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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1402353 (stock #G709)
Judith Ravnitzky
$395.00
This porcelain cream pitcher was produced in France at the Sevres factory in the 18th century. It has the interlaced L’s underglaze. The soft paste porcelain pitcher is 4 inches high without the handle. The front of the pitcher has a reserve containing colorful exotic birds in a landscape. The body of the pitcher is deep royal blue. The reserve is framed with heavy, embossed gilding. The rims and handle are trimmed with gold. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1390838 (stock #G666)
Judith Ravnitzky
$4,800.00
This pair of earthenware vases was produced in France by Paul Milet in the 1890s. They measure 8 3/8 inches high and the diameter of the opening is 2 ½ inches. The decoration is the epitome of Art Nouveau design. Anemones bend and sway while turquoise dragonflies hover overhead. Clover-like turquoise colored leaves encircle the bases of the two vases. The decoration is in relief simulating cloisonné. The colors are dazzling. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1388779 (stock #G656)
Judith Ravnitzky
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This bisque porcelain figure was produced in France by Vion & Baury in the 1870s. The figure is 13 ½ inches tall. The bisque porcelain is modeled with fine detail. The broken wine vessel, her bare feet, delicate fingers and beautiful face are evidence of the excellent workmanship of this porcelain manufacturer. Expert painters and gilders were employed to give color and life to this lovely maiden. Her garments have extraordinary hand painted detail. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1372618 (stock #G618)
Judith Ravnitzky
$950.00
This set of 10 porcelain bowls and 10 plates was produced in France by Jean Pouyat Limoges in 1914. Only one set is pictured, but the price includes the set of 10 matching bowls and plates. The plates measure 7 1/4 inches and the bowls are 5 inches in diameter and 2 inches high. The naturalistic design is an inspiration of the art nouveau period. A factory transfer of trumpet blossoms and vines spills across the surface of each piece. The soft pink and rose blossoms and light green leaves are all outlined in gold. The rims of the bowls have embossed gilding while the plates have embossed and beaded gold. What a delightful way to serve berries and cake or whatever your heart desires. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1371595 (stock #G611)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,295.00
We believe this porcelain box was produced in France at the Sevres factory in the late 1700s. It is unmarked. The quality of the painting and the workmanship of the doré bronze rim have led us to this conclusion. The box measures 3 inches long, 2 1/4 inches wide and 1 3/4 inches deep. It is hand painted with panels of colorful exotic birds in fine detail. It is elaborately gilded. The painting is on the top of the box, the sides and the bottom. There is another magnificent scene inside the lid. The porcelain has molded cartouches you can feel when you touch it. The bronze frame and hinge are wonderfully hand crafted. It ranks with items produced by Meissen, KPM, Nymphenburg and many other renowned porcelain manufacturers in Europe. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1365162 (stock #G571a)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,495.00
This porcelain charger was produced in France by Lazeyras, Rosenfeld & Lehmen Limoges in the 1890s. The charger was hand painted by a professional artist and is signed on the front. The back has double underglaze markings from the factory. The charger is 15 1/2 inches in diameter. It is pierced for hanging and retains wiring for hanging. The decoration is exceptional in subject and execution. There are figures of three ladies, one sitting in a sedan chair. There is so much detail and the painting is brilliantly colored. It has a rococo border painted in heavy gold. A charger of this size is difficult to find. It is a truly one-of-a-kind treasure. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1359244 (stock #G538)
Judith Ravnitzky
$295.00
This porcelain platter was produced in France by Haviland & Co Limoges around 1900. The platter has both an underglaze and printed mark from the factory. The diameter of the platter is 12 3/4 inches. It has a beaded gold border. The transfer decoration of large pink roses is set in a burgundy ground. There is ornate gilding accenting the border. This platter is beautiful to display and wonderful to serve with at your table. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1356125 (stock #G524)
Judith Ravnitzky
$395.00
This porcelain cup and saucer was produced in France around 1810. There are no markings on either of the pieces. It could have been made by one of the numerous porcelain manufacturers in the Paris vicinity at that period. The saucer has a diameter of 5 inches and the cup is 3 3/8 inches high, excluding the handle. The porcelain is heavy and substantial. The decoration is hand painted. Stylized ornaments, including a cornucopia and swans, decorate the sides of the cup. The central decoration on the cup is a gilded medallion of a lion encircled in a laurel wreath. The gilding is finely etched. The saucer has hand painted instruments and trophy objects. Three quarters of the interior of the cup is gilded. The handle and the rims are trimmed with bright gilding. This cup and saucer is a wonderful example of the French Neo-Classical style. Condition: The well of the saucer has minor wear to the gilding.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1356121 (stock #G523)
Judith Ravnitzky
$450.00
This porcelain plate was produced in France by Sevres in 1893. There is an underglaze mark with the year 1892 and an overglaze decorating stamp from 1893 confirming this to be genuine Sevres. It has a diameter of 9 5/8 inches. It is hand decorated in classic French style. A cluster of roses is encircled by a blue band and scrolled gilding. Around the border are more roses and feathery gilding. The gold is very delicate and raised. This plate has understated elegance that will always be in fashion. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1355426 (stock #G518)
Judith Ravnitzky
$400.00
This pair of porcelain baskets was produced in France by the Marc Eugene Clauss Manufacturer between 1868 and 1896. They measure 6 inches in diameter and are 3 1/2 inches high. The baskets have lovely reticulation and sit on little ball feet. They are decorated in a similar fashion to Dresden. There are sprays of colorful flowers inside. Tiny flowers accent the reticulation inside and outside. They have fine hand gilding and gold trim. How wonderful it is to find an undamaged matching pair. These baskets are a delightful confection of porcelain.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1355424 (stock #G516)
Judith Ravnitzky
$699.00
These 4 porcelain sherbet cups and underplates were produced in France by Delinieres & Co., maker of the porcelain and Bernardaud & Co. Limoges, the decorators in 1900. Each piece bears the underglaze mark for the porcelain manufacturer and overglaze mark from the decorating firm. The underplates measure 5 3/8 inches in diameter and the cups are 3 1/4 inches high with a diameter of 3 1/2 inches. The porcelain is delicate and rings like a bell. They are elaborately decorated. The decoration is a painted-over transfer in vivid colors and accented with enamels. The gilding is profuse. What makes these extra special is that they are decorated inside and outside of the cups. The underplates are contoured so that the well rises up to meet the bottom of the sherbet cup. It makes such a lovely presentation. CONDITION: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1333855 (stock #G493)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,250.00
This porcelain charger was produced in France by Lazeyras, Rosenfeld & Lehman Limoges in the 1890s. It is titled on the back “Dictant Une Lettreâ€, Dictating a Letter, “after Harry Roseland". Harry Herman Roseland (c.1867—1950) was one of the most notable painters of the genre painting school around the turn of the 20th century. An American, Roseland was primarily known for paintings centered on poor African Americans. The charger measures 13 1/2 inches in diameter. The Limoges blank was painted and signed by the artist P. Bazanaud. The scene shows a well dressed young woman writing a letter for an elderly black woman. The figures are portrayed with fine detail to their attire and surroundings. The border is scrolled and heavily gilded. The porcelain is pierced on the back and wired for hanging. Condition: Excellent. For the purpose of accuracy, there is very minor wear to the gilded edge. When viewed straight on it is not visible.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1333597 (stock #G491)
Judith Ravnitzky
$195.00
This porcelain serving dish was produced in France by Klingenberg Limoges. The white blank was sold for decoration to a studio artist. It is signed and dated 1906. The dish measures 16 inches across the handles. it is 8 3/4 inches wide and 1 1/2 inches deep. The porcelain has scrolled, molded handles and scalloped edges. Colorful hand painted roses spill across the interior of the dish. There is gold trim on the handles and edges. This is an attractive piece with an impressive size for use and display. Condition: There is a trace of wear to some gilding on the edge that is hardly noticeable. The piece is in overall excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1333592 (stock #G490)
Judith Ravnitzky
$195.00
This porcelain dresser tray was produced in France by Jean Pouyat Limoges around 1914. It has an underglaze mark and an overglaze mark indicating that the porcelain and decoration are from that factory. The tray measures 12 1/2 inches long and 10 1/2 inches wide. The border has an irregular shape so that the length and width are calculated to the best of our ability. The tray was created in the art nouveau style with flowing lines in decoration and shape. The flower decoration is a factory transfer. Rich gilding accents the border. There is a creaminess to the porcelain that really brings out the pastel colors and contrasts with the gilding. If you love art nouveau style you will appreciate this tray. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1333334 (stock #G489)
Judith Ravnitzky
$295.00
This porcelain serving dish was produced in France by Tressemann & Vogt Limoges between 1892 and 1907. The blank porcelain was sold white ware to the renowned painter Ester Miler for decoration in New York City. The artist’s signature is in the decoration. The dish measures 9 1/2 inches in diameter. It is 2 1/2 inches high with the second tier having a diameter of 4 3/4 inches. The ground color shades from light blue-green to light yellow. It is a perfect backdrop for the white and peach colored roses and foliage. The colors blend so pleasingly. Miler’s signature brush style is clearly evident in this piece. It is trimmed with heavy gilding giving the dish a rich touch. This is a lovely, versatile serving dish you will want to use often. It would also make a great gift for some special occasion. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1327005 (stock #G477)
Judith Ravnitzky
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This porcelain centerpiece bowl was produced in France by the Marc Eugene Clauss porcelain manufactory between 1868 and 1896. The bowl measures 15 inches across the length of the handles. It is 8 inches wide and 6 1/2 inches high. The porcelain is elaborately molded with curved feet and handles. The hand painted decoration has similarities to that of Meissen and Dresden decorators. All of the flower decoration is vibrant and colorful. The interior of the bowl is splendid. You can see bunches of high relief fruits at each corner. Raised gold beaded and gilding are in abundance. This is a spectacular piece to use as a focal point for your dining table or buffet. Condition: Excellent. Note: Early porcelain often has minor imperfections in the manufacture that can be roughness, unevenness in the glaze, etc. These types of things can be expected with porcelain well over 100 years old.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1315574 (stock #G459)
Judith Ravnitzky
$2,995.00
This set of 12 porcelain dinner plates was produced in France by Charles Ahrenfeldt Limoges around 1900. They were made exclusively for the fine retailer Richard Briggs & Co. of Boston. The plates measure 9 1/8 inches in diameter. The plates are decorated with elaborate raised gilding. Cartouches containing vividly hand painted sprays of flowers decorate the borders. Embossed bands of gold trim the outer rim and the interior of the plates. The bright colors of the flowers and the bright gilding are outstanding on the pure white porcelain. The foot ring on the backs of these plates is painted with gold. This quality workmanship and beauty of design exemplify an era of elegance you will enjoy. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1315572 (stock #G458a)
Judith Ravnitzky
$3,250.00
This set of 12 porcelain service plates was produced in France by Charles Ahrenfeldt Limoges around 1900. The set was made exclusively for the retailer C. Reizenstein of Pittsburgh-Allegheny. The plates measure 10 3/8 inches in diameter. They have a one inch border of deep, cobalt blue that is ornately gilded with raised gold. Additionally, there are two bands of embossed gilding, one on each side of the cobalt boarder. There is a central spray of colorful flowers and a band of flowers encircling it. The flowers in the center contain an artist’s signature. The foot ring on the back of the plate is gilded. The quality of these plates is superb. You can set your table or display them with pride. Condition: Excellent