Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Royal Winton 'Welbeck' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Welbeck' Chintz Art Deco Comport c1939

A lovely old Welbeck comport or footed bonbon dish - pink and yellow roses with daffodils and narcissi, together with lilac, tulips and forget-me-nots on a creamy yellow mosaic background. For more details visit Premier Antiques 

Monday, 28 April 2014

Thomas Webb Opalescent Cranberry Glass

Thomas Webb Opalescent Cranberry Glass 'Thorn' Vase c1900

A lovely vase on three clear glass feet by Thomas Webb - cranberry glass with applied 'thorns' and trailed glass. For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Moorcroft 'Orchid' Pattern

Walter Moorcroft Cobalt Blue 'Orchid' Vase c1945

Fine tube lining with lovely subtle colours on this vintage vase designed by Walter Moorcroft. For more details of this and other pieces of Moorcroft visit my website Premier Antiques

Monday, 21 April 2014

Early Blue and White - Spode's 'Tiber' or 'Rome' Pattern

Spode 'Tiber' or 'Rome' Pattern Small Platter c1815
An early Spode 'Rome' or 'Tiber' platter. Well engraved and printed in medium blue it shows a view of Rome from the Tiber, with Castello St. Angelo, Trajan's Column and St. Peter's. For more details see Premier Antiques

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Moorcroft MacIntyre 'Aurelian' Ware

Moorcroft MacIntyre 'Aurelian' Ware Pedestal Vase c1900

Transfer printed with art nouveau cornflowers and poppies in flow blue, enriched with gilt highlights and red enamelling, this lovely vase is a fine example of an early William Moorcroft 'Aurelian' design for James MacIntyre and Co. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Shelley 'Melody' Chintz

Large Shelley Pottery 'Melody' Chintz Jug c1935

A lovely large size Shelley 'Melody' chintz jug with green handle and trim. For more details see Premier Antiques

Friday, 18 April 2014

Walter Moorcroft 'Hibiscus' Pattern

Walter Moorcroft Cobalt Blue 'Hibiscus' Bowl c1960

A superb Moorcroft 'Hibiscus' footed bowl, decorated inside and out with a mass of flowers in deep pink, yellow, green and mauve on a cobalt blue ground. For more details see Premier Antiques

Maling Blue Lustre 'Gladioli' Pattern 6322

Maling Blue Lustre 'Gladioli' Vase c1936

A large ribbed vase from Maling in one of the rarer 1930's lustre designs - 'Gladioli' gold print on a dark blue background. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Fenton 'Two Flowers' Carnival Glass

Fenton 'Two Flowers' Carnival Glass

A lovely Fenton pattern, 'Two Flowers' is named after the two different types of flowers found in the design. Here is a small amethyst sauce dish on ball feet which has a fine depth of iridescence. For more details see Premier Antiques

Fenton 'Two Flowers' Carnival Glass

Forester's Aesthetic Movement Majolica

Forester's Majolica 'Butterfly and Flower' Jug c1880

A fine jug in the 'aesthetic movement' taste which has all the characteristics of the Staffordshire firm of Forester's. Embossed butterflies and flowers in blue and turquoise on a cream basket weave ground make this a very unusual and colourful item. For more details see Premier Antiques 

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Royal Winton 'Eleanor' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Eleanor' Chintz Dane Cheese Dish c1945

A superb Royal Winton 'Eleanor' Dane shape cheese dish and cover in excellent condition. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Gray's Pottery - Art Deco Florals

Gray's Pottery Art Deco Floral Dish c1935

A lovely Gray's oval finned dish with pretty hand painted art deco flowers in pink. purple, white and blue on a green stippled ground and finished in best gold. For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Royal Winton 'June Roses' Chintz

Royal Winton Grimwades 'June Roses' Chintz Hot Chocolate Mug c1935

A lovely art deco era Royal Winton 'June Roses' hot chocolate mug. Pink roses, green leaves and sprays of blue/mauve lilac on a creamy yellow background. For more details see my website Premier Antiques

Early Blue and White - Godwin's 'View of London'

Godwin 'View of London' Pearlware Dinner Plate c1825

A fine pearlware dinner plate made by Thomas and Benjamin Godwin of Burslem (1809 to 1834). A lively scene depicting the River Thames with water traffic, bridges and old St Paul's in the background. Blue printed ribbon cartouche with VIEW OF LONDON. For more details see Premier Antiques 

Antique Wedgwood Majolica

Wedgwood Majolica 'Hops' Tankard c1875

A fine Wedgwood majolica tankard moulded with hops, the handle extending from this as a woody stem. For more details see Premier Antiques

Monday, 14 April 2014

Thomas Webb - Antique Satin Glass

Thomas Webb - Antique Satin Glass vase c1880

A lovely example of Webb's Satin glass, cased red over white, to form a deep pink, and with 'quilted' air traps reversed. Produced in the 1880s, it became too expensive to continue and pieces in good condition are now quite rare. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques


Copeland Green Majolica

Copeland Green Majolica 'Vine Leaf' Two Handled Dish c1860

A large two handled majolica serving dish in great condition. A classic Copeland design of overlapping vine leaves which is very striking. For more details see Premier Antiques

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Early Moorcroft

Moorcroft MacIntyre 'Eighteenth Century' Conical Vase c1908

Designed and produced by William Moorcroft for James MacIntyre & Co. around 1908, this rare conical vase is finely tube lined in the '18th Century' pattern. As an added bonus, this lovely vase is in great condition and the gilding is good. MacIntyre backstamp and William's full signature. For more details see Premier Antiques 



Saturday, 12 April 2014

Clarice Cliff Conical - Nasturtium

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Nasturtium' Conical Sugar Bowl c1933

A lovely Clarice Cliff 384 conical shape sugar bowl hand painted in 'Nasturtium'. For more details see Premier Antiques

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Nasturtium' Conical Sugar Bowl c1933

Early Blue and White - 'Flowers and Scrolling Leaves'

Pearlware 'Flowers and Scrolling Leaves' Dessert Dish c1820

A lovely sheet or all over floral pattern with a central star flower surrounded by other stylised flowers and scrolling leaves on a stippled background. For more details of this superb dish see Premier Antiques

Friday, 11 April 2014

William Moorcroft 'Wisteria'

William Moorcroft 'Wisteria' Vase c1925

A superb vase beautifully decorated in the 'Wisteria' pattern, designed and produced by William Moorcroft in the 1920's. For more details see Premier Antiques

Parian Ware - Hewitt Bros 'Anne Hathaway'

Hewitt Brothers Parian Ware Bust of Anne Hathaway c1920

Well known as Willow Art China, Hewitt Brothers (1919-1926) produced some fine quality Parian. For more details of this lovely bust of Anne Hathaway see Premier Antiques

Crown Ducal 'Priscilla' Chintz

Crown Ducal 'Priscilla' Chintz Dish c1925

A lovely old chintz with sprays of pink and white apple blossom and smaller white flowers on a pale greyish buff background. Looks stunning on those great Crown Ducal deco shapes. For more details of this very pretty dish see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Moorcroft Pottery

William Moorcroft

For some fine pieces of early MacIntyre, William and Walter Moorcroft visit Premier Antiques

Clarice Cliff Fantasque 'Summerhouse'

Clarice Cliff Fantasque Bizarre 'Summerhouse' Toast Rack c1931

A rare Clarice Cliff Fantasque toast rack beautifully painted in the much sought after 'Summerhouse' design. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Parian Ware - Hewitt and Leadbeater 'Beethoven'

Hewitt and Leadbeater Parian Ware Bust of Beethoven c1910
A finely detailed Hewitt & Leadbeater parian ware bust of the composer Ludwig van Beethoven. For more details and other pieces of parian visit my website Premier Antiques 

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Crown Ducal 'Primula' Chintz

Crown Ducal 'Primula' Chintz Teapot c1928

One of the most vibrant and distinctive of vintage chintzes with bright yellow primroses set among crisp green leaves on a creamy white background. With hand painted green trim, it looks wonderful on the elegant Crown Ducal shapes of the 1920's and 30's. For more details of this lovely little teapot visit my website Premier Antiques

Spode's 'Castle' Pattern

Spode 'Castle' Pattern Sauce Tureen Stand c1820

A fine Spode small tureen stand in the 'Castle' pattern, based on the Merigot print  'Gate of Sebastion'.  For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Clarice Cliff Bizarre Delecia 'Pansies'

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Delecia Pansies' 565 Shape Vase c1934

A lovely 565 shape vase beautifully painted with pink, yellow, blue and purple pansies set against a fantastic 'Delecia' dripware background. For more details see Premier Antiques

Rare Chinese cup sold for $36m


A rare Ming-era cup has fetched a record-breaking $36m (£22m) at auction in Hong Kong. The porcelain cup decorated with a painting of a rooster, hen and chicks was made in the late 15th Century. The previous record for Chinese porcelain was set in 2010, when a vase sold for $32.4m.

Royal Winton 'Royalty' Chintz

Grimwades Royal Winton 'Royalty' Chintz Fruit Dish c1937

A lovely Royal Winton 'Royalty' serving dish. Rich, vibrant colours - a striking chintz introduced in 1937. For more details see Premier Antiques 

Monday, 7 April 2014

Royal Winton 'Stratford' Chintz

Grimwades Royal Winton 'Stratford' Chintz Athena Sugar Bowl c1953

A lovely vintage Royal Winton 'Stratford' sugar bowl in the Athena shape. For more details see Premier Antiques

Davidson's Blue Pearline - Princess Diana

Large Davidson's Blue Pearline Glass Dish - 'Princess Diana' c1890

A large and stunning 'Princess Diana' crimped dish, the pattern also known as 'Suite 1890' and 'Queen Anne'. For more details see Premier Antiques

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Royal Winton 'Evesham' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Evesham' Chintz Candy Box c1950

A lovely vintage Royal Winton 'Evesham' candy box in excellent condition. For more details see Premier Antiques

Wemyss Ware 'Cabbage Roses'

Wemyss Ware 'Cabbage Roses' Cup and Saucer c1910

A lovely Wemyss tea cup and saucer beautifully painted with cabbage roses. For more details see Premier Antiques


Royal Doulton 'Bluebell Gatherers' D3812

Royal Doulton 'Bluebell Gatherers'

Royal Doulton introduced this lovely series in 1914 and it remained in production until 1928. Twelve scenes show a woman collecting bluebells and in five of the scenes she is accompanied by a young child. A rare series with a relatively short period of production. For details of this beautiful bowl visit my website Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'Bluebell Gatherers' Large Bowl D3812 c1915

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Royal Winton 'Trellis Rose Garden'

Royal Winton 'Trellis Rose Garden' Preserve Pot c1938

A lovely Trellis Rose Garden preserve pot and cover - an early version of this scarce design with gold trim. For more details see Premier Antiques



Clarice Cliff 'Clematis'

Clarice Cliff 'Clematis' Salad Dish and Servers c1950

A lovely Clarice Cliff fluted salad dish, the handle formed as four Clematis Montana flowers. Complete with servers, a rare find. For more details see Premier Antiques

Friday, 4 April 2014

Shelley Oleander Shape - Green Daisy Chintz

Shelley 'Green Daisy' Chintz Oleander Cup and Saucer c1940

A superb Shelley 'Green Daisy' Oleander shape duo. The petal shaped cup and saucer washed in pale green 'eau de nil'. Trim and handle finished in best gold. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques


Joseph Roth Aesthetic Movement 'Wild Rose' Cobalt Majolica Teapot

Joseph Roth Aesthetic Movement 'Wild Rose' Majolica Teapot c1880

A rare majolica teapot in deep cobalt blue with wild roses in relief. Unusual shape and with branched handle. Impressed Joseph Roth monogram. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Royal Winton 'Sweet Pea' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Sweet Pea' Chintz Athena Sugar Bowl c1945

A lovely vintage Royal Winton 'Sweet Pea' sugar bowl in the Athena shape. For more details see Premier Antiques

Maling Lustre 'Gladioli' Pattern

Maling Blue Lustre 'Gladioli' Bowl c1936

A large footed bowl from Maling in one of the rarer 1930's lustre designs - 'Gladioli' gold print on a dark blue background. For more details see Premier Antiques