Monumental 9 strand sterling bracelet by Navajo silversmith George Kee during his time at the White Hogan Shop in Scottsdale, Az. It measures 5 3/4" around in the inside plus a 1 1/8 "opening. It is 2 3/4" wide in the front and tapers to 1" at the terminals. Fine original condition. Weighs 89 grams and is signed as shown. Make a statement with this bold and beautiful piece.
A perfect Lonquan Celadon Charger from Yuan/early Ming dynasty, decorated with molded peony motif at the centre, also with incised lotus scroll around the inner wall. This charger is covered with beautiful bright sea green glaze and is in perfect condition with no hairline, chip or restoration. Only some uneven colour at the back (refer to image no. 5) and a tiny frit at the rim hardly noticable.
A hand forged Uchidashi Iron votive tablet in the form of a Shojo sake sprite knocking back a massive cup. It is 84 x 58 cm (33 x 23 inches) and in fine condition, enclosed in the original black wooden frame. Uchidashi is a technique of hand hammering shapes and images into iron from behind, and is highly valued in Japan, a land where metal was extremely scarce and hand formed from iron ore up to the Meiji period. This dates from the 19th century.
Bold and precise pattern on this silver overlay cuff by Hopi silversmith Manuel Hoyungowa who learned from Preston Monongye.
The cuff measures 5 1/2" around in the inside plus a 1 1/4" opening. It is 1 1/2" wide and weighs 75 grams. Fine original condition and hallmarked as shown.
Great modernist design in this sterling and turquoise ring by Navajo Johnny Mike Begay during his time working at the White Hogan Shop in Scottsdale, AZ. It is a size 7 and the face of the ring measures 1 1/8" long and 1" wide at the bottom. It is in fine original condition with no chips or cracks to the terrific stone. Signed as shown.
This splendid sugar bowl is a world famous Zsolnay porcelain made at the end of the 19th century.
The Zsolnay factory was established in 1853, by Miklós Zsolnay, in the city of Pécs in Hungary, and gained fame after the Vienna and Paris World Fairs held in 1873 and 1878 respectively...
This remarkable jardinière (pot) is a world famous Zsolnay porcelain made at the end of the 19th century.
The Zsolnay factory was established in 1853, by Miklós Zsolnay, in the city of Pécs in Hungary, and gained fame after the Vienna and Paris World Fairs held in 1873 and 1878 respectively. The innovative designs of Zsolnay porcelains still make them well sought after items today.
This particular pot, is a great example of the beauty of Zsolnay ceramics...
This is a tall and handsome Armoire made around the half of the 18th during the reign of Louis XV. This stunning antique is made from a nicely patinaed walnut and is boasting a splendid floral embellishment from the upper section topped by a flat molded gadrooned cornice to the large pair of triple paneled doors and lovely scrolled apron standing on cabriole legs. The interior compartment is spacious and offers a total of 3 shelves...
A six panel gold screen decorated in a style harkening to the first half of the Edo featuring angular trees interspersed with blossoming cherries, a torrent splashing angrily through the right quarter topped with moriage gold clouds. Many repairs and losses to the heavy pigments attest to the great age of the painting. Excellent size for wall mounting, it is 62 x 138 inches (157.5 x 350 cm). The border is from a later mounting. Due to size the cost of shipping is to be accrued separately.
This splendid figurine of a nude dancer is a Cristal de Sèvres work made in the 1940's as a replica of the famous Etling glass work originally made in the 1920's.
The Cristal de Sèvres glasswork factory was established in 1750, under the patronage of Madame de Pompadour. It is still producing high quality glassware today.
This particular figurine was produced in the 1940's after a famous art déco piece made in the glass factory of Frenchman Edmond Etling in the 1920's in Paris...
A splendid cloisonne box made by the Ando Cloisonne Company, established in the 13th year of the Meiji period (1880) in the city of Nagoya...
Here is a remarkable vase, made in the famous French Saint-Louis Crystal workshop, established in 1586 in the city of Münzthal; it is the oldest glass manufacturer in France.
Since 1829, the factory has dedicated itself to making crystal-glass items only, and to these days, it continues to make hand made luxury crystal pieces...
Gorinto (five-tiered stupa) sculpted in one piece from tuff, a relatively lightweight, soft sedimentary stone composed largely of volcanic ash. Early-Edo Period ca. 1650. Minor old loss.
Height: 42.5 cm
Width/depth of base: 15.0 cm.
The gorinto is a uniquely Japanese style of stupa comprising five geometric forms, which correspond (from bottom) to earth, water, fire, wind, and ethereal space...
This is an elegantly simple and appealing mahogany Chest of Drawers made at the beginning of the 20th century. This very nice piece is topped by its thick and original Serravezza Marble (Italy) sitting upon a straight facade, flanked by boldly sculpted fluted columns, featuring a total of 3 recessed drawers, highlighted by brass molding and handles, all standing on tapered fluted legs with sabots. Note minor scratches and dents can be seen due to the age. Circa date 1900...
A Chinese elongated pear form peachbloom glazed vase with everted rim. An attractive "liver" spot on one side of the vase. The glaze nicely controlled - stopping neatly, inside and outside, evenly above the crisply defined foot rim. At least early 19th century and possibly late 18th century. Excellent condition. Height about 7 3/4 inches (19.69 cm)
Beautiful Chinese white jade nephrite carving of the immortal Lui Hai sporting with his toad, with beautiful detail carving of hands, hairs and strain of golden coins.
Measurement: 4 inches long and 2 inches width.
Seated Amida Buddha, the hands placed centrally on the lap in the Amida-join concentration mudra, sculpted in relief from a heavy igneous stone, probably andesite. Muromachi Period ca. 1500, possibly earlier. Old loss to the base, and substantial softening of the lines and contours of the Buddha figure.
Height: 23.5 cm
Width: 15.0 cm
Depth: 8.5 cm
A charmingly small-scale depiction of Amida Buddha, desirably softened and patinated by time's passage. Uncommon.
Fabulous, vintage, Chinese, hand carved apple green jade cabbage peapod and frog sculpture with stand. Stunning translucence to jade. Includes fitted, carved wooden stand. The jade sculpture measures approximately 6" x 4.5" x 3 3/4", (15.5cm x 11cm x 9.5cm). Jade carving with stand measure 9 3/4" x 6 1/2" x 4". Condition is very good. Jade weights 1033 grams.