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

All things Collectible from Britain and Ireland

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell and Bone Ring Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell and Bone Ring Box. STUNNING early 19th Century example of an Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell & Bone Ring Box of exceptional quality. From circa 1820. Made in Vizagapatam, India……the box is made of sandalwood but completely covered in t/shell and faux ivory fretwork or frieze work. It sits on…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell and Faux Ivory Ring Box – QUALITY

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell and Faux Ivory Ring Box. STUNNING early 19th Century example of a Vizagapatam box. 19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell and Faux Ivory Ring Box. From circa 1820. Made in Vizagapatam, India……the box is made of sandalwood but completely covered in t/shell and faux ivory fretwork or frieze work.…

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18C Indo Persian Mosaic Pen Box

18C Indo Persian Mosaic Pen Box. GORGEOUS late 18th Century Indo-Persian geometric mosaic pen holder box. From circa 1780. The mosaic is similar to the more Indian Sadeli Mosaic but has a much more Persian influence. Geometric patterns made of a combination of gold, faux ivory, stained wood and stained faux ivory……….the result is simply…

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18C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Faux Ivory and Sandalwood Box -MUSEUM QUALITY

18C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Faux Ivory and Sandalwood Box. PRESENTING an EXCEPTIONAL, RARE and MUSEUM QUALITY piece consisting of an 18C Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Faux Ivory & Sandalwood Box. This one is truly one of the BEST we have ever seen !!! From the late 18th Century…..circa 1795…..made in Colonial India….Town of Vizagapatam. Made of sandalwood …..the…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell and Bone Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell and Bone Box. STUNNING little 19th Century Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell & Bone Box.   Made in Vizagapatam, India circa 1870. The central motif or hand-painted cartouche on the fretwork lid is of a sacred elephant. Edged and banded in bone. Sits on four hand carved lions paw feet.…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sandalwood and Bone Casket Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sandalwood and Bone Casket Box. GORGEOUS 19th Century Anglo-Indian sandalwood and bone/faux ivory box from circa 1880. Made in Vizagapatam, India. Nice small and neat proportions. Beautiful fret work on lid. Hand-painted using ‘lac’ ink. Still retains its original purple velvet lining. Sits on 4 carved lions paw feet. SUPERB CONDITION…

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Irish Folk Art Bog Ash Wall Clock Over 3000 years old

Irish Folk Art Bog Ash Wall Clock. LOVELY 20th Century piece of Irish Folk Art Bog Ash Wall Clock Over 3000 years old. CHECK OUT OUR BRIEF COMMENTARY: This is a piece of bog ash……..petrified ash wood preserved by being submerged in an Irish bog……it is circa 3000 years old (the wood that is) !!!…

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19C British Old Sheffield Plated Silver Mini Tea Set

19C British Old Sheffield Plated Silver Mini Tea Set………………………Nice little miniature late 19th Century British Old Sheffield Plated Silver Mini Tea Set. From circa 1895. Teapot, Lidded Sugar pot, creamer and sugar tongs. The Teapot, creamer and sugar bowl are unmarked. The tongs are not part of the original set and are marked. Cute little set…

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Irish Crystal Quartz Mantel Clock with Pendulum

Irish Crystal Quartz Mantel Clock with Pendulum. Lovely 20th Century Irish Crystal Quartz Mantel Clock with Pendulum. Quartz movement that swings the pendulum………..in perfect working order. Very decorative !! HISTORY OF IRISH CRYSTAL: Glass first came to Ireland with the Celts who used it in beads and jewellery. It wasn’t until the 17th century that…

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20C British Cut Crystal Claret Decanter

20C British Cut Crystal Claret Decanter. Early 20C Edwardian British Cut Crystal Claret Decanter………………………..LOVELY Early 20C Edwardian British Cut Crystal Claret Decanter with Silver Plated Mounts from circa 1900. The Decanter is made of cut crystal……beautifully cut……the handle and mounts are Sheffield plated silver. Marked “Plated silver…Made in England’. The lid is topped with a…

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