A HAND SIGNED copy of the 1990 soft cover book by Martha Kingsbury, University of Washington art history professor, "George Tsutakawa", describing the life journey of one of the treasured artists of the Northwest School at mid century. Tsutakawa signed in marker on the title page, adding "Seattle 1990". The book, 11" by 9" and approximately 160 pages, includes black and white and color photographs illustrating Tsutakawa's life and work...
Qianlong Period, Sage-Green Jade Snuff Bottle
This is a well-hollowed, Flattened, Spade/Vase form translucent Sage-Green Jade Snuff Bottle with a straight round neck, flat lip, wide mouth, and an oval flat footing. It is simply decorated on one side with a incised engraving, gilt-painted, stylized rendering of a Peony flower plant. The neck is likewise decorated with a geometric patterned ribbon. It comes with a like material stopper...
Two pieces with covers detached.one case measures 3 3/4" by 3 1/4". the second measures 2 1/2" by 2 3/4". These were treasured in the 19th century.
Precolumbian : Chavin
in the northern highlands of Peru
( Tembladera )
An iron nodule called Daruma-Ishi (lit. 'Bodhidharma-stone') aka Ironstone, as scarce double-sphere formed stone (just like the shape of Bodhidharma)
found from Abekawa river in Shizuoka prefecture, Japan, as Art of Japanese 'Suiseki'. approx. H 9.5cm (3.74in)...
May 1974. 50th Anniversary. Bob Dylans superhero identity Zimmerman appears in Son-O-God Comics, featuring art by Neal Adams; a Gahan Wilson guide to horror movies; classic NL pieces revisited, such as Da Vincis lost notebook and the dodosaurs. Stories and art by Michael O'Donoghue, P. J. O'Rourke, Frank Springer (as Francis Hollidge), Sean Kelly, M. K...
Opalized dinosaur toe bone in three pieces. This one-of-a-kind gem translucent red fire opal toe bone was found in Utah. It is 2" long by .325" wide. The top of the claw is readily seen as translucent, but the entire claw as well as the two toe bones are also red fire opal throughout, but the outside would need to be polished to bring out the translucent opal. This is the only red fire opal dinosaur bone fossil known to exist as far as I know...
The necklace has large to small beads. 22" long.
The largest beads 2" are diameter.
The smallest about 3/8" diameter .
There are 72 beads total: two of each size.
The color is yellow-orange.
They are strung on a straw rope.
They are african amber resin copol beads.
Amber is the common name for fossil resin. It occurs in different colours, and is widely used for making jewelry and other ornaments...
A copy of the 1982 book "Wright Morris/Photographs & Words", this being one of 500 copies of the first edition, signed by the photographer. The book measures 12" by 9 3/4". There is no dust jacket. The book is in good but not mint condition. There is normal wear to the covers, including a small stain above "WRIGHT", and a slightly musty smell, the book having perhaps been in a damp location at some point...
Rare 1787 British East India Penang half cent coin, Balemark series. D: 17mm, weight 4 grams. Free shipping.
Sarawak, one cent coin 1896, H (Birmingham mint). D: 28mm, weight 9 grams.
One Cent coin, British North Borneo- an independent kingdom founded by the legendary Rajah Brooks. 1890- love the dayaks holding a parang and shield. D: 27mm, weight: 9 grams. Free shipping.
2 Pice copper coin, Straits Settlements- British East India Company. D: 29mm, weight 19 grams. Free shipping.
Original Letter from Abba Eban when he was serving at the Israeli Embassy in Washington DC.
This letter dates around 1950 when the 8 volume set was published "
ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF ISRAEL IN PICTURES
by Klinov ."
Abba Eban was an Israeli diplomat and politician.
He had a vast career in London , Israel and the United States where he was Ambassador to the USA , to the United Nations, and Vice president of the United Nations General Assembly and President of the Weizmann Institu...
Collection of 5 tin and lead alloy Cambodia French Protectorate Era gaming coins, from the crica 19th century. All in good condtion except for one the small one that is a bit corroded. Sizes in enlargements. Free shipping.
Ensemble of Kingdom of Pyu, lead coins, excavated on Pegu (Bago)- circa 1400CE. Scale is metric. Free shipping.
Rectangular, bronze coin from the Anuradhapura Period, circa 500BCE, Ceylon depicting a standing Goddess Lakshimi. L: 3cm/1.2in and W: 1.4cm/.5in. Free shipping.
The frame measures 20" by 32".
It is matted 4 times: silk. blue , marbelized and beige.
The letter is President Taft asking Loeb(Collector of Customs NYC) for a favor because the same job was given out twice in March 10, 1910.
It is on White House Stationary and a personal letter.
William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930)...