This was a 19th century trade sign for a livery. The zinc composition horse head is highly detailed and very dimensional. Along with having a very life like bone structure, he has a kind eye and a wonderful docile expression. Coldpainted in a muted gold finish. In excellent condition for his very old age (minor crack on nose). Measuring an impressive 24” long x 12” wide X 20” deep. What a great piece to have hanging in your place of business or over the fireplace. The next best thing to ta...
Offered in this grouping are ten, 19th century, antique tools, seven of which represent the woodworking trade. Collectively, as displayed in the feature photo, these wonderful vintage pieces make a stunning wall display. For the advanced craftsman, these vintage tools remain completely functional and offer one that opportunity to step back in time and create using historic implements.
1) A C1870, American, very appealing, rather primitive IRON SQUARE measuring 24 inches in length on the l...
A Han Dynasty terra cotta horse head with a very animated expression. There are some traces of red pigmentation on the straps of the horse head.
The horse head has abrasion , wear and tear due to the long period of burial. Otherwise it is in good condition.
The measurement of the horse head is: Height 15.0cm, Length 15.0cm and Width 5.0cm
Very rare and giant size dry lacquer Buddha head mounted. Origin: Shan State. Very nice smooth patina, some signs of age, but very nice overall condition (the "Ushnisha" or flame, is removable and probably from a later date, as is typical of such venerated images). 19th Century, Size: H. 30" (76 cm.) x W. 24" (61 cm.) x D. 16" (41 cm.). This is a very striking art object with fine quality workmanship. Extremely hard to find such large heads, strong visual impact!
Antique Polish Baroque (17th-18th century Poland) bronze church hanging incense burner censer-thurible. The censer thurible is of baluster form with a pierced domed top and surmounted by a patriarchal cross with a double cross-bar. It is made of several elements: a domed top, bowl, a round conical base, and are cast separately and turned from a solid piece of bronze. The round conical base is fastened to the bowl by the handmade bronze screw from the antique's period time. The domed top is hand ...
Korean 19th Century / Choson Blue & White Porcelain Jar in Box
This porcelain jar of globular form was made during the 19th century toward the latter part of the Choson (Joseon) Dynasty. The underglaze blue decoration comprises floral patterns and two bands surrounding the neck. It is quite "heavily-potted" and there are couple of firing bubbles, no doubt due to the thickness of the clay. There is kiln grit embedded within the glaze to the base.
Diameter 13 cm, height 11 cm. There is m...
A very unusual, antique, second half of the 19th century, Russian orthodox Icon, Nevyansk School. Finely hand painted with egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on a wood panel with splint (shponk) inserted in the back.
The icon depicts, painted in great detail, an orthodox Christian saint flanked on the upper left by Christ Pantocrator blessing the saint with the Gospels labelled illegibly on the top in Church Slavonic, possibly St. John.
The borders are painted with eight various family...
Antique Canadian 19th century silver mounted large scrimshaw walrus tusk. Details: The outer side of the tusk is finely engraved with an unusual Hudson’s Bay Company coat of arms. It is composed of a shield with a cross (the cross of St. George) and with four beavers, one in each quarter. Above the shield is a crest which depicts a walrus sitting on the Cap of Maintenance. The shield and crest are supported by two elk with a scroll showing the old Latin motto pro pelle cutem: a skin for a skin...
A 9.5" signed 19th century Satsuma bowl, possibly Razan. This is a beautifully enameled piece; over a ground of raised chrysanthemums are two painted panels, one of a bijin, the other of a mountain landscape.
Condition: Very good, there is one old hairline repair to the rim, illustrated in photograph five. No other issues.
Huntsman and his Horse Needlepoint and Petitpoint Framed Artwork. Circa 1880. So well done, yes, it looks like a painting. Well preserved fabulous condition. Such a special feel to it with the riders hand extending towards his favorite mounts muzzle. Original frame recessed into mid century wood frame. Colors vivid, no missing stitches noted.Details from bridle to eyebrows to cufflinks. Work like this is so rare. Measurements of frame are 14" by 17".
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Antique oil painting on canvas of fireworks, likely of Bastille day from the Seine in Paris. The work depicts a dark evening nocturne offset by bright red and yellow fireworks with multiple figures in 18th century period attire in the foreground. Thickly applied paint is used throughout the painting to provide texture. The painting has been professionally relined, and is from the late 19th-early 20th century. Signed “Roybal,” bottom right, and presented in a black and gilt wood frame. Canvas...
Antique 18th – early 19th Century Chinese Qing Dynasty Carved Dragon Belt Hook mounted as a magnifying glass handle in a gilt copper mount with engraved flowers and leaf decoration attached to a circular polished magnifying lens. A well carved belt hook with a large dragon head hook with bulging eyes, curled horns and pierced mouth. The body of the belt hook is carved with fine openwork with a writhing chilong holding lingzhi in its mouth. The reverse with a raised button.
In the late 19th ...
Chinese Antique Crane and Peaches Scroll, colorfully and vibrantly painted with dancing red-crested crane next to stream and ripe peach-laden tree, pigment beautifully applied, late 19th century, two seals and signed artist name Zhao Ahi Qian (1829-1884), picture size: 54.5"H 27.75"W, overall size: 86.5"H 36.25"W, some wear in center of painting.
Authentic antique, Medieval Cambodia - Bayon Period, 12h century A.D. Khmer, sandstone head of Shiva. Finely carved with broad mouth and gentle smile and almond shaped eyes, wide sensuously modeled lips set beneath a prominent nose, the finely braided hair rising to conical topknot, the vertical third eye incised on the forehead.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 19 cm (7.48 inches).
CONDITION: Drilled hole in bottom of head with inserted coper tube for dowel and mounting, chipped with old rep...
This delightfully fancy, 19th Century, cast iron, physician's office sign marked "DR. JOHN LAGAN", once hung on a small building in turn-of-the-century San Francisco, California! It actually survived the famous earthquake of 1906!!
A treasure of early signage designed in the Art Nouveau style, this sign measures 46 inches long by 7 inches wide. The sign weighs at least 25 pounds and sports cast detailing seldom found!
The sign features a delightful and mellow patina with an old painted su...
A large and heavy, partially gilded, Mandalay style marble Buddha finely carved in 19th Century Burma (Myanmar).
Condition: excellent and, unusually, still retaining much of its original gilding.
55cm / 21.6 inches; 18.5cm / 7.25 inches high.
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A nicely carved Chinese red coral snuff bottle in the shape of bamboo from the 19th century Qing dynasty. Bamboo is a
symbol of growing, developing, going up and up. It is a popular subject for scholars and widely loved by Chinese.
Good condition as shown in the photos.
Size: 6 cm height.
Two matching Japanese chargers, done with the Imari pallet, and dating to the mid 19th Century. Decorations include a foo dog, dragons, and cranes among flowers and scrolls. Each dish measures about 12" in diameter and 1 3/4" high and is marked on the back. The condition is excellent/perfect with minor wear. The asking price includes shipping within the USA.