This pair of Moorcroft salt & pepper shakers is decorated with the Wisteria pattern and dates from around 1920. They stand 150mm high. There is some crazing and a small area on the lid of the salt where the glaze hasn't taken.
Both of these motto ware shakers have a house scene on one side. The salt shaker has on the other side the motto or wording Salt of Life. The overall condition is very good. The top of the salt has one hole. The pepper has the words Hot & Strong. The pepper has some crazing and a small chip on the underside were the base edge is. They each stand under 2" tall. They are of English manufacture. The company is Torquay Pottery.
This bowl was made by Torquay Pottery of England. It is generally called Motto Ware because of the words or sayings on the inside or outside surface. The bowl is brown on the outside and yellow on the inside with a house,field,and road. The wording or motto is on the inside. The wording is "fine Words will not fill". It stands 1 7/16" tall and is 4 1/2" wide. Very nice condition.
English Wedgwood Jasper Ware Pitcher, 4 3/4" high, 4 1/4" wide with twisted rope handle, dark blue with beautifully applied and executed low relief classical design on dark blue body and the grape vine on top border is higher relief than classical figures below, the detail is very delicate and finely done, impressed mark "Wedgwood" and "Made in England" on the bottom, some dark stain on the white figures. The condition is good, no damage.
English dark blue Wedgwood Jasper ware bottle shape Vase, 5" high, 2 3/4" wide-widest part, impressed mark "Wedgwood", "Made in England" and "Y" on the bottom, with beautifully detailed classical figure applied on dark blue bisque finish body. The condition is very good, no damage.
Linthorpe Pottery ewer designed by Dr Christopher Dresser, model no.342, ovoid with short vertical spout, covered with running glaze. the ewer measures 16cm. high. Due to the thick glaze to the base it is difficult to see if the ewer is marked. Please see page 121 of the excellent book ‘Christopher Dresser’ by Stuart Durant for an example of this design. Also see page 116 for reprint of an original advertisement also showing this design. The photographs show the ewer from all sides...
This set of 7 Pink Transferware Demitasse Cups and Saucers are Palissy Pottery of England as marked on bottom with Lady Place, Hurley, Berks Thames River Scenes by Palissy Pottery England. Saucers are 5" diameter, with a floral band around the gently scalloped edge with a river scene in the center. The cups are 2.25" diameter x 2.25" tall., with the floral border around the interior of the cup. The color continues on the handle. Each cup has a delightful river scene all around...
English Majolica Dish/Plate, low relief raised Grape Vine decorated on top, 9" diameter, 1 1/8" high, impressed number on the bottom "39". One(1) chip under the rim, and developed to a long crack to the bottom rim, this dish will make a nice decoration.
There are six plates total with two different designs of galleons at sea, made in England by Wedgwood and dated for 1923. The plates have reticulated borders and are in immaculate condition, with some crazing and one tiny tiny nick to one surface. The diameter of each plate is 8-7/8 inches including the scalloped rim.
This lovely coffee pot is considered pink transfer ware, though some prefer to call it red.
The pattern Bristol by Crown Ducal and color is highly collectible year round, but is especially enjoyed during the Christmas holidays! This pattern was discontinued circa 1950 I believe.
The charming toile pattern of birds and florals is indicative of the chinoiserie design which the British became enamored with during the 1800's.The lid, handle, and spout have raised designs which add extra dimensi...
A sugar sifter (shaker) made in England by T.G. Green circa 1960. The pottery introduced the yellow and white pieces in 1960 but made far fewer shapes than they made in blue and white. This sifter is in excellent condition with only tiny marks either from the factory or from use but no damage. It is in the traditional Deco-influenced shape and has the green shield mark. Measurements are 5 inches in height and 2-5/8 inches in diameter.
Wedgwood Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night's Dream ‘Peasblossom’ tile, made circa 1880. The tile measures approximately 8 inches square and has the typical Wedgwood back. The photographs show the tile from various sides. The tile is in good condition apart from one small chip to the right hand edge and some glaze nicks to the surface near the left hand edge, see photograph where I have indicated these with arrows. I am happy to ship worldwide. Please email if you have any questions...
Mulberry and white souvenir plate of Robinson Hall, Albion College, Albion, MI, 2nd edition measuring approx. 10-1/2" diameter, marked with 3 backstamps. The backstamps are for Robinson Hall and one for Wedgwood, and last one is for the importer, Jones, McDuffee and Stratton. c.1950's, no chips or cracks.
Red Alfred Meakin God Bless This House 1973 calendar plate, diameter is approx. 9-1/4", and condition is very good with no cracks, chips. From personal collection. This series has been discontinued. I do not have the original box as it was a gift.
This pattern was not named but given a number (2627) by the manufacturer Elijah Cotton, in the Lord Nelson Ware line of chintz introduced in the late 1930s. The vase measures about 5-1/8 inches tall and has tiny chips at the base, one of which can be seen but measures less than 5 mm so is not very noticeable. Otherwise condition is excellent.