Published in 1990 by LUCORAL. Hard cover catalogue with dust jacket featuring the 1989-1990 collection. The company was formed 1963 by Ching-Shui Lu, Chairman of the Taiwan Pescadores Fisherman's Association. Jade, pearls, coral and other various gemstones, cloisonne items and watches are pictured along with costume jewelry. The book is in good condition, just the board edges show wear; however, the dust jacket has some small tears. Original price $88 (USD). 119 pgs.
A cream colored bead bag with satin lining.One small bead is missing next to the frame otherwise in great condition.
A hand painted art tile with petunias signed H.H.'36. There are two chips and the edges show light wear. 4.25" square.
A scalloped Wedgwood box for trinkets, candy, etc. 5"round x 1-7/8"
Soft cover published by Harry Abrams, NY. Impressive examples of period cuff links. There is a black marker line on the bottom edge that shows up as a tiny tiny dot on the bottom of some pages, otherwise in mint condition. 199 illustrations/186 colored plates. 112 pgs.
The pink front/cover banner is slightly creased along the edge -the book itself is in mint condition.
"The Porcelain Collection of Augustus the Strong: Porcelain Art from China/ Famille Rose." A highly collectible softcover book with German text. Published by Klinkhardt & Biermann 1993. Includes 165 illustrations (52 are colored.) 136 pgs. Very good condition.
Painted wooden toucan necklace with matching earrings. Not new.
A crushed turquoise and jasper sterling band stamped with an unknown maker's mark (HJ). 3/8" wide ~ resized to 11.5~ 11.6 grams.
A double knotted strand of salmon colored coral beads.(Recently restrung.) The beads are 5mm wide ~ 19"
Highly collectible first edition softcover published in 1998 by Aaron Galleries, Chicago, IL. The book features the collection of WPA artist, Thomas Hart Benton and his wife. 34 color illustrations. Text by Berardi.Near fine condition.
An oversized soft cover catalog that features ceramics, ivories, fine and decorative arts. Published in association with Julius Bohler and Brimo de Laroussilhe. 128+ full color plates. 250 pgs. A small tear is on front cover ( see photo) otherwise in fine condition.