A vertically ribbed green jade Steuben vase. The 5 inch tall vase is 4 inches in diameter with a polished pontil marked with an acid stamped script Steuben signature. The vase is decorated with an engraved Old English style “P” monogram.
Collection of eight (8) small scavo vases each approximately 4 inches (10 cm) in height. Shapes vary, some with handles, others with spiral threading or simply unadorned.
There are four (4) blue vases, three (3) green vases and one clear glass vase, all with scavo treatment. The scavo technique was developed to imitate ancient glass that had been buried and dug up. The treatment produces rough areas of corrosion, and iridescence on the glass surface.
All the vases, except two of the blues...
A Chinese jade vase, carved in the form of a tall thin finger citron. The stone is of very pale hue close to the colour of the pictures, the body is thinly rendered and the exterior well detailed. It comes with its own custom made wood stand. Age: 18/19 C. size: 10 cm high. condition: very good, no breaks , no restoration.
A Chinese jade vase, carved as a lotus leaf with a flower in one corner and a ribbon tying the leaf and its coiled trailing stalk forming the base. The composition is very attractive, the body is quite thinly carved and the stone is of celadon hue. A high quality example of Qing lapidary arts, it measures 14 cm ( 5 1/2 inches) high. It comes with its own custom made wooden base. Age; 19 C. condition: excellent.
A fine and very rare pair of monochrome rouleau shaped porcelain vases with apple green lustrous glaze; the base and interior are glazed white.
There are old collector's labels to the base.
These items were made in China, in the late 17th or early 18th Century, during the reign of the Kangxi emperor (1662-1722).
Condition - excellent - no damages and no restoration.
A collection of three (3) pieces of Venini glass from 2002. All three pieces have the round clear Venini Murano Made In Italy label to the side, and all are signed venini 2002 on the base. There are no chips, cracks or repairs to any of the pieces.
The collection contains the following pieces:
A 9 inch (22.9 cm) tall 'a canne' vase in green, crystal, and light blue stripes. It tapers from 6 inches (15 cm) at the rim, down to 4 inches (10 cm) at the base.
An 8 inch (20 ...
A Chinese jade libation cup of pale green hue with a flash of russet, carved in the shape of a peach and standing on a five petal support. The outside has scrolling foliage and the handle is formed as a flower spray with a flat reticulated top surface. An excellent example of 16/17 century lapidary art and in excellent condition. It comes with its own custom made wooden stand. size: 10 cm long
Makuzu Kozan I (1842 - 1916) (Scroll down for more information.)
Miyagawa Kozan, born Miyagawa Toranosuke in Kyoto, took over the family business in 1860 at the age of 18. In 1870 he opened a shop in Yokohama and started creating Satsuma-style wares with high-relief modeled figures. However, when there was not a demand for that type of ware, he began to create Chinese-style porcelain. This earned him greater fame and success, and in 1896 he was elected to the Teishits...
Rare miniature French etched cameo vase of a lake landscape scene. Signed "Muller Fres Luneville". One vase's primary color is grape red, the other is forest green. Even though we have a pair of these vases, we are only selling one. Your choice. We are keeping the other, just can't decide which one we like best. In perfect original condition. Measures 3 3/8" high.
A finely carved Chinese jade recumbent pig in a nearly uniform spinach green color with a particularly expressive face indicating most likely a 20th C. origin. The details in the mouth, tongue, teeth, hooves, and ears are very fine. Mass is 365.6 grams, 3 3/4" l, specific gravity 2.90-2.93, and impervious to steel blades, indicative of nephrite jade.
Please forgive the lighting glare which is the white spots on the jade. We would be happy to take additional photos upon request.
An heavy potted, yet elegantly subdued vase with a twelve faceted surface covered in a grey-green glaze with a whitish Mishima-style decoration and topped with a square, sturdy neck. Four of the sides are decorated with bamboo sprigs the others with a textile-like pattern, done in his usual way by impressing the pattern with the use of the rope. Signed in the bottom with impressed mark for Shimaoka Tatsuzo (1919 - 2007). He was designated as Living National Treasure by the Japanese Government in...
Simple, classic designs!
A collection of pencil neck vases and a large brandy snifter all in satinato glass. Orange, green, blue and yellow satinato colors are represented. All pieces have a clear satinato foot. Pieces were designed and made by Carlo Moretti for Rosenthal-Netter.
Original Rosenthal-Netter labels or remnants of same on the bases of several of the pieces.
Varying heights of 17, 14, 10 1/4, and 6 1/2 inches (43, 35.6, 26 and 16.5 cm)
Condition is excellen...
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...
English Worcester Porcelain large Flask/moon shape Vase or Urn with gilded two(2) handles, 15" high, 11" wide - moon shape center, circa before 1900, 6" x 4" wide oval shape at the base, with high and low relief design of brilliant gold decorated with the Turquoise color of Orchid with butterfly, other side with purple pinkish color of floral and gold bees. Handles and bottom section of the Vase are silver leafed between high relief section in gold. The decorations are all relief raised design...
A Chinese mutton fat nephrite jade pendant or toggle of Budai measuring about 2 1/2" long and weighing 86g. While primarily white in color, the jade has a few random russet sections on the side and rear, and evinces under strong light a faint subtle green tint. There is a hole which is used to thread for wear. Unmarked.
Very rare Japanese Archaic green tea bowl used in the tea ceremony. extremely heavy was produced in Japan
during the KAMAKURA and early MUROMACHI periods.
in the 12th to the early 14th century known as the
"SIX OLD KILNS"It was made by the artist OOTA, the name on the base.At that time in Japan people had only a first name. This vase measures approximately:
3&1/2 inches, 9 centimeters-tall, Circumference:
12 inches, 30 centimeters. Weight (extremely heavy) 912.8 grams. Almost 1 kilo. ...
Shofu Katei (1870 to 1928)
Shofu Katei, also known as Shofu Kajo, was born in 1870 in Seto, Japan. Shofu came to Kyoto in 1888, and in 1890, he was adopted into the Shofu Kajo family. In 1908, he set up the Shofu Ceramics Company, Ltd. and was awarded a Green Ribbon in 1915.
Height: 6 inches
Width: 4.5 inches
Age: Meiji to Taisho (1900 - 1920)
Mark: Shofu and impressed Shreve & Co. Sterling
Condition: Very good with only a small area on the...
A fine,large and very rare eight sided documentary vase (with fitted wood stand) - decorated in Chinese scholar's taste and bearing two poems. The first, small poem on the neck of the vase, describes the under glaze blue painted picture on the reverse side. Roughly translated - "Fisherman looks across riverbank - there are Huang Yang trees. There are three roads leading home and he carries a 'dan' (two baskets with carrying yoke). He is wearing a raincoat and hat and it is raining - he sees a fa...