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A Good Late 19th Century European Bronze Inkwell

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Bronze: Pre 1900   item# 1017918

A Good Late 19th Century European Bronze Inkwell
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From our European Collection, a good late 19th century bronze figural inkwell, probably French.

Size and Condition: 9 inches wide, 5 1/4 inches tall, 6 1/4 inches deep. Some verdigris to the patina, the interior glass ink container liner has a small crack, and the inkwell lid does not fully close, though this can easily remedied with a competent repair. Still fine overall condition.


A Fine 19th Century European Bronze Tazza

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Bronze: Pre 1900   item# 1017912

A Fine 19th Century European Bronze Tazza
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From our European Collection, a fine and elegant 19th century bronze tazza, probably French, featuring well-cast leonine head motifs with twisted serpentine handles, supported upon a tapering circular pedestal base with some very attractive and realistically cast floral motifs. This piece has acquired a nice chocolate-brown patina across most of the surfaces.

Size and Condition: 13 1/4 inches across handles, 7 in ...click for details


A Fine and Large Imari Charger, Meiji Period, 1868-1912

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Porcelain: Pre 1900   item# 1014478

A Fine and Large Imari Charger, Meiji Period, 1868-1912
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From our Japanese Collection, a fine and large eight-sided imari charger, Meiji Period 1868-1912, depicting a flower basket beautifully executed in traditional palette of iron red, orange, blue, and gilt on a white porcelain body, and as a lovely extra on this particular piece, the addition of Kakiemon-style greenish turquoise enamel highlights in the corners and tastefully interspersed throughout the design. Floral and cloud motifs appear on the reverse, along with 6 spur marks from the kiln s ...click for details


A Fine and Large Ming Dynasty Ridge Tile, 1488-1566

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pottery: Pre 1700   item# 1013309

A Fine and Large Ming Dynasty Ridge Tile, 1488-1566
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$ 3,500 

From our Early Chinese Collection, a fine and large Ming Dynasty lead-glazed pottery ridge (roof) tile, 15th-16th century, Hongzhi through Jiajing Period (1488-1566), depicting a guardian-demon ferociously modeled with bulging eyes, protruding fangs, pointed horns, thick musculature, and standing in defensive posture astride a cloud-swirl with fists clenched around what would have been a weapon made of wood or iron, now since rotted away and lost to time. This cloud-swirl between the demon and t ...click for details


A Very Fine Ming Bronze of Guanyin, 16th-17th cent

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Sculpture: Pre 1700   item# 1011473

A Very Fine Ming Bronze of Guanyin, 16th-17th cent
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From our Early Chinese Collection, a very fine Ming bronze of Guanyin, 16th-17th century, crisply cast with a wonderfully serene countenance, a tiered and pierced diadem (crown), urna on the forehead signifying divine sight, body jewelry, and seated with right hand in verada mudra upon a double lotus base. This piece has developed a nice deep brown / dark gray patina with several areas of greenish verdigris suggesting high copper content to the bronze. We think this piece compares well with tw ...click for details


A Superb Kangxi Mark and Period Charger, 1662-1722

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1800   item# 1009495

A Superb Kangxi Mark and Period Charger, 1662-1722
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From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, an absolutely superb Kangxi Mark and Period Charger, 1662-1722, depicting an elegant lady in a garden pavilion tending to a lit censer while her servant stands adjacent with a ruyi-shaped fan. An egret flies overhead and two rabbits sit in the foreground beneath a banana leaf plant. On the outer rim, there are four cartouches of other elegant ladies interspersed with four cartouches of flowering plants, all separated by key fret reserves. The reverse d ...click for details


Blanc de Chine Guanyin, Kangxi, From the Vung Tau Wreck

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1700   item# 1008026

Blanc de Chine Guanyin, Kangxi, From the Vung Tau Wreck
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$ 450 

From our Shipwreck Ceramics Collection, a charming blanc de chine Guanyin from the Vung Tau Shipwreck circa 1690-1700 (Kangxi Period), one of only 30 ever recovered from this wreck and in this sense quite rare. The Vung Tau Shipwreck refers to a cargo ship of Chinese ceramics that sank in the waters of the Can Doa Islands, nearby to Vung Tao Vietnam between 1690 and 1700, where it had briefly stopped to re-supply on its way to Batavia (Jakarta Indonesia). The wreck, which consisted mostly of b ...click for details


A Good Pair of Carved Black Walnut Chairs, 19th century

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: Continental: Pre 1900   item# 1005884

A Good Pair of Carved Black Walnut Chairs, 19th century
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From our European Collection, a good and substantial pair of Continental hand-carved black walnut chairs, 19th century, featuring claw feet and floral motifs carved in deep relief. The seat cushions are a mustard / gold colored silk and are either original, or later 19th / early 20th century replacements.

Size and Condition: 36 inches tall, 19 inches wide.


A Very Fine Federal Giltwood Pier Mirror Circa 1800

Catalogue: Antiques: Furnishings: Accessories: Mirrors: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1005880

A Very Fine Federal Giltwood Pier Mirror Circa 1800
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From our European Collection, a very fine Federal Giltwood Pier Mirror, early 19th century circa 1800-1820, featuring a looking glass surmounted by a good maritime scene, bordered on top by a pair of angels exquisitely rendered in gilded gesso suspended beneath an overhanging cornice, and flanked by gilded ribboned columns on the sides.

This particular mirror is an excellent example of its kind, and is especially ...click for details


A Fine 19th Cent Victorian Wheel Barometer, MOP inlay

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre 1900   item# 1004212

A Fine 19th Cent Victorian Wheel Barometer, MOP inlay
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$ 2,495 

From our European Collection, a fine 19th century Victorian wheel barometer, featuring a black lacquered wood casing inlaid with mother of pearl, swan neck pediment, silvered barometer dial, bow-front thermometer, hygrometer, spirit level, and with an ivory setting knob. Maker unknown. A very elegant and refined example.

Size and Condition: 38 inches tall, 9 3/8 inches wide, 3 inches deep. As the photos indicat ...click for details

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