Leslie Antiques: English Georgian Glass, Porcelain, Miniature Painting Leslie Antiques Ltd.
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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1387181 (stock #zp135)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$385.00
A beautiful English creamware plate decorated with violet swags with green trim along the rim of the plate and the edges of the swags. Aside from being of unusual structure, the violet color is rare, and the presence of a second color extremely rare.

This type ware is often mistakenly referred to as Leeds and featheredge. In reality, many factories other than Leeds made items of this nature, and the type edge here is more properly called a molded edge.

The condition of the plate is excell...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #1387112 (stock #a1673)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$1,225.00
A finely painted miniature portrait of a handsome dark-haired young gentleman in a blue jacket, and a white waistcoat and stock. Presented in a rolled gold case with a glazed reverse. Though unsigned, there is a taped pencil inscription with artist's name en verso.

The condition is excellent with no issues to speak of. The overall size is 2 3/8" by 2 1/8".

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Louis-Marie Autissier (1772–1830), was born in Brittany, France. He joined the French Revolutionary army in 1791, le...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1387060 (stock #zm164)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$995.00
A charming hooked rug depicting a woman holding a flower and sitting in a chair beside a large kettle over an open fire. The wall behind her shows a painting and a window through which can be seen a church. Rugs of this size and this period showing an interior scene are quite uncommon.

The 21" by 17" rug is mounted in a museum approved manner on acid free board. The condition is excellent, with no issues.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1386658 (stock #a1669)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
SOLD
A finely rendered miniature portrait of a boy, done in watercolor on natural wafer. The sitter is wearing a black jacket, vest, and bowtie, with a white shirt with a gold stud.

The condition of the painting is excellent, with no issues. The cast foliate case is also in fine condition, engraved on the reverse with the initials "T.W." and a cutting of hair in the glazed aperture.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: William Harrison Scarborough (1812-1871) was born in Tennessee to parents whose family origins ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1386587 (stock #zp653)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$155.00
An attractive 18th century English porcelain teabowl and saucer, made by one of the Liverpool factories. Excellent condition with no problems. The saucer is 4 3/4" in diameter, with the bowl being 3" in diameter and 1 3/4" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1800 item #1386315 (stock #s236)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$995.00
A besutiful and exceptional old Sheffield standish, the tray ornately wrought with scallop shell and foliage motifs, raised on 4 curving feet with similar work. Within the tray are the following separate components: two silver square ink bottle holders, two heavy cut glass ink bottles; two silver ink bottle lids, a round silver chamberstick holder, a silver chamberstick wrought with groove and scallop designs, a silver bobeche for the chamberstick, and a silver snuffer.

The construction of ...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #1386148 (stock #a1674)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
SOLD
A charming portrait miniature, done in watercolors on natural wafer, of a young woman in a low-cut blue dress with sleeves decorated with pearl buttons, and a sheer white fichu fastened with a black pin. Her black hair is covered by an elaborate white lace bonnet and she is wearing large gold earrings and a gold chain tucked into her sash. Presented in an ebonized frame.

The miniature is signed "R.C. Woolnough" and dated July 1816 on the backing paper. This is very interesting as there is ext...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1385978 (stock #zp696)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$995.00
A fine example of a coffee can made by the Seth Pennington Liverpool factory. The pattern, known as the "Scolding Woman" shows two polychrome Chinoiserie figures along with a large tree and rockwork.

The condition is superb, with no flaws and looking factory fresh. The height is 2 1/2" and the diameter is 2 1/4".

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1900 item #1385936 (stock #f276)
Leslie Antiques Ltd.
$375.00
A fine example of a mid 19th century salesman's sample or doll's chair. This piece is all original, including its red paint and the woven splint seat.

The condition is excellent, with no issues to speak of. 11 1/4" tall, 6 1/2" wide, and 7" deep.

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.

Also, we frequently add items to our site, so please check ...

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 ...