European Ceramics & Glass

European Ceramics have been sold at 25 Blythe Road within Matthew Barton Ltd’s series of auctions since November 2011.

With a wealth of experience in a wide variety of ceramics from early maiolica through factories such as Chelsea, Sèvres and Meissen up to more recent works such as Wedgwood Fairyland lustre, the department is delighted to deal with the whole range of European ceramics from the 16th to the 20th century.

Among recent highlights are: a Meissen porcelain sugar box and cover, circa 1723-25, which sold for £6,000; a rare Chelsea Kakiemon style beaker, circa 1755 sold for £7,000; a Doulton vellum ware Christopher Columbus figure lamp, sold for £14,000 and an extensive Flight, Barr & Barr (Worcester) ‘Japan’ pattern dinner service, circa 1813-15, sold for £13,000.