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All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Dental : Pre 1900 item #794960 (stock #M717)
Offered for consideration, is a wonderful and rarely found, early 20th century, English, "DENTIST" sign in brass measuring 12 3/4ths inches wide x 7 inches high.

The sign advertises the office of "James H. Groom. Dentist.", and remains in fine condition with rich, deep-toned, original patina and some very minor warping due to its many years of age. The lettering is actually impressed into the surface and is painted black. Any white marks appearing on the front of the sign are due only to ligh...

All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Necklaces : Contemporary item #1384249 (stock #1852)
Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic protective eye pendant necklace with spiral dangles and an added bold turquoise dangle, was made in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.

The multi cultural ethnographic evil eye protection motif, used in jewelry by the ancient Romans, Asian Dzi, Victorian, Latin American countries and continuously through out the middle east was h...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1377544 (stock #1415)
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$3,300.00
Two high bottle shape vases of irregular / cut shape and a small "Kawai" charming vase of perfectly pure and smooth white porcelain clay coated in a wonderful bluish celadon glaze. All three has a signed Tomobako, storage box. Sizes: 1. H. 42 x Ø 10 cm; 2. H 34 cm Ø 7 cm 3. H.13,5 cmØ 12 cm Kato Tsubusa (b. 1962), a well-established ceramic artist from Tajimi. Kato started exhibiting his works in 1984 and has participated in many competitions and exhibitions in Japan and abroad. Known ...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1397199 (stock #1854)
Signed Studio Piece

Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic pendant necklace sculpture that frames a tree with nine branches of sterling silver, brass and copper with two antique faceted red amber beads. Looks equally well in a shadow box on your wall, window hanging art piece or around your neck. It was wrought in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1430001 (stock #11012)
Hanging scroll. Shoki holds Futen’s wind bag which balloons around him and protects him from a very light rain. While Shoki has his hands full trying to control the wind bag, his bulging eyes are rolled in defeat and annoyance towards the right, where a little demon who has a Chinese mortar on his head and holds the pestle in its hand jumps in front of him.
Ink and color on silk.
Signed and red artist’s seal.
Japan, Taisho or early Showa era, 1920s-1930s.

Image: H 43.25 x...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1363540 (stock #20170803a)
china late ming early qing old jichimu table side: L 104cm x W 50cm x H 81cm
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1970 item #1420314 (stock #JJ3725)
An important, rare modernist brooch by the renowned African American jeweler, Art Smith. Has a copper ball caged in swirled brass coils. The ball moves for an interesting effect.

Measures 3 1/4" long and 2 3/8" at the widest. Marked with the 'Art Smith' script signature. Has a secure rollover clasp. In fine condition with areas of tarnish.

A wonderful example of Mid Century Modernist design.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1950 item #1430626 (stock #JJ3861)
A vintage modernist brooch by noted African American mid century jeweler, Winifred Mason Chenet in copper with 5 dangles. This rare and early brooch was done when she just signed her work Mason, prior to adding the Chenet d'Haiti in the early 1950s.

Measures 2 1/8" across and 3" high including the dangles. Made of oxidized copper with raised graduated bumps. The balls and chains are brass and the hooks connecting the balls are copper for an interesting contrast.

Rollover clasp holds s...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1900 item #1378081 (stock #819)
Antique oil painting on canvas of fireworks, likely of Bastille day from the Seine in Paris. The work depicts a dark evening nocturne offset by bright red and yellow fireworks with multiple figures in 18th century period attire in the foreground. Thickly applied paint is used throughout the painting to provide texture. The painting has been professionally relined, and is from the late 19th-early 20th century. Signed “Roybal,” bottom right, and presented in a black and gilt wood frame. Canvas...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1343212 (stock #1300)
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A very rare and highly charming porcelain figure of Budai (Daduze), bare chested with a laughing expression, seated leaning on his sack of treasures. Decorated in famille rose manner with additional gold. Two maker’s seals: “Fujian Huiguan” and “ Made by You Linji). These seals are identifying marks of the Jingdezhen artist working at Fujian Huiguan. You Linji was the artist name of You Zhangzi /You Linzizi ( 1872-1922 ). Before moving to Jingdezhen, he first trained under Zhang Jinku...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1930 item #1431232 (stock #05270)
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$280.00


FACE DOG

Old Japanese dog okimono with such lovely inexpressible face, made of 'toso' (type of wood composition) finished with 'gofun' (white pigment) as traditional art craft technique for making Japanese doll, Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century, approx. H 13 x 14 x 8cm (5.11 x 5.51 x 3.14in)


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1700 item #1424400 (stock #1589)
Dragon's Pearl
$3,000.00
A very rare and interesting, Buddhist bronze ewer (kundika) in classical form w. rounded, oblong body, a short sprout and a long neck. Lid for the opening. There are three circling bands, two on the body and one on the neck. The sprout set with a raised lotus pattern. The piece is of relatively heavy casting and with remains of leaf gilding on black surface. A superb piece and a serious collector’s item. According to its transmitted history the ewer comes from the Buddhist temple, the Chishaku...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1388125 (stock #HP/GH782)
Himalaya Primitive
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An old ghurra showing a seating protector beating the drum , such design evokes the shamanic influence. The shaman is surmounted by a ram. Super black soot patina, Obvious signs a important use. H 25 cm , the protector is 13 cm height.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : New item #1392834 (stock #1853)
Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic ethnographic like pendant necklace sculpture with four major segments which include an added bold carved carnelian ear of corn dangle.

Looks equally well in a shadow box on your wall, window hanging art piece or around your neck. It was wrought in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 2000 item #1374535 (stock #1407)
Dragon's Pearl
$2,000.00
An heavy potted, yet elegantly subdued vase with a twelve faceted surface covered in a grey-green glaze with a whitish Mishima-style decoration and topped with a square, sturdy neck. Four of the sides are decorated with bamboo sprigs the others with a textile-like pattern, done in his usual way by impressing the pattern with the use of the rope. Signed in the bottom with impressed mark for Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919 - 2007). He was designated as Living National Treasure by the Japanese Government in...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #643427 (stock #m1040)
A wonderful double sided smalt trade sign for D.M. Woodward, Doctor of Chiropractic. The gilded letters and the black smalt background are virtually intact and vibrant. The frame is original, and measures 28 3/4 inches by 14 inches by 2 inches deep. There is a small sliver out of the frame at one upper edge, and a small gap in the frame at the corner. Aside from these very minor flaws, the piece is in excellent condition.
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1416302 (stock #1563)
Dragon's Pearl
$1,000.00
Shino Yunomi shape tea cup made by the Hayashi Shotaro, one of the top names of contemporary Shino ceramics. The cup is covered in irregular and thick bands of Shino glazes in white, blue, pink, russet iron and lavender colours. Measurements: H 9,5 x 8, 5 cm. Signed at the bottom and inscribed and signed tomobako storage box; the documentation paper and stamped cloth are also included. Perfect condition. Hayashi Shotaro (b. 1947) learned first pottery under his older brother Kotaro and in ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1369725
This rare set of five hand wrought 1930's sterling silver heart shaped buttons were designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling in the 1930's. Each button measures 3/4" X 3/4". All are in beautiful condition & each is signed on the reverse with the early WS hallmark. In our 30+ years of collecting Spratling we have never come across this design.