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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #110099 (stock #BSM02)
A truly superb antique microbeaded purse featuring an abstract design deriving from either Persian rug motifs or Berlin wool work patterns. The lack of borders surrounding the central medallion -- it is surrounded by flowers and vines instead -- points to the latter. It is a stunning piece composed of richly colored glass beads; Prussian blue for the background, with figures worked in salmon, red, green, cream, and black. Wonderful original frame with flower baskets outside and a monogram (FSW...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #755148 (stock #T50)
Antique American Indian Beaded Dance Harness Authentic Antique 19th century American Indian (Canadian Plains Cree from Saskatchewan) dance harness composed of black trade silk fabric with twelve rosettes white red and blue glass beads sown to hide discs enclosed by hanging feather attachments. The central panel of the bandoleer is constructed in a geometrical pattern beaded with emerald green and burgundy glass beads on a thick fabric. The entire sewing was done by hand. These items come fr...
All Items : Artists : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1397199 (stock #1854)
Signed Studio Piece

Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic pendant necklace sculpture that frames a tree with nine branches of sterling silver, brass and copper with two antique faceted red amber beads. Looks equally well in a shadow box on your wall, window hanging art piece or around your neck. It was wrought in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.

*Bold n...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1800 item #753042 (stock #F28)
Antique, 18th century, Mughal Indo Persian - Sind Matchlock gun Jezail. Details; damascus steel barrel showing strongly banded pattern, muzzle fixed to mounting bayonet, curved wood full stock with simple iron plates on each side.
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 141cm (55 ½ inches).
REFERENCES: “Firearms Of The Islamic World in the Tareq Rajab Museum, Kuwait” by Robert Elgood.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1930 item #1465986 (stock #M1431)
Offered is a simply outstanding, extraordinarily scarce, 1920-1930s Art Deco era, ceiling-mount-hanging, drugstore show globe in impeccable condition!

The fancy and highly-stylized, Art Deco, aluminum frame cradles an equally highly-stylized, classically-ribbed, clear glass show globe and finial. If so desired, the show globe will hold colored-water as was the display fashion back "in-the-day". The frame is embellished with a buffed, silver matte finish with design details outlined in contras...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1465726 (stock #G702)
Offered is a fabulous, 19th century antique, hand-carved, wood, FLYING GARGOYLE from a South Carolina estate. Exquisitely crafted in the gothic-style, this piece undoubtedly was once an interior architectural focal point in a grand Victorian mansion.

Significant carving expertise and skill was required to create such a wonderfully executed object of art which emanates fierce expression and unrelenting strength.

The gargoyle is crafted from a hardwood, and it sports an unfinished surface ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #628452 (stock #TC155)
Used by the bride for wedding this elaborate kingfisher feather crown is a very old and rare piece. The oldest kingfisher ornaments were made by glueing the feathers onto heavy paper. Metal wire was only used to attach pieces together. Both paper and the feathers are fragile, so not many of these old pieces have survived. This one is in average to good condition, some paper loss and some feather loss. It has its original long silk tassels and large glass beads though some of the small beads...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Platinum : Vintage : Pre 1930 item #1379824 (stock #TR990)
Anyone who appreciates antique jewelry would love this fabulous platinum and diamond ring from the 1920-s. The non certified center stone is an approximately 1.30Ct brilliant cut diamond that has H color and I1 clarity. The masterfully crafted delicate openwork platinum setting is decorated by 18 single cut diamonds. The approximate total weight of all diamonds is 1.65 Ct. The ring is a size 8 and can easily be sized.
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Sets : Contemporary item #189844 (stock #patr39KCX)
Fantasy Jewels
$510.00
Patrice gathers semi precious stones, antique glass and metals to design heirloom pieces such as this set. It has a striking combination of yellow jade with amathyst on brass and also Chinese turquoise and carnelian. The necklace is 17" end to end, the pendant is 2" by 1 1/2", clip earrings are 1" by 5/8".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #659850
Asian Art By Kyoko
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Antique Japanese silver kanzashi, the upper design part is gold plated with finely engraved three oak leaves. *This was one of the most popular crests among the warrior samurai class particularily among close devotees of Shinto. Top quality hand cut metal work. Circa (we think) Meiji period (1868-1912). 6 3/4" long and 1 3/8" in width.

*The Elements of Japanese Desgn by John W. Dower

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1930 item #1466010 (stock #BA972)
Measuring approximately 7.5 inches high, this highly sought after Black Americana Vargas wax figure is mounted on its original wooden platform and is one of a series of fascinating "street character wax dolls" conceived of and crafted by Mrs. Conception Vargas Alfonso, daughter of the world-renowned, turn-of-the-20th century-New Orleans, Spanish sculptor, Francisco Vargas.

From approximately 1915 through the 1930's, Mrs. Vargas-Alphonso, influenced by the artistry of her father who also sc...

All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Black Americana : Pre 1940 item #264104 (stock #BA388)
The resplendent colors of this vintage, 1940's, all-hand-stitched, wool felt tote bag with rolled hand straps are pure eye candy!

This never-used tote bears the original paper tag which states, "Handmade by African Cripple; Ematupeni / Zimele Cripple Care Centers; Durban, England".

The artistry of the wool felt, hand-appliqued cut-outs featuring a mother and her three children is further enhanced by colorful bead work which was carefully placed for symmetry in design and form! A gorgeous p...

All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Necklaces : Pre 1990 item #1294681
modemodern
$345.00
Fabulous luxe big statement 1980s French long sautoir necklace in antiqued slightly matte goldtone metal with double link chain, faux Byzantine coins, double sided, and large poured resin beads in pale yellow and pale lavender, simulating barbaric carved citrine and amethyst stone beads. Marked JACKY DE G PARIS on metal tag. The beads have cast metal ornate caps in the same style as the coins. Continuous strand with no clasp. Long enough to be worn doubled as shown. Substantial at 133 gr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #665908
Asian Art By Kyoko
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Nobori banners, carps, warrior's Yoroi and Kabuto helmets, samurai dolls and swords were all a part of the display used for Boy's Day (renamed Children's Day) on May 5th in Japan. They reflect the parents' wish to inspire their sons in manliness, discipline, bravery and the honor codes which are associated with them.

Originally, nobori were used on the battlefield to identify the troops; some were to show the warriors where their taisho (general) was, others were used to shift the troops. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1240762 (stock #BI-C1D)
Bhadrakalpa
€ 400.00
Antique Miao comb made of wood and silver. Flowers, birds and dragons designs. The ring on top was used to secure the comb in the hair, with a chain by instance.
Magnificent patina with expected wear, one tooth partially broken (see pix). 19th C. or before. H: 10 cms, w: 8 cms.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1349084 (stock #SR4639)
Flat cut almandine garnets were the most popular gemstone of the Georgian period shown here in a rarely found naturalistic floral and leaf design necklace set in 18K gold. The pansy shaped flowers represent remembrance.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1423450 (stock #G842)
Judith Ravnitzky
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This porcelain plate was produced in England by Mintons in 1883. The date cipher indicates this year. The plate was produced especially for Tiffany of New York. The painting is attributed to Henry Mitchell, a Minton artist specializing in painting dogs and wildlife. The plate measures 9 ½ inches in diameter. The central focus is the nearly photographic quality painting of a sleeping hound dog on a fur rug. Objects in the background come to life with colors and textures. The surrounding ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1950 item #1394823 (stock #4A156AA)
Persian Heriz hand knotted wool carpet, room size 9' x 12 1/2' Ca. 1950's, beautiful reddish geometric design in the center bordered by dark blue background, typical Heriz design, the condition is good, nice soft wool touch on the surface and very clean and in good condition.