Avery Art and Antiques
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.
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SOLD
Moghul jewelry is exceedingly rare, having been "recycled" for its pure gold and fine gemstones during centuries of war and political upheaval. This exquisite example of Persian artistry has a central floral motif set with diamonds on a pavee of rubies. Each of the eight points of its star are set with diamond., sapphires, an emerald, a carnelian, a topaz and a pearl. The finely detailed back features a champlevee design of a bird and floral motifs. Circa 1630.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #639303
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$425.00
Incorporating what must have been the lid a large 17th Century jar of Rouen faience, this handsome French inkstand is mounted in finely detailed antiqued bronze. Dating from around 1870, it is approximately 8-1/2 inches in diameter and five inches high. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #640741
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$450.00
A finely composed scene of flowers and a bird fill this superb Japanese porcelain charger. Dating from the third quarter of the Nineteenth Century, it is 16-1/4 inches in diameter. The condition is excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #640745
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$500.00
A very bold scene of peonies being visited by a butterfly fills the center of this excellent Japanese porcelain 15-inch charger. It dates from the third quarter of the Nineteenth Century and is in superb condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #660980
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$55.00
A fine sterling silver handwrought brooch in the form of a clematis blossom set with a cabochon red garnet. Signed "Keet," American, circa 1955. Approximately 1-1/2 inches by two inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #660991
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$350.00
This bronze constituted part of the rarely-used Hemhemet Crown of a large statue of a pharaoh or Osiris. Above the ram's horn of Amon rises the elements of the basket-work crown of Upper Egypt and the Cobra of Lower Egypt. Details of all the surfaces are very clear, including sections of copper inlay, at one time probably gilded, on the snake's body. New Kingdom, Sixteenth to Fourteenth Centuries B.C. Excellent patinated condition, approximately 3-1/2 inches by two inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #661742
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$135.00
A fine example of an Imari serving dish with fine blue-painted underglaze designs decorated with overglaze enamels in red, blue and green highlighted in gilt. Arita, circa 1840, approximately 4-3/4 inches by 6-1/2 inches by two inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1920 item #661804
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$125.00
A finely crafted pair of table service tongs, this item brings elegance to the serving of fried chicken and other difficult-to-handle food items. The handles are of sterling silver and the business end is precision-crafted of surgical-quality chromed steel, stamped "Germany." Excellent condition, approximately seven inches in length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #691358
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$425.00
Still retaining the essence of the rose oil it once held, this flacon is magnificanet in it simplicity and balance. Approximately 3-34 inches tall and 1-1/4 inches in diameter, it was made in the Moghul Empire in the late Eighteenth Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #691375
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$425.00
Sold to by a collector who thought this stately item was a chess piece and was disgruntled to find its true intent, it is handsomely engraved and inlaid with red and ochre. Approximately 3-1/2 inches tall and 1-1/8 inches in diameter, it is Persian or Northern Indian and dates from the latter part of the Eighteenth Century.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1700 item #695604
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$1650.00
Practical and decorative, this item would store the imposing pocket watch of a gentleman and become a very decorative ornament for the mantlepiece. Italian, late Seventeenth Century, of finely carved wood, it retains most of its original polychrome paint and gilding. Exclusive of the base added for stability and the branch of coral that graces its crest, the piece measures approximately 19-3/4 inches by 6-1/4 inches by 2-1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #695646
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$450.00
An elaborately fitted ditty box for small objects, this mahogany box is inlaid with patterns in light wood, perhaps boxwood. There is a velvet-lined interior with an enclosed compartment in the lid for necklaces and chains. Four separate boxes are concealed under the main tray. American or English, Nineteenth Century, the box measures approximately eight inches by five inches by five inches and is in excellent original condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1837 VR item #777247
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$550.00
Méthode simple et facile pour lever les plans, suivie d’un traité du nivellement et d’un abrégé des règles du lavis. F. Lecoy, published by Chez Duponcet, quai de la Greve, 34, Paris, 1805. First edition of an important text on map-making and architectural and landscaping rendering, it is profusely illustrated with 12 fold-out plates, most of them hand-colored. Condition is superb for a volume of this age, with only minor fading and flaws -- even the silk bookmark is intact.
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 : 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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #809350
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$325.00
Of solid cast silver the handles of these 7-inch-long shears have impressive heft. Blades are of surgical-quality close-plated steel. American, circa 1900. Please see related silver fruit basket 809080.
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$3200.00
A very rare and well-preserved jug produced in late Sixteenth Century Faenza, just after the end of the elaborate "istoriate" period. Excellent condition, with a few rim chips and a small crack. Approximately 8-3/4 inches high and 6-1/2 inches in diameter.