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Miniature Russian figure of a lady, dressed in a l
Miniature Russian figure of a lady, dressed in a l Ref: 3291
Miniature Russian figure of a lady, dressed in a long pink dress with ruched sleeves, height: 3 1/8in. 8cm.

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Price: 300.00




Queen's Burmese rose bowl, late 19th century, manu
Queen's Burmese rose bowl, late 19th century, manu Ref: A3476
Queen's Burmese rose bowl, late 19th century, manufactured by Thomas Webb & Sons, height: 3 in., 7.6cm. Thomas Webb & Sons produced Queen's Burmese pieces from 1886 onwards, gaining their license from the Mount Washington Glass Company of New Bedford, Massachusetts. This type of glass ware became known as 'Queen's Design' after a set of Mount Washington glasses were presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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Price: 250.00




Bohemian porcelain tureen of a partridge, made in
Bohemian porcelain tureen of a partridge, made in Ref: J799
Bohemian porcelain tureen of a partridge, made in Chodov, circa 1845-72, with imprint stamp on base V.P.(von Portheim), length: 7 1/2in., 19.1cm, condition: minute frits and small restored chips to rim of cover, wear to underside of tail, firing faults to interior of base.

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Price: 1,350.00




Chantilly egg-cup in the kakiemon palate, c.1760,
Chantilly egg-cup in the kakiemon palate, c.1760, Ref: K362
Chantilly egg-cup in the kakiemon palate, c.1760, decorated with scattered sprigs, the interior with a panel of floral sprays reserved on an iron-red diaper ground, height: 2 5/8in., 6.6cm, condition: small chip to the interior of the rim. A Chantilly egg-cup with the same decoration from the collection of the late Donald Tryhorn of Kingsbridge, was sold in 2013.

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Price: 350.00




German milk glass teabowl and saucer, 18th century
German milk glass teabowl and saucer, 18th century Ref: K715
German milk glass teabowl and saucer, 18th century, decorated with flowers, diameter of saucer: 4 1/4 in.; 10.5 cm.; Condition: perfect

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Price: 320.00




German milk glass saucer, 18th century, decorated
German milk glass saucer, 18th century, decorated Ref: K716
German milk glass saucer, 18th century, decorated with spray of flowers; diameter : 4 7/16 in.; 11 cm.; Condition: flake to rim (see image)

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Price: 50.00




Furstenburg coffee can, 18th century, painted with
Furstenburg coffee can, 18th century, painted with Ref: N368
Furstenburg coffee can, 18th century, painted with figures in a lakeland landscape, blue F mark, height: 2 1/4in. 5.6cm.condition: chip to rim

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Price: 85.00




Wedgwood blue jasper butter tub, cover and stand,
Wedgwood blue jasper butter tub, cover and stand, Ref: N485
Wedgwood blue jasper butter tub, cover and stand, sprigged with classical figures, impressed mark, stand diameter: 5 1/2in. 14cm. Condition: handle restored and chips to base and cup neatly restored

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Price: 300.00




Meissen Marcolini teacup and saucer, 18th century,
Meissen Marcolini teacup and saucer, 18th century, Ref: N927
Meissen Marcolini teacup and saucer, 18th century, decorated on the saucer with a pastoral scene with a shepherd boy leaning on a rock with 3 sheep and on the cup with a shepherdess and a sheep and a ram, diameter of the saucer: 13.2cm. 5 3/16in. diameter of the cup: 8 cm. 3 3/16in. height of the cup: 4.6cm. 1 3/4in.

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Price: 450.00




Worcester baluster-shaped King of Prussia mug, cir
Worcester baluster-shaped King of Prussia mug, cir Ref: P853
Worcester baluster-shaped King of Prussia mug, circa 1757, decorated with a portrait of the King of Prussia with an angel blowing trumpets and a design of flags, cannon and trumpet and spears, height: 3 3/8in. 8.5cm.

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Price: 950.00




Meissen coffee cup and saucer, circa 1760, decorat
Meissen coffee cup and saucer, circa 1760, decorat Ref: Q966
Meissen coffee cup and saucer, circa 1760, decorated with colourful sprays and sprigs of flowers, wishbone handle to the cup, crossed swords marks, diameter of saucer: 5 3/16in. 13.2cm. Condition: tiny flake to rim of cup, frit to foot, tiny chip to base of saucer

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Price: 450.00




Meissen ornithological teabowl and saucer, circa 1
Meissen ornithological teabowl and saucer, circa 1 Ref: Q980
Meissen ornithological teabowl and saucer, circa 1760-70, with ozier moulded borders painted with birds and insects, crossed swords marks in underglaze blue, diameter of saucer: 5 5/8in. 14.3cm. Condition: some rubbing to the gilt and a little to the bird

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Price: 450.00




Meissen saucer, circa 1740-45, with ozier moulded
Meissen saucer, circa 1740-45, with ozier moulded Ref: Q992
Meissen saucer, circa 1740-45, with ozier moulded borders, finely painted in the manner of J.G. Klinger with a bundle of cut flowers tied by a ribbon and scattered insects, crossed swords marks in underglaze blue to base, diameter of saucer: 5 1/4in., 13.4cm; condition: chip to rim and wear to gilding.

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Meissen cup and saucer, mid 18th century, decorate
Meissen cup and saucer, mid 18th century, decorate Ref: R524
Meissen cup and saucer, mid 18th century, decorated with flowers in magenta, diameter of saucer: 5 1/4in. 13.3cm. height of cup : 2 5/8in. 6.6cm: condition: frits to base of cup, tiny frit to handle

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Price: 380.00




Meissen cup and saucer, mid 18th century, decorate
Meissen cup and saucer, mid 18th century, decorate Ref: R524a
Meissen cup and saucer, mid 18th century, decorated with flowers in magenta, diameter of saucer: 5 1/4in. 13.3cm. height of cup : 2 5/8in. 6.6cm: condition: frits to base of cup, tiny frit to handle

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Price: 380.00




Rare English Chelsea octagonal teabowl, raised anc
Rare English Chelsea octagonal teabowl, raised anc Ref: R655
Rare English Chelsea octagonal teabowl, raised anchor period (1749-52), Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, decorated after the Japanese kakiemon original with the 'Lady in the Pavilion' pattern, with raised anchor factory mark to base, diameter: 2 7/16in.; 6.2cm. A similar teabowl can be found in the Fitzwilliam Museum Collection, Accession No: C.67B-1933. For an illustrated example of a Japanese teabowl and saucer with the 'Lady in the Pavilion' pattern see Ayers, Impey & Mallet, 'Porcelain for Palaces' (1990), p. 280, pl. 328. This pattern was also found in Bow porcelain.

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Price: 3,800.00




Meissen salt of moulded form, circa 1760, decorate
Meissen salt of moulded form, circa 1760, decorate Ref: R677
Meissen salt of moulded form, circa 1760, decorated with Deutsch blummen, with crossed swords mark to base, diameter: 3 1/16in. 7.8cm; condition: shallow chip to inner rim, wear to gilding. For a similar Meissen salt see Abraham L. den Blaauwen, 'Meissen Porcelain in the Rijksmuseum', p. 348, pl. 246.

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Price: 380.00




Meissen teacup and saucer, 18th century, decorated
Meissen teacup and saucer, 18th century, decorated Ref: R959
Meissen teacup and saucer, 18th century, decorated with flowers, diameter of saucer: 5 1/8in. 13cm., condition: small crack to the base of the handle. Provenance: from the estate of Niel Rimington (1928-2009) of Fonthill Old Abbey Estate Wiltshire

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Price: 85.00




European milk glass tea bowl and saucer, 18th cent
European milk glass tea bowl and saucer, 18th cent Ref: V238
European milk glass tea bowl and saucer, 18th century, decorated with sprays of flowers, diameter of saucer: 5 1/8in. 13cm. Condition: minute frit to rim of cup

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Price: 260.00




Meissen figure of Autumn, 18th century, holding a
Meissen figure of Autumn, 18th century, holding a Ref: V783
Meissen figure of Autumn, 18th century, holding a sheaf of wheat with a putti at her feet, height: 5in., 2.7cm, condition: slight damage to the wheat sheaf which has been restuck

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Price: 750.00




Meissen porcelain figure of a Lady Shepherdess, ci
Meissen porcelain figure of a Lady Shepherdess, ci Ref: X41
Meissen porcelain figure of a Lady Shepherdess, circa 1755, modelled by Johan Joachim Kaendler, the seated figure clothed in a turquoise bodice and skirts with flower sprays, holding a flowers in her left hand, with a sheep lying at her feet, underglaze-blue crossed swords mark to back of base, height: 6 1/8in., 18.5cm; condition: some restoration.

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Price: 3,800.00




Meissen soup plate, circa 1740, decorated in the c
Meissen soup plate, circa 1740, decorated in the c Ref: X128
Meissen soup plate, circa 1740, decorated in the centre with a flying crane, dragon and insect, the rim with insects and floral sprays, the scalloped rim with the Sulkowski Ozier pattern moulded border, with blue cross swords mark to base, diameter: 9 1/8 in. 23.2cm.; condition: small chip to rim. Provenance: from the Nyffeler Collection, collection label to base (Christie's, 9 June 1986, Lot 136). The decoration of this plate is often found on pieces with a basketwork border. Pieces with this decoration can be found in a number of Collections including the Kunstgewerbemuseum in Berlin, the Porzellansammlung Dresden, and the Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln. For an illustrated example of similar plate see Abraham L. den Blaauwen, 'Meissen Porcelain in the Rijksmuseum, p. 240, pl. 163.

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Price: 750.00




Large Meissen dish, 18th century, with scalloped r
Large Meissen dish, 18th century, with scalloped r Ref: X729
Large Meissen dish, 18th century, with scalloped rim, decorated with scattered floral sprigs, with underglaze-blue crossed-swords mark to base, diameter: 13in., 33cm; condition: minute frits to rim. Provenance: With Christie's label to base (6 July 2006, lot 1260), purchasd by J.G. Dakin.

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Price: 420.00




A Meissen Commedia Dell'arte figure of Il Capitano
A Meissen Commedia Dell'arte figure of Il Capitano Ref: Y279
A Meissen Commedia Dell'arte figure of Il Capitano Spavento, c. 1744, modelled by J.J. Kändler and P. Reinicke, wearing a white jacket over a blue waistcoat with yellow breeches, standing by a tree-stump, on a base with applied flowers, from the Duke of Weissenfels Series, with blue crossed sword mark to back of base, height: 5 1/2in., 14cm; 746. Il Capitano, a braggart soldier, was usually depicted as being of Spanish or Southern Italian origin. In the 18th century his role in the plays and scenarios came to be replaced by that of Scaramouche. See; Birte Abraham, Commedia dell'Arte, The Patricia & Rodes Hart Collection of European Porcelain and Faience, Amsterdam, 2010, pp. 68-69.

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Price: 4,200.00




Worcester bell-shaped mug in the 'famille-rose' st
Worcester bell-shaped mug in the 'famille-rose' st Ref: Y667
Worcester bell-shaped mug in the 'famille-rose' style, circa 1755-58, decorated with the 'Beckoning Chinaman' pattern, depicting an old man clothed in a long puce robe, standing on a riverbank with large rocks nearby, a bird overhead, the reverse with a large brightly coloured spray of flowers, with grooved handle, height: 4 3/4in. 12cm, condition: chip and hairline to rim. The pattern may have been copied from a Chinese famille verte original with a figure of one of the ‘Eight Drunken Immortals of the Tang Dynasty’. For an illustrated example see Marshall, Henry Rissik, 'Coloured Worcester Porcelain of the First Period, 1751-1783', (Newport, 1954), pl. 5, no. 76.

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Price: 480.00




Chelsea moulded Warren Hastings type oval dish, c.
Chelsea moulded Warren Hastings type oval dish, c. Ref: Y887
Chelsea moulded Warren Hastings type oval dish, c. 1755, decorated in the centre with loose bouquets and scattered flower-sprays, the border with four scroll-edged cartouches enclosing figures in landscapes, with classical buildings, a ship's sail and horsemen against a ground of moulded foliage and diaper pattern, with red-anchor mark to base, diameter:11 3/8in., 29cm; condition: restored to chip to rim and associated frit. This type of ware is generally associated with Warren Hastings (1732-1818), the first Governor-General of Fort William in Bengal as a service with similar decoration was sold with his effects at Daylesford House in 1818.

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Price: 750.00




German Meissen model of a Bolognese hound (Bologne
German Meissen model of a Bolognese hound (Bologne Ref: U82
German Meissen model of a Bolognese hound (Bologner Hund), late 19th century, after the 18th century model by J. J. Kaendler, modelled in a seated position with a white coat with greyish-black patches, with blue crossed-swords mark to base, height: 9 1/8in., 23cm; condition: breaks to tail, small chips to extremities. A similar 19th century hound can be found in the V&A Museum Collection, CIRC.181-1955; Ceramics, Room 139. Johann Joachim Kändler, born 1706 - died 1775, made designs for the Meissen porcelain factory.

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Price: 1,800.00




Meissen purple-ground teacup and saucer, c. 1735-4
Meissen purple-ground teacup and saucer, c. 1735-4 Ref: U132
Meissen purple-ground teacup and saucer, c. 1735-40, the saucer decorated with harbour scenes of merchants, ships and European rural landscapes within shaped cartouche with Laub-und Bandelwerk in red, purple and gold, the reverse with indianische Blumen against a lavender-ground, the teacup with harbour-scenes within shaped cartouches against a lavender-ground with indianische Blumen, with a spray of indianische Blumen to the inside, diameter of saucer: 5 5/16in., 13.5cm; condition: scratches to surface, minute frits, small glaze fault near rim of saucer.

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Price: 1,600.00




Meissen purple-ground teacup and saucer, c. 1735-4
Meissen purple-ground teacup and saucer, c. 1735-4 Ref: U133
Meissen purple-ground teacup and saucer, c. 1735-40, the saucer decorated with harbour scenes of merchants, ships and European rural landscapes within shaped cartouche with Laub-und Bandelwerk in red, purple and gold, the reverse with indianische Blumen against a lavender-ground, the teacup with harbour-scenes within shaped cartouches against a lavender-ground with indianische Blumen, with a spray of indianische Blumen to the inside, diameter of saucer: 5 5/16in., 13.5cm; condition: slight scratching to lavender-ground.

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Price: 1,600.00




Meissen purple-ground teacup and saucer, c. 1735-4
Meissen purple-ground teacup and saucer, c. 1735-4 Ref: U135
Meissen purple-ground teacup and saucer, c. 1735-40, the saucer decorated with harbour scenes of merchants, ships and European rural landscapes within shaped cartouche with Laub-und Bandelwerk in red, purple and gold, the reverse with indianische Blumen against a lavender-ground, the teacup with harbour-scenes within shaped cartouches against a lavender-ground with indianische Blumen, with a spray of indianische Blumen to the inside, diameter of saucer: 5 5/16in., 13.5cm; condition: short firing-line to rim of teabowl, some scratches to lavender ground.

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Price: 1,600.00




Meissen teabowl and saucer, c. 1750, decorated wit
Meissen teabowl and saucer, c. 1750, decorated wit Ref: U221
Meissen teabowl and saucer, c. 1750, decorated with sprays of flowering tulip, rose and myosotis, with underglaze-blue crossed-swords mark to base, diameter of saucer: 4 5/8in., 11.9cm; condition: age related wear, minute frits to footrims.

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Price: 320.00




Meissen teabowl and saucer, c. 1750, decorated wit
Meissen teabowl and saucer, c. 1750, decorated wit Ref: U222
Meissen teabowl and saucer, c. 1750, decorated with sprays of flowers, with underglaze blue crossed-swords mark to base, diameter of saucer: 5 1/8in., 13.1cm; condition: minute frits and age related wear.

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Price: 320.00




Circular Wedgwood blue jasper portrait medallion,
Circular Wedgwood blue jasper portrait medallion, Ref: U410
Circular Wedgwood blue jasper portrait medallion, 19th century, of the Roman Emperor Otho, the reverse impressed Wedgwood and incised 'Otho', diameter: 2 in. 5.1cm. Munted as a brooch.

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Price: 220.00




Wedgwood blue jasper circular gilt-metal mounted m
Wedgwood blue jasper circular gilt-metal mounted m Ref: U412
Wedgwood blue jasper circular gilt-metal mounted medallion, 19th century, depicting the the goddess Cybele, holding a cornucopia of flowers with two male lions standing either side of her, impressed Wedgwood mark with stamp of R to base, diameter of medallion: 1 3/4in. (4.5cm). There is an earlier example of this plaque in the Victoria and Albert Museum, no. 1467-1855.

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Price: 250.00




Wedgwood blue jasper oval gilt-metal mounted medal
Wedgwood blue jasper oval gilt-metal mounted medal Ref: U413
Wedgwood blue jasper oval gilt-metal mounted medallion, 19th century, depicting a group of classical figures, diameter of medallion: 2in. (5.2cm).

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Price: 250.00




Amethyst oval intaglio, decorated with a classical
Amethyst oval intaglio, decorated with a classical Ref: U415
Amethyst oval intaglio, decorated with a classical scene and signed C. Brown, width: 1 1/2in. (4 cm).

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Price: 150.00




Wedgwood tri-colour jasper octagonal medallion, ci
Wedgwood tri-colour jasper octagonal medallion, ci Ref: U416A
Wedgwood tri-colour jasper octagonal medallion, circa 1790-1800, Staffordshire, jasperware with applied decoration in blue, green and white jasper, depicting ' the goddess Aurora, driving a chariot across the sky with winged putti surrounded by wispy clouds, impressed Wedgwood mark to base, width: 2 7/8in. (7.5cm). There is a medallion with identical applied decoration in the Victoria and Albert Museum, no. 3523-1855, and an earlier model given by Douglas Eyre, no. CIRC.157-1922.

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Price: 280.00




Wedgwood circular blue jasper medallion, 19th cent
Wedgwood circular blue jasper medallion, 19th cent Ref: U416B
Wedgwood circular blue jasper medallion, 19th century, depicting the 'dipping of Achilles', impressed Wedgwood mark to base, diameter: 2 1/8in. (5.3cm).

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Price: 220.00




Wedgwood blue jasperware oval medallion, 19th Cent
Wedgwood blue jasperware oval medallion, 19th Cent Ref: U417A
Wedgwood blue jasperware oval medallion, 19th Century, decorated with mythological figures in a wooden frame, the reverse with impressed 'Wedgwood' mark and incised '134'; diameter: 2 1/4in. (5.8 cm)

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Price: 120.00




Wedgwood blue jasperware small circular plaque, 19
Wedgwood blue jasperware small circular plaque, 19 Ref: U418B
Wedgwood blue jasperware small circular plaque, 19th century, depicting a seated classical soldier, ‘A Conquering Hero’, impressed 'Wedgwood' mark to base; diameter: 1 1/8 in. (3 cm), illustrated in Mankowitz, Wolf, ‘Wedgwood’, pl. 95, and this design listed in the 1779 transcript of the Wedgwood & Bentley catalogue as number 1623, p. 221.

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Price: 80.00




Meissen gadrooned teabowl and saucer, circa 1730,
Meissen gadrooned teabowl and saucer, circa 1730, Ref: U962
Meissen gadrooned teabowl and saucer, circa 1730, decorated with chinoiserie scenes of figures engaged in various pursuits in a garden setting, the saucer with gilded scrollwork to the rim, the interior of the teabowl similarly decorated and with a spray of indianische Blumen to the well, the exterior of each with a moulded band of reversed gilded gadroons above the foot rim, Dreher’s mark * impressed to inner footrims, with blue crossed-swords mark to base, diameter of saucer 4 7/8 in. (12.5cm)., height of teabowl: 1 3/4in. 4.3 cm., condition: minor wear to gilding

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Price: 3,500.00




Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1735, decorated
Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1735, decorated Ref: U963
Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1735, decorated in the kakiemon style with flowering branches and an insect, the rims glazed brown, the interior well of the teabowl decorated with a prunus flowerhead with issuing leaves, pressnummer ‘2’ to inner footrims, with underglaze-blue crossed-swords mark to base, diameter of saucer 5 1/8in. (13 cm.); condition: minor wear to enamels. For a similar example see, Ayers, Impey, Mallett, ‘Porcelain for Palaces: the Fashion for Japan in Europe 1650-1750’, p. 266, Cat. No. 304.

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Price: 1,600.00




Meissen octafoil teabowl and saucer, circa 1735, d
Meissen octafoil teabowl and saucer, circa 1735, d Ref: U964
Meissen octafoil teabowl and saucer, circa 1735, decorated in the kakiemon style with birds amongst flowering prunus, bamboo and pine issuing from rockwork, the rims glazed brown, incised ‘24’ with underglaze-blue crossed-swords mark to base, diameter of saucer: 4 7/8in. (12.5cm.); condition: slight wear to enamels

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Price: 4,000.00




English cup, 18th century, possibly Newhall, decor
English cup, 18th century, possibly Newhall, decor Ref: W24
English cup, 18th century, possibly Newhall, decorated with sprays of flowers, the inside rim decorated with a patterned band and garland of flowers beneath concentric iron bands and dots, height: 2 1/2in. (6.3cm.)

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Price: 25.00




Small Meissen ecuelle and cover, circa 1735, the b
Small Meissen ecuelle and cover, circa 1735, the b Ref: W39
Small Meissen ecuelle and cover, circa 1735, the body painted in the Kakiemon style with the 'Flying Fox' or 'Eichhörnchen' pattern, depicting on side a red creature, the opposite a yellow squirrel among vines and banded hedges, the shallow domed cover similarly decorated surmounted by a double dolphin finial, the rim glazed brown, the bowl with twin dolphin handles, with blue crossed sword mark to base, height: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.); condition. Chips to rim of cover, finial, base of handles. For a similar example, see Ruckert, Rainer, 'Meissener Porzellan', no. 242; for the origin of this pattern, see Weber, J., ‘Meissener Porzellane mit Dekoren nach Ostasiatischen Vorbild’, Vol II, pp.297-309-76.

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Price: 2,300.00




A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte Ref: W72
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exterior of the teabowl decorated with a continuous scene with a band of travelling figures resting next to a harbour, and a sublime landscape of mountains and sea dotted with boats; the interior decorated with a group of figures pausing beside a rustic dwelling with castle in the background; the saucer painted with a group admiring a ruined classical scene with columns and trailing vines, within concentric iron-red line bands and Laub-und-Bandlewerk borders to the rim; underglaze blue crossed swords to the base, gilder’s mark 5Z to base of teabowl and saucer, diameter of saucer: 5 1/8in. (13cm.), diameter of teabowl: 3 1/8in. (8cm.)

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Price: 820.00




A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte Ref: W73
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exterior of the teabowl decorated with a continuous romantic scene with figures beside red cliffs, a lone horseman and deserted castle; the interior decorated with a couple underneath overhanging red rockwork and landscape with small chapel; the saucer painted with a horseman and followers against the backdrop of the sea and ruins of a fortress, within concentric iron-red line bands and Laub-und-Bandlewerk borders to the rim; underglaze blue crossed swords to the base, gilder’s mark 5Z to base of teabowl and saucer, impressed Dreher's mark 52 on base of saucer and impressed Dreher's mark 2 on base of teabowl; diameter of saucer: 5 1/8in. (13cm.), diameter of teabowl: 3 1/8in. (8cm.)

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Price: 820.00




A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte Ref: W74
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exterior of the teabowl decorated with a continuous scene of merchants with ships and marine landscape behind; the interior decorated with figures in boats and on the water’s edge with a village; the saucer finely painted with a rural scene of figures beside a rustic deserted cottage, within concentric iron-red line bands and Laub-und-Bandlewerk borders to the rim; underglaze blue crossed swords to the base, gilder’s mark 5Z to base of teabowl and saucer and impressed Dreher's mark on baseof saucer, diameter of saucer: 5 1/8in. (13cm.), diameter of teabowl: 3 1/8in. (8cm.)

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Price: 820.00




A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte Ref: W75
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exterior of the teabowl decorated with a continuous scene of figures relaxing in a landscape, the interior with a couple in a rocky landscape with cypress; the saucer similarly decorated with a shoreline scene and deserted ruin, within concentric iron-red line bands and Laub-und-Bandlewerk borders; underglaze blue crossed swords to base, gilder’s mark 5Z to base of teabowl and saucer, impressed Dreher's mark 2 on saucer, diameter of saucer: 5 1/8in. (13cm.), diameter of teabowl: 3 1/8in. (8cm.)

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Price: 820.00




A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte Ref: W76
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exterior of the teabowl painted with a continuous scene of figures within a marine landscape with moored ship and harbour, the saucer similarly decorated with a red-coated rider and strolling figures against a rural marine backdrop, within concentric iron-red line bands and Laub-und-Bandlewerk borders; underglaze blue crossed swords to base, gilder’s mark 5Z to base of teabowl and saucer, diameter of saucer: 5 1/8in. (13cm.), diameter of teabowl: 3 1/8in. (8cm.)

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Price: 820.00




A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exte Ref: W77
A Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, the exterior of the teabowl painted with a continuous scene of figures strolling in a garden, a ruined classical landscape and labourers beside the water’s edge; the interior with a traveler and rustic dwelling with leaning pine tree; the saucer similarly decorated with a couple in a rural landscape, within concentric iron-red line bands and Laub-und-Bandlewerk borders; underglaze blue crossed swords, gilder’s mark 5Z to base of teabowl and saucer, Dreher's impressed mark K to teabowl, diameter of saucer: 5 1/8in. (13cm.), diameter of teabowl: 3 1/8in. (8cm.), condition: chip to teabowl and hairline to rim of saucer

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A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1740, decorated
A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1740, decorated Ref: W78
A Meissen teapot and cover, circa 1740, decorated with rural scenes of strolling and reclining figures in a European landscape within Laub-und-Bandelwerk borders, the cartouches interspersed with insects and sprays of flowers, with scroll-moulded gilded J-handle and curved animal-head gilded spout, the lid similarly decorated with rural scenes within concentric iron red bands; underglaze blue crossed swords to the base, gilders mark ‘D’ on teapot and lid, height 3 ½ in. (9cm.), width from top of handle to spout: 7 1/16in. (18cm.); condition: chip to lid

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Price: 1,100.00




A Meissen sucrier and cover, circa 1740, the exter
A Meissen sucrier and cover, circa 1740, the exter Ref: W79
A Meissen sucrier and cover, circa 1740, the exterior finely painted with scenes of figures in European marine and rural landscapes within Laub-und-Bandelwerk borders; the cover similarly decorated with continuous rural scenes and mounted with a delicate floral finial with concentric iron-red line bands; the rims gilded, with underglaze blue crossed swords; gilders mark ‘L’ to base and lid; diameter: 4 3/8 in. (11.2cm), height: 4 3/8 in. (11.2cm); condition: minor chips to flowers, handle broken and restuck

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Price: 1,200.00




Meissen 'Indianische Blumen' plate, c. 1730, decor
Meissen 'Indianische Blumen' plate, c. 1730, decor Ref: PW1
Meissen 'Indianische Blumen' plate, c. 1730, decorated in the centre with a branch with indianische blumen and a butterfly within an underglaze blue double circle, the rim with four flower cartouches against a ground of diaper pattern and flowerheads, with underglaze blue crossed-swords mark and 'K' painter's mark to base, diameter: 8 3/4in.,22.2cm; condition: extending hairline crack. The central decoration for this plate derives from a Chinese imari original. A similar plate with a differing border is illustrated in Abraham L. den Blaauwen, 'Meissen Porcelain in the Rijksmuseum', p. 57, pl. 27.

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Meissen lobed teabowl and saucer, circa 1745, deco
Meissen lobed teabowl and saucer, circa 1745, deco Ref: PW3
Meissen lobed teabowl and saucer, circa 1745, decorated in the ‘kakiemon’ palette, with flowering branches of peony, the flowerheads with gilding, and two bamboo shootsand an insect, the well of the teabowl decorated with a single flowerhead, the loop handle with iron red spearhead decoration, the rims glazed brown, with underglaze-blue crossed swords mark to base, the saucer with incised dreher’s mark ‘B’, the teabowl with ‘53’; diameter of saucer: 5 in. (12.7 cm.), height of teabowl: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.); condition: tiny frits to footrims. There is a beaker and saucer of this pattern in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Accession No. C.49:1, 2-2006.

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Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, decorated
Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, decorated Ref: PW4
Meissen teabowl and saucer, circa 1740, decorated in the Kakiemon style with the Schmetterling pattern with a large butterfly resting among flowering branches, the well of the teabowl decorated with a floral spray, the loop handle with iron red spearhead decoration, the rims glazed brown, with underglaze-blue crossed swords mark to base, the saucer with incised dreher’s mark ‘52’ to inner footrim, the teabowl with ‘YY; diameter of saucer: 5 ¼ in. (13.4 cm.), height of teabowl: 1 7/8 in. (4.8 cm.); condition: minor wear to enamels. The Royal hunting palace at Hubertsburg had an entire service of this design listed in its inventory 'mit dem Papillon gemahlet' (see Weber J., ‘Meißener Porzellane mit Dekoren nach ostasiatischen Vorbildern’, p. 344), the pattern first appears in 1730s.

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