This silver flower basket (pictured top) by Josef Hoffmann comes for sale in the 20th Century Design sale at Tennants in Leyburn on October 17 with an estimate of £7000-10,000.
Typical of the creations that earned the Austrian architect the nickname Quadratl-Hoffmann, model number S661 was designed in 1905. It is thought to be one of only 296 produced at the Wiener Werkstätte with similar models produced in white painted iron.
Peter Wilson in Nantwich holds a sale titled Fine and Classic Interiors on October 15. This Lund’s Patent corkscrew, marked Lund Maker Cornhill and Fleet St London is guided at £50-70.
A Red Ashay frosted glass car mascot, c.1930, modelled as a pair of leaping Afghan hounds on a square base, is estimated at £1500-2000 in the Roseberys London Traditional Home auction on October 17.
Attached to an aluminium fitting mounted on a wooden plinth, the mascot is 7½in (19cm) long.
The sale of Important Russian Art held by MacDougall’s in London on October 15 includes this 17in (43cm) bronze, Troika Ride, by Evgeny Lanceray (1848-86) estimated at £25,000-30,000.
Signed, indistinctly inscribed in Cyrillic, dated 1881 and with a Chopin Foundry mark on the base, this piece was featured in an exhibition of the sculptor’s work held in St Petersburg in 1886.
This large 19th century Italian white marble bust depicts Jessie White Mario (1833-1906), the English and naturalised Italian writer and philanthropist. A nurse to General Giuseppe Garibaldi’s soldiers in four different wars, ‘Hurricane Jessie’ was also a pioneer for social reform in Italy.
The 2ft 9in (73cm) bust, with some damage to the plinth, forms part of a timed sale held by William George that closes on October 15. Bidding opened at £500.
This ‘Third Period’ late 17th century lantern clock is signed Ed Norris London Fecit for Edward Norris, a master of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers from 1687. It is estimated at £1500-2500 at Silverwoods in Clitheroe on October 21.
This brass hedgehog pincushion made by W Avery & Son of Redditch has a guide of £120-180 at Rogers Jones in Cardiff on October 16.
The sale at Taylor’s in Montrose on October 15 includes this set of six silver and sandstone inlaid napkin rings marked for Birmingham 1903.
This Cartier miniature carriage clock, just 2½in (6cm) high, is expected to make £8000-12,000 at Lawrences in Crewkerne on October 22.
Kept carefully in its original leather travelling case, with the original key, it was a gift to the vendor’s great-grandparents on their 50th wedding anniversary in October 1926.
Painted in 1860, A Pastoral Rehearsal by James Campbell (1828-93) was exhibited that year at the Liverpool Academy. The artist, dubbed ‘the most Dickensian of the Pre-Raphaelites’, favoured scenes depicting the lives of the Liverpool lower-middle and working classes, painted with Pre-Raphaelite attention to detail and fidelity to nature.
At Bonhams’ 19th century and British Impressionist sale in London on October 22, it is estimated at £25,000-35,000.
At Stamford Auctions in Lincolnshire on October 16 this silver and engraved glass claret jug, by Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard, London 1862, has a guide of £400-600.
The sale at Gerrards in Lytham St Annes on October 15-16 includes this novelty 5in (12cm) wide silver and wood money box in the form of a kennel with a chained pug. Hallmarked for C&N, Birmingham 1911, it has a guide of £150-200.
An archive of more than 400 individual pen and ink comic illustrations executed in the late Victorian period, c.1880-99, by J Warren Law, comes to auction on October 20.
On offer at Heaton Mersey saleroom Capes Dunn, the album presents a series of comic strip images, with many original pen and ink copies of comic and book illustrations of the time.
It seems that the majority of the illustrations have been copied in one form or another from the Graphic or similar late Victorian publications.
The October 22 sale of Jewellery & Watches at Lyon & Turnbull in London includes this glass, enamel and diamond bracelet, brooch and earring suite by Lalique, c.1905-10.
The suite was formerly the property of Florence Evelyn St George (1870-1936) – one of the most talked about socialites of her time. The daughter of the third richest man in the US, she is better known today as the muse of the artist William Orpen, with whom she had a very public affair from about 1908.