Description

    Beatles - Group of Five Dishware Items by Washington Pottery (UK, 1963). Washington Pottery of Hanley (Staffordshire) held the exclusive worldwide license for Beatles dishware, and manufactured this very popular series of transferware items for several years, as well as a later series with designs from The Beatles cartoon series. The Beatles appear here in light blue collarless suits, and are rearranged from an early Dezo Hoffman group photo shoot - the chairback which John holds in those photos cleverly reimagined as a guitar neck on the dishware! High quality yet moderately priced in its day, the Washington series is quite rare today due to the fragility of the items. Included in this lot are five individual items: a 7" diameter plate, a 7" diameter biscuit plate, a 4" high coffee mug, and two 6.5" diameter bowls. Condition: the plate and biscuit plate both Very Good, images bold and minor imperfections on the bottoms; the coffee mug Good, a chip on the rim above John's head and some craquelure and staining at the bottom; the bowls both Fair, one with a small hairline crack from center to edge through George's left side, and one with the autographs and lower image portions deeply faded, the Washington transfer mark on the underside also rubbed off. From the Uwe Blaschke Beatles Collection.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2016
    20th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 197

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 May 12 Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We are extremely pleased with your company. Personally, I will ensure that if we go back to Dallas area we ask you guys for Mr. Walker again. I got nothing but praises from you and your team!!
    Rafael Vega,
    Miami, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 11 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,639,266