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 June sale including Centuries of Glass: Thursday 24 June 2021

Lot 359

A late 19th Century Thomas Webb & Sons cameo glass plaque attributed to Ludwig Kny, the cameo blank…

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Lot 359

Lot 1040

A hallmarked 22ct Prince of Wales Investiture medallion, diameter 58mm, inset to a hallmarked silver…

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Lot 1040

Lot 1171

JOHN PIPER (1903-1992) - 'The Triumphal Arch at Mereworth, East Peckham, Kent, ink, wash, chalk and…

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Lot 1171

Lot 55

An 18th Century drinking glass circa 1750, the round funnel bowl engraved with a head and shoulders…

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Lot 55

Lot 1039

A cased pair of hallmarked 22ct Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) Commemorative Medals each with…

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Lot 1039

Lot 1110

A Breitling Navitmer stainless steel chronograph wrist watch Ref 806, black and white dial with…

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Lot 1110

Lot 1169

JOHN PIPER (1903-1992) - 'Lydd across the Marsh', ink, wash and body colour, signed, framed, 23cm x…

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Lot 1169

Lot 1170

JOHN PIPER (1903-1992) - 'Dungeness Lighthouse', ink, wash and body colour, signed, framed, 23cm x…

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Lot 1170

Lot 788

A 1930s Lenci figure designed by Helen Konig Scavini entitled 'Sirenetta e cattivo pesce' modelled as…

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Lot 788

Lot 479

A Pulcini glass bird designed by Alessandro Pianon for Vistosi circa 1963, with a triangular pale…

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Lot 479

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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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