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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Continental : Pre 1910 item #972961
Anna Marcel
$225.00
Wonderful detailed Miniature Portait of a Lady of the Court with fine gown and jewels. It is in original red velvet frame which measures 4.5" tall. Portrait is appx 3.25" tall. Painted on Ivory wafer and signed by artist, this is European in Origin. I just love the fine detail in her garb and elaborate jewelry. Condition is Very Good. You will be pleased, it is hard to let go of this one.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #304083 (stock #MCH838)
A charming portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a young girl, by British artist Thomas Redmond, circa 1775. The child wears a white dress with a large pink sash; she has curly blond hair and bright blue eyes. Born circa 1745, Redmond was the son of a clergyman and apprenticed as a housepainter before giving it up to move to London to study art. He exhibited at the Free Society of Artists, 1762-1771, and at the Royal Academy, 1775-1783. Very good condition; there’s a chi to the edge...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1371803 (stock #WN094)
Galerie Hafner
$1,400.00
shipping included
A fine Chinese trade miniature portrait, painted in oil colors on a rectangular ivory plaque. Depicting a traditionally dressed young Chinese Lady, the jewelry highlighted with gold and white drops. Framed in a 19th century daguerreotype case. Condition: a tiny color loss, not originally framed. Dimension: case: c. 11.8 cm x 9.4 cm.
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 : Drawings : Pre 1970 item #757297 (stock #171)
A charming, signed, pastel portrait by Dorothy Colles (1917-2003) who was (according to an obituary published in the Independent newspaper) "gifted in portraits of children". This picture was drawn circa 1963 (please see our other Colles picture) and was a commissioned piece for an advertising poster. Dorothy Colles has exhibited through the Royal Academy and the Royal Society of Portrait Painting. Condition - excellent. The picture 20 inches by 17.7 inches (51cm x 45cm). The original frame - 23...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1354045 (stock #1835)
Mimi Dee Artwear
Commission - Thank you!
A commissioned portrait painting of a sweet shelter rescue feline female tabby kitty cat named "Pooka" who shares her large N. H. home with Ms. M, a very gracious loving pet owner. During the time spent sketching and photographing this tabby, she indulged us while posing and playing this way and that. When she had enough, she gave this painter a straight on look like, "lady you get that camera any closer and you will be verrrrry sorry"! Then, she winked and walked away...

Title: I Love M...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1434196 (stock #RAC-11)
Gallery Rex
$8,142.00
Famous the Jianyao bowl was produced to aim the real black one, however various types was born because of the change of kiln condition, for example higher temperature or air inflow etc. These small bowls were used for the sake of examination of water at the tea ceremony called "Tocha/Japanese, Gedou cha/Chinese" . This collection consists of 6 various original Jinayao bowls, "Yohen/窯変天目" ,"Yuteki/油滴天目","Wusan/烏盞","Nogime/兎毫盞","Haikaburi/灰被天目","Kaki/柿天目 ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1434176
This is a pair of equestrian riders from early Tang Dynasty (618 AD to 906 AD) with original orange polychrome. Riders are detachable from the horse. Price on request. Visit www.lotusgallery.co.uk for more information.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1434080
This terracotta figure of a farmer is made from Han Dynasty. He is wearing rope-tied sandals, holding a long sword on his left hand and spade on the right. The smiling expression portray the satisfaction of a farmer within the Han empire and it illustrates the importance of agriculture being the cornerstone for the era, with canals and fields being developed and innovative technology introduced. Families were transported to the outskirts of the empire to create new lands and all farming lands...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1434079
This is a red pottery base to a "money tree" made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) in Sichuan province. It is believed that money tree would bring in good fortune by shaking it. The missing upper part is a cast of thin layers of bronze trunk and branches with leaves depicted in the form of mythical animals and ancient Chinese coins. The base is sculpted of winged-ram and rider with some animals and mythical creatures beneath. The story behind “money trees” is often associated ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre AD 1000 item #1434078
This figure of a shaman is a representation of an ancient Mongolian culture called Ewenki located in the primary forest in northeast of China and has existed for over 2000 years. It follows a religion-cultural practices of shamanism and is known for its distinctive dances and costumes which is shown from the figure on the right. The mask is depicted with animal-like ears and horns that reflects on the relationship the tribe has with reindeer as their traditions often involves reindeer in the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1433946 (stock #MB471)
Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Glazed Pottery Jar

This pottery jar of unusual form was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and comes from Shaanxi province in the northwest of China. It is made from a reddish pottery, quite "heavily-potted" with a sturdy high foot. Simple incised decorative bands surround the jar at its waist. It is coated in an attractive amber glaze, the colour of which varies slightly in places. There are two kiln scars to the body (often seen on ware of this pe...

J S Antiques
$1,140.00
Fenton Glass Company made this pitcher with reamer. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1433681 (stock #MB465)
A Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Sancai Glazed Pottery Groom with Oxford TL Test

This very fine pottery model of a foreign groom was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a highly-fired white pottery that has been coated in different coloured glazes, as well as the facial features being finished in cold-painted coloured pigments. The figure has a beard and moustache and wears a flowing cloak with distinctive head gear. His right arm is raised as though holding the reigns of...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1433680 (stock #MB464)
Rare Large Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Xian (Published)

This exceptionally large and rare bronze xian (steamer) was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220) and actually comprises three separate vessels that combine to form the xian. The middle section sits within the lower section, and on top sits the upper section, the part that has the grill in its base to allow steam to enter the vessel. Each section is decorated with raised bands and a pair of taotie ring handles. The surfaces are c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1433678 (stock #MB429)
Chinese Western Han Dynasty Cylindrical Bronze Box

This vessel dates to the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). The cylindrical body has two taotie (monster) head fixtures to which are attached rings, twisted bronze double links and the carrying handle. The cover is dome-shaped with its own ring. Vessels of this general form evolved from earlier wooden vessels made during the Eastern Zhou period that were made from bending a thin sheet of wood into a circle that were held together by circul...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1433677 (stock #MA224)
Rare Chinese Western Zhou Dynasty Bronze Chariot Bell

This rare and interesting bronze bell was made during the Western Zhou Dynasty (c. 1100 - 771 BC). It would have originally been fitted to a horse-drawn chariot, ringing constantly as the chariot went along. It still has its bronze ball inside the bell section so shaking it will make the same sound that was heard some 3,000 years ago! The surface has corroded due to long burial and there are extensive malachite deposits.

Height 13 cm ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1433676 (stock #MB247)
Chinese Warring States Flat Bronze Axe Head (475 - 221 BC)

This bronze axe head dates approximately to the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC). It has a relatively wide cutting edge and on one side are timber marks within the surface corrosion. Inside are remains of its wooden shaft. Length 15 cm (6 inches). Good condition.

For information: this axe head is part of a modest yet very interesting private English collection of Chinese antiquities acquired during the 1990s that we recently ...