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...
A magnificent vintage platinum brooch formed as a floral bouquet featuring three primary blossoms tied at the bottom with a ribbon, and set with a mix of old single cut, old Swiss cut, old European cut, old mine cut, early modern brilliant round cut and French cut diamonds and round brilliant cut sapphires. The center flower features a .83-carat, old mine cut diamond of fancy cognac color and SI2 clarity; surrounded by sapphires. A flower bud is represented just above by a prong-set .34-carat ...
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 ...
A massive bronze (copper tin alloy) vase cast in Han dynasty Hu shape and with Han style Taotie mask handles. The archaistic style decoration is an amalgam of Shang and Zhou dynasty motifs. These consist of upper and lower bands depicting stylized dragons and a central band of large Taotie ("monster"} masks. All are reserved against a flattened Leiwen (cloud) daiper ground. Below the upper two horizontal bands are pendent 'Cicida Blades'.
An accompanying 1973 British Museum letter suggests a...
Dark amber over colorless signed Galle’ cameo vase in a barrel shape. The vase is decorated with pansies? (I’m not the best botanist in the world by far). The vase is 3 3/4 inches tall and 2 7/8 inches in diameter.
This Engagement Ring is from a Virginia USA Estate. Setting is Platinum with an .86 Carat Old European Cut Diamond, VS1 clarity, GH color. There are another 8 Full Cut Diamonds 4 on each side adding another 1/4 Carat Diamond weight or 1.30 Carats total diamond weight. Beautiful Platinum Diamond Ring
This is an extremely rare and important Imperial Korean 15th/16th century Choson Dynasty iron brown decorated punchong pear-shaped vase. It was used for holding wine or decoration in the Korean palace during the Choson Dynasty. It was finely and spontaneously painted with two fish patterns in iron brown under the slip glaze. It is in perfect condition with original minor glaze flakes. Similar vases are in the British Museum and Musee Guimet, Paris. Dating: 15th century/16th century; Height: 11.5...
19TH century large Japanese Kutani basket shape vase on four feet.
Two nicely decorated panels, one with people in an outdoors setting and the other side scene with bushes, flowers and a bird standing on a branch.
measuring approximately: 12&1/2 inches, 32 centimeters
-Tall. And 12 inches, 30 centimeters - wide.
There is a Kutani mark in the inner handle.
This Kutani vase is in very good condition, no damages and no repairs.
This is an Antique Endless Knot Diamonds Circle Brooch. This Brooch has a Center old mine cut Diamond approximately .75 carat ....clarity being SI1 to VS2 and Color is HI. There are another 6 old cut diamonds at the end of the Swirls that are 1/6 Carat each approximately totaling another One Carat; these are Old Mine Cuts SI Clarity and H Color. At the Edges of the Circle there are another 102 Diamonds approx. .03 Points each for a little over an Additional 3 Carats; there are some single c...
A vertically ribbed green jade Steuben vase. The 5 inch tall vase is 4 inches in diameter with a polished pontil marked with an acid stamped script Steuben signature. The vase is decorated with an engraved Old English style “P” monogram.
Conceived by 20th century master ceramicist Kawai Kanjiro—here an abstract depiction of flowers is used to adorn an exquisite “henko” shaped vase. The glaze used is known as “tetsu-yu” for its use of iron compounds to achieve this distinctive look. Though many pieces by Kanjiro remain today, this exact combination of style, shape, and glazing is uncommon, making this a must-have work for serious collectors.
Like so many greats throughout history, Kanjiro (1890 - 1966) was ...
A stylish 18Kt white gold and diamond engagement ring centered by a 1.08Ct Old-mine diamond. The center diamond is not certified, but was graded by our in-house gemologist to be K color and VS1 clarity. The 18Kt white gold “halo” design setting is decorated by 38 brilliant cut diamonds with the weight of 0.42Ct. The total weight of all diamonds in the ring is 1.50Ct. The size of the ring is 6 ½ but can easily be sized.
TR659 14Kw cuff-links MOP. Diamonds $1250
A truly elegant pair of 14Kt white gold and mother of pearl cuff-links are decorated by 56 brilliant cut diamonds in a TIC-TAC-TOE design. The fields between the lines of diamonds are made of mother of pearl. The approximate total weight of all diamonds is 0.85Ct.
ORIGINAL CARTIER AKOYA DOUBLE STRAND CULTURED PEARL
NECKLACE IN THE PINCTADA FUCATA MARTENSII MOLLUSK.
CRAFTED IN 14K GOLD AND STRUNG WITH AKOYA CULTURED PEARLS.THE CLASP IS 14K YELLOW GOLD AND GARNETS AND
A NICE DIAMOND.WEIGHING APPROXIMATELY:
6.70 - 9.60 MM.
MEASURES:20&1/4 INCHES,51&1.2 - CENTIMETERS.
WEIGHT: 83 - GRAMS.
ACCENTED BY OVAL SHAPED GARNETS AND ROUND CUT DIAMOND.
MARKED: "CARTIER", "14K" AND "150" ON THE BACK OF THE CLASP.
MOST OF THE JEWELRY THAT WAS MADE FOR CARTI...
Japanese Edo to Meiji period ten-sided polygon form Imari porcelain vase decorated in the kakiemon style in polychrome enamel and gilt highlights with a prominent flying phoenix bird on the front and three pawlonia leaf groupings extending around the circumference. Ten alternating geometric and stylized floral bands extend vertically up the sloping neck. An alternating scalloped band is above the foot. 19th century. Stands just over 10” high. Very good overall condition with minor typical...
A truly superb pair of English porcelain spill vases, fully decorated with feather painting. Decoration with the incredible quality, lushness, and detailing that these display can only be found on the wares of several manufacturers, and are always highly sought after. Although unmarked, these vases were most probably made by the Chamberlain Worcester factory. Further, very few painters had the skills necessary to paint such masterpieces, and the vases here were likely done by Thomas Baxter or Wi...
A Victorian 14k yellow gold diamond ring with a nice quality antique round cut diamond circa 1890-1900. This antique size 7-1/2 or 7.5 ring features an approximately 18 point antique cut diamond in a sunken star setting (measured by gauge) with hand engraved shoulders. The ring is unmarked with the stamps having been removed when the ring band was re-hooped in the past but it tests as 14k, and the diamond has been tested also. It weighs 4.8 grams. Appraisal no longer present. It is in excelle...
This is a Platinum Diamond Engagement Ring with a 2.42 Carat center diamond. Diamond specifics continued: SI1 clarity, LM color, european cut. .... must see in peron to appreciate