Around with Rosie

On our quick trip around antiques and collectables we have to start locally of course with  much loved Torquay pottery manufactured from from around 1860 until the late 20th century, mainly using local sources of red Devon clay. See https://torquaypottery.info for more details.

RARE PATTERN DEVON TORQUAY WARE MOTTO WARE SMALL TEAPOT TAKE CUP REFRESHING TEA £20

https://www.rosiesofbrixham.co.uk/rare-pattern-devon-torquay-ware-motto-ware-small-teapot-take-cup-refreshing-tea-15511-p.asp

This same red ochre clay was also used in the 19th century to coat the sails of Brixham trawlers to weather proof them.

FRAMED GLAZED SIGNED PRINT TONI KNIGHTS PROVIDENT BRIXHAM RED SAILS BOAT £55

https://www.rosiesofbrixham.co.uk/framed-glazed-signed-print-toni-knights-provident-brixham-red-sails-boat-11592-p.asp

The popular 1930’s song ‘Red Sails in the Sunset’ refers to this same method of waterproofing sails and the song featured in the early sixties set of the Beatles.

2 X 1000 pc JIGSAW PUZZLES APPLE 2005 BEATLES Sgt PEPPER 2005 & VINYL COVERS £40

https://www.rosiesofbrixham.co.uk/2-x-1000-pc-jigsaw-puzzles-apple-2005-beatles-sgt-pepper-2005–vinyl-covers-21688-p.asp