Chinese brushpot with smooth interior and exterior; 4 1/2" tall, 4" diameter
Chinese Tibetan bronze figure of Yamantaka Buddha with consort; standing on prostrated figures, further raised atop a lotus base, the base sealed and incised with double vajra; 7 1/2" tall, 5" wide, 2 1/2" deep
Finely carved Chinese celadon jade boulder; Guanyin relief carved in grotto; with some russet suffusions; H: 2.5 cm, L: 10.75 cm, W: 9 cm, 378 grams, openwork wood stand
Hard-Cover Hand-Book of Marks and Monograms ON POTTERY & PORCELAIN.
William Chaffers (Author}. The Original Chaffer's Book was published in 1923 and this copy Fourth Edition was Published in 1968 and Reprinted in 1972. The Chaffer's Books are the Bible for Marks.
Extraordinary and RARE design. The form has concave rounded panels upon the sides with a dome top that rises above ridged horizontal sections at the bottom of the cocktail shaker. An assymetrically mounted ridged cap is set at an angle. The ridged ring turns to release the strainer cap from it's aligned fittings with the use of a spring-like mechanism when turned. Align and press down to re-attach the cap. An important example for the discerning collector. Designed by Folke Astrom for G.A.B...
An uncommon example of this beautiful Art Deco shaker with red bakelite cherry finial. Black bakelite stepped base repeats Deco motif on top cap. Top section unscrews to reveal circular interior channel for storing cherries or olives. A very special example for the collector. Made by Meriden Silver Plate Co. in Connecticut circa 1927. Dimensions: 12" H...
Old Chinese bamboo abacus. H: 17.75 cm, W: 40.5 cm.
A scarce figural cocktail shaker in the form of a champagne bottle complete with a gilded cork design stopper. Stamped Depose upon base. Made in France circa 1930's. An example pictured in 'The Cocktail Shaker' by Khachadourian page 30. Dimensions: 12 3/4" H.
The iconic American Art Deco cocktail shaker! The "Manhattan" Skyscraper shaker was designed by Norman Bel Geddes (American 1893-1958) for the Revere Copper and Brass Co. of Rome, New York circa 1937. An example of the famous chromium shaker is in the collection of the Brooklyn Museum of Art. An exhibition titled: Norman Bel Geddes "I Have Seen the Future" is on view at the Museum of the City of New York, Oct 16 - Feb. 10, 2014...
English glass, Edited by Sydney Crompton. Contributors: E.M. Elville, Euan Ross. The Tradition of English Glass. Irish Cut Glass,Modern Glass. Stems. Great Referenc Book on all Glass. Ward Lock and Company, 1967.
Pair of Chinese Tibetan bronze figures of Qilin; 3 1/4" tall, 3 1/2" long, 2" wide
Thick walled and draped in rich blue, the mouth is bold and round, thick on one side and thin on the other like the foot on a Korai Chawan. Signed on the base Tomohiko placing this piece in the 1950s, Yasuda Tomohiko (b. Kyoto, 1926) later changed his name to Zenko. It is 20 kilograms, 14 inches (36 cm) diameter, 20-1/2 inches (52.5 cm) tall and in fine condition. Large enough and of a heavy potting suitable for outdoor display as well as indoor...
This authentic, large vintage Lenci from Torino, Italy is 11-1/2" high, 3.25" x 5.25" at the base. It depicts a beautiful woman wearing a shawl and headdress decorated with birds and deer. Her hands are folded modestly at the bottom. The piece is in excellent condition and dates to about the 1930's, the height of the Art Deco period. These authentic Lenci items are rare.
Japanese Ceramic hanging vase for floral arrangement, 4 3/4" high, 2" diameter-bottom, 2" diameter-top, with dark greenish color of drip glaze on top of brownish pin wheel rustic finish, small hole in the back for hanging. No damages.
A cotton ikat-dyed chapan with Russian printed and another dyed cotton lining. Condition: clean, few traces of usage, few old mends. Dimension: sleeve to sleeve: 154 cm, total length: 123 cm.