All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1393280 (stock #MOR6814)
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A troop of Shishi lion dogs sewn with couched gold thread. frolic among the blossoms and crashing falls embroidered on the re-purposed rich blue patterned Edo period silk of this altar cloth. The original form was likely an uchikake kimono, assembled as an altar drape as a tribute to the owner at a Buddhist Temple. Embroidered up high is the Mitsuba-aoi crest of the Tokugawa Shogun, indicating this was from an aristocratic family as the quality of the embroidery presmes...
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1393210 (stock #MOR6813)
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A mandala from the Main Kyoto Nichiren Sect Buddhist Temple Honnoji cut from a hardwood slab used in the rebuilding of the great hall in the Taisho period. Written on back is “Given in Taisho 14 (1925) to the temple supporter’s representative as a prayer for good fortune upon the occasion of the ceremonial raising of the roof beam of the main temple structure (Honden), the plackard cut from wood used in the rebuilding”. It is signed Nichijo-gan...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1393167 (stock #MOR6812)
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A serene image of a rabbit caught in the moment calling to mind childhood feelings by Ishibashi Ken (Masaru) enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled simply “Usagi”. The artist has left the finished form with thousands of tiny chisel marks; by not smoothing the carving, he has created a sense of softness inviting one to touch the timid creature. Incised into the base of the figure is the artists signature...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1393141 (stock #179101NM820)
This is an adorable beginning of the 20th century Louis XV Rococo center table made from solid beech. It is topped by its original serpentine shaped Carrara marble sitting upon a nicely scrolled belt accented with acanthus patterns and supported by four graceful cabriole legs. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1900-1910. Dimensions 30"high/ 43"wide/ 21½”deep.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1393140 (stock #179012NM3550)
This is a splendid provincial Wedding Buffet Deux Corps made from solid pine by the end of the reign of Louis XV throughout the second half of the 18th century. This beautifully patinaed piece is originally coming from the region of Caux in the North of France. The French custom of a father's gift to his new married daughter was the crafting or purchase of a piece of furniture, either an armoire, cabinet or buffet carved with symbols of plenty and happiness...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1393125 (stock #TCR6809)
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A large faceted vase in textured red with loop handles by Ito Tozan II enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Shihogata Shinsha-yu Kabin (Cinnebar Glazed Four-sided Vase). It bears the artists seal on the base, and has a fitted copper “Otoshi” inside, so that only the otoshi need be filled with water. The foot has been lacquered smooth so as to not scratch the surface below. It is 13-1/2 inches (34.5 cm) tall and in excellent condition...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1393124 (stock #MOR6808)
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An anonymous basket of both red and white soot-stained bamboo (susu-dake) with a root-wood handle, the various textures and colors gleaming with sheer elegance. It is 18 inches (45 cm) tall and in excellent condition, containing a black lacquered bamboo otoshi container lined with copper.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1393027 (stock #182212)
This Antonio Pineda masterpiece with moonstones sparking blue and white colors is a most incredible site. The weight is 105 grams of quality with correct hallmarks as shown. No repairs or damage of any kind. Measurement shows a 7.25 inches in length and a little over 1 inch tall. The design is in the book SILVER SEDUCTION with several different stones.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1920 item #1392994 (stock #179039NM660)
This is a nice Cabinet, commonly called Confiturier (Jam Cabinet) by the french, made from solid and nicely patinaed oak at the beginning of the 20th century. This good looking piece consists of a straight facade featuring a single drawer upon a recessed paneled door revealing a spacious storage compartment with single shelf. Lock is in working condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1910-1920. Dimensions 35"high/ 25½"wide/ 16½"deep.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1392993 (stock #179099NM1120)
This is a magnificent end of the 19th Century Armchair made from solid and beautifully patinaed walnut, originally coming from Perpignan in the south west of France which explains the strong Spanish influence. The arched back elegantly stands above the large seat flanked by lovely scrolled and accented with acanthus pattern armrests, all supported by a baluster shaped pediment with an intricately sculpted bottom stretcher...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1392984
A vibrant sterling ring with citrine, amethyst, garnet , moonstone and green agate by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. From the same collection as the white labradorite Skaggs ring I am offering, this ring is a size 5 1/2 and in fine original condition with no chips or cracks to the stones. The face of the ring is 7/8" wide and 3/4" long. Signed as shown. A colorful and bold beauty.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1392983
A sterling and white labradorite ring by Arizona Modernist H. Fred Skaggs. Chunky and beautiful, the stone is highlighted by the oxidized sterling setting. It is a size 5 and in fine original condition with no chips or cracks to the stones. The face of the ring measures 3/4" by 5/8" and weighs 10 grams. Signed as shown. A terrific look.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1990 item #1392901 (stock #5697)
Wonderful pair of 14k gold, white sea shell and ruby earrings signed MAZ. These clip on style earrings measures 1 1/8" x 1 1/8". The earrings are in excellent pre-owned condition. Hallmarked 14k Maz. Weight is 24.78 grams. We do have another pair of Maz shell earrings available, listed separately.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1920 item #1392899 (stock #179092NM1180)
This is a charming pair of Louis XV style bergeres made from solid beech by the first quarter of the 20th century. Each with arched back standing upon a very deep and comfortable seat flanked by large padded armrests, all supported by a charming and nicely scrolled pediment on cabriole legs, adorned with floral pattern. The yellowish floral upholstery is estimated to be a couple of decades old and in slight used condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa date 1910-1920...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1392898 (stock #179020NM1680)
This is a magnificent Renaissance style Cabinet from the middle part of the 19th century. This impressive piece is made from solid and lovely patinaed oak and consists of two sections with step-back facade boasting an intricate embellishment. The upper frieze of the top section is accented with a lion's face in between scrolled acanthus patterns and stands majestically above the original gadrooned glass door...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1392876 (stock #179022NM1650)
This is a charming Buffet made from a nicely patinaed walnut at the end of the 19th century. This lovely piece is originally coming from the south of France. It is topped by its original and luxury veined Serravezza inset marble sitting upon a straight and elegant facade. This latter is offering a two-drawer frieze mounted with their original handles upon a pair of recessed paneled doors, accented with acanthus pattern. Note the decorative central panel separating the doors...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1970 item #1392870 (stock #5695)
Beautiful, vintage Lucien Piccard, ladies 14k gold pearl watch. This, circa 1950-1960's watch is in excellent pre-owned condition. It has hand-wind mechanical movement which works well. The bracelet is 7 1/4" long, the watch with about 0.65ctw of sapphires measures 1" in diameter. Weight is 28.44 grams. The watch is marked 14k C1916 on the back and Lcien Piccard, 14k on the clasps.