Another beautiful Impressionistic Painting of a Venice Canal. Recently obtained from the artist himself in his Art Gallery just beyond the famous Rialto Bridge in Venice! I fell in love with the city and this painting, and it's sister painting, is just a perfect view of one of the typical canals in Venice! Handsomely framed.
Framed size: 18 1/4" x 16 1/8", image size: 7 1/2" x 10 1/8".
Beautiful for any location in your Italian Villa!
Pair of antique Japanese Satsuma vases, in cobalt blue with 4 hand painted panels each. Each has 2 painted panels with people and the other 2 with roosters and birds. This vases are circa 1780. They were made by the artist as a pair.
Artist marks are on the front panels on the hanging paintings.they have the marks of SUIGETSU who lived and worked in the late 18th century.
The vases are heavy and solid.
The Measurement are 9&1/2 inches,23 centimeters -TALL.
Each panel is 4 inches,10 centim...
PAIR OF MINIATURE 3&1/2 INCHES, 9 CENTIMETERS- TALL. COBALT BLUE JAPANESE SATSUMA VASES, CIRCA 1900 IN GOOD CONDITION ,NO REPAIRS.
EACH VASE HAS 4 PANELS, 2 PANELS PAINTED WITH OUTDOORS ACTIVITY OF GROUPS OF PEOPLE AND 2 PANELS COBALT BLUE WITH GOLD DECORATIONS.
THIS MINIATURE PAIR OF SATSUMA VASES HAVE BEEN MADE
AS A PAIR BY THE JAPANESE FAMOUS ARTIST MEIGYOKUZAN.
SIGNED ON EACH BASE "DAI NIPPON MEIGYOKUZAN".
ON SOME PANELS ARE MISSING GOLD DECORATION DUE TO AGE.
A fabulous bisque jack o'lantern placecard holder and candy container. A thin slit just above the eyes holds a placecard and the interior holds candy. Origin: unmarked, but certainly Germany, ca. 1930. Size: 2" diam. Condition: 10% paint loss, no chips or cracks.
Terrific Halloween composition head from a hand puppet or marionette depicting a witch. Probably German, circa 1900. Condition: very, very slight rub to paint at tip of nose. Size: 2-7/8" tall.
This is a darling Vintage Lucite Scottie Dog Pin Brooch. It is reverse carved with painted highlights, along with big googly eyes! It comes from the 1930s and has survived all of those years in excellent condtion. The only indication of its age is some rust on the pin stem which could be removed easily. It is approximately 2 1/2" x 2 3/4". There are no makers marks.
A truly superb pair of English porcelain spill vases, fully decorated with feather painting. Decoration with the incredible quality, lushness, and detailing that these display can only be found on the wares of several manufacturers, and are always highly sought after. Although unmarked, these vases were most probably made by the Chamberlain Worcester factory. Further, very few painters had the skills necessary to paint such masterpieces, and the vases here were likely done by Thomas Baxter or Wi...
A fantastic Clarissa Peters (Mrs. Mose B. Russell) mourning painting of a baby and toddler. Peters chose a simple palette of white and bluish-gray to emphasize the ethereal and ephemeral nature of the painting, reserving the use of colors to the hair, lips, and eyes of the subjects. Known for painting children, Peters' mourning paintings are scarce, and double mourning portraits are exponentially rarer yet.
Adding to the importance of this piece is the velvet lined gutta percha case, which h...
Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Cocoon Jar
This pottery "cocoon" jar was made over 2,000 years ago during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han. It is made from a relatively highly-fired grey pottery and has been decorated by "cold painting" a variety of different coloured pigments in a design featuring...
This set of 8 porcelain tea cups, saucers and dessert plates was produced in Germany at the renowned Nymphenburg factory. They are dated from 1958 through 1978. Most of the pieces have the dates on the bottom. The plates measure 7 inches in diameter, the saucers are 5 inches in diameter and the cups are 2 inches high. The rims of each piece are crimped and scalloped. All are hand painted, with no two pieces exactly the same. The monochrome floral painting of Dresden style flowers is accent...
Original acrylic painting on canvas of the Manhattan skyline by Tom Christopher. Signed on verso from his Brill Building project series Times Square 2014. Measuring 30 x 48 x 2 inches.
Tom Christopher (born 1952 is an American artist known for his expressionist urban paintings, mostly of New York City. Christopher began as a commercial artist, and has become a notable artist with worldwide galleries and exhibitions.
Christopher is known for his New York City urban paintings. Most of the...
Size: 4 1/8" x 2 1/8"
Reference: American Costume Jewelry, Brunialti v.1 p107
Condition: yellowing of rhinestones. Paint in great condition.
A rare Worcester porcelain coffee can, tapering slightly toward the base and molded with corrugated ribs above a finely scalloped foot, the lobed rim with a slight flare, and the double scroll handle with a pointed thumbrest. Painted in the Chinese style with flowering plants, the border with half-flowerheads linked by a red line above leafy tendrils.
Excellent condition with vibrant colors, no chips, cracks, or restoration. A slight paint skip is on one petal of one half-flowerhead, shown in...
"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.
The size of Dish: 6 3/16" Dia x 13/16" High (160 mm x 30 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 Plate 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. accordin...
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...
Ca. 1700s / early 1800s
This circular box is lacquered in brownish black with mother of pearl inlay encircling the lid which is well-fitted to the bottom box. The top is painted in slightly-raised gilt lacquer with two characters: “fu” and “shou,” for happiness and longevity. There is light wear to the edges of the lid, inner rims and to the base, as would be expected, and also a few minor touch-ups. Overall, considering the age and use, the box is in good condition with the mother...
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.
An extremely finely and delicately painted eggshell porcelain bowl by Wang Yijun. The poem on the reverse side reads "Wen ji qi wu xiang feng nian, fu gui rong hua ren ping an. Wang Yijun zuo" which can translate as "Practice the sword while hearing roosters (meaning work hard) and enjoy the affluence of the year; wish people wealth, prosperity and safety. Made by Wang Yijun"The seal mark to the base reads "Jingdezhen Zuo" - Made in Jingdezhen. Wang Yijun (1904 - 1989)was born in Anhui, China. A...