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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 : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1837 VR item #620410
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$1400.00
In excellent condition, with original mirror intact, this fine American looking-glass features a delicate verre eglomise entablature with a central design of the symbols of passionate love: flaming heart, torch and a quiver of arrows. The painting and silvering and gilding are in extraordinary condition. American, circa 1810, approximately 25 inches by 15 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1800 item #551229
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$485.00
Perhaps originally mounted as a dressing table mirror or as an easel mirror, this carved and painted piece is approximately 16 inches and 17 inches wide. It is in excellent condition, with only a couple of chips.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1900 item #536833
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$160.00
A rare and attractive form of overshot glass -- a plain base rolled in glass chips and refired -- is this globular ink-well or vase, approximately 3-1/4 inches in diameter. In this instance, the piece was then polished to lend the body a metallic golden look, studded with jewels. American, circa 1875, it is in mint condition.
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 : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Blown Glass : Pre 1900 item #532720
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$650.00
In mint condition, this excellent overshot glass decanter by the noted Boston & Sandwich Glass Company would have been the pride of a grand Victorian dining room. There is a built-in pocket for ice and the twisted rope handles are particularly graceful. American, circa 1870, approximately 11 inches tall and 6-1/2 inches at widest point. (This is a genuine antique item, not a Czechoslovakian reproduction.)
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #532689
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$220.00
Not exactly a nature-study, unless there is a strain of maize with blue husks that I have not heard of. Nevertheless, this is charming and well-detailed six-inch delight is in excellent condition, with a gilded base. French, of the second quarter of the Nineteenth Century.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1910 item #531243
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$550.00
One of the most sought-after promotional items is the Huntley & Palmer lithographed tin biscuit box that masquerades as a collection of the Waverley novels of Sir Walter Scott, “Rob Roy,” “Ivanhoe,” “Guy Mannering,” etc. Here is a remarkably well-preserved example, the colors brilliant and the “leather belt” and gilt edges in pristine condition. With the height and width of approximately 6-1/2 inches and the depth 4-3/4 inches, it is English and dates from about 1900.
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #526283
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$800.00
In superb condition, this pair of Rouen faience is decorated with brilliant chinoiserie lambrequins. Bearing the the factory mark of La Veuve Levavasseur, they measure approximately 5-3/4 inches high and are four inches square at the flared tops. French, circa 1770.
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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #506173
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$3200.00
This 11 by 15-1/4 inch sterling silver is in exceptionally fine condition and of massive weight, a bit over 3-1/2 pounds. It bears the London hallmarks of 1789-90, maker William Simons.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #493860
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$6600.00
Incorporating a fortune in Renaissance and later coins, this magnificent set is composed of two large decanters, a covered powder box and a shoe horn. It is marked "Geo.C. Shreve & Co. San Francisco." Circa 1880, superb condition. The decanters are 8-1/2 inches high and 5-1/2 inches wide, the powder box is 5-3/4 inches high and 4-1/4 inches in diameter and the shoe horn is 10-1/4 inches in length and two inches wide at the base...
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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1700 item #458970
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$275.00
Either Spanish or Dutch in origin, this sharply defined candlestick dates from the end of the Seventeenth Century. It is about seven inches tall, with a base 4-1/4 inches in diameter, and features a candle-extraction hole at the bottom of the candlecup.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1800 item #458968
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$275.00
This finely turned bell metal candlestick is English and dates from the early part of the Eighteenth Century. It is approximately seven inches high and four inches in diameter.