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  • Rare: “Apollo Served by the Nymphs” a Very Large 20 x 16 inch Volkstedt German Porcelain 7 Figural Grouping after Francois Girardon (Palace of Versailles)

    Rare: “Apollo Served by the Nymphs” a Very Large 20 x 16 inch Volkstedt German Porcelain 7 Figural Grouping after Francois Girardon (Palace of Versailles)

    A very large, porcelain 7 person figural grouping by Oldest Volkstedt Porcelain Factory – Germany, showing a replica of the life size marble original in the Louvre of the  “Apollo Bathing – Attended by the Nymphs of Thetis”  –  6 nymphs in colourful classical dress attending to Apollo sitting in the middle. They are bathing his feet, anointing his hand, and one fixes his hair.  This is an unusual study as most large figural groupings by this company are of Rococo scenes with musicians or parlour settings – A Classical study of this nature is rare – this is more typical of Meissen.

    A very large, porcelain 7 person figural grouping by Oldest Volkstedt Porcelain Factory – Germany, showing a replica of the life size marble original at the Palace of Versaille in France of the  “Apollo Bathing – Attended by the Nymphs of Thetis” by Francois Girardon (1628-1715)  –  6 nymphs in colourful classical dress attending to Apollo sitting in the middle. They are bathing his feet, anointing his hand, and one fixes his hair.  This is an unusual study as most large figural groupings by this company are of Rococo scenes with musicians or parlour settings – A Classical study of this nature is rare – this is more typical of Meissen.

    There are gold accents and a Greek key pattern around the rim of the grouping along with the maker’s mark in underglaze blue of a mirrored ‘G’ under a crown for ‘Volkstedt Porcelain Factory’ and 1762 underneath (the year the company started).  The grouping dates early 20th Century.

    The grouping is very large – measuring  just over 20 inches long x 10 inches wide x 16 inches tall.  The quality is superb.  Original photo of the marble sculpture also pictured.

    It is excellent condition.

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  • Belleek – Black Mark – Irish Porcelain Small Dish with Applied Flowers and Leaves

    Belleek – Black Mark – Irish Porcelain Small Dish with Applied Flowers and Leaves

    A lovely Belleek black mark Irish porcelain small dish with applied flowers and leaves and a scalloped rim.

    The underside shows the Belleek maker’s mark in black (early manufacture).

    The dish measures 2 3/4 inches tall and measures 3 inches in diameter at the opening.

    There is a bit of age wear on the black marks but, overall, the dish is in very good condition.

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  • Belleek Irish Porcelain Basket Weave Bowl with Applied Flowers, Buds & Leaves

    Belleek Irish Porcelain Basket Weave Bowl with Applied Flowers, Buds & Leaves

    A gorgeous Belleek Irish porcelain basket weave bowl in the traditional Belleek cream colour with applied flowers, buds, and leaves to the rim.  The bottom of the basket has 4 strands per weave.

    The underside shows the Belleek maker’s marks impressed into the bottom of the bowl.

    The basket weave bowl measures 5 1/4 inches in diameter and stands 2 inches tall.

    It is in excellent condition.

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  • Pair of Tall Royal Crown Derby English Bone China White and Gold Candleholders – “Gold Aves” Pattern

    Pair of Tall Royal Crown Derby English Bone China White and Gold Candleholders – “Gold Aves” Pattern

    A wonderful pair of Royal Crown Derby English bone china candleholders in the “Gold Aves” pattern. The candleholders have a white background and are lavishly decorated in gold with designs of birds, flowers and leaves.  On the square base of each the candleholders are 4 dolphin heads. There is also gold trim on the scalloped rims and square bases.

    The candleholders have brass inserts to hold the candle sticks.

    On the underside of each holder is the Derby maker’s mark and is stamped ” Derby China. Royal Crown Derby. English Bone China” as well as the Roman numerals “XXXIII”. In addition, on one candlestick there is “A B” in red paint and “H” in gold. The other candlestick has “B” in red paint.

    Each candleholder stands 10 1/4 inches tall and is 4 5/8 inches across the square base.

    Both holders are in excellent condition.

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  • Royal Crown Derby English Bone China Gold & White Pedestal Bowl – “Gold Aves” Pattern

    Royal Crown Derby English Bone China Gold & White Pedestal Bowl – “Gold Aves” Pattern

    A gorgeous Royal Crown Derby English fine bone china pedestal bowl in the “Gold Aves” pattern. The bowl has a white background and is lavishly decorated with gold designs of birds, flowers and leaves. There is a gold trim around the scalloped edge of the bowl and the base.

    On the underside is the Derby maker’s mark and it reads “Derby China. Royal Crown Derby. English Bone China”. In addition there are the Roman numerals “XXXI” beside the maker’s mark.

    The bowl measures 10 3/8 inches in diameter across the bowl and stands approximately 2 1/2 inches tall.

    It is in very good condition with some minor gold loss on the exterior of the bowl.

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  • Meissen German “Golden Baroque” Porcelain Trio (Cup, Saucer, and Underplate)

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    Meissen German “Golden Baroque” Porcelain Trio (Cup, Saucer, and Underplate)

    A wonderful 3 piece Meissen Germany porcelain trio (cup, saucer, and underplate) in white with gold and elaborate leaf-patterned gold decoration.

    The underside of each of the pieces shows the Meissen crossed swords mark.

    The cup is 3 1/2 inches wide from the tip of the handle to the rim and it stands 2 1/4 inches tall.  The saucer is 4 5/8 inches in diameter and the underplate is 5 1/4 inches in diameter.

    All pieces are in excellent condition.

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  • Georgian English Black Basalt Teapot, Barrel Shape with Grape Clusters, Leaves & Vines – circa 1820.

    Georgian English Black Basalt Teapot, Barrel Shape with Grape Clusters, Leaves & Vines – circa 1820.

    A wonderful early 19th century English black basalt teapot in a barrel shape with a squared handle and a cone finial.  There is an overall design of grape clusters and vines on the body of the teapot.

    No visible maker’s mark on the underside.

    The tea pot measures 7 1/4 inches tall from the base to the finial and is 10 3/4 inches wide from the tip of the spout to the handle.

    It is in excellent condition.

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  • Royal Vienna Portrait Plate – “Rose de Mai”, Border Embossed with Gold Decoration of Grapes & Leaves

    Royal Vienna Portrait Plate – “Rose de Mai”, Border Embossed with Gold Decoration of Grapes & Leaves

    A beautiful quality hand painted Royal Vienna porcelain portrait plate, titled “Rose de Mai”. It depicts a stylish woman with multiple roses on her hat. Surrounding the central portrait is an elaborate embossed gold pattern of grapes & grape leaves.

    The underside of the plate shows the Royal Vienna blue beehive mark and also is written “Rose de Mai”.

    The plate measures 9 1/2 inches in diameter and is in excellent condition.

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  • Large Turn-Teplitz Bohemia Austria Porcelain 2-Handled Jardiniere / Pot with Floral Blossoms and Gilt Decoration

    Large Turn-Teplitz Bohemia Austria Porcelain 2-Handled Jardiniere / Pot with Floral Blossoms and Gilt Decoration

    A gorgeous Turn-Teplitz Bohemia porcelain 2-handled jardiniere / pot. It has a white interior and is painted cream on the exterior with lavish, colourful floral blossoms and gilt decoration.

    On the underside, in red, is the maker’s mark and is stamped “Turn-Teplitz Bohemia RStK – Made in Austria”.

    The pot is approximately 13 inches wide from handle to handle and stands 8 inches tall.

    There is a minor chip on the end of one of the leaves of a handle but, overall, the piece is in very good condition.

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  • Large Carl Thieme Dresden German Porcelain Pedestal Bowl with Colourful Painted Flowers, Butterflies and Applied Flowers

    Large Carl Thieme Dresden German Porcelain Pedestal Bowl with Colourful Painted Flowers, Butterflies and Applied Flowers

    A large Carl Thieme , Dresden, German porcelain pedestal centrepiece bowl. It has a white background with colourful painted flower sprays and butterflies with applied flowers along the sides and gold accents.

    The bowl has a scalloped rim.

    On the underside is the mark of Carl Thieme – a prominent porcelain factory in Dresden from the 19th Century until WWII –  mark is in blue.

    The piece measures 16 inches long x 11 inches wide and stands 7 inches tall.

    There is some paint loss on two flowers in the centre bottom and some very minor paint loss and chips on the tips of a few applied flowers but, overall, the piece is in very good condition.

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    Greiner & Holzapfel Volkstedt German Bisque Porcelain Figural Grouping Centrepiece – “Venus Clipping Cupid’s Wings”

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    Greiner & Holzapfel Volkstedt German Bisque Porcelain Figural Grouping Centrepiece – “Venus Clipping Cupid’s Wings”

    A gorgeous German bisque porcelain figural grouping titled “Venus Clipping Cupid’s Wings”, showing Cupid having his wings clipped by a seated Venus, with another maiden looking on, while breaking his bow and arrows.  The form is taken from the Meissen grouping designed by C.G. Juechtzer in the 18th century.

    The grouping is marked R1762 in a blue underglaze. It is attributed to Greiner & Holzapfel Volkstedt (19th Century).

    The grouping stands 10 inches tall and is in excellent condition with no visible damage.

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  • Edmé Samson & Co. – French Porcelain Hand Painted Figure – 14 inches

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    Edmé Samson & Co. – French Porcelain Hand Painted Figure – 14 inches

    A beautifully painted French Samson figure of a woman clutching her blanket wrapped around her body – her feet and and legs are bare – most likely representing “Winter”.

    The figure is in deep pinks and purples over a white tree trunk base with an urn on the bottom with orange flames.

    The Samson company mark is on the underside of the figure.

    Edmé Samson was born in Paris in 1810. His company Edmé Samson et Cie was created in 1845. The manufacture, which continued production until 1969, is known for copying designs of other porcelain makers. Samson Ceramics copied designs by Chelsea, Meissen, Sevres as well as many Chinese export porcelain items.

    The figures measures:  14 inches tall

    Excellent condition.

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  • 19th Century Edmé Samson Porcelain Hand Painted Figure of Shakespeare.

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    19th Century Edmé Samson Porcelain Hand Painted Figure of Shakespeare.

    A very colourful and well painted heavy porcelain figure of William Shakespeare.  Shakespeare leans on books on a pedestal in colourful clothing and dark burgundy cape.  The figure’s shape is taken from a well known 18th Century English porcelain version – but the base is more French in style than the English rectangular shape.

    Samson was known for copying designs – but in a very high quality.

    Edmé Samson was born in Paris in 1810. His company Edmé Samson et Cie was created in 1845. The manufacture, which continued production until 1969, is known for copying designs of other porcelain makers. Samson Ceramics copied designs by Chelsea, Meissen, Sevres as well as many Chinese export porcelain items.

    Measures:  11 1/2 inches high x 7 inches wide.

    Marked on back with a “Chelsea” anchor style mark.

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  • Pair of French Bisque Porcelain (After Houdon) Busts of Young Boy and Young Girl on Cobalt Blue and Gold Bases, Early 20th Century

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    Pair of French Bisque Porcelain (After Houdon) Busts of Young Boy and Young Girl on Cobalt Blue and Gold Bases, Early 20th Century

    A wonderful pair of French bisque porcelain busts of a young boy and young girl, made in the early 20th century. The busts are white and sit on cobalt blue and gold bases.

    They are signed “Apres (After) Houdon”.

    The boy is 8 1/2 inches tall and the girl is 9 1/4 inches tall.

    Both are in very good condition.

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  • Large 22 inch German Sitzendorf Porcelain 6 Figural Grouping – Piano Player & 5 Other Figures as His Audience

    Large 22 inch German Sitzendorf Porcelain 6 Figural Grouping – Piano Player & 5 Other Figures as His Audience

    A stunning, large, porcelain figural grouping in period dress – the grouping shows a central piano player & five guests (2 women, 3 men) listening to him play. Each figure is dressed in a colourful costume accented by “lace”. The grouping shows gold accents around the rim of the base and there are two cherubs playing instruments perched on the edge of the grouping.

    The group sits in chars and a settee while another stands.  The piano is in black and sits on top of a colourful rug.

    The makers mark is located on the back of the grouping – “S” with double strike and crown above – for “Sitzenforf Factory” circa 1918.

    This is a large grouping – as the length of the base measures 22 inches long x 12 inches deep  x 11 inches high.

    Overall the grouping is in excellent condition –  even the lace .

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  • Royal Worcester Porcelain Small Ewer, dated 1888

    Royal Worcester Porcelain Small Ewer, dated 1888

    A beautiful Royal Worcester porcelain small ewer, dated 1888. The ewer has the typical Royal Worcester cream-coloured background with gorgeous colourful flowers and gilt accents.

    The ewer is 8 1/8 inches tall and 2 1/8 inches wide.

    Note: there are some condition issues with a small crack on the underside and a couple of small chips on the base.

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