W - Plaques (Scene + People)

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Waiting for the Tide (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 6.25 x 8 inches.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 'Osborne Ivorex' equivalent is called 'Cornish Fisherman Waiting for the Tide

The equivalent Osborne Ivorex plaques.

'Cornish Fisherman Waiting for the Tide' and 'Cornish Fishwife Unloading the Boats'. Both plaques are 6 x 8 inches.

(Photographs supplied by Scott C).

Warwick Castle 14 inch Circular Plaque. Rarity - Rare    
Watermill or Waterwheel See 'Old Watermill'    

Water Wheel Laxey, IOM

4 inch Plaque

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
Water Wheel Laxey, Isle of Man

8 x 5 inch Rectangular Plaquette. Produced 1950  to 1955.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also see 'Laxey Wheel, Isle of Man' - 4 inch Plaque

 

Wayside Inn See 'At the Wayside Inn'    

Welsh Cottage Interior

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

 

Rarity - Fairly Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(RL) Similar to 'An Irish Cottage Interior'  

Welsh Lady Plaque

11 x 8 inch Rectangular Plaque.

P212, Book1

 

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. 

 

 

Welsh Tea Party

10 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1956.

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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10 inch

 

Welsh Tea Party

High Relief Pottery - 12.5 inch Circular Plaque.

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Welsh Tea Party Scene

8 x 5 inch Rectangular Plaquette. Produced 1950 to 1956

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

   

Welsh Woman

4 inch Plaque. Produced 1957 to 1959.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(RL)  

Western Towers, Canterbury Cathedral (Ivorex)

 

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 8 x 10.75 inches.

 

Rarity - One of the Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Only one know example. This plaque was purchase by an American collector direct from a Bossons paintress, so this piece may have never entered circulation to the general public.  
Western Towers Westminster Abbey (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 8 x 10.75 inches.

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The similar Osborne Ivorex plaques.

Western Towers Westminster Abbey  10 3/4" x 8" (right).

 Western towers Westminster Abbey  4 1/2" x 3 1/4" (left)

(Photographs supplied by Scott C).

Westminster Abbey

4 inch Circular Plaque.

Produced 1957  to 1959.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plaque_mini_-_westminster_abbey.jpg (9335 bytes) 'Buckingham Palace', 'Houses of Parliament', 'St Paul's Cathedral' and 'Westminster Abbey' form a set.  

Westminster Abbey

10 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1956.

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Westminster Abbey

High Relief Pottery - 12.5 inch Circular Plaque.

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Westward Ho!

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1959. The town of Westward Ho! is located in Devon, UK.

 

Rarity - Fairly Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Version 1 - With gloss finish.

Version 2 - With matt finish and flatter back. 

Whitby Abbey

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

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Wildflowers

12 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1990  to 1994.

 

Rarity - Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wild_Flowers_Poppies__Daisys_12inch.jpg (18967 bytes) 1990 to 1994 - This is an update of the older 'Summertime' Plaque 

Wild Geese

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1956.

 

Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The set of four comprises of Mallards, Teals, Pheasants and Wild Geese. Plaque4_-_Wild_Geese.jpg (8984 bytes)
William Shakespeare's Head See 'Shakespeare's Head' - Bossons Ivorex    

Willy Lott's Cottage, Suffolk

18 x 14 inch high Rectangular Plaque. Engraved W Ray Bossons in the lower RH bottom. There is a paintress mark & date located just off the river edge in the grass an the lower left side of the plaque.  The date reads 1956 with letters which appear to be a D over M which could be paintress D Moores.

 

Rarity - One of the Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plaque has usual silver back with wording "Hand Painted Plaque W.H. Bossons Limited Made in England Copyright Reserved"

 

Only one know example in existence

'Willy Lott's Cottage' is a 16th Century cottage made famous by the 1821 oil painting entitled "The Hay Wain" by English artist John Constable.

Willy Lott was a tenant farmer and was said to have been born in the house and never left it for more than four days in his lifetime. He lived there from 1758 to 1842, to the age of 84.

All information kindly supplied by Scott C from NJ

Windmill and Harvesters

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1954.

Versions 1 and 2. Version 2 appears to be rarer.

 

Rarity - Rare / Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Version 1 - This version is more common than the Version 2 plaque.

Version 2

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

Version 2 (on the left) has raised clouds, four folks in the field not including the one on the hay cart. Also the 2nd version has two buildings on the right hand side as compared to the 1st version only shows the open fields.

Windsor Castle

4 inch Plaque

 

Rarity - Very Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Windsor Castle

8 x 5 inch Rectangular Plaquette.

 

Rarity - Extremely Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Windsor Castle

14 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1948  to 1954.

 

Rarity - Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

Newer version of the Windsor Castle plaque with 3no large boats

Windsor Castle

Bossons Ivorex. 11 1/2 x 7 1/2. Produced 1981  to 1992.

 

 Rarity - Fairly Rare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photograph kindly supplied by Scott C in NJ

 

The similar Osborne Ivorex plaques.

Windsor Castle  11 1/2" x 7 1/2" (right)

Windsor Castle  4 1/2" x 3 1/4" (left)

(Photographs supplied by Scott C).

Windsor Castle (Ivorex)

Bossons Ivorex. Produced 1981  to 1992. Dimensions 11 x 7.25 inches.

Rarity - Fairly Rare

   

Windsor Castle from the Thames

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

 

Rarity - Fairly Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Winter

6 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1990  to 1996.

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 inch 'Winter' plaque in original box

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'.

Wood Anemones

4 inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1994 to 1996.

 

 Rarity - Fairly Available

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 inch round Wood Anemones with the three white flowers

Similar to the 6 inch 'Winter' plaque but with 3no white Anemones only.   
Worchester Cathedral

10  inch Circular Plaque. Produced 1950  to 1956.

 

Rarity - Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comes in a darker or a lighter winter type theme.   

Wren

3.5 inch mini Bird Plaque.

 

Rarity - The Rarest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unpainted experimental plaques of the Blue Tit 3.5inch and Wren 3.5 inch. There are no know painted examples of the Wren plaque (MC).

See Blue Tit Plaque (3.5inch)