Antique octagonal ormolu box, France, c 1840. The lid with Venus on a dolphin, celebrated by a triton and a naiad, the sides with classic borders typical of the period. Width: "3 ¼ / 8 cm, height: "1 ½ / 4 cm. Condition: a plaque with personal engraving covers the original base.
A small German Jugendstil/Art Nouveau pewter vase by Kayserzinn, c 1900. Relief decoration of Rococo scrollwork and strawberries. Impressed marks: Kayserzinn, 4014. Height: "4 ½ / 11 cm. Condition: some stains as seen on photo.
A Chinese export cup and saucer, enameled in the Famille rose palette, period of Qianlong (1736-95). Three abundances or Sanduo decoration (peaches, finger citrons and pomegranates) and peony in Famille rose colours and gilt. Height of cup "1 ½ / 4 cm, diam. of saucer "4 ½ / 11,5 cm. Condition: a hairline each on cup and saucer can be discerned in bright sunlight (not possible to show in the pictures).
A blue and white English tea bowl with scalloped and gilt edge. Transfer printed with a variation of the Man on the Bridge pattern. Around 1785-90, possibly Caughley, unmarked. Condition: nick to the rim, two firing cracks and a nick to the foot rim under the glaze (cf pictures). Diameter “3 ¼ / 8,5 cm, height “1 ¾ / 4,7 cm.
A lidded box by Poole Pottery, England, decorated in traditional Poole style - flowers on a matted white, marble-like glaze. Ca 1960, the backstamp indicating that this box was ordered to be used as a promotional gift. Width "4 ½ / 11 cm and height "2/ 5 cm. Condition: fine.
Two English bowls by Maling, one footed and with green interior, the other with blue. Both lustre glazed in the Springtime waved or thumb-print pattern, 1950-1955. Height "2 / 5,2 cm, diameter "4 ¾ / 12,5 cm and "3 ¾ / 9 cm. Condition: a glaze bubble to each of the bowls (cf photos), otherwise fine.
A soup plate by Davenport with Imari style with flow blue, polychrome and gilt decoration. Impressed anchor mark with 4 on both sides (= 1844) and under-glaze blue mark Davenport. Model number in red: 700 (?). Diameter "10 ¼ / 26,5 cm. Condition: fine (apparently never used).
A Poole Delphis dish, painted by Jean Millership who worked for Poole 1966-69. Glossy glaze in red, blue, green and orange. Printed Poole England mark and signed by the artist. Width"7/ 18 cm. Condition: fine.
A pair of English (Staffordshire) handleless cups or bowls and saucers, c 1830. Painted decoration of vine and grapes in pink or puce lustre and tomato red. Height of cup and saucer "2 ¼ / 6 cm, diameter of saucer "4 ¾ / just over 12 cm. Condition: some wear to both cups, hairline to one and glaze imperfections to the other (cf. photos).
A pair of small English (Staffordshire) transfer printed cups and saucers, mid 19th century. Chinoiserie deoration of a garden scene printed in red and hand painted accents in green, blue and yellow. Pink luster rims. Impressed flower mark to the back of one saucer. Height of cup "2 ¼ / 5,5 cm and diameter of saucer "4/ 10,5 cm. Condition: some crazing. What looks like a nick to the rim of one cup is actually under the glaze.
An English “ménage a trois”, where parties of slightly different patterns in grey and gilt have been "married" into a trio. Rococo revival decoration, c 1830. Coalport Adelaide shape and pattern numbers 847, 120 and 599. Height of larger cup "3 ½ / 8,5 cm and diam. of saucer "6 / 15 cm. Condition: minimal wear to the gilt.
A Doulton Lambeth stoneware tankard, Applied decoration of naïve hunting, drinking and smoking scenes. Impressed mark for c 1869-72 and “ne”. Height: “4 ½ /11 cm. Condition: a hairline, secured (cf. pictures).
A stoneware / stein beaker or vase by Mettlach (Villeroy & Boch), modelled as a naturalistic tree trunk, surrounded by grape vines in green, brown and blue. “Agate” ware, made up of contrasting clays, c 1850. With applied VB seal mark and model number 304. Height: appr. "4/ 10 cm. Condition: small flake to the border (cf. photo).
Two stoneware /stein beakers or vases by Mettlach (Villeroy & Boch), both modelled as naturalistic tree trunks, surrounded by grape vines with platinum gilding. “Agate”ware, made up of contrasting clays, c 1850. One vase with applied VB seal mark and model number 304, the other with the model number incised. Height: "4/ 10,3 and appr. "4/ 10 cm. Condition: both with a hairline or crack, one with a small flake to the rim (cf. photos).
A facetted pottery bowl by Waechtersbach, Germany, c 1920. Late Art Nouveau design with a border of vines and grapes in blue, green and violet against a puce background of lineated “crackles”. On the back the Waechtersbach factory mark and model number 6761. Diameter "8/ 20 cm. Condition: a few minimal glaze nicks to the border (cf. photos).
A Dutch Delft 18th c tile. Painted decoration in puce of a church in a landscape, within double circles. Width: " 5 ¼ / 13 cm. Condition: fine.
A plate from Richard Ginori, c 1930. Hand painted decoration in iron red and gold of crayfish within a border of ribbons and berries. Green mark Ginori, red mark Decorazione eseguita da Richard Ginori and model number 5822. Diam: "8 ½ / 21,5 cm. Condition: two small nicks to the rim as seen on photo.
A Dutch Delft polychrome soup plate, c 1750 – 1800. Very nicely painted in the Chinoiserie style with a fenced garden, a diaper border between well and rim etc. Diam: "8 ¾ / 22,5 cm, height: "1 ½ / 4 cm . Condition: three nicks and some wear to the rim (cf. pictures).