Ceramics

At Fieldings we are happy to advise our clients on all varieties of ceramics from 16th Century British and European porcelain to mid 20th Century and contemporary studio pottery. With an assortment of ceramics included in every monthly sale and more specialist 20th Century ceramics included in our biannual Decades of Design sale, there is something for every avid ceramics collector. The department is run by Alison and if it is made of pot she is the lady in the know. Read more

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Our next auction

The April Sale : Thursday 22 April 2021

Lot 838

Demetre Chiparus - The Oriental Dancer - A patinated, gilt and silvered bronze figure with ivory…

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Lot 838

Lot 440

MAURICE DE VLAMINCK (FRENCH, 1876-1958) - 'Le Carrefour', oil on canvas, signed, framed, 33cm x 41cm,…

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Lot 440

Lot 444

RICHARD ANSDELL, RA (1815-1885) - A setter retrieving a grouse, oil on canvas laid down on board,…

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Lot 444

Lot 717

A lady's 18ct gold Cartier quartz bracelet watch with Roman numerals to a square dial, case width…

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Lot 717

Lot 728

A gentleman's stainless steel, Panerai Luminor Marina Firenze 1860, automatic wrist watch, batons,…

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Lot 728

Lot 813

A collection of five early 20th Century leather-bound photgraph albums documenting a tour of East…

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Lot 813

Lot 439

FOLLOWER OF JAN HACKAERT (DUTCH 1628 - 1685) - Travellers on a woodland path with distant hills…

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Lot 439

Lot 591

An 18ct Cartier diamond pendant open oval drop detailed with eight diamonds below diamond set pendant…

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Lot 591

Lot 356

CHARLES HUNT (1829-1900) - The young artist and his patient model, oil on canvas, signed and dated…

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Lot 356

Lot 387

ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD MATTHEW WARD, RA (1816-1879) - 'Dr. Johnson perusing the manuscript of the Vicar…

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Lot 387

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Fieldings house ceramics record - a pair of Mid 18th Century blue and white Limehouse sauce boats selling for £34,000 in 2012.

Alison’s most memorable find - a Meissen teapot sold in 2018. Consigned from a private collection and last seen on the market in the 1940s, this Meissen teapot was quite simply charming. Dating to around 1780, it had hand painted decoration showing Chinese elders taking tea.

Alison’s dream find - a piece of Madoura pottery designed by Pablo Picasso - specifically an animal or bird piece.

Christopher Dresser - Linthorpe Pottery vase, sold £4,100

Florence Barlow - Doulton Lambeth - A late 19th Century stoneware Isobath inkwell, sold £4,800

A Royal Worcester coffee service decorated by William Powell, sold £4,500

A set of six Royal Worcester shape 1471 teacups and saucers, sold £3,600

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