An urn vase by the Hungarian manufacturer Herend, founded in 1826 and still working. The urn is the raspberry red version of the Chinese Bouquet pattern, the mark indicates a date before 1980. No lid. Height "8¾/ 22,5 cm. Condition: fine.
A pair of demitasse or mocha cups and saucers by Zsolnay, Pecs, probably 1930’s. Hand painted decoration of flowers in pastel shades and gilt on a buff background. Zsolnay mark in underglaze blue, the saucers with the overglaze mark of the logotype of Ikarus, the great Hungarian bus company (est. in 1895). Diameter of saucers "4½/ 11,4 cm, height of cups "1¾/ 4,2 cm. Condition: fine.
A pair of bullet shaped candle holders, white glazed with blue accents. By Dux, Czechoslovakia, Art Déco period c. 1930. Royal Dux mark and acorn mark for 1918-1939. Width "3½/ 9 cm. Condition: fine.
Three lovely pottery vases /bowls by Czech Dux, c 1930 or late 1920’s. One bottle shaped, one bulbous and the third of basket shape. All three with slip glaze decoration in green, blue and brown over white. Height “9/ 23 cm and “3¼/ 8,5 cm, the basket bowl “6/ 15 cm. Green acorn within triangle mark and DUX to all three and impressed model numbers. Condition: small nick to the foot rim of the taller vase (cf. photo).
Charmingly kitschy majolica figurines, a pair of musicians by Ditmar Urbach, c 1930. An accordionist and a flutist, in Robin Hood-like attire. Height "9½/ 24 cm. Printed mark Ditmar Urbach Made in Germany, impressed model numbers 14257 and 142 58. The mark was in use before the confiscation of the factory in 1938 . Condition: a nick to the hand of one musician and repair to the hat of the other, and to the feet of both (cf. photos).
Czech / Bohemian candle stick in orange and black, c 1930. Radical modernist design, made up of geometric shapes. Dux acorn mark for 1918-1939.Height "5½/ 14 cm. Condition: fine.
A mint green and tomato red bullet shaped candle holder by Dux, Czechoslovakia, Art Déco c.1930. Width "3¾/ 9,5 cm. Dux acorn mark for 1918-1939. Condition: fine.
A pair of mint green bullet shaped candle holders by Dux, Czechoslovakia. Art Déco, c 1930. Width "3¾/ 9,5 cm. Condition: fine.
Two charming little Art Déco sailor boys, one with a saxophone, the other playing a banjo, sitting. Unmarked except for incised numbers to one of the figurines, but probably modelled by Hungarian Wiener Werkstätte artist Maria Ráhmer in the 1930's. Height of the standing boy "5½/ 14 cm, of the sitting "3¾/ 9 cm. Condition: minor restoration to hair ends of both boys.