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A Handsome Persian Heriz Rug

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1980   item# 1176988

A  Handsome Persian Heriz Rug
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$ 2,995 

From our World Handicrafts Collection (ex-Asia), a handsome Persian Heriz rug featuring wool on cotton construction, utilizing an elegant palette of cranberry red, black, and salmon as the main colors of the so-called "shield pattern" central field, and using secondary accent colors of blue-green, orange, brown and beige, along with turtle motif designs in the borders.

Size and Condition: 11 1/4 feet x 7 ...click for details


A Beautiful Vintage Persian Rug Circa 1925-50, Isfahan

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1950   item# 1169480

A Beautiful Vintage Persian Rug Circa 1925-50, Isfahan
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4,500 

From our World Handicrafts Collection (ex-Asia), a beautiful vintage Persian rug circa 1925-1950 from Isfahan Province, featuring wool on cotton construction utilizing a vibrant palette of strong red, strong blue, and cream as the main colors of the central field, along with secondary accent colors of brown, peach, mint green, two other shades of blue, and rose pink. A very striking example in superb condition.

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An Elegant Vintage Hardwood Console Table, ca 1950

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Pre 1960   item# 1146993

An Elegant Vintage Hardwood Console Table, ca 1950
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$ 750 

From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, an elegant vintage console table circa 1950, constructed of solid hardwood most likely either American walnut or oak, featuring cabriole legs that are lathe turned and then hand-finished by bandsaw, rasp and scraper. The table is surmounted by a lovely white Italian marble beveled top with rose colored veining and striations. It is marked on the interior with "Weiman Heirloom Quality Tables," an American furniture manufacturer known to firs ...click for details


An Inscribed Five-Clawed Dragon Memorial Censer, 1934

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1940   item# 1125607

An Inscribed Five-Clawed Dragon Memorial Censer, 1934
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$ 3,500 

From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, and in honor of the Chinese New Year / Year of the Dragon, we are pleased to offer this large and unusual, five-clawed dragon decorated Shu-family memorial censer, inscribed and dated to the twenty-third year of the Republic (1934), with the "min guo er shi san nian" date appearing on the right side of the ancestral temple, and a family dedication from Shu family descendants appearing to the left. Flanking the ancestral temple on each side ar ...click for details


An Exceptional Lacquered and Gilded Ko Kaw Tee, Burma

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Lacquer: Pre 1930   item# 1106999

An Exceptional Lacquered and Gilded Ko Kaw Tee, Burma
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a truly exceptional lacquered and gilded woven-bamboo basket known as a Ko Kaw Tee, from the Kengtung region in Burma, which is the area of the eastern-most part of the Shan States bordering China. This exceptional example features eight individually crafted alto-relief figures of native tribesmen separated by eight triangular-shaped cartouches of heavy gilding, with the entire composition bordered on the top by a wide band of scrolling gilded thayo, and supp ...click for details


A Fine and Massive Vintage Burmese Kalaga, Framed

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1980   item# 1084043

A Fine and Massive Vintage Burmese Kalaga, Framed
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, a fine and massive vintage Burmese Kalaga, intricately and painstakingly constructed of literally thousands of small metallic disks, colored threads, beads, and fabric swatches, all woven and assembled into a massive tapestry illustrating scenes from the life of the Buddha. This piece is very similar in overall design, palette, size, and age as item 984258 and was acquired around the same time, except that this example has since been framed under plexiglass w ...click for details


A Large and Very Fine Persian Rug

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Textiles: Rugs: Pre 1980   item# 1060286

A Large and Very Fine Persian Rug
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From our World Handicrafts Collection (ex-Asia), a large and very fine Persian rug, hand-woven of wool and silk in a rich and elegant palette of deep red, dark and light blue, tan, mint green, pale orange, and cream.

Size and Condition: 10 feet and 4 inches long (124 inches), 7 feet and 8 inches wide (92 inches). There are some thread pulls and light general wear, but overall condition is excellent.


Vintage American Nightstands, Carpathian Elm, 1950's

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Furnishings: Furniture: American: Pre 1960   item# 1058783

Vintage American Nightstands, Carpathian Elm, 1950's
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$ 1,250  

From our Fine Arts and Americana Collection, a nice set of vintage American nightstands dating from the 1950's, constructed of solid hardwood with Carpathian Elm burl veneers.

Not much is known about the Bethlehem Furniture Manufacturing Corp. of Red Lion Pennsylvania that crafted this set, but they were apparently a small niche manufacturer active from the late 19th century up until the mid 20th century. This ...click for details


A Very Large Teakwood Sideboard, Kerala (India)

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1980   item# 1045511

A Very Large Teakwood Sideboard, Kerala (India)
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From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a very large teakwood sideboard / buffet from Kerala in Southern India, crafted with old-growth teakwood using carved sunburst motifs for the compartment doors. A very understated yet elegant example featuring large compartments and a large top surface area, making it very functional besides its strong appeal as highly decorative ethnic furniture.

Size and Condition: A lar ...click for details


A Beautiful White Porcelain Guanyin, Jingdezhen

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1980   item# 1043878

A Beautiful White Porcelain Guanyin,  Jingdezhen
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From our Chinese Monochrome Collection, a beautiful white porcelain Guanyin, Goddess of Compassion and Mercy, executed in the style of early 20th century slip-cast blanc de chine from Dehua, but actually a later vintage-era white porcelain example from Jingdezhen in Jiangxi Province. (Among other things, the difference here rests in the nature of the underlying porcelain paste, which to novice eyes may be difficult to discern, but to our eyes is clearly not true blanc de chine.) Nevertheless, s ...click for details

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