Art deco sgrafitto vase designed by Josef Ekberg (1877-1945) in 1921 for Gustavsberg. Powder blue sponge-glaze with decoration in blue glaze. Ekberg worked as a leading designer for Gustavsberg from 1889 until his death. Fully signed: Gustavsberg 334 JE 1921. Excellent condition. Height: 9 1/4 inches
Beautiful vintage tourmaline stick pin brooch with high quality emerald jadeite oval cabochons of 10 X 7.5mm, and one big tourmaline stone of 16.2mm X 10.3mm X 4.6mm.Overall length is 56mm. Weighs 5 grams.
Vintage Chinese export gilded and enameled box, gold vermeil over silver. Purple and blue dragons chase each other around on the box. Bottom portion of box may be unknown metal, but majority of box is silver filigree. Measures 2.9" X 2.25". Weighs 106 grams, 3.7 oz.
Gorgeous vintage English beveled Barbola mirror dating to the 1920's. At the top of the mirror there is a gathering of blue forget me nots, pink roses, and other florals and green leaves that are handmade. There is a ruffled blue ribbon around the outside of the mirror. The mirror is 8.5" high and 7.5" wide. The mirror itself measures 5.5" across. It has it's own back stand. The mirror is in remarkable condition for its age with some cracks in the handmade flowers and ribbon...
Stunning silver and enamel hand mirror with a swirling basketweave pattern. Rich blue enamel work upon the angular Art Deco form with its bevelled mirror. Silver hallmarks: Collett & Anderson, London 1931. Dimensions: 4 1/8" W. x 9" L.
Japanese woodblock print of a young, beautiful robed woman kicking off her geta (traditional sandals) and holding a parasol outwards. Soft, rosy colors have been used which are calming to the eyes. By Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) which signature and title. Framed.
Size: (entire frame) 18.75" height, 14" width (woodblock only) 14" height, 9.5" width
gata Korin (1658-1716)
Crows and Moon
Size: 4.0 x 2.90 inches
Early twentieth century.
Condition: Excellent. Uncirculated. Top back margin has thinner areas due to apparent removal from original cardstock.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller estate.
Lushly enameled in deep sky blue upon sterling silver. A radiating, wavy engine-turned pattern is beneath the enamel work. Original bevelled mirror. Elegant Art Deco design! Hallmarks: Dingley Bros., Birmingham 1931. Dimensions: 4 1/4" W., 12" L.
Very nice sterling silver napkin ring with elephant motif. The ring measures 1 1/4" wide and 1 1/2" across the opening. It weighs 1.09ozT and is in excellent condition.
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Historic District Antiques
Nikko Futarasan, 1936.
Size: Oban. Approximately 17.0 x 11.25 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten (seal), also bears Doi watermark.
Carver: Harada (seal).
Printer: Yokoi (seal). This seal combination indicates an early post-war edition.
Green Jade glass baluster-form vase with applied "M" handles in Alabaster glass. Beautiful classic design by Frederick Carder, circa 1920's. Carder design #8505 as illustrated in "The Glass of Frederick Carder," page 302. Dimensions: 7" W., 10" H.
The Chunum Temple, Mt. Chiri, Korea
(Chôsen Chiizan Sen'in-ji) - Views of Korea
Date: 1935. A lifetime edition bearing the Watanabe 6 mm seal (used between 1946-1957) in the lower left corner.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.50 inches.
This is a quite striking example of a suiseki (viewing stone)in the shape of a low mountain - almost like a worn down volcano. The stone is from the Guangxi Province, China. Guangxi's location, in mountainous terrain in the far south of China, has placed it on the frontier of Chinese civilization throughout much of China's history. The stone has been naturally water polished - only the base had been cut to permit it to stand alone, and baby oil was applied to bring out the beauty...
Japanese keyaki (zelkova) wood tansu, with fitted iron stand, two front hinged lattice-style doors with iron ring pulls, vent-style back, single interior shelving. Beautiful woodgrain with lovely shine.
Size: (with stand) 24" height, 35.5" width, 20.5" depth
(stand-only measurements) 6.25" height, 35.5" width, 20.5" depth
Woodblock print of Nikko Kegon-no-taki (Kegon falls in Nikko) by Kawase Hasui from the series ukiyo-e monyo shu (Collection of ukiyo-e designs). The water depicted in the falls is textured. signed Hasui, sealed Kawase, publisher's mark Bijutsusha ("Rumi") and titled in the right margin. Image area, height about 14 5/16 inches (36.35 cm) by width about 9 3/8 inches (23.81 cm)...
Vintage Royal Winton chintz teapot that fits a breakfast set tea for one in the Countess shape. There are no chips or cracks and the gold rim is bright. It looks to be unused. It is marked Countess Royal Winton Grimwades Made in England. It is a very light pink color.
Vintage Lord Nelson chintz 6" plate in the beautiful Marina pattern. The pattern has lovely pink roses and blue, yellow, and orange flowers. There are no chips or cracks and the gold rim is bright. There is overall crazing. It is marked Nelson Ware Elijah Cotton LTD. Made in England Lord Nelson Ware "Marina". A great addition to your collection!
Rare and wonderful vintage Royal Winton chintz tea set in the very beautiful Morning Glory pattern. The colors really stand out on the black background. The set includes the 6 cup teapot, creamer, sugar, and 2 cups and saucers, and 2 9" plates, 9 pieces in all. There are no chips or cracks and there is very faint overall crazing and some discoloration on the inside of the teapot. All pieces are marked Royal Winton Grimwades Made in England Morning Glory. Just a fabulous set!