Wade Whimsies

Wade Whimsies are endearing animal subjects, modelled for maximum cuteness. At only 5.4cm their size added to their charm. There were a total of one hundred and nine Whimsies released by Wade in two separate series.The first ones came out

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Goss China

William Henry Goss was chief designer at the Spode works in Stoke-on-Trent by the time he was twenty-five, but he was not happy and decided to branch out on his own. In the 1880’s, Williams son, Adolphus, joined the company.

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Hummel Figures

I have always thought that an ideal subject for a new collector would be the charming Hummel figures of children. These endearing figures were developed from drawings by a Franciscan nun Berta Hummel drawn for the Goebel Company in Bavaria.

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