Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

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European Porcelain

Staffordshire Hand Decorated Lions

Staffordshire Hand Decorated Lions

Staffordshire hand decorated lions with glass eyes. Pairs of Staffordshire animals were very popular from the 1840's and will always be worth more than twice the price of a single piece. Each lion, h. 10", w. 10.75", d. 5.25". $345

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Later 19th century Staffordshire Figures

Later 19th century Staffordshire Figures

Above, a guardsman on a white horse. H. 14.5", w. 11", d. 3". Above, a fisherman and his wife. H. 15.5", w. 10", d. 4". Above, a musical couple with lyre and concertina. Hairlines to the backside but otherwise very presentable. H. 16.5", w. 11", d. 2.5".

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18th Century Delft Plate

18th Century Delft Plate

18th century Delft plate in very nice condition for decorating your cupboard or walls. A rich cobalt blue colors this floral filled urn. Very condition with no restoration. D. 9.25".

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Reticulated Fruit Bowls of Minton Origin

Reticulated Fruit Bowls of Minton Origin

Reticulated fruit bowls of Minton origin with impressed marks, " Spode, New Stone China". These are in transfer decoration in a most satisfying and rare green tone. They are transferware with hand painted touches. early 1800s. Minor " invisible" restoration to one...

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French Porcelain Urn

French Porcelain Urn

Handsome on a mantle or sideboard, this French porcelain or "Old Paris" urn is an elegant example. This would be an excellent example to use with neoclassical or Empire furniture. The polychrome floral design is bound by overglaze gilt. No damage. The connecting bolt...

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Worcester Porcelain

Worcester Porcelain

Early Worcester porcelain was a great competitor to the Chinese imports of the 18th century. The English factories worked hard to find this fine glaze and develop high temperature kilns to produce a quality that would compete with the delicacy of the Chinese exports....

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French Faience Round Plate

French Faience Round Plate

Above, a round plate, also probably Strasbourg, from the 1700s and as the above example, rich with finely hand drawn images of flowers. These can be arranged in a period provincial cupboard with certain success. We happen to have the right buffet here and available...

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French Faience Oval Platter

French Faience Oval Platter

Among early wares, 18th century French faience is treasured for its soft colors and crisp but free-spirited decoration. The body is of a soft clay pottery with a glass-like hard glaze which, after 200+ years, reveals itself with rim chips and wear which add to its...

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French Faience, ca. 1700s, Bordeaux

French Faience, ca. 1700s, Bordeaux

French Faience, ca. 1700s, Bordeaux.  Hand-painted figures are shown enjoying the French countryside.All below in soft yellow-greens with black outlining. Pair sauces, length 8" $345 the rare pair. A sitting nun is pictured. Plate, a bird struts, diameter 9.5"   $115....

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