Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1837 VR item #925014
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$300.00
In the form cinquefoil rosettes, these highly-detailed and finely-detailed tiebacks are prime examples of English stamped-brass work. Approximately 3-1/2 inches in diameter, the rosettes are backed in iron and have iron shafts that are about 3-1/2 inches in length to the tops of their original hand-formed mounting screws. Fine condition and excellent patina. England, circa 1825.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1837 VR item #918859
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$2200.00
Carved in fine detail and boasting elegantly turned ivory mounts, this nautical gem is in superb condition, with no cracks or repairs. An abbreviated American shield on the face is flanked by "NB" (New Bedford?) Approximately 13-3/4 inches long, the lustrous bowl is about four inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1837 VR item #918853
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$600.00
Solidly and carefully constructed to withstand hard usage, this handsome dipper has fine pewter mounts at the juncture of the handle and around the rim. It is well-balanced, in excellent condition and could still be used today. Probably New England, around the end of the Eighteenth to the beginning of the Nineteenth Century. Approximately 14 inches in length, the coconut cup is about 4-1/4 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Pre 1910 item #918783
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$125.00
This fine and simple Hawaiian napkin ring in radiant koawood is a beautifully preserved example of the sort of work turned out by the Hilo Boarding School. Circa 1900, about 1-1/2 inches high by 1-3/4 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #917481
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$3800.00
It was confusing as to where to place this extraordinary item, which most likely furnished the central cut for a poster...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #915681
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$850.00
A graceful and well-balanced piece of nautical hand work, this fine dipper features a fluted and inscribed -- "GIVE" on the rim -- coconut cup and delicately turned wooden handle. Approximately 13 inches in length, the cup is about four inches tall by 3-1/4 inches wide. American, Nineteenth Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #908944
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$120.00
A very charming Japanese "gobaku" (incense box) of fine, subtle quality. The design is two overlapping fans depicting the moon over waves and a pair of cranes in flight. Circa 1900, 3-7/9 inches by 5 inches by 2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #866848
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$550.00
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 : Popular Collectibles : Dolls and Figures : Pre 1900 item #853251
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
Price on Request
Dolls are rarely my thing, I find them usually creepy or sentimental. But these two are alive with spirit and deep feeling...
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$2200.00
An item both subtle and ostentatious, this elegant novelty once graced the lapel of a 19th Century dandy. In fine running condition, the winder is set an extraordinary distance above the works to allow for easy display. The silver case is hallmarked Bern Switzerland, .935 purity.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #818422
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$1450.00
In superb condition, the set of six elaborate plates bears the early mark of Mason's Patented Ironstone, and is decorated with an elaborate chinoiserie design of pheasants in a fantasy landscape. Colors and gilding are lavish and each plate retains a sticker indicating that it was purchased at Boston's exclusive Shreve, Crump and Lowe. English, circa 1830.
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #809350
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #809080
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$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
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1837 VR item #777247
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #695646
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1700 item #695604
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$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.