All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1369223 (stock #TR888)
A beautifully designed vintage 1920-s 18Kt white gold filigree ring set with an approximately 0.15Ct very nice quality brilliant cut diamond. The outstanding filigree work incorporates flower and ribbon designs into a stylish original period piece of jewelry. The ring is a size 8 ¼ and it can easily be sized.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1369069 (stock #09190)


LACQUERER'S WORKING TOOL

Matured remains of lacquerer's wooden equipment coated in many rich layers of drippings of everyday's black and red abstractions. Meiji - Early Showa period, early 20th century. In fine well-used condition as seen. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1368844 (stock #0599)


COMPUTOR

I heard this is an old wooden calculator, but don't know what it was used for and also how to use it.
Maybe it's like a 'soroban' (abacus). I've never seen like this before. Quite an object. Early Showa period.

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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1368570 (stock #170111)
These matching Tobias cuffs were purchased together and have stayed together through time so I am continuing the tradition here with presenting them as a pair. Both pre-1948 cuffs are signed Tobias and are 2 7/8in. tall. Each weigh 76 grams and 79.5 grams respectively. There is a one inch gap and they are sizable. The Repousse is deep and gorgeous producing an effect of dimension that is breathtaking. The fashion statement at the time was to wear cuffs such as these together...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1368541 (stock #0588)


BIRD'S-EYE VIEW

A stuff as canvas coated with old Japanese bird's‐eye view painting on washi paper.
Original craftwork by Jinta using to make old readymades its materials.
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All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1368471 (stock #173010)
We have a Hector Aguilar cuff to offer today that is one of my favorite designs to wear. The silver is thick and is 1.5in. tall. The quality is further shown with a weight of 110 grams. Inside diameter is 2.25in. and can be professionally sized to fit if needed. On each side of the gap is a taller swirl than the width of the band giving it beauty all the way to it's ends. A collectors must have and all who desire a show stopper.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1368308 (stock #1127)


TATOSHI BOX

Bamboo box coated in 'tatoshi' (kimono wrapping paper) finished with thin coating of 'kakishibu' (persimmon varnish). Meiji-Taisho period, Early 20th century.
In fine antique condition, though slight damage at the joint of lid and box. approx...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1368181 (stock #0898)


OTAFUKU

‘Otafuku’ as a homely and cheery woman who brings many happiness, has also a sexual connotation, and is known as a fertility symbol in Shintoism as well.
Unique aged local type with marking of ‘Shigetake' and “Made, 68”, as probably its carver’s name and his age of make, or could be its local place (Sigetake in Kagoshima, Kyushu region). Early 20th century.

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All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1930 item #1368103
Offered is a wonderful 1930 antique sterling silver cigarette case depicting in finest detail a magnificent 4 1/2 litre Blower Bentley car and his driver. This stunning antique sterling silver cigarette case features multiple hallmarks including its maker’s stamp as ‘TRADE MARK, SLIPWAY’ on the interior. It’s shape and condition is perfect with the exception of some hairline scratches throughout due to its age...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1368028 (stock #1234)


SNAKE GOD

Worshipped white snake as the messenger of the gods ('kenzoku') like 'Benzaiten' goddess of Buddhism or 'Ugajin' god (Saraswati) of Shinto, etc., as always a familiar existence for the people in Japan as an object of faith. Refined carving. Showa period, Pre-1950. Some deterioration as seen. Base is not attached. approx...
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1960 item #1367911 (stock #5446)
Fine 18k yellow gold, carved, natural, un-treated jadeite jade and diamond pendant. This certified natural jade pendant measures 1 5/8" long x 3/8" wide. Gold is marked 750. Condition is excellent. Weight is 2 grams.
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1367733 (stock #177031NM820)
This is an elegantly simple Nightstand made from a lovely patinaed walnut by the end of the 19th century. It is topped by its original Rouge Royal inset marble sitting upon a tall and straight facade standing on tapered turned legs. The interesting part comes from the facade, which is mounted with a faux-drawer door, revealing a spacious compartment, in between real ones. Several minor scratches and dents can be seen here and there due to the age. Circa date 1880-1890...
All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Pre 1910 item #1367654 (stock #175008NM1420)
This is a beautiful country French buffet, originally coming from Provence in the south of France. This lovely piece is boasting a very nice serpentine shaped top sitting upon an adorable facade, embellished with floral patterns and featuring a pair of paneled recessed doors with long hinges barrel, all supported by a scrolled and adorned pediment standing on boldly sculpted cabriole legs on escargot feet. Two spacious storage compartments are provided...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1367648 (stock #0584)


HAND OF BUDDHA

Wood carving Buddha's hand with beautiful long slit fingers, Thailand, early 20th century.
Unintentionally refined form sticking together with the middle finger and the tip of thumb as such slightly.
approx. H 18cm (7.08in), W 5cm (1.96in), D 4cm (1.57in)


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All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1900 item #1367442 (stock #177055NM840)
This is a beautiful second half of the 19th century Mirror made from a nicely patinaed walnut by the end of the Napoleon III era. Note minor scratches and dents can be seen here and there on the frame due to the age. The mirror is not original and was replaced at some point. Circa date 1870-1880. Dimensions 49½”high/ 44½”wide.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Contemporary item #1367378
A fine yunomi (tea cup) by Kato Takuo (1917-2005), who became Living National Treasure in 1995.

This beautiful vessel is begging to be used and will be a great drinking companion.

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The yunomi is in excellent condition. It is signed and will be shipped in a signed wooden box.
Dimensions: 7.3 x 9.4 cm (2.9 x 3.7 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1367375
A very attractive and rare cup dating from the Chinese Song dynasty (960-1275).

The unglazed mouth rim is a rather rare feature.

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Dimensions: 6.7 x 3.6 cm (2.7 x 1.4 in)

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1940 item #1367367 (stock #09179)


HYOTTOKO

Wooden carving male mask of 'Hyottoko' (Clown with blowing-up face) as 'Kuwae-men' (Mask worn to hold backside wooden projection in mouth instead of fitting with string), formed a idiotic pair with funny female mask of 'Okame' to humorously and sexually pantomime (without speaking for such make of mask) and dance together with praying for good harvest at local festival. Meiji - Early Showa period, 20th century. approx. L 16cm (6.29in)


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