A PAIR OF CHILDREN's NURSERY TILES. ENGLAND, c. 1915. Each tile measures 4" x 4" x 5/8". A charming set of two tiles: 1.) A scene showing a boy and girl. The girl has a carriage holding a Teddy Bear; 2.) A girl holding a lighted candle. She is about to put to bed her Teddy Bear & Golliwog. Some crazing and small chip to side edge of tile #2 but in overall excellent condition.
A "NEW CAVALIERS" ROYAL DOULTON RACK PLATE DESIGNED BY C.J.NOKE. Design number D3051. The plate has an impressed date mark on the back of (19)09. The plate depicts three Cavaliers within a border that features lions and shields (please see enlargements). The colors are very handsome in greens, blues and browns. Very light overall crazing (which is normal) otherwise in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. The plate measures 9 1/2 inches in diameter.
A HAND-PAINTED PORCELAIN SCENIC PLATE. Circa 1850. Identified on the back "Vale of Athol" (sic). The manufacturer and artist is unknown however there is a number "2757" painted in red on the back. Also, there is an impressed REGISTRY MARK on the back which is indistinct. The plate features a border with an EGG AND DART rim in heavy gilt. Next, in order, is a turquoise beaded band; a Greek Key band; and a dotted zig-zag band (see enlargement 4 for details). The center of the p ...click for details
A fine WEDGWOOD BLUE & WHITE TRANSFER PLATE of GEORGE WASHINGTON'S "MOUNT VERNON". Dated 1900. Fully marked with Wedgwood's marks (stamped and incised) and with the stamp of the "Sole Importer" and 1899 copyright owner - J.W. DUFFIELD & STRATTON of Boston. The plate features a view of Washington's Mt. Vernon, Virginia home. The plate measures 9 3/4 inches in diameter. There is a very small rim chip (please see enlargement 3 where the actual chip is at the ...click for details
A beautiful antique cake or dessert plate by ADDERLYS. Fine bone china. Longton, England. Circa 1910. Marked on the back with pattern number 14915. The plate has a decorative cobalt blue and gilt border with gilt handles. The cobalt border features a design of trailing gilt ivy leaves. The inner border features clumps of trailing green ivy leaves. The plate measures 10 inches from handle to handle. In excellent condition with no chips, cracks, crazing or hairlines.
A crested cup and saucer - each with the Coat of Arms of (Martyr) SAINT THOMAS A'BECKET. There is a very EARLY impressed mark for AYNSLEY china on the base of the saucer (see enlargement 5). The cup has a stamp for retailer J. Abrahams', Canterbury (see enlargement 4). Circa 1880. The Coat of Arms features a shield in turquoise, yellow, and black surmounting a banner which is captioned: ARMS OF St THOMAS A'BECKET. The date DEC 29 1170 is just below the banner. Saint Thomas A'Beck ...click for details
A fine crested china miniature vase featuring the coat-of-arms of EDINBURGH. Glasgow; "Nautilus" Porcelain, circa 1915. A bulbous shaped vase with the Edinburgh coat-of-arms in enameled colors. Printed motto: NISI DOMINUS FRUSTRA and CITY OF EDINBURGH. No chips, cracks or hairlines. It measures 2 inches in height.
A fine crested china vase by ARCADIAN, Stoke-On-Trent. Circa 1910. A miniature vase in the style of the crested china ware by W.H. Goss. This one features a "jeweled" bunch of white heather and is captioned "LUCKY WHITE HEATHER/from/Shanklin I W" (Isle of Wight). Gilt trim. In excellent condition. It measures 2 inches in height.
A crested china vase, circa 1910. Stamped on the base: ENGLISH MANUFACTURE. Decorated in overglaze enamel colors with the crest for the English seaside town of BRIGHTON. A banner beneath the crest has the motto: IN DEO FIDEMUS. Gilt trim. There are two very tiny base rim chips (see enlargement 3) otherwise, in excellent condition. The vase measures 3 inches in height.
A CRESTED CHINA JUG, or PITCHER. Rex China, circa 1910. A glazed porcelain jug decorated with the coat-of-arms and crest of FAIRLIE, Ayrshire, Scotland. There is a motto within a banner: DOMINUS PROVIDEBIT (The Lord Will Provide). Very slight loss of enamel otherwise in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. Measures 2 1/4 inches in height.