Antique Mystery Ceramics
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We will regularly post some mystery pieces from our stock which have unknown/problematic origin and give the opportunity to our visitors to discuss, leave comments, post photos and any information related to the object.
A Pair of Continental Porcelain Candlesticks
A Pair of Continental Porcelain Candlesticks, 18th century, each decorated with six cartouches, painted with mythological figures* in shades of gray and blue on deep brown ground and gilt. Dimensions: 26 cm high. Minor damage. Marks: Letters "L." and "B.", incised on the base.
* Each of the painted figures is inscribed in gold: "Adonis", "Cephale", "Lavrope"...
Stock Number: PNX1301
A Pair of Very Rare Limbach Porcelain Candlesticks c.1780
A Rare 18th Century Creamware pottery Coffee Pot (Possibly Continental)
A Very Rare 18th Century Creamware pottery Coffee Pot and Cover (Possibly Continental), with moulded seashell decoration, standing on three shell-shaped legs, painted in Whieldon style in shades of brown and green. Dimensions: 22 cm high. Condition: a chip on the spout and inside the cover. Unmarked.
Stock Number: PYX1222
18th Century Porcelain Dessert Set (Possibly Doccia)
An 18th Century Porcelain Dessert Set (Possibly Doccia) c.1780-90, comprising 10 plates, hand-painted with roses/flowers in polychrome enamels. Dimensions: 22 cm. diam. Some plates marked with a scratched cross. Condition: manufacturing faults, some plates with hairlines, one with a chip on the foot rim.
(This set has been shown to specialists from Bonhams, Christie's, "Antiques Road Show", dealers and collectors. Several attributions were suggested: Early 19th C French, 18th C Bristol, 19th C Staffordshire and Doccia).
Stock Number: PNX1190
A Rare Early 19th Century Porcelain Vase (possibly English)
A rare early 19th Century Porcelain Vase of baluster shape, superbly painted with enamels and gilt. Dimensions: 16.5 cm. high. Excellent condition, lid missing. Mock Chinese mark on the base.
* Christie's described this piece as 18th Century Chinese, two of the experts on "Antiques Road Show" said it is Early 19th Century English (possibly Spode).
Stock Number: PNX1120
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