Fabulous super statement size Patricia Von Musulin carved cuff bracelet in grained wood. Not marked but guaranteed Von Musulin. Signed versions of this piece
in wood and Lucite can be found online. I am listing several other Von Musulin bracelets from the same estate. Great size -- 2 1/4 inches wide, 1 inch thick, and
6 inches inside circumference, including the gap, which is 1 inch. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
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...
DESCRIPTION: A beautifully crafted Navajo sterling and natural coral cuff bracelet . This bracelet features thirteen natural, dark red coral stones mounted on a 1 1/8" wide silver cuff between a scrolling border of stamp work, twisted wire, and silver beads. This cuff looks beautiful on the wrist; the inside is stamped "STERLING." See the last photo showing this bracelet with other pieces from our Native American jewelry collection. DIMENSIONS: 6 1/2" circumference (16.5 cm); medium adult ...
Made in USA. All metal hand hammered in the American Modernist or Arts & Crafts metal art smith tradition, this face motif free standing 116 grams copper metal sculpture can hold a vase or can be worn as a cuff bracelet. All hammered by one set of hands from beginning to end resulting in this art work by this metal art smith and signed: HANDMADE MIMI DEE.
See Image 2: Can be displayed on a table or in a shelf to hold a small bud vase or worn as a massive cuff bracelet. 116 grams.
A wood water basin was nicely carved in shape of a lotus leaf with a lotus pond.
It was preserved in very good condition by nice brownish patina.
Some of the seeds in the lotus pond were still movable when some were sticked but nothing is missing.
It was a charming and very rare piece by this type.
Most of the old wood pieces were made as brush pots in relief carving.
This piece was carved in delicate workmanship to imitate the lotus leaf by thin wall a...
This fantastic cuff bracelet was made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. The gilt hammered brass cuff is 2 3/4" wide and the 3" wide pate de verre applied maltese cross has pearl and rhinestone accents. It has a 5 1/2" interior end to end measurement with a 1 1/2" gap opening, and the metal has flexibility to adjust to most average wrist sizes. It has no markings and it is in excellent condition.
Please feel free to enjoy this Chinese wood carving of a seated Guanyin, early Qing dynasty. The Guanyin is seated in rajalitasana, royal ease, on a pierced rockwork base with one leg lowered and the other with knee raised supporting the right arm, the face carved with a poised and calm expression, wearing a tiara and loose robes falling over the shoulders and open at the chest to reveal an elaborate beaded necklace.
There are no repairs visible, but pieces of laquer had been chipped...
A modernist sterling silver cuff bracelet by the noted NYC jeweler, Ed Wiener.
Measures approximately 5" around with an opening of 1 1/4". Measures about 3/4" at the widest. Signed ED WIENER STERLING. Has some minor tarnish and surface scratches. Heavy and substantial.
Fine example of Mid Century Modernist studio jewelry. Looks great on, hugs the wrist.
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...
Large Chinese antique ruyi scepter with three large carved white jade plaques mounted on wood. Each white jade is carved with an elephant holding various fruits. A very wonderful auspicious antique item for your collection.
Age: Likely late qing period, late 19th century and later.
Condition: Wear and age cracks on the wood mounting. Jade has fine age lines, jade plaques shifts little bit from its mounting due to age.
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...
Japanese folk wood carving mask of tengu (long-nosed goblin) with human hair, used for the local kagura Shinto theatrical dance, Edo-Meiji period, 19th century, approx. H 20 x W 14.8 x D 15cm (7.87 x 5.82 x 5.90in). String was attached for its photo shooting.
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American high quality multiple step deep carved rectangle size Mirror, 38" high, 47" wide, 4 3/4" deep, the gold frame itself is 6 1/2" wide and 4 3/4" deep with multiple step, circa 1920, wide deep carved floral and wreath of berry and vines on inner frame and more floral wreath on outer frame, high and low relief carved design with polished and highlighted with burnished gold finish on the entire frame. The quality of work is very good and gilding is superb quality. The condition is good, s...
A fine 11" x 8" Satsuma model of an official seated in a wood grained horse shoe style chair, clothed in finely painted robes and trousers and holding a feather fan. Excellent detail and fine crackle finish. Ex-Sotheby's New York.
Condition: Good. There is an old chip to the nose, a broken fingertip on the hand holding the fan, and an old repair to the back and one side of the base.
Fabulous early statement size YSL bracelet in heavy cast goldtone metal with faux mabe pearls in sculpted settings. Marked YSL and MADE IN FRANCE. Late
1970s or early 1980s, designed by Robert Goossens, who has designed jewelry for decades for Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, and other couturiers. Early foldover
clasp. 8 inches long, just under 1 1/2 inches wide and 1/2 inch deep. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is life size.
This old Japanese Noh theater mask has the expressive face of an old man. The mask is carved from paulownia wood and dates to middle Edo period, around 1750. The patina is wonderful.
Mask measures approx 8 inches high and 6 inches wide
First edition pencil-signed Japanese shin hanga woodblock print by Takeji Asano (1900-2002) titled "Rain in Shinnyodo" in the lower margin and dated Showa 28 (1953) in the lower left margin. The artist's black ink signature is at the lower left corner of the image and the artist's name/signature is in pencil at the lower right. The left margin also bears the seal of the publisher Unsodo, the carver Okura, and the printer Shinmi. The "gei" watermark is at the lower left margin corner. This is a f...
Antandroy, figure or antanosy or mahafali (?) made of very hard and heavy rosewood: dalbergia madagascariensis slight sway in the position. beautiful patina Bertrand goy says in trying to attribute another madagascar statue :"Although the Malagasy origin of this statue is undeniable - as confirmed by the analysis of the wood it is carved from, Dalbergia Madagascariensis[ii], which is endemic to the main island - establishing its provenance more precisely can only be speculative. It is difficult,...
An extraordinary hammered sterling silver rigid bracelet from Finland with seven cushion cut cabochons of various colors.
Measures 7" around and 1 5/8" high. Has a wonderful warm dark patina that shows off the lightly hammered finish. Stones are in varying shades of purple, (amethyst), tiger's eye, dark blue, and pale yellow. Marked with the maker's hallmark, SKS, Crown mark for Finland, 916H for silver standard, town mark for Helsinki and date code for 1967.
In fine condition, with mi...