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 ...
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 brass 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 cart...
A fine hammered copper with sterling silver accents and bronze rabbits chafing dish set from the workshops of Joseph Heinrichs in New York. This includes the large tray measuring over 15" across. Signed in four places.
Antique Victorian era S Kirk & Son sterling silver pin cushion with purple velvet liner. A must have for the collector of fine Victorian sewing accoutrements or the collector unusual sterling pieces. Fully hallmarked. American and in excellent condition, it measures 6" diameter.
A Georg Jensen sterling silver double tulip pin and earrings set in a red Georg Jensen New York box. The brooch measures 1-3/4 x 1-3/8" and has a safety catch and it matches the 7/8" x 5/8" clip-on earrings. The red box with the white satin and black velvet interior has the stamp for the Georg Jensen shop at 667 Fifth Avenue New York, and the brooch has the Jensen mark along with STERLING DENMARK 100 C (the pattern mark) and the earrings have just the 100 after the Jensen Denmark and sterling m...
Large amber pin set in silver dating from the art nouveau period, amber is a golden warm shade of orange, excellent condition, a real statement piece.
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.
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...
This extremely exciting and entertaining piece is circa 1970s. It is slightly convex. The back is marked with the eagle number 20, STERLING. It is also marked HECHO EN MEXICO DF, 925 and a maker's mark that resembles conjoined letters - see pictures.
The pin / brooch has a diameter of 1 5/8". This is quite an unusual piece, has good heft and is in excellent condition.
This little guy is adorable. The pin is a fish done in shiny sterling silver and the body is set with inlaid abalone shell. The fish is just 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" - small and pretty much wearable on any outfit. It is in good shape, and it is marked as shown, and there is a tiny eagle mark on one fin.
This is a wonderful vintage unsigned August Bonaz penguin pin. The original art deco pin is black galalith (French Bakelite) with gold and silver paint and inset crystal rhinestones on the penguin's tummy. He is 2-3/4" tall and has a French trombone style pin back. This was purchased in Paris after the discovery of a collection of old Bonaz stock, never used, was discovered. There are a few signs of age but no noticeable damage.
This identical penguin (only in green) is pictured on page 29 "...
This is a very beautiful cylindrical body brush pot painted with varied scenery in famille rose palette with a continuous scene of lakeside landscape of distance pavilion, walled monastery and tea house scattered amidst tress and layered mountains in various shade of blue and green and red with texture stroke and with high peaks in the distance.
There are people walking about and in the tea house set in a tranquil and peaceful lake side and mountain village atmosphere. On the lake wit...
An original American impressionist landscape of a rural home on a river by Edward Redfield. Oil on canvas measuring 20 x 24 signed lower left. In all original very good antique condition with the original frame.
Edward Redfield is regarded as the premier painter of the New Hope School of American Impressionism, and, in his time, was considered one of the best landscape painters in the country. He was born in 1869 in Bridgeville, Delaware, and moved to Center Bridge, near New Hope, Pennsylva...
He learned watchmaking with William H. C. Riggs at Front and Dock Streets, whose company made chronometers and manufactured nautical instruments. In November of 1834, at the age of 21, he was hired by noted silversmith and jeweler John Adam, in Alexandria, VA. Harpur advertised on 9 December 1834:
WM. E. HARPUR.
Clock and Watch Maker, (late of Philadelphia)
Respectfully informs the citizens of Alexandria, and the public generally, that he has taken the old established stand oc...
Modern, large roundish bamboo flower basket Hanakago
Material: Madake bamboo, rattan, lacquer.
It comes with the original lacquered bamboo water receptacle Otoshi. Artist’s inscription to bottom: CHIKUHOUSAI.
H 27 x D 29 cm. Perfect condition.
**** Okasaki Chikuhousai was born in Beppu in 1933; Kyushu.
Studied under his father Chikuhosai I.
In 1953, he was selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition.
Since 1975, he has exhibited at the Seibu Kogei Exhibition, winning a...
This pair of painted portraits depicts the newlywed Justice Minister Choi Seok-min (1858-1915) and his wife. The level of photo-like realism in these paintings is astounding. 19th Century portrait paintings of women are exceedingly scarce. This is the only example we have ever seen offered for sale. The documentation pictured here is included with this pair of portraits. Each painting is 49 x 18 inches, 124.5 x 45.5 cm.
A 7 inch tall Steuben sherry glass with a pomona green stem. The glass is shape 6521 with an engraved colorless cup. There is a nicely polished pontil but no signature.
OLD MAN SHAVING
Ceramic. Showa period, mid-late 20th century, Japan. H 16 x 12 x 10cm (6.29 x 4.72 x 3.93in). Well described facial expression with such detailed coloring. Pathetic old man...
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