Category Archives: British & Irish

Furniture, Art and Collectibles from Great Britain and Ireland

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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1781 State Trials for High Treason

1781 State Trials for High Treason signed by John Howes Grays Inns 1784. PRESENTING an EXTREMELY RARE, TRULY HISTORIC and HIGHLY DESIRABLE set of 5 leather bound Volumes of the Fourth Edition 1781 State Trials for High Treason, and other Crimes and Misdemeanours,  editorialized by Francis Hargrave Esq. and 2 of which are signed by their…

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Set of 9 John Bull Annuals from 1820 to 1829

Set of 9 John Bull Annuals from 1820 to 1829. PRESENTING a Set of 9 leather bound John Bull yearly annuals. All the weekly newspaper publications of John Bull for the years 1820 to 1829 (Inclusive)……….bound together and sold as ‘Annuals’.   THIS IS SUCH A RARE FIND ….. YOU WILL NOT FIND THESE ANYWHERE…

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JF Herring Grey Momus

JF Herring Grey Momus. Presenting a FABULOUS and VERY RARE, Mid-19th Century Chromolithograph Engraving after a painting by John Frederick Herring Snr…………….engraved by Charles Hunt. We are of the opinion that this print was made circa 1860. This engraving is of “Grey Momus” …. shown with his rider/jockey…John Barham Day (who was also his trainer) Grey…

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JF Herring Snr Phosphorus

JF Herring Snr Phosphorus JF Herring Snr Phosphorus Presenting a FABULOUS and VERY RARE, ORIGINAL Mid-19th Century Chromolithograph Engraving after a painting by John Frederick Herring Snr…………….engraved by Charles Hunt….circa 1860. This original engraving is of “Phosphorus” ….”The Winner of the Derby Stakes at Epsom, 1837” shown with his victorious rider/jockey…George Edwards. The engraving reports…

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Scenes from Galway of Irish Folk Single Panel

Scenes from Galway of Irish Folk Single Panel Presenting a part of the Murphy-Proud Collection of RARE 19th Century Illustrations from the original newspapers of the Illustrated London News (ILN). This LARGE framed and matted original print depicts famous scenes from Galway……… including the world famous Claddagh. It consists of 2 panels depicting various scenes from…

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Sketches in the Disturbed Country of Ireland

Sketches in the Disturbed Country of Ireland – Illustrated London News Presenting a part of the Murphy-Proud Collection of RARE 19th Century Illustrations from the original newspapers of the Illustrated London News (ILN). This LARGE framed and matted original print depicts famous scenes from Sketches in the Disturbed Country of Ireland. It consists of 6 sketches depicting…

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Scenes from Galway of Irish Folk

Scenes from Galway of Irish Folk Presenting a part of the Murphy-Proud Collection of RARE 19th Century Illustrations from the original newspapers of the Illustrated London News (ILN). This LARGE framed and matted original print depicts famous scenes from Galway……… including the world famous Claddagh. It consists of 2 panels depicting various scenes from Galway and…

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