All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1086505 (stock #40G10 C-5)
A Victorian walking stick with an exotic wood shaft fitted with a carved ivory handle modeled in the form of a fist clenching a ball. A fine touch of added quality is the carved snake bracelet with inlaid eyes which wraps around the hand, typical of jewelry worn in the Victorian age. An extra band of ivory is added as the collar and there is an ivory tip. The fineness of the carving is apparent in the detailed depiction of the fingernails. Excellent condition. Size: 33 inches length...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1349969 (stock #175011NM640)
This is a stunning Nightstand made from a nicely patinaed walnut during the second half of the 19th century highlighted by its original Rouge Royal inset marble. This exquisite piece is boasting an elegantly simple facade featuring a single drawer upon a single door revealing a storage area, all supported by a beautiful pediment consisting of gracefully scrolled cabriole legs adorned with acanthus patterns. Note several minor scratches and dents can be seen due to the age...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1960 item #655794
This is a lovely sterling and center amethyst straight line bracelet by Felipe Martinez who called his workshop Piedra Y Plata. His workshop was recognized by his peers as one of the best silver shops in Taxco. He had a great appreciation for stones and made beautiful designs combining color, movement and line. This bracelet measures 7" around in the inside and is 3/8" wide. Excellent original condition and signed as shown. This bracelet is a testament to his artistry.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1069518 (stock #3109)
This wooden lacquer Suzuribako is in sets with Suzuri (ink stone) and metal Suiteki (water dropper).
The decoration on the lid depicts a spring of soybean with Makie on the Roiro, black lacquer ground...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #153708
Wonderful sterling cross and rosary beads by Taxco silversmith Hector Aguilar. I believe this to be quite rare and it is pictured on page 153 of the book SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO BY Penny Morrill. The cross is 2 3/4" long without the bail,3 1/8" with the bail. It is attached to the rosary beads which measure 15" when hanging on the neck. It does not have a clasp and slips over the head...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #582134 (stock #41215)
This stunning necklace was designed by Frank Hess for the Miriam Haskell company. It was originally custom made for Miriam Haskell's personal hair dresser and comes directly from the hairdresser's New York estate which was sold off in the late 1990's. The lariat style necklace is 35" long from end to end and is held together by a stationary 1 1/2" long x 1" medallion in back. Each side of the necklace is made from 6 stands of 6MM powder blue beads with clear crystal disc and blue seed beads...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1383541 (stock #1285)


PAINTING OF HORSE BY HORSES

Quite a unique hanging scroll with horse painting on paper composed of only countless calligraphy letter of 'uma' (lit.'horse') of Chinese character, except the parts of mane, tail, hair, and eyes. Sign of Soma Nakamura Shrine which is traditionally related with horses specially for Soma Nomaoi wild horse chase festival. Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan.

Total: approx. 132.5 x 46cm (52.16 x 18.11in) / Paper: approx...
All Items : Archives : Pre 1950 item #1291238 (stock #153103)
This is EXCEPTIONAL. A Fred Davis design unsigned and with a brooch to match. Both are heavy in weight and tall in stature. Brooch is 2 1/3 in. square. 41 grams heavy. The bracelet is 130 grams and 2.25in. tall. The diameter of the bracelet for fitting is 2.5in. and will fit most. Stupendous...no damage and beautiful natural patina.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #648590 (stock #62-31)
This long carved panel from Japan's late Meiji Period shows two sailboats passing behind an island in the center foreground. Distant mountains are seen in the background to one side; the sea with small boats to the other side. Pierced carving allowed the scene to be viewed from either side of the panel, which was used as a transom, called a ranma, in a traditional Japanese house...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #608882 (stock #81)
Figurative stone depiction of a standing Jizo Bosatsu, the right hand grasping a shakujo (crozier) and the left bearing aloft the sacred jewel. Edo Period ca. 1750. Minor loss, mainly to the rectangular base, and overall softening of the lines and contours...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1700 item #651927 (stock #2563)
Well potted of celadon small jarlet, decorated with two ring handles and covered overall with a pale bluish green celadon glaze. Condition is perfect. 15th-16th century Sawankhalok ware. High: 7cm and Wide: 7.3cm.
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1920 item #767908 (stock #39B78 2219)
This Rookwood Pottery vase was decorated by Lenore Asbury in 1918. It is vasiform with a vellum glaze, adorned with floral pendants. Mint condition. Size: 10" height x 6.25" diameter.
All Items : Archives : Pre 1970 item #1348149 (stock #160312)
Such a timeless necklace hallmarked with Miguel Melendez and SM eagle 3. The chain is SOLID with a length of 35in. The heavy balls are 1in. spheres and the total weight is 190 gram. Solid Silver that can be wrapped and or move the catch to any link to hang where ever you desire. No damage anywhere to this necklace. This is a fun necklace and made with quality to last, just LOOK AT THAT NECKLACE!
All Items : Archives : Pre 1960 item #1199180 (stock #lcglyphnecks)
A very rare Los Castillo Glyph necklace set that measures .75in. wide and 15.5in. long. There is a 2 inch extension of heavy chain that is removable if desired that can make it 17.5in. wearable. Properly hallmarked as shown and weighs 83.4 grams. There are some specs of tarnish on the bead work but no dents. This necklace has great dimension and a stream line presence. The pendant style earrings are 2 inches long and are drop dead gorgeous...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1920 item #866500 (stock #39B78 2322)
A pair of extraordinary sterling silver circular cake plates by Galt & Brother. Circa 1920. Size: 11 1/8" diameter x 1 1/4" height. Each plate is intricately pierced and decorated with cherubs and griffins, and is supported on a short foot ring. In the center is a script family monogram. Condition is excellent.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1970 item #1374575 (stock #TR906)
This pair of 14Kt white gold and diamond Art Deco style earrings is from the 1960-s. Each earring is set with one brilliant cut diamond in the center and four single cut smaller diamonds around the center stone. The approximate total weight of all ten diamonds is 0.45Ct. The earrings have screw backs, and the diameter of the earrings is 7/16 “.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #869359 (stock #274)
Figuratively sculpted stone depiction of a standing Jizo Bosatsu with hands in the gassho adoration mudra accompanied by its original lotus-form dais...
All Items : Archives : Lost Art : Pre 1910 item #1178889 (stock #423)
Beautiful antique Chinese knot carved Peking glass necklace with carved pendant. 19 inches overall long