Vintage bisque Halloween black cat candy container. The bottom is marked "Made In Japan." Circa 1930. Condition: excellent.
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.
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.
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.
This extremely rare and very early Derby enameled wine taster is of circular shape with gadrooned sides, and has a pierced scroll handle in puce with the exterior handle ends with applied leaves in green. The exterior has puce foliate sprays, and the interior has a circular central panel edged with black and red lines containing an insect.
While the form itself is uncommon, they are usually done in blue and white, and polychrome examples are of the "utmost rarity." It is for this reason that ...
Made in Fukuoka Japan
Size- Approximately `4" tall
In new condition with the original packaging with signature plaque and black wood stand.
One of the most beautiful doll art in Japan is the Hakata dolls which actually originates in Fukuoka prefecture. It takes 2 to 4 weeks to finish a doll depending on the exquisite designs. This is fired and made in bisque-fired pottery press molds and takes a lot of process.
She is pretty with red kimono decora...
Framed Chimu Textile Panel with nine figures, Peru, ca. 800 - 1200. Textile Panel is 18" high x 11 1/2" wide. Frame size is 23" high x 16 3/4" wide x 1 1/4" deep. Estate of Miss Kate Kemper. According to Sothebv's NY, Kate Kemper, of London and Switzerland (1908-2004) was an early collector of Andean art, forming an important collection of ceramics and textiles after visiting Peru. Her comprehensive collection was formed in Europe and exhibited in various museums including Ancient Peruvian Art,...
A Buddhist shrine, made for a temple, containing the 8-armed, weapon-bearing goddess Benten; her head adorned with a gilt bronze crown in the shape of a Shinto gate, decorated with birds, sun and moon, and beads. On the top of her head sits the snake-bodied water deity Ugajin. Behind her head a circular mandorla with three flaming jewels. Benten sits on a double lotus throne, placed on top of a rock formation.
The figure and the lotus dais are made in wood with gilding over red lacquer, wi...
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...
Indonesia, Sumatra, Toba Batak, Silindung Valley; mid 20th C
Commercial cotton, natural and commercial dyes, warp ikat, supplementary warp and weft weaving, twining
A single panel with an indigo centrefield of seven bands of very long white ikat pierced lozenges. The chevrons are piled up densely at each end, and show their delicate form in the middle bands. Lying over the ikat design and extending across the wine-red side panels are five bands of colourful supplementar...
Lau o’o mimireke
Timor Leste, Baucau or West Lautem, 1970s
Warp ikat, supplementary warp weave, discontinuous supplementary weft
A festive red tubeskirt (lau o’o mimireke) woven in the Baucau or West Lautem municipality, constructed by stitching two panels together. The wide body of multicoloured stripes is followed at each end by a design band of orange and dark brown ikat, and a solid plum band decorated with two large flowers woven in s...
FISHMONGER'S SHOP SIGN
Wood carving nibe croaker displayed in a fish shop in Korea, early 20th century. approx. 37.5 x 10 x 3cm (14.76 x 3.93 x 1.18in).
Some expected damage including flaws due to use and aging, but in generally good vintage condition as is. (*Plate and chopsticks are not attached.)
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TABI PAPER PATTERNS
Eleven three-piece sets and six individual pieces of both of thick (coated in 'kakishibu' persimmon tannin) and thin paper patterns of 'tabi' (Japanese socks) used by a tabi artisan in early 20th century, Japan.
Some paper re-used for the mold are from Edo period (1603-1868). Large: approx. 28cm (11.02in). Some damage due to aging as is.
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Paden City Glass Company made Gazebo in the 1930's. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
A choice Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. This standing male is 7-3/4" tall and is depicted with arms spread wide. He is adorned with a fancy headdress denoting his high social rank, a segmented necklace and clothing indicated with fine incising. Nicely burnished, good mineral deposits.
A fine Maya cylinder from El Salvador, ca. 400 - 700 AD. It is 6-3/4 inches high, 5 inches in diameter and features four panels with deeply carved linear designs. The broad rim band retains remains of creatures painted in blue over the red stucco, with the vertical stucco columns between the black panels also showing remnants of designs. There is an old field repair, else it’s in good condition, with heavy mineral deposits and much of the rare red and blue stucco remaining.
HANJI PAPER BAGS
Three contemporary Korean art pieces as shoppers made of cotton (handle part) and 'Hanji' (Traditional Korean handmade papers), made by the one of leading Hanji artisans, Park Sung-man. Black one is dyed by charcoal.
White: approx. 50 x 26.5cm (19.68 x 10.43in), 35 x 22cm (13.77 x 8.66in). Black: approx. 38 x 19cm (14.96 x 7.48in)
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Japanese wooden sculpture of boy carved for one's own child, with "3 May Showa 40 (1965)" and "Shun (Boy's name)" at the backside. approx. H 23.5cm (9.25in). Stand on its own.
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