All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1327562 (stock #EW 2942)
An unusual set of three Persian silver salts or salt cellars cast in the form of a long tailed bird with punched and incised decoration. The heads screwed to the body of the bird. Some variation in the design of the three. One of the group stamped with three marks in Farsi, probably indicating the names of the Silversmith, City and fineness of the Silver, 840...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1193256 (stock #2541)
A fine octagonal "Nabeshima" hand painted dish dish in Ko Imari style, see EW 2335, for an example upon which this design was based. The dish dates to the Showa era and bears the signature of Imazumi Imaemon XII. The dish measures approximately 8 inches in diameter, or 20.5cm and is in excellent condition.