Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1700 item #518312
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #480600
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$16,000.00
Following the forced opening of Japan to world trade in the mid-Nineteenth Century, there was a great rush by the Western Hemisphere to enjoy the goods of this graceful and productive land. There was also a great curiosity on both sides to portray and understand the customs and effects of the foreigners...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #443537
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$350.00
Dating from around 1875, this fine porcelain brush vase retains its Communist Government seal on the bottom, releasing for sale as antique. Gold-highlighted enamels depict a young man scaling a wall and pushing away willow branches to interrupt two ladies playing checkers in a garden, probably a scene from a popular play. The piece is approximately 4-3/4 inches tall and three inches in diameter, and is in pristine condition, with only normal wear to the gilding.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #376968
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$4400.00
The finest Etruscan bronzes I have owned in 50 years of collecting, this extraordinarily pair of belt hooks are in the form of Lasa, the winged “angel” attendant of Turan, the Etruscan equivalent of Aphrodite, goddess of love, particularly appropriate for this time of year. Dressed in a full-length chiton, the goddess presses her right hand to her heart and raised her left in the age-old sign of testament...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #361423
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$4800.00
In an unusually fine state of preservation, this finely detailed sculpture is in the Sino-Tibetan tradition, revealing the Buddha seated in meditation (dhyanasana) on a double-lotus plinth with his hands in the dhyanamudra gesture and holding the image of a crenelated pagoda...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #360705
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$1100.00
An elaborate design of a fan, a banner, a saki keg, etc., floating in swirling seaweed and Buddhist symbols covers the sides of this dramatic hibachi, or Japanese brazier. The top bears an equally elaborate design of ho-o birds and flowering kiri (paulonia) branches, symbols of the female principle and the Empress...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #353111 (stock #385AAA)
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$4200.00
Carved in precious jade to imitate an almost-unattainable early Chinese bronze ho (covered tripod pot), this fine detailed piece is supported on three elephant-head legs. The grayish green of the jade suggests the color of ancient bronze, with the dark-ivory striations giving the effect of natural burial incrustation...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #320900 (stock #372AAA)
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$550.00
Dating from around 700 to 500 B.C., his jaunty little antlered figure is an excellent example of Luristan (Western Iran) bronze art. Pierced for suspension, it is in beautiful condition, with a clear dark-green patina, and is approximately 1-1/2 inch high, exclusive of the (recent) ivory stand.
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #162615 (stock #309AAA)
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This excellent little example of ancient glass was uncovered in Southern France. Probably a cosmetic or perfume bottle made for export in Syria, 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 : 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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #156285 (stock #284AAA)
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$275.00
Dating from the late 18th Century or the early 19th, this charming globular cup rests on a conical base. It is of high-purity mine silver and is in excellent condition, measuring around 3-1/2 inches in diameter at the handle and 2-1/4 inches high. Northern Provincial.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #156281 (stock #283AAA)
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$250.00
A small cup of high-purity mine silver, this graceful example of Andean silver dates from the late 18th Century. It is in sharp condition with only a quarter-inch rim crack. Approximately 3-3/8 inches diameter at the handle and two inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #146223 (stock #274AAA)
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$440.00
A lacy bronze candle stand from a Japanese alter has been wired as a table lamp. The metalwork is if excellent quality and has a fine, dark patina. Early Meiji Era, circa 1865. In superb condition, with no repairs, the stand is approximately 20 inches tall, height to top of harp is 41-1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #111167 (stock #261AAA)
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$450.00
Here is an excellent example of an Eighteenth Century drinking cup fashioned of mine-grade silver from Bolivia’s rich mines. The paneled hexagonal base is topped by floral garlands banded top and bottom with chained and pearled rims. The ogee handle sports a central pineapple with zoomorphic finials of dogs or llamas. The three-inch diameter cup, approximately 3-1/2 inches tall and four inches across at the handle, has a fine patina and is in superb condition...