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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1434401 (stock #G991)
Judith Ravnitzky
$395.00
This porcelain chocolate pot was produced in France by Bassett Limoges in the 1890s. It has the exporter’s mark from Austria. The pot was sold to a decorator for hand painting. It measures 9 3/4” tall and is 7” from spout to handle. The pot has graceful lines and scalloped edges. It is hand painted with soft pink roses and violets. The ground color shades from yellow to blue. The rims and handle are trimmed with gold. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1433454 (stock #G987)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,295.00
This pair of porcelain vases was produced in France in the late 19th century. They were retailed at Davis & Collamore of New York. They are mounted on bronze bases. The pair measure 9 1/2” tall and are 4 1/2” in diameter at their widest point. The vases are hand painted with Weatteau scenes on the front and landscapes on the back. The painting is finely detailed and brightly colored. There are sprays of flowers on the sides. The neck and bottom have a wine colored border with a fine pattern similar to fish scale. These borders are accented with ornate, raised gilding. It is fortunate that these were preserved as a pair. They will give a lovely touch of France to any interior.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1432197 (stock #G984)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,200.00
This porcelain plate was produced in England by Brownfield’s China between the 1870s and 1880s. It was made especially for Tiffany in New York It is artist signed “Hartmann” and titled “A Quiet Spot”. The plate is 9 1/4” in diameter. It is made of fine, white bone china. The border is celeste blue with raised French enameled roses and Asian mons. The edges of the plate are richly gilded and there is beaded and lacy gilded accents. The hand painted scene of a young woman reclining in summer grasses is exceptionally well done. The young woman seems to fit into the peaceful landscape as part of all the nature around her. It is the kind of place we want to be in, away from the distractions and cares of the modern world.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1432195 (stock #G983)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,200.00
This porcelain plate was produced in England by Brownfield’s China between the 1870s and 1880s. It was made especially for Tiffany in New York. It is artist signed “Hartmann” and titled “The Lark”. The plate measures 9 1/4” in diameter. The plate is made of fine, white bone china. The border is celeste blue with raised French enamel roses and Asian mons. The edges of the plate are richly gilded and there is beaded and lacy gilded accents. The hand painted scene of a young maiden sitting in a flowering meadow, is gazing at a lark flying in the distance. The quality of painting is fine with attention to detail. Distant views, sky and earth give balance and perspective. It is very calming and pleasing to the eye. It is as if you just happened upon this young girl in here moment of quiet contemplation.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1430912 (stock #G968)
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This porcelain cup and saucer was produced in France by Sevres around 1800. The saucer is 5 7/8” in diameter and 1 ¾” high. The cup is 3” high with a diameter of 3 ¾”. The cup has 3 portraits, Catherine Medici, Queen of France King Hernry III, Marguerite de Valois, Queen of France. They are hand painted in fine detail. A frame of turquoise jewels encircles each one. The Pompadour pink ground has elaborate gilding accented with raised enamel jewels. The saucer has the royal coat of arms. Condition: There are missing jewels and losses to the gilding on the rims.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1430813 (stock #G967)
Judith Ravnitzky
$495.00
This porcelain tea cup and saucer was produced in France around 1800. It is unmarked. The saucer is 4 ¾” in diameter. The cup is 2” high with a diameter of 3 ¼”. It is made of fine, hard paste porcelain. The cup features an unusual split handle. There are reserves on the front of the cup and two places on the saucer containing hand painted portraits. They are of Greco-Roman origin, depicting ancient gods. One of them is Hercules. Tooled, gilded frames encircle the portraits. Fine, hand painted scrolling accents the sides of the cup and the border of the saucer. The handle and interior of the cup are richly gilded. Inside the cup is a gilded medallion. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1430038 (stock #G964)
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This porcelain plate was produced in Germany by Meissen in the 1890s. It is 9 ¼” in diameter and 1 ¼” deep. The ground color is deep, cobalt blue. It is decorated using white enamel slip. The scene is from ancient mythology. A goddess, surrounded by cherubs and dolphins is riding on a wave. The hand painted enamel is applied in layers to create the scene. This work required precision and was very time consuming. You can feel the texture with your fingers. Just a thin band of gold in the inner lip and outer rim accent this plate. Distractions were kept to a minimum in order to appreciate the magnificent French enamel workmanship. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1430035 (stock #G961)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,995.00
This porcelain plate was produced in France by the Boyer studio at Rue de la Paise between 1817 and 1834. There is a coat of arms with a Latin motto in the border. It reads, “Vel Arte, Vel Marte” or “Or Skill or Initiative”. The plate measures 10” in diameter. The hand painted scene shows a noble hunting party on horseback, accompanied by packs of dogs, chasing a deer. This was painted by a highly accomplished artist, using depth and proportion with fine detail. It has a photographic quality about it. The bright green border contains cartouches of elegant raised gilding. Bouquets of brightly colored flowers fill the spaces within. A tooled gold border encircles the central scene and the rim is trimmed with gold. This plate is a masterpiece on porcelain. Condition: There is slight loss to paint.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1430034 (stock #G960)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,995.00
This porcelain plate was produced in France by the Boyer studio at Rue de la Paise between 1817 and 1834. The plate measures 10” in diameter. There is a coat of arms with a Latin motto in the border. It reads, “Vel Arte, Vel Marte” or “Or Skill or Initiative”. The plate measures 10” in diameter. The hand painted scene of a young maiden dressed in silks and satin, is picking flowers barefoot. It appears to be dusk and there is a sense of mystery in the approaching darkness. The painting is the high quality you might find on canvas. The bright green border contains cartouches of elegant raised gilding. Bouquets of brightly colored flowers fill the spaces within. A tooled gold border encircles the central scene and the rim is trimmed with gold. This plate is a masterpiece on porcelain. Condition: There is some minor loss to paint on the edges of the scene.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1429789 (stock #G956)
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These 8 porcelain chocolate cups and saucer were produced in France at Sevres around 1810. The saucers have a diameter of 4 7/8 “ and are 1 ½” deep. The cup are 2 7/8” high,without the handle, and have a diameter of 3 1/8”. Each cup has a hand painted portrait of a famous French woman, named on the bottom. They have tooled gold frames and lacy gold accents around the edges. The center of the saucers have lacy gold medallions in the wells.There are 4 blue and 4 beige cups and saucers. It is unusual to find a set of matching cups and saucers in recent times. Condition Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1427253 (stock #G935)
Judith Ravnitzky
$395.99
This porcelain tea cup and saucer was produced in France by Porcelain de Paris around 1900. The saucer has a diameter of 5 ½ inches and the cup is 1 ¾ inches high with a diameter of 4 inches. The ground color is soft pink with borders and trim of a slightly darker pink. The front of the cup has a hand reserve containing a hand painted basket of flowers with a purple ribbon. This motif is repeated on the well of the saucer. There are garlands of raised gold flowers and gilded trim around the borders. The handle and rims are trimmed with gold. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1425546 (stock #G904)
Judith Ravnitzky
$750.00
This porcelain plate was produced in France by an unknown Paris decorator in the mid 19th century. It measures 9 ¼ inches in diameter. The plate is fashioned after plates produced by the Royal Sevres Manufactory. The center of the plate has a cherub floating in clouds, holding a laurel wreath and a lyre. The painting is high quality, fine detail and bright coloring. The celeste blue border is decorated with elegant hand gilding. There are gold veins running through the blue border giving it a marbleized effect. This plate is highly decorative and very desirable. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1425235 (stock #G897)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,995.00
This set of 12 porcelain plates was produced in France by William Guerin Limoges around 1900. The plates measure 11 inches in diameter. They are decorated with opulent raised and beaded gilding. There are tiny pink roses around the center of each plate. The elaborate gilding over the cobalt blue is very dramatic. They will set an elegant table. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1425165 (stock #G899)
Judith Ravnitzky
$1,775.00
These porcelain soup cups and saucers were produced in France by Haviland & Co. Limoges between 1888 and 1896. They were produced especially for the high end retailer Davis, Collamore & Co. of New York. The saucers have a diameter of 5 ½ inches. The cups are 2 ¼ inches high, the opening diameter is 3 2/4 inches and they are 5 ½ inches from handle to handle. The cups have a scalloped pedestal base, are quatrefoil in shape and have molded texture to the porcelain. The saucers have the same features. With all of this, the porcelain itself, is amazingly thin. The lower portion of the cup and inner portion of the saucer have garlands of tiny pink roses around them. The borders are the lovely “celeste blue” which was used by the Sevres factory and Minton. Gold drapery accented with tiny gold flowers divides the blue sections and the white. Delicate gilding trims the inner rim of the cups. The handles and rims are trimmed with gold. This set of Haviland is a special work of art. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1425121 (stock #G894)
Judith Ravnitzky
$675.00
These 3 plates were produced in France at a Paris Porcelain manufacturer in the early to mid 19th century. They are unmarked. The plates measure 8 5/8 inches in diameter. The plates have stilt markings on the back, evidence of their early production. Each plate is expertly hand painted realistically with bunches of flowers. The pansies are vivid and perky looking. The lilacs are so real you can almost smell them. The rose is splendid, opening with its myriad petals. Around the borders are panels containing multi colored flowers framed in gold. This has to be a prestigious porcelain manufacturer to have had such expert artisans. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1424130 (stock #G865)
Judith Ravnitzky
$995.00
This porcelain dessert stand or tazza was produced in France at Sevres in 1850. It has a cancellation line through the mark. The stand measures 10 ¾ inches in diameter and is 4 ½ inches high. The stand has a slight lip around the edge. It was made in two parts and is bolted together. The central design has colorful, exotic birds in a landscape scene. It is painted with fine detail. The burgundy border is gilded with leaves and ribbons. The underside of the stand has a ring of colorful fruits and flowers. There is the burgundy border, once again with additional gilded accents. The stem has a ring of flowers around it. The amount of work and hours that were necessary to complete this piece is unimaginable. Condition: There are some minor surface scratches on the top. There are losses to some of the gilded trim.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1424129 (stock #G864)
Judith Ravnitzky
$795.00
This porcelain dessert stand, or tazza, was produced in France at Sevres in 1853. There is a cancellation line through the mark. The stand was made in two pieces and is bolted together. It is slightly bowl shaped. It is 9 inches in diameter and 3/3/4 inches high. It is elaborately hand painted and gilded. The center has colorful poppies. The border is burgundy with gilded leaves and ribbons. The underside of the stand is painted with garlands of amazing fruits and flowers. The painting and colors are spectacular. There are fine gilded accents and rich gold trim. Condition: Excellent
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1423458 (stock #G849)
Judith Ravnitzky
$495.00
This porcelain tea cup and saucer was produced in Paris, France by the Lerosey Decorating studio in 1870 or earlier. The set is made of fine translucent porcelain. It is hand painted in Sevres style. The pattern is intricate with many different elements. There are medallions containing cherubs, swags of tiny pink roses, gilded and borders of lavender. The lower portion of the cup is studded with stars. The interior of the cup has tiny rose buds scattered about. This is just an enchanting cup and saucer with astonishing detail. Condition: Excellent