Three William De Morgan 1898 ‘ triple lustre’ Fulham period 6in sq animal tiles are on offer at Cornish saleroom Lodge & Thomas on September 9.
Stamped verso DM 98, they are estimated at £800-1200 each in the Antiques, Collectables & Pop Culture Sale taking place in Truro.
A drawing of the psychologist Henry Havelock Ellis (1859-1939) by Desmond Harmsworth (1903-90) is among the pictures on offer at Parker Fine Art Auctions on September 8.
The 13¼ x 9½in (34 x 24cm) charcoal sketch is signed in pencil and estimated at £200-400.
Ellis was known for his studies on sexuality, eugenics and the effects of psychedelic drugs. In 1891 he wed the writer and women’s rights campaigner Edith Lees, with whom he had an unconventional marriage, spending large parts of the year living separately.
Harmsworth, the son of Baron Harmsworth of Egham, was a poet as well as an artist. He was also an influential publisher who had writers such as James Joyce and Ezra Pound on his books. He created sketches many of his literary associates, including Joyce and Osbert Sitwell, and held a show of his works in London at the Wildenstein Gallery in 1938, as well as another at the Roland, Browse & Delbanco Gallery in 1954.
This drawing featured in a retrospective held at the Berkeley Square Galleries.
The sale of Jewellery & Watches at Roseberys London on September 13 includes, estimated at £200-300, this Georgian, rose-cut diamond comet brooch. Made c.1830, length 2.6cm, this brooch is one of many different types produced in the early 19th century to commemorate Halley’s Comet.
A pair of 20th century ‘Chinese Chippendale’ mahogany settees, each with shaped cresting rails over pierced and carved back splats, the square seats with floral pattern covers, on block legs with pierced corner brackets, is for sale at Duke’s of Dorchester on September 8.
Measuring 2ft 10in high x 4ft 1in wide (86cm x 1.24m) wide, they are estimated at £1000-2000.
Several items of mid-20th century ‘Mouseman’ furniture are to be sold at Chilcotts of Honiton, Devon, on September 10.
The furniture dates from the 1950s-60s, collected by a Yorkshireman who had long admired the work of Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson and his workshop.
On offer are a dining table with six dining chairs, two carvers, a trolley, blanket chest, rocking chair, fireside chair and - shown here, estimated at £3000-4000 - a sideboard.
Made in English oak, it stands on four octagonal feet and measures 6ft wide x 18½in x 2ft 8in high (1.82m x 47cm x 82cm).
The large 21in (54cm) early 20th century Arts & Crafts charger was painted by Louise Powell (1865-1956) for Wedgwood. Decorated in a part lustre design, it is monogramed and numbered 3440.
At Special Auction Services in Newbury on September 6 it is expected to sell for £1000-1500.
Estimated at £200,000-300,000, this LS Lowry (1887-1976) oil on panel titled The Spectators, showing supporters on their way to see a Bolton Wanderers football match is for sale at Swan Fine Art in Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, on September 9.
The 45 x 30cm (17¾ x 12in) work is signed and dated 1923 lower right and bears gallery labels verso.
From the private collection of Monty Bloom, it was exhibited at Sunderland Art Gallery in August-September 1966; this show then travelled to Manchester Whitworth Art Gallery September-October, 1966; Bristol City Art Gallery October-November 1966; London, Tate Gallery November 1966-January 1967; and with Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport, 1967. It was sold at Christie’s in November 1987.
Ewbank’s is offering the personal effects of a Spitfire pilot and squadron leader on September 23.
Estimated at £2000-4000 in the Send, Surrey, auction, the group includes the personal Omega wristwatch, medal bar and wings of Squadron Leader James Ritchie (1920-94), as well as a Spitfire propeller tip inscribed 132 Squadron and with the signatures of many of the squadron members.
Also included are an ink Gremlin cartoon depicting Ritchie and Flight Officer Sumpter standing by a crashed aircraft, photographs, training material, contemporary maps and other items.
Consigned by Ritchie’s family, these are the effects gathered over the career of a man who joined the RAF on a short service commission in February 1939 at the age of 18 and found himself one of The Few, flying 70 sorties totalling 60 hours in just 20 days as a fully fledged Spitfire pilot during the Battle of Britain 18 months later.
Included in Bellmans’ Works of Art Auction in Wisborough Green, West Sussex, on September 7 are nine carved wooden figures dating from the 19th century.
Possibly English folk art or ‘Sailor Art’, each is carved as an individual character including a monk on a plinth, a pair of standing female and male figures, a judge, a grinning figure and four others, some with inset glass eyes. The female figure stands 10in (26cm) high.
The sale of Fine Clocks, Barometers and Scientific Instruments at Dreweatts in Newbury on September 6 includes this late 19th century Limoges enamelled carriage timepiece retailed by Tiffany, New York.
Measuring 6½in (16cm) high, it is unusual for its high quality with all surfaces covered with Renaissance revival designs.
This 2ft (61cm) high French neoclassical gilt and patinated bronze vase is signed for both the Ferdinand Barbedienne foundry and the sculptor Ferdinand Levillian (1837-1905). The two men worked in partnership from c.1871 producing a series of items in the Greek revival style.
The vase is expected to bring £2000-4000 at Hutchinson Scott in Skipton on September 6-9.
A 'Khaki' Cup Final programme for the match between Chelsea v Sheffield United that was played at Manchester United’s Old Trafford ground on April 24, 1915, will be included in Graham Budd Auctions’ sale of Sports Memorabilia on September 6-7, 2022.
Known as the Khaki Cup due to the large amount of uniformed soldiers at the match, the attendance was in the region of 50,000, which was lower than previous years as so many young men were involved in the First World War.
This was the last FA Cup final to take place before competitive football was suspended in Britain because of the war and, to avoid too much disruption, it was moved from its pre-war location of Crystal Palace in south London to Old Trafford.
The At Home sale at Adam’s in Dublin on September 4 includes this 5in (13cm) silver baluster form tankard, c.1730, carrying the maker’s mark of the Massachusetts silversmith John Burt (1692-1746).
A native-born Bostonian, he was among the city’s most prominent early silversmiths, founding a legacy continued by his sons William, Benjamin and Samuel, into the early 19th century.
A timed online sale at East Bristol Auctions that closes on September 5 includes this 18th Century Ottoman tortoiseshell and mother of pearl inlaid calligrapher’s casket. Measuring 19in (47cm) across with losses and signs of old repair, it is estimated at £250-400.