A set of five rare Machalilla figures from Ecuador, ca. 2000 – 1200 BC. They range from 1-3/8” to 2-3/8” in length and include both male and female examples. All are decorated with the characteristic puncture incising. Nice examples with good mineral deposits. The group comes displayed in a Riker mount.
A Steuben Venetian style topaz water set consisting of 4 tumblers and a 10 1/2 inch tall pitcher. The roemer style stemmed tumblers are 5 1/2 inches tall and have hollow stems decorated with celeste blue prunts and threading on the feet. The pitcher has the same celeste blue threading on the foot and celeste blue rigaree and prunts on the lower portion. The applied handle of the pitcher is hollow. The items are identified as shape 5067 and are unmarked. A verre de soie example of this roem...
Ming Dynasty, Ca. 1500s
This figure of a seated scholar is glazed turquoise with amber colored highlights. The back is mostly unglazed except for the original white slip coating, now darkened with age. The interior is hollow and unglazed, exposing the reddish clay body. The white slip coating continues for an inch or so into the interior cavity. The face is covered with a thin white slip (now darkened) but is otherwise unglazed. The turquoise glazed hat has a few old losses to the glaze wh...
west Nepal figure of very heavy wood with ravinated patina .48,5 cm
sitting or standing ,joint hands in namaste position in west nepal these figures mostly in wood are erected to protect inhabitants of evil influences that could disturb their everyday life .these guardians are placed on top of the houses ,at the entrance of bridges next to water ponts to avoid foreigners to bring with them bad influence which would need a shaman to solve the situation
A wonderful Colima village scene from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. It is mounted on a 5-1/2” diameter platform and consists of 2 houses and six figures. The dominant figure is a pregnant female leaning against one of the structures, her status is communicated via her relative size. There is also a figure on a funerary pallet and a hunched-over individual looking sideways. Two of the figures are located inside the houses, which are decorated with linear designs. Rare find in excelle...
This is not a used dial. It has never been used.
It comes from the original Hamilton Factory inventory. HAMILTON 16s Arabic DIAL Red 5 Min. Markers Marked in Script 1905. HAMILTON 16 Size Open Face Porcelain Arabic DIAL Factory New unused. This dial comes from the original Hamilton Factory inventory, still in its original wrap. This dial fits all Hamilton movements requiring three dial feet; both open face and hunting. Unused perfect original NOS Hamilton dial. Signed "Hamilton" in sc...
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,...
SAMPLE BOOK OF KARAMUSHI TEXTILE
Quite a rare find of handmade sample book of *karamushi (ramie) textile, Meiji period (1868-1912), Tohoku region, Japan, approx. 22 x 14cm (8.66 x 5.51in), 9pp.(including 2 blank pages). The condition is as is due to aging as seen.
*Karamushi textile - ref. https://kogeijapan.com/locale/en_US/okuaizushowakaramushiori/
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Messenger of Inari god, wood carving, Edo period (1603-1868), Japan, Height with base: approx. 12.5cm (4.92in). Not stand on its own without base, because of lack of front foot. The condition is as is due to aging as seen.
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Originally actually used as the traditional wooden ritual tray for votive offering in Korean Peninsula in early 20th century, approx. 25.5 x 25.5 x 7cm (10.03 x 10.03 x 2.75in).
Fine condition, with some expected sign of use due to age as is.
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INARI WITH TORII
Rare type of pottery Inari foxes (messengers of Inari god) enshrined with torii (shinto shrine gate), Showa period, mid 20th century, Japan, approx. H 10 x 9 x 4cm (3.93 x 3.54 x 1.57in). The condition is as is as seen.
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Two little wood carving Buddhist images fixed on the "waves" in tiers, and wooden zushi shrine arranged to be attched to enshrine them into in the later years. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Zushi: H 26cm (10.23in), Upper Buddha: H 6.5cm (2.55in), Lower Buddha: H 5.5cm (2.16in). Incredibly accurate carving for such small size as seen. Right hand of upper Buddha is damaged, and some stains and hittings at zushi due to aging as is. Buddh...
KATAGAMI STENCILS OF KAMON CREST 95pc.
Old paper patterns (katagami) of various design of Japanese family crest (kamon) used for stencil dyeing on kimono textile, Taisho-Showa period, early 20th century, approx. 9.5 x 9.0cm (3.74 x 3.54in) and some little smaller ones.
Some expected damage as is as seen. (Two of them are very damaged.)
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Jeannette Glass Company made Swirl from 1937-38.There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
LARGE SOBAN TRAY
Originally a dodecagonal top plate of large type of *'soban' individual wooden (pine) table once used around Kyongsang‐do in the southeast Korea, early 20th century, which was actually applied to a tray in the later years when its legs are damaged. approx. D 43 x H 3cm (16.92 x 1.18in). Some expected scratches and cracks due to aging, but a solid make as is. All fixtures in the photos are not attached.
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Traditional Korean wood chiseling wedding goose sent to a bride-to-be from a groom-to-be, mid-late 20th century, approx. 31 x 10.5 x H 18.5cm (12.20 x 4.13 x 7.28in).
Luxury quality with such profound dark color. Solid and heavy as it is. Removable neck part. Some expected flaws due to aging as is as seen.
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Oil painting on canvas by Toyoko Okumura (1939- ), Japan. approx. 65.5 x 53.3 x 2.5cm (25.78 x 20.98 x 0.98in).
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'Keue-ningyo' (lit.'Furry doll') as scarce high‐class realistic animal doll of traditional Kyoto handicraft pasting the bundles of untwisted silk string on the paper-mache body to describe the lie of animal's hair
made during End of Edo to Meiji period, late 19th - early 20th century, Japan, approx. 15 x 5 x H 14cm (5.90 x 1.96 x 5.51in). Glass eyes. Some expected damage due to aging as is as seen. One leg is unstable.
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