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..
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 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..
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 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..
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..
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..
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 inch 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,..
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..
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..
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..
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 ..
Vintage Roseville Pottery Magnolia two-handled vase, Style 180-6, likely dating to the 1940s. Featuring embossed white and tan magnolia blooms on both sides against a deep green background that's accented with terra cotta. Measures approx. 6 inch high and 6-1/2 inch wide across the handles.In very good, age-appropriate condition, with crazing noted throughout the body and what appears may be subtle color rubs, but no nicks, chips, cracks, or repairs. Underside is marked in re..
Large Royal Doulton floral vintage egg cup in the Old Leeds Spray flower pattern, with a swirl pattern to the cup form and a subtle pie crust rim. The outside of the egg cup has two large sprays of wild flowers gathered with pink bows and lone yellow and pink petite flowers dotted on the sides and base. Inside the egg cup is another large spray of flowers in purple, pink, and yellow.This vintage egg cup measures approx. 3-1/2 inch high, with a rim diameter of 2-3/..
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..
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..
Sweet antique Wedgwood pearlware soup plate in a blue transfer Botanical pattern, featuring three sprigs of flowers stationed around the inner surface of the bowl. Wide enough to be classified as a deep plate, this measures 9-3/4 inch wide and is 1-1/4 inch high at the rim.In beautiful condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks, and only a tiny pre-glaze fissure at the rim and a couple of small glaze flakes on the underside edges.Dating to the 1800s (others date this particul..
Petite Foley Art China Peacock Pottery vintage porcelain egg cup with three flowers on upright stems stationed around the sides, their petals or leaves spread like wings in art deco style. This vintage egg cup measures approx. 2-3/8 inch high, with a rim diameter of approx. 1-3/4 inch. In great vintage condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks.Marked on the underside with Foley Art China Peacock Pottery England Rd Copyright 11. You'll find my other available v..
Sweet French pottery vintage egg cup with attached under plate / saucer, finished in a blue flowers pattern believed attributable to Lehmann Soufflenheim pottery of France. This vintage egg cup measures approx. 2-1/2 inch high, with a rim diameter of just under 2 inch and a 3-5/8 inch wide underplate. In very good vintage condition, with some thinning to the glaze and one glaze flake on the rim, but no chips or cracks.Marked only with a black Made in France block le..
Introducing Amico, a large vintage Goebel Rosina Wachtmeister cat figurine who sits resting with front paws outstretched and a curious, alert tilt to the head. Amico's black and gold striped tail is curled at the side of his blue and black body. This porcelain figurine measures 10 inch long and 6-3/4 inch high. In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips or cracks, Amico would make for a delightful addition for any collector of cat figurines...
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. ..
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.' ..
Fresh from the 1960s, a TWA Trans World Airlines Royal Ambassador Rosenthal porcelain demitasse cup and saucer set, with informational card. Representing a period in TWA's past, these were used on TWA's Royal Ambassador Service from early 1964 into the Spring of 1971, after which they were retired.Both pieces are decorated with a gold RA star type emblem and a red dash-like diagonal banner on the cup. A green Specially Produced for TWA by Rosenthal Germany mark is on the unde..
Offering a fabulous porcelain figural group from the Sitzendorf Porcelain Manufactory featuring a young courting couple sitting at the base of a tree stump and atop a rococo pedestal, both subjects dressed in 18th century costume. The man wears a tricorne hat, with hands gently extended, as if to touch the basket of two small birds perched on the young lady's hip. To her other side and at her feet sits her little, ever-loving, loyal dog. The design of this figurine suggests ..