Wonderful hands free magnifying glass with brass attached to a wooden stand. The glass is adjustable and adjusts up and down and left to right. It is mounted to a heavy carved wooden base. The base measures 5" by 3.5" and the glass measures 3" across. I believe it is 3X magnification. I could find nothing wrong with it!
A Hand Blown Bottle or Vessel, Islamic
The vase with pronounced rim over a long neck and slender body is flanked by applied handles; the iridescent body is decorated with a band of Islamic characters and framed by thinner bands with a wave design.
Size: 5 ¾” high 2 ½” (from handle to handle)
Condition: Excellent, small deposits of darker color probably due to leaching of sediment when buried
A Jade and Silver Salt Cellar and Pepper Shaker, Chinese 20th Century
Each piece is designed with a green nephrite body set in a silver repousse base supported by three leaf shaped feet. The bases have a wonderful band of foliage and flowers. The design is brought to life with hand chasing that allows for each element to pop. The pepper shaker is fitted with a domed lid that is perforated and centered by a small final...
A Silver and Nephrite Figural Ashtray, Chinese, 20th Century
The square mottled green body is surmounted by a silver tiger with an enameled tong. The center of the stone body is carved to house a silver well with a cradle to rest a cigarette. The piece rests on a silver base that it is bezeled set into and is raised on a scrolling square bracket feet...
An Enameled and Dore Round Table Top 8 Day Clock, Swiss circa 1930
The round body has a blue enameled band and is set in a gilt bezeled frame. The center a scrolling foliate and floral guilloche has an applied brass ring adorned with Roman Numerals and the words “Swiss, 8 Day”. The clock rests with an easel back...
A Crystal Shell Shaped Desk Clock, Waterford
The small clock is in the shape of a clam shell. The center houses the battery run time piece with a silver accent ring. The base is marked with an acid etched mark “Waterford”. This clock comes with the original box.
Size: 2 ¾” high 3” wide
Offered for sale is this cast iron tetsubin with bronze lid and handle with metal inlay. The tetsubin was filled with water for 24 hours - it did not leak. It is in overall good condition, please note the rust on the bowl's interior.
Height: 8 1/2" Including Handle
Width: 7" Including Spout
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Kiyomizu Rokubei V (1875-1959)(Scroll down for more information.)
Rokubei V studied painting under Kōno Bairei and Takeuchi Seihō, and in 1895, he exhibited his first ceramic piece at the National Industrial Exposition. He was particularly skilled at celadon and traditional overglazed enamel. In 1928 he changed the family name to Kiyomizu and applied it retroactively to previous generations...
Measurements: HEIGHT: 20" - TOP: 20 square inches including the curving outline and puffy top
Purchased from the estate of a long time Country French dealer. She had the top reupholstered 10 years ago with vintage French style fabric. The legs are hand carved, painted and waxed...
Wonderful vintage English bronze horse head and horse shoe door knocker, c. 1930. The door knocker is of heavy bronze with wonderful details in the horses head and horses shoe. The horse shoe swivels and the horse head has 2 holes one with screw and nut and one without to mount on door. A wonderful item!
Brown and multi-colored plate by Johnson Bros. in the Castle on the Lake pattern. This pattern is discontinued. Plate measures about 10-1/2" diameter. Very good condition with no known defects, cracks, chips.
Earthenware. White ground. The body moulded in the form of pansies and leaves with the cover surmounted by a butterfly. All hand-painted in realistic enamel colours. The honey pot stands 4 1/2 inches high, including the cover and measures 3 1/2 inches in diameter. The base bears the printed, crowned globe mark, in black and the hand-written pattern number, 4350, in purple. In perfect, original, sound condition with no wear to the decoration.
Quite elegant tray in an oval form. The surface is engine turned in a basketweave pattern. Ideal size for use as a cocktail tray. Made by Viners of Sheffield circa 1930. Dimensions: 12" W, 16" L.
p for sale is vintage Chinese woman's red silk wedding robe or jacket, and a wrapped skirt which consists of 2 panels; most likely from the early 20th centruy; embroidered with the 2 immortals - He-He Erxian, peonies, phoenixes, and seawaves on a red silk ground; 4 ball-and-loop toggle buttons, backed with pink silk linings.
Overall, it is in very good condition, vibrant red silk ground and silk floss embroideries, very minor stainings on bottons & pink linings, some loose couched gold wrapp...
Offered is the 4-1/2" creamer in cobalt blue made by Hazel-Atlas Glass Company in the late 1930's. In excellent condition with no chips or cracks. Please browse my catalog for other depression, elegant and kitchen glass.
A beautiful, Murano glass 'Mezza Filigrana' vase, made by Dino Martens for Aureliano Toso. The very heavy glass vase is 11 1/2 inches (29 cm) tall and 7 1/2 inches (19 cm) wide. Good condition, without chips, cracks or repairs (a few bubbles in glass, and age-appropriate base wear, as expected). Unsigned, as expected (a similar vase was sold by Midwest Auction Company on December 1, 2012).
A beautiful, 3-piece, Murano glass perfume set, made most likely by Archimede Seguso, around 1940. It is in their 'Bullicante'/bubbles decor, with pink inner and clear outer casings. The heights of the three pieces are, 6 1/2 inches (16,5 cm), 5 7/8 inches (15 cm) and 4 1/2 inches (11,5 cm) respectively. Overall, in good condition - there is a nick on the inner-rim of the powder jar, and, some glue on atomizer to shut outlet. Faded acid-etched signature, 'Made in Italy'.