CONDITION: Excellent, appear to have never been used.
Six single-handled plates with cup recess, and six fluted cups with ornate handles, in the "Hampton" shape by ROYAL ALBERT .... LUNCHEON, DESSERT, OR SNACK SETS, 12 pieces in all. Foliate rims have generous, brilliant gilt, and the cups are generously accented with gilt at every flute, the rim, and the handle...
From a California estate is a large porcelain center bowl manufactured by Rosenthal Manufactory Germany. Designed and decorated by Gilbert Portanier. It measures 10 inches in diameter and is 8.5 inches tall. Signed as shown in the photos. Portanier is a well-known French sculptor, Painter and illustrator. His works reflect the "Mediterranean delight" in exhibiting and communicating. His sheer inexhaustible imagination and narration is combined with subtle technique.
From a New York estate is a beautifully hand crafted Dorothy Hafner studio bowl designed for TIFFANY & COMPANY in 1985. It is in excellent condition without restoration or repairs but does show light crazing to the interior visible only on close inspection. The bowl measures10 1/2" x 10 1/2"x 2 1/2" and is signed and dated as shown in the last photo.
About the Artist:
Ms. Hafner is the first American artist commissioned by Tiffany & Co...
Offered is an artist signed matte white Rosenthal Porcelain vase designed by Lino Sabattini in the late 1980s/1990s as form 3766. It measures 9 inches high and 9 ½ inches at its widest point and is in excellent condition without damage or restoration.
Sabattini recreated this form in silver plate for his “Collezione Sabattini” in 1995 and titled it Paestum.
The versatile and prolific, self-taught Italian designer Lino Sabattini is a master creator of cutlery and tableware...
Offered here is a fine little footed bowl in heavy turquoise glaze that bleeds to a luscious purple as it goes to the bottom. The circumference of the bowl is terra cotta curls and dots. Glazed interior, unglazed foot. Signed on the bottom CK, maker unknown. The bowl is 5.25" in diameter and 3.5" deep, measured from the outside and including the foot. Slightly uneven at the top, which only enhances the rustic charm.
This set of two beautiful shuhai (sake cups) is a skillfully made miniature reproduction of a set of two chawan (tea bowls) made by a legendary 17th century Japanese potter named Nonomura Ninsei. Ninsei is credited with being the father of Kyo-yaki (Kyoto ware), a pottery tradition that has its roots in both the stoicism of Zen temples and the refinement of the ancient imperial capital of Japan...
Chinese blue and white porcelain figures that are depicting the "Four Heavenly Kings", which are also known as the four gods, each of whom watches over one cardinal direction of the world. They are known collectively as the "Feng Tiao Yu Shun".They are each with their attribute, and on fitted wood bases. Age: Late 20th Century Size: 19" high
Breathtakingly beautiful PORCELAIN JARDINIERE with lavish raised gilt decoration, on brass mount with four elaborate, shell and leaf feet. Handles of the jardiniere are clusters of grapes with grape leaves.
The base is marked in green underglaze, with one of Portugal's foremost porcelain manufacturers, "Reald'arte," Signed by hand, in gilt, "Designed by Rosa Maria Plancarte, Painted by Jane D. Griffith 2001."
About 18-1/2" x 11-1/2" x 6" tall...
Pair of Chinese porcelain elephant garden seats, each are in the form of caparisoned green and yellow elephants, saddles are with bird and foliage designs (some chips). Age: 20th Century
Size: 22 1/4" (each)
Chinese porcelain blue & white standing Lohan. The ascetic dressed in a long robe with exposed ribs is holding a ruyi scepter. There is a calligraphy inscription on the reverse side of the base. Age: Late 20th Century – Size: 22 ½ high
Chinese porcelain brush pot with scholars looking at a scroll along with two small boys in a landscape setting, inscription and seal marks. Age: Late 20th century Size: 3 ¾” high x 5 dia.
Chinese Famille Rose enameled porcelain plate on a black ground, depicting numerous figures and a ruyi border. It has some wear, scratches and crazing to enamel. Age: Late 20th Century – Size: 16" dia.
Chinese standing blue & white porcelain tall Guanyin holding a lotus flower in her right arm and the right hand in a mudra. Age: Late 20th Century – Size: 36” high
Chinese black porcelain jardinière, rim with a black-brown coloration. Age: Late 20th Century – Size: 16” high x 18 ½” diameter.
Porcelain Lladro figurine "Puppet Show" by sculptor Joan Coderch, it is a heart warming scene of a boy with a puppet on each hand entertaining a dog and 2 cats. Issued in 1991, it was retired in 1996. In mint condition, this figurine measures 6" high (base measures 5 x 3.25). More photos available upon request.