This unusual Doulton Lambeth stoneware condiment set above, in the form of bears with silver mounts, was probably modelled by Mark V Marshall. At the New Year’s Day antiques sale held by Unique Auctions in Lincoln it has an estimate of £600-800.
The artist proof etching above by CRW Nevinson (1889-1946) was given by the artist to the owner as a little girl in 1940 during the early days of the Second World War. Her family were neighbours of Nevinson who lived in Hampstead.
Le Pont Royale is one of three images Nevinson completed in 1922 of the famous bridges of Paris, the others being Pont des Arts and Pont Neuf. The estimate at Charterhouse in Sherborne on January 9-10 is £1000-1500.
The two-day sale held by Gerrards of Lytham St Annes in Lancashire on December 19-20 includes a large 12½in (31cm) high Meiji satsuma vase signed for Kinkozan of Kyoto.
Each of the four panels depicts one of the seasons: geishas in cherry blossom, pheasants in wisteria, figures at a palace and geishas by a river.