I am very partial to Margot's enamel work, especially her pieces with warm, earthy colors. The bracelet here is one of my favorite designs - round, concave links enameled in brown, taupe, black and white with silver polka dots showing through in an almost yin and yang motif. Perfect for every season but just ideal for fall and winter! In the next to last photo you can see it with the matching earrings that are also available in my inventory...
The mythical bird (eagle) Garuda is the vehicle of Vishnu. Fire gilt bronze. In very good condition. Indonesia. Size with stand: 30 cm. The Garuda: 21.5 cm. Wingspan: 31 cm.
Nice and detailed bronze Garuda statue. In very good condition. Size 21.5 cm. With stand 33 cm. Wingspan: 27 cm. Indonesia
This rare and valuable Asian art reference book, hard-bound
with cover. Masterpieces of Chinese Enamel Ware in the National Place Museum. Republic of China.
Stunning black and white enamel and sterling silver necklace, bracelet and earring set designed and signed in the 1950's by Taxco, Mexico artist Margot Van Voorhies. Necklace measures approx. 15" long, each of the 4 panels measure 1"H X 2"L. Bracelet measures 7"L X 1 5/8"H. Screwback earrings are 1 3/8"L. Each piece is hallmarked for Margot De Taxco, Sterling eagle #16...
A good 19th century carved and lacquered wood Noh mask representing the character role of Ko Omote (young woman). The well oxidized wood visible on the inside of the mask exhibiting the knife strokes of the anonymous artist. Generally good condition and the lacquer strong and stable. In the interest of full and detailed disclosure: Some natural age checking of the wood on the figure's left side also conveying to the lacquered surface on the face...
An early Koryo dynasty celadon Maebyeong vase. 11th to early 12th century. The color is a more drab, vitreous green than the more opaque, bluer examples from the accomplished production of the middle 12th through early 13th centuries. Height, 10 1/2 inches (25.4 cm). Condition is good...
A gorgeous repousse clamper bracelet by Gerardo Lopez wrought in sterling silver, this is a perfect match for the necklace by the same artist available in my inventory - you can see the two pieces together in the next to last photo. Exceptionally well made, its quality reflects Lopez's mastery of repoussage and his design acumen...
Decorated with repoussé peonies, the lids engraved with bamboo. The handle of the teapot has two small ivory bands. Made in Hongkong, ca. 1890. Excellent condition. Weight 1032 gr.
All three pieces are fully marked.
large red satin ground embroidered panels
Late Qing/Republic period
The large panel of dark scarlet satin embroidered in couched gilt threads, white and richly hued silk threads with an image of He Xiangu surrounded by depictions of the Three Stars of Happiness, seven Immortals and elaborate borders of phoenix and peony branches (fading, toning, losses).
134 x 74in (340 x 188cm)
Early, iconic amethyst and 980 sterling silver ring designed and signed circa 1930's by American and Taxco, Mexico artist
William Spratling. Ring size 5. The bezel set stone measures 3/4" across. Five silver beads accent either side of the frame. The rich purple color of the amethyst is beautifully veined with natural inclusions forming eye catching patterns adding depth. The stone is in perfect condition with no chips or cracks. Silver in excellent vintage condition with normal surface wear...
Heavy 940 sterling silver "dimpled dots fertility" bracelet designed and signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico artist & silver maestro Hector Aguilar. Bracelet measures 1 inch wide and 7" long. Weighs 114 grams, or 4oz. Slide pin closure with attached safety chain is tight and secure. Fully hallmarked HA TAXCO 940 eagle # 9. Beautiful patina and excellent condition with no dents, dings or repairs. Pictured on p. 100 of Penny Morrill's MEXICAN SILVER and on p. 28 of SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO...
Gilt silver snake ring with black enamel. The sapphires have a beautiful quality.
Very beautiful gilt silver snake earrings with black enamel and sapphire of excellent quality. The pearls can be easily disconnected. The snake is 7.7 cm., with pearl 10.5 cm.
This Yixing teapot has a beautiful smooth metallic (copper)
color. Made in Yixing and traded in Thailand in the late Qing period. In good condition. Size 18 /22 cm.
Circle of Francois Boucher original oil painting on canvas c.18th century in good antique condition beautifully framed. Born in Paris, the son of a lace designer Nicolas Boucher, François Boucher was perhaps the most celebrated decorative artist of the 18th century, with most of his work reflecting the Rococo style. At the young age of 17, Boucher was apprenticed by his father to François Lemoyne, but after only three months he went to work for the engraver Jean-François Cars...
Delightful carved Burma apple green jadeite ring set ing silver filligreed ring.
size 5 1/5
size of jade: 1 1/2 inches long x 1/2 inch width