Intensely worked Central American antique pottery basket-possibly used as censor-colors strong-top design appears to be made up mainly of a multitude of abstract ducks concentrated into design----bottom has a pair of jaguars- no condition problems or repairs--a rare complicated fanciful piece-11.5 inches tall--there appears to be makers initials on the bottom inside--one of a kind for certain
16thc Spanish shipwreck olive jug that sunk in 1534-it was brought from the bottom of the sea September 1987 from Monte Christo Bay in Santo Domingo-it is from the ship Isabela that went down in 1534-piece was hand thrown-bears evidence of wear from salt water-has coral encrustations both on inside and outside-piece is complete with no repairs.-rare piece from the Spanish Main--17 inches high 12 inch-diameter at widest point
four framed matched 16thc Spanish tiles-tiles have raised surfaces-framed in hand made frame with tiles fixed with large brass or bronze button tack-surface chips-one tile has two corners gone-11.5 inches by 11.5 inches framed
A Spanish polychrome tile decorated with a medallion of a house and garden. Approx. 13.5 cm. square . Seville, 1750-1800.
Minor edge chipping as shown.
Beautiful antique Hispano Moresque lustre dish, decorated with a large winged lion or griffin against a floral background, the reverse with lustre spiral, made circa 1880. The dish measures approximately 28 cm in diameter. The condition is excellent with no chips, cracks or any restoration, this I guarantee, see my returns policy. The rim has three kiln spur marks to the rim, see photographs.
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Four framed 16th century Spanish Tiles-Tiles are thick and designs are raised with each color applied separately in kiln-chips and expected wear-colors bright-in fine frame with tiles uniquely held by bronze center screw-12 inches by 12 inches framed-one tile does not the other three designs
Rare Spanish 18thc tile picture with six tiles composed and mounted as bishop's crest-no condition problems-yellow film depicted washed right off-has fancy hanger-18.5 inches by 13 inches framed
A large Puente del Arzobispo blue and white pottery dish decorated with a pattern of concentric rings. Diameter: 37.0 cm. 1750-1800.
Riveted. Rim chip to reverse.
A smaller very similar dish is illustrated in Ray, Spanish Pottery, p. 192 (No. 353).
Four framed 16th century Spanish Tiles-Tiles are thick and designs are raised with each color applied separately in kiln-chips and expected wear-colors bright-in fine frame with tiles uniquely held by bronze center screw-12 inches by 12 inches framed-drying crack in back wood panel
Beautiful hand turned, hand painted, glazed terra cotta tall Mexican vase-designed for long stemmed floral display--19.5 inches tall-very minor flecks-no repairs-great colors
Portugese Palissy plate stamped Jose A(lves) Cunha and Caldas Rainha. Handmade circa 1860-85. Measures 11.5" across x 3.25" high. Features a bumpy skinned toad, a salamander, sea worms, and butterflies on a thickly textured sea grass ground. Excellent condition, no repairs. For related examples, please see "Portugese Palissey Ware" by Marshall P. Katz, 1999, plates 71, 73 & 83. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax...
Very interesting 18thc Spanish pottery cream or wine pitcher-has twisted handle with colorfully painted bird and forked tree -hand thrown-minor nicks-no repairs-probably Talevera-7.5 inches high-6 inches diameter at widest point-handsome piece
Approx. 12" diameter. Cracks, defects.
Very rare Spanish 18thc blue white tile of St Leocardia-fine tile drawing is old master quality-inscription at base of tile--she is the patron saint of Toledo, Spain--inscribed at bottom ST LEOCARDIA PATRONA DE TOLEDO ANO ????--piece has been set in concrete frame, so it should last another 300 years-cracks in tile-minor chip- 5.5 inches by 7.5 inches--add .25 inch for frame-inch thick frame--best quality-academically drawn
Spanish Pottery pitcher in rooster form mounted on fine turned treen base-13 inches wide-9.5 inches high-no condition problems-signed by potter incised-rare piece-ca 1880s
Four rare Spanish Andalusian blue and white tiles--over 300 years old-professionally mounted in mahogany frame-losses to surface-no repairs-13 inches by 13 inches-each tile is 4.5 inches wide and little over an inch thick--framed overall 1.5 inches deep--pieces mounted in plaster--can be dismounted by soaking frame in water--from local collection in Puerto Rico-fresh on market--the four tiles compose a single design
Very colorful late 18thc or early 19thc Spanish glazed terra cotta bowl-11.25 inch diameter and 2.5 inches deep-piece is hand painted-sides have lobes-colors and design striking- minor knicks to edges of glaze on rim-no repairs