A late 19th Century Royal Crown Derby twin handled vase and cover decorated with a hand painted stylised hoho bird perched on a branch within a turquoise border with hand painted sprigs of flowers, printed mark with date code for 1897, height 21cm, restored together with a Royal Worcester vase and cover decorated with a blue and green foliate pattern, height 15cm, S/D. (2)
Will Farmer - Director
Ceramics, Glass, Oriental & Decorative Arts
Will specialises in 20th Century decorative arts covering ceramics, glass and furniture. He studied at the Birmingham School of Jewellery undertaking a combined BA Hons in silversmithing and Fine Art history. Notable finds include a Martin Brothers Stoneware bird selling for £20,500 and a rare collection of documents relating to the Stourbridge Glass Industry selling locally for over £22,000. Will is now in his eighth season as an expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow.