This is an original etching by British artist Samuel Palmer. The title is "The Early Ploughman" It was created in 1861. The image measures 5 1/4X9 7/8 inches. THis is the 6th state of eight. Printed on a medium weight laid type paper. Partial watermark visible upper left. This image appears in the Palmer catalog as image number VII.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903) - Palaces, Venice. Etching and drypoint in black ink on heavy Japan paper. Signed in pencil in lower left margin with a large butterfly and 'imp'. Ref: Kennedy 187, second state of three. Bearing a David Tunick, Inc., New York, gallery label on the reverse. Size: 10 inches X 14 /14 inches. Offered framed. A rare etching by this great American artist issued in 1879-80. This etching is the second state of three...
A beautiful West African Senufo Carved Wood Sculpture. Measuring 23 inch tall and wingspan measures 9 inches. This is the classic bird form known
…… The image of a large abstract bird with an equally large beak curved into its own belly. The wings on either side are rectangular with small squares punctured in them Two smaller versions of the bird stand on each shoulder and the wings a decorated with figures on the backside...
American School (Circa 1895)
Red-haired Girl in Profile
Oil on canvas, unsigned
Painting Size: 16” x 14”
Frame Size: 22 ” x 20”
This charming portrait displays the influence of the “Gibson Girl” fashion sense with her softly piled hair and high collared blouse, made popular by the artist Charles Dana Gibson in the 1890’s.
A magnificent European,(Spain or Portugal) carved wood and polychrome sculpture of Saint Ursula with applied gold leaf., sitting in the original 18th century altar done with a oval top with carved flowers and at the top a putti.measuring 58” height, 34” width. The sculpture of the Saint, removable and measures 26” height
A beautiful late 20th century vintage René Lalique Nemours frosted incised Crystal bowl with black lacquer dots at the center of each incised section The studio bowl is signed at the bottom in script. 4” height 10” width.
A PAIR of large prints, each 30" by 22" (32" by 24 3/4" as framed), one titled "Harbour View Opahi" (a bay north of Auckland), the other "Harbour View Rangitoto Island" (the famous volcanic island near Auckland, that print numbered 17/30) by the well-known longtime New Zealand printmaker, RODNEY FUMPSTON (1947-). Fumpston was born in Fiji. He was educated in art at the prestigious Elam School in Auckland, as well as in London...
Armenian watercolor painting of the famous, sacred snow-covered mountain, Ararat, signed in Armenian at lower right. The work measures 11 1/4" by 16" (14" by 18 3/4" in gold frame). The work likely dates from about 1970 through 1980 or so. It is framed behind non-glare glass, which tends to blur detail. Condition is excellent. Armenian-speakers, please contact me if you are able to make out the name.
SOUTH INDIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A DEITY standing in slight tribhangha and dressed in an ankle-length dhoti, adorned with various jewelry, the sacred thread and a garland hanging to her ankles, the face with long nose and large eyes flanked by elaborate earrings measuring 12 inch height with a 4” wide base circa 1885
An intriguing Bronze by the Italian sculpture Tommaso Campajola interestingly titled measuring 16 inch height and 12 inch diameter base which is black sculpted marble.
Born in Naples Italy in 1855, there is not much on the artist but he worked in his lifetime in Europe on several commissions. This work was done after a barmaid that was known all of Naples for her loving care to customers at the Gambrinus Cafe. This work dates to about 1880 and is signed
A vintage, circa 1940 lithograph print of a man's head, pencil signed at lower right margin "Barsick" and "imp." appears in pencil at lower center (meaning, artist printed it himself/herself). I do not see an obvious listed artist with which this signature might correspond. The piece measures 13 1/4" by 10 1/4" inside the mat and 17 1/2" by 14 3/4" in simple black strip frame. There is significant heavy foxing in the margins which could be minimized with new mat...
Japanese Buddha Imperial Court Of Kyoto circa Eleventh to Fourteenth Century height:30 inches inch comes from one of the earliest collections of Japanese artifacts in America more information coming….
INDIAN BRASS PLAQUE ,the plaque cast with a central large figure of Maitreya, with a dagger in one hand and a shovel in the other, wearing a skull belt and with naga hood, h: 9.25 x 4.5 in circa 1900
TWO INDIAN BRONZE MODELS OF ELEPHANTS AND THEIR RIDERS with red tag labeled 'Calcutta 1951', both cast as a caparisoned elephant, with his mahout wearing a hat and large earrings, one with open flat base, h: 6.5 and 7.25 in. (2)
Indian Bronze standing figure of Vishnu, with his hands at his waist with a Buddhist shell in one hand and the other hand open, wearing a high headdress, diaphanous dhoti and jewelry, on stepped square base, h: 6.75 in.
INDIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A JINA, 19TH CENTURY well cast as a standing woman wearing a single necklace and a loincloth, with inlaid eyes, all atop a small square base
INDIAN BRONZE standing figure of Avalokesvara, wearing a high coiffure, elaborate earrings and a diaphanous robe, her primary hands in abahy mudra and secondary hands holding a flower and unidentified object in the other, h: 10.25 in circa 1900
SOUTH INDIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A DEITY standing in slight tribhangha and dressed in an ankle-length dhoti, adorned with various jewelry, the sacred thread and a garland hanging to his ankles, the face with long nose and large eyes flanked by elaborate earrings and surmounted by a conical headdress, all atop a circular single lotus base 13 inch height circa 1930