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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1900 item #1335815
David Anthony
An outstanding pair of studio quality candlesticks from the hands of famed ceramicist Clement Massier of free form with fully modeled frogs and snails. The glaze is a complex interplay between faintly iridescent gold and hollandaise yellow. Signed C(lement) M(assier) Golfe Juan AM on underside. Excellent condition. Dimension: 8 1/4" h
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Depression Glass : Pre 1940 item #738908 (stock #RLcndlstx)
Two J's
A pair of Hazel Atlas Royal Lace Pink Ruffled Candlesticks. In excellent condition. Produced 1934-41. Very hard to find.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1087938 (stock #1815)
R and S Antiques
A Large Pair of Louis Philippe Gilt and Patinated Bronze and Parcel Gilt Candlesticks. Bobeches original and intact. Height 11.25", width 4.25". Circa 1830-1840. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1432617 (stock #10636)
Rare sculpture of a bronze elephant, reclining and holding up his head, throwing his trunk up in the air.
Cast bronze with beautiful brown patina and traces of former gilding.
Japan, Edo period, 18th/19th century.

Length: 7 ½ inches; height: 6 ¾ inches.

Few scratches on bottom, some rubbed areas, excellent condition.

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1432577
Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak, Silindung Valley; mid 20th C

Commercial cotton, natural and commercial dyes, warp ikat, supplementary warp and weft weaving, twining

A single panel with an indigo centrefield of seven bands of very long white ikat pierced lozenges. The chevrons are piled up densely at each end, and show their delicate form in the middle bands. Lying over the ikat design and extending across the wine-red side panels are five bands of colourful supplementar...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1930 item #1432452
Indonesia, Bali, Singaraja, early 20th century

Imported silk, aniline dyes, tie-dye (pelangi) and stitch-resist (tritik)

A stunning silk pelangi wrapper tie-dyed in Singaraja in north Bali. Its luxurious length of 3 metres is divided along the diagonal in a bold format of different coloured triangles in plum, grape purple, soft pistachio green and mandarin orange. The colours are marked off by broad lines of stitch-resist (tritik) that produces an i...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1432395
Lau o’o mimireke

Timor Leste, Baucau or West Lautem, 1970s

Warp ikat, supplementary warp weave, discontinuous supplementary weft

A festive red tubeskirt (lau o’o mimireke) woven in the Baucau or West Lautem municipality, constructed by stitching two panels together. The wide body of multicoloured stripes is followed at each end by a design band of orange and dark brown ikat, and a solid plum band decorated with two large flowers woven in s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1432359 (stock #BNJakitaHira)
June Hastings
Late 19th C Hirado Porcelain Japanese glazed porcelain figure of a puppy, most likely an akita. The puppy is wearing a ruffled collar with bells. If you hold this piece under a bright light, you can see some surface crazing that occurred after firing during the cooling process, which attests to its age. In excellent condition, it dates circa 1890. Measures 5.5" high, 3.5" wide, 4.5" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1432347 (stock #BNJcloisCig)
June Hastings
An exceptional Japanese cloisonne enamel cigarette case with gold washed interior. A floral scene on each side features a chrysanthemum, or kiku, symbolizing perfection, long life, power and nobility. Enameling is rich and vibrant, exhibiting very little or no wear. In excellent condition, this beauty measures 3.5" x 3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1432346
Java, Solo, second quarter of 20th century

Commercial cotton, botanical indigo and soga dyes, batik tulis (hand drawn batik)

A graceful, sophisticated batik, hand-drawn in the court city of Solo and dyed in golden brown botanical soga with indigo accents on a cream ground. The main motif is a floral variant of the slanting parang (knife), one of the most foundational of batik motifs. The gently curving lines of this variant make it resemble a...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1970 item #1432319
Lembata, Lamalera, Lamaholot people, mid 20th century

Handspun cotton, botanical indigo and morinda dyes, warp ikat

This is a lovely panel, made up of bands of ikat in three colours—indigo, morinda and natural—interleaved with solid rust-red bands and deep indigo stripes. The broadest ikat band has a composite figurative motif tena tuba moku (boat harpoons manta ray) representative of local life. A large fishing boat (tena, seen in cross-section) carri...
J S Antiques
Federal Glass Company made Sharon from 1935-39. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1432163
Beautiful Acrobat painting, pastel on paper 16“ x 9 1/2“ framed in a gold baroque. Frame excellent condition and signed Biography Maurice Brianchon (French, 1899–1979) was born in 1899 in the village of Fresnay-sur-Sarthe to Parisian parents. After a classical education, he began his official art training at the École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris in 1917. Early public recognition of his talent came when, at the age of 23, he was appointed a member of the committee of the Salon d’Au...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1432141 (stock #MB438)
Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl in Kiln Saggar

A rare opportunity to acquire a Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127) kiln saggar still containing its Qingbai porcelain bowl, excavated from a kiln site in the Jingdezhen area of Jiangxi province. 

Northern Song Dynasty Qingbai porcelain was fired individually in saggars (the fireproof clay case) that were stacked on top of each other in the kiln. Firing in kilns was then, of course, not the exact science that it is now, ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432136 (stock #MB432)
Chinese Tang Dynasty Sancai Glazed Pottery Lady

This elegant pottery figure of a lady was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The lady wears flowing robes and stands alert with hands clasped together across her chest, her head looking very slightly to her left. It is made from a cream-coloured pottery that is relatively highly-fired. The body is coated in finely-crackled green and amber glazes while the head and face have been cold painted with black and white pigments.

It is of...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432135 (stock #MB123)
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Sancai Glazed Pottery Groom Figure (Published & with Oxford TL Test)

This fine pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906) and represents a foreign male attendant or groom. It is "heavily-potted" and made from a cream-coloured pottery that is relatively highly-fired. The body is coated in very finely-crackled green and amber glazes.

Tang glazed items such as this are usually referred to as "sancai glazed" pieces. "Sancai" refers to three colo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1432083 (stock #MA487)
Very Rare Large Chinese Yuan Dynasty Blue & White Granary Jar & Cover (with Oxford TL Test)

This extremely rare jar, complete with original cover, was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Although we have seen several jars of a generally similar form (usually attributed to the earlier Song Dynasty) we have never before seen a jar of this form with underglaze cobalt blue decoration. It is most likely a product of one of the kilns at Yuxi in Yunnan province, one of the earliest place...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Travel : Pre 1960 item #1432060 (stock #G671)
Offered is a wonderful, C1950s, Art Deco-styled, advertising store sign that features in bold capital letters the word, "COSMETICS". This sign, which originally hung in a Grand Rapids, Michigan, establishment, might well have been displayed in either a drug store or a beauty salon which sold various lines of ladies' cosmetics.

The black-painted, metal frame houses a plastic, cream-colored insert that features an embossed lettering and design technique that advertises the name of the product f...