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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1960 item #1244592
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$90
A vintage ikebana basket and superb example of a familiar form with a lovely variegated patina and in very good condition. Dimensions. Height: 12cm (4-3/4”); Length: 23cm (9”); Width: 17cm (6-3/4”). Weight: 201g (7.1 ozs.)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1960 item #1244591
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$60
An unusual vintage ikebana basket of rounded form with a flaring foot and defined lip, having an acquired dark patina with reddish highlights and in very good condition. Approximate dimensions. Height: 16cm (5-3/4”); Diameter (base) 16.5cm (6-1/2”); Diameter (mouth): 10cm (4”). Weight: 223 grams (7.8 ozs.)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1150768
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$180
A vintage or antique (50 to 100 years old) traditional Chinese birdcage constructed from bent bamboo, wood, metal and brass. The wooden bottom is attached to a short circular bent bamboo wall supporting forty-eight vertical posts, reinforced by horizontal supports. Three of the vertical posts are attached to a slider which operates on two adjacent fixed posts forming an integral sliding door, opposite a small circular opening, perhaps intended as a finger hole...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #952540
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$300
A pair of Japanese avant-garde, circa 1955-60, bag-shaped, infinity knot vases. Bulging outward from a rounded base, the narrow sides determined by the figure-eight mouth-rim which has been pinched at center with a short ceramic strap around which a black rope segment has been braided. Each vase is pierced on one side with an oval-shaped hole towards the upper center...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1950 item #916502
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$60
NOTES ON MODERN PRINTING. By Merle Armitage. WILLIAM E. RUDGE’S SONS, NEW YORK. 71 pages followed by a short appendix of Merle Armitage books. Copyright 1945. Black slip case and black cloth cover with title in silver on spine and front cover. 10-1/2" x 7". A fine essay on modern typography and book design with beautiful and informative illustrations of vintage 20th Century books from the 20s, 30s and 40s, many by Armitage...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #869293
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
Sold
A signed and dated Italian wooden sculpture, 1944 by Rafael D.P. THIS ITEM HAS BEEN SOLD...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1970 item #798328
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$600.00
THIS IS A VINTAGE CIRCA 1965 ENORMOUS 54-1/2-INCHES TALL YELLOW GLASS VASE. A very cool and unique, pod-like, yellow glass vase from the 1960s measuring over 4-1/2 FEET TALL (54-1/4”) and about 10” diameter at the base with a long, slender and curvaceous neck. The vase form seems determined by the same forces that inspired vintage science fiction images. This is a handshaped vase and a marvel of glassblowing skill...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Pre 1970 item #594463
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$360
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Pre 1960 item #594436
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$85
A FINE MODERNIST TRIANGULAR-SHAPED MURANO BOWL OF TWO-TONED CLEAR & AMETHYST COLORED CASED GLASS, CIRCA 1955. The geometric shape is beautifully contrasted with fully rounded corners, a curved upper lip and gently curved walls. The rich ruby-amethyst color appears almost black except in bright light and covers the base of the bowl and the lower part of the walls, the coloring following the general sensual curves of the overall form which appears to have been hand-shaped...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Pre 1960 item #594408
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Pre 1960 item #594402
Ruyi Studio San Francisco
$80
A MID-20th CENTURY (CIRCA 1955) MURANO EAR-SHAPED BOWL OR ASHTRAY, BIOMORPHIC MODERNIST STYLE. Of cased and layered glass, the pre-dominant color is amber-yellow; there are bands of red and blue at the outer edges which are contoured with the highly organic shaped lip. The bowl is in good condition. There are minute and very superficial scratches from use as this is a genuine article. Approximate Dimensions: 9 inches long x 7-5/8 inches wide. The height varies from 1-1/2” high to 2-1/4...