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This large brooch by Arts & Crafts designer Sibyl Dunlop (1889-1968) is priced in the region of £1000-5000 at The Peartree Collection in London.

The signed piece is set with moonstones and a large central natural Ceylon sapphire.


This 8½in (22cm) long ancient Egyptian model of a bread-baking scene above dates from the Middle Kingdom and shows a figure wearing a shendyt kilt seated in front of a bread oven.

Bread was an integral part of daily life and played an important role in the life, economy and religious cult rituals of ancient Egyptians. The piece has provenance to an early 20th century collection and will be offered in a timed auction ending on August 17 at Hansons of Etwall in Derbyshire.

Estimate £3000-4000.


A misty autumn scene by George Clausen (1852-1944) is priced at £2250 from dealership Horton, based at Grays Antiques Centre in Mayfair, London.

The Country Lane, an 11 x 8in (28 x 21cm) watercolour was painted in 1920, a time when Clausen’s palette softened, and he painted subjects in a more atmospheric light.


Regent Antiques in Harringay, north London, is selling a William IV Gonçalo alves occasional table priced at £2750.

The 2ft 6in x 2ft 4in (76 x 70cm) piece dates to c.1830 and is decorated with a later inset pietra dura circular marble top inlaid with radiating bands of specimen stones.