Featuring an antique Japanese two piece hair pin(Kogai). The peonies are gold gilt metal work. The pin is made from tortoise shell. Dimensions: 6 3/4" long. Flowers are 1" in diameter. Excellent condition. Dates to the early 20th century. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt and the way it was packed/shipped if possible. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless valid NY sales tax number provided with signed form.
Wonderful quality American Brilliant Period cut glass powder dresser jar with excellent art nouveau sterling silver top. There are no dents, damages, or repairs in the top nor are there any chips, ground spots or damages to the base. It is in pristine condition and measures 4+" in diameter and almost 3" high. The detail in the silver, with 2 facing winged dragons or mythological beasts, scrolls and flowers is superb. The deep cutting on the heavy base is just beautiful with a feather a ...click for details
Rare,beautiful vanity perfume/cologne bottle dating to the late 19th century.Stamped sterling,N, and a number, 109. Mint condition. 7 1/4" tall. Fine piece from every aspect with detailed flowers, scrolls, wonderful graceful shape etc. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition and withing a short time of having received it and in original packing material. Postage/insurance extra. No handling charge. New York buyer pays their local county sales tax on item and shipping char ...click for details
This pair of grape scissors are unique with the rams heads on each handle seen from both sides. I have never seen any grape shears like this before. They are American made and are marked sterling with a hallmark that I have not identified. It almost looks like the Gorham hall mark, but I am not certain. Very fine and early. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. 3 day return privilege providing item returned in sent condition. Postage/insurance extra. New York buyer pays their county sales tax ...click for details
Featuring a lacquer ojime of Daruma. Metal tubes for cord to slide through. Signed on reverse side. Very good condition with some wear. Late 19th century. Highly magnified photo shows a fiber going across bead. Please ignore. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of having received item. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax collected in New York state unless valid tax number and resale certificate provided.
Extraordinary large 12" Japanese cloisonne plate or charger. The wonderful fan motif with birds and flowers is unusually well designed and most desirable in Japanese art. This motif is not easily found on Japanese cloisonne and fairly unique in such fine quality. The background has a fine scroll and mon-like motif. The back is neatly detailed with scrolls and with an extra design in the center which could be a signature. This very fine large plate is heavy, weighing over 3 pounds! This plat ...click for details
A Japanese cloisonne napkin ring with brass wire detailed work dating c. 1900. This type of work is known as Kyoto Jippo. Very colorful and in excellent condition. Brass interior. Measures 7/8" wide and 1 7/8" in diameter. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition in original packing material shortly after having received it. Postage/insurance extra. New York buyer pays their local county sales tax on item and shipping charges unless valid tax number and resale certifi ...click for details
An ornate American sterling silver match safe with lovely scroll, floral and lion head motif engraved Billey Aug. 20, 1894. Wonderful design, shape and patina. Remarkable, excellent condition. Stamped sterling with the Whiting company hall mark. Striker on bottom. Snaps closed tightly. Measures 2 3/4" long by almost 1 1/2" wide. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, in original packaging and shortly after having received it. Postage/insurance extra. New York buyer ...click for details
Featuring an artistic, unique and well designed papreweight or figurine in the form of a hand blown head of a duck. The pontil on the underside is ground off straight across. I am not sure where it might have been made, but it came out of a wonderful local estate with top quality pieces. The owners were from England and France originally and most of their treasures were from Europe. They attended auctions in London, where they lived, during the first quarter of the 20th century. Latter the husba ...click for details
Featuring a fine Japanese antique ivory netsuke carving of Jurogin with fan and deer, with whom Jurogin is often depicted. Very finely done. Reputed to have come out of deaccessioned group from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Dimensions, 1.5' long x 1.5" high x 7/8" deep. Excellent condition. No chips, cracks, damages or restorations. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed if possible. Postage/insurance extra. ...click for details