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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1324850 (stock #TBD00209)
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$90.00
One of 12 lithographs published by Ackermann London, in 1840/41 as part of a portfolio, “12 Views in the Interior of Guiana.” The original sketches were made by John Morrison who accompanied Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk on the exploration into what would become British Guiana. The sketches were developed by Charles Bentley into the drawings that were the basis for the lithographs. Printed in black with hand coloring.

Esmeralda is the site of a Spanish mission that is now part of the Ven...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1324853 (stock #TBD00210)
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$90.00
A hand colored lithograph of the interior of a dark house with a fire and a man lighting a candle with the title, “INTERIOR OF THE CHIEF’HOUSE AT THE KURDISH VILLAGE OF ESPINDAR.” In the lower left under the border is printed, “R.CLIVE, DEL.” and lower right DICKINSON AND CO LITH.” Image with border 7 ¼ inches (18 cm) tall and 10 inches (25.5 cm) wide. With title 8 ½ inches (21.5 cm) tall. Sheet 16 3/8 inches (41.5 cm) by 22 5/8 inches (56 cm).

Condition: Edges worn and broken ...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1380145 (stock #TBD00258)
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$90.00
An albumen photograph of the upper portion of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India fully laid down on cardboard stock. The blind stamp, “FRITH’S/SERIES” is in the lower left corner. The image is 6 3/8 (16 cm) by 8 ¼ (21 cm) inches. The card is 10 (25.5 cm) by 12 (30.5 cm) inches. In pencil on the back in the lower left is written, “3067 The Taj Agra India.” Francis Frith commissioned and bought from other photographers for his series.

Condition: Generally very good with a few spots in t...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1399856 (stock #TBD00280)
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$90.00
A lobed dinner plate 9 ½ inches (24 cm) diameter decorated with a sprig of cornflowers (?) in the center of the well surrounded with numerous single red or gilt flowers. The lip is decorated with richly gilt and enamel swags surrounding floral cartouches. The rubbed overglaze “VV” on the back is the mark for the Verneuilh factory. It dates from the 1780’s; possibly 1787 when Vanier entered a contract with the Verneuilhs.

Condition, no hairlines or repairs. One fairly sizeable chip ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1399857 (stock #TBD00281)
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$90.00
A lobed dinner plate with dentil gilt rim, the lip with a garland of flowers and leaves twined around a thick gold band and the center of the well with a large spray of roses surrounded by smaller sprays of flowers. Diameter 9 ½ inches (24 cm). The mark in underglaze blue on the back is the crossed torches of Locre, sometimes called La Courtille. The factory was active from 1773 to 1824. Stylistically this plate is from the late 18th century.

Condition; fairly serious stacking wear on th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1264347 (stock #TBD00162)
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$85.00
A Chinese hand painted blue and white porcelain deep dish with a wide rim and a brown outside edge. The underglaze blue decoration on the inside is flowers and a table with a vase of flowers. On the outside are a couple of loosely painted floral designs. Height 1 ½ inches (4 cm) and 6 3/8 inches (16 cm) diameter.

Condition: No cracks, hairlines or repairs. One small chip on the rim. There are a few firing flaws and some use scratches in the bottom of the bowl.

The loosely painted design...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1264351 (stock #TBD00164)
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$85.00
A Chinese export blue & white plate mid-18th c. A nicely painted underglaze blue Chinese export porcelain plate from the mid-18th century decorated with flowering plants and bamboo in the center and three similar sprays of flowers around the edge. Diameter 9 inches (22.5 cm).

Condition; no cracks, hairlines or repairs. There is some fritting of the edge and a darkened scratch at the rim that looks like a hairline but isn’t. There is a small chip on the foot. There is some kiln discolorati...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1800 item #1260836 (stock #TBD00155)
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$80.00
A underglaze blue hand painted blue and white export plate depicting three sprigs of flowers enclosed in a lobed border with fleur- de-lis and on the outer border a loosely painted fence. The outer edge is painted brown. Given the vague Western references in the decoration the plate is probably after 1750. 8 7/8th inches (22.5 cm) diameter.

Condition: No chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. Very minor stacking wear. Minor firing flaws.

The influence of Meissen and perhaps other European...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #1297248 (stock #TDB00175)
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$80.00
The Boydell Gallery of paintings from Shakespeare must have been an amazing site in fashionable London in the early 19th century. The publisher, John Boydell, commissioned some of the leading artists of the day to paint scenes from Shakespeare and to display the paintings at the publishers Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall. The Gallery published large prints after the paintings in a portfolio that reached 72 prints. The printing plates were bought in the middle of the 19th century by Shearjashub ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1374118 (stock #TBD00234)
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$80.00
A porcelain plate with a gilt edge, embossed border, the molded edge of the well decorated with elaborate gilding centering on a hand painted botanical specimen of a Feverfew; a member of the daisy family. The plant name is written in script in red enamel and the number “857” in gilt are written on the back. The combination of the embossed border, the botanical sample and the heavy porcelain all indicate that the plate was made and decorated at Spode. 8 7/8 inches diameter.

Condition:...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1375745 (stock #TBD00241)
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$80.00
A late Ming dynasty heavily potted porcelain dish made for export, probably to Sumatra. The decoration is in underglaze blue starting with a thin line around the outer edge, a double ring about a quarter of the way toward the center with grasses growing inward toward a large expressive carp. The style of painting with brush strokes not enclosed by lines is typical of the late Ming and the size and heaviness are typical of the export porcelain of the period to SouthEast Asia. The underside is dec...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1395016 (stock #TBD00273)
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A blue and white hand painted wall tile of a dog rising up on its hind legs. The animal is surrounded by a circle of a wavy line with dots in the wave troughs and flowers in the corners. It is 5 1/8 inches (13 cm) square about ½ inch (1.2 cm) tall. The red clay sides are beveled so that the back is slightly smaller than the front. This style of decoration was used in the 2nd quarter of the 17th century.

Condition: damage along the edges, especially the right one with a big chip in the upper...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1250825 (stock #TBD00150)
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$70.00
Blue transfer printed and gilt English porcelain teapot stand c. 1800

A porcelain teapot stand with a dry base and a blue transferred scene of a Chinese house surrounded by trees on an island. A boat is landing at one side of the island. The raised rim is printed with Chinese patterns, some blurred in the transfer. Bands of gilt are on the top and bottom edges of the raised rim. The rounded trapezoidal shape is relieved with rectangular indentations. Circa 1810. It is 8 inches (20 cm) lo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1264349 (stock #TBD00163)
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$70.00
A hand painted underglaze cobalt blue porcelain saucer dish, Chinese probably the first half of the 18th century. The center of the dish painted with plants growing out of stylized rocks inside a double line with plants in alternating larger and smaller arches which follow the molding contours of the porcelain body. The rim decorated with a flower and leaves also conforming to the molded body and the outer edge shaped with low points. The back side decorated in a similar manner to the sides. Ins...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1349612 (stock #TBD00226)
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$70.00
An elaborately molded plate with three hand painted sprigs of flowers. The pattern is one that was made by CJ Mason circa 1825 in the rococo revival taste. 8 ½ inches diameter.

Condition: Minor gilding wear and a few knife scratches, but otherwise no chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1374011 (stock #TBD00233)
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A molded edge porcelain dessert serving dish, Spode circa 1814 with bat transferred fruit in the center. Pattern number 1686 hand painted on the bottom. Unmarked, but the distinctive border of twined dolphins alternating with a large plant (?) is a Spode design. The pattern of fruits is currently made by Spode and called “Chatham.” The border is set off with a band of gilding at the rim and the inside edge. The bat transfer is an unusual color, almost brown at some angles and gold at others...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1393095 (stock #TBD00267)
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$70.00
An albumen photograph circa 1880 of a man feeding a group of dogs gathered at his feet. In the lower left printed in the negative, Abdullah Freres. 515” and in the lower right, “Les Chiens des rues.” The image is 7 7/8 inches (20 cm) by 10 1/8 inches (25.7 cm). It is presently corner mounted in a large mat 17 inches (43 cm) by 14 inches (35.5 cm). The tones are rich and the contrast good.

Condition: In a raking light three lines that look like partial creases are visible. A few printi...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1395017 (stock #TBD00274)
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A hand painted blue and white tile of a wolf, at least that is what it looks like though the head is a little odd, in profile running to the left. The animal is surrounded by a circle of a wavy line with dots in the wave troughs. Flowers fill the corners. It is 5 1/8 inches (13 cm) square about ½ inch (1.2 cm) tall. The red clay sides are beveled so that the back is slightly smaller than the front. This style of decoration was used in the 2nd quarter of the 17th century.

Condition: Losses a...