This is a Worcester soft paste porcelain tea bowl and saucer, in the the well known Worcester pattern "sworl" or "Queen Charlotte", named for Queen Charlotte, wife of George 111 who bought a service for royal use. Ours is marked with the "scratch B" mark of the Flight and Barr period, c 1795. Priced at $ 1200.
Striking Victorian bracelet of gutta percha and French jet. These two substances were used often in the late 1800's when dark jewelry became popular. French jet is black glass that is easily molded into beads and other shapes. Gutta percha is a latex substance from Malaysian trees used to make jewelry. The combination of the two adds shiny and matt finishes in addition to the geometric designs carved on the gutta percha pieces to make a stunning bracelet...
c. 1790, 9" diameter. This piece has an incredible mock Chinese mark. Condition: excellent
This sterling pin cushion in the form of a swan, is hallmarked Chester, 1911.
Condition: excellent Height: 1.5 inches Width: 2 inches
Victorian buckle bracelet beautifully engraved with clover leaves and a geometric design. The bracelet is stamped "Sterling". Buckle bracelets became very popular when Queen Victoria wore the Order of the Garter on her arm. The bracelet measures 1 3/16" wide. The interior dimensions are 1 7/8" wide by 2 1/8" long.
Brilliant early Victorian deep cobalt blue Vauxhall glass oval earrings. Vauxhall glass jewelry was made from mirrored glass at the Vauxhall Glassworks in London from the 1700's through the mid 1800's and sold at the nearby Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. They were known for their intense colors and reflective mirror-like glass. These earrings measure 1" long by 1/2" at their widest.
Rare Chamberlain Worcester Bengal Tiger Cup & Saucer, c1800,
of life, emblazoned with golden leaves, rises from the green earth, against the bluest sky. A gilded fence protects it from a field of wheat and a halo of orange flowers crowns its glory. One of the most beautiful of Coalport's Imari influenced designs it is rarely seen. It would enhance any collection of porcelain if not becoming the star attraction.
A rare example of a fully hand decorated early sauceboat , 4"W x 8"L x 2 1/4"H Condition: excellent Height: 2.25 inches Width: 4 inches
c. 1810, 7 1/4" x 10". Condition: excellent
Stunning late Victorian style cuff bracelet with an overall hand engraved ivy motif. Wonderful to wear alone or with other bracelets. The bracelet is hallmarked inside Birmingham 1913 and measures 1 1/2" wide.
It's an adorable miniature inkstand in pewter. Wonderful for a dollhouse. circa 1900.
Condition: excellent Height: 1.75 inches Width: 1 inch
c. 1820, 9 1/2" diameter, with slight repainting. Condition: excellent
Worcester, Dr. Wall period, polychrome floral soft paste porcelain hand painted shell shaped dish, c. 1765. This item has had some invisible restoration.
Condition: good Height: 7.75 inches Width: 8 inches
Georgian pinchbeck quizzing glass chased with roses,shamrocks and thistles, the symbols for Great Britain. Also called quizzers, these decorative magnifiers were worn on long chains by both men and women. It is crafted of pinchbeck, an alloy named for Christopher Pinchbeck who formulated it in the early 18th century. Made of copper and zinc it looks like gold and does not tarnish. It measures 2 1/8" long and is 1 5/8" at its widest.
Charming Victorian silver and two-color gold cuff bracelet decorated with rose gold flowers and yellow gold leaves and marked "Sterling Silver" on the clasp. Wonderful to wear alone or combine with other bangles. The bracelet measures 1" wide and its interior measurements are 2" by 2 1/4".
c.1810, 11" x 7 1/2". Condition: excellent
c. 1790, 8"H. Condition: excellent