Auction 101 - A Major 2 day Antique Bottle & Pottery Auction

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Day 1 - 'Quality Antique Bottles, Pot Lids & Stoneware'

Saturday 28th November 2020
Lots 1 - 350

Day 2 - 'Australiana & Pottery'

Sunday 29th November 2020
Lots 351 - 514

Lot: 501

Harvey School Vase - incised 'K. Harris' to base - tall, hand built footed vase with a squat base and elongated neck in a dark blue & black - silhouette landscape scenes - some crazing & a shallow 5mm flake to lip rim - 22cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 350.00-450.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 502

Harvey School Vase - incised 'E.C 1933' (Edna Connell) to base - hand built ball shape footed vase with a tall flared neck - finely carved scroll decoration in a soft brown & white drip glaze - 21.5cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 503

Giant Harvey School Vase - incised 'F. Archer, Q, 1936' to base - substantial hand built ovoid vase with double handles & profusely applied gum leaf & nut decoration - stunning blue, green & yellow drip glaze on brown. A great piece of this artist's work - 25cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 1250.00-1500.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 504

Harvey School Figurine - unsigned but glazing instructions to base - a very cute hand built scotty dog sitting on a plinth base in a yellow & brown drip glaze - 7cm tall X 7cm wide

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 505

LJ Harvey Bust - incised 'L.J. Harvey, 1918' to back (but difficult to decipher) - a beautifully modelled bust of a young child in a bonnet. An unusual yellow 'Polaroid' experimental glaze with some crazing, clay pulls to base edge & stress lines through head & shoulder - a rare little piece of this master's work - 11cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 750.00-1000.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 506

Harvey School Lidded Bowl - incised 'F. Trickett, 1936' to base - a very attractive hand built round bowl on 3 ball feet & matching knob lid - superbly hand carved scroll decoration in a vibrant blue, yellow & green drip glaze on pink - 8.5cm tall X 9cm diameter

Min/Max estimate: 275.00-325.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 507

Grace Seccombe Figurine - hand painted 'AuStralia' to base - a stunning figure of a flame robin sitting on a pierced trunk frog vase - beautifully hand painted in bright coloured glazes of red, blue & yellow - professional restoration to bird makes damage difficult to detect. A very rare example & shows beautifully - 17cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 2250.00-2750.00

Condition: Repaired

Lot: 508

Pair of Kookaburra Bookends - a mirrored pair of cast kookaburra bookends sitting on trunks and a pinth base - electroplated nickle finish on brass - great condition - 13cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 509

Cold-painted Bronze Kangaroo - u/m Austrian manufacture - highly detailed figure of a standing kangaroo - original condition - 10.5cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 800.00-1200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 510

Castle Harris Bowl - incised 'Castle Harris' to base - large hand built bowl with twin handles & 3 applied fish in a soft pink, yellow, green & blue drip glaze on grey. One handle, sections of the rim & surface have been professionally restored. An attractive piece that shows beautifully - 27cm long X 20cm wide X 6.5cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Repaired

Lot: 511

Castle Harris Bowl - shallow round bowl with applied gum leaf & nut decoration to rim - yellow & green drip glaze on pale blue - some restored leaves - 17.5cm diameter

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 512

Harvey School Footed Tray - incised 'F.G. Brett, 1934, Q' to base - an attractive oval hand built tray with applied gumnuts decoration - a chip on 1 foot has been competently restored & a tiny 2mm gnat nibble to rim edge - 23cm long X 12.5cm wide

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 513

Australac Deco Bowl - stamped 'Australac Hand Painted Pottery' to base - striking wheel thrown bowl with hand painted Art Deco geometric design in various green tones - probably painted by Daisy Merton when she was working for Bakewells - very small glaze flakes to overglaze, but overall remarkable condition - 17.5cm diameter X 10.5cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 514

Alexander Murray Platypus Dish - incised 'A. Murray' to base - stunning slip-cast dish simulating a pond with lily pads & platypus atop - multicoloured glazes on a rich royal blue base - front base edge has been competently restored, but does not go over into the flat side of the dish - extremely rare - 17cm X 14cm diameter

Min/Max estimate: 2250.00-2750.00

Condition: Good