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 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 Large and Impressive Hand Painted Dutch Delft Vase. Eight reserves; four large ones of a bird and four lesser ones of a stag. Label on the base says "De Oude Moriaans Hoult (The Old Moors Head) Holland Delft (the mark) 1759". This refers to the potters mark, which was first used in 1759 (the Old Moors Head dates from 1648). Dimensions; 16" high, approximately 4.5 pounds in weight. Normal wear for Delft.
Pair Korean Scholar's Book Chests, four(4) claws Korean Dragon and Phoenix Bird are battling in the flame, inlaid with Mother of Pearl, twisted Brass and faux tortoise shell, 41" high, 27" wide, 12 1/2" deep each in the background of dark brown lacquer with gold powder sparkling finish. Inlaid design of the wings of Phoenix Bird and Dragon are spread out into both sides, and the back is plain dark brown lacquer finish. Whole Book Chest supported by scrolling feet, shows continuous inlaid work....
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 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...
Pair of large Chinese Republic period baluster form vases decorated with mirror image famille rose enamelled bird and flower motifs. Black inscription to the back includes Tianjin and the date in cycle years of 1932. There is a prominent luting line in the neck and a barely visible luting line at the mid-section. 17 1/8” and 17 1/4" high. Very good overall condition. They were previously drilled for lamps and the holes in the bottom have been professionally restored. The restoration is not v...
21114688 A very nice 8 ½ inch tall Galle cameo banjo form vase. The red over colorless over opal vase has a motif of cherries and leaves. The vase is signed as seen faintly in photograph C. The neck of the vase is 5/8" in diameter and the flat bulbous bottom is 2 3/8" wide and 1 ½” deep. The vase is in wonderful condition.
This piece is made of copper glaze called "oribe". At first , it is covered with feldspar and painted with iron and next it is covered with copper glaze. It is firing into burning charcoal in the kiln, so there are complicated atmosphere, oxidation and reduction.
The oxidation atmosphere makes the copper glaze red, the reduction atmosphere makes it green and the mixture atmosphere makes complicated color.
Size 6.0 cm (D) 5.7cm (H)
Accessary : wooden box signed by the potter.
Rare table size Chinese white jadeite snuff bottle with apple green and emerald green markings along with some blushes of lavender. Nicely carved in a reticulated openwork design, it is excellent condition measuring 5.25" high x 3.25 across. On stand it measures 6.125"
Large incense burner made for a Buddhist temple. Square format with beautiful curves and two handles on the upper rim. Cast bronze with brown patina (sentoku), the shoulder decorated with butterflies in the clouds, done in gold and silver nunome zogan and silver wire inlay.
Japan, Edo period, 19th century
H 8.5 x W 11.75 x 11.5 in.
Unfortunately badly abused as a planter, causing water damage on the patina on the outside, and with numerous small and unobtrusive dents. Some o...
Wooden molds for making the legs of Ichimatsu doll (ref: https://www.japanese-wiki-corpus.org/culture/Ichimatsu%20ningyo%20(Ichimatsu%20dolls).html), Edo-Meiji period, 19th century, Japan, approx. H 25cm (9.84in).
In such well-used condition through the long years as is. Stand on its own. *The last photo is the reference image of similar type of such leg molds dedicated to the shrine.
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WOODEN WINDOW FRAMES OF YANGBAN'S HOUSE
Early 20th century, Korea. approx. 51 x 33 x 3.5cm each (20.07 x 12.99 x 1.37in).
Such refined craftsmanship of characteristic unilateral rounded lattice facing outward tells this pieces were actually installed in the residence of Yangban (ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yangban)
at that time. Also its unique iron fittings and handle are tasteful. Deterioration due to aging, but still substantial make as is.
21094675 A large colorless signed Libbey comport with a bubble stem and exquisite engravings of 3 baskets of flowers on the bowl. Each basket is encircled with an arabesque band interwoven with engraved large flowers and all surrounded by a diamond patterned grid with small dots at the intersections of the grid lines. The foot is engraved to match the flowers and gridon the bowl. The compote is 9 inches tall and 8 3/4 inches in diameter. The edge of the bowl is finely notched and the foot ...
Small kogo, incense box, in the shape of a crab in rest. Grayish brown grainy earthenware, much like Raku, with red glaze and with patches of green and white glaze. The eyes are accentuated with gold, as is a small area on it’s back.
Potter’s mark on the belly.
Japan, late 1700s.
H ca 1.25 x W ca 3 in.
Some of the gold rubbed, split in clay caused by firing at the rim of the lower section, which does not impact the stability of the piece. All in all very good conditi...
Offered is an absolutely fabulous, early 20thC, reverse-painted-on-glass, MOYER'S PHARMACY Drug Store Sign.
This striking example was clearly designed to attract customers with its coloring and bold combination of script and block lettering- all executed in reverse on the underside of the glass. The reverse-painting technique adds additional elegance to the artistic quality of the sign's design. The very sturdy frame is constructed of woo...
Handmade sample book of various types of handwoven swatches called Shimacho, from Tohoku region, Meiji 26 (1893), Japan, approx. 21.5 x 13.5cm (8.46 x 5.31in).
In such aesthetically damaged condition due to aging as is, with 6 blank pages.
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A vintage sterling silver parure by Margot de Taxco, (Margot Van Voorhies Carr), design number 5127, in a classic design.
Necklace measures 15 3/4" long with the central pendant measuring 1 1/2" high and 2 1/2" across. The central pendant can be detached and worn as a brooch. The pin part is missing and would have to be replaced. The part of the catch that swings over to hold the pin in place is also missing. The necklace has a box clasp that holds securely.
The bracelet measures 7"...