All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1390703 (stock #179042NM1960)
This is a beautifully patinaed Parisian Chest of Drawers made during the second half of the 19th century by the end of the reign of Napoleon III. This exquisite item is topped by its original Rouge Royal marble sitting upon an elegantly simple step-front facade combining mahogany and rosewood veneers. The facade is featuring a total of 3 drawers mounted with bronze hardware, typical of the Louis XVI style from which this commode is inspired...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1390676 (stock #181411)
Pedro Castillo was a maestro for William Spratling at Taller de Las Delicias. He also was a maestro for Hector Aguilar until he opened his own shop around 1940. His work is always quality and this bracelet with glyphs shows that. The turquoise stones have warmed with time on this treasure. The panels are solid silver and the raised glyph elements are applied giving depth as well as the niello background. Hallmarked 925 for silver content...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1920 item #1390638
Rare Old Greenland Inuit Eskimo wood Tupilak Magic figure A female figure with enigmatic expression with hands on Abdomen. Tupilak describes a wide variety of small figures which represent mythical or spiritual creatures and were made for use in rituals or witchcraft. Earlier figures like this made of wood are rare as they were left outside and discarded after use. Period: Circa 1900 Height 31 cm Condition : Good Ex UK collection Price: please contact
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1390629
Bold, rare and gorgeous, this is a pillow ring by Maestro William Spratling hallmarked from his first design period, circa 1930-46. It is a size 5 1/2 and the face measures 3/4" by 3/4". Weighing 12 grams total, it is in fine original condition free of dents or dings. This ring should delight the Mexican silver collector.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1970 item #1390549
A bold and beautiful sterling ring with a center row of 4 saw tooth bezel set red coral cabochons by Southwestern silversmith Carmelo Patania who was the brother of Frank Patania Sr. Measuring 1 1/4" long and 5/8" wide, it is a size 7 and in fine original condition with no chips or cracks to the exquisite stones. Weighing 10 grams, it is signed as shown. A stunning statement ring.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1390520 (stock #181111d)
Properly hallmarked as shown this Antonio Pineda bracelet is adorned with gold sheen Obsidian. The stones are cut into perfect cylinders. This is a 1in. tall bracelet and has a weight of 116 grams of sheer quality. When you put this on the richness is stunning. The length is 7 in. and fits most. The condition is remarkable with no repairs, chips or damage of any kind. Completely original condition and an excellent example that all collectors would cherish...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1390345 (stock #RP07115)
This beautiful 14k (tested) rose gold brooch has a floral and crescent moon motif (the crescent moon is the symbol for intuition and new beginnings), accented by 10 rose cut diamonds in closed-back settings. The diamonds sparkle very nicely. It has 2 makers marks: an oak leaf in an oval, and the letters “JR”, and possibly another that is illegible; no hallmarks. It measures 1-1/2 x 3/4”. The shaft connecting the flower to the backing has been repaired...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1390262
Chinese ink on paper painting of fish and shrimp by Qi Liangmo (b. 1938). Titled and signed at the upper left Qi Liangmo, the 7th son of Qi Baishi, in black ink and with two red seals reading “Qi Liangmo” and “Baishi’s 7th son.” 20th century. 27” x 13 1/2.” Unframed. Very good, clean condition with some minor discoloration of the background evident. There is a vertical center fold and some wrinkling of the fine paper. From a Phoenix, Arizona collection...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Platinum : Vintage : Pre 1930 item #1390074 (stock #5671)
Wonderful, antique, Edwardian Era, platinum and approx. 1 carat of G color diamonds brooch. This elegant pin measures 2 1/8" x 7/8". It is in excellent pre-owned condition. Weight is 5.87 grams.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1390073 (stock #5670)
18K yellow gold, leopard black enamel door-knocker, omega back earrings. They measures 1 1/2" x 1". Fully hallmarked and in excellent pre-owned condition. Total weight: 22 grams.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1980 item #1390071 (stock #5668)
Lovely pair of 14k white gold and diamonds chandelier earrings. The earrings are for pierced ears, measuring approx. 2 1/4" long, x 3/4" wide. The pair of earrings consists of over 1 carats of sparkly diamonds. Earrings are in excellent condition. Weight is 9 grams.
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #1389964 (stock #870)
Luigi Kasimir, Austrian, 1881-1962, "Venice Fish Market". This color etching and aquatint by Luigi Kasimir measures 18 x 23 1/2 inches, pencil signed and numbered, (33/300) c. 1923, lifetime (not restrike) edition of 300. Presented matted and in a gilt wood frame. Overall measurements: 31" x 25", image size: 23.25" x 18.25". In good antique condition some minor foxing age discoloration commensurate of age
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1389949 (stock #TCR6805)
The Kura
A small covered bowl in typical Oribe glaze within, outside lacquered black and decorated with geese flying over reeds in gold maki-e made in the Nagoya region in the style known as Toyoraku (or Horaku-yaki). Meiji period, it is 5 inches (13 cm) diameter and in excellent condition...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1389885 (stock #TCR6806)
The Kura
A very chic Toyoraku Kashiki in the shape of a footed stacking box, the exterior covered in black lacquer with maki-e design, the interior in crackeld Oribe-style ceramic. It is 7-1/2 x 7-1/2 c 6 inches (19 x 19 x 15cm) and is in excellent condition, enclosed in a quality front-opening kiri-wood presentation box dating from the middle Meiji period...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #1389859
Global Ceramics
Double gourd silk pouch with seed stitched calligraphy. China, c 1900. Height "6 ¼ / 15.5 cm. The inside with a paper label saying No 9 Peking China. Condition: to one side some residue from another label.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1389801 (stock #14492)
Vintage set of two Los Castillo sterling silver repousse pins / brooches in a figural design that is so … Mexico! I love the detail in the roosters’ plummage and their luscious tails as well as the attitude evident in their expressions. Fun to wear, I got them together and I believe they need to stay with one another. The pins are approx. 1 7/8″ tall by 1 1/2″ wide and they weigh 22.4 grams (for the pair)...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1389673 (stock #14419)
One of the few female designers of Taxco's 20th c. Silver Renaissance we know of, Victoria (Ana Maria Nunez de Brilanti) is famous among Mexican jewelry lovers for having perfected the art of Metales Casados, the mixed or married metals technique that the Los Castillo re-introduced in silversmithing...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1389565 (stock #14389)
I am truly befuddled by this stunning, monumental vintage sterling silver cuff bracelet I am presenting here. And my issue is that I cannot, at least not with enough certainty, place it in any tradition. It is masterfully done, there is no doubt about that. And its presence exudes power and confidence but is it a Native American / Navajo piece? Is it Southwestern? Or am I completely missing the origins here? Yet I can't stop admiring the incredibly detailed ram's head above the spiderweb turquoi...