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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1384015 (stock #704vr)
E & M Perez
$1,250.00
From the Golden Castle Company of Japan, which made very high quality chessmen from the late 1940's until the early 1970's, this set comes in the original box, with label, and artisan's signature. The company was located in the Kagoshima Prefecture. The wood used by Golden Castle was tsuge, a very hard and rare form of boxwood, and when supplies of the wood dwindled, the company ceased production. The darker set is tsuge wood with a black lacquer finish, the lighter set has a clear lacquer f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1383008 (stock #703ar)
E & M Perez
$330.00
Heavy bronze (2 pounds), this censer measures 6 1/2" x 4 1/4 x about 2 1/2" high and has a very deep rich patina, which has worn away in areas where it has been handled (mostly on the leaves, where the bronze appears reddish), and on the base, with yellow bronze showing. The form is an eggplant or aubergine, with attached stem,leaves, and small eggplants. Unsigned, it likely dates to the late Qing era, and has evidence of use. It is a lovely, simple form, suitable for use as an incense burner...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1382741 (stock #702ar)
E & M Perez
sold
Measuring 16" in diameter and roughly 5" deep, this Abyssinian shield was intended for high ranking warriors, and is decorated with rust colored fabric over a heavy molded shield of animal hide. The hide is tough, strong and thick, and is usually that of water buffalo or giraffes, as they had the heaviest and strongest hides available. The back has leather over the hide, a curved hide handle, and edging of metal. This item is from a Sotheby's auction, and has the original auction tag still ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1382647 (stock #701ar)
E & M Perez
$250.00
Of heavy weight silver (approximately 3 troy ounces), this calling card case was crafted in India in the late 19th century. The surface of both sides is heavily decorated with repousse designs, borders, and texturing of the silver. Made for the Indian market, it features eight seated figures on each side, each in a rectangular octagonal cartouche, with foliate elements between the figures. The background of each figure is stippled, and the front of the case has a shield on the upper section. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1382645 (stock #700ar)
E & M Perez
$185.00
Measuring 34" including pendants, this handmade chain with silver rectangular pendants and chain drops is Chinese, 19th century, and was used to hold an embroidered apron over other clothing. The backs of the rectangular pendants feature hooks to hold the fabric. The chain itself is 24" and each pendant is just under 5". The chain consists of rectangular loops suspended between a six leafed floral shape. The pendants feature figures who appear to be playing a drum, with other decorative ele...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #1382644 (stock #699ad)
E & M Perez
sold
In remarkably good condition, with only a few small holes or blemishes, this sampler is finely stitched, with the back being the same as the front (photo with wire across the upper right is taken from the back, the sampler is framed between two pieces of glass). With much detail, the sampler depicts numerous people, trees, items, crowns, birds, and of most interest, a Hebrew alphabet. The stitching appears to be silk, on a linen base, with good color remaining. The Hebrew alphabet, a name, an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1382199 (stock #698ar)
E & M Perez
$345.00
Delicately crafted, in perfect proportions, this Chinese vessel sits on four feet, flares slightly to the rim which is decorated on the top with flowers and scrolling elements, and has blue enamel inset into the Greek border on the edge of the rim. The body is heavily decorated with flowers, butterflies, and scrolling foliate designs, all in shades of red/rose/pink, blue and green over a dark bronze/brass background, with a solid blue enamel on the bottom. The edges and wire are a bright brass...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1382170 (stock #697ar)
E & M Perez
$110.00
Double band bangle bracelet, with interior material that lightly rattles when moved, It measures 2 3/8" diameter on the interior of the bracelet and is 1/2" wide. It has the worn remnants of a signature next to the vertical band on the interior. In excellent condition, some light wear from usage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1382169 (stock #696ar)
E & M Perez
$125.00
Of stamped silver, with handmade chains and other small pendants, this Chinese silver piece would make a lovely necklace, and is a traditional item in Chinese culture. The top piece features a group of immortals around a plaque with Chinese calligraphy, with five chains below, each with a piece of fruit, including the hand of buddha and citrus. The back of the pendant has an applied hallmark. The total length is 6 3/4" and the flat pendant is 2 3/8" x 1 5/8". In good condition, though some ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1382167 (stock #695ar)
E & M Perez
$350.00
This slender bronze vase is signed with the mark of the bronze maker Kiichi Kuroda, of Kyoto, Japan, during the Meiji era. It also has an two character artis's signature on the side, but according to information from the Kuroda history, the artist is not identified. Measuring 8 5/8" high, the vase has a mottled bronze surface, with copper inlaid bamboo stalks and leaves, all done with fine detail and simple elegant style. The Meiji era was one of unparalled excellence in metal work in Japan, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1382166 (stock #694ar)
E & M Perez
$425.00
Measuring 7 1/4" high and roughly 3" wide, this Japanese cloisonne vase is of exceptionally high quality, with very fine detail and shading, all with silver wire. Against a smooth black background, a group of irises is depicted on the front, with a single iris and leaves on the back. The irises are white, purple with blue and yellow details, and the leaves are all done in shaded hues and different colors. At the bottom of the front there is a blue flower with round leaves, also in different s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1382100 (stock #693ar)
E & M Perez
$345.00
Dating to the 19th century, this silver and bone baby rattle has attached silver bells, a whistle at one end, and a bone handle on the other end. Of Chinese export silver, it has a hallmark near the handle, what appears to be *SM in a rectangular cartouche. The first figure is worn, unable to see, but may have been a lion's head, as was utilized in Great Britain and many colonies (the mark is shown in the fourth photo, where the rattle is upright with the handle at the top). The bulbous silv...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1910 item #1382082 (stock #692ar)
E & M Perez
$385.00
Made for the traditional Argentinian and South American drink, yerba mate, this cup and bombilla are silver, both stamped with an 800 silver standard. The cup is nicely repoussed with floral and foliate elements on a cast silver serpentine base. The cup measures 5 1/4" high and the bombilla is 8 1/4" long. Together they weigh 6 troy ounces. While the majority of mate cups are fashioned from gourds, many were made of silver, dating back to the early Spanish Colonial era when fine silver was ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1381946 (stock #691ar)
E & M Perez
sold
From traditional Japanese theater, this Noh mask is of the Gigaku style, covering the entire front of the head, and is constructed in the Kanshitsu manner, utilizing hemp cloth, wood dust, with a lacquer finish. The lacquer is a deep red/brown, varying in tone over the mask, over black and gold lacquer, with gold lacquer covering the eyes, and lips of a brighter red. It measures roughly 11" x 8" x 5 1/2" deep, and has an applied signature on the inside, over the cloth backing. In excellent co...
All Items : New Century : Metalwork : Pre 2000 item #1381934 (stock #690vr)
E & M Perez
$1,250.00
This gorgeous vase by Emilia Castillo is stupendous, measuring just a tad under 13" and 12" wide, foot is 6 1/4" in diameter, and is stamped with her hallmark. Of hand hammered copper with a heavy silver plate, it has a top section over the shoulder of malachite, all inlaid in mosaic style. The five fluted layers are beautifully sculpted, forming the vase into five vertical sections, with a flared neck and lip. Emilia Castillo grew up in the workshop of her father, Don Antonio Castillo, in ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1381595 (stock #688ar)
E & M Perez
$695.00
This set of five bowls with lids are Imari, with Wanli marks on bases of bowls and on lids. Well painted and decorated with gilt highlights, the interiors also nice decorated with underglaze blue, red enamel and gilding. Each bowl is 4 1/2" in diameter x 2 3/4" high, and with the lid, approximately an inch higher.In excellent condition, no chips or cracks, very minor wear. Dating to the late Edo or early Meiji era, the set of five is a rare find. More photos available on request.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Pre 1900 item #1378711 (stock #687ad)
E & M Perez
$850.00
Measuring approximately 5' x 3", this finely carved and reticulated coconut bank is one of the finest we have ever seen, with the entire surface filled with carving and openwork. There are three oval cartouches with a complex scene of people, animals, items of the era, and foliate designs. In addition, all other areas have similar carvings with textured surface in background areas. They eyes are shell, mother of pearl. The face and mouth resemble a fish, with scales, but also depict a nose ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1378618 (stock #686ar)
E & M Perez
$365.00
Measuring 10 1/4" x 7 3/4", this platter dates to the 18th century, Qainlong period (1736-1796). It is a slightly smaller size than many platters, and this size is referred to as a meat platter. The body of the piece is porcelain and the background glaze is an off white, with a greenish gray hue, which is typical of Qainlong wares. The enamel decoration, in floral elements, is rose, orange, yellow, green and brown, and is finely painted. There is gilt highlighting on some of the flowers. It i...