Alexandria Virginia Stoneware Canning Jar by Potter B.C. Milburn, ca. 1847-1867: undecorated, quart size with a flared collar, stamped: "B.C. MILBURN"
Benedict C. Milburn came to Alexandria from St. Mary’s County to apprentice with a potter, as did his predecessor at Wilkes Street, John Swann. Milburn may have worked at Wilkes Street with Swann as early as 1822...
A cream pitcher or jug of mulberry spatter on a white ironstone body, made in America circa 1900. The piece is in perfect condition with no damage and only light signs of use. It measures four inches in height.
A yellow ware pie plate with brown Rockingham glaze, measuring 9-1/4 inches in diameter across the top of the dish. It is in excellent condition with very light knife marks as the only signs of wear. There is a manufacturing anomaly on the underside, looks like a stray thumb mark in the clay (was this the maker's signature?) Made in the US circa 1870.
A 19thc cobalt on white sponge ware plate with an embossed border, made in America. The plate measures 8-1/4 inches in diameter and is in excellent condition with light knife marks but no other chips or cracks.
A mint condition plate, white ironstone with blue spatter, measuring 8-1/4 inches in diameter. Made in America in the late 1800s, with no maker's mark except a small "x" on the reverse side. I have two of these plates, priced separately.
A 19thc cobalt sponge ware plate, measuring 8-3/8 inches in diameter. The blue color has a muted, faded quality that gives this plate a softer look. There is crazing to the surface but no cracks or chips.
A 19thc cobalt blue on white waste or serving bowl, made in America. The bowl is in fabulous condition, looks nearly unused, with very little crazing in the interior that has resulted in very minor discoloration. It measures 6-1/4 inches in diameter across the top, 4 inches in height, and 3-1/4 inches in diameter across the footed base.
The spatter pattern on this 9-3/8 inch plate is dense in the center and blurry towards the rim where the plate was held during production. Condition is excellent, with crazing but no other damage. The material is ironstone, dating the plate circa 1870.
A rarely seen Dedham pottery turtle motif bowl measuring about 7 ½" diameter. The bowl has the early turtle motif. The bowl is marked faintly to bottom with an early mark.
Dedham pottery was an early maker of Arts and Crafts items specifically for the American market. Dedham pottery is known for its crackle glaze and simple but beautiful designs. While the rabbit was the companies icon, other rare designs such as the turtle pattern occasionally surface...
A large (10-3/4 inch diameter) yellow ware bowl with a rolled lip and white slip decoration. In very good condition, with some chipping to the base, one of which is larger and can be seen from the side. The interior of the bowl has darkened due to crazing. However it displays beautifully and is a hard to find size.
This yellow ware bowl measures 11-1/2 inches in diameter, with a rolled lip and embossing. The Rockingham glaze ends at the yellow ware foot. It is in remarkable condition - no chips or cracks in the body of the bowl. The underside rim shows usage with one shallow chip. Found in Ohio, the bowl dates from the late 1800s.
Antique Dedham pottery bowl measuring about 9 ½" diameter with a blue and white border and crackle glaze. The bowl is in the Rabbit pattern. It is in very good condition. The surface crackling is a natural occurrence for Dedham pottery of this age.
Dedham Pottery was a pottery company opened by the Robertson Family during the American Arts & Crafts movement. It operated between 1896 and 1943...
Wonderful early transitional Newcomb vase. Carved flowers circling the rim with small panels of bisque firing,which Newcomb only did in this year
A beautiful, early (C; 1887) Rookwood pottery nut-dish, signed by artist. The dish is 6 inches long, 4 3/8 inches wide and 1 3/8 inches high. It is in good condition (expected age-related crazing). Properly marked on bottom.
Vase measures approximately 7 inches at widest diameter by 6 inches tall and the opening at the top of vase is 6 ¼ inches. The piece is marked underneath with the Rookwood mark, XVI, 2298 D and the artist signature for Katherine Hickman. There is crazing on the inside and small chip on rim, hardly noticeable. Please view photos and ask
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Antique Staffordshire Pitcher and Bowl by William Alsager Adderly & Co., Longton, England with neoclassical style transfer decoration with swags and fleur-de-lis in the "Sheraton" pattern.
Pitcher Height: 14"
On two sides of this little mug is a circle containing the Latin motto, "quocunque jeceris stabit". Inside that are three joined legs running. On the front, in gold script, are the words, "A present from the Isleg Man". I could find no information about the Isleg man, and the Latin motto translates, very roughly, to "Stand strong, no matter what". The mug is about 2-1/2" tall and 2-3/4" across the top...
Pair of cream bone-china candlesticks with gilt sterling silver overlay. Candlesticks by Lenox and overlay by Reed & Barton, ca. 1910. Each: Spreading dome foot with tapering cylindrical support, and urn socket. Controlled and symmetrical overlay including flowers, trellises, and tendrils. Also, oval medallion (blank). A nice old-fashioned pair.
Dimensions: H 8 1/8 x D 4 ½ in. BH638