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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1950 item #1437065 (stock #B319)
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 good condition.

Measuring 10.75 inches wide x 8.25 inches long, the book has seen extremely gentle use as evidenced by the minimal wear of the little boys' heads which, while providing visual interest, are primarily present to allow easy turning of each page. Given this purpose, it is ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1920 item #1490689 (stock #B320)
Published in 1913, by Valentine & Sons, Dundee, London, and Montreal, this extremely rare publication, "Ten Little Nigger Boys", is a highly creative and imaginative variation of the original 1869 minstrel song "Ten Little Niggers", composed by the British songwriter Frank Green.

(Likely inspired by Frank Green's lyrics, Agatha Christie, in 1939, composed her very well-known "Ten Little Niggers" story, with the title for the 1940 US edition changed to "And Then There Were None", the final lin...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1930 item #1224712 (stock #BA886)
In the mid-1800's, an unknown artist painted the face of a young Black boy in warm, soft colors, and unbeknown to the artist, forever immortalized the young boy's image! Since that time a variety of items were been produced in the image of the "Young Black boy with the Torn Hat" or "Johnny Griffin".

This circa 1920-30's Johnny Griffin tie rack is constructed in solid brass. It remains functional for such use today; however, only two of the five original tie hooks remain.

It is in all orig...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1970 item #1490399 (stock #BA1010)
Offered is a lovely and serene oil painting of an older black gentleman fishing by the riverside. The painting is done in a flowing, Impressionist style, with a masterful use of quick, loose brushstrokes and much natural light, which contributes to this peaceful scene. The artist then focuses on careful attention to detail in her execution of the lone fisherman.

The primary colors utilized are a tonal range of yellows, blues and greens suggesting a spring or early summer day. The gentleman is ...

All Items : Cyberattic : Pre 1960 item #1468324
Strait's Antiques
$398.95
16-Pc CHILDS SET
This is a really great set of 'Little Hostess' Children's Party Play Dishes made by Hazel Atlas in the early 1950s. This sixteen piece set includes four 5 1/4 inch plates (2 pink and 2 black), four pink cups, four black saucers, a pink creamer, pink sugar and pink teapot bottom with black lid, in the original box. The Pink and Black colors are hard to find. All sixteen pieces are in very good condition with no chips or cracks. The paint is all very good. The original box is good and measure...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1920 item #1476028 (stock #BA988)
Offered is a circa 1910, original piece of art entitled "Who Said Watermelons". This captivating charcoal on paper portrait of a young African American boy, very much resembles the iconic, fictional figure painted by an unknown artist in the mid 1800's, a figure who has come to be known as 'Johnny Griffin' or the 'Young Black boy with the Torn Hat'.

Measuring just 7 inches wide x 9 inches high, this unsigned piece is very skillfully executed accomplishing a three-dimensional sense of depth th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #793064 (stock #S-F0908)
CARLA SUE GATSKE
$8,500.00
A very rare well-potted and painted 8.25" Ko-Imari model of a standing boy reaching into an urn. The boy's face is painted with black hair and features a gilt head band. Both his robe and the urn are painted in blue, orange and iron red.

Condition: Excellent, with no chips, hairlines or repairs.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #638603
Asian Art By Kyoko
Price on Request
Beautiful Katazome stencil dye work on thick, lightweight, coarsely woven cotton. It is decorated with auspicious motives; crane and long-tailed turtle in the framework of sho-chiku-bai (pine, bamboo, plum blossoms), the symbols of longevity and happiness. Bamboos, canes and pines are hidden, actually all over here in the form of scrolls. Three rolls of 13.1/2" (width) x 123 1/4" (long), roughly 98cm wide x 313cm long. Excellent condition with some color loss, very little holes or stain...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1910 item #1463483 (stock #WN369)
Galerie Hafner
$1,300.00
shipping included
A rare Burmese book with paper (made from mulberry tree bark) pages, the front and back covers with lacquer relief decoration with small inset glass spangles. The central panels showing the title of the book in Burmese script. Approximately 280 pages, handwritten in black Burmese script, edges gilt. Condition: covers are dusty (one is dirty) and with some wear, some corners with small losses. Pages with few stains, but wormholes. Dimension: 39.4 x 17.6 x 9.5 cm, weight: 2.4 kg.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1477786 (stock #230503)
SANAI FINE ART & ANTIQUES
Price on Request
The size of Screen: 277cm Wide x 138 cm High (109 " x 54 3/8")
The both side Left/Right Panel size: 47.2 cm x 138 cm (18 1/2" x 54 3/8")
4 panels in between size: 45.5 cm x 138 cm (17 7/8" x 54 3/8")
Each Fan design size: 55 cm (21 5/8") wide.

This is wonderful 6 panels Japanese Byobu screen from 1750's middle 18th Century with 21 Ougi (fans) design with gold leaf background. This type of painting properly called, "Senmenga" with fan design Byobu called "Senmen Byobu". Th...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38987
AntiquesDC
$120.00
Very nice vintage celluloid doll dressed up in a fanciful crepe paper Halloween costume. This is the sort of handmade party favor illustrated in Dennison's "Bogie Books". Circa 1930. Very nice condition, with just a little wear on the hat. 7" tall.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1371694
A large coffee table book published in 1997 by the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. This is a stated Second Printing near mint condition There is a tiny tear on the back jacket- the book has a plastic covering. 273 illustrations~ 50 in full color. 246pp.
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1102875
Zentner Collection
$9,600.00
Large and beautiful Burmese dry lacquer seated buddha, black lacquer with gold gilt, decorated all over with inlaid mirrors and colored glass, compassionate expression.

A mudra in Buddhist statues is a gesture and body posture holding special meaning and commemorating a few of the important moments in the Buddha’s life. One of the most common and popular mudra found depicted in Buddha statues is the Bhumisparsha, translated as the "touching earth gesture". The gesture represent the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1489830 (stock #WN425)
Galerie Hafner
$900.00
shipping included
Chinese export porcelain stem plate, made for the Thai market. With polychrome decoration of Thepanom between two Norasingh, among foliage on a black ground, details of the deities in gold. Condition: good, rim with few color flakes, wear to the gilt (rim). Dimension: diameter: c. 13 cm, height: 6.9 cm.
First edition Taisho period Japanese woodblock print titled “The Snow Maiden Umekawa” (aka “The Heroine Umekawa in the Snow”) from the supplements of “The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon" by Kitano Tsunetomi (1880-1947) published in 1923. First edition with mica and silver highlights, hand applied gofun, black ink Tsunetomi seal at the upper right, and Yamagishi Kazue (carver) and Nishimura Kumakichi (printer) seals at the lower edge. Paper: 17 3/4" x 11 3/8." Very good overa...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1990 item #1457660
A wild boar kōgo by famous Kyoto potter Imai Masayuki 今井政之 (1930-2023). Decoration is a stylized version of the ancient Chinese character for wild boar. Masayuki used his famous inlaid colored clay technique in producing this piece. Imai Masayuki and the late Miyashita Zenji are considered the two masters of the colored clay technique in Japan. Title: Inlaid Zodiac Wild Boar Incense Container (Zōgan kanshi i kōgo 象嵌干支亥香盒) Colored and inlaid stoneware, 3.8 cm high a...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Paper : Pre 1920 item #338075
AntiquesDC
$36.00
Pretty vintage Halloween postcard showing a young couple, he dressed as a Pilgrim and she dressed as a Victorian lady, walking along a scary path through the woods. They have just startled a black cat while a pair of witches look on from the background. The card has nice colors. The two lower corners have some creasing, sharp edges. The back is postmarked 1910.