E & M Perez Ellen and Michael Perez
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Pre 1900 item #1263910 (stock #380ar)
E & M Perez
Price on Request
This embroidered wool shawl is of very high quality, with very fine and precise embroidery and beautiful vivid color. It dates to the early or mid 19th century, measuring approximately 71" square, and is backed with later red fabric. Comprised of numerous sections that are hand embroidered, it is trimmed with an additional embroidered edge, and has a black center of woven cloth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1263869 (stock #378ar)
E & M Perez
$875
Of celadon green jade, with inclusions of both white and grey/tan, this delicate bracelet measures 2 7/8" (7 1/2 cm)in diameter on the outside, and slightly less than 2 1/2" (6cm+) on the inside, and is just over 1/2" (1 1/2cm) deep. The designs are all hand carved, featuring a lingzhi, or mushroom design. The jade is slightly translucent and has a soft waxy surface, with evidence of hand work throughout. There is some wear to the design, but no chips or cracks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1259568 (stock #370ar)
E & M Perez
$385
These two Georgian round base, baluster stem candlesticks match perfectly, and were obviously made by the same hand, with one being signed with spurious hallmarks. Of paktong, they have a very satiny surface with a very slight yellowish hue. The surface has evidence of wear, with slight scratches, abrasions, and very minor dents (the lip of smaller stick also is bent, evident in photos)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1254437 (stock #363ar)
E & M Perez
$650
Effigy graters (rollador) were utilized in the Tumaco region of what is now Colombia and Ecuador, by the Tolita culture, from approximately 500BC to 500AD, usually taking the stylized form of a fish or squid. Used to grate various vegetables, they were made with raised horizontal sections, and in this case, also had inset sharp stones in addition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1251973 (stock #362ar)
E & M Perez
$365
Executed in vivid polychrome enamels, this copper tray is a fine example of the enamel work done in what is now Syria, utilizing the firing method of cuerda seca, in which a heavy string is used to separate the enamels, and burns away during firing, leaving the enamel work in high relief...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1251826 (stock #360ad)
E & M Perez
$695
Of rare form, this bronze inkwell depicts an armadillo, standing upon a rectangular bronze base of naturalized foliate designs. The figure is mounted to the base with hand made screws and square nuts, all original. The hinged back opens to the interior, which once held two ink bottles which would have been mounted in a metal insert. The armadillo measures just slightly under 7" from nose to tail, is 3 1/2" high, and the base measures 5" by 2 3/4"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1247328 (stock #359ar)
E & M Perez
$3,600
This figural Alcarraza is an exceptionally fine example of the pre-columbian pottery of the Calima culture, located in what is now Colombia, South America. From the time period extending from 100 BC to 400 AD, these double spouted vessels were utilized throughout the Rio Cauca area. Most were simple forms, some with abstract or figural elements, and generally were of reddish color over buff colored body...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1247148 (stock #358ad)
E & M Perez
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Measuring just under 11" high, on a base 8" x 6", this yellow ware spaniel is decorated with a rich brown glaze, and is a 19th century form made by both Bennington in the US, and Rockingham in Great Britain. Similar in style to the Staffordshire figures, which are lighter in weight and usually glazed in white and rust colors, this pooch is of heavy earthenware. Much of the furry coat is depicted, along with a collar bearing a lock...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1247145 (stock #3567ar)
E & M Perez
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Measuring 7 1/2" long and just over 4" high, this bronze figure of Ganesh retains much of the original silver surface, though some is heavily tarnished. (Note, there is a yellowish reflection in some of the photos, but the figure is silvered). The multiple arms hold ritual items, an axe, a goad, and naga serpent heads rise behind the head of Ganesh. He reclines on a lounge, with lotus petals below, and the rat is depicted upon his leg...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1244120 (stock #351ar)
E & M Perez
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From the island of Malaita in the Solomon Islands, this alafolo, or war club, is in very fine condition, with a rich dark patina. Measuring just under 40", it still retains much of the kaolin inlay and shows surface irregularities from the hand work. It dates to the late 19th or early 20th century. In addition to the geometric design on the "faces", there are linear designs below the noses and at the base...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #1242778 (stock #349ai)
E & M Perez
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In remarkably pristine condition, this ebony and ivory octant was made by the Spencer Browning & Rust Company, London England. This firm existed from 1784 to 1840, preceded by Spencer Browning from 1778 to 1781, and succeeded by Spencer Browning from 1840 to 1870. Throughout the history of the companies, they specialized in navigational instruments, and were known for the quality and precision of their items, selling them to an international market...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1239746 (stock #ar341)
E & M Perez
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With a pewter interior and foot, this lac burgaute bowl is inlaid with multiple colored mother of pearl sections, including finely carved leaves, trees, landscape features, people, and architectural elements. Some of the mother of pearl sections are further incised with details, and there are areas where the mop is sprinkled to form a textured background...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1233884 (stock #ar338)
E & M Perez
sold
Dating to the 18th century, possibly earlier, this bronze seal depicts a chilong or dragon seated upon a pedestal table, it's tail curled,and mouth open with a fierce expression...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1231249 (stock #ar334)
E & M Perez
$550
Of deeply colored boxwood, with some figure in the wood, this netsuke is beautifully carved, with fine detail to face and clothing. It depicts a bearded figure, likely a sage, clad in flowing robes, holding a bowl aloft. The figure measures 2" high, and is in excellent condition, with a deep rich patina, and has signature on base (not completely legible, but one character is formed like a Z). There is a tiny loss, close to the right foot, that shows up as a dark spot. Given the patina and dry...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1222387 (stock #ar327)
E & M Perez
$675
With exceptionally fine detail, this bronze Quan Yin holds the traditional water bottle, surrounded by a Mandorla covered with foliate and wave motifs. The sculpture is 7 1/2" high, on a round base 2 1/4" in diameter. The patina is dark, with some rubbing to back and base where it appears to have been lightly cleaned, and there is some verdigris on the surface. The face and clothing are quite lovely, creating a serene and ethereal sculpture.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #1220869 (stock #af321)
E & M Perez
$145
Measuring 9" high, this pair of Brass candlesticks have a "beehive" circular shaft upon an octagonal base, with bold turnings below a flared candle cup. Dating to the mid 19th century, they are of English origin, and were common in the US during this era. The button on one of the push up shafts is missing, as shown in the photos of bottoms. Both are in good condition, no dents or damage, and both have a soft, glossy patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1219087 (stock #ar319)
E & M Perez
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With well worn pyramidal spikes, this bronze mace head is attributed to the Luristan era, ca 1000 BC, and is a nice example of this early form. It is 1 5/8" high and approximately 2" in diameter, including spikes, and has a very dark patina with verdigris and encrustation. The bottom is ringed with large bronze bead decoration, which is unusual and a nice enhancement. There is an old crack along one side, with a slight loss to the bronze at the top of this crack. The interior is slightly tap...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1213010 (stock #ad312)
E & M Perez
sold
Of unusual octagonal form, on four pillar legs with similar handles, this Meiji period bronze koro is decorated over the entire body with fine geometric designs, with dragon mask medallions on two sides. The lid has cherry blossom designs over the open area, with a simple curved branch as a finial. The base is also covered with design, surrounding the central cartouche bearing a signature and or inscription. In excellent condition, two of the legs are ever so slightly canted, as is one of the ...