A wonderful double sided smalt trade sign for D.M. Woodward, Doctor of Chiropractic. The gilded letters and the black smalt background are virtually intact and vibrant. The frame is original, and measures 28 3/4 inches by 14 inches by 2 inches deep. There is a small sliver out of the frame at one upper edge, and a small gap in the frame at the corner. Aside from these very minor flaws, the piece is in excellent condition.
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...
Folk Art Portrait by American Artist, attributed to Sheldon Peck (1797-1868). This Portrait was purchased at a North Carolina auction from the Larew Collection. The 19th century oil on canvas portrait of a gentleman was said to be Thomas Johnston from Concord, NC (Sept. 1850). It was marked on the original canvas (relined) bought in Davie County. It is mounted in a mahogany veneer frame with yellow pine backing. Canvas 29" 24" and the Frame is 38" x 33". The portrait was restored in 1973 by Hen...
An exceptional Tiffany Studios floriform bud vase in the form of a calyx. The yellow-green stem rises to a vase of creamy opalescence with gold leaves extending from the base to the clear rim. The 7 3/8 inch tall vase is signed "L. C. T. H2262" on the small polished pontil mark. The prefix “H” on the number dates this piece to 1897. The foot of the vase is 2 1/4 inches in diameter and the rim is 5/8 of an inch in diameter.
A superb quality Qajar Iranian pen case with polychrome paint papier-mache and gilding under a lacquered varnish. The top panel with depiction of a gathering around orthodox priests, the sides with scenes from the "Sheykh San'an and the Christian maid" story. Inscribed with eight verses in tarji-band of Hatef Esfahani and Farid al-Din'Attar from the story of Sheykh San'an. The sliding tray painted with portrait medallions and flowers. Signed: raquam-e Ja'Far-e Najaf'Ali (son of the famous lacque...
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Honore Daumier, French, 1808-1879. These Lithographs were printed in the French Newspaper in the 19th C. Thus there is newsprint on the back. They are signed in the plate and are about 9" by 12".
Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic ethnographic like pendant necklace sculpture with four major segments which include an added bold carved carnelian ear of corn dangle.
Looks equally well in a shadow box on your wall, window hanging art piece or around your neck. It was wrought in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.
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From a well-known series entitled “Chōtō” (Listening to the Waves) this large contoured vase features a sandy glaze that the sculptor claims is an expression of the features of the landscape where he grew up.
Born in the port city of Shimoda, Sakiyama studied art in Osaka and then later went on to open his own kiln that he named “Hidaka” (High Sun). Appearing to have a natural gift for form and proportion, his pieces soon attracted the attention of galleries and collectors...
A rare 18th/19th Century carved agate snuff bottle with, possibly later, silver and rose quartz stopper. On the stopper is inscribed the Shanghai silversmiths "Wen Yuan" who are recorded as having traded from the Jiaqing (1796-1820) reign through until the Republic period (1912- 1949). Condition - excellent - there is a shallow chip on top, next to the mouth (please view enlargement 11) no further damages and no restoration. 5cm (2inches) high; 4.8cm (1.9 inches) wide.
This is a 10-1/2" x 8-1/2" ball-footed swing-handle serving basket fully hallmarked for Sheffield, England 1895-6. Made by James Dixon & Sons, this basket has ornate repousse decoration in the bowl as well as attractive design to the ornate handle. It has a presentation inscription in the centre, as it was presented as a gift in September 1896, and it weighs an impressive 595 grams. Besides the hallmarks, it is also stamped 1618P and B3916, at least one of which refers to the design. This ite...
A Georg Jensen sterling silver double tulip pin and earrings set in a red Georg Jensen New York box. The brooch measures 1-3/4 x 1-3/8" and has a safety catch and it matches the 7/8" x 5/8" clip-on earrings. The red box with the white satin and black velvet interior has the stamp for the Georg Jensen shop at 667 Fifth Avenue New York, and the brooch has the Jensen mark along with STERLING DENMARK 100 C (the pattern mark) and the earrings have just the 100 after the Jensen Denmark and sterling m...
A Victorian 15k diamond hair brooch circa 1870. This great example of Victorian period sentimental or mourning hair jewellery is in 15k yellow gold with a centrally set genuine 12 pt. rose cut diamond and a compartment on the back containing a curl of blonde hair with a silk cord. The brooch is unmarked but tested and is guaranteed to be gold, and the diamond has been checked with a gemologist. The hair compartment on this 1-7/8" x 1-1/8" pin has the original bevelled glass, and this pin weigh...
Mosser Glass Company made this pair of bookends. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
Oil painting on canvas (coated with white vinyl tape) by Toyoko Okumura (1939- ), Japan. approx. 18.2 x 14.3 x 2cm (7.16 x 5.62 x 0.78in)
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Traditional Korean wood caving wedding goose with such lovely facial expression and homely painting, sent to a bride-to-be from a groom-to-be called ‘Kirogi’, early 20th century,
approx. 27.5 x 6 x H 16.5cm (10.82 x 2.36 x 6.49in). Some expected scratches, cracks, and colour loss due to aging as is.
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CASTING KASHIGATA 5pc.
Alloy casting 'Kashigata' (Japanese confectionery mold). Showa period, mid 20th century, Japan. Large: approx. 16 x 10 x H 5cm (6.29 x 3.93 x 1.96in), Small: approx. 10 x 8 x H 3cm (3.93 x 3.14 x 1.18in)
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GATE AND CAT
Arrangement of a rare type of ceramic black 'maneki-neko (beckoning cat) with a left paw raised and an wooden 'torii' (shinto shrine gate). Taisho period, early 20th century, Japan. Cat: approx. H 11cm (4.33in).
In sooty condition as is.
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Five pieces set of cotton thread wound around the cores of several materials (as bamboo or sort of straw? And, iron-like stuff), unused and stored for long years in deadstock condition
(but with some expected stains due to aging), late 20th century, Korea, approx. 13.5-18.0 x H 5.0-6.5cm (5.31-7.08 x 1.96-2.55in).
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