Thursday, 29 October 2015

Hand painted art deco toast racks

Vintage toast racks

For a good selection of toast racks by Carlton Ware, Royal Winton, Beswick, Shorter and more visit Premier Antiques and search for 'toast racks'.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Buttercup'

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Buttercup' Dish c1939

A fine Carlton Ware buttercup medium size dish which is remarkably uncrazed for this shape and type of ware. For more details and a good selection visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Shelley - Hilda Cowham Nursery Ware

Shelley Hilda Cowham Nursery Ware Tea Plate 'Little Bo-peep' c1925

In 1924 Shelley employed Hilda Cowham, a well-known children's illustrator, to provide distinctive decoration for a new range of nursery wares. A few months later the first pieces were being sold bearing design registration numbers from 709687 onwards. This lovely Bo-peep plate captures the style of the period, using print and enamel techniques on bone china which made Shelley famous. It carries the first edition registration number 709692. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Carlton Ware Green Primula

Carlton Ware Green 'Primula' Trio c1939

A lovely green primula trio, difficult to find these days in such good condition. For more details and a good selection of Carlton Ware visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 23 October 2015

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Burmantofts Yellow Faience

Burmantofts Yellow Faience 'Clematis' Vase c1885

A rare Burmantofts vase with moulded and incised decoration of clematis flowers on a deep yellow ground.  One of several coloured glaze effects that made Burmantofts famous for its art wares. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Clarice Cliff 'Aurea'

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Aurea' Miniature Vase c1934

A superb miniature vase beautifully decorated in 'Aurea', a colour variation of Rhodanthe. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Boxed Carlton Ware Green 'Apple Blossom'

Carlton Ware Green 'Apple Blossom' Jam Dish and Spoon c1939

A lovely jam dish and spoon with original Carlton Ware gift presentation box. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Minton Secessionist Ware

Minton Secessionist Ware

Bold designs inspired by natural forms make these wares very distinctive, epitomising Le Style Liberty of the 1900 period. For a selection visit Premier Antiques

Monday, 19 October 2015

Royal Doulton Dickens Ware Trio D2973

Royal Doulton Dickens Ware Series 'A' Trio D2973 c1927

A fine Royal Doulton Dickens Ware 'A' Series trio designed by Charles Noke - the cup with Bill Sykes, saucer with Sam Weller and plate with Poor Jo. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 18 October 2015

Carlton Ware Embossed Delphinium

Carlton Ware Embossed 'Delphinium' Bowl c1935

A large embossed bowl hand painted in shades of blue and mauve with a fine satin matt glaze. For more details and a good selection of Carlton Ware visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Beswick 'Kingfisher' Wall Plaques

Set of Three Beswick 'Kingfisher' Wall Plaques c1945

A lovely set of three vintage Beswick kingfisher wall plaques designed by Arthur Gredington and hand painted in naturalistic colours. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Minton Secessionist Ware No.46 Vase

Minton Secessionist No.46 Vase c1905

An early Secessionist 3548 shape vase tube lined in dark brown with stylised ivy leaves on sinuous stems. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'Springtime' Series D3119

Royal Doulton 'Springtime' Series Child's Bowl D3119 c1932

A Royal Doulton series ware 'Springtime' nursery bowl with a lovely art nouveau design of four young girls celebrating the advent of spring with Mayday song and dance. First introduced in 1909. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 16 October 2015

Grimwades Royal Winton Beehive

Royal Winton Beehive Biscuit Barrel c1936

Described as embossed fancy tableware, Grimwades introduced the Beehive range in the mid 30s and various styles of colouring were on offer. Using an old rope beehive or skep as the main shape with brightly painted bee finials, as in this fantastic biscuit barrel, the design was very popular though items are difficult to find now in good condition as many pieces have suffered over the years. For a selection visit Premier Antiques

Losol Ware 'Chusan'

Keeling and Co 'Chusan' Losol Ware Covered Butter Dish c1910

A fantastic Losol Ware butter dish and cover by Keeling and Co in the striking 'Chusan' pattern printed with underglaze blue flowers and then highlighted with sponged gold. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Thursday, 15 October 2015

Spode's Felspar Porcelain - Pattern 3644

Spode Felspar Porcelain 'Chinese Figures' Small Hydra Jug c1825

A lovely chinoiserie jug in feldspar bone china, introduced by Spode in the early 1820s. The addition of feldspar to the body produced a fine quality and hard wearing china which Spode called 'Felspar Porcelain'. For more details of this rare jug visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'Wild Rose' Series D6227

Large Royal Doulton 'Wild Rose' Series 8124 Vase D6227 c1948

Introduced in 1940, 'Roses G' or 'Wild Rose' is a rich hand painted floral design with vibrant colours. For more details of this superb vase and a selection of Wild Rose visit my website Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Minton Secessionist Ware No.1 Vase

Large Minton Secessionist No.1 Twin Handled Vase c1910

A fantastic Secessionist vase with twin handles and tube lined in dark brown with swags and stylised white flowers on a rich red and olive green ground. Rare to find these large pieces in such good condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Charlotte Rhead Bursley Ware Pattern TL43

Charlotte Rhead Bursley Ware 'Blue Peony' Vase c1950 - Pattern TL43

A lovely Charlotte Rhead vase with stylised blue and violet tube lined peonies on a mottled grey glaze. Charlotte worked for  H. J. Wood (Bursley Ware) from 1942 until her death in 1947 and Woods continued to produce some of her designs up to about 1960. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Pearlware 'Rural Scenery' Royal Coat of Arms Jug

Pearlware 'Rural Scenery' Royal Coat of Arms Jug c1825

A lovely pearlware jug printed in medium blue with a parkland scene featuring a man reading and a woman playing music. The area below the spout has a large royal coat of arms similar to imperial measurement jugs. For more details and a good selection of blue and white transfer ware visit Premier Antiques


Royal Winton 'Old Cottage Chintz'

Royal Winton 'Old Cottage Chintz' Art Deco Dish c1945

A lovely vintage Royal Winton 'Old Cottage Chintz' art deco dish - a fine example of this pretty all over pattern. For more details and a good selection of vintage chintz visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton Dickens Ware Series D2973

Royal Doulton Dickens Ware Series 'A' Trio D2973 c1927

A fine Royal Doulton Dickens Ware 'A' Series trio designed by Charles Noke. The cup with Poor Jo, saucer with Tony Weller and plate with Sairey Gamp. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Monday, 12 October 2015

Burmantofts Pottery Candlesticks

Burmantofts Pottery 'Grotesque Mask' Candlesticks c1895

A rare pair of Burmantofts green candlesticks moulded as reeded columns with four grotesque masks on each base. This old Leeds pottery was renowned for the colour and quality of its glazes. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Clarice Cliff - Honolulu

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Honolulu' Small Beehive Honey Pot c1933

A beautifully decorated beehive honey pot in the rare 'Honolulu' design. The distinctive tiger tree is expertly painted with lots of bold brush strokes. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Hand painted toast racks

Hand painted art deco toast racks

Toast racks were produced by many of the firms producing art wares and classic examples by Carlton Ware, Shorter and Beswick are much sought after. For a selection go to my website Premier Antiques and search for "toast racks".

Royal Doulton Shakespearean Series E7267

Royal Doulton Shakespearean Series 'Portia' China Plate E7267 c1912

A lovely bone china plate featuring Portia from 'The Merchant of Venice'. For more details and a good selection of Royal Doulton visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 11 October 2015

Minton Secessionist Wares - English Art Nouveau

Minton Secessionist Wares


Introduced by Leon Victor Solon in the early 1900s and developed by John Wadsworth from 1905 when he joined the company, the use of thick coloured glazes often produced runs and irregularities to give an art pottery hand made finish to these distinctive Liberty Style items. For a selection visit my website Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware Green Primula Teapot

Small Carlton Ware Green 'Primula' Teapot c1939

A lovely Carlton Ware green primula teapot - small breakfast or tea for two size. Nice to find in such good condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Winton 'Eleanor' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Eleanor' Chintz Art Deco Dish c1945

A lovely vintage Royal Winton 'Eleanor' art deco shaped dish - a shape which is often damaged, so great to find one in good order. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 10 October 2015

Maling

Maling Pottery c1930

For a selection of Maling embossed and lustre wares from the 1920s and 30s visit Premier Antiques

Clarice Cliff - Orange Roof Cottage

Clarice Cliff Fantasque Bizarre 'Orange Roof Cottage' Beehive c1932

A gorgeous little beehive honey pot in the rare 'Orange Roof Cottage' design - the full landscape, featuring a prominent cottage and bridge, is expertly painted with fine outlining and thick enamels. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wedgwood Majolica 'Ivy Leaf' Aesthetic Movement Jug

Large Wedgwood Majolica 'Ivy Leaf' Aesthetic Movement Jug c1870

A large Wedgwood majolica jug with a central band of ivy leaves and further bands of cobalt blue, green, brown and yellow. Stunning colours and in lovely condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 9 October 2015

Royal Winton Beehive

Royal Winton 'Beehive' Cheese Dish c1936

A superb Beehive cheese dish painted in vibrant colours - a lovely clean example, rare to find in such good order. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Thursday, 8 October 2015

H & K Tunstall 'Plums' by R. Grocott

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

A rare art deco jug designed by R. Grocott for Hollinshead and Kirkham - brightly painted plums on a vibrant dark brown background. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Corona Ware 'Cherry Ripe' by Molly Hancock

'Cherry Ripe' Biscuit Barrel by Molly Hancock c1928

A rare 'Cherry Ripe' biscuit barrel designed by Molly Hancock with vibrant hand painted colours and a fine hammer finished pewter lid and handle. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Winton 'Estelle' Chintz

Pair of Royal Winton 'Estelle' Chintz Art Deco Dishes c1952

A very pretty chintz with pink, yellow and lavender flowers on a cream background, shown here on a lovely pair of art deco dishes. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Royal Doulton 'Wild Rose' D6227

Royal Doulton 'Wild Rose' Dorothy Cake Plate D6227 c1945

A lovely Royal Doulton Dorothy shape cake plate - the square shape displays the hand painted design perfectly. For more details and a selection of Wild Rose visit Premier Antiques

Shelley Mabel Lucie Attwell Mushroom Teapot

Small Shelley Mabel Lucie Attwell 'Boo Boo' Mushroom Teapot c1928

A lovely Mabel Lucie Attwell child's teapot modelled as a mushroom house with a boo boo pixie and bunny standing in the doorway. Hand enamelled in green and orange, it's in excellent condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Charlotte Rhead 'Circular Fruits' Pattern 5982

Charlotte Rhead 'Circular Fruits' Wall Charger c1938 - Pattern 5982

A large Charlotte Rhead 'Circular Fruits' charger tube lined with orange, yellow and green fruits which have a 'stitch' effect outline and the glaze has a slight lustre. Produced in the late 1930s for A. G. Richardson, the design looks particularly good on this flat shape. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

William Moorcroft Florian Ware 'Peacock' Pattern

Moorcroft Macintyre Florian Ware 'Peacock' Vase c1900

An early William Moorcroft Florian Ware vase finely tube-lined with art nouveau peacock feathers in delicate shades of blue. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Clarice Cliff - Delecia Pansies

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Delecia Pansies' Large Biarritz Plate c1933

A large Biarritz plate beautifully painted with pansies on a delecia drip background - the perfect shape to show the design to full effect. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Monday, 5 October 2015

Royal Doulton 'Gnomes B' or 'Munchkins' D4697

Royal Doulton 'Gnomes B' or 'Munchkins' Square Plate D4697 c1929

A lovely square plate with six gnomes among the roots of a tree peering from behind mushrooms (scene 4 of 5 known scenes). A rare series which was expensive to produce and like all nursery wares difficult to find in good condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Winton 'Cotswold' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Cotswold' Chintz Countess Breakfast Set on Tray c1952

A rare breakfast or bachelor set with a countess shape teapot, cup, milk jug and sugar basin on a matching tray. Great to get all the pieces in good condition. For more details and a good selection of vintage chintz visit Premier Antiques


Sunday, 4 October 2015

Royal Doulton 'Norfolk' Miniatures

Royal Doulton 'Norfolk' Miniature Jug c1910

A lovely bone china miniature jug featuring sailing ships on the Norfolk broads - printed in medium blue with hand painted detail and trim. For more details visit Premier Antiques