All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1837 VR item #1351443 (stock #G1-S6502)
This is a rare soup plate for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad circa, 1830's. It is by Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, Staffordshire, England. It features Tom Thumb on flat plain. The Tom Thumb was the first American built steam locomotive to operate on a common carrier. It is dark blue with a shell border. The diameter is 10 1/4 inches. There is glaze crazing on the back. The front is mint. Impressed mark.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1314556 (stock #X2-1324)
Edouard Gilles was the master of Barbotine. This vase is in the planter style and dates 1868-1895, It has his initials in a raised oval on the bottom along with the number, 244. It measures 11 inches wide by 7 1/4 inches high. Very fine condition with vibrant colors.