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Bone China Porcelain



Federal Reserve 18BC27
Feature 28 –Privy - mid to late 19th century

Bone china mug with gold gilt rim, "Jane" painted in script on side. 2.5" diameter, 2.5" tall.

Bone china London shape handled cup.  Painted overglaze with brownish maroon floral motifs. Floral sprigs on exterior (3), & rim band interior of pink & maroon flowers, pink luster details, 3.5" rim diameter, 1 7/8" base dia.  Bone china London shape handled cup.  Painted overglaze with brownish maroon floral motifs. Floral sprigs on exterior (3), & rim band interior of pink & maroon flowers, pink luster details, 3.5" rim diameter, 1 7/8" base dia.

Collection owned by Federal Reserve Bank, Baltimore
Feature 36 Privy mid-19th century
Bone china figurine of spaniel style dog, gold gilt on collar & mouth.  3.5" tall, impressed "3" on base.Bone china figurine of spaniel style dog, gold gilt on collar & mouth.  3.5" tall, impressed "3" on base.

Bone china mug with gold gilt rim, "Jane"
painted in script on side.
2.5" diameter, 2.5" tall.

Bone china London shape handled cup. 
Painted overglaze with brownish maroon
floral motifs. Floral sprigs on exterior (3),
& rim band interior of pink & maroon
flowers, pink luster details, 3.5" rim diameter,
1 7/8" base dia.

Bone china figurine of spaniel style dog, gold
gilt on collar & mouth.  3.5" tall,
impressed "3" on base.

Bone china bowl, possibly a slop bowl, with a light blue thistle and shamrock sprig molded motif. This vessel is badly stained. Possibly known as Chelsea sprig pattern, dated by the Museum Victoria in Victoria, Australia as circa 1880, based on archaeological context. http://museumvictoria.com.au/collections/items/1289834/plate-chelsea-sprig-pattern-bone-china-circa-1880-reconstructed. Bone china saucer with light blue floral sprig motif.  Note that the floral basket is enclosed within a larger molded motif. Bone china lid of unidentified vessel. Sprig molded in blue stained clay with floral & palm tree motif.   Two rectangular cut outs on rim at opposite sides, broken off central handle.  6 3/8" rim diameter.  Bone china lid of unidentified vessel. Sprig molded in blue stained clay with floral & palm tree motif.   Two rectangular cut outs on rim at opposite sides, broken off central handle.  6 3/8" rim diameter.

Bone china bowl, possibly a slop bowl,
with a light blue thistle and shamrock sprig molded motif.  This vessel is badly stained. Possibly known as Chelsea sprig pattern,
dated by the Museum Victoria in Victoria,
Australia as circa 1880,
based on archaeological context.

 

Bone china saucer with light blue floral sprig motif.  Note that the floral basket is enclosed within a larger molded motif.

Bone china lid of unidentified vessel. Sprig
molded in blue stained clay with floral &
palm tree motif.   Two rectangular cut outs
on rim at opposite sides, broken off central
handle.  6 3/8" rim diameter.


H & S Bakery 18BC32
Feature 21 Wood Lined Privy from Mid-19th century


Private Collection

Bone china small plate bat printed with motif of woman and child playing a game. 6” rim diameter.  Paste shot of bone china. Bone china cup and saucer painted overglaze with luster floral motif.  Painted luster wares typical of period between 1815 and the 1860s. Saucer has 5.5” rim diameter and cup has 2.5” rim diameter.  Bone china cup and saucer painted overglaze with luster floral motif.  Painted luster wares typical of period between 1815 and the 1860s. Saucer has 5.5” rim diameter and cup has 2.5” rim diameter.
English bone china saucer with painted overglaze enamels and pink luster in a floral motif. 5.75” rim diameter.

Bone china small plate bat printed with motif
of woman and child playing a game.
6” rim diameter. Paste shot shown on right.

Bone china cup and saucer painted overglaze
with luster floral motif.  Painted luster wares
typical of period between 1815 and the 1860s.
Saucer has 5.5” rim diameter and cup
has 2.5” rim diameter.

 

English bone china saucer with painted
overglaze enamels and pink luster in a
floral motif. 5.75” rim diameter.

This is from a private collection


Levering Coffee House 18BC51


Ruth Saloon 18BC79
Feat. 5 Privy - 1st quarter of 19th c.


18BC80 Privy, F19A
late 19th to early 20th c.

Bone china saucer with a light blue grape sprig molded motif that has been embellished with copper luster.  A matching cup was also found in the same archaeological context.  The luster embellishment is quite crudely done – some areas of the sprig mold were missed altogether. Bone china handled cup in London shape, with painted overglaze enamelled shamrock motif in pink and green. 3.75” rim diameter, 2” vessel height.  This vessel is heavily stained, possibly from tea or coffee.  This staining is a characteristic of bone china.  Bone china handled cup in London shape, with painted overglaze enamelled shamrock motif in pink and green. 3.75” rim diameter, 2” vessel height.  This vessel is heavily stained, possibly from tea or coffee.  This staining is a characteristic of bone china. Bone china small plate with blue grape sprig molded motif.

Bone china saucer with a light blue grape
sprig molded motif that has been embellished
with copper luster.  A matching cup was also
found in the same archaeological context. 
The luster embellishment is quite crudely
done – some areas of the sprig mold were
missed altogether.

A marked bone china cup and saucer (recently
sold on Ebay) bearing the same sprigged design bore
the printed mark of Adderleys Ltd., a Staffordshire
firmthat began operations in 1906
(Godden 1964:24).

 

Bone china handled cup in London shape,
with painted overglaze enamelled shamrock
motif in pink and green. 3.75” rim diameter,
2” vessel height.  This vessel is heavily
stained, possibly from tea or coffee. This
staining is a characteristic of bone china.

Bone china small plate with blue grape
sprig molded motif.


Brewhouse Site 18CV13
Lot 2

English bone china handled cup with sprig molded leaf motif highlighted with luster. 3” rim diameter.  

 

English bone china pressed multi-sided cup with painted overglaze decoration. Note staining on cup typical of bone china.  3.25” rim diameter, 2.5” vessel height.  English bone china pressed multi-sided cup with painted overglaze decoration. Note staining on cup typical of bone china.  3.25” rim diameter, 2.5” vessel height.

English bone china handled cup with sprig
molded leaf motif highlighted with luster.
3” rim diameter.

Lot 2 – part of a large assemblage discarded
under the house in the early 20th century
and found during renovation.

 

 

 

English bone china pressed multi-sided cup
with painted overglaze decoration. Note
staining on cup typical of bone china. 
3.25” rim diameter, 2.5” vessel height.


George Miller Waster Collection

Stoke 1 Burslem 2
Bone china lid to unidentified vessel, bisque fired waster with molded leaf motif from George Miller Waster Collecion. Bone china, bisque fired waster from George Miller Waster Collecion. Molded motif. 1.15” base diameter. Bone china toy sized Canova shape cup, bisque fired waster, undecorated from George Miller Waster Collecion. 1.6” rim diameter, 1” vessel height.

Bone china lid to unidentified vessel,
bisque fired waster.  Molded leaf motif.

 

Bone china, bisque fired waster. 
Molded motif. 1.15” base diameter.

Bone china toy sized Canova shape cup,
bisque fired waster, undecorated.
1.6” rim diameter, 1” vessel height.

 


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Updated: 10/31/16

Chinese export porcelain tea caddy from Federal Reserve, 18BC27. Mandarin pattern on Chinese export porcelain plate from Federal Reserve, 18BC27, Feature 16, Brick-lined privy. Overglaze painted porcelain handled cup from Ruth Saloon, 18BC79, Feature 5 - Privy, c. 1829-1837. Overglaze painted porcelain handled cup from Ruth Saloon, 18BC79, Feature 5 - Privy, c. 1829-1837. Chinese porcelain plate from Bull's Head Tavern, 18BC139, Feature 9 - Privy. Bone china mug with gold gilt rim, "Jane" painted in script on side. 2.5" diameter, 2.5" tall. Bone china London shape handled cup.  Painted overglaze with brownish maroon floral motifs. Floral sprigs on exterior (3), & rim band interior of pink & maroon flowers, pink luster details, 3.5" rim diameter, 1 7/8" base dia. Bone china London shape handled cup.  Painted overglaze with brownish maroon floral motifs. Floral sprigs on exterior (3), & rim band interior of pink & maroon flowers, pink luster details, 3.5" rim diameter, 1 7/8" base dia. Bone china figurine of spaniel style dog, gold gilt on collar & mouth.  3.5" tall, impressed "3" on base. Bone china figurine of spaniel style dog, gold gilt on collar & mouth.  3.5" tall, impressed "3" on base. china-circa-1880-reconstructed. Bone china saucer with light blue floral sprig motif.  Note that the floral basket is enclosed within a larger molded motif. Bone china lid of unidentified vessel. Sprig molded in blue stained clay with floral & palm tree motif.   Two rectangular cut outs on rim at opposite sides, broken off central handle.  6 3/8" rim diameter. Bone china lid of unidentified vessel. Sprig molded in blue stained clay with floral & palm tree motif.   Two rectangular cut outs on rim at opposite sides, broken off central handle.  6 3/8" rim diameter. Bone china small plate bat printed with motif of woman and child playing a game. 6” rim diameter. Paste shot of bone china. Bone china cup and saucer painted overglaze with luster floral motif.  Painted luster wares typical of period between 1815 and the 1860s. Saucer has 5.5” rim diameter and cup has 2.5” rim diameter. Bone china cup and saucer painted overglaze with luster floral motif.  Painted luster wares typical of period between 1815 and the 1860s. Saucer has 5.5” rim diameter and cup has 2.5” rim diameter. English bone china saucer with painted overglaze enamels and pink luster in a floral motif. 5.75” rim diameter. Bone china saucer with a light blue grape sprig molded motif that has been embellished with copper luster.  A matching cup was also found in the same archaeological context.  The luster embellishment is quite crudely done – some areas of the sprig mold were missed altogether. Bone china handled cup in London shape, with painted overglaze enamelled shamrock motif in pink and green. 3.75” rim diameter, 2” vessel height.  This vessel is heavily stained, possibly from tea or coffee.  This staining is a characteristic of bone china. Bone china handled cup in London shape, with painted overglaze enamelled shamrock motif in pink and green. 3.75” rim diameter, 2” vessel height.  This vessel is heavily stained, possibly from tea or coffee.  This staining is a characteristic of bone china. Bone china small plate with blue grape sprig molded motif. English bone china handled cup with sprig molded leaf motif highlighted with luster. 3” rim diameter. English bone china handled cup with sprig molded leaf motif highlighted with luster. 3” rim diameter. English bone china pressed multi-sided cup with painted overglaze decoration. Note staining on cup typical of bone china.  3.25” rim diameter, 2.5” vessel height. English bone china pressed multi-sided cup with painted overglaze decoration. Note staining on cup typical of bone china.  3.25” rim diameter, 2.5” vessel height. Bone china lid to unidentified vessel, bisque fired waster with molded leaf motif from George Miller Waster Collecion. Bone china, bisque fired waster from George Miller Waster Collecion. Molded motif. 1.15” base diameter. Bone china toy sized Canova shape cup, bisque fired waster, undecorated from George Miller Waster Collecion. 1.6” rim diameter, 1” vessel height.