Saturday, 25 February 2017

Beswick 'Sundial' Butter Dish

Beswick 'Sundial' Butter Dish and Cover c1937

A rare Beswick 'Sundial' covered butter dish with Regd. No. 827924, "Sundial" as purchased by Her Majesty Queen Mary and impressed Beswick model number 580. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Vintage Royal Winton 'Estelle' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Estelle' Chintz Posy Basket c1952

A pretty pattern of pink, yellow and lavender flowers on a cream background. For more details of this lovely posy basket visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Cranberry Glass Trinket Box

Cranberry Glass Trinket Box with Gilded Decoration Austrian c1900

A lovely Austrian glass trinket box with metal mounts and gilded decoration. Handwritten 'Importe d'Austriche' on the base. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Monday, 20 February 2017

Royal Doulton 'Famous Ships - Heemskerck' D5957

Royal Doulton 'Famous Ships - Heemskerck' Vase D5957 c1939

A lovely little Royal Doulton 8270 shape vase embossed and hand painted with a seascape featuring the Heemskerck in which Abel Tasman discovered Tasmania in 1642. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Davidson's Yellow Pearline Glass 'Lady Chippendale'

Davidson's Yellow Pearline Glass 'Lady Chippendale' Open Salt c1885

A lovely open salt in the early and hard to find 'Lady Chippendale' pattern registered in 1881 (registration number 176566). For more details visit Premier Antiques

Beswick Gardena Ware

Large Beswick Gardena Ware Bowl c1935

A striking Beswick bowl from their Gardena range of hand decorated wares featuring embossed art nouveau style parrot tulips. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 18 February 2017

John Maddock 'Rustic' Cottage Ware

John Maddock 'Rustic' Cottage Ware Cheese Dish c1930

A superb hand painted Maddock cheese dish from their thatched cottage 'Rustic' range - one of the finest cottage ware ranges with lots of detail. For more information visit Premier Antiques


Wade Heath 'Donald Duck' Teapot

Wade Heath 'Donald Duck' Nursery Ware Teapot c1935

A lovely Wade Heath teapot produced under licence from Walt Disney Productions - the rarer small size, it's hand painted with Donald Duck's trademark blue sailor shirt and cap with orange bow tie. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Friday, 17 February 2017

Davenport Imari Japan Pattern

Davenport Imari Japan Pattern Vase c1830

A lovely Davenport pottery bud vase in cobalt blue, green and iron red - profusely decorated and in great condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Burleigh Ware 'Golden Gleam - Nasturtium' Imperial Coffee Set

Burleigh Ware 'Golden Gleam' Imperial Coffee Set c1930

A stunning Burleigh Ware 'Golden Gleam' coffee set hand painted with yellow and orange nasturtiums on the classic art deco Imperial shape - introduced in the mid 1920s, the handles and finials of lids are modelled as stylised crown imperials. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Early Blue and White - Robert Hamilton 'Gothic Ruins'

Robert Hamilton 'Gothic Ruins' Serving Dish c1820

A rare serving dish by Robert Hamilton of Stoke (1811 to 1825) printed in medium blue with a scene of two travellers on horseback admiring substantial gothic ruins. A beautiful engraving on a lovely shape. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Gaudy Welsh 'Oyster' Pattern Cream Jug

Gaudy Welsh 'Oyster' Pattern Cream Jug c1840

A lovely little cream jug boldly painted in the gaudy welsh 'Oyster' pattern in cobalt blue, iron red and green with touches of purple lustre. A fine old piece in excellent condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Royal Winton 'Summertime' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Summertime' Chintz Candy Box c1945

An early chintz first introduced in 1932 and featuring a profusion of roses, daisies, violets, harebells and other summer flowers - a great success when first produced and still very popular with collectors today. For more details of this lovely vintage candy box and a good selection of old chintz visit Premier Antiques

W. Goebel 'Lady with Flower' Art Deco Wall Plaque FX101

W. Goebel 'Lady with Flower' Art Deco Wall Plaque FX101 c1935

An unusual and finely painted wall plaque by William Goebel, producers of high quality porcelain. Under the management of Max Louis Goebel, who had been educated in New York, the factory produced many innovative designs throughout the art nouveau and art deco periods. For more details and a selection of wall masks and plaques visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Minton and Boyle Felspar Porcelain

Minton and Boyle Felspar Porcelain Cup and Saucer c1836

A lovely Queen's pattern cup and saucer from the Minton and Boyle partnership (1836 to 1841) - printed in cobalt blue and richly painted with floral panels in iron red, green and yellow enamels. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Antique blue and white - Andrew Stevenson Ornithological Series 'Peacock' Pattern

Andrew Stevenson Ornithological Series 'Peacock' Dinner Plate c1820

A lovely indented plate printed in medium blue with a scene of trees, flowers and a prominent peacock. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Monday, 13 February 2017

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Apple Blossom' Breakfast Tray Set

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Apple Blossom' Tea for One Tray Set c1939

A rare Carlton Ware yellow Apple Blossom breakfast set comprising teapot, tea cup, cream and sugar on a serving tray - in excellent condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wemyss 'Dog Roses'

Wemyss Ware 'Dog Roses' Beaker Vase c1900

A lovely Wemyss Ware beaker vase decorated with the rarely seen dog roses design - an early example with impressed Wemyss mark. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Sunday, 12 February 2017

Charlotte Rhead 'Lotus Leaves' Pattern 2682

Charlotte Rhead 'Lotus Leaves' Flower Jug c1932

An early Crown Ducal tube lined flower jug designed by Charlotte Rhead in the seldom seen 'Lotus Leaves' pattern, produced briefly in 1932/3. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wedgwood Green Majolica 'Vine Leaf' Cruets

Vintage Wedgwood Green Majolica 'Vine Leaf' Cruet Set c1959

A fine Wedgwood green majolica salt, pepper and mustard pot on a matching vine leaf tray. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Charlotte Rhead 'Danube' Pattern 2801

Charlotte Rhead 'Danube' Vase c1932

A lovely Charlotte Rhead tube-lined Danube (colour variation of Byzantine) 155 vase - quite a rare shape, not seen that often. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Maling Pink Embossed 'Anemone'

Maling Pink Embossed 'Anemone' Heart Shaped Trinket Box c1950

A rare Maling 'Anemone' heart shaped box and cover with hand painted anemones in yellow, pink and blue on a rose pink background. For more details see Premier Antiques

Friday, 10 February 2017

Early Blue and White - Spode 'Bridge of Lucano'

Spode 'Bridge of Lucano' Small Platter c1820

A lovely Spode platter or soup tureen stand finely printed in medium blue with a view of the Bridge of Lucano near Rome, the pattern first introduced in 1819. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

W H Goss - Queen Victoria

W H Goss Parian Ware Portrait Bust of Queen Victoria c1887

A finely modelled portrait bust of Queen Victoria by W H Goss, produced for her golden jubilee in 1887. For more details and a selection of Parian visit Premier Antiques

Thursday, 9 February 2017

Early Blue and White - James and Ralph Clews 'Romantic Ruins'

James and Ralph Clews 'Romantic Ruins' Dinner Plate c1820

A finely potted Clews plate printed in a lovely soft blue with a scene featuring a ruined archway in front of which a woman on a donkey with panniers is being led by a man with a staff. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Gray's Pottery Floral Design A2112

Gray's Pottery Design A2112 Coffee Can and Saucer c1934

A lovely all over floral pattern in the style established by Susie Cooper for Gray's and designed by Sam Talbot. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

George Jones Majolica Sardine Box

George Jones Majolica Sardine Box and Stand c1870

A superb George Jones majolica sardine box with original under tray - rare to find in this undamaged condition. Fantastic colours too! For more details visit Premier Antiques


Decoro Pottery 'Bird of Paradise'

Hand Painted Decoro Pottery 'Bird of Paradise' Vase c1920

A lovely Decoro Pottery vase painted with an art nouveau bird of paradise amongst peonies and stylised foliage. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Wedgwood Majolica 'Sorrel Leaf' Plate

Wedgwood Majolica 'Sorrel Leaf' Plate c1870

A lovely Wedgwood majolica plate decorated with naturalistic sorrel leaves on a basket weave ground - a rare design not often seen in coloured glazes. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Rare Derby Porcelain Pastille Burner

Derby Porcelain Imari 'King's Pattern' Pastille Burner c1820

A superb Derby Porcelain Works pastille burner decorated with Imari style colours in an early version of the 'King's Pattern'. It's survived in remarkable condition considering it was used 200 years ago to hold burning charcoal to perfume a well-to-do boudoir. For more details visit Premier Antiques

The same shape with a different pattern can be seen here in the Victoria and Albert Museum collection.

Monday, 6 February 2017

Davidson's Quilted Pillow Sham pearline glass


A rare 'Quilted Pillow Sham' or Pattern 900 oval covered butter dish in yellow pearline - great depth of colour and in excellent condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

The Queen's Sapphire Jubilee

The Queen wearing sapphires given by her father as a
 wedding gift in 1947

Today marks the start of the first Sapphire Jubilee (65 years) in British history. The Queen overtook her great great grandmother, Victoria, as Britain's longest reigning monarch in 2015. Both have commemorated Silver, Golden and Diamond Jubilees.

Hancock's Corona Ware 'Corea' by Molly Hancock

Hancock's Corona Ware 'Corea' Plate by Molly Hancock c1930

A fine Corona Ware 'Corea' pattern plate by Molly Hancock - a rich and vibrant design not seen that often. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Kralik Iridescent Cranberry Glass Vase with Silver Rim

Kralik Iridescent Cranberry Glass Vase c1903

A lovely iridescent vase made by Kralik as part of their 'Draped' range of Jugendstil art glass. The rim has a silver collar which is fully hall marked for London 1903. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Sunday, 5 February 2017

Shelley Harmony Chamber Stick

Shelley Harmony 'Drip' Ware Chamber Stick c1930

A colourful Harmony chamber stick (called a candlestick in the old Shelley catalogues) in shades of blue, tan and green. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Burleigh Ware Imperial Shape

Burleigh Ware Blue 'Maytime' Imperial Shape Hot Water Jug c1925

A beautiful shape designed by Ernest Bailey with crown imperial handle and finial. For more details of this lovely jug visit my website Premier Antiques

Saturday, 4 February 2017

Hancock's 'Cherry Ripe' by Molly Hancock

Hancock's 'Cherry Ripe' Vase by Molly Hancock c1928

A superb 'Cherry Ripe' vase designed by Molly Hancock - a classic and much sought after design on a shape not seen that often. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'Dutch A - Harlem' Series D1886

Pair of Royal Doulton 'Dutch A - Harlem' Series Ware Vases c1910

An early pair of Royal Doulton 'Dutch A - Harlem' series vases with seahorse handles (shape 6029). For more details visit Premier Antiques 

Friday, 3 February 2017

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Japan' Pattern Serving Dishes

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Japan' Pattern Serving Dishes c1830

A fine pair of old Japan pattern Mason's Ironstone serving dishes - a very decorative shape printed in underglaze blue with flowers painted in iron red. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Minton Majolica 'Boy and Girl with Baskets' Figural Salts

Minton Majolica 'Boy and Girl with Baskets' Figural Salts c1868

A rare pair of Minton salt or match holders modelled as a peasant boy and girl holding open baskets - fine detail and majolica colours associated with one of the best producers. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Victorian Cranberry Glass Liqueur Jug

Cranberry Glass Liqueur Jug with Stopper c1880

A small Victorian cranberry glass liqueur jug with very pretty drape effect moulding. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Antique Vaseline Glass

Powell 'Straw Opal' Vaseline Glass Fluted Dish c1890

Two fine quality Powell 'straw opal' vaseline glass dishes, fluted with radiating opalescent stripes. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Powell 'Straw Opal' Vaseline Glass Fluted Dish c1890