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Animal Figurines

There is nothing quite as endearing as an artfully rendered miniature of an animal. Whether crafted in delicate ceramic or animated with a vibrant palette, animal figurines feature prominently in ceramic history.

The practice of creating figurines dates back to the prehistoric world. As the humans of this era were nomadic in nature, any objects they crafted needed to be portable, hence the benefit of the small-scale figurine. Representations of animals in this format were consistent for generations, remaining strong into the 18th century as the refined painted porcelain figurine became popular. Alongside groupings of elegant couples, animal figurines featured prominently and soon became a highly desired collectible.

From the sculptural qualities of Nymphenberg porcelain pets to... Read more

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Dog and Horse, 1950s

February 21, 2018, 3:00 PM ACDT
München, Germany

€300 (starting bid)

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Prowling cat, 1955

February 21, 2018, 3:00 PM ACDT
München, Germany

€300 (starting bid)

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'Elephant', 1970s

February 21, 2018, 3:00 PM ACDT
München, Germany

€300 (1 bid)

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Lot 5 Assorted Cloisonne Enamel Birds

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Kisco, NY, USA

$1 (1 bid)

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Mid Century Ceramic Cat Statuette

February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Kisco, NY, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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HUGO POSTL

February 21, 2018, 4:30 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€150 (starting bid)

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Fr:  une terre cuite de Jean Godart  En:  a terracotta of Jean

February 21, 2018, 5:00 PM CET
Liege, Belgium

€180 (starting bid)

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A Collection of Bisque Porcelain Bird and Animal Form Statuettes by Various Makers, 20th Century,

February 21, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Cleveland , OH, USA

$40 (starting bid)

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California pottery deer

February 21, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Nokomis, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Artisania Riconada camel and ram

February 21, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Nokomis, FL, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Lot of Arpo Porcelain Dog Figurine and English Arabia Bell

February 21, 2018, 6:00 PM MST
Prescott, AZ, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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TWO FRANZ FROGS (BOXES WITH STAFF)

February 22, 2018, 12:00 PM AEDT
Melbourne, Australia

AUD50 (starting bid)

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Een polychrome aardewerk koe met boer

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
's-Gravenhage, Netherlands

€100 (starting bid)

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A MINIATURE ENGLISH PORCELAIN BOXER DOG, CIRCA. 1830. <br>2ins long, 1.75ins high.

February 22, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Haslemere, United Kingdom

£45 (starting bid)

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A MINIATURE ENGLISH PORCELAIN SEATED WHITE BOXER DOG with gilt collar. <br>4ins high.

February 22, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Haslemere, United Kingdom

£60 (starting bid)

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TWO 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH PORCELAIN BIRD QUILL HOLDERS, CIRCA. 1850. <br>7ins high.

February 22, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Haslemere, United Kingdom

£40 (starting bid)

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A BRISTOL PORCELAIN BIRD'S NEST containing three eggs.

February 22, 2018, 10:30 AM GMT
Haslemere, United Kingdom

£160 (starting bid)

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Grofenthal Porcelain Figurine, Town Musicians

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Donnelsville, OH, USA

$40 (7 bids)

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Lynn Chase Designs Cockatoo Figurine

February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Donnelsville, OH, USA

$5 (1 bid)

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ALCORA. SALSERA O TERRINA EN FORMAD E PERDIZ

February 22, 2018, 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona , Spain

€130 (starting bid)

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ANTONIO CAMPUZANO I SOLANS (BARCELONA, 1919-1988)

February 22, 2018, 5:00 PM CET
Barcelona , Spain

€150 (starting bid)

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Flaminio BERTONI (1903-1964) Panthère noire

February 22, 2018, 6:30 PM CET
Paris, France

€400 (starting bid)

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Ceramic sculptural group. Signed L&U Ceram. France. Art Deco. Circa 1930. -

February 22, 2018, 7:00 PM CET
Barcelona, Spain

€250 (starting bid)

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Von Schierholz German White Porcelain Horse Group

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Boynton Beach, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Von Schierholz German White Porcelain Horse

February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM EST
Boynton Beach, FL, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Amphora Böhmen Vorstehhund

February 23, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€150 (starting bid)

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Königliche Fachschule Selb Siebenschläfer

February 23, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Plauen, Germany

€100 (starting bid)

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FRANKREICH (Fontainebleau/Belleville) Tierfigur

February 23, 2018, 11:00 AM CET
Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany

€240 (starting bid)

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Paolo Marioni Pottery Owl.

February 23, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Denver, PA, USA

$75 (2 bids)

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Lot of 2: Porcelain Boehm Bird Figurines.

February 23, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Denver, PA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Two items including a porcelain frog and a composition piece feauring a frog on a lily pad

February 23, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Ron Lee's original collection, four figures (4)

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD100 (starting bid)

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Ron Lee's original collection, four figures (4)

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD100 (starting bid)

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Ron Lee's original collection, three figures (3)

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD80 (starting bid)

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Pair of English black glazed horse figures, stamped H.P and Co,  each approx 27cm H (2)

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM AEDT
Sydney, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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For the Cat Lover, Three Ceramic Cats & One Carved Wooden Cat

February 24, 2018, 10:30 AM AEDT
Alexandria, Australia

AUD10 (starting bid)

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A Collection of Decorative Turtle Figurines (Approx. 60),

February 24, 2018, 10:30 AM AEDT
Alexandria, Australia

AUD35 (starting bid)

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Pair of Porcelain Water Dropper fIgure of Deer

February 23, 2018, 4:00 PM PST
New York, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Porcelain Water Dropper Figure of Fish

February 23, 2018, 4:00 PM PST
New York, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Pair of Porcelain Water Dropper Figure of Frogs

February 23, 2018, 4:00 PM PST
New York, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Porcelain water Dropper Figure of Animal

February 23, 2018, 4:00 PM PST
New York, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Large parrot, Ens

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM CET
Mutterstadt, Germany

€280 (starting bid)

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20th cent. Ceramics: 'Heredities' Stoke on Trent animal figures - Dachshund

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Devizes, United Kingdom

£20 (starting bid)

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20th cent. Ceramics: Rozan, Italian pottery figure of a boxer puppy. 8ins.

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Devizes, United Kingdom

£15 (starting bid)

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20th cent. Ceramics: Karl Enns bird ornaments Coal Tit, Great Tit and Crest

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Devizes, United Kingdom

£15 (starting bid)

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20th cent. Ceramics: Poole dish depicting a mousse and a snail 5ins. Brown

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM GMT
Devizes, United Kingdom

£20 (starting bid)

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Rye Pottery Rooster and Hen Figurines. Height   9 & 8 inches. (2 Items)

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM GMT
Nr Llangollen , United Kingdom

£4 (1 bid)

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Karl Ens,Volkstedt,Germany Kingfisher  Figurines.  Circa 1950s.  Hand painted  detailing.  (2 Items)

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM GMT
Nr Llangollen , United Kingdom

£24 (starting bid)

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FORNASETTI Piero,  1913-1988 [IT].  Boîte couverte formant canard.

February 24, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Crissier, Switzerland

CHF200 (starting bid)

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Puchegger, Anton: Meerkatze

February 24, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Düsseldorf, Germany

€1,000 (starting bid)

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Two Colorful Ceramic Birds

February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Chester Springs, PA, USA

$75 (starting bid)

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Misc.

February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM CST
Garnavillo, IA, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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(3) VINTAGE GOEBEL BIRD FIGURINES

February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Beaver Falls, PA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Very Large Ceramic Cock, 20th C, probably Italian

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Litchfield, CT, USA

$150 (1 bid)

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Ceramic Dog

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City, NY, USA

$40 (starting bid)

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Composition Figure of a Cat

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City, NY, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Three Composition Animal Figures

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City, NY, USA

$40 (starting bid)

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Group of Cats

February 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Long Island City, NY, USA

$40 (starting bid)

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