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Signed, Dated Russian Hand Painted Russian Box

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Organics: Lacquer: Pre 1980   item# 1155031 (stock# 395AOG)

Signed, Dated Russian Hand Painted Russian Box
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$375 

This remarkable signed and dated Russian hand painted hinged lacquer box is numbered: 15192. The artist used a dozen opaque colors blended in situ (on the box) and over paint metallic gold to portray an action filled fairy tale.[19A] Painted in 1971, the artist used strikingly realistic facial and figural designs with single brush bristle gold highlights. Outside the box is free hand cartouche in gold and silver, all on jet black exterior and red interior. It is in very good condition for 40+ y ...click for details


Exotic Turquoise & Coral Heart-Shaped Box

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Metalwork: Pre 1980   item# 1154917 (stock# 393AOG)

Exotic Turquoise & Coral Heart-Shaped Box
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$248 

This exotic turquoise and coral jeweled hand wrought brass hinged sacred container was probably a Tibetan rosary box.[117AA] The top is brass filigree rope cartouche that surrounds floral and a central inlaid stone figure. The Art and Orchid Gallery's tour de force jeweled box has polished coral rice-size stones and polished turquoise round stones inlaid in brass twisted wire and rope mounts surrounding the outside of the hinged heart-shaped cover. Tibetans have exhibited such craftsmans ...click for details


Indian Hindu Temple Salver

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1920   item# 1154680 (stock# 390AOG)

Indian Hindu Temple Salver
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$168 

This temple salver is highly incised oxidized copper inlaid with precious enameling.[171A, 147B, 169C] The salver is supported by engraved bronze Hindu snake deity inlaid in mat colored lac.[106D] The salver and holder are artist initialed with cast "Made in India" mark, suggesting a "fin de siecle" dating. The salver (or tray) is hand incised by cold chisel all over the top and eight scalloped lips in Indian motifs. There is a preponderance of floral decorations with black ...click for details


Chinese Hand Carved Snuff Bottle w Cabochons & Cinnabar

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1920   item# 1154446 (stock# 387AOG)

Chinese Hand Carved Snuff Bottle w Cabochons & Cinnabar
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$272 

This is an antique hand carved and uncommon mixed media constructed Chinese yao ping (or snuff bottle), with a newer spoon and cover.[84A] It was probably made as a cabinet bottle or vitrine object for collectors at the "fin de siecle" (end of 19th Century).[11B] The Chinese craftsman certainly went out of their way to make a yao ping that was different, and still ornamental, from the thousands of lapidary worked stone, glass, or coral, and ceramic finished, carved ivory, bone and jing ...click for details


Japanese Ichiboku Carved Treen

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Wood: Pre 1980   item# 1153480 (stock# 382AOG)

 Japanese Ichiboku Carved Treen
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$225 

This one-of-a-kind Japanese treen is crafted from a tree stump and its roots, possibly mulberry wood. It is a secular sculpture of two figures struggling in martial art combat. The sculptor used the twisted roots and knotty stump to his advantage to express the violent emotions and dynamic forms of the carving. The Japanese have for a long time had a preference for wooden sculpture. They have a traditional taste for wood and a skill in using a chisel. This particular carved treen exhibits  ...click for details


Signed Antique Japanese Tea Kettle

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Tea Articles: Pre 1920   item# 1153267 (stock# 381AOG)

Signed Antique Japanese Tea Kettle
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$215 

This signed antique Japanese tea kettle (tetsubin) [25AA, 33BB, 33CC, FAV] is Meiji Period decorated for the cha-no-yu ceremony.It finished in russet tone.[120A, 164B, 3C] Embossed castings of plum blossoms are found on the cover and top of the tetsubin. The flattened side has a square scroll pattern known as 'thunder cloud'.[42D] From the sides down and under this malleable cast iron was chased with hammer and punch into an irregular rough effect, highly esteemed by the Japanese.[120A] ...click for details


Repousse Copper Ceremonial Bowl & Spoon

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1920   item# 1152935 (stock# 380AOG)

Repousse Copper Ceremonial Bowl & Spoon
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$285 

Elaborate repousse copper ceremonial bowl and kusi (small spoon for sprinkling water on idols).[171A ] The outside of the bowl is covered with a relief of floral scrolled design in six branching and interconnected roundels. The relief flowers are chased in hatched and cross-hatched techniques for details.[151B] The recessed areas are hammer and punched to tiny dimples which are stained copper oxide blue. This allows the burnished copper colored floral scroll to shine above the mat blue ground. ...click for details


Jing Tai Lan Sweetmeat Box

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Enamel: Pre 1980   item# 1152736 (stock# 257AOG)

Jing Tai Lan Sweetmeat Box
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$1150 

This jing tai lan sweetmeat box (cake box) in the Qianlong style is exemplified by an elaborate cover fashioned of high relief repousse with cabochons and tiered borders filled with true finely enameled Chinese motifs. The box sides and base are brass banded tiers of cloisonne in 18th Century opaque enamel colors and mixed colors. The top of the box cover is an elaborate high relief brass annealed on copper lotus scroll and flower motif. The cabochons, outlined by rope or flat wire, make up t ...click for details


Phalaenopsis on Pearls, Sequins and Lace

Catalogue: Gifts & Home Decor: Flora and Fauna: New   item# 1152577 (stock# 378AOG)

Phalaenopsis on Pearls, Sequins and Lace
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$49 

The 'Orchid and Lace Series' from The Art and Orchid Gallery's one-of-a-kind Floral Art Collection. This phalaenopsis is a hybrid miniature with intense color when fresh or dried. Phalaenopsis are know as 'moth orchids' because the name is derived from the Greek and means: 'resembling a moth'.[134A] The Genus Phalaenopsis has only about 50 species but many varieties have been developed.[130B] The orchid genus can be grown indoors in a sunny window with similar conditi ...click for details


Antique Pair of Hua Niao Paintings

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Paintings: Pre 1920   item# 1152441 (stock# 376AOG)

Antique Pair of Hua Niao Paintings
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$279 

This antique pair of Chinese paintings comes from the Classical Category: "Flowers and Birds' from the 12th Century Emperor, Hui Zong's, Catalogues of Imperial Art (Class 8, Books 15-19).[1A, 73B] Each painting depicts two shou dai niao, or 'birds with long tail feathers'.[123C] The artist(s) used some age old brush techniques: color on color methods like the famed flower painter, Huang Quan, of the 10th Century and the 'boneless technique' of Mi Fu and Mi Youren of ...click for details

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