A nice pair of saucer bowls, transfer printed in pink or puce with a scene of grazing cattle. English, Staffordshire, c 1800–20, unmarked. Diameter "5 ¼/ 13,5 cm. Condition: fine.
A Chinese jar, wu jin or mirror black glaze and decoration in gilt of flowers and birds in reserves against a diapered background. Kangxi period, early 18th century. Condition: drilled hole to the back and extensive wear to the gilt, minor scratch marks and wear to the glaze around the neck (from the original lid, now missing). A black and gilt lid of a different shape to go with the jar (optional, cf. photo). Height: "5 ½ / 14 cm.
A beautiful Chamberlain’s Worcester porcelain plate, enameled in Imari colours and gilt. The back marked in red “Chamberlains Regent China Worcester & 155 New Bond Street London”. Robert Chamberlain, after having left the factory of Dr Wall started his own porcelain production. “Prince Regent China” refers to the Prince Regent whose support he enjoyed. In 1816 the Chamberlains opened a showroom in New Bond Street...
Two Royal Crown Derby miniature bowls with Imari decoration. Over glaze factory marks, the smallest with year mark for 1912, the other 1920. Diameter/width: "3 ¼ / 8 and "1 ¾ / 4,5 cm respectively. Condition of both bowls: fine. I
A small Chinese Canton Famille Rose or Rose Medallion teapot, mid 19th century. Decoration of a Mandarin scene to one side and a bird, butterfly and flowers to the other. Height "2 ½ / 6,5 cm and width "4 ¾ / 12 cm. No lid. Condition: fine.
Chinese Canton Famille Rose or Rose Medallion cup and saucer, c 1840. Decoration of Mandarin scenes, birds, butterflies and flowers. Diameter of saucer "5 / 12,8 cm, height of cup "2 ¼ / 6 cm. Condition: a small rim chip to the saucer can be felt, not seen.
A Chinese Canton Famille Rose or Rose Medallion reticulated brush holder or brush pot, mid 19th century. Relief decoration in reserves of scholarly scenes. Height "4 ½ / 11 cm. Condition: chip to foot rim and a hairline (cf pictures).
Vase by Michael Andersen & Son, Denmark, c 1910. Typical Art Nouveau, with running and “watery” glaze in lilac, green, dark blue and yellow, the elongated handles modeled to resemble both fishes and plants. Signed under the glaze M A & S plus a model number, 695. Height "6 ¼ / 16 cm. Condition: a few glaze flaws where the stoneware clay has been left uncovered
Chinese export dish, Batavia brown, with gilt and Famille rose decoration. Yongzheng period, c 1730. Part of a larger, circular ensemble. Diaper border in iron red and a reserve of a paper scroll motif with early Famille rose enamels, all against a background of brown and gilt. Jian Ding = customs seal mark of cultural heritage bureau number 3 in Shanghai. Condition: corner chips and rim frits. Width "5 ¼ / 13 cm.
A group of English Spode Copelands cabbage leaf bowls, c 1900, a pair and two very small bowls. The Patent Office number 248670 for the Savoy cabbage leaves shape was registered in 1895. Diam. "3 3/4/7,5 - "2 ¼ /5,5 cm. Condition: a few rim frits can be felt but not seen, and there is a hairline and some discoloration (cf. pictures)
A French Sarreguemines plate or wall dish. The decoration is of two North African gentlemen, one asking the other (in French): ”Is it the abuse of coffee that has caused that perturbation to your head?” Transfer printed and hand painted. Sarreguemines U & C mark for c 19870 – 1920. Diameter: "8 ½ / 21,5 cm. Condition: fine.
A Majolica dish or ashtray, horseshoe shaped and decorated under the glaze with flowers in “Persian” style. From Ignac Fischer in Pest, a factory that around 1900 was to become part of Zsolnay. Width: "5 ½ / 13,5 cm. Impressed and stamped Fischer J, Budapest and 778 (probably a model number). Condition: some rubbing to the gilt borders.