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Remarkably detailed enamel and sterling silver butterfly brooch. Aqua with gradations of emerald green along with golden and sienna accents. Black veining defines the realistic wing pattern. Fine example made by the John Atkins & Sons workshop. Fully hallmarked John Atkins, Birmingham 1918. 2 5/8" W., 1 3/4" H.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1392549 (stock #MA985)
Rare Small Chinese Neolithic Machang Pottery Jar (2300 - 2000 BC)

This rare pottery jar, of a very pleasing form, was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is of an unusual type with two sturdy loop handles on opposing sides of its shoulder. It is quite "heavily-potted" and relatively highly-fired...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1392547 (stock #MA994)
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Glazed Stoneware Jar - Shipwreck

This wide but shallow stoneware jar was made during the 13th - 14th century. The outer surface is coated in a finely-crackled yellowish-brown glaze, save for the flat base that remains unglazed, revealing the pale grey body. It has been recovered from a shipwreck and sea-growths still adhere to the unglazed inside surface.

Diameter 10.5 cm (4 inches)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1392546 (stock #MA986)
Small Thai 14th - 15th Century Sawankhalok Stoneware Jar

This small stoneware jar was made during the 14th - 15th centuries at one of the Sawankhalok kilns. The underglaze decoration comprises geometric patterns. The outer surface above the foot is coated in a very finely-crackled translucent glaze. Height 6 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1392545 (stock #MA979)
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Octagonal Box

This blue & white porcelain box was made during the latter part of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It is "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick crackled glaze. The flat upper surface of the cover is decorated in underglaze blue that appears to feature an animal of some kind. Each of the eight panels on both the upper and lower parts are filled with floral patterns or precious objects.

Diameter 9.5 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1392543 (stock #BN973)
Japonesque mixed metal and sterling silver bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with curved sides. Applied to exterior are sinuous and curlicue leafy tendrils with butterflies, dragonfly, and grasshopper. Some spillover on interior as well as cutting and butterfly. Beautiful fluidity. Script presentation dated January 14, 1880 engraved on underside. Hallmark includes pattern no. 4113 (first produced in 1875) and phrase “sterling silver / and / other metals”...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1392542 (stock #BN974)
Pair of hand-hammered sterling silver and mixed metal open salts. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Each: Bellied bowl on domed foot. On exterior are fish, shells, and crustaceans (lobster and crab) applied to honeycomb ground heightened with engraved sea grasses. Bowl and foot interior gilt-washed. Hallmark includes pre-1875 pattern no. 3667, director’s letter M (1873-91), and phrase “Sterling silver / and / other metals”...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1392541 (stock #3A28)
Japanese Kutani Porcelain Cup and Saucer, Ca. 1910, Meiji Period, 4 7/8" diameter-saucer, 1 7/8" high, 3 7/8" wide include handle-cup, very detailed design of Japanese garden and bird flying over in Orange and Gold on white background, highlighted with brilliant gold on orange background design. Artist or Studio signature with very stylish script in gold on the bottom. The condition is good.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1910 item #1392540 (stock #BN968)
Beautiful sterling silver and Favrile glass jam pot. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Cylindrical with straight sides. Pontil mark. Silver collar with flat hinged cover that opens by lowering the arched swing handle. Fine and functional. Silver hallmark includes pattern no. 15111 and director’s letter m (1907-47). Glass also signed. Very good condition with nice shimmer.

Dimensions: H (with handle) 6 1/4 x W 3 5/8 x D 3 1/8 in. #BN968

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1392539 (stock #BN967)
Japonesque mixed metal tea caddy. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1880. Ginger-jar form with curved and tapering sides, and short inset neck with cover. Grape bunch, stem flower rooted in granulated soil, leaf and nuts, and butterflies applied to copper ground. A wonderful period piece ready to be filled with your favorite blend. Hallmark includes no. Y160. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 4 1/2 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 5/8 in. #BN967

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1392538 (stock #3A29)
Pair Japanese Kutani Earthenware Cup and Saucers, Ca. 1910, Meiji period, 4 5/8" diameter-saucer, 2 1/4" high, 3 1/2" wide include handle, with overglaze orange and gold fine brush strokes of figures, garden scenery, bird and floral design on white inside several different shapes of Cartouches, orange and high gloss gold detailed different design are filled outside the Cartouches. The quality of very thin and fine brush strokes are very beautiful and detailed...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1392537 (stock #BN976)
Wonderful Russian 875 silver and niello tea caddy, 1877. Four straight sides with gently raised top, short neck, and threaded cover. Engraved ornament. Sides have interlaced Moresque frames inset with bouquets on two sides. On third side in Cyrillic letters is the phrase “Chinese Tea”. On opposite side are three men in traditional costume seated on rustic benches at cloth-covered table with samovar...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1392536 (stock #BN977)
Sweet sterling silver teapot in historic Clover pattern. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Squat baluster with c-scroll handle, vertical spout, and raised and hinged cover with ball finial. Restrained flower clusters on top handle mount and spout vase. Holds 5 1/2 cups. Perfect for a select gathering. Hallmark includes pattern no. 13963 and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 5 3/8 x W 7 x D 4 3/8 in. Weight: 13 troy ounces. #BN977

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1392534 (stock #BQ754)
Art Nouveau sterling silver baby cup. Made by Kerr in Newark. Straight sides and bracket handle. Acid-etched fairy tale witches and maidens. The elongated figures stoop and bend in frames delineated by sinister tree trunks. Hallmark includes no. 4568. Excellent condition with crisp definition.

Dimensions: H 2 5/8 x W 4 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BQ754

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1392532 (stock #BO505)
Set of 12 sterling silver appetizer plates. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1910. Each: Circular well, short foot, tapering shoulder, and scrolled and molded rim with applied scallop shells. Perfect for the buffet. Hallmark includes pattern no. 9509 and director’s letter m (1907-47). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x D 10 in. Total weight: 196 troy ounces. #BO505

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1392530 (stock #MA980)
Chinese Ming Dynasty Small Blue & White Porcelain Jar

This attractive porcelain jar was made during the 16th century. The underglaze blue is of good colour, the decoration featuring a floral scroll. The thick crackled glaze covers both inner and outer surfaces apart from the flat base that remains unglazed. This jar was made in two parts, upper and lower, that were luted together around the waist - indeed, the crackle of the glaze partly follows this join.

Height 8 cm (3 inches). It is i...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1392529 (stock #BQ753)
Edwardian sterling silver porringer. Made by Kerr in Newark. Straight sides and waisted handle. Acid-etched nursery rhyme characters, including Little Jack Horner, Jack Sprat and his non-lean eating missus, and Mary kneeling before her little lamb. A sweet design with lots of benign animals. Also, scrolled frame (vacant) surrounded by scrolls, flowers, and birds. Second frame (also vacant) on handle. Hallmark includes no. 5176/2. Very good condition with strong definition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1392528 (stock #BQ422)
Pair of Chinese Export silver gilt and enamel salt & pepper shakers, ca 1920. Baluster with enameled bamboo and characters on stippled ground. Gilt and pierced ball small, domed, and threaded cover. Lots of period flavor. Marked “Silver”. Very good condition with nice toning and intact color.

Dimensions: H 3 1/4 x D 1 3/4 in. Total gross weight: 3.8 troy ounces. #BQ422