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Fresh Stock! Blue + White, Staffordshire, Chinese….

Victorian Staffordshire Figures

Welcome to our June 20th Fresh Stock. Today, there’s a fine selection to browse, mostly pottery but with a few pieces of porcelain, and some Asian Antiques. See all the Latest Stock here >> Blue & White There’s a terrific group of printed English earthenware – at first, we thought it was a single service,…

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Happy 2022!

Another year has turned over- we would like to thank you for the support in 2021, and in 2022 we have so much more to enjoy. It’s an exciting time for Moorabool, with a number of projects all coming together – including a brand-new website. We paused this over Christmas so it would not disrupt…

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A Scottish Lord’s stunning coffee pot & a Missing Mark found – OSP discoveries

This remarkable piece of design is Old Sheffield Plate- the laboriously-constructed technique used before silver plating was invented. Roberts, Cadman & Co Old Sheffield Plate coffee pot c.1805 The simple form and lack of fussy details is a style more usually associated with the Art Deco period a century later- but here it is, in…

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Curated Collections

We’re pleased to announce a new way of browsing our vast stock on moorabool.com: Curated Collections. These small groups of complimentary items will illustrate an idea, such as a maker, period or technique. Or even just a group of pieces that go well together – as we say, they ‘speak the same language’…. Children’s Mugs…

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John Rosenberg, 1938-2020

John Rosenberg at the last AAADA Fair in Melbourne (2018)

John Rosenberg with his first ‘Antique’ – a Staffordshire spill, purchased around 1950! With sadness we note the passing of John Rosenberg, founder of Moorabool Antiques, after a short illness on Friday 19th June. He went to his first auction aged 7, with his Grandmother. This was at ‘Kerleys Auctions’, Geelong; Aged 80, he was…

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