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similar to Excellent Early 1940s Black Memorabilia Nigger Hair Tobacco Tin

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1950 item #1303163 (stock #BA954)
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...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1960 item #1449092 (stock #BA961)
Measuring 8.25 inches long, this vintage, Black Mammy Spoon rest was made in JAPAN in the 1950's. Along with its jolly, wide-eyed caricature, the spoon rest features a purple-colored tulip painted on both sides and reads “SPOONREST” in black lettering at the top of the Mammy's polka-dotted, purple headscarf. Note small "hanging hole" in back for display on the kitchen wall!

Very few of these pieces survive due to the high level of use they encountered. This piece has obviously not seen mu...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1434233
PlanetGlass.net
$1,700.00
Excellent, elegant circa 1940s necklace by William Spratling, arguably the most important name in Mexican Silver. Heavy for it's size, this solid liquid silver necklace is constructed of hollow silver bars over seven silver chains of variying lengths. This design is understated, and extremely rare. The shortest chain measures just under 15" in length. The necklace is authentic and bears Spratling's circa 1940s stamp. Excellent vintage condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #39016
AntiquesDC
$45.00
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.
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 : 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 : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1087435 (stock #JQHH)
Unique 19th century sautoir, comprising a chain of alternating links of white and dyed red horsehair. Light and strong, this is very wearable. Accompanying note reads: “This necklace is very old made out of horse hair”. Excellent condition. Measures 45 1/2”.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1412526
galerie Cecile Kerner
€22,000.00
funeral mask roman period The clear skin, the head atop a crown (fragmentary) of flowers made of thin strips of plaster painted pink. The black-painted hair was arranged symmetrically into coiled and notched strands on the forehead and framing the face on either side by two long parotid strands, leaving the ears unobstructed. The face is oval, the chin round, the lips full sketch a slight smile. The eyes are black and look upwards. The eyebrows are highlighted by black paint and accented wi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1401910 (stock #773)
Brasegard Antiques
$10,000.00
Early ming bowl. Paintings with floral spays and phonix birds. Outstanding paint quality. The body in porcelain (light weight porcelain). The body has som manufacturing defects, but no damage or cracks. Measurement: diameter 13.3 cm = 5.23 inch

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All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1188854 (stock #1936)
Stunning Late Qing dynasty Chinese bamboo writing desk and chair from Jiangsu Province, 19th Century, ca 1880. Black lacquer top and drawers of desk and black lacquer seat of chair. In excellent condition. Desk is 32.5" high x 35" x 18".
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1180372 (stock #SR8037)

c. 1820, 9 1/2" diameter, with slight repainting. Condition: excellent

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1448153 (stock #10379)
Very small portable shrine, zushi. The figure of Amida Nyorai is standing on a lotus base with intricately carved curled lotus petals. His slender body covered in a finely, gold ornamented garment, his left hand pointing down in mudra, his now missing right hand would be held up in mudra, as well.

Soft wood stained dark brown, with gold painted decoration and some red.
The insides of the doors decorated in reddish brown with meandering flowers over gold foil on black lacquer.

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1900 item #1390801 (stock #FA73)
A very rare pair of Antique European late 19th century cold painted spelter sculptures on elaborated square bases. The finely and realistically modelled sculptures depict a Chinese man and a Chinese woman in national costumes. The man is wearing a long green robe with gold swirl motifs, grey Balloon Pants and red shoes on his feet, the hair is braided and drawn back under a black hat. His left hand is grasping a Chinese musical stringed instrument (Erhu). The female is wearing a lavish robe, ela...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1305172
A Chinese fan painting by Wang, Ren Shou (1875-1936). The painting is dated 1925. Mr. Wang Ren Shou was a famous scholar and calligrapher in late Qing dynasty and early Republic period. This painting is painted with excellent skills and good scholar taste. The facial expression and the trees were painted with good details. Very good condition.
Provenance: From Paul Spheeris collection. Mr. Paul Spheeris was formerly the Curator of Oriental Art in Indianapolis Museum.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1920 item #796543 (stock #2811)
svazzo.com
$7,500.00
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AMAZING RARE Antique Venetian Art Glass Millifiore Flower Murrines Double Handled Vase!!!! Believe it is an early Fratelli Toso circa 1900s, done in a BLACK Background!!!! It has 3 different Stemmed Flowers canes (5 in total). Very large Star burst murrines and Bullseye murrines, among other amazing pieces were put together in this piece!!!There is NO damage (chips, nicks, or impact marks). In MINT Condition!!!

Measures 5 1/4" tall ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1153977 (stock #0231)
Ca. 1700s / early 1800s

This circular box is lacquered in brownish black with mother of pearl inlay encircling the lid which is well-fitted to the bottom box. The top is painted in slightly-raised gilt lacquer with two characters: “fu” and “shou,” for happiness and longevity. There is light wear to the edges of the lid, inner rims and to the base, as would be expected, and also a few minor touch-ups. Overall, considering the age and use, the box is in good condition with the mother...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1445149
Massive Japanese Arita porcelain punch bowl decorated in underglaze blue with four alternating dragon and phoenix panels surrounded by a dense background of floral and geometric forms set against a white ground. The center features a treasure ship among kiri (pawlonia) crests, flaming pearls, and patterned balls. The outer wall holds four floral sprays set between bands at the rim and foot. A double foot ring base dates the bowl to circa 1870 (early Meiji period). 20 1/4" diameter x 7 1/4" high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1436395 (stock #1669)
Dragon's Pearl
$9,500.00
An imposing gilt bronze image of the Protector(Vidyaraja) Yamantaka in congress (yabyum) with his female counterpart. Yamantaka is one of the principal protectors of the Gelugpa tradition, which provided the main imperial preceptors for the Qing rulers. The image is cast of multiple parts held together by short spikes. Qing, late 18th to early 19th cent, Jiaqing-Daoguang. H 24 cm. Condition: Excellent. Price on request.