Large ushabti, with pleasant facial expression, depicted mummiform, with hands emerging from tightly-fitting garment, hands holding implements, seedsack suspended over shoulder, wearing a partially striated tripartite wig, and with 10 lines of hieroglyphic text, reading "pA-dj-jj-m-Htp" for the owner. Probably pronounced "Padiemhotep." The name means "the one whom 'Come-In-Peace' gives". The rest of the text is likely a standard Chapter 6 Book of the Dead inscription. 26th Dynasty, 685-525 B.C. ...
A pair of unsigned 10 inch tall Steuben candlesticks. These candlesticks are shape 1617 as shown in the factory drawings illustrated in Gardner’s “The Glass of Frederick Carder.” These rarely seen candlesticks are a brilliant Celeste Blue with colorless double merses joining the stem and cup. Both the bases and the cups are ribbed and there is no damage to either of the pair.
An unsigned Steuben Verre de Soie vase in a low key elemental shape. The unsigned iridescent vase is shape 2145 and is 5 1/2 inches tall. The diameter is 7 inches. The base has a polished pontil and the top has a rolled rim. There is no damage on this vase.
19th Century Korean Pure White Porcelain Bottle of elegant form and with the blue drip glaze desired by collectors. The mouth has been professionally repaired. Height 10. 75 inches, 27.5 cm.
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...
Rare Calligraphy by the Last Korean Princess, Yi Bangja (1901 - 1989) with the character "Hwa" meaning "Peace". The inscription on the back reads that this was one of Mr. Kim's favorite pieces from his collection, and he has presented it as a gift to Mr. Choi in appreciation for the tea they have enjoyed together over many years. 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 Korea...
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 ...
A set of five rare Machalilla figures from Ecuador, ca. 2000 – 1200 AD. They range from 1-3/8” to 2-3/8” in length and include both male and female examples. All are decorated with the characteristic puncture incising. Nice examples with good mineral deposits. The group comes displayed in a Riker mount.
A large Chimu pectoral from Peru, ca. 1100 - 1450 AD. It consists of 32 pieces, 10 rings and 22 figural forms, each made of silver. They are perforated for suspension or attachment to the mantle of an elite individual. The pieces are lightly attached to heavy black fabric, with the layout measuring 22-1/2" x 16", with lots of extra textile to make framing easy. Great display.
Traditional folk Korean patchwork hemp textile made from scrap fabrics (as white cloth with beige and brown patch pieces) called Bojagi (Pojagi), mid-late 20th century,
approx. 108 x 108cm (42.51 x 42.51in), embodies the lifestyle and the story of the people who take good care of their possessions. The more detailed parts, the more valued, like this piece.
Stiff material, and would be more beautiful to shine light through. Some expected slight frays ...
Modern reproduction of German Wald glass originally made at the studio in forest in 16th century. approx. H 23 x D 10cm (9.05 x 3.93in)
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OGASAWARA SCHOOL ORIGATA SAMPLES
Wide range of various handmade samples of traditional Japanese folk 'origata' (decorative folding papers for 'noshi' gift wrapping paper for congratulatory life events) handed down exclusively through Ogasawara school
(ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogasawara-ry%C5%AB). Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Expected aged deterioration as is. Paper bag: approx. 20 x 12.5cm (7.87 x 4.92in)
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Tiffin Glass Company made this perfume and stopper. There are no chips or cracks in the glass. Thanks for looking.
Abstractive incomplete remains of the robe part (as a rare remains between right shoulder and knee) of wood carving Kannon Bosatsu (Kannon Bodhisattva) statue. Showa period, early 20th century, Japan.
approx. 18 x 5 x 2cm (7.08 x 1.96 x 0.78in)
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Six pieces of Japanese paper cutting art called 'kirie' wrapped in the paper folded, with the date of 'Kaei 5' (1852 in Edo period) and unidentified poem. Paper bag: approx. 21.5 x 12.5cm (8.46 x 4.92in)
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INDEPENDENT WATCH CO.
Fredonia, New York Circa: 1875-1881
The California Watch Company was idle for two years before it was purchased by brothers E. W. Howard and C.M. Howard. They had been selling watches by mail for some time and started engraving the Howard Bros. name on them and using American-made watches. Their chief supply came from Hampden Watch Co. Illinois w. CO U.S. WATCH Co. of Marion. The brothers formed the Independent Watch Co. in 1880, but it was not a watch factory in the...
An excellent Valdivia ceremonial hacha from Ecuador, ca. 3500 – 1500 BC. This finely made example is 6-7/8” long, 5-5/8” wide and is made from beautifully speckled greenstone. The piece is nicely polished and has good mineral deposits.
JAPANESE SWEETS MOLDS 17pc.
Wooden tools of Japanese sweets artisan called 'oshibo' (lit. push-stick). Showa period, mid 20th century. Long: approx. 15cm (5.90in), Short: approx. 10cm (3.93in)
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