A wonderful English 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 turquoise scroll de..
Decorative antique wall plate by Victoria Schmidt & Co. of Austria, its featured scene styled after Beauty Directed by Prudence rejects with Scorn the Solicitations of Folly as depicted by Angelica Kauffman. (Angelica Kauffman is a name occasionally found as Kauffmann 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 b..
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 ..
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 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..
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..
1953 vintage Buffalo China Christmas Carol Plate featuring the work of Buffalo pottery china artist Rix Jennings in what appears to be the transformation of Scrooge due to his visits with the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future. 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 marked as follows: Dickens' immortal Christmas Carol has long symbolized the festive Holiday Season. The incom..
1956 vintage Buffalo China Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol plate featuring the work of Buffalo pottery china artist Rix Jennings and depicting the Spirit of Christmas Past with a young girl. Around the image, it says Remember it, said Scrooge with fervor (to the Spirit of Christmas Past) I could walk it blindfold.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 marked as follows:The Buffalo..
1957 Buffalo China Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol Plate depicting the artwork of Buffalo China artist Rix Jennings with Scrooge hanging out his store window, telling a boy on the street, " .. Not the little prize Turkey ... The big one!" as his plans are to buy a Christmas turkey for the Cratchets.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 marked as follows:"Greetings - The 1957 exclusive..
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..