600 lots of Shelley china comes to market


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This rare Delft pattern teapot with lid (5-1/2 inches high) may bring $200 to $300 at auction.

MANHEIM, Pa. — A fine collection of more than 600 lots of Shelley fine English bone china for the is being offered Feb. 26, by Conestoga Auctions. The collection is from the estate of J. Harlan Miller, formerly of the National Shelley Collectors Club.

The variety of patterns offered include Dainty Blue, Dainty Pink, Maytime, Wild Flower, Thistle, Charm, Stocks, Shamrock, Bramble, My Garden, Ashbourne, Balloon Tree and Rose Pansy Forget Me Not.

Highlights include a rare Green Paisley Chintz pattern miniature cup and saucer, a Kookaburras scalloped-edge plate, a Crocus-pattern, floral-handled teapot, a Blackberry pattern miniature cup and saucer, a Nairobi pattern fish cup and saucer, Art Deco chamber candle dishes, a citrus juicer, toast stands and patterns representing the history of the brand, including Foley and Wileman & Co.

Bidding will be on site and online via  LiveAuctioneers.com. Visit www.conestogaauction.com, call 717-898-7284 or e-mail ca@conestogaauction.com for more. 

Conestoga Auction Company, 768 Graystone Road, Manheim, PA.

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