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Shelley, of course, is currently very collectable in itself and the company’s shrewd link up with Atwell back in the ’30s makes such sets doubly attractive. The one offered at the Stoke-on-Trent rooms was consigned by a dealer, who had taken a considerable amount of time to acquire the full set of toadstool sugar bowl, toadstool teapot and elf jug. The rare service was in good condition bar a small chip to the base of the elf jug. In polychrome enamels and with printed marks to the base, the set brought a mid-estimate £600 from a specialist collector.