BEATLES fans have the chance to get their hands on a very special item once owned by one of the Fab Four when it goes under the hammer in the North East next week. Among items going to auction at Featonby’s Auctioneers & Valuers in North Shields is a rare Royal Doulton Figurine once … Continue reading "Rare Item Owned by the Late John Lennon to Go under the Hammer in North Shields"
Looking to get your hands on gorgeous vintage ceramics for your home, or cash in on a historic Spanish figurine you own? At Featonby’s, we’ve helped customers buy and sell Lladró ornaments for a deserving price – and it’s not hard to see why these one-of-a-kind collectibles are eternally in such high demand. … Continue reading "A Passion for Porcelain"
One of the world’s largest independent collections of Lladró is to be auctioned off by Featonby’s Auctioneers starting with a sale on Monday 25th March at 11am. The most sought-after piece in the collection is the beautifully detailed limited-edition Cinderella’s Arrival. Cinderella’s Arrival has had only 1500 hand crafted pieces made and is one of … Continue reading "Limited Edition Lladró “Cinderella’s Arrival” Porcelain Figurine"
North Shields-born artist Victor Rainbird died on this day in 1936. The talented lad from North Shields who, during his short professional career, recorded for posterity the everyday sights and scenes that he saw around the Fish Quay, old North Shields, Cullercoats & Whitley Bay in the period before and after WWI. … Continue reading "Died on this day: Victor Noble Rainbird"