1. Qianlong censer
The July 19 sale at Lawrences of Crewkerne includes this Qianlong period Beijing pink overlaid white glass tripod censer. It forms part of an old collection of oriental and Welsh ceramics for a client in south Wales and carries a collection label for Francis Emile Andrews (1858-1943).
View and bid for this censer via thesaleroom.com
The Pedestal auction house in Henley-On-Thames will sell 55 lots from Peacock’s Finest, as part of its sale on July 20.
The dealership had a shop in Pimlico (Moreton Street) for two years but is now operating by appointment from a home salon in north London (see picture top).
Highlights include this monumental Arts & Crafts lustre wall charger by Maw & Co, Broseley. It seems likely that at 3ft (91cm) across it was made for one of the late 19th century international exhibitions and designed by a prominent artist of the era, perhaps William De Morgan or Walter Crane.
With a stapled firing crack to the body, it is estimated at £3000-4000. View and bid for this charger via thesaleroom.com.
3. Roger Fry painting
The sale of Modern British and Irish Art at Bonhams on July 21 includes a group of works by Roger Fry (1866-1934) that have come by descent of the artist to a collection in Canada. Woman in a Doorway, an oil on board measuring 14 x 11in (36 x 28cm) with a further unfinished landscape painting on the reverse, was painted in St Rémy, France c.1930.
Estimate £2000-3000. View and bid for this Roger Fry picture via thesaleroom.com.
4. Wedwood bowl
The Selections & Collections auction at Rogers Jones in Cardiff on July 24 includes two rare Wedgwood bowls designed by Daisy Makeig-Jones in the Leaping Chamois pattern. They were consigned during a routine house visit in Pembrokeshire.
The larger bowl, measuring 9in (23cm) across, is guided at £3000-5000, the smaller measuring just over 6in (16cm), at £800-1200. View and bid for this Wedgwood bowl via thesaleroom.com.
5. Prisoner of war portrait
This signed framed and glazed watercolour by Raphael Drouart (1894-1972) of Lt Lewis Pash Renateau (d.1978) is offered in a timed online auction ending on July 25 at Thimbleby & Shorland’s Reading saleroom.
Lt Renateau, an officer in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War, was taken prisoner near St Julien, near Ypres, on April 24, 1915. He was transferred to the Giessen prisoner of war camp, where fellow prisoner Drouart took his portrait.
A second portrait of Renateau by Drouart is held in the National Army Museum’s collection.
Estimate £100-150. View and bid for this prisoner of war portrait via thesaleroom.com.