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..
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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 sp..
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" 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.
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 c..
Adding to my 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 wonderful pair of Lenox candlesticks featuring charming frogs as they sit stoically on a rippling lily pad that forms the base of the sculpted candlestick. Created for the Frog Home Decor Collection, these discontinued candle holders are crafted of the fine ivory china for which Lenox is so well known, then hand decorated in soft colors and finally accented in 24 karat gold. Each holder stands 6-1/2" high, with base dimensions of 4-1/4" deep and 3-1/2" wide. In excellent..
Royal Doulton bone china bread and butter plate in The Bristol pattern (Pattern # V2080), a plate size of 6-1/8" in diameter is perfect for double duty when serving sweets. Decorated in a bright array of pink roses and wild flower bouquets.
Reminiscent of the Royal Worcester Evesham pattern, this miniature creamer actually appears to be part of the Delecta line produced by Royal Worcester, in the Coburg shape. Decorated with various colored fruit, dainty bluebells, a couple of petite butterflies, and a lone beetle, this sweet little bone china creamer resembles an oaken bucket with staves and a branch handle.In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks. Measures 3-1/4" high with a base diamete..
A lovely and petite 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 saucer, with the cen..
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..
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 delightful decorative plate from Bing & Grondahl, issued in 1981 and titled Christmas Peace. In the characteristic bas-relief, blue on white underglaze technique, this plate features a young girl wearing her Christmas cap and gloves, decorated with hearts, as she appears to decorate the day with a bundle of wheat for the hungry wild birds. The bottom rim reads Jule-Aften 1981 (Juleaften means Christmas Eve).In excellent condition. (That's just a bit of glare in ..
Antique Bishop & Stonier footed covered dish / soup or large vegetable tureen, this semi-porcelain server has a pink and blue wild flower floral pattern and a gilt-finished embossed scroll trim. Server measures 11-1/4" wide, handle to handle (approx. 8-3/4" across at the rim, side to side) and stands approx. 7-1/2" high to the top of the finial. No cracks or repairs, but there is a hint of roughness in the glaze on the upper rim of the base and the outer rim of the lid, l..
Crown Staffordshire demitasse cup & saucer set in the Rock Bird pattern, dating to the 1970s. Cup has a can shape with a flat bottom, and stands 2-5/16" high, with a rim diameter of 2-3/16", while the saucer measures 5" in diameter. Both pieces are marked Fine Bone China Crown Staffordshire Made In England, with the pattern number of 5322. In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks...
For your cup and saucer collection, tea time, or for your dining table, a lovely Royal Doulton bone china cup and saucer set in The Bristol pattern (pattern #V2080). Both pieces have a softly scalloped edging finished in a gold trim, with a colorful bouquet of wild flowers and roses to sweeten the treat. Saucer measures 5-3/4" in diameter, while the footed cup stands 2-1/2" high with a rim diameter of 3-7/8". Both pieces are in excellent condition, with no n..
Offering a set of four Wedgwood bone china napkin ring holders in the Meadow Sweet pattern, each one still in its original box. This is a pattern for which I have a number of pieces available, so be sure to check out the other items.
Slightly octagon in shape with the inner ring truly round, these napkin rings measure approx. 1-5/8" in diameter. Each is wrapped in a cheery floral bouquet that covers seven of the eight bright white panels in a variety of delicate wild flo..