|x||‘Mary Gregory’ Style or Painted Cameo
Emerald Green Vases
This stunning pair of Emerald Green vases were a
wedding gift from Europe for my Grandmother’s
and Grandfather’s marriage in early 1905.
The girl is beckoning to the young man who a holding
his hat behind his back and a walking stick in his right
hand. The young lady is holding basket with flowers in
her left hand. Both of their costumes are intricately
done, the trees are in bloom. The garment worn by the
girl around the waist and hips is called a “honzik”
fashionable at the turn of the century. Both of the
heads and arms are painted in delicate colors.
The vases a clear rigaree (ornamentation on the glass
in early vases and decanters consisting of narrow
applied band forming parallel ribs) down the sides of
the vase. Mulhaus catalog shows the rigaree trim down
the sides and the figures are similar to the work done
They are in perfect condition, 10.75” tall. As they are
family heirlooms, there is a letter describing their origin
from my Grandmother.
|‘Mary Gregory’ Style Champagne Glasses
In a leather presentation case - 1904
This leather case and rich red lining frames a set of 11
glasses (1 broken) are a champagne in color. The
glasses are individual girls and boys in varying poses of
play. The actions are wonderfully portrayed.
The brush work is excellent and very delicate.
They were another family wedding gift to my grandmother.
They are 3.75” tall , gold rimmed and in mint condition.
I don’t think they were ever used.
All eleven of the glasses are shown.
They are not the usual amber color and it is
described as ‘champagne’. A rare find.
|‘Mary Gregory’ Style Perfume Bottle
with Fancy Stopper c.1880-1920.
The perfume bottle was on my Grandmother’s vanity
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Electric Blue Tumblers -
This stunning of electric blue tumblers depicting a girl and boy, are 3.75” in height. Their faces, hair, and hands are well painted. They are typical of early painting. The girl has a collar that appears to be sailor-type, the cuffs and bow tie are nicely done. Her shoes are secured by narrow ankle straps. The little boy is reaching out with a branch and he has a similar collar and Victorian style jacket and short pants. The foliage is typical of the earlier type of style. The glasses are eight sided in the interior but smooth on the outside.
The glass with the girl has the gilt worn on the rim of the glass, otherwise, is in perfect condition. The boy is also perfect but for the gilt on the rim of the glass. There are 2 tiny imperfects in the top of the glass associated with manufacturing.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Water Pitcher and 6 tumblers
This set is hand blown and a pontil mark on the bottom. The setting is atypical and features a sailboat in clear glass pitcher that has a ruffled top topped with gilt. It is smooth on the outside and has 12 ruffles on the sides and the six prominent ruffles on the top and a reeded handle. It is 8.5” tall.
The glasses are 3.75” and feature six boys dressed as sailors, three facing left and three facing right. The glasses are smooth on the outside and have eight ribs on the inside. Each of them has an oar in one hand and is gesturing with the other hand. The boys are painted with blue caps with hair, faces, and hands nicely done. They are dressed in Victorian sailor’s suits. The background includes cattails. Originally the glasses were all topped with gilt, but it is worn on most of them. The glasses are eight sided. There are very small imperfects in the glasses. All are hand-blown with pontil marks. C. 1880-1899.
1527 $800 the set
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Pitcher and Tumblers
This deep blue pitcher depicts a windmill, the style is similar to that of Muhlhaus Company (1888 catalog). The blades and structure of the mill are the same. The only other color beside white is trim on the mill (deep yellow). The pitcher is 8.75” tall and 6” wide (included the handle). The trees and landscape are nicely done. The top of the pitcher is deeply ruffled.
The accompanying glasses are approximate 4” inches in height and 2.75” in diameter. They mirror the windmill in the pitcher include the three birds. One glass has a two tiny rim chips.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Emerald Green Pitcher
This 6.5” tall, emerald green pitcher features a little girl holding out a leafed branch. She has a dress of Victorian style and shoes with straps. Trees and ground foliage is typical style. There is a band of thin gold gilt around the base of the neck. The pitcher is smooth on the outside but has 12 interior ribs. There is a pontil mark on the bottom.
There are small imperfects in the glass that occurred during the blowing of the glass.
1927 $ 95
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Clear Pitcher 6.5 inch
The clear glass pitcher is 6.25” tall and is of the old ( 1880-1899) era. There is a pontil mark on the bottom and the usual glass imperfects resulting in the blowing of the glass.
This young lady is shown holding a cone containing flowers(?) or some thing. The girl has a dress that is not Victorian in style, otherwise the foliage and trees are typical.
c. 1900- 1920.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Electric Blue Presentation Piece 1895
This is a electric blue presentation piece dated 1895. It measures 3.75” and has a crest on the front that is the Imperial Crest of Germany. This may be a Muhlhaus Company product. The one side is written “Lucie Brodthagen c Italien Hambury 1895”. There is gold gilt around the rim, the base and the handle. The outside of the piece is smooth but the interior has 8 ribs.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Very Old Hand Blown Decanter with Inverted Thumb
This is a very old (c. 1860-1880) clear glass decanter and a
magnificent hand blown top. There is a pontil mark on the bottom. The top and the sides of the decanter have the inverted thumbprint. The base is 5” tall and the top is 3.75”, overall the height is 8.5”.
The little girl is delicately painted. She has a light type of dress and is holding a bouquet of leaves or leaves and flowers.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Clear Glass Reeded Pitcher
This clear glass pitcher stands 7.25” tall. The handle is ‘reeded’ in shape. The little boy is playing a trumpet and has an excellent detailing, especially the boy. The surface is smooth on the outside and has 12 flutes in the interior. C 1880-1900.
The pontil mark is present on the base and gold gilt is in excellent condition on the rim. There is a crack due to packing on the interior by the handle it does not interfere with the figure and it does not appear to go thorough.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Pair of 12” Colbalt Blue Vases
This stunning pair of vase stands 12” in height. They were a anniversary gift for my Grandparents. The vases are topped with a deep ruffle and flared out near the bottom. The figures are two little girls, who holding a flower and a basket and the other a ball. The dresses, faces, arms and hands, and legs are painted a light yellow-beige. This color is carried over to the trees, foliage, and fence behind them.
There are pontil marks on the base. The site of origin is Europe, c. 1890-1910, or before. I believe that this may be a Carl Hosh vase, no. 6785,( or one like it) located in Novy Bor.
4055 $600 for the pair
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Cranberry Juice Glass
This cranberry juice glass is 4.25” in height. There is a tiny rim flake present. There are tiny marks associated the blowing the glass and gold gilt rim is almost gone. The little boy is elegantly dressed in a waistcoat and breeches. He is extending a stalk of wheat (a gesture of friendship) to a little girl ( not shown – sold ). The foliage is elegant and delicate. The overall work is excellent. This is very old c. 1880-1899.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Emerald Decanter c.1880-1895
The decanter is 7.5” in height and is thought to be c.1880-1895. The hand blown piece (pontil) is from Europe and is decorated with a elegant cupid. This cupid is in exquisite detail and is pictured in a garden of flowers. The reverse side also has a single flower depicted.
The ewer has a circular foot, a scalloped rim and an applied clear glass handle. The outside is smooth and the interior has 16 sides. This is old and very beautiful. A cupid resembling this one is present in Muhlhaus catalog in 1888.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Juice Glass - Green
This darling juice glass stands 3.75” high. The little girl has a Victorian dress with traditional collar and belted waist. She is holding a stalk of wheat. The foliage is typical and very well pictured.
The glass is hand blown and has a tiny little imperfection associated. The gold rim is well worn but remains in one area. c. 1880-1900.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Deep Green Juice Glass
The juice glass is 4” high and has a smooth exterior and an eight sided interior. Like the ewer ( #4332) this cupid looks like the same artist(s) is/are responsible. It may be a companion of the ewer. The elegant cupid is depicted in a flower garden and has the same delicate artwork and style as the ewer in the Muhlhaus catalog issued in 1888.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Clear Pitcher c. 1900-1920
This clear pitcher measures 6.5” in height. It has a smooth exterior and 12 inverted ribs, It has the usual hand blown glass tiny imperfections. The gold gilt on the rim is in very good condition. A little girl is depicted; she is holding a tiny bud with leaves. Her dress is somewhat newer as compared to the Victorian era, probably in a era of 1900-1920. Her face, hair, hands and arms are painted. Her face is painted in old style features. The trees and foliage are represented in traditional style.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Clear Pitcher
This pitcher stands 6.5” high and features a little girl holding a watering pot. She is dressed in a 1900-1920 style later than the Victorian style. The shape of her face is somewhat different. Her collar is raised and dress has short sleeves and her skirt is shorter as well. The foliage and trees are altered as well.
The outer surface is smooth and the inner surface has ten inverted ribs.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Tumbler – Old 1880-1899
This tumbler is 4.5” high and depicts a boy holding a bird in has left hand and a cane in his right hand. His dress is Victorian in style, with a short, buttoned jacket, pants are just below the knee and they have buttons as trimming. His boots had four buttons. The trees and foliage are done in the old style.
The tumbler is gold rimmed, but is worn. The exterior is smooth but the interior has 12 ribs.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Clear Biscuit Barrel
This biscuit barrel is clear glass and topped by the dome shape cover. It stands 7.75” high and is 4.25”. The figure is a little boy holding a branch in both hands. His hair, face and hands are painted. The detail on the figure is not so fine as a earlier pieces. C.1889-1900. The background appears to be sand dunes or mountains with palm trees.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Cranberry Presentation Box
This little box is 2” high and 2.25” in diameter. I am told that Grandfather brought for Grandmother on one of their trips to Europe.(1905-1920). The gold gilt is almost perfect. The little girl is wearing a head cover and that appears to be Dutch-like. The figure is very delicate and nicely done. The gilt that covers both the lid and box proper is in perfect condition. This box is beautiful and deserves a good home.
‘Mary Gregory’ Style Amethyst Vases
A pair of beautiful amethyst vases measures 10” in height with applied clear handles on each side. They look like they belong to the Muhlhaus Company collection (1888-1910). The exterior is smooth and the interior has 12 ribs. The shape of the vases is very attractive and the color of deep amethyst captures your eye.
The subject is a beautiful lady with flowing locks. She looks like a real person rather than a stylized figure. She is surrounded by flowers (stylized tulips ?).