Magnificent pair of earrings, composed of antique carved jadeite jade plaques, natural seed pearls, 18k white gold and diamonds. The earrings are for pierced ears; measuring 2 3/4" x 5/8". They consists of about 0.25ctw of H color diamonds. Condition is perfect. Weight is 9.77 grams. Jade has gorgeous carvings on both sides.
Gorgeous, antique, 18k white gold and diamond two bow necklace. This wonderful piece consists of approx. 3.8 carats of H color SI clarity diamonds. The chain with 22 diamonds is 15.5" long, pendant with dangling diamonds measures 2" x 1 5/8". Necklace is in excellent pre-owned condition. Weight is 19 grams. Gold is marked 18k.
Vintage, Chinese, carved white jade belt buckle. It measures 3" x 2 1/8". Buckle is in excellent pre-owned condition. It has of white slightly light celadon color. Weight is 37.25 grams.
Adorable, 18k yellow gold, natural turquoise and diamond bird brooch, pin. This lovely brooch measures 1 1/2" x 1 1/4", it consists natural turquoise cabochon; 16mm x 10mm and approx. 0.40ctw of G-H color diamonds. Pin is in excellent pre-owned condition. Gold is marked 18k. Weight is 18.7 grams.
Lovely, 18k yellow gold, natural red coral and jade strawberry brooch, pin. This wonderful brooch measures 1 3/4" x 1 1/2", it consists two natural coral carving pieces; 12mm x 10mm. Pin is in excellent pre-owned condition. Gold is marked 750. Weight is 11.88 grams.
Huge, natural Baltic butterscotch amber pendant with Arts & Crafts sterling silver chain. The pendant measures 3 1/4" x 1 3/4" x 1 3/8" with out the bail. (4 3/8" with bail). The sterling silver chain is 22.5" long, it is marked 925 and two makers hallmarks. This amazing necklace is in excellent pre-owned condition. Weight is 62.2 grams.
Elegant, platinum and diamond wedding set. The engagement ring holds one 1ctw round cut diamond, which measures 6.43 x 6.58 x 3.79mm. The diamond is graded SI1 and H in color. The ring has 3 round cut diamonds on each shoulder that total approx. half carat, they are VS1 SI clarity and G-H in color. The platinum band is soldered to the engagement ring, it holds round and emerald cut diamonds of approx weight of half carat. the diamonds are VS clarity and G in color...
An exquisite vase decorated with crashing waves and plovers in blue by Seifu Yohei dating from the Taisho era. It is 12 inches (31 cm) tall and in excellent condition. Quite large for a work by Seifu, it is marked on the base with an incised signature...
H. 21 cm. excl. stand, 25 cm incl. stand. Ca. 3rd century AD.
Ex private collection The Hague, The Netherlands.
Ex. Coll. Ostracon, Switzerland.
Afghanistan, ca. 3rd century AD. H. 23,5 cm.
Ex. private collection The Hague, The Netherlands.
A Sabiji-nuri Kon So Odoshi Kabuto and matching Reisei-ho full samurai armor helmet and mask, lacquer over metal, featuring an unusual wide nodokake throat guard. The helmet is 22 plates with a wide Tehen kanamomo and open flange shikoro with large fukigaeshi. There are chips in the tip of the nose and in the right ear (see close-up photos). Lacquer repair can be arranged if desired.
Stone Dosojin comprising two figures standing side by side, the female figure on the left holding a flask in the shape of a hyotan (a gourd symbolizing good fortune) and the male figure on the right holding a shallow drinking bowl, sculpted in relief from a gray-brown igneous stone. Clearly dated to the fifth year of the Horeki Era (1755), mid-Edo Period...
If you follow One Good Eye Silver, you probably know that I am for ever in love with these Mexican Deco hinged bangle bracelets that are made up of rows of repousse semi-spheres, their front wing being overlaid with small cabochons in bezels. Usually "anonymous", they feature turquoise or amethyst most of the time, like here, but I have seen them with green "onyx" glass and even black onyx...
Six Jizo Bosatsu figures standing in a row, the mudra varying from figure to figure, sculpted in relief against an unusually expansive funagata-style mandorla from a heavy igneous stone. Early-Edo Period ca. 1650, possibly earlier. Virtually no stone loss, with desirable softening of the lines and contours of the Jizo figures...
Seated Ebisu, one of Japan's 7 lucky gods (Jp. shichifukujin), with a sea bream (Jp. tai), Ebisu's characteristic attribute, tucked beneath the left arm. Meiji Era ca. 1900. Very minor old loss, with traces of polychrome. Light lichen accumulation.
Height: 36.5 cm
Width: 22.5 cm
Depth: 15.5 cm
Packaged weight: 15 kg
Of Japan's 7 lucky gods, only Ebisu has purely Japanese roots, the other six gods having either Indian or Chinese origins...
Borneo, Kalimantan, 1920 - 1940
Handspun cotton, warp ikat, alternating warp-faced float weave, natural dyes
A lovely Iban woman’s skirt (kain kebat or bidang), woven in deep brown, brick-red and ecru ikat. A regular, harmonious symmetry is created by mirroring coils in a stacked, branching formation, alternating with a composite motif that has a diamond at the centre. The variation and asymmetry in this composite motif creates an organic effect...
West Timor, Malaka, Manulea, 1920—1940
Commercial cotton and dyes, warp ikat
A very fine, striped ikat men’s sash (sikap) woven by the Atoni people of Manulea in Malaka, West Timor in wine-red tones. The central ikat band is executed with great precision and delicacy: a grid of interlocking hooked rhombs (the kaif fundamental to Timor textile design), with green diamonds, flows down its length...
West Kalimantan, Ketunggau area; 1900-1920
Commercial cotton, natural dyes, warp ikat, alternating warp-faced float weave
A woman’s skirt woven in dark red-brown, rich rust-red and ecru ikat. The textile displays the contrasting 3-part pattern characteristic of Ketunggau designs. The upper half, marked out by unpatterned sections in the borders, has scrolls arranged in pyramids...