Porcelain/Glassware

PORCELAIN PIGS

Ceramic hot water bottles were common in the 19th and early 20th centuries. These were used to warm your bed, feet and hands. Traveling in cold weather required foot warmers as trains, carriages and sleighs were unheated. As rail travel took off, foot warmers moved into trains. Known as "porcelain pigs",they were given to passengers to ease their journey. Children sat on "Cricket" benches using them to warm their fingers. They came in many shapes and sizes and were often used for advertising.

Offering a  ceramic "porcelain pig" which is 11" tall and circa late 1800"s. The "pig is plain, has the original plug and is without advertising. It has one flat side and flat bottom.  The color is crisp and clean. The bottom and top rims are strong with out cracks or chips. It is in excellent condition.

# RHG-1405

$30.00


PORCELAIN PIGS

Ceramic hot water bottles were common in the 19th and early 20th centuries. These were used to warm your bed, feet and hands. Traveling in cold weather required foot warmers as trains, carriages and sleighs were unheated. As rail travel took off, foot warmers moved into trains. Known as "porcelain pigs",they were given to passengers to ease their journey. Children sat on "Cricket" benches using them to warm their fingers. They came in many shapes and sizes and were often used for advertising.

Offering a  ceramic "porcelain pig" which is 10" tall and circa late 1800"s. The "pig is plain, has the original plug and is without advertising. It has one flat side and flat bottom.  The color is crisp and clean. The bottom and top rims are strong with out cracks or chips. It is in excellent condition.

# RHG-1409

$30.00


OYSTER PLATE

In 1765, Kaolin,the white substance used to make fine porcelain was discovered in the soil surround the town of Limoges in France. Before this discovery all porcelain was imported from China. The soil of Limoges was rich in Kaolin and feldspar,the essential ingredients for hard paste porcelain. By 1771, many potteries formed producing fine porcelain. By 1830, Limoges replaced Paris as the main center for private porcelain factories. Limoges has maintained this position to the present Day. All pieces can be identified and dated according to their marks.


Offering an outstanding  handpainted  oyster plate with heavy gold trim on the rim. The outer inside of the bowl is decorated with a row of lotus flowers in white & green on a pearl white background. This theme is continued in the middle with lotus flowers in each segment and in the middle of the plate. It is 8" in Diameter. The marks are from the Ahrenfeldt - Depose  factory in Limoges and it dated 184-1930.

It is in excellent condition,clear bright colors,no stains. No crack or chips - a real beauty.

# DMD 2472

$65.00


SPONGE - SPATTERWARE PLATES

Sponge-Spatterware refers to 19th century pottery decorated with a stamped design of flowers or shapes. Part of the design may be hand painted or there may be bands of striped color that creates a rainbow effect. This was produced by the factories of early industrial-era of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Belgium and France. In the U.S. it is called spatterware, in Europe it is called spongeware. There are four possible techniques: hand painting, spattering, dabbing, and stamping a pattern with a sponge. The most common colors were red, green, blue and yellow against a white or cream colored background. A common pattern is "Adams Rose". It was produced by all the famous potteries in Europe. Today it is considered "Folk Art" and is highly collectable.


Offering two three color spatterware plates with black, green and red borders around rim. They are free of cracks or discoloring. All colors are bright against a pearl white background. Plates may be sold separately or together. Plates are $45.00@.


These plates are 8.5"D. They are in excellent condition with minor honest wear.

# MCB 19914

$45.00


UPPER HANLEY SHALLOW SOUP BOWLS

Staffordshire, England  became the center of earthenware,stoneware and porcelain production from  1720 until today due to local clay, salt, lead, and coal. It also pioneered bone china, jasperware and transfereware. Now called Stoke-on-Trent, it remains the premier city of porcelain production in England where most of the main potteries are located.

Transferware was produced in Staffordshire before 1820. It is a term given to pieces that had a pattern applied by transferring a print from a copper plate to a specially sized paper and then to the body of the piece. It is produced on earthenware, ironstone, porcelain and bone china.

Offering a set of five shallow soup bowls marked Upper Hanley Pottery Co. This pottery , located at Stoke-on-Trent, was active from 1895-1902 -  These bowls date 1895 -1900. They are Transferware bowls with a scalloped rim. The outer edge of the bowl has a blue floral decoration surrounding the inner bowl. The background is pearl white with the center also being pearl white.  The pattern is "Brooklyn". The back is stamped with potter's mark.  All pieces can be dated according to their marks.

These bowls are 8 3/4" in diameter with blue pattern on pearl white background. They are in excellent condition - no chips or cracks. Pattern color is strong without stains.

All are in excellent condition with minor wear. No crack or chips . The price is for all five bowls.

# MCB 19161

$100.00


STAFFORDSHIRE TOAD MUG

Staffordshire, England  became the center of earthenware,stoneware and porcelain production from  1720 until today due to local clay, salt, lead, and coal. It also pioneered bone china, jasperware and transfereware. Now called Stoke-on-Trent, it remains the premier city of porcelain production in England where most of the main potteries are located.

A Toad Mug or surprise mug also known as an ague mug is a vessel made for drinking beer. They date from 1775 continuing until the end of the 19th century. These mugs were part of the tradition of drinking games such as puzzle jugs. In this case the vessels featured one or more three dimensional ceramic toads that emerge at the bottom of the vessel as it was drained.

Offering an early Staffordshire Toad Mug with raised, hand painted figures around the outside and a  three dimensional frog in the inside. The mug has a white background with blue trim around the top and bottom. It has a label from the "Kahn Collection" and no maker's marks on the bottom. It is 5.5"T and 5.25" in Diameter. It depicts three gentlemen enjoying ale at the pub.

It is in excellent condition with bright colors, no chips or cracks.

# MCB 19126

$275.00


STAFFORDSHIRE PLATE

Staffordshire, England  became the center of earthenware,stoneware and porcelain production from  1720 until today due to local clay, salt, lead, and coal. It also pioneered bone china, jasperware and transfereware. Now called Stoke-on-Trent, it remains the premier city of porcelain production in England where most of the main potteries are located.

Transferware was produced in Staffordshire before 1820. It is a term given to pieces that had a pattern applied by transferring a print from a copper plate to a specially sized paper and then to the body of the piece. It is produced on earthenware, ironstone, porcelain and bone china.

Offering an outstanding  Staffordshire - Transferware plate  with a scalloped rim. The outer edge of the plate has a floral decoration surrounding the inner plate. The center presents a lovely Asian harbor scene with boats, pavilion and visitors in front of river. The back is stamped "Mayer - Stoke" which dates circa Mid 1800's. Pieces can be dated according to their marks.

This plate is 10" in diameter with purple pattern on pearl white background. It is in excellent condition - no chips or cracks. Pattern color is strong without stains.

It is in excellent condition with minor wear. No crack or chips - a real beauty.

# MCB 19113

$85.00


STAFFORDSHIRE SOUP BOWL

Staffordshire, England  became the center of earthenware,stoneware and porcelain production from  1720 until today due to local clay, salt, lead, and coal. It also pioneered bone china, jasperware and transfereware. Now called Stoke-on-Trent, it remains the premier city of porcelain production in England where most of the main potteries are located.

Transferware was produced in Staffordshire before 1820. It is a term given to pieces that had a pattern applied by transferring a print from a copper plate to a specially sized paper and then to the body of the piece. It is produced on earthenware, ironstone, porcelain and bone china.

Offering an outstanding  Staffordshire - Transferware plate  with a scalloped rim. The outer edge of the plate has a floral decoration surrounding the inner plate. The center presents a lovely Asian harbor scene with boats, pavilion and visitors in front of river. The back is stamped "Mayer - Stoke" which dates circa Mid 1800's. Pieces can be dated according to their marks

This plate is 10" in diameter with purple pattern on pearl white background. It is in excellent condition - no chips or cracks. Pattern color is strong without stains.

It is in excellent condition with minor wear. No crack or chips - a real beauty.

# MCB 19112

$85.00


STAFFORDSHIRE PLATE

Staffordshire, England  became the center of earthenware,stoneware and porcelain production from  1720 until today due to local clay, salt, lead, and coal. It also pioneered bone china, jasperware and transfereware. Now called Stoke-on-Trent, it remains the premier city of porcelain production in England where most of the main potteries are located.

Transferware was produced in Staffordshire before 1820. It is a term given to pieces that had a pattern applied by transferring a print from a copper plate to a specially sized paper and then to the body of the piece. It is produced on earthenware, ironstone, porcelain and bone china.

Offering an outstanding  Staffordshire - Transferware plate  with a scalloped rim. The outer edge of the plate has a floral decoration surrounding the inner plate. The center presents a lovely pastoral image of a gentleman in front of his farm including house, barn and livestock. The back is stamped and on side of the plate is marked "The Residence of the late Richard Jordan". pieces can be dated according to their marks.

This plate is 9" in diameter with purple pattern on pearl white background. It is in excellent condition - no chips or cracks. Pattern color is strong without stains.

It is in excellent condition with minor wear. No crack or chips - a real beauty.

# MCB

$110.00


LIMOGES BOWL- HAND PAINTED PORCELAIN

In 1765, Kaolin,the white substance used to make fine porcelain was discovered in the soil surround the town of Limoges in France. Before this discovery all porcelain was imported from China. The soil of Limoges was rich in Kaolin and feldspar,the essential ingredients for hard paste porcelain. By 1771, many potteries formed producing fine porcelain. By 1830, Limoges replaced Paris as the main center for private porcelain factories. Limoges has maintained this position to the present Day. All pieces can be identified and dated according to their marks.


Offering an outstanding  handpainted bowl with heavy gold trim on the rim. The outer inside of the bowl is decorated with a row of poppy in deep orange against a pearl white background.  The marks are from the Jean Pouyat factory in Limoges and it dated 1890-1932.


It is in excellent condition,clear bright colors,no stains. No crack or chips - a real beauty.

# DMD-2629

$85.00


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