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Bone china hand-painted side plate in the “Bird-of-Paradise” pattern.  Measures just over 6” across.  Marked “souvenir” and purchased in the on-board gift shop.  Produced by Tuscan china and bottom marked with the Cunard logo.  Identical… read more ›

Lovely tea cup and saucer in the hand-painted “Bird-of-Paradise” pattern.  From the 1920’s as used on the Aquitania.  Marked on the bottom as souvenir.  Excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or crazing.

Brown dinner plate in what is commonly referred to as the “Boston Mails” pattern.  The edge of the plate is surrounded by a lovely border decoration with images of each of the first four Cunarders–Britannia,… read more ›

Cuckoo-pattern Cunard bread plate.  This pattern, dating to the time of RMS Mauretania and Aquitania, is the harder-to-find variant of the Tuscan Bird-of-Paradise china.  This bread plate is made by Mintons.  Fine bone china.  Measures… read more ›

I am not really sure what this is.  A nickle or chrome tip tray perhaps?  They turn up from time to time but not as often as they once did.  A fine pre-WWI Cunard logo… read more ›

Exquisite five-lobed oyster dish from Cunard’s pre-WWI service.  This pattern was famously used on board in both first and second class and pieces of this pattern have been salvaged from the RMS Lusitania and RMS… read more ›

Very hard-to-find cereal bowl made for Cunard Line by Foley in bone china.  Almost certainly from the Queen Mary as it was discovered in Southern California.  Measures 7″ across.  in excellent condition.  Oddly, a piece… read more ›

The famed, lovely, and rare five-lobed dish by Foley.  This example was made for use in the post-war tea set.  These bone-china dishes are tough to find and were used on board the Queens, RMS… read more ›

Many collectors call this a “large creamer,” but it is actually a hot water jug.  Your tea was brought to you as loose leaves, and you poured your own hot water and you made your… read more ›

Foley bone-china side plate from the service of the Queen Mary and Elizabeth.  Has some of the usual utensil marks.  Measures about 6½” in diameter.

The cube Foley sugar bowl.  Made of fine bone china.  I often have a tough time keeping these in stock so finish your tea set with this cute sugar bowl.  Excellent condition with no chips,… read more ›

Foley bone-china tea pot in the famous cube pattern.  Measuring about 4″ square and standing 4″ tall.  Excellent condition.  No chips or crazing in excellent condition.  This is the larger of the two sizes of… read more ›

Foley bone-china tea pot, measuring just about 3¼” square and standing 3″ tall.  Excellent condition.  No cracks, chips, or crazing.  Some slight wear to the black line on the lid.  Displays well as a set… read more ›

Although commonly referred to as a “large sugar bowl,” this is actually a waste dish for your spent tea leaves.  In the late 1960’s, Cunard made the “bold” move of switching to tea bags.  A… read more ›

Sought-after asparagus dish as used on the RMS Queen Mary, RMS Queen Elizabeth, RMS Caronia, and all of the Cunard post war fleet.  These, however, came from the famous restaurant One 5th Ave in New… read more ›

Haven’t had these in stock in ages.  The Maddock bread plate as used on board the RMS Queen Mary, RMS Queen Elizabeth, and throughout the rest of the fleet.   In excellent condition with a small… read more ›

Maddock cereal bowl measuring 7½” in diameter.  Several available and dating to the 1960s.  Super handy to use.  As you know I use the Maddock ware as my daily china.  Its so sturdy and has… read more ›

Hard-to-find Cunard Line dinner plate made by Maddock and almost certainly used on the Queen Mary.  This plate measures about 9.75″ in diameter.  In very good condition with typical utensil marks.  Date marked during the… read more ›

Rare egg hoop from the post-WWII on-board Cunard service.  Full Cunard logo inside.  This pattern was used in both first and second class on all the major post war Cunard ships, including Mauretania and Caronia. … read more ›

Unusual shallow plate made by Maddock.  Excellent condition.  Measures 8″ in diameter.  Maddockware is a real crowd pleaser and a collecting favorite.  Everyone wants something off the Queen Mary or Queen Elizabeth it seems.

A quantity of salad crescents from the service of Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth.  In mint condition and measuring about 8” x 4½”.  A must have for any Cunard Queen’s collection.

Side bowl as used on the RMS Queen Mary, RMS Caronia, and second Mauretania.  One day I hope to find an archive with Cunard and Maddock Ware’s history details.  While we all have and love… read more ›

Soup bowl as used on the Queens.  Measures about 9″ in diameter.  Excellent condition.  As a matter of interest, Maddock Ware china is extremely hardy and was designed to be automatically dish washed in near-boiling… read more ›

At first glance this is the almost ubiquitous Cunard Line Maddock soup bowl.   However, what makes this interesting is it is some of the oldest dated Maddock I have seen.  Date coded to 1954.  This… read more ›

Very early cup & saucer for Cunard’s longest-serving liner.  This pattern was introduced when QE2 entered service.  Originally, the pattern was gold leaf.  Later, to save money, Cunard began using a goldish-yellow decal for the… read more ›

Lovely waste dish from the tea service produced by Copelands in the famous rose pattern.  It seems that this pattern appears to have only been used on Media and Parthia tea sets!  Stands about 3″… read more ›

Very old Cunard Line silver-plated dinner knife in a pattern I have only seen once or twice.  Definitely not common!  In very good condition.  Made by Elkington Plate and date coded 1903.  Measures just under… read more ›

Made by Chester, this silver mustard pot is in excellent condition in the Plain Pine pattern and marked Cunard White Star Line.  In excellent condition and has its original glass insert.

1920’s-era silver salt dish with a great Cunard Line logo.  Made by Chester and marked “Souvenir.”  In excellent condition and sports its often missing glass insert.

Long salt spoon from the tables of the famous Cunard Line.  Great 19th century logo and made by Elkington with a date code of 1900.  Perhaps for the Saxonia?  Measures about 3.5″ long and in… read more ›

Beautiful pair of silver plate asparagus tongs made by Elkington.  Measures about 4.5″ long.  Dating to 1914, these tongs are in excellent condition and likely from the ss Aquitania in her famous acanthus leaf pattern. … read more ›

Don’t we all pine for the days when something as simple as grapes were cut table side by the obliging steward.  Isn’t that a major reason why we collect fine ocean-liner memorabilia?  Enjoying, however fleetingly,… read more ›

Elaborate and impressive, these clawed ice tongs would look amazing in your display of Cunard Line silver.  They measure about 5.5″ long. Perfect condition with perfect logo. Made by Harrison Brothers, the logo dates to… read more ›

Mint condition lobster pick in the acanthus leaf pattern introduced on RMS Aquitania of 1914.  Made by Embassy Plate and in mint condition.   Measures about 9″ long.  3 Available.

Elkington Plate sugar bowl dated 1956.  This comes to us from One 5th Ave, the restaurant in New York City which was famously done up with fittings from the RMS Caronia; so from the Green… read more ›

Acanthus-leaf sugar shaker from the pattern introduced on the Aquitania.  This by Elkington silver and dated 1914, the year of her maiden voayge.  In very good condition.  Measures about 6″ tall.

Beautiful Cunard White Star sugar shaker made by Elkington and dated to 1939, no doubt produced for the service of the Queen Elizabeth or Mauretania.  Stands about 6.5″ tall.  Lovely condition.

Cute sugar tongs by our old friends at Elkington and Company.  Dates to 1905; so they were probably made for one of the “Pretty Sisters,” Caronia or Carmania.  In very good condition and measuring about… read more ›

Cunard White Star Line silver table vase from the dining rooms of the RMS Queen Mary and RMS Queen Elizabeth.  Made by Embassy plate and almost certainly from 1936.  These are usually quite banged up… read more ›

Here is a rarity!  A tea pot from the on-board service of the RMS Queen Elizabeth and RMS Queen Mary.  Fantastic condition.  Think of all the crew gossip that went on around this during a… read more ›

This souvenir tea set from the Cunard Line was once much more common.  Like so many things in life, you might say to yourself about a particular memory “that wasn’t that long ago,” and then… read more ›

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