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Royal Dux – Work Horses
A gorgeous pair of work horses in a wonderful Art Nouveau, by Royal Dux. It is beautifully hand painted with washes of yellow, orange, brown, blue and red. The stunning combination of colours gives the horses a breath of liveness to the porcelain. The likeness of the figures has quite fine and unique details, evoking a presence of stillness and motion.
Marks on bottom in triangle for Royal Dux / Bohemia.
This a lovely art object that would make a splendid gift for those who adore fine objects, Art Nouveau and Royal Dux.
Marked: Royal Dux, Bohemia in triangle
Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs.
Measures: 11 inches in height.
Large hand painted Cup – a Memorial For John Greaves- Born FEB 25,1854
A beautiful, yet sentimental piece dedicated to a memorial, for John Greaves, born February 25, 1985. This piece is decorated with lovely hand painted accents of gold with text, with scenes two baskets. It has a delightful scene of a fruit basket with grapes, apples and peaches, while the other basket scene holds a sweet arrangement of pink and white roses. The centre is decorated with garland and inscribed with gold text,’John Greaves. Born Feb 25, 1854. The decorative accents of gold gives the piece a unique balance upon the top and bottom rims and handle.
The porcelain is not marked by any manufacturer – the quality and porcelain remind me of 19th Century Worcester.
This a splendid large cup, perfect for a those who love objects with a nostalgic tale.
Condition: No chips, cracks, or repairs. (The hand painted scenes has minimal scratches from indications of being gently used)
Measures: 4 inches height. 4 1/2 diameter. 1 inch space handle.
European Porcelain Perfume Bottle With Hand-Painted Scene
A porcelain perfume bottle with a lovely hand-painted scene, dating back to the Victorian era. The scene depicts a wonderful little traveller in a European village upon a morning stroll in the country. The rim, neck and lid is painted in a bright gold, adding rays of light to the vibrancy of the narrative.
The is a simple, yet beautiful glass piece that would make a splendid gift.
Measures: 5 inches in height with lid. 4.5 inches without lid.
Excellent Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. (Minimal scratches on paint of body, with cracks on gold paint from gentle wear, image included)
Unmarked. Most likely Austrian / German.
A lovely hand painted Locke & Co. Worcester shaker with a painted colourful Pheasant bird on the front. The painting was done by Walter Stinton from the famous Stinton family of Worcester painters.
The shaker has a silver-plated top & collar.
Locke & Co. Worcester marks on bottom date circa 1895-1900. Signed W. Stinton to the lower right of the Pheasant.
Walter Stinton was born in the late 1860s and was John seniors fourth son. He started at the Grainger factory as a landscape painter where he produced many scenes of New Zealand, copied from other pictures. He later moved to the short lived Locke factory where he became known as a fine painter of gamebirds.
Measures 5 1/2 inches high.
Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs.
Pair of Japanese Imari Porcelain Vases
A gorgeous pair of Japanese porcelain vases by Imari, it dates from the late 19th century. The pieces feature a lovely hand-painted design of a botanical garden divided by simple geometric shapes and floral patterns. It is a stunning colour composition of red, green, blue and yellow tones on white porcelain.
Excellent Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. (Minimal scratches on paint)
Royal Dux- Boy on Donkey
A lovely Art Nouveau styled figurine depicting a folk tale of a boy on a donkey, by Royal Dux Bohemia, it dates 1900 – 1918. It features a fine design of porcelain figures attached to a platform, hand painted with washes of green, orange, purple and brown over a ivory based colour, with a unique yellow rope fabric attached to the reins of the donkey.
Perfect for those who adore story-telling, folk tales, or collecting porcelain figurines of sorts.
Measures: 11 inches tall.
Marked: Royal Dux Bohemia. Czech Republic. Mark used between 1900-1918.
Excellent condition. No chips, cracks or repairs.
A large Royal Worcester vase with a cream background, gilt handles & rim and painted flowers on both front and back. The body starts wide and tapers upwards to a narrow neck. It sits on a round pedestal foot. Each flower is bordered and decorated over in gold. Very nice quality.
Marked: Royal Worcester in purple with date mark for 1889.
Measures: 10 1/2 inches in height x 6 inches wide
Excellent condition. No chips, cracks. 1 handle has been re-gilded slightly darker – may be from wear. No repair detected.
Royal Worcester Vase, Dated 1893.
A lovely vase with a hand painted scene depicting a splendid range of wild flowers and Roses, it dates 1893 by Royal Worcester. It is a stunning composition on porcelain with a mixture of green, orange and blue with gold accents. This piece is simply unique and gorgeous with a tulip shape and design.
Marked: Royal Worcester – England. dated 1893.
Condition: No cracks or repairs. (A small chip on the rim, close up image is provided)
Set of 3 – Davenport Longport – Hand Painted Scenic Vases
A lovely set of 3 Davenport Longport vases with hand painted scenes. Each hand painted vase contains a lovely hand painted landscape. The handles of the vases are in the shape of gilt camel heads which is quite unique.
The vases bear the mark Davenport Longport which is a rare printed mark on early Davenport porcelains prior to 1820.
A lovely pair of French bisque pedestal vases with a lady full figure on each. Matte finish bisque with hand painted glazed floral decoration along with some other glazed decoration.
Each Measures: 15 inches high x 9 inches wide.
A stunning hand painted and hand gilded portrait vase with a portrait of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire (1757-1806). Marks for the decorating firm of Richard Klemm, Dresden, Germany. Also has a gold covered Rosenthal mark – which was a porcelain blank and then decorated by the Klemm factory.
Mark dates the vase circa 1890-1906
The hand painted portrait is beautifully painted and the gilding is raised and heavy.
Vase measures: 13.5 inches high x 5.5 inches wide.
Marked: RK under crown (Richard Klemm), Germany. Gold covered Rosenthal mark underneath (mark used from 1890-1906). also written “Devonshire”
Excellent condition with no damage or restoration. No Gold wear.
Early British Orientalist Blue Willow on Blue Biscuit Barrel by Taylor, Tunnicciffe & Co. circa 1875-98
This biscuit barrel has a blue on blue combination, featuring the iconic Blue Willow pattern of a beautiful garden and village scene that wraps around the whole piece. This biscuit barrel has the rarity of being both in an Orientalist style and being blue on blue. The handle rim and lid are silver plate and the lid is inscribed, “To Mother”. was used an utilitarian object.
Marked: In blue, the mark for Taylor, Tunnicciffe & Co. for the dates 1875-98. Lid inscription “To Mother”.
Measures: 5 1/8 inches wide (at hinge) x 7 1/4 inches high (to tip of finial).
Excellent Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs. Slight dents around the silverplated rim of the barrel. Lid shows minor rubbing.
Pair Royal Dux figures – Maiden & Shepherd
A lovely pair in a wonderful Art Nouveau style depicting a maiden with two goats and a shepherd with a dog and sheep, by Royal Dux. The piece is beautifully rendered to the likeness of real figures, with quite fine details and forms. It is beautifully hand painted with earthly washes of brown and green. The pair perhaps romanticizes a depiction of a common folk tale, or a love story between a maiden and a shepherd.
Condition: No chips, cracks or repairs.
Marked: On the bottom, marked with Royal Dux, Bohemia in triangle. Unknown mark on the side, perhaps an artist’s mark (image included)
Measures: 14 inches in height for each figure.
This is a lovely pair of decorative plates with incised, scalloped edges rims decorated with gilt overlay.
The rich cobalt blue, cream and white rims feature four white contrasting ovals decorated with floral sprigs and framed in gilt. There are stylized gilt sprigs and sprays overlaid against the cobalt blue.
The impressed centres are beautifully trimmed with a wide gilt band surrounded by a frame of curlicues, leaves and flowers.
The centres are then individually decorated with beautiful sprays of flowers: purple anemone surrounded by springs of forget-me-nots on one and a spray of orchids and bell-shaped flowers on the other. Both floral centres stand out against white backgrounds.
The plates are noteworthy for both the fineness of their painting and the depth and vividness of their colour.
Spode was founded at Stoke, England in 1776 and remained in production there until 2008. The factory was noted for the fine quality of its china.
These two Victorian era plates are an excellent example of Spode’s quality and beauty and would make a very pretty addition to a collection of high-quality English china.
Marked: With the blue transfer mark of a geometric square overlaid with the letter ‘C” and a geometric frame, with the word “Spode” on top and “Copeland” on the bottom, the factory marks, the factory mark in use between 1875-90. Impressed mark below the glaze “F” above the number”85″ signifying manufacture in February of 1885 (pictured).