A rare comical stoneware lidded jar in the shape of a blowfish by Mark V. Marshall for Doulton Lambeth, circa 1885. This globular vessel stands on three fin feet and the lid has a fin shaped handle. The entire piece is glazed in rich green, white and brown tones. The underside bears an impressed "Doulton Lambeth" mark, signature, and other incised factory marks. In excellent condition, it measures 6.5 inches high and 5.25" diameter.
Offered here is a rare piece of Cambridge Cleo. This is the #617 cigarette jar and dates prior to 1930. (It's shown in the 1927-9 catalog reprint.) The jar has a light paneled optic within the glass and stands approximately 4 inches high. Excellent condition on this rare and unusual Cambridge Cleo item.
Large Chinese Yuan Dynasty Blue & White Jar with Oxford TL Test
Rarely offered for sale, this large early "blue & white" jar was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). It has a wide body as well as a wide mouth. Around the shoulder, painted in underglaze cobalt blue, are three stylised Dogs of Fo and beribboned spiralling objects. Below this the body is decorated with scrolling floral and leaf patterns with a band of large lotus leaves toward the base. The colour of the underglaze bl...
A rare and very attractive Chinese seated Cloisonne Elephant which can be secretly used as a jar (perfect safe/hiding place for valuables!) 19th Century, very striking designs and unusual colors. Excellent workmanship. Condition: overall good. The head and ears are removable and the elephant can be ingeniously used as a jar with a lid, which is extremely rare, please see photographs (the lid can be put on the jar rim prior to mounting the head and ears to conceal the lid completely from view!)Si...
An excellent Palace jar from the Kangxi period. A top quality design and in an ovoid shape with ribbed middle sections. Three lines in brown making the jar very sophisticated. The scenery showing two windows with a four clewed dragon and two windows with a carps. An excellent rare jar in a quality that even very few museums can show from their collections. The jar has been in the Wayland Wieslander Collection. Condition: The rim has a polished area (probably a restored ship). And the bottom has ...
A slender Maya cylinder from the Zeaculeu area in the Western Highlands of Guatemala, ca. 400 - 800 AD. This elegant vessel is 9" high, 3-1/2" in diameter and is decorated with bands of negative resist designs, executed in black over white, as well as directly on the orange slip. Intact, with mineral deposits and root marks. Rare type.
English Worcester Porcelain Cup & Saucer, c. 1768. Very rare overglaze polychrome on Robert Hancock print based on Pannin's engraving of Grand Tour of Rome. Rare Meissen cross sword's mark with a dot 6 between the tips. Reference: Zorensky, page 373, plate 477. Condition: excellent, two very very minor rim flea bites. Saucer, 5 inches diameter; cup, 2 3/8 inches high.
This is a rare and large, top quality Satsuma Jar or vase by Yabu Meizan. We are not sure because the top is both gilded and glazed on the inside edge. The beautiful Meiji era lid is not original to the piece. The gold detail and landscape painting are beautiful. It is stoutly potted and measures 9 inches tall by 8 1/2 inches wide. This piece is not signed but at one time it was signed by Yabu Meizan. The original signature has been covered up by an excellent restoration to a drill hole. The pri...
Authentic CHANEL Cosmetic case in yellow Caviar leather, rare color! Excellent condition, couple of stray marks on the inside (see photo), comes with authenticity card and Chanel dustbag.
Height: 5.5 inches
Width: 3.25 inches (excluding handles)
Age: Late Edo to Meiji (1850 - 1870)
A very RARE and highly appealing Black Memorabilia Advertising Diecut!
Marked "Copyright 1924", in the lower left hand corner, this extremely hard-to-find advertising piece measures 10.5 inches wide x 13.5 inches high. Colorful and visually interesting, the heavy cardboard diecut depicts an engaging Uncle Wabash serenely strumming his banjo on his front porch! Guess the message to the consumer was, "Eat one of Uncle Wabash's cupcakes to experience your own little slice of heaven and serenity!...
A very elegant tsubo (jar) by one of the most famous Japanese potters, Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919-2007). It is a beautiful example of the work of that master potter.
Shimaoka Tatuzo, who worked and lived in the town of Mashiko, studied with legendary potter Hamada Shoji (1894-1978) and was recognized as a National Living Treasure in 1996 for his Jomon Zogan technique.
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Very beautiful and rare hairpins with movable jade butterflies and red coral. Gilded silver, marked. In excellent condition.
Measurements: 21 x 6 and 21,5 x 5,2.
A superb Moche shell vessel from Peru, ca. 500 - 700 AD. This fine orangeware effigy piece is 5" high and depicts a seashell. It is decorated with a large number of nacre inlays, as well as rare purple pigment. A rare type in excellent condition, with intact suspension loops and strong mineral deposits.
Yabu Meizan (1852 - 1934)
Yabu Meizan was born in Osaka, Japan in 1852. He learned to paint Satsuma in 1880 and opened a factory the same year. In the years that followed, he won many awards and held many positions of importance in his field. However, after World War I (1914), demand for Satsuma declined, causing Meizan to concentrate on the domestic market prior to his death in 1934.
Height: 3.625 (9 cm) inches
Width: 2.625 (6.5 cm) inches...
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ROLEX 18k Gold 19mm Deployment Riveted Link DAYTONA MODEL Ref 71. Rare, Daytona Riveted Linked Deployment. Circa: approx 1978. Reference "71" on end pieces ref. Nos 6239, 6263, and 6265. Deployment marked: "PATENTED & REGISTERED 6.54/ROLEXSA/.750", and "71" on both end links. Rebuilt and refinished by Rolex in the 1980s to mint condition. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
A pair small Chinese porcelain jars with lids, each decorated with two foo dogs among peony flowers and scrolls in the "wucai" palette with underglaze blue. Bases without glaze. Rare to find a pair with matching lids and with so fresh colors. Including two later reticulated wooden stands. Dimension with lid: 14.3 cm high, on stand: 17.3 cm high. Condition: one cover with glued area and rim chips. One jarlet with minor kiln dust and the other jar with negligible rim fritting. The wood stands with...
A rare Tiffany Favrile footed gold wine or sherry glass with threading and teardrops. The 5 3/4 inch tall piece rests on a conical base which is marked “LCT M7665 on the rim. The prefix “M” dates this piece circa 1900. The exterior of the glass has a very lightly iridized surface and the iridized interior exhibits a wonderful blue/purple coloration. An example of this style glass can be seen in the color photograph on page 223 of “Behind the Scenes of Tiffany Glassmaking - The Nash N...