Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1837 VR item #1160935
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$225.00
Of excellent manufacture, this pair of sticks in the red-brass alloy termed bell-metal for its enhanced resonant quality is in fine condition, due in part to their hefty construction. English, ca. 1830. Approximately 6-3/8 inches tall and 3-3/8inches in diameter at the base.
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$150.00
Beautiful and practical, this small gem is designed to protect a small pocket watch and to display it on a table or mantle when it is not being carried. The finely carved face, with its delicate design of a branch of edelweiss, opens to reveal the velvet-lined compartment and then folds under to form the footed easel stand. German or Swiss, late Nineteenth Century. Closed approximately 3-3/8 inches long by 1-5/8 inches by one inch high, the height when open is about 3-1/8 inches...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1800 item #1158946
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$125.00
Partially glazed with a radiant copper-green, this rare, nicely detailed cream-ware mould for an individual "oeuf en gelee" dates from the last half of the Eighteenth Century. There are no breaks, chips or repairs and Only some small frits on the inside rim. Approximately 3-1/4 inches by 2-1/2 inches by 1-1/4 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Minerals : Hardstone : Pre 1910 item #1158556
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$165.00
These two old specimens of the dramatic volcanic conglomerate, septarian nodule, have long been used for display of antique bronzes. Each is approximately 3-1/3 inches in diameter,one about 1-1/4 inches high, the other about 1-5/8 inches high.Both are polished to a soft luster.
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$135.00
An elegant little vessel is this gleaming small mortar that was used for grinding small amounts of medicine, etc., probably in a pharmacy or clinic. Its proportions and sturdy construction make it very appealing. French or Italian, circa 1800. Approximately 2-5/8 inches high and 2-3/8 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Buddhist : Pre 1837 VR item #1156193
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$675.00
Finely carved with billowing scrolls surrounding the sacred mythical Garuda, half human, half eagle and very powerful and protective. India, late Eighteenth to early Nineteenth Centuries. Excellent, as-found condition. They would make a superb -- and protective -- headboard for a bed. Approximately seven inches by 27 inches by 1-1/2 inches in depth.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1153782
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$3600.00
Carved upright carved shaped like cricket bats and lashed onto crossed elements at either end serve as legs on this rack, which could be placed on the camel to load him up even more. Then, at safari's destination, the rig was placed in the tent, a top placed on top, to become a service table. Very practical! (For everyone but the poor camel...) Madagascar, circa 1900. Ex coll.: James Willis Tribal Art, San Francisco, CA. Top approximmately 37 inches by 67 inches, 35-1/2 high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1129144
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$425.00
The Little Corporal's boots, reinterpreted as table-match holders, stand by his boot-jack, which serves as striker. This finely crafted porcelain fantasy, probably French, is approximately 4/12 inches tall on a plinth about 4 inches by three inches. Condition is excellent, with only minor wear to the gilding at the top of the plinth, and a small under-glaze chip at the base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1118061
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$245.00
Here is a fine pale-celadon vase with an elegant Buddhist lion (shi-shi)painted in underglaze blue, frolicking in clouds. Dating from the latter half of the Nineteenth Century, it is in excellent condition and measures approximately 9-3/4 inches tall and 4-1/2 inches in diameter at the widest point.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1900 item #1107092
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$350.00
In excellent condition, these relief-decorated gourd-form bottles are graced by stylized chrysanthemums in deep mustard on a hare's-fur deep-blue ground, a very unusual combination. Chinese, late Nineteenth Century. Approximately 6-1/2 inches high by 3-1/4 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1077411
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$1550.00
All ready for tiffin in the Veldt is this remarkable collapsible campaign table, 26.5 high when open. Formed of many slats strung together by inset brass bands, the top springs together to form a tube for containing the iron-bound folding base, with attached beechwood bars that slide on to lock the top securely. The table can be set up in a matter of seconds and then quickly closed. English or American, 1870 to 1890.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1837 VR item #1064367
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$3800.00
Finely preserved in all its elaborate classical detail, this carved bone prisoner-of-war scrimshaw dominoes box retains its bones and counters in separate interior compartments. Four booted and helmeted “bearers” form the corners, with sides and barreled sliding lids reticulated in flowing floral and geometric designs...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : German : Pre 1837 VR item #1056482
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$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
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$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
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$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
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$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 : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1900 item #1029729
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$1800.00
Intricate arabesques cover the inside of this Nineteenth Century Turkish circumcision bowl in fine-quality silver. Eleven panels portray elaborately stylized animals and people, and a twelfth animal panel on the bottom of the bowl is surrounded by an Arabic inscription. The graceful rococo handle is capped by a parrot peering into the bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1029253
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$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.