A very unusual and rare 1954 presentation plate for a football game featuring Holland(?) and played in London. Superb quality hand-painted Delft-ware. Diameter is 11.85 inches.
A UEFA plaque, in the form of a glazed ceramic roundel of the UEFA crest, mounted on a wooden backboard with a plaque inscribed 1954-1979, 25 YEARS UEFA, TO THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION, 40 by 30cm., 15 3/4 by 12in.
Phil Neal's Manager of the Month award season 1989-90, In the form of an Aynsley Bone China plate, the centre gilt with a trophy design and printed in pale blue Barclays Bank, Manager of the Month, Season 1989-1990, within a pale-blue border gilt with scrolls and foliage design, diameter 30.5cm., 12in.
Phil Neal was manager of Bolton Wanderers when he received this award.
A Royal Doulton Kingsware vase from a private commission by the Manchester City footballer Sam Ashworth for presentation to his Manchester City team-mates in commemoration of the 1904 F.A. Cup victory, this example given to Tommy Hynds.
The elongated two-handled vase in a brown glazed and with decoration featuring a cavalier, inscribed in white relief A SOUVENIR FROM S.B.A., MANCHESTER CITY F.C., ENGLISH CUP WINNERS 1903-4, J. HILLMAN, J. McMAHON, H. BURGESS, S. FROST, T. HYNDS, S.B.A. ASHWORTH, W. MEREDITH (CAP.), G. LIVINGSTONE, W. GILLESPIE, A. TURNBULL, F. BOOTH, height 33cm., 13in.
A continental ceramic liqueur set with football design, the main vessel shaped as a football with a player as a handle, wooden tap and stand for hanging six drinking cups, height 20cm., 8in. Estimate £80-120
Magnificent character jug by one of the best of all modellers, Ray Noble. The limited edition total is quoted as 500 but, because of the high retail cost, very few were made.