All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1353643 (stock #Ch1844)
A miniature animalier bronze fawn by Christophe Fratin mounted on a black stone plinth. Signed. Height: 7.3 cm. 19th cent.

Excellent condition. No damage.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1352663 (stock #09070)


Rare large type of lacquered oval bentwood containers (mage-wappa) with family crest used as lunch box (bento-bako). Late Edo - Meiji period in 19th century.
Refined mingei folk art craft attached with quality storage box as exceptionally, which tells it was used with great care at that time.
In fine antique condition as seen. (but damaged at lower part of its storage box)

Mage-wappa - approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1352609 (stock #1027)


Exported Chinese kraak porcelain ware dish as an order from the Japanese people in Edo period called 'Kosometsuke' in Japan (Lit. 'Old blue and white')...
All Items : Archives : Pre 1950 item #1352301 (stock #172501)
Signed with the Ace hallmarks who consistently produced quality workmanship. The stone is onyx and you will see glare in the pictures shown as the onyx is polished. All stones are cut with a flat top showing off an unsuspecting flair to the presence of this necklace. We have 71 grams of heft and a wearable 16 inches in length. The drop is 2.5in. tall and 3.5in. across. The presence of this piece will take you to dress occasions and fantastic with jeans as well...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1352293 (stock #09067)


Japanese tile statue of 'Shoki' ('Zhong Kui' as traditional Chinese deity said to prevent plagues and ward off evil beings) displayed on the house roof as talisman. Early Showa period, 20th century. Made by tile craftsman with same material of its roof tile, as differently unique and pure folk taste of Shoki, if compared to the one by specialist sculptor of Buddhist statues (Busshi). In fine condition as seen. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1352291 (stock #0873)


Lovely primitive mingei folk taste of tiger by such "outsider's touches" of the master carpenter.
Hand-painted house-talisman of “Tiger on the tip of arrow feather”, as an extremely rare type of the traditional article for use of ‘Muneage’ (Japanese roof-laying ceremony), called 'Yabane', which have been left in garret of the house for long years to keep evil spirits away from the house and its family...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Contemporary item #1352148 (stock #40H67 128)
Eric Tobin landscape painting, titled Silver Light on the Lamoille River. Oil on canvas. Painted in 2013. Size: 12 inches x 16 inches. Signed in lower left and signed and titled on the reverse. A grouping of white birch trees in winter overlooking the snowy banks of the Lamoille River, in Johnson, Vermont. Offered in a silvered wood frame. Eric Tobin is a contemporary Vermont landscape artist. He resides in the northern part of the state, near Johnson, VT...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1950 item #1352147 (stock #Ch1839)
A large Chinese bronze censer stand with ruyi-shaped feet. Diameter: 24.5 cm. Probably 20th cent.

No damage. Original colour. The stand would fit a censer with a maximum footrim diameter of

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1352000 (stock #786)

Matured Japanese peasant workwear (noragi) of unconsciously (or consciously) stylish design by spontaneous practical mending, as a sophisticated color tone and an aesthetic conversion. Early 20th century, Iwate prefecture, Tohoku region. approx. 53 x 97cm (20.86 x 38.18in) In fine used condition as wearable, with aged deterioration as seen.

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All Items : Archives : Lost Art : Pre 1910 item #1351966 (stock #1210)
A cast bronze Buddhist or Taoist figure on a peacock Supporting a crown displaying the five wisdom Buddhas above his gilt face, holding his principle arms in namaskara mudra while two additional pairs of hands hold a bow and three other now-lost identifying implements, supported by a lotus stand raised upon a likely associated peacock-form base. 24in (61cm) total height inclusive of stand. FOOTNOTES Though there is a strong likelihood the various elements of this piece were recently assoc...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1970 item #1351861 (stock #171901)
William Spratling signed hummingbird is a rare find. Most show up with bands across the beak from a break to the obsidian or shortened due to a break. This one has been well cared for and bears no damage. The length is 3.5 inches and the chain is 17 inches. The bird and chain are properly signed as shown. The marks place the necklace close to 1962. Most of the marks are present with part of the 3 on the eagle 30's are worn...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1351686 (stock #0870)


42 displaying pages with various kind of creatures, objects, and scenes expressed by quality ‘Origami’ (Art of paper folding) and ‘Kirie’ (Art of cutout picture), stamped “Kamishi (Master of Paper) / Manual arts / ?? / July 4, Showa 11 (1936) / Izu (?)” as probably a teaching material for manual arts class of school in Izu (or Izu Oshima Island)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1351615 (stock #0869)


Abstract bronze vase by an unidentified Japanese metalworker (though signed at bottom) as a refined art piece probably from Meiji – Early Showa period, early 20th century. Quite sculptural as more dimensional than its photo's, and much heavier than its size to look at. In fine condition as seen.

approx. D 16cm (6.29in), H 15cm (5.90in)

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All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #1351517 (stock #175031NM2130)
This is a stunning and massive Trestle Table made from solid oak by the end of the 19th century. This heavy piece consists of a thick and long parquet top strongly supported by boldly sculpted trestle legs connected to each other by a straight stretcher providing stability and sturdiness. Note several minor scratches and dents can be seen here and there due to the age. Circa date 1890-1900. Dimensions 30"high/ 91"long/ 38"deep.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1351426 (stock #Ch1835)
A Chinese three-legged bronze censer stand. Diameter: approx.. 10.5 cm. 18/19th cent.

Polished. One leg with old damage. The stand would fit a censer with legs 7 cm. apart.

All Items : Archives : Pre 1940 item #1351245 (stock #171201)
The size of this cuff is massive at 2.5in. tall and the diameter is 2 6/8th's. The weight is 87 grams. It is a very old piece and the carving it was pressed against makes a stunning work of art. It is not symmetrical and that gives a natural feeling to the flower. To finish the beauty it is carved on top with intricate detail. I push it up my arm to wear it or I use it to stack behind others that are closer to my wrist. Marked 900 silver as many of these open backed repousse jewels are. Also it ...
All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #1351231 (stock #175003NM1840)
This is an elegant and massive pair of Armchairs made from solid walnut by the second half of the 19th century during the Renaissance revival period following the Napoleon III era. Each with large back majestically standing above a deep seat flanked by nicely scrolled armrests all supported by an intricate pediment composed of baluster shaped legs connected to each other thanks to a H-shaped stretcher. The fabric is estimated from the middle part of the 20th century and in a slightly used condit...
All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #1351214 (stock #175023NM1720)
This is an elegantly simple and lovely patinaed Commode made during the Louis Philippe period around the first part of the 19th century boasting a very nice flame mahogany veneer. This beautiful piece is topped by its original and thick Gray St Ann marble sitting upon a step-back facade featuring an upper belt actually hiding a large drawer above three larger drawers mounted with handles and offering a spacious storage capacity. Several minor scratches and dents can be seen due to the age. Circa...