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All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1281361
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$360.00
Circa 1830, probably Italian, Spanish or Latin American, miniature portrait of a woman wearing a wine colored dress with an elaborate green scalloped collar and a white floral apron and gold colored blouse, wearing a high choker of multiple strands of white beads, likely pearls, secured at front by a large oval clasp. The woman is depicted in profile showing a prominent gold hoop earring, her dark hair pulled back and intertwined with a scarf seeded with beads or pearls...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Frames : Pre 1900 item #1281348
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$300.00
A silhouette portrait of a young man circa 1860, possibly earlier, comprised of a black paper cutout mounted on a light colored paper ground. The elegant period oval frame is of a polished black hardwood embellished with a continuous gilt brass surround in the form of a festoon of ribbons at top and a slightly asymmetrical garland at bottom flanked by twisted ropes. The inside of the frame is lined with a simple brass fillet...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Pre 1950 item #1151357
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$66.00
Circa 1940 American glass, unknown maker. This is a highly unusual heavy black glass circular stand likely of American manufacture but in the classic Chinese style with three raised feet, multiple beaded edges, a slightly raised outer lip and all the detailing seen in a finely turned Chinese wooden stand of this type. This is NOT Chinese “Peking glass” but was obviously inspired by Chinese wooden stands, and it seems likely the designer had a fine Chinese wooden prototype to work with...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #594473
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$120.00
AN EARLY AMERICAN COLONIAL LUG HANDLED JARLET; 18TH /EARLY 19TH CENTURY. A beautifully shaped and delightfully aged stoneware jarlet of bulbous form narrowing at the neck and base with a well-defined mouthrim and tiny applied lug handles, the bottom extremely flat and unglazed, the surface otherwise covered with an allover natural brown to celadon colored glaze and beautifully weathered with an allover craquelare to the surface. This jar was found in Mauricetown, New Jersey (Cumberland Co...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Pre 1970 item #594463
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$360.00
EXTRAORDINARY AMERICAN MODERNISM IN GLASS CIRCA 1955-60 SIGNED “ANDERSON”. This very fluid, nearly kinetic, hand-shaped white glass vase is a masterpiece of American modernism. Fluted vertical lines are played against pulled glass on the surface. The asymmetrical appearance is however repeated on both sides while the vase works from all angles or in the round elevating this white glass vase to the level of modern abstract sculpture...