Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Buddhist : Pre 1700 item #1163686
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$850.00
Carved in very rare lustrous huanghuali this holder for joss sticks was fashioned from the heavy and now extinct "silver rosewood" in the form of a sacred lotus blossom, sacred to the Buddha and symbol of transcendental purity rising from the mire below. Approximately seven inches tall and eight inches in diameter at the widest point, it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #530822
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$1650.00
This fine pair of late Eighteenth Century vases is thickly glazed in rich cobalt blue on the outside, and with turquoise glazing on the interiors of the tops and on the bottoms. Delicate gilding defines each vase's eight reticulated side panels. Probably designed to hold incense at an altar, the vases each conceal a cylindrical central interior with the outer walls lending a graceful octagonal baluster form...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1201226
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$625.00
In cloud form, this delightful amulet was probably presented to an infant to be worn at all times for sanctity and good luck. One side is carved with sprays of flowers (orchids?)and foliage, the other with characters for prosperity and happiness. In excellent condition, the jewel is approximately 2-1/2 inches by 3-1/8 inches. Circa 1820.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : Canadian : Pre 1970 item #361917
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$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 : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #17339 (stock #110AAA)
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$1450.00
During the Age of Opulence that followed the Civil War, Gorham Manufacturing Company often produced silver that exemplified the over-the-top taste of the day, a mad clash of historical styles that could often fit together somehow. Here, however, is a lovely sterling silver compote in pure classical design, and with a date-mark of 1873...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #21608 (stock #148AAA)
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$185.00
Very little detail but fine quality describes well this excellent mug. The straight-sided body bears an interlaced script monogram, AR flanking V. By Towle Silversmiths, it dates from around 1925 and is in excellent condition. Gilded interior. Approximately three inches tall and four inches wide at the handle.
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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #979595
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$1450.00
Recovered from a burial and meticulously remounted on ancient cotton, this colorful collar from coastal Peru consists of shell and stone appliques in the form of stylized pelicans and other forms. The collar measures about nine inches by 7-1/2 inches and is displayed in an antique ebonized frame. Peru,1000 to 1400 A.D.
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At Heritage for auction
To expedite the Christian Crusade to "liberate" the Holy Land from the "infidels" gold coins in imitation of the dinar of Caliph al-Amir were minted in fine gold. No city is cited, but they were probably coined in Jerusalum. Ironically, the faulty kufic inscriptions extol the power and and virtues of Mohammad. First phrase, 1100-1131 AD. Approximately 7/8 inch in diameter, 3.92 g.wt. EF condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1164569
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If you saw the delightful film "Julie and Julia" you will recall the showing of this bible of French cookery, as great an event as Julia Child's epic "Master the Art of French Cooking" many years later. This landmark tome became and has remained the main reference for professionals and skilled amateurs in the field...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #16173 (stock #93AAA)
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$225.00
Detailing of jugs of this sort is rarely so fine, but here the artist has attempted life-like shading and veining on the flowers and leaves that adorn both sides of this piece. The whole of the bulbous body is lavish with copper luster, which covers the finely molded rim of grapevines, the fluted lip and the graceful handle. Superb condition. English, circa 1830. Approximately 5-1/2 inches tall and seven inches across at the widest diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1900 item #272758 (stock #336AAA)
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$250.00
The bespectacled character protrayed on this antiques nutcracker could possibly be an old woman, but I choose to think that it Guisseppe, the widower who fashioned his "son" Pinocchio to ease his loneliness. Whichever and whatever, the carving is full of character. Tyrolean or Swiss, late Nineteenth Century, it is in fine condition, with only minor wear and no repairs, and is about eight inches in length and 1-3/4 inches wide and three inches deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Pre 1960 item #23666 (stock #169AAA)
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$1200.00
Purchased over fifty years ago at San Francisco’s taste emporium Gump’s, these massive lamps in the form of reticulated covered urns light up three ways: inside, above or the two in combination. The bodies have a pattern of prunus trees against bamboo leaves. Grand in scale, they are approximately 38 inches in full height and have a wingspan of about 28 inches; the Chinese porcelain urns themselves are around 28 inches tall and 16 inches in diameter...
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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #360751
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$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 : Silver : Plate : Pre 1837 VR item #951179
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$450.00
This elegant Georgian entrée dish of fine Sheffield plate, with cast-silver mounts and overlapped edges, has a cover that can be inverted, without its detachable finial, to serve as another dish. It is in excellent condition, not replated, with the minimal wear normal to a piece of its age. England, circa 1810. Approximately 9-1/4 inches by12-1/4 inches by six inches tall.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : German : Pre 1920 item #1129820
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$3800.00
One can imagine the young Werner Scholz (1898-1982) being abraded by the instructor for painting the classroom instead of the nude model! This was before the artist lost his left arm in the First World War, a disaster that did not prevent him from becoming a prime figure in the German Post-Expressionist movement. After the war, the rise of National Socialism caused Scholz to flee his native country for Switzerland, where he continued his work to become an important artist...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1209272
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$300.00
The frog became an important symbol of resurrection during the reign of Amenhotep in the Eighteenth Dynasty. This fine and delicate finger may have been a small gift from the pharaoh himself.