Designs for Minton by Scotsman Christopher Dresser. Porcelain. Living from 1834 to 1904, he trained as a botanist but also made some wonderful art. All of these with a lot of blue but he worked in pink and brown too.

Cachepot. 1875-1900.
Cachepot. 1875-1900. Aesthetic movement in style. Japonaise. Cloisonne. Decorated with a blue top band simulating sky above a green sea filled with colorful carp and stylized flowers and plants, all figures outlined with a fine line of gold. Image © James D. Julia and 2019 Morphy Auctions. Fair use license. via https://www.morphyauctions.com/jamesdjulia/item/2747-361/
U shaped vase. 1886 or 1889.
U shaped vase with Japanese and pre-Columbian influences. 1886 or 1889. Hard-paste porcelain. Image© 2000–2019 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fair use license. via https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1988.30/
Piece for a dresser. No date.
Piece for a dresser. No date. Image 2019 Andrew Muir – Leading Clarice Cliff and 20th Century Ceramics Dealer. Fair use license. via https://andrew-muir.com/items/christopher-dresser-for-minton/322
Pair of quintal vases. 1850-1900.
Pair of quintal vases modeled on the Dutch tulipière. 1850-1900. Pseudo cloisonne porcelain. Turquoise ground enamel decorated with yellow and white flowers and geometric designs supported by dolphin masks on a shaped base. Image © 1999 – 2019 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2554B/lots/296
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Down to the river back before ships had engines. 18th century. British artist Samuel Scott (1701/2-1772).

"Pope's Villa, Twickenham." ca. 1759.
“Pope’s Villa, Twickenham.” ca. 1759. Oil on panel. Collection of the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven. In the public domain because the artist died over 70 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Samuel_Scott_-_Pope%27s_Villa,_Twickenham_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
"An Arch of Westminster Bridge." ca. 1750.
“An Arch of Westminster Bridge.” ca. 1750. Image © Tate Gallery, London. Fair use license. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/samuel-scott-480
"The Building of Westminster Bridge." 1750.
“The Building of Westminster Bridge.” 1750. Oil on canvas. Private collection. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Samuel_Scott_-_The_Building_of_Westminster_Bridge_-_WGA21089.jpg

More vacation pictures a few with sand. Scottish, these are, but mostly of warmer places. John Duncan Fergusson, artist. Living from 1874 to 1961 he also sculpted. Member of the Scottish Colourists school.

"Point de Granville, Normandie." ca. 1900.
“Point de Granville, Normandie.” ca. 1900. Oil on panel. Image © The Fergusson Gallery, Perth and Kinross Council, Scotland. Photo credit: Perth & Kinross Council. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/point-de-granville-normandie-129260
"Dinard, the Islands." 1930.
“Dinard, the Islands.” 1930. Oil on canvas. Image © lotsearch.net. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.net/lot/john-duncan-fergusson-1874-1961-46295221
"Golfe Juan." No date.
“Golfe Juan.” No date. Image © WahooArt.com. Fair use license. via https://en.wahooart.com/@@/9CWJ8L-John-Duncan-Fergusson-Golfe-juan
"The Breeze, Antibes." 1914.
“The Breeze, Antibes.” 1914. Image © The Fergusson Gallery, Perth and Kinross Council, Scotland. Photo credit: Government Art Collection. Fair use license. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/the-breeze-antibes-28183

Girls in white and red on holiday at the sea. British. Philip Wilson Steer, painter (1860-1942).

"The Beach at Walberswick." ca 1889.
“The Beach at Walberswick.” ca 1889. Oil paint on wood. Collection of the Tate Gallery, London. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/steer-the-beach-at-walberswick-n05351
"Girls Running, Walberswick Pier." 1888-1894.
“Girls Running, Walberswick Pier.” 1888-1894. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Tate Gallery, London. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/steer-girls-running-walberswick-pier-n06008
"Boulogne Sands." 1888-91.
“Boulogne Sands.” 1888-91. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Tate Gallery, London. Cc0 License 3.0. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/steer-boulogne-sands-n05439
"Two girls on a Pierhead Walberswick." ca. 1887.
“Two girls on a Pierhead Walberswick.” ca. 1887. Image © 2019 Orwell Press Art Publishing. Fair use license. via https://orwellpressartpublishing.com/philip-wilson-steer-artist.php

A few pick-me-ups to brighten the dullest drawing-room. Porcelain from Royal Crown Derby. 19th century. Two that are Regency and one that is later.

Pair of campana-shaped urns. ca. 1820.
Pair of campana-shaped urns. ca. 1820. Hand-painted imari decoration with gilt serpentine handles and gold leaf.Stamped with red crown mark and crossed batons underneath. Image © Aspire Auctions, Cleveland. Fair use license. via https://www.aspireauctions.com/#!/catalog/346/1815/lot/76391
Vase. ca. 1875.
Vase. ca. 1875. Hand-painted in brown near rim “1282”.Center of base hand-printed in orange. Incised crown over two entwined Ds company logo. Theodore B. Starr for Royal Derby. Designed by Starr in New York and manufactured by Royal Derby in England. Image © Brooklyn Museum. Cc0 License. via https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/158928
Cylindrical vases. ca. 1806 to 1825.
Cylindrical vases with three claw feet. ca. 1806 to 1825. Hand decorated in gilt with a design of scrolls, flowers and leaves on an enameled cobalt blue ground. Image © Patrick Howard Antiques. © 2001 – 2019 Sellingantiques Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.sellingantiques.co.uk/486810/pair-rare-regency-royal-crown-derby-porcelain-vases-early-19thct/

Novelty sterling silver pepper pots in fun designs to sit upon your table and make you smile. Victorian and Edwardian. All made in England.

Watering can pepper pot. Made in London in 1868.
Watering can pepper pot. Made in London in 1868. Sterling silver. E. H. Stockwell, maker. Image © 2018 Peter Cameron Antique Silver, London, UK. Fair use license. via https://www.petercameronantiquesilver.com/product/a-victorian-silver-novelty-watering-can-pepper-pot/
Hare pepperpot. 1903. Edwardian.
Hare pepperpot. The forehead is pierced to allow the pepper to come out and is filled by removing the head. 1903. Edwardian. Sterling silver. Grey & Company, Birmingham, maker. The two front feet are each partly hallmarked as is the collar of the pull-off head. Image © 2019 Sanda Lipton, London UK. Fair use license. via http://www.antique-silver.com/antiques/d/edwardian-sterling-silver-novelty-pepper-pot-shaped-as-a-hare/252209/
Novelty pepperpot in the form of a child's pull along toy with wheels that actually turn. Filled by removing the head with the pepper emerging from the chest of the horse. 1900.
Novelty pepperpot in the form of a child’s pull along toy with wheels that actually turn. Filled by removing the head with the pepper emerging from the chest of the horse. 1900. Stamped with good clear English silver hallmarks to both the base and head. Saunders & Shepherd, makers. Image © 2019 waxantiques, London. Fair use license. via http://www.waxantiques.com/antique-silver/d/antique-miniature-silver-childs-toy-horse-pepper/223904
Mouse or vole silver-gilt novelty pepperpot.
Mouse or vole silver-gilt novelty pepper pot. Made in London in 1907. Body and interior lightly gilt. William Hornby, maker. Image © BADA Ltd, London. Fair use license. https://www.bada.org/object/edwardian-silver-gilt-novelty-pepper-pot-form-mouse

People getting out and celebrating from just a little while back. 20th century. English. Charles Ernest Cundall, painter. Living from 1890 to 1971 he is remembered for his large panoramic canvases.

"Bank Holiday, Brighton." 1933.
“Bank Holiday, Brighton.” 1933. © the heirs of the artist. Image © Tate Gallery, London. Fair use license. via https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/charles-cundall-966
"Henley Regatta." Published in 1960. Print.
“Henley Regatta.” Published in 1960 by Frost & Reed Ltd, Bristol and London. Print. © heirs of the artist and the publisher. Image © 2019 – Sport Antiques and Manfred Schotten Antiques. Fair use license. via https://sportantiques.co.uk/henley-regatta-by-charles-cundall
"HMY Britannia passing under Tower Bridge."
“HMY Britannia passing under Tower Bridge.” No date. © heirs of the artist. Image Alchetron © 2019. Fair use license. via https://alchetron.com/Charles-Cundall