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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 : 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1960 item #1426915 (stock #TRC2106257)
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1431653 (stock #04222)
The size of each Tea Cup: 2 3/4" Dia x 2 1/8" High . The size of Cup, might be slightly off, This is rare set of 4 pcs Chinese Qing Dynasty Tongzhi (1862-1874) period Fine Porcelain Cups with very fine detail polychrome painting with Chinese Lady sitting at nest to Two large rock formation at front of fence, bamboo grass, cherry blossom like tree behind. Each cup has finely painted Chinese lady with colorful costume done in green, yellow pink, blue. Each lady's hairlines are exceptionally and ...
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.
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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.
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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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1200327 (stock #2032)
Framed Chimu Textile Panel with nine figures, Peru, ca. 800 - 1200. Textile Panel is 18" high x 11 1/2" wide. Frame size is 23" high x 16 3/4" wide x 1 1/4" deep. Estate of Miss Kate Kemper. According to Sothebv's NY, Kate Kemper, of London and Switzerland (1908-2004) was an early collector of Andean art, forming an important collection of ceramics and textiles after visiting Peru. Her comprehensive collection was formed in Europe and exhibited in various museums including Ancient Peruvian Art,...
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Contemporary item #843476 (stock #T 1658)
Yes, an original still made in a USA studio in the American Modernist tradition; all metal both copper and silver metalwork was hand fabricated wrought and hammered by this jewelry artist resulting in hand made chain and stations. SIGNED: Handmade Mimi Dee & Sterling. American turquoise and faceted mandarin color spessartite garnets from faraway lands were added. LEGAL: All images design content concept text solely owned by Mimi Dee.
Includes a very collectible coordinating jewelry pre...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1397199 (stock #1854)
Signed Studio Piece

Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic pendant necklace sculpture that frames a tree with nine branches of sterling silver, brass and copper with two antique faceted red amber beads. Looks equally well in a shadow box on your wall, window hanging art piece or around your neck. It was wrought in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.

*Bold n...

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : New item #1392834 (stock #1853)
Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic ethnographic like pendant necklace sculpture with four major segments which include an added bold carved carnelian ear of corn dangle.

Looks equally well in a shadow box on your wall, window hanging art piece or around your neck. It was wrought in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.

*Bold north to south: 8" X 3...

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1384249 (stock #1852)
Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic protective eye pendant necklace with spiral dangles and an added bold turquoise dangle, was made in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.

The multi cultural ethnographic evil eye protection motif, used in jewelry by the ancient Romans, Asian Dzi, Victorian, Latin American countries and continuously through out the middle east was h...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1340008 (stock #1828)
The latest original regional marsh landscape painting by this painter. A dramatic deep red and blue marsh with a distant luminous sliver of sky in buttery yellow was painted with a very limited palette of three pigments plus white, following a more "Modernist" feel to this while the other recently painted "Marsh Moment" - # 1340185 - using the same limited palette may have more of a traditional regional appeal. Canvas laid on professional archival Amersand museum hard board panel.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1305172
A Chinese fan painting by Wang, Ren Shou (1875-1936). The painting is dated 1925. Mr. Wang Ren Shou was a famous scholar and calligrapher in late Qing dynasty and early Republic period. This painting is painted with excellent skills and good scholar taste. The facial expression and the trees were painted with good details. Very good condition.
Provenance: From Paul Spheeris collection. Mr. Paul Spheeris was formerly the Curator of Oriental Art in Indianapolis Museum.