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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1278679
Venus Galleries
$8,500.00
Lugdunum (Lyons) Mint, c. AD 14-37

Obverse: Laureate bust of Tiberius facing right. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AUGUSTUS.

Reverse: Seated female figure (generally thought to be Livia or Pax) facing right on a plain chair, holding a long scepter in her right hand and a palm branch in her left. PONTIF MAXIM.

Coin in extremely fine condition.

Set in 18K gold swivel pendant with .75 karat black diamond. Handmade in Jerusalem.

Diameter: 27 mm without pendant; Weight: 13.6 g

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1121781
Early vintage handmade sterling silver bracelet designed and signed by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar(1905-86). Measures 7 inches long X 1 inch wide. Comprised of 9 repousse wave panels with applied rope trim. Penny Morrills's book SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO pictures the bracelets' hallmarks - HA STERLING MADE IN MEXICO and states that those marks were used on Aguilar designs from 1940-45. Slide in pin closure attached with safety chain are perfectly secure. Beautiful vintage condition and pa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1413159
A substantial and massive silver bowl, Early Roman Empire, ca. 1st. century AD:

An extremely elegant bowl of fine solid silver; of a hemispheric form with turned over hammered rim and concenthric circles all over the entire exteriour surface. Normally this decoration is only seen in the center of this type of bowl, but on this bowl there's around 14-15 large circles engraved all the way to the rim.

Size: 15,5 cm. in diameter, 6,5 cm. tall.

Condition: Very fine,...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1204741
Vintage, rarely seen on the market 940 sterling silver graduated disc bracelet designed and signed circa 1948-62 by famous Taxco, Mexico artist & silver Maestro Hector Aguilar. The center front disc measures 1 1/2" high. The bracelet's inner circumference when closed is 7". Bracelet weighs 85 grams or 3 oz. Slide-in clasp works perfectly. No dents are dings to silver. Beautiful soft original patina. Fully hallmarked on the clasp. This design is pictured on p. 139 of SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO by P...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1323784
Iconic hand wrought sterling silver "Old Maguey" necklace designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar (1905-86). Necklace has a wearable length of up to 19 inches. Center portion measures 7" across & 1 3/4" high at widest point. Weight 122 grams, 4.3 oz. Beautiful condition with no issues. Fully hallmarked on the clasp TAXCO 940 HA dating the piece to 1940-48. Pictured on p. 178 of WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE by Penny Morrill.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1263079
Sensational vintage sterling silver bracelet designed and signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico modernist Antonio Pineda. Truly one of Antonio's best this bracelet measures 1 1/4" wide. Will comfortably fit up to a 7" wrist. Heavy at 130 grams 4.06oz. Beautiful condition. Clasp is tight and secure. Attached safety chain. Signed on the clasp with ANTONIO TAXCO crown mark, 970 STERLING eagle #208. This design featured in recent exhibits and publications. Pictured on p.52 of SILVER SEDUCTION: THE A...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1341183
Beautiful sterling silver & rose quartz bracelet designed and signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar (1905-86). Comprised of 5 ancient pale pink hand cut, bezel set quartz stones. Center stone measures 1" high. Bracelet will fit up to a 6 3/4" wrist comfortably. Excellent vintage condition. Slide in clasp and safety chain are tight and secure. Fully signed on the reverse. A similar bracelet design is pictured on page 104 of MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill. Please see the com...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1187495
Impressive 2 3/4" wide Hector Aguilar designed sterling silver cuff bracelet studded with 30 amethyst cabs signed circa 1940 by Manuel Altamirano senior silversmith in Aguilar's Taller Borda. Interior length measures 5 1/2" end to end. The gap opening is 1 1/2". Terminals measure 2 3/4" wide, center front is 2 1/2" wide. Weight - 2.8 oz., 79 grams. Bracelet is in beautiful vintage condition. No chips, nicks, or cracks to the amethyst stones. This 4 band bracelet design signed by Hector Aguilar i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1277161
Venus Galleries
$1,100.00
This collection incorporates some of the most significant biblical coins of the Holy Land from 103 BC to the 4th Century AD. Please find a detailed description of the coins and their significance below.

1) TWO WIDOW’S MITE PRUTAH OF ALEXANDER JANNAEUS

Reign of Alexander Jannaeus as King of Judea (103-76 BC)

Obverse: BASILEWS ALEXANDROU around inverted anchor.

Reverse: Eight-rayed star surrounded by diadem, Hebrew inscription "Yehonatan the king" between the rays.

Bi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1263781 (stock #Z.3)
Venus Galleries
$11,500.00
Year 3; 134-135 A.D.

Obverse: Paleo-Hebrew inscription “Shimon” within wreath. Pearl border. Remnants of Roman inscription on edge.

Reverse: Two upright trumpets with a dot in between. Inscription “For the freedom of Jerusalem”. Pearl border. Remnants of Roman inscription.

In excellent and original condition. Slight splitting of coin due to overstrike. Found in Hebron.

Set in 18K gold swivel pendant with 75 point black diamonds. Pendant handmade in Jerusalem ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1920 item #1428835 (stock #20064620)
Private Stock
$525.00
Dark amber over colorless signed Galle’ cameo vase in a barrel shape. The vase is decorated with pansies? (I’m not the best botanist in the world by far). The vase is 3 3/4 inches tall and 2 7/8 inches in diameter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1920 item #1428534 (stock #20064613)
Private Stock
$1,200.00
A pine needle pattern Tiffany Studios large round inkwell. The inkwell is 6 inches in diameter and 3 1/4 inches high. The base of the inkwell is marked “Tiffany Studios New York” and is model number 847. The green slag glass has the darkest color I have seen in any of the Tiffany Studios etched metal and glass forms. There is a colorless inkwell insert in the inkwell and there is no damage to this piece.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1428522 (stock #1438)
Large Artist's Proof of Munjado Calligraphy by the Famous Kim Ki Chang aka Unbo (1913 - 2001). Despite being deaf, Unbo was one of Korea's most beloved 20th Century artists. His works are now sought by museums and collectors internationally. This is the original signed AP (Artist's Proof) of this large lithograph, where Unbo gives us a most creative rendering with anthropomorphic figures in the ancient style of figurative munjado calligraphy. 38.5 x 28.5 inches, 98 x 72.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1428471 (stock #TRC20804)
Before styles such as Raku, Hagi, Karatsu, etc came into fashion for use in the tearoom in early Edo, it was commonplace in cultured society to use tea-ware imported from China. In fact, some pottery styles uniquely Japanese (such as Shino) are thought to have been born out of unsuccessful attempts to emulate these extremely high-quality and refined ceramics. The number of such pieces imported was so great that today it is not uncommon for Chinese collectors to visit Japan in search of authentic...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1428454 (stock #20024609)
Private Stock
$275.00
20024609 A rosaria cut to clear Pairpoint 7 ½ inch tall comport in the “Adelaide” pattern. The shape is identified as A-294. The 8 ½ inch diameter piece is enhanced by its’ cut stem. There is a polished pontil and there is no damage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1428428
Japanese late Meiji period cloisonné enamel ovoid form vase attributed to Hayashi Kodenji (1831-1915) or his workshop decorated around the circumference with pheasants among a dense variety of chrysanthemums, daisies, and other flowering plants in a landscape with rockery and flowing water all set against a dark cobalt blue ground. A foliate patterned band is above the foot and a narrow geometric band is below the mouth rim. Silver rims are at the mouth and foot. A tiny unreadable “junjin...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1428347 (stock #19104583)
Private Stock
$265.00
A vertically ribbed green jade Steuben vase. The 5 inch tall vase is 4 inches in diameter with a polished pontil marked with an acid stamped script Steuben signature. The vase is decorated with an engraved Old English style “P” monogram.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1428342
Pair of Japanese Meiji period silverplate floral repousse-decorated temple pricket candle stands (“shokudai”), or candlesticks, with chrysanthemum form scalloped bases and holders densely covered in chrysanthemums and leafy foliage. Bases are weighted. Late 19th to early 20th century. 24 1/2" and 25" high each x 9” diameter base. Very good overall condition with a nice patina and only minor wear evident. The top holder on the shorter stand leans slightly. From the estate of Tucson ...