All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1405338 (stock #12060)


LANTERN MODEL

Uniquely formed wooden model for making 'Chochin' (Japanese paper lantern). Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Slightly loosely tied up as is. approx...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1960 item #1405254 (stock #179127NM980)
This is a typical coffee table from the famous French designer Maison Baguès consisting of a faux bamboo brass pediment topped by a mirror. Circa 1960-1970. Dimensions 15 ½"high/ 32"long/ 17"wide.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1405227 (stock #179062NM2090)
This is a very decorative Louis Philippe Commode from the first half of the 19th century with a beautiful walnut bleached veneer. Bleached veneer is a recent popular trend with French and English antiques. This elegantly simple chest features a total of 4 drawers, including the one hidden in the upper belt. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1830-1840. Dimensions 35"high/ 46"wide/ 19½"deep.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1920 item #1405226 (stock #179131NM1840)
This is a beautiful set of six dining Chairs made from solid and lovely patinaed walnut by the beginning of the 20th century. This set is directly inspired of the Louis XV era, more or less one hundred fifty years earlier. Each chair features a tall and arched seat back standing upon a large serpentine shaped seat supported by a graceful pediment. This latter consists of four nicely scrolled cabriole legs on escargot feet. The crimson simili leather is estimated to be a couple of decade old...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1405225 (stock #179132NM1960)
This is beautiful Louis XV style Rococo Commode made from solid and exquisitely patinaed walnut during the second half of the 19th century. This stunning piece consists of a heavily veined serpentine shaped Rouge Royal beveled marble top sitting upon an elegant and nicely embellished bowed facade accented with acanthus patterns. Beside the visual impact this commode is also very convenient thanks to the storage capacity provided by four large drawers, all mounted with their original hardware...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1405224 (stock #179195NM920)
This is a very nice round dining table made from solid and lovely patinaed oak at the beginning of the 20th century. This table is directly inspired of the Henri II style. It consists of a thick round top sitting upon a beautiful support composed of four baluster-shaped columns standing upon a X-shaped pediment with massive legs highlighted by a large finial. Wear consistent with age and use. Some minor water rings can be seen here and there. Circa 1910-1920. Dimensions 29"high/ 43"diameter.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1405175 (stock #179208NM560)
This is a very nice Louis Philippe period provincial nightstand made from a lovely patinaed walnut during the first part of the 19th century. This elegantly simple cabinet features a single drawer upon a single door revealing a spacious storage compartment with single shelf. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1830-1840. Dimensions 33"high/ 15"wide/ 12"deep.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1405064 (stock #12059)


BENKEI MASK

Wild and dynamic wood carving mask of a Japanese warrior monk, Benkei (1155-1189), commonly depicted as a man of great strength and loyalty, and a popular subject of Japanese folklore (Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benkei). Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Vertical crack at left side and sign of repair as is.

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All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1404661 (stock #700511MM1250)
This is a beautiful Commode boasting a lovely patinaed Cypress veneer, made during the first part of the 20th century and directly inspired of the French Empire period more or less one hundred and twenty years earlier. This piece is topped by its original "Patricia Green" marble (originally coming from the Aosta valley in northwest Italy), which has been repaired at some point. The step-back facade is offering a spacious storage capacity thanks to five drawers...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1800 item #1404656 (stock #179222NM1960)
A beautifully patinaed and elegantly simple Game Table made from solid mahogany during the Louis XVI era at the end of the 18th century. This lovely item consists of a large folding top revealing a spacious game area covered by a green felt, which has been replaced by the previous owner, all standing on graceful tapered fluted legs with bronze sabots. This type of table is called Demi Lune by the French (Half Moon). Note the hidden compartment revealed by pulling the back leg...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1404655 (stock #179228NM1250)
This is a rare and beautiful Rafraichissoir (Cooler), originally coming from Paris and made by the second half of the 19th century during the reign of Napoleon III. This exquisite item is built from solid ebony with inlaid floral patterns made from an intricate combination of rosewood and mahogany veneers. All, beautifully highlighted with bronze pierced galleries and acanthus rosettes with mounts, from the top featuring three removable zinc compartments to the tripod base below...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1404597 (stock #179221NM1680)
This is a beautiful and elegantly simple Console made from solid and exquisitely patinaed mahogany during the first half of the 19th century at the beginning of the Restoration period (Era following the Fall of Napoleon 1st). This lovely piece is topped by its original gray St Ann marble sitting upon a straight belt disclosing a large hidden drawer, supported by boldly scrolled cabriole legs connected to the straight back legs thanks to a bottom shelf, standing on long claw legs...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1404504 (stock #08096)


NOH MASK OF WOMAN

Subtle and profound wood carving 'Onna-men' (lit. 'Woman-mask') by a skillful amateur sculptor with such a unique and curious sense of expression (details) that could be categorized into any type of female Noh mask or not at all anyhow. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Some aged deterioration and peeling as seen. Attached with silk gut arranged by me as is. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1960 item #1404503 (stock #09548)


VOTIVE WOODEN FISHING BOAT

Votive miniture wooden ship distributed from Osaki shrine (at Karakuwa peninsula in Kesennuma area, Miyagi prefecture) to the local fishermen, originated from a folklore of the white whale sacred to the god of Osaki shrine helped out the cargo ship against great storms. Showa 31 (1956), Japan...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1910 item #1404382 (stock #178232NM2140)
This is a beautiful and large Buffet made at the beginning of the 20th century, commonly called Enfilade by the French due to its long size. This stunning antique is originally coming from Provence in the south of France. It consists of a serpentine shaped top sitting upon a lovely accented step-front facade. This latter offers a 2-drawer frieze above a pair of arched recessed paneled doors flanked by matching side cabinets...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Lighting : Ceiling Fixtures : Pre 1920 item #1404380 (stock #179134NM1280)
This is a very nice and decorative beginning of the 20th century wrought iron rectangular chandelier mounted with 8 lights, which have been recently been rewired to the US standard. Great piece to illuminate a dining table. Circa date 1910-1920. Dimensions 25"high/ 36"wide/ 18"deep.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1404379 (stock #179027NM2080)
This is an elegant Commode made from solid and exquisitely patinaed walnut throughout the second half of the 19th century. It consists of a serpentine shaped beveled top sitting upon a slightly bombee facade, gracefully supported by tall carbriole legs on escargot feet. This commode is directly inspired of the Louis XV era more or less a century earlier. Both drawers are beautifully accented with fine acanthus-shaped moldings and mounted with their original bronze handles and escutcheons. Wear c...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 2000 item #1404373 (stock #9856)
A 14k white gold blue star sapphire ring with diamonds. This size 6-1/2 ring features a navy blue 1.5 carat (calculated) sapphire with vivid asterism. It has six two-point flanking diamonds and it measures 3/8 x 1/4" across the stone. It weighs 2.7 grams, it is stamped 14K TJE and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antiq...