Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1052351
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$275.00
Hallmarked with an "F" and an arrowhead, this large, heavyweight silver buckle is inlaid with turquoise and spiny coral in stylized geometric patterns. Made for a belt up to 1-1/2 inches in width, it was never worn and is in mint condition. Approximately two by three inches.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1980 item #1051982
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$1200.00
This fine pair of heavy-weight (.5795 oz.) wedding rings, sizes 5 and 5-3/4, was created from small natural gold nuggets set in 14-karat gold. Custom-made in the 1970's, they were never worn.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1930 item #1051932
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$225.00
These fine Gatsby-Era cuff links of lemon-yellow 14-karat gold sport a simple pattern of engraved stripes on all faces. Weight: .2885 oz.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1950 item #1051842
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$200.00
A fine, strong bracelet with a safety-catch clasp and several separate gold attachment rings for charms. Weight: .1705 oz.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1950 item #1051715
AVERY ART & ANTIQUES
$850.00
This 30-inch necklace of lacy elements conjoined by round links has good heft, despite its delicate appearance. Probably Italian, its lemon-yellow gold is hallmarked with 18-karat purity and maker's initials. Weight: 1/2 oz.
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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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Minerals : Hardstone : Pre AD 1000 item #1047933
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$250.00
A fine Imperial Roman sestertius of the Emperor Nerva, 96-98 AD, is mounted on a fine malachite box fro a dramatic presentation. Approximately 2 inches by 2-1/4 inches by 1-1/4 inch high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Cloisonne : Pre 1900 item #1037738
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$450.00
An elaborate design of fan-like reliefs on the softly domed top of this superb cloisonne box depicts a blue bird resting on a lily and a butterfly about to taste the nectar of a flower, this latter relief with a ground of deep green sparked with "goldstone." Brocade patterns (nishiki-de) decorate the sides. An old label is still inside the lid. Late Nineteenth Century, Japan, 4-3/4 inches by 3-5/8 inches by two inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1900 item #1029729
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$1800.00
Intricate arabesques cover the inside of this Nineteenth Century Turkish circumcision bowl in fine-quality silver. Eleven panels portray elaborately stylized animals and people, and a twelfth animal panel on the bottom of the bowl is surrounded by an Arabic inscription. The graceful rococo handle is capped by a parrot peering into the bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1029253
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$1800.00
Of high purity and masterful execution, this Nineteenth Century bowl from the workshop of noted Hong Kong silversmith Wang Hing is profusely decorated with flowering prunus branches on a ground of cracking ice, a fine vision of springtime. It is approximately 4-7/8 inches in diameter and 2-5/8 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1029056
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$850.00
This top-quality serving tray from noted Hong Kong silversmith Wang Hing is in excellent condition with almost no signs of wear. A finely engraved dragon-in-clouds circles around the center an attached high-relief pie-crust border. Approximately eight inches in diameter and a half-inch deep.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1028791
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$650.00
This elegant footed silver cup, of exquisite design and fine weight,is in beautiful condition and bears the hallmark of Yenson, along with two other Chinese marks of high purity. On the central band, graceful bamboo branches float against the night sky, the full moon providing a space for engraving -- never executed on this piece. Approximately 3-1/2 inches high and 3-5/8 inches across at the handle.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1028702
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$1200.00
With a chiseled design of prunus blossoms on a ground of cracked ice, symbols of spring, this gem bears the mark the silversmith, Luen Wo, and is in excellent condition. Approximately 4-1/4 inches tall and 2-3/4 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1028699
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$275.00
Three finely engraved Chinese characters are featured on a delicately hammered ground. Elegantly simple, the piece is of excellent weight and in fine condition. Approximately 3-3/4 inches in diameter and a half-inch high, it has a maker's mark "C.J."(?),"Sterling" and a Chinese character.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1900 item #1027456
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$6200.00
Made for export around 1870, this 11-piece dressing set, in its original lacquer fitted case, is of extraordinary purity (approximately 950/1000) and weight, the powder box alone weighing in at about 11 ounces. Featuring finely martèle surfaces within plain borders, the decoration is elegantly reserved...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1025801
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$1950.00
An excellent example of Neo-Rococo design is this Scottish sterling silver coffee pot of baluster form, hallmarked by James McKay, Edinburgh, 1847-48, with its sweeping ogee ivory-insulated handle and corresponding spout. It is approximately 12-1/2 inches high and 9-1/4 inches at the widest points and is superbly engraved with a Rococo “R” on one side; the condition is mint.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #1020647
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$750.00
An excellent example of the noted French instrument maker, Naudet, Hulot et Companie, is the handsome brass-bound wall unit. Dated circa 1880, it combines a holosteric barometer with two crescent thermometers, Reaumur(Centigrade) and Fehrenheit. The dial is about 6-1/2 inches in diameter, full height with swiveling bezel 8-1/2 inches and depth 2-1/2 inches. Excellent working condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1017800
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$5600.00
In an extraordinarily fine state of preservation, this rare German faience charger was created in the early Frankfurt-am-Main factory of Johann Simonet in the late Seventeenth Century. Its lively decoration in the Chinese style features birds and stylized flowers in an imaginative landscape. Elaborate double channeling lends further animation to the effect. Approximately 14 inches in diameter and 2-1/2 inches deep, it has no breaks or repairs...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1001429
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$1450.00
Dating from the early years of the Eighteenth Century, this fine example of early English earthenware relates to one in the collection of George Washington, our country's first president. It was made in about 1720 in the London area, probably at Lambeth. In excellent condition, with some professionally repaired chips one to the upper edge and several to the base, it has a chinoiserie design of passion flowers and trailing vines with an inner-rim border above a stylized flower...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #994190
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$850.00
Bearing hallmarks of St Petersburg, 1878, this refined heavyweight, solid silver salver has a lustrous, matted finish of old salt-applied gilt, lending it the tone of green gold. In excellent condition, it is approximately 8-1/2 inches in diameter and half-an-inch deep, and is of 84 zolodniks purity.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1837 VR item #991571
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$1450.00
In high relief and superb detail in the French Empire style is this Russian tribute to the Bourbon Restoration of 1818 after the downfall of Napoleon I. The piece is struck in two segments: the central medallion and its separately-cast frame, featuring a ring of fleurs-de-lys. In Cyrillic letters the artist's name, Lotadick, is on the underside of the bust. Russian, circa 1818. Main body of the plaque, exclusive of the ring attachment, is approximately 4-3/4 inches in diameter.
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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #971300
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$1400.00
In sixty years of collecting and dealing in antique coquille carvings, this is the most elaborate piece I have seen, a whistle in celebration of the newly established liberal laws of King Louis-Philippe, who described himself as “King of the French,” rather than “King of France.” A plaque inscribed “Loi de 1831” is guarded over by a seated lion, symbolizing royal authority...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #969677
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$650.00
Beautiful crescent-shaped sterling silver decanter labels are enhanced by bright-cut designs and the content designations, "SHERRY" and "PORT" and retain their fine, hand-wrought chains. They bear the hallmark of Joseph Preedy, who worked in London around 1770. Approximately 1-5/8 inches by 1-5/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #969635
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$300.00
A lovely sterling silver label with elaborate hand-formed gadroon borders and corner designs, this label has a hand-wrought silver chain. Its one hallmark, “IH” is only lightly visible. Approximately one inch by two inches. Circa 1760.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #969600
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$375.00
Bearing hallmarks that indicate it was made in London by Robert Swanson (entered around 1745), this unusually intricate decanter label is crowned with a cut-out and engraved topknot that suggests the three feathers of the Prince of Wales. Finely concave body and well-crafted silver chain and bezel. Finely-wrought hand-made silver chain.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1800 item #969579
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$220.00
In the form of a miniature gorget, this handsome hand-wrought sterling label is engraved "Brandy" and sports a heavy chain, also hand wrought. Probably English, approximately one inch by 1-1/4 inches. Eighteenth Century.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1837 VR item #969399
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$240.00
This elegant octagonal decanter label is fully hallmarked, indicating it was made in London by John Wren(?), 1808-09. Its silver chain is hand wrought. Approximately 5/8 inch by 1-1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1800 item #969355
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$220.00
Possibly made in the Orient, but more likely in the Western Hemisphere, this label is of paktong, a highly tarnish-resistant alloy introduced from China in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Matthew Boulton and other English silversmiths welcomed its properties, and that it was not subject to taxation. On a fine hand-wrought silver chain, the label boasts a neat feathered border and evidence of careful planching on the reverse...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #969164
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$85.00
The elaborate neo-rococo border of this silver label stands out in high relief. Deeply engraved is "CERISES," indicating it was designed to grace a decanter of "eau de cerises" (cherry brandy or kirschwasser.) Unmarked but solid silver. American, ca. 1885. Approximately 1-1/2inches by 1-1/2 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #969139
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$85.00
This handsome label in the form of a quarter-board, its details created by engraving, was created the Massachusetts yacht "Athena" early in the last century. American, ca. 1910, approximately 2-3/4 by 7/8 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #969130
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$30.00
Neo-Rococo and finely detailed, this 20th Century American label will be a fine addition to a service bar. Circa 1950, approximately 2-1/4 by 1-1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1800 item #968861
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$1250.00
I have seen only one related cup like this, similar in size with two legs and described as a mortar, which they might well be, for there is some wear to the bottoms of the bowls, but they would require light handling of the pestle. I term mine a chalice, for the worn carved motif at the top of each leg could be interpreted as a Dove of Peace, but somehow I do not think so. Approximately seven inches tall and 4-1/2 to 4-3/4 inches in diameter. New England, Seventeenth to Eighteenth Centuries.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1930 item #968027
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$240.00
Carved from one solid piece of lindenwood, this handsome Russian Modernism rabbit has chip-carved details . The main figure draws back to reveal a hiding place sunk into the plinth. Circa 1920. In excellent condition, with a natural shellac finish, the delightful piece is approximately 4-3/8 inches long by 4-1/4 inches high by 1-7/8 inches deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #964020
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$7800.00
If this powerful figure,a fish with two riders, had a utilitarian purpose, it would have been as a handle for a needle-like point fitted into the mouth area. This is unlikely, however, as the two figures would impede ease of use. Siberia-Alaska Area (?)pre-Christian Era. Approximately 8-1/2 inches in length, 2-3/4 inches high and one inch deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #962401
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$225.00
A handsome silver-plate magnifying glass has been fashioned with an antique Japanese cloisonne pommel as its chief ornament. The design of colorful five-petaled florets it set off against a background of silver foil-backed (gin-bari) transparent scarlet enamel. Of approximately 8-1/2 inch full length, the pommel is about two inches long. Meiji Period, Japan, Nineteenth Century. Excellent condition.