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Tag: Royal Doulton

  • Auction Industry

    Flambe Glazes: From Sung Dynasty to Royal Doulton

    More than 500 years ago, Chinese potters experimented with glazes that utilized copper oxide in reduction, which produced a striking, deep red porcelain glaze that later generations of Europeans dubbed sang-de-boeuf, because it resembled ox blood. When these Sung Dynasty (A.D. 960-1279) porcelain pieces reached Europe, they were collectively called…

    Flambe-Glazes-From-Sung-Dynasty-to-Royal-Doulton1
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    Royal Doulton Loving Cups, Vases, and Figurines at Lion & Unicorn

    Lion & Unicorn’s upcoming two-day sale will feature a wide selection of Royal Doulton collectibles. The first day of bidding will bring over 500 lots to auction, including a Royal Doulton loving cup made in 1937 to mark the coronation of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom. Under the…

    Rare Royal Doulton King Edward VIII Coronation Loving Cup Small
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    Royal Doulton Figurines Featured in Upcoming Auction From Lion and Unicorn

    This December, Lion and Unicorn’s upcoming auction offers a variety of ceramics, bronzes, and figurines. Over 550 lots will be available, including a collection of Royal Doulton figurines. Founded by John Doulton, Royal Doulton entered the ceramics industry as a small pottery shop in Vauxhall, London in 1815. It launched…

    Royal Doulton Figurine, The Queen & Duke of Edinburgh HN3836
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    Royal Doulton Featured at the Collector’s Auction from Whitley’s Auctioneers

    Since 1815, Royal Doulton has built a reputation as a leading manufacturer of ceramics. They originally created pipes for drains and other bathroom ceramics before specializing in decorative art. In the upcoming Collector’s Auction, offered by Whitley’s Auctioneers, is a variety of Royal Doulton ceramics. Featured is a vintage Royal…

    Rare Royal Doulton Figure, Bears Drinking HN940
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    Collector's Auction, Day 1

    Featured on the first day of the upcoming Collector's Auction, offered by Whitley’s Auctioneers, is an Art Deco dancer sculpture from Andre Gilbert. One of the first English sculptors to enroll at the École des Beaux-Arts, Gilbert’s experience at the university encouraged him to travel to Rome and continue his…

    Art Deco Silvered Sculpture, Dancer & Tambourine By Andre Gilbert
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    The Collector's Auction

    In 1953, three brothers started producing ceramic sculptures at their home in the village of Almàssera. After a few years, they opened their first shop in Valencia and named it Lladró. They eventually pioneered the single-firing method, which also became a hallmark of the brand. It can be characterized by…

    Herend Figurine, Girl In Folk Dress 5423
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    Decorative Arts & Collectibles Auction

    Whitley's Auctioneers presents fine and decorative art in the upcoming Decorative Arts & Collectibles Auction. Two featured lots come from Italian craftsman Sandro Vacchetti. Raised in a family of artists, Vacchetti became a ceramist and specialized in female portraiture. In 1922, he became the artistic director of a famous doll company,…

    SANDRO VACCHETTI FOR ESSEVI ART DECO ALLEGORICAL BUST SCULPTURE
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    Fine Mélange Auction

    During and after World War I, the United States government issued a series of propaganda posters to fund the war effort. The Americans All! poster, designed by American illustrator Howard Chandler Christy, encouraged civilians to purchase war bonds that would later be paid back. On the right side of this…

    Vintage World War I Poster The Peace Loan 1919 Turner Auctions
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    Multi Estate Liquidation Auction

    In Eastern Buddhism, Guanyin is recognized as the goddess of compassion and mercy. Despite attaining enlightenment, she is believed to have returned from the doors of heaven to help humankind find the right path. Guanyin's reverence can be found among the followers of Buddhism since the first century C.E., as…

    VINTAGE JAPANESE HAND CARVED RESIN FIGURINE STATUE
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    Spring No Reserve Collectibles Auction

    Royal Doulton character mugs and cups, collectible books and jewelry, decorative arts, and more are available in the upcoming Spring No Reserve Collectibles Auction, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers. Royal Doulton began in 1815 in London as Doulton & Co., before receiving a royal warrant and changing its name in 1902.…

    ROYAL DOULTON CHARLES DICKENS WHISKEY WATER PITCHER JUG
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    May Antiques And Fine Art Auction

    Kenzo Okada was a Japanese-American artist best known for his lyrical, Abstract Expressionist style. His paintings were greatly influenced by Zen Buddhism and 17th-century Japanese screen painting. By using earth colors, Okada evoked the aura of landscapes in his abstract paintings. His works are in the collections of the Art Institute…

    MAY ANTIQUES AND FINE ART AUCTION
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    Home Décor and Collectibles Auction

    Featured in the upcoming Home Décor and Collectibles Auction, offered by Whitley’s Auctioneers, is a variety of Royal Doulton figurines and character jugs. Originally established in 1815 as Doulton & Co., the ceramics producer became Royal Doulton in 1902 after a royal warrant was given. Among the featured lots is…

    10 CONTEMPORARY MATTE FRAMED PHOTOGRAPHIC ART PRINTS
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    Fine Art, Antiques & Jewellery (Internet Bidding Only)

    This April, Elstob & Elstob will present the upcoming Fine Art, Antiques & Jewellery auction. Among the highlighted lots is a tiger orchid brooch by Tiffany & Co. Paulding Farnham, Tiffany’s designer, created 24 of these orchid brooches for display at the 1889 Paris Exposition Universelle. The enamel brooches were highly admired…

    AN ENAMEL AND GEM-SET TIGER ORCHID BROOCH, BY TIFFANY & CO., CIRCA 1890 R
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    Fine Art & European Decorative Arts go up for bid at Turner Auctions + Appraisals on Saturday, April 25

    Masami Teraoka (1936). Title/Subject: Namiyo at Hanauma Bay, 1985. Medium: Print-Multiple, Lithograph in colors. Size image: 24 3/4" x 36". Size frame: 34" x 45". Created: 1985. Condition: Good. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.-Turner Auctions + Appraisals presents Fine Art & European Decorative Arts on Saturday, April 25, 2020.…

    Fine Art & European Decorative Arts go up for bid at Turner Auctions
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    Art and Design Auction, 04142020

    After Walt Disney’s passing, his company’s animated films experienced a noticeable decline. While struggling to attain critical and commercial success, Disney began to transform its animated films into Broadway musicals. In the 1990s, production began on a musical adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. Ann Hould-Ward designed the costumes for…

    ROYAL DOULTON CHURCHILL BULLDOG FIGURINE TOP HAT, TAILS
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    Starting at $1 - No Reserve Collectibles Auction

    The upcoming No Reserve Collectibles Auction, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers, will offer almost 600 lots of ceramics and porcelain. Highlighted are character jugs and figurines from Royal Doulton, Doulton Lambeth, and Cybis. Among the featured lots is a Charles George Gordon Royal Doulton jug from 1991. This character jug, commissioned by…

    ROYAL DOULTON CHARACTER JUG, WINSTON CHURCHILL D6907
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    Spring Discovery Sale, Day 1

    The first session of the Spring Discovery Sale, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers, will feature two lidded Wedgwood vases from the 1920s. These Art Nouveau pieces come from the company’s Fairyland Lustre series, designed by Daisy Makeig-Jones. Patterned with bold colors and dancing fairies, these pieces have been professionally restored and…

    2 WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE LIDDED VASES, PATTERN
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    Spring Discovery Sale, Day 2

    Japanese binoculars represented the cutting-edge of optics during the early 20th century. Many Japanese naval binoculars could absorb more than 980 times more light than the human eye, allowing for visuals up to 20 miles away. A pair of mounted Japanese binoculars issued between 1939 and 1949 will be offered…

    EDISON HOME PHONOGRAPH WITH HORN, CABINET & 80 CYLINDERS
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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver – Online Only

    Originating in the Iranian city of Kashan during the 17th century, Kashan rugs are often considered the legacy of Persian weaving’s “Golden Age.” Created using the asymmetric Farsi knot, Kashan rugs are known for their deep blue, red, and cream colors. Hindman presents several Kashan rugs in the upcoming Fine Furniture,…

    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver – Online Only
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    2 Day Ceramic Auction, Day 2

    A selection of Doulton, Wilkinson, and World’s Fair Pottery will be showcased on the second day of Whitley’s Auctioneers' upcoming Two-Day Ceramic Auction. Featured in this sale are character jugs, liquor containers, advertising ware, and more. Highlighted in the event is a Wilkinson WWII General Douglas Macarthur character jug. This…

    DOULTON LAMBETH BIBELOT, POLAR BEAR ON ICE