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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1247328 (stock #359ar)
E & M Perez
$3600.00
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
$275.00
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
$395.00
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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1246923 (stock #356ap)
E & M Perez
$650.00
This unusual folding triptych icon on tin features a central panel with a saint, who appears to be St. Augustine, with monks or priests on each side panel. The Saint has a dog and several birds at his feet, and his arms are extended toward them. The three panels are painted in varying shades of green, blue, brown, with gold paint applied to highlight the halo, the leaves, the water in the background and other details...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1246725 (stock #355fs)
E & M Perez
$375.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : Pre 1960 item #1246713 (stock #354vr)
E & M Perez
$675.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1246707 (stock #353ar)
E & M Perez
$975.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : 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. The floral and foliate designs are executed in overglaze enamels, in red/orange, yellow/green hues, with a flower in soft mauve tone...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1244120 (stock #351ar)
E & M Perez
$1150.00
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : 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...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1980 item #1240173 (stock #fp348)
E & M Perez
$225.00
In watercolor and ink on heavy artist paperboard, this illustration is a wonderful and humorous version of the quandry faced by anyone reading the label on pillows and mattresses: "Do not remove under penalty of law". While the thuggish looking guy deigns to pull the label off, the two kids in the background look on in horror. With no signature, it is difficult to determine the artist who created it, but it is in the style of numerous cartoonists/illustrators from the mid 20th century, includ...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : 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...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1980 item #1239998 (stock #fs346)
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This sleek and stylized sculpture of a mother and child was modeled by Chuck Dodson, a designer living and working in Miami during the mid 20th century. His designs were often utilized in architectural elements in Miami, particularly in the Art Deco area of Miami Beach, and he also created the fine mosaics in the Orange Bowl Stadium. In addition to his larger architectural works, he created sculptures, primarily nudes, with some erotic works. His wife, formerly a dancer, was his model, and he...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Scandinavian : Pre 1980 item #1239989 (stock #vd345)
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Designed by Joseph Simon for the Soholm pottery company in Denmark, this heavy tile plaque measures 8 3/4" by 11 1/16" and is signed by the designer on the front, with the Soholm stamp on the back. The stamp includes the word "stentoj", which is Danish for stoneware. The tile is thick, about one inch around the outside, and approximately 1/2" thick elsewhere, and has a molded area on the back with holes for mounting. It weighs 6 1/4 pounds. The image depicts a running horse, in mid-century mo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1239766 (stock #344vr)
E & M Perez
$475.00
Designed and created in the workshop of Victoria (Ana Nunez Brilanti), ca 1945, this coffee or chocolate set is made of copper with a heavy greek key design in a silver band around each piece. The interiors are also silvered, and the metal is heavy gauge. The handles are hard wood and are in good condition. Ana Brilanti was trained in fine arts, and upon moving to Taxco in the late 1930's, she became interested in silver craftsmanship. She opened her workshop "Victoria" in 194...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1239757 (stock #343vr)
E & M Perez
$385.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1239750 (stock #ar342)
E & M Perez
$425.00
In typical Rose Medallion decoration, with cartouches containing figures, birds, insects, flowers, and foliate designs, this form is beautifully executed, with small lid, twisted handle, and straight spout rising from the lower section of the base. The enamel decoration is crisp and bright, with little wear, and the gold highlights remain on the body, the spout, handle and finial (some wear on handle and finial, visible in photos). The pot measures 7 1/2" from tip of spout to ...