Unsigned hand-tinted photograph of a stream/pond scene. Image size is 5 7/8 by 3 3/4 inches, mat size is 9 5/8 by 7 5/8 inches. Framed size is 10 1/2 by 8 1/2 inches. Condition is good with a water stain on left side of mat near frame, small white spot on mat in upper right of image. Pre-1940, original frame and backing, very minor damage to lower right frame corner. Horizontal coloration difference is due to lighting when taking photo of framed work, not a flaw.
This is a Japanese military map of North Asia dated 25th/29th July, 12 Year of Showa reign. This is translated to the 12th year of Emperor Hirohito’s reign. He became emperor in 1926 and died in 1989. Add the 12 year to 1926 that translate the map dating to 1938.
This is a general Japanese military map of North Asia of the Japanese troop deployment and the armies that they are fighting against...
Lladro figurine "Happy Birthday" measuring 8" tall x 4" wide. No. 5429, introduced in 1987; perfect condition - no box.
This 1991 revised and edited version of E. Milby Burton's pioneer work, "South Carolina Silver 1690-1860" was republished with corrections, additional information, biographies, touchmarks, and sketches, making it the most complete and accurate book on South Carolina silversmiths and their work. Burton was Director of the Charleston Museum from 1931-1971. His original book came out in 1942 and his 1968 reprint is out of print...
Stated first edition of the three-act play, "The Autumn Garden" by Lillian Helman. This play was performed on Broadway in 1951 at the Coronet Theatre and actor James Lipton (who now hosts the PBS show, The Actors Studio) is noted as a cast member.Copyright 1951 by Little, Brown and Co. Discarded library copy. 139 pages
Here is a group of 30 pages from LIFE Magazine (1916), each featuring a black and white illustration by the listed artist F. Foster Lincoln...
This is another Grouping of STERLING SOUVENIR SPOONS in the Collection at Jantiques.
Primarily posted for DC Metro Walk in Clientele; however, we will attempt to respond to Inquiries
Offered is a lovely, double, gutta-percha photograph case holding two early 19th century tin types of two different women, as well as a teeny, uncased, tin type of a third woman.
The double gutta-percha case measures 2.5 inches wide x 3 inches long x .75 inches deep when closed, and 5 inches wide when opened...
This is the LIFE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON, BY JOHN MARSHALL. Published by JAMES CRISSY, PHILADELPHIA, 1839. Two Volumes; 5 3/4" X 8 5/8";
VOL. I has 460 pages & VOL. II has 448 pages; Leather covers; edge and corner wear; interior foxing, grade is VG. ANTIQUE SET for the Collector here
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: SARTOR RESARTUS BY THOMAS CARLYLE. This Small Volume is duodecimo size with 332p; light foxing interior end pages; grade is VG+. Note the NOUVEAU Flower Cover Decorataions. No date found; however, we can date this SMALL VOLUME circa 1900.
*****More info: Author: Carlyle, Thomas.
Domain: Philosophy, Literature. Genre: Prose fiction...
Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects
by Georgio Vasari
5 Vols. 12mo. Bound in Half green morocco, spines extra gilt, two red morocco labels each spine, with marbled boards, endpapers and edges.
Published: London; George Bell, 1878.
Provenance: From the Library of Howard K. Smith.
This is the ANTIQUE BOOK: BEAUTIES OF NATURE AND ART..edited by
DAPHNE DALE, 1892. Profusely ILLUSTRATED with subjects relating to ART, LITERATURE, HISTORY, etc. (some of the Contents and Illustrations shown via jpg here). Size of this BOOK is 8 1/8" X 10 3/8";
384p; VG to VG+ Condition right out of the late Victorian era...EXCEPTIONAL Book
Shogun, Kunstschätze und Lebensstil eines japanischen Fürsten der Shogun-Zeit [Shogun, The Shogun Age Exhibition] Exhibition at the Haus der Kunst, München, 1985. Objects from the Tokugawa Art Museum, Nagoya with essays by Roger Goepper, Shinzaburô Ôishi, Yoshinobu Tokugawa. Tokyo, The Shogun Age Exhibition Committee, Tokyo, 1984. 292 pp., fully illustrated, 273 objects, esp. sets of objects. 28 x 21 cm. Paper. German text...
Book on Japanese art:
Tsuda – Manuskript, [Über die Lackkunst Japans, 1908, Tsuda Noritake, Tokyo, in der Karl Mannstaedt – Übersetzung.] A translation into the German language of a manuscript on the History of Japanese Lacquer by Tsuda Noritake, dated 1908.
The manuscript, written by Tsuda in the English language, is inscribed with kanji for Japanese names and technical terms...
Macintyre, Michael, The Shogun Inheritance, Japan and the Legacy of the Samurai. Based on the BBC TV Series, London, William Collins & Sons Co., BBC, 1981. 216 pp., 167 color ills. 28.5 x 25 cm. Hardboard, dust jacket. Cover slightly rubbed, otherwise good condition.
This book is the result of a BBC film producer’s interest in modern Japan’s industrial culture, with glimpses of old Japan, its martial arts, the theater, and its geisha culture...
Fu, Marilyn and Wen Fong, The Wilderness Colors of Tao-chi, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1973, cloth, slipcase, 13 5/8 x 10 1/16 in. (35 x 25.8 cm). 5 pp. of introduction, 24 pp. with commentaries and translations to 12 paintings by Tao-chi, with a full page color illustration to each painting, 1 p. notes. The paintings originate from the album “Wilderness colors” which is in the Arthur M. Sackler Collection in the Metropolitan Museum of Art...
Cohn, William, Chinese Painting, Hacker Art Books, New York 1978, reprint of first edition (1947), 111 pp. text, bibliography and index, 224 pp. b/w illustrations, followed by List of Plates and Index of Collections, 12 3/8 x 9 ¼ in. (31.9 x 24 cm), cloth (dragon picture).
Traces of usage: cover somewhat soiled and rubbed at edges, dent at spine and corner.
History and development of painting in China through the dynasties. Standard work on Chinese painting.
White, Helen, Snuff Bottles from China. The Victoria and Albert Collection, Bamboo Publishing Ltd. in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London 1990. First edition. Hardcover (green fine linen), 14 ½ x 10 ¼ in. (37 x 26.4 cm), 291pp. with numerous color illustrations, green linen slipcover.
Well written introduction to the history of tobacco and the use of snuff bottles, followed by a description of the collection snuff bottles, organized according to material (hardstones,...
Fahr-Becker, Gabriele (ed.), The Art of East Asia, English edition, Koenemann Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Cologne, 1999, 2 vols., 406pp and 407pp. 12 ½ x 10 ¾ in. (32 x 27.8 cm). Hardcover with dust jacket, in slipcase.
In these volumes the arts and cultures are discussed, richly illustrated in color, of China, Indonesia and the Champa Kingdoms (vol. I) and of the Kingdom of the Khmer, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, Japan and Korea (vol. II). The focus of this book is clearly on China and Ja...
Gilt Bronze Delegate Medal to Annual Fireman's Convention, 1935. Showing the Capitol Building with a fire hat dangling from the medal. Perfect condition. 2 1/8 inches x 1 7/8 inches.
American Gilt Bronze Fireman's Medal of Manor Hall, erected 1682. The medal is circa 1935. Made by C.G. Braxmar, 10 Maiden Lane, New York City. With a Phoenix rising out of flames at the top and other fireman's symbols. 3 inches x 2 1/8 inches.
This is a Set of SIX LONGFELLOW POETICAL WORKS published by HOUGHTON MIFLIN, 1885. Folio size; gilded page ends; marbelized interior;
GREAT Plates and profusely Illustrated; covers corner wear; grade is VG to CF+. A hard to find set LONGFELLOW with ANTIQUE LEATHER covers. jpgs provide much MORE info
Indispensable, highly detailed guide to 18th Century English Porcelain Figures 1745-1795, by Peter Bradshaw, published by Antique Collectors' Club in 1981. 327 pp. lavishly illustrated with 26 colored plates and many more black and white plates. Excellent condition: dust jacket intact along with original green cloth binding stamped in gold, which is in excellent condition. Several invaluable appendices, including guide to marks, and a good bibliography. Weighs about 3.5 lbs. Worldwide shippin...
This is the Civil War Book McCLELLANS OWN STORY Copyright 1886
& Published by CHARLES L. WEBSTER. Book is in G+ Condition; size is 6.25" X 9" approx.
Well Known & hard to find Antique CIVIL WAR BOOK.
A handsome sterling silver and gilt decanter tag for BOURBON, ca. 1940; stamped "sterling" and "353"; the oval label engraved in a handsome vintage script with fleur de lis accents; condition: some age appropriate surface scratches; measurement: 2 _ x 2 _ in., the label; height of chain, 3 _ in.
This is the book: TIFFANY TASTE by JOHN LORING 1986 FIRST EDITION.
Published by Garden City and Authored by Mr. Loring a TIFFANY & CO. DESIGN DIRECTOR. 223p; Excellent Full Color Photography; folio size hardbound book; dust cover is lightly nicked; grade is VG+ NF. jpgs give MORE info. Note to overseas buyers: Shipping cost is an additional twenty five dollars US minimum
A hand colored card in excellent condition marked "Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C T Art-colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.)" "2--Post Card Specialties, Nerw Orleans, LA"
"Greeting from Miami Beach" Vintage Linen Postcard. Condition Excellent, Unused. Curt Teich
"At the end of the Rainbow" Vintage Linen Era Postcard. Condition Very Good, Unused. Tichnor
"Beach Peach" Vintage Linen Postcard. Bathing Girl in green swimsuit. Condition Near Mint, Unused. Curt Teich
"In for Fun" Vintage Linen Postcard. Two beauties in red and white striped swimsuits walking toward the shore. Condition Excellent, Unused. Curt Teich
"Parrot Jungle Peacock" Vintage Linen Postcard. Strutting Peacock at Parrot Jungle, Miami, Florida. Condition Excellent, Unused.
"Pyramid of the Aqua Skiers at Florida Cypress Gardens" Vintage Linen Postcard. It is a thrilling sight at Florida Cypress Gardens when the five champions go speeding over the water at 30 miles per hour, to form the big pyramid, during the four daily water ski shows. Condition Excellent, Unused. Curt Teich
"Sightseer Cruiser" Vintage Linen Postcard. Three cruises daily from Cold Spring Dock at historic Cape May; past New Jersey's noted fishing fleet, the Hotel of Presidents, famous lighthourse and concrete ship, then along the World's finest and safest bathing beaches at the Wildwoods. Excellen Condition, Unused. Curt Teich
"Hotel Bancroft" The Ocean At Our Door Vintage Linen Postcard. New - Modern - Completely fireproof - All outside rooms - Each with private bath and shower - Elevator services - Spacious terraces - Patio - Solarium - Coffee Shop - Private parking space - European plan - Open year round. Condition Excellent, Unused.
This is the1905 BOOK: TOLD BY UNCLE REMUS, NEW STORIES OF THE OLD PLANTATION by JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS. 295p; 8vo; 17 full page Illustrations; grade is VG+ to NF. FAMOUS 1905 BOOK by J.C.HARRIS