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similar to 18/19c Chinese bronze LOTUS FLOWER incense burner

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1425208
Early 19th (can be as early as 18th) century Chinese bronze incense burner for an altar in a shape of an open lotus flower. Very clever simple elegant design, beautifully made, great patina with incense soot accumulation on the upper half of the petals. Old collection number in red on the underside. Pleasantly heavy, wonderful feel of age to the piece. Maximum diameter 3 3/4 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1334873
Zentner Collection
$1,850.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
Antique Chinese red yixing teapot with faint, hand-painted gilt images of court ladies walking through a garden and a gilt lotus on the lid. Early 20th century, signature of Long Shan Ming Sha underneath the foot. Size: 3.25" H x 5" L x 3.5" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1334928
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Listed Price $8,000.00
Beautiful Chinese scroll painting of three koi fish swimming underneath a patch of lotuses. Very bright coloration used with bold contrast. Vibrant natural colors. Great movement and fine attention to detail. Signature and chop of Zhao Dao Ang (1905-1998). Size: (entire scroll) 41.5" L x 24" H (artwork only) 32.25" L x 19.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1196787 (stock #AR427)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
Gilt and polychrome bronze frame with exotic fronds, ca. 1910. Rectangular with colored and etched fronds, flowers, bamboo, and grape bunches. Exciting Japanese-inspired design. With glass, silk lining, brass back and hinged support for vertical display. Support is marked ‘MV’ with hammer. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 12 x W 7 in. Window: H 7 ½ x W 3 ¾ in. AR427

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1424377 (stock #BR586)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Chinese export silver frame, ca 1910. Oval window in pierced rectangular surround made up of chrysanthemums—fluid, bunchy flower heads joined by stems and leaves. At top circular mono plate (vacant). At bottom two stubby stem supports. With glass, silk lining and hinged wire support. Marks include stamp for Zee Wo & Co., a Shanghai silversmith and retailer. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 8 1/4 x W 6 1/4 in. Window: H 5 7/8 x W 4 3/8 in. #BR586

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1355349
Zentner Collection
$125.00
Listed Price $275.00
Antique Chinese porcelain cricket cage of a gourd form. Its lid has reticulated air vents, enamel peonies and Chinese characters and gilt edge details. The cage front has enamel scene of a young boy and girl having tea in a field of flowers, with an inscription on the backside. Red four character mark on base.

Size: 4.75" L x 2.75" W x 1.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1410446 (stock #BS807)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,450.00
Listed Price $3,500.00
Chinese silver gilt filigree box with enamel and carved jade, ca 1910. Rectangular with curved corners and hinged cover with scrolled tab. Enamel scrolls and flowers in shades of blue, green, pink, and white applied to mesh ground. Cover has cabled oval inset with carved jade. Gilt interior. Beautiful color and age-related toning. Marked “Silver”. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 5/8 in. Gross weight: 10.5 troy ounces. #BS807

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Guilloche : Pre 1920 item #1427180 (stock #BR662)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
Turn-of-the-century French Rococo gilt bronze and pink guilloche enamel picture frame. Rectangular window in same surround with beading and leaf-and-dart ornament. Window bordered by diaper with applied flowers and leaves, and open block corners over wraparound pink guilloche enamel. Floral wreath and ribbon crown with torch and quiver. With glass, silk lining, and hinged wire support. Very good condition apart from a few lines in enamel.

Dimensions: Overall frame: H 19 1/8 x W 13 3/4 in. Wind...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1440604 (stock #BU293)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$107,250.00
Listed Price $165,000.00
Pair of splendid and massive French Rococo 950 silver 9-light candelabra, ca 1880. Each: Baluster shaft on raised base with leaf-capped brackets and 4 scrolled feet. Low-relief shell, leaf, and scroll ornament. Central socket on open and twisting leaf shaft, surrounded by 8 scrolled and leaf-wrapped arms, each terminating in single socket. Sockets are leaf-wrapped and wax pans have irregular and striated leafy rim. Gilding soft and toned.

Refined and sumptuous with gorgeous shimmer.

Marks: M...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1440603 (stock #BT748)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Midcentury Modern sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Rectangular window in flat surround. With glass, silk lining, and wood laminate back with easel support for portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) frame. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp, no. 550/50, and phrase “Hand Made”. Very good condition with crisp corners.

Dimensions: Frame: H 11 1/4 x W 9 1/4 in. Window: H 9 7/8 x W 7 7/8 in. #BT748

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1440602 (stock #BU269)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,925.00
Listed Price $2,750.00
Aesthetic Classical sterling silver salver. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. at 550 Broadway, New York, ca 1865. Round with gadrooned rim and 3 volute-scroll and leaf supports. Traditional Georgian-era style modernized with stylized egg-and-dart ornament engraved in well. Hallmark (1854-70) includes maker’s and retailer’s stamps, pre-1860 pattern no. 572, and phrase “English Sterling”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/8 x D 11 1/8 in. Weight: 23 troy ounces. #BU269

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1440601 (stock #BT871)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Ovoid with flat round foot and flared mouth. Floral overlay with splayed and serrated petals and bud (engraved with script monogram); interlaced and whiplash tendrils. Glass is red shading to pink at mouth; foot clear. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 1/8 x D 3 1/2 in. #BT871

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1440600 (stock #BU279)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$4,200.00
Listed Price $6,000.00
Victorian sterling silver serving platter. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Capacious oval well and curved sides with tooled slashes. Wide and wavy shoulder with pierced flowers, scrolls, and diaper, and reeded rim. Four leaf-mounted supports. Fully marked including pattern no. 9826 (first produced in 1888) and director’s letter M (1873-91). Fine condition.

Large dimensions: H 2 3/8 x W 16 x D 12 1/2 in. Heavy weight: 44.5 troy ounces. #BU279

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1440598 (stock #BU229)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,120.00
Listed Price $1,600.00
Edwardian sterling silver basket bowl. Made by James Dixon & Sons in Sheffield in 1909. Bellied with flat shoulder and gadrooned rim. Three scroll-mounted talon supports. Well circular and solid (vacant). Solid multifoil frames and leaves set in open diaper and scrolled ground Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/2 x D 8 in. Weight: 14 troy ounces. #BU229

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1440596 (stock #BT796)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$385.00
Listed Price $550.00
Pair of Classical silver open salts. Made by Wilkens & Söhne in Bremen, Germany, ca 1860. Each: Round with 4 leaf-mounted supports. Rim branch-form with applied flower heads. Sides have tooled pointille diaper inset with pierced quatrefoils. With: Clear glass liner with faceted sides and scalloped rim. Initials and year 1864 engraved to underside. Marked “12 löth” (that is 750 silver), maker’s stamp, and no. 3791. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 2 1/2 x D 3 3/8 x D 2 3/4 in....

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1950 item #1440595 (stock #BU237)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,750.00
Listed Price $2,500.00
Pair of Classical sterling silver candlesticks. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1947. Each: Fluted column and composite Corinthian capital. Bobeche detachable with chamfered and beaded rim. Stepped and square base also beaded. Fully marked including no. 3207 and date code. Condition: A few minor base pings. Otherwise very good condition.

Dimensions: H 10 5/8 x W 4 1/8 x D 4 1/8 in. Weighted. #BU237

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1440593 (stock #BU255)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
Aesthetic sterling silver tea set. Made by John Wendt for Ball, Black & Co. in New York, ca 1865. This set comprises teapot, creamer, and sugar. Each: Globular body on four monopodium hoof supports. High bracket handle with threaded and beaded wire mounted to ram’s head. Cover raised (teapot cover hinged) with butterfly finial. Teapot spout faceted and diagonal with applied wreath. Creamer has helmet mouth with v-spout. Stylized ornament including engraved “studded” border, and engraved an...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #1440591 (stock #BU297)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$385.00
Listed Price $550.00
Modern Classical sterling silver mint julep cup. Retailed by Cartier in New York, ca 1930. Drum-form with straight sides. Top rim beeded and bottom rim imbricated leaf-and-berry. The perfect home-alone, lockdown-era solo-sipping vessel. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and no. 601. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/8 x D 3 in. Weight: 4.5 troy ounces. #BU297

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1440589 (stock #BU294)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
Midcentury Modern sterling silver bread tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Well has curved sides and straight ends. Tapering sides and concave v-form ends. Fully marked including postwar pattern no. 23595. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 11 1/2 x D 6 3/8 in. Weight: 13 troy ounces. #BU294