm wide x 55.5cm deep x 69cm high, (29 1/2in wide x 21 1/2in deep x 27in high

Lot #: 23TP

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A large turned timber Winowing tray, probably Indian

Decorated with incised lines, 62cm wide x 59cm deep x 6cm high, (24in wide x 23in deep x 2in high

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A mid-16th century carved oak drawer front, French, circa 1530-50

Deeply carved with Gothic foliage and a pod either side of a vacant lock reserve, the bottom edge shaped with a pair of chamfered straight arches, 53cm wide x 3cm deep x 20cm high, together with an early to mid-16th century linenfold panel, English, circa 1530, 23.5cm wide x 46.5cm high and a 16th

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Charles II oak joint stool, circa 1670

Having a double-reeded edge top, and unusual flattened arch-shaped rails with central flat run-moulding, on columnar-turned legs, joined by plain stretchers all round, with pear-shaped feet, 46cm wide x 28.5cm deep x 61.5cm high, (18in wide x 11in deep x 24in high

Lot #: 26TP

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A fine and rare Brislington delftware charger, circa 1675-90

Of large size with a turn-over rim, painted in very bright blue, paler blue and bright yellow, with manganese outlines, a pointing Chinese figure stands by a low fence in a formal landscape, the lead glazed back with a turned footrim pierced for suspension, 33.2cm diam

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Brislington delftware moulded dish or shallow bowl, circa 1680-85

The shape and decoration inspired by Dutch Delft but using the distinctive colouring associated with Brislington, the deep dish moulded with twenty flutes forming a scalloped rim, painted in blue and yellow and outlined in manganese, with a formal Chinese landscape including three seated figures and

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Central European faience charger, dated 1680

Possibly Bohemian or Moravian, of large size, painted in blue, manganese, ochre and turquoise-green with a fruiting vine tree merged with the image of the Crucifixion, three angels in the branches of the tree holding goblets to catch the blood from The Saviour's wounds, two men at the base of the

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An English delftware equestrian charger, circa 1710-30

Boldly painted in blue, yellow and green, the figure on horseback wearing armour and a plumed helmet, his sash flying behind, flanked by a sponged tree and another formal plant, a yellow line inside a 'blue dash' border around the rim, the underside with a tin glaze, 34.3cm diam

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Bristol delftware 'Farmyard' plate, circa 1720-50

Of simple 'pancake' profile, painted with a peacock in blue, red and bright yellow, standing among manganese sponged trees, a single blue line at the rim, 22.6cm diam

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Bristol delftware 'Farmyard' plate, circa 1720-30

Of simple profile without a footrim, painted with a proud peacock in blue, red and yellow, among manganese sponged trees, a single blue line at the rim, 22cm diam

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Bristol delftware 'Farmyard' plate, circa 1720-30

Of unusually small size, the plate of 'pancake' profile without a footrim, painted in yellow, red and dark blue with a peacock standing among manganese 'sponged trees', a single blue line at the rim, 20.2cm diam

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,400

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Bristol delftware 'Farmyard' plate, circa 1720-50

Painted in very bright yellow, red and dark blue with a peacock standing on slender legs among 'sponged trees' in dark manganese, a single blue line at the rim, 22cm diam

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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Two small delftware chargers, early 18th century

Probably Friesian or Netherlandish, both with everted rims and turned feet and with lead glazed backs, one painted in blue outlined in black with a cockerel between sponged trees, with a blue dash rim, 22cm diam, the other with a bird and similar sponged trees in blue, manganese and pale yellow

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A London delftware 'Farmyard' plate, circa 1720

The plate of flat profile without a footrim, painted in blue with a cockerel standing on a small mound between distinctive 'sponged' trees, further sponged vegetation in the foreground, within a border of concentric lines, 21.8cm diam, indistinct potter's mark in blue

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An Elizabeth I oak boarded 'clamp-front' chest, Welsh Borders, circa 1600

Having a one-piece triple-reeded edge top with iron strap-hinges, the front carved with a double arcade left in relief against a stippled ground, the unusual design incorporating paired stags standing beneath stylized foliage, the stile supports carefully worked to wrap-around the edges of the

Lot #: 37TP

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A mid-17th century joined and boarded oak mural cupboard, Yorkshire, circa...

Having a slightly projecting open-shelf, enclosed by three arcades, each arch leafy-carved, and spaced by paired female figural terms, both with flowing hair and holding a book, and flanked by male moustachioed terms with folded arms, above a cushion-moulded rail carved with scrolled-leaves, the

Lot #: 38TP

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A particularly small boarded elm chest, English, circa 1700

The well-figured single-piece hinged top with ovolo-moulded edge, the front and rear boards resting on 'ledges' formed to the end boards and held in place by clout nails, these boards then descending to form V-shaped cutaway feet, 41.5cm wide x 27cm deep x 40cm high, (16in wide x 10 1/2in deep x 15

Lot #: 39TP

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A William & Mary joined oak slat-back side chair, circa 1690

The back with four narrow moulded slats mortised between the scroll-profiled cresting rail and a plain lower rail, the columnar and ball-turned uprights with integral ball finials, the panelled seat raised on block and ball-turned legs, joined by a turned fore-rail and multiple plain side and rear

Lot #: 40TP

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An interesting Charles II joined oak panel-back open armchair, South-West...

The bold cresting deeply carved with floral motifs and a chip-carved double-scroll edging, above a symmetrical floral-carved back panel, within tight-scroll and cross-hatched carved back uprights and lower rail, scrolled serpent ear-pieces, and down-swept arms with punched-decorated upper edge, on

Lot #: 41TP

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A rare mid-17th century joined oak and elm box-stool, English, circa 1650

The 'box' retaining its original interior with fitted boards divided into three compartments, enclosed by hinged seat boards with ovolo-moulded edge, each side carved and punched-decorated with a large single lunette, raised on multiple ring-turned legs, united by plain stretchers all round

Lot #: 42TP

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Charles II oak coffer with drawer, Yorkshire, possibly Halifax, circa 1670

The hinged lid of two boards with ovolo-moulded edge, the front top rail deeply carved with a run of tight-scrolls and poppy-head terminals, above three panels, each panel carved with a filled-lozenge and pennant terminals, above a half-flower carved rail, a long drawer below, the drawer front

Lot #: 43TP

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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An early- to mid 17th century boarded oak coffer, West Country, circa 1600-50

With single-board hinged lid, the front carved with two bands, the first with flowing stylized leaf motifs, over a deeper run of nulling, centred by a daisy flowerhead framed by a punched-decorated circular surround with pointed projections to the intercardinal points in the manner of a compass, the

Lot #: 44TP

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A large Victorian joined oak and glazed bookcase, circa 1870

In the Aesthetic taste, in the manner of designer Bruce James Talbert (1838-1881), whilst working for Gillows & Co. Having a spindle-filled gallery cornice, surmounted by a central arched floral-carved cresting, above five glazed doors, enclosing adjustable shelves, five panelled doors below, each

Lot #: 45TP

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Bristol delftware large plate, circa 1750-60

Probably Redcliff Back pottery of Richard Frank, painted in blue with an extensive landscape with two ladies in long, wide skirts walking beside tall 'sponged trees', a house at the right hand side, the scene filling the entire plate without a border, 33.6cm diam

Lot #: 46

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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Three English delftware plates with European landscapes, circa 1750-60

Each painted in blue, one of large size painted with figures in front of sponged trees, 30.8cm diam, another with a gentleman and lady with hills behind and various sponged trees, 23.2cm diam, the third smaller plate painted with a very detailed landscape including a lady hanging out washing, 22.2cm

Lot #: 47

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A pair of Bristol delftware plates, and two larger plates, circa 1760

The pair and one of the larger plates all painted in blue with the well-known 'Weir' pattern, 23.2cm and 32.6cm diam, the other large plate painted with a hut on an island in blue, manganese and green, 30.3cm diam (4

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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Five Bristol delftware plates with 'bianco-sopra-bianco' borders, circa 1760

Comprising a set of four with scalloped rims and a single plate with a plain rim, each with a 'bianco-sopra-bianco' border of pinecone motifs, the Chinoiserie centres painted in yellow, manganese and blue with a figure in front of a pavilion, 22.5cm and 22.8cm diam (5

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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A Dutch Delft large plate, circa 1730-40

Painted in bright blue with a gentleman and lady standing in a garden by a low wall, their manservant holding a parasol, a 'sponged tree' to one side, 29.6cm diam

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 31 Jan 2019

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Three English delftware plates circa 1752 and 1772

One probably Bristol painted in blue with a border of three fish, the centre with peonies and a fence, 22.5cm diam, the other pair Bristol, perhaps Temple Backs Pottery, with a manganese 'cracked ice' ground and panels of blue Chinese pavilions, 23.2cm diam (3

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 31 Jan 2019