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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1940 item #1322797 (stock #542vr)
E & M Perez
$425.00
Measuring 4 1/2" and 4 3/4" high, and 2 1/8" x 2 1/4" wide and deep, this pair of Foo Lions or Dogs are well carved with incised floral, foliate and bird designs on all sides. The bases are not carved with seals. Both are of tan colored soapstone, one with darker striations in the stone, as is visible in the photos...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #1320720 (stock #540vr)
E & M Perez
$365.00
From the Akan people of the Ashanti tribes of Ghana, Africa,this large brass vessel is a kuodo, or ritual vessel in which valuables were kept, and often buried with the owner. Owned by Kings and other powerful members of the tribe, they are cast in the lost wax process, and are usually decorated with symbolic designs and figures to honor the owner. This vessel depicts a king or high ranking official, seated under an umbrella while playing a game of Mancala, a traditional game throughout Africa...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1320024 (stock #534vr)
E & M Perez
$245.00
Nicely carved in brown toned soapstone, with some variation in color, from yellowish to grey and green, this sculpture depicts two figures, scholars or immortals, seated next to a basket, one holding a ruyi scepter and the other smoking a pipe. Both are bearded, with hair in top knots. It sits on a carved hardwood stand, which appears to be original. The figure measures 6" x 4" x 2", with the stand measuring 7 1/4" x 3 1/8" x 3/4"...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1318569 (stock #533vd)
E & M Perez
$155.00
Designed by Hans Stangl for the Rosenthal Porcelain Factory, this figure was one of several designed by him in sleek modernist style, and executed with a prominent crackle glaze between 1953 and 1956. It measures 6 1/8" high x 5 3/8" wide and depicts a very abstracted seated figure. It is signed with both the Rosenthal and the Studio Linie marks. In perfect condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Scandinavian : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1318567 (stock #532vr)
E & M Perez
$110.00
From the Nordic Zoo (Skansen) Series, this bear was designed by Lisa Larson of Gustavsberg, the famous porcelain factory in Sweden. Lisa was a designer for Gustavsberg from 1953 to 1980, when she opened her own studio. Like many of her designs, the figure is stylized and slightly whimsical, and reflects the sleek modernism of the era and the factory...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1980 item #1318476 (stock #529vd)
E & M Perez
sold
Made by S. Kirk and Sons of Baltimore, MD, this figurine depicts a grizzly bear, with his mouth open and left paw raised. The figure measures 2" wide x 1 1/2" high and is solid silver, weighing approximately 113 grams. With fine details, the bear is well sculpted, with a life like pose. Marked on the feet with the Kirk and Sons and Sterling. Excellent condition, some tarnish in recessed areas.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1314332 (stock #506vd)
E & M Perez
$90.00
Measuring 3 7/8" x 2 3/4", this lidded porcelain box is signed under the glaze with the Meissen crossed swords, and has an additional small blue mark near the edge of the bottom. Of 20th century origin, it is nicely painted and in perfect condition. The top of the box shows some dimpling in the glaze over the painted blue pattern, and foot is unglazed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1940 item #1314222 (stock #505vd)
E & M Perez
Sale Pending
This group of five Wedgewood dinner plates is a group of the original twelve that were created in 1937 to commemorate the centennial of Duke University. They each measure 10 1/2" in diameter and each is stamped with the name of the scene, the Wedgwood mark, and other information, visible in one of the photos. The five listed here include The Library, School of Medicine, Crowell Dorm Tower, Vista of Chapel, and East Duke Building...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1960 item #1314118 (stock #502ad)
E & M Perez
$95.00
From the workshop of Salvador Teran, this oval dish is inlaid with glass tesserae tile and brass, and depicts a swordfish. The background tiles are white and gray, with deep cobalt blue contrasting in the body of the fish. Signed on the base with the artist's name, and incised with a number. Salvador was born in Taxco, and worked with his cousins, who were the designers at Los Castillo, before moving to Mexico City and opening his own studio in 1952...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1304226 (stock #489vr)
E & M Perez
$250.00
Of nice size, measuring 9 1/2", and fairly heavy, this ovoid bronze vase features finely executed designs in the Chinese archaic style, and has a very dark green mottled patina to complement the style. Bird figures are facing one another on each side, and two abstract heads are placed between the sides. The wide band around the birds and mounts are filled with geometric designs in a greek key motif. Unsigned, it likely dates to the early to mid 20th century, though could be a bit earlier...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1296875 (stock #467vd)
E & M Perez
$295.00
Measuring 9 1/2" high, 9 1/2" wide at the lip, and 10 1/2" at the widest point, this pot is thick walled, and well thrown, being very symmetrical. The glaze is very thick, with a highly textured and raised surface. The colors are muted, a soft mustard yellow with shades of gray-green, brown-black and flecks of white in the interior. McCarty's Pottery was founded in 1954 by Pup and Lee McCarty in Mississippi, with a permanent location in Merigold...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1296861 (stock #466vd)
E & M Perez
sold
Of very large size, this charger or platter was made by McCarty's Pottery of Merigold, Mississippi. Founded by Lee and Pup McCarty in 1954, they sought to utilize native clays and glazes, focusing on both utilitarian objects and artfully crafted forms. Some of their first pots were thrown from clay given to them by William Faulkner from a deposit on his property...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1950 item #1291702 (stock #458vr)
E & M Perez
$575.00
Of exceptionally large size, and complex weaving designs, this rattan basket is from the Luzon area of the Philippines, and was likely woven by the Ifugao or Igorot tribes. It is 22" high, 12 1/2" wide, and approximately 10" deep. There are lug rings on the sides, to which a leather cord is attached (cord is broken) and holds two pinkish Chinese glass beads...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1287686 (stock #450vd)
E & M Perez
$150.00
Measuring 10 3/4" in diameter, with scalloped edges, gold rims and details, this pair of Spode/Copeland cabinet plates feature a lovely scene from the Lakes Region, with ruins of a castle, an urn with flowering plants, and mountains in the background. They are signed Spode, Copelands China, England, on the back, along with the notation R9560, and several small impressed marks that are difficult to read...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #1283093 (stock #424vd)
E & M Perez
$345.00
Measuring 13 1/4" high x 9 1/2" wide, this porcelain rooster or cockerel is decorated in famille verte colors, with the body of the bird in rich yellow. The detail in the porcelain modeling is well done, with glazes in yellow, brown, and green, with black detail in the eyes. With two impressed marks on the base, it dates to the early 20th century, either late Qing or early Republic...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1275217 (stock #408vr)
E & M Perez
$350.00
Carved from a single piece of fine grained wood, this single pedestal headrest, or barkin,is a traditional form utilized by the Boni and Somali tribes of Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya. As nomadic gatherers, they carved these fine little headrests from dense, light wood, for easy carrying. There are two basic forms, one with two flared supports, and this one, with a single pedestal. With curvilinear designs on the top and ends of the curved top, the headrest is simple and elegant in form. In g...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1271763 (stock #401vr)
E & M Perez
$550.00
Collected in 1944, this dance rattle (known as a vivang), comprised of nut pods (pangium edule), woven fiber and twine, is used in traditional dance ceremonies in the Malakula Islands of Vanuatu, formerly known as New Hebrides. The collection tag is still attached to the rattle, and gives the date and location where it was acquired. The information states that the rattle was worn by "Tonkinese natives", though this form was utilized by the ethnic groups of Vanuatu, and the Tonkinese population...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1940 item #1270240 (stock #397vr)
E & M Perez
$950.00
Carved of buffalo horn, and with an inset wood base, this Shaman's medicine container, or guri guri, measures 8" high and the base is 3" across. The carving is superb, with fine detail, wonderful posture, and is interesting from every angle. With a very dark patina from age, the horn shows signs of wear on the base, where it would have been held. The ancestral figure sits above a magical beast, with two crocodiles moving around the base, and has a powerful and striking demeanor. From a priva...