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All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1990 item #1410128 (stock #UH80191)
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Studio Ceramic Vase by Martha Longenecker San Diego, circa 1980. A globular stoneware form with wide tall neck, double glazed celadon over brown, the interior glazed in brown. The concave base unglazed and ribbing impressions, signed in ink “Longenecker”. One ; large break repaired, break line apparent, otherwise acceptable condition (not watertight, decorative only). 7-1/2 in. high x 6-3/4 in. in diameter. (19 x 17.2 cm) 2 lbs. 6 oz. (1069g.) circa 1980. Ex-Collection: Margaret Miller Wh...
All Items : New Century : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1990 item #1410127 (stock #UH80192)
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Studio Ceramic Vase by Martha Longenecker, San Diego. circa 1980. A squat globular stoneware form with a short neck and narrow mouth, glazed in brown and celadon stopping short of the slightly concave base with an impressed seal of the artist. An additional inked “6648C” on the base. Excellent condition. 4-1/8 in. high x 5-3/8 in. in diameter. (10.5 x 13.5 cm) 1 lb. 7 oz. (636g.) Circa 1980. Ex Collection: Margaret Miller White, Rancho Santa Fe, CA. From Christie’s website: http...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Contemporary item #1410083 (stock #UH80195)
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No Title (Sin titulo), Limited Edition Collograph, Juan Carlos Vazquez Diaz, Cuba 2016 Print: P/A (artist’s proof), Signed in pencil Vazquez Diaz. Image depicts the torso of a paper crowned man, the crown rendered in gold leaf and the costume in red, green and yellow hand-applied pigments. Condition: Cellophane packing tape residue framing the perimeter of the paper margin on the backside otherwise fine condition. Impression: 10 in. x 7 in. (25.4 x 17.8 cm) Paper 13-3/4 in. x 9-7/8 in. (35...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1410071 (stock #UH80194)
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Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Vermillion Ink Paste Box. a simple round form in two halves of roughly the same size, the base with a double foot rim unglazed in between and a four character maker’s mark on center in cobalt blue under glaze, the top of the base decorated in a scalloped band with small dots underneath, the top of a flattened dome shape decorated on top in various shades of cobalt blue of a mountainous landscape scene with figures, structures and foliage. The interior of each s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1409990 (stock #NH21010)
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Unusual Chinese Scholars’ Incense Tray, beautifully crafted of wood covered in a parquetry of small pieces of coconut wood in a “Cracked Ice” pattern, small footed base with flared rim with beaded edge. Complete with a Japanese Collectors’ wood storage box labeled: “Chinese coconut rare wood tray made for incense burner”, minor signs of wear and use, otherwise fine condition. 1-1/2 in. high x 14-5/8 in. x 9-7/8 in. 19th century. For another scholar’s item made from coconut shel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1409948 (stock #UH80143)
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Antique ceramic box with cover from the Sawankhalok kilns, Thailand of shouldered globular form with a flat top having incised foliate vine plant decoration featured in a green/brown glaze with a raised nipple finial on center, the shoulder and body in a translucent white glaze with no incised decoration underneath stopping short of the neatly trimmed foot of a gray porcelaneous stoneware, the base with traces of the pontil firing scar in residue and depressions. The interior of the base with a ...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1409947 (stock #UH80072)
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Burmese Karen Frog Drum, a fine large bronze tribute drum (Heger Type III), Pazi (Burmese), pam klo’ (Karen) also known as “The Magical Bronze Pond”(Cooler - Developmental Stage VII, Aerial Sequence, Category C three frogs, p.276)*, the Karen subsiding on slash and burn agriculture were rain dependent, and “rain drums” were beaten to bring on the rains for frogs croak prior to rain and the low frequency drum sounds excite the frogs to croak as well, and thus it was believed that the b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1409925 (stock #UA03141)
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Chinese ink rubbing of a stone stele engraving, dating to 1680, mounted as a hanging scroll, a lovely scene of two cranes symbolic of longevity under a pine tree, the writing not translated. Minor creases, repaired tear at the top of the scroll mounting otherwise fine condition. Image measuring: 73-1/2” high x 31” wide, Mounting measuring: 85-1/2”high x 39-3/4”wide. 19th century. Ex Collection: Frank “Till” & Peggy Durdin, San Diego. For three other examples of this image see th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1409776 (stock #UH80094)
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Antique Burmese A-le 20 tical, a zoomorphic form market weight often referred to as an “opium weight”, in the form of a To-myin, a mythical creature crossing a horse and a lion, having a curly mane and unusual chin beard separating in three directions on the chest, open mouth, a peaked forelock, pair of horns followed by a pair of ears then the curled up mane, full chest, and curled tail, with extra incised decoration outlining the brow, chest, haunches and ankles standing on all four claw-...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1409775 (stock #UH80096)
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Antique Burmese A-le 20 tical, a zoomorphic form bronze market weight often referred to as an “opium weight”, the form of the mythical Hintha, a Brahmani Duck (Hamsa) emblem of the Mon kingdom with duck’s bill, crested comb, bulging eyes, protruding side wings and upturned tail, three clawed feet with the additional pillar support on the underside, stand on a tapered hexagonal base with crenellated incising on the shoulder and two incised bands on five of the sides, the sixth with a six p...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1970 item #1409774 (stock #UH80098)
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American Mid-century Modern Terrazzo End Table. The table top surface of molded and polished composite brown toned crushed granite and black resin background in a square shape with four tapered wood legs and gold painted leg caps. Circa 1960. Meauring: 15-1/2 in. high x 24 in. square, the surface 1-3/4 in. thick. Weight: 44.5 lbs. Condition: Minor nicks and signs of wear otherwise excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1409759 (stock #UH00028)
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Chinese Taoist Painting, ink, colors and gold on paper of the 2nd deity in the Taoist trinity of the 3 Pure Ones, Shangqing representing the highest purity, mediating between heaven and earth, unusually depicted seated on the back of a mythical recumbent lion on a cloud with a deep blue background having eight additional lion faces in the hair curls of the lion. Shangqing holds a jewel, ball or bowl in his right hand and holds his left hand upright in a mystical teaching gesture, costumed in gol...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1409679 (stock #UH80193)
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Mongolian style silver repoussé snuff bottle decorated with an overall design of nine lions playing with ribbon-tied balls, known as “Jiu Shih Toong Ju” (W-G), a wish for “May Nine Generations Live Together” a reference to achieving a harmonious household of the polygamist with his elders and offspring. The low grade silver in deep relief with a flat base and mouth rim, narrow aperture, the original stopper of the same material with coral and malachite cabochons. Late 19th century. Con...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1409671 (stock #QB06053)
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Chinese calligraphy and painting brush with rattan handle with inscription and bone bristle receptacle and natural hair bristles. Signs of wear otherwise fine condition. 10” long. Late 19th century.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #1409574 (stock #ES80001)
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Antique Chinese Stoneware Oil Lamp, Shiwan kilns, Foshan, Guangdong Province. Variegated Copper Green glaze over a stoneware body in a balustrade shape reminiscent of the architectural elements produced by the Shiwan kilns for Southern China, with dish reservoir on top having a hole on center wherein the oil would be in reserve in the hollow of the stem and having three boss spur marks on the rim. A large dish shaped base with the glaze pooling on the bottom and dripping onto the edge of the un...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Tobacco : Pre 1970 item #1409571 (stock #CA90009)
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A Collection of 13 Traditional German Porcelain Tobacco Pipes and a Painting. A compositional long stem pipe having a porcelain bowl called the abguss, a tobacco bowl oblong in shape and open at the top, capped by a hinged metal lid, narrowing down to a a small tube at the base. This bowl connects with a “U” shaped component either of horn, antler or porcelain then the long stem either carved or turned in wood, horn, antler or celluloid, each segment screwing into one another for easy brea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1409145 (stock #RD001)
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An Antique Qashqai Rug, Shiraz, Southern Persia. A fine wool pile tightly woven with five interlocking rows of large Boteh designs (curvilinear motif with a curled top, resembling both fruit and leaf) in alternating edge colours on a floral foliate ground framed by three flori-form borders. Labels on backside, Restored edges, excellent condition. Measuring: 76-1/2 in. x 53 in. 8 lbs. Circa 1860. Provenance: by descent M.E.Dinihanian, Portland, OR. Labels: “M.E.Dinihanian & Sons, Establish...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1408975 (stock #UH80041)
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Burmese Bronze Buddha, for domestic use, a seated image of Lord Buddha depicted in padmasana, (interlocking legs position) and the hand mudra in bhumisparsa (earth touching) wherein the right hand resting over the left foot with the fingers extending beyond the right shin and the left hand palm up resting on the right foot, incised detail depicting facial features with heavy eyelids, bulging pupils, pointed nose, arched eyebrows full lips, attenuated earlobes extending along the length of the s...