Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : German : Pre 1837 VR item #1056482
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$425.00
This elegant vase or tumbler is decorated in the classical Biedermeier style with a scene of Lake Erlaf, the mystical setting made famous by Franz Schubert’s lied, “Am Erlaf-See” (1817). Framed by graceful gilded motifs is a minutely executed Schwartzlot painting (black monochrome)on the outside surface picturing the lake and its surrounding forested mountains and isolated buildings, the whole backed by a whitened surface that gives illumination and depth to the scene...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1056329
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$800.00
This sort of bouquetiere or pique-fleurs mural (cut-flower vase) was designed to stand close to the wall, or close to a mirror, in which its flowers would appear doubled. It was made in Moustiers, France, probably at Fouque factory (cf: Nouveau Tardy, Faiences de Moustier, page 98, fig. 185) in the third quarter of the Eighteenth Century. It displays the popular Louis XV motif of a central rococo cartouche with flags and arrows and a quiver...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Minerals : Hardstone : Pre AD 1000 item #1047933
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$150.00
A fine Imperial Roman sestertius of the Emperor Nerva, 96-98 AD, is mounted on a fine malachite box fro a dramatic presentation. Approximately 2 inches by 2-1/4 inches by 1-1/4 inch high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Cloisonne : Pre 1900 item #1037738
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$450.00
An elaborate design of fan-like reliefs on the softly domed top of this superb cloisonne box depicts a blue bird resting on a lily and a butterfly about to taste the nectar of a flower, this latter relief with a ground of deep green sparked with "goldstone." Brocade patterns (nishiki-de) decorate the sides. An old label is still inside the lid. Late Nineteenth Century, Japan, 4-3/4 inches by 3-5/8 inches by two inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1029253
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1800.00
Of high purity and masterful execution, this Nineteenth Century bowl from the workshop of noted Hong Kong silversmith Wang Hing is profusely decorated with flowering prunus branches on a ground of cracking ice, a fine vision of springtime. It is approximately 4-7/8 inches in diameter and 2-5/8 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1029056
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$850.00
This top-quality serving tray from noted Hong Kong silversmith Wang Hing is in excellent condition with almost no signs of wear. A finely engraved dragon-in-clouds circles around the center an attached high-relief pie-crust border. Approximately eight inches in diameter and a half-inch deep.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1028791
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$650.00
This elegant footed silver cup, of exquisite design and fine weight,is in beautiful condition and bears the hallmark of Yenson, along with two other Chinese marks of high purity. On the central band, graceful bamboo branches float against the night sky, the full moon providing a space for engraving -- never executed on this piece. Approximately 3-1/2 inches high and 3-5/8 inches across at the handle.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1028702
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1200.00
With a chiseled design of prunus blossoms on a ground of cracked ice, symbols of spring, this gem bears the mark the silversmith, Luen Wo, and is in excellent condition. Approximately 4-1/4 inches tall and 2-3/4 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1028699
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$275.00
Three finely engraved Chinese characters are featured on a delicately hammered ground. Elegantly simple, the piece is of excellent weight and in fine condition. Approximately 3-3/4 inches in diameter and a half-inch high, it has a maker's mark "C.J."(?),"Sterling" and a Chinese character.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1027456
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$6200.00
Made for export around 1870, this 11-piece dressing set, in its original lacquer fitted case, is of extraordinary purity (approximately 950/1000) and weight, the powder box alone weighing in at about 11 ounces. Featuring finely martèle surfaces within plain borders, the decoration is elegantly reserved...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1025801
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1950.00
An excellent example of Neo-Rococo design is this Scottish sterling silver coffee pot of baluster form, hallmarked by James McKay, Edinburgh, 1847-48, with its sweeping ogee ivory-insulated handle and corresponding spout. It is approximately 12-1/2 inches high and 9-1/4 inches at the widest points and is superbly engraved with a Rococo “R” on one side; the condition is mint.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1017800
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$5600.00
In an extraordinarily fine state of preservation, this rare German faience charger was created in the early Frankfurt-am-Main factory of Johann Simonet in the late Seventeenth Century. Its lively decoration in the Chinese style features birds and stylized flowers in an imaginative landscape. Elaborate double channeling lends further animation to the effect. Approximately 14 inches in diameter and 2-1/2 inches deep, it has no breaks or repairs...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1001429
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1450.00
Dating from the early years of the Eighteenth Century, this fine example of early English earthenware relates to one in the collection of George Washington, our country's first president. It was made in about 1720 in the London area, probably at Lambeth. In excellent condition, with some professionally repaired chips one to the upper edge and several to the base, it has a chinoiserie design of passion flowers and trailing vines with an inner-rim border above a stylized flower...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #994190
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$850.00
Bearing hallmarks of St Petersburg, 1878, this refined heavyweight, solid silver salver has a lustrous, matted finish of old salt-applied gilt, lending it the tone of green gold. In excellent condition, it is approximately 8-1/2 inches in diameter and half-an-inch deep, and is of 84 zolodniks purity.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #971300
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1400.00
In sixty years of collecting and dealing in antique coquille carvings, this is the most elaborate piece I have seen, a whistle in celebration of the newly established liberal laws of King Louis-Philippe, who described himself as “King of the French,” rather than “King of France.” A plaque inscribed “Loi de 1831” is guarded over by a seated lion, symbolizing royal authority...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #969677
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$650.00
Beautiful crescent-shaped sterling silver decanter labels are enhanced by bright-cut designs and the content designations, "SHERRY" and "PORT" and retain their fine, hand-wrought chains. They bear the hallmark of Joseph Preedy, who worked in London around 1770. Approximately 1-5/8 inches by 1-5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #969635
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$300.00
A lovely sterling silver label with elaborate hand-formed gadroon borders and corner designs, this label has a hand-wrought silver chain. Its one hallmark, “IH” is only lightly visible. Approximately one inch by two inches. Circa 1760.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #969600
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$375.00
Bearing hallmarks that indicate it was made in London by Robert Swanson (entered around 1745), this unusually intricate decanter label is crowned with a cut-out and engraved topknot that suggests the three feathers of the Prince of Wales. Finely concave body and well-crafted silver chain and bezel. Finely-wrought hand-made silver chain.