each tall vase adorned with 3 reserves depicting various outdoor scenes all between perimeter
bands of running wild animals in a thick forest setting; overall good condition with some
chips and wear.
height-30 1/2" diameter-11"
late 19th century
Signed on reverse 'Dutch Galliot at Harbour Mouth'; a galiot was a type of Dutch merchant ship similar to a ketch, with a rounded fore and aft with flat bottoms to sail in shallow waters; excellent restored condition with professional repair; some wear to original giltwood frame; overall craquelure to glaze
one of the largest and best quality Canterbury's made, fitted with three adjustable serpentine dividers on a rectangular base with applied moldings and lion ring handles; the columnar rounded corners continuing to tapering legs on brass casters; excellent antique condition; attributed to Gillows of Lancaster and London (1730-1840)
a nice collection of half-hull models depicting cutters, schooners and cargo ships; mounted on later frames; half hull models were constructed by shipwrights to plan a ship's design to ensure the ship's symmetry and were exact scale replicas of the actual ship's hull.
a mirror-image pair of finely modeled porcelain roosters in polychrome glaze; each with great detail seen in their heads, eyes, combs and wattles; their finely-painted feathers in a multi-color thick glaze; overall even wear; good condition with chip to one comb