Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1900 item #272758 (stock #336AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$250.00
The bespectacled character protrayed on this antiques nutcracker could possibly be an old woman, but I choose to think that it Guisseppe, the widower who fashioned his "son" Pinocchio to ease his loneliness. Whichever and whatever, the carving is full of character. Tyrolean or Swiss, late Nineteenth Century, it is in fine condition, with only minor wear and no repairs, and is about eight inches in length and 1-3/4 inches wide and three inches deep.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1837 VR item #271721 (stock #335AAA)
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$225.00
Elegant in form and decoration, this cup for is a momemto of a visit to Timburgh bei Dureheim to take the waters, the towered town of which is beautifully engraved in a cartoche on the front of the classically tapered body. Silesian, third quarter of the Nineteenth Century, it is in superb condition, with no chips, cracks or breaks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #263704 (stock #331AAA)
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$275.00
This elegant tripod incense burner in fine Kutani porcelain is cylindrical in form and has cloud-form handles with detached rings. The straight-sided walls are reticulated to show the double-wall construction, both sides showing a fortuitous phoenix alighting on a fence. The top is a reticulated double dome. Brilliant glazes of rouge-de-fer, turquoise, blue and mustard are enhanced with fine gilding. Height is approximately four inches and full diameter about 4-1/2 inches...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #257947 (stock #329AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$85.00
This lovely shell-bowled English sterling silver spoon is a perfect companion to a fine tea caddy. It is crested with a high-relief inverted fleur-de-lys and hallmarked London 1969-70, maker "R&K." Condition is mint and it is almost four inches long.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #163268 (stock #313AAA)
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$1500.00
A pair of large and lovely hands of Shiva Nataraja as he embodies the Dance of Life are here displayed dramatically in antique brass. India, early Nineteenth Century, approximately 9-1/2 inches long by 6-1/2 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #162615 (stock #309AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$550.00
This excellent little example of ancient Roman glass was uncovered in Southern France. Probably a cosmetic bottle, its bulbous little body bears three bold applied bosses of lions heads, all in a fine shade of blue-green. Approximately 2-1/4 inches tall and the same wide, it is in excellent condition, with a generalized iridescence of age. First or Second Century.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #162001 (stock #306AAA)
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$85.00
An incredible tour-de-force of needlework is this small gem, combining a myriad of techniques to portray a basket of flowers surrounded by other flowers and borders, all in multicolor silks and silver-gilt threads and sequins. Back is in plain cream silk. A beautiful object for a textile collection or for a doll's house. English or Continental, circa 1810, approximately 2-1/2 inches by 2-1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #161995 (stock #305AAA)
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$350.00
A set of three late Eighteenth Century playing card in polychrome lacquer on a gilt ground: one of a Shah, one of a noble couple on a throne and one of a lion serving his mate. They are in fine, unrestored condition and measure approximately 2-3/8 inches by 1-5/8 inches each.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #161752 (stock #303AAA)
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SOLD
This attractive tobacco bottle from French Camaroon, circa 1920, is carved from fine boxwood with the likeness if a Legionnaire in his visored cap, which still bears much of its ebonizing. The bottle opens with a simple screw-cap, and a boxwood spoon is attached by a leather thong through the figure’s neck. Around 5-1/2 inches tall and 1-1/4 inches wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #161749 (stock #302AAA)
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$3500.00
Looking as sharp as the day it was made is this elegant sterling silver three-piece tea service from the workshop of veteran silversmith William Hall, first registered in London in 1795. Weighing a serious four pounds all in, the set features neo-Rococo designs of repousse flowers and foliage, with borders of interlaced stylized fronds, all expressing the work of a master craftsman and hall marked London, 1815 to 1826...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1800 item #160890 (stock #294AAA)
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$375.00
A charming little table ornament of a bronze shepherdess with her beribboned hoe on a fire-gilt stand, which is in turn mounted on a white marble circular base, a Romantic emblem of the bucolic life. It is all original, the little figure even retaining her gold-metal sash, and dates from around 1775, French or Continental. On her base, she stands a little over three inches tall, the marble being about 5/8 inch thick.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1800 item #160889 (stock #293AAA)
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$350.00
A momento of the French Revolution is this ivory figure of an “incroyable,” a dandy of the Terror. In all likelihood a parasol handle, the figure sports the outrageously high muffled cravat and collar of the day and the exagerated “tricorne” hat with its ribbon and revolutionary cockade. It is in fine condition with only the end of his nose missing, and is mounted up on a Siena marble base. French, circa 1795...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #156483 (stock #290AAA)
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$500.00
Probably a love token for an industrious housewife is this elaborately carved folding butter mould. Worked in with the rich swirling floral motifs is the letter ”G,” undoubtedly the lady’s initial Would form a good kilo of butter into an elegant block. Scandinavian, 19th Century, approximately 19-3/4 inches long by 4-1/2 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1700 item #156472 (stock #289AAA)
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$400.00
A graceful example of folk art is this antique wooden shoe mitt or winter stirrup carved out of hardwood, a real survivor, as is the crude strap-work reinforcements on both sides testify. Seventeenth Century, Scandinavia, about eight inches long and high by six inches wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1837 VR item #156440 (stock #288AAA)
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$550.00
This elegantly hand-wrought Bolivian bombilla (sipping tube for yerba mate) dates from the first years of the 19th Century and is in heavy mine silver of excellent purity. The classically simple design extends even to the basket-weave detailing on the insertion section that allows the tube to be pulled apart for cleaning. It is approximately nine inches in length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1837 VR item #156432 (stock #287AAA)
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$750.00
An almost Picasso-like creation, this standing mate in heavy mine silver features an attached dished base raised up on four coiled feet that echo the “ears” of the cup. The only surface designs are a double row of ratcheted circles and four punched-in quatrefoils, all on the base. This eccentric little figure is Bolivian, late 18th Century, and measures approximately four inches by 4-3/4 inches at the base and 5-1/4 inches tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #156288 (stock #286AAA)
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$400.00
High-waisted and sporting a fine ogee handle, this hand-wrought Northern Provincial cup is of fine quality mine silver. An owner’s mark is ratchet-engraved on the bottom. It measures about three inches diameter at the handle and 2-3/4 inches tall. Late 18th Century. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #156286 (stock #285AAA)
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$300.00
Crudely elegant, this hand-wrought mine silver cup with its tulip-shaped body resting on a conical base boasted a well-executed S-form handle. An engraved owner’s mark on the bottom reads “Tove” or possibly “Torre.” Late 18th Century Northern Provincial. Approximately 3-1/2 inches in diameter at the handle and 2-1/2 inches high.