Two Lyon earthenware apothecary pots decorated in blue and manganese shades under the handle of the inscription: Cydonia and Lumbricor in bands, frieze of foliage on the neck. Formerly restored (see photos) - Seventeenth century
Moustiers earthenware cup to sick with polychrome flower decoration on each side and a grasshopper on top - Eighteenth century
Nice double salt cellar in Strasbourg earthenware with polychrome decoration depicting a young boy holding in his hands two birds in their nest, surrounded by two baskets - Eighteenth century - Period of Paul Hannong - Around 1750
Four porcelain covered juice pots from the manufacture of the Comte d'Artois in Paris in porcelain decorated in polychrome with bouquets of flowers, the border underlined with gold wolf teeth. Mark "CP" in red - Eighteenth century.
School of Bernard Palissy, Fontainebleau or Pré d'Auge - Oval dish with scalloped edge on enamelled earthenware heel with polychrome decoration of a young woman seated symbolizing "Flora". she is represented under a tree with the attributes of the garden on a landscape and castle background, and, on the wing, interlacing patterns on a brown background. School of Bernard Palissy after an engraving by Philippe Gallé after Marten De Vas "Printemps" around 1600, Paris Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Seventeenth century.
Exceptional large earthenware vase from Talavera de la Reina decorated with bird hunting scenes, It belongs to a group called "From the Polychrome series" with a flared neck decorated on each side with a wading bird surrounded by bushes. This vase is decorated with two engravings by Jan Collaert published in Antwerp in 1578 based on original drawings by the 16th century Flemish painter Van der Straet (alias Stradanus) (1523-1605) This exceptional vase is probably a special order from a high figure in the palace-monastery of the Escurial. Large vases of this so-called polychrome series comparable to ours can be found at the Metropolitan in New York, the Museum of Decorative Arts in...
Rare and charming writing case in Bordeaux earthenware - Manufacture Hustin, in the form of a scriban desk decorated in Chinese polychrome and pagodas on each side, shells and garlands of flowers and checkered background on the face, bearing on the reverse the surname "Mr Bourgade ainé " The drawer, rebuilt in the 19th century, veneered with a lacquer front decorated with two Chinese on a black background in gilded metal forming a stamp box, on the top of the writing-case two gilded metal cups and their glass interiors and silver metal gadrooned lids with the seed-shaped - Excellent condition. Eighteenth century
Rare suite of eight Montereau earthenware plates with grisaille decoration on the theme of the Independence of Greece. Around 1810-1830 - The marli is punctuated with wreaths tied with ribbon inscribed with the names of "Maulis Byron / Canaris Fabvier / Botzaris Eynard" and with the cross of Lorraine bearing banners inscribed with the words "Liberty" and "The Cross". See: Amandry, A. (1982) Greek Independence in 19th Century French Faience, Athens: Fondation ethnographique du Péloponnèse, pp. 37-41.
Porcelain coffee service from the Locré factory - Rue fontaine au Roi in Paris in porcelain with gold threads and grisaille decoration of medallions of busts of ancient figures in gilded medallions, composed of a cylindrical covered jug, a covered sugar bowl, a milk jug, six cups and its six saucers. Two cups with slightly different handles, no doubt replenished - PARIS - Rue de la Fontaine au Roi. Directoire period - Excellent condition.
Pair of small oval dishes in porcelain from Nast à Paris with polychrome decoration and heightened with gilding called "à la Salembier" with foliage and flowered vases and small rosebuds on the bottom, a thread of gilding on the edge. Paris - Marqués de la Manufacture de Nast in red. Period end of the eighteenth century - Around 1800
Pair of Marseille earthenware dishes with a rounded edge decorated in yellow camaieu in the center, in flowered rock medallions, scenes from the life of Don Quixote after the painter Coypel: - "The false princess of Micomicon has just begged Don Quixote to put her back on the throne" - "Bachelor Sanson Carasco, under the name of the Knight of Mirrors, is defeated by Don Quixote who orders him to go and throw himself at Dulcinea's feet." (see below the two engravings that served as a model) And on the wing, richly decorated with patterns with braces, shells and flowery volutes. Fauchier factory. Carry on the back of the wing the mark "G" - Eighteenth century - Additional information and...
Beautiful oval shaped soup tureen in Sinceny earthenware with polychrome decoration on the lid of a Chinese man holding an umbrella standing in front of a balustrade under a palm tree, pagodas, butterflies and birds in flight, the body decorated with pagodas and pierced rocks and bird and butterflies in flight. Marked twice with "S" - Eighteenth century