Fenton Red Slipper with Gold hand printed Decoration is a must have! All the gold is in mint condition -- as is the glass slipper. Signed by Randy Fenton. And also, artist signed by D. Olsten. It measure 6" long and about 2.75" high.
A very rare 17th century model of an actor, 14" in height. Over a blue underglaze, it is enameled in black, iron-red, green and blue, the red and white robe nicely decorated in a pattern of thistles
Provenance: Christie's Lot 341, March 1987
Condition: Minor wear and a few rough spots. Detailed photographs will be provided upon request to one seriously interested in the piece. detailed photograph will be A slight rough spot
Height: 43 cm (17 in)
Width: 19 cm (7.7 in)
Fine quality large Chinese porcelain baluster vase; underglaze blue cloud effect with Ruyi borders at the rim and standing lappets above the base; gilded iron-red Foo Dogs surround the piece; some wear to the iron-red decoration; Guangxu Period mark; old Christies’ label; very good condition; email for more pictures
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Enamelled Porcelain Dish - Phoenix
This fine "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") porcelain dish was made in the sixteenth century, most likely during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. As is the case with many Swatow pieces, it is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick glaze with, to the underside, various pieces of kiln grit embedded within the glaze. Here and there are lines of crackle within the glaze.
Of all Swatow dishes of this general type, t...
Square fukusa or ceremonial cloths, with design of an elephant next to a hoe and two sparrows. Yusen dye technique on salmon pink silk. Reverse is red crepe silk, decorated with a kiri (Paulownia) crest in a corner, in resist-dye technique. In each of the corners a silk and gold-thread interspersed tassel with Chinese knot. Japan, Meiji era, ca. 1900
H 25 x W 25 inches.
Small holes on reverse due to usage, otherwise fine condition
The elephant refers to the story of Taishun (Da...
An impressive pair of large red lacquer boxes beautifully decorated with hydrangea flowers and leaves. Both with "Made in Japan" paper labels and insurance identification/inventory labels. In very good condition with some minor wear, each measures 9 inches high, 12.5" diameter. Dates Showa, mid-century.
Very unusual Tibetan kapala on a copper stand, with purple copper mountings around the skull and a copper lid. Decorated with turquoise and red Coral. In very good condition. Tibet, late 18th. century. Height 25 cm., 21.5 cm wide.
Purchased through Christie's a good number of years ago, this is a very rare Ko-Imari porcelain figure circa 1640. Decorated in iron-red, green, gold and black enamel, the seated official measures 7.5"x6"x2".
Condition: Excellent, with only minor wear to enamel and one almost undetectibly small old chip to the edge of the base.
An 18th Century Japanese porcelain scalloped serving bowl, with lid, decorated with the Imari colors of red, blue, white, cream, and gold. The tureen measures about 9 1/4" long x 6 1/2" wide x 7" tall. The Shippo design family crest has been applied in gold on the blue panels. The finial is modeled as a sixteen pedal chrysanthemum blossom. The condition is excellent, with some wear to gold highlights. The asking price includes shipping within the USA.
Dowry cloth, pillow cover
Rajasthan, Jaisalmer, Sindh people, Mahar group, 20th century
Hand woven cotton, cotton and silk floss, mirrors, khaarek, interlacing and jat embroidery
A highly decorative squarish piece of lavish embroidery on handwoven red cotton, pieced from three pieces of cloth (see image 2 for the joins). Its design consists of a central square surrounded by 8 squares, all patterned with khaarek silk embroidery in differ...
The quality and the craftsmanship of this stupa is extraordinary. The chorten is richly decorated, with text, snow lions, dorjes. And with turquoise, red coral and quartz. The bottom is closed, with prayers inside. In very good condition. Tibet. Height 53 cm.
Circa 1880. Probably a representation of Tasap, the "Navajo Kachina", with broad, slightly convex body, decorated with a series of narrow vertical stripes in red against a white ground, small circles indicating breasts(?) and necklace above, and angular arms with splayed hands painted in yellow and traces of green, the large case mask in a similar shade of olive green, and with projecting downturned beak, exaggerated "pothook" eyes painted in black, a notched panel along the chin, and overhangin...
DESCRIPTION: A skillfully lacquered suzuri-bako (writing box) from the Meiji Period, early 1900’s. The lid of the rectangular box is decorated with a takamakie floral design in gold, silver and shu (a hue of red-orange) lacquer on a black ro-iro ground. The interior of the lid and box are sprinkled in a nashiji cloud motif. This suzuri-bako is a complete set, fitted with the original water dropper and inkstone and its original kiri (paulownia) wood box with inscription. Excellent conditio...
A eye-catching Victorian 14K yellow gold slide chain comprised of a fancy link chain and decorated slide. The engraved slide is adorned with four gray seed pearls flanked by two deep red garnets. The swivel clasp marked 14k. The chain length measures 25 1/2 in. Total weight: 26.4g. Condition is like new. A one of a kind gift to be cherished forever!
A beautiful early Kangxi wucai enameled tankard. Decorated with a design of different types of chrysanthemums and pendant lotus petals painted in iron red on either side of basket weave borders and flower cell borders. Silver mounted around 1750. Acquired in London. Condition. Very good condition. Small glaze ship at the foot ring. No further restoration or damage. Measurement: Hight 14 cm = 5.5 in weight 425 gram
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Incense box of irregular circular shape. Over a light gray clay thickly applied opaque, lightly crackled glaze that leaves bare a few small areas uncovered, which colored orange red during firing. On the cover a few circular black-brown underglaze brush strokes by way of decoration. Although bottom and cover clearly match, they do not make an airtight close line, but leave a couple of gaps. Few very short firing cracks. Shino ware, Japan. Showa era, mid-20th century.
H 1.25 in.; W 2.25 in....
These bottles are decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and colored enamels with a design of various painted fans floating on an iron red enamel ground that is covered with gilt spirals. The interiors and mouthrims are clear glazed. The bases are glazed clear and the footrings are unglazed, exposing the fine white porcelain paste. They are signed Kozan (Dai Nippon Kozan Sei) in underglaze blue. Both are in very good condition. Acquired from a collector in Fredericksburg, Virginia ...
Tibetan Red Polychrome Lacquered Trunk, Ca. 1900, with raised design of flying Dragon within scalloped cartouche on top of the Gesso and cloth backing on wood, borders are decorated low relief Chinese Character on Polychrome Gesso "Long Life", all original work and finish, 20" high, 35" wide 15" deep, wrapped with Brass around corners, hinges and lock compartment in front. Decorated with Buddhist symbols on the side and no decoration in the back. Top shows wears, paint on top of the cloth and G...