English saltglaze relief molded jug by Charles Meigh. Decorated with Bacchanalian figures dancing in very deep relief. Naturalistic grapes and vines throughout the shoulder, spout and handle. Cast registration mark of Charles Meigh, Sept. 30, 1844 on bottom in blue. 11.25 inches tall in good condition.
Beautiful parian figures of a nude holding a clump of grapes above the head of a small child. The woman is seated with a drape over her lap. Maker unknown, probably English. 13" High. Small chips to toes.
Tiffany silver plated kettle on stand with ivory finial, heat diffusers and large handle. Plating is in excellent shape with some dings around the body of the kettle that can easily be pushed out. There is a monogram on one side "MAC". It has a very unusual burner that is missing what I think is the cap to snuff out the flame. The rest of the mechanism is there and is very much like a lamp burner with a cylinder shaped wick. The oil would be held in the round tube-like reservoir. ...click for details
Gorham sterling lettuce fork in the Strasbourg pattern. Marked with the old patent date this fork has the heart shaped cut out design. There is a monogram "G". It measures 9 1/8" (23 mm.) and is in very good condition.
Early 19th century pearlware dinner plate in the "Europa" patten in blue and white. Made by John and Richard Riley. Depicting the famous painting by Claudis now hanging in the Royal Collection. It measure 10 inches in diameter. Two available.
Wonderful Hungarian dinner plate in the famous "Victoria" pattern by the Herend Porcelain Company, circa 1860. This is one of many pieces that was part of the George Ware Collection. George Ware worked as an agricultural and educational adviser in the American Zone of Germany following World War II. His extensive Meissen collection was donated to the Smithsonian upon his retirement as well as many other porcelain collections donated to other institutions. His book has been a major so ...click for details
Wonderful, large, Victorian charger by Longwy decorated in wonderful bright colors on a vibrant turquoise background, 18" in diameter. Excellent original condition. Impressed mark on the back with "D964" and the letters "SC".
Beautiful reticulated Limoges bowl by Jean Pouyat, circa 1883 -1914. Hand painted with lilies of the valley flowers highlighted with light touches of enamel. Nice gold decoration around the outside rim and the raised scroll pattern design. The underside of the bowl is a peach color with no decoration. Excellent condition with no repairs of any kind. It measures 6 3/4" in diameter and stands approximately 1 1/2" high.