A vibrant signed Chinese scroll that measures 30" (including handles) x 72". Modest rippling. Please disregard dark spots - it's due to the flash...
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The book features 219 lots including jade, ivory, silver and gold. Colored photos. Mint condition. Published by the Oriental Art Gallery London.
Published in 1980 by the Smithsonian Institution Press/Renwick Gallery of the National Collection. Gray cloth boards. No dust jacket. B&W photos.
Appears to be an early 20thC watercolor. Framed under glass - the mat has faded. Signed EBMS in the lower right corner. Not examined out of the frame. 12-1/2" x 10".
A heavy glass pitcher measuring 8" x 8"- no marks ~ approximately 2.10 ozs. Possibly by the Rockwell Silver Co.
Ca 1960 A pierced sterling malachite and gold tumi that may be worn as a pendant or brooch. The tumi tests 18k, and it is marked 925 on the bale. The malachite has a few nibbles but they're only evident with magnification and bright light. 1-1/8" square.Weight 10.5grams.
A black leather box with white stitching and velvet interior. Measures 8" (top w) x 8" (side width tapering down) x 9.25" (h) x 7" (bottom width). Perfect for a statue or other precious items. Very light wear.
A heavy ornate gold filled medal with a raised papal emblem marked Pius X Mind Body Spirit. The back is stamped "Gold Filled September 1905"... Measures 1-1/4" round weight 12.3grams.
4" x 3" ( at its widest point)
The decanter features flowers, a lion with man's face, the word PAX,and a church with steeple; it measures 10-1/2" x 4" . There are only three small glasses(not four) which measure 2" x 2"
A heavy strand of dark green jade beads. Each bead is approximately 5/16" wide~ 30"~ Total weight: 79 grams (2.7 ozs)
By James Jones ~First edition, Scribner, 1951. Scribner logo with no "A". Black cloth bound with minor white smudges and slight crease on bottom. Some foxing on first page. No DJ. PP.861. Used but in very serviceable condition.
Here is an unusual pair of heavy, hand made, solid sterling earrings with garnets and tourmalines. For pierced ears, they are marked 950 and measure 1 1/2" x 1 "
Ca 1960 Well oxidized, solid sterling hoop earrings with granulation. Marked OKA Bali 925. the sterling ear wires are new. 1-1/2" round. Total weight: 16 grams
Not quite sure what this material is, possibly some type of artificial silk. It is glossy and feels dried out, no doubt, to simulate grass. Tag reads "Made in Italy." A small section of the bottom fringe is unraveling (but can be trimmed) otherwise it's in great shape. The elasticized waist measures 24" to 30" stretched; length 38"; width 17" +
An older print for the Right Honorable John Ker, Earl and Baron of Wakefield, also the Duke of Roxburghe and Marquis of Beaumont and Celsford, Earl of Kelso Viscount Browxmouth, Baron Ker of Cessfurd & Caverfton. Nicely framed. Numbered 230 on the right hand corner. Framed measurements 20-3/4" X 13-1/2"
Colorful painting on bark paper (papel amate) from Mexico. Framed and matted. Frame measures 17.5" x 13.5"
Ca 1970 A heavy soft leather bomber jacket. The lining is acetate/nylon but feels like silk or satin. There is one small area with a ball point pen mark otherwise in great condition.