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Blue Willow

The popularity of tea sets imported from China spurred British potters to copy their style of decoration. The first willow design may be attributed to Thomas Turner of Caughley Porcelain in 1780. William Spode and Thomas Minton both copied his…
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Evesham

Evesham Gold is a classic pattern that beautifully depicts autumnal fruits from the Vale of Evesham. Introduced in 1961, the Evesham range was designed and made by Royal Worcester. Ramekins from the Evesham range, decorated with olives and blackberries with…
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Orchid China

Blue & White Antique China Cup & Saucer, backstamped Orchid 752. Date: c.1840-c.1900 Plum blossom, orchid, bamboo, and chrysanthemum were adored by the ancient Chinese literati and artisans, and referred to as the “Four Noblemen.” This was because they were…
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Langenthal

The fascinating history of the only 20th century Swiss porcelain factory began in 1906 in the Bernese town of Langenthal. The porcelain manufactory Langenthal SA became noted for its cutting-edge technology, the diversity of its products as well as the…
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Paktong

Huguenot Candlesticks A rare set of four 18th century paktong candlesticks, the design of Huguenot influence, English circa 1720-1730. The octagonally facetted stem of two parts, seamed and fixed to the base by a course thread. Paktong, a rare Chinese…
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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 Some of its appeal comes from its classic blue & white colouration, its Scandinavian inspired design never looks outdated.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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