Avery Art and Antiques
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
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$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
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1029056
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$850.00
This top-quality serving tray from noted Hong Kong silversmith Wang Hing is in excellent condition with almost no signs of wear. A finely engraved dragon-in-clouds circles around the center an attached high-relief pie-crust border. Approximately eight inches in diameter and a half-inch deep.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1028791
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$650.00
This elegant footed silver cup, of exquisite design and fine weight,is in beautiful condition and bears the hallmark of Yenson, along with two other Chinese marks of high purity. On the central band, graceful bamboo branches float against the night sky, the full moon providing a space for engraving -- never executed on this piece. Approximately 3-1/2 inches high and 3-5/8 inches across at the handle.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1028702
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$1200.00
With a chiseled design of prunus blossoms on a ground of cracked ice, symbols of spring, this gem bears the mark the silversmith, Luen Wo, and is in excellent condition. Approximately 4-1/4 inches tall and 2-3/4 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1028699
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$275.00
Three finely engraved Chinese characters are featured on a delicately hammered ground. Elegantly simple, the piece is of excellent weight and in fine condition. Approximately 3-3/4 inches in diameter and a half-inch high, it has a maker's mark "C.J."(?),"Sterling" and a Chinese character.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1027456
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$6200.00
Made for export around 1870, this 11-piece dressing set, in its original lacquer fitted case, is of extraordinary purity (approximately 950/1000) and weight, the powder box alone weighing in at about 11 ounces. Featuring finely martèle surfaces within plain borders, the decoration is elegantly reserved...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1025801
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$1950.00
An excellent example of Neo-Rococo design is this Scottish sterling silver coffee pot of baluster form, hallmarked by James McKay, Edinburgh, 1847-48, with its sweeping ogee ivory-insulated handle and corresponding spout. It is approximately 12-1/2 inches high and 9-1/4 inches at the widest points and is superbly engraved with a Rococo “R” on one side; the condition is mint.