Sigvard Bernadotte – Prince of Design
Cocktail set in silver design by Sigvard Bernadotte.
Sigvard Bernadotte received his primary education at home, then studied at the closed Lundberg boarding school, and in 1926 he entered Uppsala University, the oldest in Scandinavia (founded
Ceramics Royal Dux in Art Nouveau style
Porcelain tray covered with mother of pearl glaze with a figure of a girl among flowers width 31.5 cm Royal Dux.
The date of creation of the brand of Czech porcelain ROYAL DUX BOHEMIA is considered to be in 1853, when a factory for the production of ceramics in
Belleek porcelain
Basket with lid decorated with flowers BELLEEK Co FERMANAGH circa 1870 1890.
The most interesting products of the factory from Northern Ireland are wicker baskets and stucco decoration in the form of flower bouquets. In a special department, craftsmen weave
Pair of vases with girls on a swing probably George Johnson and Sons Stoke on Trent England height 26.5 cm late 19th century.
The first masters who worked in this technique were Chinese ceramists. Europeans, trying to create similar ceramics, found their own method, which is called “Pâte-sur-pâte” – a French
George Owen mesh china
Vase with dolphin handles by George Owen 8.5 cm high Royal Worcester late 19th century.
The work of the English potter ​George Owen (1845-1917), who perfected the production of products with mesh walls at the Royal Worcester Manufactory, is surprising and admirable. His
Rozenburg eggshell porcelain
Dish in the style of flowers and birds eggshell porcelain Rozenburg 1913
The Dutch porcelain factory Haagsche Plateelfabriek Rozenburg, established in 1883, became one of the most famous manufactories producing Art Nouveau porcelain. The rise of the company to the
Flowers and Birds by Samuel Schellinck
Cups and saucers painted by S. Schellinck, eggshell porcelain, Rozenburg, 1900-1914.
The Dutch painter, potter, engraver and watercolourist Samuel Schellinck (1876-1958) born in Utrecht became famous for his Art Nouveau porcelain paintings. At 16, he moved to The Hague
Doulton & Co. Works by Elisa Simmans
Vase painted by Elisa Simmans, height 26.5 cm, Doulton & Co, Lambeth.
Eliza Simmans joined Doulton & Co, a ceramics company in Lambeth, a suburb of London, in 1873. Her creative career in the company was unusually long and fruitful.
Meiji era Satsuma porcelain (Yabu Meizan)
Large Satsuma incense burner with lid, polychrome painting and gilding, Matsumoto Hozan, Yasuda workshop, width 23.5 cm, Japan, circa 1900
Satsuma was the name of a principality in the south of Kyushu (now Kagoshima Prefecture), famous for the production of porcelain. Porcelain production began here in the 17th
Amphora – Riessner, Stellmacher & Kessel (RStK) porcelain factory
Pair of porcelain vases with mermaid figurines, height 47 cm, AMPHORA RIESSNER, STELLMACHER
Alfred Stelmacher founded the Amphora company for the production of artistic ceramics in Tern-Teplice, Bohemia. He was born in 1837 in the town of Steinheid in Thuringia, worked