All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1305592 (stock #10682)
Rare Small Yellow Glazed Elephant-form Childs Bank, probably one of the Bennington potteries, American circa 1850.

(The potter had probably never seen an elephant since he gave it a long horse-like tail)

4" x 2.5" tall (minor chips consistent with age)

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1305151
Blue and white ‘bowl shaped jug’ painted with scholar on a rocky bank in a mountainous landscape with a bridge leading towards retreats and a two storey pavilion amongst trees, with a pagoda on the distant island below a border of trellis pattern. The handle with a formal flower spray at the right, angles to the spout. Size including handle: 14.5cm in diameter The Nanking Cargo Shipwreck c1750 The Nanking cargo is the most famous of the shipwreck cargoes...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1305150
Size 14.5cm in diameter. These bowls are painted with a brown rim, depicting Peony, Bamboo, and Chrysanthemum and flowering Peach issuing from a rocky terrace on the exterior, a Camellia spray in the interior below a Trellis pattern border. The Nanking Cargo Shipwreck Story c1750 The Nanking cargo is the most famous of the shipwreck cargoes...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1305149
This rare blue, white and enamelled spittoon is painting with tree peony issuing from rockwork on the globular body and has a band of petals around the broad conical neck. It’s interior with a border of trellis pattern. There were only eighty of this type in the whole Nanking Cargo and I believe some were damaged. There are faint traces of pattern that remain in ghost form. This is because during manufacture, the coloured enamels were applied on top of the glaze...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1305148
The body of this rare enamelled spittoon is painted with peony tree issuing from rockwork. The interior rim depicts panels of riverscape scenes, one of a foliate design and the other of a seated boy looking out across the river. There were only 26 of these in the entire Cargo and the majority I believe were damaged...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1305147
Blue and white ‘bowl shaped jug’ painted with scholar on a rocky bank in a mountainous landscape with a bridge leading towards retreats and a two storey pavilion amongst trees, with a pagoda on the distant island below a border of trellis pattern. The handle with a formal flower spray at the right, angles to the spout. Size including handle: 21cm The Nanking Cargo Shipwreck c1750 The Nanking cargo is the most famous of the shipwreck cargoes...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1305137 (stock #G443)
This porcelain serving platter was produced in France by Haviland Limoges around 1900. It has the green under glaze mark and red printed mark showing that it was produced and decorated by Haviland. The platter is round but has handles on each side. It measures 13 inches across the handles. The molded border is in the “Ranson” style with crimped edges and double gold trim. The center of the platter has branches of pink roses flowing across the porcelain...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1305048 (stock #DSU-294)
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration an EXQUISITE ANTIQUE PORCELAIN FRENCH BISQUE BOY and GIRL FIGURAL STATUE! This CHARMING COUPLE will endear you with their FANCY ENSEMBLES and beautifully painted EXQUISITE COLORING and would appeal to both doll and porcelain collectors alike with their FINE QUALITY porcelain that would command a presence in any advanced collection! Originally intended as a functional LAMP BASE, this sweet couple is being offered in AS FOUND condition, a...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1304977
This is an extremely rare piece, there were only eight in the Nanking Cargo The little boy is seated, his short child’s apron, knotted around his waist and painted in a pale underglaze blue. His face with a broad smile, modelled with two bangs of knotted hair, both arms are raised...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1304970
This Magnificent dish was given to Dorian Ball (Who salvaged the Diana Shipwreck) by Michael Hatcher when they were recovering the Nanking Cargo. It is underglaze Blue and enamels which were over the glaze and have been eroded by the coral and sand. However, all of the enamels are seen in ghost form! I have managed to take a photograph showing a large part of this dish in its 'ghost form' which is unique to shipwreck cargoes...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1304969
This interesting dish is underglaze Blue with the remains of overglaze Enamels. Enamels are present and loss of enamel remains in ghost form...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1304968
This piece has an underglaze blue decoration with remaining evidence of enamel detailing which during manufacture was applied on top of the glaze. During the hundreds of years spent submerged beneath the seabed, the enamel decoration had no protection from the ravages of the sea thus being slowly worn leaving only a ghost form of detailing seen when held in the light. The condition of this piece is good considering the age with rubbed all over glaze but good strong colouring...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1304967
This piece has an underglaze blue decoration with remaining evidence of enamel detailing which during manufacture was applied on top of the glaze. During the hundreds of years spent submerged beneath the seabed, the enamel decoration had no protection from the ravages of the sea thus being slowly worn leaving only a ghost form of detailing seen when held in the light. The condition of this piece is good considering the age with rubbed all over glaze...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1304965
This Magnificent Lattice Fence Pattern dish is 44cm (17 1/4"inches) wide. One of the largest dishes in the cargo! I have photographed it next to a normal 23cm dish to give you an idea of size...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1304964
Please Note. This listing is for one large charger, smaller lattice fence dinner plate not included The chance to acquire a piece from the Nanking Cargo that if perfect would be worth over £2,000.00...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1304963
This most attractive pattern was one of the factors that made the Nanking Cargo so legendary...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1304962
This most attractive pattern was one of the factors that made the Nanking Cargo so legendary...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1304960
This plate is from the Nanking Private Cargo Members of the crew were allowed to purchase a small number of items for resale so long as they were not the same as pieces in the main cargo. This beautiful plate depicts pavilions on a rocky riverscape surrounded by a decorative border and three peony sprays to the outer rim. What makes this plate quite remarkable and rare is that there are a few interesting points: There is still a large amount of the pattern present including some gold c...