Global Ceramics
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1432170
Global Ceramics
$100.00
Lobed faience dish / cake plate with transfer printed and painted decoration of the dramatic meeting between a bird and a dragonfly, the scene designed by Eugène Millet for Jules Vieillard & Cie in Bordeaux, 1860’s. Impressed three-piece Vieillard mark to the base. Width "10 / 26 cm. Condition: star crack visible from the back. What might look like wear to the gilt border is just reflexions.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1431500
Global Ceramics
$170.00
Blue-glazed porcelain carp fish, a Korean scholar’s water dropper. The carp was regarded as a symbol of endurance and never-ceasing ambition - a good example for a calligrapher. The two small holes let out the drops of water needed to make fluent ink out of the hard and dry inkstone surface. Joseon dynasty, probably late 19th century. Width "3/ 7.5 cm, height "1/ 2.7 cm. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1910 item #1431499
Global Ceramics
$80.00
Chinese box padlock with key, made of brass, probably c 1900. Finely engraved with a bird and a dragon, a bridge and a cottage. Length "1 ¾ / 4.3 cm. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1431497
Global Ceramics
$180.00
A pair of antique Chinese sleeve bands, 19th century, made of bone-colored silk and embroidered with flowerpots, a big peony and what might be a small eating trousse. The stitches are mainly backstitch and Peking knot, called the “forbidden” stitch. The bands have been used and you can see the two lines where they once were folded and concealed by the surrounding sleeve silk of the robe. Each band has a total length of "32/ 80 cm, length of each embroidery is"16 ¼ / 41 cm and width (= the s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1431495
Global Ceramics
$170.00
Two little jars with iron-red / Rouge de fer decoration. One with stylized borders of bats for longevity, swastika and Shou, the other with Shou and Sanduo - the three abundances finger citron, peaches and pomegranates. No lids. Guangxu (c. 1900), undistinct seal mark to one jar, to the other a seal mark, possibly kiln mark for Zhou Shun Xing Zao. Height "2 ½ / 6.3 cm and "2 ¼/ 5.7 cm. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1837 VR item #1431494
Global Ceramics
$100.00
A blue and white gravy jug or creamer, Chinese export porcelain, c 1830. The hand painted decoration of pagodas in a seascape is cut off on both sides of the handle, mimicking the competitive English porcelain factories, where this was an obvious downside of the new and rational method of printing. Width "5 ¼ / 13, height with handle "3 ½ / 9 cm. Condition: a glaze bubble under the spout (cf. last pic).
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1431493
Global Ceramics
$160.00
Kutani yaki cricket cage of square shape, finely painted in aka-e, over-glaze red in the Iidaya detailed style: two sides with calligraphy, probably poems, signed in red and gilt, the other two with poets /scholars. The iron red decoration is called Iidaya and was made around 1860, during the Edo period. No lid, width "2 ½/ 6.5 cm, height "2 ½ / 5.5 cm. Condition: chips to two of the four feet, still stands steadily.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1980 item #1431492
Global Ceramics
$100.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1430781
Global Ceramics
$140.00
Four Japanese Tsugaru / Wakasa lacquer boxes, one of which is a bento (lunch) box with little separable compartments for dessert or sweets. All four boxes early 20th century lacquer work with a speckled and metallic surface, an old Honshu speciality. Diameter of bento box "5/ 12.7 cm and height "1 ½ / 4 cm. One with a rhombic pattern, the other a geometric cross emblem. Diameter of the smaller boxes "3 ½ / 9 cm, height "1 ½/ 3.7 cm. Diameter of the box with the “eye” pattern alongside the...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1430354
Global Ceramics
$150.00
Parian group of a baby being roused by a puppy. Modelled c 1890 by Rowland James Morris (1842 – 1898), engraver and sculptor. R J Morris was born in Staffordshire and is known to have worked as a modeller to more than one porcelain manufacturer. He became especially well known for the Dainty White service and for Parian groups with children and dogs, one of them the immensely popular “Can’t you talk?” His models were all sold to Shelley & Wileman in 1896. Crowned shield mark with an S, a...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1900 item #1429767
Global Ceramics
$80.00
Fiddle dinner spoon from Hall & Elton (1839 -1890), Connectitcut, the pointed shape of the blade indicates mid 19th century. Hall & Elton is known to have made lots of silvered cutlery. However, this spoon is tested for a silver content of at least 830/1000 (= Swedish silver standard), and so probably is coin silver. Sterling silver was introduced 1870 in America. Length "8 ¾ / 22.5 cm, weight 45 grams. Condition: fine.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1427920
Global Ceramics
$160.00
Two unique art glass bowls by Asa (Åsa) Brandt, Sweden. ÅB is said to have been the first glass artist in Europe to set up her own independent studio, in 1968. Controlled marbled or spatter glass design in white and blue, red and green. Both signed Åsa. Diameter "7 and 5 ¼ / 18 and 13 cm, height "2 ¾ and 2 ½ / 7 and 6.5 cm respectively. Condition: fine.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1940 item #1427879
Global Ceramics
$100.00
WMF Ikora patinated metal dish or bowl, Germany c 1930. The surface iridescent in yellow-green and black, in the center a stylized ribbon or flower or an abstract Art Déco motif. Small paper label to the back D11 and the impressed Ikora and WMF factory mark for the German Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik. Diameter "10 / 25 cm. Condition: a wire for hanging fixed by soldering.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #1427837
Global Ceramics
$300.00
Five Delft polychrome wall plates in the Peacock pattern, a stylized mix of flowers and feathers very much “en vogue” in Delft of the 18th century. They all have a claw mark in under-glaze blue to the base, for De Klauw, the legendary Delft faience manufacture of the period. However, the Peacock pattern saw a renewed popularity around 1900 when these plates were probably made. Diameter "8/ 20 cm. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1427761
Global Ceramics
$130.00
Blue and white tea or wine cup with panels of “Lange Lijsen” (Dutch for these slim ladies) and a landscape, the inside with a diaper border. China, Kangxi, c 1700. Height "2 ¼ / 6 cm, height "1 2/3 / 4.2 cm. Condition: little rim frits and chips (cf. pics).
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1800 item #1427622
Global Ceramics
$80.00
Small table snuff box made of lacquered papier-maché, the glass lid with reverse engraved and painted decoration. Inside is a shell and two strands of hair. There is no lock; the snuff box was intended not to be carried around in a pocket, but to be placed on a shelf or a table where it displayed well. Probably Scandinavian, made around 1800 or earlier, unusual. Diameter 2" / 5 cm, height ¾ "/ 2 cm. Condition: the mirror glass cracked, wear consistent with age (cf pics).
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1427621
Global Ceramics
$230.00
Five French majolica plates from Hauton et Boulenger in Choisy-le-Roi, 1880’s. Aesthetic Japanesque compositions and molded design in contrasting colors, ochre and turquoise with crackle glaze effects. The motifs are nightly poetic: a boy gazing at the moon (twice, in reverse coloring), a night wanderer with a lantern, the Man in the Moon fishing and an earthly fisherman just catching a fish. All with the printed monogram and impressed mark of Hauton et Boulenger Cie. Diameter "8 ½ / 21,8 cm....
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1427584
Global Ceramics
$180.00
Three early 19th century (c 1810) coffee cans decorated en grisaille with accents in red: the first with a mansion and a gentleman in red clothing passing by carrying a fishing rod, the second a cottage and a romantic mediaeval turret, an old man in red passing by leaning onto his stick, and the third with a small country church, a farmer in red clothing passing by carrying his tools. All three cans Belgian (Vieux Bruxelles) or possibly French (Paris porcelain). Height: 2 ½”/6,5 cm. Condition...