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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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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Antique Vieux Paris Napoleon III Period Porcelain...

Antique Vieux Paris Napoleon III Period Porcelain Coffee Pot Circa 1870. Measures 12H x 8.5W x 5D.
$86   $245
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Antique Boch & Freres White Pitcher

Antique Boch & Freres White Pitcher Circa turn of the century Measures 11H x 8W x 7D
$89   $148
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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 Blue & White Lidded Vase

19th Century Blue & White Lidded Vase is a lovely example of Chinese pottery from the era, hand-painted in cobalt blue and surviving with its original lid, a rare thing indeed! Circa 1880s Measures 10.5H x 9 in diameter
$384   $549
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Antique Hand-Painted Flower Vase by Boch

Antique Hand-Painted Flower Vase by Boch displays vivid coloration and a graceful shape inspired by ancient designs. Circa early 1900s Measures 17.5H x 7.5 in diameter
$85   $189
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Antique Hand-Painted Lidded Urn by Boch

Antique Hand-Painted Lidded Urn by Boch displays vivid coloration and a graceful shape inspired by ancient designs. Circa early 1900s Measures 14.5H x 6.5 in diameter
$95   $189
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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 1880s Each...
$690   $1,150
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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...
$239   $398
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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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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...
$920   $1,150
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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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Set of Antique Limoges China

Set of Antique Limoges China features multiple pieces of assorted sizes.  Great for a starter set!  Approximately 51 pieces. Circa 1890s Assorted sizes.
$990   $1,650
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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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Antique White Ironstone Soup Tureen

Antique White Ironstone Soup TureenCirca early 1900sMeasures 11.5H x 13W x 8D
$174   $290
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19th Century Transferware Soup Tureen

19th Century Transferware Soup TureenCirca 1880s
$99   $248
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Set of Eleven 19th Century Vieux Paris Decorative...

Set of Eleven 19th Century Vieux Paris Decorative Porcelain Plates by Staffs of England in their New Chelsea pattern. Circa 1880s Each measures 7 in diameter
$389   $648
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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 English Brown Transferware Pitcher

NOW 50% OFF! Antique Brown Transferware Pitcher Circa early 1900s Measures 12H x 9W x 7D
$99   $198
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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...
$347   $495
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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 Alsatian French 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....
$134   $298
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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....
$134   $298
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19th Century Vieux Paris Gold & White Embossed Vase

19th Century Vieux Paris Gold & White Embossed Vase is ideal for displaying fresh fruit or especially flowers, and features an embossed scene with cherubs at play around the entire circumference.  Gold highlights add a splendid touch to the classical work! Circa 1890s Measures 15.5H x 11W x 9D

24 Piece French Empire Period Coffee & Tea Service

24 Piece French Empire Period Coffee & Tea Service is a wonderfully preserved artifact from the turbulent years of the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte.  The style introduced by his queen Josephine was influenced by his Egyptian campaigns, as evidenced by the lines of this elegant set.  Original gold finish has some wear typical of sets in this age range. ...

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...

Pair Antique French Faience Hand-Painted Lidded Urns

Pair Antique French Faience Hand-Painted Lidded Urns feature a stunning saffron colored base atop which colorful and exotic flowers have been hand-painted around the entire exterior.  Even the lids were graced with the artist's attentions.  The urns and the lids feature an eight-faceted form that captivates the eye and is perfect for adding a bright touch...

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

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 French Limoges Hand-Painted Enamel Jewelry Box

Antique French Limoges Hand-Painted Enamel Jewelry Box is a signed work of art in miniature!  Designed to hold a special piece of jewelry, it features a beautiful and colorful floral bouquet on the lid signed by the artist.  The embossed box sides add visual interest, with the Limoges brand hand-painted on the interior.  What an instant family...

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

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...