Six porcelain plates from Nast à Paris, each representing a bird painted in polychromy from ornithological engravings. Garland of foliage on the marli in gold, 1- "Geai de Siam mâle", 2- "Merle de St Domingue" 3- "Touraco de Guinée" 4- "Perruche du Brésil" 5- "Sarcelle mâle de Chine" 6- "Grigri du Brésil, femelle" Each is marked on the reverse with the name of the bird and the factory mark in red "Nast à Paris" Beginning of the nineteenth century.
Beautiful half tile in Iznik siliceous ceramic in cobalt blue and a beautiful turquoise blue on a white background decorated with fine arabesques linked and superimposed with floral motifs - Ottoman Turkey - Around 1540
Large chocolate cup and saucer in hard porcelain, decorated in gold with a garland of vine leaves and threads of pearls in relief. the cup with a flared edge rests on three claw feet, the handle is surmounted by a man's head. Excellent condition, beautiful freshness of gilding. Early Nineteenth century
Cup on pedestal in majolica from Urbino with full polychrome istoriato decoration depicting a scene from the history of Rome.This is an episode described by Tito Livio, (LIVIO, I-XXXVII). when King Tarquinio Priscus during the Second Sabine War offersVulcan the remains of the enemy. It was customary after a warlike episode to divide the booty into three parts, one part for the military, one for the people and the last was burned in honor of the Gods. Inscription on the reverse that can be translated as: "When Tarquinio offers the prey of hostilities to the god Vulcan" - Sixteenth century - Around 1550.
Two two-pronged forks, porcelain handles decorated in shades of blue with floral motifs. The ferrules are silver - Eighteenth century
Large earthenware group from Niderviller, this one seems unpublished to date, after the painting by J.B Greuze "the deceived blind man". This group on a rectangular base in imitation of marble, with natural polychrome decoration, representing a young peasant couple welcoming a blind man. These characters are in front of a stone wall pierced with two openings, one of which has a gate, simulating the interior of a dwelling - 18th century - Around 1770-1780 - Marked below with the two CCs for Custine.
Moustiers earthenware dish in oval shape, white enamelled, decorated in the center in polychromy with the coat of arms of the Boyer de Fonscolombe family. Marked: Manufacture Olerys & Laugier - Jean-François Pelloquin - Eighteenth century - References: Mr. Francis Hernandez and Mr. Alain de Korsak of the Academy of Moustiers - The coat of arms identified on the earthenware of Moustiers. (October 2019)
Large covered ecuelle in Chinese porcelain decorated with flowers and branches in the Imari palette in underglaze blue, iron red and gold, the flat handles in the shape of lilies, shaped after a French goldsmith's model. Kangxi period (1662-1722).