All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1700 item #1400094 (stock #TCR6774)
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Remnants of yellow glaze covers this Heishi (Heiji) bottle form from the Owari-Seto area engraved clearly about the neck with three lines. A quintessential Kamakura pot. There is much degradation to the glaze typical of Seto which has withstood a millennium of earthquake, fire, war and abuse. That anything survives so long in Japan is miraculous. It is 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) tall, 6-1/2 inches (16.5 cm) diameter and comes wrapped in old cloth in an old wooden box.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1400074 (stock #F081)
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An Edo period image of plums blossoming on thick branches by Kitayama Kangan. Ink on paper in a patterned cloth mounting with beige piping in the Mincho style so popular int eh 19th century and featuring bone rollers. It is 21-1/2 x 78-1/2 inches (55 x 199 cm). Some minor loss to the piping at the top of the scroll, otherwise in surprisingly good condition.
Kitayama Kangan (Ba Moki, 1767-1801) was the grandson of a Chinese émigré...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1399979 (stock #845)
Seated Koma-Inu (lit. Korean dog) sculpted from a single piece of wood finished in lacquer and polychrome with eyes of painted glass. Showa Era ca. 1950, possibly earlier. Very good condition, with notable wood loss only to the tip of the horn atop the head.

Height: 31 cm
Length: 29.5 cm
Width: 18 cm

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1399850 (stock #M1383)
Offered is a fabulous and scarce, 19thC, tin, CANNABIS, apothecary storage container with hand-painted, gold gilt label and a decorative and stylized floral, front embellishment...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1399840 (stock #179151NM4280)
This is a magnificent Buffet Deux Corps, commonly called Vaisselier by the French, made from solid and exquisitely patinaed oak by the end of the 19th century. This stunning item is originally coming from Provence in the South of France...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1900 item #1399679 (stock #179165NM1960)
This is a beautiful gilded mirror made during the first half of the 19th century throughout the Louis Philippe period. This appealing item consists of a stunning pierced crest, depicting acanthus leaves, standing upon an elegant frame. intricately accented with interlaced floral and foliage patterns. Note minor dark spots can be seen here and there due to the age. Circa date 1830-1840. Dimensions 68"high/ 38"wide.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1399678 (stock #179163NM2340)
This is an elegantly simple and massive Buffet Deux Corps made from solid and exquisitely patinaed walnut by the first half of the 19th century. This handsome piece consists of an upper section with a pair of paneled glass doors revealing a large display compartment with shelves, majestically standing on the buffet below. This latter is offering a 3-drawer frieze over a pair of paneled recessed doors disclosing another large storage area. Locks are in original and working condition...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1399572 (stock #191404)
This is my favorite bracelet made by Erika Hult in the Mexican Silver Renaissance. Properly hallmarked as shown and is 6 7/8th inches long. Curves brilliantly around the wrist and has a weight of 100 grams of quality. The design has a big presence with 1.25in. of height. She studied at the Parsons School of Design in Paris as did Hubert Harmon. She signed her work with the name of RIC.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1399533 (stock #TCR6914)
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A Superb example of the Echizen style from the First half of the Edo period (likely later 17th to early 18th century) covered in flowing rivers of green glaze and deep charring. It is 9-1/2 inches (24 cm) tall, 10 inches (25 cm) diameter and in fine condition but for a glaze chp to the inside of the rim.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1399514 (stock #191304)
Antonio Pineda's wave is one of his most stunning designs. The links form a deep swirl to a button top that flows from link to link. The weight is a monstrous 218 grams of silver. The thickness at the highest point is 10mm. The length is approximately 17in. of wearable length. Properly hallmarked as shown. Finding a condition of no issues of any kind is also a delight. A must have for collectors and never goes out of style.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1399498 (stock #191304)
Today I am listing the Antonio Pineda chain and toggle bracelet. The length is 8.75in. and a depth of 7/8th in. The depth takes up some of the wearable length and it is a comfortable 7in. Properly hallmarked and very difficult to get all the marks in the pictures. The crown is visible and please request more photos if needed. I believe the stones at the ends of the toggle are Chrysoprase. The bracelet is solid and has a weight of 121 grams of heft.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1399464 (stock #191204)
This is an incredible William Spratling necklace from the Mexican Silver Renaissance. Finding one of these is really a treasure due to how rare they really are but this one is even more rare due to 18kt balls in it's center and again on a thick layer of the medallion below the balls. These have been tested to 18kt. The repousse is open back and is an attribute of it's early age and the hallmarks for high silver content. The name is for MOTH and it is stunning on with 3 draped ball chains...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1399339 (stock #3533)
A small square gold lacquer Japanese incense container with rounded corners. The lid is decorated with a relief of waves and rocks, inlaid in mother-of-pearl and lead. Interior and base with nashiji, the rims covered with lead. Later tomobako. Dimension: c. 9.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 2.5 cm. Condition: few traces of usage, a tiny chip (see photo No. 2 at 2 o'clock).
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1399111 (stock #TCR6908)
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A lovely hand formed bowl in the shape of an inverted mushroom with brush strokes (Kushi-me) defining the gills and the bulbous stipe laying like a handle to one side. A speckled yellow glaze (typical of Maiko) covers the sandy clay, with a drape of green and white seeping like milk from one side. It is roughly 21 cm (8 inches) diameter and in excellent condition, stamped on the base Mahiko (In traditional writing the character for Hi is interchangeable with the character for I as is Fu and U)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1399045 (stock #144)


X LARGE ANTIQUE MAP OF EDO PERIOD

Old Japanese hand-painted map with the area that corresponds to present Nagano Prefecture. No particular note (but painter's sign), but I personally think it would be dated back to the Mid Edo period, 18th century at least in the point of its paper quality or coloring of its paint. Very thick and solid paper, with expected aged deterioration and cuts as is.

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All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1900 item #1399033 (stock #179149NM1720)
This is a lovely first quarter of the 19th Century Mirror made during the Louis Philippe period, originally coming from Marseilles in the south of France. This stunning piece is boasting a beautiful pierced carved cartouche with cherubs, standing upon an elegantly simple arched frame below, slightly embellished with floral engravings and surrounding the original mirror. Wear consistent with age and use. Note a few tiny dark spots on the mirror. Circa date 1830-1840...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1398941 (stock #14761)
Magnificent early Los Castillo repousse fur clip wrought in high purity, 980 silver as was the case with many designs in the workshop's opening years. This is my first fur clip by them and even though I am not a ... fur-kind-of-girl, I cannot help but admire the imposing presence of this piece and its beautiful workmanship. It is not just the size that attracts the eye and holds the gaze captive here - it is also the unique, velvety patina that only 980 silver develops...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1398914 (stock #MOR6905)
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A lovely bun-shaped soba-green koro with carved wooden lid by Miyagawa (Makuzu) Kozan enclosed in the original signed wooden box. It is 12 cm (5 inches) diameter, the same height. The combination of rosewood lid and green body is strongly influenced by Chinese models. The finial is in the shape of a linghi cluster of mushrooms...