Antique & Design

 

 

Ceramics, Porcelain, China, Terracotta, Earthenware

 

 

Title    Antique terracotta Tang style horse with traces of polychrome decoration and on wooden stand


Description

Antique terracotta Tang style horse with traces of polychrome decoration and on wooden stand .

Well sculpted standing equestrian pose. In good condition without breaks or repairs and of unusually large size.

 

Very good condition but no maker's markings or stamps which is not unusual  Chinese sculptural objects of the Tang Dynasty. 

 

China , Age unknown


Dimensions

Length 48cm

Height 38cm

Width 15cm

 

Weight  5500 grams

 


Price   AUD $895

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Title    Parian white porcelain figure of a lady in neoclassical dress holding a cornucopia or horn of plenty vase


Description

Parian or bisque white porcelain figure of a lady in neoclassical dress holding a cornucopia or horn of plenty vase.

 

Beautifully modelled and sculpted the lady embraces the vase with both arms. Note the delicate fingers and visage. 

She stands seductively with one leg exposed but sure footed on a molded circular plinth.

A near invisible repair where the open trumpet end of the cornucopia meets the banding.  Despite this she is in good condition.

 

European circa 1880


Dimensions

Height 31cm

Diameter 10cm

Weight  750 grams

 


Price   AUD $385

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Title  Pair bronze wall lights wall sconces 18th century French Louis XVI style porcelain early 20th century

 Description

Pair bronze wall lights wall sconces 18th century French Louis XVI style porcelain early 20th century.

Sevres style oval plaques painted in gilt on blue with figural scenes in the Kaufmann style are mounted in bronze frames. A wreath top and two candles sconces below for candle light.

 

An electician may be able to wire these for electric light globes.

As with all hard wired used electricals your licensed electrician will need to verify their safety at installation.

 

French early 20th century in the Louis XVI mannner of the 18th century.

 
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Title    Antique porcelain blue and white rococo sauce or gravy ladle spoon 19th century European


Description

Antique porcelain blue and white rococo sauce or gravy ladle spoon 19th century European.

Gorgeous deep bowl with blue pattern interior and oyster shaped wave edge. The elegant curved handle with applied rococo pattern and blue hightlights. The back of the handle with incised lines towards bowl.

 

Very good condition but no maker's markings or stamps which is not unusual for a utilitarian piece of porcelain. 

 

European 19th century


Dimensions

Length 17cm

Height 7cm

Width 6cm

 

Weight  60 grams

 


Price   AUD $65

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Title   Swedish Art Deco tall vase ARGENTA by Gustavsberg 1929 silver overlay on pocelain  by Wilhelm Kaage


Description

Original vintage Swedish Art Deco tall vase ARGENTA by Gustavsberg circa 1929. Fine quality naturalistic Sterling silver overlay on aqua glazed porcelain  designed by Wilhelm Kaage.

In perfect condition , this style of vase was initially in production from 1920-1949 . The vase is stamped and signed to pedestal foot or base. The gorgeous floral design is a Swedish  Art Deco adaption of the Aesthetic design movement of the period.


Swedish Circa 1929

 

Dimensions

Height 15cm

Depth 5 cm

Length 5 cm

Weight 300grams

 


Price   AUD $385

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Title    Pair of antique porcelain de Paris gilt Empire vases with hand painted roses Sevres stamp under base


Description

Pair of antique porcelain de Paris gilt Empire vases with hand painted roses with ornate neoclassical lions head handles . The neoclassical Krater shape in white porcelain with gold banding raised on square based pedestal. A hand painted floral band adorns the main dody of the urns. Under the square base each is stamped Sevres R F  dating these urns to be around 1793-1804.

 

Very good condition only minor nibbles to corrners consistent with age and use.

 

French early 1800


Dimensions

Height 27cm

Width 15cm

Depth 14 cm

 

Weight  3600 grams the pair

 


Price   AUD $1565

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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 porcelain 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



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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


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


Dimensions

Height 15cm

Depth 20.5 cm

Length 30 cm

Weight 1600grams

 


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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    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

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 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   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.


Price SOLD

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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.

Price SOLD

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