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similar to Dorothy Colles Pastel Portrait circa 1963 - signed

All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pre 1970 item #757297 (stock #171)
A charming, signed, pastel portrait by Dorothy Colles (1917-2003) who was (according to an obituary published in the Independent newspaper) "gifted in portraits of children". This picture was drawn circa 1963 (please see our other Colles picture) and was a commissioned piece for an advertising poster. Dorothy Colles has exhibited through the Royal Academy and the Royal Society of Portrait Painting. Condition - excellent. The picture 20 inches by 17.7 inches (51cm x 45cm). The original frame - 23...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1341183
Beautiful sterling silver & rose quartz bracelet designed and signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar (1905-86). Comprised of 5 ancient pale pink hand cut, bezel set quartz stones. Center stone measures 1" high. Bracelet will fit up to a 6 3/4" wrist comfortably. Excellent vintage condition. Slide in clasp and safety chain are tight and secure. Fully signed on the reverse. A similar bracelet design is pictured on page 104 of MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill. Please see the com...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1204741
Vintage, rarely seen on the market 940 sterling silver graduated disc bracelet designed and signed circa 1948-62 by famous Taxco, Mexico artist & silver Maestro Hector Aguilar. The center front disc measures 1 1/2" high. The bracelet's inner circumference when closed is 7". Bracelet weighs 85 grams or 3 oz. Slide-in clasp works perfectly. No dents are dings to silver. Beautiful soft original patina. Fully hallmarked on the clasp. This design is pictured on p. 139 of SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO by P...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1187495
Impressive 2 3/4" wide Hector Aguilar designed sterling silver cuff bracelet studded with 30 amethyst cabs signed circa 1940 by Manuel Altamirano senior silversmith in Aguilar's Taller Borda. Interior length measures 5 1/2" end to end. The gap opening is 1 1/2". Terminals measure 2 3/4" wide, center front is 2 1/2" wide. Weight - 2.8 oz., 79 grams. Bracelet is in beautiful vintage condition. No chips, nicks, or cracks to the amethyst stones. This 4 band bracelet design signed by Hector Aguilar i...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1340533 (stock #T1830)
Mimi Dee Artwear
Commission -Thank You!
Commissioned portrait of a beautiful chestnut brown slim rescue shelter dog whose reversed dark spinal fur resembles that of a Rhodesian Ridgeback.
When this painter spent time with her, Sofie struck such a stance as if reviving an ancestral show pedigree pose.
This being Ms K's first baby...with a human one to follow within a year or so?
ID# 0810160910

Original work by this self learned painter who also forges sterling silver metal work studio jewelry, has been exhibited in va...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1354045 (stock #1835)
Mimi Dee Artwear
Commission - Thank you!
A commissioned portrait painting of a sweet shelter rescue feline female tabby kitty cat named "Pooka" who shares her large N. H. home with Ms. M, a very gracious loving pet owner. During the time spent sketching and photographing this tabby, she indulged us while posing and playing this way and that. When she had enough, she gave this painter a straight on look like, "lady you get that camera any closer and you will be verrrrry sorry"! Then, she winked and walked away...

Title: I Love M...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1303175 (stock #BA925)
Stonegate Antiques
$1,950.00
Measuring 39.75 inches long x 17.50 inches high, this untouched, all-original, single-sided, porcelain, circa 1930-40s sign is an extraordinarily RARE piece of Black American history-- an artifact of the "Jim Crow" era when segregation of the African American race was unfortunately, most commonplace.

The origin of this sign is unknown, but given its very substantial size and weight, it likely once hung as a directional sign in a major bus or railroad station, designating the "WHITES ONLY" are...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1411837 (stock #5185)
Galerie Hafner
$3,800.00
shipping included
A superb quality Qajar Iranian pen case with polychrome paint papier-mache and gilding under a lacquered varnish. The top panel with depiction of a gathering around orthodox priests, the sides with scenes from the "Sheykh San'an and the Christian maid" story. Inscribed with eight verses in tarji-band of Hatef Esfahani and Farid al-Din'Attar from the story of Sheykh San'an. The sliding tray painted with portrait medallions and flowers. Signed: raquam-e Ja'Far-e Najaf'Ali (son of the famous lacque...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1376239 (stock #P-223)
This Japanese okimono quality bronze turtle has a champleve decorated shell that opens to reveal a pipe stand. The turtle measures about 6 1/2" long x 3" wide x 2" tall and dates to the turn of the Century. The turtle has the makers' impressed seal underneath. The condition is very good with just a chip to the end of the tail and the hinge pin is missing. The asking price includes shipping within the USA.
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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1990 item #1437476 (stock #007)
L'Enfant Gallery
$2,400.00
Oil pastel and oil paint on paper Still life with three fruits circa 1980s, 10“ x 13 frame size 22“ x 25“ Kathleens work has been seen and is featured in many embassies around the world including the state department. She’s an active artist still working with a very unique free style of painting
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 : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1930 item #1305011
Beautiful clear and frosted glass powder box by Rene Lalique. The box consists of two pieces, a lid and lower powder section. The lid has an overall floral design and the lower section has a more restrained version of the same floral motif. The box is 3.5 inches (9 cm) in diameter and is approx 1 3/8 inches (3.5 cm) tall. The design is commonly known as "Emiliane" or Model 70. It is circa 1920 and has no chips, cracks or repairs. The base is frosted and it is signed R LALIQUE.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1176400 (stock #0305)
Late 1800s

These bottles are decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and colored enamels with a design of various painted fans floating on an iron red enamel ground that is covered with gilt spirals. The interiors and mouthrims are clear glazed. The bases are glazed clear and the footrings are unglazed, exposing the fine white porcelain paste. They are signed Kozan (Dai Nippon Kozan Sei) in underglaze blue. Both are in very good condition. Acquired from a collector in Fredericksburg, Virginia ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1145959
Spoils of Time
$1,000.00
A Japanese lacquer bowed top box with portrait of a Kabuki actor - presumably named in gold lacquer and the role of Daihachi named in a lustrous iron color. All slightly raised work, the portrait is in gray, black, red, flesh tone, browns and gold. Lines including pattern and folds in the figure's attire and hair in his coiffure and sideburns cleanly defined with raised work. Metal along the facing edges of the top and bottom have no doubt contributed nicely to the preservation of the box. Actor...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1437527
Japanese sosaku hanga woodblock print depicting a bust portrait of an apprentice geisha (maiko) in profile with a prominent wood grain background by Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). The artist's black ink signature and red seal are at the lower left portion of the image. Circa 1960's. Unlimited edition. Paper size: 17 1/4" x 11 1/2" (image: 15 3/8" x 10 1/8"). Very good impression quality with lacquer and mica highlights. There is some yellow discoloration on the edges of the full margins.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1014646 (stock #01791)
A Navajo sterling silver ring with a blue opal circa 1960s 1970s. This vintage size 6 ring features a large solitaire opal with blue and green colours; it measures 1" x 7/8" across the stone. It is unsigned which is not uncommon and it weighs 7.9 grams. It is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some natural striations in the stone and some minor surface wear. All condition issues are noted. All items are vintage or anti...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1980 item #1180203 (stock #6837)
An 18k rubies sapphires emeralds and pearls flower spray brooch circa 1960s. This beautifully made 1-7/8" across pin is 18 K yellow gold set with genuine gem stones and cultured pearls. It has textured leaves, a safety catch and it is stamped 18K and has an E.J. maker's mark. It weighs 12.6 grams, and it in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all ...