The Valerie Cook Moorcroft Collection & Steiff Teddy Bears

Dawson’s Auctioneers
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United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 23.09.2020

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A William Moorcroft 'Spanish' pattern pedestal bowl, circa 1910/15, the circular bowl with two loop handles on a waisted stem and circular foot, decorated against a shaded green/blue ground, green inscribed signature, impressed factory marks, 19.7 cm diameter excluding handles, 15.8cm high

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Moorcroft Wisteria pattern vase, early 20th century, of baluster form, with part flambé decoration, blue inscribed signature, impressed factory marks, the interior of the foot rim inscribed in green with the letter 'T', 24cm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A William Moorcroft Big Poppy pattern vase, early 20th century, of cylindrical form, with a shaded mottled blue/green ground, green inscribed signature, impressed Moorcroft, Burslem, England, 60, 19cm diameter, 13.5cm high

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Moorcroft Flower & Berry pattern vase designed by Nicola Slaney, date cypher 2009, of slender tapering form, with blossoming trees joined by fruiting and leafy branches, artists 'button' stamp, assistants inscribed marks, factory impressed marks, 26.5cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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William Moorcroft for Liberty & Co, a 'Claremont' pattern vase, circa 1910, of compressed form with two handles, green inscribed signature, printed 'Made for Liberty & Co, Rd No 420081', 16.5cm diameter, 9.5cm high

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A modern Moorcroft Anna Lily vase, designed by Nicola Slaney, of inverted baluster shape, impressed date cypher for 2000, inscribed monogram in brown WM and in green VL, 17.5cm

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £180 - £220

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A pair of Moorcroft 'Anna Lily' pattern vases, designed by Nicola Slaney, date cypher 2010 & 2011, of tall and slender form, Slaney 'button' mark, factory impressed marks, inscribed assistants monograms, 32cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Moorcroft 'Caribbean' pattern tankard, mid 20th century, decorated with boats and palm trees, the interior shaded green to blue, impressed factory marks, 11.5cm

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A large William Moorcroft 'Pomegranate' bowl, circa 1930, the bowl further decorated with leaves and berries against a shaded blue ground, raised on a shallow circular foot, inscribed green signature, impressed factory marks and letters Y & M, 33.5cm diameter

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Moorcroft 'Leaf & Berry' pattern table lamp, third quarter 20th century, the stepped top above a waisted cylindrical body with swollen base, on wood stand, with shade, 31cm excluding electrical fittings

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A large Moorcroft Poppy pattern vase, mid 20th century, decorated against a shaded blue ground, blue inscribed signature, impressed factory marks, impressed number 210 (or 216), the interior of the foot rim inscribed in green ink 'k', 26.5cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Walter Moorcroft flambe 'Big Poppy' pattern vase, third quarter 20th century, of baluster form on a circular foot, inscribed initials, factory impressed marks, 18.5cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A William Moorcroft Cornflower pattern trumpet vase, early 20th century, probably for James MacIntyre & Co, decorated on a shaded green ground, on circular foot, green inscribed signature, impressed number 12, 22cm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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An early William Moorcroft 'Cornflower' pattern vase, circa 1910, with slightly flaring rim above a waisted neck above the inverted baluster body, on a spreading circular foot, inscribed in green 'W Moorcroft, des', 31.5cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A William Moorcroft 'Cornflower' pattern vase, circa 1915, the scrolling flowers on a shaded green/blue ground, green inscribed signature, impressed Moorcroft, Burslem and shape number, 15cm

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Walter Moorcroft 'Columbine' pattern vase, mid 20th century, of compressed form, the flowers decorated against a shaded off white to green ground, on a circular foot, inscribed blue signature, impressed facsimile signature and 'Potter to H.M the Queen', approximately 16cm wide, 12cm high

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A William Moorcroft flambé 'Big Poppy' pattern vase, circa 1930, of baluster form, the poppies against a flambe red/blue ground, inscribed blue signature, impressed factory marks and shape number, applied Royal Warrant label Potter to H.M. the Queen and an applied Moorcroft Museum label numbered

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Large Moorcroft 'Thistledown' pattern vase, designed by Rachel Bishop, date cypher 2010, the slight;ly flaring rim on a slender neck and globular body on a circular foot, the underside with blue inscribed designer signature, impressed and inscribed factory marks, 53.5cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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An early Walter Moorcroft 'Leaf & Berry' vase, mid 20th century, of inverted baluster form, the tube lined decoration on a green to blue shaded ground, green inscribed initials, impressed facsimile signature, potter to H.M the Queen, 31cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A large pair of Moorcroft 'Poppy' pattern table lamps, the red flowers against a cream ground, each mounted on a wood stand with gilt Moorcroft factory marks, each with matching shade, 35.5cm excluding lamp fittings

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A rare and unusual William Moorcroft flambé vase, circa 1928, being a flambe mix of Eventide and Moonlit Blue, of waisted form, in shades of red, mustard yellow and blue, blue inscribed signature, impressed facsimile signature and Potter to H.M the Queen, 21.5cm

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Moorcroft 'Brambles' pattern table lamp, designed by Sally Tuffin, the well defined tube lined decoration against a shaded green and blue landscaped background, on wood base with gilt printed factory marks, with shade, 29cm excluding light fittings

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Moorcroft 'Prairie' pattern ewer, designed by Rachel Bishop, date cypher 2005, with a shaded green exterior rim on an inverted tapering body, printed 'Bishops Mitre' mark, inscribed and impressed assistant and factory marks, 24cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A William Moorcroft Leaf & Berry pattern vase, early 20th century, in an unusual pale blue shaded colourway, blue inscribed signature, factory impressed marks, 23cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A pair of Moorcroft 'Magnolia' pattern table lamps, late 20th century, of compressed form, the blossoming flowers against a dark blue ground, on wood bases with gilt Moorcroft printed marks, with shades, 19cm excluding light fittings

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A William Moorcroft 'Pomegranate' pattern jardiniere, dated 1913, decorated with a band of pomegranates with leaves and berries against a shaded green ground, green inscribed signature and date, impressed shape number 66, approximately 27cm wide, 19.5cm high

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Moorcroft 'Anna Lily' pattern table lamp, designed by Nicola Slaney, of baluster form, on wood stand with gilt printed Moorcroft marks, with shade, 22cm excluding light fittings

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A Moorcroft Flambé Lily pattern vase, early to mid 20th century, of tapering form leading to a spreading base on a circular foot, green inscribed signature, impressed facsimile signature, 'Potters to HM the Queen', 17cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A William Moorcroft Pomegranate, Leaf & Berry pattern vase, second quarter of the 20th century, of cylindrical form, the fruits decorated against a shaded green to blue ground, blue inscribed signature, impressed facsimile signature, Potters to H.M. the Queen, 24.5cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 23 Sep 2020

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A William Moorcroft 'Pomegranate' pattern biscuit box and cover, circa 1920s, of square form with loop handles, decorated with a band of pomegranates with leaves and berries against a shaded green/blue ground,17cm high

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 23 Sep 2020