A CRESTED CHINA JUG, or PITCHER. Rex China, circa 1910. A glazed porcelain jug decorated with the coat-of-arms and crest of FAIRLIE, Ayrshire, Scotland. There is a motto within a banner: DOMINUS PROVIDEBIT (The Lord Will Provide). Very slight loss of enamel otherwise in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. Measures 2 1/4 inches in height.
A fine crested china vase, Shelley China (Late Foley). See enlargement 5 for maker's mark. The vase is modeled after an original Phoenician vase in the Stoke-On-Trent Museum. It has a bulbous shape with a curved horn on either side. The vase is decorated in enamel colors with the city of Chester's Coat-Of-Arms. Gilt trim. In excellent condition with no cracks, chips or hairlines. It measures 2 5/8 inches at its widest point by 2 1/4 inches in height.
A crested china vase, Caledonia Heraldic China, circa 1910. See enlargement 3 for the maker's mark which includes a thistle. A vase formed with three openings. Gilt trim. Decorated in colors with the Coat-Of-Arms of HULL. In excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or hairlines. Measures 3 inches in height.
A beautiful dinner plate by CAULDON: Hanley, Staffordshire. Pattern #4215. The plate features a floral pattern on the border in rich IMARI colors of cobalt blue and iron red with gilt accents. Central medallion. Gilt rim. In excellent condition with no chips cracks or hairlines. The plate measures 10 1/4 inches in diameter. This plate is one (only) of six that are available.
A beautiful handpainted porcelain plate, Tournay, Belgium, circa 1880. Manufacturer's underglaze mark in blue on the back (see enlargement 9). Manufactured by the F.J. Peterinck factory and signed lower right by the artist G. Poilevin (see enlargement 6). The curved-edge plate has a rose-pink border decorated with swirled gilt lines. The center features a very high quality handpainted garden scene of three figures in period costume. There is one area on the border which has some loss to the ...click for details
An early Coalport cup and saucer, circa 1880s. See enlargement 5 for the backstamp which was used by the company from 1880-1890. Each piece has handpainted floral sprays in soft colors. Gilt trim on rims and gilt decorated handle. There is a hairline at the base of the handle otherwise in excellent condition with no chips. The saucer measures 5 3/4 inches in diameter. The cup measures approximately 2 3/4 inches in height.
A fine bone china cup and saucer by Crown Staffordshire, circa 1918. The cup has flared sides with an inner foliate decoration in grey and green. The saucer has a border decoration of the same design. Gilt trim. See enlargement 4 which indicates a manufacturing date pre-1921. In very fine condition with no chips, cracks or hairlines. The saucer measures 5 1/2 inches in diameter. The cup measures approximately 2 3/4 inches in height.
A crested bone china mug, circa 1905. Stoke-On-Trent, Arcadian A&S (Arkinstall & Sons Ltd). See enlargement 2 for the backstamp. The mug features a crest with a masted ship in enameled colors of turquoise, yellow and green. Lettered: WOOL (and) MINEHEAD. Gilt trim at the rim. The mug measures only 1 5/8 inches in height. In perfect condition.
A Staffordshire plate by W. Adams & Sons. Molded border design (between ochre bands) of acorns, pineapples, and apples. The center features a scenic transfer print with overglaze painting in green, yellow, red, and blue. Underglaze stamp on the back captioned "Italian Scenery". There is a small flake to the ochre band (see enlargement 3) and light crazing otherwise in fine condition. Measures 6 1/8 inches in diameter.
A Copeland/Spode plate, 1917. See enlargement 4 for marks which include an impressed mark for 1917 and, also, one indicating this plate was an exclusive for the firm of Bailey, Banks & Biddle, Philadelphia. Lobed edge. The plate has a border with three molded and handpainted floral groups. The center features a transfer design of a floral wreath incorporating tulips (see companion plate listing which features different flowers in its central design). Very light overall crazing otherwise in f ...click for details