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similar to Rare Clarissa Peters Double Miniature Portrait c1845

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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Miniatures : Pre 1800 item #304083 (stock #MCH838)
A charming portrait miniature in watercolor on ivory of a young girl, by British artist Thomas Redmond, circa 1775. The child wears a white dress with a large pink sash; she has curly blond hair and bright blue eyes. Born circa 1745, Redmond was the son of a clergyman and apprenticed as a housepainter before giving it up to move to London to study art. He exhibited at the Free Society of Artists, 1762-1771, and at the Royal Academy, 1775-1783. Very good condition; there’s a chi to the edge...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1371803 (stock #WN094)
Galerie Hafner
$1,400.00
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A fine Chinese trade miniature portrait, painted in oil colors on a rectangular ivory plaque. Depicting a traditionally dressed young Chinese Lady, the jewelry highlighted with gold and white drops. Framed in a 19th century daguerreotype case. Condition: a tiny color loss, not originally framed. Dimension: case: c. 11.8 cm x 9.4 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Continental : Pre 1910 item #972961
Anna Marcel
$225.00
Wonderful detailed Miniature Portait of a Lady of the Court with fine gown and jewels. It is in original red velvet frame which measures 4.5" tall. Portrait is appx 3.25" tall. Painted on Ivory wafer and signed by artist, this is European in Origin. I just love the fine detail in her garb and elaborate jewelry. Condition is Very Good. You will be pleased, it is hard to let go of this one.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1920 item #1421244 (stock #BNJminiVases)
June Hastings
$875.00
Rare miniature French etched cameo vase of a lake landscape scene. Signed "Muller Fres Luneville". One vase's primary color is grape red, the other is forest green. Even though we have a pair of these vases, we are only selling one. Your choice. We are keeping the other, just can't decide which one we like best. In perfect original condition. Measures 3 3/8" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1418683 (stock #DB1202)
AntiqueTica.com
$16,670.00
Rare Burmese wooden Buddha sitting in Mara Vijaya (calling the earth to witness) posture on double lotus base.

Age: Burma, Ava Period, 15th Century
Measurement: Height 86 C.M. / Width 40.7 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 : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Royal : Pre 1900 item #751262
A wonderful and extremely rare enameled glass beaker bearing the portrait of Czarina Alexandra Feodorovna on the occasion of her visit to Paris in 1896. Alexandra accompanied her husband, Czar Nicholas II to dedicate the Pont Alexandre III across the Seine. Alexandra is wearing the traditional kokoshnik, a veil, long strands of pearls and a white gown. The portrait is surrounded by gilt lettering, "Souvenir Octobre 1896/Impératrice Alexandra Féodorovna". A matching glass with the Czar's po...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1920 item #796543 (stock #2811)
svazzo.com
$7,500.00
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AMAZING RARE Antique Venetian Art Glass Millifiore Flower Murrines Double Handled Vase!!!! Believe it is an early Fratelli Toso circa 1900s, done in a BLACK Background!!!! It has 3 different Stemmed Flowers canes (5 in total). Very large Star burst murrines and Bullseye murrines, among other amazing pieces were put together in this piece!!!There is NO damage (chips, nicks, or impact marks). In MINT Condition!!!

Measures 5 1/4" tall ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1940 item #1389045
galerie Cecile Kerner
€1,700.00
the katu live on the bolaven plateau on either side of the South laos border and vietnam .they are know for their grand ceremony with Buffalo sacrifices.on these occasion ,the cult leader carries a round ceremonial shield ,such as this one made od wood with a narrow thick bamboo edge .the shield is slightly concave dyed with black lacquer on the front and back and displays a sun symbol made of metal stripes on the front On the reverse is a double handle made of wood and metal attached to struts ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1960 item #1409155
Indonesia, Bali, Tenganan Pageringsingan, Bali Aga people, mid 20th century

Handspun cotton, natural dyes, warp and weft ikat

Description: A fine example of the renowned double ikat (geringsing) sacred textiles woven in the village of Tenganan Pageringsingan in east Bali. The piece is woven in loose tabby from handspun cotton yarns dyed in botanical indigo and morinda to produce the characteristic muted colors of rust red, eggshell, and black-violet. The design ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1255161
A rare antique fire gilt bronze statue of two elephant-headed deities in embrace. Kangiten (god of Bliss) is associated with esoteric, Tantric Buddhism, like the Shingon school in Japan. The female wears a crown, associated with Avalokiteshvara or Guanyin and rests her feet on the male's feet. Kangiten symbolizes the unity of opposites, conjugal harmony and long life. This marvelous and rare statue is in excellent condition. The statue is blessed, the bottom is still completely closed and decora...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1382693 (stock #zp537)
A rare Worcester porcelain coffee can, tapering slightly toward the base and molded with corrugated ribs above a finely scalloped foot, the lobed rim with a slight flare, and the double scroll handle with a pointed thumbrest. Painted in the Chinese style with flowering plants, the border with half-flowerheads linked by a red line above leafy tendrils.

Excellent condition with vibrant colors, no chips, cracks, or restoration. A slight paint skip is on one petal of one half-flowerhead, shown in...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #661389
Asian Art By Kyoko
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Japanese antique nobori banner, hand painted on cotton, a tiger in bamboo grove. The style of the painting is derived from ancient Korean paintings of tigers. It is a style that became popular in Japan from the 16th century and you will see many screens and scrolls of tigers painted in this manner. The popularity of these paintings in this style continued throughout the Edo period(1608-1868) and into the Meiji era. The quality of the artwork tell us that this nobori is likely to have been done b...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1900 item #1418672 (stock #BNJslaveDoc)
June Hastings
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AN INCREDIBLE AND RARE SLAVE DOCUMENT FROM PERSON COUNTY, NC. This document is an agreement to rent a slave from the George Glen estate and is dated December 26, 1864, just months before the end of the Civil War. The document reads:

“ #168 Twelve months after date, me or either of us promises to pay E M Holt & J W Parker, executors of H Parker, deceased, late guardians of the heirs of George Glen, deceased, the sum of $100, of the same being for the [heir?] of a Negro $65 by th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1406360 (stock #LA498)
Arte Xibalba
$550.00
A rare Lambayeque (Sican) shell necklace from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. It consists of 14 graduated matching bird pendants, ranging from 1-1/4” to 2-1/4”, each with an inlaid eye. The right facing ones have purple shell eyes, the others red Spondylus eyes. All are double perforated for easy stringing into a necklace. Comes displayed in Riker mount if you wish.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #625825 (stock #TC152)
Bamboo Vests were used as undershirts under silk garments. They served the duel purpose of allowing some air circulation and protected the silk garments from body oils. These vest were fragile and they have become very rare and hard to find. They were made with small pieces of bamboo which are literally strung together to form a garment. This bamboo vest is a particularly nice one. It was constructed of very small bamboo pieces, the edges of the garment are bound with a thin band of linen fab...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1388144 (stock #HP/GH783)
Himalaya Primitive
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A very rare anthropomorphic chain model ghurra showing a seated ancestor which seems to be in meditation position, (note a local repair at the arm which has been re-fixed). Superb encrusted hard patina. The carving is monoxyl (no joins) and shows various mythic animals , elephant, deer, cow n dog and peacock. Total height is 33 cm, and 6 x 6 cm. The ancestor is 9 cm its face is 3 cm Presented on a custom iron stand More information on request Please double click on pictures to get the hi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1425307
Rare oversized Japanese woodblock print ascribed to Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) titled “Mirror of the Physiology of Eating and Drinking” (Inshoku Yojo Kagami), also known as “Rules of Dietary Life,” and believed to date circa 1850. The print depicts a man seated cross-legged drinking a cup of sake with a bowl of fish in front of him. The cross-sectioned torso shows the functions of the internal organs and illustrates the Sino-Japanese concept of digestion. Inscriptions describe the f...