Antique China and Porcelain

This Antique China and Porcelain section includes faience, stoneware, earthenware, transferware, hand-painted flow blue, classic blue & white, Barbotine and Majolica, all showcased here.  Antique china and porcelain has been both collectible and essential to everyday life for thousands of years.  Our antique china ranges from French and Italian Faience to Chinese porcelain.  We offer beautiful Imari and Satsuma urns and jardinieres as well as monumental blue and white urns, all of which are designed to beautify your decor.

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Pair Antique Hand-Painted Porcelain Candlesticks

Pair Antique Hand-Painted Porcelain Candlesticks will add a splash of color to your decorating scheme, and hold standard tapered candles for adding a romantic accent to your entertaining!  Hand-painted with floral sprays in a variety of rich jewel tones, each features a capital accented with gold, and a flared base also accented with gold plus embellished...

85 Piece Antique Staffordshire Dinnerware Set

85 Piece Antique Staffordshire Dinnerware Set is an amazing collection that will add charm and color to your dining and entertaining experience!  With multiple scenes hand-engraved then reproduced in the transfer process in rich earth tone colors, the pattern is aptly named "Myotts Country Life".  Scenes include steeple chasing, fox hunting, and various...
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Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze

Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze will make a charming addition to your bar, table or just as an intriguing display item.  Hand-thrown with a double handle, it was designed to dispense liquor for daily use or special occasions.  The hand-applied green glazing only adds to the visual appeal.Two more available as of this writing from...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze

Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze will make a charming addition to your bar, table or just as an intriguing display item.  Hand-thrown with a double handle, it was designed to dispense liquor for daily use or special occasions.  The hand-applied green glazing only adds to the visual appeal.Two more available as of this writing from...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze

Antique Rustic Earthenware Liquor Flagon with Green Glaze will make a charming addition to your bar, table or just as an intriguing display item.  Hand-thrown with a double handle, it was designed to dispense liquor for daily use or special occasions.  The hand-applied green glazing only adds to the visual appeal.Two more available as of this writing from...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green Glaze makes the perfect choice for entertaining or just adding a decorative touch to your casual or rustic decor.  Hand-thrown and designed with a raised shallow bowl, each glazing adds a unique look to every individual piece for a charming effect.Limited Selection ~ matching bowls available as of this...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green Glaze makes the perfect choice for entertaining or just adding a decorative touch to your casual or rustic decor.  Hand-thrown and designed with a raised shallow bowl, each glazing adds a unique look to every individual piece for a charming effect.Limited Selection ~ matching bowls available as of this...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green Glaze makes the perfect choice for entertaining or just adding a decorative touch to your casual or rustic decor.  Hand-thrown and designed with a raised shallow bowl, each glazing adds a unique look to every individual piece for a charming effect.Limited Selection ~ matching bowls available as of this...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green...

Antique Rustic Earthenware Centerpiece Bowl in Green Glaze makes the perfect choice for entertaining or just adding a decorative touch to your casual or rustic decor.  Hand-thrown and designed with a raised shallow bowl, each glazing adds a unique look to every individual piece for a charming effect.Limited Selection ~ matching bowls available as of this...

Vintage Flow Blue Ironstone Fruit Chiller by Victoria...

Vintage Flow Blue Ironstone Fruit Chiller by Victoria Ware is a wonderful find!  This particular design was intended to keep fresh fruit chilled and ready to eat right on the table.  Ice water would be placed in the vessel, and the fruit could sit in the upper bowl designed with drain holes to keep the fruit dry while keeping it chilled.  The upper insert...
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Pair 19th Century Petite Hand-Painted Rose Medallion...

Pair 19th Century Petite Hand-Painted Rose Medallion Vases are stunning works of art, rendered on fine Kaolin clay and illustrative of the mastery of the art attained by master artisans with hundreds of years of history behind their craft!  The graceful shapes include three dimensional relief and handles incorporated into the tailored urn form. ...
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Antique French Alsatian Pitcher

The region in France around Elzas is noted for its Country French pottery, and these antique pitchers survive as one of its most popular products. Hand-thrown then fitted with a handle and "fingered" for a spout, each has been hand-painted with local charming wildflowers design then glazed to provide decade after decade of daily use. Circa 1880s. Measures...
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50 Piece Set of Antique Limoges China by JBT & Cie

50 Piece Set of Antique Limoges China by JBT & Cie features multiple pieces of assorted sizes.  Great for a starter set!  Crafted by master ceramicists, each piece has been carefully hand-painted and highlighted with gold which accentuates the rich blue, olive green and touch of cinnamon colors painted in an interesting stylized naturalistic pattern...

Vieux Brussels Gold & White Lidded Urns

Vieux Brussels Gold & White Lidded Urns were designed to provide symmetry in neoclassical elegant style atop a mantel, buffet, or any surface needing classical decoration!  Made by the skilled artisans of De Beaudour in Belgium. Circa early 1900s Each measures 12H x 7 in diameter

Cache Pot, Antique Italian Neoclassical Florentine

Cache Pot, Antique Italian Neoclassical Florentine, crafted by the master ceramicists of the fabled city of Florence, Italy.  Revered by the art community long before Italy became a country, Florence has deep cultural roots and is home to countless masters, not the least of which was Leonardo DaVinci.  This work recreates the classical motifs that date...

Antique 51 Piece Set of German Transferware by Geschutzt

Antique 51 Piece Set of German Transferware by Geschutzt is an elegant set that features naturalistic colors in a lovely floral pattern perfect for entertaining in style!Circa early 1900sMeasurements & specifics available upon request

19th Century Oriental Porcelain Lidded Vase

19th Century Oriental Porcelain Lidded Vase was shipped by arduous voyage around the Cape of Good Hope to feed the craze for all things from the Exotic Far East during the 18th & 19th Centuries in Europe.  This example of Japanese craftsmanship depicts a formal encounter, depicted in a colorful rendition entirely by hand. Circa 1880s Measures 7H x 6...

19th Century Blue & White Vase

19th Century Blue & White Vase features the vivid blues so desirable with the makers of such goods since the 15th century.  The blues were derived from cobalt oxide, which interestingly was imported all the way from Persia (today's Iran) across the Asian continent on the Old Silk Road, or just as perilously, by sea around India and Southeast Asian...
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19th Century Blue & White Vase

19th Century Blue & White Vase features the vivid blues so desirable with the makers of such goods since the 15th century.  The blues were derived from cobalt oxide, which interestingly was imported all the way from Persia (today's Iran) across the Asian continent on the Old Silk Road, or just as perilously, by sea around India and Southeast Asian...
$784   $980
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Pair 19th Century Oriental Import Porcelain Vases

Pair 19th Century Oriental Import Porcelain Vases was shipped by arduous voyage around the Cape of Good Hope to feed the craze for all things from the Exotic Far East during the 18th & 19th Centuries in Europe.  This example of Japanese craftsmanship depicts a formal encounter, depicted in a colorful rendition entirely by hand.Circa 1880sEach...
$690   $1,150
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Antique English Brown Transferware Pitcher

NOW 50% OFF! Antique Brown Transferware Pitcher Circa early 1900s Measures 12H x 9W x 7D
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19th Century Chinese Import Vase

Imported to Europe during the craze for such exotic items from the Far East, this 19th Century Chinese Porcelain Vase, hand-painted to perfection and glazed to protect the vibrant colors for centuries, is a wonderful example of the art of ceramics that has been continually perfected in the Orient for over a millenium! Circa 1880s Measures 10.5H x 9 in...
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Antique Hand-Painted French Faience Jardiniere from Rouen

Antique Hand-Painted French Faience Jardiniere from Rouen is yet another fine example of the colorful and intricately designed ceramic art that hails from the region around Rouen since the 16th century!  This work is in exceptional condition, featuring an abundance of earth-toned colors including cobalt blue, olive green, saffron yellow and copper...

Antique Hand-Painted Platter from Hutschenreuther of...

Antique Hand-Painted Platter from Hutschenreuther of Bavaria is a delightful rose pattern, intricately painted around the entire perimeter with the foliate edges highlighted in gold, and centered with lovely rose bouquets in lively jewel tones at the centers.  Perfect for display or for livening up your entertaining!As of this writing a matching footed...

Antique Hand-Painted Oval Platter from Germany

Antique Hand-Painted Oval Platter from Germany, probably around the region of Dresden, is a delightful rose pattern, intricately painted around the entire perimeter with the edges highlighted in gold, and pierced with slots following the contours of the edge, which is difficult to master but creates an unforgettable result!  Designed for serving in style...

Set of 3 Antique Hand-Painted Decorative Plates from...

Set of 3 Antique Hand-Painted Decorative Plates from Bavaria are perfect for decorative accents on the wall, in a case, or for serving to special guests.  Each one has been exquisitely and artistically hand-painted with different floral themes in lovely natural and jewel tones to liven up your decor.Circa early 1900sEach measures 6 in diameter

Early 19th Century French Vieux Paris Hand-Painted...

Early 19th Century French Vieux Paris Hand-Painted Porcelain Vase is a splendid example of the genre, hand-painted with exquisite detail around the entire circumference, making it beautiful even when reflected in a mirror, by design of course!Circa 1830sMeasures 10H x 5.5W x 5D

19th Century French Napoleon III Period Barbotine Vase

19th Century French Napoleon III Period Barbotine Vase features rich, natural coloration combined with a cobalt blue vessel and cluster of plums motif for a rustic yet sophisticated effect.  Hand-crafted by master ceramicists, the handles are formed into vine shapes with texture to make them seem more realistic, with the vines intertwining on the front...

19th Century French Old Paris - Vieux Paris Porcelain...

19th Century French Old Paris - Vieux Paris Porcelain Neoclassical Coffee PotWhat is known as Vieux Paris porcelain has been created by over 30 different artisan factories in Paris and the area surrounding the city, beginning in the 1700’s and continuing through the 1870s. Remarkably, this porcelain usually has no identifiable marks, but the delicate...

Set of Seven 19th Century Dutch Transferware Plates by...

Set of Seven 19th Century Dutch Transferware Plates by P. Regout of Maastricht features charming images of rural life derived from line etchings in a technique that has remained popular for many centuries.  The transferware process was developed to increase productivity in the process of porcelain manufacturing, and allowed ease in duplication as well as...

Set of Eight 19th Century Boch Transferware Plates of...

Set of Eight 19th Century Boch Transferware Plates of Historical French Figures features a rich cobalt blue interposed with black, with the central subject produced in various shades of gray mixed into the black for a robust image.  The transferware process was developed to increase productivity in the process of porcelain manufacturing, and allowed ease...

Set of Four 19th Century Black and White Transferware...

Set of Four 19th Century Black and White Transferware Plates are perfect for creating a little vignette in your decorating scheme.  Made in Jemmapes (which is now in Belgium) by J. B. Cappellemans, affiliated with Willems Smith & Company, four scenes are depicted: The Governor of Bombay's residence, the Chateau of the Governor of Madras, The House of...

18th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Plate

18th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Plate commemorates the Battle of Valmy when Prussian troops attempted to take Paris.  A field cannon with cannon balls, spears and a parade drum accompany a boldly represented French flag, with the exhortation "To Arms!" and the date of 1792 clearly placed.  The border consists of three lattice panels separated by...

18th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Plate

18th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Plate is a charming reminder of a simpler time, when rural life was the norm, not like today.  This scene was painted in a single wine color of varying shades and intensities, and depicts a threesome taking a break during the day for lunch and refreshments.  Note the simple milking bench and cut out wine barrel,...

19th Century Black Forest Wall Shrine with Porcelain...

19th Century Black Forest Wall Shrine with Porcelain St. Anthony of Padua & Jesus will make a splendid devotional for any room, and features sculpted wood combining the Renaissance and Classical styles in a lovely oval form upon which has been placed burgundy velvet, making the painted porcelain figurine of St. Anthony cradling the infant Jesus in his...
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19th Century French Neoclassical Vieux Paris 33 pc....

19th Century French Neoclassical Vieux Paris 33 pc. Tea Set is a wonderful example of fine French porcelains produced during the Belle Epoque!  Crafted in classic designs that date back many centuries, each possesses a dignified elegance that will refine your entertaining experience.  Hand-painted gold accents include spouts, horzintal border trim, and...
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Grand Floral Design Porcelain China with 58 Piece set...

This grand Floral Design Porcelain China with 58 Piece set by Habsburg, Austria is perfect for buffet serving with 29 dinner plates! Service for your family and guests with additional service pieces is all here, rendered in fine China. This grand china set is embellished with embossed and beaded scrollwork around the rim and base, and is delicately...
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19th Century Chinese Blue & White Vase

19th Century Chinese Blue & White Vase features a timeless scene in the round, all executed in luscious cobalt blue on a classic shape formed from pure white Kaolin clay.  Such examples were produced in China for the lucrative European and Middle Eastern market, and continue to be revered today around the world!Circa 1880sMeasures 16.5H x 7.5 in diameter

Set of 8 Antique Hand-Painted Earthenware Bowls

Set of 8 Antique Hand-Painted Earthenware Bowls will make a charming addition to your decorating or entertaining!  Each has been hand-thrown and hand-painted with a slightly different design with the same colors, and vary slightly in shape and depth as well.  Use a chargers for serving soups or salads, or just spread artistically about the room to lend a...

Pair Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases

Pair Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases are a splendid collectible that was created for the lucrative European market where the clay was treated with a tin solution before glazing resulting in a unique and highly desirable finish that lasts for centuries!  This pair features a charming transferware pattern that emphasizes the classic...

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Belgium

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Belgium are a splendid example of fine ceramic porcelains from the region that encompassed northern France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Holland.  The storied company was founded by Francois Boch in 1748 and evolved through many permutations over the decades, witnessing the revolution in Belgium, the rise and fall of...

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Belgium

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Belgium are a splendid example of fine ceramic porcelains from the region that encompassed northern France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Holland.  The storied company was founded by Francois Boch in 1748 and evolved through many permutations over the decades, witnessing the revolution in Belgium, the rise and fall of...

Antique Blue & White Chinese Vase

Antique Blue & White Chinese Vase is a great choice for adding timeless color and form to your collection, and perfect for displaying fresh or permanent flowers and foliage.  The intricate nature-inspired patterns dominate the entire exterior, executed in rich cobalt blue that blurred slightly during the glazing process and firing, creating a soft...

Antique Blue & White Chinese Vase

Antique Blue & White Chinese Vase is a great choice for adding timeless color and form to your collection, and perfect for displaying fresh or permanent flowers and foliage.  The intricate nature-inspired patterns dominate the entire exterior, executed in rich cobalt blue that blurred slightly during the glazing process and firing, creating a soft...

Antique Blue & White Chinese Vase

Antique Blue & White Chinese Vase is a great choice for adding timeless color and form to your collection, and perfect for displaying fresh or permanent flowers and foliage.  The intricate nature-inspired patterns dominate the entire exterior, executed in rich cobalt blue that blurred slightly during the glazing process and firing, creating a soft...

Antique Blue & White Chinese Vase

Antique Blue & White Chinese Vase is a great choice for adding timeless color and form to your collection, and perfect for displaying fresh or permanent flowers and foliage.  The intricate nature-inspired patterns dominate the facade, executed in rich cobalt blue that blurred slightly during the glazing process and firing, creating a soft effect...

Antique Blue & White Chinese Vase

Antique Blue & White Chinese Vase is a great choice for adding timeless color and form to your collection, and perfect for displaying fresh or permanent flowers and foliage.  The intricate nature-inspired patterns encircle the entire vase, executed in rich cobalt blue that blurred slightly during the glazing process and firing, creating a soft effect...

Antique Chinese Porcelain Bud Vase

Antique Chinese Porcelain Bud Vase will make an attractive and colorful addition to your collection, and is perfect for displaying one or two blossoms, or a bud ready to blossom!  Hand-painted in jewel tones of green, white, brown and rose colors, it features both a classic shape and a beautiful presence.Circa early to mid-1900sMeasures 9H x 4.5 in diameter

19th Century Chinese Blue & White Lidded Urn

19th Century Chinese Blue & White Lidded Urn was designed for shelf, sideboard or mantel display, with an elaborate flora and fauna scene hand-painted in rich cobalt blue on the facade, but with a blank opposite side.  The teardrop shape of the design provides lots of storage, accessed with the original lid, also accented with painted designs and a...

Pair 19th Century Blue & White Chinese Lidded Urns

Pair 19th Century Blue & White Chinese Lidded Urns will make a delightful addition to your decorating scheme!  Hand-crafted from local clays, each features a timeless design that has proven to be very stable over the centuries, with a wide base and relatively low center of gravity.  Decorated in enamel with cobalt blue, each features fanciful dragons...
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Set of Five 18th Century Hand-Painted Delft Vases...

Set of Five 18th Century Hand-Painted Delft Vases including 3 Lidded Urns, also known as a garniture, elevate the blue & white art form to a special place, all having been hand-painted by one artist with matching themes of the persistent angler!  The set includes three lidded urns, with birds feeding on fruit adorning the lids, and a shield shaped urn...
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Pair Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases

Pair Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases are a splendid collectible that was created for the lucrative European market where the clay was treated with a tin solution before glazing resulting in a unique and highly desirable finish that lasts for centuries!  This pair features a charming transferware pattern that emphasizes the classic...

Antique French Palissy Majolica Serving Platter

Antique French Palissy Majolica Serving Platter is an exquisite example of the genre, very well preserved and resplendent with jewel tones on a rich background creating a very decorative effect.  Resting upon various aquatic and water-loving plants, one can see crawfish, frogs, escargots and at the center, a serpent intertwined in a complex figure eight...
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19th Century French Barbotine Covered Asparagus Server...

19th Century French Barbotine Covered Asparagus Server with Matching Platter by Keller & Guerin is another rare find, to be sure!  Surviving together for over a century, each still displays rich coloration thanks to the proprietary painting and glazing methods by the well-known French ceramic masters at Keller & Guerin.  Note the server bottom for...
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Antique English Majolica Strawberry Serving Dish

Antique English Majolica Strawberry Serving Dish is a rare find, indeed!  Few such serving dishes were ever produced for the most sophisticated clientele, and even fewer remain intact.  Artfully formed to resemble a strawberry leaf, it is designed with a small bowl into which one could put sauces for dipping the delectable berries.  Desirable by those who...

Antique French Majolica Asparagus Plate by Salins...

Antique French Majolica Asparagus Plate by Salins will make a splendid addition to your collection!  Depicting green and lavender-colored tips of white asparagus on a foliate leaf with a berry, the hand-painted colorations add a special visual touch, enriched by the final glaze.The earthenware producer Salins was established in 1857 in Salins-les-Bains in...

19th Century French Longchamp Barbotine Asparagus Dish...

19th Century French Longchamp Barbotine Asparagus Dish with Matching Platter is a rare find, indeed!  Surviving together for over a century, each still displays rich coloration thanks to the proprietary painting and glazing methods by the well-known French ceramic masters at Longchamp.  Note the cradle for the vegetables has holes to allow excess water to...

19th Century American Salt Glaze Stoneware Pot

19th Century American Salt Glaze Stoneware Pot will make an excellent addition to your rustic decor!  Use for permanent or fresh flowers and greenery, or perhaps a more artistic base for your creation.  Suitable for indoor or outdoor use.  Makes a great place to park wet umbrellas, too.  Salt-glaze or salt glaze pottery is usually stoneware, with a glaze...

19th Century Japanese Satsuma Vase ~ Jardiniere with...

19th Century Japanese Satsuma Vase ~ Jardiniere with Bronze Mounts is an amazing work of art with scenes hand-painted around the entire circle of the base creating a slightly different presentation as one views the piece from all angles.  Such vases were produced in Japan by talented artisans, then shipped to one of their primary markets in France for the...
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Antique Delft Lidded Urn by Boch of Belgium

Antique Delft Lidded Urn by Boch of Belgium is a splendid example of fine ceramic porcelains from the region that encompassed northern France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Holland.  The storied company was founded by Francois Boch in 1748 and evolved through many permutations over the decades, witnessing the revolution in Belgium, the rise and fall of...

19th Century Hand-Painted French Plate signed by Marie...

19th Century Hand-Painted French Plate signed by Marie Branne is a remarkable work of the ceramicist's art!  Ever so slightly impressionistic in form, it features a scene played out thousand of times a day in meadows across the continent depicting a bird eyeing its next meal.  Thorns, thistles and wildflowers combine with the naturalistic greenery for a...

19th Century Hand-Painted French Plate by Louis Martin...

19th Century Hand-Painted French Plate by Louis Martin Lebeuf & Co. is an example of porcelains and ceramics identified as Criel-Montereau which is a generic term used to describe French faience produced in the French towns of Criel, Osse, and Montereau, Seine-deMarne.  Robert Bray O’Reilly, a Paris glass merchant, founded a ceramic factory in Criel...

Mid-Century Hand-Painted Porcelain Platter by Boch ~...

Mid-Century Hand-Painted Porcelain Platter by Boch ~ La Louviere is a wonderful example of traditional craftsmanship produced by talented artisans who painstakingly hand-painted the background and foliate motifs in the circular pattern around the perimeter of this lovely platter.  The two handles were accented in gold as well for a finishing touch. ...

19th Century English Blue & White Transferware Pitcher...

19th Century English Blue & White Transferware Pitcher ~ Clarendon pattern by S&P is a splendid example of one of hundreds of cottage industries that have come and gone on the English islands and continent of Europe over the past several centuries.  The very decorative pattern was applied with a pre-printed decal prior to glazing and final firing,...

18th Century Delft Blue & White Vegetable Serving Bowl

18th Century Delft Blue & White Vegetable Serving Bowl was beautifully hand-crafted and artistically painted to create a statement on the table of its proud owner!  The interesting design allowed serving stalk-shaped vegetables like carrots and asparagus, with the corners eliminated to remove sharp edges.  The painted bordering and centerpiece...

19th Century French Beaux Artes Barbotine Jardiniere...

19th Century French Beaux Artes Barbotine Jardiniere with Bronze Mounts is a celebration of nature and the arts in one exemplary work!  Amazingly lifelike flowers are arranged naturally around the body of the vase like a spray, each featuring bold, naturalistic full relief and hand-painted by true artists to appear as realistic as possible.  Set on a very...
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Pair Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases

Pair Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases are a splendid collectible that was created for the lucrative European market where the clay was treated with a tin solution before glazing resulting in a unique and highly desirable finish that lasts for centuries!  This pair features a charming transferware pattern that emphasizes the classic...

Pair 18th Century Hand-Painted Faience Plates

Pair 18th Century Hand-Painted Faience Plates were hand-painted and fired in the same year as the birth of the United States of America!  Crafted by master ceramicists using wood-fired kilns, the glazing and painting was done entirely by hand, and depicts classic architectural features with a Baroque-inspired green bordering style.  A rarity amongst such...

Pair Antique Cloissone Vases

Pair Antique Cloissone Vases is a timeless example of the genre, displaying a well-preserved, rich coloration and exhibiting a floral design theme celebrating the beauty of nature.  Decorated in the round, brass wire was carefully affixed to the brass vase, then the spaces created were filled with various colors of enamel, with the final product being...
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Pair Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases

Pair Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases are a splendid collectible that was created for the lucrative European market where the clay was treated with a tin solution before glazing resulting in a unique and highly desirable finish that lasts for centuries!  This pair features a charming transferware pattern that emphasizes the classic...

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Holland

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Holland are a splendid example of fine ceramic porcelains from the region that encompassed northern France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Holland.  The storied company was founded by Francois Boch in 1748 and evolved through many permutations over the decades, witnessing the revolution in Belgium, the rise and fall of...

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Charger

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Charger is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt blue...

19th Century Scottish Transferware Platter by David...

19th Century Scottish Transferware Platter by David Methven & Sons will make a fantastic addition to your serving dinnerware! The intricate pattern includes a complex border around the perimeter with two separate scenes depicting equestrian activities in front of an impressive castle, surrounded by borders, patterns, and flora.  The center is adorned...

19th Century W. S. Stafford & Co. Transferware Platter

19th Century W. S. Stafford & Co. Transferware Platter will make a fantastic addition to your serving dinnerware! The intricate pattern includes a complex border around the entire perimeter depicting an enormous variety of flora with rich bordering.  The main scene is of a country estate nestled by the water's edge, with particular attention paid to...

19th Century Scottish Transferware Platter

19th Century Scottish Transferware Platter in purple and white makes a wonderful serving piece as well as a decorative accent! The intricate pattern includes a complex border around the perimeter with two separate scenes depicting equestrian activities in front of an impressive castle, surrounded by borders, patterns, and flora.  The center is adorned...

19th Century Country French Confit Pot

19th Century Country French Confit Pot is a fine example of the pinnacle of evolution of the clay pot as used for foodstuff storage.  The concept dates back thousands of years, and nobody knows for sure when some genius realized that by leaving the outer lower half of the pot unglazed, that simple evaporative cooling would keep the contents of the pot...

19th Century Country French Confit Pot

19th Century Country French Confit Pot is a fine example of the pinnacle of evolution of the clay pot as used for foodstuff storage.  The concept dates back thousands of years, and nobody knows for sure when some genius realized that by leaving the outer lower half of the pot unglazed, that simple evaporative cooling would keep the contents of the pot...

19th Century Country French Confit Pot

19th Century Country French Confit Pot is a fine example of the pinnacle of evolution of the clay pot as used for foodstuff storage.  The concept dates back thousands of years, and nobody knows for sure when some genius realized that by leaving the outer lower half of the pot unglazed, that simple evaporative cooling would keep the contents of the pot...

19th Century Chinese Blue & White Vase

19th Century Chinese Blue & White Vase features a timeless scene in the round, all executed in luscious cobalt blue on a classic shape formed from pure white Kaolin clay.  Such examples were produced in China for the lucrative European and Middle Eastern market, and continue to be revered today around the world! Circa 1880s Measures 17.5H x 8.5 in diameter

Set of 4 Mid-Century Chinese Vases ~ Garniture

Set of 4 Mid-Century Chinese Vases ~ Garniture will provide a variety of decorating possibilities!  Consisting of a pair of lidded urns mated with a pair of open vases, all designed and painted to match, they can be used together or as separate pairs.  Hand-painted in lively copper red, sky blue, goldenrod and emerald green, each features a graceful shape...
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19th Century Country French Confit Pot

19th Century Country French Confit Pot is a fine example of the pinnacle of evolution of the clay pot as used for foodstuff storage.  The concept dates back thousands of years, and nobody knows for sure when some genius realized that by leaving the outer lower half of the pot unglazed, that simple evaporative cooling would keep the contents of the pot...

19th Century Country French Confit Pot

19th Century Country French Confit Pot is a fine example of the pinnacle of evolution of the clay pot as used for foodstuff storage.  The concept dates back thousands of years, and nobody knows for sure when some genius realized that by leaving the outer lower half of the pot unglazed, that simple evaporative cooling would keep the contents of the pot...

Antique Gilded Limoges Teapot by Giraud

Antique Gilded Limoges Teapot by Giraud is a classic example of the extraordinary and luxurious porcelains created by the maker in the Limoges region of France where the traditions of the ceramic crafts go back to the late 1700s.  This example features a pleated surface like gathered fabric, with a lid fitted with a knob that depicts a rose bud.  The...

19th Century French Limoges Hand-Painted Covered...

19th Century French Limoges Hand-Painted Covered Tureen with Platter is a stunning example of the exquisite porcelains that were produced during the period by master ceramicists.  The stately neoclassical form of the tureen is enhanced by the painted detailing in gold, including the handles on both sides, the finial atop the lid, and bordering around the...

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt...

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt...

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Serving Bowl is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt...

Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Lidded Urn

Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Lidded Urn is yet another example of the fine ceramics that hail from the Delfts region of Holland.  This example was hand-painted using rich cobalt blue in the Italian style, with bold floral and foliate patterns encircling the entire work.  The dome of the lid also happens to be a common architectural feature...

19th Century Hand-Painted Ceramic Inkwell from Rouen

19th Century Hand-Painted Ceramic Inkwell from Rouen is a charming artifact from a bygone era!  The region around Rouen has been known for centuries for its fine hand-painted porcelain-like ceramics, and this example is a highly unusual one.  Consisting of three parts, it has a large vessel that is elaborately painted in vivid colors typical of the region...

19th Century Hand-Painted Delft Blue & White Lidded Urn

19th Century Hand-Painted Delft Blue & White Lidded Urn represents a departure from the Oriental styling and the introduction of a more European look that was part of the evolution of porcelains from the Delft region of Holland over the past three centuries.  This example continues with the cobalt blue monochrome style on tin-glazed clay, but with a...
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19th Century Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Lidded Urn

19th Century Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Lidded Urn is a fine example of the intricately adorned porcelains from the Delft region in Holland produced during the 1800s.  The classic shape was adopted by the Dutch in the 17th century, and features a domed lid similar in shape to architectural features popular during the day.  Topped with a monkey...
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Pair Antique Chinese Hand-Painted Vases

Pair Antique Chinese Hand-Painted Vases are truly a product of exceptionally skilled artisans!  Thrown on a larger scale, the graceful form of each porcelain urn is centuries if not thousands of years old.  Starting on the inside of the rim at the top, the entire facade has been painted all around, depicting various courtyard scenes mixed with beautiful...
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Pair 19th Century Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases

Pair 19th Century Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases are a splendid collectible that was created for the lucrative European market during the latter 1800s, where the clay was treated with a tin solution before glazing resulting in a unique and highly desirable finish that lasts for centuries!  Cobalt blue has been hand-painted on each vase in an...
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Pair Antique Petite Blue & White Bud Vases

Pair Antique Petite Blue & White Bud Vases will make a charming accent to your decorating scheme!  Hand-painted with windmill scenes, each vase was cast in a classic ancient Greek form with boldly styled handles on opposite sides.  Perfect for a rose or any flower by the stem!Circa early 1900sEach measures 6.5H x 4W x 3D

19th Century French Limoges Hand-Painted Covered...

19th Century French Limoges Hand-Painted Covered Serving Dish is a stunning example of the exquisite porcelains that were produced during the period by master ceramicists.  The bold Baroque form of the tureen is enhanced by the painted detailing, primarily in gold, but also featuring floral bouquets on all four faces of the lid.  The handle on top is...

Pair 18th Century Delft Blue & White Vases

Pair 18th Century Delft Blue & White Vases are of a type that is getting more rare with each passing year.  Alas, the fragile nature of such hand-crafted ceramics means a certain percentage is lost each year to breakage, but that makes the remaining examples all the more valuable!  This pair was clearly intended for a mantel in front of a mirror, as...
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Pair 19th Century Cloissone Vases

Pair 19th Century Cloissone Vases is an extraordinary example of the breed, displaying its well-preserved, rich coloration and exhibiting a large format design theme celebrating the natural beauty of flowers.  Decorated in the round, brass wire was carefully affixed to the brass vase, then the spaces created were filled with various colors of enamel, with...
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19th Century French Blue Barbotine Jardiniere with Stand

19th Century French Blue Barbotine Jardiniere with Stand is a colorful and vibrant example of the amazing pottery that emanated from northern France over the past several centuries.  Cast in a classic form, the bottom bells out slightly according to the original designs that enhanced stability.  This example survives with its original three legged stand,...

Pair 19th Century Cloissone Vases

Pair 19th Century Cloissone Vases is an extraordinary example of the breed, displaying its well-preserved, rich coloration and exhibiting a large format design theme celebrating the natural beauty of flowers.  Decorated in the round, brass wire was carefully affixed to the brass vase, then the spaces created were filled with various colors of enamel, with...
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19th Century Bronze Mounted Satsuma Jardiniere

19th Century Bronze Mounted Satsuma Jardiniere is a splendidly preserved artifact from a wonderful period in French history!  The porcelain bowls were meticulously hand-painted in what is today called Satsuma pattern, which was made in and around Kagoshima in Kyushu, Japan in the later part of the 19th century through to the early 1920s.  Typical of...
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19th Century Hand-Painted Lidded Urn from Rouen

19th Century Hand-Painted Lidded Urn from Rouen is typical of the colorful and artistic works from the storied region, capturing the vivid natural hues of the region onto timeless classical forms.  The faceted urn tapers to a narrower circular opening, upon which the dome-shaped lid rests.  The lid is also adorned with a charming foo dog motif with...
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Antique Dutch Hand-Painted Blue & White Pitcher

Antique Dutch Hand-Painted Blue & White Pitcher is a splendid example of rustic earthenware hand-painted in rich cobalt blue with ripe wheat, tailored bordering, and the words Vieux Temps, meaning Old Times.  Such pitchers could be used for any kind of drink, but most commonly for beers and ales, freshly drawn from the tap.Circa early 1900sMeasures...

Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted Flower Vases from Rouen

Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted Flower Vases from Rouen are typical of the colorful and artistic works from the storied region, capturing the vivid natural hues of the region onto timeless classical forms.  The faceted urns narrow to a waist above which appears a secondary urn form, also faceted and fluted.  Wildflowers, foliates and intriguing geometric...
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Antique Hand-Painted Jardiniere from Rouen

Antique Hand-Painted Jardiniere from Rouen is a vibrantly colored, classically styled planter that adds visual delight to any room, regardless of whether one has placed fresh flowers in it or not!  The design is called en bateau, or boat form, that dates back thousands of years, with prominent "stern" and "bow" features that serve as handles. ...

Antique Hand-Painted Candy ~ Crudite Serving Dish from...

Antique Hand-Painted Candy Serving Dish from Rouen is a vibrantly colored, fancifully styled dish that adds visual delight to any room, regardless of whether one is serving special after-dinner treats or just using it as a decorative accent!  The naturalistic scrollwork of the design features three compartments and an undulating rim complemented by the...

Antique Hand-Painted Candy Serving Dish from Rouen

Antique Hand-Painted Candy Serving Dish from Rouen is a vibrantly colored, fancifully styled dish that adds visual delight to any room, regardless of whether one is serving special after-dinner treats or just using it as a decorative accent!  The naturalistic scrollwork of the design features three flared feet, and an undulating rim complemented by the...

Antique Delft Lidded Urn by Boch of Belgium

Antique Delft Lidded Urn by Boch of Belgium is a splendid example of fine ceramic porcelains from the region that encompassed northern France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Holland.  The storied company was founded by Francois Boch in 1748 and evolved through many permutations over the decades, witnessing the revolution in Belgium, the rise and fall of...

Antique Three-Piece Blue & White Garniture from Delfts

Antique Three-Piece Blue & White Garniture from Delfts is a charming set that includes a lidded urn and two matching vases, each adorned in luxurious cobalt blue with a distinctive transferware pattern that divides the display into four distinct panels, with effervescent floral and foliate displays the subject of the design completely encircling each...

Antique English Blue & White Transferware Platter by...

Antique English Blue & White Transferware Platter by S. Hancock & Sons is a rather unusual find by this particular maker that was established during the mid-19th century in Stoke on Trent, England.  The pattern was named Millais, and due to legal controversies over nomenclature they were obliged to call it "Semi-Porcelain" so as not to infringe...

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Belgium

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Belgium are a splendid example of fine ceramic porcelains from the region that encompassed northern France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Holland.  The storied company was founded by Francois Boch in 1748 and evolved through many permutations over the decades, witnessing the revolution in Belgium, the rise and fall of...

Pair Antique Delft Blue & White Lidded Urns

Pair Antique Delft Blue & White Lidded Urns are yet another example of the fine ceramics that hail from the Delfts region of Holland.  One of the brightest players in the field was Petrus Regout, who established a name for himself along a crowded field of talented producers during the 19th and early 20th centuries.  The transferware was applied to the...

Antique English Blue & White Transferware Lidded...

Antique English Blue & White Transferware Lidded Tureen by S. Hancock & Sons is a rather unusual find by this particular maker that was established during the mid-19th century in Stoke on Trent, England.  The pattern was named Millais, and due to legal controversies over nomenclature they were obliged to call it "Semi-Porcelain" so as not to...

Antique English Blue & White Transferware Platter by...

Antique English Blue & White Transferware Platter by S. Hancock & Sons is a rather unusual find by this particular maker that was established during the mid-19th century in Stoke on Trent, England.  The pattern was named Millais, and due to legal controversies over nomenclature they were obliged to call it "Semi-Porcelain" so as not to infringe...

Pair Antique Boch Vases

Pair Antique Boch Vases is a splendid example of craftsmanship from the famous maker out of Belgium, with a classical shape inspired by ancient Greek archeological treasures and a colorful display of roses and greenery with fine bordering.  In fact, this pair is so beautifully made you don't even have to put fresh flowers or greenery in it ~ it's a...

Antique Boch Jardiniere

Antique Boch Jardiniere is a splendid example of craftsmanship from the famous maker out of Belgium, with a classical shape inspired by ancient Greek archeological treasures and a colorful display of roses and greenery with fine bordering.  In fact, this piece is so beautifully made you don't even have to put fresh flowers or greenery in it ~ it's a...

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Belgium

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Belgium are a splendid example of fine ceramic porcelains from the region that encompassed northern France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Holland.  The storied company was founded by Francois Boch in 1748 and evolved through many permutations over the decades, witnessing the revolution in Belgium, the rise and fall of...

Pair Antique Painted Ceramic Tiles

Pair Antique Painted Ceramic Tiles will make a great classical accent to your decor!  Cast in the form of classically posed cherubs with bounty-of-the-earth themes, each is a lustrous ivory coloration in relief against a cornflower blue background.  Use them as mobile decorative accents on stands as pictured, or install over a fireplace, stove, or...
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19th Century Hand-Painted Chinese Vase

19th Century Hand-Painted Chinese Vase features vivid coloration and an exquisite artistic representation of bird, flower and foliage.  The colorful representation is somewhat impressionistic, with quick but deft brush strokes creating a precise yet romantic view of the scene.  The shape of the vase is thousands of years old, with no rim at the top nor...

Antique Hand-Painted Vase from Bavaria

Antique Hand-Painted Vase from Bavaria is a wonderful example of the fine porcelains produced by the southern region of today's Germany.  The elaborately formed handles contrast with the tailored design of the remainder of the piece, which features figuring around the rim, with the handles, rim and bordering below in well-preserved gold.  The bordering...

Art Deco Period Painted Porcelain Jardiniere ~ Planter

Art Deco Period Painted Porcelain Jardiniere ~ Planter combines classic architecture combined with a modernistic approach to result in a unique look that inspired the style.  More tailored and sleek than its predecessors during the Art Nouveau movement, such pieces eventually became to precursors to a modernist philosophy that guided and continues to...

Art Nouveau Silver-Overlaid Cobalt Blue Glass Centerpiece

Art Nouveau Silver-Overlaid Cobalt Blue Glass Centerpiece represents classic elegance in an extraordinary way!  The rich deep blue coloration derived from cobalt permeates the glass allowing one to more fully appreciate the form derived from ancient Greek and Roman architecture.  Around the base and around the top rim silver has been applied, but the most...

17th Century Delft Blue & White Charger

17th Century Delft Blue & White Charger is a timeless interpretation of the Japanese porcelains that were so popular in Europe, replicated by the master ceramicists in the Delft region of Holland, and most experts agree, equivalent in quality to the Oriental artworks.  This particular example is identified as hailing from the workshop of Aelbrecht...

Pair Antique Keramis Vases

Pair Antique Keramis Vases is a splendid example of craftsmanship from the famous maker out of Belgium, with a classical shape inspired by ancient Greek archeological treasures and a colorful display of roses and greenery with fine bordering.  In fact, this pair is so beautifully made you don't even have to put fresh flowers or greenery in it ~ it's a...

Antique Hand-Painted Opaline Footed Vase

Antique Hand-Painted Opaline Footed Vase will make a delightful addition to your decor, with subtle gray tones in the background and warm browns and golds used to depict a ram and ewe in a naturalistic setting.  The gold trim on the rim at top and below the blue base add nice color touches.  Three cast bronze enameled leg structures provide interesting...
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19th Century Blue & White Vase

19th Century Blue & White Vase features the vivid blues so desirable with the makers of such goods since the 15th century.  The blues were derived from cobalt oxide, which interestingly was imported all the way from Persia (today's Iran) across the Asian continent on the Old Silk Road, or just as perilously, by sea around India and Southeast Asian...

PAIR Early 19th Century French Vieux Paris...

PAIR Early 19th Century French Vieux Paris Hand-Painted Porcelain Vases feature a religious theme, painted on one side with the name of Jesus, and on the other Marie, the French spelling for the Madonna.  Classical Greco-Roman architecture is enhanced by the gold trim hand-applied from the rim to the base.  Examples such as these are only getting more...

PAIR Early 19th Century French Vieux Paris...

PAIR Early 19th Century French Vieux Paris Hand-Painted Porcelain Vases feature a lovely Mediterranean seaside scene, painted all around so they work even in front of a mirror, by design of course!  Classical Greco-Roman architecture is enhanced by the gold trim hand-applied from the rim to the base.  Examples such as these are only getting more rare...
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Antique Hand-Painted Jardiniere from Rouen

Antique Hand-Painted Jardiniere from Rouen is a vibrantly colored, classically styled planter that adds visual delight to any room, regardless of whether one has placed fresh flowers in it or not!  The design is an elongated urn form that dates back thousands of years, with a flared and scalloped rim.  Demilune embellishments as well as elaborate floral,...

Antique Hand-Painted Charger from Rouen

Antique Hand-Painted Charger from Rouen is a classic example of the exquisite works of art for which the region has been known for centuries!  Utilizing multiple colors symbolizing the natural beauty of the region from saffron to forest green to cobalt blue and more, it is adorned with wildflowers and foliates commonly found throughout the picturesque...

Antique Hand-Painted Charger from Rouen

Antique Hand-Painted Charger from Rouen is a classic example of the exquisite works of art for which the region has been known for centuries!  Utilizing multiple colors symbolizing the natural beauty of the region from saffron to forest green to cobalt blue and more, it is adorned with birds, wildflowers and foliates commonly found throughout the...

Antique Blue Willow Transferware Platter by S. Hancock...

Antique Blue Willow Transferware Platter by S. Hancock & Sons is a splendid example of small, independent ceramic companies in England riding the wave of popularity of Oriental designs for the last couple of centuries.  This example, beautifully preserved, was made in Stoke-on-Trent, and features the intricate bordering and fanciful garden scene with...

Antique Hand-Painted Jardiniere from Rouen

Antique Hand-Painted Jardiniere from Rouen is a vibrantly colored, fancifully styled vase that adds visual delight to any room, regardless of whether one has placed fresh flowers in it or not!  The naturalistic scrollwork of the design features four flared feet, and a pierced rim painted to depict the opening created by two sea shells.  The beautiful...

Set of Three 19th Century Hand-Painted Plates of Huy

Set of Three 19th Century Hand-Painted Plates were painted by Menot, and depict scenes around the quaint hamlet of Huy on the outskirts of Liege.  One shows the State School, another a waterside scene of the church and surrounding structures, and the third a roadside shrine on the road into the village which is a common sight in Western Europe.  Menot has...
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English Carlton Ware 19 Piece Tea Serving Set

English Carlton Ware 19 Piece Tea Serving Set includes everything pictured.  Each piece is meticulously hand-painted to depict ripe pomegranates on the vine in muted earth tones of green and a rich earthy red.  In business for a century, Wiltshaw & Robinson have been making Carlton Ware, producing an wide variety of patterns in both earthenware and...

19th Century English Earthenware Water Dispenser for...

19th Century English Earthenware Water Dispenser for Charcoal Filter is a marvelous example of the "there's nothing really new" axiom!  Altendorf & Wright of Birmingham, England created this counter-top water filtration device long before Brita or Pur or any of those other household names...  The attractive sandstone vessel was cast with an...
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Pair Antique Chinese Hand-Painted Vases

Pair Antique Chinese Hand-Painted Vases will make a colorful addition to your decor.  Using several shades of green combined with blue and a brick red, a scene of entertaining at the court is depicted, with flowers, foliates and geometric designs with avian accents covering the entire exteriors.  Perfect for displaying flowers or just as accents by...
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Pair 19th Century Cloissone Vases

Pair 19th Century Cloissone Vases is an exceptional example of the genre, retaining rich coloration and exhibiting a large format design theme celebrating the natural beauty of flowers.  Decorated in the round, brass wire was carefully affixed to the brass vase, then the spaces created were filled with various colors of enamel, with the final product...
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Pair Antique Chinese Hand-Painted Vases

Pair Antique Chinese Hand-Painted Vases will make a colorful addition to your decor.  Using several shades of green combined with blue and a brick red, a scene of entertaining at the court is depicted, with flowers, foliates and geometric designs with avian accents covering the entire exteriors.  Perfect for displaying flowers or just as accents by...
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Pair Antique T Delfts Bleu Transferware Vases

Pair Antique T Delfts Bleu Transferware Vases feature classic windmill scenes on both sides, such that if they are placed in front of a mirror the reflection is just as charming as the front.  Ideal as decorative accents on their own, or with floral and foliage arrangements.  Repaired hairline crack around rim on one vase, sold as is.Circa early 1900sEach...

41-Piece 19th Century Vieux-Paris Coffee & Tea Service

41-Piece 19th Century Vieux-Paris Coffee & Tea Service is a stunning collection that will let you entertain in style!  Each piece is carefully crafted from fine porcelain, then hand-painted with the utmost in care and artistry depicting vine and flower petals using rich cobalt blues, lavender,  a touch of saffron yellow and of course gold trim for...
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Antique Hand-Painted French Porcelain Flower Vase

Antique Hand-Painted French Porcelain Flower Vase features vivid coloration to provide a visual accent to your room, even before you fill it with fresh flowers!  Hand-painted in the round and finished with a gold rim, it is a lovely example of craftsmanship.Circa 1930sMeasures 9.5H x 3 in diameter

Pair Ruby Red Italian Hand-Blown Glass Vases

Pair Ruby Red Italian Hand-Blown Glass Vases exude subtle elegance!  The rich burgundy red coloration combines with the graceful forms to create glass sculptures that can also be used as bud vases.  Hand-crafted by Italian master artisans who have been practicing their craft for many centuries!Circa mid-1900sTall one measures 15.5H x 5 in diameter;Shorter...

19th Century Hand-Painted Rose Medallion Oval Platter

19th Century Hand-Painted Rose Medallion Oval Platter is a stunning work of art, rendered on fine Kaolin clay and illustrative of the mastery of the art attained by master artisans with hundreds of years of history behind their craft!  The center medallion is framed by four vignettes alternating people with birds set upon lavish scenes with lush...
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29-Piece 19th Century Vieux-Paris Coffee & Tea Service

29-Piece 19th Century Vieux-Paris Coffee & Tea Service will provide an elegant and stylish way to entertain your closest friends and relatives!  Each piece is carefully crafted from fine porcelain, then hand-painted with the utmost in care and artistry using cornflower blues, ruby reds, a touch of saffron yellow and of course gold trim for accents. ...
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Antique Glazed Terra Cotta Bean Pot

Antique Glazed Terra Cotta Bean Pot is perfect for adding a homey touch to your decor, both inside and out!  Hand-thrown terra cotta clay has been glazed on the top 3/4 of the vessel which allows the bottom portion to "breathe".  Such vessels were stored in the basement, usually on an earthen floor, which kept the contents both cool and at a constant...

Antique Glazed Terra Cotta Bean Pot

Antique Glazed Terra Cotta Bean Pot is perfect for adding a homey touch to your decor, both inside and out!  Hand-thrown terra cotta clay has been glazed and features a rustic, designed-for-use-daily look.  Ideal for the casual decor!Circa early 1900sMeasures 7.5H x 9 in diameter

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Petite...

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Petite Jardiniere from Rouen exhibits a wonderfully colorful and charming example of the exquisite porcelains coming from the region over the past several centuries!  The shape is reminiscent of a shield motif, with the scrollworks enhanced by the painted adornment.  Rich coloration typical of provincial French...

19th Century French Faience 8 piece Hand-Painted Tea...

19th Century French Faience 8 piece Hand-Painted Tea Service represents the remarkably unique and definitively French porcelains produced in the fabled region around Rouen!  Hand-made, each piece is meticulously hand-painted with an intricate design inspired by nature across the entire facade.  Designed as a set, the platter helps protect table tops in...

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Lidded Vase ~...

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Lidded Vase ~ Urn is a beautiful example of the fine craftsmanship of French porcelains produced in the fabled region around Rouen!  Hand-made and meticulously hand-painted with an intricate design inspired by nature across the entire facade, it was designed to provide decorative appeal by itself, and when the lid...

Pair 19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Plates

Pair 19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Plates exhibit a wonderfully colorful and charming example of the exquisite porcelains coming from the Rouen region over the past several centuries!  Sharing a similar bordering design and coloration, the central scenes that are the focal points depict a man seated with a bagpipe on one, and a fair maiden on...

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Flower Vase

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Flower Vase was created by the master glass crafters of Venice, Italy, and features an intriguing Greek amphora styling accentuated with a cobalt blue rim with curled volute tabs reminiscent of a Doric capital.  The glass itself was blown with lots of bubbles which creates a special effect.  Such pieces require skills, talent...

Antique Wedgwood Blue & White Platter

Antique Wedgwood Blue & White Platter features a classic natural theme rendered in a rich cobalt blue to contrast beautifully with the white porcelain.  The Wedgwood story began in 1759, when Josiah Wedgwood, aged just twenty-nine, started as an independent potter in Burslem, Staffordshire, England. He began to experiment avidly with clay, exploring...

Antique Decorative Hand-Painted Imari Plate

Antique Decorative Hand-Painted Imari Plate is a colorful accent that will bring a vibrant effect to your decor!  Rich cobalt blues and deep copper red hues pop off of the pure white kaolin-quality white porcelain clay, with intricate design work inspired by nature in a pleasing circular work, centered with a flower vase.Circa early 1900sMeasures 8.5 in...

Pair 19th Century French Faience Barbotine Jardinieres...

Pair 19th Century French Faience Barbotine Jardinieres ~ Cachet Pots not only retain their vivid jewel tone coloration, each has been remarkably well preserved with delicate rose blossom petals being so realistically rendered one is tempted to smell the flowers!  The turquoise blue background merges into the rich olive green base, with just a touch of...

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Centerpiece Bowl

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Centerpiece Bowl was created by the master glass crafters of Venice, Italy, and features an intriguing spiral of color infused into the glass while still very hot and pliable, creating the intriguing pattern you see in the photos.  Such pieces require skills, talent and a very steady hand while working the extremely hot glass...

18th Century Blue & White Delft Vase

18th Century Blue & White Delft Vase features beautiful hand-painted design with the splendor of the cobalt blue expertly preserved by the proprietary process developed by the master ceramicists of the Delft region in Holland.Circa 1780sMeasures 10.5H x 7W x 6D

19th Century Imari Jardiniere with Bronze Mounts

19th Century Imari Jardiniere with Bronze Mounts was produced for the lucrative European market that burgeoned during the 1800s.  Using copper and cobalt-derived colors for their complex glazes, each vessel was hand-painted then fired and finally fitted with intricate cast bronze furniture that includes in this example, handles shaped like dragons and...
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Antique Terra Cotta Chalk-Painted Statue ~ Art Nouveau...

"Le Provencal Garcon" Terra Cotta Painted Statue is a whimsical depiction of a well-dressed young lad who is obviously amused.  The method used to embellish it was "chalk painting", performed by hand and resulting in a splendid finish effect.Art Nouveau Period, Circa 1910Measures 25.5H x 9.5 in diameter

Pair 19th Century Oriental Satsuma Vases ca. 1880

Pair 19th Century Oriental Satsuma Vases were hand-painted on the finest Japanese porcelain then set on cast bronze bases for the ultimate in Oriental Opulence!  An intricate "pie crust" shaped rim was also added to prevent chipping and ensure longevity.  The hand-painted scenery extends all around each vase, unlike some that have unpainted back sides. ...
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Antique French White Opaline 'Birdbox' Sugar Cellar by...

Antique French White Opaline 'Birdbox' Sugar Cellar by Portieux Vallerysthal is a lovely decorative accessory for your dining enjoyment, and depicts a nesting bird with finely detailed pattern on the entire exterior surface.Circa 1920sMeasures 5H x 4 in diameter

Antique French White Opaline Flower Vase

Antique French White Opaline Flower Vase features a beautiful embossed fluting pattern all around with intertwined Greek coin motif and flared rim.Circa early 1900sMeasures 12H x 6 in diameter

Antique French White Opaline Flower Vase

Antique French White Opaline Flower Vase features a beautiful embossed pattern all around with a pleasing bell shape and flared rim.Circa early 1900sMeasures 12H x 6.5 in diameter

19th Century French Opaline Perfume Bottle with Stopper

19th Century French Opaline Perfume Bottle with Stopper makes a great decorative accessory, and is highly collectible as only a limited number in this condition have survived the past century.  This example features excellent detail in a beaded rim and base highlighted in gold leaf.  The translucent quality of the glass has been admired for hundreds of...

19th Century Hand-Blown Liegoise Blue Opaline Glass...

19th Century Hand-Blown Liegoise Blue Opaline Glass Oil Lantern was a combination of decorative accessory and essential nighttime companion back in the day!  Etched with the company's name on the top of the chimney, it features an intricate brass cap and mantel holder that fits on the opulent blue opaline base, elegantly crafted and colored to create room...

Mid-Century Hand-Blown French Blue Opaline Glass Ewer

Mid-Century Hand-Blown French Blue Opaline Glass Ewer is an elegant and charming accent piece that collectors adore, and such items are also popular for adding a splash of color to any table top.Circa mid-1900sMeasures 8.5H x 4W x 4.5D

Vintage French Blue Opaline Perfume Bottle

Vintage French Blue Opaline Perfume Bottle is an elegant and charming accent piece that collectors adore, and such items are also popular for adding a splash of color to any table top.Circa mid-1900sMeasures 8.5H x 3 in diameter

Pair Antique Hand-Painted Opaline Vases

Pair Antique Hand-Painted Opaline Vases will make a delightful addition to your decor, with subtle gray tones in the background and warm browns and golds used to depict mirror images of a ram and ewe in a naturalistic setting.  The gold pattern on the rim at top and the blue base add nice color touches.Circa early 1900sEach measures 14H x 8 in diameter
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Pair 19th Century Rose Medallion Porcelain Vases

Pair 19th Century Rose Medallion Vases are a truly rare find in this condition, with the bold coloration remarkably well preserved thanks to the proprietary hand-painting and glazing techniques of the master porcelain artisans of the period. Rose Medallion porcelain was made in China during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It is a distinctive...
$3,900
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Antique Empire Style Gilded Mantel Urn

Antique Empire Style Gilded Mantel Urn is an elegant way to add a special decorative touch to any surface.  The stately lines of the design are enhanced with gold, hand-painted on the lid, body and base with the utmost of precision.  Beautiful white porcelain vase was made by "La Porcelaine de Baudour" of Belgium.Circa early 1900sMeasures 11.5H x 7.5 in...

Antique Empire Style Gilded Mantel Urn

Antique Empire Style Gilded Mantel Urn is an elegant way to add a special decorative touch to any surface.  The stately lines of the design are enhanced with gold, hand-painted on the lid, body and base with the utmost of precision.  Beautiful white porcelain vase was made by "La Porcelaine de Baudour" of Belgium.Circa early 1900sMeasures 9.5H x 5.5 in...

Pair 19th Century Delft Blue & White Vases

Pair 19th Century Delft Blue & White Vases are excellent examples of the fine artistry in porcelain that have been produced in the region for centuries!  Deep, rich cobalt blue was used to paint a chateau scene as the primary image, surrounded by an intricate framework and embellishments.  The embellishments which consist of stylized floral and...

White Ironstone Soup Tureen by Maestricht of Holland

White Ironstone Soup Tureen by Maestricht of Holland is a gracefully elegant way to serve in style!Circa early 1900sMeasures 11H x 12W x 8D

White Ironstone Pitcher by Maestricht of Holland

White Ironstone Pitcher by Maestricht of Holland is a gracefully elegant way to serve in style!Circa early 1900sMeasures 9.5H x 7.5W

19th Century French Barbotine Pitcher

19th Century French Barbotine Pitcher is a remarkable example of the colorful ceramics produced in France during the 1800s with embossed figures and fauna the usual subjects.  The vivid coloration survives due to the proprietary glazing techniques developed for centuries.Circa 1880sMeasures 11.5H x 7W x 5.5D

Pair 19th Century Japanese Export Blue & White...

Pair 19th Century Japanese Export Blue & White Porcelain Vases feature alluring hand-painted detailing that depicts herons surrounded by floral and foliates, all rendered in rich, deep cobalt blue renowned for its ability to remain vivid after centuries pass.  The graceful form is enhanced by the piecrust formation of the porcelain around the rim. ...
$1,200
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Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted Porcelain & Bronze Oil...

Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted Porcelain & Bronze Oil Lanterns are exquisite works of art executed in amazing detail and vibrant color by hand, then glazed to preserve the beauty for centuries!  Mounted on bronze bases and fitted with bronze caps and mantels, each has a hurricane glass that would keep the flame protected from errant wind and provide...
$2,750
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Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Charger

Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Charger depicts the main cathedral in the storied city of Mechelen, now situated in the heart of Belgium.  The scene isolates the building without the surrounding structures to call attention to its timeless architecture.  The scene is surrounded by multiple concentric rings of foliate bordering.  Such works...

Antique Delft Charger by Boch

Antique Delft Charger by Boch is a beautiful work in Blue & White, hand-painted by a talented artist to depict a charming coastal scene with depiction of a seashore with windmills and various boats, all surrounded by a foliate bordering.  Such works were usually displayed like artwork, but occasionally pressed into service for serving special...

Antique Cachet Pot, Hand-Painted Earthenware

Embossed and hand-painted with colorful naturalistic bordering and fully laden berry vines, this elegant pot is glazed inside and out, explaining its great condition and making it suitable for another century of enjoyment!Circa 1890sMeasures 10.5H x 7W x 5D

Antique Country French Hand Painted Porcelain Tile,...

Antique Hand Painted Porcelain Tile is a perfect way to add just a touch of Country French flair and color to your decorating scheme.  Hand-painted and signed by the artist on porcelain, it depicts a young Country French maiden on her way to the market dressed in traditional attire. Circa early 1900s Measures 10H x 6W
$179   $398
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Delft Boch Bowl ~ Vieux Rhodes

Delft Boch Bowl with vivid coloration and an inspired artistic pattern will make a colorful addition to your decor. ~ Vieux Rhodes pattern. Circa mid-1900s Measures 4H x 6.5 in Diameter
$68   $135
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Pair Antique Hand-Painted Chinese Vases

Pair Antique Hand-Painted Chinese Vases exhibit beautiful artistic scenes with exotic birds, flowers and a forest sunset enhanced by the whiteness of the Kaolin clay. Circa early 1900s Each measures 14H x 7W x 5D
$680   $850
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Antique Old Paris Porcelain Coffee Service Set

This fantastic Antique Old Paris Porcelain Coffee Service Set. Original hand painted gold, elegant neoclassical French style. This set would display beautifully in a vitrine or on an enfilade. Circa 1830s. Measurements: Coffee Pot 10 x 8 x 5 Creamer 7.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 Sugar Bowl 7 x 4.5 diameter Saucers (11) 1 x 5 diameter Cups (9) 2.5 x 2.5 diameter.
$1,250
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19th Century Imari Charger

19th Century Imari Charger features the vivid coloration and durable glazing techniques that were developed in Japan during the 18th and 19th centuries for export to Western Europe, where such collectibles were all the rage!  Perfect for adding a splash of color to your decorating scheme. Circa 1880s Measures 14.5 in diameter
$594   $849
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Antique Old Paris Teapot

Antique Old Paris Teapot Circa early 1900s Measures 11H x 9.5W x 7D

19th Century Oriental Style Delft Vase with Lid

19th Century Oriental Style Delft Vase with Lid is a splendid example of Western European porcelain makers trying to keep up with the craze for Oriental Fine China that started in the 18th Century and continues until this day!  This example, rendered by the master artisans of Delft, features hand-painted adornment with a proprietary glaze that has kept...
$597   $995
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Set Of Six French White Ironstone Asparagus Plates

Set Of Six French White Ironstone Asparagus Plates Measures 9.5 in diameter Circa 1900-1910.
$149   $298
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Antique German Blue Salt Glaze Earthenware Beer Pitcher

Antique German Blue Salt Glaze Earthenware Beer Pitcher Circa 1900-1910. Measures 9.5H x 7W x 5.5D.
$134   $298
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19th Century Country French Glazed Earthenware Bowl

19th Century Country French Glazed Earthenware Bowl Circa 1860s Measures 3H x 9.5 in Diameter
$238   $298
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19th Century Italian Half-Glazed Earthenware Pot

19th Century Italian Half-Glazed Earthenware Pot was left unglazed on the lower half to be buried in the earth in the basement to keep the contents cool in the days prior to refrigeration.  Such foodstuffs could be stored months instead of days in this manner.  Generously sized handles and a pouring spout are a testament to the talents of the potter who...
$149   $298
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Antique Country French Earthenware Bowl

NOW 50% OFF! Antique Country French Earthenware Bowl Circa early 1900s Measures 4H x 10W x 9.5D
$89   $178
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19th Century Flow Blue Plate

19th Century Flow Blue Plate is perfect for serving special treats, or to use in a decorative fashion. Circa early 1900s Measures 11 in diameter.
$296   $370
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Antique German Earthenware Beer Stine

Antique German Earthenware Beer Stine from Dresden makes a great conversation piece and decorative item for your bar or game room. Circa early 1900s Measures 7.5H x 4W x 3D
$119   $198
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19th Century Transferware Soup Tureen

19th Century Transferware Soup TureenCirca 1880s
$99   $248
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Antique Transferware Washstand Pitcher & Bowl ca. 1900

Antique Transferware Washstand Pitcher & Bowl ca. 1900 by Keeling & Co of Burslem, England.  Pattern is Alston in the Losolware line.Pitcher measures 12H x 10W x 8DBowl measures 5H x 16.5 in Diameter
$244   $488
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Antique Blue and White Transferware Platter "Blue Willow"

Antique English Blue and White Transferware Platter "Blue Willow"Circa 1880s. Measures 12H x 15W
$147   $245
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Antique Transferware Blue Willow Trivet

Antique Transferware Blue Willow Trivet is a part of antique transferware in Blue Willow pattern that was popular since 18th century England, originally designed by Thomas Minton around 1790 and has been in production for over 200 years. Background color is always white, while foreground color depends on the maker; blue the most common and popular. In...
$110   $275
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19th Century Antique Transferware English Pitcher

19th Century Antique Transferware English Pitcher Pitcher Measures 10H x 8W x 6.5D Circa 1890.
$85   $189
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Antique French Alsatian Pitcher

The region in France around Elzas is noted for its Country French pottery, and these antique pitchers survive as one of its most popular products. Hand-thrown then fitted with a handle and \"fingered\" for a spout, each has been hand-painted with local charming wildflowers design then glazed to provide decade after decade of daily use. Measures 8H x 6W x 8D
$119   $298
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Antique 3-Piece Delft Garniture With Lidded Urn and 2...

Antique 3-Piece Delft Garniture With Lidded Urn and 2 Vases were hand-painted in rich burgundy reds, earthy olive greens and various shades of cobalt blue to create colorful accents for your home!  Designed to work as a set, they can also be used individually.  The main urn has a faceted inverted pear shape topped with a lid adorned with a lion holding a...

18th Century Delft 3-Piece Garniture ~ Lidded Vase Set

18th Century Delft 3-Piece Garniture ~ Lidded Vase Set is a rare surviving example of the heyday of Dutch pottery that dates to the 1600s.  The rich cobalt blues and distinctive shape that echoes the ancient architecture of the region along with the trademark bird form atop the lid all combine to create truly collectible keepsakes.Delft Blue is the...

Antique Hand-Painted Syrup Pitcher from France

Antique Hand-Painted Syrup Pitcher from France features a delightful rose pattern, intricately painted around the entire upper tier with the handle and borders highlighted in gold.  The repeating design is interesting, with the leaves surrounding the blossoms arranged in an "X" pattern.  Designed for serving in style or perfect for display!Circa early...

Antique Dutch Tobacco Jar

Antique Dutch Tobacco Jar is a more unusual design by Rappe of Holland, with four colors of hand-painted charm as opposed to the more traditional cobalt blue only.  With their name proudly displayed on the facade, the makers included an intriguing signature on the bottom, as well as a sealing lid to keep the tobacco fresh.Circa early to mid-1900sMeasures...

Antique Hand-Painted Footed Bowl from Hutschenreuther...

Antique Hand-Painted Footed Bowl from Hutschenreuther of Bavaria is a delightful rose pattern, intricately painted around the entire perimeter with the foliate edges highlighted in gold, and centered with lovely rose bouquets in lively jewel tones at the centers.  Perfect for display or for livening up your entertaining!As of this writing a matching...

Pair Antique Hand-Painted Plates from Turschenreuth of...

Pair Antique Hand-Painted Plates from Turschenreuth of Bavaria are of an exquisite pattern, intricately painted in gold on a rose colored background around the entire perimeter, and centered with lovely floral bouquets in lively jewel tones at the centers.  Perfect for display or for livening up your entertaining!Sold as a Pair.Circa early 1900sEach...

Antique White Ironstone Soup Tureen

Antique White Ironstone Soup TureenCirca early 1900sMeasures 11.5H x 13W x 8D

PAIR Early 19th Century French Vieux Paris...

PAIR Early 19th Century French Vieux Paris Hand-Painted Porcelain Vases were hand-crafted with a classic form in the Empire style featuring laurel wreaths and swans on the handles.  Classical Greco-Roman architecture is enhanced by the gold trim hand-applied from the rim to the base.  Examples such as these are only getting more rare every year as the...

Pair Antique Boch Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases

Pair Antique Boch Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases make a splendid accent as well as a vessel for fresh flowers or other decorative items!Circa turn-of-the-centuryEach measures 9.5H x 4.5 in diameter

Pair Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases

Pair Antique Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases are a splendid collectible that was created for the lucrative European market where the clay was treated with a tin solution before glazing resulting in a unique and highly desirable finish that lasts for centuries!  This pair features a charming transferware pattern that emphasizes the classic...

Antique Hand-Painted Delft Tobacco Jar

Antique Hand-Painted Delft Tobacco Jar is an unusually colorful example of the breed!  Once the custom of smoking tobacco took hold in Europe during the late 17th and early 18th century, an entire culture evolved around it.  Such tobacco jars were produced to tightly seal the leaves in the container until ready for use.  The subtle earth tones...

Antique T Delfts Bleu Transferware Lidded Vase

Antique T Delfts Bleu Transferware Lidded Vase features a classic windmill scene on both sides, such that if placed in front of a mirror the reflection is just as charming as the front.  Ideal as decorative accents on its own, or with floral and foliage arrangements.Circa early 1900sMeasures 14.5H x 6.5 in diameter

Faience Garniture from Rouen ~ Pair of Ceramic Vases...

Faience Garniture from Rouen ~ Pair of Ceramic Vases with Matching Lidded Urn was entirely hand-painted by talented artists in a classical theme using vibrant cobalt blues, mustard yellows and olive greens creating intricate scenes of flowers and foliage arranged in amazingly intricate patterns completely encircling each object.  The pair of vases were...

Pair Antique Hand-Painted Chinese Vases

Pair Antique Hand-Painted Chinese Vases exhibit an unusual color combination with a wide palette of earth and jewel tones represented, and display incredibly artistic scenes with exotic birds, flowers and a forest setting in vivid coloration protected by the proprietary glazing process.Circa early 1900sEach measures 13H x 7 in diameter

Pair Petite French View Paris Vases, ca. 1890s

Pair Petite French View Paris Vases, ca. 1890s, were designed to add a splash of color and a fresh flower or two to spruce up one's room.  Hand-crafted and painted.Circa 1890sEach measures 3H x 2.5W x 1.D

Hand-Painted Vintage Pheasant Liquor Flask

Hand-Painted Vintage Pheasant Liquor Flask will make an interesting conversation piece in you bar!  Brilliantly painted porcelain makes a great decorative accessory, and with a cork stopper can hold your favorite adult beverage for relaxing after work.Circa mid-1900sMeasures 11.5H x 17W x 4.5D

Antique Porcelain Figurines depicting Young Love

Antique Porcelain Figurines depicting Young Love is a work of art inspired by the movement that brought such houses as Meissen and Hummel to the public domain.  Here we see delicate porcelain intricately and artfully hand-painted to depict two very young lovers.  Love can be confusing no matter your age, but some would argue it's most difficult to...

Pair Antique French Hand-Painted Urns with Lids from...

Pair Antique French Hand-Painted Urns with Lids from Rouen will make a colorful addition to any surface!  The intricate patterns in rich cobalt blues, saffron yellows, brick reds and olive greens are amazing in their detail.  One can only imagine how much time and talent was required to produce such a wonderful example of artistry that is so typical of...

Pair Antique Hand-Painted Jardinieres from Rouen

Pair of Antique Hand-Painted Jardinieres from Rouen is a vibrantly colored, fancifully styled item that adds delightful symmetry to any room, regardless of whether one has placed fresh flowers in the pair or not!  The naturalistic scrollwork of the design features three subtle feet, and an undulating rim painted to depict stylized sea shells.  The...

Pair Antique Delft Vases by Boch of Holland

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Holland is a splendid example of fine ceramic porcelains from the region that encompassed northern France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Holland.  The storied company was founded by Francois Boch in 1748 and evolved through many permutations over the decades, witnessing the revolution in Belgium, the rise and fall of...

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Vase

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Vase is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt blue...

19th Century Hand-Painted Earthenware Soup Tureen from...

19th Century Hand-Painted Earthenware Soup Tureen from Rouen is a splendid example of the high level of artisanry for which the region around Rouen, France is so well noted!  This colorful example survives with its original lid, and will make a splendid style statement for your entertaining enjoyment!  A fanciful rooster adorns one side, with fruit and...

Antique Gilded Art Nouveau Limoges Teapot

Antique Gilded Art Nouveau Limoges Teapot is a classic example of the extraordinary and luxurious porcelains created by the maker in the Limoges region of France where the traditions of the ceramic crafts go back to the late 1700s.  This example features an Art Nouveau form and painted design that is quite eye-catching. The bright white porcelain...

Antique Gilded Limoges Hand-Painted Cream and Sugar Set

Antique Gilded Limoges Hand-Painted Cream and Sugar Set is a classic example of the extraordinary and luxurious porcelains created by the maker in the Limoges region of France where the traditions of the ceramic crafts go back to the late 1700s.  This example features an Art Nouveau form and painted design that is quite eye-catching. The bright white...

Antique Imari Charger

Antique Imari Charger is resplendent in vivid colors thanks to the talented artists who painted it then had it glazed with a centuries old process. Circa turn-of-the-century Measures 14.5 in diameter.

19th Century Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Lidded Urn

19th Century Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Lidded Urn is a fine example of the intricately adorned porcelains from the Delft region in Holland produced during the 1800s.  The classic shape was adopted by the Dutch in the 17th century, and features a domed lid similar in shape to architectural features popular during the day.  Topped with a foo dog,...

Antique Delft Lidded Urn by Petrus Regout of Maastricht

Antique Delft Lidded Urn by Petrus Regout of Maastricht In 1851 Winand Nicolaas Clermont and Charles Chainaye founded a pottery in the Maastricht neighbourhood Wijck. Their company was taken over in 1859 by the Belgian engineer Guillaume Lambert and 1863 renamed to Société Céramique.  The company became a principal competitor of Petrus Regout's firm,...

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Charger

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Charger is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt blue...

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Charger

19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Charger is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors of cobalt blue...

Pair 19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Decorative Plates

Pair 19th Century Imari Hand-Painted Decorative Plates is a fine example of decorative porcelains from Kyushu in northwestern Japan.  Imari is a style of porcelain named after the Japanese port from which it was shipped to the West, beginning in the late 17th century.  This example shows artistic excellence by using different hues of the same basic colors...

19th Century Hand-Painted Imari Platter

19th Century Hand-Painted Imari Platter is a beautiful combination of coloration derived from copper and cobalt!  The pie crust edge and fine border encircle the elaborate flora and fauna design around the entire circumference, with a fanciful center scene of eggs, serpents and a tiger.  Even the back side of the platter has been hand-painted such that...

Pair Antique Chinese Hand-Painted Vases

Pair Antique Chinese Hand-Painted Vases will make a colorful addition to your decor.  Using several shades of green combined with blue and a brick red, a scene of entertaining at the court is depicted, with flowers, foliates and geometric designs with avian accents covering the entire exteriors.  Perfect for displaying flowers or just as accents by...

Antique French Hand-Painted Earthenware Wall...

Antique French Hand-Painted Earthenware Wall Jardiniere from Rouen is a purely decorative item that ingeniously was designed to hang on the wall so one could place fresh flowers or greenery in to brighten up a room!  Exquisitely formed in the Rococo manner, it has been hand-painted by the master artisans of the Rouen region, who have practiced and...

Antique Decorative French Faience Plate from Brittany

Antique Decorative French Faience Plate from Brittany was hand-crafted and painted at Dinan, which is a walled village in the Côtes-d'Armor department in Brittany in northwestern France.  The plate itself is gracefully curved up around the edges for depth, with colorful painted motifs including a royal crest at the center creating lively visual...

Pair Grand Antique Chinese Export Vases

Pair Grand Antique Chinese Export Vases were produced for the lucrative trade in Europe and the Americas, and feature a courtyard scene before a monarch with festive dancing, appearing in very slightly different iterations on the front and back of both vases.  Above on the neck appears two men engaged in a military discussion, with elaborate foliate and...

19th Century Hand-Painted Delft Blue & White Wall Plaque

19th Century Hand-Painted Delft Blue & White Wall Plaque is a beautiful and decorative example of the porcelain maker's art!  Using rich cobalt blue, the artist, who has signed the work, created a Rococo border centered with a stylized shell on the top and a lush seaside scene complete with a windmill as the composition.Circa 1890sMeasures 21.5H x 15W

Mid-Century Murano Glass Vase in the manner of Ercole...

Mid-Century Murano Glass Vase in the manner of Ercole Barovier is a masterpiece of the glass blower's art!  Visually intriguing spiral milk glass pieces were surrounded by the naturalistic form of the vase in heavy glass infused with air bubbles in a regular orderly pattern, which is quite difficult to accomplish when dealing with glass heated to a fluid...

Antique French Hand-Painted Earthenware Wall...

Antique French Hand-Painted Earthenware Wall Jardiniere from Rouen is a purely decorative item that ingeniously was designed to hang on the wall so one could place fresh flowers or greenery in to brighten up a room!  Exquisitely formed in the Rococo manner, it has been hand-painted by the master artisans of the Rouen region, who have practiced and...

18th Century Delft Blue & White Lidded Urn

18th Century Delft Blue & White Lidded Urn is a delightful example of Dutch porcelains from the period, with luxurious cobalt blue hand-painted onto the graceful faceted form.  The primary scene is of a fete or street party wherein townsfolk would celebrate together as a family at the village center.  The tradition is carried out in French speaking...

19th Century Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Urn with Lid

19th Century Delft Hand-Painted Blue & White Urn with Lid is a splendid example of the exceptional ceramics that have been produced in the Delft region of Holland for centuries!  The curved, faceted body is topped with its original lid, which features complementary rich, deep cobalt blue hand-painted ornamentation.  Elaborate floral and foliate motifs...

19th Century French Limoges Hand-Painted Tureen ~...

19th Century French Limoges Hand-Painted Tureen ~ Centerpiece is a stunning example of the exquisite porcelains that were produced during the period by master ceramicists.  The bold bombe form of the tureen is enhanced by the painted detailing, primarily in gold, but also featuring floral bouquets on the main faces, both sides as well as underneath the...

Antique English Blue & White Transferware Lidded...

Antique English Blue & White Transferware Lidded Tureen by S. Hancock & Sons is a rather unusual find by this particular maker that was established during the mid-19th century in Stoke on Trent, England.  The pattern was named Millais, and due to legal controversies over nomenclature they were obliged to call it "Semi-Porcelain" so as not to...

Set of 5 Antique French Limoges Hand-Painted Plates

Set of 5 Antique French Hand-Painted Plates by J. Pouyat of Limoges are exquisite examples of the ceramicist's art!  Intricate filigree goldwork around the rim provides a framework for each of the floral scenes taken from nature depicting various types of exquisitely beautiful flowers.Sold as a set of 5Circa early 1900sEach measures 9.5 in diameter

Antique Hand-Painted French Faience Jardiniere from Rouen

Antique Hand-Painted French Faience Jardiniere from Rouen is yet another fine example of the colorful and intricately designed ceramic art that hails from the region around Rouen since the 16th century!  This work is in exceptional condition, featuring an abundance of earth-toned colors including cobalt blue, olive green, saffron yellow and copper...

Antique French Hand-Painted Cat Sculpture ~ Wall...

Antique French Hand-Painted Cat Sculpture ~ Wall Flower Bud Vase is yet another example of the whimsical yet stunning artistry for which the Rouen region has become known over the past several centuries!  Cast in earthenware into the shape of a stalking cat, then luxuriously hand-painted with traditional cobalt blue, olive green, mustard yellow and dusty...

19th Century Cloissone Vase

19th Century Cloissone Vase is an exceptional example of the genre, retaining rich coloration and exhibiting a large format design theme celebrating the natural beauty of flowers.  Decorated in the round, brass wire was carefully affixed to the brass vase, then the spaces created were filled with various colors of enamel, with the final product being...

Antique Glazed Terra Cotta Bean Pot

Antique Glazed Terra Cotta Bean Pot is perfect for adding a homey touch to your decor, both inside and out!  Hand-thrown terra cotta clay has been glazed and features a rustic, designed-for-use-daily look.  Ideal for the casual decor!Circa early 1900sMeasures 8.5H x 9 in diameter

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Belgium

Pair Antique Delft Lidded Urns by Boch of Belgium are a splendid example of fine ceramic porcelains from the region that encompassed northern France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and Holland.  The storied company was founded by Francois Boch in 1748 and evolved through many permutations over the decades, witnessing the revolution in Belgium, the rise and fall of...

Pair Antique Delft Blue & White Transferware Flower Vases

Pair Antique Delft Blue & White Transferware Flower Vases are the ideal choice for adding a touch of color, especially when filled with fresh flowers or a permanent floral arrangement!  The pattern changes slightly from different viewing angles for visual interest.  Proudly made by the masters of Delft in Holland!Circa early 1900sEach measures 10H x 5...

Vintage Dutch Blue & White Tobacco Jar by Zenith

Vintage Dutch Blue & White Tobacco Jar by Zenith represents a style of pottery that has remained popular for over two centuries!  The brass lid and usually cork gasket kept the tobacco fresh, and ironically, the company ~ located in Gouda in The Netherlands ~ got its start making clay pipes for smoking!  Luxurious cobalt blue coloration depicts a...

Pair 19th Century Satsuma Vases with Bronze Bases

Pair 19th Century Satsuma Vases with Bronze Bases are a splendid example of artistry meeting the demands for such artistry that reached a crescendo in Europe during the later 1800s.  The vases were hand-painted and fired in Japan, using ancient techniques that created texture that enhanced the natural coloration used.  This pair of urns were then sent to...

Vintage French Blue Opaline Perfume Bottle

Vintage French Blue Opaline Perfume Bottle is an elegant and charming accent piece that collectors adore, and such items are also popular for adding a splash of color to any table top.  The hand-painted gold trim really sets this beauty apart from the rest!Circa mid-1900sMeasures 5H x 3.5 in diameter

Antique Pink & White 65 pc. China Set by Maastricht ~...

Antique Pink & White 65 pc. China Set by Maastricht ~ Victoria Pattern19th Century Transferware Set dates to 1859 -1890 and features decorative shapes and retains its fine coloration.  This particular pattern is called "Victoria".  Surrounded by gorgeous floral borders, the design features a garden urn filled with flowers and two magical birds on each...

Pair 19th Century Boch Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases

Pair 19th Century Boch Hand-Painted Blue & White Vases make a splendid accent as well as a vessel for fresh flowers or other decorative items!  The intricate combination of patterns encircle each vase, alternating on the facets, with stylized bordering around the base as well as the rim.  Rich cobalt blue coloration on kaolin-quality white porcelain...

Antique Hand-Painted French Faience Jardiniere from Rouen

Antique Hand-Painted French Faience Jardiniere from Rouen is yet another fine example of the colorful and intricately designed ceramic art that hails from the region around Rouen since the 16th century!  This work is in exceptional condition, featuring an abundance of earth-toned colors including cobalt blue, olive green, saffron yellow and copper...

Pair Charles X Period Hand-Painted Old Paris Porcelain...

Pair Charles X Period Hand-Painted Old Paris Porcelain Vases are a superlative example of the French ceramicists of the 19th Century.  Sourcing fine white clays and extraordinarily talented artists, the ceramicists first created the graceful form, then adorned each with individual works of art in the round, celebrating a wide variety of colorful flowers. ...

Antique French Green Glazed Earthenware Pitcher

Antique French Earthenware Pitcher features a deep emerald green glaze. Made towards the end of the 19th century, this wonderful pot has had its exterior glazed, not only providing its coveted green color, but also giving the pot its smooth finish. Thrown by a rural potter and fired with a traditional French methodology, it makes a great accent...

Antique 89-Piece Staffordshire Black & White...

Antique 89-Piece Staffordshire Black & White Transferware China Service was crafted by the storied porcelain maker from England in the Jenny Lind pattern which made its first appearance in 1795.  The pattern which was transferred onto the surface of the pottery prior to final glazing, depicts a wide variety of lavish scenery and activities of the...

19th Century French Hand-Painted Faience Petit Tureen...

19th Century French Hand-Painted Faience Petit Tureen from Rouen is yet another charming example from a private collection glorifying the charming, colorful ceramic wonders from the fabled region.  Using local white clay, each design has been painstakingly and artfully painted in vibrant cobalt blues, copper reds, olive greens and saffron yellows with a...

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Platter from...

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Platter represents the remarkably unique and definitively French porcelains produced in the fabled region around Rouen!  Hand-made, this piece is meticulously hand-painted with an intricate design inspired by nature across the entire facade.  Perfect for protecting table tops in style, it can be employed to serve...

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Pitcher

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Pitcher is a beautiful example of the fine craftsmanship of French porcelains produced in the fabled region around Rouen!  Hand-made and meticulously hand-painted with an intricate design inspired by nature across the entire facade, it was designed to provide decorative appeal by itself, perfect for milk, cream...

19th Century Imari Jardiniere with Bronze Mounts

19th Century Imari Jardiniere with Bronze Mounts was produced for the lucrative European market that burgeoned during the 1800s.  Using copper and cobalt-derived colors for their complex glazes, each vessel was hand-painted then fired and finally fitted with intricate cast bronze furniture that includes in this example, handles shaped like dragons and...

Pair Antique Chinese Hand-Painted Vases

Pair Antique Chinese Hand-Painted Vases will make a colorful addition to your decor.  Using several shades of green combined with blue and a brick red, a scene of entertaining at the court is depicted, with flowers, foliates and geometric designs with avian accents covering the entire exteriors.  Perfect for displaying flowers or just as accents by...

Antique Hand-Painted Limoges Platter of Venice signed...

Antique Hand-Painted Limoges Platter of Venice signed by the artist, AW.  Such works were produced for the lucrative souvenir market.  This work captures the classic gondolier ferrying a passenger in the late evening outside the storied city.  Hand-painted gold trim around the octagonal shape completes the look.Circa early 1900sMeasures 10W x 7.5D

3-Piece 19th Century English Brown & White...

3-Piece 19th Century English Brown & White Transferware Set consists of a larger pitcher, smaller pitcher, and small flower vase.  Originally designed as a washstand set, it is ideal for creating an interesting visual display.  Wild foliage patterns are boldly printed onto the white earthenware before glazing to wonderful visual effect.Circa...

Antique Boch Blue & White Transferware Lidded Urn

Antique Boch Blue & White Transferware Lidded Urn is a great selection for your interior decorating!  Adding a touch of color, it can stand alone as a visually appealing element, or with the lid off it can be filled with fresh flowers or a permanent floral arrangement!  The pattern changes from different viewing angles for visual interest.  Proudly...

19th Century Delft Blue & White Transferware Lidded Urn

19th Century Delft Blue & White Transferware Lidded Urn

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Soup Tureen...

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Soup Tureen with Platter represents the remarkably unique and definitively French porcelains produced in the fabled region around Rouen!  Hand-made, each piece is meticulously hand-painted with an intricate design inspired by nature across the entire facade.  Designed as a set, the platter helps protect table tops...

19th Century Hand-Painted Trivet from Rouen, France

19th Century Hand-Painted Trivet from Rouen, France features the colorful artistry of the region with the typical celebration of the bounty and beauty of the earth as provided by the creator.  A crest appears at the center with the Lamb of God under three fleurs de lys, with a castellated crown above the crest, all surrounded by stylized wildflower and...

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Jardiniere...

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Jardiniere from Rouen exhibits a wonderfully colorful and charming example of the exquisite porcelains coming from the region over the past several centuries!  The shape is reminiscent of a shield motif, with the scrollworks enhanced by the painted adornment.  Rich coloration typical of provincial French...

19th Century French Hand-Painted Faience Match Holder...

19th Century French Hand-Painted Faience Match Holder from Rouen is yet another charming example from a private collection glorifying the charming, colorful ceramic wonders from the fabled region.  Using local white clay, each design has been painstakingly and artfully painted in vibrant cobalt blues, copper reds, olive greens and saffron yellows with a...

19th Century French Hand-Painted Faience Jardiniere...

19th Century French Hand-Painted Faience Jardiniere from Rouen is yet another charming example from a private collection glorifying the charming, colorful ceramic wonders from the fabled region.  Using local white clay, each design has been painstakingly and artfully painted in vibrant cobalt blues, copper reds, olive greens and saffron yellows with a...

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Soup Tureen

19th Century French Faience Hand-Painted Soup Tureen represents the remarkably unique and definitively French porcelains produced in the fabled region around Rouen!  Hand-made and meticulously hand-painted with an intricate design inspired by nature across the entire facade.  Designed to serve stews and soups in style, it features rich natural colors...

Pair Antique Delft Blue & White Transferware Flower Vases

Pair Antique Delft Blue & White Transferware Flower Vases are the ideal choice for adding a touch of color, especially when filled with fresh flowers or a permanent floral arrangement!  The pattern changes slightly from different viewing angles for visual interest.  Proudly made by the masters of Boch in the region of Delft in Holland!Circa early...

19th Century French Hand-Painted Teapot from Rouen

19th Century French Hand-Painted Teapot from Rouen is a very unusual example of the artistry of the fabled city nestled on the Seine River not far from the English Channel, where potters have plied their trade for centuries, and a unique combination of design and hand-painted coloration have evolved.  This charming example features a handle resembling a...

Pair Antique Delft Blue & White Transferware Lidded Vases

Pair Antique Delft Blue & White Transferware Lidded Vases is a splendid example of Old World craftsmanship where Dutch ceramicists took advantage of the high demand for quality porcelain products from the Orient beginning as early as the 18th century.  Rich cobalt blue contrasts with the white porcelain for a classic effect, with intricate designs...

19th Century Delft Hand-Painted Urn with Lid

19th Century Delft Hand-Painted Urn with Lid is a splendid and colorful example of the exceptional ceramics that have been produced in the Delfts region of Holland for centuries!  The curved, faceted body is topped with its original lid, which features complementary colorful ornamentation and a Foo Dog on top in cobalt blue.  Elaborate flora & fauna...

Pair 19th Century Delft Blue & White Lidded Urns

Pair 19th Century Delft Blue & White Lidded Urns are the perfect choice to create elegance, form and color to your decorative accent scheme!  Hand-crafted and painted by the master porcelain artists of Maastricht, Holland, it was produced as part of the Royal Sphinx pattern designed by G. Ragout.  Amazing tiers of design begin at the base and surpass...

Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted French Decorative...

Rare and wonderful pair of 19th Century Hand-Painted French Decorative Porcelain Plates 10 in Diameter Circa 1840s

Antique French Alsatian Pitcher

The region in France around Elzas is noted for its Country French pottery, and these antique pitchers survive as one of its most popular products. Hand-thrown then fitted with a handle and "fingered" for a spout, each has been hand-painted with local charming wildflowers design then glazed to provide decade after decade of daily use. Circa 1880s. Measures...