Lot 1091: A COMPOSED PAIR OF CHINA CRESTED WARE WORLD WAR ONE TANKS,
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
A COMPOSED PAIR OF CHINA CRESTED WARE WORLD WAR ONE TANKS,
the first an early type signed ''SAVOY'' and modelled as an artists impression of a World War One tank with rear stabilising wheels, the top of body with gily rivet detail and the crest of Eastbourne, the left side with the name ''HMS DONNER BLITZEN'' together with ''MODEL OF BRITISH TANK AS FIRST USED'' and ''BRITISH TROOPS AT THE BATTLE OF ANCRE SEP 1916'', the second a more realistic modelling of a British MKIV, the top with an illustration of a blue-tit songbird and a running vine along with the legend ''A GIFT FROM CREWKERNE'', the underside signed ''ARCADIAN''