This is a gorgeous brooch - perfect for lots of fall and winter clothes. It is made of shiny silver colored metal, and it is 2 1/4" square. The larged smoked glass pieces are interespersed with bright sparking rhinestones of varying sizes - all prong set. The pin is sightly domed to add interest. It is in excellent condition and it is not marked.
This is one of the prettiest Schiaparelli sets I have ever had. It is shiny silver plated, likely rhodium and it has an intricate flower design done with sparkling clear rhinestones, ruby red cabochons, and big faux pearls each with a rhinestone in the top. The brooch is 3" x 2 1/2". The matching earrings are clips about 1 1/4" long with a red cabochon on the ear and one of the large pearls with clear rhinestones as a dangle. The set is in excellent condition. The brooch is marked with Schi...
There is rhodium plated metal brooch with black and red enmael. There is some wear to the enamel of the pelican's bill. All the pave rhinestones appear to be bright.
There is a Hallmark that is barely visible Made in USA and a symbol which I cannot photograph which appears to be a star with circle made of dots (Fred Gray).
Reference: Warman's Vintage Jewelry Identification and price guide, By Leigh Leshner, Krause Publications 2008 p. 117, p.11
Reference: American Costu...
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 ...
A graceful treasure, this 1930's Chanel pin has tremblant wings, and three shades of enamel with clear rhinestone accents. It is in perfect condition. 3" by 2" and very three dimensional. Old Chanel script signature on the back.
This Hattie Carnegie is unsigned. It has her characteristic lucite (resin) coral body with clear rhinestones set in gold tone. It has a ridged segmented curler body, scales, horn and lower jaw open to expose the openwork metal. It is 2 7/8" x 1 3/4" . Excellent condition.
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
Give a gift of timeless love from the past with this beautifully crafted Victorian 14K yellow gold, seed pearl and diamond interlocking heart pendant/pin, circa 1900-1910. Openwork hearts are set throughout with seed pearls. The brooch centered with one approximate 4.4mm round sparkling European cut diamond weighing 0.32 cts. The diamond is l1 in clarity, and J-L in color. Modern clasp has been added. Pin measures 3/4" dia. Wt. 4 grams. Excellent condition. A small treasure from the past for ...
Size: 4 1/8" x 2 1/8"
Reference: American Costume Jewelry, Brunialti v.1 p107
Condition: yellowing of rhinestones. Paint in great condition.
An Art Deco bakelite and celluloid snake upper arm bracelet circa 1920s. This genuine period survivor measures 3" x 2-7/8" across the interior and the snake's heads are 5/16" across and both have cobalt blue glass rhinestone eyes. The body is black celluloid with an applied clear yellow layer over a bed of embedded sparkly metallic confetti. This Egyptian style figural bracelet is in mostly excellent condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some groove striations/lin...
Description: gold plated sterling with rhinestones and enameling.
Size: 2 1/8" square
Hallmark: CoroCraft sterling in cartouche
Reference: Fun Jewelry, Shiffer, p. 15
Old Japanese oil painting on canvas in the early postwar period, with the painter's sign of ‘Yoko Konishi’ and “Nude with her back turned / Summer, 1950” at the backside, attached with such simplified wooden frame arranged by the former owner in the later years, in aesthetically aged condition as is as seen. Frame: approx. 42.5 x 33.6cm (16.73 x 13.22in)
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Excavation of layered biscuit object of Japanese proto-pottery bowls called 'Yamajawan' (Yama-Chawan / lit. 'Mountain tea bowl') stuck to each other in the kiln-firing, ca. Kamakura-Muromachi period (1185-1573),
approx. H 21cm (8.26in), 15 x 14cm (5.90 x 5.51in)
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Fantastic kogo, box for keeping incense, in the shape of a slightly abstracted wish-granting tama or jewel. Brown stoneware with typical white inclusions, greenish brown ash glaze on top. Shigaraki or Iga stone ware. Japan, early to mid Edo period, 17th-18thcentury.
H 2 x L 2.25 x W 2 inches
Minimal traces of usage commensurate with age. All in all excellent condition
Comes with kiri-wood tomobako with inscription.
Anonymous old Japanese sketchbook with such skillfull and refined various botanical drawings on 37 pages (more drawings besides those 12 photo's), with the signed date of Taisho 12-14 (1923-25), approx. 25.3 x 18.7 x 2cm (9.96 x 7.36 x 0.78in). Expected some stains and rips (but at blank pages) due to age as is.
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Tiffin Glass Company made La Fleur in the 1930's. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
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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...
The Byōbu "wind wall" are Japanese screens made up of 4 to 6 panels (the latter being the most common). They serve as partitions or decor for dances in the ceremonial context. They are usually adorned with seasonal flora and fauna, painted in gouache on a gold leaf background.
The large gold "solids" highlight the quiet strength of decorative elements such as cypresses (Paine 1981) which seem to emerge from the mist invoking a symbolism. The convention of these "floating clouds" is even older ...