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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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Pastel : Pre 1950 item #1405851
A charming pastel signed M. Gibert Paris. Framed, there is a title that is obscured by the mat on the left side. The gilt frame is chipped, the picture is fine. The frame measures 18" x 15-7/8".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1263079
Sensational vintage sterling silver bracelet designed and signed circa 1950's by Taxco, Mexico modernist Antonio Pineda. Truly one of Antonio's best this bracelet measures 1 1/4" wide. Will comfortably fit up to a 7" wrist. Heavy at 130 grams 4.06oz. Beautiful condition. Clasp is tight and secure. Attached safety chain. Signed on the clasp with ANTONIO TAXCO crown mark, 970 STERLING eagle #208. This design featured in recent exhibits and publications. Pictured on p.52 of SILVER SEDUCTION: THE A...
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 1940 item #1329170
Monumental and rare this vintage sterling silver & amethyst bracelet was designed and signed circa 1930's by Mexico artist Frederick Davis (1880-1961). The bracelet measures 1 3/4" wide X 7" long. Because of the complex construction it would most comfortably fit up to a 6 3/4" wrist. Weight 88 grams, 3.01 oz. Each stone measures 3/4" across. The stones are deep in color with interesting white contrasting occlusions typical of Mexican amethyst. The bracelet is in beautiful vintage condition. The...
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 : 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 : 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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1920 item #1416382 (stock #UH80216)
L'Asie Exotique
$5,000.00
Landscape with Trees by Alfred Henry Maurer, New York School, Gouache on Paper, Circa 1915. A dynamic Modernist rendering of trees and a wall in a landscape setting in hues of green, violet, sienna and yellow. Signed in pencil in the lower left corner “A / H Maurer”. The image measures 20-3/4 inches x 17 inches. Simple wood frame and glazing measuring 21-3/4 inches x 18 inches. Condition: Slight yellowing of the paper and other minor signs of age otherwise excellent condition. Provenan...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1940 item #113646 (stock #BA279)
Signed in the lower left hand corner by the Brooklyn, New York, born LISTED American artist, Olga Lea Rosenson (Born September 10, 1892), this original watercolor portrait of a young "Black Shoe Shine Boy" intimately captures the soul of its subject as he pensively awaits his next customer.

Painted in 1934, the framed piece measures 20" x 26.5"; the watercolor, 13” x 19.5 “. Completed in various subtle tones of blue, gray, green, and brown. The watercolor was reframed in 1987 by the previ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1339402 (stock #SK988A)
Galerie Hafner
$680.00
shipping included
Oval portrait of a young Indian woman, painted on paper in watercolor with white highlights. With velvet covered passe-partout and mounted behind glass in a later European frame. Signed "S.B. Rawoot" and dated 1/7/16 in red. Dimension: painting: c. 27.5 cm x 18.5 cm, frame 41.6 cm x 34.7 cm. Condition: slightly faded, frame with few traces of usage.
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...