New London saleroom Elmwood’s was launched in Notting Hill earlier this year by silver and jewellery specialist Samuel Hill.
A pair of hunting stirrup cups modelled as horse heads features in its second sale on November 22.
Probably German, with import marks for London 1899, each 6in (15.5cm) cup is of tapering cylindrical form, chased with high relief foliate scroll patterns.
A private collection of 30 drawings by Keith Vaughan (1912-77) will be offered on November 28 at Modern Art Auctions in Scarborough. They were assembled by the late Prof John Ball, a close friend and avid collector of Vaughan’s work.
Among the examples is a 4 x 7in (11 x 19cm) ink and wash on paper drawing from 1941, titled Figure on a bridge. It is estimated at £1000-1500.
The horse and male rider was a recurrent theme in Elisabeth Frink’s (1930-93) art throughout her working life. Frink’s affection for horses stemmed from her country childhood in Suffolk, while her father had been a keen polo player and amateur jockey.
A 19 x 21in (48 x 54cm) lithograph of a horse and jockey, signed and numbered 30/30, dating from 1974, features in Roseberys’ sale of Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples in London on November 18, estimated at £400-600.
Soldiers, especially Dutch soldiers, were a popular subject for Delft tiles in the 17th century, inspired by the illustrations in Jacob de Gheyn’s important military manual The Exercise of Arms, which was first published in 1607.
Dreweatts’ sale in Donington Priory, Newbury, on November 22 will feature a pair of later 15 x 10in (38 x 25cm) Dutch Delft tile panels of Roman soldiers. Comprising six tiles each in shades of blue and manganese, the pair dates to the late 18th century or early 19th century. Estimate £600-800.