Several sets of MELBOURNE cup and saucer sets are still available but all the cups have some small chips on them. Cups have gold trim, a floral decoration on the inside and are 2½ (H) x 3¼ (Diam.). Saucers are gilded on their edge and 5¾ (Diam.). There are SEVERAL SAUCERS available by themselves ($45/each), so please inquire if interested.(#K032)
Vintage flow blue butter pat, unmarked. 3 in.diameter. Near mint condition-no cracks or crazing, 1 small old damage edge chip on the front, back has 3 tiny old damage edge chips on the foot. Has some color flow throughout the front and back. I'm not sure of the pattern name. Very pretty little piece for any flow blue collection! Shipping priority mail including delivery confirmation, plus optional insurance.
Antique French China Co. flow blue platter. c.1900-1932, French China Co., Sebring, Ohio. Lovely, large antique heavy platter marked: La Francais Porcelain on the back. It features dahlias/mums with cosmos/zinnias. It has no chips or cracks, but does have some age smudges, crazing, and spidering. A French China Co. platter is shown in M. Gaston's 1994 book on Flow Blue, (not nearly as beautiful as this one), and was valued at $225.00 in 1996, see pg. 160). This platter measures 15 by 11 inches wide. Beautiful to use as a table centerpiece or to hang on a wall, or put in the china cabinet. The mark is shown in the book titled Decorative American Pottery by Jamie Wilby, 2004 edit. If you do not like the authentic vintage look you can use a 90% hydrogen peroxide to soak out the smudgies according to that book. The 11/7/05 Auction Exchange paper had an article on Flow Blue; the French China Co. is listed as being one of the limited number of American potters that produced flow blue in America.
Fantastic old covered dish in the WATER LILY pattern, made by F Flow Blue China: Additional patterns and new information . This is one of the most attractive old flow blue serving pieces we have had and it is in excellent condition. The blue is rich and the color flows nicely. The handles are attractively gilded and the cover has two holes under the handle to let steam escape. Condition is excellent. Diameter: 11¾ ; Height to top of handle: ~6¼ . Extremely RARE piece!
English flow blue soup bowl in the Melbourne pattern by W.H. Grindley, circa 1896. Attractive rimmed bowl with rich and dark flowing blue color and beaded and gilded edge. Diameter: ~9 . Several available.(#J112/K034)
Flow blue MELBOURNE platters. Two platters available in this size (12 x 8¼ ). One is gilded and has what looks like an under the glaze (made in manufacturing) indentation on its underside.(#K027). The other never had any gilding on it (#J111). Both have a blue underglazed W.H. Grindley mark and each is in excellent condition. The first picture is of the non-gilded platter (#J111). The other pictures are of the platter that trimmed with gold. (#K027). $155/each
3 Flow Blue deep soup bowls, 9 ¾ inches. The price listed is for the (one) damaged bowl. The bowls are 9 ¾ inches in diameter decorated with pansies, flower baskets, cartouches, scalloped rims with gold trim. One bowl has a pinhead size chip on the outer rim, no mark, very pretty. L115x2. (s20)
English flow blue (flo blue) plate (8¾ ) in the Normandy pattern by Johnson Brothers, circa 1900. Gold is intact and plates are in excellent condition. Also available in this pattern is a set of dishes, which includes dinner, luncheon, and bread and butter plates, cups and saucers, different size platters, butter pats, pitchers, etc. The second picture depicts a dinner plate (10 ), luncheon plate (with asterisk, 8¾ ),sauce dish (4 7/8 ;), and butter pat (2 7/8 ).