All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1930 item #1346407 (stock #k47)
This lovely vintage belt buckle has a deco design set with colorful stones.The base metal is brass that is etched with an ornate design. I see no markings however, this is a stunning item.1 1/2" by 2"-Excellent condition-all stones are brilliant!
All Items : Archives : Pre 1910 item #1345303 (stock #300765NM710)
This is a charming beginning of the 20th century Louis XV style set composed of an adorable mirror accented with a pierced carved acanthus shaped cartouche standing upon a lovely serpentine shaped mirror surrounding the original beveled mirror and a small commode, topped by a nice Yellow Lamartine marble (Originally from the region of Le Var in the south of France), sitting upon a slightly bombe facade with three drawers supported by graceful cabriole legs with escargot feet...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1345155 (stock #AMBN-010)
A natural amber pendant of a good fortune frog (toad) with the underside having a string of coins for wealth. The bottom has a hole for stringing. Size: L. 3.8cm. W. 3.3cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Archives : Pre 1950 item #1345050 (stock #162810b)
Something like this cut work does not come around often. Casa Prieto was known for it's quality. This is thick silver and cut into a gorgeous design of a flower with a cabochon of Mexican turquoise for it's center. Mexican turquoise is mined out and only available from old stock that someone has saved or pulled off other works of art. These stones are a mix of turned green with time to a light blue green. All have rock matrix with lines through out...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1344778 (stock #1108)


GAGI

Wooden tapping tool used for adjusting thatch roof called 'Gagi' (Gagi-bo), coming from the Gassho-zukuri-concentrated areas in Shirakawago and Gokayama (located in Gifu prefecture) as a World Heritage site in Japan.
Meiji-Taisho period, circa pre-1920. In aesthetically well-used condition, with a hole and refined taste of well-smoothened edge.

Total: approx. L 92cm (36.22in) / Head: approx...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1344726 (stock #aawsom004141)
A Beautiful Antique Garnet Ring, Vintage Victorian Era circa 19th Century, with Seed Pearls, A Lovely Wedding Ring Idea. This lovely antique garnet ring holds two deep rich faceted antique garnets, each measuring about 3.5mm in diameter. The setting is adorned by ten (10) seed pearls, a favorite of Victorian Era jewelers. The setting is antique gold with a bit of a Victorian Rose hue and ornate Victorian period detailing...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1940 item #1344632 (stock #5404)
Large, Chinese Export silver and natural turquoise bracelet. This wonderful silver bracelet with 3 large turquoise cabochons measuring approx. 25mm x 19mm each. It is 6.5" long and almost 1 1/4" wide. In very good condition. Weight is 58 grams. Hallmarked Silver and makers mark.
All Items : Archives : Pre AD 1000 item #1344517 (stock #162210)
These beads I have had for many years. They were certified Pre Columbian by the seller who at the time had a shop and small "museum" of Pre Columbian items in San Francisco. That was included in the box with the beads at the estate auction where purchased. Please call with any questions. There is a 16in. wearable length and a weight of 276 grams. The over all length is 18 inches. These beads are BOLD. When seen they are noticed and of also being important...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1344485 (stock #02045)


UMANOME PLATE

Umanome plate which is well-known and valued highly among the mingei folk art collectors, but here is a rare larger type than usual. Edo period, 19th century.
Dynamic pattern in well-balanced composition. In fine well-used antique condition, with expected sign of use and inborn kiln-flaws, but no fatal damages as seen.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1344425 (stock #Ch1811)
A pair of barbed hardwood stands raised on five pierced feet. Diameter: 20.0 cm. Would fit vases of max. 13.0 cm. rim diameter. 19th/early 20th cent.

One perfect, the other with damage to one foot, which makes it a bit unstable. No other faults.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1344423 (stock #Ch1810)
An attractive heavy modern rosewood stand, the wood with some attractive gold flecks. Diameter: 14.0 cm. 20th cent.

The stand would fit a vase of max. 10.5 cm. diameter.

No damage.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1344419 (stock #SK 991)
A Nyonya hairpin made of gilt silver with rubies or glass stones, mounted as brooch. Condition: repaired breakage to the pin, needle a bit warped, wear to gilding. Dimension: 9.7 cm long x 2.6 cm wide, weight: 12 g. Shipping by Priority Swisspost included.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1344417 (stock #Ch1806)
A tall Chinese hardwood five-legged vase stand. Height: 21.0 cm; diameter: 16.8 cm. 20th cent.

Good condition; no damage.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #1344414 (stock #LG0178)
A rare Longquan celadon bowl dated from Ming Yongle period, decorated with scalloped rim and carved floral scroll. Some people consider this type -'Ming Longquan Guan Ware'. This lovely shaped bowl has beautiful sea green color. This bowl was recovered from shipwreck at Sulawesi, Indonesia, and was polished by previous collector. One continuous firing crack is found around lower side of the exterior, otherwise , no damage and no restoration. Diameter 16 cm Height 6.5 cm
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1970 item #1344287 (stock #2346A3855)
Sumptuous and sublime, this gorgeous HUGE oval Amethyst cocktail ring has a stunning deep purple colour and weighs around 28.00ct. Set in 9ct Gold. Currently size S and can be safely sized by our expert jewellers. This ring is unique and once sold cannot be replaced. Excellent condition. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1344164 (stock #Ch1805)
A very fine oblong Chinese hardwood stand, pierced with a scrolling foliate design on short cabriole legs. Dimensions: 18.0 x13.0 x 4.2 cm. Signed to base.19/20th cent.

There are two very fine cracks visible, one on each of the shorter sides. (Please consult photos.) Waterstaining to top surface. No other faults.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1344163 (stock #Ch1804)
A fine and unusual Chinese hardwood foliate cupstand. Height: 9.0 cm.; diameter: 12.0 cm. 19/20thC.

One very small chip to one leaf. No other faults.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1344162 (stock #Ch1803)
A pair of Chinese export Imari plates decorated in underglaze blue with iron-red and gilding with scattered blossoms surrounding a central medallion. Diameter: 22.0 cm. Kangxi ( 1662-1720).

Left plate: 4.0 cm hairiline at 2.00; right: 4.5cm. hairline at 6.00, very slight rim nibble at 11.00. Both with some minor rubbing.