this beautiful jar in an unusual ecru-colored glass having a finely chased gilt-bronze band with raised foliate decoration; the very smooth glass surface is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks
signed on bottom 'Giovanni Mollica'; in 1842, Giovanni founded his ceramic workshop in Naples, Italy. His sons Ciro, Achille and Alexander took over the family business, continuing it until the end of the 19th century; excellent condition with only minor overall wear to surface; a truly spectacular piece
each gracefully-shaped urn reminiscent of classical antiquity with graceful neck above a tapering body flanked by mask handles; all over a wooden base; good antique condition with overall patination; one base with minor fracture
each strikingly large porcelain vase hand-painted with richly-decorated gilt floral vines on a white ground; with honorific markings to underside; excellent condition with no chips or cracks; overall fine craquelure to glaze
manufactured by blenko glassworks as part of their experimental line these vases were never placed into production; with flared neck and ovoid body in a vibrant orange glass adorned with cobalt decoration; excellent condition.