Friday 19 July 2024

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24 July Auction Catalogue

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Lot 11. An Exbor glass fish, 'Exbor, Czechoslovakia', L 34cm. Estimate £150-£200. For auction 24th July


Lot 31. An Edinburgh Crystal decanter, four glasses, a pair of porcelain wall shelves and a modern porcelain table centre piece for auction 24th July


Lot 74. Four Paddington Bear silver proof boxed coins and six Beatrix Potter coins, boxed with certificates (10). Estimate £150-£200 - for auction 24th July


Equestrian Medal for auction

A German medal awarded to Officers who loaned their horses and stables for weekend training to the National Socialist Riding Corps of the S.A., authorised from 1937, reverse reads 'For Faithful Service on the pre-military training of young German riders, A. Hitler'

For auction 24th July from 10am


Lot 46. Copy of 'The North Britain Locomotive Company Limited Glasgow during the period of the War 1914-1919' for auction 24th July from 10am


Lot 43. Modern Phrenology head. For auction 24th July from 10am.


Lot 39. A Britains set no.1470, 1937 version, State Coronation Coach, comprising: Gilt Coach, 8 Windsor Grey Team, 4 Coachmen with whips and seated King and Queen, boxed. For auction 24th July from 10am.


Lot 36 A Mdina square and textured pale aubergine vase, H 30cm, and another Mdina orange and blue textured vase, H 29cm. Estimate £80-£120 for auction 24th July 2024 from 10am


Lot 23. A Florian ware Cornflower vase, printed marks, signed William Moorcroft, H 45cm. estimate £150-£200 for auction 24th July from 10am


Lot 14. Capo di Monte group 'Anniversario' for auction 24 July


Sovereigns for auction 24th July 2024


Thursday 18 July 2024

Back to School Already?!

Lot 256.
A 1920's pine sliding door school cupboard, W 156cm, D 40cm, H 114cm
Estimate £150-£250
For auction 24th July 2024

Bowie at Boldon


Andy Warhol at Boldon


Thou Shalt Have a Fishy ................... Art Glass Exbor Fish to swim under the hammer on Wednesday 24th July

The Novy Bor area in the north of the Czech Republic in Česká Lípa district has a long history of glass production. After World War II the glass factories in the Novy Bor region were nationalised and unified to form Borocrystal; later the name was changed to Borskà sklo and in 1974 the Crystalex company was created. In the 1960's Crystalex also established a division for the production of art glass that used the trade mark  "Exbor".  

The concept for the range of Fish came after leading glassmakers Rozinek and Honzik saw Moser fish sculptures which were to be included in the World Exposition in Brussels in 1958.  Forms are lively, with cut details including mouths and fins.  The range was properly promoted in the Czechoslovak Glass Review in 1965 comprising of ten different coloured fish made in five sizes.