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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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1436975 (stock #MB266)
Chinese Jin Dynasty Painted Pottery Filial Piety Tile (AD 1115 - 1234)

This interesting and attractive pottery tile was made during the Jin Dynasty (AD 1115 - 1234) and most likely comes from Shanxi province. It depicts a scene from the story of Zeng Shen, one of the stories of the twenty-four paragons of filial piety:  

Zeng Shen, who lived during the Spring and Autumn period. was well-known for his filial piety. When he was young he often went into the mountains to gather firewood. O...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1950 item #1437065 (stock #B295)
Presented as a historical and cultural artifact, this seldom-found, vintage, 1942, Ten Little Colored Boys book illustrated by Emery I. Gondor and published by Howell, Soskin Publishers, New York, is in near excellent condition.

Measuring 10.75 inches wide x 8.25 inches long, the book has seen extremely gentle use as evidenced by the perfect condition of the little boys' heads which, while providing visual interest, are primarily present to allow easy turning of each page. Given this purpo...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1990 item #1430162
Japanese limited edition sosaku hanga woodblock print depicting two horses in profile galloping neck and neck by Tadashi Nakayama (1927-2014) titled “Running Horses.” The print was executed in bold colors with gold diagonal lines and silver highlights set against a black background. This horizontal image is pencil-signed “T. Nakayama,” numbered 59/95, and dated 1984 in the bottom margin. The bottom margin edge also contains the title and original purchase price of 150,000 yen. The re...
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1970 item #1430664 (stock #10883)
Tall flower vase of dented cylindrical form with two rudimentary lions head masks on the flanks. Thick brown Bizen stoneware with large irregular splashes of ash glaze.
Signed on the bottom with the typical sign for Fujiwara Ken.
Excellent example of the beautiful work by the famous Bizen potter Fujiwara Ken

Japan, Showa era.

H 10.25 inch.

Comes with original fitted wooden tomobako, inscribed on cover Bizen Yohen hanaire, and signed Ken with red seal Ken

Fujiwara ...

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 : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1387515 (stock #E823)
Antique 18th Century Polish Saxon Swiss Guards Sword of Augustus the Strong King Of Poland Very Rare Authentic Antique, 18th century, circa 1730 A.D. Polish – Saxon Gala sword of the Hundred Life Swiss Guards of Augustus II the Strong, king of Poland, and electors of Saxony. An extremely rare antique, as only 120 of these swords were made and very few survived to the present date, they are primarily in museums. A slightly curved sturdy blade, cut on each face with full-length, slender fulle...
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1443563 (stock #1463)
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...
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 : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1436943 (stock #MB123)
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Sancai Glazed Pottery Groom Figure (Published & with Oxford TL Test)

This fine pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906) and represents a foreign male attendant or groom. It is "heavily-potted" and made from a cream-coloured pottery that is relatively highly-fired. The body is coated in very finely-crackled green and amber glazes.

Tang glazed items such as this are usually referred to as "sancai glazed" pieces. "Sancai" refers to three colo...

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 : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Bowls : Contemporary item #1411812 (stock #RS-05)
Gallery Rex
$1,680.00
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 young Bill Clinton or Cap.Armstrong asked for teaching. This piece was created in '89 for ideal as the great artist Hon-ami Koetsu'work and not used. The mentor Daiki gave the name as "AKAHI...
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...