Mint condition bud vase manufactured in the Deco era by Longwy, the French pottery. The vase measures 3-1/2 inches tall and about 3 inches in diameter at its widest part. The blue base glaze is darker than it appears in the photograph. There is a script mark stating "Longwy" and several other words that are unclear.
A butter yellow jam pot with a rosebud finial, a piece from the floral ware line manufactured for many years by Royal Winton. In excellent condition with light crazing and slight wear to the gilded rim, measuring 3-3/4 inches tall including the finial, the pot has the trademark used after 1951.
A mint condition trio manufactured in England by Paragon pottery, circa 1935. The cup is 3-3/4 inches in diameter, with curvy stepped sides and a shaped handle. The 5-1/2 inch diameter saucer is marked with the single warrant, as are the other pieces. The plate measures 6-1/4 inches in diameter, and has the additional mark for Barkers, Kensington, which was the original retailer for this fine set.
This 7-inch tall jug or pitcher is in mint condition and beautifully hand painted in the pattern known as Delecia Pansy. The embossed shape number is 564, followed by the word "George". The Delecia patterns date from the 1930s and feature dripping glazes, one of Clarice Cliff's innovative looks.
This 8-3/4 inches tall vase features a molded branch of morning glory that forms the handle with the flower and leaves decorating the surface. The vase is in mint condition, and is one of the shapes Clarice Cliff designed herself, with a raised mark on the bottom with her signature and the number 905. It is also stamped for Newport Pottery, England. It is beautifully hand-painted, probably made after World War II, judging from the more subtle colors used.
The 2-1/2 inch tall by 2-1/2 inch wide cup is hand painted with the petit breton in one panel and flowers in the other panels. It is marked on the bottom HB Quimper France, dating the set to the mid-1900s. The 5-1/2 inch diameter saucer with floral decoration is just marked "France". Both pieces are in yellow, known as soleil, and are in very excellent condition with minor nicks typical of the soft earthenware used.
Bright yellow background in a sponged texture on this hand-painted 8-1/2 inch plate manufactured by James Kent Ltd. in England during the Art Deco period. The plate has a tiny chip on the underside of one of the scallops that is not visible from the top, and the usual crazing for pottery of this period, but otherwise is in excellent condition with no cracks, stains or repairs.
This hand-painted powder jar was found in France - the backstamp has worn away - yet the anonymous painter was highly skilled in the Deco style. The jar dates between 1930 and 1950 and measures 4 inches in diameter and 2 inches in height.
Grindley, an English pottery, was known for its brilliant jewel toned glazes, such as this embossed daffodil motif cup and saucer. The handle of the 3-3/4 inch wide cup is decorated, showing a Deco influence. The cup has a tiny fleabite on the rim, the 5-3/4 inch wide saucer is in mint condition. The set dates circa 1936.
Carlton Ware produced tableware in the 1930s for a short period of time, of the type represented by this tea trio. All three pieces are embossed with richly colored fruits and have mottled colored borders. The cup is 3-1/2 inches wide, the saucer, which has a few flecks of white paint that could be carefully removed, is 5-3/8 inches in diameter, and the plate is 5-3/4 inches in diameter.