All Items : Archives : Pre 1920 item #689189 (stock #HP/Ma 139)
This mask figures Tudi, or Tudigong, the most popular god of the Chinese mythology, he is the God of the ground and he is still honored even nowaday in huge cities, one can still see small altars devoted to Tudi and people pay respect by offering flowers and rice. This mask has been carved in hard wood and shows several layers of paintings, whereas the inside is that of a oxidized wood. On the chin, holes can be seen and were used to fix animal hairs to suggest a moustache...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #740864 (stock #170710)
Original pencil and brush signed print by Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), titled Niagra Falls, from the North America Series, 1925. This design is illustrated at plate 12 of “The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi”, Abe Publishing Co., Ltd., 1987. There is a brown jizuri seal in the left margin.

The image measures approximately 9 3/4 x 14 5/8 inches, plus full margins...

All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Designer : Pre 1960 item #10044 (stock #160jd)
Unique even for Haskell! The pendant is a slice of real shell, irridescent spirl inside, reddish-brown design outside. The center of the 1 7/8" pendant contains a gold tone branch with wired plastic bugle beads to match the shell color. The 13" necklace is three strands of the same bugle beads with gold colored spacers. Flower clasp and 2 1/2" extension which is punctuated by glass ball of the same shell colors. Beautiful double disk backing with applied oval plaque.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Accessories : Watches : Pre 1970 item #1384167 (stock #5633)
Elegant, vintage, Piguet Switzerland ladies wristwatch composed of solid 18k yellow gold. This quartz watch is in excellent pre-owned condition. Watch is marked with Piguet hallmark, 750, B9149, 18k gold bracelet has all the marks as well; Audemars Piguet & Co Swiss 750. Bracelet is 6 1/4" long x 1/2" wide. The watch will fit small wrist only. Condition is very good, weight is 43 grams.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #864657 (stock #3197)
A rare small vase, decorated with pair of Sea-Dragon or Chinese called 'Chilong' and two emblems on shoulder under strong brightly cobalt-blue tone. Late Ming 17th century Wanli phase. Condition is perfect. High: 7.8cm.
All Items : Archives : Pre 1900 item #369845 (stock #tiger464)
Satsuma Censer with Geisha & Screen Signed Suizan, Meiji Period (1868-1912)

The censer is 3.25 inches (8cm) tall by 3.5 inches (9cm) wide.

It is in good condition with no repairs, chips, or cracks, except minor rubbing of gold (as seen in the photos).

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All Items : Archives : Pre 1960 item #1314652
Not for the faint of heart this stunning vintage bracelet was designed and signed by Taxco, Mexico artist and sculptor Enrique Ledesma. Arguably one of Ledesma's finest designs this bracelet measures 2 3/4" high. It is 6 1/2" at the wrist flaring out to 7 1/4" at the top end. The piece weighs 114 grams, 4oz. and is comprised of six panels each centered with a bezel set carved obsidian stone. Clasp and safety chain are tight and secure. Fully hallmarked...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1837 VR item #600993 (stock #lot247)
Description: A charming amber pendant was carved with Chilong motif. Silver framed with chiselled flower motif and a word " Fu " (well-being) on the reverse side though at 19th century, the carving amber piece was from 17th-18th century of Qing dynasty. Preserved in very good condition, attractive ice cracks can obviously seen under magnify glass. Aged but greasy feel looking, the hue is much more darkened in real than in the pictures...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1492 item #283814 (stock #2888)
A Rare Blue & White Jar, decorated with Peony scroll. Vietnam 15th Century, Le-Mac dynastic period (1428-1788). Perfect condition. Height: 33 cm.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #93275 (stock #121313)
Pencil signed Japanese woodblock print by Hiroshi Yoshida (1886-1960), titled A Spring Day, 1927. This print is illustrated at pl. 89 of The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi, Ogura, Tadao et. al., Abe Publishing Co., Ltd., (Tokyo, 1987). It has a red jizuir seal in the left margin, evidencing that Yoshida himself approved of the quality of the print...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #342708 (stock #1772)
A rare amber glaze jar, decorated in the panels with four Daoist Immortals and are: 1. The Lotus of He Xian Gu who assist in house management, 2. The Sword of Lu Dung Ping who is also shown with a fly-whisk and it honoured both as scholar and patron of barbers, 3. The Flower Basket of Lan Tsai Ho the patron of Florists, 4. The Bamboo Tube and Rods of Zhang Guo Lae the emblems of old men and the three friend of winter these are Pine and Bamboo in yellow glaze, Chrysanthemum flower on the shoulder...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1920 item #1393249 (stock #179030NM1420)
This is a very nice beginning of the 20th century Buffet Deux Corps made from solid and lovely patinaed beech. This piece is originally coming from the city of Dijon in the burgundy region (We would strongly advise you to google the name of the city to see beautiful picture of the area.)...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1940 item #373736
A rare and spectacular handwrought sterling repousse cuff by silversmith Peer Smed. He was trained in Denmark, came to the U.S. and worked for Tiffany & Co., then later opened his own shop in New York. The workmanship of this bracelet is superb.The flower and leaves look alive. His pieces are hard to find and this is the first bracelet made by Smed that I have ever seen. Measuring 5 1/4" around in the inside with a 1" opening, it is 1 1/8" wide in the front and tapers to 1/2" in the back...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1970 item #1146657
The rectangular copper plaque with nicely rendered and detailed repousse decoration and chased details of three Bodhisattvas atop a central zodiacal medallion flanked by Apsaras and supported by two lotus roundels - one with trigrams and the other a lotus blossom with rich, impressed sanskrit. Other decoration throughout including large stylized sanskrit, small sanskrit labeling figures and narrating devices and the whole, and various tantric symbols...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1910 item #1391542 (stock #179007NM1380)
This is an elegantly simple Parisian Louis XV/Louis XVI style rosewood cabinet made at the beginning of the 20th century...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1960 item #1203053 (stock #fs284)
Of black Belgian marble, this modernist sculpture by Lily Ente was created in 1954 and is entitled "Head". It was deaccessioned from the Chrysler Museum of Art in 1991 and his been in private collections since that time. Measuring 11 1/2" x 13 1/2" x 5 1/4", it is of triangular shape and depicts an abstracted head, with varying surfaces of polished marble that reflect the light and create slight shadows, making an intriguing and evocative form. Interesting from every angle, it demonstrates th...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1920 item #178158 (stock #332)
Fine Arts & Crafts Shop brass candlesticks measuring 7" high by 4 1/2" across the base. The candlesticks are in mint condition with no bends or scratches. A wonderful decorative addition to your Stickley dining table or sideboard.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #949333 (stock #4084)

A small private kiln baluster vase with a typical tall foot unglazed inside, decorated with thickly applied famille rose enamels, though in this example no rose colour seems to have been used. The vase shows wear from use and I have refrained from washing it to show it better. Traces of an inscription in ink within the foot remain.

Approximately 5.1/8 inches (13 cm) high. The vase is in fine condition; exhibits wear from ...