A Mughal style miniature painting of lovers in the moonlight. It's beautifully framed with archival materials. Size will be added later.
by Modesto Bernardo
Made in 2002
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 49 by 52 in.
Depiction of two Tehuantepec women dancing the ceremonial dance known as "Velas". The women are in traditional Huipil dress, elaborately braided hair (with flowers) and lace ruffled skirts. The image of the Tehuana has been chronicled by 19th century photography and 20th century paintings by Mexico's greatest artists such as Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, and in the self-portraits of Frida Kahlo...
This carved rock crystal snuff bottle is 2 ¾ inches tall, 1 ½ inches wide and 1 ¼ inches thick. It depicts a bird in a lotus pond. The snuff bottle is well hollowed and polished. It has cone shape agate top. The crystal has natural grains and impurities.
This hand carved rock crystal snuff bottle is 2 ½ inches tall, 1 ¼ inches wide and 1 inch thick. It depicts a bird resting on a small branch of a gourd plant. The snuff bottle is well hollowed and polished. It has a cone shaped agate top. The crystal has natural grains and impurities.
This is a good sample of using the natural color of agate to create an interesting snuff bottle. It is 3 inches tall, 1 1/8 inches wide and 1 inch thick. The artist used the orange of the agate to create a large squash and small squash hanging on its side. The black section of the stone color was used to create a lucky bat; the lighter color of the stone served to create a monkey grabbing the smaller squash. The subject is quite striking and the workmanship is wonderful...
This American original miniature painting, not a copy, would make a gift of fond memories. Signed miniature watercolor painting, with art show label, of New Hampshire's circa 1900 Grand Mount Washington Hotel located in the White Mountains. Tiffany glass lovers there are lots of Tiffany glass throughout! This is how it looked circa 1990 before it re-opened. Signed by the artist: MIMI, with full signature on art show label. Image size: 2 1/4" x 3 1/4" heavy, acid free, watercolor paper...
by Felipe Morales (Oaxaca, Mexico)
Embroidery (100% Cotton)
Unframed dimensions: 8 x 10 in.
Made in 2000
Framed dimensions: 16 x 20 in.
In mint condition
Felipe was born in San Pedro Martir, Oaxaca 1959. This self-taught artists paintings and watercolors reflect the unique vision of Magical Surrealism. His works can be found in private collections all over the world and are on exhibit in the many prestigious galleries of Oaxaca's colonial capital...
This original, contemporary oil painting on stretched canvas measures 16 by 20 inches and sits in a simple wood frame (18 by 22 inches).
It is signed in ink on the stretcher, "Spring Bouquet" 3/90 R.D.Kick.
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This original contemporary Chinese watercolor painting measures 24 by 50 inches (watercolor only) and about 28 by 70 inches, including the brocaded scroll it is mounted on.
It has the seal and signature of the artist, Li Tong Yuan (1958- ) along with one collector's seal.
The subject is a group of five cranes standing and preening in a rippled pond.
It is in excellent condition and has very fine and subtle details...
Update: This magnolia has recently been painted as a oil on stretched canvas and is exhibited here at www.mimideeartwear.com as #1216632. Please read the blog on this at left of any page. This one here is a copy of the original watercolor which is matted to 16" X 20" and framed in a golden frame. The reflections of the glass on the camera are distracting relying on this for accurate depiction. The original looks just like this, except that the title is Not on the lower left...
This carved lapis lazuli melon shape snuff bottle is 2 ½ inches tall, 1 ¾ inches wide and 1 ¼ inches thick. The artist carved a large melon as the snuff bottle and a smaller melon with leaf and spouts as decoration. The snuff bottle is well hollowed but has some natural flaws. It is in great condition.
This unusual carved turquoise snuff bottle is 1 ¾ inches tall, 2 ¼ inches wide and 1 ¾ inches thick. It depicts a smiling boy holding on to a giant double gourd which is floating on a river. A tiny boat is beside them. The workmanship and the quality of the turquoise are superb. It is in great condition.
The gift of this original signed American micro miniature watercolor painting on antique pre ban ivory painted by and signed: Mimi Dee, who is self taught, would bring memories to visitors of the Maine coast. This watercolor on ivory is titled: "Bench on Marginal Way" and it was shown at a Reading Art Association Exhibit. Image size: a TINY 3/4" X 1 3/4"! Framed: 5" X 6 1/2". Subject: Family of 3 on the bench on "Marginal Way"...
From a hand rises this Made In a USA studio metal butterfly 280 grams sterling sculpture which was hand wrought by one set of self taught artist hands from beginning to end resulting in art work by this metal smith and signed: HANDMADE MIMI DEE STERLING. Title: "Butterflies Are Free". The perfect gift, weighs 10 Oz of sterling and has over 100 rainbow moonstones, including one 15 carat blue moonstones from other lands. The artist's maker's mark stamp and Art Show Label as noted...
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"Halloween Witch and Cat 2003", a commissioned handwrought signed sterling silver sculpture pendant, signed "MIMI DEE STERLING" wrought for a client who has only collected Victorian jewelry in the past...
This very well carved agate contemporary snuff bottle is almost 3 ½” high, 1 ¾” on the widest part and 1 1/8” thick. It is carved as “Hu” shape with two loose rings on each side. The darker color of the agate was carved into the character “SHOU” (Long Life) and makes the snuff bottle interesting. It is well hollowed, polished and in great condition.
This small carved two tone agate snuff bottle is 2 5/8” high, 1 ¼” wide and 5/8” thick. The artist used two darker spots to carve as two fish. This makes the double gourd shape snuff bottle unique. It is very well hallowed, polished and in great condition.
This is such a beautiful mosaic Valentine's box made of broken china. Perched on the lid is a pair of love birds with a pink rose. Surrounding the pair are several pieces of broken china including a piece that has a rose and a pink heart and says be mine. Pink roses is the theme and there are several pieces of pink roses china. On the side of the box are block letters that spell love, pink and blue glass stones, beaded hearts and more...