All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1314332 (stock #506vd)
E & M Perez
Measuring 3 7/8" x 2 3/4", this lidded porcelain box is signed under the glaze with the Meissen crossed swords, and has an additional small blue mark near the edge of the bottom. Of 20th century origin, it is nicely painted and in perfect condition. The top of the box shows some dimpling in the glaze over the painted blue pattern, and foot is unglazed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1940 item #1314222 (stock #505vd)
E & M Perez
This group of five Wedgewood dinner plates is a group of the original twelve that were created in 1937 to commemorate the centennial of Duke University. They each measure 10 1/2" in diameter and each is stamped with the name of the scene, the Wedgwood mark, and other information, visible in one of the photos. The five listed here include The Library, School of Medicine, Crowell Dorm Tower, Vista of Chapel, and East Duke Building...
E & M Perez
From the workshop of Salvador Teran, this oval dish is inlaid with glass tesserae tile and brass, and depicts a swordfish. The background tiles are white and gray, with deep cobalt blue contrasting in the body of the fish. Signed on the base with the artist's name, and incised with a number. Salvador was born in Taxco, and worked with his cousins, who were the designers at Los Castillo, before moving to Mexico City and opening his own studio in 1952...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Minerals : Hardstone : Pre 1960 item #1307150 (stock #492vf)
This group of stone fruit includes two apples, one large peach, a tangerine, an apricot, and a fig, all with complete stems, and an orange and a lemon with very short stems. The strawberry has an applied green stem and leaf. The largest piece, the peach, is about 3" high. All have good color and are well executed, with nice detail and texture. Good condition, with minor scratches, small amount of paint loss, and a few light stains, this grouping is very life like and of high quality.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1300318 (stock #471vd)
Measuring 4 5/8" in diameter,and 1 1/2" high, this heavily embossed bowl is by S.Kirk & Son, of Baltimore, MD. It features a footed bowl decorated with fruit, flowers, vines, with fluted sides and scalloped edge, all designs that were traditionally created by this silver company. In good condition, with no dents or scratches, just some dots of tarnish, visible in the photos.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1296875 (stock #467vd)
E & M Perez
Measuring 9 1/2" high, 9 1/2" wide at the lip, and 10 1/2" at the widest point, this pot is thick walled, and well thrown, being very symmetrical. The glaze is very thick, with a highly textured and raised surface. The colors are muted, a soft mustard yellow with shades of gray-green, brown-black and flecks of white in the interior. McCarty's Pottery was founded in 1954 by Pup and Lee McCarty in Mississippi, with a permanent location in Merigold...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1296861 (stock #466vd)
E & M Perez
Of very large size, this charger or platter was made by McCarty's Pottery of Merigold, Mississippi. Founded by Lee and Pup McCarty in 1954, they sought to utilize native clays and glazes, focusing on both utilitarian objects and artfully crafted forms. Some of their first pots were thrown from clay given to them by William Faulkner from a deposit on his property...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1290822 (stock #456)
Measuring 7 7/8" x 3 1/2", this Moorcroft tray depicts two blossoms in the Anemone pattern. The colors are deep and lush, rose, fuischa, green and blue on a very deep midnight blue background, and demonstrate the lovely design and rich color which is so evident in Moorcroft designs. In mint condition, the tray has no defects. The Moorcroft name is impressed into the back, along with other markings.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1287686 (stock #450vd)
E & M Perez
Measuring 10 3/4" in diameter, with scalloped edges, gold rims and details, this pair of Spode/Copeland cabinet plates feature a lovely scene from the Lakes Region, with ruins of a castle, an urn with flowering plants, and mountains in the background. They are signed Spode, Copelands China, England, on the back, along with the notation R9560, and several small impressed marks that are difficult to read...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1283088 (stock #423vd)
Very finely modeled in blanc de chine porcelain, this figure depicts a fish seller, seated next to his basket of fresh fish. Measuring 10" high x 8 1/2" wide, with a stamped mark of Sandizell, Hoffner & Co, Dresden, West Germany, it dates to the 1960's and is also signed in script, S. Matt, which is probably the artist. Excellent condition, with only a tiny loss to a leaf on the base.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1930 item #1268178 (stock #393vd)
In heavy silver plate, this three section condiment set was made by the Elkington Company of England for The Cunard Steamship Lines. In the Art Deco style, it was made in the early 1920's, possibly for the Mauretania, which was a superliner renowned in the 1920's. The condiment set is marked on the bottom with the name of Elkington, Plate, numbers, and "Souvenir" over a quatrefoil cartouche with the letter U...