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Designed as a goldfish, a 1960s 18ct gold ruby, diamond and enamel brooch is estimated at £450-650 in a July 5 sale of jewellery at Fellows.

The 2in (5cm) long brooch has green enamel textured scales and fins with ruby and diamond cluster eyes, and bears import marks for London, 1969.

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Potteries Auctions’ two-day sale on July 14-15 will include this 7½in (19cm) high Royal Doulton ‘double spook’ figure in a glazed white colourway, shown above. It is impressed with the number 211 and dated 1924.

Estimate £500-1000.

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Be the Change is the slogan heading this political poster above, created to celebrate the inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden in 2009.

The 3ft x 2ft (91 x 61cm) poster was designed by Shepard Fairey (b.1970) and was acquired directly from the artist by the vendor.

It is guided at €500-700 in a summer art auction at Whyte’s of Dublin on July 9.


This Vienna porcelain cabinet plate, dated to c.1880, is priced at £675 from Regent Antiques in Harringay, north London.

The 9in (24cm) wide piece is hand-painted with musicians. It has a rim of six panels decorated with scrolls, foliate and floral ornamentation in raised gilt on a mulberry ground.

The plate bears the underglaze Imperial & Royal Vienna ‘beehive’ mark and the title Riccio.