Extremely Fine Vase by Loetz in Double Gourd form in Cobalt Papillion, circa 1902, 10 6/8" high, 5 1/2" wide, 3 2/8" base. Great Form and Color, for info. see www.Loetz.com and Ricke Book.
A very fine Loetz Wellenoptisch vase with Silberiris Finish, circa 190. Showing fabulous platinum blue highlights to the finish and measuring 5 1/2” high, 7” wide, 2 7/8” base. Polished pontil and fire polished rim. See Neue Gallerie Book, Passau Museum Catalogue and www.Loetz.com for additional information.
An extraordinary, wooden figure of a tiger with a very long tail, sitting on a rockwork. It has an almost humanized facial expression and the mouth corners are showing small canines. It is painted with green and different brown pigments. Dating to the Joseon dynasty. Condition: partially lost or agglomerated coloring, some pigment fissures, few small cracks, one fang is worn. Dimension: total height: 35 cm x c. 15 cm x 17 cm.
A very nice set of 6 dining chairs made from solid beech by the beginning of the 20th century. Each with tall arched seat back standing upon a large seat supported by an appealing pediment commonly called “Os de Mouton” by the French (Sheep Bone) providing stability and sturdiness. The bluish upholstery is estimated to be approximately 20 years old and would need to be replaced. Note minor scratches and dents can be seen on the pediment. Circa date 1900...
Date: 19th/20th Centuries.
Aesthetic movement Gorham sterling silver tea caddy. Circa 1888. Size: 4.5 inches ht. x 3.25 inches diameter. Weight: 5.48 Troy ounces. A fine 19th century American tea caddy in the Japanese taste with applied floral motifs. Condition: no repairs, but with a few small dings to the body. Gorham date marks for 1888.
An Indian folk bronze of Shiva and Parvati standing beneath an arch. Height: 11.0 cm. 18th cent.
Georg Jensen, Denmark, .830 silver and green chrysoprase brooch, No. 159. Circa 1915-27. Size: 1.75 inches diameter. Stamped with early Georg Jensen marks. Excellent condition.
Showa period, Japan
H: 19 cm (7.48in)
L: 18 cm (7.08in)
W: 10.3 cm (4.05in)
Exquisite D. I...
This is a magnificent Buffet, originally coming from the famous harbor of Saint Malo ( Brittany in northwestern France), notorious as the home of the corsairs, French privateers and sometimes pirates. This buffet is typical from this area and is made from a beautifully patinaed oak by the second half of the 18th century. The facade is separated into 2 sections...
Four gouache paintings on pith paper, made in Canton for the export in the 19th century. One with the rare depiction of a man smoking opium, the other 3 with a young lady at leisure. Mounted identically in lacquered frames. Condition: margins partially irregular and with small losses, one with a short split, very few tiny stains. Please look at the photos carefully being part of the condition report. Dimension: image approx.: 6.8 cm x 10.8 cm, frame: 12.8 cm x 16.9 cm.
Meiji period, 19th century
D: 23 cm (9.05in)
H: 9.3 cm (3.66in)
Antique Japanese traditional folk drum called 'shime-daiko' ('tsukeshime-daiko' or simply 'shime'),
used in various Japanese music ensembles, from nagauta, hayashi, taiko, to folk music, or minyo.
A short but wide wooden body with animal skin drumheads on both its upper and bottom sides.
Signed with a single Chinese character of "D...
Tohoku region, Japan / Showa period (1970s-80s)
Red - H: 13.5 cm (5.31in) / L: 10.5 cm (4.13in) / W: 3.4 cm (1.33in)
Black - H: 14.5 cm (5.70in) / L: 12 cm (4.72in) / W: 4.4 cm (1.73in)
Red one called Yawata-uma, from Hachinohe area in southern Aomori Prefecture, originally sold at annual festival of Kushihiki Hachimangu Shrine.
Black one called Miharu-goma, from Ta...
A dark blue satin woman's garment, dating to the late Qing dynasty, with center opening fastened with a gilt metal ball button and two ribbons. The four lobed collar, terminating in ruyi heads, and all wide hems extravagantly embroidered with romance figures in Peking stitch and little gold thread couching. Trimmed with different woven borders, the straight sleeves with embroidered outer cuff bands. Later figured blue silk lining. Condition: very good, only partial little staining...
A very fine 17th / 18th Century bronze censer with loop handles. Xuande seal within a square recess on underside. Expected wear / patina as photographed. 7 3/8" diameter including handles. 1587 grams.
Early American Chippendale five-drawer tall chest with carved sunburst design. Circa 1780-1790. New Hampshire origin. Maple with some tiger figuring to the drawer fronts and sides. Brass bail handles. This New Hampshire Chippendale period tall chest has five graduated drawers. The deep top drawer has its drawer front carved to simulate four small drawers, plus a central carved sunburst...
A European porcelain coffee cup for the Turkish market with overglaze gilding and Koranic inscriptions. Diameter: 5.7 cm. c.1790. Some rubbing to gilding.
This is a magnificent and elegantly simple Buffet made from solid cherry by the end of the 18th century during the Directoire period, era which followed the French Revolution (2 November 1795 until 10 November 1799)...