Thursday, 31 August 2017

Beswick Wall Mask - Girl with Plaits

Beswick 'Girl with Plaits' Wall Mask Model No. 393 c1936

A rare wall mask designed by Miss Greaves and produced between 1936 and 1940. Brightly painted with yellow plaits and mauve ribbons. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Royal Doulton 'Pansies' Series D4049

Royal Doulton 'Pansies' Series Octagon Teapot D4049 c1930

A lovely octagon shape 'Pansies' medium teapot (holds just under two pints). Beautifully painted with good colours and in excellent condition. For more details see Premier Antiques


Saturday, 26 August 2017

Burleigh Ware 'Bee and Honeycomb' Jug

Burleigh Ware Art Deco 'Bee and Honeycomb' Jug c1935

A lovely flower jug by Burleigh Ware modelled as a section of honeycomb with brightly painted bees. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 25 August 2017

Royal Winton 'Marion' Chintz

Royal Winton 'Marion' Chintz Salt and Pepper on Tray c1951

A lovely vintage Royal Winton 'Marion' chintz Ascot salt and pepper cruet on a tray. One of the prettiest patterns in pastel colours introduced in the early 1950s. For more details see Premier Antiques

Early Carlton Ware - Wiltshaw and Robinson Blush Ware

Wiltshaw and Robinson Carlton Ware blush Cheese Dish c1900

A rare and lovely piece of Wiltshaw and Robinson 'blush ware' - always difficult to find cheese dishes without staining or damage. For more details see Premier Antiques


Thursday, 24 August 2017

George Jones Majolica 'Strawberry Leaves on White Napkin' Plate

George Jones 'Strawberry Leaves on White Napkin' Majolica Plate c1870

A fine George Jones majolica plate moulded as strawberry leaves on a white napkin with lilac background and yellow ochre rim - painted pattern number 2254 and impressed 'JG' monogram. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Gray's Pottery Floral Pattern A4197

Gray's Pottery Art Deco Floral Wall Plate c1937

A striking Gray's wall plate beautifully painted with overlapping art deco flowers in shades of blue, pink and mauve, finished and trimmed with best gold. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Charlotte Rhead Crown Ducal 'Caliph' Pattern 5411

Charlotte Rhead 'Caliph' Vase c1938 - Pattern 5411

A superb Charlotte Rhead tube-lined 'Caliph' 165 shape vase beautifully tube-lined by Rose Dickinson with stylised flowers enamelled in pink, yellow and blue on a mottled grey ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Davenport Lustre Wares

Davenport lustre cup and saucer c1865

In the mid 19th century Davenport became famous for the quality of their 'opaque china'. Various hand painted pink, silver and purple lustre designs were produced, mainly on tea and dessert wares. Few marked pieces seem to have survived - here is a fine cup and saucer, impressed and dated 1865. For more details see Premier Antiques

Royal Winton 'Anemones' by Z. Kas

Royal Winton Hand Painted 'Anemone' Dish by Z. Kas c1945

A lovely Royal Winton 'Anemones' dish signed by Z. Kas, one of three Polish workers employed in the painting department by Grimwade's just after the war. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Early Mason's Patent Ironstone China

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Japan Peony' Dishes c1820

A fine pair of Japan pattern dessert dishes with a striking design of peonies in iron red and gold. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Early Mason's circular impressed mark c1813-1820

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Apple Blossom'

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Apple Blossom' Mug with Lid c1938

A superb Carlton Ware yellow Apple Blossom hot chocolate mug in excellent condition - rare to find with the lid which also doubles up as a coaster. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Friday, 18 August 2017

Rogers 'Boston State House' American Export Pearlware

John Rogers 'Boston State House' Plate c1820

An iconic early image of the Boston State House, one of two views produced by John Rogers for the American market. Shown here on a fine dinner plate in fantastic condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Hancock's 'Ivory Ware' Thatched Cottage

Hancock's 'Ivory Ware' Thatched Cottage Cheese Dish c1930

A lovely Hancock's hand painted cottage ware cheese dish - rare to find in such good condition. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Minton 'Amherst Japan' Egg Cup

Minton 'Amherst Japan' Pattern Egg Cup c1840

A rare pedestal egg cup in Minton's 'Amherst Japan' pattern. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Davidson's Pearline - Somerset

Davidson's blue pearline glass - Somerset pattern c1895

Somerset was introduced by Davidson's in 1895 with pattern registration number 254027. Catalogues of the time feature water sets, cream and sugars, tumblers and various dishes. In both yellow and blue pearline, this striking design doesn't appear that often and as a consequence is highly collectable. Here is a superb large sugar and creamer in blue. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques


Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Maling 'Honeycomb and Daisy' Pattern 6430

Maling Green Lustre 'Honeycomb and Daisy' Vases c1936

A large pair of 'Honeycomb and Daisy' vases - a striking design introduced by Maling in 1936. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Monday, 14 August 2017

Charlotte Rhead 'Trellis' Pattern 6016

Charlotte Rhead 'Trellis' Bowl c1939

A large and impressive Charlotte Rhead 'Trellis' lotus shape bowl which shows beautifully the work of Hannah Williams, a skilled tube liner and decorator. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 13 August 2017

Clarice Cliff 'Orange Chintz'

Clarice Cliff 'Orange Chintz' Coronet Jug c1932

A stunning Clarice Cliff 'Orange Chintz' coronet jug beautifully painted with water lilies in orange and black. Produced in orange, blue and green colourways c1932. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Maling Lustre 'Columbine' Pattern

Maling Green Lustre 'Columbine' Wall Plaque c1940

A superb Maling wall plaque in the 'Columbine'  or aquilegia pattern - hand painted on a victoria green 'thumbprint' background. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Poppy' Trefoil Dish

Large Carlton Ware Yellow 'Poppy' Trefoil Dish c1948

A lovely 'New Poppy' hors d'oeuvre trefoil dish in pale yellow with beautifully embossed flowers. In excellent condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wedgwood Aesthetic Movement Majolica

Wedgwood Majolica Oval Platter c1887

A stunning Wedgwood majolica platter in the aesthetic movement 'Luther' design with radiating panels of urns and stylised fruiting branches. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques 

Friday, 11 August 2017

Wemyss 'Plums' by Joe Nekola

Wemyss Ware 'Plums' Preserve Jar and Stand c1910

A stunning preserve jar and cover with underplate beautifully painted with purple plums by Joe Nekola. For more details and a selection of antique Wemyss visit Premier Antiques


Royal Doulton 'Cotswold Shepherd' Series Ware D5561

Royal Doulton 'Cotswold Shepherd' Clover Leaf Tray D5561 c1937

A lovely clover leaf tray which shows the shepherd with a lamb in his arm, his dog beside him, with sheep and a farmstead in the distance. One of twenty beautifully painted scenes from this rare series introduced in 1933. For more details and a selection of Royal Doulton visit my website Premier Antiques


Thursday, 10 August 2017

Victorian Copper Lustre Spaniels

Pair of Staffordshire Copper Lustre Spaniels c1870

A lovely pair of Staffordshire spaniels with free standing front paws - difficult to find good pairs like these where the copper lustre has fired properly - often it turned green where it oxidised in the kiln. Fore more details visit Premier Antiques

Davidson's Blue Pearline Glass - Prince William

Davidson's Blue Pearline Glass 'Prince William' Pedestal Bowl c1895

Davidson's introduced the 'Prince William' pattern in 1893 with registration number 217752. Here shown on a fine sugar bowl with great colour and opalescence. For more details and a good selection of pearline visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Shelley Queen Anne 'Cottage 2' Pattern 11621

Shelley 'Cottage 2' Queen Anne Trio c1928

A lovely Shelley trio in the very collectable 'Cottage 2' pattern - a hand enamelled garden landscape and thatched cottage with smoking chimney; one of the rarer Queen Anne designs. For more details and other pieces of Shelley visit Premier Antiques


Poole Pottery PB Pattern 'Bluebird'

Poole Pottery PB Pattern 'Bluebird' Vase c1930

A lovely Poole Pottery vase in the PB 'Bluebird' pattern designed by Truda (Adams) Carter and beautifully painted by Marjorie Batt. For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Sewell of Newcastle Blue and White 'Milkmaid' Pattern

Sewell 'Milkmaid' Pattern Pearlware Plate c1820

A finely potted plate by Joseph Sewell (St. Anthony's Pottery, Newcastle upon Tyne) printed in medium blue with a lovely rural scene featuring a central figure of a milkmaid and cow. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thomas Webb Cased Satin Glass

Antique Thomas Webb Cased Blue Satin Glass Vase c1880

A first class example of Webb's satin glass - cased blue over white with 'quilted' diamond air traps. For more details and a selection of 19th century glass visit Premier Antiques

Monday, 7 August 2017

Gray's Pottery 'Hampton' pattern 9061

Gray's Pottery Art Deco 'Hampton' Wall Plate c1930

A bold floral design made for Harrods in the early 1930s. The design was also used on items given as competition prizes by some newspapers and magazines. For more details of this lovely wall plate visit Premier Antiques

Davidson's Yellow Pearline Glass 'Quilted Pillow Sham'

Davidson's Yellow Pearline Glass 'Quilted Pillow Sham' Jug c1895

'Quilted Pillow Sham' or Pattern 900 was introduced by Davidson's in 1893 - this lovely jug is a stunning example. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Shelley Melody

Shelley 'Melody' Chintz Butter Dish and Cover - Blue Trim c1938

A superb Shelley 'Melody' chintz pottery butter dish with cover in blue trim. For more details see Premier Antiques

Shelley Melody

Royal Doulton 'Gum Trees' Series D5506

Royal Doulton 'Gum Trees' Series 'A' Winchester Bowl D5506 c1935

A large Winchester shape footed bowl in the 'Gum Trees A' series introduced by Doulton in 1934 - a lovely Australian landscape with a large gum tree and fence with a farmstead in the background. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Saturday, 5 August 2017

Burleigh Ware 'Maytime' - Imperial Shape

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

A lovely Imperial shape jug designed by Ernest Bailey decorated with a classic hand painted blue colourway of Maytime. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Carlton Ware 'Iceland Poppy'

Carlton Ware 'Iceland Poppy' Tri-point Round Bowl c1935

A superb Carlton Ware tri-point bowl decorated with pink and yellow Iceland poppies on a yellow gloss ground - a fine floral design attributed to Violet Elmer. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Friday, 4 August 2017

Grimwade's WW1 Bruce Bairnsfather - Where Did That One Go To?

Grimwade's WW1 Bruce Bairnsfather Ware Old Bill Plaque c1920

A large Grimwade's Bruce Bairnsfather wall plaque depicting his World War 1 Old Bill cartoon 'Where did that one go to?' - framed by a border of biplanes, exploding shells and trench debris. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Davidson's Blue Pearline Glass 'War of the Roses' Star Posy Trough

Davidson's Blue Pearline 'War of the Roses' Star Posy Trough c1895

The 'War of the Roses' design was registered by Davidson's in 1893, Registration Number 212684. Shown here is a rare double or star posy. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Early Spode - Stone China Pickle Dishes pattern 2054

Pair of Spode Stone China 'Japan' Pattern 2054 Pickle Dishes c1820

A medium blue transfer brings up the blue tones of Spode's Stone China body in this early 2054 pattern. Decoration consists of a central oriental floral motif with enamelled enhancements in iron red. Rare to find a pair of pickle dishes, especially in such wonderful condition. For more details see Premier Antiques