Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #947635
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$750.00
Together for more than a century, these mated gourds were used for generations of the same family in Japan. The gentleman's gourd is approximately 14 inches long and the lady's is about 8-1/2. (The latter one has a fine lacquer repair that shows in the close-up photo. The stoppers are carved persimmon wood, the lady's has a brass ring and a bone ring for hanging the two gourds.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #934908
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$2800.00
Elegant and dramatic, this lacquer shrine (butsudan) is easily dissembled put together by one person. It is in excellent condition and retains several hidden drawers and compartments, as well as its gates, doors and slides for offerings and flower arranging. Urushi lacquer and kinpaku gilding are employed in great detail. Meiji Period, late Nineteenth Century. Approximately 44 inches by 20 inches by 16 inches deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Pre 1910 item #918783
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$125.00
This fine and simple Hawaiian napkin ring in radiant koawood is a beautifully preserved example of the sort of work turned out by the Hilo Boarding School. Circa 1900, about 1-1/2 inches high by 1-3/4 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #908944
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$120.00
A very charming Japanese "gobaku" (incense box) of fine, subtle quality. The design is two overlapping fans depicting the moon over waves and a pair of cranes in flight. Circa 1900, 3-7/9 inches by 5 inches by 2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #866848
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$550.00
Charming feet of an Indian deity in nicely detailed brass. Late Eighteenth - Early Nineteenth Centuries, India. Approximately 5-3/4 inches long by 2-1/2 inches wide by three inches high.
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$3200.00
A very rare and well-preserved jug produced in late Sixteenth Century Faenza, just after the end of the elaborate "istoriate" period. Excellent condition, with a few rim chips and a small crack. Approximately 8-3/4 inches high and 6-1/2 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #691375
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$425.00
Sold to by a collector who thought this stately item was a chess piece and was disgruntled to find its true intent, it is handsomely engraved and inlaid with red and ochre. Approximately 3-1/2 inches tall and 1-1/8 inches in diameter, it is Persian or Northern Indian and dates from the latter part of the Eighteenth Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #691358
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$425.00
Still retaining the essence of the rose oil it once held, this flacon is magnificanet in it simplicity and balance. Approximately 3-34 inches tall and 1-1/4 inches in diameter, it was made in the Moghul Empire in the late Eighteenth Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #661742
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$135.00
A fine example of an Imari serving dish with fine blue-painted underglaze designs decorated with overglaze enamels in red, blue and green highlighted in gilt. Arita, circa 1840, approximately 4-3/4 inches by 6-1/2 inches by two inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #660991
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$350.00
This bronze constituted part of the rarely-used Hemhemet Crown of a large statue of a pharaoh or Osiris. Above the ram's horn of Amon rises the elements of the basket-work crown of Upper Egypt and the Cobra of Lower Egypt. Details of all the surfaces are very clear, including sections of copper inlay, at one time probably gilded, on the snake's body. New Kingdom, Sixteenth to Fourteenth Centuries B.C. Excellent patinated condition, approximately 3-1/2 inches by two inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #640745
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$500.00
A very bold scene of peonies being visited by a butterfly fills the center of this excellent Japanese porcelain 15-inch charger. It dates from the third quarter of the Nineteenth Century and is in superb condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #640741
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$450.00
A finely composed scene of flowers and a bird fill this superb Japanese porcelain charger. Dating from the third quarter of the Nineteenth Century, it is 16-1/4 inches in diameter. The condition is excellent.
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SOLD
Moghul jewelry is exceedingly rare, having been "recycled" for its pure gold and fine gemstones during centuries of war and political upheaval. This exquisite example of Persian artistry has a central floral motif set with diamonds on a pavee of rubies. Each of the eight points of its star are set with diamond., sapphires, an emerald, a carnelian, a topaz and a pearl. The finely detailed back features a champlevee design of a bird and floral motifs. Circa 1630.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #535870
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$450.00
In their original presentation box, these rare forks are in superb condition, with vermeil tines. Each is 5-1/2 inches long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #535393
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$825.00
A very lively dragon spirals around the body of this large blue-decorated porcelain wine jar. Aside from two craquelure webs and a small pewter plug, the piece is in excellent condition., with no breaks or chips Korean, Eighteenth Century, approximately 10-1/2 inches tall and eight inches in diameter.
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$3400.00
This 26-inch tall Persian brass candlestick dates from the end of the Sixteenth Century to the beginning of the Seventeenth Century. It is in superb condition and color and has only a small drill hole at the base that allowed it to be mounted as a 46-inch tall lamp. It is approximately nine inches in diameter at the base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #530822
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$1650.00
This fine pair of late Eighteenth Century vases is thickly glazed in rich cobalt blue on the outside, and with turquoise glazing on the interiors of the tops and on the bottoms. Delicate gilding defines each vase's eight reticulated side panels. Probably designed to hold incense at an altar, the vases each conceal a cylindrical central interior with the outer walls lending a graceful octagonal baluster form...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1700 item #518312
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On Hold
In Leona Davis Boylan's landmark "Spanish Colonial Silver" (Museum of New Mexico Press,1974), there is illustrated a similar silver water pot. This rare example is uncovered and measures approximately 3-3/4 inches (9-1/2 cm) high and seven inches (18 cm)in diameter at the handles, with a weight of 271 grams. It is offered in "as-found" condition, although to my eye the marks of time only make the piece more appealing. However, for the more fastidious the bumps can easily be planched out...