Inkstand, Redware Inkwell & Sander, Sgraffito & Painted Decoration, Unknown Maker, Circa 1796, Leaping rabbit and birds
Slab and modeled redware; top pierced to receive sand and inkpots, also a pair of pierced hearts and five apertures for pens. Down-sloping sides with applied ornament join the molded strap-rail with scrolled ends surmounting five fans creating a well. As expected, the vestiges of time include scattered small-and-few glaze losses; glaze loss to the face of scrolled front molding.
(Overall very good; scattered small areas in in-paint; Height: 3.5"; width: 7.25"; depth: 4.75".)
A Pair of Worcester Type Porcelain Campagna Urns, Unmarked, 19th Century
In blue ground with gilt cartouches displaying floral motifs, dog head handles
$595 the pair
Canton, Chinese Export Dinner Plates, Blue and White, Assembled Set of 10
(A few scattered small rim chips, else fine; call for more information. Diameters: three plates at 9.5”, the remaining seven are 10”.)
Tureen & Cover, Chinese Export, Canton, Boar’s Head Handles, Stem Knop
19th Century; Lakeside scene with pavilions, chamfered rectangular form
(8 by 5 by 4.5")
Salt Glazed Tea Pot, Argyle Pattern White Cream, Possibly James Dudson
Hanley, Staffordshire, England, Unsigned
A Revival of an Old Tradition in Newer Pattern, Circa 1880, Complete with Lid!
It is known that the Argyle pattern was produced by James Dudson, see page 373; plate 2238 of An Anthology of British Teapots by Philip Miller and Michael Berthound for a signed example of the identical pattern.
(Fine original condition; 5.5 by 7.75 by 5.5")
Outstanding Cut Sponge Decorated
Set Of Ten Bull's Eye Pattern Plates
Ten inch dinner plates...brilliant color
Each plate is decorated with red, green and blue cut sponge designs. The blue has flowed to varying degrees on each plate. Every plate in the collection is in excellent condition, though some have more noticeable stilt marks than others. The pattern, red flowers and foliage on the outer rim surrounded by blue circles, blue flowers and green leaves within a wider circle, followed by green flowers and a final circle stamped with a blue flower, is known as Bull's Eye. In their landmark book on spatter and sponge wares the Robacker's names the pattern Basic Bull's Eye. There are a number of variants to the Bull's Eye pattern and even the Basic Bull's Eye has variations depending upon the size of the piece. These plates, as is typical for the pattern, have no maker's marks. They were produced from throughout the 19th century.
Staffordshire Chinoiserie Redware Punch Pot, Unglazed, Sprigged Decoration
England, Circa 1765
Ornamented figures, birds, rococo style scrolls, tapered spout, ribbed handle
(Rim chips to lid; minor loss to edge of handle foliage, else attractive and fine; H: 7", W: 12.75", D: 6.75")
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy Plate, Coiled Snake Attacking Lizard, 1860 to 1885
Impressed "JOSE A. CUHNA / PORTUGAL / CALDA DA RAINHA" in Oval
Large Butterfly, Caterpillars, Horned Beetle
(Tip of beetles' rear pointing horn restored; glaze flaking under rim (base), else fine; diameter: 8")
Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes
Make-do Pearlware Coffeepot with Tin Lid
Having Brass Finial and Tin Banded Foot
England, American Make-do Repair, Early 19th Century - SOLD
(Height: 9.5"; width: 7")
707-61 - SOLD
Pair of Pratt Ware Wall Pockets
Circa 1800-1820 - SOLD
Decorated with frontal portrait of a young woman surrounded by rays and foliage, typical Pratt ware overglaze enamels of green, ochre, yellow, and brown. Both have a chip on the upper edge, otherwise very good condition. (Approximately 12.5" in height.)
556-28 - SOLD
Creamware Ladle with Masonic Decoration - SOLD
A very unusual late 18th or early 19th century piece of creamware.
Dimensions: 11" overall, the bowl is 3.5" by 1.5".
For additional Masonic material, please click here.
980-42 - SOLD
Graniteware, Teapot, Kettle, Britannia Mounted, Copper Foot, Fine Condition
American, Bulbous Agate Gray Pot
Circa 1870's to 1910
Small figure of walking bear - SOLD
1062-16 - SOLD
Matt Blue Tapered Marblehead Bowl
With 3 Color Decoration - SOLD
Approximately 4.25" h, approximately 5 1/3" across top, approximately 2.5" at bottom. Marblehead matt blue glaze with modeled berries, branches and leave in red, green, and brown, black glaze around incised rim has gaps from firing, light blue interior, signed on bottom with Marblehead Pottery mark of ship flanked by "M" and "P." Excellent condition.
514-235 - SOLD
Banded with cobalt seaweed decoration - SOLD
White slip band with two thin blue slip bands, and dendritic decoration, footed, turned, excellent condition.
(Height: 6 inches; diameter: 13 inches.)
323-30 - SOLD
Earthenware Stein, Seated Bear, Man Wearing Chapeau de Bras
Unattributed, possibly political cartoon
White stoneware, polychrome glaze over buff glaze - SOLD
Similar in concept to the earlier English Nottingham bear, the bears head removes for serving. The very tip of one ear is restored; couple tight hairlines in head collar with all else fine. (H: 10.75")
500-9 - SOLD
English "Blue Meissen"/"Onion" Oval Earthenware Platter - SOLD
Approximately 16" l. Blue transferware oval platter w/ floral motif in center and "onion" border, transfer mark on reverse "Blue Meissen" in buckled belt over "England," earthenware, c. 1891 - 1910. Glaze crazed throughout, stained, no chips or cracks.
514-41 - SOLD
Creamware Jug...buff ground
Luster trim on rim and spout, black transfer
"Second View Of Com. Perry's Victory"
"The Constitution in close action with the Guerriere"
Eagle With Shield Beneath 16-Stars Above "America" - SOLD
As depicted, black transfers; freehand strokes of pink luster decorate the rim, spout and handle. Restoration to base with all else original. (Height: 7.5".)
232-137 - SOLD
Roulette and Earthworm Decoration
Circa 1830's - SOLD
As depicted, the jug featuring "earthworm" slip decoration, and green glazed rouletting has an applied handle. Please know that there is a chip on the outside edge of the spout where it meets the jug and the spout has a tight crack on either side where it attaches to the jug, no restoration. (Height: 6.75".)
896-1 - SOLD
Italia and Columbia Clasp Hands
Circa 1916 - SOLD
Porcelain shaving mug, belonging to an Italian-American with unusual, possibly unique, decoration depicting his pride in both nations. On one side is Italia, holding a national flag and surrounded by symbols of art and learning; she is reaching across the ocean to clasp hands with Columbia, who holds an American flag and is surrounded by symbols of commerce and industry; beneath them is an eagle clasping a banner that reads "PERSERVANDO VINCES;" the mug is signed "Z. S. & C. / BAVARIA" in green on the bottom. The mug has the name "BOB ANTINO" and "1916" in gilt. Some wear on the gilding, otherwise excellent condition. Ex-collection of Henry Tolman II.
232-78 - SOLD
A Choice Creamware Pitcher
Stephen Decatur-Major Genl Brown-Niagara - SOLD
A 5.25-inch pitcher with American historical black transfer-printed design of Major General Jacob Brown, The Hero of Niagara on one side and Decator on verso. There is superb professional restoration to spout, all else fine.
232-123 - SOLD