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.
An amazing sterling silver Cuff Bracelet by the well known Arizona modernist silversmith, H. Fred Skaggs. Has one huge central oval greenish-black cabochon surrounded by thick sterling curls.
Measures about 5 1/2" around with an opening of 1 1/2". Can be adjusted slightly. Cabochon measures 3 3/8" long and 2" wide. The bracelet has tarnish, we will leave the decision to polish or not up to the new owner.
Signed Sterling Hand Made H. Fred Skaggs. A very substantial piece, weighs ab...
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...
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...
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 third design period sterling silver and tortoise cuff bracelet by William Spratling.
This cuff measures 5 1/4" around with an opening of 1 1/4". Measures 1 5/8" at the widest. Marked with the script WS and 925, Spratling Taxco Mexico in a circle mark, and Eagle #30. The tortoise is in fine condition with very minor scratches. The end rivet is out a little more than the rest. The finish near the seams is a bit irregular. Has some tarnish and some very small nicks along the edge.
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.
Art Smith "Modernette" cuff bracelet in sterling silver
Iconic mid 20th century modernist design
2 3/4" x 1 1/2"
Interior circumference 6 1/2"
Rear opening 1 1/2"
Excellent vintage 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...
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...
Antique Chinese Cameo Agate Snuff Bottle, rounded square from with raised foot rim and round neck, concave mouth rim, narrow mouth, well hollowed depicting a horse, bee and a monkey (all symbolic of a wish for a promotion) in relief on the front side using the caramel skin in reserve on the translucent grey/white striated body, mock mask and ring handles carved on the sides. Completed by a carnelian stopper with brass fitting, vinyl collar and well carved wood spoon. Label on base “Wellers Go...
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...
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
Antique Chinese burl wood snuff bottle with a large three legged toad on the front in high relief, overall oval shape with oval foot rim and countersunk flat base, adequately hollowed, small round neck, jade stopper, stained and carved organic material spoon, custom wood support stand and fitted storage box. Excellent condition. Bottle: 2-3/4 in. high x 1-7/8 in. wide x 1-1/4 in. deep. Bottle and stand 3-1/2 in. high x 2 in. wide x 1-1/2 in. deep. 1.4 oz. (41g.)19th century.
It is hard to find real antique wooden Buddha Figures, and we are happy to offer you one rare piece of chinese art.
This is a highlight of our exhibition.
This large Buddha is approx. 250 years old and is carved of one piece of old DARK wood. It came from a well known antique dealer in Bejing, China. The spoils of time, the cracks, the leavings of colour and the signs of age give a valuabel proof of its authenticity.
It is placed and fixed on a thick piece of woo...
A Chinese statue of a maiden holding a lotus flower and a fan, carved from celadon jade, fixed on a matching wooden base. Condition: fine, only lotus flower with few tiny rim frits. Dimension with wood stand: c. 22.3 cm high.