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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1405035 (stock #BA947)
Offered is an extraordinarily rare, 1930's, Googly Eyed Tea Pot made in Japan. A Google search on this item yields NO other vintage, 1930s Japan, Mammy, Googly-eyed Teapots available, further attesting to this piece's rarity!

This particular piece is in very fine condition, with cold-paint flaking noted on the spout and on the lid edge decoration as this piece's only readily-visualized flaws. (Cold paint refers to paint applied AFTER a piece has been painted, glazed, and fired in a kiln. ...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #1482512 (stock #BA995)
Measuring just 2.5" tall and wide, this diminutive, metal, Black Face, Googly Eye toy or game is all original and completely functional despite its near 100 years of age!

Pull the original string attached at the base, and Mr. Googly's eyes move into all sorts of silly positions! Three photos are included to demonstrate the variety of eye positions possible.

The paint is in wonderful condition with just the tiniest, pinprick size dots of loss noted here and there, and only well-seen under m...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1900 item #403067 (stock #BA502)
An exceptional example of 19th century Folk Art-- a very rare needlework cross stitch sampler with Black Americana theme! This highly unusual example dates to circa 1880's and depicts two young girls on a primitive, “make-do” seesaw--- a wooden board placed over a log-- complete with a grapevine trellis in the background! This wonderful piece is accented with a multi-toned, Greek Key border design with fringe edging.

The needlework measures approximately 15 by 14 inches and is in good cond...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1900 item #1485319 (stock #BA1004)
Offered are two, VERY RARELY FOUND, 1880's, Black Americana die cuts printed in Germany and sold by the Bim Brothers, London.

This offering features two lovely die cuts- one, a well-to-do Victorian era husband and wife out for a stroll, and the second, a colorfully dressed musical trio playing banjo, concertina (small accordion) and tambourine. The musical trio remains connected- adding to its value- and uncut, number 7568.

The products for which these die cuts were meant to endorse ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #729497 (stock #S-F0859)
CARLA SUE GATSKE
$25,500.00
An antique Satsuma figural group of a prone bull with a guardian. The bull with crackled cream ground, gilt noseguard and retaining rope and with polychrome painted and gilt backcover. The young man in a gilt and multicolor painted traditional Japanese garment resting on the animal while holding a book in his hand. 11.5" long, 6" high. An exceptional piece.

Condition: Flawless, ex-Christie's

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1234189 (stock #10733)
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Chawan in Raku style, made in dry lacquer technique (kanshitsu) simulating ceramic. The lacquer is applied in such a way that you see small crevices and patches of red and brownish black lacquer in the same way we see it in Raku ware. Japan, Meiji era.

H ca. 3 ½ inches, dia. Ca. 4 ½ inches.

Excellent condition.

Comes with brocade pouch and plain wooden box.

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1940 item #38976
AntiquesDC
$65.00
Vintage bisque Halloween black cat candy container. The bottom is marked "Made In Japan." Circa 1930. Condition: excellent.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1086296 (stock #571326)
Magnificent and rare AVA 3-Seasons Bronze Buddha subduing Mara with serene and calm expression, downcast eyes. Has an exceptional aura and superb red/gold patina. Good condition, size: H. 78 cm x W. 47 cm. x D. 36 cm.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1900 item #1485187 (stock #BA999)
Stonegate Antiques
$1,595.00
Offered is an utterly fabulous, one-of-a-kind, 1880s, piece of original artwork by Edward West Merrill (1841-1910) of Concord, New Hampshire.

Merrill, known for creating extraordinary art collages of cut paper, cut birch bark, ink, and watercolor mounted on black construction weight paper, fashioned this particular piece depicting the fictional African-American Blackville Debating Society, by encompassing all of these preferred artistic mediums.

One can see the beautiful grain of the white...

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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1473481 (stock #11080)
Sculpture of a long-nosed tanuki, walking with a hat on its back and a flask in its left paw. The piece is built around a large piece of root wood that comprises the torso, legs, the enlarged scrotum and tail. The head is a separate piece of root wood, the ears inserted. The sake flask is a small piece of root wood, and the hat is carved from a slab of a different wood species.

Hat and sake bottle are attached to the tanuki with braided silk cords.

Mingei.

Root wood with black...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1475467
Senatus Consulto
$5,995.00
Reduced, was $6950
Lovely museum quality Andesite sculpture of Lord Ganesha, Early Hindu period, c. 9th.-10th. century AD.

The mischievous "Remover of Obstacles", Ganesha is worshipped to bless both the start and success of almost any undertaking. In Indonesia, he is still revered today as an important patron of the arts and sciences.

Deftly carved from a volcanic stone sourced locally on the island of Java, the four-armed deity seated on a lotus base, holding an axe, rosary, and bowl of swe...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1930 item #1303242 (stock #7136)
An Art Deco bakelite and celluloid snake upper arm bracelet circa 1920s. This genuine period survivor measures 3" x 2-7/8" across the interior and the snake's heads are 5/16" across and both have cobalt blue glass rhinestone eyes. The body is black celluloid with an applied clear yellow layer over a bed of embedded sparkly metallic confetti. This Egyptian style figural bracelet is in mostly excellent condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some groove striations/lin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #862900 (stock #LS200963)
This copper awl with antler handle and perforated for suspension was found by Dr. Allen Heflin in Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan in 1947. It is 8 1/2 long. Please view my youtube video of this item at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6C30caNNItA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1339731 (stock #3A137A)
Japanese Kiri wood two(2) section Tansu, Kiri and Cedar chest on chest, Meiji period, before 1900, 42" high, 33" wide, 17" deep with 5 graduated size long drawers, and carved and engraved floral shape black iron back plates have different motif carvings, and black iron handles. Pine wood used in the back and split in some areas caused by dryness and old age, shows wear and tear in original condition, as found condition from Japan.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1389680 (stock #14)
Dragon's Pearl
$3,750.00
A large and very expressive, ceramic figure of sitting shishi, lion-dog, with turned head. It is covered in a creamy, white crackled glaze. The open, staring eyes made of inserted glass are rendered with gold. Unsigned. Japan, late Edo, before 1850. H. 35 cm, L. 25 cm, W. 16 cm. Condition: good, but for a few chips, fire cracks and minor area of repair on underside.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1930 item #1321470
Published in 1925 by the Government Printing Office, Washington, here is a rare copy of memorial addresses given to the 68th Congress.The black silk boards show modest wear with some light smudging. The book is a tad musty otherwise in fine condition. 44pp.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1346125 (stock #10886)
Welcome To Another Century
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Very large pear-shaped chaire. Very dark brown stoneware, thin walls, with thin glaze of oily colors and fiery brown-red running down. Ofuke ware, Owari Province (Nagoya), Japan, late 18th century.

H 4 ½ inches

Fine condition, old handwritten label, identifying the piece as Ofuke, dating it to 1780s.

Provenance: Private collection of chaire (collection no. 37); bought from E & J Frankel, New York, May 17, 1984; ex Vassar College collection; ex Pratt Institute collection (1906)