Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #360232 (stock #393AAA)
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$800.00
Charmingly naive, a scene from a Jane Austen novel, this portrait miniature, watercolor and gouache on parchment, of a beautiful brunette features exquisite detail: the jewelry, the textiles and lace -- particularly the lace shawl and East Indian turban --, the workbasket on the table, the wainscoting and room furnishings, ... Dating from around 1800, the image, under the original glass, is approximately 2-1/2 inches in diameter, the ebonized frame is five inches by 5-1/2 inches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #360705
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1100.00
An elaborate design of a fan, a banner, a saki keg, etc., floating in swirling seaweed and Buddhist symbols covers the sides of this dramatic hibachi, or Japanese brazier. The top bears an equally elaborate design of ho-o birds and flowering kiri (paulonia) branches, symbols of the female principle and the Empress...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #360751
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$225.00
This very fine berry dish is impressively decorated in a gilt lattice design on a brilliant, clear ground, very like the famous Sevres apple-green glaze. A delicately rendered bouquet graces the center.Measuring approximately nine inches by 9-3/4 inches, it is excellent condition, with only minimal wear on the raised portion of the inner bowl.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1837 VR item #360959
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$800.00
In remarkably perfect condition, this charming faux-bambou brass chamber stick, or "go-to-bed," still has its original shade, finely engraved with fleurs-de-lys. It measures approximately six inches tall and is French, circa 1830.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #361423
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$4800.00
In an unusually fine state of preservation, this finely detailed sculpture is in the Sino-Tibetan tradition, revealing the Buddha seated in meditation (dhyanasana) on a double-lotus plinth with his hands in the dhyanamudra gesture and holding the image of a crenelated pagoda...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : Canadian : Pre 1970 item #361917
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1850.00
Born in Latvia in 1909, Wally Brants studied art in the capital city of Riga at the Roman Suta Studios, exhibiting there until the outbreak of World War II. Toward the end of the war, he was transferred to Germany, leaving there for Australia...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #365696
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$60.00
Not having found a similar example, I do not know if this mustard pot is American, English or Continental. The glass body, with its design of stylized scallop shells, is formed in a three-part mould, and the hinged pewter top is of good weight and secure. It probably dates from the mid-Nineteenth Century and is about four inches tall, 2-1/2 inches in diameter, with a stemmed base about 1-3/4 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1700 item #375333
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$3650.00
Two extraordinay beauties in Sienese Renaissance costumes are depicted in these highly detailed ivory chess figures. Both are about 4-1/4 inches in height, 1-3/4 wide and 7/8 of an inch deep. For stability they have been lightly attached to clear plastic plinthes. They are in excellent patinated condition. Italian, circa 1600.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #376968
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$4400.00
The finest Etruscan bronzes I have owned in 50 years of collecting, this extraordinarily pair of belt hooks are in the form of Lasa, the winged “angel” attendant of Turan, the Etruscan equivalent of Aphrodite, goddess of love, particularly appropriate for this time of year. Dressed in a full-length chiton, the goddess presses her right hand to her heart and raised her left in the age-old sign of testament...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #385817
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$4700.00
In glowing, lustrous cinnabar lacquer, this elegant temple table has two drawers, lacquered black within, that slide all the way through. They are decorated with raised cloud-form plaques in all four fronts; this motif is repeated on the sides of the table. Fine carved diaper patterns adorn the sweeping legs and edges of the top. The piece measures approximately 35-3/4 inches by 23-1/4 inches by 29-3/4 inches high. There are few small flaws and those only minor. Japanese, Meiji Period.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #389641
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$450.00
A particularly fine example of stippled painting is displayed under glass on the top of this simple boxwood snuff box: an Alpine beauty is portrayed in her native costume, a striped blue apron over her red dress, a brown cape, her hair bound up in a black bandeau with a toss of red ribbons on top...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Horn : Pre 1900 item #418483
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$325.00
In unusually fine state of preservation, this handsome French country snuff box is formed of blond horn studded and bound with brass. Engraved with stylized designs of birds and flowers and highlighted with deep yellow stain and inlaid red enamel, this fine folk art piece dates from the mid-Nineteenth Century and measures approximately 4-1/8 inches by 2-3/4 inches and 7/8 of an inch deep. (For a charmingly time-worn example, see Trocadero item 418544.)
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1700 item #418871
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1650.00
This highly detailed painting of the Holy Family being visited by the Magi and others is rendered in oil on copper. Delicately applied gold details enliven the colorful costumes. Approximately 6-1/2 inches by 5-3/8 inches, Flanders, Seventeenth Century. Please note that the painting has recently been re-framed more appropriately.
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$3800.00
This superb Italian Renaissance ormolu monstrance frame is in the form of a starburst with a winged angel head at the base on either side. Dating from the third quarter of the Sixteenth Century, it measures approximately 6-1/4 inches high by seven inches wide, exclusive of its modern marble base.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1800 item #431218
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1100.00
Of superb quality and in excellent condition is this French desk ornament that opens to reveal an ink pot, sander, two seal pots and four quill stands, with their removable rack. Including the rouge royale marble base, the finely detailed piece of circa 1800 is about six inches tall and of 4-3/4-inch diameter. An elegant addition to a classical setting.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #443537
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$350.00
Dating from around 1875, this fine porcelain brush vase retains its Communist Government seal on the bottom, releasing for sale as antique. Gold-highlighted enamels depict a young man scaling a wall and pushing away willow branches to interrupt two ladies playing checkers in a garden, probably a scene from a popular play. The piece is approximately 4-3/4 inches tall and three inches in diameter, and is in pristine condition, with only normal wear to the gilding.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1800 item #446567
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$535.00
Profusely carved with stylized flowers and hearts, this superb wooden snuff box was created in Wales in the Eighteenth Century. In splendid condition, it measure abou four inches long, 1-1/2 inches high and 1-1/4 inches wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #446834
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$300.00
In the form of a Turkish slipper with a Louis XV heel, this plump little wooden snuff box has a hidden trick opening device that makes it necessary to perform two actions before the contents are available. Of a fine fruitwood, with the “lock” of mahogany and a locking plate of engraved copper, it is a Continental creation of the early Nineteenth Century, in excellent condition and around 3-3/4 inches long by 1-3/4 inches high by 1-1/2 inches wide.