The Pedestal holds a Fine Interiors sale from The Dairy, Stonor Park, Henley, on February 9.
This auction includes a William IV Tunbridgeware rosewood and specimen marquetry central table (pictured top) by John Talbot Ubsdell of Tunbridge Wells that comes for sale from a Berkshire home with a guide of £1000-1500.
It is labelled to the underside Manufactured by IT Ubsdell, late Fenner & Co, Tunbridge Wells.
This 7in (18cm) Poole vase from the post-war Contemporary range was made to mark the 1953 Coronation. The inscription to the base describes it as number 14 of an edition of 25 designed by Alfred Read and painted by Ruth Pavely. The estimate is £60-100 at Gardiner Houlgate in Horsham, Bath on February 11.
This silver teapot has London hallmarks for 1792 and a maker’s mark for silversmith Michael Plummer who worked out of Gutter Lane, London between 1791-95.
However, of equal importance is an inscription (also shown above) to the base dated July 1898 that states it belonged to Elizabeth ‘Bessie’ Allen, wife of Josiah Wedgwood II (the son of the English potter Josiah Wedgwood), and was later owned by their daughter Emma Wedgwood, who married her first cousin Charles Darwin. Their son Leonard Darwin appears to have commissioned the inscription.
It comes for sale at 1818 Auctioneers in Cumbria with an estimate of £300-500 as part of an online sale closing on January 31.
A George III mahogany bureau with a tambour top, 3ft 4in (99cm) has a guide of £300-500 at Locke & England in Leamington Spa on January 28.
This rare 1774 Irish proof or pattern halfpenny was bought for the equivalent of $2 many years ago. The ‘extremely fine’ copper coin portrays George III with long hair, with a harp on the reverse.
From the collection of the well-known US numismatist Eric Newman (1911-2017), it will be offered in a live online auction of Coins and Historical Medals at London saleroom Dix Noonan Webb on February 2 estimated at £2400-3000.
This 8in (20cm) Moorcroft Macintyre Florianware twin-handled vase decorated in the blue Poppy pattern, c.1900-02, is estimated to bring £500-800 at Greenslade Taylor Hunt in Taunton on January 28.
This 5 x 8in (13 x 21cm) poster flyer depicting a young Louis Armstrong (1901-71) is estimated at £450-900 in the Antikbar auction on January 30.
It promotes a performance that took place on December, 11, 1934 at the Salle Rameau in Lyon. Jacques Canetti invited Armstrong to France and put together a new orchestra, with Herman Chitison on the piano, and some of the best elements from the ex-Freddy Johnson ensemble. They performed mostly in Paris but also gave concerts at Palais des Fetes in Strasbourg, the Cinema Odeon in Marseille and Lyon.
A sale at Stamford Auction Rooms on January 30 includes this 10in (25cm) wide Victorian majolica inkstand expected to bring £200-400. The two inkwells with original covers are modelled with rams heads and floral swags.
On February 6 Batemans of Stamford will sell a private collection of some 20 bronzes. This 14in (35cm) cast of The Slingboy or The Catapult by Sir William Reid Dick (1878-1961) has a guide of £3000-5000.
This Black Forest-type carved wood chair with full bear backrest and legs with bear cub details is part of a recent estate clearance in Stafford. William George conducts an online sale closing on January 31 with the opening bid set at £1000.
Works by TV artist and presenter Tony Hart (1925-2009) come to auction at Ewbank’s in Surrey on January 29. The 55-lot sale comprises items consigned from the collection of Hart’s close friend and agent Roc Renals (1922-2014).
The auction includes artwork and correspondence spanning the Vision On and Take Hart presenter’s career from the 1950s onwards, including ink and watercolour views of the Montserrat home and AIR studio of Renals’ friend, Beatles producer George Martin, not long before they were destroyed in a 1989 hurricane.
Hart’s earliest TV artwork (above), created on commission for a 1952 BBC programme called Saturday Special, reveals his original inspiration for the Blue Peter ship, six years before the children’s TV show launched. It is estimated at £800-1200.
The estimate for this Edward VII Coronation 13-coin specimen set offered by Wilson55 (the new name for Peter Wilson) in Nantwich on February 4 is £3000-5000.
The 1902 set in original octagonal dated red leather case includes four gold coins (Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sovereign and Half-Sovereign) and nine silver coins (Crown, Halfcrown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence and a Maundy set).
Fellows’ timed online jewellery sale that closes on February 11 includes this early 20th century diamond, onyx and split pearl memorial brooch estimated at £100-150.
An online sale conducted by BTW Auctions in West Bromwich includes this British quad poster for Some Like it Hot, the 1961 film starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. When the sale closes on February 7 bidding is expected to reach £350-550.
The February 24 sale at Catherine Southon in Selsdon, Surrey, includes this 19th century Chinese articulated coral dragon ring.
A Books, Maps & Ephemera sale at TW Gaze in Diss on February 11 includes a run of copies of artist Robert Ladbrooke’s Views of the Churches in Norfolk…Illustrative of Blomefield’s History of That County published between 1821-32.
Approximately 50 copies of Ladbrooke’s work (later published as a single volume in 1842) are offered in their original printed wrappers.