This Cambridge Portia pair of double-light candlesticks are gold etched and quite elegantly beautiful... and a bit rare. The swirling crystal clear keyhole holds the gold rimmed candlesticks. The foot is broad covered in the gold etch of baskets of flowers and trailing leaves and flowers that is in perfect condition. The foot is also trimmed in gold ... though there is some very minor gold rub here. These are striking pieces of elegant, vintage glassware are very collectible to use to bright...
Offered here is a rare piece of Cambridge Cleo. This is the #617 cigarette jar and dates prior to 1930. (It's shown in the 1927-9 catalog reprint.) The jar has a light paneled optic within the glass and stands approximately 4 inches high. Excellent condition on this rare and unusual Cambridge Cleo item.
A beautiful silver work with turquoise stones. The total of eleven large turquoise stones (oval cabochon cut) are mounted on these delicate silver filigree which are lightly plated with gold. The gold picks up the light easily, and when it does, it shines and changes the entire look by bringing out the deeper details. Amazing workmanship. The color of the stones is of true turquoise blue without any trace of green or other colors. No damage to the stones; no cracks or chips. The color of 2 ston...
Indonesia, Bali, Singaraja, early 20th century
Imported silk, aniline dyes, tie-dye (pelangi) and stitch-resist (tritik)
A stunning silk pelangi wrapper tie-dyed in Singaraja in north Bali. Its luxurious length of 3 metres is divided along the diagonal in a bold format of different coloured triangles in plum, grape purple, soft pistachio green and mandarin orange. The colours are marked off by broad lines of stitch-resist (tritik) that produces an i...
Japanese light Kiri and Cedar Wood two(2) section Tansu, chest on chest with original light color wood and hardware, Ca. 1940, 42" high, 36" wide, 16" deep, two(2) long drawers in upper section above one(1) short drawer next to two(2) small drawers on the right in lower level. All drawers have heavy ornate back plate and heavy black iron handles, the condition is good, original condition, all the black iron works are solid and heavy.
A very rare and highly charming porcelain figure of Budai (Daduze), bare chested with a laughing expression, seated leaning on his sack of treasures. Decorated in famille rose manner with additional gold. Two maker’s seals: “Fujian Huiguan” and “ Made by You Linji).
****These seals are identifying marks of the Jingdezhen artist working at Fujian Huiguan.
**** You Linji was the artist name of You Zhangzi /You Linzizi ( 1872-1922 ). Before moving to Jingdezhen, he first trained unde...
A peepal tree leaf finely painted in ink, colour and gold, depicting two Buddhist disciples in a landscape setting. Pasted on grey cardboard, with inscription in gold and red seal on the left side. Mounted in a lotus leaf shaped frame and base, carved from hardwood. Condition: lower left corner with a stain, some traces of usage. Dimension: total height: c. 25.8 cm, 19.3 cm wide, Bodhi leaf: c. 16 x 13 cm, weight: 352 g.
My pictures do not do justice to the elaborate, three-dimensional silver work under the translucent, dark, cherry red enamel. There are moths hidden among the flowers and leaves, and there is a depth to the design that you must admire in person to appreciate. As the sunlight skips over the delicate, gleaming petals of the most pronounced flowers, the rest of the intricately wrought design falls in varying degrees into the shadows.
Height: 12 inches
Width: 3.75 inches
Great hallmarked art deco 14K Gold ring with two rows of small, faceted, sparkly diamonds: one row on each side lining a tall black onyx cone. Probably European. 18 diamonds in all. It is a size eight, but could be resized by a jeweler. Is stands over 3/8", or 11mm, tall above the finger. Marked "MG, 14K, 585, 4." Excellent vintage condition.
This is a gorgeous brightly colored rhinestone set made for a fine company - Fenichel. The set fairly glows when worn in soft light. The metal is gold toned and the stones are shaded red ad blue, some aurora borealis coated, and lots of different shapes and sizes. The necklace is a choker and it is a generous 14" long with another almost 5 inches of extender. The earringsAre about 1 1/8" each way and they are clips wuth the same bright stones as the becklace. The set is inb excellent conditi...
This is a very beautiful cylindrical body brush pot painted with varied scenery in famille rose palette with a continuous scene of lakeside landscape of distance pavilion, walled monastery and tea house scattered amidst tress and layered mountains in various shade of blue and green and red with texture stroke and with high peaks in the distance.
There are people walking about and in the tea house set in a tranquil and peaceful lake side and mountain village atmosphere. On the lake wit...
With a height of 32 inches, this is a rare and impressive example of early 19th century Imari ware. Both the vase and stand are finely decorated in shades of blue, gold and orange.
Condition is excellent.
An excellent Palace jar from the Kangxi period. A top quality design and in an ovoid shape with ribbed middle sections. Three lines in brown making the jar very sophisticated. The scenery showing two windows with a four clewed dragon and two windows with a carps. An excellent rare jar in a quality that even very few museums can show from their collections. The jar has been in the Wayland Wieslander Collection. Condition: The rim has a polished area (probably a restored ship). And the bottom has ...
Japanese late Meiji period Satsuma earthenware diamond form quatrefoil vase raised on four feet decorated in gilt and polychrome enamels set against a finely crackled cream-colored ground. A scene with four cranes in a watery landscape extends across two of the four sides. A square gold unreadable seal is at the lower right. The opposite sides feature a beauty with a fan seated beside two scholarly men, one holding a calligraphy brush. Floral and geometric bands extend along the bottom, shou...
Large and rare Laos wooden standing Buddha, with gilded gold.
Age: Laos, 18th Century
Measurement: Height 174 C.M. / Width 32 C.M.
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to its age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details.
Shipment: Worldwide shipping from Bangkok, Thailand at actual cost. Please e-mail us for the shipping fee.
A rare antique fire gilt bronze statue of two elephant-headed deities in embrace. Kangiten (god of Bliss) is associated with esoteric, Tantric Buddhism, like the Shingon school in Japan. The female wears a crown, associated with Avalokiteshvara or Guanyin and rests her feet on the male's feet. Kangiten symbolizes the unity of opposites, conjugal harmony and long life. This marvelous and rare statue is in excellent condition. The statue is blessed, the bottom is still completely closed and decora...
Large antique Arita vase with panoramic view 360 degrees all around.Hand painted with birds and a river
with trees, large plants and flowers.
It was done in the fukagawa style with the red river
mark under the artist marks on the front of this vase.
The vase measures approximately: 22&1/2 inches,
57 centimeters - TALL. Circumference:
39 inches, 99 centimeters. weight: about 40 LBS.
20 KILOS. This vase is in very good antique condition
no damages and no repairs.
The scenes on this...
The finest money can buy in 1883. AMERICAN WILD WEST PERIOD, Tombstone, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday could well have experienced this watch. Worn by the more affluent saloon keepers, gamblers of this decade in American Wild West History. **AMERICAN W.Co. 1872 MODEL 14k Solid ROSE GOLD All original C: 1883. 105 Grams total weight. Lever set to change the time. Serial No. 2,020,062. Original case, dial, and movement. The case was produced especially for this 17 size open face and is marked: "WALT...
Collection of eight (8) small scavo vases each approximately 4 inches (10 cm) in height. Shapes vary, some with handles, others with spiral threading or simply unadorned.
There are four (4) blue vases, three (3) green vases and one clear glass vase, all with scavo treatment. The scavo technique was developed to imitate ancient glass that had been buried and dug up. The treatment produces rough areas of corrosion, and iridescence on the glass surface.
All the vases, except two of the blues...