A MINIATURE TOBY, OR CHARACTER, JUG - Charles Dickens' "MR. PICKWICK". The base is stamped in green with an artist's palette trademark lettered: ARTONE ENGLAND HAND PAINTED. The miniature jug measures only 1 1/2 inches in height. It features a double-sided HAND-PAINTED depiction of Dickens' famous character "MR. PICKWICK". In excellent condition with no crazing, chips, or cracks.
A small blue and white dish "OLD NORTH CHURCH" (Boston). Staffordshire, Alfred Meakin Ltd. and imported for Rawding Distributing Co, Winchester, Mass., circa 1930s. (See enlargement 5 for the backstamp). The dish has a floral border and features a scene of the Old North Church, Boston. The church was built in 1723 and is famous for its connection to Paul Revere's "midnight ride" - two lanterns were placed in the church's steeple to warn that the British were coming &q ...click for details
A Wedgwood Queensware plate, 1945. Marked: WEDGWOOD/ETRURIA/ENGLAND. Painted pattern number A203/9 and an impressed date mark for March 1945. A crimped-edge plate with a border design of flowers and butterflies and a central floral group. In fine condition with no chips, cracks, or hairlines. Measures 9 1/4 inches in diameter.
A child's mug by by Portland Pottery Ltd., Cobridge,Staffordshire. Circa 1950. This factory flourished under this name from 1946 - 1953. Decorated on two sides with horse scenes - side 1 features a stage coach scene outside a country Inn; side 2 features two horses - one with a rider, the other, is riderless. A green and brown stripe decorates the rim and a green stripe is on the handle. There is one tiny rim chip otherwise in excellent condition. Measures 2 3/8 inches in height. Please note ...click for details