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  • Pair Tortoiseshell Ware Called Whieldon Ware England Mid-18th Century Circa 1765

    $1,680.00

    This pair of antique creamware dishes each have exquisite tortoiseshell decoration. Though these dishes were made in mid-18th century England, circa 1765, they look strikingly modern. The decoration was made on a buff or cream-colored plate by sponging or dusting dry, powdered, metallic oxides onto the plate after its initial firing. The seemingly contemporary, abstract look was created using colored oxide stains, which ran freely when heated in the kiln. As a result, each piece of tortoiseshell creamware is unique.
    Creamware with this type of decoration is also known as Whieldon ware. It was developed by the English master potter Thomas Whieldon.

    Dimensions: diameter 9.25″ and 9.5.”

    Condition: Excellent

  • Pair Dragons in Compartments Dishes w/ Scottish Armorial Clan Irvine

    $3,200.00

    This outstanding pair of Dragons in Compartments pattern porcelain dishes features an important armorial of the Scottish Clan Irvine. The dishes were beautifully hand-painted in the Chamberlains Worcester factory circa 1820. Worcester first made this pattern in the mid-18th century. It is an exquisite English interpretation of Chinese export porcelains from the Kangxi period (1661–1722). The armorial displays a swan with a crown around her neck. The swan is the royal bird of Great Britain and symbolizes harmony with the royal house of the United Kingdom. The use of this well-known symbol asserts the loyalty of the Clan Irvine to the English monarch. This image on the Irvine crest is a late 18th-century creation. As recently as 1746, during the Jacobite uprising, the Clan Irvine fought on the side of the Scottish against the English. Encircling the swan is the motto “Sub Sole Sub Umbra Virens,” which translates to “Vigorous under both sun and shade.” This has been the motto of the Clan Irvine since the early 14th Century. The origin of this motto holds a fascinating story. William Irvine was secretary and sword-bearer to Robert the Bruce, who was King of Scots, from 1306 to 1329. When Robert was a fugitive from the English King Edward I, he concealed himself in the house of his trusted secretary, William Irvine. Throughout his life, William followed the changing fortunes of his royal master, Robert. He was with him when Robert was routed at Methven, shared his subsequent dangers, and was one of the seven men who were hidden with Robert the Bruce in a copse of holly when his pursuers passed by. When Robert the Bruce came to power again, he made William Irvine Master of the Rolls. And ten years after the battle of Bannockburn in 1314, Robert permitted William Irvine to use Robert’s private motto, “Sub Sole Sub Umbra Virens”, which is still the motto of the Irvine family.

    Dimensions of the dishes: 9.25″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent. There is the very slightest rubbing to the lettering of the motto on one of the dishes (see image #2).

     

  • Pair Blue and White Delft Dishes Hand-Painted, Circa 1780

    $865.00

    A pair of blue and white Dutch Delft dishes hand-painted in the chinoiserie style. The center of each dish shows two flowering plants in full bloom. Look closely, and you will see that all the painting is done in lines as if by pen or pencil. This suggests that an experienced painter outlined the images, which an apprentice or less experienced painter then filled in. The delicate lobed edges are the final touch that makes these dishes especially wonderful.

    Dimensions: 9″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent with small edge frits invisibly restored.

  • 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

  • Pair Large Chinese Imari Porcelain Dishes Hand-Painted, Circa 1760

    $2,700.00

    Why we love it: The colors! This pair of beautiful Chinese Imari porcelain dishes dates to the Qianlong period of the Qing dynasty, circa 1760. The dishes have a soft palette of red, cobalt blue, and gold. We see chrysanthemum and peony flowers in the central panel. The wide rim of the dish is adorned with additional flowers. Typical of the Chinese Imari ware at that time, the back of the charger bears a sketch of flowers on the vine.       Dimensions: diameter 10.75″      Condition: Excellent.      Price: $2,700                                                   Background of Chinese Imari porcelains:      In the late 17th century, Japanese potters in Arita first made export porcelains with elaborate gilt designs to cater to European consumers. As the wares were shipped abroad from the port of Imari, this category of brilliantly enameled porcelain was conventionally known as “Imari ware.” From the early 18th century, Chinese artisans followed the Japanese example and manufactured similar Imari-style porcelain products identified by connoisseurs as “Chinese Imari ware.” Our refined charger is an excellent example of mature Chinese Imari Porcelain for the West

  • 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

  • Pair of Antique Blue and White Dutch Delft Dishes Hand-Painted, Circa 1770

    $980.00

    This pair of antique blue and white Dutch Delft hand-painted dishes were made circa 1770. They feature a garden scene showing oversized flowers and a border with flowering vines and a crisscross design on a blue ground.

    Dimensions: 8.65″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent with small edge frits invisibly restored

  • 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

  • The Collection of Mario Buatta Pair of Chinese Porcelain Tobacco Leaf Dishes c-1770

    $1,530.00

    Provenance: The Private Collection of Mario Buatta
    This pair of small Chinese export porcelain dishes is hand-painted in the Tobacco Leaf pattern.
    The dishes are gorgeous! Mario loved porcelain with well-painted flowers and unexpected color combinations. These Tobacco Leaf pattern dishes have both. Made for export in the Qianlong Reign of the Qing Dynasty circa 1770, these dishes light up the room.
    The decoration features lobed leaves and hibiscus flowers. It was inspired by the flowering Nicotiana (Tobacco) plant and by patterns used on Indian and Chinese textiles and from the 17th and 18th-century.
    The Tobacco Leaf pattern was and still is one of the most sought after of porcelain patterns.

    Dimensions: 7″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent with the very, very slightest wear.

    In the Tobacco Leaf pattern we also have a pair of Flight, Barr, Barr Worcester Tobacco Leaf dishes and a pair of Mason’s Ironstone Tobacco Leaf pattern dishes, all from The Private Collection of Mario Buatta.

  • 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 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

  • 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.

  • Pair of Spode Ironstone Plates Lavender & Pink Borders Made England, circa 1820

    $350.00

    A pair of Spode plates, 9.5″ diameter, made in England, circa 1820. The centers are decorated with flowers and rockwork in a chinoiserie design. The exquisite border is decorated with a patterned lavender and iron-red design and further decorated with blue and green branch-like decorations around cartouches filled with pink roses.

    Dimensions: 9.5″ diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • Pair of Large Blue and White Delft Chargers Made, circa 1780

    $3,400.00

    We are pleased to offer this pair of large blue and white Delft chargers made by and with the mark of “The Claw” factory in the Netherlands, in the 18th century, circa 1780. The design is exuberant – as though the artist wanted to fill the entire space with delightful motifs. In the center is a vase overflowing with curving branches of leaves and flowers, but beyond this are much more stylized elements repeated around the entire dish. We see rows of fruits or berries, leaves, daisies, flowerpots holding roses, and large fanciful blossoms around the rim. Everything is connected with stripes, spirals, circles and scrolls to make a harmonious whole, a feast for the eyes.

    These chargers will work well in a traditional or contemporary home.

    This pair is part of our large collection of blue and white Dutch Delft, which can be viewed here.

    Dimensions: 14 inches diameter

    Condition: Excellent

  • 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…”

  • Pair of Imari Tobacco Leaf Saucers

    $520.00

    From the Collection of Mario Buatta
    Mario loved beautiful combinations of colors. This pair of English Tobacco Leaf pattern saucers have Imari colors which are exquisite. The saucers have a vivid palette of orange red, cobalt blue, and gold. The cobalt coloring is outlined in gold which gives the design a luxurious touch.

    Dimensions: 5.5 inches diameter

    Condition: Excellent.

  • Pair of Delft Blue and White Chargers in the Theeboom Pattern Made circa 1770

    $1,680.00
  • Pair of Dutch Delft Blue and White Peacock Chargers Made 18th Century circa 1780

    $3,400.00
  • Pair of Delft Blue and White Chargers Made circa 1785

    $2,900.00
  • Antique Blue and White Delft Chargers “The Axe”

    $2,200.00
  • Pair of Blue and White Delft Chargers Showing a Flower Filled Vase

    $3,400.00
  • Pair of Antique Blue and White Delft Plates

    $1,400.00
  • Pair of Antique Blue and White Dutch Delft Dishes

    $900.00
  • Pair of Chinese Export Famille Rose Dessert Plates

    $1,000.00
  • Pair of Worcester Marbled Plates with Flowers

    $3,000.00
  • Pair of Blue and White Delft Plates with Dragons

    $1,450.00
  • Blue and White Delft Chargers Theeboom Pattern Netherlands Circa 1770

    $3,300.00
  • Pair of Blue and White Delft Dishes

    $1,150.00
  • Antique Blue and White Delft Chargers

    $3,400.00

    A pair of blue and white delft chargers with a naive garden scene. The oversize flowers and the pierced scholar’s rock are presented to the viewer in a row lined up in front of the garden fence. The blue border is decorated with flower heads painted with flat brush strokes and simple lines. The outer edge is painted with a traditional yellow slip.

    Dimensions: H 1.5 in. x Dm 13 in.

    Condition: Excellent. Small edge frits invisibly restored.

  • Pair of Blue and White Delft Chargers Made circa 1800

    $2,600.00

    A pair of Dutch delft blue and white chargers made circa 1800. They show a flower filled garden with large peonies and a flowering plant. The border is decorated with scrolling vines and flowers. The contrast between the pure white ground and the deep cobalt blue gives this pair of chargers a crisp, clean look.

    Dimensions: 13.5″ x 2.5″

    Condition: Excellent

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