The strong colors on this biscuit barrel, or cookie jar, are remarkable with only a few scratches in the glaze on the top of the barrel and light oxidation of the outermost rim of blue glaze on the lid, and no other damage. This is one of Clarice Cliff's designs and shapes, number 333, designed and brought to market in England in 1932- 1933...
A 4-7/8" tall trumpet-shaped English art pottery vase by Ault. This vase has the stylized mark used by Ault from 1923-37; the colour is a light green with fine lustre hues. This item is in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some allover crazing. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may have slight signs of gentle use. Small packet air shipping to the U.S...
Winchcombe Ray Finch stoneware casserole with combed decoration and covered in an iron glaze. The large casserole measures approximately 19 cm high and approximately 24cm at its widest. The base has the Winchcombe Ray Finch seal. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or any restoration, this I guarantee, see my returns policy. I am happy to ship worldwide. Please email if you have any questions. (2.5 cm = 1 inch).
Brilliant colors and shape highlight this pitcher (jug) made in England by the Thomas Lawrence pottery in their Falcon Ware line, circa 1950. Three colors in glossy finishes, with the white zig-zag molded as well as picked out with glaze. The six-inch tall pitcher is in perfect condition.
Marguerite chintz in the interior of the tea cup and the well of the saucer of this set, which is glossy black ceramic with thick gilded trim. It is marked "Best Gold" on both pieces, and is fancier than the typical cottage look of chintz ware. Made in England under the Royal Winton mark of Grimwades, circa 1950. The cup measures almost four inches across the bowl and 2-3/8 inches in height;the saucer measures 5-5/8 inches in diameter. Both pieces are in excellent condition.
A simple shape made at the Wilkinson's pottery then brilliantly painted in Clarice Cliff's workshop with her Woodland design. Made in England circa 1931 and in perfect, mint condition with thick hand-painting. The bowl measures 6-1/2 inches in diameter and 3 inches in height and is fully signed with the name of the pattern and the painter's cipher.
This Moorcroft jug is decorated with the "Freesia" design on a green/blue ground. It stands 160mm high and has a diameter of 140mm. It is excellent condition apart from some crazing. It dates from 1945-9.
This Moorcroft jug is decorated with the Grape and Leaf design on a dark blue ground. It stands 120mm high and is in excellent condition. It dates from the period 1928-35.
This Moorcroft ginger jar features the coral Hibiscus pattern from 1968-78. It stands 160mm high. It is in excellent condition apart from some crazing.
This Anenome decorated Moorcroft footed bowl is 185mm in diameter and stands 54mm high. It is in excellent condition apart from some light crazing and dates from 1945-9.
This ironstone plate is from a series by Wood & Sons of England circa 1940. The center scene of the 2 hunters on their horses with their hounds is very vivid with realism. The brown transferware pattern of peonies, roses, and foliage forms a deep border. this particular scene is quite sought after by collectors of brown transferware and hunting scenes. In excellent condition, with only crazing due to age. Marked on back Alpine white ironstone Wood & Sons England. Measures 10"...
This Royal Doulton tray features hand painted roses on a mottled ground. The pattern number is D6227 and the pattern mame is Roses G. It measures 234mm X 183mm and is in excellent condition apart from some small gouges to the footrim that look like they may have happened in the factory when the clay was moist. The date mark is for 1948.
This Royal Doulton plate features hand painted roses on a mottled ground. The pattern number is D6227 and the pattern is Roses G. It is 200mm square. It is in excellent condition apart from a very faint 25mm scratch to the rim. The date mark is for 1951.
This Royal Doulton Arnhem tray features hand painted roses on a mottled ground. The pattern is Roses G (pattern number D6227). The dimensions are 295mm long and 242mm wide. It is in excellent condition and dates from 1940-5.
This Shelley lustre vase features the pattern "Japanese Fruit"(Pattern 8677) consisting of a dark blue ground, light blue foliage and orange highlights to the fruit. It stands 150mm high. It is in excellent condition. However it does have a small scratch to the glaze just above the foot. C1930.
This hexagonal tea caddy was by Maling for Rington's Tea, for the North East Coast Industries Exhibition of 1929. Filled with tea, they sold for 6 shillings and 6 pence. Five of the sides are decorated with transfer prints of local bridges and the other one features St Nicholas Cathedral, Newcastle. The underside of the lid has a transfer print dated 1929. The base has a transfer print of Rington's Tea warehouse. The diameter is 160mm and the height is 140mm. It is in excellent condition.
Bobbins is one of Clarice Cliff's abstracted or Picasso inspired motifs, in production from 1931 to 1933. This bowl is in a simple shape and has both Bizarre and Fantasque stamps, indicating it was made at the Newport pottery, bought out by Cliff's employer Wilkinson's, with the factory turned over to Cliff to accommodate her burgeoning workshop...
This lustre glazed bowl with a leaf handle and decorated with a tubelined pattern of fruit and leaves was designed by Charlotte Rhead during her time at H J Wood Ltd. The shape number is 447, the pattern number is TL5, and the tubelining was done by a Mrs Walker whose mark appears on the bottom. The bowl is 243mm in diameter and stands 40mm high. There are a couple of very small rough patches on the rim, possibly where it has touched other pieces in the kiln...