A man carrying a load of firing wood followed by his faithful dog, a solitary cow standing near its barn in the background, a man leaving the side door of his house carrying a bucket, and a man and woman leaving the home in a sleigh carriage driven by two horses down a country road – all orchestrate to create the nostalgic beauty which Currier and Ives created as the nation attempted to forget the pains of the Civil War.
Undoubtedly a New England vignette, it resonates with Americ...
We offer an exceptional American Historical Staffordshire serving platter in the Virginia pattern made by James and Ralph Clews. The flow mulberry/black transfer platter has beaded scalloped edging with a rich wreath of leaves and flowers around the rim and cavetto. The piece de la resistance is its central reserve depicting passengers in a sailboat lazily floating down the river while viewing a threesome of people at river's edge. The Greco-Roman building at the right is most certainly an allus...
DESCRIPTION: A classic and quite old pair of hand carved South American wood stirrups. The Guacho of Argentina, the Morochucos of Peru and the Hauso of Chile all preferred large wooden "shoes" for use as stirrups rather than the more prevalent iron stirrup. These stirrups cover the whole front of the foot, which can be an advantage when riding through tall brush. This pair has good age and obvious usage; we estimate them to date from the early 1800's. Each shoe is carved from a single piece...
Tea bowl with enamelled blue and gilt decoration, Jiaqing c 1800. The blue inside border with small stars in gilt makes it probable that the bowl was intended for the American market.
Height: 2" / 5 cm, diam: 3 1/2" / 9 cm.
Condition: rim frits.
Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic ethnographic like pendant necklace sculpture with four major segments which include an added bold carved carnelian ear of corn dangle.
Looks equally well in a shadow box on your wall, window hanging art piece or around your neck. It was wrought in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.
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Folk Art Portrait by American Artist, attributed to Sheldon Peck (1797-1868). This Portrait was purchased at a North Carolina auction from the Larew Collection. The 19th century oil on canvas portrait of a gentleman was said to be Thomas Johnston from Concord, NC (Sept. 1850). It was marked on the original canvas (relined) bought in Davie County. It is mounted in a mahogany veneer frame with yellow pine backing. Canvas 29" 24" and the Frame is 38" x 33". The portrait was restored in 1973 by Hen...
MELROSE WATCH CO.
Melrose, Massachusetts (1866-1868)
In late 1866 the Tremont Watch Co. moved from Boston., Mass. By Aaron L. Dennison and changed its name to Melrose Watch Co., and began producing the complete watch movements, movement engraved, “Melrose Watch Co.” and dials marked “Tremont Watch Co.” About 3,000 were produced. Serial No. range 30,000 and higher. In 1868, the Melrose Watch Co. runs short on capital and requests the stockholders to contribute more money. After he fa...
An original American impressionist landscape of a rural home on a river by Edward Redfield. Oil on canvas measuring 20 x 24 signed lower left. In all original very good antique condition with the original frame.
Edward Redfield is regarded as the premier painter of the New Hope School of American Impressionism, and, in his time, was considered one of the best landscape painters in the country. He was born in 1869 in Bridgeville, Delaware, and moved to Center Bridge, near New Hope, Pennsylva...
TABI PAPER PATTERNS
Eleven three-piece sets and six individual pieces of both of thick (coated in 'kakishibu' persimmon tannin) and thin paper patterns of 'tabi' (Japanese socks) used by a tabi artisan in early 20th century, Japan.
Some paper re-used for the mold are from Edo period (1603-1868). Large: approx. 28cm (11.02in). Some damage due to aging as is.
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Paden City Glass Company made Gazebo in the 1930's. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
A choice Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. This standing male is 7-3/4" tall and is depicted with arms spread wide. He is adorned with a fancy headdress denoting his high social rank, a segmented necklace and clothing indicated with fine incising. Nicely burnished, good mineral deposits.
A fine Maya cylinder from El Salvador, ca. 400 - 700 AD. It is 6-3/4 inches high, 5 inches in diameter and features four panels with deeply carved linear designs. The broad rim band retains remains of creatures painted in blue over the red stucco, with the vertical stucco columns between the black panels also showing remnants of designs. There is an old field repair, else it’s in good condition, with heavy mineral deposits and much of the rare red and blue stucco remaining.
HANJI PAPER BAGS
Three contemporary Korean art pieces as shoppers made of cotton (handle part) and 'Hanji' (Traditional Korean handmade papers), made by the one of leading Hanji artisans, Park Sung-man. Black one is dyed by charcoal.
White: approx. 50 x 26.5cm (19.68 x 10.43in), 35 x 22cm (13.77 x 8.66in). Black: approx. 38 x 19cm (14.96 x 7.48in)
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Japanese wooden sculpture of boy carved for one's own child, with "3 May Showa 40 (1965)" and "Shun (Boy's name)" at the backside. approx. H 23.5cm (9.25in). Stand on its own.
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Quite a unique and rare type of vintage Japanese happi coat with such sleeves like bat's wings. Showa period, mid 20th century. Cotton. Tile size: approx. H 78.5cm (+ Collar 5.5cm), W 126cm (approx. H 30.90in (+ 2.16in), W 49.60in). Frayed spot at armhole as is (see photo #3 & #10).
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PAPER CARP STREAMER
Old 'koinobori' (carp streamer / ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koinobori) made of 'washi' (Japanese paper), Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. 258 x 78cm (101.57 x 30.70in). Some expected signs of actual use as is as seen.
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Mosser Glass Company made this pair of bookends. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
Oil painting on canvas by Toyoko Okumura (1939- ), Japan. approx. 22.8 x 15.8 x 1.2cm (8.97 x 6.22 x 0.47in)
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