British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Blog
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Pass the Picasso: Iconic Picasso plate goes under the hammer at McTear's, Glasgow
Thursday, 2 February 2017
Over the course of his long career, Picasso began to design ceramic editions between 1947 and 1971, resulting in 633 different editions. In the early stages of this design process, he produced practical objects such as plates and bowls, but later tur...
Moorcroft for Macintyre selling at McTear's in July
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
This July, McTear's Auctioneers is pleased to offer a selection of ceramics made by Moorcroft. Of particular note is lot 902, a Moorcroft for Macintyre Forget Me Not pattern vase, signed in green. This vase was developed by William Moorcroft while wo...
Glasgow-made Nautilus porcelain to be sold at McTear's in July
Friday, 17 June 2016
By the end of the late Victorian period, Scotland’s porcelain industry was burgeoning; this was a reflection of the increasingly industrialised nature of larger British cities in the 19th century. Near Edinburgh, for example, ‘Coral&rsquo...
Monday, 25 April 2016
The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction this April is punctuated by a plethora of unusual, collectable and rare glass, from 18th century drinking glasses (lots 505 and 603) to a fine example of Lalique 1920s opalescent glass (lot 5...
Royal Crown Derby Auction Success in Glasgow!
Wednesday, 16 December 2015
The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction, held Tuesday 15th December, proved that once again, the big names of British ceramics continue to be in demand. Of particular note, the auction was marked by a collection of Royal Crown Derb...
Rare Lalique vase makes top hammer price at McTear's!
Friday, 14 August 2015
The undisputed star lots of The British & International Ceramics & Glass Auction, held 15th August at McTear’s, was a fine collection of eight rare vases made by renowned glass designer, René Lalique. The Monmorency vase, lot 462...
Lalique sure to steal the show at Glasgow Auction...
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
Lalique is known the world over for delicate and elegant glass objets d'art. René Jules Lalique was born in 1860 and lived in a Paris suburb for the first years of his life. His summer trips to Ay gave him a...
Decorative Arts all round!
Tuesday, 2 June 2015
Should it be a surprise that the top five selling lots in The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction on 2nd June were 20th century decorative arts objects? Perhaps not, but it clearly illustrates where collecting interests l...
Market demand for Moorcroft remains strong at McTear's Auctioneers!
Friday, 27 March 2015
The market demand for Moorcroft was ever strong during The British & International Ceramics & Glass Auction, held March 24th. Leading the way was lot 530, a beautiful pair of Moorcroft for MacIntyre Florianware vases. The vases are in lovel...
Rare Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre to be offered at Glasgow Auction
Sunday, 22 February 2015
The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction is carrying a little bit of magic: two Wedgwood ‘Fairyland Lustre’ vases, lots 506 and 507, to be offered on March 24th 2015 at McTear’s. These magnificent ceramics are fine...
The Jewellery Auction
14 May 2017
McTear's Jewellery auctions present over 300 lots of fine and rare Jewellery for auction every six w...
The Coins & Banknotes Auction
16 May 2017
McTear's has experienced Coin Specialists who will advise you and value your items. Appointments can...
The Watches Auction
16 May 2017
McTear’s is the only auction house in Scotland to host an auction dedicated to Watches every s...
The Silver Auction
1 June 2017
The Silver Auction at McTear’s, a six weekly live auction, has become a destination for silver...
The Scottish Pictures Auction
7 June 2017
We are inviting entries for The Scottish Pictures Auction if you have high quality Scottish painting...