Save 10% today... This fabulous early Fenton amethyst carnival bowl is called either Comet or Ribbon Tie. The ribbons of smooth rays radiate from the center to the deep 3 and 1 ruffle. These float over circles of stippled glass making a very handsome pattern indeed. The amethyst bowl has carnival colors that radiate purples, blues, and greens. It does have a wee bit of carnival loss in the center, otherwise it is in excellent condition. This handsome bowl sits on a collar foot and spans 8 3...
A Chinese jade vase, carved as a lotus leaf with a flower in one corner and a ribbon tying the leaf and its coiled trailing stalk forming the base. The composition is very attractive, the body is quite thinly carved and the stone is of celadon hue. A high quality example of Qing lapidary arts, it measures 14 cm ( 5 1/2 inches) high. It comes with its own custom made wooden base. Age; 19 C. condition: excellent.
Extremely Rare Poupee (doll) from the Louis Vuitton Toy Shop. Made from a type of plastic (possibly celluloid) with delicate hand painted features, dressed in a detailed regional costume of Bretagne (Brittany). The costume appears to be of a style found in the area around Pont Aven. The face of the doll is of a mature woman not a child. The dolls wig appears to be of human hair and is in a pulled back style. The headdress is of stiffened lace, as is the wide collar of the dress. The dress itself...
A magnificent vintage platinum brooch formed as a floral bouquet featuring three primary blossoms tied at the bottom with a ribbon, and set with a mix of old single cut, old Swiss cut, old European cut, old mine cut, early modern brilliant round cut and French cut diamonds and round brilliant cut sapphires. The center flower features a .83-carat, old mine cut diamond of fancy cognac color and SI2 clarity; surrounded by sapphires. A flower bud is represented just above by a prong-set .34-carat ...
The size of Dish: 5 1/8" Dia x 2 3/8" High (130 mm x 60 mm). This is beautiful and finely made Japanese Porcelain Plate Set of 9 pcs by Seifu Yohei III (1851-1914) who was Teishitsu Gigei-in (Imperial Household Artist). Each bowl is made with fine quality porcelain and thinly made. It has Sometsuke and Red polychrome design of Cherry blossoms beautifully painted. Backside has Sometsuke design of Tsuta (Japanese Ivy) design beautifully painted. This plate is made very Nabeshima style according to...
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 ...
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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Two old handmade notebooks (one with black-outed calligraphy and illustrated one), each with the sign of Katsujiro Takahashi (or Shojiro Takahashi) as the possessor himself and its date as late Edo period, 19th century, Japan,
Illustrated: approx. 16.7 x 12.5cm (6.57 x 4.92in). Aged deterioration as is, with wormholes, rips, and stains.
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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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Set of two traditional Korean pillows made of wood and such characteristic embroideries of various beauties of nature with some kanji letters ('Happiness' at large one and 'Centenarian' and 'One mind' at small one). Mid 20th century.
approx. 12.5 x 19 x H 9cm (4.92 x 7.48 x 3.54in), approx. 14 x 26 x H 10cm (5.51 x 10.23 x 3.93in).
Woodchips are contained in small pillow and those sound when shake it. (It is told that this woodchip-sound was once used...
Unique and refined anonymous art work of old ebony wood carving tiger. Details unknown. approx. L 14.5cm (5.70in).
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Unique natural stone sculpture with a phallic shape that applies the original form carved by the forces of nature (mainly flow of river) to its main body with the minimum human processing (trimming and arranging with base). Height with base: approx. 18cm (7.08in). Glue mark at adhesion surface with base. Rice cake is not attached.
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