Friday, 29 May 2015

Royal Doulton 'Pansies' D4049

Large Royal Doulton 'Pansies' Art Deco Cake Plate D4049 c1925

A lovely 'Pansies' twelve-sided cake plate with registration no. 597783 and impressed date for November 1925. For more details and a selection of Pansies visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Clarice Cliff 'Orange Autumn' Conical Sugar Sifter

Clarice Cliff 'Orange Autumn' Conical Sugar Sifter c1932

A superb Clarice Cliff Bizarre conical sugar sifter beautifully painted in the original orange Autumn design introduced in 1932. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Maling Pink Lustre 'May Bloom' Pattern 6482

Maling Pink Lustre 'May Bloom' Art Deco Wall Pocket c1939

A lovely Maling wall pocket decorated with May Bloom on a rose pink lustre 'thumb print' ground - a pretty design introduced in 1936. For more details and a selection of Maling visit my website Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Carlton Ware Pink 'Lily'

Carlton Ware Pink 'Lily' Art Deco Posy Vase c1935

A lovely art deco era posy vase in the form of a lily flower with bud. For more details and a selection of Carlton Ware visit Premier Antiques

Monday, 25 May 2015

Royal Doulton - Under the Greenwood Tree

Royal Doulton Under the Greenwood Tree 'Alan-A-Dale' Newlyn Jug c1920

A rare Royal Doulton Newlyn jug from Under the Greenwood Tree (Robin Hood) series, featuring Alan-a-Dale. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 23 May 2015

Antique Victorian Cased Satin Glass

Antique Victorian Cased Satin Glass

Produced in the late 19th century mainly in the Stourbridge area, cased satin glass was expensive to make and required great skill. For more details and a selection of antique glass visit my website Premier Antiques


Friday, 22 May 2015

William Moorcroft 'Pansy' Design

Pair of William Moorcroft Cobalt Blue 'Pansy' Miniature Vases c1925

A superb pair of 'Pansy' miniature vases - fine tube lining and lovely colours, each with five flowers on a cobalt blue ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Small Royal Doulton 'The Cavalier' Character Jug D6173

Small Royal Doulton 'The Cavalier' Character Jug D6173 c1945

The cavaliers were royalist soldiers who fought for Charles I during the English Civil War. For more details of this fine jug and a selection of Royal Doulton visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Carlton Ware Embossed 'Anemone'

Carlton Ware Embossed 'Anemone' Sugar Shaker c1935

A lovely Carlton Ware 'Anemone' sugar shaker hand painted in yellow, orange and green with vibrant purple forming the main part of the flower. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Davidson's Blue Pearline Glass 'Somerset'

Davidson's Blue Pearline Glass 'Somerset' Jug c1895

A fine example of blue pearline - the 'Somerset' pattern was introduced in 1895, registration number 254027. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Clarice Cliff 'Windbells'

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Windbells' Drum Preserve Pot c1933

A lovely 'Windbells' drum preserve pot with thickly applied colours beautifully painted. Dating from 1933, it's in excellent condition. For more details see Premier Antiques

Crown Ducal 'Pink Chintz'

Crown Ducal 'Pink Chintz' Vase c1930

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

Monday, 18 May 2015

Carlton Ware Embossed 'Anemone'

Carlton Ware Embossed 'Anemone' Cocoa Mug c1935

A lovely Carlton Ware art deco mug boldly painted with orange, purple and pink anemones on a yellow background. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Crown Ducal 'Primula' Chintz

Crown Ducal 'Primula' Chintz Preserve Pot c1928

A beautiful little Crown Ducal preserve pot with integral saucer. A lovely design of yellow primroses contrasted with green leaves on a cream background and hand painted green trim. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Davidson's Blue Pearline Glass 'Lords and Ladies'

Davidson's Blue Pearline Glass 'Lords and Ladies' Jug c1896

Registered by Davidson's in 1896, Reg. No. 285342 - a classic example of opalescent glass with good colour. For more details and a selection of pearline visit Premier Antiques

Royal Worcester Blush Ivory

Royal Worcester Blush Ivory 'Pink Roses' Vase c1903

In the 1890s Royal Worcester introduced a range of ornamental wares inspired by the new Art Nouveau style, though their roots in the aesthetic movement can still be seen. Scattered groups of enamelled flowers called 'art sprays' were embellished with gold and set on a blush ivory ground which used the new technique of aerographing. As many as five firings were used to produce the desired effect, resulting in delicate colours and rich gilding as in the superb vase shown above. For more details of this and other Worcester porcelains visit my website Premier Antiques

Saturday, 16 May 2015

Clarice Cliff - Delecia Pansies

Clarice Cliff 'Delecia Pansies' 634 Shape Flower Jug c1936

A rare shape 634 single handled flower pitcher or vase beautifully painted with pink, yellow, blue and purple pansies set against a fantastic 'Delecia' dripware background. The design was introduced in 1933 and produced in small amounts up to 1936. For more details see Premier Antiques

Clarice Cliff 'Delecia Pansies' 634 Shape Flower Jug c1936

Small Royal Doulton 'The Jester' Character Jug D5556

Small Royal Doulton 'The Jester' Character Jug D5556 c1939

An early Royal Doulton small 'Jester' jug (brown, green and yellow colouration) designed by Charles Noke and introduced in 1936. The yellow and green are sometimes reversed as the decorators were allowed to vary the colours. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Friday, 15 May 2015

Royal Worcester Hadley Figure - Shot Enamels


A beautiful Royal Worcester figure of a French fisher girl by James Hadley. Lovely 'shot enamel' colours and fine modelling. For more details see Premier Antiques

Royal Worcester 'French Fisher Girl' Shot Enamel Figure c1890

Early Davenport Blue and White

John Davenport 'Chinoiserie High Bridge' pattern dish c1810

Most of the finer blue printed Davenport wares belong to the 1800-1830 period and this unusual serving dish with pouring spout is no exception. Printed with the 'Chinoiserie High Bridge' pattern, it's a good medium blue with a lovely rippled glaze. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Charlotte Rhead Bursley Ware 'Arabesque' Pattern TL4

Charlotte Rhead Bursley Ware 'Arabesque' Jug c1945

A lovely 'Arabesque' jug with tube lined hydrangea flowers in blue, pink and mauve on a delicate blue/grey satin ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Majolica 'Email Ombrant'

Majolica 'Email Ombrant' Bamboo and Cattle Plate c1870

A superb turquoise majolica plate with a moulded bamboo border and central green 'email ombrant' panel depicting cattle at a trough. The email ombrant ('shaded enamel') technique used an image produced in low relief which was then flooded with a translucent coloured glaze to create a 3D effect. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wedgwood Ferrara

Wedgwood 'Ferrara' Helmet Shaped Jug c1890

Introduced by Wedgwood in 1832 and engraved by William Brookes, 'Ferrara' shows a busy harbour scene with sailing ships. For more details see Premier Antiques

Wedgwood 'Ferrara' Pedestal Bowl c1890

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Carlton Ware Embossed 'Anemone'

Tall Carlton Ware Embossed 'Anemone' Jug c1935

A stunning Carlton Ware art deco jug boldly painted with orange, purple and pink anemones on a yellow and green leafy background - Carlton Ware script mark with Australian design application number 10804 and registration number 786475. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Shelley 'Blue Dragon'

Shelley Flow Blue 'Blue Dragon' Vases c1910

A fine pair of Shelley pottery vases printed with the 'Blue Dragon' pattern in a lovely dark flow blue with flowers, butterflies and dragons. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Maling Green 'Phlox' Pattern 6274

Maling Green 'Phlox' Tazza c1935

A pretty little Maling tazza decorated with phlox on an aerographed green ground, overprinted in gold - a technique used on best wares. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Poole Pottery BF Pattern Eggcups

Poole Pottery BF Pattern Eggcups c1930

Two fine Poole BF pattern eggcups designed by Truda Carter and decorated by Myrtle Bond. For more details see Premier Antiques

Davidson's Pearline Glass - Lords and Ladies

Davidson's yellow pearline 'Lords and Ladies' c1896

A rare example of a Davidson's covered dish in yellow or primrose pearline 'Lords and Ladies'. The pattern was first introduced in 1896 with registered number 285342. For more details see Premier Antiques

Davidson's yellow pearline c1896

Monday, 11 May 2015

Victorian Cobalt Blue Majolica

Victorian Cobalt Blue Majolica 'Primrose' Jug c1870

Lovely colouring on this Staffordshire majolica 'Primrose' jug - deep cobalt blue ground with lavender pink interior and mauve/pink primulas. For more details visit Premier Antiques 

Royal Doulton 'The Cardinal' Character Jug D6033

Small Royal Doulton 'The Cardinal' Character Jug D6033

An early (1940s) Royal Doulton small 'Cardinal' jug designed by Charles Noke and in production from 1939 to 1960. For more details see Premier Antiques

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Poole Pottery EG Pattern

 Poole Pottery EG Pattern Vase by Truda Carter c1930

An impressive Poole Pottery double handled vase in the EG pattern designed by Truda (Adams) Carter and beautifully painted by Eileen Prangnell. For more details and a selection of Poole visit Premier Antiques 

Shorter 'Anemone'

Shorter 'Anemone' Double Dish c1935

A lovely Shorter 'anemone' double dish - strong vibrant colours and a great example of this design. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques 

Saturday, 9 May 2015

Shelley Melody

Shelley 'Melody' cruet c1935

Introduced in the 1930s, Melody is a delicate pattern of daisies, cornflowers, thrift and other wild flowers scattered on a green and white 'vermicelli' ground. Before the war, most items were made of pottery with either green, yellow or blue trim and banding. After the war, production switched to bone china (mainly tea and coffee wares) and gilding was added to the selection of finishes available. For more Shelley visit my website Premier Antiques

Shelley 'Melody' jug c1935

Shelley 'Melody' toast rack c1938

Royal Doulton 'The Falconer' Character Jug D6540

Small Royal Doulton 'The Falconer' Character Jug D6540

A good Royal Doulton small 'Falconer' jug designed by Max Henk and produced from 1960 to 1991. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Friday, 8 May 2015

Monart and Vasart Glass

Monart Glass Posy Vase (Shape TF) c1935

Two fine pieces of Scottish glass by the famous Ysart family of glass makers who worked in Moncrieff.

Signed Vasart Glass shape v003 c1950

Early Blue and White - Thomas and Benjamin Godwin 'Indian Scenery' Series

Thomas & Benjamin Godwin 'Indian Scenery' Series Dessert Plate c1830

A Georgian pottery operated in Burslem by the Godwins from 1809 to 1834. One of their most notable products was a series featuring scenes of India. So far, four views have been discovered and here we have 'Tombs near Etaya on the Jumna River' (near Agra) on a lovely dessert plate. For more details see Premier Antiques

'Tombs near Etaya on the Jumna River' 

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Wemyss Ware 'Cabbage Roses'

Wemyss 'Cabbage Roses' Tall Kintore Candlestick c1900

A lovely Tall Kintore candlestick from the Karel Nekola period beautifully decorated with cabbage roses and rose buds painted around the sconce and base. For more details and a selection of antique Wemyss visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton Famous Sailing Ships - The Active

Royal Doulton Famous Ships 'The Active' Pedestal Bowl c1938

The Famous Ships series was introduced in 1938 and used specially modelled shapes with detail in low relief. Seventeen hand painted seascapes depict exploration, merchantmen and fighting ships. The Active, an armed cutter, is shown here with other ships on a rare pedestal bowl. For more details and other items from the series visit Premier Antiques


Painting of HMS Active