Aynsley coffee set

An Aynsley coffee set, the cans with silver holders, Charles S. Green & Co., Birmingham, 1910 Retailed by Weir & Sons, Dublin

Comprising six coffee cans and six saucers decorated with floral festoons, in case, retailer’s label of Weir & Sons, Dublincoffee set sold645 1910 weir & sonSold recently £687 Sotheby’s

Vienna-style part dessert service

A Vienna-style part dessert service Aynsley porcelain, late 19th centuryVienna-style part dessert serviceEach piece painted by E. Baerschneider, signed, with a gilt-edged circular panel depicting various historical and mythological subjects, titled on the reverse and including `Venus u. Amor’, `Paris u. Helena’, and `König Karl v. England’, against a dark blue ground embellished with flowers, foliage and scroll work in gilding, shaped gilt-edged rims,

Eduard Baerschneider is recorded as a porcelain painter in Dresden at the end of the 19th century.  For details of subjects in which he specialize see W.Neuwirth, Porzellanmaler-Lexikon 1840-1914, Vol.I, p.113.

Sold recently as part of a part set at Sotherby’s £4320 March 2014

Aynsley Cottage Garden


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The pattern originated back to 1972 the artist Ted Benson used it for the Portland shape formal dining collection. The floral spray of countryside wild flowers came from inspiration of the Pembroke design of 1933 where record sales established the … Continue reading