A superb example of early ceramic polychrome wares, this bowl retains all of the handmade charms of the golden years of ceramic production, such as the uneven rims and visible undulations in the rim of the bowl. It is decorated with the Indian Tree pattern - a very popular design throughout the 19th C.
Condition is excellent - without chips, fractures, or physical damage. Back is stamped BB (Barr & Barr) with red hand painted numbers.
A finely cast iron lion en passant with modeling in the animalier style screw mounted on rectangular base. Very good condition with slight oxidation and minor blemishes to patina, mostly on base. We date this sculpture to mid 19th C., unmarked.
Length: 11 1/4"
The beauty and vivid rendering of this basket of flowers belies its construction from solid cast iron and its use as a doorstop. The back is stamped 818 and is well documented as a Hubley piece dating from the early 20th century. The condition is generally very fine but paint has worn moderately on some of the high points, particularly on the basket.
Height: 9 1/2"
A superbly hand painted porcelain charger with a central reserve of Augustus and Cleopatra circumscribed by heavy gold frame with iridescent colors in cavetto and more rich gilding around rim. Back is marked Austria with "beehive", Augustus in Cleopatra, and has hanger. The center of the plate suffers a small paint chip; otherwise in excellent condition. The colors and quality of enameling is of the highest caliber.
L.C. Tiffany Favrile intaglio cut glass bowl. New York circa 1905. 6 1/8" W., 2 1/4" H. Details forthcoming...
American Brilliant Cut Glass Pitcher richly cut with deep vessicas, stars, and other embellishments. The bulbous body tapers to wide neck with scalloped rim. The attached heavily faceted handle has a flat top. The underside has 32 point star. The blank is very clear. Condition is superb. Marked Libbey on the handle top.
This pitcher is a superior example of brilliant cut glass in general but of hollow ware in particular.
Height: 7 1/2"
A superior cut glass compote or tazza sits on a round slightly conical foot which rises to a faceted bulging thick stem which supports a shallow bowl with undulating saw tooth rim. The foot has a rare 32 point star while the bowl is decorated with stars, fans, and zippers. The condition is excellent with no observable flaws.
Dimensions: 7 1/8" h, 8 3/8" d
Engraved Southern coin silver baby cup or child's mug by Brown and Anderson of Wilmington, North Carolina. Fully hallmarked on bottom, it measures 3 inches high, 2.75" cup diameter, and 3.75" across to include handle. A very rare piece and an excellent acquisition for the serious collector of American Southern coin silver. Circa 1850.
A lovely lemony yellow gourd shaped vase with a circular terraced base rising to a bulbous gourd shaped body decorated with intricate and delicate scroll and rococo work from which ascends a slender trumpet shaped vase with petaled scallops. The glass swirls with yellow and white...
This porcelain serving dish was produced in France by Tressemann & Vogt Limoges between 1892 and 1907. The blank porcelain was sold white ware to the renowned painter Ester Miler for decoration in New York City. The artist’s signature is in the decoration. The dish measures 9 1/2 inches in diameter. It is 2 1/2 inches high with the second tier having a diameter of 4 3/4 inches. The ground color shades from light blue-green to light yellow...
These porcelain cups and saucers were produced in Germany by Meissen before 1890. The saucers have a diameter of 5 1/4 inches. The cups measure 4 inches high at the handle and the diameter of the openings is 3 inches. The cups have an empire shape with swan shaped handles. Each piece is hand painted with pink roses and foliage. They all have rich, wide shiny gold bands accenting the rims and the handles are also trimmed with gold.
Condition: Excellent, first quality.
Rare Mexican jade green stone pendant necklace.
18 inches long
A fine pate de verre vase featuring panels illustrating in low relief classical vignettes, sitting on a small base. The vase was mold pressed in 2 halves, having an aquamarine or blue green color. The base bears the mark of Georges de Feure (1868-1943), an important exponent of Art Nouveau design, and accomplished in many artistic fields.
A monumental vase in the Art Nouveau style by the well known Turn-Teplitz factory which produced some of the most innovative and stylish vases of the Art Nouveau period from which this vase descends. Its complicated design is matched by its enduring beauty, with four upturned arms - reminiscent of an octopus - providing support for the controlled widening conical body. The luscious green ground waxes strong and faint, muting in a mellow yellow...
A luscious bud vase in the Onion Bulb shape 645, enameled in mulberry and blue. The vase was designed in 1907 by Emma Kinkead. The underside is incised with the logo and name of Van Briggle and Colo Spgs for Colorado Springs. Very good condition with 3 very small glaze specks at the base which are noted in a picture. The vase dates to early 20th C.
Height 4 3/4"
Antique Chinese lacquer box with enameled sweet treat dishes.
Dimension: 12' diameter 4 inches Hight
Handsome antique sterling silver and crocodile-bound whisky flask. Fitted with a removable drinking cup, gilded within. Hallmarks: James Dixon, Sheffield 1897. 2 5/8" W., 5 5/8" H.
16"x 25.5" Back glued on at a late date, Ornamental acanthus leaf design with central fleur de lis