good calligraphy on side and in base
DESCRIPTION: Fine Acoma Pueblo terra cotta olla, circa 1920, with intricate black on white geometric designs with blossom, eye and cross themes; unsigned, good condition, no chips or repairs. DIMENSIONS: 8 3/4" high x 9 1/8" diameter.
ABOUT ACOMA POTTERY: Thin, hand fired walls (a common and sought after characteristic of Acoma pottery), light weight, and geometric designs characterize Acoma pottery...
Northern Plains Indian pipe carved from red catlinite and black steatite stone with a pewter or lead geometric inlay. The vertical pipe bowl is round and tapered, while the pipe stem is of faceted, octagonal form. Circa 1870s. Excellent original condition, no chips or cracks. Size: 7.75 inches length x 3.5 inches ht. x 1.25" diameter pipe bowl.
ink soaked cloth use inside
Rare black schist Hindu Temple carving of Bhairava riding his dog, I have handled hundreds of these temple statues and this is the only one of these I ever found especially in black stone . Beautifully carved with a wonderful patina , this is from my personal stash and would hate to part with it but I am listing everything. size 18" by 12"weight 25 pounds
Antique Chinese Scholar Taihu Stone Stand in its original natural form , size: 54 X 45 X 15 CM , weight:21 KG , in excellent condition , shipping is a plus
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Chen Gaoli was a well known wood carver and restorer in Hong Kong In the last two decades of th 20th century From his small stores in the Hollywood area he did refinishing, sold art and carved frogs like this.
he used old wood bocks as the bases of carving rough backed frogs like this one This one is signed by hi artistic name, Chan Lai. He carved his mark in the base.
A fine Native American Zuni stone bear fetish,
A fine early historic Zuni stone bear fetish carved in a hard chalky white stone,
size 15 x 9 x 6 cm, 6 x 3, 1 /2 x 2 inches
Period: 19th century or earlier,
Provenance : European private collection, Taylor Dale New Mexico.
DESCRIPTION: A quite spectacular Acoma pot of great size and shape with a wonderfully complex design by Acoma artist, Adrian Vallo. A double rainbow of light and dark sienna bands divides this beautiful greenware olla into four quadrants, with two lively dark-sienna parrots below the arched rainbows, and two lighter sienna parrots above horizontal rainbow bands. Additional geometric designs in black on white are executed with clean, crisp lines...
This beautiful and well hollowed black hair crystal snuff bottle is a mid-20th century product. It is 2 1/2" high,1 3/8" wide and 5/8" thick with a red carnelian cap. Aside from a small chip on the top rim, it is in very good condition.
DESCRIPTION: A fantastic Acoma pottery water jar of large size with a wonderfully complex polychrome design containing bear and Kokopelli figures. A double rainbow of light and dark sienna bands divides this beautiful greenware olla into six cartouche segments, three larger ones with bears below the arched rainbows, each with different background designs, and three smaller ones with stylized Kokopelli figures (fertility deities) playing flutes...
Extra Large Antique Chinese Scholar Taihu Stone Stand , balck in color , in its original natural form , size: 96 X 45 X 22 CM , in excellent condition , shipping is a plus
17th-18thc Hindu Indian Jackwood and Brass Jewel Casket, rare and fine piece , from the personal collection of a major dealer. The box has some condition issues with the closing of the lid but the piece is average condition for a piece of this age . Size H 7" W 11" D 8"
This very well carved two-tone hard stone snuff bottle is a 1980's product. It depicts an old sage chatting with a young man under a pine tree. It is 3" high, 2" wide and 1 3/8" thick with a red carnelian and silver rim cap. It is in great condition.
a stunning pair of rikbaktsa bracelets "otior'di" cotton feathers beautifully hanging with warm colours ,fur at the top
a very beautiful pair of rikhbaktsa bracelets with very attractive mix of coloured feathers
Offered is a magnificent 19th century Chinese silver cigarette case with a classic form, softly sharp corners, gild interior, and ’SILVER’ hallmark on the lower right corner of the interior.
A magnificent design of a robust dragon in finest repoussé is seen on the top of the cigarette box, with adorable details on the body, head, eyes, tail, and skin...
Sake cup, made and distributed in connection with the 1970 World Exposition which took place in Osaka, Japan. Solid 24 carat gold plate, decorated at the centre in high relief with the Expo’s emblem, five circles arranged around a central dot, and with the inscription ‘EXPO ‘70’. Signed at bottom: MMS CO 24K GP. Very small surface scratches (see pictures), otherwise original condition...
shandong made pumpkin realistic 23+ cm wide at widest part see last frame pls
Japanese Contemporary Hanakago, a wall hanging bamboo basket made for Ikebana, the art of flower arranging, titled “Mt. Fuji Shaped Basket”, by the acclaimed Osaka basket artist Suemura Shobun (1917-2000)...
Antique Chinese Scholar Taihu Stone Stand on a vintage hardwood stand in its original natural form , size: 43 X 17 X 10.5 CM , weight:3.56 KG , in excellent condition , shipping is a plus
Antique Chinese Scholar Taihu Stone Stand in its original natural form , sitting on a vintage hardwood stand , size:38 X 37 X 20 CM , weight:13.22 KG , in excellent condition , shipping is a plus
Antique Chinese Scholar Taihu Stone Stand in its original natural form on a vintage hardwood stand , size:48 X 49 X 12 CM weight:19.85 KG , in excellent condition , shipping is a plus
Antique Chinese Scholar Taihu Stone Stand in its original natural form , on a vintage hardwood stand , size:19 X 35 X 9 CM , weight:3.18 KG , in excellent condition , shipping is a plus
Antique Chinese Scholar Taihu Stone Stand , jade like , on a vintage hardwood stand , in its original natural form , size:31 X 24 X 12 , weight:2.45KG , in excellent condition , shipping is a plus
Antique Chinese Scholar Lingbi Stone Stand in its original natural form , on a vintage hardwood stand , size;57 X 37 X 12 CM , weight:24.72 KG , in excellent condition , shipping is a plus
Antique Chinese Scholar Lingbi Stone Stand in its original natural form , size: 53 X 36 X 14 CM , weight : 14 KG , excellent condition , shipping is a plus