A charming miniature porcelain teapot decorated in underglaze blue and enamels in a chinese "clobbered" style. It was made by Masons of ironstone fame, it is unmarked. See Christies cut & paste link to identical shaped pot www.christies.com/lotFinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=4153691.
Dating from c.1840-5, it measures 2 1/16inches high max.
There is some minor enamel loss and gilt wear. It is otherwise good condition.
An English porcelain teabowl from the lowestoft factory. It is decorated in underglaze blue and enamels with a rock and fence design. (For a saucer of the same design, see "Lowestoft porcelain in the Norwich Castle Museum" Vol. 2).
Dating from 1780-1800, it measures 3 1/4inches (8.1 cms) across.
There is an original, glazed over fault on the footrim withh associated glaze over-run. It is in good condition.
An attractive English porcelain vase moulded from a fine soft porcelain and beautifully hand painted with flowers. The shape occurs in Masons bandana ware and chinese patterns and I thought this could be a Miles Mason forerunner.
Dating to the 1st half of the C19th., it stands over 7 1/2inches (19.3 cms) high.
There is some minor wear to the gilding. It is in good condition.
An English porcelain jug beautifully painted with a picture of Fonthill Abbey. It has a handpainted "Fonthill Abbey" mark to the base and pattern No 3/867. Whilst there is no makers mark, this is a well known Ridgway shape and subject.
Dating from c1820, it stands 5 3/4inches (14.6 cms) high.
There is some minor loss to the enamels (see photos). It is in good condition. There are firing luting faults inside the neck (original).