A ‘Cobalt Blue Covered Ginger Jar with Gold Wheat Decoration’ – made in Germany, dates circa 1930. It features a lovely design and shape, decorated in a cobalt blue background with gold wheat decoration. Beautiful condition.
Marked. Fraureuth. Lusterware. Made in Germany. Pattern: Gold Wheat & Cobalt Blue
Measures: 9 inches tall x 7 inches wide.
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.
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).
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.
Royal Worcester Cabinet Plate of Oystermouth Castle. – Artist Signed Harry Ayrton c1930.
A stunning Royal Worcester piece, that is hand painted and signed by the artist Harry Aytron. The piece depicts a delightful english sunset landscape scene featuring an old english castle (Oystermouth Castle.), lavish green hills, whimsical trees and sheep.
This is a splendid piece for those who love hand painted treasures, and tend to day dream of english castles, clouds and sunsets.
Marked: In red: Royal Worcester. Made in England. In green: Oystermouth Castle. In orange: Z 402.
Signed: ‘H Ayrton’ for artist Harry Ayrton, it dates to the 1930’s.