Antique & Design

Ceramics, Porcelain, China, Terracotta, Earthenware

 

 

Title Rare very large  signed Terracotta GOLDSCHEIDER sculpture Lady statue gold leaf highlights

Dimensions

Height 108 cm

Depth 28cm
Width 38 cm

 


Description

A VERY rare and unusually large statue by Viennese factory of GOLDSCHEIDER late 19th century , in perfect condition, this fired terracotta figure with original paint and gilding.

Stamped and signed to base.

It is most unusual to find such a big sized terracotta in perfect condition.

It is quite likely that this was made as an exhibition piece . The loosely drapped figure of a lady with art nouveau belt is studded with inlayed white opal cabochons.



Price AUD $11,900

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Title    Pair of antique Angelica Kauffman poreclain display plates with black borders ancient Roman scenes


Description

A pair of display plates in porcelain with Angelica Kauffman design centre inspired by Ancient neoclassical designs.

One plate with three dancing graces   and cupid playing a Roman lyre, biw and arrows on the ground next too him.  The other with the design of three sheppherds giving council. Of circular design with piano black surrounding rim , thee plates were designed as wall hangings and have a suspension wire at the back. They are numbered on the back in gold  numerals  237 and have an impressed porcelain mark .

After the ancient Roman wall paintings found at archaeological excavations in Pompeii and Herculanium

Each plate with glazed piano black rim.  

Very good condition.

 

Must likely Austrian turn of the century circa 1900's .


Dimensions

Width 22cm

Height 3cm

Weight  1000 grams pair

 


Price   AUD $245 the pair

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Title    Porcelain  Rococo statue of Diana or Artemis with lion by E&A Mueller


Description

Hand painted statue goddess Dianna or Artemis accompanied by a lion. Hand painted with floral and gilt highlights .

Modelled on a naturalistic rococo pedestal with gold highlights . the stamp ubderneath with germanic crown with initials S V.

This stamp was used by E.&A. Mueller of Thueringen , Germany between the years 1890-1927.

 

Perfect condition.

 

German early 1900's


Height 23cm

Width 8cm

Depth 8cm

Weight  500 grams


Price AUD $485

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Title    French  Villeroy Boch lidded porcelain trinket dish with Pompeii design

Dimensions

Width 10cm

Height 5cm

Weight  250 grams

Description

Hand painted Pompeii design trinket bowl or jewelley box with separate lid.  Of circular design with dome shaped lid painted with a cherub on charriot after the ancient Roman wall paintings found at archaeological excavations in Pompeii and Herculanium

The whole glazed in piano black and signed under the lid.

 

Perfect condition.

 

France  mid 20th century

Price   AUD $95

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Title  Bing and Grondahl Danish Freemason plate

Dimensions

Height 3 cm

Width 25 cm

Depth 25 cm



Description

Bing & Grondahl Commemorative plate with heraldic emblem and gilt inscription.
Year of issue: 1976
Motif: The Coat of Arms of the Masonic Lodge
Technique: Overglaze-decoration, gilt highlight
Diameter: 9,5" - 25 cm

Produced for the Masonic Lodge
Inscribed in ribbon in latin : Freedom of the Spirit - Well- being of thy neighbor.
"Ultorem Ulciscitur Ultor"

Weight 550 grams

 Underneath the platter inscibed:

"åndens frihed naestens vel"

meaning  " freedom of the spirit is almost certain"

Denmark 1976



Price  AUD $185

 



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Title  Large Antique Charger in Terracotta Slipware black clay on red clay painted design
Antique Caucasian terracotta slipware

Dimensions
Height 9 cm

Diameter 30 cm

Weight 1.4kg


Description

Large Antique terracotta slipware bowl, two colour red bole clay with black clay design over red slipware. A traditional meander design  with circular fields.

This is an unusual sized piece of ancient terracotta and in such excellent condition for its age.  Most bowls or chargers are half this size and usually consist of fragment form.

Ancient Greek or Italian presume 4th century BC


Price AUD $850


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Title   French Empire style large Villeroy and Boch Audun oval bowl vase

Dimensions

Height 15cm

Depth 20.5 cm

Length 30 cm

Weight 1600grams


Description

French Empire style large vase or fruit bowl with flared rim and grissaille figure decoration . Good yellow highlights and in perfect condition

The base with Villeroy Boch factory stamp.


French Circa 2000

Price   AUD $499

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Title    Set of three cylindrical Studio ware vases glazed terra cotta

Dimensions

Width 17cm /13cm

Height 35cm /28



Description

Three tapering cylindrical vases in hand formed terracotta with white glaze internal and external.

Well made " studio ware" unsigned.

Very good condition, exported from Copenhagen.

Two large vases of height  at 35cm and one of height of 28 cm.


Danish mid 20th century


Price AUD $85 the set of three

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Title Black Glazed Chinese wine bowl or dish

Dimensions

Width 19cm

Height 7cm

Weight 530 grams

Description

Black Glazed Chinese wine dish or serving bowl of large size. good condition with unglazed base.


China Circa 1790-1830

Price AUD $495

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Title Glazed Chinese Double Fish Vase Bottle

Dimensions

Width 17cm

Height 25cm

Depth 7cm
weight 700 grams


Description Glazed Chinese double fish vase or wine bottle with two tone glazing and beautifully sculpted scales. On later carved rosewood base
China Circa 1930

Price AUD $450

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Title    Glazed Chinese Wine Urn fully glazed interior 19th century

Dimensions

Width 24cm

Height 17cm

Depth 25cm

Description

Glazed Chinese wine urn with glazed interior and two tiger's heads and knobbed rim.

 

China 19th Century.

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Title    French Faience Glazed  ornate rim large bowl signed to base

Dimensions

Width 27cm

Height 11cm

Weight  800 grams

Description

Sienna coloured French 1940's traditional crimped edge fruit or olive bowl of large proportions. The mustard glazing of warm colour and density.

Traditiona Vallauris pottery became famous with the influence of Palbo Picasso and many examples exist from the late 40's onwards that are now considered treasued collectables.

This traditional glazed fruit bowl however gives a nod to its larger Anduze urn cousines which heralded from the designs or Napoleons Style masters : Percier and Fontaine.

in the French 19th century.

France circa 1940

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Title   French Empire style large Villeroy and Boch Audun oval bowls

Dimensions

Height 15cm

Depth 20.5 cm

Length 30 cm

Weight 1600grams the pair


Description

French Empire style large vases or fruit bowls with flared rims and grissaille figure decoration . Good yellow highlights and in perfect condition

The base with Villeroy Boch factroy stamp.


French Circa 2000

Price   AUD $895 pair

 

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Title    French Faence Glazed terrine or Jelly mould with a majestic lion.

Dimensions

Width 24cm

Height 10cm

Depth 20cm

Description

Sienna coloured Glazed mould for use in the kitchen for terrine or Jelly with a very finely sculpted figure of a lion carved in great detail.

Kitchenalia

French 19th century

Price AUD $385

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Title Four Seasons in terracotta Signed Danish  wall Plaques
Four Terracotta signed Danish plaques

Dimensions

Diameter 22cm

Depth  2 cm



Description

Complete set of four antique terracotta signed Danish plaques marked: Ibsen, From a design by noted Danish sculptor Thorvaldsen. These finely cast sculptures represent the four season and bear makers marks to reverse. One of the plaques has a hairline repair, please see images. There are more images available


Danish Circa 1880

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Title   Very Large original French ANDUZE urn Height 103 cm

Dimensions

 

Height 103 cm

Width 89 cm

Description

An impressive sized Genuine French made Anduze urn in terracotta and fired drip glaze.

Perfect hand made and signed .
originally these were designd for the Summer palace of Napoleon and would display a citrus tree in each urn, which would be wheeled into the Orangerie forr the winter so it could survive the cold European climate and snow.


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Title Glazed Chinese Celadon vase with incised design

Dimensions

Width 12cm

Height 21cm

Weight  650 grams

Description

 

Gorgeous shaped celadon glaze vase with incised design unglazed base
China Circa 1850

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Title Glazed Chinese rice wine ewer Vase Bottle

Dimensions

Width 18cm

Height 23cm

Depth 14.5cm
weight 1.3 kg


Description

Black Glazed Chinese ewer or wine bottle with two tone glazing and beautifully sculpted cockrel spout.

Unglazed base complete with blue drip glaze and twin tie lugs on each side of the handle.


China 19th century or earlier

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Title   French Empire style large Villeroy and Boch Audun oval bowls with unusual shell handles

Dimensions

Height 14.5cm

Depth 21 cm

Length 30.5 cm

Weight 2.8 kg the pair


Description

French Empire style large vases or fruit bowls with flared rims and grissaille figure decoration . Unusual shell shaped handles complete the form of these wonderful vases. Good yellow highlights and in perfect condition

The base with Villeroy Boch factroy stamp.


French Circa 2000

Price   

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Title Rare Carved signed Terracotta GOLDSCHEIDER Lady statue or Rebecca

Dimensions

Height 93 cm

Depth 30cm
Width 35cm

 


Description

A VERY rare and unusually large statue by Viennese factory of GOLDSCHEIDER late 19th century , in perfect condition, this fired terracotta figure with original paint and gilding featuring gold leaf and traslucent paint

Stamped and signed to base.

It is most unusual to find such a big sized terracotta in perfect condition.

It is quite likely that this was made as an exhibition piece . The loosely drapped figure of a lady with art nouveau belt resting her urn whilst waiting for her future husband to be....

Vienna early 1900's

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Title  Antique Terracotta statue of Mignon by Eugene Aizelin , French 19th century.

Description

Eugene-Antoine Aizelin, French (1821-1902)
A fired terracotta figure of Mignon
cast .
The seated girl with a mandolin at her side, on a bow fronted base inscribed MIGNON, signed EUGENE AIZELIN.

The sculpture or statue was first exhibited at The Salon in Paris in 1880 . This period terracotta is a smaller scale model of the original bronze.


Aizelin began his studies under Dumont at the Ecole des Beaux Art in 1844 and debuted at the Salon in 1852. He exhibited there regularly until 1897 and also at the Exposition Universelle in 1900.

The famous foundry of Barbedienne produced a number of his models including the present example, in the following sizes: 34cm, 40cm, 54cm, 67cm, 80cm.

Related Literature: Les Bronzes du XIXie Siecle, P. Kjellberg, Les Editions de l'Amateur, Paris, page 37.

Statue dimensions:

Height 31cm

Width 19 cm

Depth 13 cm

Weight 2000 grams

 


French  19th century

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Title   Well sculpted fired terracotta statue of EVE with snake and apple in the style of Jan Stursa

Dimensions

 

Height 49cm

Width 17 cm
Depth 15 cm

Weight 3.2kg

 


Description

An well sculpted statue of Eve holding aloft an apple whilts the snake appearson her shoulder. The beautiful nude figure with stylised Art Deco hair in the manner of Jan Stursa , considered the formost Chez artist of his short time. 1880-1925

The style is definitely Art Deco .

This Art Deco figure is not signed but may have been intended as a model for a bronze casting.


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Title   Large original French ANDUZE urn Height 80 cm

Dimensions

 

Height 80 cm

Width 67 cm


Internal diameter 56cm


Description

An impressive sized Genuine French made Anduze urn in terracotta and fired drip glaze.

Signed" La Madaleine Anduze"


Originally these were designd by percier and Fontaine for the Summer palace of Napoleon.


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Title    French  Villeroy Boch lidded trinket dish with Pompei design

Dimensions

Width 10cm

Height 5cm

Weight  250 grams

Description

Hand painted Pompei design trinket bowl or jewelley box with separate lid.

the whole glased in piano black and signed under the lid.

Perfect condition.

 

in the French 19th century.

France  mid 20th century

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Title Villeroy and Boch Pompeii Casket
Villeroy and Boch pompeii casket

Dimensions

Height 5cm

Diameter 10cm

Description

Villeroy and Boch genuine signed porcelain hand painted Pompeii casket signed Pompei.

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Title    Rimilu Blu glazed Bitossi glazed horse statue

Dimensions

Width 17cm

Height 17cm

Depth 7 cm


Description

A much sought after Bitossi glazed figure of a horse with traditional sgrafitto details with contrasting glaze. The Bitossi family hav ebeen manufacturing terracotta for hundreds of years and Guido Bitossi founded the modern company in 1921 . The Rimilu Blu is very much desired and this one is signed to base " 9 8 58 P"

and "ITALY "

this would date the piece to around  August 1958. The blue glaze is slightly satin in finish.

 

Italian mid 20th century


Price AUD $455

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Title   Very Large original French ANDUZE urn Height 103 cm

Dimensions

 

Height 103 cm

Width 90 cm

Description

An impressive sized Genuine French made Anduze urn in terracotta and fired drip glaze.

Despite a chip to the rim it is complete and otherwise perfect and of course hand made and signed .
Originally these were designd for the Summer palace of Napoleon.


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Title   Large green glazed majolica JUG pitcher

Dimensions

Height 20.5cm

Depth 18 cm

width 16 cm

Weight 1300 grams


Description

 Lovely English antique Staffordshire style majolica glazed jug or pitcher. In excellent condition  with raised moulded designs and hand shaped reeded form handle all in unmarked condition.




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Title French Glazed genuine ANDUZE barrel shaped urn with saucer or lid.

Dimensions

 

Width : 30 cm

Height 52 cm

Depth 30 cm



Description

 

A French hand made terracotta Anduze urn with signed medallion centre in sienna glaze. Possibly a pickle jar or fermenter, complete with drip saucer/lid.

This urn is in perfect condition and would make a beautiful umbrella stand.

Signed "produit de ANDUZE"

 

France circa 1970



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Title  pair of original French ANDUZE urn Height 53 cm

Dimensions

 

Height 53 cm

Width 44 cm

Description

An impressive pair of Genuine French made Anduze urn in terracotta and fired drip glaze. Flawless condition,

Perfect and hand made and is also signed .
Originally these were designd for the Summer palace of Napoleon.


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Title Chinese Mirror Black Glazed & Gilt Vase
Chinese mirror black glazed & gilt vase Dimensions Width 22cm Height 33cm

Description Chinese mirror black glazed and gilt vase of baluster form with naturalistic gumnut handles.

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