Porcelain & Pottery
A Fine Newcomb College Art Pottery High Glaze Vase
Sold for $169,200.00 on June 27th, 2009
1904, decorated by Marie de Hoa LeBlanc, with an incised design of Jackmanii Climbing Clematis in blue, green, and yellow underglaze, the base marked with Newcomb cipher, decorator’s mark, Joseph Meyer’s potter’s mark, “Q” for buff clay body and reg. no. “VV19”, height 13 in., diameter 6 1/2 in. WORLD RECORD PRICE AT AUCTION FOR NEWCOMB POTTERY.
A Monumental Shearwater Pottery Bowl,
Sold for $59,750.00 on September 15th, 2012.
c. 1945, jiggered by Peter Anderson, decorated by Walter Inglis Anderson with an incised and slip-decorated design of ducks and waves, unmarked, height 8 5/16 in., diameter 14 1/2 in. to 14 3/4 in.
A Set of Royal Crown Derby Porcelain
Sold on April 13, 2002 for $49,450.
early 20th c., decorated by Desire Leroy (d. 1908), extremely ornate design featuring delicate bouquets framed by lacy rococo gilt relief work on a white ground, fully marked and retailed by Tiffany & Co., New York, signed by the artist, comprising 19 bouillon cups, 20 saucers and 20 dessert plates.
Pair of Napoleon III Gilt Bronze and Wedgwood Jasperware Mounted White Marble Urns
Sold for $32,265.00 on April 17, 2015.
19th c., domed tops, fluted necks, bowl form bodies, domed pedestal bases, elaborately ornamented with finials, garlands, female bust handles, and hairy paw feet, h. 28 1/2 in., w. 14 in.
A Rare Shearwater Pottery "Bacchante" Vase,
Sold for $23,900.00 on November 21, 2014.
c. 1930s, designed and decorated by Walter Inglis Anderson, thrown and glazed in blue-green alkaline by Peter Anderson, base with impressed dime-sized Shearwater stamp, signed by Walter Anderson with a “W”, height 9 1/2 in., diameter 8 1/2 in.
A Fine Pair of Antique Louis XVI-Style “Sevres” Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Urns,
Sold on October 4, 2003 for $23,000.00
late 19th c.,
Rare and Monumental Newcomb College Art Pottery Scenic Landscape Vase,
Sold for $22,705.00 on June 27, 2015.
1925, decorated by Henrietta Bailey in the Tall Pine and Moon design with cabins, matte glaze with blue, green and yellow underglaze, base marked with Newcomb cipher, decorator’s mark, Joseph Meyer’s potter’s mark, and reg. no. PB77, h. 16 in., dia. 7 1/2 in. (139).
A Rare George Ohr Art Pottery Teapot,
Sold for $22,705.00 on February 4th, 2012.
c. 1883-1898, mustard glaze with mottled green, berry and cobalt slip, inverted lid, base stamped “G.E. Ohr, Biloxi, Miss.”, height 4 1/2 in., width 8 1/2 in.
A Fine Set of Twelve Royal Crown Derby Gilt and Turquoise Porcelain Cabinet Plates
Sold for $21,150.00 February 7th, 2009.
puce mark, royal warrant and retailer mark for David Collamore, N.Y., date cypher for 1899, impressed “DERBY” with shape no., decorated by Desiré Leroy, royal gadrooned rim, the cartouches with enameled floral sprays having jeweled gilt scroll surrounds, flanked by swags enclosing stippled panels, each center medallion finely painted with a unique floral bouquet, signed “Leroy”, diameter 9 in.
Eleven Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Porcelain Dinner Plates
Sold for $20,740.00 on June 22, 2019.
No. 3549, dated 1965-1966, with dentil border and central botanical paintings of various flowers, the bases with green Royal Copenhagen logos, underglaze blue wave marks, pattern no. 20, shape no. 3549 and initials, dia. 10 in.
A Royal Worcester Porcelain Dessert Service
Sold on December 8, 2001 for $19,550.
early 20th c., most pieces artist signed by Richard Sebright (1870-1951), the finest fruit painter at the Royal Worcester factory, six of the dessert plates painted by W. Bee.
A Fine and Rare Group of Nine Paris Porcelain Cabinet Plates,
Sold on April 10, 1999 for $19,360.00.
c. 1820, by Denuelle, Rue de Crussol, Paris, each depicting a figure of different nationality.
Fine Pair of Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Mounted Sèvres Porcelain Covered Vases,
Sold for $19,120.00 on April 17, 2015
probably mid 19th c., interlaced Ls marks, amphora bodies decorated with courting couples and landscapes; bronze finial, garland hung scroll handles, toupie feet, h. 42 in.
A William Moorcroft "Eventide" Art Pottery Vase
Sold for $18,300.00 on September 10th, 2011
c. 1920, fully marked, ginger jar form with landscape tree decoration, height 10 3/4 in., diameter 8 1/2 in.
A Rare and Monumental Shearwater Pottery Jardinière
Sold for $17,925.00 on February 8, 2014
c. 1940, thrown by Peter Anderson and decorated by James McConnell “Mac” Anderson with a white slip ground and black and green stylized scroll design, the rim with a geometric pattern of blossoms, roundels and banding in black and green, height 26 3/4 in., diameter 19 in., accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
A Fine Pair of Paris Porcelain Vases
Sold on October 4, 2003 for $16,100.00
early 19th c.,
A Pair of Large Paris Porcelain White, Imperial Purple, and Gilt Pot-Pourri Vases by Jacob Petite
Sold on September 30, 2006 for $14,687.50
mid 19th c., marked “J.P.”, with flame finials and domed covers on ribbed bodies, having lion monopod supports on stepped incurvate bases surrounding a cental baluster, height 19 in., width 10 1/2 in., depth 9 1/2 in.
Newcomb College Art Pottery High Glaze Vase,
Sold for $14,340.00 on June 27, 2015.
1908, decorated by Henrietta Bailey with incised and modeled design of Louisiana irises, blue and green underglaze, base marked with Newcomb cipher, decorator’s mark, Joseph Meyer’s potter’s mark, reg. no. CT 83, and “W”, h. 9 in, dia. 7 in.
A Rare Chinese Export Porcelain Tobacco Leaf Covered Tureen and Undertray
Sold for $14,100.00 on December 4, 2005
late 18th c., tureen h. 7 1/2 in. & w. 11 in., tray l. 13 3/4 in..
A Shearwater Art Pottery Vase
Sold for $13,742.50 on April 25, 2014.
c. 1930-40, thrown by Peter Anderson, carved by Walter Anderson, with a pattern of gulls and waves, double glaze of alkaline blue and antique green, ink stamp and impressed mark, height 6 3/4 in.
An Early and Rare Shearwater Art Pottery "Bacchante" Vase
Sold for $13,145.00 on March 27th, 2010.
1930s, designed and decorated by Walter Inglis Anderson with a motif of Bacchante dancers and grapes, comprised of fourteen figures, gunmetal glaze, base with impressed dime-sized Shearwater stamp and signed “W” by Walter Anderson, height 9 5/8 in.
A Fine and Rare Shearwater Art Pottery Table Lamp
Sold for $12,925.00 on December 6th, 2008
c. 1930, inscribed “Mac” for Mac Anderson, bearing the rectangular Shearwater stamp and early registration mark, the vessel hand carved with fish in bas relief with an antique green glaze, height 10 1/2 in., diameter 9 in.
A Sèvres Polychrome and Gilt Porcelain Cup and Saucer
Sold for $12,690.00 on October 11th, 2008
early 19th c., reserved with colorful birds amidst swirling apple green foliate designs, underglaze blue marks, saucer diameter 5 1/4 in.
A Fine Pair of French Aesthetic Platinum-Ground Polychrome and Gilt-Decorated Porcelain Garniture Vases,
Sold on October 6, 2007 for $11,465.00
c. 1878, each marked “S. Child & Co./Baltimore/Exposition Universelle/Paris 1878”, obscuring another name, each artist-initialed with a conjoined NV, the recto of each finely painted with exotic birds and flowers, the reverses with stalks of bleeding hearts, cylindrical with heavily gilt and stenciled pierced lobe and circle rims, ring handles and vitruvian scroll base rim on acanthine feet, height 14 3/4 in., width 7 in.
A Shearwater Pottery Green-and-Tan Glazed “Earth, Sea and Sky” Vase
Sold on February 3, 2007 for $11,160.00
mid-to-late 20th c., from Ocean Springs, Mississippi, studio of the Walter Anderson family, cylindrical form encircled by relief panels depicting the creatures of the sky, earth and sea enhanced by subtle mottled glazing, signed “Shearwater” in cursive form, height 12 in., diameter 7 1/4 in.
An Extensive Paris Porcelain Polychrome and Gilt-Decorated Dinner Service
Sold for $10,868.00 on May 3rd, 2008
mid-19th c., peach borders, floral decoration, including a large lidded tureen, a pair of lidded tureens, five large oval platters, three small oval platters, two open vegetables, two round compotes, two shell-form compotes, four shell-form dishes, a pair of lidded sauce boats with attached undertrays (one lacking lid), one small lidded sauce boat with attached undertray, one waste bowl, nine demitasse cups with eight saucers, three coffee cups with fourteen saucers, 18 dinner plates, 12 luncheon plates and 20 dessert plates, approx. 100 pcs.
Fine Pair of Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Mounted Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Vases
Sold for $10,755.00 on April 17, 2015.
19th c., bottle form bodies with applied figures at the neck; bronze grape vine rim, foliate handles, scroll base, bases stamped “H. Picard”, h. 27 3/4 in.; together with associated seven branch floral form candelabra inserts, overall h. 44 1/4 in.
A Fine Extensive Paris Porcelain Dinner and Luncheon Service,
Sold for $10,637.00 on June 7, 2003.
c. 1825-1835, apple green borders, comprising 160 pieces
A Group of Four Chinese Porcelain Figures of Immortals,
Sold for $10,106.25 on December 4, 2005
19th c., tallest figure h. 25 1/4 in..
A Fine KPM Porcelain Plaque,
Sold on October 12, 2002 for $9,775.
19th c., depicting a scene after Bartolome Esteban Murillo (1617-82), impressed mark and letter “H”, sight 15 1/2 in. x 13 1/8 in., in an antique giltwood frame.
A Set of Twelve Samson Gilt-Lined White Bisque Swan-form Cups,
Sold on April 13, 2002 for $9,487.
with 14 oval gilt undertrays with bordered rims, each bearing the mark “Manufacture de S.M. I’Imperatrice P.L. Dagoty A Paris) (used between 1804 and 1814), undertray length 5 ¾ in.
A Shearwater Art Pottery Bowl,
Sold on October 6, 2007 for $9,400.00
decorated by Walter Inglis Anderson, thrown by Peter Anderson, duck motif, with impressed semicircular Shearwater mark, height 3 1/4 in., diameter 10 in.
A Shearwater Pottery Sea, Earth and Sky Vase,
Sold on October 4, 2003 for $9,200.00
A Fine Paris Porcelain Cobalt and Gilt-Decorated and Biscuit Reticulated Figural Corbeille,
Sold on April 14, 2007 for $9,000.00
early 19th c., the bateau-form reticulated corbeille bordered in matte blue and decorated with tooled gold simulating classical mounts, each of the supports modeled to represent a kneeling classical maiden wearing a chiton, her hands raised to her head adorned with a floral wreath, kneeling on a tasseled cushion colored with matte gold, the plinth centered by a large gilt rosette, the borders detailed with raised foliage and displaying a mask, on paw feet, height 16 in., width 18 in., depth 7 in.
Pair of Meissen Porcelain Stoppered Bottle Vases
Sold for $8,663.00 on April 17, 2015
probably 19th c., crossed swords marks, each with applied fruiting and flowering branches on a butterfly and flower spray ground, h. 19 1/4 in.
A Monumental Pair of Antique Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Lidded Urns
Sold on December 6th, 2003 for $8,625.00
A Large and Impressive “Sevres” Napoleonic Porcelain Vase & Pedestal
Sold on December 8, 2001 for $8,625.
early 20th c, height 76 ½ in.
A Fine KPM Painted Porcelain Plaque,
Sold on April 7, 2001 for $8,625.
late 19th c., height 16 in., width 13 in.
A Very Fine Pair of Spode Porcelain “Imari” Fruit Coolers
Sold on October 13, 2001 for $8,625
pattern 3071, c.1800, with original porcelain liners, finely gilded, probably enameled and gilded by Henry Daniell. Stoke on Trent, England, height 11 in., width 10 in.
A Fine Set of Six Limoges Porcelain Oyster Plates from the White House Service of President Rutherford B. Hayes (1877-81)
Sold on April 14, 2007 for $8,518.00
c. 1880, Haviland & Co., Limoges, France, designed by artist Theodore Russell Davis, fully marked, with five wells, diameter 8 3/4 in.
A Fine Pair of English Porcelain Urns by Minton
Sold on February 22, 2002 for $8,050
c. 1895, the vivid blue grounds embellished with hand-painted floral bouquets and butterflies, each reserve in a different design, height 16 in.
A Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Covered Vases in the Mandarin Palette,
Sold on April 14, 2007 for $7,200.00
late 18th c., of flattened baluster form with brightly enameled, detailed scenes of Chinese figures in outdoor landscapes, smaller scenes on the necks and on the sides, all on a rich iron-red ground, with stylized serpent handles and foo lion finials, height 14 1/2 in., width 19 in., depth 4 in.
A Pair of Large and Impressive "Sevres" Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Vases
Sold on December 8, 2002 for $6,900
late 19th c., signed “A. Guerin”
A George Ohr Unglazed Ceramic Vase
Sold on December 8, 2001 for $5,980.
c. 1899-1906, crimped around the neck, signed “G.E. Ohr” in sgraffito, height 7 3/8 in., diameter 3 3/8 in.
An Exceptionally Fine Paris Porcelain Gilt and Polychrome Rafraîchissoir,
Sold for $5,875.00 on February 23, 2008
early 19th c., the underside inscribed “RiHoueT / Paris” in overglaze blue, the unmarked lid and liner above a richly modeled campagna-form body with crisply detailed Bacchic mask handles, and pedestal decorated with four freestanding swans, decorated overall with floral bouquets and sprays, the matte and polished gilding brilliant and well preserved, height 19 1/4 in., width 12 in., depth 9 in.
A Fine Paris Gilt and Biscuit Porcelain Reticulated Figural Corbeille
Sold for $5,875.00 on February 23, 2008
19th c., navette-form, the supports modeled as angels wearing chitons and kneeling on tasseled pillows, the conforming plinth with relief of foliage and a lion mask, height 13 1/4 in., width 15 1/2 in., depth 8 in.
An English Staffordshire Porcelain Dessert Service by Davenport,
Sold on December 6th, 2003 for $5,750.00
A Rare and Important Paris Biscuit and Glazed Porcelain Goblet,
Sold on February 9, 2003 for $5,750.
c. 1830-1845, the atelier of Jacob Petit.
A Fine Jacob Petit Paris Porcelain Polychrome and Gilt-Decorated Jardinière on Matching Stand
Sold for $5,581.00 on February 23, 2008
mid-19th c., the stand signed in underglaze blue “J.P.”, the jardinière marked by the retailer “Monginot / Boulevard des / italiens 20”, decorated with gilt arabesques on white and blue-céleste grounds, the long sides with large reserves of exotic birds (obverse) and summer flowers (reverse), the basin with acanthus scroll handles and lion feet, the octagonal stand with matching gilt arabesque decoration and scroll feet, basin: height 5 1/2 in., length 14 1/2 in., depth 5 3/4 in.; stand: height 1 3/4 in., length 11 1/2 in., depth 5 3/4 in.; ensemble height 7 in.
A Shearwater Art Pottery Plate
Sold for $5,206.25 on December 4, 2005
probably decorated by Walter “Bob” Anderson, c. 1940, restored, dia. 10 1/16 in.; restored..
A Meissen Porcelain Dinner Service for Twelve,
Sold on December 6th, 2003 for $5,175.00
early 20th c., 104 pieces total.
A Staffordshire Figural Group of a Bull Baiting Group,
Sold on October 13, 2001 for $5,175
by Obadiah Sherratt, c.1820, height 9 ½ in.
A Sèvres Porcelain Tea Service
Sold on April 14, 2007 for $4,993.00
late 19th/early 20th c., decorated with scenes from Napoleon’s battles, each piece having a dark green ground with heavy gilt embellishments in the Classical taste, the tray reserved with the battle of Eylau, the coffeepot with Ratisbonne, the covered sugar with Jena, and the creamer with Marengo, marked in red, teapot height 9 in., creamer height 8 in., sugar height 7 in., tray width 14 in., length 18 in.
A Shearwater Pottery “Sea & Sky” Vase
Sold on April 13, 2002 for $4,887.
sea green and gun metal glaze, height 12 1/8 in., diameter 7 ½ in.
A Fine Royal Vienna Porcelain Ewer
Sold on February 22, 2002 for $4,140
late 19th c., beehive mark in blue underglaze, the gilt shell-form spout joined by a scrolled handle, reserves depicting classical scenes.
A Staffordshire Bear and Trainer
Sold October 13, 2001 for $4,025.
c. 1825, with dancing bear and trainer in Turkish costume, height 8 ¾ in.
A Shearwater Art Pottery Plate
Sold for $3,818.75 on December 3, 2005
probably decorated by Walter “Bob” Anderson, c. 1940, dia. 10 3/16 in., restored.
A Fine and Rare Pair of Large Rose Medallion Baluster Vases
Sold for $3,818.75 on December 3, 2005
19th c., h. 24 1/2 in..
A Shearwater Pottery Figural Bowl
Sold for $3,760.00 on December 3, 2005
carved and decorated by Mac Anderson, thrown by Peter Anderson, 1981, signed & stamped, h. 4 1/4 in., dia. 7 1/4 in..
A Shearwater Pottery Plate
Sold on April 13, 2002 for $3,738.
c. 1940-1950, carved and painted with a stylized crane on a cream ground, stamp mark, diameter 8 5/8 in.
A Pair of Chinese “Famille Rose” Porcelain Tobacco Leaf Ginger Jars
Sold on February 22, 2002 for $3,680.
early 20th c., with porcelain lids, caramel ground with floral tobacco leaf decoration, height 9 ½ in., diameter 8 ¼ in.
A Pair of Meissen Polychrome Porcelain Figures
Sold on April 14, 2007 for $3,600.00
depicting a gentleman holding a necklace and a lady carrying a mop, both wearing characteristic pastel floral sprigged and striped fabrics with gilt embellishments and standing on naturalistic round bases, height 16 in., diameter 5 in.
A Fine "Sevres" Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Centerpiece,
Sold for $3,565.00 on June 7, 2003
late 19th c., h. 14 in., w. 18 in.
A Paris porcelain dinner service,
sold on April 16th, 2005 for $3,055.00
A Meissen Porcelain Cabbage Tureen & Underplate
Sold June 2, 2001 for $3,450.
c. 1855-1870, shaded magenta and green leaves, height 8 in., tureen diameter 7 in., platter diameter 9 ¾ in.
A Pair of Meissen Blue and White Porcelain Two Tier Dessert Stands
Sold on April 14, 2007 for $3,240.00
in the “Onion” Pattern, each surmounted by figural finials, one a boy with floral wreath, the other a girl with apron of flowers, the plates having open latticework rims, with blue underglaze marks, height 16 1/2 in., diameter 9 in.
A Three-Piece Derby Porcelain Garniture,
Sold on February 22, 2002 for $3,105.
c. 1815, iron red crowned crossed batons and “D” marks, painter’s two, each of tapering form with ram’s head handles, on stands, height of tallest 6 ¾ in.
A French Blanc de Chine Potpourri Vase with Gilt Bronze Mounts and Stand,
Sold on April 14, 2007 for $2,640.00
18th c., the round body and lid encircled by raised sprigs of prunus blossoms, the reticulated neck and top decorated with fine applied flowers in bright colors, not marked, but suggestive of St. Cloud, height 10 in., diameter 6 in.
A French Bisque Porcelain and Gilt Bronze Figure on a Marble Base
Sold on April 14, 2007 for $2,467.00
late 19th/early 20th c., depicting a noblewoman in evening garb standing beside circular table with jewel casket and fastening a strand of pearls around her neck, with base plaque reading “Marquise par Grisard”, probably D. Grisard, a European sculptor of the period; cast with a medallion indicating that it was fabricated in Paris, height 14 in., diameter 7 1/2 in.