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
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
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
Liverpool Jug, Transfer Printed Creamware, Jefferson, Success to America, Polychrome
Unmarked, Circa 1805 to 1815
"Peace, Commerce and Honest Friendship with all Nations. Entangling Alliances with none - Jefferson" - SOLD
Depicted is a standing soldier and emblems of independence and prosperity framed by "Success to America whose Militia is better than Standing Armies - May its Citizens Emulate Soldiers And its Soldiers Hero's - While Justice is the Throne to which we are bound to bend - Our Countries Rights and Laws we ever will defend". Right side of the pitcher displays an American Merchant Ship flying her American Flag with 15 stars. The transfer below the spout is a spread-winged Heraldic Shield American Eagle, with ribbon in beak with "E. PLURIBUS UNUM" and clutching an olive branch and arrows in talons, with surrounding inscription, "Peace, Commerce and Honest Friendship with all Nations. Entangling Alliances with none - Jefferson".
(There are a few small chips to spout and base, else fine and original; H: 9")
562-61 - SOLD
Painted Presentation Cups, American Ship Harry Bluff,
Teacup and Mug, Kappauf
Porcelain, Likely Painted by C. Kappauf;
active in Hamburg, 1860s’
Possibly retailed by T.G. Hauthal and Co.
Under the cups handle is painted
“Wallace St. Croix Redman 1865” - SOLD
The Harry Bluff built by Jotham Stetson at Chelsea, Massachusetts; in 1855 the vessel was owned by Charles R. Green of New York; she was lost on the Nantucket Shoals February 26, 1869. The teacup depicts a starboard view of the ship flying her house flag from the top of the main mast and flying the American flag from her gaff. The mug displays her port side; both cups white with gilt rim and foot and hand painted scenes of Ship Harry Bluff under full sail.
(Both cups remaining in fine original condition; tea form, H: 3.5”, straight sided, H. 4”)
925-1 - SOLD
Satsuma Urn, Brewery Advertising
J.D. Iler, Rochester Brewery, Kansas City, Missouri
Urn of great proportion
Circa 1897 - SOLD
One of the most elaborately decorated brewery advertising pieces; as depicted, enormous Satsuma urn complete with high domed lid featuring Foo dog resting on bulbous body with Foo dog handles and fine decoration, including samurai warriors. This imposing piece stands at 31" and remains in excellent condition with professional restoration to lid, all else fine.
232-192 - SOLD