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1887 Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee Plate CC268
1887 Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee Plate CC268
Original, quality late 19th century octagonal shaped pale blue on white plate manufactured by "Mintons" to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887. This, the first we have seen has great detail around the borders and to the central illustration. The Queen's Head and Shoulders in full Regalia has the Royal Crest in the background and is within an inner border stating " A.D.1887 The Fiftieth of Her Reign, Victoria Queen of England, Empress of Indian. The front has very clear detail and the reverse is impressed "Mintons" for the manufacturer and with the registration lozenge for the year 1886. Complete and in good order.

10.75" diam.

1" tall.

 
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Price: 156.00


Blue and White Dairy Maids Cheese Dish and Cover CD27
Original, quality late 19th century superb wedge shaped cheese dish with a highly decorated cover with a handle to the top. The cover is transfer printed to the inside with the registration number for the year 1899 and the exterior is detailed to each side with a different scene in Blue transfer print. The top shows dairy maids milking a cow in the pasture; one side has a maid working the cheese press and the other side dairy maids pouring milk into the setting pan. The front and back both have floral designs. No cracks or chips but some stains to the floor of the tray dish, otherwise in superb condition. A most unusual cheese dish. In good usable condition.

Base 10.5" x 8" x 0.75".

Total 7" tall.

 
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Price: 450.00


Blue and White Dairy Maids Cheese Dish and Cover CD27



Pair of Doulton Ceramic Chamberpots CP114
Pair of Doulton Ceramic Chamberpots CP114
Original, quality pair of late 19th century ceramic chamberpots with blue decoration on white. This pair have an 'Australian' influence with the design "Waffle" and "Sydney" in the logo to the underside. These were manufactured by Doulton of Burslem England and have the registration number for the year 1892. Complete and in good order.

Top diam 8.75".

5.75" tall.

Wide including handle 10.25".

 
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Price: 68.00


Doulton Flow Blue Chamberpot CP105
Original, quality late 19th century white ceramic chamberpot with a "flow blue" transfer decoration of Poppies. This super example is detailed to the underside for "Royal Doulton" and for the pattern "Norbury". Complete and in good order.

5.75" tall x 9.25" top diam.

11" wide including side handle.

 
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Price: 56.00


Doulton Flow Blue Chamberpot CP105



Blue and White Ceramic Chamberpot CP97
Blue and White Ceramic Chamberpot CP97
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic chamberpot decorated in blue Anemone flowers and leaves. The underside is transfer printed for the manufacturer "Bristol Semi-Porcelain, P & Co Ltd England" and "Anemone" for the pattern. Complete and in good order.

5.5" tall.

Top exterior diam 9".

11" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 30.00


1895 Commemorative Wedgwood Jug J208
Original, quality blue and white ceramic water jug with an illustration of Josiah Wedgwood to each side, a pouring lip and a side strap handle. The front of this example has transfer printed detail of a ribbon swag detailing "Josiah Wedgwood 1730 to 1795". This jug was issued in 1895 to commemorate the centenary of J. Wedgwood's death. One minuscule, minor chip to the underside of the base, otherwise complete and in good and working order.

9.5" tall x 6.5".

6.5" including handle.

 
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Price: 78.00


1895 Commemorative Wedgwood Jug J208



Blue on White Jug and Basin JB60
Blue on White Jug and Basin JB60
Original, quality 1920's white ceramic ewer and basin wash set with a blue detail of flowers and leaves to the inside and outsie of the basin and the outside of the jug. The underside is detailed for the manufacturer "Bristol semi-porcelain England" and "Anemone" for the pattern. Complete and in good order.

Jug 11" tall x 7.5" plus 10.5" including handle.

Basin 5" tall x 15.5" diam.

 
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Price: 65.00


Doulton Flow Blue Toothbrush Jar JB59
Original, quality Doulton flow blue on white seriously Art Nouveau toothbrush jar, originally part of a jug and basin toilet / washing set. Strong Art Nouveau shape and strong Art Nouveau pattern with the underside detailed with the Royal Doulton logo, 'Lily' for the pattern and with the registration number for the year 1902. If you are missing this in your set. It's the best one you could find and it's in mint condition.

5.75" tall x 4.25" x 3.5".

 
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Price: 56.00


Doulton Flow Blue Toothbrush Jar JB59



Half Gallon Ceramic Ale Measure Jug M288
Half Gallon Ceramic Ale Measure Jug M288
Original, quality late 19th century half gallon ( 4 pints ) ale measure jug with a bellied form, side handle and a good pouring lip. This most unusual ale measure is in a pale blue willow-type pattern with pagodas, trees and a bridge over water. The top rim lip and handle are also decorated to match. The shoulder to one side has the acid etched stamp for the customs and excise and "Half Gallon" and "VR" for the Reign of Queen Victoria. Complete and in good order.

7.5" tall x 7".

9" wide including spout and handle.

 
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Price: 350.00


J. Winkee Pint Ale Measure M286
Original, quality circa 1900, one pint ceramic ale measure with a flow-blue Art Nouveau pattern, a side handle and an acid etched 'pint' customs and excise detail in the glaze to the front. The underside is detailed "Manufactured for J. Winke The Shambles Worcester". Complete and in good and working order.

4" tall x 4" diam body.

5.25" wide including handle.

 
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Price: 115.00


J. Winkee Pint Ale Measure M286



Quart Blue and White Ceramic Ale Measure M280
Quart Blue and White Ceramic Ale Measure M280
Original, quality mid to late 19th century ceramic " 1 Quart" imperial ale measure with a side handle, transfer blue decorations of an oriental design and a transfer crown over "One Quart Imperial". A wonderful-looking measure with only one downside, a short and rather faint hairline crack from the top, otherwise a super example. No marking for the manufacturer to the underside but otherwise complete.

5.75" tall x 4.5" diam.

6.25" diam.

 
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Price: 135.00


Pint Ale Measure Jug M239
Original, quality late 19th century ceramic ale measure jug with a pouring lip, a strap handle and a good detailed blue on white alpine scene. This unusual example also has 'Pint' in upper case to the front. Complete and in good order.

5" tall x 4" wide.

6" including lip and handle.

 
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Price: 85.00


Pint Ale Measure Jug M239



New Stone Ceramic Platter P122
New Stone Ceramic Platter P122
Original, quality mid 19th century medium sized oval ceramic serving platter. This super example has transfer designs in the oriental taste with flowers and leaves to the outer flat rim, flow blue lines to the pattern border and an illustration of a flying carpet with a tea urn and a variety of gourds. Much of the details has been hand coloured underglaze. The reverse is impressed "BB. New Stone" and signed "6846" in a cartouche. Good old restoration to two areas of the outer rim and now all complete and in good order.

15.25" x 12.5" x 1.25".

 
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Price: 85.00


Copeland Blue on White Meat Platter P120
Original, quality mid to late 19th century blue on white ceramic meat platter with a raised outer flange, a deep gravy well and a good clear Willow Pattern. Not a blemish or chip or crack in sight. The underside is impressed for the manufacutrer "Copeland" and printed in blue detailing "Copeland, Spode & England" and with some other impressed date codes. Complete and in good order.

16.75" x 13.5" x 2.5".

 
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Price: 165.00


Copeland Blue on White Meat Platter P120



Large Willow Pattern Meat Platter P118
Large Willow Pattern Meat Platter P118
Original, quality mid to late 19th century large ceramic meat platter in the Willow pattern in blue on white. This super example has the grooves and gravy well to catch the liquid for basting. Some unusual details in the transfer printed designs and some ribbing to the edges but no damage and no fat stains. Complete and in good order.

20.5" x 16" x 2.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 165.00


Willow Pattern Meat Platter P117
Original, quality early 19th century ceramic meat platter in the Willow pattern in blue on white in an oval shape with canted corners and a deep dish base. This example has a lustre to the glaze and an unusual design to the transfer detail on the flange rim. Nicely worn to the underside and with no damage. Complete and in good order.

18.5" x 13" x 5" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


Willow Pattern Meat Platter P117



Willow Pattern Serving Platter P115
Willow Pattern Serving Platter P115
Original, quality early 19th century deep oval shaped blue on white Willow pattern platter with the old wire wall hanging frame and transfer printed to the reverse "RCA" for the manufacturer. No chips or cracks and complete and in good order.

18" x 14.25" x 2".

 
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Price: 85.00


Asiatic Pheasant Blue and White Platter P108
Original, quality mid 19th century large ceramic oval meat platter with a pale blue design of "Asiatic Pheasant" to the front and a multitude of repaired cracks which is stunning to the reverse. The cracks and inserted original pieces have all been staple repaired with brass staples, a work of art. The only damage otherwise are chips to the footrim. This example has a deep gravy well and is complete otherwise.

20" x 16.5" x 2.75".

 
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Price: 115.00


Asiatic Pheasant Blue and White Platter P108



Oval Platter P106
Oval Platter P106
Original, quality oval shaped white ceramic meat platter with an Art Nouveau design to the wide border. The underside is transfer printed "Malvern" for the pattern and with the registration number for the year 1903. Complete and in good order.

16" x 19.75" x 1.75".

 
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Price: 45.00


Pair of Willow Pattern Platters P82
Original, quality pair of mid to late 19th century blue and white willow pattern platters of the standard design and in super clean condition with not a stain, chip or any damage and with a seriously bright colour throughout.

17.75" x 14.25" x 1.75" each.

 
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Price: 185.00


Pair of Willow Pattern Platters P82



Willow Pattern Oval Platter P77
Willow Pattern Oval Platter P77
Original, quality mid 19th century oval meat platter in the standard blue on white Willow Pattern. The reverse is detailed for the manufacturer "J. T. Hudden Longton" and has many rubs and stains consistent with its age, but otherwise all is complete and in good order with not a chip or crack in sight.

13.5" x 11" x 1.5".

 
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Price: 45.00


Flow Blue Tureen with Lid T7
Original, quality late 19th century rectangular shaped ceramic vegetable tureen originally part of a dinner service. This example is decorated with Art Nouveau designs in flow blue, has a handle to each end and a matching lid. The underside is detailed "F & Sons Burslem" for the manufacturer and "Bute" for the design. All is complete and in good and working order.

11" x 7" x 4.5" tall.

 
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Price: 68.00


Flow Blue Tureen with Lid T7

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