Auction - 86 – Toowoomba

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Auction 86 – Toowoomba
Sunday 12th November 2017
“Australiana, Pottery, Glassware & Decorative Arts”

This sale will be a Live Auction held at our
Toowoomba Auction Rooms, 3 Railway Street, TOOWOOMBA QLD 4350
Full Printed Colour Catalogue, Comprehensive Website with Photo Gallery,
Absentee Bidding Facilities, Including Live Telephone Bidding

Lot: 501

Bosley Ornament - illegible signature & date, '1953' to base - attractive, small squirrel eating a nut in tan, cream & green glaze - a chip to base has been reglued - 19cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 502

Bosley Garden Ornament - u/m - crudely modelled figure of a squirrel eating a nut - dark grey and green drip glaze with dark highlights - lovely condition, minor marks - 27.5cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 300.00-350.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 503

Miniature Bosley Frog - u/m - tiny, modelled green frog in typical 'Bosley' shape - minor glaze touch up to edges - a little cutie - 3cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 80.00-120.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 504

Bosley Freddo Frog - imp. 'Made by T.G.& A.G. Bosley, Mitcham, South Aust' to base - Large, impressive green and yellow glazed frog advertising 'MacRobertson's Freddo Frogs' - Professional restoration to extremities and toes is invisible - A classic piece of Australian advertising history - Extremely rare & desirable - 21cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 7500.00-10000.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 505

Bosley Garden Gnome - u/m - wonderful, multicoloured gnome figure in green, blue, grey & brown - would have held a fishing rod - damage to base has been well restored - very rare & sought after - 33cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 750.00-1000.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 506

Bosley Centenary Plate - imp. 'Bosley Ware, Mitcham, S. Aus' to base - embossed, scalloped edge cabinet plate - 'S.A. Centenary 1836-1936' featuring the Proclamation Tree in a soft green glaze - some minor marks, 22cm diameter

Min/Max estimate: 325.00-375.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 507

Bosley Garden Ornament - imp. 'Bosley Ware, Mitcham.' to base - naively slipcast model of an owl in brown, cream & orange glaze - some professional restoration to nose and base edge - 21.5cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 275.00-325.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 508

Delamere Jug - incised 'Delamere' to base - fine, slipcast, waisted jug - embossed with bull rushes & lillies with a stork handle - soft yellow, blue & green glaze - lovely quality - 22cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 509

Kathleen Blomgren Vase - incised 'K. Blomgren' to base - fine, conical wheel thrown vase with embossed gum leaves & nuts to neck - blue & green drip glaze with orange, red & black highlights - a beautiful work from this Sydney studio potter - very hard to obtain - 9.5cm tall X 12cm diameter

Min/Max estimate: 400.00-600.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 510

Fred Mann Jug - hand painted 'F.M. with cherry branch and cottage to base - large, waisted wheel thrown jug with applied nodule decoration, surrounded by a blue abstract woven design on a white glaze - a scarce item from this Blue Mountains potter who used local clay - some crazing & minor marks - 12cm tall X 16cm diameter

Min/Max estimate: 800.00-1200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 511

Delamere Float Bowl - u/m - a large, high sided float bowl with centrepiece figural frog in the form of an eagle - multicoloured majolica glazes with a pale green interior - a magnificent and substantial work with some very minor marks and 2 fine hairlines emanating from rim - 29cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 350.00-450.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 512

Miss Ballard Vase - incised 'Ballard, Melb. Aust.' to base - large, wheel thrown jug with a huge, sweeping stylised gum leaf handle - a matte, green exterior glaze with a lime green interior - a substantial work from this 1930s Melbourne potter. Some crazing & minor marks - 13cm tall X 17cm diameter

Min/Max estimate: 600.00-800.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 513

Miss Ballard Mini Jug - incised 'Ballard, Vic, Aust.' to base - tiny, wheel thrown jug with stylised gum leaf handle & blossom decoration - a matte blue glaze to exterior with a pink glaze inside - very sweet - 4.5cm tall X 6cm diameter

Min/Max estimate: 75.00-125.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 514

Nell Holden Banksia Jug - incised 'Nell Holden, Banksia, Australia' to base - iconic slipcast jug in the form of a Banksia seed pod in a mottled green & brown glaze - a rare piece of Australiana in superb condition - 14cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 500.00-600.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 515

John Campbell Giant Vase - incised 'John Campbell, Tasmania, B36' to base - huge conical and ribbed vase made for theatres & public buildings in a soft green & white drip glaze - 37cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 500.00-600.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 516

McHugh Vase - incised 'H. McHugh, Tasmania 18' to base - large, squat base vase with tall, flared neck - green & white drip glaze - 18cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 517

John Campbell Jug - incised 'John Campbell, Tasmania, 7S' to base - tall, waisted jug with flared rim and an asymetrical handle in a brown, white & red drip glaze - 22cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 518

John Campbell Trough Vase - incised 'John Campbell, Launceston, Tasmania' to base - large, oval trough with embossed premier pattern fern design to each side - green, yellow & white drip glaze - 11.5cm tall X 29cm long

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 519

John Campbell Vase - incised 'John Campbell, 1935, Tasmania' to base - large, conical, ribbed vase with flared rim - brown & white drip glaze on green - minute glaze flake to rim - 15cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 520

John Campbell Jug - incised 'John Campbell, Tasmania, B54' to base - tall, tri-handled jug with ribbed neck - brown & white drip glaze - scarce design - 22.5cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 225.00-275.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 521

John Campbell Vase - incised 'John Campbell, Tasmania, 59' to base - a medium, ball shape & ribbed vase with flared rim - brown & white drip glaze on green - 14cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 80.00-120.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 522

John Campbell Vase - incised 'John Campbell, Tasmania' to base - tall, ovoid vase with flared rim & wing handles in a green & white drip glaze - 27.5cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 175.00-225.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 523

John Campbell Jug - incised 'John Campbell, Tasmania, 83J' to base - large, ball shaped jug with ribbed neck & oversized handle - yellow & white drip glaze on green - A scarce shape - 16cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 524

John Campbell Vase - incised 'John Campbell, Tasmania' to base - medium, ball shaped vase with flared rim - yellow, white & green drip glaze - 18.5cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 525

John Campbell Vase - incised 'John Campbell, Tasmania' to base - medium, ball shaped vase with flared rim and double handles - red, brown & white drip glaze. Some damage to rim has been retouched

Min/Max estimate: 80.00-120.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 526

Donald Rupert Campbell Vase - incised 'D.R.C. 1932' to base - fine, waisted urn shape vase in a speckled green glaze - 11.5cm tall - hard to find

Min/Max estimate: 125.00-150.00

Condition: Good

Lot: 527

John Campbell Trough Vase - incised 'John Campbell, Tasmania' to base - large, rectangular trough vase in yellow, red & green drip glaze - 13.5cm tall X 36cm long

Min/Max estimate: 150.00-200.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 528

John Campbell Character Jug - incised 'J. Campbell, Tas' to base - small, figural 'Casey' face jug in rockingham glaze - 11.5cm tall

Min/Max estimate: 200.00-250.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 529

Giant John Campbell Vase - huge globe shaped vase with flared rim - yellow & white drip glaze on green - made for theatres & public buildings - 34cm tall X 30cm diameter

Min/Max estimate: 500.00-600.00

Condition: Very Good

Lot: 530

Reference Book - 'John Campbell Pottery' by Kevin Power, 2014 - a detailed and comprehensive reference book of this renowned Tasmanian pottery (all proceeds of its sale to charity of the day)

Min/Max estimate: 0.00-0.00

Condition: Very Good