This extremely rare and very early Derby enameled wine taster is of circular shape with gadrooned sides, and has a pierced scroll handle in puce with the exterior handle ends with applied leaves in green. The exterior has puce foliate sprays, and the interior has a circular central panel edged with black and red lines containing an insect.
While the form itself is uncommon, they are usually done in blue and white, and polychrome examples are of the "utmost rarity." It is for this reason that ...
The size of Ko Imari Vase: 7 1/2" High x 6 7/8" Dia High
This is rare Japanese Sometsuke Blue and White PorcelainVase from later part
Early Edo (zenki). It is from Kanbun to Enpou (1660-680) Period.
It is porcelain body with Sometsuke(Blue and White) design of
Peony and grass. The whole design pattern is same from Shoki Imari
(Early Imari). The condition of vase excellent other than some Jikan
(original kiln flaw) which from Original surface hair line caused in Kiln it became
OMEGA Single Button CHRONOGRAPH 45mm Pocket Conversion 1933. Rotating GMT Bezel. Beautiful Black Chronograph DIAL with a 30-minute register and 24-Hour indication in center. Florescent hands. Non-reflective black dial marked: "OMEGA". The movement is a 3/4 plate gilt, pendent set "17 Jewels/SWISS", marked: "439 CHRO" under the balance, Single button in the center of the crown to activate the register. Marked: "OMEGA, serial No. 8,382,820 (which dates this movement to 1933). We also placed...
Early American Chippendale period tall blanket chest. 18th century. Size: 46 1/2 inches high x 41 inches wide x 19 1/8 inches deep. New England origin with a lift top above two faux drawer fronts over three real drawers, and retaining the original snipe hinges. Fancy cut-scroll bracket base and apron. Brass bail handles are replacements. A rare and early tall blanket chest in a blonde finish.
With a height of 32 inches, this is a rare and impressive example of early 19th century Imari ware. Both the vase and stand are finely decorated in shades of blue, gold and orange.
Condition is excellent.
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
ROLEX 18k Gold 19mm Deployment Riveted Link DAYTONA MODEL Ref 71. 1970s. Rare, Daytona Riveted Link Deployment. Reference "71" on end pieces ref. Associated with early Rolex Reference Nos 6239, 6263, and 6265. Deployment marked: "PATENTED & REGISTERED 6.54/ROLEXSA/.750", and "71" on both end links. Rebuilt and refinished; authentic, original, genuine. Enhances value; completes the watch! THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY HARD ASSETS SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME. BU...
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AMAZING RARE Antique Venetian Art Glass Millifiore Flower Murrines Double Handled Vase!!!! Believe it is an early Fratelli Toso circa 1900s, done in a BLACK Background!!!! It has 3 different Stemmed Flowers canes (5 in total). Very large Star burst murrines and Bullseye murrines, among other amazing pieces were put together in this piece!!!There is NO damage (chips, nicks, or impact marks). In MINT Condition!!!
Measures 5 1/4" tall ...
Offered is an extremely rare collection of eight, very colorful, 19th century artist paint pigments in diminutive, corked, glass vials from makers S.J. Pardessus, New York, Chas. Moller, New York, and Bender & Phillips.
Each of these very scarcely found vials sport their original paper label noting color of pigment and the manufacturer. The vials have either contents or traces of contents remaining that lend color and interest to the grouping.
Pigment colors are as follows: Ultramarine Blu...
A very rare and interesting, Buddhist bronze ewer (kundika) in classical form w. rounded, oblong body, a short sprout and a long neck. Lid for the opening. There are three circling bands, two on the body and one on the neck. The sprout set with a raised lotus pattern. The piece is of relatively heavy casting and with remains of leaf gilding on black surface. A superb piece and a serious collector’s item. According to its transmitted history the ewer comes from the Buddhist temple, the Chishaku...
This rare set of five hand wrought 1930's sterling silver heart shaped buttons were designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling in the 1930's. Each button measures 3/4" X 3/4". All are in beautiful condition & each is signed on the reverse with the early WS hallmark. In our 30+ years of collecting Spratling we have never come across this design.
This is an extremely rare and important Imperial Korean 15th/16th century Choson Dynasty iron brown decorated punchong pear-shaped vase. It was used for holding wine or decoration in the Korean palace during the Choson Dynasty. It was finely and spontaneously painted with two fish patterns in iron brown under the slip glaze. It is in perfect condition with original minor glaze flakes. Similar vases are in the British Museum and Musee Guimet, Paris. Dating: 15th century/16th century; Height: 11.5...
A fine and very rare pair of monochrome rouleau shaped porcelain vases with apple green lustrous glaze; the base and interior are glazed white.
There are old collector's labels to the base.
These items were made in China, in the late 17th or early 18th Century, during the reign of the Kangxi emperor (1662-1722).
Condition - excellent - no damages and no restoration.
A very rare and highly charming porcelain figure of Budai (Daduze), bare chested with a laughing expression, seated leaning on his sack of treasures. Decorated in famille rose manner with additional gold. Two maker’s seals: “Fujian Huiguan” and “ Made by You Linji).
****These seals are identifying marks of the Jingdezhen artist working at Fujian Huiguan.
**** You Linji was the artist name of You Zhangzi /You Linzizi ( 1872-1922 ). Before moving to Jingdezhen, he first trained unde...
A fine and very rare 'Transitional' vase painted in inky blue depicting a mountain landscape in classical scholars' taste. This item was made in the Dehua kilns, Fujian province, southern China, in the 17th Century, probably circa 1670-1680, early in the reign of the Kangxi emperor (1662-1722). For many additional pictures please view item #0626 at our Liverpool shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk.
Condition - very good - there is a light brown under glaze "production" hairline inside the mou...
A fine and very rare bat-shaped porcelain censer with what are apparently bat head feet. We believe that there would originally have been a wood cover secured into the two outer holes and that the incense smoke would have escaped through the three central holes.
This item was made in China for the domestic market as a temple or home alter piece in the early 18th Century, probably during the reign of the Kangxi emperor (1662-1722).
Condition - excellent - no damages and no restoration.
A wood water basin was nicely carved in shape of a lotus leaf with a lotus pond.
It was preserved in very good condition by nice brownish patina.
Some of the seeds in the lotus pond were still movable when some were sticked but nothing is missing.
It was a charming and very rare piece by this type.
Most of the old wood pieces were made as brush pots in relief carving.
This piece was carved in delicate workmanship to imitate the lotus leaf by thin wall a...
Over the years we have taken a special interest in Raku-ware and especially in works produced by the Tamamizu kiln, such as the 300+ year old ceremonial tea bowl seen here. The first in this line of potters was Yahē (1662 - 1722), an illegitimate son of Kichizaemon Ichinyu (1615 - 1768) who studied under his father and then left to open his own kiln in the village of Tamamizu (known today as Ide-cho). Though he is the first potter of this branch, he is sometimes referred to as Tamam...