Friday, 30 January 2015

Royal Winton 'Julia' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Julia' Chintz Preserve Pot with Chrome Lid c1945

A lovely 'Julia' preserve pot with original chrome lid - bright colours and in excellent condition. Introduced in the 1930s and continued for a while after WW2. For more details of this rare item see Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Shelley Queen Anne 'My Garden' Pattern 11607

Shelley Queen Anne 'My Garden' Pattern 11607 Tea for Two Plate c1928

A lovely Queen Anne design with hollyhocks, roses and a sundial hand enamelled in blue, pink, yellow and green with blue trim - here on a smaller size tea plate used with tea for two and breakfast sets. For more details see Premier Antiques 

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Hancock's Corona Ware 'Water Lily' by Molly Hancock

Hancock's Corona Ware 'Water Lily' Jug by Molly Hancock c1928

A rare Hancock's 'Water Lily' jug designed by Molly Hancock with vibrantly hand painted leaves and flowers against a deep blue/grey background. For more details see Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Wedgwood Cobalt Blue Majolica

Wedgwood Cobalt Blue Majolica 'Strawberry' Cream Jug c1871

A rare little Wedgwood majolica cream jug with a branched yellow ochre handle and sprigs of strawberries on a fine cobalt blue ground. For more details see Premier Antiques

Shelley 'Blue Iris'

Shelley Queen Anne 'Blue Iris' Cake Plate c1928

The hand enamelled blue irises of this design complement the Queen Anne shape beautifully. A classic Shelley pattern shown here to great effect on a large cake plate. For more details see Premier Antiques

Monday, 19 January 2015

Clarice Cliff Newport Pottery 'Swallow' Wall Pocket

Clarice Cliff Newport Pottery 'Swallow' Wall Pocket c1936

An unusual Clarice Cliff art deco wall pocket in the form of a stylised cloud with an applied Swallow in flight picked out in coloured enamels. For more details see Premier Antiques

Poole Pottery EE Pattern by Truda Carter

Poole Pottery EE Pattern Cake Stand or Tray by Truda Carter c1930

A rare Poole Pottery 404 two handled tray or cake stand in red earthenware and decorated with the EE pattern designed by Truda (Adams) Carter and beautifully painted by Marjorie Batt. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Wedgwood Green Majolica 'Sunflower' Plates

Wedgwood Green Majolica 'Sunflower' Plate c1870

A fine antique Wedgwood majolica plate in the radiating Sunflower pattern. Impressed 'Wedgwood', the glaze has a slight blueish tint to it only seen in Wedgwood green glazed majolica. For more details see Premier Antiques


Royal Doulton 'Cotswold Shepherd' Series D5561

Royal Doulton 'Cotswold Shepherd' Sweet Dish D5561 c1935

A lovely Cotswold Shepherd octagon dish showing the shepherd and his dog approaching the flock - scene 2 of 20 known views. For more details see Premier Antiques

Friday, 16 January 2015

Clarice Cliff 'Oasis'

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Oasis' Holborn Bowl c1933

A large Holborn bowl in the seldom seen 'Oasis' design - a pastel landscape with stylised trees in vibrant blue and pink enamels. In remarkable condition, showing little sign of wear. For more details see Premier Antiques

Poole Pottery ZH Pattern

Poole Pottery ZH Pattern Jug by Truda Carter c1935

A superb ZH pattern jug designed by Truda Carter - 'jazzy' flowers expertly painted by Iris Skinner. For more details and a selection of Poole Pottery visit Premier Antiques

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Crown Ducal 'Pink Chintz'

Crown Ducal 'Pink Chintz' Jug c1930

A pretty Crown Ducal 'Pink Chintz' jug with pink roses, chrysanthemums and other flowers on a yellow ground. For more details see Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Clarice Cliff 'Coral Firs'

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Coral Firs' Bonjour Biscuit Jar c1933

A stunning Coral Firs biscuit jar in the classic art deco Bonjour shape introduced in 1933. For more details see Premier Antiques

Victorian Satin Glass

French Lemon Satin Glass 'Floral Study' Vase c1880

A stunning 19th century French satin glass vase hand enamelled with a beautifully detailed floral study. For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Kralik Green Iridescent Art Nouveau Glass

 Kralik Glass Green Iridescent Art Nouveau Vase c1900

A superb Bohemian green iridescent footed vase from the Art Nouveau period - made by Kralik as part of their 'ribbed and twisted' range of Jugendstil art glass. For more details see Premier Antiques

Monday, 12 January 2015

Shelley Harmony 'Drip' Ware

Shelley Blue Harmony 'Drip' Ware Chamber Stick c1930

A lovely Harmony chamber stick (called a candlestick in the old Shelley catalogues) in shades of blue applied drip work. A striking and unusual colourway and the largest of three sizes. For more details see Premier Antiques 

Carlton Ware Tulip

Carlton Ware Art Deco 'Tulip' Dish c1936

A lovely swirling shape from the 1930's with a satin glaze and orange tulip. For more details see Premier Antiques

Sunday, 11 January 2015

Maling Azalea Lustre Pattern 6439

Maling 'Azalea - Light Gold' Lustre Vase c1936

A large and impressive Maling 'Azalea' vase with hand painted flowers in rich crimson and purple, the design then overprinted in best gold. For more details and a selection of Maling see my website Premier Antiques

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Carlton Ware Handcraft

Carlton Ware Handcraft 'Cherry' Tall Chamberstick c1925

A rare Handcraft chamber stick painted with colourful sprays of cherries and leaves on a blue ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 9 January 2015

Carlton Ware Foxglove

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Foxglove' Chocolate Mug c1939

A lovely Carlton Ware yellow Foxglove hot chocolate mug in excellent condition. For more details and a good selection of Carlton Ware visit Premier Antiques

Royal Winton 'Chinese Dragon' Lustre

Grimwades Royal Winton 'Chinese Dragon' Lustre Vase c1930

A superb 'Nipolo' shape vase decorated with a Chinese dragon in blue, green, rose, yellow and purple on a rich red lustre ground - masses of enamelled colours highlighted in gilt around the rim and base help give a richly brocaded feel to this fantastic item. For more details see Premier Antiques 



Thursday, 8 January 2015

Victorian Cranberry Glass

Victorian Writhen Cranberry Glass Jug c1880

A rare Victorian cranberry glass jug with a writhen 'spiralling' body and reeded clear glass handle. For more details and a good selection of antique cranberry glass visit Premier Antiques 

Royal Doulton 'Classical Heads' Series D3173

Royal Doulton 'Classical Heads' Jug D3173 c1910

A large Royal Doulton jug printed in dark blue with two roundels featuring classical portraits of a woman wearing a crown and a warrior in a plumed helmet. A rare item in excellent condition. For more details see Premier Antiques


Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Royal Doulton Gallant Fishers

A Royal Doulton rack plate showing two comical characters sitting on a wall fishing. There are six known variations of these characters, first introduced in 1913 and produced till the 1930s. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'Gallant Fishers' c1925

Shelley 'Rose Sprays' Pattern 13535 Oleander Shape

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'. For more details see Premier Antiques

Wemyss Ware 'Cherries'

Wemyss Ware 'Cherries' Grosvenor Vase c1900

A superb early Wemyss Grosvenor shape vase beautifully decorated with sprigs of cherries - a lovely example from the Karel Nekola period. For details and more Wemyss Ware visit my website Premier Antiques

Thomas Webb Cased Pink Satin Glass

Pair of Thomas Webb Cased Pink Satin Glass Vases c1880

A fine pair of Victorian hand made glass vases in great condition. For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Shelley Tall Queen Anne Shape

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

Shelley Queen Anne jugs were produced in various sizes to match breakfast, coffee and tea sets. Jugs and cups for tea sets were produced in low and tall variations to complement each other. Here is a rarer tall milk jug in 'Sunrise and Tall Trees' introduced in 1929. For more details see Premier Antiques

Cranberry Glass Salts

Cranberry Glass Salts with Applied Feet and Trim c1880

A rare pair of Victorian cranberry glass salts hand formed into quatrefoil shapes with applied clear glass frills and 'shell' feet - fine depth of colour and in excellent condition. For details and more cranberry glass visit Premier Antiques

Monday, 5 January 2015

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Foxglove'

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Foxglove' Tea Cup and Saucer c1939

A lovely Carlton Ware yellow Foxglove cup and saucer in excellent condition. For more details and a good selection of Carlton Ware visit Premier Antiques

Beswick 'Wayside'

Beswick 'Wayside' Dish c1939

A lovely Beswick dish from the green 'Wayside' range enamelled with orange, purple, blue and pink flowers against a moulded grassy background. For more details see Premier Antiques

Sunday, 4 January 2015

Poole Pottery PB Pattern 'Bluebird'

Poole Pottery PB Pattern 'Bluebird' Vase c1934

A lovely white earthenware 115 shape Poole Pottery vase in the PB 'Bluebird' pattern designed by Truda (Adams) Carter and beautifully painted by Mary Brown. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton Art Nouveau 'Gibson Girl' Portraits

Royal Doulton Art Nouveau 'Gibson Girl' Portrait Plate c1905

The 'Gibson Girls' were famous in their day for showing the most fashionable and stylish ladies of the late nineteenth and early 20th centuries. These fin de si├Ęcle beauties were featured on a series of portrait plates by Royal Doulton. For more details see Premier Antiques

Saturday, 3 January 2015

Henry Greener 'Royal Jubilee' Blue Opalescent Glass Posy Baskets

Greener 'Royal Jubilee' Blue Opalescent Glass Posy Baskets c1890

A lovely pair of Greener posy baskets with a beaded rib pattern and curling scrolls at each end (a distinguishing element used on several Greener designs). For more details see Premier Antiques

H & K Tunstall Art Deco 'Dunedin' Jugs

H & K Tunstall

Two fantastic H & K art deco jugs in the Dunedin shape with designs by R. Grocott. For a selection of H & K visit my website Premier Antiques

Early blue and white - Bell Vue Pottery 'Chinese Marine' Opaque China

Bell Vue Pottery 'Chinese Marine' Opaque China Dinner Plate c1830

A very attractive gadroon edged plate in this lovely pattern. First produced by Minton, this version has the initial 'G' attributed to Bell Vue Pottery, Hull because of shards found on the site of this old Yorkshire pottery. For more details see Premier Antiques 



Friday, 2 January 2015

Victorian Majolica Begonia Leaves

Majolica Begonia Leaf Plate c1880

A lovely begonia leaf majolica plate reflecting the Victorian love of foliage plants. No makers marks, but probably Scottish. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Hancock's Rubens Ware 'Pomegranate' by F. X. Abraham

Hancock's Rubens Ware 'Pomegranate' Chamberstick c1925

A rare and unusual hand painted chamberstick or candle holder by Hancock and Sons decorated in the Pomegranate pattern designed by Art Director F X Abraham and dating from the early 1920’s. For more details see Premier Antiques


Poole Pottery

1930s Poole Pottery by Truda Adams

Poole design in the late 1920s and 1930s was left mainly in the hands of Truda (Adams) Carter who created a distinctive look of art deco flowers, birds and animals on a white slip ground which was given a semi-matt glaze. For a selection of Poole Pottery visit my website Premier Antiques

Thursday, 1 January 2015

Royal Doulton 'Sweet Anne' Wall Mask HN1590

Royal Doulton 'Sweet Anne' Wall Mask HN1590 c1934
A large Royal Doulton face mask 'Sweet Anne' designed by Leslie Harradine in the early 1930s. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Vintage Royal Winton 'Stratford' Chintz

Vintage Royal Winton 'Stratford' Chintz Cruet c1953

A rare vintage Royal Winton 'Stratford' chintz Ascot salt and pepper cruet on a tray - with original stoppers, it displays beautifully. For more details see Premier Antiques

Early Blue and White - Don Pottery 'Named Italian Views'

Don Pottery 'Named Italian Views' Tureen and Cover c1820

A famous series of views around Naples and Sicily by Don Pottery. The scenes were taken from engravings published in 'Voyage Pittoresque ou Description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile' by Jean Claude Richard de Saint-Non published in Paris c1781-86. This fine tureen is printed in medium blue with two scenes from the series on the cover and 'Ruins near Agrigenti' on the dish. For more details see Premier Antiques

Don Pottery - 'Ruins near Agrigenti'

Happy New Year


Here's wishing everyone a prosperous and peaceful 2015.