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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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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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. ...
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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...
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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
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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
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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...

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...

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 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...

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...