Sold through our Liverpool shop - May 2013 利物浦店内售出 - 2013年5月
A large figure group, depicting a couple in traditional dress made, in the 1970s during the Soviet era, by the Pollonnoye porcelain factory, Ukraine. Condition - excellent - no damages and no restoration. 27.5cm (10.8inches) high.
An earthenware terracotta bottle vase and stopper. The vase is decorated with transfer printed "famille rose" enamels depicting flowers birds and marine life. This item was made by Watcombe pottery, Torquay, which was operational from 1869 to 1883. The base carries the impressed date mark for October 1878. Condition - very good - there is a small chip to the footrim (please view enlargements) and a tiny chip to the underside of the cover; there are also minor losses to the enamels. 31cm (12 inches) high.
A large Ruskin Pottery vase by William Howson Taylor with pink "Souffle" glaze made in 1927. Condition - excellent - no damages and no restoration. 22cm (8.6inches) high; 18cm (7 inches) wide. Weight - 1.82 kg (4lb 0.4oz)
A Royal Lancastrian vase with a crackular matt crystaline glaze and made circa 1948-1957 by Pilkington's Tile & Pottery Co. Ltd, Clifton Junction, Nr. Manchester, United Kingdom. Condition - excellent - no damages and no resoration. 12cm (4.75inches) high.
A black and white Aboriginal subject earthenware dish or wall plaque, made circa 1965, by Studio Anna, Australia. condition - there are small under-rim chips and there is a crackled glaze to the reverse; no repairs or restoration. 24.5cm (9.7inches) diameter.
A scarce vibrantly painted Art Deco style jug - entitled "The Storm". This item was made during the inter war years - probably during the late 1920s. Condition - there is a faint 1cm (0.5 inch) hairline above the handle but otherwise exceptionally good with very little of the usual paint flaking on this well executed hand painted piece. 16cm (6.3 inches) across; 13cm (5.1 inches) high.
A rare 1920s Bursley ware vase inspired by Islamic 16th Century Turkish Iznik ceramic style and belonging to the 'Bagdad' range. This design is attributed to Frederick Rhead.
Condition - excellent. No chips, cracks or restoration. 18.5cm (7.25cm) high.
A rare art deco shallow bowl by the designer Wilhelm Kage (1889-1960) who trained under Henri Matisse. This item was probably produced during the 1940s as part of the "Argenta" range by Gustavsberg, Sweden. Condition -there is surface wear to the silver overlay and there is a chip next to one of the handles and associated light hairline (please see enlargements 6 and 7). 23.5cm (9.25 inches)diameter.
A 1920s/30s art deco vase with fine tube-lined decoration in the style of Charlotte Rhead and probably produced by Burgess and Leigh. Condition - excellent - no damages and no restoration. 17cm (6.7inches)high.