All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1027909
The Bodhisattva Collection
Free with any purchase from our Japanese section
A very good pictorial reference book focusing specifically on Imari and Kakiemon wares featuring about 95 color photos and some good overview text. In our candid opinion, it's not enough of a reason to purchase an antique merely for the sake of a free book, but any client already seriously contemplating a purchase can enjoy this as a free extra...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1065999
Softcover. 343 lots all pictured in color. The cover shows light wear and the back is creased. No writing.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1345509 (stock #Alib42)
James Cahill, The Compelling Image. Nature and Style in Seventeenth-Century Chinese Painting, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 1982. Paperback, 250 pages, numerous b/w illustrations, few color. ISBN 0674152816.

Good condition, cover with 2 creases and warped (can be straightened)

Economy shipping within USA $5

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1910 item #981804 (stock #gam-143)
Cheers from the road! An American silverplate folding cup in a covered alligator skin box made by Wm. G. Rodgers, circa 1901. The round shaped box holds a collapsible cup of four sections with hinged handle, marked with makers mark. The cup measures 3" tall extended and 2" diameter. The box measures 2 1/2" diameter x 1 3/4" high. The box is in excellent condition. Cup has minor wear to plate inside base. Toast the future with something from the past!
A delightful natural saltwater pearl from the Cassis Cornuta species weighing 9.37ct, gorgeous natural light sand colour, nice button shape, perfect for a ring. The pearl has been tested for being natural and not cultured and the GIA certification is attached (item 1 refers). Shipping $59 Fedex
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178937 (stock #M9527)
Book: China Dawn of a Golden Age 200 - 750 AD (Chinese Han to Tang Dynasties)

Published price £45.00. Our price £30.00.

This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 247 outstanding examples of Chinese works of art from the period 200 - 750 AD. The items include ceramics, textiles, stone, jade, bronze, silver, gold, painting, calligraphy, wood as well as items made from other materials, most excavated in recent years and not previously seen outside China...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1321354
Published in 2003 by Harry Abrams, a small hardcover with jacket featuring colored photos/examples of Lalique jewelry and glass. The jacket shows light wear...110pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Contemporary item #1241981
Oversized coffee table book. Sumptuous pieces... lavish colored photos....In excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1335463 (stock #TBD00220)
Albumen of three large columns and a couple of men in front of a large forum (?) with Mount Vesuvius in the distance mounted on grey stock. Excellent tones and sharp image. 7 38 inches tall and 9 ¼ inches wide (18.5 x 23.5 cm). Sheet 18 by 22 inches (46 x 56 cm).

Condition; excellent with minor surface scuffing to the image...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1316882
The English adaption, by Burton Watson, of Chinese Sculpture, Bronzes And Jades In Japanese Collections, Yuzo Sugimura, 1966 (first English edition, hardcover.) A scholarly catalog format of important Chinese works of art in Japanese collections with sections featuring Tomb Sculpture, Buddhist Figures, Bronzes and Jades. Profusely illustrated with excellent, full bleed black and white plates and a small number of tipped color plates. Embossed, cloth bound hardcover. Ex Libris Gerald D. Schultz...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1388420 (stock #08037)
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$200.00


ABSTRACT SUISEKI

Naturally and dynamically sculpted stone with subtly glistening ore, attached with a wooden stand, as an Art of ‘Suiseki’. Shizuoka prefecture, Japan. Total: approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1960 item #1384959 (stock #92149)
Authentic 1956 Lithograph Print Share Certificate for the Egyptian Society of Chemistry "Societe Egyptienne pour les Industries Chimiques (Kima)". Scene of a chemical industrial plant in a decorative border. Incorporated in March 1956 - A year that would become synonymous with the Suez Crisis and General Gamal abdel Nasser's deposing of King Farouk and the establishement of parliamnetary democracy in Egypt. Dimensions: Width - 12" (30.5 cm); Height - 15 3/4" (40 cm). Folded...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1492 item #1150049 (stock #2396)
Collection of 10 Song Dynasty coins, please see enlargements for reigns and dates; scale in enlargements is metric. All in good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1395777
A softcover catalog featuring 17thC furniture, rugs, etc. There are B+W photos along with a price list that includes the 291 lots. The catalog cover shows slight wear but there is no script. Unpaginated.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347956
Offered is a U.S. OREGON TRAIL MEMORIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR, 1938, (12.52 gm, 30mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1920 item #1407986 (stock #6198)
Collection of 5 silver Gaden Tangka Tibetan coins minted between 1840 and 1930. Frequently (and erroneously) called Dalai Lama coins which were struck as presentation gifts to monks in the late 1940s- were made of pure silver, these are approximately 70% silver mixed with 30% copper. The most common issues are from 1897 to 1925 and will date these as such. Reference: Oriental Numismatics Society, Occasional Paper #17, N.G. Rhodes 1983...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1940 item #168037
Shirley Allen
$45.00
Vintage Linen Postcard, As Featured in the Book "Linen Postcards Images of the American Dream" (Pg 95). Condition Excellent, unused. Fisherman's Wharf, Curt Teich 1938