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similar to Young People's Illustrated Bible History...1879 Engravings+Maps

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1319367
Black Dog Antiques
$20.00
Listed Price $35.00
"...A simple and attractive account of the Great events of the Old and New Testaments.." published in 1879 by the Henry Bill Publishing Co., Norwich CT.Introduction by Rev. Alvin Bond,D.D. Illustrated with engravings and maps.There are 584 pages along with 10 plus pages of recommendations. The engravings are in wonderful condition with the exception of the first one which has foxing...and there is some foxing especially in the front.The leather cover is worn and the spine section is missing(see...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1441803 (stock #BU336)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$22,750.00
Listed Price $35,000.00
Rare Japonesque mixed metal tray. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Square with curved sides and straight edges. Two birds soar and glide. One is viewed from below and the other from above (that is, from bird’s eye). An original and jokey design incorporating the exotic flattened Japanese perspective. Feathers are gold, and beaks, eyes, and wispy, dangly talons are copper. Crescent frame engraved with calligraphy-style presentation dated 1879. Ground hand hammered. Corner leaf-and-sc...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1492120 (stock #BZ652)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Very desirable sterling silver pea server in Vine. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Tapering handle with loosely arranged wraparound pea pod vine on tapering stem. Round bowl with pierced ornament in same motif. A beautiful conflation of symbolism and function. Interlaced script monogram engraved on verso. This pattern is commonly known as Fruits and Flowers, and was in production from 1872 to before 1904. Illustrated in: Hood. Tiffany Silver Flatware, 1999, p. 143. Fully marked. Very good con...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1446672 (stock #BV250)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
Victorian Georgian Queen sterling silver soup ladle. Made by John and Henry Lias in London in 1839. King-shaped handle has engraved armorial with sword-bearing lion rampant and motto “Courage”. Deep ovoid bowl. A substantial and traditional piece made shortly after young Victoria ascended the throne. Stylistic continuity in the new reign. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Height: H 13 3/8 in. Heavy weight: 12 troy ounces. #BV250

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1485092 (stock #BY767)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,295.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
English Georgian sterling silver baby cup, 1837. Bowl has curved sides and scrolled foot rim with applied scallop shells and four leaf and shell supports; leaf-capped double-scroll handle. Gilt interior.

Chased and engraved scene of boy riding on the back of a rescue dog, who stands at the entrance to a monastic hostelry in the Swiss Alps. An iconic illustration of the perils of mountain travel that was reproduced in painting and sculpture. A lithograph after British artist TC Wilson depicting...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1481847 (stock #BY397)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,400.00
Listed Price $2,000.00
Victorian sterling silver baby cup. Made by Robert Harper in London in 1871. Baluster bowl on raised foot; wrapped and bracketed double-scroll handle with graduated beading. Chased and engraved scene from Robinson Crusoe: In the foreground stands the hero in the baggy garb of a marooned islander. He holds a long gun with more survival tools—including a hatchet—slipped under his belt. He points to a group of people in the distance. The beneficiary of his observation is Friday, the captive ind...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1479376 (stock #BY058)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
Pair of Victorian Georgian sterling silver serving trays. Made by William Ker Reid in London in 1846. Each: Serpentine and gadrooned with oval well. On shoulder engraved armorial with lion rampant and Latin motto “Vive Ut Vivas” (Live That You May Live). Sturdy with nice heft and balance. Fine examples of the enduring popularity of 18th-century design well into the reign of the young queen. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 x W 13 1/4 x D 9 3/8 in. Heavy total weight: 68.8...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1473641 (stock #TRC230207)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
$3,375.00
Listed Price $3,750.00


At various times over the long history of tea practice in Japan, Korean-ware has come into high fashion and ships full of the finest ceramics from the neighboring country were brought to its shores. Such pieces have long been favored by learned cha-jin (tea people); and, older pieces such as this are quite prized today as relatively few from this era have survived in good condition. While it is possible this piece is of Japanese origin, its apparent age would make it more likely to h...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Pre 1990 item #1415976 (stock #TRC220405)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
$1,350.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
The distinctive and easily recognizable style of Bizen pieces, such as the one featured here, originated in Okayama (south-western Japan) and has a long history that is closely intertwined with that of tea culture. Bizen-ware is known for employing a natural-ash glazing technique that is unique to this type of pottery and which requires extremely long firing times (7-14 days) at very high temperatures. This means that constant attention is required to ensure good results. The tea bowl shown here...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1488101 (stock #BZ196)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
Art Nouveau Craftsman glazed earthenware whiskey jug with engraved silver overlay. Made by Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati in 1893. Globular with short neck; silver collar round mouth with lip spout flowing into c-scroll handle. Painted ear of corn with exposed kernels on shaded brown green ground. Overlay in form of entwined grapevine and berry branches with succulent fruit and outsized leaves.

The painter was Harriette Rosemary Strafer (1873-1935), who began working at Rookwood Pottery in 189...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Contemporary item #1485865 (stock #TRC231105)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
$3,825.00
Listed Price $4,250.00


When the founder of the Urasenke style of tea ceremony, Sen-So Soshitsu (1622 -1697) was invited to Kanazawa as the master of tea ceremony for the powerful Kaga lords in 1666, the first Chōzaemon came with him and established Ōhi-yaki in Kanazawa. Chōzaemon had been the chief apprentice to the Raku family in Kyoto and took with him many of the principles and ideas associated with Raku-ware. Since those auspicious beginnings, Ōhi-ware has held a high place in the world of tea cere...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1492345 (stock #Shotei156157)
Era Woodblock Prints
$8,100.00
Listed Price $9,000.00
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
Two Paintings of "Tama" Cats - Black and Beige
Date: Not known. There was a June 1924 Tama cat woodblock print (see our Shotei061) in which the white cat is in the reverse orientation.
Size (Black Cat): Paper: 15.5 x 11.375 inches (38.9 x 28.9 cm). Image: 13 x 9.25 inches (32.8 x 23.4 cm).
Size (Beige Cat): Paper size: 15.25 x 11.375 inches (38.8 x 28.8 cm). Image: 13 x 9.25 inches (33.1 cm X 23.5 cm).
Medium: Japanese paintings on paper. The ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1492276 (stock #Unidentif209)
Era Woodblock Prints
$225.00
Listed Price $250.00
Enryakuji Temple, Hiyeizan (Hieizan), Kyoto.
Artist not identified.
Dated August 21st, 1937.
Size: 7.5 x 5375 inches (19 x 13.6 cm).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print as the cover of a dinner menu of the Nippon Yusen Line passenger ship, Chichibu Maru.
Publisher: Likely Nippon Mokuhan Co. Tokio (Japan Woodblock Co. Tokyo), who produced another of our ship menu woodblock prints.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print made from a carved wood block. Mechanization was added to...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1980 item #1492259 (stock #Field001)
Era Woodblock Prints
$900.00
Listed Price $1,000.00
Sabra Field (American, born 1935)
Going Home
Date: ca 1980 (as noted on separate board)
Paper size: 13 x 8.5 inches.
Image size: 9.5 x 5 inches.
Medium: Woodcut print.
Condition: Light scuff on mountain.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1492209 (stock #BZ691)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$7,150.00
Listed Price $11,000.00
Japanese silver centerpiece bowl, ca 1900. Round and curved. Flat mouth rim with long and low scallops. Raised and spread foot. Applied iris flowers with loose and crisscrossing tendrils and stems in eddying water. Foot has cutout flower heads and engraved wraparound tendrils. Gorgeous period motif on spot-hammered ground. Double-walled. Meiji-era Art Nouveau centerpiece for the cosmopolitan West. Marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 8 3/4 x D 12 3/4 in. Weight: 78 troy ounces. #BZ691 ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1492208 (stock #BZ570)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,275.00
Listed Price $3,250.00
American Midcentury Modern sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Rectangular window in wide and flat surround. With glass, paper lining, and wood laminate back for portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) display. Liner has retailer’s stamp. Frame fully marked including retailer’s stamp, no. 53, and phrase “Hand Made”. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 12 x W 10 in. Window: H 10 x W 8 in. #BZ570

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1930 item #1492206 (stock #BZ678)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Edwardian sterling silver figural bowl. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1920. A swan with downy plumed wings and finely-feather scaly neck. Closed bill and direct stare. Hollow gilt-washed body for holding treats. A stately solo bird to grace your next dinner party. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and no. 33. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 1/2 x L 8 1/4 x W 4 1/2 in. Weight: 8.6 troy ounces. #BZ678

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1492203 (stock #BZ517)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$626.50
Listed Price $895.00
Edwardian Regency sterling silver box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1909. Oval with straight sides. Cover hinged and tabbed; top overhanging with chased patera; center (vacant) has bead-and-reel border, radiating flutes, and stylized flowerheads. Interior has traces of gilt wash. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 17518 (first produced in 1909), and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 5 1/4 x D 3 3/8 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. #BZ517...