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 wonderful Japanese cloisonne vase with wireless egrets or herons. The beaks and eyes of the 11 birds are outlined in wires. The soft robin's egg blue background is stunning against the pure white birds. Vase measures approximately 5" high x 4" wide. Signed with impressed flag mark on metal base. Pristine condition. No chips, cracks, restorations or damages whatsoever. Return privelege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt and original packi ...click for details
Featuring a superb Japanese Meiji sterling silver and cloisonne enamel small tray or plate with an ornate reticulated border of stylized moths or butterflies, scrolls and half petaled flowers with gold centers. The beautiful cloisonne butterfly, with many intricate gold wires and colors, hovers over profuse gold wire cloisonne peonies of thick, raised(moriage), shaded transparent and opaque enamels in rich colors of lavender, peach, white to pink, and white to blue. All enamel done with gold wi ...click for details
Featuring a nice example of Steuben gold iridescent glass. Shimmering deep gold aurene interior with white calcite on reverse. Measures 5" across and 1" high. Ground pontil on underside. Excellent condition. Rings like a bell when tinged. No chips or cracks. Minor tiny wear spot almost in dead center on the raised point. Very hard to see with brilliant reflection of the gold glass. Anything else that shows up in photos is from the reflection/bad photo, and not the minor wear spot to wh ...click for details
Featuring a lovely Satsuma plate with an exquisite subtle scene of a pair of male and female ducks swimming amongst grasses and pale pink flowers with gold centers. The artist that painted this scene used great skill in all details, shading and blending of colors, and with the suggestion of haze to the left side as it fades into shadow foliage in the distance. Also unique is the painting of the duck's feet under the water, a rare motif in Satsuma, occasionally found in cloisonne. There are r ...click for details
Fine Japanese Seto ware porcelain cabinet vase with blue hydrangeas, yellow chrysanthemums, and two exquisitely executed butterflies, all on a lovely pale pink background that shades from a darker pink at the top to a light pale pink at the base. Beautiful hand painting/shading and artist signed on base, Imura. The sharkskin textured background is rare. It measures 6 1/4" tall and is in mint condition. Satisfaction guaranteed or money back. 3 day return privilege. Postage/insurance extra. S ...click for details
Featuring a beautiful antique art glass 10 3/4" vase possible made by a New England glass company as Smith Brothers of the Sandwich Glass Co or possibly European, French or Baccarat. All hand painted artistically with Japanese motifs: a fan shaped reserve with bird, a round reserve with lovely scene by a lake, all surrounded by cascading cherry blossoms on a salmon colored background. This vase is a fine example of Japonisme and is illustrative of Japan's influence on the art of other ...click for details
Featuring a lovely pair of hand painted 6" candlestick holders with beautiful apple blossoms. Painted in American on Bavarian blanks circa 1900, or earlier. Both candlesticks artist signed. Excellent condition. No chips, cracks, damages, or restorations. Return privilege providing item returned in sent condition, within 3 days of receipt, and the way it was packed. Sales tax charged if sold in New York state unless valid tax number and resale form provided.
Featuring a rare and superbly detailed antique Chinese 4 paneled hinged wooden screen, measuring 13" x13". Inlaid with 12 ivory plaques finely carved in scrimshaw fashion and then stained with polychrome colors. The 4 larger, central plaques, measuring 1" x 4", each depict very finely detailed scenes of several aristocratic Chinese women in a landscape and architectural setting. The other 8 plaques, measuring 1 1/2" x 1", depict various animals, including rams, rabb ...click for details
Featuring a fine Japanese cloisonne enamel match box cover holder attributed to Takahara. Unusual elaborate overlapping geometric shaped reserve designs of stylized mums and other interesting designs including stylized flowers. Kyoto jippo is the term to describe this type of brass wire work covering an entire surface. The piece is heavy for what it is, weighing 83.1 grams. Dimensions:2.5" long x 1.5" deep x 7/8" high. Near mint condition, with some minor no harm firing flaws in a ...click for details