A rare solid jasperware child's teapot, the reliefs designed by Lady Templetown. Around 1790, unmarked, by Wedgwood, Adams or Turner. To one side a scene of a young mother reading a book, slippers on her feet, her little daughter playing with a doll. The other side shows Poor Maria with her dog, Maria being a character from a popular novel of the period. The teapot might also have been produced as a solitaire, for one person only. Height including lid "3 ½/ 9 cm, width "6/ 15 cm...
A massive porcelain censer in traditional Imari palette with three demon feet, upturned handles and a cobalt shishi finial. Bands of scrollwork and textile patterning surround circular cartouches of mythical creatures. This impressive Imari porcelain piece is in excellent condition. Height: 21”, diameter: 18” 19th Century, Japan
An Imari porcelain shallow platter formed as a fish with washes of deep cobalt enamel covering the head, tail and fins. The main visual of lush peony and kiku blossoming alongside a sakura tree is enhanced by the choice of graduated shades of cobalt, iron red with gilt and green enamel detailing. An exotic, long-tailed bird rests among the boughs of the cherry blossom tree. On the reverse, brocades of clamshells and reeds are scattered in under-the-glaze blue enamel...
A major pottery vase of tapered form completely decorated with delicate karakusa (Chinese leafy scrollwork) in a dark blue slip. Plum flowers in gilt and red glaze add a surprising and sumptuous finishing touch to the vase. Signed by the renowned Kyoto-based artist ITO TOZAN on the base with seal of Teishitsu Gigeiin (Imperial Court Artist). The vase is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Height: 12" Meiji Period, Japan
Of very deep form, this charger is French, mid to early 19th century, and depicts a building that appears to be a mill, in rural landscape.
The glaze decoration is over a creamy white slip, typical of tin glaze wares. Color include rusty orange, yellow, olive green, dark brown, and cobalt blue. The blue designs on the border are heavy glaze, in high relief, and were stenciled rather than hand painted like the central design and bands. Some pitting is evident, visible in close up photos...
Antique Spode Pottery Transfer Decorated Ceramic Wine Cooler,* oval with applied handles, ribbed body and rope turned rim, the whole with yellow and blue transfer decoration. English, circa 1810.
(two tiny chips, numerous frits)
*Originally designed as a footbath, these large basins are today used as wine coolers.
18.5" x 12" x 8" tall
A Worcester saucer bowl, transfer printed in blue with the Fisherman’s or Fisherman and Cormorant pattern. Crescent mark to base, c 1780. Diameter "5/ 12,8 cm. Condition: fine. Price: $90, including worldwide SH
Wedgwood pearlware plate in the Hibiscus pattern, transfer printed in under-glaze blue, unusual. The Hibiscus pattern was produced between 1808 and 1820. Impressed mark WEDGWOOD. Diameter "9¾/ 24,5 cm. Condition: to be restored: two chips to the border.
A Wedgwood blue jasperware jug or pitcher with decoration of very finely cut reliefs depicting “Etruscan” ladies and putti, the borders more Celtic in style than Roman, indicating a period around 1900, confirmed by the impressed mark that was in use 1891-1908. Height "6/ 15,5 cm. Condition: some stains to the exterior and a hairline running from the neck (cf. pics).
English dish or butter plate, transfer printed in black and colours in the Tennyson pattern by W. Wood & Co (1873-1942) in Burslem, Staffordshire, in the “aesthetic” Japanese style, 1880’s. Printed mark Tennyson, W.W. & Co, Rd N 709. Diameter "6¾ /17,5 cm. Condition: fine. Price: $100, including worldwide SH
Sauce ladle, transfer printed in blue with the Willow pattern. English, mid19th century. Length "6½/ 16,5 cm. Condition: fine.
A blue and white English pearlware plate, transfer printed in the Fallow Deer pattern. By Rogers & Son (1814-1842), Staffordshire, with impressed mark. Diameter "8½/ 21,5 cm. Condition: fine.
A pair of tea cups with sprigged ornamental decoration in lilac and twigs of flowers in gilt. English, around 1830 and attributed to New Hall. Unmarked except for the pattern number, 7940. Diameter of saucers "6¾/ 17,5 cm and of cups "4½/ 11,5 cm. Condition: fine. Another pair (please see the last photo) with some wear, a star crack and a hairline to go with this pair (optional), at a cost not exceeding the additional shipping fee.
An English porcelain coffee can, slightly flaring at top and bottom. Printed and painted naïve decoration of a “Mandarin” scene in a garden palace, the inside with a butterfly border. Unmarked, probably by Hilditch in Staffordshire, 1820’s. Height "2¼/ 6 cm. Condition: fine.
An unusual porcelain vase of modified meiping form crafted in a soft color -gradation from dark grey to white. The nocturnal backdrop highlights the whiteness and translucent quality of plum blossoms as they shiver in the air. The vase is signed on the base by Kozan II and is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration.
Meiji Period, Japan
A Satsuma incense burner of round form on four small pod feet, its finial formed as three kiku on leafy branches. Along its curved body, gilt-lined cartouches are rendered with wild chrysanthemums and grasses in iron red, gosu blue and gilt enamels. Cartouches are linked by brilliantly-designed medallions with floral patterns. Gilt Hozan signature and seal can be found on base with gosu blue Shimazu mark. This exquisite Satsuma koro is in excellent condition with no damage and no restoration...
A petite, Satsuma teapot overlaid with a thick layer of silver, its cover surmounted by a round finial and opening for easy ventilation. Its looped handle delicately woven with leached bamboo strands contrasts with the pot’s unexpected mirror-like silver surface. This charming Satsuma teapot is in very good condition with minor surface wear, commensurate with age and use. Height: 2.5” Meiji Period, Japan
Offered here is a Song Dynasty Stoneware Ewer. I acquired the Ewer at auction from I M Chait Auction House of Beverly Hills, California. The surface of the Ewer is a dull black glaze accented with a splash phosphoratic glaze. The Ewer measures 8.0"h x 3.0" dia at its widest. The foot measures 2.5" in diameter. The glaze appears to extend to the interior of the Ewer...