Sunday 30 April 2017

Clarice Cliff 'Spring Crocus' Cocoa Mug

Clarice Cliff 'Spring Crocus' Cocoa Mug c1936

A lovely Spring Crocus cocoa mug, finely painted in pastel colours. For more details see Premier Antiques

Monday 24 April 2017

Gray's Pottery Floral Pattern A2341

Gray's Pottery Art Deco Floral Dish c1932

A lovely rectangular dish produced by Gray's Pottery around 1932 - beautifully painted art deco flowers in shades of pink on a green stippled background. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Davidson's Yellow Pearline Glass

Davidson's Yellow Pearline Glass Posy Vase c1890

A lovely example of Davidson's yellow pearline and a rare shape to find. For more details see Premier Antiques

Sunday 23 April 2017

Wedgwood Majolica 'Sunflower' Plates

Wedgwood Green Majolica 'Sunflower' Plate c1868

A classic Wedgwood majolica design produced mainly in the 1860's and 70's. Green glazed wares were the most popular, although coloured glazes were also used.

Wedgwood Coloured Majolica 'Sunflower' Plate c1874

George Jones 'Abbey' Chamber Pot

George Jones 'Abbey' Ware Chamber Pot c1925

A fine Abbey Ware chamber pot by George Jones - a rare item to find in this range, especially in such good condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday 21 April 2017

Green Majolica 'Strawberry Flower' Plate

Green Majolica 'Strawberry Flower' Plate c1870

A rare green majolica plate moulded with large strawberry flowers and leaves with small strawberries in the background. Good colour and in excellent condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday 20 April 2017

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

Hancock's 'Pomegranate' Vase by F. X. Abraham c1930

A lovely Rubens Ware 'Pomegranate' vase designed by F. X. Abraham - richly painted fruit on a deep blue and purple background. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Shorter 'Basra' by Mabel Leigh

Shorter and Son 'Basra' Art Deco Jug by Mabel Leigh c1935

A superb Mabel Leigh art deco shaped 'Basra' jug incised and hand painted with Persian style flowers and leaves in mauve, pink, yellow and green. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday 19 April 2017

Wedgwood Green Majolica

Wedgwood Green Majolica 'Vine Leaf' Plate c1867

A fine Victorian Wedgwood green majolica plate with vine leaf decoration. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Robinson and Leadbeater Parian Ware - Mendelssohn

Robinson and Leadbeater Parian Ware Bust of Mendelssohn c1890

A finely detailed Robinson & Leadbeater parian bust of the composer and musician Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47). For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Green Majolica 'Vine Leaf' Dessert Dishes

Set of 6 Green Majolica 'Vine Leaf' Dessert Dishes c1880

A rare set of six green majolica dessert or soup dishes finely moulded with overlapping vine leaves. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sowerby's Vitro-Porcelain - Victorian Pressed Glass

Sowerby 'Blanc de Lait' pressed glass basket c1880 

Introduced by Sowerby in the 1870s, Vitro-Porcelain looked like both glass and china and was something that had never been seen before. The only surviving pattern books No. VIII (1879) and No. IX (1880) were full of Vitro-Porcelain items ranging from small posy holders and spills to flower pots and vases. The first colour produced was Turquoise and was soon followed by Blanc de Lait. For a selection of Sowerby visit Premier Antiques

Sowerby 'Turquoise' posy vase c1875

Monday 17 April 2017

Early Doulton Burslem 'Jacobean' Series Ware D1011

Doulton Burslem 'Jacobean' Series Ware Jug D1011 c1901

A fantastic Doulton Burslem 'Jacobean' jug finely printed and hand tinted with a scene of three cavaliers reading and drinking round a table - one of three known scenes in this early series. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Antique Victorian Cranberry Glass Salts

Pair of Cut Cranberry Glass Salts with Silver Rims London 1886

A fine pair of Victorian cranberry glass salts with hand cut decoration and hall marked silver rims for London 1886 and makers Cornelius Saunders and Francis Shepherd. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday 16 April 2017

Davidson's Yellow Pearline Glass 'Lady Chippendale' Water Jug

Davidson's Yellow Pearline Glass 'Lady Chippendale' Water Jug c1885

A rare yellow pearline water jug in the early and hard to find 'Lady Chippendale' pattern, registered in 1881 (no.176566). For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'Bluebell Gatherers' D3812

Royal Doulton 'Bluebell Gatherers' Leeds Fruit Bowl D3812 c1915

A lovely Royal Doulton large Leeds bowl from the 'Bluebell Gatherers' series introduced in 1914 - one of twelve known scenes it depicts a woman collecting bluebells with a child on the ground beside her. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday 15 April 2017

Carlton Ware 'New Buttercup'

Carlton Ware Green 'New Buttercup' Butter Dish and Knife c1948

A lovely green 'New Buttercup' butter dish and knife - the rare knife is in the 'old' buttercup shape but painted green to match the dish. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Derby Porcelain Works Imari Pattern Coffee Cup and Saucer c1820

Derby Porcelain Works Imari Pattern Coffee Cup and Saucer c1820

A stunning Derby Porcelain Works coffee cup and saucer - both pieces with hand painted Derby marks (1800-25) and pattern number 52 in red. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday 14 April 2017

'Cherry Ripe' by Molly Hancock

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

A large and impressive Molly Hancock 'Cherry Ripe' vase hand painted with vibrant cherry trees against a deep blue and purple background. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware 'Hydrangea'

Carlton Ware Pink 'Hydrangea' Dish c1950

A lovely pink Hydrangea oval dish in excellent condition and beautifully painted with bright pink flowers on a green ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday 13 April 2017

Burmantofts Faience - Art Nouveau

Burmantofts Faience 'Tulips' Art Nouveau Vase c1900

A superb Burmantofts faience triple handled vase decorated with moulded and incised Turkish tulips painted in lovely tones of green and pale blue on a deep cobalt blue ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Majolica 'Émail Ombrant'

Majolica 'Émail Ombrant' Bamboo and Sailing Ship Plate c1870

A fine turquoise majolica plate with a moulded bamboo border and central green 'émail ombrant' panel depicting a three mast sailing ship. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday 12 April 2017

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

Hancock's 'Pomegranate' Vase by F. X. Abraham c1930

A fine Hancock's Rubens Ware vase designed by F. X. Abraham - a lovely example, the hexagonal shape complements the design beautifully. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Bodley China Victorian Moustache Cup and Saucer

Bodley China Moustache Cup and Saucer c1870

A lovely bone china moustache cup and saucer by Bodley's of Staffordshire - printed in blue with gold trim. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Tuesday 11 April 2017

Minton Parian Ware 'Cherub and Vine' Relief Moulded Jug

Minton Parian Ware 'Cherub and Vine' Relief Moulded Jug c1856

A fine quality Minton bacchanalian style parian jug moulded in high relief with winged cherubs and vines. A similar jug can be seen here in the Victoria and Albert Museum collection. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Shorter 'Medina' Breakfast Set by Mabel Leigh

Shorter 'Medina' Art Deco Breakfast Set by Mabel Leigh c1935

A rare Shorter 'Medina' breakfast set comprising a teapot, cup and saucer/plate, milk and sugar - incised flowers and leaves hand enamelled in green, yellow and purple on a lovely pale blue washed ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Monday 10 April 2017

Charlotte Rhead Bursley Ware Pattern TL2

Charlotte Rhead Bursley Ware Jug c1950

A lovely Charlotte Rhead jug tube-lined with a central band of stylised leaves in tones of green, yellow and ochre. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Bizarre by Clarice Cliff - Orange Autumn

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Orange Autumn' daffodil bowl c1932

Introduced in 1930 with various colourways (orange, blue, red, yellow, green and pastel) and added to the Bizarre range up to 1934. Matchings could be ordered up to 1940 and these usually have the later 'Clarice Cliff, Wilkinson Ltd' mark. Here is a wonderful Bizarre daffodil shape 'finned' bowl which shows the design to great effect. For more details see Premier Antiques

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Orange Autumn' daffodil bowl c1932

Sunday 9 April 2017

Charlotte Rhead Crown Ducal 'Trellis' Pattern 6016

Charlotte Rhead Crown Ducal 'Trellis' Bowl c1939

An unusual Charlotte Rhead 'Trellis' bowl standing on three semi-circular feet - a classic art deco shape that shows the design beautifully. Signed 'C Rhead' with tube-liner/decorator's mark 'A' (? Adams - first name unknown). For more details visit my website Premier Antiques


Bloor Derby Imari Pattern Toy Jug and Basin

Bloor Derby Imari Pattern Toy Jug and Basin c1830

A rare Robert Bloor period (1820-40) Derby porcelain toy jug and basin beautifully decorated in an early version of the traditional Imari pattern. China manufacturers of this period referred to miniature items often under 7.5cm in height as toys. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday 8 April 2017

Hancock's Titian Ware

Hancock's Titian Ware c1928

A splendid Hancock's Titian Ware bowl designed by F X Abraham. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Early Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Double Landscape'

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Double Landscape' Dish c1825

An early and beautifully decorated Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Double Landscape' pattern dessert dish. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday 7 April 2017

Royal Doulton 'Tobogganing A' Series D2955

Royal Doulton 'Tobogganing A' Series D2955 Rack Plate c1909

A rare Royal Doulton rack plate from the early 'Tobogganing A' series printed in sepia with hand painted colour. One of six known scenes with three boys on a toboggan in the path of another. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Poole Pottery 'Leo the Lion' V Pattern

Poole Pottery 'Leo the Lion' V Pattern Jug c1935

A fine Poole Pottery 604 shape jug decorated in the V or 'Leo the Lion' pattern designed by Truda (Adams) Carter and beautifully painted by Phyllis Ryall. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday 6 April 2017

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Poppy' Bowl

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Poppy' Bowl c1945

A large 'New Poppy' bowl in pale yellow with a pink bud and green leaves. Very pretty and in excellent condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Mason's Patent Ironstone China Coloured 'Blue Pheasant' Pattern

Large Mason's Patent Ironstone China Hydra Jug c1890

A large coloured 'blue pheasant' Mason's Patent Ironstone jug  - blue printed under the glaze with hand applied enamel colours and rich gilding. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Wednesday 5 April 2017

Carlton Ware Green 'Poppy' Toast Rack

Carlton Ware Green 'Poppy' Toast Rack c1940

A lovely green 'New Poppy' toast rack with moulded pink flowers each end to hold butter and preserves. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Antique Majolica 'Fern and Flowers' Platter

Majolica 'Fern and Flowers' Platter c1870

An unusual majolica two handled platter with overlapping ferns and flowers - lovely bright colours and in great condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday 4 April 2017

Thomas Webb Cased Blue Diamond Satin Glass

 Thomas Webb Cased Blue Satin Glass Vase c1880

A good example of Webb's Satin glass - cased blue over white with 'quilted' diamond air traps and a fine satin finish. For more details visit Premier Antiques 

Blue Transfer Spode 'Boy on a Buffalo' Pattern

Spode 'Boy on a Buffalo' Fluted Pearlware Teabowl and Saucer c1810

A fine quality Spode pearlware fluted and gilded teabowl and saucer in the 'Boy on a Buffalo' pattern - good antique condition, showing little sign of wear. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Monday 3 April 2017

Carlton Ware 'Night Oak'

Large Carlton Ware 'Night Oak' Flower Pitcher c1933

A superb Carlton Ware 'Night Oak' large flower jug with branch handle - an impressive item beautifully hand painted in the rich blue colourway representing an oak tree at night. For more details visit Premier Antiques