sold - E880 Georgian Sterling Silver Baptismal Mug
Georgian floral Baptismal Mug of Sterling Silver. The makers mark is indistinct but the letter date is for Exeter 1798 and there is a Lion Passant. ($420)
12cm in Height.
(Please Note: The colour to the silver is from light reflected off the background)
Examples of the work of C20 Carl Schumann Porzellen Fabrik Arzberg Germany (1881 - 1996) the factory produced high quality table and decorative porcelain, especially shallow bowls and perforated porcelain. ($35 each)
Sold - D175N* 1948 - 1950 Moorcroft Columbine 6 inch Comport
1948 - 1950 Moorcroft Columbine 6 inch Comport. ($600)
Comment: William Moorcroft is regarded as one of England's early C20 finest potter.
Each piece was individually produced and signed. Since the 1990s Moorcroft pottery has been recognized internationally for its quality and scarcity and as a result is very much sought after. William Moorcroft died in 1945 and his son Walter took over the management of the Company.
Sold - E283N a&b From C19 Victorian England. Small (restored & lacquered) steel trunks
E283N a&b From C19 Victorian England. Small (restored & lacquered) steel trunks ($110)
Both - L 600 x D 350 x H 250 mm
Comment: Many gold seekers came to Australia with all their posessions in trunks such as these.
Sold - E865N Superb Victorian Sterling Silver. Boxed Thomas Ranoldson & son Set x 6 teaspoons & Sugar nips.
Superb Victorian Sterling Silver. Boxed Thomas Ranoldson & son Set x 6 teaspoons & Sugar nips. Hallmarks: George Maudsley Jackson, London 1896.
Note: jackson was a highly regarded maker of late C19 flatware. $145.00
1910s Wall Plaque of Brass. ($28)
Australian made by R.H. Mytton and Co, York St South Melbourne
This plaque is listed in the R.H. Mytton catalogue of the 1910s. The catalogue survived because the father of Rev. Clinton's first job was to work on the catalogue as an apprentice.
1910s Bed pan of Brass ($130)
Maker: R. H. Mytton, York St South Melbourne
L: 890mm x D: 280mm
Comment: Features in the Early C20 Mytton catalogue which stresses that "every portion of the article catalogued is fabricated in our own workshop in Melbourne."
Sold - F171N(b) Handwoven wire and beadwork elephants from South Africa
Handwoven wire and beadwork elephants from South Africa ($45 each)
Height: approx 220mm
Origins: Skilful weaving and bead work is traditional craft throughout the African continent. These hand woven wire animals are made by Zimbabwians residing in South Africa.