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Questions about antiques.com? Call our customer service line at 1-800-ANTIQUES http://www.antiques.com//images/antiques_logo.jpg http://www.antiques.com/ Pair Staffordshire Cats On Cushions http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055488/Pair-Staffordshire-cats-on-cushions Victorian, circa 1870 pair staffordshire cats seated on pink and green cushion bases. Yellow and black sponged coats. Orange ribbon tied around necks. Small vent hole to underside of left facing. Good. Right facing: small flake to left ear, above left eye and behind right ear. Small paint loss to green cushion. Kiln effect: touch mark to front. Repaired firing crack to both sides. Repair to one ear. Retouching to paint losses. Restored chip to one ear. Left facing: small paint loss to pink cushion. Kiln effects: a few touch marks; a couple of glaze craters to one side; some stray orange glaze to reverse. Repaired firing crack to chest and one side of base. 5ins high

Item Price : $1500.00
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1838 Silkwork Sampler By Sarah Hill http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055489/1838-Silkwork-Sampler-by-Sarah-Hill Victorian, dated november 30th 1838 1838 silkwork sampler by sarah hill. Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral border. Colours light green, cream, dark brown, pink, dark green and gold. Verse reads ''teach me to feel another''s woe,> to hide the faults i see;> that mercy i to others shew,> that mercy shew to me.''. Signed and dated ''sarah hill.Nov.30th,1838.''. A good set of motifs, some finely detailed, including potted flowering plants, flowers, shells, crosses, hearts, crowns, fruit baskets, butterflies and a bowl of flowers. Very good. Slight loss of ground in the bottom right corner. No stains. No stitch losses. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. No colour run. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 16.25ins by 12.25ins wide
Item Price : $1500.00
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1824 Silkwork Sampler By Jane Roberts http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055490/1824-Silkwork-Sampler-by-Jane-Roberts George iv, dated 1824 1824 silkwork sampler by jane roberts. Framed in a modern gilt and wood frame with glass. Stitched to linen and mounted on fine linen with wooden backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering strawberry border. Colours blues, greens, silver, magenta, cream and gold. Alphabets a-z in upper case and numbers 1-10. Verse reads ''see how the lilies flourish white and fair> see how the ravens fed from heaven are> then never distrust thy god for clothes and bread> whilst lilies flourish and the ravens fed> gay dainty flowers go swiftly to decay> poor wretched lifes short portion flies away> we eat we drink we sleep but lo anon> old age steals on us never thought upon''. Signed and dated ''jane roberts anno domini 1824''. A good set of motifs, some finely embroidered, including a house with a garden, the sun, birds, flowers, recumbent stags, potted flowering plants, fruit baskets and flower baskets. Generally good. Several holes around the edge and a couple to the centre. Old tack holes with rust staining to the linen edging. A few light stain specks. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. Slight colour run around the darker green threads. Unevenly stretched. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 19.75ins by 13ins wide
Item Price : $1500.00
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1811 Silkwork Map Sampler By Mary Ann Petty http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055491/1811-Silkwork-Map-Sampler-by-Mary-Ann-Petty George iii, dated 1811 1811 silkwork map sampler by mary ann petty. Framed in an old burr maple frame with rippled, old glass. Fixed to a wood stretcher frame with brown paper backing. The sampler is finely worked in silk on silk ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours gold, green, pale green, light brown, black and copper. Signed and dated ''mary, ann petty. 1811''. Single floral motif. Depicts a map of europe with part of asia and africa and surrounding seas and oceans. Generally good. No holes. A number of patchy stains and uniform age darkening of the ground. Very minor stitch loss to the border. Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. Colour run around the black threads. Neatly and evenly stretched, slightly overframed along both sides. Frame showing wear and chips, but structurally sound and ready to hang. 20.5ins by 16.5ins wide
Item Price : $1500.00
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Staffordshire ''othello & Iago'' Figure http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055492/Staffordshire-Othello-Iago-figure Victorian, circa 1860 staffordshire titled figure of othello and iago standing on an oval base. This figure is based on the shakespeare tragedy othello, the moor of venice. Iago''s right arm molded free. Dull gilt decoration. Two vent holes to reverse. Similar piece illustrated figure 1067, page 293, schiffer''s ''victorian staffordshire figures 1835-1875'' book 1, by a.& n. Harding. Generally good. No cracks. Hairline to reverse. Slight rubbing to gilt. Kiln effect: stray spots of cobalt glaze to reverse. Restoration to underside and much of base. Retouching to hair. Restoration to finger. 12ins high
Item Price : $1500.00
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1823 Silkwork Sampler By Ann Sankey http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055493/1823-Silkwork-Sampler-by-Ann-Sankey George iv, dated 1823 1823 silkwork sampler by ann sankey. Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Stitched to linen and stretched over acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral leafy border. Colours dark green, cream, blue, green, copper, gold, light green, dark brown and black. Verses read ''jesus prmit thy gracious> name to stand:as the fir> st effords of my youthfull> hand and as my fingers> o''er the canvas move> engage my tender heart to seek th love> with thy dear children may> i have a part and write thy name> thyself upon my heart''. ''thou lord hast> led thy people> through the deep.> as careful shepher> guide their flocks> of sheep> o lead us with th> grace to that b> lessd plac where> we may see and> know thee face> to face''. Signed and dated ''ann sankey marked this samp in the 8 year of age 1823''. A good set of motifs, including a church/temple, flowers, fruit trees, stags, fruit baskets, a heart, birds, insects and potted flowering plants. Generally good. A number of holes around the edge. Very slight staining along the bottom edge. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. Some colour run around the dark green threads. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame in good condition, ready to hang. 16.25ins by 12.5ins wide
Item Price : $1025.00
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Large Majolica Palissy Snake,lizard,snail&insects Plate http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055494/Large-Majolica-Palissy-snake-lizard-snail-insects-plate Circa 1890 large majolica palissy wall plate with a snake attacking a lizard, which is retreating into its burrow. Surrounded by creatures: a snail, moth, worm and two beetles on green, mossy ground. Brown reverse with two hanging holes on the foot. Three stilt marks and impressed maker''s mark ''jose a. Cunha portugal caldas rainha'' inside the foot. Generally good. No cracks. No hairlines. Chips to the foot. Small flake to moth wing and some flaking to the moss and foot. Restoration of three outer legs of each beetle, snail antennae and antennae of one beetle. Restoration to snake tail. 12.75ins diameter
Item Price : $1500.00
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Large 1837 Sampler By Anne Gronshaw http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055495/Large-1837-Sampler-by-Anne-Gronshaw William iv, dated may 1st 1837 large 1837 sampler by anne gronshaw. Framed in an old wood frame with glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in fine wool and silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering strawberry border. Colours pinks, cream, red, pale blue, gold, black, olive green, grey and dark green. Verses read ''how few and evil are thy days> man of a woman born> trouble and peril haunt thy ways> forth like a flower at noon> and dost thou look on such an one> will god to judgment call> a worm for what a worm hath done> against the lord of all> man lieth down no more to wake> till yonder arching sphere> shall with a roll of thunder break> and nature disappear> oh hide me till thy wrath be past> thou who canst kill or save> hide me where hope may anchor fast> in my redeemers grave''. Signed and dated ''ann gronshaw may 1st 1827''. A wonderful set of motifs, some finely embroidered, including a large building, possibly solomon''s temple, angels, flowers, potted flowering plants, fruit baskets, fir trees, trees, a church and birds. Generally good. A number of holes and some thinning of the ground. A few pale, patchy stains and slight uniform age darkening of the ground. Minor stitch losses to the signature, date and a couple of the motifs. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame in good condition, ready to hang. 26.75ins by 25.5ins wide
Item Price : $1500.00
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Pair Staffordshire Horse & Foal Spill Vases http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055496/Pair-Staffordshire-horse-foal-spill-vases Victorian, circa 1860 pair staffordshire spill vases modeled as a horse standing over a stream with a recumbent foal below. The foal and two legs of the horse are molded free. Dull gilt base line. Similar pair illustrated figure 2989/2990 page 255, schiffer''s ''victorian staffordshire figures 1835-1875'' book 2, by a.& n. Harding. Right facing: good. Slight rubbing to gilt and horse muzzle. Kiln effects: a few touch marks to base front; piece of kiln detritus to top of horse''s front left leg. Repaired shrinkage crack to foal''s tail. Retouching to ground and spill rim. Left facing: generally good. Hairline to underside. Some rubbing to gilt. Kiln effect: shrinkage line to foal''s tail; a couple of firing cracks to reverse. Retouching to ground, spill rim, foal''s mane, horse eyes, muzzle and mane. 11.25ins high
Item Price : $1450.00
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Pair Staffordshire Black & White Pointers http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055497/Pair-Staffordshire-black-white-pointers Victorian, circa 1860 pair staffordshire pointers standing on naturalistic bases (possibly matched - the bases are a slightly different color brown). Right facing has a bird sat on the ground behind the dog. Both dogs have three legs molded free. Shredded clay decoration to bases. Dull gilt collars and lockets. Small vent hole to underside of right facing and reverse of left facing. Similar piece illustrated figure 2698, page 214, schiffer''s ''victorian staffordshire figures 1835-1875'' book 2, by a.& n. Harding and figure 1, page 135, ''a-z of staffordshire dogs, a potted history'', by clive mason pope. Good. Slight wear to front of both bases. Right facing: kiln effects: shrinkage line along the mold join to the dog''s back. Restoration of front right leg and the bird''s head. Repaired crack to base. Retouching to paint losses. Left facing: kiln effects: a few shrinkage lines to underside and some staining to crazing. Repair to front ankles. Repair to mold line crack running from rump to reverse of tree stump. Repair to neck with new gilt collar and locket. 4.75ins high, 5.5ins wide
Item Price : $1450.00
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Large 1835 Sampler By Jane Ingham http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055498/Large-1835-Sampler-by-Jane-Ingham William iv, dated 1835 large 1835 sampler by jane ingham. Framed in an old, burr maple frame with glass. Stitched to card with paper backing. The sampler is worked in wool and silk on canvas ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours red, cream, blue, light brown, white, black, light green, orange, olive green and pink. Verse reads ''jesus stands with open arms> inviting sinners home> his voice contains a thousand charms> and every charm says come''. Signed and dated ''jane ingham''s work 1835.''. A good set of motifs, including a large building with gatehouses, possibly solomon''s temple, flanked by trees, birds, flowers, fruit baskets, fir trees, fruit trees, figures and potted flowering plants. Generally good. One hole to the left hand edge. Some plucks to the ground in places. Stain at the bottom of the sampler. Very minor stitch loss to a couple of the potted flowering plant motifs. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. Colour run around the verse and signature. Stretching is slightly uneven. Frame showing slight wear, otherwise sound and ready to hang. 21.5ins by 21.5ins wide
Item Price : $1450.00
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Pair Staffordshire Treacle Glazed Cats http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055499/Pair-Staffordshire-treacle-glazed-cats Victorian, circa 1860 pair staffordshire treacle glazed cats. Sat on rectangular bases with tail curled around their paws. Interiors unglazed. Good. Slight wear. Right facing: kiln effects: uneven glaze application around the lower base edge; unevenly molded base causing the piece to rock. Two restored chips to lower base edge at reverse. Retouching to ears and upper base edge at front. Left facing: kiln effects: unevenly molded base causing the piece to rock; piece of kiln detritus to base front. Restored chip to ears and three base corners. 8ins high
Item Price : $1450.00
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1820 Silkwork Sampler By Sarah Wrigley http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055500/1820-Silkwork-Sampler-by-Sarah-Wrigley George iv, dated 1820 1820 silkwork sampler by sarah wrigley. Framed in an old, possibly original, wood frame with gilt slip and rippled, old glass. Tacked to a wood stretcher frame with chipboard backing and brown paper dust cover. The sampler is worked in silk on canvas ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering strawberry border. Colours magenta, light blue, light brown, gold, light green, green and black. Verse titled ''on the death of a child'' reads ''see where the expiring infant lies,> and list''ning angels wait to bear> their sister spirit to the skies,> to dwell with them in glory there.> tis-done farewell thy pangs are o''er> no more thy throbbing breast i hear,> thy fluttering pulse shall beat no more,> nor anguish swell the falling tear.> cropp''d like a rose before tis'' blown,> by northsome damps or piercing air,> no more thy lisping tongue shall own> a mothers love a fathers care.> sweet babe i envy now thy lot> on life''s rough sea''s thus left to sail> whilst thou art safe to harbour brought> beyon''d the reach of every gale.''. Signed and dated ''sarah wrigleys work 1820''. A wonderful set of motifs, including a country estate mansion house, with gamekeeper''s house and animals grazing in the grounds, birds, posy, flowers, fruit basket and potted flowering plants. Good. A couple of places where the ground is wearing thin. A few small stains, and uniform age darkening of the ground. No stitch losses. Some colours are slightly faded. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. Frame showing some wear, but is structurally sound and in our opinion could be hung ''as is''. Gilt slip is worn. 17.25ins by 12.25ins wide
Item Price : $1450.00
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Large 1799 Silkwork Map Sampler By Sarah Pope http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055501/Large-1799-Silkwork-Map-Sampler-by-Sarah-Pope George iii, dated 1799 large 1799 silkwork map sampler by sarah pope. Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards behind green mount card, on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in fine silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours green, cream, pale green, gold, white, pink, black and blue. Signed and dated ''sarah.Pope 1799''. Floral and compass motifs. Depicts a map of england and wales with surrounding seas, oceans and channels. The map includes county names and major towns within the counties. Generally good. Several small holes. Some dark staining behind the map. Some stitch losses to the border and motifs. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading, the silks bright and glossy. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 20ins by 16.5ins wide
Item Price : $1450.00
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Large 1856 House Sampler By Jane Clarkson http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055502/Large-1856-House-Sampler-by-Jane-Clarkson Victorian, dated 1856 large 1856 woolwork sampler by jane clarkson. Framed in a wood and gilt frame with glass. Loose mounted onto card backing. The sampler is worked in wool, with a small amount of silk, on canvas ground, in backstitch throughout. Meandering floral border. Colours olive green, blue, light brown, dark brown, pink, light green, red and cream. Signed and dated ''jane clarkson work 1856''. A good set of motifs, including a red brick house with a garden, farm animals, sheep grazing on the lawn and two swans in a pond, fruit trees, fir trees, a large flower basket, potted flowering plants, butterflies and flowers. Good. Old tack holes with staining around the edge. A few light stains and specks elsewhere. Minor stitch losses to the swans, pond and bottom of lawn. Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. Very slight colour run around the signature threads. Unevenly stretched. Frame showing very slight wear, otherwise sound and ready to hang. 25ins by 26ins wide
Item Price : $1450.00
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1842 Sampler By Sarah Elizabeth Brooke http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055503/1842-Sampler-by-Sarah-Elizabeth-Brooke Victorian, dated 1842 1842 sampler by sarah elizabeth brooke. Framed in an old wood frame with glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in fine wool and silk on canvas ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering strawberry border. Colours red, cream, pale blue, copper, pink, orange, magenta, black and light green. Verse reads ''no glory i covet no riches i want> ambition is nothing to me> the one thing i beg of good heaven to grant> is a mind independent and free''. Signed ''sarah elizabeth brooke''s work in the 11th year of her age''. Dated ''1842''. A good set of motifs, including a house with a garden, figures, dogs, birds, fir trees, diamonds, crowns, flowers, heart and potted flowering plants. Generally good. Ground is wearing thin between two birds. Stain at the bottom. Very minor stitch loss to the border. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Stretching is slightly uneven. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 17ins by 16.5ins wide
Item Price : $1450.00
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Large Majolica 12 Well Oyster Platter http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055504/Large-Majolica-12-well-oyster-platter Victorian, circa 1870 large majolica oyster platter with twelve shell shaped wells, alternately glazed in pink and turquoise, with cockle shells on brown ground. Central oval, mottled well surrounded by dolphins. Ochre border around the rim. Mottled reverse with four feet, each in the form of a cockle shell. Good. No restoration. No cracks. No hairlines. No chips. No flakes. Some wear to the feet, front and around the rim. Kiln effect: slightly warped. 14ins by 15ins wide
Item Price : $1450.00
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Minton Majolica Putto Candlestick http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055505/Minton-Majolica-putto-candlestick Victorian, circa 1870 minton majolica candlestick modeled as a putto sat on a column, with a vase forming the sconce which is resting on her shoulder. Floral headdress and loin cloth draped over shoulder and over one thigh. Decorated with striking ochre, cobalt, green, brown, cream and pink glazes. Green underside with impressed ''mintons'' maker''s mark. Good. Tiny flakes to toes of right foot. Kiln effects: shrinkage crack to putto''s left thigh; shrinkage line to base edge. Repaired cracks to base. Repair to putto''s neck, left arm and vase. Restoration of her right thumb. Restored chip to her head and sconce. 10.5ins high
Item Price : $1450.00
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Staffordshire Zebra & Foal Spill Vase http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055506/Staffordshire-zebra-foal-spill-vase Victorian, circa 1860 staffordshire spill vase in the form of a zebra and foal standing beside a stream, in front of a tree. All four legs of the zebra, and two legs of the foal are molded free. Shredded clay decoration to the ground and spill. Pink spill interior. Similar piece illustrated figure a3124, page 277, schiffer''s ''victorian staffordshire figures 1835-1875'' book 3, by a.& n. Harding. Generally good. No hairlines. Small chip to piece of shredded clay at reverse. Several flakes to reverse. Some paint losses to ground and spill. Slight rubbing to the stripe at top of zebra''s front leg. Kiln effects: a few shrinkage cracks to the underside; firing mark to tail. Repaired crack to zebra''s hind right leg and front left leg. Retouched flake to ear of zebra and foal. 12ins high
Item Price : $1450.00
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Majolica Palissy Fish In Reed-basket Dish http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055507/Majolica-Palissy-fish-in-reed-basket-dish Circa 1890 majolica palissy dish decorated with a single fish lying on moss, surrounded by leafy branches. The dish is modeled in the form of a reed-basket bound with twine at either end. Leafy branches to exterior. Cream underside with three stilt marks. Good. No cracks. No hairlines. No chips. Some small flakes to leaves to exterior. Restored chip to two leaves on exterior. 3ins by 10ins wide
Item Price : $1450.00
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Copeland Majolica Lotus Flower Pitcher http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055508/Copeland-Majolica-lotus-flower-pitcher Victorian, circa 1870 copeland majolica four paneled pitcher. Each panel decorated with a pink and white lotus flower and a large green leaf. Gray ground with impressed pattern. Cobalt archways around each panel. Diamond shaped neck. Brown studded border around the rim and to the handle. Turquoise interior. Cream underside with impressed maker''s marks ''n80'', ''k'', ''18s'', ''4.Gill'' and ''copeland''. Raised pattern registration diamond. Similar piece illustrated on page 118, abrams ''majolica a complete history and illustrated survey'' by karmason & stacke. Very good. No restoration. No cracks. No hairlines. No chips. No flakes. Kiln effect: green glaze run from the leaves. 7.5ins high
Item Price : $1450.00
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1796 Silkwork Sampler By Anne Hughes http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055509/1796-Silkwork-Sampler-by-Anne-Hughes George iii, dated 1796 1796 silkwork sampler by anne hughes. Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in fine silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering grape and vine leaf border. Colours green, blue, yellow, gold, black, grey and pink. Verse entitled ''on sensibility'' reads ''o sensibility'' from thee doth flow> whate''er is pure or worthy here below:> depriv''d of thee. Alike the seasons roll.> nor youth inspires. Nor age instructs the soul.> in vain the spring pours forth its balmy gales.> when thou art not. Its bloomy fragrance fails.> almighty father. Hear a suppliant prayer.> o take not from my heart this guiding star.''. Signed and dated ''anne . Hughes 1796''. A wonderful set of finely embroidered motifs showing a shepherdess seated beneath a tree, with two recumbent sheep by her side. Birds fly overhead and a house can be seen in the distance. Good. A number of holes, and some loss of ground in the bottom right hand corner. Some patchy stains in the top right corner. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Frame in very good condition. Wire and hooks included for hanging. 16.5ins by 11.25ins wide
Item Price : $1430.00
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Majolica Palissy Fish Plate http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055510/Majolica-Palissy-fish-plate Circa 1890 majolica palissy wall plate packed with nine overlying fish on a seaweed molded ground. Green reverse. Three stilt marks and impressed maker''s mark inside the foot. Generally good. No cracks. No hairlines. Minor flaking to mouths of two fish. Restoration to 1/3 of the rim. Restoration of tail and lower fin of two fish. 7ins diameter
Item Price : $1400.00
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1842 Sampler By Ester Coxall http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055511/1842-Sampler-by-Ester-Coxall Victorian, dated april 14 1842 1842 sampler by ester coxall. Framed in an old, burr maple frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in wool and silk on canvas ground, in cross stitch throughout. Embroidered zig zag border. Colours red, maroon, cream, yellow, pink, orange, light brown and olive green. Verse entitled ''dear mother'' reads ''when thou art feeble old and gray.My healthy .Dear mother> arms shall be thy stay.And i will soothe thy pains away> and when i see the hang thy head.It will be my turn to> watch thy bed.And tears of sweet affect not shed my mother> for god who lives a bove the skies,would look with> vengenes in his eyes.If i should ever dear despise my mother''. Signed and dated ''ester coxall aged 13 april the 14 1842''. Motifs include a house, two figures, a lion, dogs, birds, potted flowering plants, fruit baskets, fir trees, crowns, a sailing ship and flowers. Generally good. A few old tack holes just visible around the edge. A few pale, patchy stains. Some stitch losses to the divider line, motifs and signature. Some colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. No colour run. Neatly and evenly stretched. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 17ins by 16.5ins wide
Item Price : $970.00
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Staffordshire Pearlware Birds & Sheep Spill Vase http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055512/Staffordshire-Pearlware-birds-sheep-spill-vase Pre-victorian, circa 1830 staffordshire pearlware triple spill vase in the form of two yellow birds perched in a florally decorated tree above their nest. Four sheep on the ground below. Green shredded clay decoration to ground and nest. Decorated all round. Hollow base. Good. No cracks. No hairlines. No chips. Some small flakes to shredded clay and one to lower base edge. A few paint losses to brown enamel on one bird and to the spills. Some wear to reverse. Kiln effects: kiln detritus caught in the glaze to lower base edge. Restoration of one bird''s head. Restored chip to the other bird''s beak. Restored chip to right hand spill rim. Restored flake to left hand spill rim. 6.5ins high
Item Price : $1385.00
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Minton Majolica ''egg Plant'' Oil Lamp Base http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055513/Minton-Majolica-Egg-Plant-oil-lamp-base Victorian, date cipher for 1880 minton majolica oil lamp base of baluster form, decorated with a fruiting and flowering egg plant (aubergine) on dark ochre ground. Brass base, liner, and screw fitting at the top. Lamp fittings are removable and appear to be original. Green interior. Three stilt marks inside the base, along with impressed maker''s marks ''mintons'', pattern number ''2306'' and date cipher for 1880. Good. No restoration. No cracks. No hairlines. No chips. No flakes. Wear to brass base, fittings and liner. Slight wear to exterior of pottery. Well concealed drill holes to base and lid, where it has been adapted for electricity. Lamp untested. 16.5ins high
Item Price : $1385.00
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Minton Majolica Rams Head Jardiniere http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055514/Minton-Majolica-rams-head-jardiniere Victorian, circa 1870 large minton majolica urn shaped jardiniere with gray rams head handles. Decorated in relief with floral and fruit swags on fluted turquoise ground. Gadrooned border around the rim. Laurel wreath border around the foot. Rimmed foot would have originally fitted into a base. Pink interior with drainage hole to base. Good. No cracks. No hairlines. Two chips to the foot rim. A few flakes to both ribbons, and one flower. Bruise to center of one rose. Some wear and water staining to interior. Three restored rim chips. Restored horn tip. A few retouched flakes to the swags. 13ins high, 13.75ins diameter
Item Price : $1385.00
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1812 Silkwork Sampler By Martha Hanson http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055515/1812-Silkwork-Sampler-by-Martha-Hanson George iii, dated 1812 1812 silkwork sampler by martha hanson. Framed in an old, possibly original, thick mahogany veneer frame with gilt slip and rippled, old glass. Stitched to linen which is stretched over card. Chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral border. Colours dark brown, cream, dark green, pale blue, black, pink, light green, copper and gold. Verse reads ''next unto god . Dear parents i address .> myself to you . In humble thankfulness .> for all the cost . That you on me bestow .> the means of learning . You to me allow .> go on dear parents. Let me still pursue .> those arts . Which vulgar people never knew .''. Signed and dated ''martha hanson her work in the 11 year of her age and in the year of our lord 1812 aston school''. A good set of finely embroidered motifs, including ''the shepherd and shepherdess'' with their dog and flock of sheep, suns, birds, angels, potted flowering plants, fruit baskets and flowers. Generally good. A number of holes, particularly in the bottom right hand corner. A number of stains. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. No colour run. Neatly and evenly stretched. Frame showing wear and has several chips, but structurally sound and ready to hang. 18.75ins by 12.25ins wide
Item Price : $1370.00
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1820 Silkwork Sampler By Emma Samwell http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055516/1820-Silkwork-Sampler-by-Emma-Samwell George iv, dated august 24th 1820 1820 silkwork sampler by emma samwell. Framed in a modern wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Stitched to fabric, which is stretched onto a chipboard backing and stuck to the reverse of the board. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral border. Colours copper, cream, light blue, lime green, pale blue, light green, magenta, gold and dark green. Verse reads ''diligence, industry, and proper improvements of time.Are material duties of the> young : to no purpose are they endowed with the best abilities. If they want activ> -ity for exerting them . In youth.The habits of industry are most easily acquired, in> youth,the incentives to it are strongest.From ambition and from duty , from emulat> -ion and hope.From all the prospects which the beginning of life affords. Industry is> not only the instrument of improvement.But the foundation of pleasure. Nothing> is so opposite to the true enjoyment of life,as the relaxed and feeble state of an> indolent mind.''. Signed and dated ''emma samwell august 24th, 1820''. Two large motifs: the first of an owl sat in a tree, and the second of a posy of flowers tied with a ribbon. Generally good. A number of holes. No stains. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. No colour run. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame showing slight wear, otherwise sound and ready to hang. 17.75ins by 12.5ins wide
Item Price : $1360.00
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1818 Silkwork Sampler By Ann Buryluck http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055517/1818-Silkwork-Sampler-by-Ann-BuryLuck George iii, dated 1818 1818 silkwork sampler by ann buryluck(?). Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours copper, cream, gold, pink, grey, brown and greens. Verse reads ''you, whose fond wishes do to heaven aspire.> who make those blest abodes your sole desire:> if you are wise, and hope that bliss to gain,> use well your time, live not an hour in vain,> let not the morrow your vain thoughts employ,> but think this day the last you shall enjoy.'' signed and dated ''ann buryluck completed this work. April the tenth 1818 in the ninth year of her age''. It is hard to make out the name, but this is our best guess. A good set of motifs, including potted flowering plants, birds, flowers, flowering trees and fruit baskets. Generally good. A number of holes. A few pale stains and stain specks. Darkening of the ground in the border. Some stitch losses to the border, signature and motifs. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. Colour run around the green threads. Unevenly stretched. Sampler is overframed on two sides. Frame in good condition, ready to hang. 15.5ins by 12.25ins wide
Item Price : $1350.00
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Pair Staffordshire Eagle & Lamb/child Figures http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055518/Pair-Staffordshire-eagle-lamb-child-figures Victorian, circa 1880 pair (matched) staffordshire figures modeled as a large white eagle with outstretched wings, one clutching a lamb in it''s talons, the other a child. Crisp, detailed molding. Bright gilt decoration. Vent hole to reverse. Similar pair illustrated figure 2839/2840, page 233, schiffer''s ''victorian staffordshire figures 1835-1875'' book 2, by a.& n. Harding. Good. Eagle/lamb: minor paint losses to ground. Gilt rubbed. Kiln effects: piece of kiln detritus underneath eagle''s right wing, and a firing hole underneath it''s left wing. Restoration to top section of left wing. Eagle/child: no restoration. Paint losses to the rockwork and eagle''s beak. Some rubbing to gilt. Kiln effects: shrinkage crack to the eagle''s right wing (not visible from front); faint, over glazed shrinkage line to the child''s right leg. 10.75ins high
Item Price : $1350.00
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Staffordshire Zebras Under Palm Tree Spill Vase http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055519/Staffordshire-zebras-under-palm-tree-spill-vase Victorian, circa 1860 staffordshire spill vase in the form of two zebras, one recumbent and the other standing, in front of a palm tree. With a front legs molded free. Dull gilt decoration and base line. Shredded clay decoration to the ground. Similar piece illustrated figure a3126, page 277, schiffer''s ''victorian staffordshire figures 1835-1875'' book 3, by a.& n. Harding. Good. No hairlines. No chips. Very slight rubbing to gilt. Kiln effects: craze lines to the reverse; shrinkage crack above the standing zebra''s rump. Retouching to left ear of standing zebra, palm leaves and ground. One of recumbent zebras front legs restored. 10.75ins high
Item Price : $1350.00
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Large Majolica Palissy Snake, Lizard & Snail Wall Plate http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055520/Large-Majolica-Palissy-snake-lizard-snail-wall-plate Circa 1890 large cunha majolica palissy wall plate with a lizard attacking a snake from within its burrow. Giant snail, beetle, moth and worm molded around the edge. Green mossy ground. Brown and cream glazes to reverse. Two hanging holes on the foot. Three stilt marks and impressed maker''s mark ''jose a. Cunha caldas rainha portugal'' inside the foot. Good. No cracks. No hairlines. Minor flaking to moss. Kiln effects: glaze accumulation to the foot, three chips associated with stilt marks. Restored chip to the moss. Restoration of one moth antennae and tips of three outer beetle legs. 11ins diameter
Item Price : $1350.00
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Majolica Performing Lion Figure http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055521/Majolica-performing-lion-figure Victorian, circa 1870 majolica performing lion figure. Standing on rectangular plinth base with mottled glazes on top and pink glaze around the edge. One front paw resting on a pink ball, tail swishing across its side. Light brown glaze underneath the base with three stilt marks. Good. No restoration. No hairlines. Kiln effects: firing pit to reverse of base; small piece of kiln detritus to nose. Restored chips around the lower base edge. Repair to front legs and under feet of hind legs. Two restored flakes to paw on ball. Restoration of all four teeth. 9.25ins high, 14.5ins wide
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Choisy Le Roi Majolica Lobster Triform Centerpiece Bowl http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055522/Choisy-le-Roi-Majolica-lobster-triform-centerpiece-bowl Circa 1880 choisy le roi majolica triform centerpiece bowl. Dish formed by three clam shells, leafy sprigs laid inside. Lobster with a fish in its claw, forming the handle. Cream reverse. Vent hole and painted maker''s mark inside the foot. Good. No restoration. No cracks. No hairlines. Small chip and flake to the foot. Slight wear to interior. Kiln effect: crazing visible on the cream glaze. 13ins wide, 5.5ins high
Item Price : $1350.00
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George Jones Majolica Cucumber Platter http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055523/George-Jones-Majolica-cucumber-platter Victorian, circa 1870 george jones majolica platter decorated with a fruiting and flowering cucumber plant. Baby cucumber molded at one end to act as a handle. Mottled underside with three stilt marks, molded figure of 8 tablet with ''gj'' monogram ''stoke on trent'' and painted ''2563'' pattern number inside the foot. Good. No cracks. No hairlines. Some tiny rim flakes. Slight wear to interior and underside. Restoration to handle flower. Restored chip to flower at opposite end. 8.5ins by 16.75ins wide
Item Price : $1350.00
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Large 1833 Sampler By Hannah Brown http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055524/Large-1833-Sampler-by-Hannah-Brown Victorian, dated august 8th 1833 large 1833 sampler by hannah brown. Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in wool and silk on canvas ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border, and divider lines in various patterns. Colours red, cream, yellow, green, pale blue, light brown, copper, light green, white and black. Verses read ''thee i can love and thee alone> with pure delight and inward bliss> to know takst me for thine own> o what a happiness is this''. ''nothing on earth do i desire> but thy pure love within my breast> this only this will i require> and freely give up all the rest''. ''seek virtue and of that possest . Henceforth to god resign the rest''. Signed and dated ''hannah browns work finished august 8th 1833''. A wonderful set of motifs, including large potted flowering plant, flowers and birds. Good. No holes. A few stains and slight patchy staining of the ground. Some stitch losses to the top line of the border and the large central flower motif. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. Colour run around the dark green and black threads. Neatly and evenly stretched. Frame in good condition, ready to hang. 26ins high by 21ins wide
Item Price : $935.00
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1806 Silkwork Sampler By Mary Fawcett http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055525/1806-Silkwork-Sampler-by-Mary-Fawcett George iii, dated 1806 1806 silkwork sampler by mary fawcett. Framed in an old, possibly original, black, ebonised wood frame with glass. Loose mounted onto card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in cross stitch and algerian eye. Meandering floral border. Colours gold, blue, black, pink, cream, grey and greens. Alphabet a-z in upper case and lower case. Verse reads ''no radiant pearl, which crafted fortune weers,> no gem, that twinkling hangs from beauty''s ears,> not the bright stars, which nights'' blue arch adorn,> nor rising suns that gild the vernal morn,> shine with such lustre as the tear, that breaks> for other''s woe down virtue''s manly cheeks.''. Signed and dated ''mary fawcetts work 1806''. A good set of motifs, including a large house, birds, flowers, fruit baskets, fir trees and potted flowering plants. Generally good. A number of small holes. Some patchy staining. No stitch losses other than to the holed areas. Colours are slightly faded, but still well defined. Slight colour run around the black threads. Stretching is very slightly uneven. Frame showing some wear, but is structurally sound and in our opinion could be hung ''as is''. 17.75ins by 17.25ins wide
Item Price : $1300.00
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1844 Sampler By Elisabeth Scoular http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055526/1844-Sampler-by-Elisabeth-Scoular Victorian, dated 1844 1844 sampler by elisabeth scoular. Framed in a modern wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with card backing. The sampler is worked in fine wool and silk on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Meandering floral border. Colours orange, cream, red, greens, gold, black, pink, magenta, browns and blues. Numbers 1-14. Signed and dated ''elisabeth scoular aged 9 years 1844''. A wonderful set of motifs, including a standing couple holding hands, the man with a walking stick and bag on his back, birds, houses, men with walking sticks, flowers, dogs, potted flowering plants, rabbits, stags, fruit baskets, fir trees, blossoming trees, a seated lady holding a parrot, a bird cage and spotted dogs. Very good. No holes. One pale patchy stain. No stitch losses. Colours are all good and strong with no noticeable fading. Colour run around the black threads. Neatly and evenly stretched. The sampler may have been reduced in size at some point in it''s life. The top border shows signs of this, as well as a border fragment being stitched in the top left corner. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 15.75ins by 15.5ins wide
Item Price : $1300.00
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Majolica ''numidian Crane'' Garden Seat http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055527/Majolica-Numidian-Crane-garden-seat Victorian, circa 1880 majolica garden seat decorated with numidian cranes standing amongst reeds and bulrushes on paneled cobalt ground. Bamboo border around the top. Cut away handle to the seat. Mottled green and brown interior. ''numidian crane'' impressed on one side of the base, and ''stork'' impressed on the other side. Similar piece illustrated on page 116, abrams ''majolica a complete history and illustrated survey'' by karmason & stacke. Good. No cracks. No hairlines. Flakes to the exterior. Slight wear to the cobalt ground and around the seat edge. Kiln effect: brown glaze run to the exterior. Restored chips around the base, and one to crane neck. Retouching to the seat, around the handle. 20ins high, 14.5ins wide at base
Item Price : $1300.00
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Pair Staffordshire Napoleon & Lion Figure Groups http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055528/Pair-Staffordshire-Napoleon-lion-figure-groups Victorian, circa 1870 pair staffordshire figures depicting the british lion and napoleon. A large lion sits upon napoleon. This model was probably produced at the time of the anglo-french war scare of 1860. Bright gilt decoration and base line. Creamy glaze with blue tinge. Vent hole to reverses. Similar figure illustrated on page 300, ''staffordshire portrait figures'' by p. D. Gordon pugh. Generally good. No restoration. No hairlines. Minor chips and a bruise to foot rim of left facing figure. Flake to one ear of each lion. Minor paint losses to both figures. Gilt rubbed. Minor wear to reverse of both figures. Kiln effects: two firing cracks to foot rim of right facing figure. Piece of kiln detritus caught inside right facing piece causing it to rattle. 9.75ins high
Item Price : $895.00
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Majolica Griffins On Cobalt Jardiniere & Stand http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055529/Majolica-griffins-on-cobalt-jardiniere-stand Victorian, circa 1880 majolica jardiniere and stand decorated with griffins, vases and scrolled flowers on cobalt ground. Jardiniere with lime green interior. Cream underside with painted ''6'' in reserve. Stand with mottled brown, cream and ochre top. Cream interior. Generally good. Jardiniere: kiln effects: crazing and glaze run to interior. Repaired cracks to rim. Repaired hairline to side. Stand: small flake to one vase. Some wear to the top. Repaired hairline to central ochre band. Three restored chips to the underside. Restored flake to upper base edge. 34.75ins high, 14.5ins wide
Item Price : $1250.00
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Pair Staffordshire Seated Spaniels On Bases http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055530/Pair-Staffordshire-seated-spaniels-on-bases Victorian, circa 1850 pair of staffordshire figures which feature spaniels with legs and tails separately modelled, seated on an oval base. Russet and white version. Dull gilt base line and embellishment. Decorated in the round with decoration to the front and the reverse. Book reference not found. Right facing: generally good. Kiln effects: firing crack to the back leg; shrinkage crack to the tail to the reverse; glaze pops to the russet enamel. Stabilized and retouched hairline to front leg. Retouching to the coat. Filled chip to the upper base edge. Left facing: generally good. Kiln effects: firing crack to the tail; shrinkage crack along the mold join. Retouching to the russet enamels. Stabilized and retouched hairlines to the base tallest is 5.5ins high, 6.1ins wide, 3.7ins depth
Item Price : $1250.00
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Pair Staffordshire Cow & Milkmaid Figures http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055531/Pair-Staffordshire-cow-milkmaid-figures Victorian, circa 1860 pair staffordshire figures of a russet and white cow standing by a stream. Milkman in front of one, milkmaid in front of the other, both holding a milking pail. Modeled on a naturalistic oval base with shredded clay decoration. All four legs of each cow are molded free. Dull gilt decoration and base line. Decorated all round. Vent hole to underside. Good. Milkman: kiln effect: overall crazing. Repair to right arm. Repaired shrinkage crack to left arm. Restoration to hat brim. Restored chip to cow''s left horn. Retouching to the ground and shoes. Milkmaid: flaking to hat brim and tip of cow''s left horn. A few paint losses to the ground and her underskirt. Kiln effect: overall crazing. Restored chip to underside. Restoration of the cow''s right horn and ear. Retouched flake to her dress. 8.5ins high
Item Price : $1250.00
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Pair Staffordshire Boy & Girl With Cow Spill Vases http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055532/Pair-Staffordshire-boy-girl-with-cow-spill-vases Victorian, circa 1860 pair staffordshire spill vases modeled as a boy and girl, both sat in a tree holding a milk pail. A russet and white cow stands on the ground below. The girl has two bundles of corn in her lap. Two legs of each cow, and one leg of the boy are molded free. Shredded clay decoration to the ground and tree. Dull gilt decoration and base line. Similar piece illustrated figure a2312c/a2312d, page 225, schiffer''s ''victorian staffordshire figures 1835-1875'' book 3, by a.& n. Harding. Good. Some rubbing to gilt. Boy: small bruise to lower base edge at front. Retouching to the tree. Girl: a few paint losses to the tree. Slight rubbing to the black lines on bucket. Kiln effect: two shrinkage hairlines to front right leg, and another down skirt. Repaired crack to reverse and underside. Repaired hairline to cow''s hind right leg. Restoration of cow''s right ear/horn. Restored chip to base edge at reverse. Retouching to the cow''s front right leg. Two retouched flakes to the tree. 9ins high
Item Price : $1250.00
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Mafra Majolica Palissy Ewer, Cover & Stand http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055533/Mafra-Majolica-Palissy-ewer-cover-stand Circa 1890 mafra majolica palissy ewer, cover and stand. Ewer featuring a large lizard handle, one further lizard, two crocodiles, a tortoise and two salamanders. All on green mossy ground. Cream interior and underside. Cover with a salamander forming the finial. Cream underside. Stand with green mossy ground around a green center. Green reverse with three stilt marks. Impressed maker''s mark ''m.Mafra caldas portugal'' to underside of each piece. Good. Ewer: minor flaking to the moss. Flake to eye of handle lizard and tail of larger crocodile. Restoration of lizard head and a restored chip to its tail. Restored chip to tail of handle lizard. Cover: some flakes to the moss. Kiln effect: small shrinkage crack to salamander''s hind right leg. Repair to salamander neck. Repaired rim hairline. Restored rim chip. Stand: large flake to foot. Small flakes around the rim and to the moss. Some wear to center. Restored chip to foot. 12.5ins high
Item Price : $1250.00
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Majolica House Box & Cover http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055534/Majolica-house-box-cover Victorian, circa 1880 majolica box and cover in the form of a cottage on a cobbled base. Sides and roof with bark effect. The cottage forms the box and the roof lifts off forming the cover. Two chimneys, each with a decorative hole. Ochre interior with three stilt marks and vent hole to underside of cover. Washy ochre glaze to underside of base. Generally good. Box: flaking around the base edge and to rear corner. Slight wear to the other rear corner. Kiln effect: glaze miss to inside rim. Thin glaze around base rim. Four restored chips around the rim. Repair to ledge at front. Cover: some flakes to roof edge and two corners. Two restored chips to flange, and another to chimney. 9.25ins wide, 6.5ins high
Item Price : $1250.00
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Minton? Majolica Putto & Dolphin Salt http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055535/Minton-Majolica-putto-dolphin-salt Victorian, circa 1870 minton? Majolica salt in the form of a putto, draped in a blue loin cloth, sat upon the rim of a shell. Base molded as a mythical dolphin. Turquoise interior and underside. Attributed to minton. Good. No restoration. No cracks. No hairlines. Two small chips to underside of shell rim. Very slight wear to interior. Kiln effect: two small over glazed shrinkage lines to the interior. 7.5ins high
Item Price : $1250.00
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Small Majolica Palissy Fish & Eel Plate http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055536/Small-Majolica-Palissy-fish-eel-plate Circa 1890 small majolica palissy wall plate modeled with an eel in the center on top of three various fish. Brown mottled ground with green shredded clay around the edge. Two hanging holes on the foot. Impressed maker''s mark ''jose a. Cunha portugal caldas rainha'' and three stilt marks inside the foot. Good. No cracks. No hairlines. Minor chipping to the shredded clay. Kiln effect: glaze accumulation to the foot. Restored chip to tail of fish and eel. 6.5ins diameter
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1834 Silkwork Sampler By Martha Elizabeth Henstridge http://www.antiques.com/classified/1055537/1834-Silkwork-Sampler-by-Martha-Elizabeth-Henstridge William iv, dated 1834 1834 silkwork sampler by martha elizabeth henstridge. Framed in an old wood frame with gilt slip and glass. Mounted to conservator standards on acid free card with chipboard backing. The sampler is worked in silk on linen ground, in a variety of stitches. Meandering floral border. Colours black, cream, blues, light brown, dark brown, gold, pink, greens and magenta. Verse reads ''if i am right. Thy grace impart,> still in the right to stay;> if i am wrong, oh teach my heart> to find that better way''. Signed and dated ''martha elizabeth henstridge her work 1834''. A wonderful set of motifs, including a fruit tree, butterflies, birds, potted flowering plants, peacocks, dogs and flowers. Generally good. A number of holes. A few stains, and a number of specks to the top of the sampler. Some stitch losses to the verse, signature and one motif. Colours are mostly good and strong with no noticeable fading. The silks bright and glossy. Slight colour run around some of the dark green threads. Neatly and evenly stretched. Frame in very good condition, ready to hang. 18.5ins by 15.5ins wide
Item Price : $1250.00
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