A French Mont Joye cameo glass vase with groups of hand painted enameled violets in 4 places circumventing the vase. Ruffled neck, cameo leaves and stems, all brushed with gold. Chipped ice background. Dates to the turn of the 20th century, circa 1900. Not signed but safe to attribute to Mont Joye. Excellent ground pontil with wear indicating age. Fine ring when tinged. 5" high x 5 3/4" wide. Excellent condition. This vase is a beautiful piece of art nouveau hand blown glass from the b ...click for details
A good Japanese mixed metal (shibuichi) pipe, 19th century, inlaid with gold and silver alloys. A river scene with bamboo leaves , 3 ducks amongst bamboo on the bank of a stream. A moon is rising over the hills of the bank. Very fine detail. Signed on the reverse side. Very good condition. Surface may be intentional, or may need professional cleaning. Not sure. No damages. Measures 5 1/2" long x 5/8" wide. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of havi ...click for details
Presenting a very fine Japanese Meiji cloisonne enamel 3 piece teaset, consisting of teapot/cover, sugar bowl/cover and cream pitcher. Each piece is intricately decorated with thousands of cloisons(cells made from wires), from the rondels with iris, wisteria, hydrangea, various other flowers and pinwheels to the thousands of tiny wires in the background and elaborate borders. Green counter enamel on interior. Among the finest workmanship of Japanese cloisonne. Attributed to the artist Takahara. ...click for details
Featuring a fine quality Japanese antique ivory and bone carving figurine comprising two pieces. One piece, all elephant ivory, features the god of good luck/fortune, Ebisu sitting on a dock/platform with several pieces. The other piece is carved from bone comprising several interesting parts. Ebisu, one of the happy gods of good fortune, is well carved with very fine, pleasant facial features, smiling and with a beard. He is sitting on his perch, a plank of wood, the underside is even carved wi ...click for details
Featuring a small Japanese ivory trinket or pill box hand carved with the head of a lion. Dating to the Meiji period, circa 1900. Excellent condition! No damages or repairs. Top fits perfectly and tightly. Pulls off, does not screw. 1.25" in diameter x 3/4" high. Postage insurance extra. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. Sales tax charged if sold in NY state unless valid resale tax number and signed NY state sales tax form provided.
Featuring a fine antique Meiji era Japanese ivory carving of basket peddler man. Excellent quality, inlaid with various materials. The toy dog's head moves. Measures 4 5/8" tall x 4" wide. Excellent condition. All in tact. No damages or restorations. Dates circa 1890. Good inlaid red lacquer signature. Unusually fine quality. Please feel free to ask for more photos. Return privilege, providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed, shi ...click for details
Quality crystal and 800(continental sterling) 11" decanter, circa 1880, probably Dutch or German, stopper with ship finial and much work. 2 part removable base. The base has much detail with horse drawn carriages, buildings, birds, people, open work and much more. Item in mint condition. Satisfaction guaranteed or 3 day return privilege with money back. Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged in New York state unless valid sales tax number provided with resale certificate.
Featuring a very rare antique silver wax seal in the form of a mysterious shrouded figure. The tablet for the seal has not been carved. It unscrews from the figure in order to engrave it. The figure is a great example of art from the Symbolism Movement of art, originating in France and Belgium in the late 19th century, awakening man's interest in the religious and spiritual world. The figure suggests the mystery surrounding the Madona. The veil covering her face, cascading downward, represen ...click for details
Featuring a very pretty dresser tray or cookie tea platter/plate/serving piece, all hand painted with gorgeous, huge roses in shades of pink and deep rose. Painted in America on Austrian blank. Stamped in green MZ Austria. Dates circa 1900. Measures 14" x 9 1/4". Interesting shape with 12 sides. Gold border is very slightly worn. No chips, scratches, damages, cracks or restorations. 3 day return privilege if not completely satisfied providing item returned in sent condition within 3 da ...click for details
Featuring a lovely 19th century Nabishima style low bowl with small clusters of blue, orange, raised white enamel flowers and green leaves. Larger, dark blue petals are between the smaller clusters. Reverse with blue scroll pattern and comb design on foot. Excellent condition. No chips, cracks, damages or restorations. 8.25" in diameter.2" high. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in sent condition within 3 days of receipt. Sales tax charged if sold in New Yor ...click for details