2nd Mar, 2024 9:30 GMT/BST

20th Century Design

  Lot 10


Christopher Dresser (Scottish, 1834-1904) for Linthorpe Pottery: A Dish, shape 276, green, white and brown glaze, impressed HT (Henry Tooth) LINTHORPE and Chr,
21cm wide
A Pair of Linthorpe Pottery Bowls, shape 1, running green/white glaze, electroplated mounts, impressed HT (Henry Tooth) Linthorpe 1,
7.5cm high in an electroplated stand
Nine Others

Sold for £480
Estimated at £100 - £150


1. shape 1 - both are crazed, one has hairlines.
2. shape 276 has chips to the underside of the rim, crazed, restored crack and hairlines.
3. shape 1300 jug has small nicks to foot rim, crazed, hairlines in handle.
4. jug is crazed.
5. shape 515 bowl has a hairline around the inside base, crazed.
6. miniature vase has a restored rim, crazed and light surface scratches.
7. shape 147? salt pot is crazed.
8. shape 543 mustard pot is crazed.
9. shape 1427 cup has some surface wear. 
10. shape 14?7 saucer is crazed, tiny nick on foot rim. 
11. shape 1458 oil lamp has a nick on the thread, one of the lugs is restored, crazed.


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Auction: 20th Century Design, 2nd Mar, 2024

A selection of good, early pieces of Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson furniture will be coming up in the 20th Century Design Sale on 2nd March, including a circa 1929 Monk's Chair from Ampleforth Abbey, two circa 1930s Monk's Chairs from the Horlicks family, and a circa 1930s Partner's Desk. These will be joined by a strong offering of modern Mouseman. A further good example of Arts and Crafts furniture comes in the form of a very finely made Cotswold School Dressing Mirror. 

Amongst the ceramics in the sale will be the Dr John C. Yule Collection of Linthorpe and Middlesbrough Pottery, a Private Collection of Dennis Chinaworks Pottery, a good example of Pilkington's Royal Lancastrian, and a Private Collection of Studio Pottery including pots by Richard Batterham. 


Thursday 29th February - Friday 1st March 10am-4pm, and the morning of the sale from 8am

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