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
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...
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...
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...
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.
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 ...
A signed Locke Art wine glass in the poppy pattern. The stem of this 5 5/8 inch tall wine is faceted and frosted. Perfect condition, ex collection James Donahue.
A miniature diamond quilted Amberina bottle with square top and amber rigaree on the neck. The bottle shades to a beautiful fuchsia at the top. The 2 3/4 inch tall bottle is 2 inches in diameter at the base and there is a polished pontil mark. No doubt by New England glass Co.
A very unusual unsigned Webb cameo custard cup and underplate. The cup and plate are decorated with citron over colorless pattern of prunus sprays and butterflies. The cup is 1 ½ inches tall and 3 1/8 inches in diameter. The underplate is 4 3/4 inches in diameter. Both pieces have polished pontil marks. Perfect condition.
22014700 A beautiful small Victorian thorn handled vase with scalloped and ruffled rim. The vase is blue at the top shading to a pale blue at the base. The vase is cased in white and has a polished pontil mark. The vase is decorated with stylized multicolored flowers with gold and platinum leaves. There is no damage to the thorn handles and there is a small glass imperfection near the base which occurred during manufacture. The vase is 4 ½ inches tall, 5 inches across the handles and 2 ½ ...
STONE JIZO WITH NO FACE
Wild Buddhist stone carving statue of ‘Jizo Bosatsu’ (Jizo Bodhisattva), Edo period, 19th century, Aichi area, Japan, approx. H 29.5cm (11.61in), in such aesthetically weathered and deteriorated condition as is as seen. Free shipping.
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WITHERED MEDICINE CHEST
Old Japanese wooden medicine chest (kusuri-dansu) with many drawers, circa End of Edo period, mid 19th century, approx. H 51.5 x 49.5 x 21cm (20.27 x 19.48 x 8.26in).
Smaller than usual type. Because of such withered and damaged condition as is (also with some broken drawers, wood dust, warpage of top board, repair, etc),
please rather consider it as more like a decorative object of art than a practical chest itself.
Wonderful Faure enamel on metal vase decorated with poppies on a multicolored ground. The vase is 3.5 inches tall, 3 inches in diameter and is signed “C. Faure Limoges” in gold at the base.
ART DECO SATSUMA TINWARE VASE
Unique Japanese Art Deco vase of Satsuma Tinware ('Satsuma Suzuki') with more than 365-year history as the representative traditional handicrafts of Kagoshima Prefecture, Early Showa period, 1920-30s, approx. H 26cm (10.23in). Carved seal composed of multiple kanji letters at the bottom, but unidentified clearly. Attached with wooden box (with no string). Some expected aged deterioration due to use as seen, also with dent at the roundne...
A signed Galle banjo style vase measuring 5 5/26 inches tall decorated in the “Fougeres” pattern using an olive green overlay cased over a colorless base glass. The vase has a slightly flaring rim at the top and is 2 ½ inches wide. There is no damage.
Pair of Japanese Meiji period rounded square form long necked vases covered in delicate red and white leafy flowers set against a black background. Bronze rims and base. Circa 1890-1910. 5 3/4" high each. Very good overall condition. From a Prescott, Arizona collection. Please excuse the reflection and tiny dust particles.
Old Chinese silk embroidered scroll of a rooster and a hen amongst flowers. The satin stitch and numerous colored silk threads were used to blend and create this work of art. In excellent condition, it measures as a scroll: 7 feet long X 26 inches.
- Size of silk embroidery 4 feet 10" long x 18" wide.
Unique Japanese okimono of the head of 'Tengu' (Long-nosed goblin), originally an wooden mold used for making a paper-mache tengu head (because of such back cutting scar for removing paper-mache head out),
then vermilion-painted after retired to lead a second life, Taisho-Showa period, early-mid 20th century, approx. 18 x 18 x Depth 19cm (7.08 x 7.08 x 7.48in). Aged deterioration, uneven paint appearance, crack, exfoliation, etc. as is.