A beautiful and quite interesting pre-columbian terracotta figure from Guerrero, Mexico. A male figure holding his head with his arm while leaning on the knee. The figure is wearing a sort of headpiece and shoulderpad. It could possibly be part of the Aztec empire.
Provenance: Ole Hammer Collection. Zoologist who collected all of his pieces in the 1950’s on his travels to South-America. Now most of his collection is in the danish museum ‘Holstebro Art Museum’. This one was acqu...
Molded votive head of a young male figure, with prominent facial details with pleasant expression. Depicted with a long textured hairdo and sidelock. Overall strong surface deposits. Ca. 4th-3rd century B.C. 8-1/4 inches High. Stable hairline cracks around the vent hole extending to the top of head, and some losses around the base rim, otherwise intact. Mounted on a custom base. Ex. old collection of Dr. Angelo R. Bergamo, N.J.
Beautiful 6 inch tall blue Aurene ruffled rim compote with a twist stem. The compote has a 6 inch diameter bowl with onion skin stretched rim. The compote is signed “Aurene 367" around the polished pontil.
浅沓と米俵 / CLOGS AND RICE BAGS
Wood carving asagutsu (shallow clogs) and rice bags that belong to the statue of Daikokuten (Syncretic Japanese deity of fortune and wealth). What an innovative remains and existences.
Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. approx. 13 x 14 x H 7cm (5.11 x 5.51 x 2.75in).
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Offered is a wonderful, circa 1920s, hanging, Apothecary Show Globe fashioned in the Art Deco style, complete and all-original. Very often hung in the front window of the local drug store to attract customers, these show globes were frequently filled with colored water to add extra depth and interest to their sculpted appearance.
Condition of this fabulous piece is quite fine. The interior of the globe and finial note some faint, scattered, age-related haziness. While the large globe has abs...
PB220004 A very scarce decorated blue Aurene fan vase. The vase is shape 6297 and is marked “Steuben Aurene 6297" on the foot. The pontil is unpolished. The vase is 8 ½ inches tall and is decorated in white leaf and vine decoration. An example of this vase is shown in Figure 10.120 of Dimitroff’s “Frederick Carder and Steuben Glass.”
種字不動明王図 / SHUJI FUDO MYOO
Japanese esoteric Buddhist hanging scroll mounted with woodblock print of 'Fudo Myoo' (Acala as the God of Fire) expressed with 'Shuji' (Monosyllabic Sanskrit character that symbolizes its particular Buddhas),
Edo period, 19th century, approx. 108 x 29.5cm (42.51 x 11.61in), originally in such damaged condition as is, so that backed with extra paper as seen (so having curling).
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奉納稲荷 / PAIR OF VOTIVE INARI FOXES
Old Imado ware, Showa period, 1960s, approx. H 9 x 3 x 3cm (3.54 x 1.18 x 1.18in)
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A 4 ½ inch tall Loetz “Diaspora” small vase of green glass with blue iridescense which shows purple highlights. The vase is 2 1/4 inches in diameter, has a polished pontil and is unmarked.
対の狐 / PAIR OF FOXES
Pair of votive stone carving foxes as the messengers of Inari god, from a certain shrine in Northern Kanto region (Gunma area), Japan, Edo period, 19th century, approx. H 22.5 x 11.3 x 6.3cm (8.85 x 4.44 x 2.48in).
Because of the slight different feeling of each texture, those could be not original pair?, and each might have had each own partner at the same shrine?, though never knows. Cement-repair at the mouth and the tail as is.
Rectangular cover for over a gift, called fukusa made of green (front) and purple (back) silk satin. On the front is an image of three turtles walking towards the water, with a bamboo grove in the back of them. The hand-made decoration is done in velvet, hand painting and gold thread embroidery.
On the back in light gray velvet against purple is a round family crest.
Green and brown braided tassels in the corners.
Japan, first half 20th century
H 22 x W 19.25 in.
Federal Glass Company made Sharon from 1935-39. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
A Splendid And Rare Large Khmer Sandstone Carved Panel With Standing Divinity, Angkor Koh Ker 10th Century. The Khmer Sandstone Panel, carved in Deep Relief with A Standing Divinity on a rectangular Base. His Face With Benevolent Expression, Triangular nose, Incised Almond-Shaped eyes, Arched eyebrows in relief. Wearing a conical hairdress Secured With A Decorated Tiarra. Wearing Short Samport Vertically Striated And Single overlap. Wearing multiple jewels indicating a Major Divinity. The Niche ...
A Rare Large Khmer Gray Stone Head Of Harihara, Pre Angkor 7th century The Splendid head of the iconic divinity, half Shiva and half Vishnu, Finely carved with incised almond-shaped eyes, broad nose and broad lips, thin mustache and elongated earlobes. His third eye and elaborated hair dress on the right side belong to Shiva while the left side of the head with hair arranged in a tall mitre. The piece is a splendid example of the powerful style of the art in the pre-Angkor period. Estimate Value...
Offered for sale is a choice 19th century apothecary medicine bottle marked "P.IPEC-OPII" ! This 6.5 inch tall bottle produced by the Whitall Tatum Company of Millville, New Jersey, additionally has the patent date and manufacturer's initials embossed on the base, “W.T.CO. – Pat. 1889”.
This label-under-glass (LUG) wide mouth apothecary bottle is in fine condition and sports ground glass construction to the stopper. The label is complete, undamaged and displays very nicely. Note that ...
Almost square fukusa, or ceremonial cover, made of silk, hand-decorated in yuzen dye technique (mineral colors and gold flakes) and with gold thread embroidery. Image of two open folding fans, connected with red noshi-threads. On the top fan are chrysanthemums along a stream; the bottom fan is decorated with cranes flying above pine trees near the sea. The fans are outlined in gold thread.
The reverse is red silk, decorated with peonies in brocade weave.
Tassels in the four corners, ...
Almost square fukusa or ceremonial cloth or cover. Two hand-embroidered diamond shaped white silk emblems of a pair of cranes, enhanced by gold-thread outlines, on a kikko hanabishi background in multicolor yuzen dye technique between two bands of bright orange-red. Some of the flowers in the kikko hanabishi ground are hand-embroidered. The outlines of the kikko painted in gold (now oxidized to a greenish color).
The back of the fukusa is a solid bright orange-red.
Tassels in 3 of th...
A Steuben gold Aurene vase with green pulled feather decoration. The vase is 4 3/4 inches tall and 3 inches in diameter at the shoulder. The vase is shape 209 and is marked “AURENE 209b” around the polished pontil, the “b” signifying a decorated item in the Steuben shape catalog. There is no damage.