E & M Perez Ellen and Michael Perez
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 : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1980 item #1291758 (stock #460vr)
E & M Perez
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Of hexagonal form, with bowed sides and scalloped top, this bowl is constructed of birchbark, sweetgrass, porcupine quills, and cotton thread. Made by Mathilda Allison (Mathilda Marie Ramage), 1927-1990, it measures 6 3/4" diagonally, and 4" at the high points. The artist was known for such baskets, and The National Museum of the American Indian has a similar basket in their permanent collection, acquired in 1980...
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1940 item #1287704 (stock #451vr)
E & M Perez
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Nicely painted with good details and inscriptions, this snuff bottle measures 2 3/4" high and is in very good condition, though it lacks the stopper. On each side are several figures with inscriptions above the scenes. The bottom is footed, with evidence of hand carving and finishing. It appears to be early 20th century.
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. The comb has been broken and reglued, as is visible on the close up photo of the head...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1273410 (stock #404vr)
E & M Perez
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This group of turquoise glazed porcelain horses are Chinese, late Qing or early Republic, and each comes with a carved wooden stand designed for each horse. The standing horse measures 2 3/4" high and wide, and each stand is roughly 1/4" high. Most of the horses have some repair or damage, with only one completely intact...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1970 item #1273137 (stock #402vr)
E & M Perez
$190.00
Comprised of an Aysk pendant of silver, carnelian, and fire gilt, with strand of carnelian and silvered brass beads and spacers, this necklace measures 24" (length of bead area), and the pendant is 3 1/2" x 2 1/8". From the Tekke tribe of Afghanistan, the Asyk pendant is a traditional form, and this one is a bit more elaborate than others. The pendant is likely 19th century, with later beads in the necklace...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1960 item #1271728 (stock #400vr)
E & M Perez
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Of large size (24") and good weight, this vase depicts a scaled dragon floating among clouds, wrapping around the entire body of the vase. The dragon and banded decoration at the neck are decorated with gilding, and are in high relief. The clouds, also in relief, are textured with stippling, and swirl over large areas of the vase. With good detail and design, the baluster vase is dramatic and pleasing from all sides. The base is signed with a clear impressed mark...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1270235 (stock #396vr)
E & M Perez
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Measuring 10" long, 2 3/4" high and roughly 4" wide, this pair of seals is beautifully rendered, sleek and modern, with lifelike posture and details. In very dark stone, the surface is glossy and well polished, and the base is signed with a number and initials, and retains the original Canada Eskimo Art label.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1267165 (stock #386vr)
E & M Perez
$165.00
From a collection of asian pottery, including both Japanese and Chinese, these five miniatures include two baskets, a sake cup, a water dropper and small vase. The white glazed sake cup has a deeper colored terracota clay body and an incised mark, measuring just under 2 1/4" at the widest point and 1 3/4" high. The round Oribe style basket is also of dark earthenware. Three of the other forms have a light ink stamp "Japan" on the base, though is worn on some...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1970 item #1263865 (stock #377vd)
E & M Perez
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Of bright apple green color, this wireless enamel cloisonne vase measures 9 3/4" high and has a softer green floral and foliate design around the entire vase, just below the shoulder. In very good condition, with no chips or cracks in the enamel, and some slight abrasions to the surface. Unsigned, it is in the style of some musen Ando wares, and dates to the mid 20th century. The color and size are strong and appealing, and are a good example of simple and modern Japanese cloisonne.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1239757 (stock #343vr)
E & M Perez
$275.00
From the workshop of Los Castillo in Taxco, Mexico, these brass angel candlesticks were designed by Salvador Teran, who was a renowned silversmith in Taxco, and a cousin of Antonio Castillo. Signed with the Los Castillo circular mark, they also are stamped "cobre artistico", with the initials AC, Taxco, Mexico, and handwrought. Cobre Artistico was primarily the work of Salvador Teran and existed from the late 1940's until 1955. Of heavy gauge brass (unlike later copies), they ar...