A bowl, originally a finger bowl, and three small ”ladies” wine glasses, the bowl c. 1840, the glasses c. 1860-80. All in the bleu céleste colour en vogue in France in the 19th century and all with the same “bubbly” texture. The glasses with polished pontil marks. Height of bowl "3 ¼ /8,5 cm, diam: "4 ½ / 11 cm, height of glasses "3 ¼/ 8,5 cm. Condition: fine.
A white Opaline lidded box or casket. Enameled decoration of flowers and Neo Rococo scrollwork in blue, white (raised) and gilt. France, c. 1850-70. Diam: "4/ 9 cm, height: "2 ½/ 6,5 cm. Condition: old pewter repair to the hinge.
French white opaline vase, late 19th c. Elegant baluster shape and decoration of an “Etruscan” lady in red, grey and gilt. Height "8 ¾ / 22,5 cm. Condition: fine.
A cruet set with Swedish silver plated frame and three cylindrical bowls in blue French opaline glass, c 1900 or earlier. Stamped CRC for CR Carlstrom, Stockholm (from 1857) and NS for “new silver” which is Swedish for silver plate. Height: "5 ¼ / 14 cm. Condition: some corrosion, esp. near the handle.
A French opaline dish, finger bowl and lidded box. The dish with gilt decoration of flower garlands and an à la grecque border, c 1820-30, the bowl undecorated, c 1840. The lid of the little box too with some decoration in gilt. Box and dish with polished backs. The “bleu céleste”, so much en vogue in porcelain of the period (Sèvres) of the dish is a little lighter than the other pieces. Diam. of dish: "6 ¾/17 cm. Height of bowl: "3 ¼/8 cm, diam. "4 ¾/12 cm. Diam. of box "2 3/4/ 7 cm...