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August 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture: Lot 330

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 items to include Royal Doulton Childhood figure Little Ballerina HN3395, Nao similar figuire, Bunnykins breakfast set and a selection of foreign currency25

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June 2018 Auction of 20th Century British Pottery, collectors items, household items, antique & quality furniture: Lot 622

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

Auction Date: 09th June 2018 at 10.00 AM

A mixed collection of items to include Royal Doulton Childhood figure Little Ballerina HN3395, Nao similar figuire, Bunnykins breakfast set and a selection of foreign currency25

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Toys

Buy modern and antique toys, dolls and other childhood items at auction. Potteries Auctions regularly auction individual pieces or collections of toys including old favourites such as Corgi, Dinky cars, Hornby and Matchbox as well as ...

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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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Find A Surprising Range Of Business Related Items In Our Commercial Auction Sales

At Potteries Auctions we are increasingly holding commercial sales as businesses fold during Covid19, as well as handle the sales of lost courier parcels, meaning the sales are very varied indeed!

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Take a Look At the Safety Measures We Have In Place At Potteries Auctions

We reopened to members of the public on 15 June 2020. Take a look at some of the changes you can expect to see when you visit us at the Silverdale saleroom.

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Let’s Talk About Car Boot Sales & Charity Shops After Covid-19

If you have been busy in the garage, the spare room and the attic during lockdown and want to have a clear out, get in touch with us and we’ll advise you on prices for auction.

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Join Our Valuation Days Every Tuesday – and Safely Dropping off Items

If you’ve been hanging onto lots of items during Covid-19 and would like to find out about sending them to auction, read more about our valuation days at Potteries Auctions.

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A Guide To Safe House Visits For Valuations During Covid-19

We’ve been carrying out socially-distanced house visits for auction valuations and this service has been really popular. Read our guide to safe house visits during – and after! – Covid-19.

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How To Buy At Auction Online – Give It A Try, You Might Enjoy It!

During Covid-19, our online auctions have been really popular enabling people to take part in auctions safely, remotely. In this article learn how to bid online at auction.

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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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Potteries Auctions To Re-Open on 15 June 2020, Following The Covid19 Lockdown

We’re excited and nervous in equal measure as we announce our re-opening of the business to members of the public on 15 June 2020. Read on for details of how we will approach this.

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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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COVID-19 - Saleroom Update

The latest news from the saleroom.

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Are All Rolex Watches Valuable?

The word Rolex is synonymous with the phrase ‘luxury watch’ and also ‘valuable watch’! But it is not every Rolex that will command a huge price at auction. Read on to find out more on how to spot whether your Rolex is valuable.

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Important Saleroom Information - Covid-19

Following goverment advise, please see what we are doing amidst the Covid-19 outbreak to support our staff and customers. Click Here.

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How To Get A Professional Valuation On House Contents For Division Of Assets

We understand that sometimes assets and valuables need to be divided for a number of reasons, whether it is due to divorce, or the distribution of assets from a deceased person’s estate. So how do you go about this?

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A Guide To Getting A Professional Valuation On House Contents For Insurance

Whether you have a few household items in your home that you know to be valuable and would like to insure them sufficiently, or you are looking for a valuation for all the contents in your home, we can help.

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Call Potteries Auctions In For Your House Clearance

If you are faced with the need to do a house clearance as part of emptying a house in order to wind up someone’s estate, take a look at our comprehensive house clearance service.

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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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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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A Shout Out to Shelley!

We have a magical collection of Shelley Pottery coming up for sale in the 14th March Antiques and Fine Art Auction. Take a look at some of the choice pieces that will be available.

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Lessons to Learn at Sad Times

When winding up the estate of a recently deceased loved one, sometimes it is of value to get in help from outside when disposing of household items and lessens your load at a sad time.

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Check For That Silver Lining Before You Get Rid Of Your Gold & Silver

In this article we wanted to spend a little time examining the subject of solid silver and gold. And as ever, we have some salutary words to heed if you are thinking of off-loading some ‘worthless’ items at the local buyer in the High Street.

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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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A Fortune For Your Old Whisky

We are seeing a dramatic upsurge in interest in old whisky… and also not-so-old whisky of interest to collectors cross the world.

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Bargains To Be Had At Car Boots, the Local Tip & Charity Shops

Our valuer Rod walks us through his thoughts on when people with valuable possessions unwittingly sell or give away items through car boots, table top sales and charity shops. A guide to help you avoid the pitfalls!

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Where can I sell my gold?

With gold prices at an all-time high in the UK right now, it’s a great time to sell those unworn pieces of gold jewellery, or to take a look over the pieces you have had in a drawer for years.

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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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Dealing With Probate? Let Us Guide You Through The Process Of Valuing An Estate

Dealing with probate after the death of a loved one always comes at the very worst time if you're also a close relative as well as executor. Let us guide you through the trickiest part of probate, which is getting an accurate estimate on an estate.

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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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Fine Art preview- Local history books

At Potteries Auctions we have had many interesting local history items in our sales and continue to look for Staffordshire related items to include in our auctions.

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Cobridge flash furniture sale

On Sunday 29th September we will be holding an auction at our Cobridge saleroom. As well as lost courier items, Antiques, Pottery, and Furniture we will have a large amount of carpentry machinery for sale.

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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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Auction of Watches at Potteries Auctions

Throughout our auctions we have had many successful sales of Antique, Military and high-end watches. Read about The Dirty Dozen, formally known as W.W.W, Military watch collection.

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Royal Doulton Designer & Modeller: Charles J Noke

Charles Noke was a premier designer and modeler for Royal Doulton. Read about his life and career and discover some of the pieces we've auctioned by Noke.

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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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MECCANO

Meccano enables the building of working models and mechanical devices.

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Top Selling Lots of 10th March Fine Art Sale

The top selling lots of our first Fine Art Sale of 2018!

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Diamonds Are Forever, sold in our first Fine Art Sale of 2018

Some lovely jewellery sold in the March 10th Fine Art and Antique Sale.

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Shelley Pottery

Shelley - best known for fine bone china...

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WH Goss

Portrait of a local lady from Alsager in our next Fine Art Sale

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January Roundup

An insight into January 13th Auction

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November News

A round up of Novembers Fine Art & Antiques Auction

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Toys

There is a wonderful selection of toys on sale in our Antiques, Rare Pottery & Fine Art Auction on Sunday 12th November

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Royal Doulton Character Jugs

A collection of Character Jugs featuring the Great Military Leaders & WWI Military Leaders Series

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Border Fine Arts

Border Fine Arts produced wildlife studies and farming scenes.

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Furniture in our August 12th Sale

We have a selection of good quality furniture for sale in August 2017.

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Optics on view in our August 12th Sale

View our large number of optic items, on sale on Saturday 12th August 2017.

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Pâte-sur-Pâte

We have a number of Pâte-sur-pâte items coming up in our November 11th Fine Art Sale.

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Are you looking to sell your collection?

We are currently taking entries for the next Fine Art Sale. Contact us today!

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June Auction Highlights!

On June 10th and 11th we held a two day Antique and Fine Art Auction. Read about the highlights here.........

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Royal Doulton Flambe

Royal Doulton's famous lustrous red glaze.

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Reginald Johnson

Reg Johnson Studio Figures coming up in our June 10th Fine Art Sale

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Behind the print .....

Read about an exciting discovery at the Saleroom.

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A snippet of history....

An interesting letter from a man stationed on SS Britannic dated 23 February 1916.

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Top 25 Highest Selling Lots

Read about the top selling lots and highlights of the first Antique, Rare Pottery & Fine Art Sale of 2017.

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February the month of romance

A wartime love story......

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Entries Wanted for Our June Sale

We are taking entries for our next Fine Art Sale in June 2017.

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WADE COLLECTABLES

Wade Ceramics as popular as they were back in the 1950s!

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Top 25 Highest Selling Lots

The top 25 highest selling lots from the first sale of 2017, on January 7th.

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Sale Saturday - 7th January

The first sale of the year was on 7th January

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Poole Pottery and Anita Harris

We have some wonderful examples of items from Poole Pottery and Anita Harris in our November 26th Sale.

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Antique, Rare Pottery & Fine Art Auction News

Results from our two day sale in September 2016.

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Top 25 Highest Selling Lots

Read about the top selling lots and highlights of the July 30th Sale

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The Lise Moorcroft Collection

Lise Moorcroft - Studio Collection Come and meet Lise at our Auction Preview on Friday 23rd September 2016 We have an exclusive collection, of never seen before items from Lise Moorcroft.

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Bank Holiday Opening Times

Please note we will be closed on Monday 30th May for the 2nd May Bank Holiday.

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Fine Art & Antique Auction News

We held the first Fine Art & Antique Auction of 2016 on February 27th

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2015 Fine Arts Review

Potteries Auctions' first ever Fine Art sale at our Silverdale Showroom was held in April whilst the second sale followed in September. Over 2300 lots went under the hammer in these sales and generated some exceptional realised prices.

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November Sale Highlights

The last sale before Christmas, November28th, dazzled with a wide variety of items appealing to both the specialist and casual collector

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September Sale Success

Following on from the success of April’s Fine Art sale, Saturday 26th September saw Potteries Auctions hold their second Fine Art sale at the Silverdale Salerooms.

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WANTED

Do you have any Antique or Fine Art items that you are looking to sell in the immediate future? We are currently taking quality entries for the Fine Art sale on 26th September. The closing date for entries is 22nd August.

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Lots of lovely Moorcroft !!!!!

Lots of lovely Moorcroft has started to appear for our March Fine Arts sale.. Have you any pieces that you would like to bring in to us ?

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2015 Auction Dates

Our new format for our auctions in 2015 will be Saturday sales day, usually on the last Saturday of the month (except December).

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