Majolica vase which features four trumpet shaped vases with floral pattern to the exterior. Colouration: ochre, brown, turquoise, are predominant. The piece bears marks which we cannot attribute to a particular source. Bears a pattern number, ‘FAPC 580/4’
A Continental porcelain basket, late 19th century, 28cm wide; a Berlin putto double salt, 18.5cm wide; a pair of Chinese style saucers marked 'Placio Do Governo de Macau', 16cm diameter (restorations)
A massive scale Staffordshire pottery pearlware figure of Venus "Aphrodite of the classical Greek legend) ". The figure stand 24 inches high and is of exceptional quality and rarity( previously unrecorded). Venus is depicted in robes arising from the foam of the sea and brightly decorated in strong enamel colours. The figure is in exceptional condition.
Staffordshire Pottery tureen with cover which features a hen with her seven chicks. One of the chicks is perched on her back, the others peep out from underneath her, resting directly on the ground, no base. Decorated ‘in the round’ – decoration to front and reverse.
This unique pedestal is crafted from a combination of glazed and unglazed porcelain, mounted elegantly with gilt bronze. The unglazed porcelain – known as biscuit (or bisque) porcelain – is white in colour and has a matte finish, contrasting beautifully with the shiny glazed porcelain, which has a dark blue ground, in the Sevres style. The pedestal was created by the ceramics firm Samson, Edmé et Cie, one of the most important French porcelain makers of the 19th Century, renowned for their works
A late 19th/early 20th century Willets American porcelain silver overlaid two-handled vase, the green glazed body beneath a pink glazed trumpet shaped neck, overlaid with flowering urns and foliate scrollwork, brown printed 'Belleek Willets' mark to ...
A Jasperware felsparic bodied bough pot of superior quality with an elaborate dome cover with a flower finial. The decoration of the mustard colored ground center panel shows a cherub in flight over a goat pulling a chariot. The main body is profusely covered with leaves and grapes; there are classical type features on each side of the oval center panel. The maker of this highly decorative and rare piece is Daniel Steel, his Scotia works were located in St. James Street, Burslem, Staffordshire o
A fine earthenware circular shaped dish or colander with a dark chocolate ground decorated with an elaborate caligraphic honey colored trailing slip. The dish has been made with a center grouping of "v" shaped pierced holes.
These porcelain wall brackets are beautiful examples of Meissen style decorative art. Founded in Germany in 1710, Meissen was the first factory to produce true porcelain in Europe and they subsequently dominated the style of European porcelain wares in the first half of the 18th Century. Meissen style wares, like these wall brackets, often revive the 18th Century Rococo style, typically featuring brightly-coloured flowers and charming, modelled porcelain figures.
Substantially potted Earthenware puzzle jug with ochre and mottled green glaze, incised with the date 1897. The jug is in very fine condition with a strong country accent. A classic piece from the Donyatt Pottery Devon England.
Royal Doulton Classics Ltd and Numbered Edition Collectors Club Hand Painted Porcelain Figurine ' The Young Queen Victoria ' HN4475. Designer P. Parsons. This Figure Is 554 of 2,500 Figures. Height 5.5 Inches - 14 cm. Issued 2003 Only. 1st Quality / Mint Condition. Comes with Box and Certificates.
An exceptionally rare pottery pearlware figure of a stag with colorful bocage.The bocage type is probably unique to this figure and is one of the rarest forms. Retains the label of dealer Jonathan Horne London.
Pottery relief molded plaque with image of a ram decorated in oxide coloured glaze circa 1800. The plaque with its integrated frame is made with two holes for hanging. This rare sized example is in very fine condition.
Staffordshire Pottery figure with a mythological theme which features Hercules holding a large club, stood on a shaped base. The piece is titled, ‘HERCULES’ . Dull gilt title and embellishment. Flatback, decorated mainly to the front. Vent hole to the reverse. Book reference ,’Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875′ Book 2, by A.& N. Harding, page 301, figure 3345.
A Collection Of Modern Oriental Cloisonne Vessels Ten items in total to include a pair of baluster form vases on black ground with red, pink, blue and green floral and foliate design, a cylindrical vase with turquoise interior, iron red ground with cream and green floral decoration. Along with three lidded jars with floral design, of descending height, miniature bud vase with floral and foliate design and a pair of squat ovoid vases in Iznik design.
This outstanding dinner service was a gift to Admiral Lord Nelson from Sir William and Lady Hamilton. It is of English, probably Coalport, manufacture decorated in Naples for Nelson’s 40th birthday on 29 September 1798. Each of the twenty-seven pieces is painted in the centre, after designs by Baron de Fages Vaumale (see page 29), with a fouled anchor between palm branches surmounted by a naval coronet and initials HN, the border further painted with trailing oak leaves and with occasional sepia
Antique Weathering Jar The Pots Are Handcrafted And Take Up To Six Weeks To Make We Blend Fine Tuscan Clay To Achieve The Soft Mellow Colour And Wonderful Weathered Texture With A Glazed Clear Finish Large 30 x 25 x 31cm RRP £200
Mintons Majolica stick or umbrella stand which features a heron with fish in it’s mouth. Reeds and bullrushes (cattails) behind the bird form the receptacle. Colouration: green, grey, black, are predominant. The piece bears maker’s marks for the Mintons pottery. Bears a pattern number, ‘1917’. Marks include a factory specific date cipher for the year 1905.
A rare imposing and amusing large scale pearlware pottery flask in the form of Souter Johnny. Strongly decorated in bright enamels captures the affable face of Johnny who was immortalized in Robert Burns's poem Tam o Shanter. ( Souter is an old Scottish term for cobbler). The strong impressive handle is decorated in pink luster. In 1789 Burns was asked to produce a witch tale to accompany a picture of Auld Kirk Alloway in the book Antiquities of Scotland. His response was a poem regarded by many