A pair of Nineteenth Century English Staffordshire pottery poodles. Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Height 6", Width 4".
A fine set of Minton Porcelain game bird plates, circa 1920. Each plate is painted with a different bird in a naturalistic scenic setting. The Minton Factory mark is on the rear of each piece. Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Diameter 8 3/4".
A fine pair of Ardalt Porcelain " Chinese " nodding head figures, Japan, circa 1945. Each figure is seated before a piano keyboard with articulated heads and hands. Condition is excellent. Both have the Ardalt factory mark. Dimensions: Height 8 3/4", Depth 5 3/4", Width 7 1/2".
A fine small French Sevres porcelain bleu celeste covered urn with gilt bronze mounts. The porcelain is painted with two reserves with flowers and birds. Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Height 7 1/2", Width 5 1/2".
A large Italian faience urn painted with scenic imagery. The urn rests on a wrought iron base and is in excellent condition. Dimensions: Overall height 33".
A fine group of Nineteenth Century English ironstone graduated pitchers. They range in height from 3 3/4" - 9 1/2". Condition is excellent. The bases are with a crown in cobalt blue.
A fine Japanese Late Seventeenth Century Imari Porcelain bowl, circa 1700. The bowl is painted with floral decoration. Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Height 5", Diamter 6 1/2".
A fine Late Nineteenth Century French Limoges Porcelain plaque, circa 1896-1900. The porcelain bears the mark for the factory Bawo & Dotter (Elite Works). The image is allegorical with a young woman and a cherub in a lush green meadow. Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Height 9 1/4", Width 7 1/4".
A Chinese porcelain plaque painted with birds and flowers, circa 1900. Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Height 12 1/2", Width 10 3/4".
A fine and rare pair of Copeland Porcelain plaques, circa 1850-1867. The first with a pastel lavender outer field surrounding an inner reserve with a floral wreath border, and the center painted with an allegorical female figure carrying harvested wheat. The second painted similarly in teal with a figure carrying grapes from the vine. The backs are impressed with the Copeland mark, Condition is excellent. dimensions: Height 11", Width 11". Frames: Height 13", Width 13".
A fine German porcelain urn in the neoclassical style painted with two decorative figural reserves. The reserves are framed with tooled gilt borders and a pink ground. It dates c. 1900 and is marked Germany on the base and signed by two artists, F. Leflen and C. Kiesel. Condition is excellent and it measures 7 ½” high by 5 ¼” in width.
An fine and unusual pair of Nineteenth Century French Paris porcelain vases mounted as lamps, circa 1880. Each vase with gilt scrolled handles over figural masks in relief. The light green ground is painted with a bird and a floral vine centering a transfer reserve with young children. The first with two young Black girls and a Caucasian baby. The second with a Black baby and two Caucasian girls. Condition: Very good. Dimensions: 20" H, 10" W...
A fine Meissen Porcelain painted plate, circa 1900. The plate with a scalloped edge decorated with a gold floral vine. The center is painted with courting figures in the countryside. The back of the plate with crossed swords in cobalt blue. Condition: Very good. Dimensions: Diameter 9 1/2". .".".
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A fine Eighteenth Century English bowl from Liverpool, probably Penningtons. The Porcelain bowl dates circa 1770. The bowl is painted with floral sprays in underglaze cobalt blue highlighted with overglaze red and gold. Condition is very good, having only normal wear. Dimensions: Height 2 1/2", Width 6 1/8".
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A fine German Sevres style porcelain box circa 1930. The hinged and lidded box with a rich blue ground is painted with three colorful floral sprays set in reserves with gilt acanthus leaf borders. The base has an additional bouquet. The interior is also painted with small single blossoms. Both the lid and base are fitted with gilt bronze collar mounts. The base is marked with a crown over interlaced L's which is the trademark for the Saxonian Porcelain Factory. Condition is excellent...