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similar to Rare Art Smith Large MCM Brooch Kinetic Brass Copper Ball Moves Signed

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 : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Contemporary item #849444 (stock #T 1666)
Made in USA. All metal hand hammered in the American Modernist or Arts & Crafts metal art smith tradition, this face motif free standing 116 grams copper metal sculpture can hold a vase or can be worn as a cuff bracelet. All hammered by one set of hands from beginning to end resulting in this art work by this metal art smith and signed: HANDMADE MIMI DEE.
See Image 2: Can be displayed on a table or in a shelf to hold a small bud vase or worn as a massive cuff bracelet. 116 grams.
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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Pre 1970 item #916957 (stock #1708 / 905)
PlanetGlass.net
$795.00
Rare kinetic showstopper designed by Bent Gabrielsen while he worked for iconic Danish silversmith Hans Hansen. In textured sterling silver with a dangling disc that has a gold wash. The disc has a pitted texture which contrasts beautifully against the vertical pattern of the body of the pendant. This is a large, bold piece, measuring 3.25". Excellent condition. "Signed "Hans Hansen, 925s Denmark."
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1335260
Exquisite & rare this lifelike sterling silver, copper & brass angelfish brooch was designed in the late 1930's by Margot Van Voorhies for her husband's taller Los Castillo. This wearable work of art measures 3 3/4" high X 3 1/4" across & weighs 42 grams. The finely detailed angelfish floats through waving brass seaweed above a copper conch shell. Beautiful condition with excellent patina. Pin back and safety catch are tight and secure. When her marriage to Antonio Castillo ended Margot went on ...
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.

*Bold n...

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.

*Bold north to south: 8" X 3...

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 : 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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Copper : Pre 1920 item #1419539 (stock #MM489)
An Arts & Crafts Hand Wrought Copper Box from the workshops of the Forest Craft Guild in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Measures about 5 1/2" by 3", green patina with original leather interior. A fine example of their work.
All Items : Artists : Metalwork : Contemporary item #843476 (stock #T 1658)
Yes, an original still made in a USA studio in the American Modernist tradition; all metal both copper and silver metalwork was hand fabricated wrought and hammered by this jewelry artist resulting in hand made chain and stations. SIGNED: Handmade Mimi Dee & Sterling. American turquoise and faceted mandarin color spessartite garnets from faraway lands were added. LEGAL: All images design content concept text solely owned by Mimi Dee.
Includes a very collectible coordinating jewelry pre...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #957217 (stock #modernette)
Auerbach and Maffia
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Art Smith "Modernette" cuff bracelet in sterling silver

Iconic mid 20th century modernist design

2 3/4" x 1 1/2"

Interior circumference 6 1/2"

Rear opening 1 1/2"

Excellent vintage condition

Marked appropriately

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #904028 (stock #C6937)
AntiqueTica.com
$24,000.00
Very large and rare Tai Lue Burmese wooden Buddha sitting in Mara Vijaya (calling the earth to witness) posture on a base.

Tai Lue is a tribal people living in Burma. It is difficult to find Buddha from this ethnic group.

Age: Burma, 17th Century
Measurement: Height 167.5 C.M. / Width 50 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping fro...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1900 item #1372768 (stock #a1650)
A fantastic Clarissa Peters (Mrs. Mose B. Russell) mourning painting of a baby and toddler. Peters chose a simple palette of white and bluish-gray to emphasize the ethereal and ephemeral nature of the painting, reserving the use of colors to the hair, lips, and eyes of the subjects. Known for painting children, Peters' mourning paintings are scarce, and double mourning portraits are exponentially rarer yet.

Adding to the importance of this piece is the velvet lined gutta percha case, which h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1403101 (stock #DL52)
AntiqueTica.com
$11,670.00
Large and rare Laos wooden standing Buddha, with gilded gold.

Age: Laos, 18th Century
Measurement: Height 174 C.M. / Width 32 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1192213 (stock #877)
Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
Price on Request
A fine,large and very rare eight sided documentary vase (with fitted wood stand) - decorated in Chinese scholar's taste and bearing two poems. The first, small poem on the neck of the vase, describes the under glaze blue painted picture on the reverse side. Roughly translated - "Fisherman looks across riverbank - there are Huang Yang trees. There are three roads leading home and he carries a 'dan' (two baskets with carrying yoke). He is wearing a raincoat and hat and it is raining - he sees a fa...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Contemporary item #1183525 (stock #T 1776 )
Signed American original oil painting on 100% Belgian linen depicting an outward peaceful look, from a cave or rocky edge, at a lone sailboat on a serene lake river or marine cove showing muted hills in the background with a luminous sky at upper left quadrant. Painted with a languid, romantic approach.
Title: Serene Lake - ID# 0425120704
Image: 8 x 10 Belgian linen archival artist hardboard panel.
Framed Included: 11.5" X 13.5". Without: Please inquire for price.
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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1970 item #790044
An exquisite and very fine 18K yellow gold jewel by Henry Dunay, one of the greatest American jewelers of the latter 20th century. The piece comprises a 32" necklace of domed, oval gold links joined by polished arched connectors. The outer surfaces of the links are stippled in a roughly textured finish that contrast nicely with the arched connectors. Two of the links have hidden hinged clasps so that the necklace can be separated into a shorter necklace and a bracelet. Two of the arched conn...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1217564 (stock #0036)
Momoyama Gallery
$1800.00

It is hard to find real antique wooden Buddha Figures, and we are happy to offer you one rare piece of chinese art.

This is a highlight of our exhibition.

This large Buddha is approx. 250 years old and is carved of one piece of old DARK wood. It came from a well known antique dealer in Bejing, China. The spoils of time, the cracks, the leavings of colour and the signs of age give a valuabel proof of its authenticity.

It is placed and fixed on a thick piece of woo...