Coloured souvenir cup, showing ‘Yarmouth beach from the jetty’. Bathers, bathing machines and deck-chairs can be seen in the foreground. Like other souvenir cups sold to Yarmouth tourists, this one was made in Germany. It has been re-used, probably after...
Hollow moulded statuette of woman in what appears to be eastern European dress, holding a fan.
Torso of statue of man in Tudor dress, with robe, thick padded sleeves, chain and medallion. Traces of gilding visible on parts; parts retain under-glaze colour. Possibly a Renaissance figure such as Henry VIII.
Sky-blue-glass specimen vase, with a clear-glass stem. Vases of this sort were for holding a single ‘specimen’ flower. The stem and pedestal foot are broken off.
White ceramic cup displaying a red transfer-printed image of ‘The Pier & Beach, Lowestoft’. The handle is missing. Underneath, it is stamped ‘Made in Germany’.
Plain white ceramic ornament – part of a larger object – comprising three birds on a branch (rear view).
Plain white ceramic ornament – part of a larger object – comprising three birds on a branch, possibly parrots. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Miniature grey ceramic vase, missing the neck and handle.
Knob/ handle from the top of a tureen lid, in the shape of a lion (poorly cast). From ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Ornament of a boy dressed as a clown. The base is broken off. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Pearlware Staffordshire dog’s head, holding a basket of flowers in its mouth, c. 1840. Discarded before 1883.
Small white ceramic pug ornament, with possible traces of brown/ red colouring. The pug is wearing a collar with three bells. The feet and base of the ornament are missing. Found amid London rubbish dumped on the Essex marshes.
Small ceramic ornament in the shape of a table, with two cats peeking out from underneath. The top of the ornament, now damaged, had a row of three teacups and saucers with three tabby cats crouched over the top of them licking off the cream. Found amid ash and...
Plain white ceramic religious ornament involving three women/ angels carrying a cross, an anchor and a heart, these figure representing faith, hope and charity respectively. The base is damaged. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Damaged statuette of a spaniel, with rudimentary colouring applied. From ash and domestic refuse, 1890s.
Headless miniature statuette of a ballerina, tinted in pink.
Headless ceramic statuette of a boy in a shaggy fleece-like garment surmounting a tunic and waistcoat, with breeches and boots, standing against a brick wall. He is holding a spoon. He may be a character from a nursery rhyme such as Little Jack Horner, Little Tommy...
Many different colours of glass are brought together in this specimen vase (for a single flower), the top of which has broken off. Found amid ash and domestic refuse of the 1890s.
Coloured head of little girl in bonnet, from a small ornament.