Antique European Porcelain, Pottery and more offered for sale by China Rose Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1920 item #1443629 (stock #3662)
China Rose Antiques
A$320.00
This attractive Edwardian ladies leather covered jewellery case is covered in black leather which is enhanced with gold tooling, a gilt escutcheon and a gilt carrying handle. The interior is covered with dark blue velvet and gilded black leather. There is a removeable tray fitted with spaces for various items, below which are two more compartments. The width is 233 mm (9.25 inches), the height 110 mm (4.25 inches) and the depth is 170 mm(6.75 inches). There are a few minor scuffs to the leather ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #1443390 (stock #4023)
China Rose Antiques
A$685.00
This Minton Secessionist ware vase stands 176 mm (7 inches) and is illustrated in the Minton Seccessionist catalogue of 1902 as vase number 41. Designed by John Wadsworth and Leon Solon, Minton Secessionist ware was their tube lined Art Nouveau range of the period just preceding World War 1. It is in very good condition apart from from some very fine crazing, with the colours remaining vibrant. There is a date mark on the base, under the glaze, but it is illegible. C1902-10.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1443389 (stock #4276)
China Rose Antiques
A$145.00
This very attractive Minton hand painted trio is decorated with their pattern 2297 which consists of three sprays of flowers below a royal blue border. The top and bottom of the border is decorated with gilding in the shape of C scrolls and arabesques. There is also gilding to the handles and the outside of the cups. The cup shape is listed as "A Blenheim". There is some sign of use mainly to the gilding. C 1835.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1443388 (stock #3943)
China Rose Antiques
A$585.00
This very pretty hand painted and gilded vase is attributed to Minton, from their "Gothic Pedestal Ornaments" range of the 1830's. It stands 161 mm (6 3/8ths inches) high and features a hand painted spray of flowers, in a gilt frame on an ochre coloured ground, beneath an arcaded rim. It is unmarked. There is some minor loss of gilding to the rim and some faint scratches to the ground.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1443386 (stock #3903)
China Rose Antiques
A$285.00
This large hand painted and gilded centrepiece, or comport, from a dessert service was made by John Rose at Coalport in the 1820's. It is beautifully painted with sprays of flowers on the top, the under side and on the pierced foot. It stands 168 mm (6.75 inches) high , is 220 mm (8.75 inches) deep and 365 mm (14.5 inches) wide. It is unmarked, but it is shown in plate 179, page 166, of Godden's "British Porcelain An Illustrated Guide" together with other pieces. An interesting feature is a gild...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1443302 (stock #4502)
China Rose Antiques
A$650.00
This good quality sterling silver card case was made by Edward Smith of Birmingham in 1854. Both sides are decorated with the same richly engraved pattern where the centre panel features a cornucopia of fruit and the surrounding panels depict flowers and foliage. Smith was a good maker, noted for making card cases decorated with engine turning and engraving. On the front, immediately below the cornucopia, is a family crest above the initials "MA". The crest is possibly that for the Bartlett or B...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1443301 (stock #0376)
China Rose Antiques
A$360.00
This 212 mm (8 3/8ths inches) high Royal Doulton vase has a band of gilt filigree to the top and hanging boughs of hand coloured flowers on a creamy porcelain body. It is in excellent condition apart from two tiny chips to the rim. It has an impressed manufacture date of 2nd. January 1929.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #1443300 (stock #3765)
China Rose Antiques
A$300.00
A very attractive salt glazed stoneware jug from the Doulton Lambeth factory. It is decorated with a rather uncommon Egyptian theme. A pharaoh's head forms the spout and the wings of Horus spread either side of the base of the handle. These wings and all the figures in the central frieze are what is known as sprigged or sprigging. Clay is pressed into a very shallow mould, gently teased out, and then carefully applied by hand to the body of the jug, before the piece is fired and glazed. There ar...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1443299 (stock #1155)
China Rose Antiques
A$220.00
We have included this Pinder, Bourne & Co. sauce tureen on stand in the Royal Doulton page as Doulton had purchased Pinder, Bourne in 1878 and this piece is dated September 1881. This factory later became Doulton Burslem. The lid of this attractive sauce tureen is decorated with a hand coloured printed scene of a boy lying in a field playing a flute, with two butterflies flying above him. The body is decorated by gilding and a printed pattern, whilst the stand has half a dozen coloured butterfli...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1443298 (stock #4409)
China Rose Antiques
A$850.00
This Doulton Lambeth stoneware jug was by modelled by Eliza (or Elise as she later liked to be called ) Simmance who had a very long and very productive career at Doulton, starting in 1873 and retiring in 1928. All of the decoration on this jug was done by hand. The base is a mine of information-we have the Doulton Lambeth mark, the year of manufacture, Eliza Simmance's monogram and those of her assistants, Edith Bell, Florence Dennis and Eliza Martin. The sterling silver rim is also marked with...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1443191 (stock #4609)
China Rose Antiques
A$265.00
An unframed KPM lithophane with a sentimental Victorian scene of a young girl doing her hair in a mirror. The main scene is in an oval cartouche, surrounded by arabesques. The rear is impressed with the KPM sceptre mark over KPM, the model number 407 and the letter Z. The width is 195 mm (7.75 inches) and the height is 155 mm (6.125 inches). There is a small shallow chip to the rear of one edge near the KPM mark, which cannot be seen from the front. C 1870.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1443141 (stock #4624)
China Rose Antiques
A$325.00
This gourd shaped vase is from Doulton Burslem's Corolian Ware line that was made from 1891-1902 and came from the studio of Robert Allen, a very talented designer and painter. The decoration was achieved using the sgraffito method, where the vase was first coated in the rich cobalt blue ground, then the ground was removed with dry brushes exposing the white body to form the flowers. It has been done most delicately and the raised gilt highlights, another Allen speciality, were then added. The p...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1442661 (stock #3622)
China Rose Antiques
A$2,500.00
This very attractive sterling silver ink stand was made by John Grinsell & Sons of London in 1895. The hallmarks on the front of the base are slightly worn, but the marks on the other components are very crisp as can be seen in the photos below. All pieces in this inkstand are marked-the candlestick and its sconce as well as the pierced enclosures containing the ink wells and their lids. It features two large inkwells fully enclosed by lidded, pierced work with the shallow depression under the c...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1442586 (stock #3969)
China Rose Antiques
A$120.00
This Samuel Alcock cup and saucer is hand decorated with a chinoiserie pattern of underglaze blue and on glaze colours of pink, orange and green and finished off with gilding. It is in very good condition and would date to around 1830.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1442585 (stock #4280)
China Rose Antiques
A$95.00
This hand painted bone china cup and saucer was made at the Verreville works in Glasgow. It is decorated with a daintily painted pattern of small flowers and foliage. The base of both pieces is marked with the pattern number 200. Otherwise it is unmarked, but the cup corresponds to plate 82, on page 16 of Berthoud and Maskell's "Cups in Colour". It is very good condition. C 1840.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1442005 (stock #2410)
China Rose Antiques
A$495.00
This very attractive silver plated footed fruit bowl with swing handle, was made by Orvit of Germany and is in the classic Art Nouveau style featuring embossed roses and entwined stems. The stand is in excellent condition (it has been replated) and has its original glass liner which is also in excellent condition. It stands 270 mm (10.5 inches) high to the top of the handle, and is 250 mm (10 inches) in diameter. C 1905
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1900 item #1441889 (stock #3657)
China Rose Antiques
A$350.00
The Mauchline Ware binding on this book of poetry and letters by Robert Burns features a photographic view of the Burns Monument that overlooks the River Doon, near Alloway in Ayrshire, Scotland. Also on the front board are four Mauchline Ware prints- "Scene on the Doon", "Auld Brig O'Doon", "Alloway Kirk", and "Burns' Cottage", whilst the back board carries a larger print "The Braes of Ballochmyle". The book itself was published by Gall and Inglis in around 1865. The height is 186 mm (7.25 inc...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1441745 (stock #4611)
China Rose Antiques
A$110.00
This blue and white cup and saucer was made in porcelain by the firm of Hilditch and Son, and is decorated with a printed chinoiserie pattern which later came to be known as Eskimo Child. Both the cup and saucer are in very good condition, and both are marked with the H&S backstamp. C 1825.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1441673 (stock #4617)
China Rose Antiques
A$140.00
This Caughley porcelain coffee cup is decorated with the blue printed Fence pattern, one of Caughley's chinoisereie patterns. The cup stands 66 mm (2 5/8ths inches) and is in very good condition. It dates from around 1780.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1441423 (stock #4006)
China Rose Antiques
A$195.00
This C J Mason porcelain hand coloured trio is decorated with a hand coloured print of a basket of flowers, whilst around the rim is a hand coloured print of flowers, fruit and bamboo. It is unmarked, but corresponds to Plate 845 of Berthoud's "A Compendium of British Cups". Its condition is very good with only signs of minor wear to detract from it. C 1835.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1441422 (stock #4002)
China Rose Antiques
A$450.00
This rare C J Mason porcelain teapot and its stand are decorated with a hand coloured pattern of a basket of flowers to the centre and, around the rim, a hand coloured print of flowers and bamboo. Neither piece is marked, but the teapot corresponds to plate 1842 of Berthoud's "Directory of British Teapots" and to plate 2042 in the same author's "Anthology of British Teapots". The stand has a diameter of 227 mm (9 inches). The teapot stands 155 mm (6 inches) to the thumb rest on the handle and ha...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1441421 (stock #4319)
China Rose Antiques
A$285.00
This lovely sterling silver heart shaped trinket, or pill box, has been decorated with a hand painted scene of a wicker basket full of flowers with a butterfly resting on one of the blooms. The painting has been signed AH. It measures 66 mm (2 5/8ths inches) in length, 66 mm (2 5/8ths inches) in width and stands 14 mm (just over 1/2 an inch) high. It carries the British import marks for London in 1973 which mean that it was made elsewhere and imported into the UK, where it was tested as sterling...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #1441420 (stock #3834)
China Rose Antiques
A$135.00
Dating from 1816-33, this Spode dessert bowl is decorated with the popular printed Blue Italian pattern. It measures 236 mm (9.25 inches) long, including the handle, and 207 mm (8 inches) wide. The colour is still strong, there are no chips or cracks, but there are signs that it has been used.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #1441419 (stock #3835)
China Rose Antiques
A$150.00
Dating from 1816-33, this Spode dessert bowl is decorated with the popular printed Blue Italian pattern. It measures 236 mm (9.25 inches) long, including the handle, and 207 mm (8 inches) wide. The colour is still strong, there are no chips or cracks, but there are signs that it has been used.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1441253 (stock #4055)
China Rose Antiques
A$230.00
This sought after three volume set of "Cars & Motor Cycles" was edited by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu and Marcus W Bourdon, and issued in 1929. Bound in blue with gilt lettering, these books were aimed at the owner who wanted to be involved in the care and maintenance of his vehicle, as well as those engaged in the motoring industry. The information in the three volumes covers text as well as detailed diagrams and photographs and would have been very up to date in 1929. Lord Montagu was one of the ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #1441099 (stock #2749)
China Rose Antiques
A$165.00
This very attractive Spode plate is decorated with their printed and hand coloured pattern "Macaw". An illustration of this pattern is shown facing page 84 of Arthur Hayden's 1925 book "Spode and his Successors". The plate measures 255 mm or 10 inches in diameter. It is in very, very good condition and dates from the period 1826-33.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #1441098 (stock #2750)
China Rose Antiques
A$165.00
This very attractive Spode plate is decorated with their printed and hand coloured pattern "Macaw". An illustration of this pattern is shown facing page 84 of Arthur Hayden's 1925 book "Spode and his Successors". The plate measures 255 mm or 10 inches in diameter. It is in very, very good condition and dates from the period 1826-33.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1441089 (stock #2859)
China Rose Antiques
A$120.00
This Shelley cup saucer & plate is decorated with the Green Daisy chintz pattern (pattern 13450) which consists of white daisies and green leaves on a light green ground with the edges in gold. This pattern was introduced in around 1940, and this one is on the Henley shape. It is in very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1940 item #1441087 (stock #4042)
China Rose Antiques
A$165.00
This Shelley cress dish and stand was decorated by hand with the blue tones of the Shelley Harmony range. The draining dish has a diameter of 196 mm (7.75 inches) and stands 60 mm (2.5 inches) high, whilst the stand has a diameter of 183 mm (7.25 inches). There are a few minor scratches, mainly to the stand and these are the only blemishes. This would date from the 1930's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1441081 (stock #4132)
China Rose Antiques
A$195.00
This Shelley cup saucer and plate is decorated with the ever popular chintz pattern Rock Garden (pattern 13454). The cup shape is Richmond and it is finished off with green trim. The set is in very good condition, but it does have a tiny bit of wear to the ridge of the cup well on the saucer. C1950.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1441080 (stock #4131)
China Rose Antiques
A$195.00
This Shelley cup saucer and plate is decorated with the ever popular chintz pattern Rock Garden (pattern 13454). This cup shape is Henley and it is finished off with a fine line of gilding to the edges. The set is in very good condition with only some very minor loss of gilding to detract from it. c 1950.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1800 item #1440915 (stock #2116)
China Rose Antiques
A$550.00
This late Georgian reel holder is veneered in mahogany and has a single full depth drawer.It stands on four ball feet and is 233 mm (9.5 inches) high to the top of the reel posts. The width is 147 mm (5.75 inches), and the depth is 186 mm ( 7.25 inches). It has retained its original patina. The reels are supported on thick copper wire. There are several names written in pencil on the sides and bottom of the drawer-perhaps previous owners. C 1780.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1440122 (stock #3931)
China Rose Antiques
A$125.00
The fluted body of this Derby hand painted and gilded trio is decorated with pattern 126 - sitting between two gilt lines there is a continuous line of dark blue ovals, each inside a gilt frame, and alternating with gilt diamonds. There is some very minor loss of gilding to the coffee cup and the saucer, whilst there is a bit more wear to the tea cup, which was obviously used more. There is also a hairline crack to the saucer. Marked with the puce Derby mark, this trio dates from around 1790.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Minerals : Shell : Pre 1900 item #1440111 (stock #4511)
China Rose Antiques
A$140.00
This Chinese export mother of pearl dish is shaped as a leaf and engraved with a simple leaf like pattern inside an engraved border. The length is 127 mm (5 inches) and the width 100 mm (4 inches). It is in very good condition and displays a lovely play of colour (I've tried to show this in the various photos). It would date from the late 1800's.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Copper : Pre 1837 VR item #1440109 (stock #4514)
China Rose Antiques
A$160.00
The cartwheel penny was circulated in 1797 as the first British copper penny. The obverse has a portait of George III and the reverse has a seated statue of Brittania. This fairly worn specimen has been converted into a locket with facility for two photographs inside. It is 40 mm (1.5 inches) in diameter, mounted in white metal, and weighs 50 gms, including the chain.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1440054 (stock #4171)
China Rose Antiques
A$225.00
This Derby porcelain coffee can and saucer is decorated with the gilt pattern 561. The pattern is described in the pattern books as "A deep outer border of leaf and seaweed design between two gilt borders". The mark on the base is the the crown and crossed batons, painted in puce. There is also a painted"A", in puce, on the base under the handle of the cup. There are two very small chips to the footrim of the saucer and two small chips to the base of the cup. There is also some slight loss of t...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1440039 (stock #4581)
China Rose Antiques
A$200.00
This silver propelling pencil was made by the noted silver firm of Sampson Mordan & Co. of London. The top of the pencil, mounted with banded agate, unscrews to reveal the receptacles for the pencil lead. The extended length is 113 mm (4.5 inches), the retracted length is 88 mm (3.5 inches) and it weighs 12 gms. It is in very good condition. It is stamped with the mark "Sampson Mordan & Co. Makers" which indicates that it dates from the period 1845-52.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1837 VR item #1440037 (stock #4519)
China Rose Antiques
A$195.00
This is a very pretty English porcelain boat shaped inkstand. The exterior is coloured an apple green, whilst the interior is decorated with sprays of hand painted flowers, all sitting on a leaf moulded and ribbed base which is enhanced with gilding. It would have sat on a lady's desk with the two tubes holding her quills or pens, and the ink residing in the lidded liner inserted into the round hole. Unfortunately the liner and lid are now missing. The length is 117 mm (4.5 inches), the width 57...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1440036 (stock #4326)
China Rose Antiques
A$395.00
This inticately cast brass ink stand measures 200 mm (8 inches) square and stands 115 mm (4.5 inches) high, and features a red marble insert. It is a good quality item and weighs 1.8 kg 4 pounds). There is a foundry mark under the base with the latin motto "Carpe Diem" inside a six spoked wheel together with a square and dividers. It is missing the insert to hold the ink and the hinge for the lid is a bit loose, but overall it is in very good condition. Probably French, it dates from the last qu...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #1439967 (stock #4577)
China Rose Antiques
A$800.00
This Tunbridge Ware jewelry box has a very finely detailed mosaic depiction of Penshurst Place, Kent on its slightly domed lid. The main decoration is surrounded by a mosaic border of roses, whilst on the slightly waisted body there is a band of oak leaves, also in mosaic. This design has been attributed to Henry Hollamby in around 1850. Inside it has retained its original crimson silk lining and also its original key. The box measures 252 mm (9 7/8ths inches) in width, 155 mm (6 1/8th inches) i...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1439966 (stock #3937)
China Rose Antiques
A$265.00
A very pretty Rockingham hand painted and gilded trio decorated with pattern 958. The shape is "Basket Weave", with a moulded basket weave pattern to the outside of the cups and to the base of the saucer. There are plain cartouches on either side of the cups which have been decorated with small sprays of flowers. It does have some very faint crazing and there is a very small area of light discolouration to the outside of the coffee cup-otherwise it is in superb condition. C1830-42
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1439965 (stock #3938)
China Rose Antiques
A$280.00
This delightful Ridgway hand painted and gilded trio is decorated with Ridgway's pattern 2/824 on their Round Embossed shape. The gilding has been very delicately done and enhances the hand painted flowers. The only mark is the pattern number 2/824. Examples are shown in plate 631 of Berthoud's "A Compendium of British Cups", and plates 97-99 of Godden's "Ridgway Porcelains". The condition is excellent, with only a couple of small pieces of grit from the kiln that have settled in the bottom of e...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1439964 (stock #4064)
China Rose Antiques
A$350.00
This finely moulded Ridgway porcelain teapot and stand is decorated with the hand coloured printed pattern 2/818, which features a large urn and scholars rocks amid floral Chinoiserie. It is unmarked, but corresponds to Plate 1798 in Miller and Berthoud's "An Anthology of British Teapots". It is also shown in Colour Plate 8 and Plate 96 in Godden's "Ridgway Porcelains". The teapot stands 160 mm (6.25 inches) to the top of the butterfly knop and the stand has a diameter of 183 mm (7.25 inches). T...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1439963 (stock #4065)
China Rose Antiques
A$200.00
This finely moulded Ridgway porcelain lidded sugar bowl is decorated with the hand coloured printed pattern 2/845, which features a large urn and scholars rocks amid floral Chinoiserie and is further enhanced with gilding. It is unmarked, but corresponds to Plates 99 and 100 in Godden's "Ridgway Porcelains". It stands 140 mm (5.5 inches) to the top of the gilded butterfly knop. The colours are still vibrant and it displays well, however there has been a repair to the very edge of the lid leaving...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1439962 (stock #4066)
China Rose Antiques
A$200.00
This finely moulded Ridgway porcelain lidded sugar bowl is decorated with the hand coloured printed pattern 2/818, which features a large urn and scholars rocks amid floral Chinoiserie. It is unmarked, but corresponds to Plates 99 and 100 in Godden's "Ridgway Porcelains". It stands 140 mm (5.5 inches) to the top of the butterfly knop. The colours are still vibrant and it displays well, however there are some small firing cracks to the inside rim which have been glazed over. C1820-5.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1837 VR item #1439961 (stock #3804)
China Rose Antiques
A$1,175.00
This good quality campaign decanter box is made of oak, which was stained a reddish colour, and has brass edging. The walls of the piece are 14 mm thick, which is a touch over half an inch, and it carries a good quality Bramah lock. The box stands 286 mm (11.25 inches) high, is 245 mm (9 5/8ths of an inch) wide and 143 mm (5 5/8ths inches) deep. The interior is lined with a dark blue velvet. The decanters are replacements and are in very good condition, with only some very small chips to the bas...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : English : Pre 1940 item #1439954 (stock #4572)
China Rose Antiques
A$285.00
This good quality glass bowl has been decorated with enameling and wheel cutting. The back of the bowl has had a thin layer of amber glass applied to it, which was then acid etched to make the frosted frieze for the hand enameled scene, and the base has been wheel engraved to make the fine geometric pattern. It measures 288 mm (11 3/8 inches) and stands 42 mm (1.65 inches) high. There are some very faint scratches to the back, but they are not particularly noticeable.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #1439898 (stock #4605)
China Rose Antiques
A$185.00
This very attractive French silver cake slice, or dessert spoon, features an embossed silver handle and a silver gilt blade. The French silver mark showing the head of Minerva is stamped on the handle where it joins the blade. The stamp fails to show the fineness of the silver, whether it is 925 parts per 1000, or 800 parts per 1000, so I will assume 800 parts per 1000. The blade is decorated with hand engraved lines to the outer edge that were done before it was gilded, and it also carries the...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1439897 (stock #4604)
China Rose Antiques
A$190.00
These ornately decorated silver plated asparagus servers are by Elkington & Co of Birmingham England. They measure 242 mm (9.5 inches) in length and 48 mm (1 7/8ths inches) at the widest point. They are in very good condition, with no actual wear to the silver, apart from some faint scratches, and the spring action is still strong. They carry Elkington's date letter for 1905.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #1439896 (stock #4401)
China Rose Antiques
A$750.00
Decorated with an underglaze blue and white chinoiserie pattern, this earthenware punch bowl has been attributed to the Herculaneum factory of Liverpool. The unusual and strikingly deep border is printed inside and out and measures roughly 65 mm, or 2.5 inches. Plate 148 in Alan Smith's "The Illustrated Guide to Liverpool Herculaneum Pottery 1796 - 1840" shows a very similar border on a punch bowl. It has been noted that the central pattern was used by the partnership of William and John Turner ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1837 VR item #1439761 (stock #4126)
China Rose Antiques
A$140.00
This straw work needlecase was made in the early part of the nineteenth century and was decorated by applying individual pieces of dyed straw on to a cardboard base to form an intricate pattern. Items like this were made by French prisoners of war during the Napoleonic Wars to obtain money for necessities, but they had also been made both prior to, and after the wars. The needlecase is 60 mm (2.5 inches) long, 25 mm (1 inch) wide and 10 mm (3/8th of an inch) thick and is in good condition, but s...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1439760 (stock #4447)
China Rose Antiques
A$165.00
This brass novelty sewing tape measure in the form of a Victorian bathing box. It stands 47 mm (just under 2 inches) high, is 32 mm (1.25 inches) wide and 70 mm (2.75 inches) long. It has lost the base of the box and the tab on the end of the tape. It would date from the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Sea bathing was popular in the late Victorian through to the Edwardian age. With ladies modesty a drawback to enjoying a dip in the ocean, bathing boxes, or bathing machines, became pop...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1439759 (stock #4201)
China Rose Antiques
A$120.00
A very pretty Worcester hand painted porcelain thimble decorated with dog roses and finished off with hand gilding. It is 25 mm (1 inch) high, with a diameter at the base of 20 mm (3/4 of an inch). It is unsigned and would date from the 1880's.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1439758 (stock #4561)
China Rose Antiques
A$220.00
This souvenir pin cushion is decorated on both sides with reverse painted scenes from Kings College Cambridge. On the front is a view of the chapel, and on the reverse, a depiction of the college's coat of arms. Reverse painting is done on the underside of the glass so that the glass protects the painting from wear. In this case very fine strips of foil were applied to the glass then painted over, giving an impression of the sun glinting on the building. Sandwiched between the two glass panels i...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1439757 (stock #4504)
China Rose Antiques
A$275.00
Made of mahogany, this revolving cotton reel holder has been fashioned in the shape of a table of the early to middle part of the nineteenth century. There are seven spindles to hold cotton reels, a central thimble holder and around the edge of the table top is a pin cushion. It stands 122 mm (5 inches) high to the top of the spindles, and has a diameter of 132 mm (5.5 inches). It is in very good condition, but I suspect a couple of the spindles have been replaced. c 1850.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1439756 (stock #4503)
China Rose Antiques
A$275.00
Made of mahogany, this revolving cotton reel holder has been fashioned in the shape of a table of the early to middle part of the nineteenth century. There are seven spindles to hold cotton reels, a central thimble holder and around the edge of the table top is a pin cushion. It stands 122 mm (5 inches) high to the top of the spindles, and has a diameter of 132 mm (5.5 inches). It is in very good condition, but I think a couple of the spindles have been replaced. c 1850.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Copper : Pre 1910 item #1439753 (stock #4509)
China Rose Antiques
A$190.00
This very decorative large copper jug features a pressed crocodile skin effect by way of decoration. On the base are stamped the number 8, indicating that it holds 8 pints, and the letters JS&S B. It was made by J. Sankey and Sons of Bilston, near Wolverhampton in the West Midlands of England. It stands 355 mm (14 inches) high and is in very, very good condition. It dates from around 1900.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1439749 (stock #3172)
China Rose Antiques
A$190.00
This 230 mm (9 inches) diameter Wedgwood majolica plate is decorated with the "Grape and strawberry" pattern. The colours are still vibrant and its condition is excellent although it does suffer from some light crazing. It is impressed with the date mark for November 1929.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1439747 (stock #3269)
China Rose Antiques
A$125.00
This very attractive majolica plate is made in porcelain and decorated with a central bunch of grapes and grape leaves on a celadon ground. It was probably made in Germany around 1900. It measures 305 mm (12 inches) in diameter and is in excellent condition apart from a small chip to the footrim.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1439745 (stock #3152)
China Rose Antiques
A$350.00
This late nineteenth century glazed pottery wall plaque has been made in the style of Claude Michel (1738-1814), known as Clodion, a French sculptor in the Rococo style. The raised decoration is of a female satyr who is holding a bunch of grapes in her right hand, and a young male satyr, both seated on a rocky outcrop. It is glazed in a slightly irridescent turquoise glaze and marked with the name Clodion impressed into the front. It is 290 mm (11.5 inches) in diameter and is in good condition, ...