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Bernardi’s Antiques sells fine Porcelains from France, England & Germany, as well as some Austrian, Italian and American makers. Such makers as Sevres, Meissen, Dresden, Derby, Coalport, Aynsley, etc….. Many more Porcelains are available that are not listed here.

Please email us at david@bernardisantiques.com for any questions you may have.

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19th Century Meissen Porcelain Miniature Plaque – Raphael’s “Angel”.

19th Century Meissen Porcelain Miniature Plaque – Raphael’s “Angel”.

$650.00

Meissen Miniature Plaque – Raphael’s ‘Cherub’

A lovely miniature painting on porcelain depicting a famous painting by Raphael – an Angel in the clouds. The piece is beautifully painted in warm tones of yellow, red and brown. It is decorated with a leaf and ribbon pattern in a round bronze frame.

Marked: On back in blue, crossed swords Meissen mark.

Excellent Condition

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19th Century Gold and White Paris Porcelain Tray signed “Percier”.

19th Century Gold and White Paris Porcelain Tray signed “Percier”.

$425.00

19th Century Gold and White Paris Porcelain Tray signed Percier.

A large porcelain tray of gold and white, it dates the 19th century from Paris, France. The piece is decorated with floral and leaf patterns in gold accents on white porcelain. The centre piece is a bold, yet a unique ornamental bouquet design with a blossoming flower in the middle. This piece was once used an everyday object for entertaining or hosting events at the time.

Measures: 17 inches in length x 15 inches wide.

Signed: ‘Percier’ in gold on bottom right corner.

Excellent Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. (minimal surface scratches from gentle use)

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Pair of Late 19th Century Sevres Type French Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Lidded Baluster Urns

Pair of Late 19th Century Sevres Type French Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Lidded Baluster Urns

$3,800.00

This pair of elongated baluster urns with inset pedestal feet, is decorated in the manner of Sevres, with cobalt blue bodies overlaid with ornate linear and foliate gilt. Panelled, dome-shaped lids, crowned with bronze finials are fitted into raised gilt collars surrounding the necks of the urns.

Pierced, scrollwork and foliate handles are fitted to the collars, on either side, and finish a third down the tapered bodies. The urns feature large trapezoidal hand-painted panel decoration of courting couples on the fronts and pastoral landscapes on the backs, lavishly framed in raised gilt.

The tapering, round, panelled, pedestal bases are decorated to match the lids, The urns are mounted to raised and chased, square, footed bronze plinths. The urns are signed by the artist on the front panels in the lower, right-hand corner “E. Froger.”

Further marks on the inside of the lids include; “France” hand applied in blue glaze, and a worn cadmium transfer mark of a circle, topped with a crown, “Chateau de Longsard,” inside the circle. The bronze bases are also stamped, “France.”

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English Prattware – Large Jug and Basin, circa 1860.

English Prattware – Large Jug and Basin, circa 1860.

$350.00

English Prattware – Jug and Basin, circa 1860.

A beautiful Prattware set, of a jug and basin, it dates circa 1860. It’s a stunning composition of teal with floral and leaf accents in gold. The jug is quite large in scale with a basin, it makes an excellent stand out vintage piece to any home decor.

This piece would make a lovely object for holding or organizing bouquets and displays.

Excellent Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. (Minimal scratches on surface)

Measures:

15 inches in height (together)

13 1/2 inches in height : jug

5 inches in height, 15 1/2 diameter  : basin

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Set of 4 -19th Century English Chinoiserie Plates.

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Set of 4 -19th Century English Chinoiserie Plates.

$300.00

Set of 4 – 19th Century English Chinoiserie Plates.

A set of 4 english chinoiserie plates, it dates 19th century.  Each plate is beautifully painted with a western romanticized depiction of Chinese art influences, in the centre there is a delightful animated couple enjoying an everyday stroll on a bridge, followed by accents of blossoming flowers and leaf  in a border design circulating around the centre. The set is a lovely colour composition of red, blue, green, yellow and orange.

A wonderful set of 4 chinoiserie plates that would go perfect for any home decor, or those who adore romanticizing periods of the past.

Marked: On the bottom in blue, China Patten.

Condition: No chips (minimal scratches and fades in the paint – see images)

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Pair of German KPM Busts of Classical Figures.

Pair of German KPM Busts of Classical Figures.

$650.00

Pair of German KPM Busts of Classical Figures.

A pair of large busts on pedestals in porcelain portraying portraits of classical figures by KPM, Made in Germany. The female figure is dressed with an elegant ruffled gown with arm weighting across her chest. The male figure wears a wig in fine clothes, with a slash and maltese cross, he has one hand hidden in his waist coat. Each portrait has gestures of bourgeois characteristics with dress attire, pose and wig in a classical style.

A unique pair of busts that appropriate historical characters and classical antiquity.

Marked: KPM

Measures: 12 inches in height

Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs.

 

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Aynsley ‘Fairyland’ Butterfly / Pray Mantis Lustre Small Yellow Bowl, circa 1910

Aynsley ‘Fairyland’ Butterfly / Pray Mantis Lustre Small Yellow Bowl, circa 1910

$150.00

Aynsley ‘Fairyland’ Butterfly / Pray Mantis Lustre Small Yellow Bowl, circa 1910.

A delightful small Aynsley bowl in a Butterfly Lustre emulating Wedgwood’s fairyland lustre, it dates circa 1910, England. It is beautifully hand-painted on the exterior and interior with softs colours of yellow, green, blue,violet and brown with accents of gold.  The exterior is painted a bright yellow with a lovely decorative gold pattern of floral,leaf and scrolls.  The interior of the bowl features two butterflies with a pray mantis below the rim, while the centre at the bottom is decorated with a starburst design in gold on deep blue on white porcelain.

A joyful little yellow classic by Aynsley that is perfect to brighten up a room for everyday.

Marked: On the bottom in green, crowned with Aynsley, England.

Measures: 4 inches in diameter x 2 1/2 inches in height.

Excellent Condition. No Chips or cracks. (Minimal surface scratches and fades in the paint from gentle use- see images)

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Japanese Moriagi Cherry Blossom Tea Set with Hand Painted Scenes.

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Japanese Moriagi Cherry Blossom Tea Set with Hand Painted Scenes.

$375.00

Japanese Moriagi Cherry Blossom Tea Set with Hand Painted Scenes.

A very unusual Japanese tea set with Moriagi work, with a teal green background decorated in a white slip lacework with three medallions of hand painted floral bouquets. The set is a stunning colour composition of teal, blue, pink, violet, green, red and brown with details in black ink accenting the line work. The multiple hand-painted scenes are animated with delightful narratives of everyday Japanese people enjoying a walk about through the garden,village and cherry blossoms.

A classic tea set perfect for everyday, or complimentary to sharing any spot of tea with sweets.

Set contains:

1 Teapot

1 Creamer

1 Sugar bowl

2 Cups

2 Saucers

2 Dessert Plates

Excellent Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs.

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Large 19th Century English GEORGE JONES Majolica Tankard w/ Wolf & Rabbit, Dog and Fowl Dates 1888

Large 19th Century English GEORGE JONES Majolica Tankard w/ Wolf & Rabbit, Dog and Fowl Dates 1888

$650.00

A fine and colourful example of English Majolica by George Jones who’s work and designs rivalled that of Minton and Wedgwood.

This particular design of a wolf hunting a rabbit on one side while the other side shows that of a domestic dog hunting fowl.  I have seen this pattern appear on a large Stein which has George Jones markings so I am attributing this tankard to him.  This Tankard has English Registration George Jones marks dating it 1888.

Bright colours of turquoise & cobalt blue, brown, greens and yellow enhance the beautiful workmanship.

Measures: 6 inches wide (including handle) x 6 1/8 inches high.

Marked:  English registration mark.

Excellent Condition:  The glazing is very glossy and shows no wear. The nose of the wolf has a tiny surface repair that does not detract from the beauty of the tankard.

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Large 19th Century Meissen Figural Candelabra.

Large 19th Century Meissen Figural Candelabra.

$2,200.00

Large Meissen Figural Candelabra, Dates 19th Century.

A large porcelain candelabra by Meissen with a maiden and child figure, it dates late 19th century Germany. The candelabra is decorated with patterns of flower, leaf and scroll, it has 3 candle holders and is beautifully hand-painted with colours of pink,violet, teal, peach, yellow and gold on white porcelain. There are two figures in the centre of the body dressed in violet robes, the details are quite fine and uncanny to possible characters from Greek and Roman myths, perhaps depicting a mother and child portrayal.

A delightful candelabra by Meissen, the object was once used an everyday object for entertaining at the time.

Marked: with Meissen crossed swords mark in blue on the bottom.

Measures: 18 1/2 inches in height.

 

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Large Meissen Figural Candelabra – ‘Pink Indian’ Pattern c. 1880.

Large Meissen Figural Candelabra – ‘Pink Indian’ Pattern c. 1880.

$2,800.00

Large Meissen Figural Candelabra – ‘Pink Indian’ Pattern c. 1880.

A large candelabra by Meissen in the ‘Pink Indian Pattern’, it dates late 19th century Germany. The candelabra is decorated with patterns of flower, leaf and scroll, it has 3 candle holders and is beautifully hand-painted with colours of pink, red, peach, yellow and gold on white porcelain. There are two figures in the centre of the body dressed in robes with flowers, the details are quite fine and uncanny to cherub characters from Greek and Roman myths.

A delightful candelabra by Meissen in the ‘Pink Indian Pattern’, the object was once used an everyday object for entertaining at the time.

Marked: with Meissen crossed swords mark in blue on the bottom.

Measures: 20 inches in height.

 

 

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Limoges Hand Painted 10 inch Fruit Bowl, France, circa 1910.

Limoges Hand Painted 10 inch Fruit Bowl, France, circa 1910.

$175.00

Limoges Hand-Painted Fruit Bowl,France.

A large fruit bowl with a hand-painted composition of grape and vine with a gilt rim foot, it dates early 20th century and is from Limoges, France. It is a lovely wash of soft colours of green, purple, blue and brown with accents of gilt on white porcelain. It’s simple shape, yet beautiful design is a unique combination.

Marked: On the bottom: Limoges, France.

Measures: 10 inches in diameter x 4 inches in height

Excellent Condition

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Royal Bayreuth Bavaria, 12 inch Scenic Tray with Cattle On Hill.

Royal Bayreuth Bavaria, 12 inch Scenic Tray with Cattle On Hill.

$150.00

Royal Bayreuth Bavaria, Scenic Tray with Cattle.

A large sized tray with a scene of three cattle on the hills, by Royal Bayreuth Bavaria. It is a variety of soft colours (not your typical yellow colourings) graduating into a brown base. The delightful scene is of a trio of cattle on the green fields and hills, in the background lies the mountains in the horizon. There is specs of gold decorating the rim and two handles with a lovely floral, leaf and scroll pattern.

A beautiful tray to animate any home decor, it would complimentary to a country kitchen atmosphere.

Measures: 12 inches in length x 9 inches wide.

Marked: In blue, Royal Bayreuth, Bavaria with it’s coat of arms.

Condition: No chips and cracks. (Minimal surfaces scratches and fades in the paint from gentle use– see images)

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Victor Vasarley for Rosenthal Studio Teapot – # 279 / 500.

Victor Vasarley for Rosenthal Studio Teapot – # 279 / 500.

$650.00

This lovely teapot has a geometric shape pattern on two sides over a gold background.  The pattern is in purple tones with a highlight of yellow and the lid matches the purple colour.  The handle swivels downwards and is gold plated over metal.  This is a limited edition teapot and is numbered 279 out of 500.

Marked on rim of teapot: Varsaley for Rosenthal Galerie 500/ 279.

Marked on bottom of teapot: Rosenthal Studio-haus

Measures: 5 inches in height (6 1/2 inches high with handle) x 7 3/4 inches long (including spout) x 5 inches deep.

Excellent condition, no chips, cracks or repairs.

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‘Porcelaine De Paris’ – Pair of Heavily Decorated Armorial Plates circa 1910

‘Porcelaine De Paris’ – Pair of Heavily Decorated Armorial Plates circa 1910

Pair of Porcelaine De Paris Armorial Plates

A pair of Porcelaine De Paris with French Armorial crests plates, dating from the early 20th Century. The pieces are hand-painted with colours of  sky blue, royal blue and red with gold accents on white. The plates are decorated with leaf, floral and beaded patterns around the centre and rim with a unique scalloped design.  In the centre of each lies a French Armour Crest, with three fleur-de-lis, as a symbol of French heraldry, or the royal flag that was unofficially used for the reign”Île-de-France’, meaning “Island of France.”

Marked: On the bottom in blue, Porcelaine De Paris, France.

Measures:  just over 10 inches diameter each.

Excellent Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs.

18th Century – Furstenberg – Cup & Saucer with Hand Painted Scene

18th Century – Furstenberg – Cup & Saucer with Hand Painted Scene

$350.00

An 18th century early hand painted cup and saucer from the Furstenberg factory, Germany circa 1775.  The factory opened in 1747 by Johann Georg von Langen and is the 2nd oldest porcelain factory in Germany that still operates on it’s original site.

The hand painted scene is of  a woman in a landscape with a flowing blue dress.  She holds a a stick with long hair attached and a lock twirling down.  A saying is written above the scene:  “Spinner noch Lange sure die best Mutter” – loosely translated  “Spider still long for the best Mother”..

The cup has a gold rim on both the inside and outside and deep saucer also has a wide gold band.

Marks on bottom in underglaze blue plus some impressed incised marks.

Dates later half of the 18th century.  Beautiful quality hand painted scene.

Cup measures:  3 3/4 inches long to handle x 2 3/4 inches diameter at rim x 2 3/4 inches high
Saucer measures: 5 3/8 inches diameter

Excellent condition.  minimal gold wear to interior of saucer.  No chips, cracks or repairs.

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