English Porcelain & Pottery

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  • Large Wedgwood Black Basalt Bowl Made in England Mid 19th Century

    $2,620.00

    A large Wedgwood black basalt engine turned bowl decorated around the outside with a band of chevrons at the top and a band of broad vertical cuts below that. The verticle cuts reach all the way to the bottom of the bowl. They are deep enough that one can see the texture of the black basalt material. Josiah Wedgwood created Black Basalt in the 18th century. Wedgwood transformed Egyptian black, a traditional Staffordshire stoneware, into Wedgwood Black Basalt. Before Wedgwood’s innovation, the English potters used material found in the ground around local coal deposits to make Egyptian black. Wedgwood used this native material but added manganese to obtain a much richer black for his Black Basalt. The bottom of the bowl has an impressed “Wedgwood” mark.

    Dimensions: diameter 10.5″ height 4.5″

    Condition: Excellent

  • Pair of Imari Saucers in the “King’s” Pattern Made in England, Circa 1820

    $480.00

    Derby made this pair of “King’s” pattern imari saucers circa 1820. They are hand-painted in the Imari colors of cobalt blue, iron-red, and gold overlay with green, light blue, and true red accents on a white porcelain ground. The border shows a series of panels with geometric designs alternating with flowers on a cobalt blue ground.

    Dimensions: 5.75″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Set of Four Mason’s Ironstone Plates in Chinoiserie Style Made England 1834-1842

    $460.00

    A set of four Mason’s ironstone plates made in England 1834-1842. The colors are vibrant; deep cobalt blue and bright orange. They are beautifully decorated with floral designs of peach-colored and white flowers and turquoise leaves. In the center of each dish are two waterside scenes, one framed in orange the other one framed in peach.

    Dimensions: diameter 9.25″

    Condition: Excellent

  • Colorful Derby Porcelain Dish Made in England, circa 1810

    $430.00

    An English hand-painted porcelain dish made by Derby in the early 19th century, circa 1810. The dish has a dramatic combination of floral and geometric design featuring lavish gilding and red-berried hops, and blue cornflowers in alternating panels. On the reverse of the dish is the Derby crown mark in iron-red used in the factory from 1800-1825.

    Dimensions: 8″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

    In this pattern, we also have a set of 6 plates.

  • Mochaware Mug with Seaweed Decoration

    $1,930.00

    Made in England circa 1810, this exquisite mug is decorated with two orange-colored slip bands. Each band is decorated with midnight brown “seaweed” over the slip. The orange bands are separated by bands four thin bands of midnight brown and a beautiful band of green glazed rouletting along the mug’s top and base.

    Dimensions: 4.75″ tall x 3.25″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Pair Tea Bowls & Saucers Pearled Creamware Hand-Painted in Imari Colors 18th C

    $480.00

    This is a lovely pair of hand-painted 18th century pearled creamware tea bowls and saucers. Made in England circa 1785, the cups and saucers are painted in a chinoiserie pattern with Imari colors. We see a garden with an oversized flower and two rocky outcroppings painted in cobalt blue and a garden fence painted in iron-red. The decoration on the tea bowls repeats the pattern on the saucers. Each piece is as light as a feather.

    Dimensions: diameter of saucer 4.25″, diameter of tea bowl 2.5″, height of tea bowl 2″

    Condition: Excellent

  • Blue and White and Gold Dish Made in England by Spode, Circa 1820

    $420.00

    This exquisite Regency period dish is painted in underglaze deep blue cobalt. Because the porcelain is translucent the intensity of the blue varies in the light. The blue ground is decorated with golden leaves and white peonies and daisies. The design is so well done that we can almost feel the texture of white flowers. The vibrant cobalt blue and the lavish gilt are as stunning today as they were 200 years ago.

    Dimensions: diameter 8.25″ x 1.5″ height

    Condition: Excellent

  • Demitasse Blue and White Porcelain Cups and Saucers in the Royal Lily Pattern

    $860.00

    This set of four blue and white porcelain demitasse cups and saucers is beautifully painted in underglaze blue in the exquisite Worcester “Royal Lily” pattern. Originally named the “Blue Lily” pattern, the name was changed in 1788 when King George III and Queen Charlotte of England toured the Worcester factory and ordered a breakfast service in this pattern. Worcester subsequently renamed it the ‘Royal Lily’ pattern in honor of Queen Charlotte.
    Both the dishes and the cups have exquisite gilding and a line of ochre along the rim.

    Dimensions: Diameter of saucer 5.35″ height of cups 2.35″ diameter of cups 2.25.”

    Condition: Excellent

  • First Period Worcester Teapot Painted Underglaze Blue Mansfield Pattern c-1765

    $1,220.00

    In the 18th century, circa 1765, the Worcester factory decorated this delightful First Period Dr. Wall Worcester teapot in the ‘Mansfield’ pattern, a loose floral design painted in underglaze cobalt blue. The shape of the teapot is a simple sphere with a molded loop handle and a well-balanced pouring spout. The pretty cover of the teapot is also painted with cobalt blue. It is beautifully finished with a delightful flower finial. The flower has a stem from which we see two raised molded leaves. The shoulder of the teapot, the rim of the cover, and the elegantly shaped spout all have blue decorative borders. The Mansfield pattern was one of Worcester’s most popular early patterns.

    Dimensions: 7.5″ long x 4.5″ at the widest point x 6″ tall to the top of the finial

    Condition: The teapot and cover are in excellent condition with no cracks or restoration. The edges of the flower finial have faint, tiny burn marks from when the glaze slipped off the top edge in the making of the cover. The minor imperfections are tiny chips to the inside of the cover (shown in image #11).

  • Worcester Armorial Cake Plate Hand-Painted w Crest & Motto “Steadfast in Honour”

    $860.00

    This large George IV armorial cake plate was made in the Flight Barr and Barr Worcester factory circa 1820.
    The plate was made to serve cakes and other sweets. The colors are exquisite. A ring of hand-painted flowers fills the border encircling the crest and motto at the center of the plate.
    The plate has wonderful provenance and motto.
    Provenance:
    In the center of the plate is the coat of arms of the Family of Colegrave. Its motto: Fidei Constans [Steadfast in Honour]
    Given the date of the manufacture of this plate, it undoubtedly formed part of a more extensive suite of porcelain that was commissioned from Flight Barr and Barr Worcester by William Colegrave (born 24th February 1788 of Downsell Hall and Cann Hall in the County of Essex). William became the eventual heir to his uncle, John Manby.
    He then assumed the surname and arms of Colegrave by Royal Licence dated 16th February 1819.
    The arms may be blazoned as follows:
    Crest: An ostrich feather erect azure and two arrows in saltire Or
    barbed and flighted argent banded by mural crown gules

    Dimensions: The plate is raised 1.5″ off the table. The diameter is 11.5″.

    Condition: Excellent

  • Mario Buatta Collection FBB Worcester Pattern 4 Hand-Painted Cups & Saucers

    $2,230.00

    We called this “Mario’s Pattern.” It is a fabulous pattern with unexpected color combinations, which Mario Buatta collected for decades.
    Whenever our shop, Bardith, found pieces of this pattern, we would contact Mario.
    He would come into the shop, and we would show him what we had acquired in the pattern.
    As often as not, Mario would announce, “That’s not my pattern! ”
    But it was, and he would purchase whatever pieces we had.
    This set of four hand-painted cups and saucers was made by Flight Barr and Barr Worcester circa 1820.
    Because he loved this pattern, we’ve added this set to the Mario Buatta Collection, even though it was from a New England collection and not Mario’s estate.
    When we purchased this set, we also purchased a set of three cups and saucers in another pattern that Mario often bought from Bardith.

    Dimensions: diameter of saucers 5″ height of cups 2.5″.

    Condition: Excellent

  • The Mario Buatta Collection A Set of 3 Cups & Saucers Hand-Painted FBB Worcester

    $1,600.00

    Mario loved unexpected combinations of beautiful colors. This chinoiserie pattern has just that: the Imari colors of cobalt blue and iron red, but also exquisite touches of pink, turquoise, and green. This pattern was one that we would always set aside for Mario. He would purchase it whether we found a few pieces or were lucky enough to find an entire dinner set.
    Because Mario loved this pattern, we are adding this set of three cups and saucers to the Mario Buatta Collection, although they came from a New England collection and not Mario’s estate.

    When we purchased this set, we also purchased a set of four cups and saucers in another pattern that Mario often bought from Bardith.

    Dimensions: Diameter of the saucer 5.75″ height of the cup 2.5.”

    Condition: Excellent

  • Pair of English Blue and White Delft Chargers Made, Mid-18th Century, Circa 1760

    $1,260.00

    We are pleased to offer this pair of blue and white Delft chargers made in England circa 1760. They are hand-painted in a beautiful soft cobalt blue showing traditional decoration: an oversized flower, a butterfly, and pierced rocks. The border of each charger shows flowers on a vine.

    Dimensions: diameter 12.5″

    Condition: Excellent with very small edge frits invisibly restored

  • Pair Hand-Painted Blue & Gold Antique Porcelain Dishes, Late 18th Century c-1790

    $730.00

    An exquisite pair of gold on blue New Hall porcelain dishes made in England circa 1790. The gilding was done by hand. The design of these dishes features gold decoration of acorns and oak leaves on a deep cobalt blue ground (see images).

    Dimensions: 8.15″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Small Blue and White Hand-Painted Delft Plate Made, circa 1740

    $285.00

    A small blue and white English Delft plate made circa 1740. The hand-painted decoration is naive, showing a garden fence, a leafy tree, and a butterfly. On the border are leaves and flowers. The tin glaze is applied thinly, showing the underlying color of the Delft dish.

    Dimensions: diameter 8.”

    Condition: Good with small edge frits, which can be seen in the images.

  • Pair of Antique English Porcelain Dishes Decorated with Flowers England c-1830

    $420.00

    A pair of Antique English porcelain dishes hand-painted with beautiful pink peonies and other flowers was made in England circa 1830. Placed by the front door this pair of dishes would give you and anyone walking into your home a cheerful greeting every time. If not at the front door these lively dishes would brighten any room in the house.

    Dimensions: Diameter 8.5″

    Condition: Excellent

  • Antique Blue and Gold Pair of English Porcelain Dishes Regency Period, c-1790

    $680.00

    This pair of English late 18th-century porcelain dishes is hand-painted in blue and gold with geometric and floral patterns on the border. The gold is the thing with this pair of dishes. It is fabulous! The gold-work jumps off the porcelain-especially the gold dots inside the blue enamel painting and the gilded vine curling around the blue line.

    Dimensions: 8.5″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Large Slip Decorated Antique Mochaware Pitcher With Mocha Trees Made Circa 1815

    $2,800.00

    This is the rare piece of mochaware that, intentionally or not, presents a scene. This large and beautiful mochaware pitcher is decorated with gray slip, the color of a stormy sky. A horizontal band of mocha “trees” with their bare branches creates a scene of a stormy winter’s day (see “Background of Mocha Trees” below). The band of green glazed impressed decoration encircling the top of the pitcher brightens the pitcher’s overall feeling. The handle has well-defined acanthus leaf terminals.

    Dimensions: 6.75″ tall x 5.5″ diameter at the widest point

    Condition: Excellent.The pitcher’s top edge has several original uneven spots from when the pitcher was made (they are under the glaze).

  • Hand-Painted Antique Blue & Gold English Porcelain Dish 18th Century c-1780

    $430.00

    This exquisite late 18th-century dish features several elements that make it so full of life. First is the splendid hand-painted goldwork. This gilding enlivens the dish with its hand-painted golden vines, leaves, and edge. Additionally, the lovely fluting across the entire wide rim makes the design dance in the light. The delicate blue flowers coupled with the six blue lines add to the dishes’ beautiful sense of movement. The underside of the dish is marked with the Caughley “S” mark (For Salopian)

    Dimensions: 8.25″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent with the very, very slightest wear to the gilt

  • Antique English Porcelain Dish with Neoclassical Design on Yellow Ground, c 1800

    $420.00

    The border of this antique English porcelain dish has an eye-catching design on an exquisite yellow ground. The neoclassical decoration is hand-painted. We see flower buds painted in grisaille crisscrossing oval medallions. Just beneath the yellow border is a chain of golden leaves. The gilding is splendid. You might place this stunning dish at the front door to hold keys or in the living room to hold candies. Or stand it up as an accent to brighten a room.

    Dimensions: diameter 8.25″

    Condition: Excellent

  • Set of Five Derby Dishes Hand-Painted in England circa 1810

    $1,150.00

    A set of five Derby dishes made in England circa 1810. The brilliant colors of the border: red, orange, and blue combine in an exquisite vine-like pattern. The green flowers, gilded leaves, and small purple buds add to the colorful design. At the beginning of the 19th century, the Derby factory made some of the finest English porcelain. The bright white Derby porcelain makes the bold colors stand out.

    Dimensions: 8.75″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Antique English Soft Paste Porcelain Liverpool Coffee Pot 18th Century

    $900.00

    We are pleased to offer this rare Liverpool soft-paste porcelain coffee pot made in England in the late 18th century, circa 1785. The pot is painted with a lovely chinoiserie scene on both sides of the body. In the scene, a lady stands in front of a blossoming plum tree. She offers a basket of sweets to two boys. The artisan skillfully integrated chinoiserie figures into the design to add exotic appeal in an era when China was still a distant land of mystery.

    Dimensions: 10.5″ tall x 8.5″ deep x 5″ wide
    Condition: Very good with a single fine short hairline (see images).

  • Mochaware Mug with Mocha “Trees” & Inscribed “E-R” under a Crown and “19__” .

    $430.00

    This style of mochaware mug was among the most popular throughout the 19th century. The mug is decorated with blue and beige bands of slip and further decorated with an all-around design of mocha “trees” On the front of the mug just above the base is a small inscription “E-R” perhaps standing for Edward Regis, the new King of England. The underside of the mug has a plastic label, which seems to be a museum catalog number.

    Dimensions: 3.5″ diameter x 5″ tall

    Condition: Excellent

    Price: $430

  • Staffordshire Porcelain Dish Decorated with Roses Made in England, circa 1820

    $380.00

    A delightful English dish made circa 1820 with exquisite hand painted flowers on crisp white porcelain. In the center is a lovely pink rose. Other roses, forget me nots, and trailing vines surround it, all bursting with energy. The dark cobalt blue border makes the flowers stand out even more.

    Dimensions: 8.75″ diameter
    Condition: Excellent

  • Set of Six Antique English Porcelain Dishes Hand Painted by Derby, circa 1810

    $1,700.00

    A set of six English hand painted Derby porcelain dishes made in the early 19th century, circa 1810. The dishes have a dramatic combination of floral and geometric design featuring lavish gilding and alternating panels of red-berried hops and blue cornflowers. On the reverse of each dish is the Derby crown mark in iron-red used in the factory from 1800-1825.

    Dimensions: 8″ diameter
    Condition: Excellent

  • Early Mochaware Pitcher Cut Through the Colored Slip Made in England, circa 1800

    $3,600.00

    Made in England circa 1800, this large and exquisite mochaware pitcher is decorated with 16 bands of blue and brown colored slip. Ten of these bands are cut through vertically and horizontally, forming a design of squares and rectangles. The technique of cutting through the slip both up, down, and sideways is exceptionally rare on mochaware. The result is a bold geometric design. The handle has crisp acanthus leaf terminals.

    Dimensions: 8″ tall x diameter 4.75″

    Condition: Excellent. The underside has a very faint, thin Y-shaped hairline that does not go through to the inside of the pitcher. The line can be seen on the bottom left side of image #8.

  • From the Collection of Mario Buatta Blue and White Small Tureen and Ladle c-1820

    $320.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    A Blue and White small tureen and ladle made by Davenport circa 1820.
    The underside with the paper shipping label to “Buatta”

    Dimensions: 7.5″ x 4.5″ x 5″ tall

    Condition: The tureen and cover professionally restored

  • From The Collection of Mario Buatta a Davenport Porcelain Dish England c-1820

    $250.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    A Spode White and Gilt Dish Made by Davenport Porcelain in England circa 1820.
    The crisp gilt, the surprising pink ribbon.
    Mario loved the unexpected. When we had a new shipment, he was always the first one through the door. And he always picked pieces that had something special. On this dish it is the pink “ribbon,” which adds a delicate and beautiful touch.
    The reverse has the Davenport anchor mark.

    Dimensions: 8.25″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent with slight rubbing to the outer edge (see images).

  • The Collection of Mario Buatta A Pair of White & Gold Dishes England circa 1820

    $440.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    A Pair of White and Gold Dishes Made in England circa 1820.
    These beauties have a gilded edge with a dentil decoration, a border of “diamonds” and floral decoration.

    Condition: Excellent

    Dimensions: 8″ diameter x 1.5″ height

  • The Collection of Mario Buatta Pink Lustre Porcelain Saucer Made England c- 1830

    $220.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    A Pink Lustre Porcelain Saucer Made in England circa 1830.
    This beautiful small gem shows grapes and grape leaves on a grapevine.
    Lustres have a thin reflective surface that creates a prism of color. Lusters give a wide variety of effects, and the final colors and tones are somewhat unpredictable, affected by the firing temperature, oxygen environment in the kiln.

    Condition: Excellent

    Dimensions: 5.5″ diameter x 1″ height

  • From the Collection of Mario Buatta a New Hall Saucer Dish Made England c-1810

    $320.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    Made by New Hall in England circa 1810, this is an exquisite dish with purple berries on a golden vine.
    The gilding is lavish, and the purple berries are small but beautiful.
    The underside is marked 349 in puce in the New Hall fashion.

    Condition: Excellent

    Dimensions: 8.5″ diameter

  • From The Collection of Mario Buatta An English Dish w/ Gold & Cobalt Blue Border

    $360.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    An English dish with a cobalt blue and gold border, made circa 1810.
    Mario loved deep cobalt blue. On this dish, the depth of the cobalt blue is brought out by the exceptional gilding.

    Condition: Excellent

  • From The Collection of Mario Buatta An English Dish with Blue & Gold Decoration

    $380.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    A Coalport saucer dish with cobalt blue and gold decoration on a wide border. Made in England circa 1820, the dish is hand-painted and hand-gilded.
    The painter and gilder would have used a stencil so that the design could be repeated all around the border.

    Dimensions: 8″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • The Collection of Mario Buatta Pair of Regency Period Dishes Cobalt Blue Borders

    $460.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    A pair of Regency Period dishes with cobalt blue borders decorated with beautiful gilding. Mario loved deep cobalt blue. The borders of this pair have the deepest blue decorated with a delicate gold floral design.

    Dimensions: diameter 8.”

    Condition: Excellent

  • The Collection of Mario Buatta Pair White & Gold Porcelain Dishes England c-1820

    $480.00

    The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    A pair of white and gold porcelain dishes made in England in the Regency period, circa 1820.
    Mario loved to find exceptional porcelains. And he loved flowers.
    The exquisite gilding on this pair of Worcester dishes features an exceptional design of small flowers on the vine in an all-around pattern.

    Condition: Excellent

    Dimensions:  8 in. Dm x 1.5 in. H

  • Mochaware Mug with White Trailed Slip in Wavy Lines & Blue & Black Stripes

    $2,300.00

    This mug features three trailed white slip wavy lines on a panel decorated with black slip. The three trailed lines on the black slip are well controlled. Combined with crisp sky-blue and black stripes on a clean white ground, they create an elegant design. To make the clean white color, the creamware body was pearled with just a bit of cobalt.

    Made in England, circa 1830.

    For a further discussion of trailed slip lines, see J. Rickard “Mocha and related dipped wares 1770-1939″, pages 88-94.

    Dimensions: diameter at the widest point 4.65 x height 5.75.”

    Condition: Excellent.

  • Pair of Large Wedgwood Bowls Made in England, circa 1820

    $465.00

    A pair of large Wedgwood bowls their borders painted with a lovely, delicate vine with lavender and lavender-pink flowers and green leaves. They are simple, understated, and beautiful. The underside of each bowl is marked with an impressed “WEDGWOOD” and “DD” and “No 1106″ written in underglaze blue (1106 is the Wedgwood pattern #).

    Dimensions: The bowls measure 10.25″ diameter x 2” deep.

    Condition: Excellent with very slight crazing from the initial firing.

  • Hand Painted Prattware Plaque Showing a Pair of Lions, Made England, circa 1800

    $780.00

    Provenance: The Rouse Lench Collection
    A pair of lions resting comfortably on a Prattware plaque. They probably just finished a big meal! Hand painted in three brown shades: their bodies are painted light brown, their manes, and tails a darker brown, and their muzzles an almost black, midnight brown. The brushwork is intentionally prominent. The effect is splendid! As is the case with the lions on this plaque, Prattware has raised decoration colored with underglaze oxides.

    Dimensions: 11″ x 9″ x 2″ height

    Condition: Excellent

  • Collection of Mario Buatta a Pair of Porcelain Cups Made in England circa 1825

    $280.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    A pair of porcelain teacups made in England circa 1825. This lovely pair of Staffordshire teacups is painted with a delicate floral design featuring lavender-pink buds, green leaves, and red vines with black berries, all on a bright white ground. This pair was most likely part of a large service that Mario purchased for a client.

    Dimensions; diameter of saucer 5.5″, diameter of cup 3.25″, height of cup 2″

    Condition: There is some slight toning on both the saucers and the teacups.

  • Small Antique Mochaware Cup, Made in England, circa 1825

    $680.00

    An exquisite small Mochaware cup with a green glazed impressed border along the top edge. The main body is decorated with brown slip which is further decorated with engine-turned vertical, and horizontal stripes cut through the slip. Made in England circa 1825, this is a rare shape for a piece of Mochaware as it is neither a pitcher, a mug, or a bowl.

    Dimensions: 2″ tall x 2.5″ diameter at widest point

    Condition: Excellent; from the original manufacturing process several small flecks of the green and brown decoration can be seen on the handle.

  • 5 Porcelain Saucers with Cobalt Blue Borders Made England 19th & 20th Centuries

    $380.00

    5 English porcelain saucers with cobalt blue gilded borders made England 19th and 20th centuries. The gilded decoration is simple and elegant in the Regency style. The two 20th century dishes were made by Copeland Spode, The three 19th century with an impressed crown and indistinct marks indicating royal patronage.

    Dimensions: 5.25″-5.5″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Mochaware Pitcher Decorated with “”Trees” and Seaweed” England, circa 1810

    $2,400.00

    Made in England circa 1810 this mochaware pitcher is decorated with “Trees” and “Seaweed.” It is molded in an elegant shape with an extra-wide mouth probably made this way so that pieces of fruit in a punch could pour out. The pitcher has bands of orange-brown slip decorated with both “Trees” and “Seaweed”. These dendritic designs are part of what make mochaware is unique. The design is formed by using small amounts of an acidic dark brown liquid and carefully dropping this liquid onto the alkaline orange slip before firing. The resultant chemical reaction causes the tree-seaweed pattern. Because the patterns are caused by chemical reactions each one is unique. The slip bands are separated by six thin bands of impressed white pearls and two white bands of impressed waves.

    Dimensions: 6.75 inches tall x 7 inches deep x 4.5 inches diameter at widest point

    Condition: Excellent with very slight fritting and toning along the top edge.

  • Mochaware Pitcher Made in England, circa 1820

    $2,700.00

    This mochaware pitcher was made of pearl glazed creamware in England circa 1820. It has a unique design with freeform decoration in orange, light blue, and white on two wide black slip bands. To make this design, the lathe operator would have removed the pitcher from the lathe and poured the colored slip onto the pitcher. Thin lines of bright orange slip encircling the pitcher energize the freeform design. Crisp leaf terminals on the handle add to the beauty of the piece.

    Dimensions: 7″ tall x 5.25″ diameter at the widest point

    Condition: Excellent.

  • Worcester Porcelain Sauceboat, Made in England, Mid-18th Century

    $720.00

    This sauceboat is beautifully shaped and hand painted with a light green lettuce leaf pattern on its rim, small painted butterflies, sprigs of flowers, and a stock handle. The sauceboat is unmarked, as were many early Worcester pieces.

    Some of the most exquisite English porcelain ever made was manufactured in the 18th century by a factory in Worcester founded by a group of investors, including Dr. John Wall. In the 1750s, they began to manufacture soft-paste porcelain at their factory, ‘Worcester Tonquin Manufacture’” In the early years, virtually everything produced was functional like this sauceboat. By 1755 Worcester was making the best English blue and white porcelain tea wares that money could buy, as well as more expensive colored enamel sets. Porcelain was sold to the trade through a warehouse opened in Aldersgate Street, London in 1754 and through Samuel Bradley’s shop in Worcester High Street.

    Dimensions: 9.5″ long x 4.75″ wide x tall 5.5

    Condition: Excellent. In this sauceboat, there is a small original firing line in the foot. Due to the shrinkage in the kiln, items can have small firing lines or develop crazing over time, which should not be seen as damage but as an imperfection of the maker’s recipes.

  • Antique Salt-Glazed Teapot Made in Mid-18th Century, England

    $1,160.00

    Made circa 1765, this English salt-glazed stoneware teapot is hand painted in soft enamel colors showing a naive English interpretation of a Chinese garden with peonies and Taihu rocks on one side and a variety of flowers on the other. Salt-Glazed stoneware was popular in early Colonial America. Functional stoneware pieces like this coffee pot were durable and, like this pot, were often exquisitely. Decorated. For a discussion of the place of useful stoneware pottery in Colonial America, see J Skerry and S Hood “Saltgalzed Stoneware in Early America.”

    Dimensions: H 8.25 in. (20.96 cm) W 4.25 in. (10.8 cm) D 6.75 in. (17.15 cm)

    Condition: Excellent.

  • Antique Drabware Dish Decorated w/ a Bird a Hawk from a Series of Minton Dishes

    $280.00

    This striking oval-shaped Drabware dish shows a hawk perched on a log. The image is crisp. The hawk is printed in great detail in simple monochrome gray; we get a feeling for this bird’s ferocity. The background is printed in monochrome orange, which has a softer feel than the monochromatic gray. Made in England circa 1810, the brilliant Regency period gilding around the border and the edge adds to the dish’s beauty. The underside of the dish has the pattern number 235.

    Dimensions: 10″ x 7″ x 1.75″ height

    Condition: Excellent

  • Mochaware Creamware Mug Made in England circa 1800 Decorated with “Seaweed”

    $2,700.00

    Made in England circa 1800, this exquisite mug is decorated with three milk chocolate-colored slip bands, each band with midnight brown “seaweed” over the slip. The brown bands are highlighted by a band of green glazed rouletting along the mug’s top and base. The seaweed-like pattern results from a dynamic process in which the contact line between two liquids, the acidic dark brown coloring, and the alkaline slip below becomes unstable. The acid/base chemical reaction drives the instability. To make this design, the lathe turner removed the bowl from the lathe. Then he dipped his brush into the dark brown acidic concoction and touched the brush just outside the bottom edge of the brown slip bands, whereupon the dark brown coloring ran quickly spreading to form the “seaweed.”

    Dimensions: 6″ diameter x 4″ tall

    Condition: Excellent

  • Creamware Mochaware Pitcher Decorated with Cable and Dot Decoration, England

    $3,400.00

    A mochaware pitcher with cable and trailed dot decoration was made in England, circa 1810. The center section of this pitcher is colored with vivid orange slip. This orange slip is further decorated with a rarely seen combination of white trailed dots and a three-color cable of white, blue, and midnight brown. Along the pitcher’s top and bottom, we see traditional green glazed bands with a herringbone design. For a collector of mochaware, a most interesting aspect of this unique pitcher is the midnight brown on the thin brown bands has run down. This is the result of the acid in the midnight brown reacting with the alkaline slip colors below it. This is the first time I have seen this effect. The lathe turner must have known of this chemical interaction, and the running down effect would have been a rare decorative choice.

    Dimensions: 7″ height x 5.5″ diameter

    Condition: In general excellent with a tiny chip on the spout invisibly restored.

  • Mochaware Tankard with 5 Quill and Dot Trailed Slip Decoration

    $3,400.00

    A Mochaware tankard with 5 quill and dot trailed slip decoration Made in England circa 1820, this is a masterpiece of mochaware. The decoration all works together. There is a band of impressed green glazed rouletting around the top edge. The middle of the tankard is decorated with a large band of milk chocolate brown slip and further decorated with four horizontal wavy lines of trailing white slip separated by a vertical line of five white dots. Above and below the center are bands of medium blue slip. To accomplish this, trailed decoration required experience and great dexterity on the part of the lathe turner.

    Dimensions: 6″ tall x 4.5″ wide

    Condition: Excellent

  • Christmas Colors Antique Nailsea Glass Bell Red & White with Green Handle c 1840

    $640.00

    This bell is red and white with a green handle. It is perfect for Christmas.
    Made in the Nailsea glassworks in England circa 1840 the blown glass is colored with red and white marbling and is elegantly shaped. It has an exquisite forest green glass handle. The sound of the bell ringing is lovely.
    In the 1840s bells like this one were wedding bells. Given as gifts to the newly married couple as a reminder of the church bells that were rung when the couples walked from the church. The ringing of wedding bells is a tradition that traces back to Scotland. Bells were first rung in the churches of Scotland to announce newlyweds. The ringing bells spread the news of the marriage across long distances, so bells after a wedding let the whole area know that the couple was now happily married.

    Dimensions: 11.5″ tall x 5.5″ diameter across the bottom

    Condition: Excellent. Ringer is modern replacement.

  • From The Collection of Mario Buatta Miles Mason Porcelain Coffee Can & Saucer

    $420.00

    Provenance: The Collection of Mario Buatta
    We purchased this porcelain cup and saucer from the estate of Mario Buatta. Made by Miles Mason in England circa 1805 the coffee cup and saucer have an exquisite pink ribbon design with small brick red flowers on a golden ground. Mario would have loved this unique and beautiful design.

    Dimensions: 3″ tall x 5.35″ diameter of the saucer

    Condition: The condition is excellent with only the very, very slightest rubbing to the gilt.

  • From the Collection of Mario Buatta a Neoclassical Saucer Dish England c-1810

    $360.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    Made in England circa 1820, this elegant and beautiful saucer dish has fluting which seems to form ripples in the porcelain.
    It is decorated with a single gold flower in the center surrounded by red flowers with gold stems and leaves.
    The border has red feathers and gold links.
    As were most of Mario’s choices it is simply beautiful.

    Dimensions: 8.5″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • From The Collection of Mario Buatta a Pair of Regency Period Coffee Cups

    $430.00

    Provenance: The Private collection of Mario Buatta
    This pair of exquisite Regency period English coffee cans are perfect for a double espresso.
    Made circa 1820, they were likely the extra pieces from a set which Mario sold to a client.
    The gilding is exquisite. The strong colors sparkle on the white porcelain as if they were gems.
    One coffee cup has the shipper’s paper label “Buatta” on the bottom

    Dimensions: 2.5″ diameter x 2.5″ tall

    Condition: Excellent

  • 5 Worcester White and Gold Saucers Circa 1800

    $1,100.00

    From the Collection of Mario Buatta
    A group of five elegant Worcester white and gold saucers made in the Regency style in England circa 1800.
    The white porcelain makes the lustrous Regency period gold stand out.
    Each of the group have lobed edges, a single gold flower in the center, and wide borders decorated with golden diamonds.
    On three of the saucers, the space around the center flower is filled with dots. On the other two saucers gently waving lines spiral to the border.
    The group is stylish and sophisticated.

    Dimensions: diameter 5.5″ height 1.25″

    Condition: Excellent

  • Minton Chinoiserie Dish

    $620.00

    From the Collection of Mario Buatta
    Mario loved finding unique pieces if they were also beautiful.
    This is a rare early Minton porcelain dish with a wonderful hand-painted Chinoiserie scene. Made in England circa 1810. The dish features a delightful chinoiserie scene of a Chinese boy playing in a field. The pieces in this charming pattern were not identical: each piece would have portrayed figures performing a different activity. This pattern’s variety can be seen in a cup and saucer in this pattern, which we also acquired from Mario’s estate.
    The reverse shows the Minton mark in underglaze blue with pattern number 539.

    Dimensions: Dm 8.25 in. x H 1.5 in.

    Condition: Excellent.

  • Blue and White Staffordshire Saucer Showing Dogs

    $485.00

    From the Collection of Mario Buatta
    Mario loved dogs! In many of the homes he decorated he hung paintings of hounds and spaniels throughout the rooms. Here we have a small but exquisite dish showing a pair of hounds at rest. The wide border is filled with flowers and leaves in a traditional Staffordshire style of the Regency period. The lively deep cobalt blue adds to the beauty of the dish.

    Made circa 1820 the dish is marked with the factory mark of Ralph and James Clews. The Clews factory was located in Stoke-on Trent in Staffordshire.

    Dimensions: Dm 6 in.

    Condition: Excellent.

  • Pair of Antique Porcelain Wine Coolers in the Dollar Pattern Hand Painted

    $4,300.00

    Why we love it: The colors and the pattern!
    This pair of wine coolers is decorated in the wonderful “Dollar” pattern. It was made by Spode in England circa 1820. The pattern is known as the “Dollar” pattern because the lavender tree and the green vines in the panels form a design which sometimes resembles a dollar sign (see image #2). The exquisite decoration is hand painted with brilliant lavender, green, red and gold on a clean white ground. Around the panels is a wine red ground decorated with golden vines and flowers. This rich wine red ground is a beautiful complement to the bright panels. The coolers would also make wonderful cache pots.

    Dimensions: 6.5″ tall x 7.75″ diameter

    Condition: The condition is excellent, with very slight staining at the bottom of the inside.

  • Three Worcester Dejeuney Pattern Dishes

    $1,400.00

    From the Collection of Mario Buatta
    Mario loved beautiful color combinations on porcelains.
    Made by Chamberlains Worcester circa 1810 these three Dejeuney pattern dishes have borders painted with a deep cobalt blue ground which is decorated with amazingly lavish gilding in foliate designs. Within the border are oval cartouches painted in the ”Rich Kakiemon” style with a pattern of trellised flowers painted in bold red, green, gold and royal blue.

    The pair of dishes measure 8.5″ diameter. Both are marked Chamberlains Worcester on the reverse.

    The armorial saucer dish measures 7.75″ diameter x 1.75″ deep It has the Chamberlains Worcester pattern number 298 in purple written on the reverse.

    Condition: Excellent with one dish having fine, thin, half inch open flat line on the bottom which does not go through. See the last image.

  • Pair of 18th Century Swansea Creamware Botanical Dishes

    $1,500.00

    From the Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    This pair of 18th-century botanical dishes is part of the private collection of Mario Buatta. This is an especially lovely pair of dishes. Mario loved the beautiful flowers painted on English botanical dishes. He was our very best client for four decades. Just after the very successful Sotheby’s sale Bardith was privileged to purchase items from his estate.
    This pair of 18th-century hand-painted creamware dishes was made by Swansea in Wales circa 1790. Dishes showing a single botanical flower were especially popular in late 18th century Great Britain as the scientific revolution began and British ships traveled the world often returning with new and unique specimens of flowers.
    The Swansea factory in Wales provided some of the very finest botanicals painted on dishes.
    The designs for these dishes were taken from Curtis’s Botanical Magazine begun in 1787.
    On the back of the dish is the name of the flower inscribed in iron red.
    Each dish is named on the back in underglaze red:
    The pair of dishes measure 7.75″ diameter.
    On the reverse, they are named: “Two Leave’d Lady’s Sliper” and “Virgin’s Bower”
    London…”

    Condition: Excellent

    For an image of similar Swansea Botanical dishes See: Jonathan Gray “The Cambrian Company, Swansea Pottery in London…”

  • Small Blue and White Tea Cup and Saucer

    $285.00

    From the Collection of Mario Buatta
    A blue and white English pottery teacup and saucer made in the Regency period circa 1825. We see a delicate overall printed pattern showing small trees. This cup was made for a tea purist. It is just large enough for a few sips of hot tea. If it were bigger, by the time one got to the last sips, the tea would have cooled a bit.

    Mario was our very best client for four decades. Blue and white was one of his passions. He loved intense blue.

    Dimensions: diameter of saucer 4.5″, diameter of cup 2.75″ x height 2.35″

    Condition: Excellent.

  • Pair of Antique Scottish Watercolor Portraits of Shepherd Boys

    $1,100.00
  • Antique Blown Glass Wedding Bell Handmade by Nailsea, circa 1840

    $600.00

    This handmade blown glass wedding bell was made in England at the Nailsea Glassworks, circa 1840. The shape of the bell and handle is elegant. The deep red color of the bell is exquisite. The handle looks like peppermint with swirled red and white glass which balloons at the top.

    The ringing of wedding bells is a tradition that traces back to Scotland. Bells were first rung in the churches of Scotland to announce newlyweds. The ringing bells spread the news of the marriage across long distances, so bells after a wedding let the whole area know that the couple was now happily married.

    Dimensions: H 10.5 in. x Dm 5 in.

    Condition: Excellent. The ringer inside is a modern replacement.

  • Antique Pottery Horse Made in England at St. Anthony’s Pottery, circa 1800-1810

    $6,200.00
  • Nantgarw Porcelain Breakfast Cup and Saucer with Pink Roses Wales, 1813-1822

    $1,300.00
  • 12 Antique Worcester Porcelain Dessert Dishes Decorated Strawberries circa 1820

    $3,800.00
  • Mochaware Mug Twig and Wavy line Decoration England c-1830 Rickard Collection

    $1,200.00
  • Set of Derby Blue and Black Plates

    $1,800.00
  • Coalport Admiral Nelson Pattern Centerpiece, England, circa 1810

    $1,800.00
  • Mochaware Mug Made by J.& R Clews at the Cobridge Factory, England, circa 1820

    $1,800.00
  • Wedgwood Antique Creamware Tureen with Gilded Chevrons England circa 1820

    $3,800.00
  • Pair Wedgwood Egyptian Revival Black Basalt Sphinxes Made 18th Century Circa 1785

    $8,600.00
  • Antique Creamware Figure of a Young Man Colonial Williamsburg’s Collection circa 1780

    $500.00
  • Antique Worcester Porcelain Soup Tureen Painted Baby Blue Circa 1820

    $1,700.00
  • English Bone China Dessert Dishes | Set of Eight

    $720.00
  • Sprig Decorated Set of Large Soup Dishes

    $1,600.00
  • Large Mochaware Mug

    $2,600.00
  • English Pottery Racing Horse

    $9,600.00
  • Pair Coalport Chrysanthemum Pattern Platters

    $2,400.00
  • Spode Footbath

    $3,200.00
  • Antique English Tureen Painted in a Soft Green with Orange Blossoms and Berries

    $700.00
  • Wedgwood Egyptian Revival Black Basalt and Rosso Antico Incense Burner

    $2,500.00
  • English Pottery Shell Shaped Dish with Yellow Ground

    $600.00
  • Wedgwood Antique Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons England ca. 1820

    $22,400.00

    This large and extensive Wedgwood creamware dinner service is decorated with a border featuring gold chevrons set between two enameled blue lines.

    The creamware body has a warm look. The elegant gold chevron decoration along the borders creates a formal feeling. The combination of the soft creamware and the geometric ornament along the border is beautiful.

    In this extensive service are two elegant soup tureens. They have knobs rising from painted leaves decorated with gilt and blue enamel. These tureens are described in the 1790 Wedgwood catalog found in the Wedgwood Museum as “pearl-glazed Queensware soup tureen and stand shape # 3”. Josiah Wedgwood’s creamware gained recognition when King George III and his consort, Queen Charlotte decided to favor local artisans to boost the country’s economy. A tea set was presented to the palace in the last quarter of 1765. Wedgwood then renamed his creamware pottery “Queensware”. In the late 18th and early 19th century Wedgwood Queensware was the first English pottery which for elegance and perfection of potting could compete successfully with the porcelain production of the European continent.

    Condition: Excellent.

  • Wedgwood Creamware Dishes with Gilded Chevrons on the Border, ca. 1820

    $2,400.00
  • One of a Pair Antique Wedgwood “Etruscan” Pattern Creamware Platters with Crest & Monogram

    $1,200.00
  • 18th Century Pratt Pearlware Dish

    $250.00
  • Bilston Enamel Snuff Box

    $425.00
  • Extra Large Orange Earthenware Bowl with Neoclassical Details

    $1,800.00

    A large bowl painted in a soft orange with a simple black neoclassical design on the inner border, and a black painted edge. The shape of the bowl is deep with steep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim. The combination of the monochrome orange with the painted black details makes an eye catching bowl. This bowl would be lovely in a modern or traditional home.

  • Large Set of Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Plates with Thistle Design

    $3,300.00

    We are pleased to offer this set of 30 Wedgwood creamware dinner plates with a thistle design. These English creamware dinner plates date to the late 19th century. They have a lovely, simple design decorated with flowering thistle boughs done in the japonisme style. Japonisme involved Western arts with a Japanese aesthetic focused on asymmetrical compositions, and elements of color and line.
    Made circa 1880, the back of each dish is stamped “Wedgwood.”

    Dimensions: The plates measure a generous 9.85 inches in diameter.

    Condition: Excellent

    Price: $1,800 per dozen – These dishes can be purchased as a group or by the dozen. Please contact us for more information.

  • Pair of Wedgwood Drabware Cups and Saucers

    $400.00
  • Pair of Worcester Marbled Plates with Flowers

    $3,000.00
  • Prattware Watch Stand with Original Pottery Watch

    $800.00
  • Worcester Porcelain 18th Century Cups and Saucers in ‘Dalhousie’ Pattern

    $2,300.00
  • English Creamware 18th Century Sweetmeat Platt Menage

    $23,000.00
  • Set of Ten 18th C. Champagne Flutes

    $3,600.00
  • Antique English Delft Wall Pockets Painted with Birds

    $4,200.00
  • Worcester Porcelain Soup Tureen in Light Blue

    $2,300.00
  • Pair of Antique Creamware Wall Pockets

    $3,400.00
  • Pair of Antique Dishes Cobalt Blue with Red Roses

    $400.00
  • Antique Staffordshire Dinner Service

    $1,800.00

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