I am not a specialist in this sort of thing, but will describe to the best of my ability: this is a vintage, circa 1920's to early 1940's at latest, ceramic work depicting a distant fairy castle, towering cumulus clouds in the sky, a grove of trees at right balancing the scene. Measurements are 9 1/2" by 10 1/2" by 7/8" thick, and the piece weighs roughly 2 3/4 pounds. More than likely this is by one of the known ceramic works of California from the Arts and Crafts period; found in Los Angeles...
Offered is a stunning set of three "Negro" vases designed by Ingrid Atterberg for Upsala-Ekeby. This series was produced from 1953 to 1958. Measurements are 9 1/2" and 7" tall. Artist signed. See photos for underside markings. Excellent condition.
Offered is a massive bowl by the unique Axel Salto for Royal Copenhagen, Denmark. On the underside is incised Salto. Painted is the number 20566 and three wavy lines (see photo). It measures 9 7/8" in diameter and is 5 3/4" tall. Excellent condition.
Two lovely pottery vases by Czech Dux, c 1930 or late 1920’s, the larger vase drop shaped, the smaller one bulbous. Slip glaze decoration of grapes in blue, green and brown over white. Height “11 ½ / 29 cm and “4 / 10.5 cm respectively. Green acorn within triangle mark and DUX to the larger vase, impressed model numbers to both. Condition: minor crackling to glaze of the smaller vase, the larger with a nick to the foot rim.
A wonderful figure of a girl putting on her ice skates, using a boulder of snow as a seat. Who better to produce such a vignette than a firm working in a nation where ice skating is a natural? The porcelain is in excellent condition. The back stamp dates the piece to c. 1965.
Striking pair of large vases by Gouda Pottery of Holland.
They each measure 12" high and roughly 7" wide.
Each marked on bottom, with both impressed and inscribed marks.
Impressed numbers include 2144 and P 503, and in addition to the Gouda Holland marks written, the number 2144 is at the top, with KL 503 and what are likely the artist's initials in a rectangular cartouche JVS.
The design is not written on either, and it seems to represent a floral element withing a rather geometric format...
The size of Trinket Box: 2 3/8" Long x 1 1/4" W x 2 1/4" High. This is very adorable French Porcelain Limoges Trinket Pig Box. It is all hand painted. The subject of Little lady pig taking the nap on the blue cushion with semi bikini. Inside box has her bikini top as well as sunglass and necklace. The bottom of Box said, "Peint Main B.L" signed with Limoges France marked. The metal works are done in copper instead of brass(yellow). This is most adorable Trinket Pig Box seen...
This interesting vase has a notch in it making it look a little like Pac Man, but giving it a very distinct form. However, we believe that it was created in a studio by excellent ceramicists who decorated the vase with free flowing green and blue glazes. One side has a stack of incised chevrons running down the center. The underside is marked with what appears to be W NZ VI, marks whose identity elude us...
A fine Moorcroft dish with a cobalt blue ground decorated in relief and heavy enamels in the form of a large ebullient flower and leaves. The back is stamped with the William Moorcroft signature, Made in England, Potter To HM The Queen, and yet another signature.
The condition is very good without damage. The plate has light crazing on the underside.
Diameter 7 1/4"
Superb Mashiko Pottery Tea Bowl by greatest British artist Bernard Leach. It was made around 1955 and it comes with its originally signed wooden box in mint condition. A must have for all collectors of Japanese tea bowls and other important ceramics and for Mingei connaisseurs.
Size: appro. 7 cm height x 12,3 cm in diameter.
Bernard Leach, in full Bernard Howell Leach, (born January 5, 1887, Hong Kong—died May 6, 1979, St...
This By the noted and talented Italian designer Arrigo Finzi (1890-1973), this charger is one of few made with this surrealist compilation of masks.
Measures 12 3/4" in diameter, and 1 3/4" deep, of heavy porcelain.
Signed on back with Finzi signature, "oro zecchino" and "Depinto a mano".
Very few of these were made, and all were hand decorated.
The surface is highly textured and gilded with a high content gold, the color rich and deep...
Large size Lenox Rose Pattern Porcelain and Sterling Rim serving Charger, Platter, Ca. 1930's, 14 1/2" diameter, 3" high, and 1" wide for Sterling Rim with repoussé repeated pattern and multiple smaller rose and floral design in outer circle, and large bouquet of floral design in the center. Marked "Lenox, made in USA" in green, "Lenox Rose" in purple plus sterling marked "Wallace Sterling 4179" on the bottom. The condition is good, no damages.
This ceramic wall plaque was produced in France at the Manufacture Nationale de Sevres in 1928. The artist is Adrian August Leduc. His painted signature is on the back of the plaque as well as an impressed mark. It measures 11 ¼ inches in diameter and is 1 ½ inches deep. The design is abstract and high relief. There are rows of white circles with gray accents. There is wonderful texture to the surface...
This very impressive vase by Stig Lindberg for Gustavsberg measures 7" high and is 4 3/4" in diameter. The glaze is a complex of earthtones and is gorgeous. On the underside is incised the Gustavsberg Studio hand insignia and Stig L. (see photo for marking). Excellent condition.
Beautiful lobed Kutani yaki dish in Yoshidaya style, modern. Decoration of cherry blossom – sakura - in white, aubergine, green, speckled yellow and gilt. The back with a character in gilt, possibly Qiu, meaning Autumn. It is also defined by Graesse in his classical work about pottery and porcelain marks as from the village of Shinomine in Arita. Diameter "6 ¼ / 16 cm, height "1 ¼ / 3 cm. Condition: fine.
This gorgeous miniature vase by Berndt Friberg has a superb cream yellow haresfur glaze. It measures 4" high. On the underside of the perfect foot (there is a controlled pooling of the graze right above the footrim that is remarkable) is incised Friberg with the Gustavsberg Studio hand insignia, and the letter d. This little masterpiece was created in 1962. Mint condition. The photos hardly do justice to the beauty of this piece.
Offered is an extraordinary foot vase by Berndt Friberg for Gustavsberg, Sweden. The oxblood glaze is superb. It measures 6 1/2" high and is 6 1/4" in diameter. On the underside of the perfect foot ring is incised Friberg with the Gustavsberg Studio hand insignia, and the date code J. This masterpiece was created in 1968. One original label is full intact; the other is partially intact. Superb condition.
This is a truly exceptional vase by Stig Lindberg for Gustavsberg, Sweden. The glaze is a complex of browns with raised white decorations. On the underside is incised the Gustavsberg Studio hand insignia. This fabulous vase measures 6 1/2" high and is 4" in diameter. This vase was created in 1961.
Offered is a magnificent vase by Berndt Friberg for Gustavsberg, Sweden, with a gorgeous yellow haresfur glaze. It measures 9" tall and is 2 1/2" in diameter. On the underside is incised Friberg with the Gustavsberg Studio hand insignia and the date code I. This stunning vase was created in 1967. Mint condition.
Here is an extraordinary platter from Denmark with a white and green enamel decoration. It measures 10 1/4" in diameter with a perfect foot ring. Mint condition.
Offered is an exceptional and exquisite vase by Berndt Friberg for Gustavsberg. It measures 9 1/2" tall and is 2 3/8" in diameter on a perfect foot. On the underside is incised Friberg, the Gustavsbergs Studio hand insignia, and the date code F. This masterpiece, with its complex glaze, was created in 1964. Mint condition.
This porcelain plate was produced in Germany by the Royal Berlin Porcelain Manufactory or KPM in 1925. The date letter indicates this year. The plate has a diameter of 9 ¾”. It has a finely reticulated border, all outlined with gold. The center of the plate is hand painted with a scene of the 13th century fortress at Godesberg, Germany. It is painted in monochrome shades of red rust color. There is a garland of roses encircling the border with gold leaves and stems...
This porcelain plate was produced in England by Royal Worcester in 1933. The date codes indicate this year. It is signed by the artist E. Barker. The plate measures 10 ¾” in diameter. A brilliant array of hand painted flowers in an urn fill the center of the plate. They are realistically portrayed in fine detail. The rim of the plate is finished with an embossed band of gold. It’s like an English country garden on a plate.
Here is a fantastic Zsolnay vase, measuring 11" tall and 2" in diameter. Mint condition. See photo for marking.
Offered is a fantastic "Jazz Vase" by Torok for Zsolnay, Hungary. It measures 12" high. Mint condition.
Offered is a spectacular art deco sculpture for Zolnay. It measures 6" high. Mint condition.
Offered is a gorgeous miniature vase created by Gunnar Nylund for Rorstrand, Sweden. It measures 2 7/8" high and is 7/8" in diameter. On the underside is incised R with three crowns, Sweden, the artist's initials GN, and the model number FG25. The exceptional glaze is deep brown. Excellent condition.
Offered is an exquisite miniature vase with a complex glaze of browns created by Gunnar Nylund for Rorstrand. It measures 2 3/4" high. On the underside is incised R with three crowns, the artist's initials GN, Sweden, and the model number H820. The photos do not do this gorgeous piece justice. It is superb. Excellent condition.
Offered is a stunning miniature vase by Gunnar Nylund for Rorstrand. It measures 1 3/4" high and 1 3/8" in diameter. On the underside is incised R with three crowns, the artist's initials GN, Sweden, and the model number H391. Excellent condition and beautiful.
This lovely miniature vase by Gunnar Nylund for Rorstrand measures 2 3/4" high. On the underside is incised R with three crowns, Sweden, the artist's initials GN and the model number H44. Excellent condition.
This lovely miniature vase by Gunnar Nylund for Rorstrand measures 2 5/8" high and 1" in diameter. On the underside is R with three crowns, the artist's initials GN, Sweden, and the model number F238. Excellent condition.
Here is an adorable bear sculpture by Knud Kuhn for Royal Copenhagen, Denmark. It measures 3 1/8" high. On the underside is painted three wavy lines, Denmark, and 2/433, stating this was number 2 out of a run 433 pieces. Incised is number 12.
Offered is an exquisite and massive Argenta platter designed by Wilhelm Kage for Gustavsberg, Sweden. It measures 13 1/4" in diameter. All the silver is completely intact, which is rare for Argenta pieces. On the underside is painted in silver, Kage, the old Gustavsberg anchor insignia, the model number 909 and the letter Y. Superb condition.
Offered is an exquisite scalloped bowl created by Bengt Berglund for Gustavsberg. It measures 3 3/4" high and 7" in diameter. On the underside is incised the artist's initials BB and Gustavsberg. The interior is a high gloss blue.
Here are two spherical Argenta miniature vases in superb condition. They measure 2 3/8" high and 2 1/8" in diameter. One vase contains the original Gustavsberg label.
Offered is a stunning vase by Berndt Friberg for Gustavsberg, Sweden. It measures 5 1/4" high and is 3 1/2" in diameter. On the underside is incised Friberg with the Gustavsberg Studio hand insignia, and the date code L (1970). The original label is fully intact. Excellent condition.