George III mahogany corner armchair, 1850-1875

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Ceramics by Date

I. 1000-1699 CE
II. 1700-1799 CE
III. 1800-1899 CE
IV. 1900- CE

I. 1000-1699 CE
  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.074
    Date: 1000-1400
    Origin: Peru
    Description: Ceramic vessel with the body of square form, sumounted by a seated figure with one hand held to the stomach and the other hand held to the head. Chimu.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.001
    Date: 1470-1532
    Origin:
    Description: Ivory fisherman with basket made from an elephant's tusk. Wooden stand for this is located in Special Collections and Archives. A note on the reverse of this stand reads: DAI (or stand) for ivory "AINO" fisherman.

II. 1700-1799 CE
  • Figurine
    Object ID: 8.02.391
    Date: c. 1700
    Origin: China
    Description: Pair of Chinese porcelain famille-verte figures of boys, each modelled as a smiling youth holding a vase, a smaller boy clambering up his right or left leg, and standing on a petal-molded rectangular base. These have traditionally been called Kangxi Period in date, but advancing scholarship may determine them to be of 19th century date.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.395
    Date: 1700-1799
    Origin: China
    Description: Pair of Chinese 'soft paste' porcelain white figures of Guanyin each wearing a tall veil and long robes, and standing with folded hands on a cloud-form base.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.408
    Date: 1755
    Origin: Germany
    Description: Meissen porcelain figure of Bacchus wearing a vine wreath and an animal skin cape, holding a goblet of wine, and dancing beside a basket of purple grapes on a gilt-heightened scroll-molded base, crossed swords mark in underglaze blue.

  • Basket
    Object ID: 04.04.347
    Date: 1760
    Origin: England
    Description: Derby porcelain reticulated oval basket painted in underglaze-blue with a Chinaman in a punt on a river before island pavilions. The rim with trellis and cell diaper panels, the exterior applied at the intersections with flowerheads, and the double loop handles with floral terminals.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.116
    Date: 1760-1780
    Origin:
    Description: Bow porcelain fluted coffee cup and a Chinese export fluted saucer. Each piece painted with two figures and two floral sprigs alternating with salmon panels of gilt trellis diaperwork reserved with mons devices.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.394
    Date: c. 1765
    Origin: Great Britain
    Description: Pair of Bow porcelain groups of CUPID BIRDNESTING. Each modelled as the kneeling Cupid scantily draped and reaching for a bird in a nest in the flowering tree behind him, a hound and quiver beside him on the rose-heightened scroll-footed base. Surmounted by later English porcelain candle nozzles.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.396
    Date: 1765
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Derby porcelain figures of a shepherd and companion. Each wearing a crimson, yellow, turquoise and gilt costume with a flowered skirt or waistcoat. The lady is wearing a hat and carrying a basket of eggs. The shepherd is holding a lamb and standing between his flower-filled hat and a basket of fruit, on a gilt-heightened scroll-molded base.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.397
    Date: 1780
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Derby allegorical figures of ASIA and EUROPE from a set of THE FOUR CONTINENTS. Each colorfully dressed: ASIA standing before a camel and EUROPE beside a cornucopia. Each on a gilt scroll edged inscribed base.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.399
    Date: 1780
    Origin: England
    Description: Two Derby white biscuit figures of Cupid as a falconer. Each with a falcon perched on his right hand and seated before a small tree on a rocky base. Incised model numbers No. 213.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.398
    Date: 1780-1785
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Derby white biscuit figures of Shakespeare and Milton. Each standing beside a column inscribed with a passage from his writings, on a fluted, chamfered rectangular base, incised model numbers No. 297.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.401
    Date: 1790
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Derby white biscuit figures of a girl tatting and a boy reading each fashionable dressed and seated on a Louis XV chair above a pierced scrollwork base. Incised model number No. 314.

III. 1800-1899 CE
  • Figurine, Group
    Object ID: 08.02.352
    Date: c. 1800
    Origin: China
    Description: Pair of Chinese export porcelain groups of a lady and peacock. Each lady wearing a pin coat and yellow skirt, holding a gilt-striped and iron-red candle-holder, and standing beside a colorful peacock on a marbleized rockwork base.

  • Platter
    Object ID: 04.04.001
    Date: c. 1800-1899
    Origin:
    Description: 1 china platter. Part of a set of 2 platters and 1 vegetable dish.

  • Platter
    Object ID: 04.04.002
    Date: c. 1800-1899
    Origin:
    Description: 1 china platter. Part of a set of 2 platters and 1 vegetable dish.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.389
    Date: c. 1810
    Origin: China
    Description: Chinese export porcelain group of Guanyin and an acolyte modelled as the serene deity wearing a tall pale blue headdress and veil, a black and gilt-edged white mantle and a "prunus-and-cracked ice" patterned turquoise robe, seated with a small boy in a red pinney sitting on her right knee.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.142
    Date: 1820-1835
    Origin:
    Description: Six teabowls and saucers with butterflies and flowers. Part of a collection of Staffordshire Earthenware "Historical Blue" tea and table wares. Each piece transfer-printed in deep underglaze-blue.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.400
    Date: 1830
    Origin:
    Description: Pair of Minton white biscuit busts of King William IV and Queen Adelaide on circular plinths and square bases.

  • Figurine, Group
    Object ID: 08.02.392
    Date: 1850-1899
    Origin:
    Description: Set of Samson porcelain bow-style allegorical figures of THE FOUR ELEMENTS. WATER: a turquoise-robed lady holding an oar and standing beside a net of fish AIR: a winged lady wearing a flowered robe and seated on clouds beside a peacock FIRE: a red-draped youth standing between a phoenix and flaming brazier EARTH: a colorfully robed lady holding a cornucopia and a sheaf of wheat. Each is standing on a pierced scroll-footed base heightened in rose, turquoise, and gilding, crowned interlaced S marks in gold.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.166
    Date: 1862-1887
    Origin: England
    Description: Group of Minton's white and gold demitasse cups and saucers, includes 12 of each.

  • Cup and Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.531
    Date: 1862-1887
    Origin:
    Description: China cup and saucer of Annie McMorris Furman Haynsworth.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.393
    Date: c. 1865
    Origin: Great Britain
    Description: Pair of Bow porcelain figures of DUTCH DANCERS. Each child is wearing a costume colored in rose, yellow, blue, turquoise, green and black. The girl's hands are on her hips, the boy's are behind him. They are dancing before a flowering green tree amidst florettes and green leaves on a scroll-footed base heightened in rose, blue and gold.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.349
    Date: 1875-1925
    Origin: China
    Description:Two Chinese blanc-de-chine porcelain figures of Guanyin, each figure standing on a wave pattern base.

  • Tea Service
    Object ID: 04.04.032
    Date: 1880-1910
    Origin: Austria
    Description: Chocolate-coffee set, includes tray, creamer, sugar, and four demitasse cups and saucers. Red and gilt design on white ground with portrait of Queen Louisa. Carlsbad, China, Austria written beneath.

IV. 1900- CE
  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.349
    Date: 1875-1925
    Origin: China
    Description:Two Chinese blanc-de-chine porcelain figures of Guanyin, each figure standing on a wave pattern base.

  • Tea Service
    Object ID: 04.04.032
    Date: 1880-1910
    Origin: Austria
    Description: Chocolate-coffee set, includes tray, creamer, sugar, and four demitasse cups and saucers. Red and gilt design on white ground with portrait of Queen Louisa. Carlsbad, China, Austria written beneath.

  • Plate
    Object ID: 04.04.564
    Date: 1907-1950
    Origin: England
    Description: Blue and white China plate of The Thomas E. Watson House, Thomson, GA. Created by Wood & Sons.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.407
    Date: 1910
    Origin:
    Description: Potschappel porcelain group of sweethearts before a trelliswork arbor surmounted by Cupid, a dog at the seated lady's feet on the gilt-heightened scroll-molded base. Printed mark also.

  • Bowl
    Object ID: 02.03.558
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: Asia
    Description: blue and white china bowl; scene of three Chinese men standing under a tree covering one half of bowl; other side of bowl has two v-shaped designs, one facing up and the other facing down; two thin blue lines around rim; one thin blue line around bottom

  • China Set
    Object ID: 04.04.555
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: Asia
    Description: China tea set one teapot: tall, narrow cylinder, one sugar bowl, one creamer, six cups: shape and size of espresso cups, and six saucers the pattern is hanging wisteria (green and purple outlined in gold) in a garden with red flowers (also outlined in gold); bluebirds perch in wisteria branches; handles, knobs (on top), and spout are painted with gold; gold and black geometric design around rims; neutral background gold Asian characters on black background on bottom of each object.

  • Creamer
    Object ID: 04.04.546
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: Asia
    Description: Porcelain creamer with hand-painted birds, butterflies, and floral designs; blue geometric desgins around nature scenes and gold geometric designs in circles (possibly Asian characters); "CHINA" printed on the bottom

  • Demitasse Cup
    Object ID: 04.04.556
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin:
    Description: Blue and white china demitasse cup; scene of Chinese buildings and trees around a lake; three boats in the lake; blue flower in bottom of cup; blue border and waves around interior rim; goes with 04.04.557

  • Demitasse Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.557
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin:
    Description: Blue and white china demitasse saucer; scene of Chinese buildings and trees around a lake; one boat in the lake; blue flower in bottom of cup; blue border in three different patterns around rim; goes with 04.04.556

  • Demitasse Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.561
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: Asia
    Description: Small blue and white china saucer; contoured rim; blue flower and leaf pattern around rim; was wrapped with 04.04.560, but the patterns do not seem to match

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.668
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin:
    Description: Porcelain male figurine wearing a patterned kimono and gold cap. One of his broken hands is carrying a scroll. Probably used to be attached to a horse or a similar animal; the wax was probably used to attach the figures. This figure is a character in a Chinese fairytale about 8 mortals who managed to develop superhuman powers.

  • Plate
    Object ID: 04.04.543
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain plate with hand-painted birds, butterflies, and floral designs; blue geometric desgins around nature scenes and gold geometric designs in circles (possibly Asian characters); "MADE IN CHINA" printed on the bottom

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.544
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer with hand-painted birds, butterflies, and floral designs; blue geometric desgins around nature scenes and gold geometric designs in circles (possibly Asian characters); "CHINA" printed on the bottom

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.548
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer; hand-painted rooster pattern: three roosters in a garden; flowers and vegetables painted inside the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.551
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer; hand-painted butterfly pattern: two large butterflies in the middle with smaller butterflies surrounding; small butterflies around the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.552
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer; hand-painted butterfly pattern: two large butterflies in the middle with smaller butterflies surrounding; small butterflies around the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.553
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer; hand-painted butterfly pattern: two large butterflies in the middle with smaller butterflies surrounding; small butterflies around the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.554
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain saucer; hand-painted butterfly pattern: two large butterflies in the middle with smaller butterflies surrounding; small butterflies around the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Saucer
    Object ID: 04.04.559
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: Asia
    Description: Blue and white china saucer; scene with four Chinese figures standing under a tree; two thin blue lines around rim on inside and outside and one around the bottom; outside has three v-shaped designs; Asian characters on the bottom.

  • Teacup
    Object ID: 04.04.545
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain teacup with hand-painted birds, butterflies, and floral designs; blue geometric desgins around nature scenes and gold geometric designs in circles (possibly Asian characters); "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Teacup
    Object ID: 04.04.547
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain teacup; hand-painted rooster pattern: three roosters in a garden; flowers and vegetables painted inside the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Teacup
    Object ID: 04.04.550
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain teacup; hand-painted rooster pattern: three roosters in a garden; flowers and vegetables painted inside the rim; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Teapot
    Object ID: 04.04.542
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain teapot with hand-painted birds, butterflies, and floral designs; blue geometric desgins around nature scenes and gold geometric designs in circles (possibly Asian characters); "CHINA" printed on the bottom

  • Teapot
    Object ID: 04.04.549
    Date: 1920-1927
    Origin: China
    Description: Porcelain teapot; hand-painted rooster pattern: eight roosters in a garden; flowers and vegetables painted around the top; bamboo shaped handle; high and narrow shape; "CHINA" printed on the bottom.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.404
    Date: 1925-1975
    Origin: France
    Description: Pair of Sevres white biscuit busts of kings on cobalt-blue porcelain socles indistinctly dated and inscribed on the reverse.

  • Tableware Set
    Object ID: 04.04.529
    Date: 1935-1945
    Origin: United States of America
    Description: American Haviland Varenne china set. Pink and yellow rose garlands, gold encrustedscalloped edges. Includes: 8 complete place settings: bread plate (8) - 6.5" diam. salad plates (8) - 8.75" diam. dinner plates (8) - 10.5" diam. fruit bowls (8) - 5.125" diam. rimmed soup bowls (8) - 7.875" diam. cup (8) - 3.75" diam. saucer (8) - 5.75" diam. Coffee Service: coffee pot - 7.5" tall, 5.25" diam., 8" wide with spout creamer - 4" tall, 3.75" diam. sugar - 3.75" tall, 6" diam. Service Items: 3 oval serving platers (16.75 x 13, 14 x 11, 11.5 x 9) 2 oval bowls (9.75 x 7.5 x 2) 1 round, eared bowl (9.5 diam. 2.5 deep) sauce bowl with attached plate (bowl- 5.75 diam./plate- 7 diam.)

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.405
    Date: 1950-1999
    Origin: France
    Description: French white biscuit small bust of a girl and a group of classical lovers on cobalt-blue bases. Spurious Sevres marks in blue.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.406
    Date: 1950-1999
    Origin: England
    Description: Royal Worcester white biscuit figure of a lady with a muff.

  • Figurine
    Object ID: 08.02.403
    Date: 1950-1999
    Origin: England
    Description: Pair of Royal Worcester white biscuit figures of the boy piper Strephon and a girl playing a tambourine.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.350
    Date: 1962
    Origin: England
    Description: Royal Worcester porcelain group of the Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher. Modelled by Dorothy Doughty, copyright 1962. This was modelled for a wall hanging.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.372
    Date: 1967
    Origin: Japan
    Description: Pair of Red Start. Part of the collection of Royal Worcester porcelain Dorothy Doughty birds.

  • Figurine, Bird
    Object ID: 08.02.351
    Date: 1968
    Origin: England
    Description: Royal Worcester porcelain group of the extinct Carolina Paraoquet, modeled by Dorothy Doughty, copyright 1968. Modeled as a hanging fixture.

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