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

All things Collectible from Britain and Ireland

19C British Tunbridgeware Lap Desk

PRESENTING an ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS and EXTREMELY UNIQUE and RARE 19C British Tunbridgeware Lap Desk. This lap desk is unlike any of it’s kind we have seen before. From circa 1840 – 60. Made of ebony with gorgeous marquetry inlay on all sides and classic Tunbridgeware micro-mosaic all around the border. The marquetry inlay appears to…

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Early 19C T. Dodd & Sons London Harp

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS early 19th Century Harp by Thomas Dodd & Sons of 3 Berners Street, London from circa 1820-30. STUNNING Neo-classical gilt mounts and inlay to head and base. Made of satinwood with gilt stringing. Solid brass to the stringing plate. Fully marked an engraved for the maker on the brass plate : “T.…

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Pair of 19C Thomas Gooch Horse Aquatints

Pair of 19C Thomas Gooch Horse Aquatints. PRESENTING a GORGEOUS little Pair of late 19th Century aquatint engravings by Thomas Gooch of horse scenes. From circa 1860-80. Both are signed “T.Gooch Inv & Fecit”. One is labeled: “As a Hunter Going Out” and the other: ” The Race Horse After Running“. Made in England.. Thomas…

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19C British Plated Silver & Glass Bon Bon Dish

19C British Plated Silver & Glass Bon Bon Dish. PRESENTING a lovely 19th Century piece of British Plated Silver Handled Bon Bon Dish complete with original glass inserts. From circa 1890. Beautifully pieced gallery. Most likely made in Sheffield, England, maker unknown. In EXCELLENT ORIGINAL CONDITION !! Really pretty piece for any fine home !!!…

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Irish Dublin Crystal 6 inch Bowl

Irish Dublin Crystal 6 inch Bowl. PRESENTING a Lovely little small Irish ‘Dublin’ Crystal 6″  Bowl. Marked…’Dublin 1986′.. Heavy and thick cut.   IRISH CRYSTAL: Irish Crystal is WORLD RENOWNED as some of the finest and most collectible crystal on the Planet ! Many famous makers of Irish Crystal have existed over the years: Waterford,…

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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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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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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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