Set of 4, Tiffany Studios gilt bronze Venetian pattern desk blotter corners. All marked: Tiffany Studios, New York, 1894. Outer edges measure 4.75 each and depth measure 2.5". Height is minimal.
According to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "The "Venetian" pattern was one of the more elaborate designs for ornamental desk sets. It is described in a 1920 trade catalogue as decorated with fields of richly chased ornament relieved by a deeply carved band of ermines at the base of each pie...
Tiffany Studios gilt bronze Venetian pattern letter holder. Images are the same on both sides. Bottom is marked: Tiffany Studios, New York, 1643.
According to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, “The "Venetian" pattern was one of the more elaborate designs for ornamental desk sets. It is described in a 1920 trade catalogue as decorated with fields of richly chased ornament relieved by a deeply carved band of ermines at the base of each piece."
A Large Pair of Louis Philippe Gilt and Patinated Bronze and Parcel Gilt Candlesticks. Bobeches original and intact. Height 11.25", width 4.25". Circa 1830-1840. Excellent condition.
A late Ming - Qing dynasty gilt bronze seated Guanyin, good condition please see the picture, size: 23 cm height.
Ming dynasty gilt bronze figure of seated Buddha, good condition please see picture for detail, size: 25 cm height.
An imposing gilt bronze image of the Protector(Vidyaraja) Yamantaka in congress (yabyum) with his female counterpart. Yamantaka is one of the principal protectors of the Gelugpa tradition, which provided the main imperial preceptors for the Qing rulers. The image is cast of multiple parts held together by short spikes. Qing, late 18th to early 19th cent, Jiaqing-Daoguang. H 24 cm. Condition: Excellent. Price on request.
A gilt bronze Libation Cup decorated on the outside with auspicious symbols: Cranes, Bamboo,Prunus blossom and Lingzhi fungus and with some of the Buddhist Bajixiang ("eight precious emblems").
This item was made in China in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) and is from the collection of a British Architect who was born in China and lived in Shanghai until 1931 when he migrated to the UK.
Condition: very good - no damages, repairs or losses - but there is some copper oxidation and surface wear...
A rather rare and fine votive image of gilt bronze depicting the four-armed Manjugosa Bodhisattva, a special Tantric Buddhist form of Manjusri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom.
Tibet, 17th cent.
H 11 cm.
Condition: Very fine gilt, some denting to back and to the sword. Closed base.
A gilt brass travel or desk alarm clock with calendar and fold-out stand. It measures 1-3/4" x 1-5/8" and comes with its original pouch. In working order and in mint condition. The case serial numbers are 1473800 and 11011.71.
American high quality multiple step deep carved rectangle size Mirror, 38" high, 47" wide, 4 3/4" deep, the gold frame itself is 6 1/2" wide and 4 3/4" deep with multiple step, circa 1920, wide deep carved floral and wreath of berry and vines on inner frame and more floral wreath on outer frame, high and low relief carved design with polished and highlighted with burnished gold finish on the entire frame. The quality of work is very good and gilding is superb quality. The condition is good, s...
A rare Burmese book with paper (made from mulberry tree bark) pages, the front and back covers with lacquer relief decoration with small inset glass spangles. The central panels showing the title of the book in Burmese script. Approximately 280 pages, handwritten in black Burmese script, edges gilt. Condition: covers are dusty (one is dirty) and with some wear, some corners with small losses. Pages with few stains, but wormholes. Dimension: 39.4 x 17.6 x 9.5 cm, weight: 2.4 kg.
A very unusual, antique, second half of the 19th century, Russian orthodox Icon, Nevyansk School. Finely hand painted with egg tempera, gold leaf and gesso on a wood panel with splint (shponk) inserted in the back.
The icon depicts, painted in great detail, an orthodox Christian saint flanked on the upper left by Christ Pantocrator blessing the saint with the Gospels labelled illegibly on the top in Church Slavonic, possibly St. John.
The borders are painted with eight various family...
Signed American original oil painting on 100% Belgian linen depicting an outward peaceful look, from a cave or rocky edge, at a lone sailboat on a serene lake river or marine cove showing muted hills in the background with a luminous sky at upper left quadrant. Painted with a languid, romantic approach.
Title: Serene Lake - ID# 0425120704
Image: 8 x 10 Belgian linen archival artist hardboard panel.
Framed Included: 11.5" X 13.5". Without: Please inquire for price.
Signed American original oil painting on 100% Belgian linen depicting a luminous sky and serene yet moody section of a North Eastern Atlantic Cape coastline with a distant sailboat beyond the dark breakwaters at mid ground.
Title: Ann's Gift. This self taught artist juxtaposes the serene view of a waxing or waning luminous sky, displaying a myriad of colors masterfully blended in blue pink lavender yellow with hints of orange at the horizon, with the dark breakwater rocks at mid ground. N...
Jiaqing Period, ca. late 1700s
Each vase is decorated overall with various flowers on a medium-blue enamel ground within a continuous geometric fretwork pattern of gilt wires. Both the rim and base is gilded, now having some wear showing on each vase. The square area on the base is left from an old sticker removed in the past. Both vases have a melon form label body with a flaring mouth rim that is partially gilded inside. The interiors are not enameled and the old bronze has taken on a gr...
Cedar wooden ‘post-hide’ or hashira kakushi that is used as a decoration of the vertical post in a room that is not a corner post, or the vertical post of the tokonoma (niche). The post-hide is the same width as the the vertical pillar posts in a Japanese house, hiding it thus almost completely in width.
Dark stained cedar wood, the sides covered in black lacquer, the front inlaid in ceramic with Raiden the thunder god who is angling with an anchor for one of his thunder drums that dro...
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Newest nocturne mid size original regional landscape marine painting by Mimi Dee in a dramatic predominantly inky blue and rose pink depiction of a full moon half hidden by clouds in an ink blue sky and primordial cape marsh nocturne.
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The latest original regional marsh landscape painting by this painter. A dramatic deep red and blue marsh with a distant luminous sliver of sky in buttery yellow was painted with a very limited palette of three pigments plus white, following a more "Modernist" feel to this while the other recently painted "Marsh Moment" - # 1340185 - using the same limited palette may have more of a traditional regional appeal. Canvas laid on professional archival Amersand museum hard board panel.