This is a Victorian Staffordshire-style spill vase, of biscuit porcelain shaded to pale green, spill vases were placed on a fireplace mantle to hold spills---the small wood or paper splinters used to obtain light from a fire; modeled as 3 knarled trees joined by leafy branches; surface cracks; 6" high.
This is a fine Georgian period English tea cup and saucer dish, one of a pair, unmarked, but probably Hilditch ca. 1825. The pedestal cup, with London bone china style handle, is decorated with a simple scrolling border and stylized leaves in shades of aqua and puce; the matching saucer is deeply dished, which is typical of the period. Condition: Cup: excellent, with several tiny glaze chips below handle; saucer: some age appropriate crackling to glaze. Measurements: tea cup: 4 _ in., handle to ...click for details
This is a lovely piece of 18th C European needlework, brilliant true- colored, made of vegetable dyed threads on very fine open weave handspun linen, having pulled work in the flower centers, metallic threads within the flower stems and a symmetrical block pattern, Spanish or Italian, probably was a piece of curtain or bed covering; Condition: Very good with some stitch loss in a glass frame with blue matting which does not do this piece justice, measures 12 1/2" x 15 1/2 "