Java, Solo / Lasem / Pekalongan, 1950s
A fine waistcloth (kain panjang) hand-drawn separately in Solo, Lasem, and Pekalongan to create a beautiful design that blends their 3 distinct styles. The sparkling blue leaves, petals and birds drawn and dyed in Pekalongan are filled with fine, feathery patterns, enhancing the richness of the design; the vivid red leaves and flower centres drawn and dyed in Lasem have bold, dramatic white designs; and the warm, golden-brown soga...
Early vintage handmade sterling silver bracelet designed and signed by Taxco, Mexico artist Hector Aguilar(1905-86). Measures 7 inches long X 1 inch wide. Comprised of 9 repousse wave panels with applied rope trim. Penny Morrills's book SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO pictures the bracelets' hallmarks - HA STERLING MADE IN MEXICO and states that those marks were used on Aguilar designs from 1940-45. Slide in pin closure attached with safety chain are perfectly secure. Beautiful vintage condition and pa...
"Brother, can you spare a dime?" This fun vintage large cast iron Fedora hat-form paperweight is straight out of the 30's, comprised of gold painted nicely detailed banded hat with a worn look, circa 1940, probably American made. Measurements: 4 1/2" long x 3 1/2" wide x 2 1/2" high. Great condition having a few bumps and bruises made to look authentic. Slight wear to the finish adds to the overall look of the hat.
an impressive christ 165cm high from leuven aera ,has been in an aarschot family sonce 3 generations
beard restorated on the left side,perizonium in two parts arms attached with iron bars
veins shown on arms ,protuding muscles on the body
additional on request
large christ (165 cm) from the region of louvauin. Was in a family of Aarschot since 3 generations. the perizonium is made in two parts and has a cord which attaches it. veins are shown on the arms and the limbs show protruding muscl...
A finely carved,rare and early piece from
a tantric apron made from human bone.
3 1/4 inches H. 1 1/4 inch W.
Dark Blue Mouse (Fenton) made for the National Fenton Glass Society (limited quantity to members only). Made for the year 2007 with embossed NFGS, 3" tall.
Japanese antique Funa Tansu (merchant's safe), all made of very heavy quarter sawn Keyaki (Zelkova) wood. The door opens to 3 interior drawers also with Keyaki wood fronts (interior of each drawer made with Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood, wooden bracing on the bottom, heavy iron hardware including double locks on the outer doors and each of the three interior drawers has a large lock as well, two handles on top of safe, 2 iron reinforced holes at the bottom of each side to allow the safe to be...
Historical dark Blue Staffordshire Teapot, circa 1830, of Lafayette at Franklin's Tomb. Made in honor of Lafayette's 1824 visit to the United States, this teapot was produced by Enoch Wood & Sons (1818 - 1846) of Staffordshire. In excellent antique condition, there is only one fairly small chip on the inside of the teapot, no hairlines, no repairs. The teapot is 11 inches wide from spout to handle by 7 .5" tall.
Last exhibited at Reading Art Association of Reading MA.
This latest original landscape painting by self learned painter Mimi Dee depicts a deep red road and looming large far reaching limbed tree with a twisted trunk joined by a grove meeting at that buttery yellow luminous sky that this painter relishes so. All this with a very limited palette of 3 plus white!
Remember kids you do not have to take art lessons nor waste time on a college degree to paint...but you do need a degree to be ...
Signed Studio Piece
Signed studio original hand hammered brass bold kinetic pendant necklace sculpture that frames a tree with nine branches of sterling silver, brass and copper with two antique faceted red amber beads.
Looks equally well in a shadow box on your wall, window hanging art piece or around your neck. It was wrought in a USA studio in the in the Mid Century Modernist or Arts and Crafts tradition by this self directed metalart maker and signed Mimi Dee - Handmade.
Cylindrical decanter in light blue, pink and white 'a canne' with a matching globular stopper. Stopper has a clear glass flange and neck. Neither the stopper nor the neck of the bottle is ground. The bottle stands 17 1/2 inches tall with it's stopper (15 1/8 inches without) and is 3 1/2 inches in diameter at the base. Retains its round blue and silver Made in Murano sticker on the base. There are two small black inclusions midway up the body of the decanter, each about the size of a pinhead. Con...
Indonesia, Bali, Buleleng, Singaraja, c. 1930
Silk, aniline dyes, weft ikat (endek)
An early graphic silk body-wrapper (anteng), woven in the Singaraja area in the regency of Buleleng in north Bali, with a fine polychrome weft ikat design. Its dynamic, continuous design of shimmering white lines radiating outwards from a central column of claret lozenges is made festive by accents in apple green, mango yellow and violet. Darker, overdyed aubergine provides...
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 ...
The size of each Tokkuri: 3 1/2" Dia x 4 15/16" High (90 mm x 120 mm). This is beautiful and finely made Japanese Porcelain Tokkuri (sake bottle) set of 4 pcs by Seifu Yohei III (1851-1914) who was Teishitsu Gigei-in (Imperial Household Artist). Each Tokkuri is made with fine quality porcelain. It has Sometsuke and Red polychrome design of Cherry blossoms beautifully painted in th style of Nabeshima work. Each Tokkuri has the seal of Seifu III on the bottom. It came with Tomobako. Japanese Kanji...
This gorgeous necklace was made by contemporary New York designer jeweler, Stephen Dweck. It measures 26" long and drapes down approximately 3 1/2" in front. The metal is antique bronze and it has a variety of carved stones including tiger eye, citrine, and agate. It is not signed, like many Dweck pieces I've seen during my employment at Neiman Marcus. I personally sold this to a former client during a Dweck trunk show, and it only bore a paper "Stephen Dweck" label. It is in excellent cond...
This jaw dropping demi parure was designed by contemporary designer jeweler, Robert Sorrell. Mr. Sorrell's pieces have been featured in the runway collections of Thierry Mugler, as well as in a number of theater productions including Cirque de Soleil. The set was custom made for Lush Life Antiques and includes a necklace and earrings in a wonderful asymmetric designs. The necklace has a wearable length of approximately 18" long with a 4" long x 3" wide center element, and the coordinating drop ...
a superb set of armour ,exhibited in chateau des ducs in Nantes ,for "1000 ans d art Samourai " and published in the catalogue" Namban do gusoku armor"
Edo period (late 17th to early 18th em)
Kabuto (helmet) koboshi type with 52 blades
Signed Joshu Ju Saotome Iyenari
Saotome workshop active since the very beginning of the Edo period (around 1600)
Nice example of the production of this blacksmith
Great quality of construction and finish.
Menpo (1/2 mask) ryubu type
This fantastic cuff bracelet was made in the pate de verre technique originated by Maison Gripoix. The gilt hammered brass cuff is 2 3/4" wide and the 3" wide pate de verre applied maltese cross has pearl and rhinestone accents. It has a 5 1/2" interior end to end measurement with a 1 1/2" gap opening, and the metal has flexibility to adjust to most average wrist sizes. It has no markings and it is in excellent condition.