LANGLEY WARE – Strawberry Flower Pot

LANGLEY WARE – Strawberry Flower Pot – stock #11118

A gorgeous original Langley Ware art pottery flower pot c1890 decorated using the sgrafitto technique with a pattern of pink strawberry flowers ? The design is incised through a terracotta coloured outer layer to reveal the buff stoneware. The flowers have been highlighted with pink coloured slip.

Impressed and incised marks on the underside.

Size
Marks
Condition
10.5cm high
13cm wide
On the underside.
Impressed “Langle Ware” & “D I o”
Incised “05.3.62”
No chips, cracks or restorations. One surface blemish from the making – SEE pictures.
Slightly dirty inside.
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Arts & Crafts Brass Tray c1900

Arts & Crafts Brass Tray c1900 – stock #7718

An impressive arts and crafts design brass tray with a pie crust scallop edge rim and decorated with a repousse pattern of flowers and leaves. Very finely executed by a skilled artisan. No makers marks found.

Research suggest that this tray was made in Ireland and executed by The Fivemiletown Class. This enterprise was established in 1892 by Mary Montgomery of Blessingbourne. The designers included; Mary’s husband Hugh de Fellenberg Montgomery and John Williams (Guild of Handicraft).

Size
Marks
Condition
51cm by 34cm Unmarked No repairs or restorations. Rim slightly out of line – SEE pictures.
Price GB Pounds
£100.00
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IONA Celtic Cross by Dawson Bowman

IONA Celtic Cross by Dawson Bowman – stock #9518

A fine looking silver plated Celtic design cross mounted a marble base – either as an ornament or paperweight. Known as Mackinnons cross, an 8th century cross in the Iona Abbey Museum. Marked on the side DB & Scotland.

Made by Hamish Dawson Bowman from the original moulds by Alexander Ritchie of Iona Celtic Art. After Ritchie’s death the moulds were passed to Hannah MacCormick and then used by Dawson Bowman. This is a silver plated version mounted on either Iona or Connemara.

Size
Marks
Condition
13cm high inc mount
5cm wide
marked DB and Scotland. Plating is excellent.
It leans slightly.
Slight wear to corner of the marble base.
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Connell of Cheapside – Vase

Connell of Cheapside – Silver Plated Vase – stock #4518

An early 20th century arts and crafts design silver plate on copper vase by Connell of Cheapside. It has a trumpet shape and decorated with a hammered finiish and a band of pierced decoration. The pattern has rose flowers with leaves either side of a garland.

Stamped marks on underside “Connell Cheapside 1716”

Size
Marks
Condition
13.5cm high
7.3cm wide
Stamped “Connell Cheapside 1716” NO repairs or indents. Wear to the plating.
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Sir Galahad – Osborne Ivorex Plaque

Sir Galahad – Osborne Ivorex Plaque – stock #88917

This is an early 20th century “Ivorex” plaque of Sir Galahad with his horse, one of King Arthur’s knight of the Round Table from Authrurian myth and legend. Displayed in it’s original velvet lined ebonised frame. A nice arts and crafts feel to the depiction and subject.

“Ivorex” or Faversham plaques were made c1899 until 1965 in the Kent town of Faversham.

Size
Marks
Condition
Plaque – 23.5cm by 13.5cm
Frame – 37cm by 27cm
Printed mark on the back – SEE picture. Good looking item Good colours. Minimal wear to the frame.
Price GB Pounds
£65.00
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Compton Art Pottery – Seated Child

Compton Art Pottery – Seated Child “Years Honour Riches” – stock #81317

A charming original Compton Art Pottery figure of a seated child writing in a book decorated with typcal painted colours with earthy tones. With the words “Years Honour Riches” embossed on the back of the chair. Most likely originally a bookend and one of a pair.

Designed by Mary Seton Watts (1849-1938) and reminds me of the little cherubs found in the graveyard that surrounds the Compton Mortuary chapel.

Impressed makers mark on the underside.

Size
Marks
Condition
15.5cm high
8cm wide
Impressed mark on the underside. Damaged – the top of the chair is missing – SEE pictures
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Duchess of Sutherland Cripples Guild Bowl

Duchess of Sutherland Cripples Guild – Stamped Mark DSCG – S/P Pedestal Bowl – stock #70117

A lovely example of an arts and crafts silver plated copper pedestal bowl hand hammered and decorated with a chased pattern of vines and grapes over a planished texture.

Stamped makers mark on the underside of DSCG below a coronet. These are the marks of the fabulously named Duchess of Sutherland Cripples’ Guild.

Size
Marks
Condition
cm high
cm diameter
Stamped marks on the underside. Copper showing on foot rim edge and a little close to the design. Wear to the interior.
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HUGH WALLIS – Copper & Pewter Tray c1920

HUGH WALLIS – Copper & Pewter Tray c1920 – EXTRA Large 57cm – stock #66817

An impressive extra large arts and crafts design copper tray decorated with a chased and tinned chequered border pattern. Not sure if this was made a decorative tray or possible a tray table top.

Stamped HW monogram for the artist metalworker; Hugh Wallis (1871-1943) who was based in Altrincham in Cheshire.

Size
Marks
Condition
57cm wide Stamped HW within a square. Left un-polished.
Little of the original patination reminds, only age related.
Wear to the pewtering tinning on the border.
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William BROWNFIELD Jug – Christopher Dresser

William BROWNFIELD China Milk Jug – Prob Christopher Dresser – stock #65017

A fine quality William Brownfield & Son china cream jug decorated with a blue transfer printed aesthetic movement pattern and with gilt highlights. The design features birds within stylised bullrushes above a japanesque border. This pattern is usually attributed to the Victorian designed Dr Christopher Dresser (1834-1904).

Size
Marks
Condition
7.5cm high
4.5cm wide
Unmarked Excellent. NO cracks or restorations.
Two under the glaze chips on the foot rim with one small raw chip next to it.
From the manufacture. SEE picture.
Some wear to gilding.
Price GB Pounds
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Arts & Crafts Fish Plaque

Arts & Crafts Brass Fish Plaque c1900 – stock #60217

A fine and original arts and crafts brass wall plate decorated with a freize of swimming fish. Most likely dating to c1900/1910.

I have not been able to find any signatures or monorams to identify the artisan who made it. The hopeful looking fish are a typical motif associated with the artist John Pearson and followers.

60217a

Size
Marks
Condition
25cm wide Unmarked No chips, cracks or restorations.
Price GB Pounds
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