An English porcelain jug beautifully hand painted with a picture of Fonthill Abbey. It is Marked "Fonthill Abbey" to the base together with a pattern No. 3/867. It is probably from the Ridgway factory.
Dating from the 1st half of the C19th., it stands 5 1/2inches (14cms) tall.
There is a luting line fault (original) inside the rim and some minor flaking to enamels.
A chinese (Kangxi) style famille verte vase on a powder blue ground by Samson of Paris. This is a very good copy and convincing until one gets to close quarters. There is an artemesia leaf and Samson factory mark to the base.
Dating from the late C19th., it stands 8 3/8inches (21.8 cm) high.