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Auction Ended: Saturday April 14th, 2018 at 9 PM BST

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Pot Lid:   'FAWCETT & SON' RUSSIAN BEARS GREASE

Description:  A very appealing early bears grease lid featuring a standing bear carrying a sash. Superb detailed print. Fancy border. 

'Fawcett & Son' now believed to eminate from the Lake District area (NW England) and not London as previously believed 

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Era:  c1850-70's

Diameter:  67mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Good   Just a very small (2mm x 9mm) chip on the bottom rim, a very light and totally insignificant scrape (and arched hairline and light glaze-lines) on another part of the back rim and a tiny glaze fleabite and some light glaze wear on three small areas of the outer edge (as per detailed photos) and is otherwise very good 


Grade :  7.1       Estimate:   £100-150     Reserve:     N/R

 

 
26 £ 165
 


Pot Lid:   SHOOTING BEARS

Description:  An appealing lid produced by F&R Pratt in Staffordshire, England depicting a bear hunt in the Pyrenees mountains. This being the brown bear version featuring no bushes to the right of the soldier loading his gun. Occasionally nicknamed the 'gay bear lid' for fairly obvious reasons. Excellent quality print. Usual Pratt Alignment circles at 3 and 9 o'clock respectively. An exellent example


Era:  c1860-80's

Diameter:  83mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Mint   Superb undamaged condition with just some totally insignificant light crazing on the back rim/side and would otherwise have scored 10   


Grade :  9.7        Estimate:   £50-80     Reserve:    N/R

 

 
7 £ 37
 

Sat 14th Apr (2.30pm) - Most spots of rust have cleaned out so photos updated accordingly


Pot Lid:   'PRICE & GOSNELL' BEARS GREASE

Description:  Another appealing early bears grease lid featuring a standing bear carrying a sash, this time a very early small 2.25" example in blue print. Fancy border. Flat top and sides, typical of these earlier types of lids.

Pre 1833 when the Price & Gosnell partnership ceased

 
Era:  c1820-33

Diameter:  59mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):   Fair/Good   Just a very small (3mm x 4mm) flake/chip on the face edge (at 4 o'clock and which hardly shows due to where it is) and a rear (4mm x 19mm) chip could also easily be overlooked as most of it is on the underside (and only shows 2mm x 4mm from the side view anyway). The couple of pinhead rust spots (please see 'before' photo) have all but gone after cleaning in a light solution of rust remover for a few days (and look like they will completely disappear if left in for longer). So all photos have been updated accordingly 


Grade :  6.9       Estimate:   £150-200     Reserve:     N/R

 

 
29 £ 410
 


Pot Lid:   BEAR ATTACKED BY DOGS

Description:  Another appealing bear lid produced by F&R Pratt in Staffordshire, England this time depicting a rather freocious looking bear being savaged by dogs as the title would suggest. Usual Pratt Alignment circles on the outer face at 3 and 9 o'clock respectively. An exellent example of this desirable lid rated at £200-300 and 'RR' in Mortimer's Staffordshire Pot Lid book


Era:  c1840-60's

Diameter:  86mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Good   Just has three small (biggest being just 3mm x 7mm) chips on the inside of the back rim (therefore mostly hidden from side view) and another smaller (2mm x 4mm) flake on the back side rim) and apart from some very light fat stain (mainly on the underside and part of the side) and some in-manufacture pitting on the face (all under the glaze) is otherwise very good 


Grade :  7.4        Estimate:   £60-80     Reserve:    N/R

 

 
26 £ 175
 


Pot Lid:   TWO BRUINS

Description:  A larger (3") lid featuring two bears in their natural habitat (please see #9 for smaller version). Geometric border. Flat face 


Era:  c1860-80's

Diameter:  77mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Very good   Just a very small and very insignificant glaze fleabite on the outer edge of the rim and some tiny in-manufacture marks in the glaze, is otherwise excellent


Grade :  8.5        Estimate:   £60-80     Reserve:    N/R

 

 
23 £ 140
 


Pot Lid:   'BEAR, LION & COCK'

Description:  Another bear-related Prattware pot lid this time relating to the Crimean war with the bear representing Britain, the bear Russia and cock France. Yellow dotted border. Slightly smaller and earlier variation with spire in background. 


Era:  c1860-70's

Diameter:  75mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Very good   Just has a faint hairline that goes through the back rim and the underside but not at all visible on the face and a very small patch of in-manufacture discolouration on the outer border and is otherwise excellent (there is a small flake on the back rim but it is under the glaze)


Grade :  8.2        Estimate:   £30-50     Reserve:     N/R

 

 
4 £ 20
 


Pot Lid:    'JAMES ATKINSON'S' BEARS GREASE

Description:  A classic bears grease lid featuring a bear in chains. This one having the price at '26' and not the usual '2/6'. Superb quality print. Fancy herringbone border. 


Era:  c1870-90's

Diameter:  62mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):   Very good   Just a very insignificant and small (2mm x 4mm) old shallow flake on the bottom rim (which could even have been caused wen taken out of the kiln) and is otherwise excellent


Grade :  8.9       Estimate:   £30-50     Reserve:     N/R

 

 
8 £ 45
 


Pot Lid:   'SIR ROBERT PEEL'

Description:  Another Prattware pot lid this time featuring Robert Peel (famous for the Repeal of the Corn Laws in the UK as well as pioneering ways of policing) and issued to commemorate the his death. Wheat ear border

Robert Peel died in June 1850 after falling from his horse on Constitution Hill in London (which then inadvertently trod on him causing terminal injuries)

Rated as 'R' and £100-150 in Mortimer's Staffordshire pot lid book


Era:  c1850-60's

Diameter:  102mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Excellent   Great undamaged condition with just the usual light crazing and slight glaze-lines (mainly on the underside)


Grade :  9.5        Estimate:   £20-40     Reserve:     N/R

 

 
15 £ 70
 


Pot Lid:   TWO BRUINS

Description:  A smaller (2.75") lid featuring two bears in their natural habitat (please see #5 for largerversion). Geometric border. Domed face. Fabulous quality print 


Era:  c1870-90's

Diameter:  69mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Restored  Has had some restoration to the back rim (and part of the edge of the face at 6 o'clock) but to a high standard (with just some lacquer peeling off some of the side wall). Looks great on display 


Grade :  Ungraded        Estimate:   £30-50     Reserve:    N/R

 

 
7 £ 30
 


Pot Lid:    BEAR PIT

Description:  A small Prattware pot lid (with base) featuring a bear up a pole in a zoo. Variation featuring the glass dome to the left, boy in red smock and lady in white skirt 


Era:  c1860-80's

Diameter:  78mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  LID: Good  Just has a very small (3mm) shallow flake on the back edge and some light fat stain (mainly on the underside and side walls) / BASE (looks to be the original): Excellent condition 


Grade :    7.9 (lid)       Estimate:   £30-50     Reserve:    N/R

 

 
7 £ 25
 


Pot Lid:    COLD CREAM

Description:  A scarce and appealing Cold Cream variation with various decorative borders and geometric design in the centre


Era:  c1870-90's

Diameter:  64mm 

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Good  Just has a small (3mm x 5mm) shallow flake on the back edge (as well as a tiny fleabite and scratch) and is otherwise excellent 


Grade :    7.8        Estimate:   £30-50     Reserve:    N/R

 

 
6 £ 30
 


Pot Lid:    ROBERTS & CO, PARIS & LONDON

Description:  A rather attractive oblong lid with original gold border. Scarce to find with original base. 'R&C' entwined initials within belt as tm in centre. 


Era:   c1880-90's

Dimensions:   74mm long by 60mm wide

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  LID: Excellent  Great condition with just a tiny glaze scrape on one of the corner edges (barely visible) and some very light grey stain in places (barely worth mentioning) / BASE (looks to be original) Excellent With just a spot of rust stain on the inside and some small patches of crazing/tiny marks etc in the glaze  


Grade :    9.3        Estimate:   £30-50     Reserve:    N/R

 

 
13 £ 65
 


Pot Lid:    DOCTOR SHOWER'S RADIUM SALVE

Description:  A very unusual small 2" lid with original base that comes in green and red print and stated it was for .. 'all kinds of unlcerations and diseases of the skin' including 'cancerous growths' ! Scarce and very desirable, especially with original base


Era:   c1880-90's

Diameter:   52mm

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  LID: Excellent  Just an an old tiny pinhead glaze flake on the back of the rim (barely worth mentioning) and just a  few tiny in-manufacture marks and indentations (all under the glaze and nothing at all untoward)

BASE (looks to be original): Excellent With just a very small flake on the top of the rim which is completely hidden when lid on top - Both top and base have traces of a fatty substance in the glaze, presuambly from the oilatum which it originally contained  


Grade :    9.4  (lid)      Estimate:   £80-100     Reserve:    N/R

 

 
26 £ 155
 

Sat 14th Apr (2.45pm) - Rust crazing has now been removed so photos updated accordingly


Pot Lid:    BOVAL

Description:  Another oblong lid this time a 'Boval' Cherry Tooth Paste. Decorative pattern around wording.  (Some print missing in the odd area)


Era:   c1880-1900's

Dimensions:   83mm long by 55mm wide

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Fair/Good  Just has a small area of pitting/nibbles on the face (near the bottom right corner) and two very small chips on the back rim (the largest being just (2mm x 5mm). The rust crazing has all but gone after being immersed in a mild solution of rust remover so new photos have been uploaded (with just one 'before' photo for comparison) 


Grade :    6.6        Estimate:   £20-40     Reserve:    N/R

 

 
6 £ 25
 


Pot Lid:    MAY ROBERTS

Description:  An attractive areca nut tooth paste lid featuring two sailing vessels and a bold floral backdrop. 'M R & Co' entwined initials tm below.  


Era:   c1880-90's

Diameter:   70mm

Condition (please see detailed photo's):  Good   Just has a smallish (3mm x 11mm) chip on the back rim and a smaller 4mm chip on the back rim edge, otherwise excellent.  


Grade :    7.8        Estimate:   £30-50     Reserve:    N/R

 

 
7 £ 45
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