Trifari sterling 'Alfred Philippe' jelly belly rabbit eating leaves brooch is sterling vermeil with rhinestones and lucite body.
Size: 1 5/8" x 1 3/4"
Reference: Fun jewelry, Schiffer p. 82,
Reference: American Costume Jewely, Art and industry (2008) v.2 p. 180.
Date: 1943, Des 135,169
20084640 A Paye and Baker sterling silver souvenir spoon with “Indian Scout” depicted on front and back of the handle. The embossed bowl shows the “T & P Station” in Fort Worth, TX. The Texas and Pacific railroad station depicted opened December 16, 1889 and served Fort Worth until it was replaced in 1931. The handle is marked with the P & B logo and “Sterling.”
Famous the Jianyao bowl was produced to aim the real black one, however various types was born because of the change of kiln condition, for example higher temperature or air inflow etc.
These small bowls were used for the sake of examination of water at the tea ceremony called "Tocha/Japanese, Gedou cha/Chinese" .
This collection consists of 6 various original Jinayao bowls, "Yohen/窯変天目" ,"Yuteki/油滴天目","Wusan/烏盞","Nogime/兎毫盞","Haikaburi/灰被天目","Kaki/柿天目
This is a pair of equestrian riders from early Tang Dynasty (618 AD to 906 AD) with original orange polychrome. Riders are detachable from the horse.
The long sleeved dress and top knot of the female figure reflects on the trend of fashion at the time when Tang dynasty was heavily influenced by Turfan, central Asia.
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This terracotta figure of a farmer is made from Han Dynasty. He is wearing rope-tied sandals, holding a long sword on his left hand and spade on the right.
The smiling expression portray the satisfaction of a farmer within the Han empire and it illustrates the importance of agriculture being the cornerstone for the era, with canals and fields being developed and innovative technology introduced. Families were transported to the outskirts of the empire to create new lands and all farming lands...
This is a red pottery base to a "money tree" made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) in Sichuan province. It is believed that money tree would bring in good fortune by shaking it. The missing upper part is a cast of thin layers of bronze trunk and branches with leaves depicted in the form of mythical animals and ancient Chinese coins.
The base is sculpted of winged-ram and rider with some animals and mythical creatures beneath. The story behind “money trees” is often associated ...
This figure of a shaman is a representation of an ancient Mongolian culture called Ewenki located in the primary forest in northeast of China and has existed for over 2000 years. It follows a religion-cultural practices of shamanism and is known for its distinctive dances and costumes which is shown from the figure on the right.
The mask is depicted with animal-like ears and horns that reflects on the relationship the tribe has with reindeer as their traditions often involves reindeer in the...
Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Glazed Pottery Jar
This pottery jar of unusual form was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and comes from Shaanxi province in the northwest of China. It is made from a reddish pottery, quite "heavily-potted" with a sturdy high foot. Simple incised decorative bands surround the jar at its waist. It is coated in an attractive amber glaze, the colour of which varies slightly in places. There are two kiln scars to the body (often seen on ware of this pe...
Fenton Glass Company made this pitcher with reamer. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
A Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Sancai Glazed Pottery Groom with Oxford TL Test
This very fine pottery model of a foreign groom was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a highly-fired white pottery that has been coated in different coloured glazes, as well as the facial features being finished in cold-painted coloured pigments. The figure has a beard and moustache and wears a flowing cloak with distinctive head gear. His right arm is raised as though holding the reigns of...
Rare Large Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Xian (Published)
This exceptionally large and rare bronze xian (steamer) was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220) and actually comprises three separate vessels that combine to form the xian. The middle section sits within the lower section, and on top sits the upper section, the part that has the grill in its base to allow steam to enter the vessel. Each section is decorated with raised bands and a pair of taotie ring handles. The surfaces are c...
Chinese Western Han Dynasty Cylindrical Bronze Box
This vessel dates to the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). The cylindrical body has two taotie (monster) head fixtures to which are attached rings, twisted bronze double links and the carrying handle. The cover is dome-shaped with its own ring. Vessels of this general form evolved from earlier wooden vessels made during the Eastern Zhou period that were made from bending a thin sheet of wood into a circle that were held together by circul...
Rare Chinese Western Zhou Dynasty Bronze Chariot Bell
This rare and interesting bronze bell was made during the Western Zhou Dynasty (c. 1100 - 771 BC). It would have originally been fitted to a horse-drawn chariot, ringing constantly as the chariot went along. It still has its bronze ball inside the bell section so shaking it will make the same sound that was heard some 3,000 years ago! The surface has corroded due to long burial and there are extensive malachite deposits.
Height 13 cm ...
Chinese Warring States Flat Bronze Axe Head (475 - 221 BC)
This bronze axe head dates approximately to the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC). It has a relatively wide cutting edge and on one side are timber marks within the surface corrosion. Inside are remains of its wooden shaft. Length 15 cm (6 inches). Good condition.
For information: this axe head is part of a modest yet very interesting private English collection of Chinese antiquities acquired during the 1990s that we recently ...
We offer an exceptional American Historical Staffordshire serving platter in the Virginia pattern made by James and Ralph Clews. The flow mulberry/black transfer platter has beaded scalloped edging with a rich wreath of leaves and flowers around the rim and cavetto. The piece de la resistance is its central reserve depicting passengers in a sailboat lazily floating down the river while viewing a threesome of people at river's edge. The Greco-Roman building at the right is most certainly an allus...
Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl in Kiln Saggar (Study Piece)
A rare opportunity to acquire a Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127) kiln saggar still containing its Qingbai porcelain bowl, excavated from a kiln site in the Jingdezhen area of Jiangxi province.
Northern Song Dynasty Qingbai porcelain was fired individually in saggars (the fireproof clay case) that were stacked on top of each other in the kiln. Firing in kilns was then, of course, not the exact science tha...
Beautifully-made 'Busshu' (Buddha's hand) with such refined contours, probably as the right hand (as the side for holding a sword) of wood carving statue of 'Fudo Myoo' (Acala, The God of Fire, Wisdom King),
Edo period (1603-1868), Japan, approx. L 20.5cm (8.07in). Expected paint-peelings due to age, and lack of the tip of little finger as is.
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MOLDS OF TIGER
Old wooden molds for making a paper-mache tiger, Oku area in Okayama Prefecture, Japan, Showa period, early-mid 20th century.
Head: approx. L 17cm (6.69in), H 9cm (3.54in) / Body: approx. L 24cm (9.44in), H 14cm (5.51in) / Tail: approx. L 26cm (10.23in) / Leg: approx. L 8cm (3.14in)
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