domenica, ottobre 28, 2012

Porcelain-Meissen-Limoges- European Furniture-decorative Arts

Ten Minton Porcelain Pate-sur-Pate Decorated Plates,
England, c. 1916, each with raised gold floral and foliate
festons between pale blue medallions decorated with
white slip classical portrait heads, artist signed Birks.
dia. 10 3/8 in.                                      $3,000 - 5,000

Grainger Worcester Porcelain Pate-sur-Pate,
England c.1892, elaborate gilded foliate handles to a
blue ground body white slip decorated with flowers, 
printed factory mark, ht 12 in.                 $300 -500

Harlequin Pair of German Cobalt Blue and White Enameled
Porcelain Urns,
late 19th century, each high-shouldered, slightly tapering form with cylindrical
lid, with panels of white enamel strapwork decoration accented with gold bor-
ders and white faux jewelling, ht.10 1/4 and 10 1/2 in.               $1,000 -1,500

Pair of Meissen Porcelain Double-snake-handled Vases, 
Dresden, with navy ground, gilt accents, and fluted socle, with first 
quality crossed swords mark, ht 15 3/8 in.                  $700 - 900

Meissen Porcelain Snake-handled Vase, Desden, body with
hand-painted polychrome flower sprays, rim and base with gadrooned 
gilding, ht. 10 5/8 in.                                                              $400 - 600

Pair of Auguste Riffaterre of Limoges Pate-sur-Pate Porcelain Roundels
France, late 19th/early 20th century, each depicting an Art
Nouveau beauty in profile on blue ground, incised A. Riffaterre
and with impressed maker's mark on the reverse, framed, dia.
7 in.                                                                     $ 600 -800

Limoges Pate-sur-Pate Porcelain Vase,
France, early 20th century, artist signed
Leroux, white body, the white on blue roundel
depicting a satyr a burnt offering, the neck with
of budding flowers, gilt rims, ht 8 3/4 in.
                                                   $800- 1,200
souce: skinner