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TOP SHELF from left Aynsley 1955 fine
bone china teacup and saucer, POA. “The
deco ratio n of this English teacup and saucer
features butterflies and forget-me-not flowers,”
says Derek Aslett, Empire Antiques co-proprietor ;
Paragon 1930 teacup, saucer and plate, POA.
“This trio is madefrom fine porcelain featuring
simple, elegant decoration,” explains Derek of
Empire; Carlton Ware Magpies (2907) circa
1920 teacup and saucer, $450. “ This is a rare
early pattern Carlton Ware cup and saucer,” says
Matthew Lucas, Lauder & Howard Antiques and
Fine Art general manag er.
MIDDLE SHELF from left Famille Rose
late-19th-century teacup and saucer, $300 each .
“ This charmi ng late-19th-centu ry set is d ecorated
with family visiting scenes and wildlife scenes,”
says Alex Vintila, Alexander Carr Antiques
co-proprietor; Belleek Pottery circa 1900
shell-shaped teacup an d saucer, $295. “The
Belleek Pottery originates in Ireland. It was often
given as a wedding present and was thought to
bring a long and happy relationship,” explains
Emma Gryg, Subiaco Antiques and Fine Jewellery
storeowner; Mei sse n ci rca 1820 tea -bowl an d
saucer, $295. “ This set features applied floral
decoration on the inner and outer surface, as well
as on the han dle. Very el egant,” says Steven Sher,
Steven Sher Antiques storeowner.
BOTTOM SHELF from left Davenport circa
1880 Imari-pattern teacup, saucer and plate,
$150. “ The Imari pattern is renowned for its bold
colours and heavy use of gilding, as opposed to the
softer p astel col ours used in Euro pean designs,”
says Subiaco Antiques and Fine Jewellery’s Emma
Gryg; Shelley Regal circa 1920 coffee can and
saucer, $165. “ This set features fine and colourful
decoration. Pretty and stylish,” says Steven Sher of
Steven Sher Antiques; Lowestoft ci rca 1795 tea
bowl and saucer, $395. “ The English impor ters
of Chinese tea i nitially used the Chinese p orcel ain
form – the small bowl with no handleand a saucer
you would pour the liquid in to drink from. As the
taste for tea developed, so did the design and ritual
of tea dri nking ,” says Matthew Lucas of Laud er
& Howard; hand-painted circa 1890 floral cup
and saucer, $250. “ This is a highly individual set,
unlike anything I have come across before. The cup
has an all-over crackle glaze and is banded in soft
orange, beige and yellow,” says Alex Vintila
of Alexan der Carr A ntiques.
BACKGROUND Louis XVI French oak buffet
commode, $29,985 , painting The Favourite Pony,
oil on canvas, by a follower of James Hardy, c1840,
$4985, tassel POA, all Lauder & Howard.
Alexander Carr Antiques (08) 9225 4545.
Empire Antiques (form er ly Nor th
Perth Antique Centre) (08) 9227 5502,
Lauder & Howard Antiques and Fine Art
(08) 9335 3856, lauderandhoward.com.au .
Steven Sher Antiques (08) 9433 5441,
Subiaco Antiques and Fine Jewellery
(08) 9388 8333, subiacoantiques.com.au .
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