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...
The finest money can buy in 1877. This is a watch worn by Cowboys of the wild west. Excellent original condition. Also, gunfighters, stagecoach drivers, pony express, bankers, and ranchers. Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday, John Harding, Billy the kid, Tom Horn, Bat Masterson, Pat Garrett, US marshals, and Lawman throughout the West. Authentic original Wild West memorabilia.
Solid Light Rose Color 14k solid Gold. AMERICAN W. Co. 14k GOLD CLAM SHELL des...
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.
*Bold north to south: 8" X 3...
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...
Presented as a historical and cultural artifact, this seldom-found, vintage, 1942, Ten Little Colored Boys book illustrated by Emery I. Gondor and published by Howell, Soskin Publishers, New York, is in very fine condition.
Measuring 10.75 inches wide x 8.25 inches long, the book has seen extremely gentle use as evidenced by the near perfect condition of the little boys' heads which, while providing visual interest, are primarily present to allow easy turning of each page. Given this purpo...
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...
浅沓と米俵 / CLOGS AND RICE BAGS
Wood carving asagutsu (shallow clogs) and rice bags that belong to the statue of Daikokuten (Syncretic Japanese deity of fortune and wealth). What an innovative remains and existences.
Showa period, early 20th century, Japan. approx. 13 x 14 x H 7cm (5.11 x 5.51 x 2.75in).
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Offered is a wonderful, circa 1920s, hanging, Apothecary Show Globe fashioned in the Art Deco style, complete and all-original. Very often hung in the front window of the local drug store to attract customers, these show globes were frequently filled with colored water to add extra depth and interest to their sculpted appearance.
Condition of this fabulous piece is quite fine. The interior of the globe and finial note some faint, scattered, age-related staining. While the large globe has abs...
PB220004 A very scarce decorated blue Aurene fan vase. The vase is shape 6297 and is marked “Steuben Aurene 6297" on the foot. The pontil is unpolished. The vase is 8 ½ inches tall and is decorated in white leaf and vine decoration. An example of this vase is shown in Figure 10.120 of Dimitroff’s “Frederick Carder and Steuben Glass.”
種字不動明王図 / SHUJI FUDO MYOO
Japanese esoteric Buddhist hanging scroll mounted with woodblock print of 'Fudo Myoo' (Acala as the God of Fire) expressed with 'Shuji' (Monosyllabic Sanskrit character that symbolizes its particular Buddhas),
Edo period, 19th century, approx. 108 x 29.5cm (42.51 x 11.61in), originally in such damaged condition as is, so that backed with extra paper as seen (so having curling).
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奉納稲荷 / PAIR OF VOTIVE INARI FOXES
Old Imado ware, Showa period, 1960s, approx. H 9 x 3 x 3cm (3.54 x 1.18 x 1.18in)
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A 4 ½ inch tall Loetz “Diaspora” small vase of green glass with blue iridescense which shows purple highlights. The vase is 2 1/4 inches in diameter, has a polished pontil and is unmarked.
対の狐 / PAIR OF FOXES
Pair of votive stone carving foxes as the messengers of Inari god, from a certain shrine in Northern Kanto region (Gunma area), Japan, Edo period, 19th century, approx. H 22.5 x 11.3 x 6.3cm (8.85 x 4.44 x 2.48in).
Because of the slight different feeling of each texture, those could be not original pair?, and each might have had each own partner at the same shrine?, though never knows. Cement-repair at the mouth and the tail as is.
Rectangular cover for over a gift, called fukusa made of green (front) and purple (back) silk satin. On the front is an image of three turtles walking towards the water, with a bamboo grove in the back of them. The hand-made decoration is done in velvet, hand painting and gold thread embroidery.
On the back in light gray velvet against purple is a round family crest.
Green and brown braided tassels in the corners.
Japan, first half 20th century
H 22 x W 19.25 in.
Federal Glass Company made Sharon from 1935-39. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.