The size of camera: 2 3/8" W x 3 1/8" x 4 1/2" H (without knobs size). It is very collectible German made Fine Camera. Made in Braunschweig, Germany. Early Edition, 1932's. Metal Body. Twin Lens Reflex (TLR). Film type, 120, 6x9 B2. F-7.7, Condition of Camera excellent, other than wear around the camera. This early model resembles a TLR but it is functionally closer to box camera, since it cannet be focused in the view finder. It uses 'zone focusing'for which one has to estimate the disctance to...
A pair of unsigned 10 inch tall Steuben candlesticks. These candlesticks are shape 1617 as shown in the factory drawings illustrated in Gardner’s “The Glass of Frederick Carder.” These rarely seen candlesticks are a brilliant Celeste Blue with colorless double merses joining the stem and cup. Both the bases and the cups are ribbed and there is no damage to either of the pair.
A very rare and interesting, Buddhist bronze ewer (kundika) in classical form w. rounded, oblong body, a short sprout and a long neck. Lid for the opening. There are three circling bands, two on the body and one on the neck. The sprout set with a raised lotus pattern. The piece is of relatively heavy casting and with remains of leaf gilding on black surface. A superb piece and a serious collector’s item. According to its transmitted history the ewer comes from the Buddhist temple, the Chishaku...
Substantial 9k double headed snake ring with unusual demantoid (green garnet) eyes, hallmarked "Chester" and dating to 1909. The intertwined serpents symbolize two lovers woven together for eternity and are symbols of fertility and rebirth. Demantoid garnet is considered the most rare of all garnet varieties and is a beautiful brilliant green color. The ring is a size 6.5 US. This ring would be a wonderful choice for an engagement ring or wedding band.
A fine and very rare 'Transitional' vase painted in inky blue depicting a mountain landscape in classical scholars' taste. This item was made in the Dehua kilns, Fujian province, southern China, in the 17th Century, probably circa 1670-1680, early in the reign of the Kangxi emperor (1662-1722). For many additional pictures please view item #0626 at our Liverpool shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk.
Condition - very good - there is a light brown under glaze "production" hairline inside the mou...
Offered is the fabulously RARE NIGGER HAIR Tobacco Tin produced from the late 1870's through the first half of the 1940's.
This particular tin does not retain its original, US Internal Revenue paper tax stamp, so there is no way to precisely date it. As such, we will place its age as at the first half of the 1940's- the final production years of this style tin.
The image of an African woman with the racist title of “Nigger Hair” imposed over her shoulders was used by The American Tobac...
Shallow form with brilliant turquoise color. The cavetto is molded with thirty-two chrysanthemum petal-form flutes that appear convex on the back-side of the dish and encircle the flattened base. A “China” mark is needle-incised on the base. Very good condition. Acquired 25 years ago in North Carolina from an estate that was involved with the tobacco trade in China. It is rare for a large, delicate flat-rimmed dish, such as this one, to survive without damage.
PALM WITH EYE
'Busshu' (Buddha's hand) of the wood carving statue of 'Senju Sengen Kannon' (Thousand-armed and thousand-eyed kannon), Edo period (1603-1868), Japan, approx. L 7cm (2.75in).
Such small size busshu with carving eye is quite a rare and also its carving is so delicate as the work of skilful 'busshi' (master sculptor of Buddhist images). Lack of forefinger as is.
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Hocking Glass Company made this canister. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
SAMPLE BOOK OF KARAMUSHI TEXTILE
Quite a rare find of handmade sample book of *karamushi (ramie) textile, Meiji period (1868-1912), Tohoku region, Japan, approx. 22 x 14cm (8.66 x 5.51in), 9pp.(including 2 blank pages). The condition is as is due to aging as seen.
*Karamushi textile - ref. https://kogeijapan.com/locale/en_US/okuaizushowakaramushiori/
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Messenger of Inari god, wood carving, Edo period (1603-1868), Japan, Height with base: approx. 12.5cm (4.92in). Not stand on its own without base, because of lack of front foot. The condition is as is due to aging as seen.
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Originally actually used as the traditional wooden ritual tray for votive offering in Korean Peninsula in early 20th century, approx. 25.5 x 25.5 x 7cm (10.03 x 10.03 x 2.75in).
Fine condition, with some expected sign of use due to age as is.
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INARI WITH TORII
Rare type of pottery Inari foxes (messengers of Inari god) enshrined with torii (shinto shrine gate), Showa period, mid 20th century, Japan, approx. H 10 x 9 x 4cm (3.93 x 3.54 x 1.57in). The condition is as is as seen.
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Two little wood carving Buddhist images fixed on the "waves" in tiers, and wooden zushi shrine arranged to be attched to enshrine them into in the later years. Showa period, 20th century, Japan. Zushi: H 26cm (10.23in), Upper Buddha: H 6.5cm (2.55in), Lower Buddha: H 5.5cm (2.16in). Incredibly accurate carving for such small size as seen. Right hand of upper Buddha is damaged, and some stains and hittings at zushi due to aging as is. Buddh...
KATAGAMI STENCILS OF KAMON CREST 95pc.
Old paper patterns (katagami) of various design of Japanese family crest (kamon) used for stencil dyeing on kimono textile, Taisho-Showa period, early 20th century, approx. 9.5 x 9.0cm (3.74 x 3.54in) and some little smaller ones.
Some expected damage as is as seen. (Two of them are very damaged.)
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Jeannette Glass Company made Swirl from 1937-38.There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
LARGE SOBAN TRAY
Originally a dodecagonal top plate of large type of *'soban' individual wooden (pine) table once used around Kyongsang‐do in the southeast Korea, early 20th century, which was actually applied to a tray in the later years when its legs are damaged. approx. D 43 x H 3cm (16.92 x 1.18in). Some expected scratches and cracks due to aging, but a solid make as is. All fixtures in the photos are not attached.
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Traditional Korean wood chiseling wedding goose sent to a bride-to-be from a groom-to-be, mid-late 20th century, approx. 31 x 10.5 x H 18.5cm (12.20 x 4.13 x 7.28in).
Luxury quality with such profound dark color. Solid and heavy as it is. Removable neck part. Some expected flaws due to aging as is as seen.
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Oil painting on canvas by Toyoko Okumura (1939- ), Japan. approx. 65.5 x 53.3 x 2.5cm (25.78 x 20.98 x 0.98in).
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