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.
A fine crested china vase, Shelley China (Late Foley). See enlargement 5 for maker's mark. The vase is modeled after an original Phoenician vase in the Stoke-On-Trent Museum. It has a bulbous shape with a curved horn on either side. The vase is decorated in enamel colors with the city of Chester's Coat-Of-Arms. Gilt trim. In excellent condition with no cracks, chips or hairlines. It measures 2 5/8 inches at its widest point by 2 1/4 inches in height.
A crested china vase, Caledonia Heraldic China, circa 1910. See enlargement 3 for the maker's mark which includes a thistle. A vase formed with three openings. Gilt trim. Decorated in colors with the Coat-Of-Arms of HULL. In excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or hairlines. Measures 3 inches in height.
A beautiful dinner plate by CAULDON: Hanley, Staffordshire. Pattern #4215. The plate features a floral pattern on the border in rich IMARI colors of cobalt blue and iron red with gilt accents. Central medallion. Gilt rim. In excellent condition with no chips cracks or hairlines. The plate measures 10 1/4 inches in diameter. This plate is one (only) of six that are available.
An early Coalport cup and saucer, circa 1880s. See enlargement 5 for the backstamp which was used by the company from 1880-1890. Each piece has handpainted floral sprays in soft colors. Gilt trim on rims and gilt decorated handle. There is a hairline at the base of the handle otherwise in excellent condition with no chips. The saucer measures 5 3/4 inches in diameter. The cup measures approximately 2 3/4 inches in height.