Nyoirin Kannon Bosatsu in characteristic seated pose of royal ease, sculpted from a fine-grained igneous stone. Mid-Edo Period ca. 1750. Very minor old loss, with overall softening of the lines and contours. Variegated lichen accumulation.
Height: 38.5 cm
Width: 27.2 cm
Depth: 23.1 cm
A regally rotund Nyoirin Kannon stone sculpted with elegant simplicity, in excellent condition despite significant age.
Syrian Brass Tray With elaborate foliate designs throughout. Featured is a central medallion with alternating cartouches of Islamic script and trefoil medallions. The rigid pie crust edge makes it perfect as a tabletop over a folding base, basket, or ottoman. This charming piece measures 22" across by 1.25" deep and weighs a solid 10 pounds.
A SanCai(tri-colored) water pot from Tang Dynasty was in a beautiful look.
In a round shape, the ware was applied with characteristic triple colors(usually as brown, yellow and green) on the upper half of the surface, and left the lower portion unglazed.
The unglazed portion was revealed with the body clay which was in characteristically refined clay.
The beautiful glaze was preserved well but suffused with minute crackles...
Rarely seen on the market this strong, wide design is considered one of Hector Aguilar's finest. Made and signed circa 1940-45 the bracelet is hallmarked HA STERLING MADE IN MEXICO and measures 1 3/8" wide with a 6 1/2" inside wearable length. This bracelet was featured in the museum exhibit WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE and pictured in the museum catalog by Penny Morrill on page 151. Beautiful vintage condition. Insured shipping included.
An unusual Japanese blue and white porcelain koro, presumably Hizen production. Clearly Japanese with Mon alternating with flowering karakusa on the rim, and the body decorated with almost Nabeshima like cloud and tooth borders enclosing a broad tako-karakusa background featuring peony blossoms on cylindrical form with inverted, broad rim. Five spur marks appear on the glazed foot with no rim. Very good condition. About 3 1/16 inches (7.78 cm) diameter. About 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) high.
"Adam and Eve" Relif Etching on Metal, 1975
Dimension: 24x18 inches
Verso: Signed, Dated, and numbered 6/100
Framed, felt liner, fillet and name plaque
Very cute oil painting of a girl in her lovely pink dress with glummer smile, framed
It is exciting to find this Arte en Plata necklace which is monumental in stature and rarity. The Jacopo brothers operated Arte en Plata Taller for a short while and featured many talented artists. This piece is an early numbered design 23 and signed AMC as well as the Arte en Plata. The pectoral is thick silver and weighs 96 grams heavy. The wearable length is approximately 17 inches. The drop of flowing leaves is a 4in. x 4in. triangular shape...
This Matl design made by RIVERA is 1.75in. long with the turquoise studded dangles. The width at it's widest point is 1in. wide. The weight is 13 grams. The amethyst are in pyramid in shape and show the crystalline lines inside the stone. There are no chips or damage of any kind. The turquoise is warmed displaying teal colors and the patina is dark. Rivera made designs of high quality and some that were Matlesque in style such as this pair of earrings...
The mid 20th century Japanese bronze statue of a cat by Kuroda Yoshiharu.
Kuroda Yoshiharu ( 1908 - 1984 ) in Tokyo, has be accepted the Teiten and Nitten ( Japan Fine Art Exhibition ) many times, and was Nitten examination counselor from 1979.
Signed artist mark on the back of the cat.
Measurements: 14 5/8" (37 cm) tall.
Weight (about) : 4.6 kilograms.
It is in good condition.
A Longquan Li-typed censer was in fine crackled glaze which in imitating the favourable Guan wares.
In tripod form, the Longquan censer was preserved in perfect condition when icy wires were spread immensely.
The incursions were happened to the thinner portions of the glaze and on the ridges.
The body clay revealed was in grayish white tint which was a characteristic of Song Dynasty...
Absolutely gorgeous, Edwardian Era engagement ring. It is composed of platinum diamonds and emeralds. The center round diamond measures 7mm in diameter, approx. 1.3ct, VS clarity, H-I color. The platinum setting has 32 round pave diamonds, .02ct each and 8 emeralds .02ct each. This extraordinary ring is marked Platinum. It is in excellent antique condition. The appraisal value is $13,900.00
Middle Eastern or North African hand of Fatimah cast brass doorknocker. This appears to be made by the sand cast method. The finish is a little rough from manufacture, and it shows wear where the ball hits the striker. Most of the time, these are found as two separate pieces that are mounted separately to the door. This is a much rarer one-piece design. It has four screw holes and is ready to mount. It measures 4.75" long by 3" across, by 2" deep, and weighs a little under a pound.
Bedouin style dallah, finjan, ibrik,or coffee pot. Solid brass Inlaid with silver and copper from Syria or Turkey, or possibly Egypt. This features a cartouche with Islamic calligraphy on either side, and a trefoil medallion below the spout. There are foliate semi medallions on the neck as well as on the lid. Inlaid chains divide the belly from the neck and accent the edges of the lid. It has been tinned inside making it safe for liquid consumption...
These repousse Maciel eagle cuffs are rare as they are an original pair and a pair of eagles. I love wearing these because they are comfortable and a perfect size to not encumber the days activities. The pair is marked as shown with 900/1000 and Maciel. They are 1.75in. tall and taper to .75in. in the back..they size to fit anyone. They weigh a total of 60 grams and the repousse is masterfully done and expertly carved...
Gilded Burmese Kammavaca manuscript. 9 double sided leaves and 2 wooden covers. Each 62 x 16 cm. Good condition, gilded rubbed on one leaf. Undated, estimated to be early 20th century or earlier.
Beautiful and rare Chinese vintage gilt silver jewelry suite include a four pieces in total, pre 1920.
A collection of group of 13 pieces Chinese vintage Cinnabar jewerly include two strands of necklace, a beautiful enamel elephant large pendant, two snuff bottler stoppers ( incomplete) two pairs of earring.