13th Jan, 2023 9:30 GMT/BST

Country House

  Lot 89


A Pearlware Figure, circa 1820, modelled as a lady playing a lute on a square base titled "Mate"
22cm high
Another Example
A Similar Figure of a Harvester
19cm high
Six Various Pearlware Figures (9)

Sold for £150
Estimated at £150 - £200


Mate - restored neck, arms and lute. Some overspray to the reverse stump.

Mate - some repair to brim of hat. Crazed.

Mower - repair top handle of scythe and to a section of the rear of the base. Crazed.

Seated man with birds nest - repair to the tree and left arm. Crazed, some staining.

Archer - brim of hat re enamelled. Tip of bow restored. Crazed and with some staining.

Girl with watering can - broken in two and restored, spout of watering can and end of tree stump restored. Four base chips and a small crack.

Hope - restoration to the anchor and around the base. Heavy glaze pitting.

Girl with chicken - broken in three and glued.

Girl collecting flowers - restored at the neck. Slight chipping to the base.


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Auction: Country House, 13th Jan, 2023

The Country House Sales offer an appealing mix of traditional antiques and curiosities, good furnishing pieces and specialist collectors’ items. The sales incorporate the contents of important properties and private collections as well as individually consigned lots redolent of the English Country House.

Part I (Day One) (Lots 1- 440): Glass, Ceramics, Oriental and Works of Art 

Part II (Day Two) (Lots 500-798): Carpets, Clocks and Furniture 

Part III (Day Two) (Lots 1000-1185): Pictures and Garden Furniture and Statuary 



Tuesday 10th January - Thursday 12th January 10am-4pm, Friday 13th January 10am-4pm (for Day Two of the sale only), and the morning of the sale from 8am

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