Friday, 28 March 2014

Royal Winton 'Hibiscus'

Royal Winton Pink 'Hibiscus' Vases c1950

An unusual and pretty pair of Hibiscus vases on a speckled pink ground. One of the scarcer pastel ranges introduced briefly post war. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Antique Bristol Blue Glass

Victorian Bristol Blue Glass Dimpled Jug c1880

An unusual 'Bristol' cobalt blue glass jug with dimpled body, ribbed clear glass handle and a lovely crimped rim for pouring. For more details and other old pieces of glass visit my website Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Crown Ducal 'Blue Chintz'

Crown Ducal 'Blue Chintz'

Exotic birds and a profusion of blossom boughs on a dramatic blue background form this distinctive old Richardson's pattern. An early chintz that looks great on this teacup and saucer. For more details see Premier Antiques

Crown Ducal 'Blue Chintz' Cup and Saucer c1925

Monday, 24 March 2014

Royal Winton 'Trellis Rose Garden'

Royal Winton 'Trellis Rose Garden' Plate c1938

A lovely Trellis Rose Garden plate, beautifully painted with a pastel garden scene. Considered by many as one of the prettiest of Royal Winton designs and certainly a more difficult one to find. For more details see Premier Antiques

Victorian Majolica - J Roth

Aesthetic Movement J Roth 'Wild Rose' Majolica Pitcher c1880

A rare Aesthetic Movement majolica jug with fence panel background and wild roses in relief, unmarked, though attributed to J Roth (a marked teapot in the same style and design is known). For more details see Premier Antiques

Impressed J Roth mark on majolica teapot c1880

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Crown Ducal 'Ascot' Chintz

Crown Ducal 'Ascot' Chintz Vases c1920

A large pair of Crown Ducal 'Ascot' Chintz vases with sprays of pink roses forming a delicate floral chintz on a white background. For more details see Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton Series Ware - Chivalry


Designed by W Nunn and introduced by Royal Doulton in 1930 and produced in small quantities up to 1940, 'Chivalry' consists of six romantic 17th century scenes of ladies and musicians with various hounds, doves, rabbits and peacocks. Rich enamelled colours are overprinted with lots of best gold - an expensive technique used on only a few designs. Shown here on a fantastic sandwich tray. For more details see Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'Chivalry' sandwich tray c1930

Saturday, 22 March 2014

Clarice Cliff - Secrets

Clarice Cliff 'Secrets' Biarritz tureen c1934 

Introduced in 1933, 'Secrets' is a classic art deco landscape design and works beautifully on many of the new shapes produced for the Bizarre and Fantasque ranges. Here it is used on a rare Biarritz shape tureen. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wedgwood Majolica Sunflower Plates

Wedgwood Victorian Majolica 'Sunflower' Plate c1874

A wonderful coloured version of the classic green Wedgwood 'Sunflower' design. Bright green, yellow and ochre glazes with touches of cobalt blue in the basket weave edge. For more details see Premier Antiques

Friday, 21 March 2014

Cobalt Blue Majolica - J Roth

Aesthetic Movement J Roth 'Wild Rose' Cobalt Blue Majolica Jug c1880

A rare Aesthetic Movement majolica jug in strong colours with a deep cobalt blue background and wild roses in relief. Unmarked, though marked pieces by J Roth are known. For more details see Premier Antiques



Example of impressed mark attributed to J Roth c1880

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Water Lily'

1930's Carlton Ware Yellow 'Water Lily' Toast Rack

A lovely 1930's yellow toast rack with a pink water lily and flower bud at each end. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Royal Winton 'Evesham' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Evesham' Chintz Kew Basket c1950

A stunning vintage Royal Winton large Kew shape basket in 'Evesham'. Rare to find especially in such good condition. For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Wemyss Ware 'Apples'

Wemyss Ware 'Apples' Preserve Pot c1910

Rare to find complete, here is a beautiful little preserve pot with under saucer. For more details see Premier Antiques

Wemyss Apples c1910

Early Blue and White - Floral Patterns

S & J Burton 'Lovick's' Pattern Dinner Plate c1835

As both taste and transfer printing techniques began to change in the early 19th century, English potters began to produce 'all over' floral patterns as an alternative to Chinese or Italian influenced landscapes. By the 1820s, most manufacturers had developed their own floral designs which remained popular for a decade or so. For a great collection of early Blue and White transfer wares visit my website Premier Antiques                         

James and Ralph Clews 'Basket and Vase' Pattern Jug c1825

Monday, 17 March 2014

Shelley 'Melody' Chintz

Shelley Bone China 'Melody' Chintz Ascot Teapot c1945

A superb fine bone china 'Melody' teapot with hand painted green trim and handle. Small 'tea for two' size. For more details see Premier Antiques

Sunday, 16 March 2014

Antique Thomas Webb 'Bronze' Glass

Thomas Webb 'Bronze' Iridescent Glass Vase c1880

A rare iridescent glass vase by Thomas Webb from their green Bronze range. A lovely example of a classic early shape with a single applied handle. For more details see Premier Antiques

Blue and White - Adams Cattle Scenery

Adams 'Cattle Scenery' Half Pint Mug c1895

A late Victorian half pint mug by Adams printed in medium blue with a rural scene of a cottage landscape and a small herd of cattle. For more details see Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Buttercup'

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Buttercup' Halfmoon Side Plate c1936

A lovely yellow buttercup salad or side plate nicely painted with good even colour (the white shading is in fact pale yellow). For more details see Premier Antiques 

Saturday, 15 March 2014

Carlton Ware 'Wild Rose'

Carlton Ware Green 'Wild Rose' Cruet Set c1939

A lovely Carlton Ware green Wild Rose cruet with salt, mustard and pepper on a tray. For more details and other pieces of wild rose visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 14 March 2014

Royal Doulton 'Gaffers' D4210 Charles Noke

Royal Doulton 'Gaffers' Cup and Saucer D4210 - Signed Noke c1930

A fine 'Gaffers' teacup and saucer, designed by Charles Noke and introduced in 1921. For a selection and more information see Premier Antiques

Shelley Bone China 'Pink Summer Glory' Chintz

Shelley 'Pink Summer Glory' Chintz Tea Plate c1945

A pretty bone china 'Pink Summer Glory' tea plate by Shelley. For more details and other pieces of chintz visit Premier Antiques 

Crown Ducal 'Orange Tree'

Crown Ducal 'Orange Tree' Teapot Stand c1928

A fine Crown Ducal 'orange tree' teapot stand showing little sign of use or wear. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Royal Winton 'Kew' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Kew' Chintz Countess Teapot c1940

A very pretty pattern of pink roses with pink, yellow and blue daisies together with blue cornflowers and orange dahlia-like flowers set on a creamy yellow background. For more details of this lovely countess teapot see Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Royal Doulton Dickens Series G 'Pickwick Papers' D5756

Royal Doulton Dickens 'Pickwick Papers' Relief Moulded Jug c1938

A rare Royal Doulton relief moulded jug with characters from 'Pickwick Papers' by Charles Dickens. Modelled as the White Hart Inn with Mr Pickwick, Sam Weller, Tony Weller and the Fat Boy. For more details see Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'Sam Weller' Dickens Series 'F' D5864

Royal Doulton 'Sam Weller' Dickens Series 'F' Relief Vase D5864 c1939

A lovely little Royal Doulton Dickens 'F' Series vase modelled in low relief and featuring Sam Weller from 'Pickwick Papers'. One of six known character vases of various sizes, introduced in 1937 and probably withdrawn during WW2. For more details see Premier Antiques 

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Shelley Bone China 'Summer Glory' Chintz

Shelley 'Summer Glory' Chintz Cup and Saucer c1940

A pretty design introduced in the 1940's and used on fine bone china with various colour trims. Finished on this lovely duo with burnished gold. For more details see Premier Antiques

Royal Winton 'Pixie'

Grimwades Royal Winton 'Pixie' Art Deco Wall Plate c1936

A superb 1930's Royal Winton 'Pixie' plate showing two red pixies beside a lake with mountains in the distance. Introduced in 1936, various colour combinations were added to the range which continued into the 1940's. For more details see Premier Antiques

Bizarre by Clarice Cliff - Blue Autumn

Clarice Cliff Blue Autumn sugar box c1932

An unusual Bizarre sugar box with silver plated lid and extending grips to remove sugar cubes. Painted in the blue Autumn design (sometimes called 'Balloon Trees') in burnt orange, green, red, yellow, purple and blue. For more details see Premier Antiques

Clarice Cliff Blue Autumn c1932

Monday, 10 March 2014

Royal Winton 'Old Cottage Chintz'

Royal Winton 'Old Cottage Chintz' Alban Teapot c1945

A superb Royal Winton 'Old Cottage Chintz' Alban teapot - an elegant shape with patented sliding lid. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Shelley Oleander Shape - Rose Sprays Pattern 13535

Shelley 'Rose Sprays' Pattern 13535 Oleander Cup and Saucer c1940

A pretty Shelley 'Rose Sprays' Oleander shape duo. The petal shaped cup and saucer delicately washed in pale green 'eau de nil'. Trim and handle finished in best gold. The shape was first introduced by Shelley around 1912. Initially produced in plain white as an alternative to Dainty White, it was revived in the 1940's when floral lithographs were applied inside the cup and a coloured wash added outside and on the saucer. For more details see Premier Antiques


Sunday, 9 March 2014

Royal Doulton 'Blue Iris'

Royal Doulton 'Blue Iris' Art Nouveau Vases c1905

A superb pair of 'Blue Iris' bone china vases with double loop handles. Showing little signs of ware, the gilding is particularly good. Rare to find a pair of vases in such good order. 'Royal Doulton, England' with painted design C8288 and decorator's mark HD. For more details see Premier Antiques


19th Century Staffordshire Copper Lustre

Hand Painted Staffordshire Copper Lustre Pottery Mug c1840

A large early Victorian copper lustre mug beautifully painted with sprays of 'barge style' pink roses. Lovely beaded rim and scrolled handle. For more details see Premier Antiques 

Saturday, 8 March 2014

Vintage Carlton Ware 'Apple' Teapots

Vintage Carlton Ware 'Apple' Teapot c1960

A superb apple teapot with good colours and in excellent condition. Difficult to find in such good order. For more details see Premier Antiques

Shelley 'Melody' Chintz

Shelley Bone China 'Melody' Chintz Vogue Cake Plate c1940

A fine bone china 'Melody' Vogue shape cake plate by Shelley, with gold trim and eau de nil centre. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 7 March 2014

Shelley Rose, Pansy and Forget-me-not

Shelley 'Rose, Pansy and Forget-me-not' Dish c1945

An unusual Shelley dish from the dainty range in the pretty 'Rose, Pansy and Forget-me-not' pattern with hand enamelled blue trim. Pattern number 13424. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Royal Doulton 'Cawdor Castle' D5413

Royal Doulton 'Cawdor Castle' York Sandwich Tray D5413 c1936

Famous for its association with Macbeth, this lovely tray features Cawdor Castle near Inverness from the Castles and Churches series of eight castles and five churches. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Winton - Hazel

Royal Winton 'Hazel' Chintz Athena Jug c1940

A lovely vintage Royal Winton 'Hazel' chintz jug in the Athena shape. For more details see Premier Antiques

Royal Worcester Porcelain

Royal Worcester

For a good selection of antique Royal Worcester visit my website Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Molly Hancock Corona Ware 'Autumn' Pattern

Molly Hancock Corona Ware 'Autumn' Jug c1930

A rare Molly Hancock 'Autumn' jug vibrantly hand painted with woodland flowers. For more details visit Premier Antiques 

Royal Doulton 'Gaffers' D4210

Royal Doulton 'Gaffers' Leeds Dish Signed 'Noke' D4210 c1935

A fine Royal Doulton 'Gaffers' Leeds shape dish signed by the designer Charles Noke. The series was introduced in 1921 and withdrawn by 1950, though most pieces seem to be from the 20s and 30s. For a selection see Premier Antiques