This antique blue Jefferson Glass opalescent ruffled bowl is a luscious example of its Many Loops pattern, dating to circa 1908. According to the Standard Encyclopedia of Opalescent Glass, this distinctive design of 'spirograph-like pattern of overlapping loops, bordered by zig-zag threading' was listed as pattern 247 and is found in crystal as well as opalescent colors of white, blue, and green.
Measures approx. 8-1/2 inch in diameter and 2-3/4 inch at the highest point. In..
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..
Decorative antique wall plate by Victoria Schmidt & Co. of Austria, its featured scene resembling one of the Three Graces motifs of Angelica Kauffmann. (Angelica Kauffmann is a name occasionally found as Kauffman or Kaufman.) Dating to the early 1900s, this decorative wall plate is in excellent display condition — no nicks, chips, or cracks. Measures a respectable 9-3/4 inch in diameter with a curved shallow 1 inch bowl-type form.Perfect as a cabinet display, this beauty ..
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..
Oh so elegant, this tall, trumpet-shaped flower vase is a beautiful example of the Chantilly pattern produced by the Cambridge Glass Company from the late 1930s until the mid-1950s. Standing 12-1/4 inch tall, this flower holder has a weighted sterling base to support the 10" glass vase that rises above it. The rim has a diameter of 4-3/8 inch and is free of any nicks, chips, or cracks.
At 11 inches in diameter, this gorgeous stretch glass bowl is one of the larger ones produced by the H. Northwood & Company of Wheeling, West Virginia, during its stretch glass years, 1916-1925. In a fabulous Celeste-type blue, the delicate iridescence adds a sparkling appeal to the stretch finish at the outer rim of the bowl.Measures 3-1/2 inches high, with a rim diameter of 11 inches and a base diameter of 3-3/8 inches. There is a small, shallow (1/8 x 1/16) nick at the..
A beautiful Chinese famille rose porcelain vase, with two figural panels depicting what appears to be mirroring court scenes. Both sides feature a young woman, seated and holding a fan, while standing and facing her are two other young maidens, standing near a cherry blossom tree.
With hand-painted enameling predominantly in rose / pink, there are a couple of thin bands of yellow shoulder, bordering a green-blue band.
Standing 12-1/4 inch high, this vase is approximately 6-..
One of two lovely vintage Chinese vases coming from the same estate, this Chinese porcelain vase is finished in slightly softer colors, with a touch of gilt trim in the "background" spaces of the chintz pattern. Two figural side panels depict what appears to be mirroring court scenes, with each side featuring a young woman, seated and holding a fan. Standing and facing her are two other young maidens, standing near a cherry blossom tree.
In comparing this vase to the oth..
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..
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.
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..
Wonderful vaseline art glass oil lamp with a blue drizzle threading by Gary Levi of the Levay Intaglio Art Glass Studio. This oil lamp is not signed.This art glass oil lamp measures approx. 4 inches high and 3-3/4 inches in diameter. PLEASE NOTE: The bottom on this one is quite smooth and round, so it tilts to one side when upright. In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks.Another wonderful art glass creation from the late Gary Levi! You'll fi..
For the less spacious room or corner, a miniature art glass oil lamp crafted in a transparent milky white glass and finished with a touch of blush pink iridescence. Created by Gary Levi and showing the Levay Intaglio Art Glass Studio stylized mark, this little glass oil lamp has a vertical rib design that inspires thoughts of a sea urchin.Measures approx. 2-5/8 inches high and 3 inches in diameter. This art glass oil lamp is marked with the Levay Intaglio Art Glass Studio sty..
Here's a sweet little Victorian-era bud vase that offers lots of visual appeal through its unusual mix in form. In a rich pink or delicate cranberry cased in clear, this art glass bud vase has a four-lobed diamond quilt base topped by a squared cylindrical neck in a swirled rib pattern and finished with two clear applied handles.Standing 5 inch high and 2-3/4 inch wide, this unsigned vase was found with a small square cutting of woven tape marked with the handwritten yea..
Offered here for your decorating sweet tooth is a yummy butterscotch cased glass pitcher from the Empoli region of Italy, circa 1950. This ewer or pitcher stands elegant and tall, 18 inch high with a long, sleek neck and a bulbous pinched or dimpled base. With a teardrop start, the base is brought to a three-sided form with three concave circles that sink inward to a point.
Completing the curves on this beauty is an applied amber handle, nestled next to and rising up fro..
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 inch high with a base diameter of approx. 4 inch and a rim diameter of 2-1/2 inch, this matte-finish vase is marked simply 2005 USA but is shown in McCoy Pottery, Volume II by Hanson, Nissen, and Hanson a..
Another threaded cobalt blue art glass oil lamp by Gary Levi of the Levay Intaglio Art Glass Studio, this one is not signed but is decorated with a light drizzling of white threading and finished with a carnival iridescent treatment.
Measures just shy of 4 inches high and almost 4 inches in diameter. This art glass oil lamp is in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks.Another wonderful art glass creation from the late Gary Levi! You'll find more of the pi..
Signed threaded cobalt blue art glass oil lamp by Gary Levi of the Levay Intaglio Art Glass Studio, decorated with a drizzling of matching blue threading and finished with a carnival iridescent treatment.
Measuring approx. 3-5/8 inch high and 3-3/4 inch in diameter, this lamp is signed with the stylized Levay Intaglio punty logo signature. In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks.Another wonderful art glass creation from the late Gary Levi! You'll find m..
A wonderful Chinese cloisonne baluster vase, the front of which is decorated with a prunus tree, spreading up and out with two-tone flowers in red/pink and white/light-lime green combinations, with the prunus blooms in white and green, all on green stems. At the base of the stems is a mound of what appears to be the sacred mushroom Ling-Chi.The vase has a scroll diaper pattern on a black ground, with a red, blue, and mottled green scroll band at the upper rim and a red b..
Hand blown art glass ball oil lamp from the late Gary Levi of Intaglio Art Glass Studio, this cobalt blue art glass oil lamp is decorated with a drizzling of creamy white threading and finished with a carnival iridescent treatment. The globe has a ribbed metal top with a wick; all you need is the oil. It is my understanding Fenton cullet was often purchased and used to make these glass creations.Glass globe measures approx. 3-1/2 inch high, 4 inch in diameter, and is signed w..
Vintage set of 4 folding TV tray tables, accompanied by a rolling storage stand, the green rose design of this set almost screams 1960s! All four trays are in pretty good condition, with some scratches, oxidation (rusting) and signs of wear on the legs and around the metallic frame covering, and stains that are showing on the underside of the tray table tops. Please click on the "Zoom" to assess them yourself in better detail. Trays measure approx. 23 inch long and 15 inc..
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..
Introduction by Fenton in the early 1940s, this is the Fenton aqua crest double crimp oval bonbon (#36) with a spun turquoise glass trim around the opal white glass center. Measuring approx. 6" long and 4-7/8" wide at the furthest points, This bon bon is in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips or cracks. According to Whitmyer's Fenton Art Glass Patterns, 1939-1980 (2d ed.), the initial aqua crest line was introduced between 1941 and 1942, with all initial productio..
Fabulous McCoy vase from the mid century era, this basket weave vase has four upright ribs finished in a green textured wicker design at the bottom and a lighter lime green glossy glaze on the upper portion. This decorated vase style # 709-D is shown on a 1956 catalog page featured in McCoy Pottery, Vol. III (page 69), and was available in two color combinations — lime with green bisque and pink with brown.Measuring approx. 6-5/8 inch high, 5-3/4 inch wide, and 2-5/8 inch dee..
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...
Still sealed in its original package, a vintage 1980s Muslin cotton doily, 7-3/8 inch in diameter, with lace trim designed with a small flowers down the center. Package shows a date of 1982.This is one of four such doilies I have available, all with slightly different lace borders but from the same maker (Country Keeper, registered trademark of New Berlin Plastics).(NOTE: The photo showing the copyright date is of one of the other packages.)..
A gorgeous, ornate Victorian cast iron corner shelf in an Eastlake and aesthetic movement style, made to look like ebonized wood, and likely dating to the 1880s. While most of these corner shelves are made of wood, the iron construction of this one suggests its original intended use was as a hearth or parlor stove shelf, built to to withstand heat.Measuring 13-1/2 inch long and approx. 5-1/2 deep (the straight side walls are 5 inch deep), this metal corner shelf is..
Long blue slump glass (also referred to as bent glass) vintage art glass tray with a pebble texture and rippled edge. Designed with three shallow compartments, this glass tray would be perfect for serving tea sandwiches, appetizers and/or dips, but also makes for a great table accent piece.Measures approx. 17-1/2 inch long and 6-3/4 inch wide at the corners and approx. 1 inch deep. Prepacked weight: 1 lb 5 ozThis is one of two similar trays I have coming from the same e..
From the mid century to 1960s era, a set of four round collapsible metal patio tables decorated with black on white enamel butterflies. The tables stand on three metal legs, two of which are anchored to the sides of a connecting metal plate and one running through the center. For ease of storage, the underside of each table top has a small metal ring from which the tables hang on the accompanying stand. Each table is in good vintage condition, measuring 15-7/8 inch in d..
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..
Large brass cricket box / lidded cage with an 8 inch long octagon shape and hinged lid with handle. The hinged latch brass metal is pierced on all eight side panels and the lid.Perfect for kitchen use, such as storing tea bags, or even as a trinket box on your desk or dresser. For those who want to keep things a bit more secure, the lid can be locked with a small padlock, if you wish, as the slotted hinged metal plate hasp fastener fits over the metal loop.Measures 8 inch lo..
Long green slump glass (also referred to as bent glass) vintage art glass tray with a pebble texture and rippled edge. Designed with three shallow compartments, this glass tray would be perfect for serving tea sandwiches, appetizers and/or dips, but also makes for a great table accent piece.Measures approx. 17-1/2 inch long and 6-3/4 inch wide at the corners and approx. 1 inch deep. Prepacked weight: 1 lb 6 ozThis is one of two similar trays I have coming from the same ..
A fabulous pair of fluted pink and gold Mid Century Modern table lamps with a cinched ceramic conical body, pleated above and below the gathered waist. Oh so pretty in pink, these lamps are perfect for a more feminine bedroom, with the New Look silhouette, fit and flare shape that span into the Hollywood Regency decor style with the sponged gold decoration and gold at the waist and base.Topping off the lamps in perfect retro style are the original fiberglass drum-shaped..