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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1278681
Biblical Artifacts
$3,800.00
c. 37 BC- AD 70

A hexagonal terracotta oil lamp with a small central fill hole and six volute nozzles.

In excellent condition with minor restoration to the base of the lamp.

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority Included.

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Produced during the time of Herod the Great these lamps were wheel-made with applied nozzles, thus making every Herodian oil lamp unique.

Lamps of this type are most commonly found in the v...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1960 item #479335 (stock #BA564)
A wonderful and quite rare piece of 1950's Black Memorabilia!!

This unique, Japanese made, 6" tall Black Sailor or Pirate ceramic nodder by UCAGCO is in mint condition--no cracks, chips, paint wear or repaint!!! Any white spots, etc in photos are purely the function of poor photography!

This interesting fellow wears blue and white striped pants, yellow and green shirt, and yellow jacket. His head nods "yes" and his flowered-painted fan can be made to wave in any direction.

Both head & ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1464624 (stock #MB828)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £750.00
SALE PRICE – Was £850
Fine & Rare Chinese Yuan Dynasty Burnished Black Pottery Dragon Cup & Saucer

This exquisite cup and saucer set are very rare examples of burnished black pottery made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). They have finely-burnished surfaces, very smooth to the touch. The cup is particularly finely-potted and has a handle in the form of a dragon's head. On the surface in places, mostly to the edge of the dish, are "calcified" deposits resulting from long burial. There is also a silvery-blu...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1347452 (stock # IS338)
Outstanding quality antique, 19th century, Islamic, Turkish Ottoman Empire, (Egypt), Cairo -Ware, Mamluk Revival, Silver and copper, inlaid brass, large hanging Mosque lamp,Qandeel. A body of classical dome form and small conical finial surmounted by an elaborated openwork finial, the central wide band adorned with four large copper, inlaid and pierced, medallions containing a calligraphic Arabic inscription, profusely inlaid in thick silver and interrupted by four elaborated cartouches decora...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1837 VR item #1460365 (stock #BA969)
Offered is an extraordinarily rare, 1787, Fairfield, Connecticut, Bill of Sale for five SLAVES owned by Ephraim Willard of Fairfield, sold in November 1787 to two brothers, Ebenezer Whiting of Savannah, Georgia, and Bradford Whiting of Fairfield, Connecticut. The two Whiting brothers then resold these five slaves three months later in February 1788, to Thomas Cumming of Savannah, Georgia.

Also included with the 1787 Bill of Sale are three other Cumming's family documents, two measuring appro...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1461419 (stock #JHdoLacDocBo)
June Hastings
$1,600.00
An antique Fubako, letter box, of a rarely seen design with a black ground having a flowing gold sprinkled pattern featuring wheel and wind/water designs in relief. There is also a lovely sprinkled design to the interior. The exterior bottom, which is covered when the box is closed, has the wheel designs and is very bright showing very little if any wear. Still retaining its original silk tasseled roping, this box is in superb condition. Circa 1850, it measures 9.25" long, 2.75" wide, and a li...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : American : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #1407802
A Fine and Rare Vase from the workshop of Harding Black in San Antonio, Texas. Dated 1957 and measuring about 14 1/4" tall and weighing almost eight pounds. Great brutalist style and volcanic glaze.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1287325 (stock #3A125C)
Japanese Marquetry inlaid Table, mid 1800's, beautifully detailed various design and color of wood Marquetry works are displayed in this three(3) functional table, all in one(1) table as a Book Stand, a Chess table and a Sewing or Work Table, 33 1/2" high, 13" deep, 35 1/2" wide when it is open, 17 1/2" wide when two(2) leaves are closed, with inlaid 4 side brackets support leaves on both sides. This multiple purpose table comes in two(2) parts, separate stand with curved black lacquered legs ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #720780 (stock #S-F0799)
CARLA SUE GATSKE
$8,250.00
Purchased through Christie's a good number of years ago, this is a very rare Ko-Imari porcelain figure circa 1640. Decorated in iron-red, green, gold and black enamel, the seated official measures 7.5"x6"x2".

Condition: Excellent, with only minor wear to enamel and one almost undetectibly small old chip to the edge of the base.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #799941 (stock #S-F0907)
CARLA SUE GATSKE
$11,750.00
A very rare 17th century model of an actor, 14" in height. Over a blue underglaze, it is enameled in black, iron-red, green and blue, the red and white robe nicely decorated in a pattern of thistles

Provenance: Christie's Lot 341, March 1987

Condition: Minor wear and a few rough spots. Detailed photographs will be provided upon request to one seriously interested in the piece. detailed photograph will be A slight rough spot

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1920 item #796543 (stock #2811)
svazzo.com
$7,500.00
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AMAZING RARE Antique Venetian Art Glass Millifiore Flower Murrines Double Handled Vase!!!! Believe it is an early Fratelli Toso circa 1900s, done in a BLACK Background!!!! It has 3 different Stemmed Flowers canes (5 in total). Very large Star burst murrines and Bullseye murrines, among other amazing pieces were put together in this piece!!!There is NO damage (chips, nicks, or impact marks). In MINT Condition!!!

Measures 5 1/4" tall ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #793064 (stock #S-F0908)
CARLA SUE GATSKE
$8,500.00
A very rare well-potted and painted 8.25" Ko-Imari model of a standing boy reaching into an urn. The boy's face is painted with black hair and features a gilt head band. Both his robe and the urn are painted in blue, orange and iron red.

Condition: Excellent, with no chips, hairlines or repairs.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1464348 (stock #MB763)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £150.00
SALE PRICE – Was £195
Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Enamelled Porcelain Box (Fish & Birds)

This rare enamelled large round porcelain box was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. The decoration features predominantly red and green enamels, with some black around the outline of the panels. The cover features a fish in red and green enamel in its centre surrounded by a wide band of green, then various lines in red, geometric patterns and three panels each containing a bird in flight. The lower ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1900 item #433910 (stock #G550)
Offered for sale is a very rare, circa 1890s, trade sign or display advertisement for “KESSLER’S – SMOOTH AS SILK“ WHISKEY-- shaped in the form of a TOP HAT!

This fabulous advertising piece is made of papier mache’, is painted black, and sports cream-colored lettering on both sides of the hat.

The firm of Julius Kessler Dist. Co., Inc., in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, originated in 1888 and created an American blended whiskey known for its silky smoothness!

The condition of this fab ...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Asia : China Trade : Pre 1900 item #1462956 (stock #40E32-129)
China Trade painting - "Coastal Village Scene With Anchored Junk". Oil on canvas. Circa: late 19th C. Size: 17 3/4 inches x 23 1/2 inches. Unsigned. A painting from the China Trade school depicting modest homes along a coastal estuary, together with the local inhabitants and a 'junk' at anchor. Offered in a black and gold wood frame and retaining a Quester Gallery label, Stonington, CT. Professionally restored and relined on a new stretcher.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1450755 (stock #WN335)
Galerie Hafner
$1,300.00
shipping included
A fine rare three color lacquer box with cover of irregular form. Showing two pomegranate fruits borne on a leafy stem, in carved cinnabar, ochre and green lacquer, on a carved floret-swastika diaper ground. The sides of the box with hexagonal floret diaper. The base and interiors lacquered in black. These boxes are dated to the 18th century, Qianlong period. Condition: the right part of the cover with a long restored crack (could be done better) and the side as well with restored crack (see pic...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1147928 (stock #zp534)
This extremely rare and very early Derby enameled wine taster is of circular shape with gadrooned sides, and has a pierced scroll handle in puce with the exterior handle ends with applied leaves in green. The exterior has puce foliate sprays, and the interior has a circular central panel edged with black and red lines containing an insect.

While the form itself is uncommon, they are usually done in blue and white, and polychrome examples are of the "utmost rarity." It is for this reason that ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1970 item #1363977
A pair of large droplet shaped pendant lamps in cool green and blue murrines that resemble cells. Most likely an Ermanno Toso design from around 1960. The murrines are floating in a clear glass matrix on which they were gathered, heated, then blown. This style glass is also often called, Nerox, which is a version in a black glass matrix.

Each hanging fixture has a satiny acid matte finish, and is capped with a polished brass plate with loop for hanging. The brass plates appear to be original...