Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1837 VR item #1169360
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1450.00
"Early spring, The bird and the butterfly Visit the peony. Too early: no flower..." With its finely sculpted scene in high relief, this excellent snuff bottle is in very fine condition and boasts an Imperial green jadeite stopper-spoon. Approximately three inches tall overall by 1-7/8 inches wide. China, late Eighteenth Century to early Nineteenth Century.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1837 VR item #991571
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$1450.00
In high relief and superb detail in the French Empire style is this Russian tribute to the Bourbon Restoration of 1818 after the downfall of Napoleon I. The piece is struck in two segments: the central medallion and its separately-cast frame, featuring a ring of fleurs-de-lys. In Cyrillic letters the artist's name, Lotadick, is on the underside of the bust. Russian, circa 1818. Main body of the plaque, exclusive of the ring attachment, is approximately 4-3/4 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1001429
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$1450.00
Dating from the early years of the Eighteenth Century, this fine example of early English earthenware relates to one in the collection of George Washington, our country's first president. It was made in about 1720 in the London area, probably at Lambeth. In excellent condition, with some professionally repaired chips one to the upper edge and several to the base, it has a chinoiserie design of passion flowers and trailing vines with an inner-rim border above a stylized flower...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #1173651
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$1450.00
Elegantly graceful and in beautiful condition, this rare pair of classical sterling silver cups bear hallmarks that indicate that they were created by a Lisbon silversmith at the end of the Eighteenth Century. In crisp condition, the bright-cut engravings depict floral festoons encircling a frontal oval blank (never engraved!) topped by a basket of flowers. Approximately 3-1/4 inches at the widest point and 2-5/8 inches high, they weigh a bit over six ounces Troy.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1900 item #1169258
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$1425.00
Guilio Cesare Ferrari, born Bologna, Italy, 1813 or 18, died 1899, was a professor of classical arts and painter of Romantic Classical scenes and portraits. Examples of his work can be found in the Bologna Museum, etc. This little gem portrays the craggy harbor of a sea-tossed island where a sail-ship has become wrecked in the harbor: Ulysses at the Isle of Circe? It is quite magical... Approximately four inches by eight inches, heavy impasto oil painting on board in the manner of Montecello.
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 : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #24823 (stock #187AAA)
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$1400.00
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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1980 item #13514 (stock #11AAA)
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$1400.00
WOODAHL, Francis (1938 to 1984) "Prairie Morn," tempera on board. Picturing in very fine detail a wonderfully peaceful scene: a young squaw is bathing in a stream with tepees in the central background, behind which rise verdant hills and a snow-capped mountain range. A moment in Paradise! And a fine opportunity to obtain a work by this distinguished Western artist. Approximately 10 by 12 inches, Barbizon frame. Cf: "Contemporary Western Artists," 1982 (Bonanza)
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #971300
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$1400.00
In sixty years of collecting and dealing in antique coquille carvings, this is the most elaborate piece I have seen, a whistle in celebration of the newly established liberal laws of King Louis-Philippe, who described himself as “King of the French,” rather than “King of France.” A plaque inscribed “Loi de 1831” is guarded over by a seated lion, symbolizing royal authority...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #809080
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$1350.00
Deceptively heavy at 23 Troy ounces, this superb object is finely designed and detailed. Manufactured by Towle Silversmiths around 1910, and marketed by Theodore Starr of New York City, it is approximately 9-1/4 inches in diameter and 6-1/2 inches tall to the top of its handsome swing handle. Excellent condition, with no damage or repairs. Please see related grape shears 809350.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1700 item #777266
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$1350.00
Monumental treatise by Bizot, Amsterdam, 1689, on the large output of medallions struck in Renaissance Holland, with engravings of hundreds of examples, in three volumes, including the large supplement of 1690, with an addendum describing and illustrating the tomb of William of Orange in Delft. The books are in healthy condition, retaining most of their original, gold-tooled leather binding.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1246272
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$1300.00
Retaining its original finish and mirror, this home-spun redwood charmer is now my special chest for small-batch spices. (Since it no longer hangs on a wall and is suspended in front of storage shelves, occasionally small bottles disappear out the back,only to be found after I need them...) The highly imaginative caduceus above and other classical motifs lend charm to the piece, and the towel bar below -- now housing a paper roll -- is very handy...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1837 VR item #21171 (stock #129AAA)
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$1300.00
Undoubtedly the most popular disciple of Buddha for artistic portrayal was the Japanese monk Daruma, most likely because his extreme devotion lent itself easily to ludicrous interpretation. Here, however, is a more eerie aspect of the legend: the reappearance of the aesthete some years after his death when he was seen in the western mountains of China, to whom he had introduced Zen Buddhism, traveling towards India, barefoot with one sandal in his right hand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #14645 (stock #56AAA)
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$1250.00
An unusual example of of Persian metalwork -- possibly crafted in China for the Persian market -- in a graceful form. The widely flared top portion is deeply fluted and bears finely detailed engraving of flowers along its lobated edges. The uneven number of sections indicates that the piece was hand wrought, not cast. The bulbous body, also delicately engraved with floral motifs, has a plain collar above and an ogeed base below...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1800 item #14937 (stock #68AAA)
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$1250.00
An exceptionally fine piece of Dutch East Indian metalwork is this large, handsomely shaped and engraved punch bowl made for the European market. The outer surfaces have a fine, polished golden color, while the interior and bottom have the patina of old bronze. Over much of the outside are designs of trails of foliage, diaper patterns and stylized leaves on a punched ground. It is in very fine condition, and measures approximately 8-1/2 inches in diameter and 3-1/2 inches high...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1940 item #15219 (stock #75AAA)
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$1250.00
A beautiful heavyweight ice bowl by the prestigious San Francisco silversmiths, Shreve & Co. In simple flattened globe form with an ogee base, its only decoration is graduated banding near the edge and foot and fine strapped handles. The engraved initials are "J.O.M." (J.Ogden Mills, prominent San Francisco figure) echoing the style of the handles. Superb condition. Approximately 6-1/2 inches by 7-1/2 inches. Circa 1930. Approximate weight 14 ounces Troy.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1800 item #968861
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$1250.00
I have seen only one related cup like this, similar in size with two legs and described as a mortar, which they might well be, for there is some wear to the bottoms of the bowls, but they would require light handling of the pestle. I term mine a chalice, for the worn carved motif at the top of each leg could be interpreted as a Dove of Peace, but somehow I do not think so. Approximately seven inches tall and 4-1/2 to 4-3/4 inches in diameter. New England, Seventeenth to Eighteenth Centuries.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #15241 (stock #82AAA)
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$1200.00
Rather like something out of "The Last Days of Pompeii" is this wonderful sterling silver tripod tazza, with its Neo-Classical and Psuedo-Renaissance elements combined in great style. Attached chains and pinecones hang between a collar below and a pierced one above with ginko leaves. There is an exquisite monogram very much in the style of the tazza. Gorham Manufacturing Company, date mark for 1870. Superb condition. Approximately 5-1/4 inches high by 6-1/2 inches in diameter.