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
Persian Sarouk Wool hand knotted large size Carpet, Ca. 1910, 10 1/2' x 15', very small hand knots for large carpet with dark blue and dark maroon reddish colors mainly, very rich and deep colors of floral and vines spread out on the soft wool surface which is evenly worn over the years. Two(2) shaped panels design on both ends and bordered by beautiful soft colors of typical Sarouk small patterns. The condition is evenly worn, no major damages, clean and no stains, edges are fine, ready to us...
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
Fine LARGE Vietnamese 15th Century Blue & White Porcelain Dish (34 cm)
This impressive dish was made during the mid 15th century. It is "heavily-potted" and attractively decorated in underglaze cobalt of deep blue, the upper surface decorated with a central blossom surrounded by floral patterns, whilst the outer wall is decorated with lotus leaf patterns. The clear glaze is finely-crackled in places. The recessed flat base is coated in a thin chocolate-brown wash.
This dish is much larger ...
Large and rustic almost round platter, called ishizara in Japanese, used in kitchens and commoners’ households. Plain light greenish-yellow glaze that typically leaves the foot free. The many pinpoint spots where the glaze did not completely cover the stoneware has allowed dirt to penetrate, giving the surface a lively spotted face. Glaze has dulled over time from constant usage.
Five spurmarks in the center.
Seto ware, Japan, Edo period, 1800-1850
H 2.75 x W 14.5 ...
A Kangxi period very large baluster- shaped jar and cover, decorated in blue and white with the body showing 36 panels each enclosing a composition of butterflies amongst leafy peony sprays. The borders also reflect a floral image whilst the cover repeats the themes of the panels.
This impressive example is of monumental size 57cm (22 and 1/2 inches) high and boasts a vibrant and even blue colour and meticulous painting .
There is an identical jar and cover in the Topkapi S...
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 ...
Ming cobalt blue + white porcelain platter depicting 4 Fish and Aquatic Plants. A rare collector's item depicting favoured subject during Chieng Hua (1465-1487) and Chia Ching (1522-1566) Reigns, i.e. 4 Fish identified as Qingyu (a fresh water Mullet), Baiyu (type of Carp), Lianyu (Bream) and Quiyu (Mandarin Fish). According to LiYiping, combination of these 4 Fish symbolises "unsullied and incorruptible".
There are 2 natural firing cracks on the base of this dish (see last enlargement for det...
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...
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
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...
Persian Heriz hand knotted wool carpet, room size 9' x 12 1/2' Ca. 1950's, beautiful reddish geometric design in the center bordered by dark blue background, typical Heriz design, the condition is good, nice soft wool touch on the surface and very clean and in good condition.
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...
Pair Korean Scholar's Book Chests, four(4) claws Korean Dragon and Phoenix Bird are battling in the flame, inlaid with Mother of Pearl, twisted Brass and faux tortoise shell, 41" high, 27" wide, 12 1/2" deep each in the background of dark brown lacquer with gold powder sparkling finish. Inlaid design of the wings of Phoenix Bird and Dragon are spread out into both sides, and the back is plain dark brown lacquer finish. Whole Book Chest supported by scrolling feet, shows continuous inlaid work....
Japanese black lacquered on woven Bamboo Trunk, with red lacquered wooden frame on the bottom, Ca. 1920's, 14 1/2" high, 27 1/4" x 15 1/4" wide, two(2) black iron lock compartment on the side and large handles in front and back and corners are wrapped around with black iron. Wooden stretchers on the bottom to support for strength, blue rice paper lining inside the top and the bottom. Some black lacquer loses on the surface and corners are worn.