Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1950 item #1051842
A fine, strong bracelet with a safety-catch clasp and several separate gold attachment rings for charms. Weight: .1705 oz.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Hangings : Pre 1700 item #957688
This excellent specimen of Flemish weaving is made of of several sections of a much larger piece. At the top is the figure of a kneeling angel, below are cascades of verdure with borders on either side. Belgium, Sixteenth Century. The item is pieced and patched, but beautiful and healthy. Approximately 17 1/2 inches wide by 99 inches long.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1700 item #375333
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 : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : European : Pre 1800 item #1169237
Minted at Geneva in 1710, this splendid Swiss silver 21 sol coin is in excellent condition, gradable at VF to EF. Approximately 27mm in diameter, it weighs 4.78 grams. Obverse: Illuminated Christogram (IHS) above arms of Geneva (Crowned Eagle / Key) within foliage. Date below. Legend: RESPUBLIC GENEVENS . 17 - 10 . Reverse: Illuminated Christogram ("IHS") above motto in three lines and value (21) within foliage. Palm-sprays ata sides. Legend: POST TENEBRAS LUX 21 In the Latin-sp...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Lacquer : Pre 1700 item #309133 (stock #360AAA)
Created in the famed Berlin workshop of Gerhard Dagly, this elegant set of boxes and their coffer in "vernis martin" bears a graceful chinoiserie moonlight scenes of quaint buildings, rocks and plants, with Chinese-style diaper patterns on the sides and a delightful "yin-yang" brass closure. The "moon" on the front of the coffer is a disk of mother-of-pearl. A truly superb item for a sophisticated collector! Coffer is approximately eight inches by 6-1/2 inches by two inches high; boxes are...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1229979
This lyrical pair of finely detailed Imari porcelain long dishes(naga zara)features a central design of a boy holding a large bowl over his head, with various auspicious symbols surrounding him,the whole scene in a jeweled lambrequin border. Arita, Japan 1680-1725, approximately four inches by 7-1/2 inches by 1-7/8 inches high at rim. Superb condition with little sign of use and no damages or repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1700 item #695604
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 : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #1054061
This charming lemon-yellow 18-karat is distinguished my the vertical faceting, giving it movement. Hallmarked on the bezel. .063 oz Troy. Approximately, 1-5/8 inches by 1/2 inch wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #866848
Charming feet of an Indian deity in nicely detailed brass. Late Eighteenth - Early Nineteenth Centuries, India. Approximately 5-3/4 inches long by 2-1/2 inches wide by three inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1800 item #160890 (stock #294AAA)
A charming little table ornament of a bronze shepherdess with her beribboned hoe on a fire-gilt stand, which is in turn mounted on a white marble circular base, a Romantic emblem of the bucolic life. It is all original, the little figure even retaining her gold-metal sash, and dates from around 1775, French or Continental. On her base, she stands a little over three inches tall, the marble being about 5/8 inch thick.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1800 item #160889 (stock #293AAA)
A momento of the French Revolution is this ivory figure of an “incroyable,” a dandy of the Terror. In all likelihood a parasol handle, the figure sports the outrageously high muffled cravat and collar of the day and the exagerated “tricorne” hat with its ribbon and revolutionary cockade. It is in fine condition with only the end of his nose missing, and is mounted up on a Siena marble base. French, circa 1795. Approximately three inches tall (4-1/2 inches including the base) and 1-5...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Asia : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #318289 (stock #370AAA)
This finely executed provincial Korean byobu (floor screen) has been professionally remounted in two parts. The tranquil scene of poets enjoying a tea ceremony surrounded by attendants in a peaceful pavilion is executed in suitably muted tones highlighted by firm reds and subtle gilt details. Korea, Seventeenth/Eighteenth Century, Yi Dynasty, each of the two screens is approximately 37-1/2 inches high and 50 inches wide. (Please note: New, larger pictures have been added.)
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #1173651
Elegantly graceful and in beautiful condition, this rare pair of classical sterling silver cups bear hallmarks that indicate that they were created in 1818 to 1836 by a Lisbon silversmith. 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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1800 item #446567
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 : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #111166 (stock #260AAA)
A powerful alliance of native South American and Spanish motifs meets in this Eighteenth Century drinking cup of mine-grade Bolivian silver. Six leafy arches festoon its sides, bordered top and bottom by chained rims; the handle is a floral ogee. It is in excellent, lustrous condition and bears scratched-in initials of previous owner, or owners, underneath, and is approximately 3-1/2 inches tall, with a three-inch diameter for the cup and approximately 4-1/4 inches at the handle. (For a simila...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Pre 1800 item #13642 (stock #25AAA)
A delightful Louis XVI tortoiseshell etui with pique-d'argent inlays in the form of classical festoons and stars. On either side is an oval lozenge , one of which bears the initials "LAW." Originally, it would have held a pair of dainty scissors of some other personal conceit, but now could serve as a pillbox or matchbox. The condition is superb, with only a minute separation on one side where the tortoiseshell meets. Tapering form, approximately 2-3/8 inches by 1-5/8 inches at the top by 1/...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #640745
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 : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1980 item #1170083
Number 9 of a very limited edition of 30, this masterly etching was produced in 1972 by the renowned Romanian artist Sigismond Kolos-Vary, who received French citizenship in 1955. Featured in two Paris museums and in museums and important collections throughout the world, the work of this important is even more in demand since his death in 1983. The paper is approximately 13 inches by 10 inches while the image is about 10-1/2 inches by eight. Signed and dated in pencil lower right-hand side. (Pl...