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

All things Collectible from Britain and Ireland

20C British Brass Desk Candlesticks with Snuffers

20C British Brass Desk Candlesticks with Snuffers. LOVELY Pair of early 20th Century British brass desktop candlesticks with push-up levers and attached snuffers. Circa 1910…..in the style of a much earlier type of desk candlestick from the 18th Century. These candle holders were designed for use on a Secretaire Desk or Bureau…..before electricity…….for reading. They…

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20C British Vintage Pair of Silver Plated Candlesticks

20C British Vintage Pair of Silver Plated Candlesticks. NICE Pair of mid-20th Century British silver plated candlesticks. Probably made in Sheffield…unmarked but have serial numbers. Nice repoussee work. Great Condition ….. elegant and highly decorative !!! HISTORY OF CANDLESTICKS: The name “candlestick” derives from the purpose of the device as a place to secure or…

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19C British Old Sheffield Plate Bon Bon Dish with Crystal Bowl

Lovely 19C British Old Sheffield Plate Bon Bon Dish with Crystal Bowl. 19th Century piece of Old Sheffield Plated Silver (EPNS) Handled Bon Bon Dish complete with cut Crystal Bowl and lid. From circa 1890. Beautifully engraved. Made in Sheffield, England…..marked……EPNS with markers mark of an astericks……unknown. In SUPERB CONDITION !! Really pretty piece for…

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18C Scottish Horn and Polished Stone Tea Caddy – RARE & IMPORTANT

18C Scottish Horn and Polished Stone Tea Caddy. PRESENTING A BEAUTIFUL AND EXTREMELY RARE 18th Century Scottish Horn and Polished Stone Tea Caddy. This is a piece of Scottish history !! Made circa 1780. The caddy is constructed of polished cow horn…….from a Highland Cow Horn…..it is riveted together with pieces of bone. In my opinion, this…

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19C Anglo Indian Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box

19C Anglo Indian Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box. LOVELY 19th Century Anglo-Indian Carved sandalwood wood and Sadeli Mosaic Box of Hunt Scene box. Made circa 1870 in Bombay, India during the Rule of the British Empire. This box is made of sandalwood but has heavily carved sandalwood raised panels or reliefs on all sides and…

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19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Shell and Faux Ivory Work Box – EXCEPTIONAL

19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Shell and Faux Ivory Work Box. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING 19th Century Anglo-Ceylonese ………………. Coromandel, Shell & Faux Ivory Work Box from Colonial Ceylon. This box was made circa 1870 in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) when it was part of the British Empire….these pieces are often referred to as Anglo-Indian because there was…

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Art Deco British Pewter Tea Caddy or Cookie Jar

LOVELY AND RARE Art Deco British Pewter Tea Caddy or Cookie Jar. Early 20th Century British Pewter Tea Caddy or Cookie (Biscuit) Barrel or Jar. From circa 1920………….Art Deco period. Hand beaten pewter. The lid fits snugly and seals the barrel. Either used for storing tea or cookies. Fully marked……………N.C.J. – Stratford-upon-Avon………………………..the Home of Shakespeare…

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20c British Pewter Half Pint Tankard by James Dixon & Sons, Cornish Pewter

LOVELY Early 20C British Pewter Half Pint Tankard by James Dixon & Sons, Cornish Pewter. Early 20th Century British Pewter Half-Pint Tankard – made by James Dixon & Sons – Sheffield……circa 1930. Fully marked. This is a nice hand beaten pewter tankard…..very minor ‘dinges’…..which is not unusual as pewter is so soft !! The little ‘dinges’ only add…

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20C British Pewter Half Pint Tankard by WJ Myatt and Co of Birmingham

Early 20C British Pewter Half Pint Tankard by WJ Myatt and Co……………………………….LOVELY Early 20C British Pewter Half Pint Tankard by William James Myatt & Co of Birmingham. Early 20th Century British Pewter Half-Pint Tankard – made by William  James Myatt & Co  – Birmingham……circa 1910. Fully marked for……………….William James Myatt & Co Ltd of Birmingham,…

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20C British Sheffield Silver Plated Circular Adams Style Galleried Tray

BEAUTIFUL Early 20C British Sheffield Silver Plated Circular Adams Style Galleried Tray. Nice piece of early 20th Century Sheffield plated silver. The tray has a really good weight to it and is beautifully engraved and chased. It has a frieze gallery with swags in the classic Adam’s Style. The central cartouche is blank for personalization.…

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