Saturday, 31 December 2016

Royal Winton 'Hazel'

Royal Winton 'Hazel' Chintz Demi Tasse Coffee Cup and Saucer c1939

A lovely 'Hazel' demitasse - a shape and size not seen very often in this pattern. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday, 29 December 2016

Shelley Lustre Ware

Shelley 'Butterfly' Blue Lustre Ware Powder Bowl c1925

A rare Shelley lustre ware powder bowl printed with gold butterflies - the lustre range was introduced around 1910 by Walter Slater and continued until 1925. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Wiltshaw and Robinson Carlton Ware Blush 'Heather' Sugar Sifter

W&R Carlton Ware Blush 'Heather' Sugar Sifter c1906

An elegant sugar sifter hand painted with heather blooms in purple, pink and yellow framed with floral garlands - printed Wiltshaw & Robinson Crown and Bluebird mark with Carlton China and registration numbers 352310 and 488460 for 1906. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Saturday, 24 December 2016

Early Wiltshaw and Robinson Carlton Ware Blush 'Hibiscus' Pattern

W & R Carlton Ware Blush 'Hibiscus' Biscuit Barrel c1895

A lovely Carlton Ware biscuit barrel in blush ware with hand painted hibiscus sprays in pink, mauve and yellow on a very pretty shape. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Friday, 23 December 2016

H & K Tunstall 'Belgrave' Pattern

H & K Tunstall 'Belgrave' Art Deco Vase c1930

A large Hollinshead and Kirkham 'Belgrave' pattern vase hand painted with stylised art deco leaves and flowers on a vibrant green and gold background. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Early Carlton Ware Blue Lustre 'Persian' Vase

Wiltshaw and Robinson Carlton Ware Blue Lustre 'Persian' Vase c1920

An early Carlton Ware royal blue lustre vase decorated with figures in a Persian landscape of palm trees, a temple and storks. A stunning design with beautiful colours. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Grimwade's WW1 Bruce Bairnsfather Ware Old Bill Jug

Grimwade's WW1 Bruce Bairnsfather Ware Old Bill Jug c1920

A rare Grimwade's Bruce Bairnsfather jug depicting two of his World War One 'Old Bill' cartoons with 'Where did that one go to?' to the front and 'If you knows of a better 'ole, go to it' on the reverse. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Susie Cooper Crown Works Silver Lustre Coffee Can

Susie Cooper Crown Works Silver Lustre Coffee Can c1932

A rare Susie Cooper coffee can and saucer with hand painted stylised art deco flowers in silver lustre on a pale blue ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Grimwades WW1 Bruce Bairnsfather Old Bill Cheese Dish

Grimwades WW1 Bruce Bairnsfather Old Bill Cheese Dish c1918

A lovely Grimwades 'Old Bill' cheese dish with three Bruce Bairnsfather cartoons - rare to find in such good condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

John Ridgway's Imperial Stone China

John Ridgway Imperial Stone China 'Peony' Pattern 5055 Dish c1854

A fine quality Ridgway's Imari coloured serving dish with scrolled handles - marked with a large version of the Royal Arms with Imperial Stone China and initials JR. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Sunday, 18 December 2016

Royal Winton 'Sweet Pea' Chintz Comport

Royal Winton 'Sweet Pea' Chintz Comport c1936

An early Sweet Pea chintz comport or bonbon dish - a rare shape to find, especially in such good order. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Beswick 'Girl with Plaits' Wall Mask Model 393

Beswick 'Girl with Plaits' Wall Mask Model #393 c1936

An original art deco wall mask designed by Miss Greaves for Beswick in the mid 1930s. Brightly painted with yellow plaits and green bows, she's in excellent condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 17 December 2016

Carlton Ware 'Grape' Preserve Pot

Carlton Ware 'Grape' Preserve Pot c1950

A rare embossed Grape design preserve pot with original saucer base - grapes and vines painted on a pale cream and green wood effect background. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Stevens and Williams Cased Pink Satin Glass

Stevens and Williams Cased Pink Satin Glass Vase c1890

A rare example of Stevens and Williams satin glass, cased red over white forming with the final casing of crystal emphasising the colour and air- trapped 'zig-zag' design beautifully. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Winton 'Mayfair' Chintz Toast Rack

Royal Winton 'Mayfair' Chintz Toast Rack c1951

A rare Royal Winton 'Mayfair' three bar toast rack - in lovely condition. A vintage 1950s pattern with crisp sprays of rust and cerise chrysanthemums together with blue anemone-like flowers, small cerise buds and trailing leaves on a cream ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 16 December 2016

Royal Doulton Early Motoring Series D2406

Royal Doulton Early Motoring Rack Plate D2406 c1908

A fine Royal Doulton 'Early Motoring' rack plate featuring scene 7 of 9 known comic views of veteran motoring by George Holdcroft. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Parian Ware - Lord Byron

Robinson and Leadbeater Parian Bust of Lord Byron c1880

Mad, bad and dangerous to know, a finely detailed Parian Ware bust of Lord Byron by Robinson and Leadbeater. For more details visit Premier Antiques

William Moorcroft 'Wisteria' pattern

William Moorcroft 'Wisteria' Candlesticks c1920

A beautiful pair of tall Moorcroft 'Wisteria' candlesticks with silver plated rims by William Hutton & Sons. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Carlton Ware Green Water Lily Toast Rack

Carlton Ware Green Water Lily Toast Rack c1939

A pretty 1930's Carlton Ware toast rack with a yellow water lily and flower bud at each end - the uprights modelled as lily pads. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Shelley 'Blue Daisy' Chintz

Shelley 'Blue Daisy' Chintz Dish c1939

A lovely fine bone china dish in the seldom seen 'Blue Daisy' chintz. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Shorter and Son Rose Bouquet Teapot

Shorter and Son Rose 'Bouquet' Teapot c1945

A stylish Rose Bouquet teapot by Shorter and Son. Hand painted in deep pink, it's in excellent condition and a great art deco shape. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Early Blue and White 'Beehive and Vases' Pattern

Stevenson and Williams 'Beehive and Vases' Soup Plate c1825

A rare soup plate printed in dark blue with the 'Beehive and Vases' pattern  - the central panel featuring a beehive and flowers framed by a wide border of flowers, scrolls and vases. For more details visit Premier Antiques 

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Flying Bird' Pattern

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Flying Bird' Pattern Hydra Jug c1880

Also known as Number 6 pattern, here is a large hydra jug, blue printed under the glaze with hand applied enamel colour and gilt line decoration. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Shorter & Son 'Dahlia'

Shorter & Son Green 'Dahlia' Dish c1939

A lovely 'dahlia' dish by Shorter and Son, hand painted in pink, yellow and mauve flowers on a green ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Susie Cooper - Rex shape

Susie Cooper - Rex shape c1938

Susie Cooper used a wide selection of shapes in her early years, many of which were supplied by other factories such as Wood & Sons. Once she had established her own pottery she began to introduce a range of shapes which have become icons of design. One of the most elegant and practical is the Rex shape first produced in the mid 1930s and continued in the post war period. Here is a fine example; a coffee pot in Dresden Spray. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Royal Winton 'Eleanor' Chintz Toast Rack

Royal Winton 'Eleanor' Chintz Toast Rack c1940

A rare Royal Winton 'Eleanor' three bar toast rack - in lovely condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton Series Ware


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Monday, 12 December 2016

Merry Christmas!


Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Burleigh Ware Green 'Maytime'

Burleigh Ware Green 'Maytime' Imperial Shape Milk Jug c1925

A lovely green colourway of Maytime on a superb Imperial shape jug designed by Ernest Bailey. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Charles Meigh 'Amherst Japan' Pattern

Charles Meigh Improved Stone China 'Amherst Japan' Serving Dish c1835

A superb 'Amherst Japan' shell shaped dish by Charles Meigh of Hanley. In excellent condition which is remarkable really for something over 180 years old. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Sunday, 11 December 2016

Royal Doulton 'Mr Micawber' Teapot D2973

Royal Doulton 'Mr Micawber' Corinth Teapot D2973 c1910

An early Royal Doulton Dickens Ware 'A' Series Corinth shaped teapot depicting Mr Micawber from 'David Copperfield'. Designed by Charles Noke and in good antique condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Maling 'Crocus' Pattern

Maling Rose Pink Lustre 'Crocus' Round Fruit Basket c1936

Introduced in 1936, 'Crocus Border' is a striking design shown beautifully here on this large fruit bowl or basket. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 9 December 2016

Brown-Westhead, Moore and Co. Parian Ware Bust of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales

Parian Bust of Edward, Prince of Wales c1864 

A large Parian Ware bust of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales in the uniform of the 10th Royal Hussars after the sculpture by Morton Edwards produced in 1864 for the City of Toronto. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Fenton's 'Leaf Chain' Carnival Glass

Fenton Blue Carnival Glass 'Leaf Chain' Bowl 

A lovely blue 'Leaf Chain' bowl with 'Bearded Berry' back pattern which was sometimes used on the reverse of several Fenton patterns. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Fenton 'Bearded Berry' reverse

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Carlton Ware 'Orange' Biscuit Jar

Carlton Ware 'Orange' Art Deco Biscuit Jar c1930

A rare Carlton Ware biscuit jar in the form of an orange with orange blossom handle grips holding the original wicker handle. A stunning item in lovely condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Keeling and Co 'Exotic' Losol Ware

Large Keeling and Co 'Exotic' Losol Ware Cheese Dish c1915

A colourful Losol Ware 'Exotic' cheese dish - stylised trees and birds, the detail hand enamelled in pink, orange, yellow and green. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Antique Enamelled Cranberry Glass Scent Bottle

Enamelled Cranberry Glass Scent Bottle c1880

A lovely Victorian cranberry glass scent bottle with hand applied enamel sprays of flowers. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Bates, Brown-Westhead and Moore Parian Ware Bust of 'Ophelia'

Bates, Brown-Westhead and Moore Parian 'Ophelia' c1860

A rare Parian bust of Ophelia wearing a garland of water lilies in her flowing hair. Fine quality from the short-lived partnership of Bates, Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co. working at the famous Cauldon Place Works of Shelton around 1859 to 1861. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'Christmas - Santa Claus' Miniatures

Royal Doulton 'Christmas - Santa Claus' Miniature Vase c1910

A fine miniature vase featuring two of the six Christmas Santa Claus themes from this early series (1904-1914). Marketed by Doulton as an alternative to sending Christmas cards - they were easy to post because of their small size. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Monday, 5 December 2016

Early Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Japan Fence' Pattern

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Japan Fence' Pattern Vase c1820

A rare Japan Fence pattern vase with scrolling snake handles - printed in underglaze blue and painted in iron red and gold. Early impressed two line MASON'S PATENT IRONSTONE CHINA mark. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Sunday, 4 December 2016

Kralik Jugendstil Iridescent Cranberry Glass 'Draped' Vases

Kralik Iridescent Cranberry Glass 'Draped' Vases c1900

A rare pair of iridescent vases from the Art Nouveau period - made by Kralik as part of their 'Draped' range of Jugendstil art glass. For more details visit Premier Antiques