This is a fine 19th century Chinese Export blue and white bowl; the everted rim has a raised edge and a floral border; the interior is painted with flowering branches and a stylized landscape; unglazed bottom; Condition is very good having no chips or paint flakes, small shallow hairline on back; Measurement: diam 10 1/4 in.; height: 3 in.
A Chinese blue and white gu-shaped beaker vase, bearing the artemesia leaf mark within a double circle, decorated with a large foliate border and a band of stylized chrysanthemums; minor chip on base; 71/2" high.
This is an unusual Vienna ruby-ground tea canister, late 19th /early 20th century, signed "Kruzka", bearing the blue beehive marked and inscribed "Sapho"; hand painted with a rectangular cartouche of the goddess Sappho in an elaborately chased gilt surround with similarly decorated rectangular cartouche of putti; also decorated with chased gilt medallions of birds and foliate scroll.
Condition: slight gilt wear, Measurements: 6 in. H
This estate piece is a lovely Dresden cream-ground vase and cover, 19th century, of fluted cylindrical form; bearing the Dresden mark; entirely hand painted with chased gilt-enriched grapeleaf and foliate panels and medallions in shades of claret, pale blue, pale pink, green and royal blue; the cover decorated with a seeded and chased gilt Greek key border and a chased gilt finial; the inside of the vase having scattered gold cloverleaf design. Condition is excellent, Measurements: Height: 1 ...click for details
This is a Vienna claret ground tÍte-a-tÍte, 19th century, comprising : a coffee pot, hot-milk jug, sugar bowl and cover, and waste bowl; the first three signed "H. Kollerd"; each bearing the blue beehive mark; painted with mythological scenes within a seeded rectangular gilt surround on an elaborately paneled ground in shades of pale pink, pale blue, lemon yellow, and cobalt; gilt and chased with scrolling foliage; titled on the reverse "Jupiter und Calisto" (the coffee pot), ...click for details