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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #770453 (stock #a1086)
A superb oil on canvas American folk art painting depicting a man orating about temperance. He is standing beneath trees which are arching to almost form a bower over him. A courting couple is on either side of him, with a church in the background. The symbolism of the couples probably reflects the belief that marital and family relations improve in temperance households. Note also that the orator is holding a bottle in his left hand, probably just after having poured the contents on the ground...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #935470 (stock #ya100)
A wonderful American folk art portrait of a Methodist minister painted by Ammi Phillips (1788–1865). The distinguished gentleman is sitting at a table, with his hand holding a pair of spectacles and resting on a Methodist hymnal. The finely rendered depiction of the large dominating figure with dark clothing emphasizes the gravitas of the sitter.

The painting is 32 5/8 inches by 27 1/4 inches sight size, and 37 7/8 inches by 32 3/4 inches framed size. The painting is in overall excellent co...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1216585 (stock #0003)

Antique and unique Japanese Mingei Sake Bottle (Tokkuri), also usable as a flower vase. It is approx. 100 years old and made of old Shino-Ware.

You will find two amazing images on it, made with iron-oxid. Enjoy sake or beautiful flowers with this antique Mingei Folk Art item.

Mingei (民芸 lit. folk arts or arts of the people), the Japanese folk art movement, was developed in the late 1920s and 1930s in Japan. Its founding father was Yanagi Sōetsu (1889–1...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1990 item #1408545 (stock #02239)
The Framed Size: 32"L x 24"H x 2" Thick, 24 K Gold frame
Image Size: 28" L x 20" H.
Artist: Gisela Fabian (1943-2004) American, Born in Germany
Medium: Oil on Canvas
The condition of Painting,: Excellent.
Signed: Lower left center, Gisela Fabian, '87.
Title : Noah's Ark
The year of painting: 1987

This is wonderful Oil Painting by Gisela Fabian.
I have purchased this painting in 1991. I have kept last 28 years and never offered to the public unt...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1900 item #178360 (stock #1003)
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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...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Pre 1990 item #1408355 (stock #02227)
The Unframed Size: 18"W x 28 1/2" H,
Image Size: 15" W x 26 1/2" H
Artist: Jovan Obican (1918-1986)
The subject of Painting : Violinist
Medium: Acrylic painting on hard art paper.
The condition of Painting Excellent.
Signed: Lower left, Obican, with face which is his trade mark.
The dating of this painting around 1980's.
This is beautiful Original Acrylic Painting by Jovan Obican.
I have purchased this painting in 1991, 28 years ago at his family ex...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1426915 (stock #TRC20703)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
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Conceived by 20th century master ceramicist Kawai Kanjiro—here an abstract depiction of flowers is used to adorn an exquisite “henko” shaped vase. The glaze used is known as “tetsu-yu” for its use of iron compounds to achieve this distinctive look. Though many pieces by Kanjiro remain today, this exact combination of style, shape, and glazing is uncommon, making this a must-have work for serious collectors.

Like so many greats throughout history, Kanjiro (1890 - 1966) was ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1103090 (stock #RCKK)
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A long, rare and attractive horizontal Yao Mien ceremonial procession scroll "DRAGON BRIDGE", circa 1890, Southern China, painted on rice or mulberry paper. Iconographically important in Daoist art. Condition: overall good, some minor effects of aging. Size: L 365 cm x H. 17 cm. Collector's item, difficult to find complete and in this condition. For further information/history on Lantien & Mien Yao paintings please refer to "Yao Ceremonial Paintings" by Jacques Lemoine. Publisher: White Lotus, B...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1372768 (stock #a1650)
A fantastic Clarissa Peters (Mrs. Mose B. Russell) mourning painting of a baby and toddler. Peters chose a simple palette of white and bluish-gray to emphasize the ethereal and ephemeral nature of the painting, reserving the use of colors to the hair, lips, and eyes of the subjects. Known for painting children, Peters' mourning paintings are scarce, and double mourning portraits are exponentially rarer yet.

Adding to the importance of this piece is the velvet lined gutta percha case, which h...

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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1365017 (stock #1846)
Last exhibited at Reading Art Association of Reading MA.
This latest original landscape painting by self learned painter Mimi Dee depicts a deep red road and looming large far reaching limbed tree with a twisted trunk joined by a grove meeting at that buttery yellow luminous sky that this painter relishes so. All this with a very limited palette of 3 plus white!

Remember kids you do not have to take art lessons nor waste time on a college degree to paint...but you do need a degree to be ...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Dutch : Pre 1700 item #986812 (stock #295)
Antiquarian Art Co.
$15,000.00
A fine 17th century Dutch landscape by Solomon Van Ruisdael oil on oak panel 19 x 25.5 inches signed lower right. The scene is from a area near old Haarlem where he often painted pictured is a ferryboat in the distance and an angler and woman by a cottage in the foreground. An exquisite old master painting. Biography, (1600/03-1670) Salomon van Ruysdael was called De Goyer until he and his brother Isaack changed their name to Ruysdael, after the castle near their father's birthplace, Blaricum. ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : New item #1413499 (stock #1857)
Mimi Dee Artwear
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Remember kids of all ages, you do not need to take perpetual art workshop lessons nor waste time on a college art degree to paint and sell...but you do need a college degree and a license to be a registered nurse who saves lives and helps mankind!

Newest nocturne mid size original regional landscape marine painting by Mimi Dee in a dramatic predominantly inky blue and rose pink depiction of a full moon half hidden by clouds in an ink blue sky and primordial cape marsh nocturne.

Very camera ...

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Contemporary item #849444 (stock #T 1666)
Made in USA. All metal hand hammered in the American Modernist or Arts & Crafts metal art smith tradition, this face motif free standing 116 grams copper metal sculpture can hold a vase or can be worn as a cuff bracelet. All hammered by one set of hands from beginning to end resulting in this art work by this metal art smith and signed: HANDMADE MIMI DEE.
See Image 2: Can be displayed on a table or in a shelf to hold a small bud vase or worn as a massive cuff bracelet. 116 grams.
St...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1416777 (stock #1435)
Fine 19th Century Korean Royal Court Painting of Children at Play. This genre of Korean paintings always displays children playing in imaginary Chinese court costumes, and is called Baekdongja-do in Korean. From the ground-breaking Auspicious Spirits, Korean Folk Paintings exhibition catalogue: "Depicting the children as court nobility expressed an auspicious desire that one's own children achieve success in life." This exceptional example was displayed in the room of a wife in the Korean royal ...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Pre 1980 item #1419940
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$640.00
A very fine yunomi (tea cup) made by legendary potter Hamada Shoji (1894-1978), one of the pillars of the Mingei movement.

Hamada Shoji (1894-1978) is without doubt the best known Japanese potter. His influence on the world of ceramics, not only in Japan but throughout the world makes him a true icon of contemporary pottery. During his lifetime, he received many awards, the most prestigious of them being the title of Important Intangible Cultural Property (Living National Treasure) of Japa...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #625103 (stock #m1034)
This banneret weather vane, found in upstate New York, is constructed of sheet and wrought iron, and has an incredible presence and visual impact. Featuring a flag with a central cut-out, scrollwork on either side of the flag, and an ornate three dimensional flower blossom at the end, it exemplifies the whimsy that one looks for in great items of folk art. The vane has a wonderful weathered and rough brown surface, and is in overall excellent condition. It is 37 inches long, 15 inches tall ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1350282 (stock #CF60003)
L'Asie Exotique
$6,000.00
Chinese Kesi (Silk Tapestry Weave) Chair Cover Panel. Finely woven in bright tones of blue, red, green, orange, and yellow with a gold wrapped thread background depicting auspicious longevity symbols, a large crane with outspread wings perched on layered rock work before a peach tree, over which another crane in flight, all above a quatrefoil panel enclosing a lotus blossom and a smaller pair of cranes confronting a ruyi head issuing from turbulent waves. Excellent condition. 61-1/4 in. x 20-1/2...