Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #111166 (stock #260AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$450.00
A powerful alliance of native South American and Spanish motifs meets in this Eighteenth Century drinking cup of mine-grade Bolivian silver. Six leafy arches festoon its sides, bordered top and bottom by chained rims; the handle is a floral ogee. It is in excellent, lustrous condition and bears scratched-in initials of previous owner, or owners, underneath, and is approximately 3-1/2 inches tall, with a three-inch diameter for the cup and approximately 4-1/4 inches at the handle...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Gold : Pre 1910 item #109298 (stock #254AAA)
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$1475.00
A grand souvenir of Alaska’s Yukon gold rush is this whip or umbrella handle fashioned of handsomely figured fossil ivory and gold. Now fitted with a modern magnifying glass, it retains its high-purity gold ferule bordered with tiny gold nuggets and its 18-karat gold, square-end cap, engraved “EEP” in interlocked script. In excellent condition, the original part of this treasure measures about 11-3/4 inches long, 17-1/2 inches overall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #82012 (stock #242AAA)
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$95.00
A well-executed moonlight landscape is shown on this porcelain dish, hand painted and with textured stippling. Arita kilns, late 19th-early 20th Centuries. Excellent condition, approximately 4-3/4 inches by 7-3/4 inches by 1-1/2 inches deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #82008 (stock #243AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$115.00
A finely painted pine tree, symbol of yielding strength, is depicted on this 5-inch by 6-1/2-inch by 1-1/4-inch plate. Japanese porcelain, circa 1870. Mint condition, but please note that there is a 1/4-inch bit of firing frit on the bottom rim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #73850 (stock #236AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$375.00
A sturdy little coffer for storing and heating betel nuts and the lime necessary for chewing them, this fine brass work, approximately 5-1/4 inches by 2-1/2 inches by two inches high, is nicely punched and engraved with designs of trailing foliage and geometric patterns. Raised framing has been filed to suggest rope-work.. It is easy to see how this form influenced the design of early Dutch tobacco boxes. The two metal inside dividers are missing, but the piece retains its push button lock...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Ceiling Fixtures : Pre 1800 item #43519 (stock #219AAA)
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$5500.00
A Gustavian lighting fixture of exceptional beauty is this crystal chandelier in exceptionally fine condition and quality. The crystals are all fully cut -- not molded --and exceptionally brilliant, typical of Swedish pieces of this period. In classic fountain cascade form, there are four arms for candles; they have never been wired for electricity. It is approximately 34 inches tall by 24 inches in diameter. Circa 1800.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #34711 (stock #209AAA)
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$450.00
This is a lovely little transfer-printed pitcher with fine motifs relating to the sea. One side displays a full compass rose flanked by sailing vessels, the other side is emblazoned with a sentimental poem about a seafaring man. The floral borders of the poem and other details are highlighted with colored glazes, while the background in rare orange luster. Sunderland, Durham, England, circa 1830-1840. Approximately 5-1/4 inches high by 6-1/4 inches wide at the handle...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1837 VR item #34709 (stock #208AAA)
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$195.00
Here are three pieces of American coin silver flatware. The large spoon, approximately 8-3/4 inches in length bears the hallmark of A. B. Vancott, as well as English-style pseudo-hallmarks. The shell-bowled mustard spoon, circa 1850, has a bright-cut crest and is hallmarked “B. M. Chamberlain & Son Coin.” The graceful little teaspoon is hallmarked “AGF” for Abraham Gerritze Forbes, who worked in New York City from around 1769 to 1795. Lovely condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1837 VR item #34707 (stock #207AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$120.00
A nice set of four matched American coin silver teaspoons in very fine condition are always welcome in a collection of early Nineteenth Century silver. These pieces are hallmarked “Dunlap & Parker” and initialed “J.R.B.” in fine contemporaneous script. (One spoon has a slight ripple at the center of its crest that can easily be removed.) Approximately six inches in length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #34696 (stock #206AAA)
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$17,500.00
Dramatically handsome is this miniature tansu, designed to hold dolls' clothes for the celebration of Girls Day in Japan. Covered on all sides in Korean-style marquetry of various woods -- red ash, persimmon, ebony – in a crazy-quilt jumble of stylized fans, game boards and geometric devices, highlighted with silvered mounts...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #34448 (stock #204AAA)
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$425.00
A charming bit of rustic handicraft is this small snuff-box made of carefully built-up thin layers of serrated birch bark held in place by many tiny brass nails. Small cut-out circles reveal a surprise of blue underneath, and a trace of shiny brown at the base suggests that it was probably originally bound like that all around the top and bottom in that manner. The original leather thong still forms the handle for the top. Early to mid-Nineteenth Century, probably Tyrolean or Alpine...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #24823 (stock #187AAA)
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$800.00
Based on famous Eighteenth Century paintings, these country lovers, a smitten swain and the bashful object of his affection, were created by the famous Paris porcelain factory of Jacob Petit in the rue de Belleville around 1830 and probably were modeled by the sculptor Revenand. Their resplendent costumes, lavishly woven and embroidered, belie the couple’s humble origins: these are no field hand and barefoot housemaid, but a pair of courtiers playing peasants...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1800 item #24765 (stock #181AAA)
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$550.00
Wonderfully sturdy but with a delicate air is this lovely chamberstick, French. mid-Eighteenth Century. The base and candle cup are almost identical to Figure C on page 205 of THE BRASS BOOK by Peter, Nancy and Herbert Schiffer (1978, Schiffer Publishing Ltd.), but the shell-decorated handle is pierced and counterbalanced with a finger hold underneath. Excellent condition, approximately 7-1/2 inches long by 3-1/4 inches wide and 1-3/4 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Pre 1900 item #23915 (stock #180AAA)
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$450.00
A superb example of Art Nouveau organic form is this two-part glass vase, a tribute to Venice's ancient connection to the sea. A pair of "sea fronds" -- actually a linked tube of pink glass, pulled and formed -- rises to a height of 12-1/2 inches above their support of shaded red "coral." The vase is in mint condition and is approximately four inches at the widest point. Circa 1900.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #23792 (stock #174AAA)
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$475.00
Perhaps a paten cover, this finely wrought dish was a scalloped border of rays and pearls. The marks indicate its provenance and age: Guatemala, probably Cuidad Real, first half of the Eighteenth Century. Diameter approximately 4-3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #23790 (stock #172AAA)
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$1900.00
A true labor of love and skill, this bizarre little chinoiserie gem is elaborately carved from thick, solid black walnut. The scales of the three dragons on the top are repeated on the borders, top and base. Another dragon curls around the support column in bold relief. Beautiful condition; American, circa 1875. Approximately 26-1/2 inches tall and 24 inches in diameter
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #23670 (stock #170AAA)
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$850.00
This group is so Etruscan that I am certain they are German. The prints are elaborately framed in ebonized wood with gilt mounts and chains, but the extraordinary thing is the laurel-bedecked verre eglomise (painted and gilded glass) mats. They are in superb condition, the full set is about 31-3/4 inches high and 39 inches wide. The larger piece is 16 inches by 39 inches and each of the other two is 13 inches by 19 inches. Approximately 1840.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1837 VR item #22808 (stock #164AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$800.00
Very much in the George II style and incorporating a silver coin of that king’s reign in its silver bowl is this extraordinary sauce ladle, perhaps made to fit into a service of earlier manufacture. The handle is chased and engraved in a rococo chinoiserie manner, with fronds and flowers and an oriental parasol finial. The bowl is repousséd with panels of flowers and a shield...