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

All things Collectible from Britain and Ireland

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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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. PRESENTING a 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…

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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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