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similar to Bamboo OBIDOME netsuke PRUNUS flowers by EIKO, inscribed

Unusual Japanese obidome (sash ornament) made out of bamboo stem and carved in low relief with blooming prunus branch. Obidome is worn on an obi cord that holds the obi sash together, it is the only type of jewelry worn by Japanese women on formal occasions, and could serve as netsuke as well. Wonderful and clever use of material, beautiful finish and patina. Two metal fittings on the back for an obi cord. Signed EIKO and inscribed in hiragana EZO MURASAKI. Length 2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1196787 (stock #AR427)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,050.00
Listed Price $1,500.00
Gilt and polychrome bronze frame with exotic fronds, ca. 1910. Rectangular with colored and etched fronds, flowers, bamboo, and grape bunches. Exciting Japanese-inspired design. With glass, silk lining, brass back and hinged support for vertical display. Support is marked ‘MV’ with hammer. Excellent condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 12 x W 7 in. Window: H 7 ½ x W 3 ¾ in. AR427

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1404865 (stock #BS735)
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$3,360.00
Listed Price $4,800.00
Japonesque sterling silver and mixed metal hand mirror. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1878. Curved and upward tapering handle and oval frame inset with beveled glass. Front has honeycomb hand hammering and is applied with modish insects (beetle and butterfly) and flowers (blossoming prunus branches and irises). Back has subtle and shimmering hammering, and is acid-etched with same plants and butterfly fluttering by. Also, on back are engraved initials. Fully marked including pattern no. ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1910 item #1411716 (stock #BR435)
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$5,950.00
Listed Price $8,500.00
Chinese silver centerpiece bowl, ca 1900. Curved sides and raised and spread foot. One front bamboo, birds, blossoming prunus branch, and robed and bearded sage: Modish motifs on stippled ground. On back large and shaped tubular frame (vacant). Handwork and hammering. Marked with Chinese characters. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 3/8 x D 10 1/4 in. Weight: 36.4 troy ounces. #BR435

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1387439 (stock #BM820)
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$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
Mixed metal copper and silver Turkish coffeepot with Japonesque ornament. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1882.

Traditional copper vessel comprising ovoid body, s-scroll spout, c-scroll handle, cylindrical neck, and hinged onion-dome cover. Applied silver butterflies (one gilt), birds, fronds, and blossoming prunus branch. Tooled band with stylized leaves and flowers at neck base. Allover honeycomb hand hammering. Finish shades from brown to red. A striking synthesis of two modishly exotic sty...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1421505 (stock #BR681)
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$5,250.00
Listed Price $7,500.00
Large Japanese silver vase, ca 1910. Ovoid with short neck and turned-down rim. On front chased chrysanthemum flower heads with veined, serrated, and overlapping petals, blossoming prunus branch, and leaves. The decoration meanders around the sides. Back plain. Japanese marks. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 14 3/4 x D 8 1/2 in. Weight: 69 troy ounces. #BR681

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1391022 (stock #1122)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
Fabulous Meiji shakudo locket with delicate gold braid border. Rectangular with gold and silver applied to shakudo ground. (Shakudo is a lacquer-shaded alloy.) One side are peacock and bamboo with Mount Fuji in background. On other is flower basket. Gold scroll crown with ring bail. Japan, ca 1900. Condition: Does Not Open. Otherwise excellent.

Dimensions: H (with bail) 2 x W 1 1/8 x D 3/8 in. #1122

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1428261 (stock #BR749)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Pair of Japonesque sterling silver open salts. Made by John C. Moore for Tiffany & Co. in New York. Round with open rectangular bracket handles and straight foot. Engraved overlapping seals decorated with modish motifs, including fan, bug, vase, and bamboo. Foot decorated with acid-etched spirals and lunette-form flower heads, and pierced leaves. Union Square mark (1870-5) with pre-1875 pattern no. 3007 and order no. 901. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 7/8 x W 4 5/8 x D 3 3/8 in. Total w...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1920 item #1420617 (stock #BR583)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,575.00
Listed Price $2,250.00
Chinese export silver picture frame. Rectangular window in same surround with arched top comprising pierced and dense blossoming prunus branches with scrolled branches at base and 3 rondels inset with Chinese characters at top. With glass, silk lining, and hinged bamboo-style support. Marks include maker’s stamp for Wang Hing, who was active in Hong Kong in the late 19th and early 20th century. Very good condition.

Dimensions: Frame: H 7 7/8 x W 5 1/4 in. Window: H 4 5/8 x W 3 in. #BR583 ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1437557 (stock #BT989)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$350.00
Listed Price $500.00
Victorian sterling silver serving knife with agate handle. Made by George R. Unite in Birmingham in 1851. Blade flat and scrolled with pierced and engraved scroll and flower ornament. Mottled red agate handle with sterling silver fleur de lys terminal. A piece of the fancy that makes any occasion special. With leather-bound case. Fully marked. Knife in very good condition. Case worn with broken hinge.

Dimensions: Knife: L 9 1/4 in. Case: H 7/8 x W 10 1/4 x D 1 7/8 in. #BT989

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1437555 (stock #BS843)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$665.00
Listed Price $950.00
Edwardian sterling silver jewelry box. Made by Alvin in Providence, ca 1910. Heart-shaped. Sides have pierced quatrefoils and lines, and base dentil rim. Cover hinged and curved with beaded rim. Underside open. Velvet liner. Fully marked and numbered 793. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 5/8 x W 5 1/2 x D 5 1/4 in. Gross weight: 5 troy ounces. #BS843

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1437554 (stock #BR276)
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$192.50
Listed Price $275.00
Turn-of-the-century Art Nouveau sterling silver bowl. Made by Woodside in New York. Round with shaped well and wavy scrolled rim. Sides lobed with chased flowers alternating with tendril frames flowing into well. Fully marked and numbered 2973. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 3/4 x D 7 3/8 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. #BR276

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1437553 (stock #BU100)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
Historically poignant sterling silver and enameled cigarette case, ca 1910. Rectangular and hinged. On cover is Napoleon in 1814 after Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier (1815-1891), who portrays his subject before the fall. The dash and glamor of the young Bonaparte have been replaced by a stout middle-aged man with a nascent potbelly. A compassionate study in waning power and solitude. The original, which was undertaken in 1862 for one of the emperor’s nephews, is in the collection of the W...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #1437552 (stock #BU123)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$1,365.00
Listed Price $1,950.00
Edwardian Art Nouveau sterling silver basket. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1914. Round solid bowl with tapering c-scroll swing handle and stepped foot. Rim molded with shallow scalloping. Sides interior have acid-etched pattern with scroll-inset diaper and lunettes in linear frames. Well plain. Fully marked including pattern no. 18794D (first produced in 1914) and director’s letter m. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H (without handle) 2 7/8 x D 10 1/2 in. H (with handle) 9 in. Wei...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1437551 (stock #BU134)
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$1,155.00
Listed Price $1,650.00
English Edwardian sterling silver playing cards box, 1909. Rectangular with straight sides. Cover flat, hinged, and tabbed with 2 clear windows showing a king of hearts and queen of clubs. Interior leather lined and partitioned. Portable size for an impromptu bridge game on the road. Fully marked including 2 worn maker’s marks of which one for Charles S. Green, and Birmingham assay stamp. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 1 1/8 x W 4 1/8 x D 3 3/8 in. #BU134

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Asia Trade : Pre 1930 item #1437550 (stock #BT986)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$175.00
Listed Price $250.00
Japanese silver serving spoon, ca 1920. Flat and round bowl with engraved fan and pierced characters. Bamboo-form handle. Marked “Sterling / 950”. Very good condition.

Height: 6 1/8 in. #BT986

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #1437549 (stock #BU130)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$48,750.00
Listed Price $75,000.00
Magnificent sterling silver centerpiece bowl. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Curved with wavy irregular rim and raised base on 4 supports. Tooled and chased frieze with hirsute Neptune battling scaly, serpentine sea monsters. Dense and dramatic in tactile relief. Rim has applied scattered seagrass as does foot. Interior gilt-washed with hand-hammered well. Fully marked including pattern no. 6490 (first produced in 1881) and director’s letter M (1873-91). Excellent condition with beautiful ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1437548 (stock #BU111)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
Turn-of-the-century American Art Nouveau glass vase with engraved silver overlay. Tall and tapering neck with inset mouth, and bellied bowl. Overlay in form of dense, entwined, and whiplash tendrils with scattered flower heads. Glass is dark green. Pontil mark. Marked and numbered 131. Fine condition.

Dimensions: H 12 1/4 x D 5 1/4 in. #BU111

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1437547 (stock #BT980)
Nelson & Nelson Antiques
$140.00
Listed Price $200.00
Edwardian sterling silver pillbox. Made by Henry Matthews in Birmingham in 1901. Bellied quatrefoil with flat and hinged cover. Chased allover flowers and scrolls. Cover top has scrolled cartouche (vacant) and beaded border. Gilt interior. Plain and inset foot. Fully marked. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3/4 x W 2 x D 1 1/4 in. #BT980