Ceramic & Porcelain
Blue and white swatow dish from the factory of Zhangzhou in China, c. late 16/17th century. Composed of strong porcelain with a beautiful simple design created by the use of only blue and white color. The pattern features alternating florals bordered by a geometrical décor.
Dimensions: 18.5 in. diameter; 4.5 in. tall
An elegant twelve-piece porcelain tea set, composed of a teapot with lid, cream jug with plate, covered sugar bowl with lid, and three cups with saucer plates. The set is beautifully decorated in a pink floral motif painted along an opal colored base, accents with gold gilding along the base, rim, and handles of each piece.
Markings: Bottom of each piece is marked 'H' above a 'K' within an emblem accompanied by an 'I' and 'C' (as shown in photo).
Measurements: Teapot: L 7.25 in. L; W 4 in.; H 9.25 in.
Cream Jug: L 4.75 in.; W 2.25 in.; H 4.25 in.
Sugar bowl: 4.25 in. diam ; H 5.25 in.
Cups: 2.25 in. diam; H 3.25 in.
Plates: 4.25 in. diam
An Italian 19th century gilt porcelain box. Hand made porcelain rectangular shaped box, decorated with foliage and emblems, raised slightly curved feet.
Markings: underneath is marked 'Sesso Fiorentino'
Dimensions: L 9 in.; W 5 in.; H 4.5 in.
German porcelain vase by Thomas, c. mid 1900s Decorated in asian style floral and bird motif with gold accents.
Markings: Underside stamped with Thomas logo, Germany, and number 15.
Measurements: Height 7 in.; Diam. 4 in (17.8cm; 10.2)
Charming antique chamber stick candle holder, circa 19th century. This quaint piece features beautifully hand painted blue and white floral motif. Excellent condition.
Markings: Underneath is marked 'G.M.A' for makers initals.
Dimensions: 3 1/4 in.; 3 1/2 in.; 2 1/4 in.
Sevres hinged porcelain box with bronze ormolu mounts and decor along sides and lid. Features a rich blue glaze from the Paul Milet studio in Sevres.
Markings: Bottom is marked 'PM Sevres' for Paul Jean Milet.
History: Paul Jean Milet was a French ceramicist of the 20th century. He was the son of Felix Optatus Milet who began the ceramic business by opening a factory in 1866. Paul joined his fathers firm in 1894 and expanded the production, especially in the area of stoneware. Paul succeeded his father in 1899.
Fine French porcelain candlesticks by Jacob Petit, mid 1800s. Surface is hand painted pink, white, and gilded with floral and scenic landscaping motif. Markings: Underneath each candlestick is marked with Jacob Petit's signature blue 'J.P' marking.
Dimensions: 5 in.; 5 in.; 10.5 in. / 13 cm.; 13 cm.; 27 cm.
Gorgeous pair of Louis XVI porcelain vases, circa 1780. Elongated form with a waisted neck flowing outward, the body is decorated in a whimsical motif composed of florals, foliage, and butterflies, raised upon a repousse gilt bronze.
Measurements: 9 1/2 in. tall; 5 in. diameter (24.1cm; 12.7cm)
Stunning hand painted Royal Vienna charger, titled 'In Gefahr' or 'in Danger', mid 19th century. Painted in colors with a mother and two children in peril on a rocky ledge beside a churning sea, within a gilt line rim. The circular charger is framed in a carved gilt wood frame.
Measurements: Plaque 10.5 in. diameter | Frame L 19 1/4 in.; W 19 1/4 in.
Markings: Underside marked with Royal Vienna blue beehive mark and two other markings (set of numbers and symbol).
History: The Vienna porcelain factory was founded in 1718 by Claudius du Paquier, the Austrian War Commissioner, assisted by the Meissen enameller and gilder Christoph Konrad Hunger. It was sold to the state in 1744. The mark is based on the state shield, a simple device with one, two or more cross-bars. Various forms appear and it remained in use until the firm closed in 1864.
Victorian gilt bronze six-light oil chandelier, circa 1870-80s. Chandelier features a unique weighted pulley system using gilt bronze chains connected to a center weight, allowing for manual height adjustment. Within the center lies a hand painted ceramic bowl, decorated in a floral motif. This bowl was used to hold the oil. Above it there is a beautiful bell shaped glass; hand blown and sandblasted with decorative etching. French or English origin. Great condition, no pieces missing or broken.
Measurements: 24 1/2 in. diameter; 42 in. height (min. extension) / 56 in. height (max. extension)