Halloween post card featuring a comic couple. The card advises the lady to make sure to prearrange having her boyfriend stand behind her as she looks in the mirror so that the trick works properly Notice the witch watching them from behind!. Marked on reverse "H/Series #1". Unused.
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.
A fabulous bisque jack o'lantern placecard holder and candy container. A thin slit just above the eyes holds a placecard and the interior holds candy. Origin: unmarked, but certainly Germany, ca. 1930. Size: 2" diam. Condition: 10% paint loss, no chips or cracks.
A pair of 14k yellow gold graduated diamond drop earrings with genuine diamonds circa 1970s. These vintage pierced 1-1/8" long and 1/8" wide post or stud pierced dangly earrings feature a row of free-swinging diamond fringe or sweeps and the brilliant cut diamonds are graduated and range from 2 points to 4 points by gauge (12 diamonds in all). They are stamped 14 K on the butterflies and on the posts and they weigh 2.0 grams. A great gift idea for your favourite April birthday honoree. They a...
A Remarkable Indian or East Asian offering Bowl on Stand, late 19th or early 20th century.
The bowl is cast and then finished by fine chisel work and engraving, all against an intricate punched ground. It features a myriad of hunters and animals, the trees seem full of game. On the hilly horizon can be seen various dwellings and pavilions, tiny birds in the sky. The base is an arrangement of three elephant heads supporting an acanthus cup on which sits the offering bowl.
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HAMILLTON Pocket Watch Grade 917 size 10. Mint, original with Chain Circa: 1947. Produced in the late 1940s, 17 jewels, pendent set, adjusted 3 Positions, marked "HAMILTON U.S.A." Very clean running and accurate. The original snap back and bezel 10k yellow gold-filled case is marked HAMILTON and "Star Watch Case Co. R363909. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET OR BONDS. BUY HISTORIC AND COLLECTIBLE HARD ASSETS.
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Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Kraak Porcelain Dish (Deer & Birds)
This attractive porcelain dish was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It has a foliate rim and has been very attractively decorated in underglaze blue of very good colour featuring a variation of the "two deer in a garden" pattern. Although this pattern is well-known, in addition, around the rim, are various leaf & foliage patterns as well as three birds, a rare feature on such dishes. The under...
Rare Large Chinese Western Han Dynasty Bronze Cauldron / Jar
This domestic bronze cooking vessel was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8) or possibly earlier. The bottom half is semi-spherical, designed to sit in a fire; indeed there are still remains of carbon deposits to the base. It has two handles on opposing sides at the shoulder. Across the base and up the sides is the mould casting line. There is malachite (green) corrosion particularly to the inner surface, with a few ...
Rare Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery Dish with Painted Fish Pattern
This rare pottery dish, or shallow bowl, was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). Most known Han Dynasty pottery objects tend to be jars or figures with dishes and bowls being quite rare. This is quite a large dish with a diameter of 25 cm. It is made from a dark grey pottery, relatively highly-fired, having a distinct ring to it when tapped. The inner surface has been painted with a pattern featuring three fis...
しゃもじ / THREE LARGE RICE PADDLES
Wood, early-mid 20th century, Korea, approx. L 42-45.5 x W 10-13cm (16.53-17.91 x 3.93-5.11in), in such aesthetically well-used condition as is.
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弁当 / THREE BENTOS
Set of retro plastic Food samples (Food models or Fake foods) of typical Japanese Bento (Box lunch) composed of such grilled fishes (miso and koji/salt-pickled), various side dishes, and rice, Showa period, 20th century, Japan,
Each box: approx. 16.6 x 16.6 x 5cm (6.53 x 6.53 x 1.96in). Aged deterioration as is.
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A beautiful whistling vessel from Peru, very likely from either the Moche or Chimu culture. It's made in very fine lightbrown clay, and with a small animal sitting on the vessel mouth.
Provenance: Private estate in Denmark, Hellerup.
Culture & Year: Moche or Chimú, 400 AD - 1470 AD
Condition: Very fine. Crack around the animal sitting on vessel.
Height: 19.6 cm
Width: 11.5 cm
Length: 23 cm
A beautiful and quite interesting pre-columbian terracotta figure from Guerrero, Mexico. A male figure holding his head with his arm while leaning on the knee. The figure is wearing a sort of headpiece and shoulderpad. It could possibly be part of the Aztec empire.
Provenance: Ole Hammer Collection. Zoologist who collected all of his pieces in the 1950’s on his travels to South-America. Now most of his collection is in the danish museum ‘Holstebro Art Museum’. This one was acqu...
A beautiful black-figure squat-lekythos from the attic. Small details in black paint are visible around the neck and base.
Provenance: Ex. private collection, Alleroed, Denmark.
Culture & Year: Greek, Attic, 500 - 300 b.c.
Condition: Okay, small chips in body.
Height: 8.1 cm
Length: 5.5 cm
Width: 5.5 cm
An interesting Coptic pilgrim flask (ampullae) made in Byzantine Egypt. The motive represents Saint-Menas with two camels which are associated with the pilgramage that was created around the egyptian soldier.
Provenance: Ex. deceased estate in Copenhagen.
Culture & Year: Coptic, 400 - 600 a.d.
Reference: See the metmuseum for similar.
Condition: Fine condition.
Height: 8.5 cm
Length: 2.5 cm
Width: 7 cm
A beautiful votive bronze figure depicting the Egyptian god Osiris. You can just skim the details of the figure, details such as the face, utensils etc.
The bronze patina is very pretty and interesting.
Age & Culture: 750 - 332 b.c., Late Period
Litterature Reference: Ede C., Collecting Antiquities
Provenance: Ex. deceased estate, Copenhagen.
Dimensions without platform.
Height: 8.5 cm
Width: 2.1 cm
Height of platform: 2 cm
藍染のこけし / INDIGO KOKESHI
Modern Japanese traditional simplified wooden doll dyed in deep indigo blue, H 30 x D 7.5cm (11.81 x 2.95in)
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子供用靴下 / TRADITIONAL CHILDREN'S SOCKS
Embroidered with thin quilt and attached with pom-pom at toes, as the traditional Korean children's costume for Happy 1st birthday celebration, early-mid 20th century, approx. W 10-10.5 x L 17cm (3.93-4.13 x 6.69in) each.
Stained due to aging as is. Acrylic frame is not attached. References: https://folkency.nfm.go.kr/en/topic/detail/7032 / https://www.kocis.go.kr/eng/webzine/201906/sub07.html