All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #657921 (stock #2597)
A fine b/w bowl, decorated with precious emblems supported by continuously chrysanthemum scroll below encircled key-fret pattern to the rim. The interior with a blossom of peony within double circle and Tibetan characters around the inner rim. Condition is excellent considered it's an excavated piece with no any chips, no cracks and free from restoration. Ming dynasty late 15th to early 16th century. Diameter: 14.5cm and High: 7cm.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #657564
A very beautiful late 19th century fencai enameled teapot, it is in pristine condition and free from any damage. A lovely and richly colored peach accents the lid as a finial; this is a true gem and would make a worthy addition to any serious teapot collection. The teapot is marked with the spurious four character nien hao of Qianlong. It measures:
Teapot: 7" long
Body: 4.75 diameter
Height: 4"
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #657545
A beautiful and perfect Qianlong (1735-1795) famille rose dish, I have yet to see one in better condition and the photos will not do this little beauty justice, it measures 5" in diameter and is a must have for the serious collector.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1990 item #657512
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The open scars of this splendid tea bowl expose a coarse clay that reveals its rustic origins. Ido chawan used to be made as rice bowls for peasants, in Korea, centuries ago. They later gained the admiration of Japanese tea ceremony masters, who lauded their simple beauty. This particular piece is very masculine in design and in character, as its unhealed wounds, proudly displayed, seem to bear witness to a turbulent life. The bowl has already aged and wears its years with dignity...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #657457
A magnificent sterling and stone s-curved motif necklace, bracelet and screwback earrings set by Felipe Martinez. His workshop , Piedra Y Plata, opened in 1950, was considered by his peers to be one of the best silver shops in Taxco. This magnificent set is featured on page 189 of the book MEXICAN SILVER by Morrill and Berk. They date is c. 1955. The necklace measures 16 1/2" end to end and is 1 1/4" wide. The bracelet measures 7 1/4" end to end and is 1" wide...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #657228
A very beautiful Xianfeng (1850-1861) mark and period biscuit jar made for the English market. It measures 8.5” high and 6” diameter and is in excellent condition, except the lid broken in two parts and re-stuck. Normally the lids never survive, and are always replaced with wooden lids; a very good restoration job was done on the lid whereas the fissure can't be seen on the outer surface area, further no chips, hairlines, or other damage, enamels are in excellent condition...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #657222 (stock #2596)
A fine tone of small celadon dish, decorated exterior with lotus petals rising from foot, is plain to interior and unfortunately a bit dull to the glaze cause long time buried, otherwise is really a quality one of Southern Song dynasty Longquan ware covered overall with a powder green or pale bluish green glaze in Chinese so-called 'Fen Qing' and definitely rare tone of genuine celadon wares founded in South-Sulawesi region...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #657214 (stock #2593)
A good blue & white bowl, well balance potted and decorated with double blossoms of chrysanthemum scroll. Ming dynasty 15th century interregnum period Jingtai-Thianshun ware. Condition is perfect except a bit flaw or a kiln chip to the rim, otherwise is excellent. Diameter: 14.2cm and High: 6.5cm
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #657173 (stock #CHOP-016)
A Tang bronze seal with the symbol for happiness. Size: 1.8 x 1.8 cm. Condition. Nice patina. A part of the finial is missing.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #657153 (stock #lot312)
Description: All the rocks came from ancient time. But It was rarely to find a scholar rock selected from old studio. Preserved with an fitted old Honmu stand, this scholar rock was in stylized form. Introspective patina and sophisticated stone tissue add more to this scholar object with typical Chinese taste. Date: Qing Dynasty(19th century) Height: 43cm Condition: It had presumably been broken and was matched back to the original shape.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #657144 (stock #CHOP-014)
A Chinese Tang bronze seal with the good luck symbol. Size: 2 x 2 cm Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1990 item #657093
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Fabulous signed Christian Lacroix clipback earrings in matte goldtone with clear and orange marbled Lucite elements, and large matte goldtone elements, both in the form of coral spezzati or branches. Marked CL in script, CHRISTIAN LACROIX, and MADE IN FRANCE. I believe these are 1980s. Photos do not capture the color; it is very clear and warmer than the photos show. Perfect for resort and beach wear.

Great size -- 3 7/8 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide by 1 inch deep...

All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #657085
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A fabulous vintage handmade studio modernist bib necklace with black and white glass beads strung on brass wire, and engraved brass leaf or feather form drops at the end of each beaded wire. The overall effect is of a feathered collar. 1970s. Bold and unique and with outstanding impact. Photos do not do justice to this piece. It drapes very nicely and is very easy to wear.

Wearable length is 16 inches. The drops are 3 3/4 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.

All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1910 item #657058 (stock #873)
L&JG Stickley #391 footstool with original sole leather and canvas foundation. The leather has some rough spots, but is still supple and useable. The footstool measures 18" high and 19" wide and is in very good condition. The stool is signed with the 1907 L&JG Stickley Handcraft wood clamp mark as shown inset.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1940 item #657041
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A fabulous vintage classic six, that is, a six dot Bakelite bangle. Circa 1935. Guaranteed vintage and original, from a Philadelphia estate. In heavily marbled tortoise with six inset dots in pale yellow creamed corn. The bangle and the dots test positive for Bakelite using Simichrome.

1/2 inch wide by 3/8 inch thick and with standard 2 1/2 inches inside diameter. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #656984 (stock #4005)
Japanese handled bamboo basket by Chikuunsai I (1877-1937) is in good condition. Signed on the bottom of basket. Comes with original signed and stamped wooden box. Measurements: 4 1/8" (10.5 cm) tall, 18" by 11" (45.5 x 28 cm) across.

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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #656983
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Fabulously chic and very big vintage French black tested Bakelite drop earrings. Circa 1950 or 1960. The open wire clip earring backs and filigree findings are French. With aged goldtone metal. Tests positive for Bakelite using Simichrome. True opaque black Bakelite; did not start out as another color. From a Philadelphia estate which had other French costume jewelry.

1 3/4 inches long by 3/4 inch wide. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.

All Items : Archives : Fine Art : Pre 1950 item #656894 (stock #38B20 312)
Peter Nielsen (Danish/American, 1873-1965), oil on canvas, landscape painting of a farm and river in winter. Signed in the lower right. Nielsen was born in Denmark and emigrated to the U.S. at the age of 14. He eventually settled in Chicago, where he studied briefly at the Art Institute of Chicago. However, he was mainly self-taught, and in 1925 he moved to Los Angeles and died in California some 40 years later. Size: 28 inches x 34 inches...