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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1800 item #1271049
A MASSIVE BRASS MORTAR WITH CORRESPONDING PESTLE, DATED MID 18TH. CENTURY, CA. 1730-50.

The mortar is huge and measure an anstonishing 15 cm. in height and is 15 cm. wide at the rim. The corrosponding pestle measure 24,5 cm. The weight is 6,5 kilograms!

A very accomplished mortar in the early-mid 18th. century baroque style with fine concenthric decorations and square handled along.

Provenance: Thorkild Krarup Lange Collection, Retired Pharmacist in Copenhagen...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 2000 item #1302760 (stock #IM2)
This wonderful statement pin was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Iradj Moini. It measures 2 7/8" long x 2 3/8" wide and the setting is handcrafted from antiqued brass. It has a tiger eye stone center with faux included sapphires and faux baroque pearls on the border. One of the pearls has some nacre loss on the reverse, but it does not read on the front. Other than that, the pin is in very good condition and is signed "Iradj Moini" on an applied plaque.
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1397199 (stock #1854)
Signed Studio Piece

Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic pendant necklace sculpture that frames a tree with nine branches of sterling silver, brass and copper with two antique faceted red amber beads. 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.

*Bold n...

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : New item #1392834 (stock #1853)
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.

*Bold north to south: 8" X 3...

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1384249 (stock #1852)
Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic protective eye pendant necklace with spiral dangles and an added bold turquoise dangle, was made 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.

The multi cultural ethnographic evil eye protection motif, used in jewelry by the ancient Romans, Asian Dzi, Victorian, Latin American countries and continuously through out the middle east was h...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1800 item #1414106 (stock #CH4)
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 ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1920 item #1416382 (stock #UH80216)
L'Asie Exotique
$5,000.00
Landscape with Trees by Alfred Henry Maurer, New York School, Gouache on Paper, Circa 1915. A dynamic Modernist rendering of trees and a wall in a landscape setting in hues of green, violet, sienna and yellow. Signed in pencil in the lower left corner “A / H Maurer”. The image measures 20-3/4 inches x 17 inches. Simple wood frame and glazing measuring 21-3/4 inches x 18 inches. Condition: Slight yellowing of the paper and other minor signs of age otherwise excellent condition. Provenan...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1920 item #1428835 (stock #20064620)
Private Stock
$525.00
Dark amber over colorless signed Galle’ cameo vase in a barrel shape. The vase is decorated with pansies? (I’m not the best botanist in the world by far). The vase is 3 3/4 inches tall and 2 7/8 inches in diameter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1920 item #1428534 (stock #20064613)
Private Stock
$1,200.00
A pine needle pattern Tiffany Studios large round inkwell. The inkwell is 6 inches in diameter and 3 1/4 inches high. The base of the inkwell is marked “Tiffany Studios New York” and is model number 847. The green slag glass has the darkest color I have seen in any of the Tiffany Studios etched metal and glass forms. There is a colorless inkwell insert in the inkwell and there is no damage to this piece.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1428522 (stock #1438)
Large Artist's Proof of Munjado Calligraphy by the Famous Kim Ki Chang aka Unbo (1913 - 2001). Despite being deaf, Unbo was one of Korea's most beloved 20th Century artists. His works are now sought by museums and collectors internationally. This is the original signed AP (Artist's Proof) of this large lithograph, where Unbo gives us a most creative rendering with anthropomorphic figures in the ancient style of figurative munjado calligraphy. 38.5 x 28.5 inches, 98 x 72.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1428471 (stock #TRC20804)
Before styles such as Raku, Hagi, Karatsu, etc came into fashion for use in the tearoom in early Edo, it was commonplace in cultured society to use tea-ware imported from China. In fact, some pottery styles uniquely Japanese (such as Shino) are thought to have been born out of unsuccessful attempts to emulate these extremely high-quality and refined ceramics. The number of such pieces imported was so great that today it is not uncommon for Chinese collectors to visit Japan in search of authentic...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1428454 (stock #20024609)
Private Stock
$275.00
20024609 A rosaria cut to clear Pairpoint 7 ½ inch tall comport in the “Adelaide” pattern. The shape is identified as A-294. The 8 ½ inch diameter piece is enhanced by its’ cut stem. There is a polished pontil and there is no damage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1428428
Japanese late Meiji period cloisonné enamel ovoid form vase attributed to Hayashi Kodenji (1831-1915) or his workshop decorated around the circumference with pheasants among a dense variety of chrysanthemums, daisies, and other flowering plants in a landscape with rockery and flowing water all set against a dark cobalt blue ground. A foliate patterned band is above the foot and a narrow geometric band is below the mouth rim. Silver rims are at the mouth and foot. A tiny unreadable “junjin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1428347 (stock #19104583)
Private Stock
$265.00
A vertically ribbed green jade Steuben vase. The 5 inch tall vase is 4 inches in diameter with a polished pontil marked with an acid stamped script Steuben signature. The vase is decorated with an engraved Old English style “P” monogram.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1428342
Pair of Japanese Meiji period silverplate floral repousse-decorated temple pricket candle stands (“shokudai”), or candlesticks, with chrysanthemum form scalloped bases and holders densely covered in chrysanthemums and leafy foliage. Bases are weighted. Late 19th to early 20th century. 24 1/2" and 25" high each x 9” diameter base. Very good overall condition with a nice patina and only minor wear evident. The top holder on the shorter stand leans slightly. From the estate of Tucson ...
J S Antiques
$308.50
Tiffin Glass Company made Classic from 1913-30's. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1428270 (stock #40H51-124)
A scarce French art pottery small size vase by BACS, founded by Jean Barol (1873-1966). Circa 1913-1927. Size: 6 inches ht. Excellent condition. Painted with an impressionistic landscape in slightly raised metallic glazes. Impressed 'BACS' near base, and impressed on the underside BACS Cannes-Eden, Cote d'Azur. No chips or damage. Jean Barol founded the BACS pottery studio in about 1913, together with three other potters: Marius Alexandre, Jean Carle, and Francois Sicard. The first letters o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1428268 (stock #1437)
Extremely Rare and Exquisite, Incised 10th Century Korean Lotus Celadon Bottle. This is the earliest Korean celadon we have ever acquired, and the oldest we have seen offered for sale. Height: 10.5 inches (27 cm). You can see a similar example in the 2005 exhibition catalogue, The Color and Shape of Celadon, plate 50, exhibited at the 3rd World Ceramic Biennale.