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Finlandia

One of the world’s most enduring china patterns, Finlandia remained in production for over 100 years. Some of its appeal comes from its classic blue & white colouration, its Scandinavian inspired design never looks outdated. The swirling contours of the…
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Pewter

Used for the production of household and other items in Britain since Roman times, pewter is an alloy consisting mostly of tin which has been mixed with small amounts of other metals such as copper, lead or antimony to harden…
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Barker Ellis

Wine Bottle Holder/Pourer. EPNS, engraved heraldic device to sides, cane bound handle. The heraldic device is three Lozenges on a diagonal strip called a Bend between two sheaths of wheat. Lozenges symbolize honesty, constancy, and noble birth. Wheat Garb or…
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Richard Ginori

Founded in 1735 by the Florentine Marquis Carlo Ginori, the early pieces he made were primarily destined for the court of the Medici family. Richard Ginori was established in 1896, when the company merged with Milanese ceramics manufacturer Augusto Richard….
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Viennese Rose

Founded in 1718, the Augarten Vienna Porcelain Manufactory is the second-oldest in Europe. Now as then, porcelain is made and painted by hand. This makes each piece unique. The designs of Augarten porcelain have been created in cooperation with notable…
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Sylha

A retro addition to any entertainer’s home. These dishes were known as Hors d’Oeuvres dishes. Expensive for their time, they are relatively uncommon. The Sylha Ceramics Studio was run by Artur and Sylvia and was originally located in the backyard…
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Brass candlesticks

An exceptional pair of very early Brass Candlesticks. This pair of Antique 10″ tall candlesticks have their steel push-rods still intact and working. The push-rods are designed into these candlesticks so that any wax left in the sconce after burning…
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