Vintage American pulp Halloween jack o'lantern with the original paper face insert. Near mint condition. 5-1/2" tall (not including handle).
Vintage lithographed tin Halloween pan noisemaker, decorated in green, black, white and orange. The decorations include a witch, a ghost and a skeleton around a cauldron. The edges are decorated with jack o'lanterns, owls, bats and black cats. Marked "US Metal Toy Mfg. Co. Made In U.S.A." Very nice condition, some scratching where metal clappers hit against pan, very light rust on the unpainted clappers. Circa 1940s. 7-7/8" long.
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.
Vintage bisque Halloween black cat candy container. The bottom is marked "Made In Japan." Circa 1930. Condition: excellent.
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.
The size of Noren : 27 1/2" Wide x 44 1/4" Long
The size of Straw Woven Mats: 19" L x 12" W
The size of Wooden Lantern, Tsuji Andon: 7" H x 3 1/4" Sq Btm
This is a group of Japanese Timekeepers items auctioned by Bonhams Auction house in London
The John Read Collection of Fine Antique Japanese Timekeepers, 11 May 2010.
You can see auction page at the following site.
Lot No.13 as auctio...
'On the Balcony' - by Arthur Bowen Davies (American, 1862-1928). Oil on artist board. Signed in lower left. Size: 16 inches x 12 inches. A full-length portrait of a young girl standing on a balcony painted by the prominent American artist Arthur Bowen Davies. Offered in a period gilt wood frame.
Davies was born in Utica, New York, and began drawing at an early age. When he relocated to Chicago, he attended the Art Institute of Chicago and later the Art Students League in New York City. Hi...
A pair "loro blonyo", statues for a Indonesian wedding ceremony, possibly from the area of Yogyakarta. Carved from wood, with finely painted attire and embellished with filigree jewellry and glass cabochons. The female statue is a symbol of the goddess of fertility "Dewi Sri", the male statue is representing "Prince Sadana" (Lord Vishnu). Dating to the first half of 20th
century. Condition: traces of age, fingerrings lost, missing glass cabochons. Dimension: female: c. 38.5 cm high x 15 cm wi...
Large (Six Feet Tall) and Powerful Joseon Dynasty Dragon Painting mounted on Gold Silk. Unlike the stereotyped dragon paintings we see in other countries, each Korean dragon painting has a unique personality. This large and regal example is a dynamic rendering of Korea's dragon god who brings both rain and good fortune. His face is full of life and his body writhes with energy as he flies through clouds cleverly and beautifully rendered in the shape of waves of the sea (because he brings rain). ...
Lifetime edition Japanese shin hanga woodblock print titled "Lakeside Shower, Matsue" by Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) dated in the left margin Showa 7 (1932). The artist's black ink signature and red seal are at the lower left corner of the image. Post-WWII edition bearing the round 6mm Watanabe publisher's seal at the lower right corner. Paper: 10 1/4" x 15 1/8" (image: 9 1/2" x 14 1/4"). Very good overall condition. There are a few wrinkles in the paper and minor wear. The back is slightly dis...
Locke Art #10 tumbler, 5 1/8 inches tall and 2 3/4 inches top diameter. The signed tumbler has optic ribbing and is decorated in the violet and lines pattern.
Japanese shin hanga woodblock print by Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995) titled "Irozaki Morning" dated in the left margin Showa 36 (1961). The artists's black ink signature and red seal are at the lower right corner. The print is pencil-signed and titled in English in the lower margin. Paper size: nearly 11" x 15" (image: 9 9/16" x 13 3/16"). Never framed and in very good overall condition. The paper is slightly wavy.
A signed Libbey Nash “Morning Glory” short candlesticks, shape K-521. This example is purple with white opalescent vertical stripes on a colorless base glass. The 3 5/8 inch tall candlestick is 5 inches in diameter at the top and the foot is 4 1/4 inches in diameter. It is shown on page 30-E of the 1933 Libbey Nash . The candlestick has a ground and polished pontil and is signed with the Libbey circle mark.
Japanese Meiji to Showa period oval form ikebana basket (hanakago) hand-woven from reddish bamboo with natural gnarled wood branches incorporated. Four strips rise from each side of the shoulder and are twisted together to form the high loop handle. Round mouth and base. 18” high with handle (9 1/4" high excluding handle); about 10” diameter. Late 19th to early 20th century. Very good overall condition with minor wear. From a Scottsdale, Arizona estate.
Port of Le Havre - Harbor view by Paul Charles Emmanuel Gallard-Lepinay (French, 1842-1885), oil on canvas. Circa 1870-1880. Signed in lower right - E. Gallard-Lepinay. Canvas size: 18 inches x 28.75 inches. This painting depicts shipping in a busy French trade port, probably the harbor of Le Havre. Paul Gallard-Lepinay was a Franch marine painter who is known for his coastal and harbor views of Le Havre, La Rochelle, and Marseille. He studied with Claude Jacquard and was a regular exhibitor...
Chinese miniature porcelain tea caddy with gold decoration. All the gold painting is intact and shows no wear which is pretty amazing. Dates mid to late 1700's, it is a fantastic little piece for the collector. In excellent condition, that is as originally made, the only imperfections are little pin pricks in the firing which is normal. This had a cork stopper which is inside the caddy. Measures 3" high x 2" wide x 1/2". Dates 2nd half 1700's.
Early American Chippendale period tall blanket chest. 18th century. Size: 46 1/2 inches high x 41 inches wide x 19 1/8 inches deep. New England origin with a lift top above two faux drawer fronts over three real drawers, and retaining the original snipe hinges. Fancy cut-scroll bracket base and apron. Brass bail handles are replacements. A rare and early tall blanket chest in a blonde finish.
A rarely seen 9 inch oval bowl by Libbey-Nash. The bowl is 3 ½ inches tall and 6 1/4 inches from front to back. The bowl is colorless glass with green decoration and is identified as shape K530 on page 22-E of the 1933 Libbey-Nash catalog. The bowl is signed with the Libbey circle mark on the polished pontil.