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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1236429 (stock #7022)
A rare original printing with dust cover of the art book ANGELICA KAUFFMANN, R.A. HER LIFE AND HER WORKS by Lady Victoria Manners and Dr. G.C. Williamson, published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London. This 11-1/4 x 9-1/2" book has 272 pages and it was issued in 1924 in a limited edition of only 1000 copies. It has numerous print plates in colour and black and white and it retains the original Kraft style paper outer wrap/dust jacket with a printed spine. Condition: DUST JACKET - spl...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1910 item #1444733 (stock #B296)
Presented as a historical and cultural artifact, this extraordinarily RARE, very, very scarcely found, cloth book entitled "Pickaninny ABC" was published in London, Patented March 7, 1905, Number 39, by Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd. The book measures 8.50 inches long x 6.75 inches wide, and is the companion volume to the also exceedingly rare 1904 Dean's Rag Book, "Ten Little Indians" which I have had the pleasure to offer for sale only twice in my decades-long antiques career (see final photo for a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1068272 (stock #lot864)
Hu's Collection
Price on Request
Description:

A wood water basin was nicely carved in shape of a lotus leaf with a lotus pond.
It was preserved in very good condition by nice brownish patina.
Some of the seeds in the lotus pond were still movable when some were sticked but nothing is missing.
It was a charming and very rare piece by this type.
Most of the old wood pieces were made as brush pots in relief carving.
This piece was carved in delicate workmanship to imitate the lotus leaf by thin wall a...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1443565 (stock #1464)
Rare Calligraphy on Wood Plaque by Korea's Last Princess, Yi Bang Ja. It reads, "Clean Wind" and was created in 1968. It is the only calligraphy on wood by Princess Yi bang Ja that we have ever seen offered for sale. It has a traditional Korean hook for hanging. A beautiful piece of Korean history created by the last member of the royal household to reside in Korea's royal palace. Princess Yi Bangja is much beloved by the Korean people. She devoted her entire life to the education of mentally an...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1990 item #1437476 (stock #007)
L'Enfant Gallery
$2,400.00
Oil pastel and oil paint on paper Still life with three fruits circa 1980s, 10“ x 13 frame size 22“ x 25“ Kathleens work has been seen and is featured in many embassies around the world including the state department. She’s an active artist still working with a very unique free style of painting
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Fantasy : Sci-Fi : Pre 2000 item #1383245
galerie Cecile Kerner
€18,000.00
a rare star wars memorabilia .this is darth vader life size from studio rubies /michael Burnett ,limited to 500 pieces and licensed by lucasfilm LTD in 1997.Michael Burnett studios handcrafted each of these statues using reference photographs and actual pulls from original molds,photos and visits tio lucas film archives to replicate exactly the costume worn by david Prouse in the empire strikes back?The statue stands on 7 feet 2,30mthe base is 33/19/3 inches .The statue is made of molded late...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1910 item #1443561 (stock #1462)
Calligraphy created in 1909 by Korea's Most Famous Calligrapher, O Se Chang aka Wichang (1864 - 1953). Not only is O Se Chang the most renowned calligrapher in Korean history, his books on calligraphy have become the definitive texts on the subject. He is famous for his works in seal script. This piece is a fine example of his calligraphy in ancient seal script in double column. This is the style of his work that collectors desire most. 53 x 12 inches, 134 x 30 cm. Mounted on poster board. O Se ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Prehistorical item #1424837 (stock #m22052.1)
Ancient egyptian fayence ushabti of Osiris "Tanethut"

j Sbt(.jw) n Wsjr tA-(n.t)-Hw.t (2) mAa.t-xrw jr njs(.tw=k) r jr jrr.t (3) m jm n kA.t=k n.t jmnt.t

Oh, you ushabtis of Osiris, Tanethut the justified one. If you are called to do, what must be done there as your work of the West (which means realm of the death)

This text is a version of the ushabti saying (Book of the Dead – Saying number 6). The name Tahut or Tanethut “the one belonging to the temple...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1318806
Vintage 1950's sterling silver & onyx necklace designed & signed by Taxco, Mexico modernist Antonio Pineda. Interior wearable length is 16 inches. Both stones & silver are in beautiful condition. Clasp is tight & secure. Fully hallmarked on reverse. Truly a museum quality wearable work of art, this design was included in the recent museum exhibit SILVER SEDUCTION: THE ART OF MODERNIST ANTONIO PINEDA and is pictured on p. 133 in the book of the same name by Gobi Stromberg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Contemporary item #1433336 (stock #12)
In (Zus), a visual essay by the French photographer Benoît Fougeirol, views of and views from eleven of the “Zones urbaines sensibles” (Sensitive Urban Zones) on the peripheries of Paris reveal harsh paradoxes of modern society.

These poor, marginal districts were defined by administrative boundaries in response to the “emergence of a social problem.” Through the synecdoche of architecture—its materials, patterns, and surfaces—Fougeirol presents the stubborn vitality an...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Cups : Contemporary item #1430682 (stock #RS-11)
Gallery Rex
$190.00
Sadamitsu Sugimoto, a great master of the ceramic art scene in Japan, was led by Tachibana Daiki the great Zen teacher and has been producing a lot of masterpieces through over 40 years .He has been studying the world of “wabi, sabi, and yugen” as his life's theme. *Tachibana Daiki is well known that former Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton or Cap.Armstrong asked for teaching. This piece was made in '02 and not used. He is famous for traditional pottery, these cups are made for Japanese cuisine ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Murano : Pre 1970 item #1363977
A pair of large droplet shaped pendant lamps in cool green and blue murrines that resemble cells. Most likely an Ermanno Toso design from around 1960. The murrines are floating in a clear glass matrix on which they were gathered, heated, then blown. This style glass is also often called, Nerox, which is a version in a black glass matrix.

Each hanging fixture has a satiny acid matte finish, and is capped with a polished brass plate with loop for hanging. The brass plates appear to be original...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1340008 (stock #1828)
The latest original regional marsh landscape painting by this painter. A dramatic deep red and blue marsh with a distant luminous sliver of sky in buttery yellow was painted with a very limited palette of three pigments plus white, following a more "Modernist" feel to this while the other recently painted "Marsh Moment" - # 1340185 - using the same limited palette may have more of a traditional regional appeal. Canvas laid on professional archival Amersand museum hard board panel.

Rem...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Acrylic : Contemporary item #1365017 (stock #1846)
Last exhibited at Reading Art Association of Reading MA.
This latest original landscape painting by self learned painter Mimi Dee depicts a deep red road and looming large far reaching limbed tree with a twisted trunk joined by a grove meeting at that buttery yellow luminous sky that this painter relishes so. All this with a very limited palette of 3 plus white!

Remember kids you do not have to take art lessons nor waste time on a college degree to paint...but you do need a degree to be ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1700 item #1445238 (stock #TRC2106255)
Kyoto Ceramics and Fine Art
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Over the years we have taken a special interest in Raku-ware and especially in works produced by the Tamamizu kiln, such as the 300+ year old ceremonial tea bowl seen here. The first in this line of potters was Yahē (1662 - 1722), an illegitimate son of Kichizaemon Ichinyu (1615 - 1768) who studied under his father and then left to open his own kiln in the village of Tamamizu (known today as Ide-cho). Though he is the first potter of this branch, he is sometimes referred to as Tamamizu VI, deno...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1429996
galerie Cecile Kerner
€7,500.00
The Byōbu "wind wall" are Japanese screens made up of 4 to 6 panels (the latter being the most common). They serve as partitions or decor for dances in the ceremonial context. They are usually adorned with seasonal flora and fauna, painted in gouache on a gold leaf background. The large gold "solids" highlight the quiet strength of decorative elements such as cypresses (Paine 1981) which seem to emerge from the mist invoking a symbolism. The convention of these "floating clouds" is even older ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1277161
Biblical Artifacts
$1,100.00
This collection incorporates some of the most significant biblical coins of the Holy Land from 103 BC to the 4th Century AD. Please find a detailed description of the coins and their significance below.

1) TWO WIDOW’S MITE PRUTAH OF ALEXANDER JANNAEUS

Reign of Alexander Jannaeus as King of Judea (103-76 BC)

Obverse: BASILEWS ALEXANDROU around inverted anchor.

Reverse: Eight-rayed star surrounded by diadem, Hebrew inscription "Yehonatan the king" between the rays.

Bi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1435888 (stock #17)
Conservatoire Sakura
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Rare sundial in cast and cut bronze. Chinese work executed in the workshops of the imperial palace in Beijing in the 18th century under the reign of Kien-Long.The various elements are cut from a thick bronze plate then chiseled with patterns and hot-gilded with mercury.The dial is in enamel White. The beads are made of glass. The foot adjustment shoes are in cast bronze.At the back a steel plate making a spring.Fun detail, the level is provided by a mercury ball. Two identical models, but incomp...