Baroque pearl in form of bear on gold back, C 1950. Decorated with platinum and diamonds. With 15 kt white gold chain. Excellent condition. Dimensions: Pendant: Height: 1 ½ in. Chain: 15 ¾ in. 1036
Ohara Shoson (Koson) (1877~1945)
Rabbits under bush clover and full moon.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe C (sausage) seal, which was in use between 1929-1942 and is consistent with a first/early edition.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15 x 10 inches.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Reference: S41.7 in Crows, Cranes & Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Fine quality Danish Baroque silver tankard, 1688. Drum form with 3 splayed split-pomegranate supports. Engraved armorial. Cover hinged and inset with gilt coin issued during reign of Christian IV (1588-1648). Scroll handle with cast lion rampant thumb rest and figural cap in form of Classical face with flowing tresses and flowers. Gilt-washed interior. Fully marked including the Three Tower (that is, Copenhagen) stamp with year and assayer’s stamp for Conrad Ludolph (1679-1729). Excellent co...
Rare mixed metal pitcher with lots of bugs. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1880. Globular with drum-form neck, small lip spout, and c-scroll handle. Modish insects—dragon fly, grasshopper, and butterfly—creep and dart among fluid and interlaced grass stalks applied to hand-hammered sterling silver ground heightened with floral engraving and copper inlay. A superb integration of Japonesque and Craftsman. Interlaced script monogram engraved to underside. Fully marked including pattern n...