Leslie Antiques: English Georgian Glass, Porcelain, Miniature Painting Leslie Antiques Ltd.
WE HAVE THE LARGEST SELECTION OF PORTRAIT MINIATURES ON THE INTERNET, AND ARE UNBEATEN IN QUALITY AND VALUE FOR BOTH THE INVESTOR AND COLLECTOR ALIKE. PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT OUR INVENTORY AND FEEL FREE TO DISCUSS ANY ITEM WITHOUT OBLIGATION.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1385673 (stock #na139)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$3,450.00
A truly spectacular portrait miniature executed in watercolor on natural wafer. This is, by quite a few years, one of the earliest known pieces by Samuel Cotes. The painting is signed "SC" and dated "1756" at the center left. The sitter, clearly a nobleman, is seated in a chair as he plays a mandolin. It appears, from his expression and eyes, that the music is transporting him to some remembered or imagined place.

The condition of the painting is excellent. with no chips, cracks, paint loss or...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1385659 (stock #zp663)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,275.00
An excellent example of an uncommon form, a Lowestoft hand painted butter boat, showing two houses on an island and with a lattice border on the leaf-shaped piece, and with an angular stalk handle. Retains the label of Rod Jellicoe, a well-known dealer in English porcelain.

The condition is excellent, with bright colors and no chips, cracks, paint loss, or restoration. 2 1/4" long by 2" wide.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Buttons : Pre 1800 item #1385383 (stock #zu170)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,775.00
A large button, done in watercolor on organic material, with a glass cover and a copper rim with a steel back. The scene depicted is of a grand house and garden, identified along the lower edge as "Maison de Mdm Vanne".

The button is in excellent condition, though the back could use a bit of cleaning to remove some oxidation. The diameter is 1 1/2".

PLEASE NOTE: We collected buttons for many years, but have decided to sell our collection. The buttons shown on our site represent but a sma...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1385359 (stock #a1025)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$695.00
A nicely executed American miniature painting, on natural organic material, of a good-looking young gentleman. Although unsigned, there is no question that this work was done by Newcombe. Laid on card and fit into a period stamped brass frame.

Excellent condition with no issues at all. Sight size is 2" by 1 1/2", and the framed size is 3 3/4" by 3 1/4".

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: George W. Newcombe (1799-1845) was born in England and was working in NYC by 1829. He was an Associate at the National...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1385212 (stock #zp907)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$2,995.00
A Bow porcelain coffee cup of very rare beaker, or bucket, form. The scene is "The Koto Player", depicting a woman seated under a tree, playing the koto. The other side shows a table with a few fronds in a vase. Labels on the base show the provenance as the Bonham's Billie Paine sale, and Rod Jellicoe, a highly respected English porcelain dealer.

The condition of this piece is excellent, with no flaws, and deep clear colors. The height is 2 1/4", with a top diameter of 2 1/2" and a base diamet...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1384702 (stock #za475)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$3,550.00
A strongly limned portrait miniature, on natural material, done by Augustus Fuller. The subject is a young lady with dotted white organza collar and fichu, a tall tortoiseshell comb, and ruby and diamond earrings.

Fuller did sign a number of his miniatures, but apparently always on the back. Since this example is presented in its never opened original frame, it is possible that it is a signed piece. Regardless, because of the technique and composition, there is no question that this was done ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Buttons : Pre 1837 VR item #1384645 (stock #zu174)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,475.00
An uncommon and fantastic button featuring an interior 18th c scene painted on fabric. Brass surround and back. Excellent condition with no issues at all. Very large with a 1 3/4" diameter.

PLEASE NOTE: We collected buttons for many years, but have decided to sell our collection. The buttons shown on our site represent but a small sample on what we have, so please do not hesitate to ask if you are looking for a particular type.

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1384573 (stock #zp666)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$995.00
A beautiful example of a Lowestoft porcelain pickle leaf dish with a grape and vine decoration and the berry border. Vein molded on the reverse. The foot rim has a workman's mark.

The condition is excellent, with no flaws. Light areas in the photo are due to reflections as opposed to paint loss. Width is 3 1/2" and the length is 4".

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1384531 (stock #a1667)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,495.00
A well painted miniature portrait done by Charles Robertson. The subject is a bewigged blue-eyed gentleman of striking visage, posed in a blue and gold jacket. The miniature is presented in a silver case with silver scrollwork. The reverse of the case has the impressed mark "L.V".

The condition of the painting and the case is excellent. Sight size is 1 1/2" by 1 1/4", with an overall case size of 2 1/4" by 1 1/2".

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Charles Robertson (c1760-1821)was born in Dublin and ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Buttons : Pre 1800 item #1384502 (stock #zu208)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,995.00
An important French button of very large size at 1 1/2". The scene, which is handpainted on paper and under glass, shows the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789. At the top of the scene is a banner saying "le Despotisme abatu" (despotism demolished). In addition to the people attacking in the foreground, there are figures rejoicing on the ramparts. Encased in a copper rim and backing.

The condition is excellent, with no issues. The grayish areas in the sky are clouds or smoke, not toning...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1384448 (stock #zp901)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,375.00
A wonderful Barr Flight Barr Worcester porcelain coffee can painted by Thomas Baxter or William Doe, the two Worcester decorators who did the finest feather painting. This beautiful example features 4 glorious feathers, a gilded Greek key border, and a gilded ring handle. The bottom is marked with an impressed crown above "BFB".

The condition of this little gem is superb, looking fresh from the factory with absolutely no issues. The height is 2 3/8" with a diameter of 2 1/2"

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : English : Pre 1800 item #1384371 (stock #g1315)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$450.00
An English antique wine glass with an ogee bowl engraved with grapes and vine leading into a stem with a double series opaque twist consisting of a pair of 6 ply spiral bands outside of a pair of spiral gauzes each with a core. This is an uncommon configuration and is shown in Bickerton, plate 1215.

No condition problems, with good color striations, tooling marks. Rough pontil. A height of 6", a bowl diameter of 1 7/8" and a foot diameter of 2 3/4".

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1384336 (stock #a1658)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,900.00
A superbly limned portrait by Daniel Dickinson, done in watercolor on natural material. The sitter is a young man of the Brown family of Philadelphia. This painting was exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, "Exhibition of Miniatures", April 22 - May 6, 1893, and was descended through the Brown family..

The condition of the miniature is superb, with no issues of any kind. The gold bezel is original, but the frame is a later Wiebold Studio reproduction, with both of these also bein...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Buttons : Pre 1900 item #1384286 (stock #zu156)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$325.00
A very interesting and charming 1" enameled button showing a young woman with a basket of flowers looking at a butterfly that is about to alight on her hand. The scene is surrounded by an inner brass border. Between that border and the outer one are enameled sections with flowers. The condition is excellent with no problems.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1384225 (stock #zp710)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$2,125.00
A spectacular First Period Worcester porcelain dish decorated by James Giles. The dish is quite large, at 9 1/4" in diameter, and is molded with an undulating border, wide fluting running from the edges to the recessed central scalloped area. The overall form is that of a soup dish, but it appears to be overly large for that. That area is decorated with three beautiful butterflies around a central flower sprig. The entire plate is fulsomely decorated with sprigs and bunches of a variety of flowe...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : English : Pre 1800 item #1384191 (stock #g1185)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$450.00
An elegant and finely proportioned antique English toasting wine glass with a drawn flared trumpet bowl atop a plain stem and conical foot. Lead metal with a rough snapped pontil. A beautiful and graceful glass, and quite uncommon in lead.

7 1/4 inches tall, 2 3/4 inch bowl diameter, 2 7/8 inch foot diameter. No condition issues.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1384139 (stock #a1638)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
SOLD
An extremely powerful portrait attributed to Jeremiah Paul Jr., though it is possible that Benjamin Trott was the artist. In any case, due to the technique and strong features of the sitter, the painting has an immediate impact on the viewer and was done by a highly skilled artist.

The overall condition of the painting is excellent, as is the case, The size is 2 7/8" by 2 1/4". Please note that the first photo is an accurate depiction of the miniature, and the second photo, which has all man...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1384104 (stock #a1637)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$2,550.00
A watercolor on organic wafer portrait, done by Matthew Jouett, of a young woman wearing a pale blue Empire style dress with a lace trimmed bodice and a blue hair band trailing from her head. Presented in a case with N. Grayson engraved in the interior.

The condition of the painting and the case is excellent, with no issues. Overall size is 2 7/8" by 2 3/8".

NOTES: 1. Although Jouett produced a large body of full portraits during his lifetime, signed or documented miniatures by Jouett are q...