The sale will include a selection of ceramics, glass, furniture and metalware. Already consigned is an archive of work directly from descendants of Walter Crane (1845-1915), the illustrator of children's books. Walter Crane also designed one of the highlights in a private collection of Pilkington's Lancastrian pottery (21 lots), a fine wall charger painted with a displaying peacock. The lots include one of Crane's palettes (caked in oil paint), his easel and a unique embroidered cabinet.
The sale also includes a Martin Brothers stoneware bird made in 1884 by Robert Wallace, together with other Martinware pieces. An exhibition of 50 pieces of Martinware is being held alongside the sale to commemorate the centenary of the death of Edwin Bruce Martin. Click here for details.
Concluding the sale will be a section of furniture, garden pottery, jewellery and metal ware retailed by Liberty & Co.
‡ indicates this lot may be subject to Artist's Resale Right / Droit de Suite
λ Lots marked with a lambda may be subject to CITES regulations when exported.
Saturday 13th June 10-1pm
Monday 15th June 10-4.30pm
Tuesday 16th June 10-4.30pm
Wednesday 17th June 9-10.30am
Running concurrently with the view is a small exhibition celebrating the 100th anniversary of the death of Edwin Martin (1860-1915) - with Martin ware from private collections on display.