How rare it is to find an early soft paste porcelain platter of this size, 16" X 20". This platter in excellent condition is made by the "Bow" factory circa 1765
Condition: excellent Width: 16 inches, Length: 20 inches
This marked Dr. Wall period Worcester soft paste porcelain platter has beautiful, crisp "blue scale". It would make a fine addition to an important collection.
Condition: excellent Height: 8 inches
A Navajo sterling silver ring with a blue opal circa 1960s 1970s. This vintage size 6 ring features a large solitaire opal with blue and green colours; it measures 1" x 7/8" across the stone. It is unsigned which is not uncommon and it weighs 7.9 grams. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some natural striations in the stone and some minor surface wear.
All condition issues are noted. All items are vintage or anti...
Late Ming Dynasty, 1500s
This deep bowl is stoutly potted, being rather heavy toward the base, with the wall thinning gradually to the slightly flaring rim. It rests on a tall, thick footring, with a deep base that is glazed down to the dense, white porcelain paste that is exposed with some kiln grit adhering. The design in underglaze cobalt blue is of chrysanthemums, grasses and three stylized bats. The interior has a broad unglazed ring around the bottom to allow it to be stacked during ...
A large Chimu pectoral from Peru, ca. 1100 - 1450 AD. It consists of 32 pieces, 10 rings and 22 figural forms, each made of silver. They are perforated for suspension or attachment to the mantle of an elite individual. The pieces are lightly attached to heavy black fabric, with the layout measuring 22-1/2" x 16", with lots of extra textile to make framing easy. Great display.
A large Nicoya figural vessel from Nicaragua, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. It is 7” high. 7-1/4” wide and depicts an individual with one hand held to the side of his head, with the other resting on the outstretched leg. The face is nicely detailed, painted designs are used to indicate clothing and jewelry and there are rattles in the hollow legs. Overall in good condition, with vivid paint, strong mineral deposits, minor slip loss and a small repair.
An exceptionally large Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. It is 11" high and most likely depicts a ballplayer as indicated by the broad belt and headdress. He is adorned with a necklace, bracelets, perforated ears and a fancy headdress on the elongated head that is characteristic of the Tecoman types. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
Cf. Leyenaar "Von Küste Zu Küste", page 177.
Height: 43 cm (17 in)
Width: 19 cm (7.7 in)
Fine quality large Chinese porcelain baluster vase; underglaze blue cloud effect with Ruyi borders at the rim and standing lappets above the base; gilded iron-red Foo Dogs surround the piece; some wear to the iron-red decoration; Guangxu Period mark; old Christies’ label; very good condition; email for more pictures
A Kristina 18k white gold blue topaz and diamond ring. This size 6-1/2 ring features a large quilted rectangular cushion cut bezel-set blue topaz along with a bezel-set round brilliant cut diamond. The intense blue facetted topaz measures approximately 7.6 carats (by gauge calculation) and the diamond is approximately 7 points (by gauge calculation). The ring measures 3/4" x 5/8" and it weighs a solid 12.5 grams. It is stamped copyright mark KRISTINA 18K and it is in excellent condition with...
Incredible huge statement long lariat necklace by the Italian fashion house Moschino, with a heavy dark blue silk cord terminating in two very large tassels
made from Italian poured glass drops or beads in palest gray lavender, on engraved chains in dark goldtone metal, held in large caps of dark goldtone metal.
Marked MOSCHINO and MADE IN ITALY on the attached metal hang tag. Also with original paper label marked MOSCHINO BIJOUX. The Moschino label was
created in 1983 by the late Fr...
Sold Only as a Pair: Monumental Chinese Decorative Blue and White Ceramic Foo Dogs, China, ca. 1940. Very heavy in weight for outdoor or indoor use. Male holds brocade ball under foot while Female has foot on Cub. Some repair to tailcondition. 31" high x 12" wide x 16" long. Ex: Angela Lamm collection, New York.
This beautiful Dr. Wall period Worcester soft paste porcelain compote is a large early piece with fancy birds decoration and blue border. Its probably from the Giles workshop.
Condition: excellent Height: 11 inches
A gilt-wood kebutsu Buddha nestled snugly in its original pierced-work sub-mandorla, which was originally attached to the main mandorla directly above a large main sculptural image. Early-Edo Period ca. 1650. Minor old repairs, with a string attached at the top for wall display.
Height: 28 cm
Width: 27.5 cm
Depth: 7 cm
Height of kebutsu Buddha figure only: 9.5 cm.
An elegantly sculpted mandorla fragment framing a lovely kebutsu Buddha. Highly decorative.
This Juliana large pear sapphire rhinestone bracelet are combined with light blue chatons. The safety chain is in tact.
dimensions: 7 1/4" x 1 7/16"
Simple, classic designs!
A collection of pencil neck vases and a large brandy snifter all in satinato glass. Orange, green, blue and yellow satinato colors are represented. All pieces have a clear satinato foot. Pieces were designed and made by Carlo Moretti for Rosenthal-Netter.
Original Rosenthal-Netter labels or remnants of same on the bases of several of the pieces.
Varying heights of 17, 14, 10 1/4, and 6 1/2 inches (43, 35.6, 26 and 16.5 cm)
Condition is excellen...
A pair of large droplet shaped pendant lamps in cool green and blue murrines that resemble cells. Most likely an Ermanno Toso design from around 1960. The murrines are floating in a clear glass matrix on which they were gathered, heated, then blown. This style glass is also often called, Nerox, which is a version in a black glass matrix.
Each hanging fixture has a satiny acid matte finish, and is capped with a polished brass plate with loop for hanging. The brass plates appear to be original...
A charming portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a young girl, by British artist Thomas Redmond, circa 1775. The child wears a white dress with a large pink sash; she has curly blond hair and bright blue eyes. Born circa 1745, Redmond was the son of a clergyman and apprenticed as a housepainter before giving it up to move to London to study art. He exhibited at the Free Society of Artists, 1762-1771, and at the Royal Academy, 1775-1783. Very good condition; there’s a chi to the edge...
Jiaqing Period, ca. late 1700s
Each vase is decorated overall with various flowers on a medium-blue enamel ground within a continuous geometric fretwork pattern of gilt wires. Both the rim and base is gilded, now having some wear showing on each vase. The square area on the base is left from an old sticker removed in the past. Both vases have a melon form label body with a flaring mouth rim that is partially gilded inside. The interiors are not enameled and the old bronze has taken on a gr...