Charming sprigged tea cups in the London shape. Clay body is porcelaneous and translucent. Condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or repairs. Diameter of saucer is 5.5", depth is 1", diameter of cup is 3.5", height is 2.25". The pink lustre is used beautifully to complement the overglaze enamel polychrome decorations.
A very nice transferware platter from a great maker. Length is 15 1/2, width is 11 3/4". Condition is very good with two small glaze pinholes and no use marks.Marked with the Adams blind stamp and a transfer title.
Superb Minton quality - underglaze cobalt transferware with orange, mustard and yellow overglaze enameling. Diameter is 9", depth is 1 1/2". Condition is very good with the only fault a faint 2" hairline on the interior of the bowl. Totally solid, very hard to see, this item rings like a bell.
Polychrome enamel decorates these old survivors. Diameter is 10" Condition is good with some losses to the enamels in the center, use marks and rubbing to the glaze surface from stacking. That said, these still show well and could serve for display or serving.
Early sprig decorated drabware cream and sugar - possibly by Hackwood. Height of creamer is 4 1/2", width is 5", condition is very good with a fleabite off the side of the top curlicue of the handle. Sugar is 4 1/2" wide and 2" tall. Condition is very good with a short, tight 1/4" hairline to rim.
Romantic transferware cup plate"Italian Buildings" by Ralph Hall is the pattern of this in red or pink. Diameter is 3 3/4". Condition is very good with a slight, very tight 1/3" hairline not seen from the front and two thin places to the glaze, perhaps from the fingers that dipped it in so long ago.
Early English pearlware Blue Willow chinoiserie moulded pickle dish. The classic pattern is in a deep, cobalt blue, glaze is glossy. Clay body is light and moulded with a leaf design on the back. There is a faint bluish cast to the glaze.
Length is 5 1/4", width is 4", depth is 1 1/4". Condition is excellent.