Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1700 item #418871
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$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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Horn : Pre 1900 item #418483
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$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 : Miniatures : Pre 1837 VR item #389641
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$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 : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #385817
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$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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #376968
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$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 : Decorative Art : Organics : Ivory : Pre 1700 item #375333
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$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 : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #365696
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$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 : 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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #361423
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$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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1837 VR item #360959
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$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 : 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 : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #360705
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$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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #360232 (stock #393AAA)
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$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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #360167 (stock #392AAA)
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$600.00
This elegant heart-shaped example of lustrous English soft paste bears the underglaze blue "S" (for Salopian) of Thomas Turner's Caughley Works, 1775 to 1790. In excellent condition, with no chips or cracks, and just normal wear to the gilding, it measures eight inches by 10-7/8 by 1-3/8 inches deep.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1900 item #355751 (stock #386AAA)
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$1200.00
A graceful example of Gorham mastery is this neoclassic Medallion vase in coin silver, circa 1865. The swagged applied decoration meets at two high-relief heads, a man and a woman. Fine condition, with only very minor signs of age, and typical good weight. Approximately 6-1/2 inches tall and 2-1/2 inches wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #353111 (stock #385AAA)
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$4200.00
Carved in precious jade to imitate an almost-unattainable early Chinese bronze ho (covered tripod pot), this fine detailed piece is supported on three elephant-head legs. The grayish green of the jade suggests the color of ancient bronze, with the dark-ivory striations giving the effect of natural burial incrustation...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #352798 (stock #384AAA)
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$425.00
Serene in meditation, Buddha sits upon a high-relief lotus with petals glazed in the prussian blue that is one of the signature colors of Kutani porcelain. Buddha’s elegant black robe is decorated in a lustrous black glaze that imitates fine brocade by its contrasting matte and gloss finishes. Repeated polychrome roundels of the wisteria mon (badge) brighten the robe. Japanese, Taisho Era, late Nineteenth to early Twentieth Centuries. Approximately 7-1/4 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #349663 (stock #383AAA)
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$325.00
Just in time for Christmas, here comes Santa Claus in the form of an excellently painted cut-out from our country’s first Christmas store, founded by Leonard Brynolf Johnson in 1932 at Smethport, Pennsylvania. Dating from around 1945, the jolly old man, with his bag of gifts and “Merry Christmas” scrolls is 61 inches tall and 39 inches wide. Hand-painted on construction board and bearing Johnson’s label, it is in excellent condition and unbolts into two parts for shipping and storage...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #330466 (stock #381AAA)
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$1500.00
With quintessential elegance this coin silver tazza expresses the best in Neo-Classical design. Modeled after an ancient Grecian drinking cup, the serving dish boasts two handles cresting gracefully up on either side, one bearing a Homeric bearded profile , the other the profile of Greek woman. Subtly engraved in script at the base is, "Fronie W., Oct 20th/64," dating the piece to the time of the Civil War...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #326715 (stock #379AAA)
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$275.00
Alive with bold designs of flower-filled jardinieres and tall stands earing incense burners, this deep bowl is enameled in red and green on underglaze blue, with highlingts of gilding. There is central design of bamboo surrounded by borders; the outer side show a dragon with two pheonixes flying among flames. Below, there is a stylized cloud band above a foot decorated with noughts and crosses. Japanese, late Nineteenth Century, 7-1/2 inches in diameter and three inches high. Mint condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1920 item #326702 (stock #374AAA)
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$175.00
In the fine, translucent green color of finest jade, this 32-inch-long necklace of 90 graduated Peking glass bead has been hand-knotted in silk for excellent presentation and strength. Chinese, early Twentieth Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #320900 (stock #372AAA)
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$550.00
Dating from around 700 to 500 B.C., his jaunty little antlered figure is an excellent example of Luristan (Western Iran) bronze art. Pierced for suspension, it is in beautiful condition, with a clear dark-green patina, and is approximately 1-1/2 inch high, exclusive of the (recent) ivory stand.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Asia : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #318289 (stock #370AAA)
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$4500.00
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 : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Pre 1900 item #315785 (stock #367AAA)
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$225.00
This beautifully crafted lorgnette folds into a gold-mounted tortoise-shell case. The silver-gilt frames have French hallmarks that date the piece to the Nineteenth Century probably about 1880. Closed, it is approximately 3-5/8 inches long and 1-1/8 inches wide. The lenses are ground for reading.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #315505 (stock #366AAA)
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$400.00
This fine sterling silver letter-opener is marked, “Tiffany & Co. Makers,” with pattern and order numbers and the Old English “M” indicating it was made between 1907 and 1938. It is 7-1/4 inches long and 5/8 of an inch wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1960 item #315083 (stock #364AAA)
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$225.00
This finely detailed squash-form bowl is from Sanborn in Mexico City and exemplifies the quality for which they are noted. In the form of a larger Spanish Colonial serving bowl, it boasts excellent appliquéd and repoussed details. It is approximately two inches high and 5-1/4 inches wide at the handles.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1940 item #314952 (stock #363AAA)
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$250.00
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1940 item #314948 (stock #362AAA)
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$750.00
This fine knife exemplifies the elegant, Aztec-inspired style for which famous Mexican silversmith/designer Hector Aguilar was known. Measuring approximately six inches by 1-1/4 inches, it dates from around 1935.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #311100 (stock #361AAA)
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$1800.00
Years of loving care went into the creation of this elaborate Victorian-Edwardian three-panel floor screen, alive with royalty and schoolboys, statesmen and famous beauties, horses, cats and dogs. Politics mingles with sentimentality and history in a panorama that seems to begin around 1880 and sweep into the early Twentieth Century. Decorated on both sides, each panel is approximately 66-3/4 inches tall and 26-5/8 inches wide, around 80 inches fully opened...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Lacquer : Pre 1700 item #309133 (stock #360AAA)
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$4200.00
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Art Deco : Pre 1940 item #309128 (stock #359AAA)
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$625.00
The pride of the 1930's Matson Line was the luxury Liner "Lurline" (named for the Matsons' daughter). These cabinets, removed when the craft was renovated as a troop ship in 1942,came from the saloon of the ship and are fashioned of walnut and maple, with finely carved boxwood panels on each door. Measuring about 30 inches by 14 inches by 31-1/2 high they provide excellent lock-up storage with two shelves inside.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Pre 1900 item #309082 (stock #358AAA)
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$550.00
This finely made five-light wrought iron chandelier can be hung or used on a table, either indoors or out. It is boldly made, with skillful details, and is French, Nineteenth Century, in excellent condition. Approximately 26 inches tall and 22 inches in diameter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #302998 (stock #348AAA)
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$28000.00
Weighing an impressive 24-1/2 pounds Troy, this five-piece tea and coffee service is stately but reserved. It was made for England's Goldsmiths' and Silversmiths' Company and bears the sterling hallmarks for London, 1934. A fifth, purely voluntary mark, the profiled heads of King George V and Queen Mary, pays tribute to the Jubilee Year. The tray, a hefty five pounds alone, is approximately 14 inches by 16-3/4inches...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #300334 (stock #347AAA)
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$450.00
In this case (3-1/2 inches by 7-1/2 inches) of finely grained Madagascar ebony are all the toiletry implements necessary to maintain a gentleman during his travels: a brace of razors, double- and single-bladed pocket knives, an awl, tweezers, a button hook, a multi-use fingernail tool and a corkscrew for toiletry bottles, all in finest surgical steel and ivory. The razors bear the hallmark of English manufacturers R. Hovenden & Son and are as sharp as the day they were made at the end of the ...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1990 item #299020 (stock #346AAA)
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$4000.00
An inspired and humorous sculpture by noted contemporary sports artist Jenness Cortez, this little dude radiates vitality. The cold-painted colors on the bronze bring it even more to life. In pristine condition, it measures approximately five inches by 3-5/8 inches by 8-1/4 inches high, exclusive of its 3/4-inch marble base and is number 27 of an edition of 50, with Cortez's signature and copyright mark and date 1986. Tally-ho!
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #298889 (stock #345AAA)
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$230.00
A lovely bit of nostalgia for the lover of French cafe life, this porcelain pyrogene promotes quinine-laced Dubonnet, still a great favorite throughout the world, and announces that the aperitif won the Grand Prix at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900. The lightly crackled glaze is the drink's lovely yellow-green shade. In excellent condition, it measures around 3-5/8 inches in diameter and almost three inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #298874 (stock #343AAA)
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$325.00
This little beer-lover is amazingly lifelike, with his beaming, pudgy face and stein held to his heart. There is an almost Roman portraiture quality to the bust, which lifts of to reveal a mustard pot. The two little barrels are for toothpicks and the original mustard spoon, stored behind the figure, is intact. It is in excellent shape with only minimal wear to the over-glaze paint and almost none to the oil gilding. French or German, late Nineteenth Century. Approximately three inches by 3-...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Latin American : Pre 1900 item #292331 (stock #340AAA)
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At Heritage for auction
A very rare Peruvian one sol of 1889 overstruck in the center with a Guatemalan half-real of 1894. Approximately 1-1/2 inches in diameter. Condition: near proof.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1800 item #273575 (stock #339AAA)
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$18,500.00
“He is covered with stars, ribbons and medals, more like a Prince of the Opera than the Conqueror of the Nile. It is really melancholy to see a brave and good man, who has deserved well of his country, cutting so pitiful a figure.” This was written by General Sir John Moore upon receiving this painting of his friend and fellow defender of England, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson. He had ordered the tondo version from Leonardo Guzzardi, painter of the full-length one now in London’s Nationa...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Pre 1900 item #272761 (stock #337AAA)
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$85.00
Not a copy, but a clever assimulation of the style of a denarius of the Roman Republic is this the pendant of this German iron watch fob; even the metal replicates the patina of an antique. Third quarter of the Nineteenth Century. "Coin" is about an inch in diameter and the fob's over-all length 2-3/4 inches.
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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1837 VR item #271721 (stock #335AAA)
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$225.00
Elegant in form and decoration, this cup for is a momemto of a visit to Timburgh bei Dureheim to take the waters, the towered town of which is beautifully engraved in a cartoche on the front of the classically tapered body. Silesian, third quarter of the Nineteenth Century, it is in superb condition, with no chips, cracks or breaks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #263704 (stock #331AAA)
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$275.00
This elegant tripod incense burner in fine Kutani porcelain is cylindrical in form and has cloud-form handles with detached rings. The straight-sided walls are reticulated to show the double-wall construction, both sides showing a fortuitous phoenix alighting on a fence. The top is a reticulated double dome. Brilliant glazes of rouge-de-fer, turquoise, blue and mustard are enhanced with fine gilding. Height is approximately four inches and full diameter about 4-1/2 inches. Excellent conditi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #257947 (stock #329AAA)
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$85.00
This lovely shell-bowled English sterling silver spoon is a perfect companion to a fine tea caddy. It is crested with a high-relief inverted fleur-de-lys and hallmarked London 1969-70, maker "R&K." Condition is mint and it is almost four inches long.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #163268 (stock #313AAA)
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$1500.00
A pair of large and lovely hands of Shiva Nataraja as he embodies the Dance of Life are here displayed dramatically in antique brass. India, early Nineteenth Century, approximately 9-1/2 inches long by 6-1/2 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #162615 (stock #309AAA)
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This excellent little example of ancient glass was uncovered in Southern France. Probably a cosmetic or perfume bottle made for export in Syria, its bulbous little body bears three bold applied bosses of lions heads, all in a fine shade of blue-green. Approximately 2-1/4 inches tall and the same wide, it is in excellent condition, with a generalized iridescence of age. First or Second Century.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1837 VR item #162001 (stock #306AAA)
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$85.00
An incredible tour-de-force of needlework is this small gem, combining a myriad of techniques to portray a basket of flowers surrounded by other flowers and borders, all in multicolor silks and silver-gilt threads and sequins. Back is in plain cream silk. A beautiful object for a textile collection or for a doll's house. English or Continental, circa 1810, approximately 2-1/2 inches by 2-1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #161749 (stock #302AAA)
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$3500.00
Looking as sharp as the day it was made is this elegant sterling silver three-piece tea service from the workshop of veteran silversmith William Hall, first registered in London in 1795. Weighing a serious four pounds all in, the set features neo-Rococo designs of repousse flowers and foliage, with borders of interlaced stylized fronds, all expressing the work of a master craftsman and hall marked London, 1815 to 1826. The teapot is approximately seven inches tall and measures about 11 inches ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1800 item #160890 (stock #294AAA)
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$375.00
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)
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$350.00
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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #156483 (stock #290AAA)
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$500.00
Probably a love token for an industrious housewife is this elaborately carved folding butter mould. Worked in with the rich swirling floral motifs is the letter ”G,” undoubtedly the lady’s initial Would form a good kilo of butter into an elegant block. Scandinavian, 19th Century, approximately 19-3/4 inches long by 4-1/2 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1700 item #156472 (stock #289AAA)
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$400.00
A graceful example of folk art is this antique wooden shoe mitt or winter stirrup carved out of hardwood, a real survivor, as is the crude strap-work reinforcements on both sides testify. Seventeenth Century, Scandinavia, about eight inches long and high by six inches wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1837 VR item #156440 (stock #288AAA)
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$550.00
This elegantly hand-wrought Bolivian bombilla (sipping tube for yerba mate) dates from the first years of the 19th Century and is in heavy mine silver of excellent purity. The classically simple design extends even to the basket-weave detailing on the insertion section that allows the tube to be pulled apart for cleaning. It is approximately nine inches in length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1837 VR item #156432 (stock #287AAA)
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$750.00
An almost Picasso-like creation, this standing mate in heavy mine silver features an attached dished base raised up on four coiled feet that echo the “ears” of the cup. The only surface designs are a double row of ratcheted circles and four punched-in quatrefoils, all on the base. This eccentric little figure is Bolivian, late 18th Century, and measures approximately four inches by 4-3/4 inches at the base and 5-1/4 inches tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #156288 (stock #286AAA)
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$400.00
High-waisted and sporting a fine ogee handle, this hand-wrought Northern Provincial cup is of fine quality mine silver. An owner’s mark is ratchet-engraved on the bottom. It measures about three inches diameter at the handle and 2-3/4 inches tall. Late 18th Century. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #156286 (stock #285AAA)
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$300.00
Crudely elegant, this hand-wrought mine silver cup with its tulip-shaped body resting on a conical base boasted a well-executed S-form handle. An engraved owner’s mark on the bottom reads “Tove” or possibly “Torre.” Late 18th Century Northern Provincial. Approximately 3-1/2 inches in diameter at the handle and 2-1/2 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #156285 (stock #284AAA)
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$275.00
Dating from the late 18th Century or the early 19th, this charming globular cup rests on a conical base. It is of high-purity mine silver and is in excellent condition, measuring around 3-1/2 inches in diameter at the handle and 2-1/4 inches high. Northern Provincial.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1800 item #156281 (stock #283AAA)
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$250.00
A small cup of high-purity mine silver, this graceful example of Andean silver dates from the late 18th Century. It is in sharp condition with only a quarter-inch rim crack. Approximately 3-3/8 inches diameter at the handle and two inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #154777 (stock #282AAA)
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$225.00
Bright, practical and naive, this little gem is painted with motifs that suggest the intended contents and, should there be any doubt, the French word for tobacco is boldly emblazoned across the face. Beautiful, unbroken condition, with only some slight abrasion to the high points of the over-glaze. On the inside of the lid is an impressed hallmark: L & M, 65. French or German, circa 1870. Approximately 6-1/2 inches tall and 4-1/3 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #147447 (stock #277AAA)
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$175.00
A fine piece of nautical handicraft is this becket(bale handle)of intricately tied knotting. It is approximately six by five inches and dates to the late Nineteenth Century. This will be a beautiful addition to a maritime collection. A nautical bronze bolt is strung through the top loops.