Rain at Yabakei
Date: 1918. This edition 1980.
Size: Dai-oban. 19.25 x 13.5 inches
Condition: Excellent color and condition
Antique ukiyo-e woodblock print of a woman with a look of frustration on her face, wearing a black kimono, decorated with light pink and blue sakura blossoms, and a salmon pink under robe. Behind her are several cottages with trees and mountains, and stylized signatures in the top right corner and middle left side. Ukiyo-e is a genre of woodblock print that was popular during the 17-19th centuries in Japan. The print is set behind glass in a large frame, and the back of the frame lists artist: ...
Antique ukiyo-e woodblock print of an anxious person in a brown checkered kimono, with light blue trim and obi with black flowers, assisting a rather bored looking woman in a gorgeous, long black kimono with pink and blue blows, blue trim, and a pink under kimono and obi. By artist Ichiyosai Toyokuni Okada.
Size: (entire frame) 21.5" height, 17" width (artwork only) 14.75" height, 9.5" width
For sale here is an ICONIC pair of vintage 1950s 60s handmade sterling silver Mexican modernist boomerang design cufflinks by Sigi Pineda (1929-2018) of Taxco. A younger cousin of Antonio Pineda, Sigi started as an apprentice in the Los Castillo workshop in the 1940s in his early teens, and later worked for Margot (de Taxco) as her shop foreman before opening his own shop in 1952 in Taxco. His jewelry designs were heavily influenced by the international modernist movement of the time including m...
For sale here is a BIG pair of vintage 1950s 60s handmade sterling silver Mexican modernist design cufflinks by Sigi Pineda (1929-2018) of Taxco. A younger cousin of Antonio Pineda, Sigi started as an apprentice in the Los Castillo workshop in the 1940s, and later worked for Margot (de Taxco) as her shop foreman before opening his own shop in 1952 in Taxco. His jewelry designs were heavily influenced by the international modernist movement of the time including modernist jewelry designers in the...
For sale here is an ICONIC vintage 1950s handmade sterling silver sculptural Mexican modernist hinged-collar necklace by maestro Sigi Pineda (1929-2018) of Taxco. One of Sigi's most recognizable mid century designs, this necklace ranks at the top in both design and craftsmanship! A younger cousin of Antonio Pineda, Sigi started as an apprentice in the Los Castillo workshop in the 1940s in his early teens, and later worked for Margot (de Taxco) as her shop foreman before opening his own shop in 1...
Japonesque mixed metal on sterling silver sauce bowl on stand. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Bowl: Curved sides with wavy rim short foot. Stand: Round with well and wavy rim. Applied ornament including butterflies and dragonflies darting among the reeds on bowl and more bugs and lizard on stand. A modish infestation on spot-hammered ground.
Both pieces fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 5236 (first produced in 1878), director’s letter M (1873-91), phrase “Sterling-Si...
Edwardian Neoclassical sterling silver trophy cup. Made by Charles Stuart Harris in London in 1909. Urn with capped scroll-bracket handles and stepped and domed foot on round base. Traditional form with plenty of room for engraving. Fully marked. Very good condition.
Overall dimensions: H 10 1/4 x W 10 x D 6 1/4 in. Weight: 21.5 troy ounces. #BV873
American Colonial sterling silver bowl, ca 1930. Retailed by Cartier in New York. Curved sides and short gently spread foot. Olden-Days chic for Modern and traditional tables. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp, no. 8322, and phrase “Reproduction 1726 / Cornelius Wyncoop / New York”. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 3/4 x D 5 in. Weight: 8 troy ounces. #BV634
Modern sterling silver picture frame, ca 1920. Retailed by Udall & Ballou in New York. Rectangular window in flat surround with rectangular mono plate centrally applied to top rail. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged easel support. Marked “Udall & Ballou Sterling 10”. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: Frame: H 12 1/4 x W 9 3/8 in. Window: H 10 3/4 x W 7 3/4 in. #BV869
Beautiful turn-of-the-century Japanese silver bowl. Gentle oval with plain and tapering scalloped rim and plain spread foot. Sides have low-relief iris flowers with swaying tendrils and stems in eddying water. Fluid and tactile period motif heightened with engraving. Ground hand hammered. Double-walled. Japanese marks. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 4 5/8 x W 7 1/2 x D 6 1/2 in. Weight: 19 troy ounces. #BW195
Pair of Victorian Georgian sterling silver sugar casters. Made by Howard & Co. in New York in 1896. Each: Baluster on stepped and domed foot. Cover top has pierced concentric rings and twisted finial. Chased and engraved dynamic ornament with leaves, flowers, scrolls, and birds. Scrolled frame (vacant). Fully marked including maker’s stamp and year. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 6 3/4 x D 2 3/8 in. Total weight: 9.5 troy ounces. #BV788
Set of 4 sterling silver mint julep cups. Made by International in Meriden, Conn. Each: Straight and tapering sides, beaded and molded rim and skirted foot. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, phrase “Patrick Henry”, and no. 10325. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 4 1/8 x D 3 1/4 in. Total weight: 18 troy ounces. #BV864
Pair of sterling silver figural animal salt and pepper shakers. Made by George Gebelein in Boston, ca 1920. Each: Bear squatting on hind paws with dangling forepaws. Detachable head with pierced top and vigilant expression. A detailed cast with striated fur and prominent claws. Marked “Gebelein / Sterling / Boston”. Excellent condition with deep patina.
Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 1 3/8 x D 1 3/8 in. Heavy total weight: 14.5 troy ounces. #BV873
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Elongated oval with flared mouth and gently raised foot. Overlay in form of flowers and leafing branches in scrolled oval frames. Glass is green. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 10 1/4 x D 3 5/8 in. #BV867
Super stylish Art Deco sterling silver box. Made by Mappin & Webb in Birmingham in 1930. Rectangular window with straight plain sides and unusual angular corners. Cover hinged and tabbed with engine-turned ornament bordering plain and raised top with triangles applied to upper left and lower right corners. Box and cover interior cedar lined. Underside leather lined. Fully marked. Very good condition. A few minor pings.
Dimensions: H 2 1/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 3/4 in. Gross weight: 10.5 troy ounces....
Art Deco sterling silver box. Made by Stephen Julian Rose & Son in London in 1977. Rectangular with straight and plain sides. Cover hinged and tabbed; top has allover engine-turned ornament bordered by wraparound reeding. Box and cover interior cedar lined and partitioned. Box underside leather lined. Fully marked including stamp for Elizabeth II’s silver jubilee.
Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x W 6 1/4 x D 4 1/8 in. Gross weight: 9 troy ounces. #BV855
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau sterling silver picture frame. Retailed by Shreve, Crump & Low Co. in Boston. Oval window in rectangular surround. Front engraved with dense leafing scrolls and flowers. Horizontal oval mono plate. With glass, silk lining, and velvet back and hinged easel support. Fully marked including retailer’s stamp and no. 414. Excellent condition with strong definition.
Large dimensions: Frame: H 12 x W 9 1/4 in. Window: H 10 1/8 x W 7 1/4 in. #BR841
Modern sterling silver trinket box. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with straight sides. Cover top flat and engraved with scattered flowers and foliage. Gilt washed-interior. Smart and handy. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 21659S, and director’s letter L (1956-ca 1965). Excellent condition with strong definition and snug-fitting cover.
Dimensions: H 1 1/2 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. BV862