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Lot 1

A pair of Chinese green-glazed biscuit porcelain jars and covers, late 19th century, each of ovoid form with domed cover, modelled in relief with acorns, leaves, flowers and tendrils, green-glazed bases unmarked (losses and damage to both). 20cm, £100-150
A pair of Chinese green-glazed biscuit porcelain jars and covers, late 19th century, each of ovoid form with domed cover, modelled in relief with acorns, leaves, flowers and tendrils, green-glazed bases unmarked (losses and damage to both). 20cm, £100-150

Lot 2

A Satsuma bowl, early 20th century, with scalloped rim, painted to the interior and exterior with birds, blossoming boughs and flowers, with red seal mark to base. 9cm by 21.5cm, £70-90
A Satsuma bowl, early 20th century, with scalloped rim, painted to the interior and exterior with birds, blossoming boughs and flowers, with red seal mark to base. 9cm by 21.5cm, £70-90

Lot 3

A Peking glass baluster form vase, in yellow, decorated in relief with a dragon and figures by a pine tree, with engraved seal mark to base. 26cm, £100-150
A Peking glass baluster form vase, in yellow, decorated in relief with a dragon and figures by a pine tree, with engraved seal mark to base. 26cm, £100-150

Lot 4

A Chinese embroidered silk shawl, c. 1920/30, worked in polychrome threads with butterflies, flowers and budding tendrils against a black ground, with knotted and tasselled fringe. Approx. 112cm square excluding fringe. , £60-80
A Chinese embroidered silk shawl, c. 1920/30, worked in polychrome threads with butterflies, flowers and budding tendrils against a black ground, with knotted and tasselled fringe. Approx. 112cm square excluding fringe. , £60-80

Lot 5

A pair of Japanese cloisonne enamel vases, each of baluster form with everted rim, decorated with birds perched on blossoming boughs against a turquoise blue ground, unmarked, each on a carved hardwood stand. Excluding stands 31cm, £120-180
A pair of Japanese cloisonne enamel vases, each of baluster form with everted rim, decorated with birds perched on blossoming boughs against a turquoise blue ground, unmarked, each on a carved hardwood stand. Excluding stands 31cm, £120-180

Lot 6

A fine Chinese Export carved ivory work box, Canton, c. 1800, the rectangular box and lift-off cover densely carved with a multitude of figures at leisure amongst pavilions and pine trees, on horseback, in boats, playing instruments, holding fans and in conversation, within imitation bamboo borders, the interior fitted with a two-handled lift-out tray and containing a number of ivory sewing utensils and fittings. 10cm by 27.5cm by 17.5cm. Provenance: a private Italian collection and thence by descent. , £1000-1500
A fine Chinese Export carved ivory work box, Canton, c. 1800, the rectangular box and lift-off cover densely carved with a multitude of figures at leisure amongst pavilions and pine trees, on horseback, in boats, playing instruments, holding fans and in conversation, within imitation bamboo borders, the interior fitted with a two-handled lift-out tray and containing a number of ivory sewing utensils and fittings. 10cm by 27.5cm by 17.5cm. Provenance: a private Italian collection and thence by descent. , £1000-1500

Lot 7

A Chinese glass or rock crystal model of a kylin, 20th century, on a carved hardwood stand. Excluding stand 12.5cm by 19.5cm, £100-150
A Chinese glass or rock crystal model of a kylin, 20th century, on a carved hardwood stand. Excluding stand 12.5cm by 19.5cm, £100-150

Lot 8

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), a pair of woodblock prints, in inks and colours, one of three figures under a blossoming tree, the other a woman and child in an interior (both probably from a triptych print). (2) 34cm by 22.5cm and 34.5cm by 23cm, £100-150
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), a pair of woodblock prints, in inks and colours, one of three figures under a blossoming tree, the other a woman and child in an interior (both probably from a triptych print). (2) 34cm by 22.5cm and 34.5cm by 23cm, £100-150

Lot 9

Utagawa Yoshitora, Fighting Scene with a Chain, woodblock print in ink and colours; together with Toyokuni III Utagawa, Woman with Doll, woodblock print in ink and colours; and a woodblock print, possibly a book illustrtaion, of a vase and flower. (3) 35cm by 23cm and 34.5cm by 23cm and 18.5cm by 25cm, £100-150
Utagawa Yoshitora, Fighting Scene with a Chain, woodblock print in ink and colours; together with Toyokuni III Utagawa, Woman with Doll, woodblock print in ink and colours; and a woodblock print, possibly a book illustrtaion, of a vase and flower. (3) 35cm by 23cm and 34.5cm by 23cm and 18.5cm by 25cm, £100-150

Lot 10

A Chinese red cinnabar lacquer box and cover, c. 1900, of shaped rectangular form, the lift-off cover decorated with children at play in a wooded landscape. 5.5cm by 15cm by 10.75cm, £60-80
A Chinese red cinnabar lacquer box and cover, c. 1900, of shaped rectangular form, the lift-off cover decorated with children at play in a wooded landscape. 5.5cm by 15cm by 10.75cm, £60-80

Lot 11

Takahashi Hiroaki (Shotei, 1871-1944), A Moonlit River, woodblock print, with calligraphy and red seal mark, framed. 16cm by 36.5cm, £60-80
Takahashi Hiroaki (Shotei, 1871-1944), A Moonlit River, woodblock print, with calligraphy and red seal mark, framed. 16cm by 36.5cm, £60-80

Lot 12

A Chinese scroll painting, Two Carp, ink on paper, with calligraphy and stamped red seal marks (image 120cm by 33cm); together with another scroll painting, A Mountainous Landscape, with calligraphy and red seal marks (image 105cm by 42cm).(2), £80-120
A Chinese scroll painting, Two Carp, ink on paper, with calligraphy and stamped red seal marks (image 120cm by 33cm); together with another scroll painting, A Mountainous Landscape, with calligraphy and red seal marks (image 105cm by 42cm).(2), £80-120

Lot 13

A Sino-Tibetan hardstone snuff bottle, the cover and body mounted in gilt-metal with cabochons in coral, turquoise and coloured stones. Height 8.5cm, £60-80
A Sino-Tibetan hardstone snuff bottle, the cover and body mounted in gilt-metal with cabochons in coral, turquoise and coloured stones. Height 8.5cm, £60-80

Lot 14

A Chinese embroidered silk lady's evening shawl, early 20th century, worked in polychrome threads with flowerheads and scrolling leafing branches against an off-white ground, within a broad knotted and tasselled fringe. Including fringe c. 190cm square, £100-200
A Chinese embroidered silk lady

Lot 15

A Chinese Export porcelain tureen on stand, the circular tureen with shallow domed cover and entwined handles (one a/f), on a circular stand, decorated in pink and gilt with dragons, chip to stand, small rim chips, unmarked. 12cm by 20.25cm, £80-120
A Chinese Export porcelain tureen on stand, the circular tureen with shallow domed cover and entwined handles (one a/f), on a circular stand, decorated in pink and gilt with dragons, chip to stand, small rim chips, unmarked. 12cm by 20.25cm, £80-120

Lot 16

A painted and coloured leaded glass panel, c. 1900, rectangular, centred by an opaque glass section painted with a bird hovering over a nest, within a frame of shaped red and amber glass pieces. Overall 32cm by 23cm, £70-100
A painted and coloured leaded glass panel, c. 1900, rectangular, centred by an opaque glass section painted with a bird hovering over a nest, within a frame of shaped red and amber glass pieces. Overall 32cm by 23cm, £70-100

Lot 17

Robin Welch (1936-2019), a stoneware vase, of tapering circular form, textured with "volcanic" banding, impressed mark. 23.5cm by 25cm, £100-150
Robin Welch (1936-2019), a stoneware vase, of tapering circular form, textured with "volcanic" banding, impressed mark. 23.5cm by 25cm, £100-150

Lot 18

Margaret Struckmeier (Scottish. b. 1962), a pair of semi-earthenware plates, of irregular shape, slab-built, with slip geometric decoration, signed to the base and dated 1987. (2) Approx. 24cm by 25cm, £80-120
Margaret Struckmeier (Scottish. b. 1962), a pair of semi-earthenware plates, of irregular shape, slab-built, with slip geometric decoration, signed to the base and dated 1987. (2) Approx. 24cm by 25cm, £80-120

Lot 19

Janet Leach (American, 1918-1997), a large studio pottery charger, impressed seal marks. Diameter 37cm, £100-200
Janet Leach (American, 1918-1997), a large studio pottery charger, impressed seal marks. Diameter 37cm, £100-200

Lot 20

Margery Clinton (1931-2005), two lustre-glazed pottery eggs, one in mottled blue, the other gold, one with monogram and dated 1980, together with a shaped rectangular plate with lustre-glazed floral decoration (repair). (3) 9.5cm and 10cm and 38cm by 30cm, £80-120
Margery Clinton (1931-2005), two lustre-glazed pottery eggs, one in mottled blue, the other gold, one with monogram and dated 1980, together with a shaped rectangular plate with lustre-glazed floral decoration (repair). (3) 9.5cm and 10cm and 38cm by 30cm, £80-120

Lot 21

Catherine Hough (British, Contemporary), a studio glass vase, of cylindrical form, with wavy rim, part satin and clear glass, signed. 15cm, £60-80
Catherine Hough (British, Contemporary), a studio glass vase, of cylindrical form, with wavy rim, part satin and clear glass, signed. 15cm, £60-80

Lot 22

Norman Stuart Clarke (British, Contemporary), two studio glass vases; the first cylindrical with broad everted rim, decorated with stylised plant forms against a pink ground, the other, of shaped spherical form, similarly decorated, each signed. (2) 20cm and 16cm, £100-150
Norman Stuart Clarke (British, Contemporary), two studio glass vases; the first cylindrical with broad everted rim, decorated with stylised plant forms against a pink ground, the other, of shaped spherical form, similarly decorated, each signed. (2) 20cm and 16cm, £100-150

Lot 23

Arlon Bayliss (b. 1957), a studio glass vase, of shaped spherical form, with bubble inclusions and graduating from opaque to caramel in colour, signed. 18cm, £60-80
Arlon Bayliss (b. 1957), a studio glass vase, of shaped spherical form, with bubble inclusions and graduating from opaque to caramel in colour, signed. 18cm, £60-80

Lot 24

Siddy Langley (British, Contemporary), a studio glass vase, of cylindrical form, iridescent, with naturalistic decoration in shades of pale celadon, pink and gilt. signed to the base. 14cm, £80-120
Siddy Langley (British, Contemporary), a studio glass vase, of cylindrical form, iridescent, with naturalistic decoration in shades of pale celadon, pink and gilt. signed to the base. 14cm, £80-120

Lot 25

A Wemyss Ware ink stand, of heart shape, with twin covered inkwells, painted with floral sprays, impressed marks (repair to one knop on well cover). 7cm by 20cm by 18cm, £80-120
A Wemyss Ware ink stand, of heart shape, with twin covered inkwells, painted with floral sprays, impressed marks (repair to one knop on well cover). 7cm by 20cm by 18cm, £80-120

Lot 26

Simon Moore (British, b. 1959) a studio glass centre bowl, banded in green and pink, signed. Diameter 30.5cm, £50-70
Simon Moore (British, b. 1959) a studio glass centre bowl, banded in green and pink, signed. Diameter 30.5cm, £50-70

Lot 27

A cut-glass sweetmeat jar and cover, 19th century, the stepped domed cover with fluted mushroom knop, the body with diamond hobnail cutting, raised on a waisted faceted stem and square foot (chip to corner of foot). Height 29.5cm, £80-120
A cut-glass sweetmeat jar and cover, 19th century, the stepped domed cover with fluted mushroom knop, the body with diamond hobnail cutting, raised on a waisted faceted stem and square foot (chip to corner of foot). Height 29.5cm, £80-120

Lot 28

A pair of Regency cut-glass candlesticks, early 19th century, each with thumb-cut baluster candle-cup on a knopped baluster stem, over a broad thumb-cut circular base. Height 30.25cm, £150-200
A pair of Regency cut-glass candlesticks, early 19th century, each with thumb-cut baluster candle-cup on a knopped baluster stem, over a broad thumb-cut circular base. Height 30.25cm, £150-200

Lot 29

An early 20th century Royal Crown Derby vase and cover of "Warwick" shape, in Imari pattern no. 6299, printed marks, date code for 1901 and shape no. 1286. 20cm by 29cm, £100-150
An early 20th century Royal Crown Derby vase and cover of "Warwick" shape, in Imari pattern no. 6299, printed marks, date code for 1901 and shape no. 1286. 20cm by 29cm, £100-150

Lot 30

A pair of rare Minton porcelain novelty sweetmeat baskets, third quarter 19th century, each modelled with a dog seated on it's haunches, with removable head, the paws resting on a basket, all supported on a tasselled cushion, painted in characteristic blue, highlighted with gilding, each with incised marks including "Minton", one with date code for 1866 (hairline cracks to base of one). 15cm by 14.5cm by 9cm, £600-800
A pair of rare Minton porcelain novelty sweetmeat baskets, third quarter 19th century, each modelled with a dog seated on it

Lot 31

Lalique, a large modern clear and frosted glass sculpture of a Chinese Dragon, with etched mark "Lalique France" and original retail label. Length 30cm, £200-300
Lalique, a large modern clear and frosted glass sculpture of a Chinese Dragon, with etched mark "Lalique France" and original retail label. Length 30cm, £200-300

Lot 32

Lorraine Fernie (b. 1941), two figural wall plaques, each in relief, polychrome glazed, with impressed maker's marks. (2) 56cm and 49cm. Provenance: acquired from the potter at Adam Pottery, Edinburgh 1993. , £100-150
Lorraine Fernie (b. 1941), two figural wall plaques, each in relief, polychrome glazed, with impressed maker

Lot 33

Lorraine Fernie (b. 1941), a pair of glazed stoneware handles or towel holders, each modelled with a mask and in blue/green mottled glazes, one with impressed maker's mark. (2) 28cm and 24.5cm. Provenance: with Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh, c. 1993. , £60-90
Lorraine Fernie (b. 1941), a pair of glazed stoneware handles or towel holders, each modelled with a mask and in blue/green mottled glazes, one with impressed maker

Lot 34

Lorraine Fernie (b. 1941), Female Figure, unglazed, hand-built. Height 56cm. Provenance: acquired from the potter at Adam Pottery, Edinburgh, 1993. , £80-120
Lorraine Fernie (b. 1941), Female Figure, unglazed, hand-built. Height 56cm. Provenance: acquired from the potter at Adam Pottery, Edinburgh, 1993. , £80-120

Lot 35

Lorraine Fernie (b. 1941), a set of four hand-painted clay tiles, each decorated with a female figure and signed lower right. (4) Largest 34cm square. Provenance: acquired from the potter at Adam Pottery, Edinburgh, 1993., £80-120
Lorraine Fernie (b. 1941), a set of four hand-painted clay tiles, each decorated with a female figure and signed lower right. (4) Largest 34cm square. Provenance: acquired from the potter at Adam Pottery, Edinburgh, 1993., £80-120

Lot 36

Pauline Zelinski (British, Contemporary), two ceramic pieces comprising an oval serving platter, polychrome painted in a geometric design; together with a bowl with similar decoration, each with painted signature to the base. (2) 38cm by 46cm and 23cm diameter. Provenance: with Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh 1997. , £100-150
Pauline Zelinski (British, Contemporary), two ceramic pieces comprising an oval serving platter, polychrome painted in a geometric design; together with a bowl with similar decoration, each with painted signature to the base. (2) 38cm by 46cm and 23cm diameter. Provenance: with Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh 1997. , £100-150

Lot 37

David Frith (British, b. 1943), Brookhouse Pottery, a very large square dish, slab-built and in a celadon glaze with painted decoration, impressed marks. 52cm square. Provenance: with Arc Gallery, Chester, 1997. , £80-120
David Frith (British, b. 1943), Brookhouse Pottery, a very large square dish, slab-built and in a celadon glaze with painted decoration, impressed marks. 52cm square. Provenance: with Arc Gallery, Chester, 1997. , £80-120

Lot 38

David R. Taylor (Contemporary), a stoneware tazza, incised and in relief with naturalistic patterns, painted mark to the base. 22cm by 37cm. Provenance: acquired from the potter, Coach House Ceramics, Neilston, c. 1995. , £50-70
David R. Taylor (Contemporary), a stoneware tazza, incised and in relief with naturalistic patterns, painted mark to the base. 22cm by 37cm. Provenance: acquired from the potter, Coach House Ceramics, Neilston, c. 1995. , £50-70

Lot 39

A Meissen porcelain model of a seated foal, 20th century, glazed in the white, underglaze blue crossed swords mark, incised mark including "Weiss" and model no. A 1195. Length 22.5cm, £80-120
A Meissen porcelain model of a seated foal, 20th century, glazed in the white, underglaze blue crossed swords mark, incised mark including "Weiss" and model no. A 1195. Length 22.5cm, £80-120

Lot 40

A Minton Secessionist No. 8 twin-handled vase, painted in a palette of red, green and mustard, impressed and printed marks. 25.5cm, £120-180
A Minton Secessionist No. 8 twin-handled vase, painted in a palette of red, green and mustard, impressed and printed marks. 25.5cm, £120-180

Lot 41

A late 19th century large gilt-decorated glass goblet, the bowl with gilt Japanese-inspired floral decoration, on a knopped stem, over a spreading foot. 28.5cm, £60-80
A late 19th century large gilt-decorated glass goblet, the bowl with gilt Japanese-inspired floral decoration, on a knopped stem, over a spreading foot. 28.5cm, £60-80

Lot 42

A German silver-gilt mounted porcelain snuff box, 19th century, in 18th century style, rectangular, painted to the cover and sides with courting couples in landscapes, stamped marks to the rim. 2.75cm by 8.5cm by 4.75cm, £100-150
A German silver-gilt mounted porcelain snuff box, 19th century, in 18th century style, rectangular, painted to the cover and sides with courting couples in landscapes, stamped marks to the rim. 2.75cm by 8.5cm by 4.75cm, £100-150

Lot 43

A mid-19th century English dessert service, possibly Minton, comprising eleven plates and four lozenge shaped serving dishes, each painted with floral sprays between cobalt reserves with crossed feathers, pattern no. 4810, stamped retailer's mark for Thomas Goode & Co., London (15 pieces). Plates 20.5cm, £150-200
A mid-19th century English dessert service, possibly Minton, comprising eleven plates and four lozenge shaped serving dishes, each painted with floral sprays between cobalt reserves with crossed feathers, pattern no. 4810, stamped retailer

Lot 44

An unusual English 19th century partial dessert service, comprising a pair of tazzas and four plates, each hand-painted with differing birds of prey, within gilt-highlighted scalloped turquoise borders, two named to the underside, "Neophron" and "King Vulture", several pieces bearing pattern no. 431, and each with registration diamond for 1874. Tazzas 8cm by 23cm, £80-120
An unusual English 19th century partial dessert service, comprising a pair of tazzas and four plates, each hand-painted with differing birds of prey, within gilt-highlighted scalloped turquoise borders, two named to the underside, "Neophron" and "King Vulture", several pieces bearing pattern no. 431, and each with registration diamond for 1874. Tazzas 8cm by 23cm, £80-120

Lot 45

A set of ten Meissen fruit-painted dessert plates, 20th century, each decorated to the well with differing fruit sprays, within gilt wavy rims, underglaze blue mark and impressed numerals (10). 19cm, £150-250
A set of ten Meissen fruit-painted dessert plates, 20th century, each decorated to the well with differing fruit sprays, within gilt wavy rims, underglaze blue mark and impressed numerals (10). 19cm, £150-250

Lot 46

A German porcelain model of a bird, modelled perched on a stump, with blue crossed swords mark surmounted by an "A". 15cm, £60-80
A German porcelain model of a bird, modelled perched on a stump, with blue crossed swords mark surmounted by an "A". 15cm, £60-80

Lot 47

A 19th century South-East Asian gilt-metal short sword, possibly Siam (Thailand) or Burma, the elephant-head pommel set with ruby glass eyes, over a chequered grip, the guard modelled as twin dragons, with floral engraved decoration, over a plain steel blade within a gilt-metal scabbard with engraved stylised foliate mounts. Length overall 56cm, blade 40cm, £80-120
A 19th century South-East Asian gilt-metal short sword, possibly Siam (Thailand) or Burma, the elephant-head pommel set with ruby glass eyes, over a chequered grip, the guard modelled as twin dragons, with floral engraved decoration, over a plain steel blade within a gilt-metal scabbard with engraved stylised foliate mounts. Length overall 56cm, blade 40cm, £80-120

Lot 48

A World War II 3rd Pattern Fairbairn-Sykes 'B2' Commando fighting knife, the hilt with ribbed grip, the oval cross guard stamped 'B2', the pommel embossed with a '2', over a double edged blade, in a brown leather scabbard with square chape, with leather tangs. Blade length 16.75cm, £250-350
A World War II 3rd Pattern Fairbairn-Sykes

Lot 49

A Chinese "Jian" short sword, 19th century, with fluted wooden grip above shou crosspiece, with double-edged steel blade, in a tortoiseshell veneered wooden scabbard (losses) with engraved brass mounts. Overall 60cm, blade 42.5cm, £80-120
A Chinese "Jian" short sword, 19th century, with fluted wooden grip above shou crosspiece, with double-edged steel blade, in a tortoiseshell veneered wooden scabbard (losses) with engraved brass mounts. Overall 60cm, blade 42.5cm, £80-120

Lot 50

A late 19th century painted and embroidered silk and abalone fan, probably French, painted with insects and flowers and further worked in polychrome threads with flowers, the guards and blades in a pink-ish shell, suspending a silk tassel, boxed. Length excluding tassel 28.5cm, £100-150
A late 19th century painted and embroidered silk and abalone fan, probably French, painted with insects and flowers and further worked in polychrome threads with flowers, the guards and blades in a pink-ish shell, suspending a silk tassel, boxed. Length excluding tassel 28.5cm, £100-150

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