A beautiful mini mosaic pin from Italy. Unusual cane work glass insets, great colors. Great condition, no stones missing or other damage. Safety pin type back. Brass base metal. 1 1/2" long. At least 50 years old.
Well protected in an estate this beautiful Elephant Ivory carving is in perfect condition. It is Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of Arts and Music. It was carved at least 60 years ago from one top quality piece of elephant tusk. Is if from India. It is just under 3 1/2" tall, fully round with no damage. Outstanding details with gown, peacock, hands, feet and a very traditional Indian face. It stands on a quality tropical hardwood custom base that is 1" tall. Carved before there were conce ...click for details
Beautiful openwork cloisonne bottle. Real glass fired in cloisonne, not newer poor quality that is being done today. This piece is vintage with background gold plated. Copper base, green glass top with metal spoon. Lucky goard shape. This bottle is 3 3/8" tall with no damage. Great piece.
This colorful reverse painted snuff bottle is vintage by some standards and antique by other measures. It has great free style calligraphic painting of the 8 Chinese Immortals. Jade top with bone spoon, original to this piece. No damage and it is about 2 3/4" tall.
Unique combination of material, decoration and shape. This vintage snuff has a pleasing melon form and is decorated with a raised colored enamel and bordered in real gold overglaze which is carved into the porcelain. It has original cap with bone spoon. Incised gold mark on bottom.
An outstanding fine Owl and Cactus plate by Jose Bernabe. A very famous artist for his Petatillo work. Probably done in the 1960s. Tonal Mexico, 11 3/4" across and no damage and no wear. A very good price for this artists work.From a Palm Springs California estate collection.
From a very fine estate collection of Korean Celadon, comes this very unique water dropper bottle scholars art. It is a very good color glaze and clay. It is signed. It is undamaged and 4 1/8" long. Not sure but I would estimate at least 40 years old.
A most unique vintage relic. This beautiful prayer box was handmade in Tibet. The front if chased in relief coin silver,with the symbols of Buddhist prosperity. The box is copper, it opens from the back to place in it a prayer. The coin silver copper round box is 3 1/4" diam. and about 1" deep. The box window contains a Green Tara Buddhist icon. The box is held in thick tapestry material and it has about a 36" tapestry panel to hang it around the neck of the faithful and carry it ...click for details
An outstanding snuff bottle. Very fine carving, fine form. Low relief indicates very skilled carver. Quality indicates several decades old, and you will not be seeing newer ones this nice. It is about 3 1/2" tall. Arhat Buddhas in dream state. Snowflake peking glass. Gold stone cap. A piece that will go up in value and a smart investment.
Snowflake peking glass, low relief, superior hand carving make this a valuable snuff bottle. Pictures show the skill that this bottle was carved with. It is 3 1/4" tall. Top is a natural stone with colors that match the colors in the bottle. a beautiful snuff bottle.