Original oil on canvas (48" x 38") by Mary-Lou Kuhl (American/Seattle, dates unknown), signed and dated (1965) L.L. and in excellent condition with original frame. This artist exhibited at the famed Otto Seligman gallery in the fifties and sixties with Tobey, Graves, etc. She also painted under her maiden name (Mary Lou Nussrallah.) She also briefly painted in Maryland.
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Original marble sculpture by Theodor Mallener (Czech, 1892-1978). Mallener is a Czech sculptor born in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia. He apparently spent part of his life in Germany, where he died (Schwabmunchen, Bavaria) in 1972. He is listed mainly in Czech sources. There was also a sculptor named Mallener who worked in Vienna for the Goldscheider Factory in the early part of the century who may or may not be the same artist. This sculpture is signed Th. Mallener on the base...
Antique Afshar rug, last quarter of the 19th century, in excellent condition, including original ends and selvedges, extremely fine weave, silky wool, very floppy handle, all natural dyes, measuring 72" x 54". This is the best Afshar I have owned. For the discriminating collector of South Persian rugs.
Original oil on panel (21" x 20") by Max Heimann (German/American, born 1909), circa 1947, in excellent condition and with original frame, signed U.R. and titled on reverse, first exhibited at the De Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco (exhibition label on reverse.) One of two works by Max Heimann in the gallery.
Antique Balouchi prayer rug (Dokhtor-i- Ghazi), measuring 38" x 50", dating from the first quarter of the last century, in excellent condition, full pile, silk highlights, complete kilim panels on both ends, original selvedges. For the discriminating collector.
Original oil on panel(24" 28") by Mary-Lou Kuhl (American/Seattle-Baltimore, dates unknown). There is a second painting by this artist on the reverse side. It is signed on the reverse and is in excellent condition, circa 1955.
Antique Tibetan ritual water pourer, copper with silver and gold ornamentation, very rare. Traded to David D'Heurle for money owed.
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Antique South Persian rug, Khamseh federation, measuring 53" x 95", in excellent untouched condition. This rug has the characteristic floppy handle one expects from the best of its type. Natural dyes.
Extremely rare antique Caucasian long rug (44" x 96"), last quarter of the 19th century, in good overall condition, some oxydisation of the browns, selvedges redone. This rug was created in the area of Shusha in the Karabagh area. Cf. "Rugs and Carpets of the Caucasus--The Russian Collections", Illustration 103, for a rug with that unusual variation on the Tree of life design.
Large rectangular Jaff Kurd bag face, 28" x 46", good colors and condition, first quarter of the 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #44846 (stock #1312)
French Art Nouveau three-handled vase, circa 1910, signed C. Greber (Charles Greber, active in Beauvais, France, from 1899 to 1933), and marked "France". The vase is 4" high and 5 1/2" wide. Excellent condition. Ref: in "Estampille. L'objet d'art", 1997, #315, "Le bestiaire de gres de Charles Greber." We have a dozen Greber pieces on stock at the moment, including some large impressive vases. Please inquire.
Antique Oushak runner, measuring 43" x 136", dating from the late 19th-early 20th century, in excellent condition. A very decorative rug.
Antique Navaho rug in excellent condition, dating from around 1920, in shades of grey, brown, beige and white, measuring 38" x 82". The natural complement for the Arts and Crafts interior.
Antique Turkish Melez rug, 19th Century, measuring 39" x 53", in good overall condition, natural dyes, some areas of reweaving, new selvedges, "double-prayer" design. A beautiful rug for the wall.
Antique Persian saddlebag, Shiraz, 19th Century, natural dyes, good condition, made into a pillow, one of two.
Antique Persian saddlebag, Shiraz, 19th Century, natural dyes, good condition, one of two. Both of these bags are notable for the silkiness of the wool and the high saturation of the dyes.
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Antique Shirvan Kilim (19th Century) in excellent condition, measuring 61" by 125", all natural dyes, very fine weave, original sides and ends. We also currently have antique kilims from the Kuba area of the Caucasus, from North West Persia, from the Veramin area (eye dazzler), from the Malatya area of Anatolia, etc. We also have a few jajims in stock. Please inquire.
Antique hand-made Kashmiri square shawl, Dogra period (1846-1877), with fringe borders embroidered with botehs (paisley design), in good condition, some damage to the small black center.