All Items : New Century : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1110553 (stock #111038)
This beautiful box measures 4 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 3/4" deep x 1 1/2" tall. It has extensive, beautiful stampwork and is topped with a bezel-set "handle" with a turquoise stone, measuring 7/8" x 1/2". The bottom is marked AZ, then a hallmark I am unfamiliar with, then AY. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Sculpture : Contemporary item #1109912 (stock #111036)
This fine box is made of ivory by the renown, Cape Cod scrimshaw artist, Gerry Dupont. He usually works with the whale tooth; but, sometimes displays his art on / with other pieces. This small box measures 2" x 1 1/2" and is just under 1" deep. The slightly convex top displays Dupont's fine and brilliant, clipper ship art. Dupont is most wellknown for his whale's tooth scrimshaw, but; he also, rarely, works his magic on other pieces...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Pre 2000 item #1107426 (stock #111028)
This great combo can be worn separately. The pictures define them better than words.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1106640 (stock #111024)
This gorgeous, heavy bracelet consists of linked, curved stones: malachite, turquoise, onyx, sugilite (purple) and azur-malachite, inlaid in sterling silver. The links graduate to the center. It has a V-spring and Box Clasp. It is 7 1/2" long. It is marked MEXICO 925 and is in excellent condition.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Contemporary item #1106003 (stock #111119)
This fine and beautiful bracelet consists of a heavy, sterling cuff adorned with 7 opals. The opals are extremely colorful, sawtooth bezel-set with applied silver beads. It is marked Sterling and SL. It is in excellent condition. FREE US SHIPPING
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1103043
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Luminous French poured glass bezel set necklace in goldtone metal with glass paste stones in opaque black, transparent opaline, and gold foiled opaline. With drops evenly spaced throughout the length. Marked HISTOIRE DE VERRE, MADE IN FRANCE, AND H DE V on the attached metal tag. Lobster claw clasp.

From an estate, it was made by Thierry Gripoix, the grandson of Suzanne Gripoix, who made haute couture jewelry for jewelry for Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, and others...

All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101539 (stock #MH-21)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of "Hebi" (Snake) made in 1988 for the Asian Zodiac Year of the Snake in 1989. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture. H.4.75"(11cm) x Dia.2.875"(7cm.) Moveable tail. Some minor toning to paper due to age. Snake years include: 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1101538 (stock #MH-20)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of "Ne Ushi" (Reclining Cow / Ox) made in 2008 for the Year of the OX in 2009. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture. H.2.25"(5.5cm) x L.4.75"(12.5cm.) Excellent condition. Asian Zodiac Ox years: 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1101537 (stock #MH-19)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of "Daiko Uchi Onna" (Dancing Girl Holding Drum.) Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 2008. H.6.625"(17cm) x W.3.75"(10cm.) Excellent Condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101522 (stock #MH-17)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Daikoku, God of Wealth and one of the Seven Lucky Gods. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1999. H.5.125"(13cm) x W.7"(18cm.) Excellent Condition. Here, Daikoku stands with arms outstretched, his kimono dispaying a pattern of pines, camellia, & wisteria, and the sleeves seemingly flapping in the wind. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101519 (stock #MH-14)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Yakko, the lower rank samurai manservant who often ran in front of the samurai retinue carrying banners, trunks, etc. He carries a lantern with the name "Sagamiya" on it. Pairs with MH-16. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1991. H.7.75"(19.5cm) x W.3.125"(8cm.) excellent condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101518 (stock #MH-13)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Sumo Wrestler Daikoku, God of Wealth and one of the Seven Lucky Gods. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1991. H.5.25"(13.5cm) x W.3.75"(9.5cm.) Excellent condition. This is a rare image of Daikoku-sama in a fundoshi (loin cloth) as a Sumo Wrestler! It is a great example of the playful nature of Miharu Ningyo. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101517 (stock #MH-12)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of elderly biwa (lute) player. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101516 (stock #MH-11)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Dancing Maiden with Fan, Sword, Bow & Arrows. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1988. H.8.5"(21cm) x W.6.75"(17cm.) Very Good Condition, small 1/8" paint loss on bow. A highly expressive figure in the tradition of Miharu Ningyo Dancing Maidens. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spri...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101511 (stock #MH-8)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Samurai on Horseback armed with sword, bow & arrows. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca.1988. H.7.5"(19cm) x L.7"(18cm.) Excellent Condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion. This colorful backdrop, along with a scenic rural s...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101505 (stock #MH-6)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Young Maiden Carrying Water Buckets. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1988. H.7.5"(19cm) x W.5.5"(14cm.) Excellent Condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion. This colorful backdrop, along with a scenic rural setting, and a...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101502 (stock #MH-5)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Kabuki Actor Sitting on a Drum, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1987. H.6.5"(16.5cm) x W.4.5"(11.5cm.) Excellent condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion. This colorful backdrop, along with a scenic rural setting, and a long craft hist...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101306 (stock #MH-3)
Miharu Hariko, Papier-mache doll; Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1987. H.9.5"(24cm) x W.6.5"(16.5cm.) Figure of Sugawara no Michizane; a politician, poet, and scholar (845-903.) Excellent condition. The story of Michizane (Tenjin-sama) is well-known in Japan. He was a politician and scholar in the ancient Imperial capitol of Kyoto. Through a series of political back-stabbing, he was banished to Dazaifu in remote Chikuzen Province (now part of Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu)where he s...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101303 (stock #MH-1)
Miharu Hariko Papier-mache Doll; Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, ca. 1986. H.7.5"(19cm) x W.5"(12.5cm.) Figure of a Hikyaku (Courier.) Condition Notes: Cracks to paper on right leg, left arm kimono sleeve, and right hand. Helmet re-glued to head. See enlargements. The Hikyaku was the express messenger or courier of the feudal period, running messages and mail between post towns. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1090431
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Fabulous unusual circa 1980 signed YSL necklace with three strands of large carved natural agate beads, two strands in a medium soft green, and one strand in a deep deep blue-green. The clasp and center drop are beautifully detailed cast goldtone metal with millegrain applied metal beads. The center drop has a leaf form element surmounting two circular elements connected by two strands of tiny carved light green agate beads. The clasp has matching leaf form elements, and three heart ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1090429
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Beautiful, super versatile, great to wear alone or layer, signed YSL necklace in antiqued goldtone with thirteen large Byzantine style coin form drops of varying sizes and designs. 1980s. Some of the coins are two sided, with different designs on each side. Marked YSL on the attached metal tag, and also marked YSL on the S shaped hook close. 33 inches long. The largest coin is 1 1/2 inches long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1090427
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Beautiful YSL sautoir Byzantine or Renaissance style necklace to wear alone or layer with other similar sautoirs. Circa 1980, in dark slightly matte goldtone metal with large poured glass beads in pale pink and dark fuschia red. Also with ornate basket weave design metal beads. With YSL signature link. Continuous strand with no clasp. 36 inches long and 1/2 inch wide at the widest point (dark pink beads). Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size....
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1090420
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Amazing 1980s signed Dominique Aurientis bib necklace of huge leaf form drops with swivel hinge connections, to allow smooth draping, and with large luminous Gripoix poured glass stones in three different shades of chartreuse and bright green, finished with two very large matching poured glass beads at the hook close. Marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS PARIS. The leaf drops have very detailed textured surfaces with great dimensionality. The chain links are very ornately detailed as well. Wea...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1079767 (stock #10932)
This stunning necklace is one of several pieces we acquired from an important private collection that is currently deaccessioning. After months of negotiation, and renegotiation we were able to acquire this necklace which was purchased by it's original owner at 31 Rue Cambon in 1984. It is a design originally rendered by Robert Goosens and reissued by Gripoix for Chanel at the beginning of Karl Lagerfeld's reign.

It has a wearable length of 17 1/2" and drapes down approximately 9 1/2" from...

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1079762 (stock #10931)
This beautiful necklace was made by Maison Gripoix for the legendary couture house of Coco Chanel. It has a dramatic look that is perfect for any season. It is 18" long and has center medallion measuring 3 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide. The bow medallion is made from gilt brass with a center red Gripoix glass chiclet stone surrounded by dozens of clear rhinestones. The flanking sides have 16mm x 20mm oval glass pearls and the center drop is 18mm x 36mm. It is signed "Chanel Made in France" on the...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1076026
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Stunning 1980s very heavy and substantial ebonized wood bangle with goldtone metal appliques in the form of African masks. There is a place inside (pictured) where there was a signature plaque which is now lost, and this piece is almost certainly by Dominique Aurientis. From the same estate as the signed Dominique Aurientis wood and goldtone metal mounted bangle I have listed. Inside diameters are 2 1/2 inches and 2 3/8 inches. 7/8 inch wide and 1 inch thick. Excellent condition. Photos ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1076020
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Statement signed Ugo Correani asymmetrical necklace of beautifully made and finished glowing translucent Lucite charms in the form of coral, sea anemone, and other sea life, in one of the hottest colors of the season, amber orange. The charms are strung on heavy pale creamy silk cords. With a slide clasp marked UGO CORREANI ITALY. Circa 1980. The designer Ugo Correani has had his own label since the 1970s, and also has designed jewelry for Valentino, Fendi, and Versace, as well as Karl L...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1076017
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Statement signed Ugo Correani asymmetrical necklace of beautifully made and finished glowing translucent Lucite rings on silk cords, in one of the hottest colors of the season, amber orange. With a slide clasp marked UGO CORREANI ITALY. Circa 1980. The designer Ugo Correani has had his own label since the 1970s, and also has designed jewelry for Valentino, Fendi, and Versace, as well as Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Lacroix. Never worn, with its original store tag. 17 inches wearable le...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1074013 (stock #10810)
These beautiful vintage bracelets were designed by contemporary jeweler, Stephen Dweck. Each bangle is intricately carved from exotic wood and both measure 1 1/8" wide with a 2 5/8" diameter opening. They have accents of faceted citrines which are bezel set in gold vermeil sterling silver. They are in excellent condition and the inner walls are hallmarked "Stephen Dweck" on an applied plaque.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1073903 (stock #SO3)
This amazing pin was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Robert Sorrell, exclusively for Lush Life Antiques. Mr. Sorrell's pieces have been featured in the runway collections of Thierry Mugler, as well as in a number of theater productions including Cirque de Soleil. The pin measures 3 1/2" long x 2 1/4" wide and has a preban Japanese ivory carving mounted in a frame of multi color crystals. It has a rich black plating and is signed "Sorrell Originals" on the reverse.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Contemporary item #1073901 (stock #SO2)
This jaw dropping pin was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Robert Sorrell. Mr. Sorrell's pieces have been featured in the runway collections of Thierry Mugler, as well as in a number of theater productions including Cirque de Soleil. The pin was custom made for Lush Life Antiques and incorporates a large piece of vintage preban carved elephant ivory. It is dynamic in it's scale measuring 6 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide, but is still easy to wear. The ivory section is 2 1/2" long x 2 1/2" ...
All Items : New Century : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1073200 (stock #L1671)
Pair of Asprey & Co heavy Silver Table Pheasants, London 1989. The pheasants of usual form, realistically textured. Male Length : 15 inches. Female Length: 10 inches. Total Weight: 43 oz.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1072146 (stock #NB80)
This tasty morsel comes direct from France and measures a hearty 21" long. The necklace boasts 7 colorful resin charms: Strawberry, Radish, Eggplant, Pear, Carrot, Tomato and Bell Pepper. Necklace has a hook & link closure. Be sure and look for the matching Tomato earrings. Delectable.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 1990 item #1067467
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Fabulous very big 1980s bangle in dark wood with three large detailed dimensional leopard head decorations. Marked DOMINIQUE AURIENTIS PARIS. The leopard head elements are based on 16th century Benin bronze leopard head masks which were worn as waist or hip ornaments. The leopard was a symbol of royal power in Benin and was also depicted in statues, full size masks, and other objects. I am also listing a matching necklace in wood with a leopard head. Great size -- 1 1/4 inches wide, ...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 2000 item #1067466
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Very glam signed Yves Saint Laurent ten strand necklace of gold beaded chains, with a pin clasp which is marked YVES SAINT LAURENT on both sides in script. Circa 1990. 17 inches wearable length (inside strand). The outside strand is 27 inches long. The center drops 3 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. No wear to metal finish. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life-size.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Bracelets : Pre 2000 item #1067463
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Fabulous matched pair of Karl Lagerfeld very weighty linked bracelets circa 1990. Each is signed KL in script at both ends of the clasp. With an early shiny polished metal finish. Five rows of single rings are soldered lengthwise, and connected by loose double sets of rings, allowing the bracelets to flex and drape beautifully. They can also be clasped together and worn as a closefitting dog collar. The wearable length would be 15 inches. Great size -- each bracelet is 1 7/8 inches wide ...