Friday, 29 December 2017

Early Wemyss

Wemyss Ware 'Flower Spray' Heart Shaped Tray c1900

A large heart shaped tray beautifully decorated with sprigs of yellow and cerise flowers - an early and rare pattern, only one or two examples are known. For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Riley's Semi China 'Eastern Street Scene'

John and Richard Riley 'Eastern Street Scene' Soup Plate c1820

A rare soup plate printed with the 'Eastern Street Scene' pattern by John and Richard Riley of Burslem (1802-1828). For more details visit Premier Antiques


Sunday, 24 December 2017

Royal Doulton Gallant Fishers Tudor Jug D3680

Royal Doulton Series Ware 'Gallant Fishers' Tudor Jug D3680 c1915

A rare Royal Doulton 'Gallant Fishers' Tudor shape jug - the smallest of three sizes produced. An early series introduced in 1913 and withdrawn in the 1930s. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques


Saturday, 23 December 2017

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Blue Pheasants'

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Blue Pheasants' Dinner Plate c1820

A lovely Mason's ironstone dinner plate printed in medium blue with peonies and oriental pheasants. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 22 December 2017

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Foxglove'

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Foxglove' Dish c1939

A lovely Carlton Ware yellow Foxglove dish. Bright colours and in excellent condition - no chips, cracks or restoration. Nice to find in such good order. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Blue and white - Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Blue Pheasants'

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Blue Pheasants' Soup Plate c1820

A lovely Mason's soup plate printed in medium blue with peonies and oriental pheasants. A fine colourless glaze on white ironstone. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Webb's 'Bronze' Glass Flower Jug

Thomas Webb 'Bronze' Iridescent Glass Flower Jug c1880

A rare iridescent glass flower jug by Thomas Webb from their Bronze range - a lovely example of a classic early shape with a single applied handle. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Herculaneum 'Greek' or 'Etruscan' Pattern

Herculaneum 'Greek' or 'Etruscan' Pattern Small Platter c1815

A superb little platter or serving dish printed with a classical pattern of chariots and figures - the Greek key and anthemion border has six medallions with figures on a stippled ground. A similar dish is illustrated in Coysh and Henrywood's 'The Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780-1880, Volume II' page 97. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Monday, 18 December 2017

Carlton Ware Pink Double 'Tulip' Posy Vase

Carlton Ware Pink Double 'Tulip' Posy Vase c1939

A lovely pink tulip double posy vase, nicely painted with bright colours. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Spode 'Flying Pennant' Pearlware Toast Rack

Spode 'Flying Pennant' Pearlware Toast Rack c1810

An early Spode canoe shaped toast rack printed with the 'Flying Pennant' chinoiserie design. The uprights are beautifully pierced and the edges hand painted in cobalt blue. A rare item in lovely condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Saturday, 16 December 2017

Carlton Ware Rouge Royale 'Mikado' Ginger Jar

Carlton Ware Rouge Royale 'Mikado' Ginger Jar c1960

A lovely little Carlton Ware 'Mikado' ginger jar and cover enamelled with oriental motifs. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques


Friday, 15 December 2017

Early blue and white - Thomas Lakin 'Classical Ruins'

Thomas Lakin 'Classical Ruins' Pearlware Dinner Plate c1815

An early dinner plate by Thomas Lakin of Stoke (1812-1817) printed in medium blue with a view of classical ruins framed by a border of trees and cottages. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware 'New Mikado' Bleu Royale

Carlton Ware 'New Mikado' Bleu Royale Dish c1950

A fine vintage Carlton Ware round dish (shape 1735) enamelled with a large pagoda on a smoky blue lustre variation of the bleu royale ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Thursday, 14 December 2017

Clarice Cliff 'Jonquil'

Clarice Cliff Bizarre 'Jonquil' Biarritz Plate c1933

A lovely small Biarritz plate - the rectangular shape works well with the delecia ground and bright green and yellow flowers of the 'Jonquil' design. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Mason's 'Japan Basket' Hydra Jug

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'Japan Basket' Hydra Jug c1830

A fine 'Japan Basket' pattern Mason's Patent Ironstone Hydra jug decorated in underglaze blue picked out in iron red. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wedgwood Green Majolica 'Sunflower' Comport

Wedgwood Green Majolica 'Sunflower' Comport c1866

A large Wedgwood sunflower two handled comport - great depth of colour and finely moulded. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques


Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Ridgway's Angus Seats Series

John and William Ridgway 'Angus Seats' Series Dinner Plate c1815

A lovely pearlware dinner plate transfer printed in blue with a view from the Angus Seats Series. Most of the views in the series come from William Angus' 'The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry' 1787. Although the vignettes in the border and the sailing boat in the main view come from Angus the main scene is as yet unidentified. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Monday, 11 December 2017

Merry Christmas


Wishing everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

Greener Purple Malachite Slag Glass Salts

Greener 'Bridesmaid' Purple Malachite Slag Glass Open Salts c1880

A lovely pair of 'Bridesmaid' purple slag glass fluted salts by Henry Greener of Sunderland. Both have the lion trademark used by Greener c1880. Nice to get an original pair. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 10 December 2017

Early Spode 'Italian'

Spode 'Italian' Dessert Plate c1820

An early Spode dessert plate printed with the 'Italian' pattern - finely potted with a lovely blue rippled glaze. Impressed and printed SPODE. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Beswick 'Basket of Flowers' Plaque Model No.551

Beswick 'Basket of Flowers' Wall Plaque Model No.551 c1937

A lovely art deco period wall plaque by Beswick produced briefly between 1937 and 1940. Hand painted with a fine 'satin' glaze. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Foxglove'

Carlton Ware Yellow 'Foxglove' Preserve Pot and Spoon c1939

A lovely Carlton Ware yellow Foxglove preserve pot and spoon with good colours and in excellent condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 9 December 2017

Victorian Cranberry Glass

Cranberry Glass Bowls c1880

A quality pair of cranberry glass bowls with fine gilding around the rims. A lovely colour and fluted shape, with the rims hand formed into a square. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Blue and White - John Meir 'Italian Scenery'

John Meir 'Italian Scenery' Arcaded Dessert Plate c1820

A lovely arcaded plate printed in medium blue with a river scene featuring a woman in the foreground with goats and a cow, while two men in a rowing boat are on the river and in the background are fine Italianate buildings and distant mountains. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton Persian 'A' Series

A lovely rack plate with a variation of the Persian series with the addition of a vibrant block printed border of stylised flowers. For more details visit Premier Antiques 

Royal Doulton Persian 'A' series c1938

Friday, 8 December 2017

Early blue and white - Phillips 'Piping Shepherd'

Phillips 'Piping Shepherd' Pearlware Dessert Plate c1825

A lovely indented shape plate printed in medium blue with a shepherd playing a pipe to a lady seated among sheep. Usually unmarked but a few pieces impressed 'Phillips' (Longport) are known. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware 'Choir Boy' Table Bell

Carlton Ware 'Choir Boy' Table Bell c1935

A charming table bell modelled as a singing choir boy. In great condition with original clapper. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Blue and White Transfer Ware - Keeling 'Views in Mesopotamia'

Keeling 'Views in Mesopotamia' Pierced Plate c1830

A beautiful Keeling pierced rim plate with a scene from Buckingham's 'Travels in Mesopotamia' - showing riders with lances watching a caravan of camels heading towards a range of mountains. Just stunning and in lovely condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware Cottage Butter Dish

Carlton Ware Thatched Cottage Butter Dish c1930

A fine cottage ware covered butter dish hand painted with green climbers and brightly coloured hollyhocks. Carlton Ware mark with registration number 762479. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques


Spode 'Gothic Castle'

Spode 'Gothic Castle' Pearlware Dessert Plate c1815

A finely potted Spode dessert plate printed with the Gothic Castle pattern introduced around 1814. An interesting transitional design incorporating both Chinese and European elements. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Burmantofts Faience Arts and Crafts Jardinière

Burmantofts Faience Jardinière c1890

A lovely Burmantofts Faience jardinière decorated with stylised scrolling leaves and flowers on a fantastic deep pink glaze. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Carlton Ware 'Clown' Napkin Ring

Carlton Ware 'Clown' Napkin Ring c1930

A superb art deco period napkin ring modelled as a clown painted in orange, black and green enamels. From a series of characters which included a guardsman, sailor and newspaper boy amongst others. For more details visit Premier Antiques 

Adams blue and white 'Cattle Scenery' Half Pint Mug

Adams 'Cattle Scenery' Half Pint Mug c1895

A fine Victorian half pint mug printed in medium blue with a rural scene of a cottage landscape and a small herd of cattle. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Royal Winton 'Florence' Chintz Salt and Pepper Pots

Royal Winton 'Florence' Chintz Salt and Pepper Pots c1953

A fine vintage Royal Winton 'Florence' Fife shape salt and pepper - a lovely little set in great condition. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Copeland and Garrett 'Lange Lijsen' New Blanche Soup Plate

Copeland and Garrett 'Lange Lijsen' New Blanche Soup Plate c1835

A rare Copeland and Garrett 'New Blanche' soup plate. Printed in medium blue with the 'Lange Lijsen' pattern featuring Chinese figures under an overhanging tree with a two-arch bridge behind. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Burmantofts Faience Pierced Blue Vase

Burmantofts Faience Pierced Blue Vase c1885

A rare Burmantofts Faience vase with a lovely blue/turquoise glaze and pierced open work iznik style decoration. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Monday, 4 December 2017

John and Richard Riley 'Vase and Flowers' Pattern

John & Richard Riley 'Vase and Flowers' Pattern Soup Plate c1820

A rare soup plate by John and Richard Riley of Burslem (1802-1828) printed in medium to dark blue with a vase of flowers on a blue stippled background - these dark blue wares were often made for export to the US. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques 

Vintage Carlton Ware Apple Tea Set

Carlton Ware Apple Tea Set c1960

A lovely vintage Carlton Ware bachelor set hand painted and moulded as apples. Nice to find a set in good condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

James Kent 'Garland' Blue and White Transfer Ware Tankard

James Kent 'Garland' Blue and White Tankard c1910

A fine antique James Kent one pint tankard printed with an unusual ribbon garland and roses design. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Royal Winton 'Royalty' Chintz Countess Jug

Royal Winton 'Royalty' Chintz Countess Jug c1936

An early Royal Winton 'Royalty' chintz Countess shape jug - a lovely example with vibrant colours. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Beswick 'Girl with Blue Beret' Wall Mask Model No.197

Beswick 'Girl with Blue Beret' Wall Mask Model No.197 c1935

The first Beswick wall mask designed by Miss Greaves and beautifully painted with auburn curls and blue beret. For more details visit Premier Antiques