Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

20C French Limoges Baby Pram with Baby

20C French Limoges Baby Pram with Baby. Adorable Vintage Limoges Pram/Buggy with sleeping baby inside. Pink with whites and yellow. Fully marked……..from circa 1910. Gilt metal wheels that move…..gilt metal Handles.   LIMOGES PORCELAIN: Limoges porcelain designates hard-paste porcelain produced by factories near the city of Limoges, France beginning in the late 18th century, but…

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Pair of Spanish Porcelain Ballet Dancers by Nao

Pair of Spanish Porcelain Ballet Dancers by Nao. Really cute pair of Nao (division of Lladro), Spanish porcelain figurines of 2 ballet dancers reclining facing each other. Each dancer is dressed in her tou tou.   HISTORY OF NAO PORCELAIN: In 1967 the Lladró brothers purchased a small porcelain factory very close to the city…

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20C British Burgess and Leigh Burslem Floral Vase

20C British Burgess and Leigh Burslem Floral Vase. REALLY PRETTY hand-painted English Pottery – Burleigh Ware – Vase…….Circa 1900. Hand painted floral pattern with gilding. Burgess & Leigh, Burslem pottery in Stoke-on-Trent, England. HISTORY OF BURGESS & LEIGH: Founded in 1851 under the name Hulme and Booth and it was not until 1877 that the name…

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Lladro Spanish Porcelain Figurine of Spring Splendor – Retired

Lladro Spanish Porcelain Figurine of Spring Splendor, now retired. Gorgeous Lladro figurine……Spanish porcelain at its best and most collectible !! Fully marked. This Model 5898 A130 was first produced by Lladro in 1992 and the Sculptor was Regino Torrijos. It was Retired in 2001. The figurine is of a woman in a flowing white dress carries…

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19C Oil on Canvas of Raj or Prince with Tiger

19C Oil on Canvas of Raj or Prince with Tiger. Nice 19th Century Oil on Canvas depicting a Raj or Indian Prince relaxing with his Bengali Tiger on his palatial rug holding his ceremonial sword. Artist unknown…….circa 1890. RAJ: Raj (Hindi: राज) in different contexts means “rule”, “king”, “ruler”, “emperor” or “royalty” in the Sanskrit…

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19C Burmese Highly Carved Wooden Floor or Wall Shelf ft Hindu Gods

19C Burmese Highly Carved Wooden Floor or Wall Shelf ft Hindu Gods. OUTSTANDING and VERY RARE !! Early 19th Century…….circa 1810……probably Burmese (Myanmar) carved rosewood floor or wall shelf. Can be hung on wall or used on the floor as depicted in the photos. Incredibly carved wood…..front has hand-carved statues depicting the Hindu Gods……..gold paint…

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19C Indo Persian Framed Marble Plaque of Wild Boar Hunt

19C Indo Persian Framed Marble Plaque of Wild Boar Hunt. Really nice framed marble plaque. We think the frame is later…..but the plaque is definitely 19th Century. Either Indian or Persian, depicting wild boar hunt scene with dogs and Army Officer and Natives on horseback. From Circa 1870……………..the time of the Raj ! TIME OF…

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19C Pair of Large Staffordshire Ironstone Floor Vases

19C Pair of Large Staffordshire Ironstone Floor Vases. Nice pair of Large 19th Century Ironstone Blue and White Floor Vases…….made in Staffordshire, Britain in the Chinese style. Trailing foliage with birds on each. Large tulip style handles on each. Natural crazing indicates age. Made circa 1860.   STAFFORDSHIRE POTTERY: Staffordshire pottery is pottery that is…

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19C British Fold Over Card Table with Tripod Barley Twist Columns – HIGH QUALITY

19C British Fold Over Card Table with Tripod Barley Twist Columns. SIMPLY STUNNING PIECE !!! Beautiful example of a an Early Victorian/Transitional mahogany 19th Century Fold-over card table. Made of mahogany……beautiful rich natural patina……from circa 1840…….barley twist central support columns…. Lions Paw feet (more reminiscent of Regency and William IV Styles) on tripod base with…

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19C French Palissyware Clam Dish

19C French Palissyware Clam Dish. Classic French pottery ……known as palissyware……the use of fauna, grass etc…..in the majolica style. PALISSYWARE: Palissy ware is a 19th-century term for ceramics produced in the style of the famous French potter Bernard Palissy (c. 1510–90), who referred to his own work in the familiar manner as rustique. Palissy’s distinctive…

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