a fine example from the Leeds factory Burmantofts faïence, with pierced neck and shoulder and adorned overall with incised decoration; excellent antique condition with overall minor wear consistent with age; stamped to underside 'Burmantofts Faience, 504 EAS', examples of Burmantofts faience can be found in the Victoria & Albert Museum Ceramic collection
black lacquer over a hand-made wooden box; the hinged lid adorned with a well-delineated and expressive basset hound face; the interior with removable slats and a small stamp box with carved mother-of-pearl pull; some discoloration to moire silk lining; good antique condition with overall even wear and fine craquelure
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)