An ironstone mold made in England circa 1860 with the unusual motif of an apple surrounded by leaves. When set in this mold the jelly or aspic would display the fruit at its top. The base is flat but there is no standing rim indicating this mold is fairly early and was not intended for cooked puddings. Measurements are 5 by 4 inches across the top and not quite 3 inches in height. The mold is in excellent condition with no flaws or signs of wear.
A fine quality, mint condition ironstone mold in the shell motif made in England circa 1850. The measurements are 4-3/8 by 2-7/8 across the top of the mold, and 2 inches high. This lovely petite mold would have been used for an individual jelly rather than a steamed pudding. It has an impressed mark on the underside that appears to be a pattern number.
A round ironstone mold with geometric shapes to resemble a turban-shaped mold, made in England in the 1800s. The mold is in mint condition, with no chips, cracks, stains, repairs or crazing. It measures 5-1/2 inches in diameter across the top and 4-5/8 inches tall.
This deep ironstone mold depicts a bunch of asparagus. It is probably English in origin, but could be German. It is in mint condition, with no chips, cracks, stains, repairs or crazing. The mold measures 7 by 5-3/4 inches across the top and 4-1/4 inches tall.
This is an English ironstone mold from the 19th c. depicting a sleeping lion, and in excellent condition. The mold measures 5-5/8 inches by 4-1/2 inches across the top, and is 4 inches tall. There are no chips, cracks, repairs or stains, although the mold is crazed all over.
A 19th c. ironstone mold originally used to form individual servings (aspic, perhaps?) The mold is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs. It measures 3 inches in diameter and 2-1/4 inches high.
A set of six mint condition soup plates made by G. L. Ashworth in England circa 1880, measuring 9-1/4 inches in diameter and decorated in an Imari style pattern. The backstamp reads "A. Bros, Real Ironstone China" and there are also impressed marks reading "Ashworth Real Ironstone China" and "G183". There is minor wear to some of the plates' gilded rims but no other detractions (no chips, cracks, stains or repairs).
Brown transfer ironstone 9-1/2 inch plate, marked "PG" for Parisian Granite, a name used for ironstone in the mid-1800s. Mint condition (no chips, cracks or repairs) depicting a bird guarding its nest of eggs, with polychrome under glaze on the border and luster highlights on the bird.