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A collection of pottery made by Troika in St Ives and assembled over the last 40 years will be sold by Lawrences in Somerset on July 5.

The collection from east Dorset includes a wide variety of Troika pieces split into 22 lots, with estimates ranging from £50-500. This 10in (25cm) high mask shown above is estimated at £300-500.

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A 12 x 18in (30 x 46cm) full-length portrait mezzotintmezzotint engraving after Henry Edridge (1769-1821) depicting Lt Col Sir Henry Sullivan of the Coldstream Guards is priced at £375 from Christopher Clarke Antiques in Gloucestershire.

Sullivan was killed in the sortie at the Battle of Bayonne in south-western France on April 1814. This was the last action of the Peninsular War, which took place as news of Napoleon’s abdication was beginning to reach the opposing forces.

Sullivan was one of more than 500 Guards who lost their lives after General Thouvenot led a sortie of 5000 men in the middle of the night to break the British siege.


A collection of maritime pictures by Cornish artist Terry Bailey (b.1941) will go under the hammer at Sherborne saleroom Charterhouse on July 27.

The pictures come from a deceased estate in Somerset where they were collected by a retired Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm officer.

Bailey is best known for his paintings of yachting scenes, both historical and contemporary. A 12½ x 18in (32 x 45cm) watercolour drawing, titled Off Carrick Nath Point St Mawes, is estimated at £200-400.


More than 770 lots of flatware, antique and modern silver and objects of vertu will feature in Woolley & Wallis’ July 17 sale in Salisbury.

In the post-war and modern section is this commemorative silver inkwell by Sebastian Garrard, London 1935, above. The 4in (10cm) wide piece is engraved Silver Jubilee of King George V 1935, The Gift of The Goldsmiths Company, and was owned by the English Art Deco silversmith HG Murphy (1884-1939). It has passed by descent to the vendor and is estimated at £300-400.

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