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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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1255254 (stock #367ar)
E & M Perez
$485.00
Dating to the 19th century, and possibly late 18th, this ivory brise fan is Chinese in origin, fashioned of thin ivory sticks that are finely carved with a filigree or lace-like design. The Brass handle is decorated with fine stamping, and the original silk tassel and ribbon within the fan are intact. In good condition, with one minor loss, shown in close up photos, the fan sticks measure 6 7/8", 7 1/4 with the handles, and is 12" wide when opened...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1920 item #1255248 (stock #366ai)
E & M Perez
$325.00
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)
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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 : 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...
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : 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 : 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"...
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)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : 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. The copper bottom appears later, but the bronze itself i...
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. When open the icon measures 18 1/2" by 19 1/2", and when closed it is 9 1/2...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : 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. No signature or foundry stamp, which is often t...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Blankets : 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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : 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. From every...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : 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...