A French Montereau plate, transfer printed in black. Depicting La Fontaine du Chateau d`Eau, the first version of this fountain, erected in Place De La République and now in La Villette. Impressed, rounded Montereau mark, for the Lebeuf period (1833-1840). Diam: 8"/ 20,5 cm. Condition: fine.
A French Empire period sugar bowl, c 1810. Probably Paris, unmarked. Urn-shaped, with satyr mask handles and decoration of a stylized flower border in gilt and dark green. Height: 3 ½"/ 9 cm. Condition: fine.
A copper lustre and orange sugar bowl with relief-moulded roses, late 19th c. Height: 2 ¾"/ 7 cm, diam: 4"/ 10 cm. Condition: fine.
A very small coffee can and saucer. Cup probably Vieux Bruxelles c 1820, saucer slightly later. Decoration in green, red and gilt of leaves and flowers and the inscription "A l'amitié" (To Friendship). Height of cup: 1 ¾"/ 4,5 cm, diam. of saucer: 4"/ 10,5 cm. Condition: hairline to cup as shown on photo.
Old Paris or Vieux Bruxelles sugar bowl, of urn shape with "ring handles" and gilt decoration of arrows, garlands etc typical of the period c.1810-30. Incised X mark. Height: "3 ½ /8,5 cm. Condition: wear to the gilt decoration as shown on photos.
A French small double handled blue and white small pot or jar by Robert Picault, Vallauris, c 1960. Width including handles: 5 ¼"/ 13 cm, height. 1 ¾"/ 4,5 cm. Condition: fine.
French Majolica oyster plate by Cerenne, Vallauris, 1950's. Relief moulded and brightly painted decoration of sea food. Charles René Roger Neveux ("Cerenne") from 1949 to1959 lead one of the most popular ceramic studios in Vallauris. Diam: 10"/ 25,5 cm. Condition: a few minimal chips and a small restoration to the rim as seen on photo.
Three individually shaped egg cups made in Vallauris, 1950's. One with, one without tray, both decorated in green and brown over white, the third egg cup a Demi-Demi (half/half) design in iridescent black and mauve. One unmarked, one marked RP for Robert Picault, the third marked Vallauris. Height: 2 ¼"/ 5,5 - 2 ¾"/ 7 cm. Condition: fine.
A French small dish with star-shaped painted decoration in green on white by Charles Voltz, Vallauris, c 1960. Diam: 6 ¼"/ 16 cm. Condition: the glaze thinly applied to parts of the dish, as seen on photo.
Two French small bowls, one shaped like a mortar, the other like a double handled pot. Painted decoration in green and brown on white, 1950's. Both marked RP for Robert Picault, Vallauris. Width: 3 ½"/ 9 and 2 ¾"/ 7 cm. Condition: fine.
A French rectangular dish or bowl with decoration of a single flower in green on a white ground, c 1960. Marked Picault for Robert Picault, Vallauris. Width: 7 ½"/ 19 cm, height: 1½"/ 3,5 cm. Condition: fine.
Sauce pot with spout and handle, painted in green and brown on white, and with a Greek fret border in sgraffitto, 1950's. Pierced handle, in order to facilitate exposure. Marks for Robert Picault, Vallauris. Width: 6 ½"/ 17cm, height: 2 ¼"/ 6 cm. Condition: fine.
Painted decoration of different patterns in green and brown. Each dish intended for six snails. Pierced handles to allow for the dishes to be exposed on the kitchen wall. Marked RP.Width: 8 ¼"/ 21 and 8 ½"/ 21,5 cm. Condition: fine.
Small double-handled bowl or serving pot, c 1960, painted in green and brown over white crackle glaze, and with a Greek fret or wave sgraffitto border. Marks for Robert Picault. Width: 5 ½"/ 14 cm, height: 2 ¼"/ 5,5 cm. Condition: fine.
Cream or milk jug by Robert Picault, c 1960. Painted decoration in green and - unusual for Picault - blue. Marked RP. Height: 3 ½"/ 9 cm. Condition: fine.
A pair of French egg cups from the 1950's. Marbled glaze in green and red on white, sweep shape to one side of border, one with impressed mark "Vallauris". Height: 2 ¼"/ 6 cm. Condition: fine.
Large three-legged stoneware dish of asymmetrical shape with carved and painted non-figural decoration in yellow, blue, red and green on white. The back with the three legs articulated in white against a black background. Unsigned, in the style of Kostanda, Rivier, Fidler or Derval, 1950's. Width: 12"/30 cm, height: 2 ¾"/ 7 cm. Condition: two of the legs have been restuck.
A French small globular vase decorated in green and yellow, c 1960. Marked Daniel and Vallauris. Height: 3 ½"/ 9 cm. Condition: fine.