Elegant Longwy faience plate with floral decoration and the Cross of Lorraine. The colors and design are lovely and very much in the French taste. Diameter is 10 inches and the condition is perfect.
These 12 porcelain dinner plates were produced in England by Spode Copelands China in the 1890s. They were produced especially for the high end retailer T. Good & Co. of London. The plates measure 10 ¾ inches in diameter. They are made of fine, white bone china. The set was used for decoration only. They are completely hand painted with floral centers and border reserves. No two plates are the same. Around the borders there are triangular ornaments painted with branches of berries surrou...
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...
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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".
Japanese shin hanga woodblock print by Hasui Kawase (1883-1957) titled “Kegon Falls, Nikko” from the series "Collection of Ukiyo-e Designs" first published by Bijutsusha in 1927. Dated on the image above the signature. No publisher's seal. Paper: 15 1/8" x 10 1/4" (14 1/4" x 9 3/8"). Very good color and overall condition with only minor discoloration on the back and margin edges. Pencil notation on the back at the bottom. Color illustrated as plate 170, page 369 in Volume 2 of “Kawas...
Large ushabti, with pleasant facial expression, depicted mummiform, with hands emerging from tightly-fitting garment, hands holding implements, seedsack suspended over shoulder, wearing a partially striated tripartite wig, and with 10 lines of hieroglyphic text, reading "pA-dj-jj-m-Htp" for the owner. Probably pronounced "Padiemhotep." The name means "the one whom 'Come-In-Peace' gives". The rest of the text is likely a standard Chapter 6 Book of the Dead inscription. 26th Dynasty, 685-525 B.C. ...
A 10k white gold pendant set with genuine diamonds, on a 10k white gold chain circa 1970s 1980. The 7/8" x 1/2" pendant is stamped JSN and 10K, and the 18" flat link 10k white gold chain has a spring-ring catch and it is also stamped 10 K. The diamonds are genuine and single point cut, set in a simple modernist design loop setting. This necklace weighs 3.3 grams and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs.
All items are thoroughly...
An 18k diamonds and cornflower sapphires row ring circa 1890. This Victorian period size 6 ring is 18k yellow gold, with genuine natural sapphires and antique sut diamonds. It measures 3/4" x 3/16" across the setting, the two diamonds measure approximately 10 points each by gauge, and the cornflower blue sapphires measure approximately 6 points each (side) and 12 points (central). This ring weighs 2.0 grams, it is stamped 18CT with a CT maker's mark. It is in excellent condition with no chips, c...
RICE WASHER WITH IRON STAND
Lovely bowl hollowed out from a single tree, with primitive grooves at inner surface (as funtional design for catching pebbles for cleaning rice up when washing rice), early 20th century, Korea,
approx. 24 x 23 x H 9cm (9.44 x 9.05 x 3.54in). Attached with such a three-legged iron stand, mid 20th century, Korea, approx. 14.5 x H 9.5cm (5.70 x 3.74in)
Some expected damage including hole due to use and aging as is, but in generally ...
A gilt-wood kebutsu Buddha nestled snugly in its original pierced-work sub-mandorla, which was originally attached to the main mandorla directly above a large main sculptural image. Early-Edo Period ca. 1650. Minor old repairs, with a string attached at the top for wall display.
Height: 28 cm
Width: 27.5 cm
Depth: 7 cm
Height of kebutsu Buddha figure only: 9.5 cm.
An elegantly sculpted mandorla fragment framing a lovely kebutsu Buddha. Highly decorative.
Anonymous Japanese pastel painting on paper titled 'Shojo' (Little girl). Frame with no glass: approx. 74.5 x 56.2cm (29.33 x 22.12in)
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Tibetan Kangling. Height - 300mm, Width - 56mm
Standing 11-Headed Kannon Bosatsu, the figure's left hand holding a long-stemmed lotus bud and the right forming the segan-in mudra symbolizing the fulfillment of the vow, sculpted in relief from a brown-hued sedimentary stone. Clearly dated to the third year of the Kokwa Era (1846), late-Edo Period. Minor old loss, with dried lichen accumulation.
Height: 41 cm
Width: 21.5 cm
Depth: 15 cm
Packaged weight: 14 kg
At the upper-right of the figure appear two Japanese characters that tra...
An educational tool pairing that spans a century!
Offered are two school slates, both designed to support children's learning, either while in school or at home.
The C1870 school slate was commonly known as a book slate as it is constructed of two separate slates that are bound together on one side allowing the slates to open and close like a book. This construction also allows the bound slates to stand freely on a flat surface. Each slate measures 7" wide x 9' long, and are framed in wood...
Mysterious Ancient Tibetan Headdress. Height - 620mm, Width - 220mm.
Gorgeous Japanese Geisha Doll Collectible Red Kimono Kyoto
Made in Japan
Condition: very good for its age
The doll is absolutely gorgeous, we got her in Kyoto from a private collector. This is an authentic Japanese geisha doll, her face is made of gofun and with glass eyes. The older version of geisha dolls are truly remarkable comparison to the newer version which made of plastic. This doll is a true collector's doll to be cherished and love. You can put this anywhere in your ho...
A collaboration piece between the famed poet/ nun of the late Edo period Rengetsu and her younger protege Tessai, this scroll depicts a frightened cricket making his way to the top of a stalk of grass on a windy day. Set in the fall season, the viewer can imagine a message of frailty, loneliness, and possibly the feeling of trepidation that accompanies the turning of the seasons towards the colder months. Melancholic though it may seem at first glance, there is the deeper, more hopeful message o...
Presented as a historical and cultural artifact, this extraordinarily RARE, very, very scarcely found, cloth book entitled "Pickaninny ABC" was published in London, Patented March 7, 1905, Number 39, by Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd. The book measures 8.50 inches long x 6.75 inches wide, and is the companion volume to the also exceedingly rare 1904 Dean's Rag Book, "Ten Little Indians" which I have had the pleasure to offer for sale only twice in my decades-long antiques career (see final photo for a...