Two rare early works by Ben Owen III. The earliest dates from the eighties and his collaboration with his father in the newly reopened studio. It is signed "Ben Owen Pottery" and dated 1984. The largest incised "Art Deco" work is dated 1994 and fully signed "Ben Owen III"). Sold individually or as a pair.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1950 item #1340818 (stock #OP)
Two early works by Ben Owen I, both with incised decoration, salt fired, the smallest with an Art Deco flair and indigo blue repeated pattern within the incised shoulder band. Both signed with the old circular Jugtown Ware mark with a jug.
Rare two handled-vase by famed Seagrove North Carolina potters Linda Dixon and Drew Krouse. Stands over 8" high. Signature "Dixon Krouse" and date "99" incised, together with the LDDK impressed chop. Dixon and Krouse are known for their studio ceramics and their architectural works.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1492 item #1340997 (stock #opMeiping1)
Extremely rare Cizhou ware truncated meiping, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, with a squat ovoid body, a recessed base and a short narrow ribbed neck, freely painted with two bands of stylized flying ducks or geese over a creamy ground, the largest on the body of the jar, the smallest on the shoulder, each band within double lines. From an old collection of Chinese ceramics in Charlotte NC.
Large Kutani Japanese charger in shades of green, yellow, aubergine, etc. in Ko Kutani Yoshidaya style, "Fuku" mark, probably Meiji (late 19th-early 20th Century). In good overall condition. Extremely large at 18" across and a depth of 3 5/8".
Original charcoal-pencil drawing on grey paper by Warren Brandt (American, 1918-2002). Signed l.r. Also inscribed verso: "#11--Warren Brandt--Sisters--Charcoal-Pencil--11 1/2 by 13--$300". Still bears a gallery label from the Louise Himelfarb Gallery in Water Mill, New York. Warren Brandt was born in Greensboro, NC. He lived and worked in New York. He studied art at Pratt, at the ASL with Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and after the war with Philip Guston and Max Beckmann. Works held: Metropolitan Muse...
Large jar or vase by Kirk Mangus (American, 1952-2013) free form with slip and incised decoration in the form of two fishes (one large, one small, the large fish going after the small of course). Signed "Mangus" and inscribed "xox" bottom. Probably from the late eighties but could be earlier. Roughly 9" high and 8" across. Kirk Mangus is an internationally recognized American artist and ceramicist.
Antique Japanese Oribe teapot with a red lobster (a rather unusual image for this type of ware), probably 19th Century but could be earlier. A rare form with rare decoration. 7 1/2" high. Please ask for additional photos.
Original intaglio by Wendell H. Black (American, 1919-1972). First edition, and a rare example of a work actually printed and signed by the artist (This first edition was later completed posthumously by Berkley Chappell.) Titled "S/P '50-'55" lower left, numbered 4/25 center, and signed W. Black '55 lower right. In a period mid-century frame. 22 by 15 image alone, 33 by 24 in the frame. Provenance available.
Large extremely rare oversize woodcut by Wendell H. Black (American, 1919-1972). This is a rare proof printed and signed by the artist himself. It is illustrated in "The Lost Prints of Wendell H. Black" by Henry Sayre, Figure 9. Laid down, presumably by the artist, to safeguard its integrity. This work measures 46" by 22". It is titled in pencil by the artist's hand lower left, and is signed and dated lower right. Black only printed a few examples, and did not complete an edition in his lif...
Antique Chinese Cizhou ware truncated meiping, ovoid body, recessed base, short narrow ribbed neck, painted with two bands of floral sprays; the top band covering the shoulder and comprised within double painted lines, the second encompassing the bottom half of the jar, also within double lines. Some glaze pops toward the bottom, mainly below the lowest double lines, as shown. Roughly 9 1/2" high, and 7 1/2' across. From an old collection of Asian ceramics in Charlotte, NC. Please ask for add...
Large antique Thai pottery jar, Sankampaeng, Northern Thailand, Chiangmai province, circa 15th Century. Approximately 17" tall. Some restorations, but overall in beautiful condition. Please ask for additional photos.
Extremely rare small size untitled intaglio by Wendell H. Black (American, 1919-1972), in excellent framed condition. One of the rare works Black signed and dated himself. Wonderful three dimensional elements in the darker areas of the work. Provenance upon request. One of a number of works by this artist currently offered.
Original group of four enameled hammered copper panels on the theme of Prometheus by well known Irish sculptor and artist Patrick McElroy (1923-2008). Only one of the four panels is shown in the photo. Please ask for additional photos. This work measure 40" square in its original frame (bears the label of the Ritchie Hendriks Gallery in Dublin). It also bears the artist's original typed label which states the title of the work, the medium ("beaten copper panels, enameled"), the date (1968) an...
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Original bronze sculpture by David McFall, famed Scottish sculptor (1919-1988) created in 1973. Numbered 3/8 (although we believe only 3 or 4 were cast), signed "McFall", and with the foundry mark of "Fiorini & Carney Founders London". In excellent original condition. Original green patina--although much more muted in person than in the photos. Roughly 11 1/2" (width) by 7 1/4" (depth) by 9" (height). Please ask for additional photos if needed. From an Atlanta estate.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1990 item #983813 (stock #210025)
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Large original oil painting on canvas by James Hennessey (American, 20th Century). This work measures 48" by 48" (slightly more in its original strip frame). It is signed "Hennessey" and dated (81) l.r. It is also signed "James Hennessey" and dated on the stretcher. A wonderful large Italian inspired work with a fresco-like facture by a painter who taught at the Maryland Institute College of Art for many years and traveled through Italy for as many years. James Hennessey won the prestigious...
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Large and impressive original acrylic painting on paper by Ruth Schloss (Born in Germany in 1922, died in Israel in 2013). This untitled works is signed in Hebrew l.r. It measures 27" by 19" (work alone) and 35" by 27" in its wonderful Lucite frame. In excellent original condition. Provenance: from a Manhattan estate. Ruth Schloss emigrated from her native Germany to Israel in 1937 with her family. She studied art at the Bezelel Academy in Jerusalem,and after the war at the Grande Chaum...
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Original acrylic on canvas by Herb Jackson (American, NC, born 1945). 30" by 22" canvas alone, 33 1/2" by 25 1/2" in its original gallery frame. This painting is signed, titled "Blue Gate" and dated 1987 verso. It also bears the original label from the Jerald Melberg Gallery in Charlotte NC. Herb Jackson is a well-known American abstract Expressionist. He had over 150 solo exhibitions in the US and abroad, and his work is represented in over 100 museums.