Saturday, 31 March 2018

Royal Doulton Under the Greenwood Tree - Robin Hood

Royal Doulton Under the Greenwood Tree Series Tray c1949

A lovely shape 7979 shallow dish, called a slice tray in the shape books. Scene shows Robin Hood, king of the archers. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 30 March 2018

Antique Miniature Cut Glass Decanters

Pair of Miniature Cut Glass Decanters c1840

A rare miniature pair of decanters, probably travellers' samples as they are about one quarter scale. Classic mallet shape, line cut extending to the bases with panel cut shoulders and cut mushroom stoppers. For more details see Premier Antiques

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Carlton Ware - Yellow Buttercup

Carlton Ware Buttercup mug c1935

Introduced in the mid 30s, this lovely design is one of the most collected of the 'Australian registered' moulded floral ranges. Here is a superb hot chocolate mug. For more details see Premier Antiques

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Aynsley Bone China - Hand Painted Art Deco


A pretty little Aynsley bone china toast rack with daisy type flowers hand painted in shades of green and yellow. For more details see Premier Antiques

Aynsley Bone China Art Deco Floral Toast Rack c1930

Monday, 26 March 2018

Royal Winton Black Chintz

Some of the most vibrant colours are found on the chintzes with black backgrounds as these really lift the floral designs. For a good selection visit my website Premier Antiques

Royal Winton 'Triumph' Chintz Hors d'Oeuvre Dish c1939

Royal Winton 'Cromer' Bon Bon Basket c1938

Royal Winton 'Hazel' Chintz Hors d'Oeuvre Dish c1935

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Charlotte Rhead - Tudor Rose

A fine Charlotte Rhead 'Tudor Rose' vase in the orange and green colourway. Shown by Crown Ducal (Richardson's) at the 1936 British Industries Fair. For more details see Premier Antiques

Charlotte Rhead 'Tudor Rose' vase c1936

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Maling Lustre - Garland Border

A fine 1930s Maling jug in the seldom seen Spode Blue lustre. More delicate than the usual electric cobalt blue lustres used at the time. For more details see Premier Antiques

Maling 'Garland Border' jug in Spode Blue lustre c1936

Friday, 23 March 2018

Royal Doulton - Country Garden Series

A colourful series introduced by Royal Doulton in 1929, depicting several views of a summer garden featuring different country characters in the background. Most pieces have 1930s impressed dates and the series would seem to have been withdrawn circa 1940 (the war probably stopped production). For more details see Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'Country Garden' series ware dish c1934

Royal Doulton 'Country Garden' series c1934 (detail)

Small Pair of Staffordshire Spaniels

Small Staffordshire Pottery Russet and White Spaniels c1880

An unusually small pair of russet and white Staffordshire spaniels - some signs of wear, but full of character. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Shelley 'Blue Pansy' Chintz

Shelley Fine Bone China 'Blue Pansy' Chintz Dish c1939

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

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Ridgway's 'Chinese Japan' Pattern

Ridgway's 'Chinese Japan' Pattern Jug c1900

A superb Ridgway's 'Chinese Japan' jug printed in cobalt blue with detail painted in iron red and salmon pink. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Winton Peony Pattern

Produced for a short time in the late 1930s in several colourways, here is a superb yellow 'Peony' cheese dish - for more Royal Winton visit Premier Antiques

Royal Winton yellow 'Peony' cheese dish c1938

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Gray's Pottery Banded Wares

 Gray's Pottery Green Banded Coffee Pot c1932

A superb coffee pot banded in shades of racing green after the style introduced at Gray's by Susie Cooper in the 1920s. The shape of the pot was also designed by her around 1925. For more details see Premier Antiques

Monday, 19 March 2018

Minton Secessionist 'Daisy' No.32 Vase

Minton Secessionist 'Daisy' No.32 Sol-fleur Vase c1910

A lovely little Minton Secessionist sol-fleur vase, tube lined in green with clusters of stylised white daisies on a red 'sang de boeuf' ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Davidson's Cloud Glass



Introduced in 1923 by George Davidson & Co., the first cloud glass colour was amber and over the next few years new colours were introduced - purple, blue, green and orange. Most production ended before the Second World War. For a selection of cloud glass visit Premier Antiques



Sunday, 18 March 2018

Minton Secessionist No.7 'Primula' Vase

Large Minton Secessionist No.7 'Primula' Vase c1910

A large and impressive Minton Secessionist vase, tube lined in green with stylised yellow primroses or cowslips on a lovely deep cobalt blue ground. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton - The Cotswold Shepherd

Introduced in 1933 this lovely series features twenty different scenes featuring a shepherd with his faithful sheepdog and flock. For more details of this fine bowl visit Premier Antiques

Royal Doulton 'The Cotswold Shepherd' series ware bowl c1935

Saturday, 17 March 2018

Tall Carlton Ware Embossed 'Anemone' Jug

Tall Carlton Ware Embossed 'Anemone' Jug c1935

A superb Carlton Ware embossed anemone jug boldly painted with orange, purple and pink flowers. For more details visit Premier Antiques 

Thomas Webb - Antique Bronze Glass

Pair of Thomas Webb 'Bronze' Iridescent Glass Vases c1880

A stunning pair of Webb's Bronze glass vases. Hand blown with applied handles and striking iridescence. Like petrol on water, the colours shift and change with the light. For more details see Premier Antiques

Friday, 16 March 2018

Crown Ducal 'Orange Tree' Egg Cruet

Crown Ducal 'Orange Tree' Egg Cruet c1928

A lovely Crown Ducal 'orange tree' egg cruet with four egg cups on original stand. Rare to find in such good condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Maling Lustre 'Primrose Border'

Maling Victoria Green Lustre 'Primrose Border' Art Deco Dish c1936

Quite a rarity, an art deco finned dish from Maling in 'Primrose Border' on a green lustre 'thumbprint' background. A pretty design of hand painted yellow and mauve primroses with dark green leaves. For more details see Premier Antiques 

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Crown Ducal 'Viola' Chintz

 Crown Ducal 'Viola' Chintz Teapot and Stand c1930

One of the loveliest of old chintzes and also one of the rarest. Shown here to great effect on this large 2 pint teapot with matching stand. Both in fantastic condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Carlton Ware Green 'Flowers and Basket' Preserve Pot

Carlton Ware Green 'Flowers and Basket' Preserve Pot c1939

A lovely Carlton Ware Australian Registered Design preserve pot with yellow, pink, blue and purple flowers on a green basket weave background. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Hancock's 'Spring Time' by F X Abraham

A beautiful pair of hand painted Hancock's Corona Ware vases in the rare 'Spring Time' design by art director F X Abraham. For more details see Premier Antiques

Hancock's 'Spring Time' by F X Abraham c1930

Hancock's rare 'Spring Time' vases c1930

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Clarice Cliff 'Gibraltar'

Clarice Cliff Fantasque Bizarre 'Gibraltar' Ashtray c1931

A rare little 467 shape ashtray beautifully painted with the very collectable 'Gibraltar' pattern. A real gem in lovely condition. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Majolica Dish

A lovely majolica twin handled shallow dish embossed with raspberry leaves and fruits and with a fine mottled centre; a rare vibrant colourway, as this pattern is usually in paler shades on a white background. For more details see Premier Antiques

Majolica rasperry dish c1880

Monday, 12 March 2018

Maling Pink Lustre 'Garland' Dish

Maling Pink Lustre 'Garland' Trinket Dish c1939

A pretty Maling art deco pink lustre 'Garland' trinket or jam dish. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Carnival Glass - Fenton Holly

Carnival Glass - Fenton 'Holly'

One of Fenton's most popular patterns and found in a range of colours. Sometimes referred to as Carnival Holly, here is a stunning blue bowl with very fine iridescence. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Sunday, 11 March 2018

Maling 'Cathedrals' Hexagonal Ringtons Tea Caddy

Maling 'Cathedrals' Hexagonal Ringtons Tea Caddy c1930

A superb Maling tea caddy printed in a blue and white design depicting Ripon, Carlisle, Newcastle and Durham Cathedrals, together with York Minster and Hexham and Selby Abbeys. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Royal Winton Mayfair Chintz

Royal Winton Mayfair chintz coffee can c1951

A pretty floral pattern produced by Royal Winton in the early 1950s, with cerise and pale rust chrysanthemums together with blue cornflowers on a cream ground. For more details visit my website Premier Antiques

Royal Winton Mayfair dish c1951

Royal Winton Mayfair posy basket c1951

Royal Doulton 'Cotswold Shepherd' Serving Dish D5561

Large Royal Doulton 'Cotswold Shepherd' Leeds Dish D5561 c1935

A large Leeds shape serving dish with a prominent image of the shepherd with crook and lantern, his dog sitting beside him, with sheep and a farmstead in the distance. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Wedgwood Turquoise Majolica Fish Plate

Wedgwood Turquoise Majolica Fish Plate c1880

A superb Wedgwood majolica plate with three relief moulded trout on a bright turquoise background, surrounded by reeds and fronds of water plants. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Bretby Art Pottery - Black Kitten

Bretby Black Kitten c1890

I think these were meant to be used as doorstops as they're quite weighty. Made by Bretby Art Pottery in painted terracotta in the 1890s and so cute! With glass eyes as an added bonus. A lovely Victorian novelty. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Friday, 9 March 2018

Carlton Ware Green Embossed 'Anemone'

Carlton Ware Green Embossed 'Anemone' Jug c1935

A rare colour variation of a Carlton Ware anemone jug boldly painted with orange, purple and yellow flowers on a bright green leafy background. For more details visit Premier Antiques


Bizarre 'Pastel Melon' by Clarice Cliff

A fine Leda shape preserve dish in 'Melon' - an intricate cubist style pattern (used to be known as 'Picasso Fruit'). The rarer pastel colourway. 

Clarice Cliff 'Pastel Melon'

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Thursday, 8 March 2018

Antique blue and white - Jones British History Series 'Signing of Magna Carta'

Jones & Son British History Series 'Signing of Magna Carta' Plate c1828

A rare Jones & Son plate printed in medium blue with barons and bishops presenting Magna Carta to King John at Runnymede in 1215. For more details visit Premier Antiques

Royal Winton 'Terrace'

Royal Winton 'Garden Terrace' Art Deco Cruet c1936

A rare art deco 'Terrace' cruet by Royal Winton with lovely hand painted colours - the base forms the steps and paving whilst the salt, pepper and mustard form the walls covered with clusters of flowers. For more details visit Premier Antiques