This Cambridge Portia pair of double-light candlesticks are gold etched and quite elegantly beautiful... and a bit rare. The swirling crystal clear keyhole holds the gold rimmed candlesticks. The foot is broad covered in the gold etch of baskets of flowers and trailing leaves and flowers that is in perfect condition. The foot is also trimmed in gold ... though there is some very minor gold rub here. These are striking pieces of elegant, vintage glassware are very collectible to use to bright...
Offered here is a rare piece of Cambridge Cleo. This is the #617 cigarette jar and dates prior to 1930. (It's shown in the 1927-9 catalog reprint.) The jar has a light paneled optic within the glass and stands approximately 4 inches high. Excellent condition on this rare and unusual Cambridge Cleo item.
The warrior’s armor and helmet, samurai sword, spears, banners and paper carps (later cloth) in the sky are all tools used to showcase boy’s day in Japan. This tradition
started early Edo period (1603-1868) by samurai families wishing their son’s good health and studies to be honorable samurai.
This set is made in Kyoto, Japan and is called “Kyo-armor”. Kyoto had been the capital of Japan for over 1000 years. The culture there was developed to serve the best for the emperor...
Unique Japanese Uchikake (wedding gown), embroidered in thick light blue silk, the liner is red silk without padding except at the bottom hem. The embroidery and gold couching (some silver) work are all done by hand. The pattern is from ancient Chinese "Shokko nishiki". The colors of silk looks different on different parts of the gown. We laid the gown under the sun light when we took extra photos. The light changed everything. It picked up the gold from gold threads (threads are wrapped in...
Most desirable solid 14k Pink, Yellow, White and Rose color Gold inlay and overlap engravings featuring The Bust of an ELK. This mint condition rare multicolor also features a fancy porcelain dial. This single sunk porcelain dial features a light blue center surrounded by 18k gold leaf with the original fancy gold minute, hour, and sub. seconds hands. The original movement is an ELGIN 15 jewel, pendent set serial No. 21,828,772, which dates this watch to 1918. 100 grams total weight. 51mm d...
A very rare and highly charming porcelain figure of Budai (Daduze), bare chested with a laughing expression, seated leaning on his sack of treasures. Decorated in famille rose manner with additional gold. Two maker’s seals: “Fujian Huiguan” and “ Made by You Linji).
****These seals are identifying marks of the Jingdezhen artist working at Fujian Huiguan.
**** You Linji was the artist name of You Zhangzi /You Linzizi ( 1872-1922 ). Before moving to Jingdezhen, he first trained unde...
Great hallmarked art deco 14K Gold ring with two rows of small, faceted, sparkly diamonds: one row on each side lining a tall black onyx cone. Probably European. 18 diamonds in all. It is a size eight, but could be resized by a jeweler. Is stands over 3/8", or 11mm, tall above the finger. Marked "MG, 14K, 585, 4." Excellent vintage condition.
This is a very beautiful cylindrical body brush pot painted with varied scenery in famille rose palette with a continuous scene of lakeside landscape of distance pavilion, walled monastery and tea house scattered amidst tress and layered mountains in various shade of blue and green and red with texture stroke and with high peaks in the distance.
There are people walking about and in the tea house set in a tranquil and peaceful lake side and mountain village atmosphere. On the lake wit...
Kanban with the inscription Inari taiji goyo (great Inari shrine, your order). The sign may refer to a shop at the shrine grounds, selling things to be offered at the shrine or souvenirs, or to a shop that specifically make devotional objects to the order of this particular Inari shrine. Attached to a black patinated wooden board are a bell and rope and two small objects, covered in gold brocade. Forged iron handle at top.
Measurements: height at left 38 ½ in., height at right 38 ¼ in.; wi...
The size of Large Imari Bowl: 15 1/8" Dia x 5 1/2" High, 38.5 cm x 14 cm
This is top quality Japanese Ko Imari Porcelain Bowl from early Meiji
Period, 1868-1912, circa around 1860-1880’s. It has main background
design of Kasane Noshi which is layered Noshi. Noshi is happy blessing
symbols Ribbon design for the well wish when peoples getting marry.
More Noshi you have more blessing you are getting happiness.
There also total 8 crane origami design decorated in th...
With a height of 32 inches, this is a rare and impressive example of early 19th century Imari ware. Both the vase and stand are finely decorated in shades of blue, gold and orange.
Condition is excellent.
Rare. All original 16k solid yellow gold factory built case by the factory. 138 Grams, total weight. Original white porcelain single sunk dial with never before seen fancy gold hands; marked "E. Howard Watch Co. with hairline at 1 edge. The Series III gilt 5/8 plate gilt key wind and key set from the rear, serial No. 4290 is original to this case. Movement marked: "E. Howard Watch Co., Boston", Reeds Pat. 1857, 15 jewels, compensated balance. Clean, running and completely free of distrac...
An excellent Palace jar from the Kangxi period. A top quality design and in an ovoid shape with ribbed middle sections. Three lines in brown making the jar very sophisticated. The scenery showing two windows with a four clewed dragon and two windows with a carps. An excellent rare jar in a quality that even very few museums can show from their collections. The jar has been in the Wayland Wieslander Collection. Condition: The rim has a polished area (probably a restored ship). And the bottom has ...
Large and rare Laos wooden standing Buddha, with gilded gold.
Age: Laos, 18th Century
Measurement: Height 174 C.M. / Width 32 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.
Spring Rain at Gokokuji
Size: Oban. Approximately 16 x 10.75 inches.
This edition 1948-50.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten. Carver: Katsumura (same carver as first edition). Printer: Ito.
Doi publisher's watermark at upper left corner margin.
Artist's signature and seal at upper right.
Condition: A surface dot on the base of the lantern. A few light margin creases. Back top corners have two small bits of paper residue.
- A wonderful e...
ROLEX 18k Gold 19mm Deployment Riveted Link DAYTONA MODEL Ref 71. 1970s. Rare, Daytona Riveted Link Deployment. Reference "71" on end pieces ref. Associated with early Rolex Reference Nos 6239, 6263, and 6265. Deployment marked: "PATENTED & REGISTERED 6.54/ROLEXSA/.750", and "71" on both end links. Rebuilt and refinished; authentic, original, genuine. Enhances value; completes the watch! THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY HARD ASSETS SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME. BU...
An Edwardian era 10k yellow gold yellow topaz stone ring c1910-20. This size 7-1/2 ring features two oval faceted natural golden yellow colour genuine topaz stones, and the gold has a faint rose gold colour. This ring measures 9/16" at its widest, and it is stamped 10K. It weighs 3.6 grams, and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All
items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all it...
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.
Ca. 1700s / early 1800s
This circular box is lacquered in brownish black with mother of pearl inlay encircling the lid which is well-fitted to the bottom box. The top is painted in slightly-raised gilt lacquer with two characters: “fu” and “shou,” for happiness and longevity. There is light wear to the edges of the lid, inner rims and to the base, as would be expected, and also a few minor touch-ups. Overall, considering the age and use, the box is in good condition with the mother...