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.
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.
Fine and very rare large Ko Kutani (Ko arita) plate signed with stilt marks. Date: circa 1670. Classic colors and design in a very early example. Condition: Excellent, one tiny flake is off one of the green leaves, (see detail photograph), no chips, cracks or repairs. Also, there is an original firing flaw (a jagged crack) on the base. This was caused by slight sagging when the plate was originally fired. Size 9 5/8 inches at the widest point by just over ½ inch high. This is the only exampl...
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
A fine 11" x 8" Satsuma model of an official seated in a wood grained horse shoe style chair, clothed in finely painted robes and trousers and holding a feather fan. Excellent detail and fine crackle finish. Ex-Sotheby's New York.
Condition: Good. There is an old chip to the nose, a broken fingertip on the hand holding the fan, and an old repair to the back and one side of the base.
A very rare pair of Antique European late 19th century cold painted spelter sculptures on elaborated square bases. The finely and realistically modelled sculptures depict a Chinese man and a Chinese woman in national costumes. The man is wearing a long green robe with gold swirl motifs, grey Balloon Pants and red shoes on his feet, the hair is braided and drawn back under a black hat. His left hand is grasping a Chinese musical stringed instrument (Erhu). The female is wearing a lavish robe, ela...
An antique Satsuma figural group of a prone bull with a guardian. The bull with crackled cream ground, gilt noseguard and retaining rope and with polychrome painted and gilt backcover. The young man in a gilt and multicolor painted traditional Japanese garment resting on the animal while holding a book in his hand. 11.5" long, 6" high. An exceptional piece.
Condition: Flawless, ex-Christie's
With a height of 32 inches, this is a rare and impressive example of early 19th century Imari ware. Both the vase and stand are finely decorated in shades of blue, gold and orange.
Condition is excellent.
Rare. ERNEST BORRELL Automatic DATE Quick Set by Synchron Gold Filled CUSHION Design Case. Circa: Approx. 1978. 14-sided screw off stainless steel back. Mechanical Automatic movement with a quick set date. This was the last and highest grade of the Ernest Borrell Series beginning in the early 1960s. Models always featured a Culdoscope dial in content motion, providing a three-dimensional effect. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
An 18th Century Japanese porcelain scalloped serving bowl, with lid, decorated with the Imari colors of red, blue, white, cream, and gold. The tureen measures about 9 1/4" long x 6 1/2" wide x 7" tall. The Shippo design family crest has been applied in gold on the blue panels. The finial is modeled as a sixteen pedal chrysanthemum blossom. The condition is excellent, with some wear to gold highlights. The asking price includes shipping within the USA.
HEUER CAMERO Chronograph Valjoux 7733 C:1969 NATO Band. 40mm by 43mm tip to tip and 16mm thick. Collectors' choice; named after the famous the Chevrolet CAMERO Model. All original. Excellent original dial and hands, distraction free. Inside back of case marked: HEUER LEONIDAS SA. Movement marked: 733 under the balance, and Seventeen 17 Jewels. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET or BONDS. BUY HARD APPRECIATING ASSETS, SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
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Rare Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Painted Pottery Dragon
This very rare and unusual pottery model of a seated dragon was made during the 13th - 14th centuries, during either the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or the following Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), and comes from Yunnan province. It is made from a grey pottery and is finely-detailed. It has been cold-painted with base coat of a creamy-white pigment with faint traces remaining of orange and red pigments on top.
Length 12 cm, height 1...
ROLEX 18k Gold 19mm Deployment Riveted Link DAYTONA MODEL Ref 71. 1970s. Rare, Daytona Riveted Link Deployment. Reference "71" on end pieces ref. Associated with early Rolex Reference Nos 6239, 6263, and 6265. Deployment marked: "PATENTED & REGISTERED 6.54/ROLEXSA/.750", and "71" on both end links. Rebuilt and refinished to the correct Rolex specifications. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY HARD ASSETS SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
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Rare. **BOSTON WATCH Co. BOSTON, Mass. Original Double Hinged Display 1880 Case, marked on both bezels "DUEBER HAMPDEN". Mint white porcelain dial; signed just as the movement: "BOSTON WATCH Co.". 18 size, Hinting Model, full plate gilt, 15 jewels, lever set, Serial No. 159.713. Very clean, running, and in wonderful original condition.
"Boston Watch Company" Watches made by Hampden
If you run across a watch marked "Boston Watch Company" on the movement and/or dial, it is VERY lik...
MELROSE WATCH CO.
Melrose, Massachusetts (1866-1868)
In late 1866 the Tremont Watch Co. moved from Boston., Mass. By Aaron L. Dennison and changed its name to Melrose Watch Co., and began producing the complete watch movements, movement engraved, “Melrose Watch Co.” and dials marked “Tremont Watch Co.” About 3,000 were produced. Serial No. range 30,000 and higher. In 1868, the Melrose Watch Co. runs short on capital and requests the stockholders to contribute more money. After he fa...
AMERICAN WATCH CO.
1859 – 1873
Commonly referred to as “The Mother of all American Watch Companies”, this manufacturer was a international pioneer in watch production and accuracy. They were the first to gain independence from European watch providers in the New World. But more than that, they sought to provide a more accurate watch at a affordable price to the American Citizen. After beginning activity in Boston by the Boston Watch Co. 1853 – 1859, In January 1859,...
An authentic Gucci Lady's Chiodo 122 Diamond Series wristwatch, YA 122505 model with all of the original packaging and documentation. The band is 6-3/4" long (measured flat, to the outer of two settings, and the face is 1-3/8" across. It is fully marked on the band, face, back and on all of the packaging - this is the genuine article, not a knockoff or reproduction. This watch includes the original brown outer box sleeve, the plush-lined box, the stuffed watch pillow, the instruction book in ...
Very Rare LARGE Burmese 14th - 16th Century Monochrome Glazed Stoneware Dish (Ex. Lammers Collection)
This large and imposing stoneware dish was made during the 14th - 16th century. It is heavily-potted and coated in a finely-crackled cream glaze. The unglazed base has fired to a deep red where there are signs that this dish was placed on a large circular pontil during firing. To the inner well of the dish are incised circular bands. Note also the deeply incised decorative rings that surroun...