English Art Deco sterling silver hip flask, 1933. Curved front and back with allover engine-turned waving. Sides plain and flat as are top and bottom. Hinged and cork-lined cover. Very stylish and very convenient. English maker’s marks with London assay stamp and initials “C&C.” Also, German marks including Gebruder Friedlander stamp. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 5 x W 3 x D 7/8 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BR381
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten.
Carver: Harada. Printer: Yokoi.
Signed by the artist and sealed with "Shin" seal.
This seal combination indicates an early postwar edition.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
China boxwood toggle frog on scroll stand xx
China bird feeders dragon pair xx
Like the colorful back of some sea creature white dots rise in concentric lines up to the undulating fluted rim of this exceptional glass bowl by Iwata Toshichi enclosed in the original signed and heavily padded wooden box titled Kaki, Kaichu no En (Flower Receptacle, Garden in the Sea) dating from the 1940s to 50s. The colors are so very much of that era, and yet the design is timeless. It is roughly 10 inches (25 m) diameter and in excellent condition...
George V crystal perfume. Made by Adie Brothers in Birmingham in 1930. Curved and faceted sides with alternating pendant flowers and berry branch. Short neck in gilt sterling silver collar engraved with 3-letter monogram. Cover same and shaped with yellow enamel guilloche top with scallop shell on scaly ground. Stopper has long dagger plug. A pretty bottle in the enduringly popular Edwardian style. Fully marked. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 4 5/8 x W 2 3/4 x D 2 3/4 in. #BS243 & BS244
Edwardian sterling silver ice bucket. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1923. Round with straight gently tapering sides and 4 ball supports. Ball-mounted swing bracket side handles. Colonnade inset with open scrollwork. Two vase-form frames (vacant). Detachable clear glass liner with star cut to underside. Fully marked including no. 22A and date symbol. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 3 3/4 x D 6 3/8 in. Weight (silver only): 7.7 troy ounces. #BS819
American Midcentury Modern sterling silver baby cup. Made by Towle in Newburyport, Mass. Drum form with gently flared rim and thick c-scroll handle. Lots of room for engraving. Fully marked and numbered 7871. Good condition with a couple minor handle dents.
Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x W 3 1/2 x D 2 3/8 in. Weight: 3.4 troy ounces. #BR340
Georgian-style sterling silver tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Ovalish with molded and curvilinear piecrust rim. A great piece in the traditional style in a hard-to-find shape. Hallmark includes postwar pattern no. 25119. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 5/8 x W 16 1/4 x D 12 3/4 in. Heavy weight: 41.5 troy ounces. #BS733
Georgian sterling silver serving tray. Made by Birks in Canada in 1931. Round with curvilinear piecrust rim. Well has engraved leafy wreath (vacant). Traditional with nice heft. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, no. 63/9, and date letter. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1/2 x D 12 in. Heavy weight: 25 troy ounces. #BS796
American Modern sterling silver box. Rectangular with straight sides and flat hinged cover. Applied tooled wavy rims. Box interior cedar lined and partitioned. Fully marked with Schroth stamp and phrase “Hand Made / Sterling”. Schroth was a New Jersey maker and retailer active in New Jersey beginning in mid-1960s. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x W 7 7/8 x D 4 1/8 in. Gross weight: 17.5 troy ounces. #BS822
Whimsical silver jigger with enamel stoplights to direct you. Green-Go, Yellow-Caution, Red-Stop. Made in Rhode Island by the Alvin Silver Co. circa 1960's. 2 1/2" H.
Individual size cocktail shaker designed for that one perfect cocktail. Cockerel design top also serves as a drinking cup. Interior fitted with a side pour strainer. Made by Napier in Connecticut circa 1930's. Dimensions: 6 1/4" H. ***Long established a a leading specialist in finest quality Art Deco era cocktail shakers - from classic to figural forms - Over 75 examples in our stock at all times - Many not listed on our site.***
his is a vintage Japanese 3 section stacking Kimono chest called Isho Tansu. It was constructed entirely of Paulownia wood (Japanese Kirinoki). Designed for storage functionality with a minimalist natural wood grain beauty, it uses nearly every inch of usable interior space. It measures that 69.63 " tall, 37.25 " wide, 18.13 " deep.
Paulownia was the desired wood for the construction of tansu such as these...
This is an authentic Japanese Okimizuya tansu. It is a chest specifically used in Chado (the art of Tea Ceremony) for the preparation as well as the conclusion of the ceremony. It measures that 53.3 " tall, 33.5 " wide, 15.25 " deep.
It was made of Japanese Cypress wood (known as Hinoki) as well as plywood. Behind the sliding doors hides a spacious interior where the tea accoutrements would be stored...
A tall, cylindrical shape bronze vase by Nakajima Yasumi II (1905-1986).
Patinated dark reddish - brown bronze. Vase ornamented with horizontal bands raised in relief and flaring out at the waist and sloping inward to the shoulder. Wood box inscribed on the outside of the lid and signed and sealed on the inside. Vase signed at the bottom: Yasumi. H. 28.5 cm.
*** Nakajima Yasumi II (1905-1986) was a very well known Osaka bronze artist who's real name is Nakajima Mitsuo...
Hanten made of taima (hemp) whose wefts and warps are hand-plied. In excellent condition except for light stains in one of the front shoulders. The first half of the 20th century. 124cm x 100cm
Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995)
Winter from the Birds of the Seasons series.
"Sitting Under Snow-covered Leaves"
Date: ca. 1980.
Size: Quite large at 21 x 13.25 inches.
Publisher: The Yoshida Family Studio. Issued by the Franklin Mint.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Light foxing. Top back margin has tape residue. Slight toning.