Saturday, 27 December 2014

Royal Doulton 'Skating' Series D2789

Royal Doulton 'Skating' Series Ware Mug D2789 c1910

A rare Royal Doulton mug depicting several characters from the early 'Skating' series introduced in 1907. One side shows a boy knocking a skater's hat off with a snowball, the other side showing an unsteady skater being pushed along by a boy. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 25 December 2014

Mabel Lucie Attwell


A cute little winter scene by Mabel Lucie Attwell...... have a great day everyone!

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Royal Winton 'Cherries' Orange Lustre

Grimwades Royal Winton 'Cherries' Orange Lustre Comport c1925

A lovely footed bonbon dish or small comport with purple and yellow cherries and white blossom on a deep orange lustre background. For more details see Premier Antiques

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Royal Winton 'Hazel' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Hazel' Chintz Dish c1935

A pretty Royal Winton 'Hazel' bonbon dish with pierced handles. For more details and a great selection of old chintz visit my website Premier Antiques 

Carlton Ware Apple Preserve Pots

Vintage Carlton Ware Apple Preserve Pot and Lid c1955

A fine vintage Carlton Ware preserve pot hand painted and moulded as an apple sitting on a leaf shaped saucer. For more details see Premier Antiques

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Shelley 'Sunrise and Tall Trees' Pattern 11678

Shelley Tall Queen Anne 'Sunrise and Tall Trees' Trio c1929

The Queen Anne shape tea cup was produced in two versions, low and tall. This lovely 'Sunrise and Tall Trees' trio features the tall variant. For more details see Premier Antiques

Friday, 19 December 2014

Poole Pottery EE Pattern Sugar Sifter by Truda Carter

Poole Pottery EE Pattern Sugar Sifter by Truda Carter c1930

A rare Poole Pottery 953 sugar shaker in red earthenware and decorated with the EE pattern designed by Truda Carter and painted by Rene Hayes. For more details see Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware Tulip Sugar Shaker


Carlton Ware Tulip sugar shaker c1935

A Carlton Ware tulip sugar shaker from the 1930's with a lovely 'satin' glaze, the pale green leaves curling up from the base, ending in a hand painted orange tulip bud. For more details see Premier Antiques

Perthshire Millefiori Glass Paperweight

Vintage Signed Perthshire Millefiori Glass Paperweight c1970

A fine radial twist and millefiori Perthshire paperweight with lovely twisted canes and millefiore on a deep cobalt blue ground. Signed 'P' in the centre. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 18 December 2014

H & K Tunstall Pottery 'Clematis' Pattern

H & K Tunstall Pottery 'Clematis' Art Deco Vase c1935

A lovely little two handled vase in the Clematis pattern designed by R. Grocott for Hollinshead and Kirkham. Boldly painted with a clear blue flower and leaves on a shaded background. For more details see Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Edward Radford 'Anemone' JN Pattern

Edward Radford 'Anemone' JN Pattern Butter Dish c1955

A lovely post war shape butter dish and cover painted with anemones (pattern JN) in red and purple on a pale turquoise ground. For details and more Radford visit Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware 'Crinoline Lady' Cruet Sets

Carlton Ware 'Crinoline Lady' Cruet Set c1939

A lovely Carlton Ware 'Crinoline Lady' cruet set - comprising salt, pepper and mustard pot with lid, sitting on a 'Madame de Pompadour' style base in colours shading from blue to pink. For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Merry Christmas


Here's wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year - all the very best from Les xxx

Royal Doulton 'Pansies' Series D4049

Large Royal Doulton 'Pansies' Winchester Salad Bowl D4049 c1930

A beautiful 'Pansies' series Winchester footed salad bowl, the larger of two sizes produced. A rare item in excellent condition. For more details see Premier Antiques



Poole Pottery AP Pattern

Poole Pottery AP Pattern Vase by Truda Carter c1934

A fine Poole Pottery white earthenware 877 vase decorated in the AP pattern designed by Truda (Adams) Carter and beautifully painted by Doris Marshall. Bold purple and pink art deco flowers in the distinctive Poole style of the period. For more details see Premier Antiques

Beswick Walt Disney Tea for Two Child's Set

Vintage Beswick Walt Disney Tea for Two Child's Set c1950

A lovely Beswick child's teaset made under licence from Walt Disney productions. For more details see Premier Antiques

Monday, 15 December 2014

Beswick Art Deco Bluebird and Flower Jug

Beswick Art Deco Bluebird and Flower Jug c1935

A superb Beswick pitcher modelled with a bluebird and stylised flowers on a fantastic art deco shape. For more details see Premier Antiques


Royal Doulton 'Pansies' D4049

Royal Doulton 'Pansies' New Empire Shape Sugar Bowl D4049 c1930

A rare 'Pansies' New Empire sugar bowl, the shape working beautifully with the design. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware 'Bride' Novelty Ashtray

Carlton Ware 'Bride' Novelty Ashtray c1935

An ideal accoutrement for the nervous bride? A cute little item from the 1930s when smoking was seen as the height of fashion. For more details and other novelties visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Shelley Queen Anne 'My Garden' Pattern 11607

Shelley Queen Anne 'My Garden' Tea Cup and Saucer c1928

A Shelley low Queen Anne duo in 'My Garden' with hollyhocks and roses hand enamelled in blue, pink, yellow and green with blue trim. Both pieces 'ring' clear as a bell. For more details visit Premier Antiques

H & K Tunstall 'Autumn' Pattern

H & K Tunstall 'Autumn' Jug by R. Grocott c1939

A lovely Hollinshead and Kirkham art deco jug in the 'Autumn' pattern designed by R. Grocott. For more details and a selection of H & K visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Beswick 'Wayside'

Beswick 'Wayside' Teapot c1939

A rare Beswick teapot from the green 'Wayside' range enamelled with orange, purple, blue and pink wild flowers against a moulded grassy background. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Friday, 12 December 2014

Royal Doulton 'Pansies' Harlech Shape Cup and Saucer H3888

Royal Doulton 'Pansies' Harlech Shape Cup and Saucer H3888 c1930

A rare china version (H3888) of the very collectable Pansies series on a lovely Harlech shape cup and saucer. Beautifully painted and in excellent condition. For more details and a selection of this delightful pattern visit Premier Antiques


H & K Tunstall 'Autumn Tints' by R. Grocott

H & K Tunstall 'Autumn Tints' Wall Plaque by R. Grocott c1939

A fantastic wall plaque in the Autumn Tints pattern designed by R. Grocott for Hollinshead and Kirkham. Falling maple leaves on a dramatically painted background. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Antique Victorian Cranberry Glass

Antique Victorian Cranberry Glass Jug with Decorative Handle c1880

A lovely hand made Victorian cranberry jug with an unusual applied clear glass handle. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Poole Pottery YO Pattern by Truda Carter

Large Poole Pottery YO Pattern Bowl by Truda Carter c1930

A magnificent early red earthenware 406 shape Poole Pottery bowl in the YO pattern designed by Truda (Adams) Carter and beautifully painted by Marian Heath. The large size and depth of this shape shows the design to full effect. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Fenton Carnival Glass 'Lotus and Grape'

Fenton Green Carnival Glass 'Lotus and Grape' Two Handled Bonbon Dish

A lovely Fenton two handled bonbon dish in green 'Lotus and Grape'. Panels of lotus blossoms and bunches of grapes make up the design. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Poole Pottery YE Pattern by Truda Carter

Poole Pottery YE Pattern Vase by Truda Carter c1934

A rare Poole Pottery double handled vase. Shape 401 in white earthenware decorated in the YE pattern designed by Truda (Adams) Carter and painted by Marjorie Batt. For more details and a selection of Poole visit Premier Antiques

H & K Tunstall 'Viola' by R. Grocott

H & K Tunstall 'Viola' Art Deco Jug by R. Grocott c1935

A superb art deco 'Dunedin' shape jug in the Viola pattern designed by R. Grocott for Hollinshead and Kirkham. For more details see Premier Antiques

Monday, 8 December 2014

Locke's Worcester Porcelain

Locke's Worcester Porcelain 'Peacock' Blush Ivory Vase c1900

A fine Locke and Company blush ivory vase beautifully painted in colourful enamels with a peacock sitting on a tree branch. For more details see Premier Antiques

H & K Tunstall 'Luscious' by R. Grocott

H & K Tunstall 'Luscious' Coffee Pot c1935

A rare coffee pot in the Luscious pattern designed by R. Grocott for Hollinshead and Kirkham of Tunstall. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Sunday, 7 December 2014

Poole Pottery BQ Pattern

Poole Pottery BQ Pattern Vase by Truda Carter c1930

A lovely Poole Pottery vase in the BQ pattern designed by Truda (Adams) Carter - the stylised art deco flowers boldly painted by Mary Brown. For more details and a selection of Poole Pottery visit Premier Antiques

Don Pottery 'Named Italian Views' Series

Don Pottery 'Named Italian Views' Large Tureen and Cover c1820

A large and impressive Don Pottery tureen with lion finial. Printed in medium blue with two scenes from the series on the cover and 'View in the valley of Oretho near Palermo' inside the base. For more details see Premier Antiques

Don Pottery -  'View in the valley of Oretho near Palermo' c1820

Burleigh Ware 'Bird of Paradise' Miniature Jug

Miniature Burleigh Ware 'Bird of Paradise' Jug c1935

A rare little Burleigh Ware art deco period jug with a brightly painted Bird of Paradise handle. For more details see my website Premier Antiques

Saturday, 6 December 2014

H & K Tunstall - Viola by R. Grocott

H & K Tunstall 'Viola' Art Deco Jug by R. Grocott c1935

An elegant 'Trent' shape jug in the Viola pattern designed by R. Grocott for Hollinshead and Kirkham. Grocott was a young designer who produced about twelve colourful designs of fruit and flowers in an art deco style which became known as the delicious dozen. For more details of this lovely jug and a selection of his work visit Premier Antiques

Poole Pottery QO Pattern Sugar Sifter

Poole Pottery QO Pattern Sugar Sifter c1937

A rare Poole pottery 953 sugar shaker in white earthenware and decorated with the geometric QO pattern based on designs by James Radley Young. Painted by Phyllis Ryall in yellow, blue and purple on a white ground. For more details and a selection of Poole Pottery visit Premier Antiques

Minton 'Chinese Marine' Pattern

Minton 'Chinese Marine' Sauce Tureen c1830

Minton introduced 'Chinese Marine' about 1825 and this series of stylized Chinese landscapes is notable for its fine engraving, distinctive floral border and white gadroon-edge. Here is a rare sauce tureen with printed cartouche backstamp including a cursive M for Minton. For more details see Premier Antiques

Minton 'Chinese Marine' c1830

Clarice Cliff 'Delecia Pansies'

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Delecia Pansies' Bon Jour Preserve Pot c1933

A striking design with blue, purple, pink and yellow pansies above a delecia ground. Introduced in 1932 and shown here on a beautiful Bon Jour preserve pot. For more details and a selection of original Clarice Cliff items visit Premier Antiques


Friday, 5 December 2014

Royal Winton 'Hazel'

Royal Winton 'Hazel' Chintz Jug c1936

A lovely Royal Winton 'Hazel' Norman shape jug - a fantastic art deco shape, rare to find, especially in such good order. For more details see Premier Antiques

Beswick 'Galleon' Art Deco Wall Plaque Model No.263

Beswick 'Galleon' Art Deco Wall Plaque Model No.263 c1935

An early art deco wall plaque by Beswick modelled in low relief as a galleon in full sail - lovely colours and a fine satin matt glaze. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Karl Ens Porcelain 'Girl on a Swing' Art Deco Plaque

Karl Ens Porcelain 'Girl on a Swing' Art Deco Plaque c1930

A rare Karl Ens hanging plaque of a girl with champagne glass and bottle sitting on a swing. Very reminiscent of some of the pin dolls from the same period. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Grimwades Royal Winton 'Pixie'

Vintage Royal Winton 'Pixie' Wall Clock c1950

A rare Royal Winton hand painted 'Pixie' wall clock featuring a red and yellow pixie surrounded by pastel mushrooms in a distant mountain landscape. For more details see my website Premier Antiques

Early Blue and White - Handley's 'Village Fishermen'

Handley's 'Village Fishermen' Pearlware Dinner Plate c1820

A marvellous pearlware plate attributed to James and William Handley (1819-28). Finely printed with a scene of two fishermen in an idyllic rural setting and a lovely fleur-de-lys border.  For more details see Premier Antiques