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similar to 19thC Traveling Doctors Apothecary Medicine Chest w/ Opium Bottle

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1352719 (stock #M1324)
We are excited to offer this handsome, traveling, doctor's apothecary medicine chest from the 1870-1880 era.

This fine, walnut, twenty-five compartment case houses twenty three medicine bottles, most of which are embossed FRASER & CO, with a few marked FRASER. A total of seventeen of the bottles sport original, early labels. Three other bottles have hand-written labels, and the remainder are unlabeled- one of which has no embossing. There are a total of six amber bottles, two of which are cor...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1900 item #1456892 (stock #M1223)
This handsome, late 19th century leather case is a wonderful example of a physician's traveling medicine case of this era. This particular example is larger in size and number of sections than is typically found, and additionally sports the personalized label, "Dr W. J. Gier MD" in old, silver-toned lettering on the front of the folded case.

The vintage black leather case with carrying handle on top, measures approximately 10.5" wide x 32" long when fully opened and 10.5" wide x 5.5" long x ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1457962 (stock #12334)
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$800.00


WITHERED MEDICINE CHEST

Old Japanese wooden medicine chest (kusuri-dansu) with many drawers, circa End of Edo period, mid 19th century, approx. H 51.5 x 49.5 x 21cm (20.27 x 19.48 x 8.26in). Smaller than usual type. Because of such withered and damaged condition as is (also with some broken drawers, wood dust, warpage of top board, repair, etc), please rather consider it as more like a decorative object of art than a practical chest itself.


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1448804 (stock ##151)
Amulet Box (Tibetan: ga'u): portable shrines generally made from metal in a repousse style of construction. The purpose and function of an amulet box is for protection when traveling. They often, but not always, have a small window on the front with a religious image inside. Typically the front is very ornate and decorated with the Eight Auspicious Symbols and other motifs. Amulet boxes are also commonly used to store all manner of sacred materials such as small texts, blessing cords, consecrate...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Advertising : Pre 1900 item #433910 (stock #G550)
Offered for sale is a very rare, circa 1890s, trade sign or display advertisement for “KESSLER’S – SMOOTH AS SILK“ WHISKEY-- shaped in the form of a TOP HAT!

This fabulous advertising piece is made of papier mache’, is painted black, and sports cream-colored lettering on both sides of the hat.

The firm of Julius Kessler Dist. Co., Inc., in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, originated in 1888 and created an American blended whiskey known for its silky smoothness!

The condition of this fab ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1900 item #1291291 (stock #MAB-G1T )
Bhadrakalpa
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Beautiful and tall glove puppet ; every part is ancient, the head being the oldest part, at least 19thC.
H. of the puppet : 45 cms, H. of the head ( to the base of the neck): 11 cms, W. of the head : 5 cms . South of China.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1920 item #1458176 (stock #22014706)
Private Stock
$175.00
A signed Locke Art wine glass in the poppy pattern. The stem of this 5 5/8 inch tall wine is faceted and frosted. Perfect condition, ex collection James Donahue.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : American : Art Glass : Pre 1900 item #1458150 (stock #22014703)
Private Stock
$145.00
A miniature diamond quilted Amberina bottle with square top and amber rigaree on the neck. The bottle shades to a beautiful fuchsia at the top. The 2 3/4 inch tall bottle is 2 inches in diameter at the base and there is a polished pontil mark. No doubt by New England glass Co.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : English : Pre 1900 item #1458097 (stock #22014699)
Private Stock
$425.00
A very unusual unsigned Webb cameo custard cup and underplate. The cup and plate are decorated with citron over colorless pattern of prunus sprays and butterflies. The cup is 1 ½ inches tall and 3 1/8 inches in diameter. The underplate is 4 3/4 inches in diameter. Both pieces have polished pontil marks. Perfect condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1910 item #1458049 (stock #22014700)
Private Stock
$195.00
22014700 A beautiful small Victorian thorn handled vase with scalloped and ruffled rim. The vase is blue at the top shading to a pale blue at the base. The vase is cased in white and has a polished pontil mark. The vase is decorated with stylized multicolored flowers with gold and platinum leaves. There is no damage to the thorn handles and there is a small glass imperfection near the base which occurred during manufacture. The vase is 4 ½ inches tall, 5 inches across the handles and 2 ½ ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1458041 (stock #08303)
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$600.00


STONE JIZO WITH NO FACE

Wild Buddhist stone carving statue of ‘Jizo Bosatsu’ (Jizo Bodhisattva), Edo period, 19th century, Aichi area, Japan, approx. H 29.5cm (11.61in), in such aesthetically weathered and deteriorated condition as is as seen. Free shipping.


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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Enamelware : Pre 1930 item #1457956 (stock #19054545)
Private Stock
$1,250.00
Wonderful Faure enamel on metal vase decorated with poppies on a multicolored ground. The vase is 3.5 inches tall, 3 inches in diameter and is signed “C. Faure Limoges” in gold at the base.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1457889 (stock #08302)
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$450.00


ART DECO SATSUMA TINWARE VASE

Unique Japanese Art Deco vase of Satsuma Tinware ('Satsuma Suzuki') with more than 365-year history as the representative traditional handicrafts of Kagoshima Prefecture, Early Showa period, 1920-30s, approx. H 26cm (10.23in). Carved seal composed of multiple kanji letters at the bottom, but unidentified clearly. Attached with wooden box (with no string). Some expected aged deterioration due to use as seen, also with dent at the roundne...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1920 item #1457851 (stock #21124693)
Private Stock
$895.00
A signed Galle banjo style vase measuring 5 5/26 inches tall decorated in the “Fougeres” pattern using an olive green overlay cased over a colorless base glass. The vase has a slightly flaring rim at the top and is 2 ½ inches wide. There is no damage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1457769
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
$550.00
Pair
Pair of Japanese Meiji period rounded square form long necked vases covered in delicate red and white leafy flowers set against a black background. Bronze rims and base. Circa 1890-1910. 5 3/4" high each. Very good overall condition. From a Prescott, Arizona collection. Please excuse the reflection and tiny dust particles.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1457739 (stock #BNJroosterSc)
June Hastings
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Old Chinese silk embroidered scroll of a rooster and a hen amongst flowers. The satin stitch and numerous colored silk threads were used to blend and create this work of art. In excellent condition, it measures as a scroll: 7 feet long X 26 inches.
- Size of silk embroidery 4 feet 10" long x 18" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1950 item #1457729 (stock #12332)
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$200.00


TENGU HEAD

Unique Japanese okimono of the head of 'Tengu' (Long-nosed goblin), originally an wooden mold used for making a paper-mache tengu head (because of such back cutting scar for removing paper-mache head out), then vermilion-painted after retired to lead a second life, Taisho-Showa period, early-mid 20th century, approx. 18 x 18 x Depth 19cm (7.08 x 7.08 x 7.48in). Aged deterioration, uneven paint appearance, crack, exfoliation, etc. as is.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1457670 (stock #08300)
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$400.00


CUTLER'S TOOLBOX

Old Japanese folk wooden drawer-type toolbox with such lovely hand-painted sickles and kitchen knife, used by a craftsman like cutler (or blade sharpener or blacksmith), 19th century, approx. 30 x 20 x 15cm (11.81 x 7.87 x 5.90in). Used condition due to aging as is, but no fatal damage and still practical condition with still fine original iron handles. Quite a rare find.


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