A Georgian style emerald green cut crystal footed compote. The ovoid-shape body is in the classic diamond pattern, on a hexagonal base, with a cut star design, verso. England, circa 1910. Dimensions: 6" H x 10" W x 6" D.
A matching set of four pairs of French fire-gilt ormolu bronze dore tiebacks in the Art Nouveau style, decorated in a raised stylized floral motif on a ribbon band design, ending in a floral header, with a two (2) hole attachment device on each tieback. France, c. 1910. Dimensions: 6-1/2" W x 1-3/4" D
An unusual McCoy pottery crocus-motif vase, hand painted, signed, circa 1920. A lovely and collectible piece of American art pottery. It measures 8.25" H x 6.5" W.
Vintage Oscar Bucher California Crafts flame glazed ceramic footed bowl in the Chinese Ming design. It measures 7.25 inches across and 3.75 inches high, and is signed on the base. Oscar Bucher is an award-winning ceramic artist who has been working with clay for over 50 years. His pieces have been exhibited in numerous museums and galleries throughout the United States, Europe and beyond, including the International Ceramic Competition in Faenza, Italy and the Fletcher Ceramic International in Auckland, New Zealand. In 1960, he immigrated to Santa Barbara, California to establish his own pottery studio. His groundbreaking work consistently won awards and helped popularize high-fired ceramics in Southern California during the ’60s and ’70s re-emergence of Arts and Crafts movement. In 1975, he established the Ceramic and Glassblowing Programs at Santa Barbara City College and taught as the head of the Ceramic Department for over 20 years. He curated numerous workshops with top artists including Paul Soldner, Don Reitz, Otto Heino, Yoshiro Ikeda, Lana Wilson, Patrick Crabb, Philip Cornelius, and many others. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours of operation and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com
Set of eight Minton porcelain soup plates or soup dishes. White and ivory with 24 karat gold rims. Retailed by Davis Collamore at Fifth Avenue and 37th Street, NYC, c1950. Excellent condition. Each plate measures 9.5 inches across.