DESCRIPTION: A large, colorful Pendleton wool blanket in the geometric Chief Joseph pattern. Chief Joseph led the Nez Perce tribe native to northeastern Oregon in the late 1800s. Widely admired for protecting his people and speaking the truth, he is honored with this design, symbolizing bravery...
A pair of Chinese famille verte enameled porcelain boxes formed as recumbent quails. Realistically modelled, the feathers under green, aubergine and yellow glazes, the interiors glazed turquoise. The underside of the boxes molded with a pair of tucked-in legs, left unglazed. Resting on carved fitted wooden stands.
Size: Each measuring 7" wide, 4.25" deep and 4-1/8" high. Height on stand 6"
Condition: Good condition...
A pair of Chinese thinly potted Zhadou with a pale blue glaze covering all over. The base rim unglazed. The base glazed the same with a four character Zhengde mark in underglaze blue surrounded by double circles. On carved wooden bases.
Condition: Good condition, no breaks or cracks
Size: 6" high
A large Chinese blue and white waisted bitong (brush pot). The flared rim over narrowing sides decorated with a continuous scene of figures in a landscape setting meeting others bearing banners with gifts finely painted in rich tones of underglaze blue. In the distance a man leads a buffalo beside a cliff face. The top and bottom with incised scroll borders. The inside glazed white. The base left bare...
A Chinese Jizhou conical bowl decorated on the inside with a pattern of six paper cut prunis blossoms reserved in a dark brown glaze on top of a lighter brown glaze thinning to the lighter brown glaze at the rim...
A Batavia ware bottle vase with flared mouth over long neck . The rounded sides decorated with shaped panels containing distant landscape views in blue and white on a red ground. The inside glazed white. The base glazed white with double circles in underglaze blue.
Size: 25 cm high by 10 cm diameter
Age: Late Kangxi period 1662-1722
Condition: There is a small chip on the inside top rim...
A pair of Chinese famille rose chargers each painted with the same scene of two long tailed pheasants perched in flowering boughs amongst blue pierced rocks, within a pierced enamelled & gilt spearhead border on a white ground. The backs of each glazed white with no marks.
Size: 2" high by 11" diameter
Age: Qianlong period circa 1770
Condition: One of the plates has a repair on the edge (Please refer to pictures), as well as a minor chip o the edge...
Nostalgic glass vanity jar with enameled sterling silver cover. Made in London in 1934. Oval jar with straight and fluted sides. Cover has motoring scene: A Victorian lady and two gentlemen tootle along in a turn-of-the-century automobile. A sweet look back. Hallmark includes George V’s silver jubilee mark. Indistinct maker’s mark – possibly Thomas Dalton Pannett & Son, Ltd. Fine condition with strong color.
Dimensions: H 4 1/8 x W 3 x D 2 in. #BN321
Painting of Monkey Reaching for the Moon's Reflection in the Water by Renowned Korean Buddhist Monk and Painter Su An Sunim (born 1940), from the ancient Buddhist parable of the monkey reaching for the moon's reflection in the water. The recent exhibition of Su An Sunim's work at the Zen Buddhist Temple in New York City was the most highly-attended exhibition ever presented by the Korean Art Society...
Two Panel Calligraphy Poem by Korean Calligrapher Han Yeong Gu (1941-). unframed, each panel 54 x 13.5 inches, 137 x 34 cm.
Sterling silver porringer. Made by Towle in Newburyport. Crimped bowl and solid handle with pierced oval. Beaded bowl and handle rims as well as beaded volute scrolls on handle. Jazzed-up tradition. Hallmark includes no. 105 and retailer’s name Bailey, Banks & Biddle. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 7 3/4 x D 5 in. Weight: 5.6 troy ounces. #BP866
Snazzy sterling silver box. Made by John B. Chatterley & Sons in Birmingham in 1953. Rectangular with straight sides and flat hinged cover. Fluted corner bracket supports and tab. Engraved linear ornament. Cover has wavy border and central rectangular frame (vacant). Box and cover interior cedar lined. Box underside leather lined. Fine condition.
Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 4 5/8 x D 3 1/2 in. Gross weight: 10.8 troy ounces. #BP864
Bronze boy grasping an apple. Sweetly sculpted with a scarf about his neck and wearing a knit cap. Olive-brown patina with a contrasting gold patina upon the face and hand. Signed A. Titze upon the reverse. The artist was active in Vienna from 1900-1920 creating detailed figures of harlequins, animals and children. The bronze stands upon a variegated caramel-tone marble base. 6 1/4" H.
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Large Japanese Yajirou Kokeshi, Miyagi prefecture, by Sato Yoshiaki (b. 1936), a hard wood waisted narrow tapering columnar body, wider at the base, flattened globular head, painted with a distinctive red concentric circles on the top of the head, facial features with open arched and double lidded eyes, (naga-bana) long nose, side locks with red radial petals, small red lips within black lines, the body decorated in bands at the base a large flower blossom, kimono neck line...
Japanese Naruko Kokeshi, Naruko-cho Osaki-city, Miyagi prefecture, a narrow columnar body slightly concave, hard shoulder, separate globular head with flattened top, pegged into the body by a dowel so that the head turns and squeaks, the “nightingale voice”, facial features with single lid eyes, (neko-bana) “U” nose, and hair depicted in black, pony tail on top of the head, side locks in the characteristic three brushstrokes, red mizuhiki hair ribbons and brief lips, the body decorated i...
Japanese 20th century carved and painted wooden rat by KATO TOMOHIKO (1938-). KATO TOMOHIKO is a NITTEN artist. Signed TOMOHIKO. Comes with TOMOBAKO, original wooden artist signed storage box. The rat measures 10" long, 3 1/4" tall and 3" wide.
Japanese early Showa Period comb. The comb has the design of traditional Japanese bells with red cord attached. The bells are done in high relief, one in silver lacquer one in gold lacquer and the third in bluish-green shell inlays. The comb is signed by artist. The comb measures 4 1/4" wide, 2 3/16" tall and 7/16" thick.