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All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1266798 (stock #384fs)
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Carved in black argillite, this eagle head measures 7 1/2" x 4 3/4" with a base diameter of approximately 4 1/4". Unsigned, it is in excellent condition with no breaks or losses. The carving is very well executed, with good detail in the feathering and face. Argillite carvings have been an artistic expression for the Native Peoples of the Northwest Coast, from Washington state to Alaska, and depict the animals and sacred beings of their cultures...
All Items : Archives : Pre 1980 item #1261193 (stock #376vd)
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With both halves intact, this giant clam shell is a magnificent example of this species, Tridacna Giga. It measures 20 1/2" across, and is 11 `/2" deep. In excellent condition, with the remnants of barnicles and small clams still adhered to the outer surface, it has a few small chips on one of the halves, visible in photos. From the estate of a collector, it had been in the home since the 1970's...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1260038 (stock #375ar)
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Measuring 7 1/2" high, this Greek terracotta spindle bottle or flask dates to the 3rd or 4th century BC. It has a buff colored surface, over the red terracotta body, with evidence of calcified mineral deposits. The neck has been broken and reglued, and there is a chip to bottom of lip, and some slight filing on base, likely to enable it to stand more easily. The flask is a lovely form, with bulbous ovoid shape and thin neck and base.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1259570 (stock #371vr)
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This pair of ginbari cloisonne vases have a deep red, pigeon blood enamel over a silver base that is decorated with a dimpled surface and bamboo leaves. Chrysanthemum blossoms and foliate designs are overlaid on the ginbari, in silver wire, and the bases and rims are also silver. The base is signed, as shown in photo detail. In very good condition, with no cracks, chips, or abrasions, only some tarnish on the silver mounts. Each vase measures 5" high.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1255500 (stock #369ar)
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Of buff ware, decorated in cream slip with painted designs in black and red, this aryballos, or perfume/oil vessel, measures 3 1/8" high, and is roughly the same diameter. The paint decoration is worn, and appears to represent a bird figure, with additional geometric designs over the body and top. Aryballoi of this size and form were utilized for perfume or other precious oils, and date to the 6th century BC...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1920 item #1255248 (stock #366ai)
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In heavy silver plate, this desk or service bell is monogrammed with the logo of the Furness Bermuda cruise and shipping line, which established service between New York and Bermuda in 1919, delivering mail, cargo, and passengers. Dubbed the "Millionaires Line" because of its luxurious accommodations, the 40 hour trip became a popular cruise to the island of Bermuda...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1920 item #1254545 (stock #364fs)
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Measuring 8" x 6.75", the seated lion is cast upon an oval stepped plinth, and signed Barye. The surface is a deep brown patina, with slight wear in raised areas where it has been handled. The entire surface of the lion is well cast and detailed, with the musculature and fur clearly depicted. Antoine Louis Barye (French 1795-1875) is one of the renowned animalier sculptors of the nineteenth century, and his works are classical icons of this genre...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1251841 (stock #361vr)
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With bright apple green sections, this large jadeite pendant features foliate designs, lingzhi, and several chilongs, all carved to highlight the vivid green of the jadeite. It measures 3 1/4" high x 1 7/8" wide and is very translucent when lit from the back. The contrasting color is clear to white, with a very slight yellow tinge in one area, seen in the photo where the translucence is evident...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1247148 (stock #358ad)
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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 : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1247145 (stock #3567ar)
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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 : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1246725 (stock #355fs)
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Mounted on a dark wood base, this bronze figure of a Neo-classical figure is likely a Grand Tour souvenir, measuring 15 1/4" including the base, which is 2". The figure is nicely cast, with good detail in the features and the flowing robe. The surface is worn, and much of the original gilt is missing, with darker patina over much of the surface. From the form and stance, the figure probably held a hand mirror, as she looks down in that direction...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #1246713 (stock #354vr)
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Tightly woven in handspun wools with both natural and aniline dyes, this nice eye dazzler is in fine condition, with bright color and good design. It measures roughly 60" by 31" and has appears to have had little use, with a few small spots, and minor stains,one visible in last photo. Photos taken in bright sunlight.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1246707 (stock #353ar)
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Beautifully carved of boxwood, this Buddha is said to represent wealth, as he carries a large Chinese coin on his travels. Wrappped in a draping cloak, his large bald head is typical of this Budai, and he has the usual mirthful smile. The sculpture measures 6 1/2" high, and has a lovely deep satiny patina. File marks are evident on the base, and the handwork is obvious over the entire surface. Excellent condition, no losses, with some shrinkage of wood evident, though no cracks...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1244253 (stock #352ar)
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This matching pair of Qing vases date to the 19th century, though they have Kangxi marks in red on both bases. They are constructed of hand made porcelain slabs, so are slightly different in size, measuring roughly 8 1/4" high, and between 3 1/8" and 3 1/4" square. The glaze has a pebbled surface, with some iridescence to the darker green enamel decoration...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1244120 (stock #351ar)
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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. This is a very fine example of this uncommon Oceanic war club and would be a valuable a...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1242916 (stock #350ar)
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Of large size (12" high and 10" diameter), this porcelain ovoid vase is decorated in Famille Noir enamels, Millefleur design, and dates to the Xianfeng era of the Qing period. Handthrown, with visible ridges in the porcelain body, the vase is decorated over the entire surface with floral and foliate design over a black background. The base is signed with a six character reign mark in red, and the foot of the vase is well modeled and deep. In excellent condition, with no chips, cracks, or loss...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1242778 (stock #349ai)
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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. This octant measures 13" in radius, and is ...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1240032 (stock #fs347)
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Created by artist Chuck Dodson, American, working in the Miami area 1940's-1970's, this sculpture depicts La Pieta, or the Virgin Mary cradling the body of Christ. Dodson worked on numerous architectural designs that enhanced buildings throughout Miami in the mid 20th century, and also created the mosaic panels at the Orange Bowl Stadium. His sculptures are figural, using his dancer wife as a model, and his nudes are beautifully sculpted, with a spare elegance that is striking. Working in var...