Art Deco so bright and gay it could cheer up the dullest of days. Shelley Pottery, Staffordshire, England, which started up around 1890 and lasted for 70 years.

Lustre vase in the Balloons and Flashes pattern. ca. 1920.
Lustre vase in the Balloons and Flashes pattern. ca. 1920. Image © 1998-2019 Ruby Lane, Inc. and Prairie Wind Antiques, Manitoba. Fair use license. via https://www.rubylane.com/item/520021-GPO03121801/Stunning-Shelley-Art-Deco-Lustre-Vase
Coffee set in the Vogue shape and yellow Sunray pattern. 1930-33.
Coffee set in the Vogue shape and yellow Sunray pattern. 1930-33. Image © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Fair use license. via https://twitter.com/antiquesmag/status/996338036186152960?lang=da
Part of a tea service in the Vogue shape Red Block design.
Part of a tea service in the Vogue shape and Red Block design. ca. 1930. Six teacups with saucers, milk jug, sugar bowl, side plates and a cake plate. Painted pattern number “11786” to bases. ca. 1930. Bone china. Eric Slater, designer for Shelley. Image © Copyright Toovey’s 2017-2019. Fair use license. via https://www.tooveys.com/lots/323595/a-shelley-art-deco-bone-china-vogue-shape-red-block-pattern-part-tea-service/
Wash pitcher and basin.1925-45.
Wash pitcher and basin. Broad light blue top band with abstract line decorations decorations and pastel polychrome geometric designs including diamonds and fans. 1925-45. Green printed mark “Shelley / ENGLAND” on base. Image © 2002-2019 LiveAuctioneers. Fair use license. via https://www.liveauctioneers.com/en-gb/item/74614695_english-shelley-art-deco-wash-pitcher-and-basin
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