Beautiful antique Coiffe Borgfeldt Coronet Limoges cake plate decorated with a ring of delicate hand-painted pink wild roses and a small bouquet of matching flowers at the center. This porcelain cake plate is then trimmed with brushed gold on an embossed scroll border decoration. Plate measures approx. 10-3/4 inch in diameter, across the cutout handles and 10 inch wide measuring side to side. In very good condition, with a small nick on the underside edge, not detected when ..
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 sweet sterling silver salt spoon with a gilt bowl, the teardrop handle showing a floral decoration at the handle base and again at midpoint, with what appears to be a spread of English ivy at the curled handle tip.Measuring 3-1/4 inch long, the back of the handle is marked Sterling Baird-North Co., which, according to the Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufacturers, was largely a distributor in the early 1900s, potentially leaving the true maker of this sweet sterling..
A beautiful blue opalescent footed salver in the Tokyo pattern by Jefferson Glass, a gorgeous antique piece of glass that I have seen referred to as a card receiver, compote, tidbit tray, and even a donut plate. However, an old advertisement for Jefferson's "Best" and ever-popular opalescent assortment lists this treasure as a 6-5/8" high footed salver.The Tokyo pattern is one that causes a bit of confusion for some, given one book's vague reference to potential reproduct..
Sweet sterling silver dessert spoon set in the original satin-lined box, consisting of six dainty individual dessert spoons and a matching sauce ladle, each with a slender waving pattern at the handle featuring two forget-me-not flowers. Dessert spoons measure 4-1/4 inch long, with the spoon bowl measuring 1 inch wide and 1-3/8 inch long — slightly larger than a demitasse spoon. The ladle measures 6 inch long, with the ladle scoop or bowl measuring 1-5/16 inch in diamete..
Fenton first produced its 3917 hobnail star-shaped creamer and sugar set in the mid-1950s, with the milk glass version discontinued in 1984. This Fenton hobnail milk glass creamer and sugar set is in excellent condition, with both the star-shaped rims and all of the hobs free of damage. Standing approximately 2-3/4 inch high, the sugar is 5 inch in diameter (handle to handle), while the creamer is 4-1/4 inch across, handle to pour spout. Manufactured prior to the early 1970..
A gorgeous crystal art glass cordial liquor decanter with rich red enameled grape vines, all hand-painted and trimmed in gold around the decanter's teardrop belly. The short tapered foot, spout rim, bubble stopper, and handle all have a gilt trim, with both ends of the applied handle adorned by a trefoil leaf. Standing 9" high to the stopper top, I'm uncertain as to whether this decanter would have been used for dessert wine, as a vinegar cruet, or simply for display. ..
Lovely crystal Fostoria divided two-part relish dish (#2496), in the Baroque pattern and finished with the Navarre etching (#327). Dish measures 8 inch long, handle to handle, 6-1/4 inches wide, and 1-5/8 inches high. In very good condition, with a shallow flake-type chip on the underside of one foot (there's no notable rough edges) and minimal signs of use. Please note, for those looking to finish their dining table settings, I do have other pieces in this same pattern, as s..
Fostoria Navarre clear glass footed creamer and sugar set, finished in an acid etched Navarre pattern. The footed creamer (#2440) stands approx. 4-1/4 inch high at the spout and measures 4-3/4 from the handle to spout. The double handle footed sugar ( #2440) measures approx. 3-5/8 inch high and approx. 5 inch wide, handle to handle.Both pieces are in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, cracks or cloudiness noted.Please note, for those looking to finish their..
A beautiful antique German Roemer hock wine glass goblet with a cup that has been wheel etched with a bow and laurel garland all the way around. Most fabulous is the apple green spiral twisted rib stem; you don't even need a blacklight to know that this one is loaded with uranium. (It fluoresces a bright yellow-green.)Standing 6-3/8 inches tall (the stem is about 4 inches high), this lovely antique Roemer is in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks. ..
Demitasse sterling silver Chicago souvenir spoon with an enamel handle that is reminiscent of a Russian design, a twisted waffle texture stem, and gilt finish. Spoon measures 4-1/8 inch long; marked Sterling. Weight: 8 grams...
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..
For those hungry man mealtimes, here we have a large old Majestic brown and white spatter graniteware kettle cooker or deep pot that certainly lives up to its Majestic name. Measuring 7-5/8 inch high and 10 inch in diameter, the weight on this iron cooker comes in just under 5 pounds! The base color is an espresso or rich dark chocolate brown with a fine spattering of white. There is a tag that swivels on one side of the rim that's marked with the Majestic name. Helen Greguir..
Another fabulous old piece of graniteware in a rich brown and white spatter, this piece being a large drainer pan insert, appearing to be almost identical to the drainer pan shown on page 212 of Helen Greguire's second book, in the brown and white section. As with the drain bucket (shown below), the colors to this piece are spectacular, with the base color an espresso or rich dark chocolate brown, enhanced by a spattering of creamy chocolate brown and topped with a splash of ..
Elegant Libbey Rock Sharpe Frontenac cordial cut crystal stemware. This beautiful design features a ring of optic ovals above a horizontal band of laurel leaves, with the lower portion of the bowl finished in alternating semi-circle wreaths, one framing a wheel cut floral design. The exquisite tapered stems are wrapped in zipper cuts and topped by an eight-sided wafer, all above a foot with three leafy sprigs around the underside edge. Measuring approx. 5-3/8 inch tall, with ..
For those times when elegance in stemware meets the perfect mixed drink cocktail (it's always five o'clock somewhere!), these Libbey Rock Sharpe Frontenac liquor cocktail glasses feature a beautiful cut crystal design. A ring of optic ovals sits above a horizontal band of laurel leaves, with the lower portion of the bowl finished in alternating semi-circle wreaths, one framing a wheel cut floral design. The exquisite tapered stems are wrapped in zipper cuts and to..
For the collector of old graniteware, here we have a wonderful speckled white double boiler with tiny flecks of black mixed into the white enamel ware finish that is found top to bottom and inside out. Standing approx. 8 inch to the top of the lid, this granite ware double boiler has a seamless body and rounded belly or base that measures 7 inch in diameter, with a 6-1/2 inch handle. This double boiler likely dates to the 1950s, possibly 1960s. When I first found this, b..
Celebrate in style with a beautiful pair of Fostoria Navarre champagne / tall sherbet glasses, a pattern produced by Fostoria from the late 1930s to the early 1980s.In crystal clear glass, these stemmed glasses stand 5 5/8 inch tall with a rim diameter of 3 1/2 inch.Sold as a pair.Condition on the two full-price sets is excellent, with no nicks, chips, cracks or cloudiness noted.One additional pair is available at a discounted price as each champagne..
For the discriminating collector of sheer elegant depression era glass, offered here is a beautiful pair of pink Fostoria high sherbet stems (#5098) finished in the Versailles pattern. Measures 6 inch tall, with a rim diameter of 3-7/8 inch and a 6 ounce capacity, the cup is a delicate pink while the stem is crystal clear. Versailles was manufactured from 1928 to 1944. There are three tiny flea bites around one rim, while the other stem has two. As I've attempted to show in t..
Pair of Royal Doulton bone china dinner plates in the Bristol floral pattern (Pattern # V2080), a plate size of 10-5/8 inch in diameter. With a perfect balance of cheer and elegance, this discontinued replacement china pattern is decorated in a bright array of pink roses and wild flower bouquets. In excellent condition with no nicks, chips, cracks, or other signs of notable wear.Prepacked weight: 2 lb. 14 oz.If you're looking for the Bristol Royal Doulton replacement china, I..
Pair of discontinued replacement Royal Doulton bone china bread and butter plates in the Bristol floral pattern (Pattern # V2080), a plate size of 6-1/8 inches in diameter is perfect for double duty when serving sweets. Decorated in a bright array of pink roses and wild flower bouquets.In excellent condition with no nicks, chips, cracks, or other notable wear.Prepacked weight: 12 oz. If you're looking for the Bristol Royal Doulton replacement china, I have various place sett..
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 inch high with a base diamete..
Set of 6 Hawkes cut crystal stems, I believe this stemware is the sherry wine glass in the Munster pattern, on Stem #4074, a size perfect for cordial / liqueur. A band of three offset rows of strawberry diamonds wraps around the upper half of the bowl's flared rim, while a single row of oval thumbprints floats near the bowl base, above the elegant knob stem. Stem stands approx. 4 inch high (with slight variance in height, stem to stem) on a smooth round base; rim diameter jus..
Add a bit of that vintage Christmas touch with this fabulous Stevens terry cloth hand towel, crisp, clean, and unused! Greet your guests with a Merry Christmas greeting on a towel featuring Santa's face on a Christmas bell that sits cradled in the midst of poinsettia flowers and holly berries and leaves. In excellent condition, measures 16" excluding the fringe and 11" wide. Tag reads Stevens Terrycloth - Stevens Fabrics - All Cotton - Made In U.S.A...
Adding to the variety of demitasse spoons I have available, a sweet sterling silver demitasse spoon from Wallace Silver in the Stradivari pattern. This pattern was introduced by Wallace in 1937 and discontinued in recent years. Measures 3-7/8 inch long. Marked Wallace Sterling. In excellent, used condition; no monogram.Weight: 9 grams...
A lovely and petite fine bone china demitasse 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 o..
1954 vintage Buffalo China Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol plate featuring the work of Buffalo pottery china artist Rix Jennings depicting Mr. Fezziwig's ball, in its original box and with original information insert. The plate front has a lightly colored drawing of Mr. Fezziwig's Ball, a script painted banner message reading "May you have a joyful holiday" across the center of the image. The insert card cover reads "The limited editions of The Christmas Carol series of pla..
1958 Buffalo China Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol Plate depicting the artwork of Buffalo China artist Rix Jennings with a flurry of activity in the poulterers' shops as the people prepare for Christmas day. The outer edge of the plate reads "The Poulterers' shops were still half open, and the Fruiterers' were radiant in their glory. The Grocers'! oh the Grocers'! ... everything was good to eat and in its Christmas dress: ..."NOTE: This is one of a few 1950s era plates I am ..
1960 Buffalo China Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol Plate depicting people with rosy cheeks out on the street on Christmas Day. The front says "... and away they (all the good people) came flocking through the streets in their best clothes and with their gayest faces ..." Rix Jennings 1960. (Rix Jennings is the artist who sketched the image.) NOTE: This is one of a few 1950s era plates I am offering from Buffalo China, which you will find featured below.Plate reverse is mark..
Vintage Adams Calyx Ware ironstone double egg cup in the Metz pattern, with pink transferware flowers on the front and back, and another bouquet of flowers inside the larger cup. A pink laurel leaf band trims the outer edge of each cup and is finished with yellow trim.Standing approx. 3-5/8 inch high, this vintage egg cup has a rim diameter of 2-1/2 inch on the larger cup and a base diameter of 1-7/8 inch. In great vintage condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks.Marked o..
Vintage Adams China ironstone double egg cup in an unknown pattern decorated with four petite flowers stationed around the upper sides of the white ribbed upper cup and black transferware fleur de lis trim at the top and bottom border.This vintage egg cup stands slightly over 3-5/8 inch high and has a rim diameter of 2-1/2 inch on the larger cup and a base diameter of 1-7/8 inch. In great vintage condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks.Marked on the inside of the base wit..
Antique Charles Ahrenfeldt Limoges porcelain demitasse cup and saucer set featuring pink roses and an array of colorful wild flowers around the outer rim, with ribbons of green and a touch of gold gilt to add a final accent touch. Dating somewhere after 1894 and to the 1930s, both the cup and saucer are marked with the green Charles Ahrenfeldt overglaze mark (Mark 7), with the saucer marked again with the green CA monogram above France, Depose (Mark 6).The cup measures 1-7/8 ..
Beautiful antique Doulton (Royal Doulton) Florence transferware oval covered vegetable server or possibly soup tureen decorated with alternating cartouche images featuring what appears to be cherubs and floral urns in the medallions. The transfer pattern is designed with warm colors of tan and reddish brown against a creamy ivory background, which is then finished with ornate scrolled leaves for the handles on each side and the lid finial.Measuring 7-1/2 inch wide, 10-3/8 inc..
Beautiful blue antique Victorian water pitcher and glass set consisting of one pitcher and four tumbler drinking glasses, each decorated with white enamel lily of the valley flowers. The pitcher stands approx. 8-3/4 inch tall to the top of the squared ruffled rim, and measures 7-1/2 inches from handle to spout. There is just a whisper of the gold trim remaining at the rim. The pitcher's slightly flared base measures 5-3/8 inches in diameter, with a rough pontil mark serving a..
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 inch high, with a rim diameter of 2-3/16 inch, while the saucer measures 5 inch 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...
Sweet vintage Crown Staffordshire porcelain double egg cup wrapped in the Thousand Flowers floral chintz pattern, with pink roses and other wild flowers in yellow and cornflower blue. The inside base of the larger egg cup side has a petite spray of more pink flowers, while the smaller cup is marked with the Crown Staffordshire fine bone china mark. The base is also marked with a handwritten F7117 pink pattern line mark, along with a rectangle stamp registry design ..