Whimsical Ceramics (33 results)

Set of Vallauris Majolica Ceramic Trompe L'oeil Seafood & Vegetables Wall Plates
Set of Vallauris Majolica Ceramic Trompe L'oeil Se...
Vallauris
Majolica, Pottery, Ceramic
A whimsical pair of Majolica glazed ceramic trompe l'oeil plates attributed to Vallauris. A large plate and a small one, both of them with a black background and a colorful trompe l'oei...
18th Century French Faience Lavabo

18th Century French Faience Lavabo
Faience
A whimsical French faience lavabo in the form of an urn with side handles. Decorated in the Asian taste with a village scene in the lattice decoration along the top edge as well as a co...
"Untitled" Ceramic Sculpture by Carlos Otero, 2016

By Carlos Otero
"Untitled" Ceramic Sculpture by Carlos Otero, 2016...
Carlos Otero
Ceramic
Ceramic sculpture by Carlos Otero, 2016. Carlos Otero. Untitled, 2015. Ceramic. Measures: 9.5” H x 8.5” W x 4.25” D. Pedestals: 3.65” L x 3.25” W x 2.25” H. Carlos Otero is an...
Mid-Century Fornasetti "Biscotti" Plate, #6

By Fornasetti
Mid-Century Fornasetti "Biscotti" Plate, #6
Fornasetti
Porcelain
A whimsical trompe l'oeil ceramic plate by Piero Fornasetti of biscuits on a lace doily. Known for his fascination with illusionism and the surreal, this biscotti plate is a fine exampl...
Gli Etruschi Ivo de Santis Elephant Tower, Italy, circa 1960

By Gli Etruschi, Ivo de Santis, Gli Etruschi
Gli Etruschi Ivo de Santis Elephant Tower, Italy, ...
Gli Etruschi, Ivo de Santis, Gli Etruschi
Pottery
Gli Etruschi (The Etruscans) was by owned master ceramicists, Ivo De Santis. This Tuscan pottery opened in the early 1950s. It was in the 1960s, however, that Gli Etruschi reached its Z...
22 Pieces Lot 1960s DeSimone Italian Pottery Dishes

By DeSimone
22 Pieces Lot 1960s DeSimone Italian Pottery Dishe...
DeSimone
Pottery
All 22 pieces are vintage, 1960s, and all are signed DeSimone. Included are: Six dinner plates, six lunch or salad plates, seven mugs, and three bowls. The graphics all vary from figura...
Italian Mid-Century Glazed Ceramic  Handled Bowl, Vessel Sculpture

Italian Mid-Century Glazed Ceramic Handled Bowl, ...
Unknown
Ceramic, Paint
The whimsical and theatrical scene of hand-painted gestures and birds and designs on the front and back of this Italian hallmarked 1960s glazed ceramic or porcelain bowl is a piece of s...
Pair of Ceramic Mexican Bookends

Pair of Ceramic Mexican Bookends
Unknown
Ceramic
Pair of whimsical pottery bookends, made in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico probably in the 1950s. The figures depict two sleeping men with large sombreros, hand painted in glazed colors. ...
Whimsical Jaru Silver Dog Ceramic Sculpture, Cubis...
Jaru
Ceramic
Fun and whimsical silvered ceramic dog sculpture made by Jaru in the 1970s. This is the first time we have ever had the dog from this series of silvered cubic sculptures by Jaru. You wi...
Italian Ceramic Horse Bowl
Italian Ceramic Horse Bowl
Terracotta
Masterfully created whimsical horse bowl in the manner of 1960s Italian ceramics like Gambone with a gold and terracotta design. Signed.
Decorative Stack of Majolica Pillows from Italy  Circa 1940
Decorative Stack of Majolica Pillows from Italy C...
Majolica
Circa 1940 This charming stack of Majolica pillows from Italy was probably made around 1940. There are tones of royal blue on the knotted rope motif encircling the periphery of each p...
Pair of Whimsical Italian White Ceramic Pottery Ce...
Pottery
Wonderfully designed pair of circular accessories or centrepieces having bases with three elephants with raised trunks that support the bowls above.
Large Ceramic Vase Custom Designed for Steve Chase

By Steve Chase
Large Ceramic Vase Custom Designed for Steve Chase...
Steve Chase
Ceramic
Large ceramic vase with a glossy pearlescent glaze and a whimsical pattern. It is marked "Gary McCloy exclusively for Steve Chase." It came from a prestigious Indian Wells estate with ...
1960s Pink Ceramic Tray with Three Ladies, by Marcello Fantoni

By Marcello Fantoni, Raymor
1960s Pink Ceramic Tray with Three Ladies, by Marc...
Marcello Fantoni, Raymor
Ceramic
Whimsical free-form ceramic dish depicting three chic ladies on a pink background, by Marcello Fantoni. Matches a Fantoni lamp we also have in inventory. Singed "Fantoni Italy for Raymo...
Associated American Artists Ceramic Plate by Nura Woodson Ulreich, 1940s
Associated American Artists Ceramic Plate by Nura ...
Nura Ulreich
This whimsical hand decorated platter depicting a winged cow is in excellent condition. Signed Nura on the front, AAA and SS on back No chips, cracks or repairs. Measures: 1 7/8 H x 1...
Franz Bergmann, Surrealist, Studio Ceramic, “Miscellanea”

By Franz Bergmann
Franz Bergmann, Surrealist, Studio Ceramic, “Misce...
Franz Bergmann
Studio Art Pottery piece in black with whimsical checkerboard design. Signed on the bottom: F. Bergmann with his monogram and the title “Miscellanea”, circa 1940s. Measures 9 1/4"d. ...
Barbotine Platter by Suzy Coste from Paris

Barbotine Platter by Suzy Coste from Paris
Important Mid-Century Modern barbotine platter by Suzy Coste from Paris. A whimsical design, replete with all manner of sea life. Stamped with creator's mark.             ...
Waylande Gregory Bowls

By Waylande Desantis Gregory
Waylande Gregory Bowls
Waylande Desantis Gregory
Ceramic
Pair of whimsical fish bowls by Waylande Gregory. The deep, white bowls have metallic gold glaze on their bases and a whimsical, underwater scene in their interiors. large bowl- 10 1...
Large Hand-Painted Minton Porcelain Plaque Depicting Country Scene Dated 1978
Large Hand-Painted Minton Porcelain Plaque Depicti...
Mintons
Porcelain
This is a whimsical Minton porcelain charger/plaque hand-painted in polychrome enamels all framed by a border of trailing grape leaves. The scene depicts an English countryman being tur...
1950s Pair of Red Wing Pottery "Bob White" Tureens by Charles Murphy

By Red Wing Pottery, Charles Murphy
1950s Pair of Red Wing Pottery "Bob White" Tureens...
Red Wing Pottery, Charles Murphy
Ceramic
1950'S Red Wing Pottery Pair Of "Bob White" lidded tureens. The pattern designed by Charles Murphy, portrays whimsical depictions of a mother bobwhite quail and her chicks rendered in a...
Chinese Porcelain Hehe Erxian Blue and White Baluster Vase
Chinese Porcelain Hehe Erxian Blue and White Balus...
Porcelain, Wood
Whimsical Chinese under glazed blue and white porcelain vase featuring the Buddhist immortal laughing twins Hehe Erxian who represent harmony and union and bestow their blessings on mar...
Rare Snake Pipe, circa 1810

Rare Snake Pipe, circa 1810
Pottery
Antique English rare molded pottery "coiled" pipe in the shape of a snake swallowing a head, hand-painted in underglaze green, reddish brown and black. These pipes are usually attribut...
Set Eight Italian Hand-Painted Dinner Plates, Vietri
Set Eight Italian Hand-Painted Dinner Plates, Viet...
Ceramic
Amazing images, hand-painted charm, Italian artistry are the featured elements of this unique set of eight dinner plates from Vietri, Italy along the Amalfi Coast. We love the scalloped...
Small Blue Ceramic Jug by Jacques Blin, circa 1950s

By Jacques Blin
Small Blue Ceramic Jug by Jacques Blin, circa 1950...
Jacques Blin
Ceramic
A small blue ceramic jug with handle by Jacques Blin (1920-1995), an engineer by trade but with a love for the visual arts. Blin has an immediately recognisable style characterised by a...
Waylande Gregory Lidded Jar with Horse Motif

By Waylande Desantis Gregory
Waylande Gregory Lidded Jar with Horse Motif
Waylande Desantis Gregory
An early example of Waylande Gregory's porcelain work. This lidded jar dresser box is incised with whimsical horses grass and stars in the deco taste. The domed lid is topped with gallo...
Rare Large Figural Porcelain Teapot on Attached Plate by Irina Zaytceva

By Irina Zaytceva
Rare Large Figural Porcelain Teapot on Attached Pl...
Irina Zaytceva
Whimsical and delightful figural face porcelain teapot and lid, Folk Art piece, beautifully handcrafted and painted with great detailing, signed by renowned artist: Irina Zaytceva; 2000...
Piero Fornasetti Rare Dishes Decorated With Sea Anemones, Urchins & Shells

By Fornasetti
Piero Fornasetti Rare Dishes Decorated With Sea An...
Fornasetti
Porcelain
Piero Fornasetti porcelain rare dishes decorated with sea anemones, urchins and shells, Conchiglie Pattern, circa 1960s-early 1970s. Fornasetti's whimsical and colourful Conchigli...
Pair of Art Deco Hand-Painted Ceramic Vases with Orientalist Motifs by Bretby
Pair of Art Deco Hand-Painted Ceramic Vases with O...
Bretby Ceramics
Ceramic, Paint
This sophisticated pair of hand-painted ceramic vases were realized by the esteemed British early 20th century pottery studio, Bretby. Hand-painted in dark chocolate and cream tones, th...
Amore Mediterraneo 3 Vase with Lid

By Ugo La Pietra
Amore Mediterraneo 3 Vase with Lid
Ugo La Pietra
Ceramic
This whimsical vase is shaped like a plant pot and features on the lid a plant of prickly pear, a cactus species native to Sicilian landscape, that recalls an anthropomorphic standing f...
Balneare Vase

By Ugo La Pietra
Balneare Vase
Ugo La Pietra
Ceramic
This unique ceramic vase with lid boasts a nude female figure riding a colorful fish. The pot-shaped vase, with its circular base and straight edges, features bold hues of bright blue a...
Malcolm Leland Ceramic "Space Bank" for N.S. Gustin

By Malcolm Leland, N.S. Gustin Co.
Malcolm Leland Ceramic "Space Bank" for N.S. Gusti...
Malcolm Leland, N.S. Gustin Co.
Ceramic, Steel
Designed in 1954 as a series with Los Angeles-based ceramics house N.S. Gustin, the "Space Bank" has a white bisque body with a whimsical face and a spring "antennae" at the top. A vert...
ROBJ Bonbonniere Candy Jar French Art Deco

By ROBJ
ROBJ Bonbonniere Candy Jar French Art Deco
ROBJ
Ceramic
1925-1930. A very unusual dappled finish in a turquoise green color contrasting against the stark white/cream face. This figure is beautifully rendered with two parts, top and bottom. A...
French Double Head Art Deco ROBJ Paris Signed Ceramic Jar Bonbonniere, 1930
French Double Head Art Deco ROBJ Paris Signed Cera...
ROBJ
Unique ROBJ double face figure decorative ceramic Bonbonniere from the period of 1925-1930. Original condition, no repairs, restoration. The particular design is not one I’ve seen befor...