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similar to 1st Ed Memorial Addresses...Hon. James Breck Perkins (NY) 1911

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1920 item #1321725
A first edition hard cover published by the US Government Printing Office in 1911.Includes memorial addresses on the Life and Character of James Breck Perkins (late a representative from New York) delivered to the Sixty-first Congress, second session.The black boards show wear and staining, there is foxing on the frontispiece with Perkins and also on the title page.
First edition Taisho period Japanese woodblock print titled “The Snow Maiden Umekawa” (aka “The Heroine Umekawa in the Snow”) from the supplements of “The Complete Works of Chikamatsu Manzaemon" by Kitano Tsunetomi (1880-1947) published in 1923. First edition with mica and silver highlights, hand applied gofun, black ink Tsunetomi seal at the upper right, and Yamagishi Kazue (carver) and Nishimura Kumakichi (printer) seals at the lower edge. Paper: 17 3/4" x 11 3/8." Very good overa...
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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1021350 (stock #6398)
This is a 10-1/2" x 8-1/2" ball-footed swing-handle serving basket fully hallmarked for Sheffield, England 1895-6. Made by James Dixon & Sons, this basket has ornate repousse decoration in the bowl as well as attractive design to the ornate handle. It has a presentation inscription in the centre, as it was presented as a gift in September 1896, and it weighs an impressive 595 grams. Besides the hallmarks, it is also stamped 1618P and B3916, at least one of which refers to the design. This ite...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Earrings : Contemporary item #1491538
Solid sterling earrings with inset chrysoprase by Jensen USA designer, Laurence Foss. These were made in 2005 and bought directly from the artist. They hang 2-1/2" excluding wires. One corner/edge of a pendant is a tiny bit curved but it was purchased that way.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1491347
Chinese Qing dynasty pewter-encased rectangular form “san ke zhu” (three pearl) lidded Yixing pottery teapot incised to one side in bamboo, the reverse with a calligraphic inscription signed Chun Quan. The inscription translates roughly as: “Sitting quietly [under] a bright moon [occupying] half of a window, with a book [in hand] and a fragrant incense [burning].” The top edge holds an applied coin and mixed metal strips. Flat, rectangular lid. Jade spout, handle, and square finial. The ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491339 (stock #MC464)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £350.00
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Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Stupa Jar (AD 618 - 906)

This tall pottery set comprising stand, jar and cover was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). Each part is made from a relatively high-fired grey pottery and "cold painted" in orange and white pigments, the decoration comprising geometric and floral (lotus) patterns. The stand has cut-out apertures and petals to represent a lotus flower. The cover has purpose-made holes in its upper part; it is painted with lotus lea...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491337 (stock #MC460)
Chinese Western Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Head (206 BC - AD 8)

This fine pottery head was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It has been "cold painted" in a base coat of white pigment on top of which have been painted pink, red and black pigments to pick out the facial details.

Height 10.5 cm. It is in very good condition with expected surface wear but no repair or restoration.

Note: the black plastic base on which it stands in the first photo is a photographic p...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Coasters : Pre 2000 item #1491224 (stock #VW1860)
Watch Company
$175.00
Rolex 16mm Yellow Gold Plate Buckle 20mm Forest Green color Genuine Crocodile Strap. The strap is a new genuine stitched and padded very high grade "Hand Made in Italy". The Rolex buckle is plated (not solid gold) but is very secure and looks very nice! THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. INVEST IN HARD ASSETS, DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Time Pieces : Wristwatches : Pre 1990 item #1491222 (stock #VW1859)
Watch Company
$175.00
Rolex 16mm Yellow Gold Plate Buckle 20mm Tobacco color Genuine Crocodile Strap. The strap is a new genuine stitched and padded very high grade "Hand Made in Italy". The Rolex buckle is plated (not solid gold) but is very secure and looks very nice! THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. INVEST IN HARD ASSETS, DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491179 (stock #MC420)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £3,800.00
Fine & Rare Chinese Warring States Pottery Duck with Oxford TL Test

This very rare pottery model of a duck was made during the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC). It is "heavily-potted" and made from quite a high-fired grey pottery. The duck stands with its neck and wings stretched, as if in the act of preparing to fly. Note the detail, especially to the wings, with the tiger heads. The style and decoration suggest this model was based on a bronze example. On the surface in places are the ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1491172 (stock #MC397)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £350.00
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Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Glazed Porcelain Bowl with Carved & Moulded Decoration

This fine and attractive deep porcelain bowl was made in the Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127 - 1279). The inner surface is decorated with an unusual moulded floral pattern whilst the underside is decorated with a repeating carved leaf pattern. It is unusual for both upper and lower surfaces of a qingbai bowl to be decorated. It is coated in a delicate and finely-crackled pale green qingbai glaze, save for...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1491171 (stock #MC394)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £250.00
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Fine & Rare Chinese Southern Song Dynasty Qingbai Glazed Porcelain Dish (with carved & moulded decoration)

This attractive porcelain dish, or shallow bowl, was made during the Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127 - 1279). It is coated in a finely-crackled pale greenish translucent qingbai glaze, save for the rim and flat base that remain intentionally unglazed. To the small flat base is a Chinese character in fired-on black pigment that most likely represents a name.

The upper surface is decor...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1910 item #1491116
Chinese late Qing to Republic period guanpixiang table-top chest with a mansard-style hinged top that lifts to expose a single shallow tray above a pair of doors opening to five drawers with metal pulls all upon an attached base. A circular lockplate with ruyi-form clasp is on the front. Two side carrying handles. These chests were typically utilized by men to hold seals and related accessories while women were known to use them for cosmetics storage. Early 20th century. 15” high x 14 1/2” ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1491115
Chinese Qing dynasty circular form lidded cinnabar lacquer box, the lid well carved in relief with scholars and attendants under lush trees in a landscape setting with mountains in the background. The convex sides are decorated in floral reserves interspersed with scrolling foliage. The interior surfaces and base are covered in plain black lacquer over the wood substrate. 10” diameter by 5 1/2" high. Very heavy for its size. Weighs 4.4 lbs. (2 kg). There is an area of damage on the edge of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1491114
Chinese late Qing dynasty Guangxu period rectangular form porcelain plaque painted in famille rose enamels and gilt highlights with a crane on a pine branch above thick leafy flowers. A poem at the upper left is dated in Chinese cycle years to winter of 1902 and signed Jiang Yongyuan (active circa 1899-1919) at Zhushan, a district of Jingdezhen. A raised rim frames the composition. 15 1/4" long by 9 1/4" wide by 7/8” deep. There is a fine old brown hairline crack extending down from the top....
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1960 item #1491028
This is probably an Italian cigarette box. Marked 900 along with another indistinct mark. It would benefit from a polishing. 7-1/4 x 3-1/2"
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1491027
A reversible gold pendant featuring a green and amber colored jade koi fish. The pendant is marked 14k Gump's. The gold shows some discoloration and would benefit from a buffing. There is also light wear with a very tiny nick on the gold edge of the jade side ( see first picture upper right). It measures 1" x 3/4"" and weighs 6.23gr.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Designer Signed : Pre 1960 item #1491023
An Arts & Crafts style sterling bracelet by Jensen designer, Laurence Foss. Marked with the Foss logo Sterling. It measures 7-1/2" x 1/2" " and weighs 47.5 gr.