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October 30th: 20th Century Decorative Art, Collectibles and Design Sale Pre Sale Report

19 October 2010

The 20th Century Decorative Arts and Toy Sale on 30th October is set to be another full and interesting sale with a number of collectable items entered. 


An important Omar Ramsden silver centre piece will no doubt attract a great deal of interest. The centre piece bowl, made in London, 1936, is supported by two maidens and mounted on an ebonised plinth, 17.5" w.


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Left: Omar Ramsden centre piece bowl. Right: Dorothea Sharp 1874/1955, Hills Beyond Cassio.


The picture section is also well represented. One item of particular interest is a Dorothea Sharp, signed oil on panel, titled Hills Beyond Cassio, 1874/1875 framed, 10.5" x 13.5" Dorothea Sharp has been quoted as being one of England's greatest living women painters.


The glass section includes a Lorraine art glass vase with iron armature, a Loetz silver iridescent silver overlaid vase, a Le Pierre Mfg Art Nouveau claret jug and beakers, and a large collection of pre and post ware British and Continental manufacturers and studios. 


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Left: Art Nouveau claret jug and beaker set. Right: Clarice Cliff lotus jug Sungleam



There is a large collection of ceramics in the sale. Names from the late 19th century to the present day include Doulton Lambeth, Hannah Barlow, Clarice Cliff, Beswick, Royal Worcester and more.


In addition, there are many other items on offer that represent the early 20th century period.


Please click here to view online catalogue.


All enquiries to Tring Market Auctions, Brook Street, Tring, Herts, HP23 5EF. Tel: 01442 826446 Fax: 01442 890927







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