Super single-owner selection of Worcester and Derby porcelain coming up at auction

A single-owner collection coming up at Essex auction house Stacey’s will offer 96 lots of British porcelain.

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Royal crown Derby pedestal vase c.1903 – estimate £4000-6000 at Stacey's.

The auction, titled A One Vendor private collection of Worcester & Royal Crown Derby, will be staged by the saleroom in Rayleigh, Essex, on April 27.

Stacey’s date back to 1947. Since 2005, the business has been continued under the third generation of Staceys: brothers Paul and Mark Stacey have been brought up in the world of antiques and have both enjoyed careers in London auction houses.

Here is a selection of five ideas of what to buy at the sale.

Flower power

Estimated at £4000-6000, a “superb” royal crown Derby pedestal vase (pictured top) c.1903 with cover, raised paste gilding and jewelling, comes in at a height of approximately 22cm. There is a flower panel signed by Leroy.

To bid for the royal crown Derby pedestal vase view the catalogue entry on

To be Frank

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Pair of royal Worcester roundel plaques c.1911, signed Frank Roberts – estimate £2000-3000 at Stacey's.

A pair of royal Worcester still life roundel plaques, c.1911, signed Frank Roberts, are estimated at £2000-3000.

The catalogue entry for these royal Worcester roundel plaques can be viewed on

Table topper

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Royal Worcester figure group table centre named '10 years after' – estimate £1500-2500 at Stacey's.

This “superb and rare” royal Worcester figure group table centre is named 10 years after. Dating from c.1886, measuring 51 x 28cm, it was modelled by James Hadley.

Estimate £1500-2500.

View the catalogue entry for this royal Worcester figure group table centre on

Pay as you urn

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A royal crown Derby urn c.1903 signed by Albert Gregory – estimate £600-800 at Stacey's.

A royal crown Derby urn c.1903 signed by Albert Gregory is estimated at £600-800. It has a conical cover and is 24cm in height, with the shape number being 1277 (regilded handle).

View the catalogue entry for this royal crown Derby urn on

Reticulation appreciation

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Royal Worcester vase and reticulated cover, c.1903, signed John Stinton – estimate £500-600 at Stacey's.

This royal Worcester vase and reticulated cover, shape G474, dates to c.1903 and is signed John Stinton.

Estimate £500-600.

View the catalogue entry for this royal Worcester vase and reticulated cover on


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