An early 20th Century Royal Doulton Lambeth vesta and ashtray formed as a seated man smoking a pipe with his arm around a barrel, he sat upon a rectangular base with a small blue glazed well, the reverse with a match striker, impressed mark, height 9cm
Will Farmer - Director
Ceramics, Glass, Oriental & Decorative Arts
Will specialises in 20th Century decorative arts covering ceramics, glass and furniture. He studied at the Birmingham School of Jewellery undertaking a combined BA Hons in silversmithing and Fine Art history. Notable finds include a Martin Brothers Stoneware bird selling for £20,500 and a rare collection of documents relating to the Stourbridge Glass Industry selling locally for over £22,000. Will is now in his eighth season as an expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow.