Rather unusual 1920s (early Showa period) Japanese mingei (Arts and Crafts) shallow copper box with chased and enameled decoration of a vine with blooming flowers on the cover. Beautiful work, textured surface, excellent patina, in great condition. Enameled green on the inside. Signed on the bottom ANDO TSUKURU (made by Ando) - it is unusual to see signed Ando pieces. Length 4 1/8 inches.
A lovely brilliant blue cloisonné vase with snake gourd motif made during Meiji period. This beautiful enamel vase is decorated with elaborate silver wired cloisonné technique and delicate color graduation used in flower pedals and leaves, which reminds us of the dedicated craftsmanship of that time. It is hard to find such elaborate hand made wired cloisonné today.
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Presenting a very fine Japanese Meiji cloisonne enamel 3 piece teaset, consisting of teapot/cover, sugar bowl/cover and cream pitcher. Each piece is intricately decorated with thousands of cloisons(cells made from wires), from the rondels with iris, wisteria, hydrangea, various other flowers and pinwheels to the thousands of tiny wires in the background and elaborate borders. Green counter enamel on interior. Among the finest workmanship of Japanese cloisonne. Attributed to the artist Takahara. ...click for details
This Qing Dynasty enamel box is from the late 1800's and was made for export...The bottom has incised stamp of China as required by McKinley Tariff Act.
The box is silver over copper with an intricate enamel scene on the top and all four sides. The quality of the enamel work is very good. The interior of the box is lined with wood...Box measures 5.75 x 3.75 x 1.75 inches
Nice Heavy David Andersen Norway Enamel Necklace. Classic double leaf pattern in our favorite color Green! It measures appx 15.5 inches and just under 1 inch wide. Weight is substantial 46.2 grams. Hallmarked with D-A Scales 925S Norway Sterling and Winneas W. Spring ring clasp may be replacement as it is gold and backing is silver. Light tarnish.
This is a very fine Japanese Cloisonne box with brilliant rich colors. It appears to be the work of Hayashi or Ando but it is not signed. The box measures 5 1/4 inches by 4 1/4 inches by 2 1/4 inches tall. The box is in excellent condition except for a surface flake on the underside corner. This can be seen in the last image.
Sterling silver and enamel picture frame. Made by Theodore W. Foster & Bro. (formerly Foster & Bailey) in Providence, ca. 1920. Rectangular with arched top. Window bordered by pink and blue flowers in celadon wave ground. Blue corner frames with scrolls and beading. Very pretty. With glass, silk lining, back and hinged support. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dutch Rococo 833 silver grandfather clock, 1902. Silver case with bombe base on 2 bracket supports and 2 claw-and-ball feet. Circular face with enameled riverscape surmounted by lounging cherubs and robed female figure. Raised scrolls, medallion portraits, covered vases, and scenes of gallantry. Movement signed "Abraham Maudley, London, no. 6185." Hallmark includes date letter. Condition: Minor rust to movement. One hand missing. Otherwise very good with attractive period wear. ...click for details
Ladies blue enamel 800 silver with gold pendant watch that could be used as a pocket watch. The intricate leaf design on the back of the watch is comprised of silver, yellow gold, a green gold leaves. Circa 1900, it is in excellent working condition. It measures with 2.75" long, diameter of watch 1 1/8"