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PORCELAIN, POTTERY AND CHINA
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Circa 1873 wonderful George Jones hand painted leaf plate.
A wonderful Circa 1873 hand painted leaf plate by George Jones famous maker.
The white ground leaf plate has been moulded with appropriate leaf veins and shape and with a water lily that stands proud at the base with beautiful ferns to centre. Ferns were an extremely popular design for porcelain and glass in the Victorian period. All have been hand painted in lovely colours.
Pattern number is 4805H.
Another is available with a different design to centre if a pair is desired, as seen in photo.
This listing is for one plate.
Size-8.75 inches long by 8.5 inches wide by 1 inch deep.
Weight-515 grams.
A very stylish George Jones plate in very good condition.
Ref: 6200
Price: £75





1902-1913 Locke and Co. Worcester bowl.
1902-1913 small bowl by Locke and Co. Worcester.
Edward Locke was a senior artist and master potter at Grainger's factory. He left there to produce his own porcelain in 1895.
The bowl is decorated with graduated shadings of colour, with gilt trim on the ruffled edge, while the body is comprised of raised acanthus leaf carved rosettes.
Very unusual.
Size-3.5 inches diameter by 2.25 inches high.
In very good condition.
Ref: 0560
Price: £65





Circa 1880 Mintons plate with lovely style.
Lovely Circa 1880 Mintons plate with amethyst foliate pattern on a white ground, and with shaped and gilded edge, from my own collection.
This pretty plate has impressed Mintons marks as well as a painted pattern number H2011.
Size-approximately 10.5 inches diameter.
With one small hairline seen on the back, and some wear to the gilt edge, it is in very good condition overall, and makes a lovely addition to a collection, or a great cabinet plate.
Ref: 6186
Price: £59





1902-1913 Locke and Co. Worcester jug.
1902-1913 small jug by Locke and Co. Worcester.
Edward Locke was a senior artist and master potter at Grainger's factory. He left there to produce his own porcelain in 1895.
The jug is decorated with graduated shadings of colour with branch handle and gilt trim on the ruffled edge, while the body is comprised of raised acanthus leaf carved rosettes.
Very unusual.
Size-5 inches wide spout to handle, by 3.5 inches diameter body, by 2.25 inches high.
Has been broken on the side and restuck, but is in good display condition. Matching bowl without faults and in very good condition is also for sale. See listing.
Ref: 0560A
Price: £25





19th century 17 piece rare and stunning Continental basket design hand painted tinglazed pottery large dessert service.
19th century Continental (probably Belgian or French) fabulous tin glazed pottery service in intricate basket design, comprising a total of 17 pieces: 9 plates plus 8 different and unusually shaped footed serving dishes. All pieces have pierced basket edges entwined with ribbons to edge. The ribbon edge colours are either blue, pink or lavender.
Every piece has been individually hand painted with landscapes, with every one having a different scene.
Size-plates: 8 3/8 inches diameter; serving dishes: the 2 round are 8 inches diameter by 2.75 inches high; the 4 lozenge shaped are 12 inches long by 7 inches wide by 2 inches high; the 2 tri-lobed shaped are 6 inches wide by 2 inches high.
In remarkable condition, with two of the serving pieces having professional and collectable 19th century rivet repairs.
Makers mark was not traced, and is shown in last photo. It appears to be a stylised CB and sometimes also appears with a C.B in block letters in addition, as well as impressed numbers for styles.
A rare service to use or display, in very good condition.
Ref: 5032
This item has been sold





1924 ROYAL WORCESTER fruit plate signed H. Everett.
Royal Worcester porcelain hand painted fruit plate, signed by the artist, H. Everett, and marked with the 1924 date mark, during the heyday of the famous Royal Worcester fruit artists.
These artists used the porcelain as canvases to express their artistic talent and create life like designs that they were allowed by Royal Worcester to personally sign.
Plates from the 1920's are among the most sought after.
This side plate has absolutely gorgeous colours, with the fruit so beautifully and realistically painted on the exquisitely mottled background, finishing with gilt edging.
The puce coloured Royal Worcester date mark for 1924 is on reverse.
Size is 6.5 inches in diameter, or 16 cm.
There is some light crazing to the glaze, difficult to see except under high magnification. It is in otherwise excellent condition.
Ref: 559
This item has been sold





1956 pair of French faience vases by GIEN.
1956, marked and impressed with date letter, a very unusual pair of Gien faience biscuit porcelain Chinoiserie style square baluster vases with bird and floral decoration. Gien is a fine French maker known for their craftsmanship, artistry, and unusual shapes.
The pair is beautifully hand painted with scenes of birds, flowers and insects.
This is a very unusual and aesthetic pair, in very good condition, with some minor chips to base rims only.
Size 14 inches high by 5 inches wide at widest point, and 4.25 inches deep.

Ref: 5036
This item has been sold





1850-1890 Victorian majolica 5 piece pond lily and heron service comprising four plates plus comport or cake stand.
Victorian 1850-1890 majolica five piece service comprising 4 plates and a comport in the pond lily and heron pattern.
Pictured in the Collectors Encyclopaedia of Majolica, they feature overlapping lily pads with a lily blossom in the middle. Rarely marked, such pieces are usually made by Wedgwood or Holdcroft.
The comport features herons standing amongst reeds on each foot, and has a gorgeous mottled glaze to back.
There is a fine hairline to one plate.
It is rare to find so many pieces together.
Size 9.25 inches diameter. Comport is 3 inches high.
In very good condition.

Ref: 4991
This item has been sold





Victorian bone china superb 18 piece dessert service in very good condition.
Victorian bone china large 18 piece dessert service for 12 people comprising 12 plates, and 6 (3 pairs) shaped serving dishes.
The serving dishes are round, square and lozenge shaped.
Sizes-plates: 9.25 inches diameter with handles; serving dishes: 8.5 inches by 11.5 inches; 9 5/8 inches by 8.75 inches; 10 5/8 inches by 9.5 inches.
In wonderful condition, the service is enriched with gilt leafy and green foliate decoration, and a pierced handle design to the edge.
What a lovely impressive set to grace the table, to be used for the dessert or cheese course. The pattern and colours will complement any decor or table setting.
A really lovely set in very good condition. Rare to find a complete set for 12 with serving dishes, in such nice condition. This would be a beautiful addition to the table.
Ref: 5031
This item has been sold





Aynsley bone china coffee service for six including matching English hallmarked solid silver silver and enamel coffee spoons.
Aynsley very fine quality bone china cased set of six vintage coffee cans and saucers, and six matching English hallmarked solid silver and enamel coffee spoons hallmarked Birmingham 1961, made by Turner and Simpson. The six spoons alone have significant value.
The china is a crimson and cream, with a rich gilt leafy pattern, and is marked number 163. The spoons echo the colour and design of the china.
The whole is encased in original blue fitted case, and is in original pristine condition.
Retailed by Garrard's, very fine maker's and retailers of fine wares, makers to the Queen.
A stunning and complete service for six people, comprising 18 pieces plus case. They will look wonderful on a festive table, or make a great gift for wedding or anniversary.
Ref: 4587
This item has been sold



 
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