Choice of the Roma W. Leland belief, Washington court docket residence, Ohio - plenty 1-118 and 418-424 for almost 70 years Roma Woodmansee Leland of Washington court docket residence, Ohio, who died in 2009, and her past due husband, John Arthur Leland, have been enthusiastic, an expert, and chronic creditors of early American furnishings and ornamental arts together with, yet no longer constrained to, 18th century chinese language porcelain, pewter, work, and Oriental rugs. within the Sixties they obtained many Oriental rugs from the preeminent Oriental rug broker of the time, Richard Markarian, to be able to be promoting at Skinner in October. in the course of the comparable interval, the Lelands improved their assortment with quite a few acquisitions from recognized vintage buyers and from the revenues of Dick Withington, the revered New England auctioneer. Their spacious, joyful domestic of Federal layout was once in-built 1960 to create a suitable venue for his or her assortment and for them to derive greatest amusement from it. For 4 a long time, John and Roma Leland have been renowned, commonly used figures on the Colonial Williamsburg old boards. additionally they regularlv attended old svmposia at outdated Deerfield, Massachusetts, Landis Vallev, Pennsylvania, and Natchez, Mississippi.
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250-350 242. Three Pottery Bocage Figural Groups, England, early 19th century, overglaze enamel decorated figures, a group depicting a boy with a bagpipe and a girl seated with a squirrel set on a stepped landscaped base with wreath-form floral bocage, one group modeled as musicians, seated and playing instruments, accompanied by a dog and sheep on a landscaped base; one group depicting man selling shoes to a woman, set on a landscaped base, (imperfections), ht. , respectively. $400-600 243. Neale-type Earthenware Figure of a Woman Holding a Dove, England, late 18th/early 19th century, overglaze enamel decorated figure on a mound and square base, (repaired break, glaze losses), ht.
Five Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Plates, England, early 19th century, a dinner plate depicting “Pains Hill, Surry” by R. Hall, two dinner plates depicting “East View of LaGrange the Residence of the Marquis La Fayette” by Wood & Sons, a salad plate depicting an “American Villa,” and a salad plate depicting “St. Paul’s School London,” (surface imperfection on one La Fayette plate), dia. , respectively. $500-700 196. Nine Blue Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Pottery Dishes, England, second quarter, 19th century, a shallow square dish depicting the “Heights of Quebec” by Enoch Wood & Sons, a small oval dish depicting a romantic couple, and seven assorted plates: a dinner plate centered with fruit with a floral border, a dinner plate depicting a cherub with a floral border marked “WOOD,” a salad plate showing the “Philadelphia Library” by J.
300-500 172. Creamware Jug, Britain, c. 1750, the body stained orange with sprigged goat’s head, swags, and a mask slip colored with green and manganese oxides, retains the label of Gary Atkins, London, ht. 6 1/8 in. $400-600 173. Small Yellow-glazed Earthenware Flowerpot, Britain, c. 1820, with brightly painted floral decoration, ht. 3 7/8 in. $150-200 181. Historic Blue and White Transfer-decorated Staffordshire Platter, Enoch Wood & Sons, Burslem, 1819-46, oblong platter depicting “Cape Coast Castle on the Gold Coast Africa,” with seashell border, impressed maker’s mark, 12 3/4 x 16 1/2 in.