With a green A mark, a pre-1960s miniature 'Arry Royal Doulton character jug (D6249), depicting a London Cockney costermonger or street trader. Measures 2-3/8 inch high and is marked with a green Royal Doulton Made in England mark. This character jug was first released in 1946 and retired in 1960s. In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, cracks, or crazing noted...
This dashing young male head/bust figurine is a wonderful example of porcelain art from the Cordey China Co., the earlier studio of Boleslaw Cybis, founded in the early 1940s. Research indicates that this bust form (#5034) is a Cordey 'Raleigh,' which I believe to be explorer and poet Sir Walter Raleigh.This young gentleman bust sits atop a short creamy white pedestal decorated by a gilt trim, with a lone pink flower at his waist. Measures 7 inches high. In very good co..
It's always a rare delight to be blessed to discover and offer a hard-to-find treasure. Such is the case here with this spectacular early vintage Italian Murano art glass sculpture depicting a group of three birds (uccellini) on tree branches, designed by Ercole Barovier, the chief designer for Ferro Toso Barovier, which later (in the early 1940s) became Barovier & Toso.
Dating to the 1930s (and likely the latter '30s — 1936-1939), this figural Italian art glass bird scu..
Adding to our Black Americana collection, this wonderful Mammy cookie jar was distributed by the National Silver Company in the late 1940s / early 1950s. According to the Illustrated Value Guide to Cookie Jars, Book II, the National Silver Company 'was another distributor that did not manufacture any of the products they sold. It is difficult to tell who made the cookie jars for them since they had several different companies commissioned to manufacture the items they sold.'
A sweet Royal Doulton figurine, small in size but huge in charm, meet Tinkle Bell. Designed by Arthur 'Leslie' Harradine and issued from 1935 to 1988, Harradine was one of Royal Doulton's premier and most prolific figurine modelers from 1920 until the mid-1950s.
Wearing a pink dress trimmed in blue, Tinkle Bell carries an open basket under her right arm, with a bouquet of red flowers in her left hand. She stands approx. 4-1/2 inch high, and is in excellent condition, with no..
A fabulous standing figurine by Royal Dux of Bohemia featuring a young Turk at the edge of a rocky mound, his large Turkish water jug ready for the rush, when the boy bends to scoop up fresh water. With a rich cream underglaze, this figure is finished in colors of olive brown (garments), tan and light orange (hair and facial features), with gilt details in the hand-painted trim and delicately sponged gold.
Standing approx. 12-1/2 inch high with a base diameter of 4-1/8 inch,..
A beautiful vintage Royal Doulton Autumn Breezes figurine, with this pretty lady marked as HN1934 and representing Style One, first issued in 1940. She is dressed in a red flowing gown with a pink bodice, covered by a red jacket trimmed in light green. A matching wide-brimmed hat or bonnet is tied in place with a deep blue ribbon tucked under her chin and a white muff in her right hand, dangling to the side of her billowing dress skirt.Modeled by Leslie Harradine, Aut..
I discovered this wonderful pair of vintage Shawnee art pottery hand-shaped vases carefully wrapped and tucked away in the bottom of a box, a place I speculate they called home for a number of decades. Each hand vase is in excellent condition, with a couple of glaze pops near the base, typical of thick-glaze pottery, but appearing to have been unused, as suggested by the exposed pottery at the underside rim.Measuring 7 inch high, each flared trumpet-shaped flower vase is appr..
Offering a fabulous porcelain figural group from the Sitzendorf Porcelain Manufactory featuring a young courting couple sitting at the base of a tree stump and atop a rococo pedestal, both subjects dressed in 18th century costume. The man wears a tricorne hat, with hands gently extended, as if to touch the basket of two small birds perched on the young lady's hip. To her other side and at her feet sits her little, ever-loving, loyal dog.
The design of this figurine suggests ..
This precious pottery pig demonstrates all of the quality of Hagen Renaker and other noted makers of miniature figurines from decades past, yet I find no marks or any other sibling pieces in my search to give hint of its lineage. From what I understand through the original owner, this pig figure has got quite a few years on her, seeming to date to or around the 1970s. Glazed in white with eye features hand-painted in black. Measures 3-5/8 inch long and 1-7/8 inch high. In exc..
A wonderful Carl Scheidig porcelain figurine depicting a young man pulling a young bull whose horns are just starting to emerge, the energy and motion seeming to portray a youthful contest of strength and determination.Made by Carl Scheidig Porcelain Factory of Grafenthal, Germany, which produced decorative porcelain and figurines from 1906 to 1972. According to Rontgen's book on German marks, the mark on this particular piece appears to have first been used in 1935. The fi..