Category Archives: French – Continental – European

European Furniture, Art and Collectibles, French, German, Austrian, Spanish etc

Vintage French Limoges La Reine Plaque

Vintage French Limoges La Reine Plaque . Beautiful vintage Limoges hand-painted plate/plaque…….fully marked on rear. Cobalt blue with gold gilding on edges. French provincial scene in center.     LIMOGES PORCELAIN: Limoges porcelain designates hard-paste porcelain produced by factories near the city of Limoges, France beginning in the late 18th century, but does not refer…

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20C Miniature German Goldbuhl Travel Clock

20C Miniature German Goldbuhl Travel Clock. Lovely little miniature travel clock……gilt metal. Made in West Germany…..circa 1950……marked….”Goldbuhl“. Beautiful little dial with Roman Numerals with gilded and chased dial . Lovely repousse work on the side edges. Sits on bun feet. Working great !!! CLOCKS: A clock is an instrument to indicate, keep, and co-ordinate time.…

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Selection of Vintage Limoges Style Ring or Pill Boxes

Selection of Vintage Limoges Style Ring or Pill Boxes. A selection of nice vintage Limoges style pill/ring boxes that we have in our shop. Selection of Vintage Limoges Style Ring or Pill Boxes. Various shapes and styles…..some round, some in casket form, some in heart shapes and some in square form. Some with classic Limoges…

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19C French Porcelain Limoges Ring Box – QUALITY

19C French Porcelain Limoges Ring Box. A little beauty !!! Fully marked Limoges Pill/Ring Box……cobalt blue with gilding……gilded lions on the handles. Hand-painted in circa 1880. This was most likely made in Limoges for export to the UK…………….hence the Lion Passant on each end ! LIMOGES PORCELAIN: Limoges porcelain designates hard-paste porcelain produced by factories…

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19C French Porcelain Limoges Heart shaped Box

19C French Porcelain Limoges Heart shaped Box. Cute French Limoges Heart Shaped Box/Bottle/Container. From circa 1880. Lovely gilt work with floral pattern……………. hand-painted.   LIMOGES PORCELAIN: Limoges porcelain designates hard-paste porcelain produced by factories near the city of Limoges, France beginning in the late 18th century, but does not refer to a particular manufacturer.Limoges had…

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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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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 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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Mid Century Globe Bar Classic 1950s

Mid Century Globe Bar Classic 1950s. Not made to deceive……………but deceive it does………….. in classic 1950’s ‘kitch’ !!! This Globe was made in the 1950’s probably in the UK……. copying 15th Century Italian Renaissance style Globes. At first glance it appears to be simply that…..a replica of a 15th Century Italian Globe. The Globe portion spins…

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