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A Superb Samuel Alcock Vase
 c.1845.

A very attractive and exquisitely decorated flower encrusted vase made in the 1840's by the Staffordshire factory of Samuel Alcock. Stands 23cm. (9 inches) high. It is marked with a design registration mark and a factory pattern number.
Condition

Very good. The enamels and gilding are in good condition just a few small chips and losses to the applied flowers.
Item E0001        Sold

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A Rare First Period Worcester 'Strawberry dish'. c.1765-70

A Worcester soft paste ( Steatite ) porcelain pierced dessert dish with applied twig and floral handles.  It's original purpose is uncertain, but it is thought these dishes may have been made to hold Strawberries.  Moulded in the Rococo style of the period and carefully pieced while the porcelain was still soft.  After the initial firing, the dish was skilfully painted in polychrome enamels with typical Worcester factory flowers. After probably several firings to harden the different enamel colours,  the rich Worcester gilding was added and the dish fired yet again.  It measures 27.8cm. long including handles,  22cm. across and  6.5cm. high. It has no factory mark.
Condition

Good, but inevitably some damage
. The one handle appears to have been restored, there are loses to the petals of the applied flowers and there are a couple of short cracks from the rim, quite likely from the several firings during manufacture.  The decoration is in very good condition with minimal loses. There is also some fairly typical speckling to the glaze.
Item E0002       Sold

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A Worcester Coffee Cup
c.1758-60.

A very attractive first period Worcester coffee cup. Decorated with one of the Worcester factories first underglaze blue transfer prints, the 'Man in the Pavillion'. Stands 5.7cm. (2.25 inches) high. Marked with underglaze blue printed crescent mark.

Condition
A small chip the rim, no cracks.

Item E0003        60.00

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A Coalport ? Pot & Cover.
c.1820.

An interesting an unusual English bone china porringer and cover dating from around 1820. It has unusual handles in the form of lizards or crocodiles and a dolphin finial to its cover. The floral decoration is well executed in colourfull enamels in a style associated  with Welsh porcelain. Some of the decorators from Nantgarw are thought to have moved to Coalport when the Welsh factory closed.  Measures 11cm. (4.3 inches) across the handles and cm. (4.1 inches) high. It has no marks
Condition

Good,  The tip of the dolphin finial has been restored. No other damage or repairs.

Item E0004

     75.00

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