Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

British Porcelain Masons Ironstone Mandalay Candlestick

British Porcelain Masons Ironstone Mandalay Candlestick. Pretty Early 20th Century Candlestick…..British porcelain…..Masons Ironstone…..Mandalay Pattern…..fully marked. Hand-painted with Floral design with cobalt blue, deep oranges, green, yellow and magenta with gilded edgings. Slight repair to top……………priced accordingly. Circa 1920. Mason’s Ironstone was made by the English pottery of Charles J. Mason after 1813. Mason, of Lane…

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British Porcelain Masons Ironstone Mandalay Creamer

British Porcelain Masons Ironstone Mandalay Creamer. Pretty Early 20th Century Jug…..British porcelain…..Masons Ironstone…..Mandalay Pattern…..fully marked. Hand-painted with Floral design with cobalt blue, deep oranges, green, yellow and magentas with gilt edgings. Circa 1920. Mason’s Ironstone was made by the English pottery of Charles J. Mason after 1813. Mason, of Lane Delph, was given a patent…

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Pair of Anglo Indian Brass and Enameled Rose Vases

Pair of Anglo Indian Brass and Enameled Rose Vases. Pretty Pair of Anglo Indian Brass and Enameled Rose Vases. Hand-enameled in India circa 1900……….chased brass with red and green engraved and enameled floral design. Ribbed Vase rims……extending to a long neck ……………. bulbous mid-section…………tapering down to circular base. BRITISH RAJ: The British Raj (/rɑːdʒ/; from…

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19C Anglo Indian Campaign Stationery Writing Box – Part of Set

19C Anglo Indian Campaign Stationery Writing Box. Gorgeous and rare 19C Anglo-Indian campaign stationery writing Box. GORGEOUS bone inlay in floral motif’s on rosewood. This Box, in of itself, is not extremely rare, but it is of the HIGHEST QUALITY for a box of its type. But, put this box with the Campaign Table…..then that is EXTREMELY…

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19C Anglo Indian Campaign Table – Part of Set

19C Anglo Indian Campaign Table. Gorgeous and rare 19C Anglo Indian campaign table. The Table top comes off and base folds/collapses for easy transport by mule/horse during military campaign. Circa 1880……made in Hoshiarpur, India for British Army Officer. GORGEOUS bone inlay in floral motif’s on rosewood. This Desk, in of itself, is extremely rare, and it is…

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19C Sterling Silver Snuffbox Birmingham 1848 by Rolason Bros

19C Sterling Silver Snuffbox Birmingham 1848 by Rolason Bros. Lovely little sterling silver snuffbox………fully hallmarked……..gold plated interior. Lovely chasing on lid and sides…..the central cartouche is blank….a bonus if you want to personalize it !! Both the base and lid have matching marks. Makers mark is “R.B”……probably Rolason Brothers…….Birmingham Anchor mark……Lion Passant…..1848 (‘Z”) HISTORY OF…

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20C Sterling Silver and Crystal Perfume Bottle Birmingham 1907 by H. Woodward & Co

20C Sterling Silver and Crystal Perfume Bottle Birmingham 1907. Pretty English sterling silver perfume bottle. Stopper and base are fully Hallmarked…….H.W. & Co. Ltd, Birmingham Anchor, Lion passant, and letter “h”. The stopper screws off and still retains its original cork. Beautiful repousse work throughout. Hobnail Cut lead crystal base. Horace Woodward & Co. Ltd…….Birmingham….1907.…

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Early 20C Handpainted Persian Plaque in Khatam Mosaic Frame

Early 20C Handpainted Persian Plaque in Khatam Mosaic Frame. Lovely little hand-painted bone plaque in Persian Khatam mosaic frame……Polo scene……circa 1920. There are a number of reproductions of this type of plaque on the market……. but if one looks closely at the hand-painting on this, you can see the obvious difference in quality in painting…

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18C Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Pottery Vases

18C Pair of Chinese Qing Dynasty Pottery Vases. Very unusual pair of Chinese Blue & White 18th Century – Qing Dynasty – pottery vases…….real talking or conversation pieces ! Unusually shaped Chinese figures in garden scenes. Most likely, shipwreck salvage pieces……most likely from the Qing Dynasty……early 18th Century. Many ships sailing from China to Europe,…

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19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Exotic Birds

19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Exotic Birds. Lovely rare collage of Four Chinese hand-painted silk panels of exotic birds and birds of paradise …….. from circa 1850. 19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Exotic Birds. Newly framed. Each panel is matted in a gold matte panel. Some slight foxing on the silks………….. consistent…

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