All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1129633
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This very attractive mizusashi (water jar) was made by Yamaguchi Takeshi, whose potteries have the sober tones and unpretentious qualities of classic tea ceremony wares. The earthly tones and mineral feel make it a strong yet sensuous piece. Water drawn from this earthen well will certainly feel pristine and soft.

Born in 1951, Yamaguchi Takeshi graduated from the prestigious Waseda University in 1975 with a degree in political science...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1249565 (stock #39B14)
Rare Yuan dynasty red lacquerware oval tray, Chinese, 14th century, carved with two three-toed dragons encircled by a border of crashing waves. Size: 8 3/8 inches x 6 3/4 inches x 1 inch deep. Condition: two spots where the lacquer is missing on the top of the rim, some old filler on the foot ring on the under side, some cracking to the lacquer and a few tiny spots of loss to the incised lacquer in the background...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1910 item #673302 (stock #WA 058)
Exceptional & Rare French Pewter-Top Bar. Circa 1900. This impressive bar with its twin absinthe spoon holders was originally installed in a bistro at “Le Place des Vosges” in Paris. The minor cracks, dings & nuances of this amazing bar are a testimony to its provenance & charm. The wooden base was rebuilt by an eboniste in France using elements of the original facade...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #494937 (stock #147)
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Claude Buck still life of a rope and sea shells 1966 oil in masonite signed and dated lower left. Measuring Approx. 28x48 inches in excellent condition. A masterful painting by this remarkable American artist. Provenance; the artist’s wife Leslie Buck.

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A leading member of the avant-garde symbolist artists in Chicago, Claude Buck moved there from his birth place of New York City in 1919...

All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1365466 (stock #200004N23270)
This is a magnificent and very rare second half of the 19th century Religious decorative marble panel coming from a church in Auvergne (Central part of France, we would strongly advise you to google the name of the area to see beautiful pictures of the region). This panel is depicting the famous scene of Our Lady of the Rosary, Madonna and Child giving the precious gift of the Rosary to St Dominic and St Catherine of Sienna...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1359556 (stock #5503)
Spectacular pair of, large, 18k white gold and 16.72ctw diamonds chandelier earrings by Adler, Switzerland. This amazing pair of earrings consists of three hundred thirty four full cut diamonds F-G color and VS-1 clarity. The omega style earrings measures 3.5" long x 1 1/8" wide. The weight is 46.30 grams. The earrings comes with professional appraisal with retail replacement value of $50,500.00
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1980 item #1276558 (stock #11AC42-3)
'February' - Connecticut Barn in Winter painting by Eric Sloane (American, 1905-1985). Oil on masonite. Size: 24 inches x 48 inches. Signed and titled 'February' in lower left and also signed on the reverse, together with the artist's address in Cornwall Bridge, CT. Eric Sloane is considered to be one of the great American masters of landscape painting in the 20th century. He is best known as a painter of barns and as an author of books portraying early American life...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1162044 (stock #40G61 106)
Burton Silverman (American, 1928 - Present) painting titled, The Machines. Dated 1963. Oil on canvas. Painting size: 18 inches x 22 inches. Signed by the artist and dated in the lower right corner and titled on the stretcher. In this striking and controversial image, Burton Silverman captures the 1963 demolition of the old Penn Station in New York City, which paved the way for the construction of Madison Square Garden...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1800 item #912918 (stock #40F26 102)
English George III Chippendale tall case clock by James Butler, Bolton, Lancashire. Circa 1760. A Georgian north country tall clock in mahogany by a fine clockmaker. This clock features a double scroll pediment with carved rosettes, three original turned finials, intricate fretwork carvings, checkered line inlay, and carved, fluted columns with Corinthian capitals...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #627544 (stock #M-121)

Little needs to be said about this bowl C. 1100AD which measures 11.25" wide, is broken and glued with very minor restoration amounting to less than 3%, mostly in the blank center field. The artwork is superb and the condition exceptional as most Mimbres pieces, except the very high end, tend to have more restoration and repainting.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #799364 (stock #ktv)
A rare and fine Kangxi period but Jiajing marked underglaze three colour vase. It was finely painted with the four auspicious mythical beasts or silingshou, which are the dragons, phoenixes, tigers and lions in underglaze blue and red in reserve on a powder blue ground. The rocks were carved into the porcelain and enamelled in celadon. All underglaze colours are bright and brilliant. The base bears the six character Jiajing mark in double circles in underglaze blue. It is in pristine conditions...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Contemporary item #1045958
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This wonderful tokkuri (sake pouring vessel) was made by Watanabe Aiko, one of the few contemporary Japanese women potters...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #957879 (stock #22B3 314)
Luigi Lucioni (Italian/American, 1900-1988), Vermont Summer landscape painting, oil on artist board, 20"x24", signed lower right and dated 1927. A very early landscape painting by Luigi Lucioni of a Vermont country road in summer, possibly painted in the vicinity of Barre, VT. The paintings of his early career reflect the influence of Impressionism, following in the footsteps of artists like Cezanne and Childe Hassam. Such an influence is evident in this painting, with its loose, broad brush s...
All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1940 item #1162042 (stock #22B3 409)
Anthony Thieme (American, 1888-1954) painting titled, Spring in Connecticut. Oil on canvas. Circa 1930s. Canvas size: 30 inches x 36 inches. Signed in lower right, A. Thieme and titled on the reverse. Condition is excellent, having been professionally cleaned. Offered in what is probably the original gilt frame. Anthony Thieme is known for his genre and landscape paintings of Rockport, Massachusetts. Born in the Hague, Thieme studied art in Holland, Germany and Italy. In 1917, he emigra...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1920 item #1284229
A fantastic piece of Art Nouveau and one of the most sought after works by Daum Nancy, the famous studio, maker of high quality pâte de verre (glass paste) works since 1878.

This particular vase is one of the largest models of the genre, measuring 35.5 cm. It is decorated with a winter scenery rendered in fine details and a sublime contrast of colors; a motif that was used on glassworks of many different sizes and shapes.

The vase is in excellent condition and signed Daum Nancy.

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All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #966783 (stock #40E29 7)
Aldro Thompson Hibbard (American, 1886-1972) winter landscape painting titled "Up The Valley"; oil on artist board; 18" x 24"; signed lower right, titled on the reverse. Circa 1940. A classic winter scene by Hibbard, one of New England's best artists of the 20th century and an undisputed master of "plein aire" Vermont winter landscapes. This scene has been identified as the old Arthur E. Gleason farm on Rte. 30 in East Jamaica, VT (Hibbard's studio was located in Jamaica, VT). Only two of the...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Platinum : Retro : Pre 1980 item #1385623 (stock #5648)
Spectacular, platinum and approx. 16ctw H color VSI1-2 clarity diamonds tennis bracelet, incorporated in 14k yellow gold jacket. This extraordinary bracelet is 7" long x 1/2" wide. It is in excellent pre-owned condition. Weight is 61.11 grams.
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1192257 (stock #40F02 177)
American figural cow weathervane, probably Cushing and White, Waltham, Massachusetts. Circa 1880-1890. Size: 26.5 inches length x 16 inches height. A full copper body and cast zinc head of classic form with wonderfully delineated lines. Gilt over original gilt surface, with some verdigris. Overall excellent condition; no restoration to the body. Cushing and White made these models with or without udders. Provenance: private collection, Chatham, New York.