S - Plaques (Scene + People)

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Salisbury Cathedral

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1948  to 1954.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

San Martin 1588

Approx 7 x 5inches

This plaque was an experimental model that never went into production. There are two know pieces that have slightly different painting variations as shown in the photographs.

 

Rarity - The Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This plaque was also used on the "Galleon Panel" barometer

Scabious and Cornflower

12  inch Circular Plaque. 1958

 

Rarity - Fairly Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Scarborough Castle 8 x 5 inch Rectangular Plaquette. Produced 1950 to 1956. Rarity - Rare.    
Sentimental Flowers

10  inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1959  to 1962. Comes in a Right and Left handed versions. Forms a set with the Sentimental Mirror

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10 inch Left Handed Version

10 inch Right Handed Version

This is the same plaque as the later produced 'Floral Spray'.

Sentimental Flowers Set. Designed by Patricia Easterbrook ( American floral designer). Usually stamped 1960 on the back.
 

Scottie Dog Plaque

See the 6 inch 'Good Luck' Plaque    
Shakespeare's Birthplace

4 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1957  to 1959.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford on Avon

Shakespeare's Birthplace

5 x 3 inch Rectangular Plaque. Produced 1952  to 1955.

 

Rarity - Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford on Avon

There were only 6no designs created for the 5 x 3 inch Plaque. 'Anne Hathaway's Cottage', 'Bridge St Chester', 'Douglas The Horse and Tram', 'Eastgate Chester', 'Old Blacksmith's Shop' and 'Shakespeare's Birthplace'.  
Shakespeare's Birthplace

8 x 5 inch Rectangular Plaquette. Produced 1950  to 1956.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford on Avon  

Shakespeare's Birthplace

8 x 6 inch Ultra High Relief Rectangular Plaque. Sculpted by W R Bossons.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There were only 4no designs produced in the 8 x 6 inch Ultra High Relief plaque, 'Anne Hathaway's Cottage', 'Old Irish Cottage', Robert Burns Birthplace' and 'Shakespeare's Birthplace'.

Gold frame plus a roof colour variation (photograph supplied by Scott C).

Shakespeare's Birthplace

10 inch Circular Plaque. Produced at some time between 1950 and 1956.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

   
Shakespeare's Birthplace

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1948  to 1962.

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is the earliest version with no people

This plaque has at least 3no versions. The earlier version had no people. The later versions had people and the final version had people with raised clouds.

Remodelled version with people and without raised clouds

Shakespeare's Birthplace

High Relief Pottery - 12.5 inch Circular Plaque.

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Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford on Avon (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 9 x 6 3/4 inches.

NOTE - There is also a Shakespeare's Birthplace variation plaque.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interesting Variations - The upper plaque does not have an trees to the left of the house and the colouring is different, also it has a Bossons Ivorex sticker affixed to the back whereas the lower plaque has the wording 'Bossons England' etched into the lower right corner.

Photograph showing the faint etching on the lower plaque

Photographs kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

Shakespeare's Head

Bossons Ivorex. 7 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1981  to 1992.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Osborne Ivorex version of this plaque. This is not a Bossons

Shakespeare's House

8 x 5 inch Rectangular Plaquette. Produced 1950 to 1956.

 

Rarity - Fairly Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shakespeare's Memorial Theatre

8 x 5 inch Rectangular Plaquette. Produced 1950 to 1956. Rarity - Rare

 

Rarity - Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ship at Porlock

11 x 8 inch Rectangular Plaque. Produced 1948  to 1954.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are 5no 11 x 8 inch Rectangular Plaques (actually measuring 7.75 x 11.5) - 'Ship Inn', 'Bowling Along', 'At the Wayside Inn',  'Welsh Lady' and Yarn Market. 

The set of four comprises of Yarn Market, Ship Porlock, At the Wayside and Bowling Along

Post Cards of the Ship at Porlock

Siddeley Car - 1904

See Pottery Products - The set comprises of Daimler - 1906, Panhard - 1901, Renault - 1907 and Siddeley - 1904

Plaster & Pottery versions of this plaque  
Singapore See 'Empress Place, Singapore'    

Sioux

17 x 11 inch Warrior Panel. Produced 1963 to 1967. Sculpted by Fred Wright. Version with war paint and version with additional red lines on apron.

 

Rarity - Fairly Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sleeping Beauty (Sleeping)

DESIGN 1 - 12 inch Circular Plaque.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sleeping Beauty (Dancing)

DESIGN 1 - 12 inch Circular Plaque.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Brighter colouring of the Bossons Sleeping Beauty plaque. Notice it is more of pastel colours and her dress is of a brighter lighter blue (photographs kindly provided by Scott C).

Back of the plaque wordings. Notice the words Walt Disney  Productions 1959. ooops, Bossons didn't get permission for that one !!

'Smithy Interior Scene' or 'Smithy' See 'Old Smithy'. 14 inch Circular Plaque.    

Spring

6 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1990  to 1996. Rarity - Common

Part of the Four Seasons plaques -  Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring.

'Autumn' plaque same as earlier 'Chysanthemums'.

'Spring' plaque same as earlier 'Daffodils'.

'Summer' Plaque same as earlier 'Roses'.

Spring Flowers 4 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1957  to 1959. Rarity - Fairly Common    
Spring Flowers

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1982 to 1994

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forms a set with Autumn Gold, Chrysanthemums, Spring Flowers and Summer Flowers

In this version the large Rose is replaced with an extra Tulip

Springtime

12 inch Circular Plaque.

 

Rarity - Fairly Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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St George's College, Salisbury, S. Rhodesia

14 inch Circular Plaque. Same scene as the later and more common 

 

Rarity - Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See 'Old English Manor House'.

Stirling Castle

Bossons Ivorex Plaque.

Currently only one known example of this plaque

 

Rarity - One of the Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St Ives Harbour (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 9 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

   
St Michaels Mount, Cornwall (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 11.25 x 7.25 inches.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bossons Ivorex St Michaels Mount

 

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaques.

From left to right, St. Michaels Mount Cornwall   11 1/2" x 7 1/2" and St. Michaels Mount Cornwall   4 1/2" x 3 1/4"

(Photographs supplied by Scott C).

St Peter Port, Guernsey

8 x 5 inch plaque

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
St Paul's Cathedral

4 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1957 to 1959.

 

Rarity - Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'Buckingham Palace', 'Houses of Parliament', 'St Paul's Cathedral' and 'Westminster Abbey' form a set.  
St Paul's Cathedral

10 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1956.

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St Paul's Cathedral (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 8 x 10 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaques.

The first photograph shows St. Pauls Cathedral  8" x 10"  (first version with lamp posts is pictured on the right. Second version without lampposts is on the left). The second photograph is the St. Pauls Cathedral  3 1/4" x 4 1/2' plaque.

(Photographs supplied by Scott C).

St Paul's Cathedral

High Relief Pottery - 12.5 inch Circular Plaque.

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St Peter, Rome

12 x 8 inch Rectangular Plaque. Made in 1952.

 

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
St Werburgh Street, Chester

10  inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1956.

 

Rarity - Fairly Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

St Werburgh Street

High Relief Pottery - 12.5 inch Circular Plaque.

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Statue of Liberty, New York

10  inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1956.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph supplied by Dennis L

Steady Rover

High Relief Pottery - 12.5 inch Circular Plaque.

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Stratford Bookends See Bookends    
Sulgrave Manor, Northhants

15.5  inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1953  to 1954.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There were only 3no designs produced in the 15.5 inch plaque : 'Old English Manor House', 'Palace House, Beaulieu' and 'Sulgrave Manor, Northants'.

Summer

6 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1990 to 1996

With all yellow flowers, orange flower  and all pink flowers

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orange Flower Version

Part of the Four Seasons plaques -  Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring.

'Autumn' plaque same as earlier 'Chysanthemums'.

'Spring' plaque same as earlier 'Daffodils'.

'Summer' Plaque same as earlier 'Roses'.

Summer Flowers

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1982 to 1994.

Forms a set with Autumn Gold, Chrysanthemums, Spring Flowers and Summer Flowers.

 

Rarity - Fairly Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Version 1 Summers Flowers - This version is rarer and has smaller flowers. The flowers are often painted different colours.

Version 2 Summer Flowers

Version 2 Summer Flowers - This version has a larger central Rose

Summertime 12 inch Circular Plaque. Rarity - Common Also see 'Wildflowers' 12 inch plaque. This is a later re-issue of the 'Summertime' plaque Also produced with wrought iron frame surround.

Swallow & Laburnum

12  inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1954.

 

Rarity - Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Swan Lake

See Pottery Products - Set comprises of 'Swan Lake' and 'Pas de Quartre' form a set.

   
Sweet Briar Rose

4  inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1994  to 1996.

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Sweet Violets

4  inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1994  to 1996.

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Sydney Harbour Bridge

14 inch Circular Plaque.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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