This brightly colored Majolica lamp was made in Czechoslovakia in the 1920s. It features a step-sided design with swags of roses. The measurements of the ceramic base are 9-1/4 inches in height and 5-3/4 inches in diameter at the widest part (the bottom). The lamp is fitted with a harp and finial and modern rewiring with a translucent plastic cord. The impressed mark on the underside reads "Czechoslovakia/6235/2".
A wonderful chubby fish, with stripes carved into the back and blue fins. The pin back is in excellent condition, probably newer. Measurements are 2-1/4 inches in width and 2-1/2 inches in height. In excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or scratches.
The butterfly's wings are clear without detailing while the body is carved and painted, with red dots for eyes. The pin is in mint condition, with no chips, cracks or scratches, and measures about 2-1/4 inches in width at the widest point and 2 inches in length.
The dots on the swordfish pin's body are cut out from the back, the other detailing is on the front including the painted eye. The pin is in mint condition, with no chips, cracks or scratches and the pinback is fully functional. Measurements are 3-1/2 inches in width and 2-3/4 inches in height.
Mint condition Art Deco era carved and colored Lucite pin in the form of a parrot. The stained coloring is in tropical tones of turquoise and fuchsia, with black accents and eye. The pin measures about 2-3/4 inches tall and 3 inches wide. There are no chips, cracks or scratches, and the original pin back is in good working condition.
An Art Deco era carved Lucite pin or brooch in excellent original condition, in the form of a Scottie dog. The pin measures about 3-1/4 inches wide and 2-3/4 inches tall. The ears, upper face and nose have black coloring, the collar, tongue and big bow are red, and the eye is inset. The pin back is original and in fine working condition. No chips, cracks or significant scratches, with slight normal wear.
Just big enough for one shot of espresso: a charming demitasse cup and saucer with hand-painted flowers and gilding, made in 1936 by Royal Copenhagen. The cup measures 1-7/8 inches in height and 1-6/8 inches in diameter, excluding the handle. The saucer measures 3-5/8 inches in diameter. Both pieces are in perfect condition and ring true.
The demitasse set was made circa 1945 in England by Coalport. It is decorated in a charming ribbons and floral swags motif in cobalt on white with thick gilding on the rims of the cup and saucer and as a highlight on the handle. Both pieces are in mint condition with no signs of wear. The cup measures 2-1/4 inches in height and the saucer measures 4-1/4 inches in diameter. There is an impressed mark on the underside of the saucer with the number 45.
The comport was made in Germany circa 1920, with transfer and hand-painted flowers and gilded accents. It measures 5-1/4 inches in height and 6-1/4 inches in diameter, with the top dish and the base held together by a bolt and wing nut (see photo). The comport is in excellent condition with one small chip where the base meets the dish that cannot be seen in normal use or display and does not affect the stability of the piece. The hand-painted flowers of the deep reticulated border are especia ...click for details
A teacup and saucer in "Dainty Blue" made in England by Shelley, prior to the 1960s. The set is in mint condition with no chips, cracks, stains, repairs or crazing. The cup measures 3-1/2 inches in diameter across the top and 2-1/2 inches in height. The saucer measures 5-3/4 inches in diameter.