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SILVERDALE SALEROOM - April 2021 Two Day Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture.: Lot 383

Auction: SILVERDALE SALEROOM - April 2021 Two Day Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture.

Auction Date: 09th April 2021 at 10.00 AM

Pair early 20th century brass nautical lanterns with swing handles: ceramic burner stamped 'Barton's Trademark', together with 2 brass spring push up candle brass portable candlesticks

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SILVERDALE SALEROOM - September 2019 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, & furniture: Lot 344

Auction: SILVERDALE SALEROOM - September 2019 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, & furniture

Auction Date: 14th September 2019 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection of ceramic items to include: large blue & white decorative bowl, rose festwon patterned early 20th century dinner ware, crown Devon biscuit barrel ( 2 trays)

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COBRIDGE SALEROOM - January 2019 Auction of mainly Unreserved Items, Catalogue Returns, British Pottery, & Household Items: Lot 84

Auction: COBRIDGE SALEROOM - January 2019 Auction of mainly Unreserved Items, Catalogue Returns, British Pottery, & Household Items

Auction Date: 27th January 2019 at 11.00 AM

A mixed collection of ceramic items to include - early 20th Century Oriental plates, Spode Christmas plates, Copelands India pattern serving platters, Aynsley Wild Tudor Vases, Crown Staffs items etc. 2 trays.

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COBRIDGE SALEROOM - November 25th Auction of mainly Unreserved Items: Lot 57

Auction: COBRIDGE SALEROOM - November 25th Auction of mainly Unreserved Items

Auction Date: 25th November 2018 at 12.00 PM

A mixed collection of ceramic items to include - early 20th Century Oriental plates, Spode Christmas plates, Copelands India pattern serving platters, Aynsley Wild Tudor Vases, Crown Staffs items etc. 2 trays.

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SILVERDALE SALEROOM - October 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, & quality furniture: Lot 291

Auction: SILVERDALE SALEROOM - October 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, & quality furniture

Auction Date: 13th October 2018 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection of early 20th century bronzed ceramic items - to include goblets, tea pot milk jugs tankards etc.

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September 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, The Ron Smith collection of Churchilliana, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture: Lot 422

Auction: September 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, The Ron Smith collection of Churchilliana, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture

Auction Date: 08th September 2018 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection of ceramic items to include Oriental decorated pewter jug, early 20th century plates, embossed jugs, hand decorated mugs, Oriental crackle glazed small vase etc.

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August 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture: Lot 219

Auction: August 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture

Auction Date: 11th August 2018 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection of ceramic items to include - early 20th century handled bowls, decorative blue and white items, Ironstone embossed oversized mug, Oriental patterned platter etc.

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August 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture: Lot 286

Auction: August 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture

Auction Date: 11th August 2018 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection of ceramic items to include - 20th century export ware Japanese style eggshell tea set, Chinese decorated similar wall plaque, Royal Porzellain KPR Bavarian gilded water jug, blue and willow style platters etc.

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February Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique and quality furniture: Lot 688

Auction: February Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique and quality furniture

Auction Date: 10th February 2018 at 10.00 AM

A collection of 19th and 20th century ceramic items to include decorative wall plates, serving bowls tureens, planters (2 trays)

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January 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique and quality furniture: Lot 372

Auction: January 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique and quality furniture

Auction Date: 13th January 2018 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection of ceramic items to include damaged Beswick horses, 20th Century Oriental lying dogs, Wedgwood Jasper Ware items, William Whiteley ceramic owl lamp base, etc. (2 Trays)

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December 2017 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique and quality furniture: Lot 419

Auction: December 2017 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique and quality furniture

Auction Date: 09th December 2017 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection of items to include cutlery sets, early 20th Century books, to include Flower Fairies of the Autumn, Ceramic plates, vases and silver plated table sets, etc. (2 Trays)

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October auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, antique and quality furniture: Lot 171

Auction: October auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, antique and quality furniture

Auction Date: 14th October 2017 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection ceramic items to include Spode Campanula patterned trinket box, similar Hammersley, Stuart, Limoges items together with 20th Century Continental figures of ladies and gentlemen, etc.

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Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique and quality furniture: Lot 297

Auction: Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique and quality furniture

Auction Date: 12th August 2017 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection of items to include Royal Doulton Christmas plates, floral decorated Limoges cake stands and a selection of 20th Century ceramic figures.

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Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique and quality furniture: Lot 2

Auction: Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique and quality furniture

Auction Date: 08th July 2017 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection of items to include Continental rum pots, Oriental style lamp bases, decorative ceramic flower pots, large planters together with 20th Century ceiling lamp (4 Trays)

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Collectors & General Auction: Lot 153C

Auction: Collectors & General Auction

Auction Date: 28th May 2016 at 10.00 AM

Large flow blue 20th Century ceramic pail

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The History of Royal Lancastrian Pottery

The Royal Lancastrian Pottery Company was an innovative producer of decorative pottery, whose distinctive designs earned the company a royal warrant. Find out more about Royal Lancastrian history, plus upcoming pieces in our July Fine Art sale.

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Highlights from our June 2022 Auction

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our June 2022 auction, including a large selection of 20th-century British pottery and teaware, jewellery, a snooker table and more.

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A Preview of our July Fine Art Sale – Rare British Pottery, Jewellery and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our online Fine Art sale next month, including a large collection of rare British pottery pieces, jewellery and more. Read more about these and other lots due for auction on 7-9 July.

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Highlights from our May 2022 Auction

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our May 2022 auction, including a large selection of 20th-century British pottery and teaware, wristwatches, chess sets and more.

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Is Vintage Meccano Collectable? Plus Buying and Selling Meccano at Auction

Remember building Meccano models as a child? Looking to collect Meccano and relive those glory days? Or maybe you’ve found a stash in a house clearance or hidden in the loft? Here at Potteries Auctions, we can help you sell and buy vintage Meccano.

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Who was Charles Vyse? Plus Upcoming Charles Vyse Ceramics at Our July Fine Art Sale

Potteries Auctions has been host to many ceramic artists over the years, especially to local favourites. Learn more about local ceramic artist, Charles Vyse, as well as upcoming Charles Vyse pieces in our July Fine Art sale.

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A Preview of our May Auction – 20th Century Pottery, Chess Sets, Watches and More!

There are some great items going under the hammer in our two-day auction this month, including 20th-century pottery, chess sets, watches and more! Read about what’s up for auction on 13th-14th May.

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Are Old Books Valuable? Buying and Selling Books at Auction

In this article we share the types of books to look out for auction, examples of some exciting lots we’ve seen here at Potteries Auctions, and how to sell and buy old books at auction. So what're you waiting for? It’s time to turn the page!

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Which Royal Doulton Bunnykins are Popular at Auction?

Has a Royal Doulton Bunnykins captured your heart? Have you uncovered some interesting Bunnykins pieces in your home and want to know more about markings and backstamps? Or perhaps you’re a seasoned collector? We can help! Read on to find out more.

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What is a Flintlock? Plus Buying and Selling Flintlocks at Auction

Flintlocks are a popular and fascinating aspect of militaria. Here’s a brief history of their development, along with some flintlock items we’ve sold in previous Potteries Auctions throughout this article.

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Upcoming Kevin Francis Peggy Davies Ceramics Pieces in our March Fine Art Sale

Kevin Francis Peggy Davies figurines are highly sought-after and cover many fascinating subjects. Check out some of the wonderful pieces we have coming up for auction in our March Fine Art sale throughout this article.

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Is My Jaeger-LeCoultre Watch Worth Anything at Auction? Plus March Fine Art Sale Upcoming Lots

If you have a Jaeger-LeCoultre watch that you’re considering selling at auction, get in touch and we can help you with a valuation. Read on to find out if your Jaeger-LeCoultre watch is worth anything.

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A Guide to W H Goss Pottery Markings

Looking to start buying or selling WH Goss pottery and ceramics at auction? Want to know more about the W H Goss markings and backstamps? Potteries Auctions can help. Read on to find out more!

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A Preview of our February Auction – Lorna Bailey Salt & Pepper Shakers and 20th Century Pottery!

There are some great items up for grabs in our two-day auction this month, including Lorna Bailey salt & pepper shakers, 20th Century pottery, Royal Doulton figurines and a selection of jewellery! Read about what’s up for auction on 11-12 February.

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The Power of a House Clearance Auction

Have you got some treasures hidden away? Or has a family member sadly passed and their house is in need of clearing? Whatever the reason, Potteries Auctions could help you uncover valuable items with a house clearance auction.

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Highlights from our January 2022 Auction

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our first auction of 2022, including a large selection of 20th-century British pottery and teaware, wristwatches, gold sovereigns and more.

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A Preview of our January Auction – Armour, 20th Century Pottery, Thunderbirds, and More!

We’re kicking off the new year with our first two-day auction of 2022 this week, including 20th-century pottery, more Thunderbirds collectables and even armour! Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 7-8 January.

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Highlights from our December 2021 Auction

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our December auction, including a large selection of 20th-century British pottery, mid-century furniture, collectable trading cards and more.

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A Preview of our December Auction – Thunderbirds, 20th Century Pottery, Jewellery, and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our two-day auction this December, including 20th-century pottery, a large selection of jewellery, Thunderbirds collectables and more. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 10-11 December.

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How Do I Buy Mid-Century Furniture at Auction?

Did you know that mid-century furniture is very en vogue right now? From coffee tables to cabinets, pick up some stunning mid-century modern furniture at auction and furnish your home with stylish pieces for a bargain price.

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A Preview of our November Fine Art Sale – Rare British Pottery, Jewellery and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our online Fine Art sale this month, including a large collection of rare British pottery pieces, gold jewellery and more. Read more about these and other lots due for auction on 11-13 November.

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Is My Chinese Pottery Worth Anything? Plus Upcoming Oriental Items in our November Fine Art Sale

Ever wondered what Chinese porcelain to look for at auction, or if your Chinese pottery is worth anything? Read on to find out more, plus check out a sample of some of the fine Chinese pottery we have coming up as part of our November Fine Art Sale.

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Who was Reginald George Haggar? Plus Haggar’s Final Sketch in our November Fine Art Sale

Reginald Haggar was a British artist that worked as a ceramic designer and later a teacher in Staffordshire, before becoming a full time artist. Find out more about his life and what is believed to be his final creation as part of our Fine Art sale.

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Wild About Wedgwood? Check Out Upcoming Wedgwood Pottery in Our November Fine Art Sale

We’ve got some fantastic Wedgwood pottery pieces coming up in our three-day November Fine Art sale. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 11-13 November.

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Who Was Enoch Wood? Plus Upcoming Enoch Wood Pottery at Auction in our November Fine Art Sale

If you’re familiar with the history of the The Potteries, then you’re bound to have heard the name Enoch Wood. Find out more about the ‘Father of the Potteries’ and check out the Enoch Wood pieces we have up for auction in our November Fine A...

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A Preview of our October Auction – 20th Century Pottery, Jewellery, Bears and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our two-day auction this October, including 20th-century pottery, a large selection of jewellery, teddy bears and more. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 8-9 October.

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How to Value Your Pokemon Cards

Pokemon cards, part of most millennial's childhoods, are now probably gathering dust in boxes filled with 90's memorabilia. But did you know you could be sat on a rare and valuable treasure? Read on to find out more on the value of Pokemon cards!

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A Preview of our September Auction – 20th Century Pottery, Furniture, Books and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our two-day auction this September, including 20th-century pottery, a large selection of books, furniture and more. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 10-11 September.

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Is My Vintage Seiko Watch Worth Anything at Auction?

From Rolex and Omega to Patek Philippe, we love watches. But there’s one watch brand we don’t see often enough, and it might not be the brand you’re thinking of. Read on to find out if your vintage Seiko watch is a potentially valuable piece.

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A Guide to William Adams Pottery Markings

How much is your William Adams pottery worth? In this markings guide, you’ll find more details about Adams & Co. backstamps & markings. WM Adams is one of the oldest names in Stoke pottery, so it’s worth exploring the rarity and value of your pie...

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A Preview of our August Auction – 20th Century Pottery, Furniture, Jewellery and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our two-day auction this August, including 20th-century pottery, a large selection of jewellery, furniture and more. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 13-14 August.

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A Guide to Royal Albert China Markings

Royal Albert China is one of the most recognisable tableware manufacturers. With a distinct style and quality, Royal Albert China makes for a great addition to any collector’s range. Read on to find out how much yours might be worth!

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A Guide to Crown Devon Pottery Markings

Our Crown Devon Pottery marks guide will help you identify markings, backstamps and styles and teach you how to spot valuable and collectable Crown Devon Fieldings pieces. Read on to find out more!

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Highlights from our July Fine Art Sale

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our online July Fine Art sale, including a large selection of rare pottery, timepieces, gold jewellery and much more.

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Wedgwood, Wedgwood & More Wedgwood! Upcoming Items in our July Fine Art Sale

We’ve got some fantastic Wedgwood pieces coming up in our three-day July Fine Art sale. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 8-10 July.

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A Guide to Susie Cooper Pottery Markings

Susie Cooper pottery is recognisable for its design and style. We’ve created a guide to the most popular Susie Cooper pottery pieces to allow you to identify your rare, and possibly valuable, items. Read on to find out more!

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Upcoming Local Interest Items in our July Fine Art Sale – Pottery, Paintings, Books, and More!

We’ve got some great local interest items coming up in our three-day Fine Art sale this July. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 8-10 July, including local pottery, paintings, books and more!

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A Preview of our June Online Auction – 20th Century Pottery, Furniture, Jewellery and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our two-day online auction this June, including 20th-century pottery, jewellery, a large selection of furniture and more. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 11-12 June.

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A Guide to Royal Worcester Pottery & Porcelain Backstamps

Royal Worcester is well-known for its quality porcelain. We’ve created a guide to the most common Royal Worcester markings to help you identify backstamps and potentially how valuable or collectable your pieces could be. Read on to find out more!

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A Guide to Martin Brothers Pottery Markings

Martin Brothers pottery & stoneware is so unique and distinctive in style that it’s been said to have inspired many different potters. Read on for our guide to the most common Martin Brothers pieces to help you identify valuable or collectable item...

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A Guide to Beswick Pottery Markings

Beswick pottery is often a top seller at auction, reaching incredible prices due of its interesting & collectable nature. Here’s our guide to the most popular and valuable Beswick pieces to help you identify your rare, and possibly profitable, item...

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Who was Colin Melbourne? Plus Upcoming Pieces in Our Special Two-Day Beswick & Royal Doulton Auction

We’ve got some great items from local artist and potter Colin Melbourne coming up in our special two-day Beswick and Royal Doulton auction this month. Find out more about his history and check out some of the pieces we have coming up on 7-8 May.

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A Preview of our April Cobridge Auction – Records, Records and More Records!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our Cobridge auction this weekend, including 20th-century pottery, unreserved courier lost items, and a large collection of vinyl records. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 25th April.

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A Preview of our April Online Auction – McDonald’s Happy Meal Collectables and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our two-day online auction this April, including 20th-century pottery, jewellery, McDonald’s collectable toys and more. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 9-10 April.

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A Guide to Clarice Cliff Pottery Markings

Our Clarice Cliff pottery marking guide will help you identify the markings and dates of your Clarice Cliff pieces, teaching you to spot valuable and rare items. Read on to find out more!

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A Preview of our March Fine Art Sale – Rare Royal Doulton, Gold Jewellery and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our online Fine Art sale this month, including a large collection of Royal Doulton pieces, gold jewellery and more. Read more about these and other lots due for auction on 12-13 March.

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A Guide to Carlton Ware Pottery Markings

Our Carlton Ware marking guide will help you identify markings and dates of your Carlton Ware pottery pieces, teaching you to spot valuable and rare items. Read on to find out more!

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Highlights from our February Online Auction

Take a look at some of the sale highlights from our February online auction, including a selection of rare pottery and dinnerware, gold sovereigns, large collections of art books and more.

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A Preview of our February Online Auction – Bunnykins, Moorcroft, Furniture and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our two-day online auction this February, including 20th-century pottery, jewellery, furniture and more. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 12-13 February.

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A Guide to Spode Pottery Markings

Our Spode pottery marking guide will help you identify markings and dates of your Spode pieces, teaching you to spot valuable and rare items. Read on to find out more!

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A Guide to Moorcroft Pottery Markings

Our Moorcroft marking guide will help you identify markings and dates of your Moorcroft pottery pieces, teaching you to spot valuable and rare items. Read on to find out more!

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Highlights from our January Online Auction

Take a look at some of the sale highlights from our first online auction of the year, including a selection of rare pottery and character figures, gold jewellery, charming Art Deco pieces and more.

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A Preview of our January Online Auction – Pottery, Watches, Jewellery and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our two-day online January auction, including 20th-century pottery, jewellery, watches and more. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 8-9 January.

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Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021! Our 2020 Successes and 2021 Wishlist

2020 has provided its own unique trials and tribulations, but at Potteries Auctions we’ve been extremely fortunate to find continued success during these strange times. Read our round-up of 2020 and what’s on our wishlist for 2021!

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Highlights from our December Auction

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our December online auction, including a selection of watches and jewellery, rare pottery, Swarovski pieces and much more.

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A Preview of our December Online Auction – Swarovski, Pottery, Watches and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our two-day online December auction, including Swarovski pieces, 20th-century pottery, antique furniture, watches and more. Read all about what we’ve got upcoming for auction on 11-12 December.

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A Guide to Wade Pottery Markings

Our Wade Pottery markings guide will help you identify marks and styles and teach you how to spot valuable and collectable Wade pieces. Read on to find out more!

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Highlights from our November Fine Art Sale

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our online November Fine Art sale, including a selection of rare pottery and housewares, watches, vintage comics and much more.

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Are My Vintage Comic Books Worth Anything?

Got a stack of old comic books sat collecting dust? You might want to consider digging them out and selling at auction. Let us help you decide if your vintage comics are valuable, plus check out the range of comics available in our upcoming sale.

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A Preview of our November Fine Art Sale – Rare Wedgwood, Vintage Comics and More!

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our online Fine Art sale this month, including a large collection of rare Wedgwood pottery, vintage comics and more. Read more about these and other lots due for auction on 13-14 November.

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Check out Potteries Auctions’ Catalogues Exclusively Online for Free

Our auction catalogues are now exclusively available online for free on our website. Read on to find out more.

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A Guide to Wedgwood Pottery Markings

Our Wedgwood Pottery markings guide will help you identify marks and styles and teach you how to spot lavish and collectable Wedgwood pieces. Read on to find out more!

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Highlights from our October Online Auction

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our October online auction this month, including a selection of furniture, jewellery, rare pottery and much more.

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There’s No Better Time to Sell at Online Auction Than Right Now

Our online auctions have been popular with both new and existing audiences since lockdown began and have seen some really high sale prices being achieved. So if you’ve been thinking of selling at auction then there’s no time like the present!

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A Preview of our October Auction

We’ve got some great pieces coming up in our two-day online October auction, including 20th-century pottery, antique furniture, gold jewellery and more. Read more about these and other lots due for auction on 9-10 October.

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Highlights from our September Fine Art Sale

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our September online auction this month, including a selection of watches and clocks, jewellery, rare pottery and much more.

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Shelley Tea Ware Steals the Show at September Sale

We had a wonderful range of Shelley china pieces, namely tea sets and dinnerware, that proved to be wildly popular at our September auction this past weekend. Find out more about them here.

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Who was ‘Cliff the Clock’? Plus Upcoming Clock Pieces in our September Auction

‘Cliff the clock’ was one of the finest clock and watch repairers in Staffordshire, with a passion for clocks, watches and antiques. Find out more about his life and some of the excellent clocks coming up in our September sale.

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A Preview of our September Fine Art Sale

We’ve got some excellent pieces coming up in our two-day online September Fine Art sale, including rare pottery, antique furniture, gold jewellery and more. Read more about these and other lots due for auction on 12-13 September.

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The History of Martin Brothers Pottery

The avant-garde pottery of the Martin Brothers is highly sought after at auction due to their eccentricity and unique style. Find out more about the brothers’ history, Martinware and the pieces we have coming up in our Fine Art sale this September.

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Highlights from our August Auction Sale

Take a look at some of the sale highlights that fetched a good price at our August online auction this month, including a selection of swords, jewellery, pottery and much more.

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The Wonderful History of Wade Pottery

Originally founded in 1810, Wade Pottery has become one of Britain’s most revered manufacturers and has committed many iconic moments in 20th century history to ceramic.

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A Preview of our August Auction – Furniture, Pottery and Swords!

We’ve got some choice pieces coming up for auction in our two-day online August sale, including a sizeable section of furniture. Read more about these and other lots due for auction on 8-9 August.

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The Artists Behind Wedgwood Pottery

Founded in 1759, Wedgwood pottery is known for its quality and innovative British design. Find out more about the artists that have made Wedgwood the household name it is today.

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Highlights from our July Auction Sale

Take a look at some of the star pieces that fetched a good price at our July auction earlier this month, including a selection of guns, 20th-century pottery pieces and much more.

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Highlights of the next auction in July – Pottery, Jewellery and Guns!

We’ve got some choice pieces coming up for auction in our July sale at Silverdale including a sizeable section of guns. Read more about these and other lots due for auction on 11 July.

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Potteries Auctions’ Switch to Online Auctioning During Covid-19 Has Helped Us Reach New Audiences

We’ve seen during Covid-19, that our switch to online-only auctions has helped us reach high prices and attract brand new audiences from across the world. See the results for yourself.

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The Life and Career of Clarice Cliff

Clarice Cliff’s career in pottery started at the tender age of 13, which gave her a long grounding in establishing her own pottery. Clarice Cliff is now an iconic brand recognised by everyone.

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The History of Fieldings Crown Devon Pottery

Crown Devon Pottery produced a wide range of styles and colours from its inception in 1870 until it closed its doors in 1982. Find out more about the history of this remarkable factory and why its wares are still so popular to this day.

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Should I sell my collection to dealers or is it best to sell my collection at auction?

Selling a large collection at auction is a really good way to get a good price at top prices that are in excess of what you would get from a dealer.

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Why Is Royal Doulton Sung Ware So Rare?

Royal Doulton Sung Ware was developed under chief designer Charles Noke from 1920 onwards using a flambe glaze along with painted and gilt decoration.

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The Perennial Popularity of Royal Doulton Figures

Royal Doulton is well-known for a wide range of figurines that are highly collectable around the world, making these an excellent investment for resale eventually at auction. Read on for more info.

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Selling Royal Doulton Animals and Birds at Auction

Royal Doulton Animal and Bird Figurines are arguably perhaps some of the best-known and best-loved figurines produced by Royal Doulton. But what are your chances of a good price at auction?

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Why Is Royal Doulton Flambe Collectable?

Royal Doulton Flambe glaze is made with copper oxide and gives a fiery red finish that became known as ‘flambe’ and Royal Doulton were European pioneers of the traditional Chinese glazing technique.

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What is a Character Jug or a Toby Jug?

Royal Doulton have produced character jugs since the early 1900s, where a character jug features the head and shoulders of a figure, and a Toby jug traditionally will display the entire body of a character.

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Check Out the Chintz!

The phrasing “Chintz Pottery” describes chinaware and ceramics that are decorated in an all-over dense floral pattern, and was once banned in England! Take a look at our upcoming auction for some choice Chintz pieces.

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Why is Wedgwood Jasperware so popular?

The phrase Wedgwood Jasperware is perhaps one that a lot of people can identify with, even people with very little interest in collectable ceramics and pottery ware. But why is Jasperware so popular?

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How Much is My Moorcroft Vase Worth?

We have sold many Moorcroft vases in our time, reaching an amazing £17,200 hammer price for a Moorcroft Flambe vase in 2015. Find out if you have a valuable Moorcroft vase in your possession.

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Is That Tea Set Worth Anything?

You might have inherited a tea set from a distant relative and it’s just gathering dust in the back of a cupboard. You don’t want to throw it away, but you don’t want to use it either. Let’s figure out if your tea set is worth anything.

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Getting Well Stuffed – Taxidermy Trends At Auction

Our ‘Words of Wisdom’ today are from local antiques auctioneers Louis Taylors who are going to touch on Taxidermy in the world of antiques. If you are curious about trends in taxidermy at auction, then read on!

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Fine Art Preview: Highlights Of Our Up-Coming November Fine Art Auction

Our next auction of fine art will be a three-day sale at our Silverdale saleroom on the 8th, 9th and 10th November 2019. Take a look at some of the highlighted lots we’re most excited about.

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Enid Seeney Homemaker Uncovered

Enid Seeney… who, you might ask? Well Enid was a designer and an artist who quietly designed and created the iconic ‘Homemaker’ designs produced on ceramics and other materials in the 1950's. Find out about her fascinating career.

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How do I bring my items to Potteries Auctions for a valuation?

Find out where our free valuations days in and around Staffordshire are, and make some time to come and see us with your valuables for an auction price estimate.

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Should I take old unwanted things to charity shops or are they good enough to go to auction?

Here’s a guide on spotting whether you have anything of value lurking in cupboards and on shelves!

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Selling a collection at auction?

A useful insight into the benefits of selling your collection at auction.

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Local Artists At Potteries Auctions

Across our auctions we have had a diverse range of art available, including the work of many local artists.

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The Life Of The Barlow Sisters Of Royal Doulton

Two famous Lambeth School Of Art artists, Hannah and Florence Barlow, worked for Doulton in the 1870s painting pottery for Doulton at their factory in Lambeth.

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Susie Cooper

Susie Cooper from Burslem was a prolific ceramic designer in the early 20th century whose career spanned seven decades. Read about Susie Cooper's career.

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A Brief History Of Royal Crown Derby

Royal Crown Derby is one of the oldest remaining English porcelain manufacturers, and is based fairly locally to Potteries Auctions in Osmaston Road, Derby. Read this brief history of this manufacturer.

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Ceramic Furniture Rests

Ceramic Furniture Rests available in our July 14th Antiques, Rare Pottery & Fine Art Auction

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