Category Archives: B & I Collectibles, Pottery, Porcelain, Silver etc

All things Collectible from Britain and Ireland

19C Elkington & Co Silver Samovar

19C Elkington & Co Silver Samovar. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS Mid-19th Century ‘Old Sheffield Plated Silver’ Samovar with mother of pearl handle by the VERY HIGHLY REGARDED Elkington & Co, and dating from 1852. It is fully marked on the base….The first mark signifies ‘electro plate’….the second mark is “E. and Co under a Crown inside…

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Large Early 19C Davenport Longport Imari China Dinner Service

Large Early 19C Davenport Longport Imari China Dinner Service   PRESENTING an EXTREMELY LARGE Early 19C Davenport Longport Imari China Dinner Service from circa 1810 – 1820. HIGH REGENCY PERIOD. This is WITHOUT A DOUBT the finest Dinner Service we have EVER seen!! It numbers 175 pieces in total……it was MOST DEFINITELY made for one…

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19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug

19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug. Presenting an EXTREMELY RARE 19C Copper Rum Cup or Mug or measuring mug. Large mug….It holds 96 Fl Ounces or 3 Quarts.. From circa 1880 and made of solid copper, with large copper handles attached by way of rivets. Larger than most rum cups or mugs…..but most definitely in the same…

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Vintage English Patrick Henry Pewter Mint Julip Cup

Vintage English Patrick Henry Pewter Mint Julip Cup. PRESENTING a Vintage English Patrick Henry Pewter Mint Julip Cup Early 20th Century. From circa 1920………….Empire Pewter Mint Julip Cup.. Fully marked……………Patrick Henry Made in England. PEWTER : While the term pewter covers a range of tin-based alloys, the term English pewter has come to represent a…

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Arts and Crafts Set of 4 English Hand beaten Pewter Shakers

Arts and Crafts Set of 4 English Hand beaten Pewter Shakers. PRESENTING a lovely Arts and Crafts Set of 4 English Hand beaten Pewter Shakers. Circa 1910. Probably English. Arts and Crafts Set of 4 English Hand beaten Pewter Shakers ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT: The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative…

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Vintage George Jones Style Majolica Floral Beehive Cheese Dish

Vintage George Jones Style Majolica Floral Beehive Cheese Dish. PRESENTING a Lovely Vintage George Jones Style Majolica Floral Beehive Cheese Dish……..probably British. Unmarked. Floral and wicker cover with large handle, on a green floral majolica plate. Beautiful blue, mustard and green tones on this lead glazed earthenware piece. Circa 1900. The plate is not original to…

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Antique Scottish Highland Cow Horn Beaker

Antique Scottish Highland Cow Horn Beaker. PRESENTING a Lovely Antique Scottish Highland Cow Horn Beaker.. This is a Highland Cow’s Horn…..hollowed out to create a beaker or drinking vessel. These were commonly used in the Scottish Highlands in place of ceramic or earthenware drinking vessels……especially at feasts, and would be normally used for drinking honey…

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Antique Majolica Lizard Vase

Antique Majolica Lizard Vase. PRESENTING a Lovely Antique Majolica Lizard Vase………probably British. Unmarked. Lizard sitting on a fish with its mouth open in the CLASSIC majolica/palissy ware style. Beautiful blue, mustard and green tones on this lead glazed earthenware piece. Circa 1900.   Majolica is a word for painted pottery, whose use is not always precise,…

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Antique Majolica Lizard Jug

Antique Majolica Lizard Jug. PRESENTING a Lovely Antique Majolica Lizard Jug………probably British. Unmarked. Lizard sitting on a pumpkin jug with handle in the CLASSIC majolica/palissy ware style. Beautiful brown, mustard and green tones on this lead glazed earthenware piece. Circa 1900.   Majolica is a word for painted pottery, whose use is not always precise, and…

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Early 20C Chinese Hunt Scene Floor Vase and Lidded Urns – VERY RARE & UNUSUAL

Early 20C Chinese Hunt Scene Floor Vase and Lidded Urns. PRESENTING a VERY UNUSUAL and RARE Chinese Pottery Set. Early 20th Century….circa 1920. These pieces are in the style of ‘Famile Rose’ from Canton, with gilded foo dogs and raised and painted enameling…..BUT…..they are unlike ANYTHING I have ever seen from China. The Floor Vase…

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