Robert James Walsh & Company
Antiques - Art - Modernism - Appraisals
Shop at 1761 Main Street, across from Simon Pearce Glass (parking next to shop)
Quechee, Vermont 05059
802-356-7112
Ceramics

Dedham Pottery 10.5" plate with blue crackled glaze circa 1920-40, with a border of  rabbits, blue stamp on reverse. Firing flaw at 7:00 o'clock near inner border, small rim chip on base.  SOLD
Historical blue transfer-printed Staffordshire 9.25" pottery plate  in the  pattern East View of La Grange, the residence of the Marquis La Fayette. By Wood & Sons, Burslem, circa 1800-25, in dark blue glaze. Minor surface scratches. SOLD.
Saturday Evening Girls Club (Paul Revere Pottery, Boston) 6" pottery berry bowl with teal green sgraffito border of three running rabbits, with signature of  I.G., circa 1905-40. Good condition.
SOLD
Historical blue transfer-printed Staffordshire 8.75" pottery plate in the pattern Wistow Hall, Leicestershire, unsigned, circa 1810-30, in dark blue glaze. Minor surface scratches.
Staffordshire Historical Blue transfer-printed plate in the pattern Christ Church, Oxford by J & W Ridgway,
 as marked on the back.
 in dark and medium blue glaze, c. 1820-30.
​$350
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Sunderland pottery trinket box in pink luster glaze and with transfer-printed political cartoon in the manner of Rowlandson depicting a pig being led to slaughter on the top and a preacher in a pulpit inside. Excellent condition. Early 19th century. 6"L x 4"w x 2"D.  SOLD.
Royal Doulton Series Ware pottery Breda-shaped jug in the Witches pattern in Holbein glaze, 1906-1928.  6.5"H. Excellent condition, with crazing of glaze.
Royal Doulton Series Ware pottery Concord-shaped jug in the  Egyptian A pattern in tomato red glaze, 1911-1923. 7.5"H. Excellent condition, with crazing of glaze.
Royal Doulton Series Ware pottery Tavern-shaped jug in the Isthmian Games pattern, 6.5", 1903-15. Excellent condition.
Royal Doulton Queen's Ware pottery jug depicting Queen Elizabeth I, with a rampant lion on the reverse side, and fleurs-de-lis all over, 6.5", 1900-30. Excellent condition.
Royal Doulton pottery King's Ware 6.25" loving cup with fox hounds and a huntsman on the reverse. Excellent condition. England, early 20th century.
SOLD
SOLD
Western Han dynasty Yueh ware incised bowl, China, c. 200 B.C. Excellent condition.
Authenticity guaranteed.
SOLD.
Western Han dynasty tomb figure war horse in earthenware, with traces of paint, China, c. 200 B.C - 60 A.D.
Authenticity guaranteed.
For prices and information, please contact Robert here.
Minton ceramic tiles from the series "La mort d'Artur",
 each tile signed by the artist Moya Smith.
Late 19th century, brown, blue, beige colorway.
Impressed on the back:
Minton China Works, Stoke on Trent, 
also with the Minton globe logo.
Removed from a wall, fronts good, some tiles with chipped backs.
England, c. 1885-1910.
SOLD
SOLD
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SOLD
SOLD
Large North Carolina  Art Pottery Porch Vase by J.B. Cole Pottery.
Rare over-sized art pottery porch vase 
attributed to Waymon Cole (1905-1987)of J.B. Cole Pottery,
 Steeds, North Carolina, circa 1930,
 hand-thrown and turned in red North Carolina clay
 with Chinese Blue glaze.
 Restoration to rim, 21.5"H x 15"D.
Historical Dark Blue Staffordshire "States" plate by Clews, c. 1818-1834, 
marked "warranted Staffordshire" on the back. 
The front shows allegorical figures of "America" and "Independence" and  a portrait of George Washington. 
The central scene depicts Washington, D.C., and the border is decorated with swags containing the names of the current fifteen states,
 including Vermont (14th) and Kentucky (15th).

Historical Brown transfer-printed "Wild Rose" plate 
depicting the Country House Nuneham Courtney, seat of Earl Harcourt. Unsigned, Staffordshire, c. 1830-40.
This Oxfordshire estate was famous for its vast landscaping and vistas
 and ferry crossing, all designed by Capability Brown.
Excellent condition, 9.5"D.
Stafforshire Romantic Period  light blue transfer-printed plate in the "Venus" pattern by Podmore & Walker, c. 1834-39, with an urn, swans in a lake, elms, an exotic building,
 and two people on the lake shore.
Marked on the back with "Venus, PW&C, pearl stone ware".
Excellent condition, 9.75". $75.
Jeff Shapiro, Japanese-inspired pottery vase,
 signed on the base. 
Made in his Japanese-style kiln in New York State, c. 1990.
$2300.
Staffordshire Romantic Period light blue transfer-printed plate
 in the "Priory" pattern by E. Challinor, 
as marked on the back, 
c. 1853-67.
The scene depicts an ancient monastery overlooking a lake 
with a family outing on the near shore.
Excellent condition, 9.75". $85.
Qing Dynasty Chinese Export Armorial Porcelain Platter, with Monogram, c. 1780-1820.
This medium-sized platter has a blue and gold shield and mantle 
framing a gold three-letter monogram in Western script, 
while the rim is decorated with a line of gold ribbons connected with loose knots. 
The platter was made for the American market.
Good condition, with a small chip on the edge of the rim as seen in the photographs. 
The central shield and gold areas have minor loss from use.
 14.5"L x 12.5"H. $750.
Four Gallon Stoneware Crock with Stylized Flower
Attributed to A.K. Ballard, Burlington, Vermont
Period: 1850-70
Hand-thrown, salt-glazed,  hand-painted, stylized cinnamon fern. 

Good condition, with a small hairline on one side near the bottom and a stained spot near the bottom under the foliage decoration, which is a natural occurrence.
 11.75"H x 11.75D.. $375.

Qing Dynasty large pottery porch vase in yellow, with incised dragons and clouds with dripping rain-like glaze. 
China c. 1880-1920.
Dragons represent the  benevolent Emperor and givers of rain.
22"H x 20"D. $975.
SOLD
Herend "Chinese Bouquet" Large Tea Set
Hungary, 1976
23-piece hand-painted porcelain tea set including 10 cups, 
10 saucers, tea pot, covered sugar bowl and milk jug 
in the "Chinese Bouquet" raspberry-colored pattern. 
The set was issued on the 150th anniversary of the
 founding of the Herend porcelain works. 
The color is no longer produced.
$1800.
Chinese export porcelain armorial gravy boat and leaf-shaped underliner,
 both with under-glaze blue decoration and with 
an Armorial coat of arms with a shield containing the intertwined initials "AB" surrounded by flowers and with a leafy floral swag over it.
​  ​This gravy-serving was from a larger dinnerware set  
commemorating the marriage of a couple with the initials of A and B.​
Staffordshire hand-pained large platter,
England, c. 1800-40, 
in bone china with under-glaze polychrome Chinoiserie decoration.
SOLD
SOLD
SOLD
Chinese Export Soup Tureen with cover and underliner,
made for the United States Fedral period market.
 China, Jiaqing Empreror, c. 1795-1800.
Colbalt blue and gold decoration, with a cabbage finial,  
and with an armorial shield depicting two turtle doves, which mate for life.
Probably inteded as a wedding gift
11"H x 14"W x 10"D
SOLD
SOLD
Rococo period Chinese Export porcelain armorial tankard 
with the scallop shell symbols of St. James 
and the pilgrimage to Santiago de Campostela in Galicia, Spain.
 China, circa 1740-1750, hand-painted underglaze enamels,and with an applied C-shaped handle. 
Probably made for the British market.
4.75"H x 3.75"D
Rouard of Paris partial service of Limoges porcelian 
in Pompadour Green with Double Gold Incrustation. 
Designed by Georges Rouard in the Louis XV-style, 
and sold at his Paris shop circa 1919-1925.
This soup or dessert course set includes 10 dinner plates (10.5"), 11 rimmed soup bowls (9.75") and 11 salad plates (9.75").

The gold was hand-applied and burnished to make the effect of gloss gold on matte gold. 
The green was formulated by Madame de Pompadour, mistress to Louis XV and director of the royal Sevres porcelain works.
Chinese Export Chop Platter with strainer/ liner,  
made for the United States Federal period market. 
China, Jiaqing Emperor, circa 1795-1800.
​Turtle doves in the armorial shield.
From a service that includes the soup tureen listed to the left.
2.75"H x 18.83"W x 18"D.
Pair of creamware Kors-Kyser Betrothal Tea-bowls, 
custom-made for the Pennsylvania Dutch Market,
England,  1807
2.25"H x 3.63"D
Faience large Jardiniere on Pedestal by Antoine Montagnon, 
Nevers, France, c. 1870-1890.
Hand-thrown and hand-painted pottery by the 19th century master of French ceramics. 
43"H x 23"D.
North Carolina Art Pottery Porch Vase 
in Chinese-green glaze, and with three applied handles. 
Hand-thrown and fired in a traditional hog kiln.
 Attributed to William H. Hancock (1845-1929), Four Oaks, North Carolina, 
circa 1915-1929
Faience large wall plaque in Le Style Pompadour,
hand-thrown and hand-painted pottery,
Paris, circa 1830-1850, signed MF.
25.38" Diameter
The 18th century-style scene depicts workers on a large estate, 
with the home of the landed nobility in the distance.
King Louis-Philippe period.