2008 Spring Select Auction

Porcelains and Enamels

24. Austrian hand painted enamel over 800 silver compote, six courting couple scenes connected by garden landscapes, acanthus and trellis work, clothing is highlighted with metallic flecks, two lizard-on-branch handles with curling tails, four fancy acanthus feet, body of compote has raised orbs and gadrooned sides. Impressed LP for Ludwig Pollitzer, also impressed A. 3.5"h x 9.5"w x 3.25"d. Restoration where compote meets base, one bent foot, inpainting to approximately 25% of surface. 3,500-4,500
25. Hand painted Austrian enamel over 800 silver vase, two oval decorations depicting the discovery of Moses, and on the other a public square with Roman soldier and lady making an offering, fully decorated in between with cherubs, urns and acanthus leaves, silver rim and base have chased decorations, base and rim impressed LP for Ludwig Pollitzer, also impressed A. 4.5"h x 2.25"d. Rim and base are bent, restoration to loss of enamel inside neck and underneath rim, minor crackelure and small chip. 1,500-2,500
42. Lladro figural group, Her Ladyship, large statue featuring Marie Antoinette stepping out of her carriage surrounded by servants and her dog, tremendous detail. Marked Lladro Hand Made in Spain, No 70, signed by sculptor Salvador Debon and decorator J. Ruiz. 17"h x 18"w x 12"d. Appears to be in mint condition. 3,000-5,000
116. Pair of Meissen hand painted porcelain bolted and footed serving plates, radial decoration to tray and foot in alternating fields of pink and pale green with gold borders, blue and gold rims. Blue ink crossed swords mark, impressed 23, 14"d x 3"h, excellent condition. 1,500-2,000
121. Oversized Amphora porcelain figural vase, three children climbing on and around woven basket strewn with garlands of pink roses with green leaves, three birds to base in full relief. Base marked Amphora, Austria, 1462/7/D, with crown mark. 20"h x 16"w, outstanding condition with no noticeable damage, insignificant heat line to rim. 600-800
21. Royal Vienna hand painted porcelain lidded and bolted urn, cartouche decoration of Virgil with goddess in landscape, cobalt vase with finely painted acanthus leaves with white moriage dot accents, reticulated neck. Marks to base include blue beehive with three interior lines, with Austria and Virgil und der [illegible] in black script. 10.25"h x 4"w, line to lid, paint flake at neck. 600-800
113. Meissen hand painted porcelain dresser box with bronze accents and base. Garden courting scene to lid with castle in background signed Morot, three floral medallions to sides, gold trellis work to back side, pink backgrounds, gold acanthus work throughout, floral decorations to underside of lid and box interior. Ropetwist and floral bronze edging and four acanthus scrolled feet. Blue crossed swords mark to base. 4.75"h x 7.25"w x 5"d. Excellent condition. 500-750
119. Hand painted porcelain plaque depicting young woman in white dress with burning oil lamp, 6" x 4.5", back impressed 345, in gilt metal standing frame, 12" x 9", loss to gilding, plaque in excellent condition. 450-650
172. Meissen hand painted porcelain converted oil lamp, nine courting couple landscape scenes to foot, stem and font, molded and painted acanthus accents, delicate blossoms and leaves, three insects painted to stem, on three acanthus feet, base has marks for Meissen and Carl Thieme, Germany, 17.5"h, electrified, repaired chip to lower stem, minimal losses to blossoms. 450-650
26. Royal Vienna hand painted porcelain bolted urn, full band of landscape painting with two classical Greek scenes, blood red backgrounds with custard yellow bands both finely decorated with gold leaves and vines with gray moriage dots, figural handles of faces with high headdresses in gold paint. Marks to base include blue beehive and two script scene captions, Hector Paris and Helena, and Apfernde Nimphen. 10"h x 4.5"w. Small dent at Paris' knee. 400-600
36. Hand painted porcelain charger with reticulated bronze rim, portrait of young gentleman in purple hat and cape with jeweled clasp. Rim decorated with dolphins, acanthus scrolls, urns, and beaded edge. 11.5" total diameter, 2" rim. Unmarked, excellent condition. 400-600
44. Hand painted porcelain portrait plate, young woman with curly blonde hair and red kerchief, 6.5", in metal frame embossed winged faces and scrolling vines, 11", excellent condition. 400-600
114. Meissen hand painted porcelain figural group with man and two women around a table, delicate lace work, delicate floral decoration to clothing and table top, blue cross swords mark to base, 9.5"h x 9"w x 7.25"d. Heat lines to base and pink wrap, excellent condition. 400-600
37. Hand painted English porcelain platter on three feet, game bird on branch with leaves and blossoms, signed at base of branch, 12.75"d x 1.25"h, unmarked, two scratches. 400-600
115. Pair of Meissen hand painted porcelain figures, each with lady and cherub, excellent painted floral decorations, blue crossed swords mark to each base. Lady with basket of grapes and apples in great detail, cherub eating grapes at her feet, 7.25"h, loss to finger, restoration at neck. Lady with open hands, cherub holding roses, 7.5", excellent condition. 400-600
34. Hand painted Limoges porcelain charger depicting three partridges in tall grass, gold painted acanthus form rim, signed A Broussillon to front, marked C&J Limoges France, 15.5"d, excellent condition. 300-500
33. Hand painted Limoges porcelain charger depicting three pheasants hanging from a holly tree with red berries, gold painted acanthus form rim, signed Dubois to front, stamped Limoges France, 15.5"d, excellent condition. 300-500
22. Pair of Sevres hand painted porcelain cache urns, diagonal floral decorations on white between gold linear and scrolling decorations on pale blue, base and top interior edges decorated with continuous gold intertwining of parallel red lines, gilt bronze rim to base with three acanthus feet. Blue ink interlaced L's mark to base with H to center and R below. 5"h x 4.5"d. Excellent condition. 300-400
27. 19th century hand painted Limoges pitcher, fully decorated with grape clusters in four different shades on brown stems and green leaves, gold decorated handle and rim, signed Nell Holle to base and side, base ink stamped J. P. L. FRANCE for Jean Pouyat, potter from 1842-1898, 15", gold wear, excellent condition. 250-350
28. Hand painted Limoges footed oval center bowl, fully decorated with pink and yellow blossoms with green leaves, pink interior, gold painted split-acanthus leaf handles, gold decoration to rim and foot, base signed Nell Holle 32, otherwise unmarked, 6.75"h x 16.5"w x 9"d, chip to one handle. 200-250
45. Hand painted porcelain plaque, white roses with yellow centers on brown stems with green leaves, 3.75" x 10.25", in 9" x 15" ebonized and gilt ogee frame. Porcelain in excellent condition, minor losses to frame. 200-300