It doubled its estimate, selling to a collector at £9300 (plus 15 per cent buyer’s premium). A similarly-decorated pedestal urn with pierced cover, 11in (27cm) high, sold at £8900.
Royal Worcester Potpourri Vase
Highlight of the sale conducted by Andrew Grant at the Bank House Golf and Country Club at Bransford, Worcester on February 19 were two Royal Worcester potpourri vases decorated by John Stinton. Both carried fine renditions of the artist’s trademark Highland cattle in moorland, including this example standing 12in (30cm) high with twin leaf-form handles and piercing and ribbon swags to the neck.