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For Sale

A large collection of predominantly red and white Transferware - more than 100 pieces in all — mostly plates but also bowls, tureens, platters, tea pots, saucers and demitasse sets. Would prefer to sell or have auctioned the entire set. Collectors, Dealers and Auctioneers please contact: abrawilkin@gmail.com

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Pook & Pook, Inc.
January 17th & 18th

Over 100 pieces from one collection selling on January 17th..
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In search of "Sydenham" pattern by Joseph Clementson, preferably in blue but other colors considered.  The pattern dates to circa 1852 to 1864 and may have also been manufactured by his successor, Clementson Brothers.  "Sydenham" is commonly also is marked "Davenport Bros" (two different styles), an importer in New York.  Many of the various pieces exhibit different central designs resembling Greek/Roman statues.  Smaller, unmarked pieces can be identified by the rim pattern, particularly the marley design of a repeating diamond with downward extending line.  Please contact Tim at tk_bennett@yahoo.com


For Sale

An antique Spode pearlware meat strainer 'The Castle Pattern’ circa 1810-1815. The strainer shows a blue and white transferware view of the "The Gate of Sebastian" from Merigots 'Views of Rome and its Vicinity' published in 1797-1798 (aquatint).

The measurements are 15.3/4”inches long x 11”inches wide

The strainer is in good condition with no chips or cracks.There is some light crazing as to be expected with the age of the piece.

There are traces of what may be a blue makers mark at the centre hole but nothing to identify it clearly as can be seen in the photograph.

Please contact me at alan.stfarm@talktalk.net for price and shipping quote.

Rathbone – China and Earthenware Manufactures, Tunstall, Staffordshire 1808 to 1843, Ian Harvey (second edition).

A4, hard back, dust jacket, 237 pages and 900 high quality images. Images include 14 Rathbone marks, 200 shapes of tea ware, mugs and jugs, over 330 patterns on tea ware, mugs, jugs, dessert ware and vases including Broseley and many other prints and sprigs - pattern number ranges to help identification. Many examples seen in US collections and publications.

Rathbone potteries history and images comparing Rathbone with other Regency potters with identical or similar moulds and patterns. Helpful references to the Berthoud book images for teapots, creamers and cups to agree or correct attributions.

Collector price £50 Airmail postage only £10 Credit card or Paypal Contact Ian Harvey, 27 Landford Road, Putney, London SW15 1AQ Email iph@harvey27.demon.co.uk Phone 0044 20 8789 7358 bwil@suddenlink.net

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Merlin Antiques

David Hoexter and Judie Siddall established Merlin Antiques in 1990 because of their great love of 19th century British transfer printed ceramics (transferware).  Although their specialty is transferware, they also sell Gaudy Welsh, lusterware, pot lids and other miscellaneous British ceramics.  Judie and David live in Palo Alto, CA., where you can see ceramics by appointment, or you can look anytime online at www.merlinantiques.com

Contact us by email or phone (650-494-7920), or visit our website. If you don’t see what you want, ask us what else we have in stock (much more than currently shown online).

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Wanted to Purchase

Wanted to purchase:  Black and white transferware egg or egg tray;  Also, any J.W. Harrison (of Liverpool)  advertising transferware such as a calendar plate. Contact Barbara at bwil@suddenlink.net

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Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.
October 13, 2018

Auction will feature an Ohio private collection of more than 600 pieces of Staffordshire transferware including many large serving pieces in patterns such as Fairy Villas (185 pieces), Nonpareil, Scinde, Ferrara, Wattau, etc.

 Link to auction highlights and additional information.

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BBR Auction Includes Numerous Advertising Transferware Items.  
Timed absentee auction ends June 3, 2018.

 Link to auction highlights and additional information.

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Jeffrey S. Evans June 23, 2018 Americana Auction.

Several collections of American view and American Historical blue (and other color) transfer-printed pottery to be included in upcoming June 23, 2018 auction. Link to auction highlights and additional information.

Click on image to see larger version. 5/19/2018


Important Transferware Collection Offered by Pook & Pook
April 28, 2018

Susan Ventresca has loved antique British transferware for as long as she can remember, starting her collection when she was just a child, following a tradition established by her grandfather and parents. Growing up, it was exciting to visit the places depicted in her family’s collection. For Ms. Ventresca, one such memory that stands out is a trip to Pittsfield, Massachusetts to see the iconic elm tree (sadly no longer standing) that she had seen represented in crisp blue transfer inside her family’s china cabinet. As an adult it has become a thrilling, full-circle experience to acquire the same pieces for her own collection alongside her husband Ben. Her personal “white whale” was the Arms of Pennsylvania platter, a most desirable piece that she acquired from Pook & Pook in 2010 for a record-breaking price. Ms. Ventresca is ready to share the joy of collecting antique transferware with others as over seventy pieces of her distinguished collection are set to cross the auction block at Pook & Pook’s Americana & International sale on April 28th, 2018.

Contact information:  Deirdre Pook Margarelli, WEBSITEwww.pookandpook.comEMAILdeirdre@pookandpook.com

498.31 - Historical blue Staffordshire Esplanade and Castle Garden, New York fruit bowl. Estimate: $1000-1500.

498.4 – Historical blue Staffordshire platter, depicting Winter View of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 19th c., marked Clews. Estimate: $4000-7000 498.65 – Important Historical blue Staffordshire Arms of Pennsylvania platter, 19th c., impressed T Mayer. Estimate: $15000-25000.
498.32 - Blue Staffordshire Quadrupeds platter, with rhinoceros, 19th c., inscribed J Hall. Estimate: $400-700. 498.10 - Rare Historical blue Staffordshire Louisville, Kentucky soup tureen and cover, 19th c. Estimate: $3000-5000.

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For Sale: Sporting Scenes Transferware Plate
This octagonal, 9.5-inch plate, is printed in blue with a simple border of triangles and diamonds. The scene is of two dogs and a man looking through a spyglass. The pattern name is “Sporting Scenes”. The plate was made by J.F. Wileman in Staffordshire between 1870-1892.
Contact: John Bland at jcb29jcb29@gmail.com
Download for more info and photos. Click on image to see larger version. 2/9/2018


Looking to purchase for my collection: transferware made for export to Asia and the Islamic world, e.g. with writing in Arabic script. Please contact Jaap Otte at jaapotte@yahoo.de.  1.240.472.1625. Click on image to see larger version. 1/9/2018


For saleSold, Masons Ironstone meat platter (marked “England”) in puce, “American Marine” pattern.  Impressed marks “H-m, 16, 08.  Measures 14 x 17.25 inch.  Very good condition, no chips or cracks.  $325.00 plus shipping from UK.
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