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...
Shown on page 92 of McCaslin's "Royal Bayreuth - A Collectors Guide," this gorgeous vase (#1039) is the Royal Bayreuth Christmas Cactus Tapestry vase or toothbrush holder, produced 1902-1945. Delicate white and pink blooms of a Christmas cactus grace the body of this vase in spiral form and splendid fashion.Measures approx. 4-1/2" high, and in excellent condition. This blue two-lion, two-shield "Royal Bayreuth" mark was first used in 1902. McCaslin's 1998 value guide lis..
This open oval trinket dish is a sweet gem, perfect for adding a soft, feminine touch to almost any room. The powdery blue pierced rim delicately frames a hand-painted floral tuft that sweeps, equally soft and sweet, across the dish floor.Measuring 7" long and 5" wide, this gorgeous piece is large enough to capture attention, small enough to accent almost any space.Dating to the early 1900s, this is Rontgen mark #2025, used by Porcelain Factory Schonwald of Arzberg, B..
Featuring one of the Three Graces motifs of Angelica Kauffmann paintings (a name occasionally found as Kauffman or Kaufman), this lovely antique wall plate by Victoria Schmidt & Co. of Austria dates to the early 1900s and is in excellent display condition — no nicks, chips, or cracks. Measures a respectable 9-3/4" in diameter with a curved shallow 1" bowl-type form. This beauty is all ready to hang, with the wiring still intact. (I've left the remnants of some original pa..
With a Japanese influence so typical of the aesthetic movement, this antique Brownhills teapot was apparently a carryover of days gone by some two decades later. Dating to the 1920s, the stippled body is decorated with an overglaze enamel pattern of alternating zig-zag and fan vertical bands that flank colorful floral panels all around. Each of the two sides features one lone bright flower believed to be a cherry blossom or clematis, fuchsia in color that fades to white, wit..
A wonderful large English earthenware pitcher or jug, likely from the Staffordshire region, with an unusual decorative mix. Around the body of the jug is a raised rope design forming four 6-sided polygon frames, three of which have brown transferware images of what I speculate are English warriors, each image having a golden luster finish. (The fourth panel is where the handle joins the jug body.) At the rim of the pitcher, both inside and out, is a lovely brown lattice and t..
A lovely red clay earthenware syrup pitcher wrapped in a Jackfield-style glossy black glaze and trimmed with lacy gold enamel work at and around the rim and shoulders.
I typically find this pottery classified as "Jackfield," however, have also seen the terms Jet Ware, Victorian jetware, or blackware used for these reddish clay vessels that are wrapped in a glossy black lead glaze.
Standing 6-1/4" high at the spout rim and 7" long, spout to handle, this pitcher is oval in sh..
It's time to bring on the flowers! Offering a lovely Keller & Guerin cabinet plate decorated with gorgeous purple and yellow primroses at various stages of bloom against a graduating green ground to light powdery green at the top and a dark solid green at the rim and bottom half.
Measuring 10 inch in diameter, this plate is in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks, and showing only fine, overall crazing and moderate wear to the gilt rim.
Circa 1900, this ..
Wonderful lobed ironstone biscuit jar, its melon form decorated on two sides with brown transferware floral sprays of daisies and petite wild flowers. The single-color transfer pattern inspires a colorful overlay of imaginative thought, while taste buds long for a sampling of the treats kept safe within.
A scalloped cap-like ridge encircles the crown of the semi-porcelain jar, which is topped by a most unusual embossed tin lid — a perfect fit in all respects. At the center o..
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 hard paste porcelain jewelry casket box, decorated around the front with a hand-painted floral bouquet on a pale pink background, and topped off with a clear beveled glass lid. Box measures 3-1/2" in diameter and stands approx. 3" high on four ball feet.In lovely condition, especially considering the antique nature of this vanity piece. There is a hint of verdigris in the crease where the metal base meets the porcelain casket, and there is a slight wobble, as ..
A precious vintage Royal Copley pottery planter depicting an adorable puppy dog patiently waiting for either the mailman or his human companion. Measuring approx. 8 inch high at the ear, 8-1/2 inch long (mailbox to tail), and 4 inch wide, this planter is in excellent condition, with the original label still affixed to the mailbox side. No nicks, chips, or cracks, and crazing commensurate with age. (Excuse the white spots; the high-gloss glaze finish and my photography lights ..
Offering another beautiful Royal Doulton figurine, with this lovely lady known as Autumn Breezes (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 Harrad..
Wonderful miniature Royal Doulton Toby Jug, with this character depicting Captain Henry Morgan, a British buccaneer who lived in the mid-1600s. Measuring 2-1/2 inch high and bearing a copyright 1957 mark, this character jug was first released in miniature form in 1959. Design D.6510. In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, cracks, or crazing noted...
For the discriminating Royal Doulton collector who delights in the search and indulges in the hard to find, offered for your consideration is Janet (M69), a sweet figure designed by Arthur 'Leslie' Harradine and issued from 1936 to 1949. According to Wikipedia, Harradine was one of Royal Doulton's premier and most prolific figurine modelers from 1920 until the mid-1950s, with some of the most treasured figurines attributed to his gifted talent.
Janet has been modeled under..
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..
I discovered this wonderful pair of Shawnee hand-shaped pottery 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 approx. 3-1/4 in..
From the Corinthian Garden Line, this eye-catching McCoy vase was manufactured for a brief run in 1969. The glaze color is lovely and rich, looking as though the vase was dipped in creamy pumpkin pie filling, with a pinch or two of coarse ground cinnamon.Measuring 10-3/4" high with a base diameter of approx. 4" and a rim diameter of 2-1/2", this matte-finish vase is marked simply "2005 USA" but is shown in "McCoy Pottery, Volume II" by Hanson, Nissen, and Hanson at page 1..
A pair of blue & white Royal Copenhagen decorative wall plates, 1969 and 1975 — perfect for any time of year, not just Christmas. The 1969 plate features a family of barnyard or farmyard ducks, standing in a blanket of snow. The 1975 plate features Marselisborg Slot, The Queen's Christmas Residence, with a lone guard standing post outside.These plates are marked with the Royal Copenhagen Denmark mark, and both show the KL initials of artist Kai Lange.Both are in excellen..
Vintage figural decanter depicting a St Louis Blues hockey player, created by Paul Lux in 1971 for Colonial China and Old Blue Ribbon Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The hockey player is standing in full uniform with ice skates and holding a hockey stick in front of him.Originally holding 4/5 quart of 5 year old 86 proof whiskey, this pottery decanter bottle is now empty. The decanter is in great condition, with no nicks, chips or cracks. There still is a bit of paper ..
Royal Copenhagen blue and white collectible Mother's Day (Mors Dag) plate dating to 1975 and featuring a mother bird (possibly quail) and her young chick in the nest, the baby holding a flower in its beak. I've seen this plate listed as having an official name of Bird in Nest With Her Young One. Plate is in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks, and measures 6" in diameter. Marked Royal Copenhagen Denmark - Mother's Day. Designed by Arne Ungermann...
A lovely and petite fine bone china tea cup and saucer set by Paragon China in its Corinthian pattern, dating to the 1930s, and offered here in green. The inner panel of the teacup displays a wide band of a classic Roman pattern of urns and acanthus leaves in tan and brown, set against a green background. This band is then bordered by an alternating diamond and oval pattern of brown and goldenrod, all against a creamy white china form. The same lovely pattern is found on the ..
A fabulous one-of-a-kind raku pottery five-lobe vase crafted by raku potter and teacher Julia Phillips, taking on the organic shape of a melon (or is it an oversized tomato??), perfectly matched to a burnt orange glaze. Known for 'works of brilliant colors that alluded to pumpkins or giant squashes,' this scrumptious creation holds true to Ms. Phillips' signature creativity, and likely dates to the 1970s or 1980s. Whatever its form, the rich, warm colors and mature ..
From one of the more well-known California pottery companies of the mid-century era, this large Brayton Laguna Beach pottery figurine resembles a masked Siamese cat, finished in burnt orange and brown glaze. Note the cut-out eyes that, with the facial mask, almost gives the cat a piercing alien staring glare. A most unusual cat figurine that would be a delightful addition for any collection.Measures 8-1/2 inch high, to the tip of the ear, and 8-1/2 inch long, nose to tail.
Vintage tan Lefton elephant figurine with raised trunk dating to the 1950s, this figurine is marked H6980. Measures approx. 5 inch long, trunk to tail, and 3-1/2 inch high. In excellent vintage condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks noted...
Vintage Wedgwood decorative transferware plate in pink/burgundy featuring Mount Vernon. Plate back has a Daughters of the American Revolution stamp/mark with the Washington Bicentennial Plates / Mount Vernon / Sponsored and Copyrighted 1932 by the N.S.D.A.R. Memorial Continental Hall, Washington D.C. In addition to the Wedgwood name and Made in England, the impressed date mark appears to be 3G32, with the "32" indicating a 1932 year of production.Measures approx. 10-3/8" in..
Vintage Wedgwood pink / burgundy decorative transferware plate featuring the Memorial to George Rogers Clark and the Frontiersmen of the American Revolution / the Conquest of the West. Plate back also states the memorial was erected by the United States on land provided by the State of Indiana the county of Knox, and the City of Vincennes, MCMXXXI (1931). Made in England for Francis Vigo Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Vincennes, Indiana. In addition to the ..