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Simple, hand-drawn asters from 1889

Wileman always had a rather revolutionary approach to teacup design. In Victorian times, many designs were highly elaborate and prescribed in their style; Wileman suddenly would come out with a simple hand-drawn aster flower adorning this Alexandra cup – a phenomenon in itself. 24 more words


Shelley Sunday: 'A Summer Evening Churchyard, Lechlade, Gloucestershire'

A Summer Evening Churchyard, Lechlade, Gloucestershire

by Percy Bysshe Shelley

THE wind has swept from the wide atmosphere
Each vapour that obscured the sunset’s ray, 246 more words

Need to feed a crowd?Victorian teaset for a crowd, 1893

This is a gorgeous, sturdy teaset from 1893, made by Wileman in the “Victoria” shape. Large cups and no-nonsense quality, made for a crowd. You can find the listing here in my Antiques shop.


‘You are my bane, my poison, my disgust!’: The similarities in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Matilda

Between 1816 and 1820, Mary Shelley wrote two long works of fiction, first Frankenstein and then Matilda. Both novels are concerned with very similar topics, that of isolation, nature and a contorted view of the character of the ‘father’. 1,049 more words


Mimosa by Shelley, 1940s

This Art Deco cake plate with orange mimosa was made by Shelley in the 1940s. You can find the listing here in my Vintage shop.


Queen Anne is back, 1928

She’s back! I had sold the Queen Anne cup trio and cake plate, made by Shelley in 1928, but now I have a full teaset for three, including milk jug and sugar bowl. 10 more words


Carnations from 1882

A beautiful antique teaset trio from Wileman, pattern is called “Carnations”, registered in 1882.  You can find the listing here in my Antiques shop.