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An unusual commission from the workshops of Robert Thompson of Kilburn, aset of four ‘Mouseman’ oak wall light brackets carries an estimate of £600-800 at Special Auction Services in Newbury on March 3. It is one of two identical but separate lots.

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This scarce zoomorphic figural group of frogs, above, enjoying a Jack in the Green May Day festival is titled Jack And The Green.

Designed by George Tinworth (1843-1913) for Doulton Lambeth and bearing both impressed and incised marks, the 5½in (13cm) high group is pitched at £1000-2000 at David Duggleby in Scarborough on March 6, in the Country House Sale.

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Paysage de Camargue by Raymond Allegre (1857-1933) has an estimate of £600-800 at Kings Russell in London’s Knightsbridge on March 11.

The 2ft 6in x 2ft (74 x 60cm) oil on canvas, signed lower left, has a provenance to La Galerie of Ebury Street.

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A collection of Byron memorabilia offered at Chiswick Auctions on February 27 includes a rare commemorative pink and blue lustre jug, c.1820, estimated at £600-800.

The 6in (14cm) jug features a print of Lord Byron in Greek costume, a vignette of masonic symbols and a verse of the popular song Since life’s a jest we’ll jest at life…

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