Very fine Japanese cloisonne enamel cabinet vase, just under 5" tall. Beautiful sculptured silver wires outline the colorful lavender poppies with very fine detailed wires and the beautiful leaves in various shades of green. A red flower adds a nice contrast. A lovely bouquet on the reverse with buds, flower and grasses is a bonus. The intricate boarder and overall excellent workmanship are indicative of the Hayashi workshop. This piece is worthy of the finest collection. It is in near min ...click for details
Beautiful medium size Chinese rose Mandarin teapot with excellent art work and soft golds dating 1736-1795, the Qianlong period. The teapot measures 5 1/4" high, approximately 5" in diameter, and about 7 3/4" from the tip of the spout to the back of the handle. The colorful scenes are the same on both sides with geometric boarders and other art work in between the scenes. The teapot is in excellent condition with no damages, restorations, cracks or chips. There is a small firing f ...click for details
Fine Baccarat paperweight with gorgeous pansy, circa 1850. 2 1/2" in diameter and about 2" high. Star cut on base. Needs polishing on top as there are scratches. Normal wear on base which shows age. No other damage.Satisfaction guaranteed or money back providing item returned in sent condition. 3 day return privilege.Postage/insurance extra. Sales tax charged in New York state unless valid tax number and resale certificate provided.
Fabulous large sterling silver water pitcher, circa 1900, unusual octagonal shape.Unidentified hallmark and "Hand Made" and "sterling" marks.The exquisite design is all hand engraved and is quite beautiful with urns, scrolls, flowers and much more detail. The pitcher weighs over 2 1/2 pounds on kitchen scale and measures 8" high and 10 1/2" from tip of spout to end of handle. Mint condition-no dents, repairs,scratches etc. It would be stunning on a side board and a ...click for details
Excellent and impressive 16" tall American Brilliant cut glass vase, circa 1900 in excellent condition. Although this vase is not signed, it can be safely attributed to Hawks. No cips or damages. Minor chip ground. I have seen a very similar piece as this that was signed. Prism cut. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. 3 day return privilege providing returned in sent condition. Postage, insurance extra. Sales tax required in New York state unless valid tax number and resale certificate p ...click for details
Featuring a fine elephant ivory Chinese carving of a Chinese beauty or goddess. Very peaceful expression on face. Finely carved details in facial features, hair(flowers and hair pin in hair), hands, flowing robe folds, sashes(with open work) etc. Measures 6.25" high without stand, x 1.5" wide x approx. 1" deep. With stand, measures another 3/4" tall. Statue is glued to stand. Could be soaked off if desired, but gives stability and does not harm carving. Excellent condition, b ...click for details
Rare American scrimshaw marine ivory(probably walrus)pocket knife in shape of lady's leg with shoe. Measures 3" long when open, and 2" long when closed. The blade is marked "England" on one side and "Rogers Cutlers to his".The word "Majesty" may be covered up by the ivory. There is also a cross hall mark and a star hallmark by the word England. The tip of the blade has been damaged and the plate is worn. The ivory itself is in excellent condition. This ...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.
In the volume entitled "Nasser B. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art Meiji No Takara Treasures of Imperial Japan, Ceramics Part I
Porcelain", there are many pages devoted to the great artist of Japanese studio porcelain, Makuzu Kozan. In addition to this, there is a long chapter on "Ceramic Interplay Copenhagen and Japan during the 1880s and 1890s" by Vibeke Woldbye. The Royal Copenhagen vase that is being featured here is a brilliant and an illustrative example of the influ ...click for details
Pair of Chinese hand carved wooden guardian figurines. Excellent condition. No repairs or damages that I know of. I assume the guilding is meant to look like this, but I am not an expert on this type of work. Very well done carving/workmanship with powerful expressions. Date to the 19th century to the best of my knowledge. Aproximately 51/2"-6" tall. These came out of a local estate of a knowledgeable collector who only had the best. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. Postage/insur ...click for details