E & M Perez Ellen and Michael Perez
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Pre 1980 item #1261193 (stock #376vd)
E & M Perez
$1,350.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1260038 (stock #375ar)
E & M Perez
$185.00
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1259942 (stock #374vr)
E & M Perez
$550.00
Of Janus form, with faces and bird beaks on opposing sides, this large food storage vessel is from the Chambri Lakes region, near the Sepik River in New Guinea. Formed of the local clay by the women, the decoration and paint was applied by the men, in honor of ancestral beings. Utilized to store the flour of the sago palm, the vessels were also used as currency in trading with other indigenous groups. The vessel is 13 3/4" high and slightly wider, from tips of bird beaks...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1259840 (stock #373vr)
E & M Perez
$675.00
Oil on board, in gilded wood frame, this portrait depicts a "Shanghai dancing girl", and is dated 1936 on the paper backing. It is signed in the lower right corner by the artist Denis V. Holeget (Italy 1900-). Holeget is known primarily for his images of horses, though he also portrayed human subjects. The image size is 9" x 8", and the frame measures 11 1/2" x 10 1/2". A paper label on the back gives the name "John Highland, Art Dealer, 10 Midland Ave, Montclair NJ, #2480"...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1259755 (stock #372fp)
E & M Perez
$185.00
By the French artist, Carle Vernet (1758-1836), this lithograph depicts two horses fighting, with other horses in the background, in a rural landscape. Vernet was an accomplished artist, often depicting historical scenes, and his images of horses are dynamic and beautifully rendered. On heavy buff paper, measuring 17 3/4" by 24 3/4", the lithograph is signed in the image, and was published by L. Turgis, of Paris, a well known publisher of historical and genre prints of the era...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1950 item #1259570 (stock #371vr)
E & M Perez
$335.00
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1259568 (stock #370ar)
E & M Perez
$385.00
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 : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255500 (stock #369ar)
E & M Perez
$375.00
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 : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1950 item #1255280 (stock #368es)
E & M Perez
$165.00
Of heavy cast silver, this brooch by the BeauRing Silver company is one of the finest designs by this small company that produced fine silver and platinum jewelry in the 1930's and 1940's. The design consists of a mistletoe branch with leaves and berries, in an arts and crafts style. It measures 2 5/8" wide and is just under 2" high, and has the original clasp with safety closure. The silver surface is satiny and rich, typical of older silver...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1920 item #1255248 (stock #366ai)
E & M Perez
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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 : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1950 item #1254757 (stock #365fs)
E & M Perez
$225.00
Charles Reussner (French 1886-1961) was a sculptor known for his works that often exhibit the simple and elegant lines of Art Deco, with Cubist influences, and depict a variety of animal figures, usually birds and fish. The forms are sleek, often with well portrayed movement or stances, and his granite mounts are a trademark of his works. This sculpture has two swimming fish, upon a granite base measuring 7 1/4" x 4", and is 4 1/2" high...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1254545 (stock #364fs)
E & M Perez
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1254437 (stock #363ar)
E & M Perez
$650.00
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. This particular grater is artfully crafted, with the grated area created in contrasting sections, and the head with further incised decoration and r...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1251973 (stock #362ar)
E & M Perez
$365.00
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. On copper, with a tin coating on the back, it measures 11 7/8" in diameter, and is in good condition, with two small areas of slight enamel loss, visible in close up photos (loss apparently due to small dents,...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1251841 (stock #361vr)
E & M Perez
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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. The size, weight, and good color all combine to make this a striking and desirable pendant, suitab...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1251826 (stock #360ad)
E & M Perez
$695.00
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". The base is very slightly warped, visible in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1247328 (stock #359ar)
E & M Perez
$3,600.00
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. Measuring 11 3/4" high, this vessel is decorated with both red and black pigments, and is ...
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. Good condition, with some wear to his nose, visible in photos...