The Colton map series are regarded as some of the most accurate of American maps of the world. They were colored in borders of countries and the historical changes of boundaries make these interesting to viewers today.
Mustached and goateed ugly jug or face jug. This one definitely qualifies as ugly. Bushy eyebrows, mustache and goatee with a large nose and crooked teeth. Perfect size for a paper weight or like desk accessory. Stamped on the bottom Evans Handmade Arden, NC . Unglazed, but decorated in brown tones and fired, this grotesque is truly a work of art. Evans Pottery is a group of cousins to Brown Pottery.
This watercolor by Horst Lorenz shows a log cabin and two other buildings. There is a small body of water in front of the cabin and in it sits a small canoe. The overall feeling of this piece is one of peacefulness and would be wonderful for a vacation home.
Wonderful set of Bavarian cups & saucers well marked on the bottom Hutschenreuther Selb Bavaria . Porcelain is a pleasing cream color accented with gold banding around rim and middle. Perfect service for 8 in this set.
An attractive and richly colored print showing an oval of a seated mother in a rocking chair with 2 adoring children at her feet. The poem has illustrations in the corners and starts with a well detailed D of Dear Little. Dated 1926 G. A. Co. and the condition is wonderful. The glass is all original with wavy bubbles visible and it does not appear to have ever been out of the frame.
The fish Whiting has been well painted here by Perry one of Royal Doultons premier painters in the 1930s. Currently there are 6 plates available in this set all mint and would make a gorgeous wall hanging.
1839 George Crukshanke Sketches by Boz Series of Prints Printed in Philadelphia The Tuggs at Ramsgate- $125
Sketches by Boz drawn by George Crukshank show an interesting view of early life and unusual interior backgrounds in the different views. Several of these would be suitable for framing to tell a story.
Two azalea blossoms side by side decorate this creamer and sugar. The back notes that it is handpainted by Nippon.
Augustus Mitchell Map of Arkansas Mississippi Louisiana Engraved by W. H. Gamble of Philadelphia- $165
The Augustus Mitchell series of maps shows detailed descriptions of each region showing railroads lakes and the borders are well defined in watercolors.
Mrs. Kirmse was a well known illustrator of dogs. She lived in the New York City area and Bridgeport Conn. region. She created a well defined fur coat on these dogs and the position of heads is very realistic. She lived from 1885-1954.