Extremely rare. Solid Sterling Silver Case (Not plate!). ART DECO CARTIER by Jaeger-LeCoultre MANTEL CLOCK, 8 Days, 15 Jewels, Swiss by Jaeger-LeCoultre. The clock frame and end designs are all framed in solid .935 Sterling Silver. Belgium Green Marble original base platform with a beveled edge. All Circa: 1928. The Blue, Ivory, and Black enameled design is Art Deco seen on many Art Deco buildings from this period. Superb, original condition and extremely collectible in th...
Wow! This goes to the top of the list of my favorite pieces of jewelry. It is a beautiful pink Guilloche enamel over Sterling Silver Locket with matching chain w/enamel links. Accented w/marcasite work on face. The condition is excellent. The locket measures 1 3/8" diameter excluding bale and the chain is appx 24". Hallmarked Sterl Germany on loop on chain. Enamel is excellent, no damage to report on locket, front or back or chain links. The interior has original vintage fabric lining and bevele...
Description: gold plated sterling with rhinestones and enameling.
Size: 2 1/8" square
Hallmark: CoroCraft sterling in cartouche
Reference: Fun Jewelry, Shiffer, p. 15
Ottaviani sterling and enamel necklace.
16" outstretched, pendant - 2 1/2" x 1 5/8".
Condition - very good.
Antique Seth Thomas mantel clock in a faux marble adamantine case, with 8-day brass movement striking the hour and half hour on a bell and a gong. Circa 1900-1910. Running condition, with key. Size: 10 3/4 inches high x 16 inches long. Very nice condition.
Outstanding quality best describes this 1960's sterling silver gold gilt with fire enamels on guilloche table pill box. Handmade by Italian silversmith Renato Salimbeni, even the bottom is intricately engraved. Fully hallmarked. Measures 2.5" long, 1.75" wide, and 0.75" high. Salimbeni Renato was active between 1963 and 1971
Here is a wonderful gold charm bracelet with 18 charms weighing a hefty 82 grams. With the exception of a gilt silver enamel fish, all are either 14k or 18k. The sturdy 14k bracelet is marked 585 SVG and is perhaps Scandinavian.
The enamel mandolin and lama in a circle are marked 18k. There is a
marked 19k cuckoo clock. Those marked 14k include a pagoda, chimney sweep, bunch of bananas, cable car, Nefertiti, enamel beetle, and a New Bedford fishing charm(man with harpoon). These remaining char...
A Pforzheim Germany plique-a-jour enamel Arts and Crafts necklace from the 1910 era. This stunning survivor from the Edwardian era was made in the Pforsheim area of Germany which was the center of such items. Plique-a-jour (French: "Light of Day") refers to the labour-intensive technique of repeatedly firing enamel in metal-bordered cells resembling cloisonne, resulting in unbacked transluscent panels. This fine example measures 1-7/8 x 15/16", it has a baroque pearl drop and a pink tourmalin...
Shofu Katei (1870 to 1928)
Shofu Katei, also known as Shofu Kajo, was born in 1870 in Seto, Japan. Shofu came to Kyoto in 1888, and in 1890, he was adopted into the Shofu Kajo family. In 1908, he set up the Shofu Ceramics Company, Ltd. and was awarded a Green Ribbon in 1915.
Height: 6 inches
Width: 4.5 inches
Age: Meiji to Taisho (1900 - 1920)
Mark: Shofu and impressed Shreve & Co. Sterling
Condition: Very good with only a small area on the...
A moulded rinka-gata form dish decorated in underglaze blue with additional enamels in the so-called Kakiemon palette. The outer register painted in underglaze blue with repeating pattern of a landscape with small weathered rocks from which grow auspicious Pomegranates and Peonies. The centre painted with a Chrysanthemum spray. The reverse painted with a simple Karakusa scroll and a six character mark for the Ming Emperor Chenghua. See British Museum Franks 516 for a similar Kakiemon dish with i...
Fine Japanese Arita Imari Wucai Dish c.1700. # 1
An attractively decorated dish styled after late Ming wucai enamelled wares, noted for their bold and vivid colouring. A meandering vine with various flowers surround a central kotobuki or good luck character. The back is decorated with various lingzhi motifs and within the foot-rim is a apocryphal Chinese Ming reign mark for Jiajing.
For a similar dish see pp 282-3 No 157 of the complete catalogue of the Kurita Museum where it is des...
Tall Chinese Northern Wei Glazed Armoured Soldier with Oxford TL Test
This extremely rare and unusually tall pottery figure was made during the early Northern Wei Dynasty (AD 386 - 534). It is a warrior in full armour, including the headgear. The armoured scales are most prominent on the front upper body and helmet but they can also been seen on the legs. Note also the bugling eyes and teeth. The sleeves are hollow where presumably there were originally wooden hands, now long since lost. It ...
With thick, short-cropped, curly hair, with defined ears and facial details. Large deep-drilled eyes were once inlaid. Traces of original pigment on the neck. Remains of laurel wreath on top of the head. 1st Century BC/1st Century AD. Intact as shown. 4 1/2 inches high. Mounted. With Mitsukoshi Department Store Tokyo, 1979
Old sake bottle of strong conical shape with a short neck and everted rim.
Underneath the beautifully grayish glaze a cobalt bue and black sketch-like drawing of sprigs of bamboo. Bottom glazed brown, as is typical for this ware. Mingei.
Ofuke (or Ofukei) ware, made near Nagoya, Japan, Edo period, circa 1800
Ofukei has a historical relation to Seto ware.
Kintsugi or gold-lacquer repair of lip, otherwise excellent condition
avery beautiful lime container dongson civilization around 6th century, cylindrical in shape, the lid is molded with a stylized head, A Y of circular eyes, a long nose. The heart-shaped face has a small mouth,. The back is of the head is trimmed with locks of hair in straight parallel lines. A zig zag pattern adorns the top of the cylinder under the cover as well as the bottom. Very beautiful stylization of the face which correspond totally to our modern esthetic . Deep green patina. provenance...
Anonymous Japanese vintage clay okimono sculpture of a sleeping cat with such essential sense of presence (like my two cats totally perplexed and mixed up at the first encounter with this cat), 20th century, approx. L 35cm (13.77in)
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LARGE DOLL HEAD MOLDS
Four pieces of the molds for Japanese doll heads made of 'toso' (type of wood composition), probably for Ichimatsu doll because of those large size. Showa period, 20th century. approx. H 12cm (4.72in), 10 x 10cm (3.93 x 3.93in)
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Tall flower vase of dented cylindrical form with two rudimentary lions head masks on the flanks. Thick brown Bizen stoneware with large irregular splashes of ash glaze.
Signed on the bottom with the typical sign for Fujiwara Ken.
Excellent example of the beautiful work by the famous Bizen potter Fujiwara Ken
Japan, Showa era.
H 10.25 inch.
Comes with original fitted wooden tomobako, inscribed on cover Bizen Yohen hanaire, and signed Ken with red seal Ken