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A Fine Derbyshire Blue John Tazza on a Tall Knopped Stem and Spreading Tiered Foot, Early 19th Century - Blue John, a type of fluorspar, is unique to Derbyshire and has been valued for its beauty and colour for hundreds of years. Pliny writing in the 1st century AD noted a material he called ‘Murrhine’ which he said was ‘approaching the colour of wine’ and had ‘great variety of colours and the wreathed veins.... Dim: 17cm high, 16cm dia. - 6¾ ins high, 6¼ ins dia.

A Fine Derbyshire Blue John Tazza on a Tall Knopped Stem and Spreading Tiered Foot, Early Century - Blue John, a type of fluorspar, is unique to Derbyshire and has been valued for its beauty and colour for hundreds of years. Pliny writing in the

A 19th century Derbyshire fluorspar or 'Blue John' goblet -  The deep bowl on a ring turned baluster stem and circular foot with a moulded stepped edge, 12cm in diameter, 19.5cm high (4.5in in diameter, 7.5in high).

A century Derbyshire fluorspar or 'Blue John' goblet - The deep bowl on a ring turned baluster stem and circular foot with a moulded stepped edge, in diameter, high in diameter, high).

early 1800s Blue John, a type of fluorspar, is unique to Derbyshire and has been valued for its beauty and colour for hundreds of years. Pliny writing in the 1st century AD noted a material he called ‘Murrhine’ which he said was ‘approaching the colour of wine’ and had ‘great variety of colours and the wreathed veins....present shades of purple and white with a mixture of the two; the purple gradually changing as it were to a fiery red and the milk white see more on link

A Fine Derbyshire Blue John Tazza on a Tall Knopped Stem and Spreading Tiered Foot Early Century

A REGENCY BLUE-JOHN GOBLET  EARLY 19TH CENTURY  The bowl on a knopped stem and stepped circular foot  5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high

A REGENCY BLUE-JOHN GOBLET EARLY 19TH CENTURY The bowl on a knopped stem and stepped circular foot 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high

Атикварная посуда в стиле Pietra Dura.

Атикварная посуда в стиле Pietra Dura.

Blue John antique campana shaped urn, derbyshire early 19th century. - Gavin Douglas Antiques

at Gavin Douglas Fine Antiques Ltd. in London, specialists in antique clocks and decorative gilt bronze

Blue John casket, made in later half of 19thc from material probably mined in the 18thc. England. 4"H x 7.5"W x 4"D.

A Blue John casket which was almost certainly made in the second half of the century. The bronze frame has small bun feet and engraving to the corners.

554. Sold. Rare Blue John Carved Urn Ormolu Mounts 19th Ct - Pure Indulgence - Patrick Howard Antiques

Rare Blue John Carved Urn of traditional form with lavish finely cast ormolu mounts ending on a square base, the circular rim with beaded ormolu mount, mid Nineteenth Century.

Derbyshire Blue John (também conhecido como Derbyshire Spar, ou simplesmente Blue John) é um mineral semi-preciosas, uma forma de fluorita com faixas de uma cor púrpura-azulada ou amarelada. No Reino Unido, é encontrado apenas no Blue John Cavern e Treak Cliff Cavern em Castleton em Derbyshire . Durante o século 19, foi minada pelo seu valor ornamental, e mineração continua em pequena escala.

Edward Leonard Fisher is one of the very few craftsmen alive who can produce Blue John Stone artefacts of such quality.

A small English Blue John Tazza 19th century  the black slate plinth supporting a circular molded pedestal supporting a spreading circular foot and stem surmounted by a bowl with molded collar and molded rim.   height 6 in.; diameter 3 7/8 in.

A small English Blue John Tazza century the black slate plinth supporting a circular molded pedestal supporting a spreading circular foot and stem surmounted by a bowl with molded collar and molded rim. height 6 in. diameter 3 in.

A little walnut box for keeping essential oils, France, XIX century

A little walnut box for keeping essential oils, France, XIX century

A REGENCY BLUE JOHN CAMPANA VASE EARLY 19TH CENTURY The vase with a flared rim and a curved projecting handle to each side, on a square blue john plinth 16¾ in.

A REGENCY BLUE JOHN CAMPANA VASE EARLY 19TH CENTURY The vase with a flared rim and a curved projecting handle to each side, on a square blue john plinth 16¾ in.

George III period Blue John

George III Blue-John Urn at Thomas Coulborn & Sons, in Sutton Coldfield, England.

A George III Blue john vase circa 1800 with gadroon carving, on a turned socle and circular column with white marble ornament raised on a square black Ashford marble plinth 31cm. high, 12.5cm. diameter of top; 1ft. ¼in., 5in.

A George III Blue john vase circa 1800 with gadroon carving, on a turned socle and circular column with white marble ornament raised on a square black Ashford marble plinth high, diameter of top;

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