A Galleon Tile Panel for the ss Malta of 1895 by William De Morgan, potter, tile designer and novelist.

For more information on his work, see:

http://www.pandosnco.co.uk/egypt.html


 



One of my favourite pieces is this fruit bowl with a Victorian Lozenge Mark, which dates the piece exactly.

It was made by Ridgway, Morley & Wear & Co. Broad Street, Shelton, Hanley, Staffordshire, on 21st July 1846.

 

 


P&O's new flagship, Canberra, entered service in May 1961 and with her a whole new range of trendy, bespoke modern furniture, china and glassware.

 

 


A very early example of a P&O cup


 

 

The above pictures are from the P&O Heritage Collection


I am a collector of traditional  P&O cutlery by Mappin & Webb and Elkington & Co.

Always happy to purchase!  Provenance especially welcome.


  


The iconic, non-fume P&O ashtray, first introduced in 1947


Tourist Class cruises began in the 1930s, but many of the Company's ships continued to operate a two-class system, First & Tourist, until the late 1960s.

Here are some examples of Tourist Class tableware

 


A fine example of a P&O chamber pot c 1920