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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1424625
E & M Perez
$1,500.00
Exceptional pair of African wood carvings from the Nyamwezi tribes of Central Tanzania, the larger measuring 40 1/2" high, including stand, which is 6" x 6" square and about 1 1/2" high.. Both are carved of heavy dense wood, and the forms slightly vary due to the natural shape of the tree trunk or branch from which they were carved. They have inset white bead eyes, which is typical, especially in early figures. The elongated forms are striking, and they both have slightly bent knees, also typ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1970 item #1424624
E & M Perez
$895.00
Strong and vivid painting by Charles Burdick (American 1924-2016) depicting two rearing horses with riders. Frame measures 28 1/4" x 24" and is painted and gilded wood, the sight size of the canvas is 23 1/2" x 19 1/2". Oil on stretched canvas, with paper backing. Signed in lower left. As is typical of Burdick's style, the brush work is deft and full of energy, with fairly heavy impasto of paint over the surface of the canvas. Frame is painted wood, black with gold over embossed areas. Bur...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1940 item #1424622
E & M Perez
$390.00
This is an original etching by Reginald Marsh (American 1898-1954)of Minsky's Chorus, the famous Burlesque venue in New York City. The original painting of this scene is in the permanent collection of the Whitney Museum. The original shows a reverse scene. The sheet size is 10 1/2" x 14 1/4", with the impressed image size of 8 7/8" x 11 3/4". The paper is heavy, textured, with a slight cream hue. As is visible in the photos, there are losses to the margins on the right and at the bottom. T...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1920 item #1424619
E & M Perez
$1,250.00
Constructed of hand hammered brass, and fastened together with metal pegs, this vase is hexagon in shape, with wide lip and base. It measures 8" high, 5 7/8" across at widest point, and the base is 4 1/8" across. Signed on the base with a conjoined W W mark, with another line that could be an F. The bottom of the interior of the vase has a thin layer of cement to keep it from tipping. The entire surface is hammered, then additional embossing is added, most linear, with leaf shaped designs ri...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #1414915
E & M Perez
$195.00
Measures 9 1/2" high, and roughly the same from tip of spout to end of handle, base is 5 1/2" wide and 4 1/4" deep. Beautifully engraved with foliate and scrolling designs, an oval cartouche on each side. Beading at base and top, bone finial, bone inserts on handle. Handle wobbles a bit, but is firmly affixed with visible wire. Lid fits tightly, no leaks or damage. Base is well marked, and appears to date the piece to the period between 1842 and 1864. Please see photos for details. Like a...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Pre 1990 item #1414759
E & M Perez
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Dramatic in size and design, this silver pendant features elaborate wire wrapping, with 5 gemstones entwined in the design. It measures just under 4" high, 2 3/8" wide, and is heavy. Tests for sterling, but we did not test the gold colored wire, so it may be gold filled, though the thin wire is more likely gold. The stones include a clear quartz crystal, a watermelon tourmaline, a striated pale green crystal, a pale blue/lavender stone, and a small clear stone. No hallmarks. Please see all...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1900 item #1408577
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Of terracotta or earthenware, this lovely sculpture depicts a pug dog lying down, has glass eyes and a red collar. Painted surface over tan body. With big jowls and black ears, he is quite endearing, and is in good condition for its age. Condition is good overall, with no breaks or chips, just minor loss to paint surface, all visible in photos. Most dog figures like this were made in Germany, and were imported all over the world to dog fanciers. Sometimes it is difficult to be sure of the ...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1990 item #1405530
E & M Perez
$48.00
Woodblock print by Earl M. Washington, page measures 11" x 8 3/8", woodblock image is 6 1/4" x 5", mat is 13 1/2" x 11". Black ink on cream color paper, in white mats with glassine cover over image. Signed E.M. Washington, titled "Race Mixing", number 2 of 30, with date of 1932, though was printed in the 1990's. Image depicts a violent scene, a black man attacking a nude woman, with knife in his hand. Maybe an image of a racist propaganda poster or leaflet, or an original by Washington. He ...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1990 item #1405527
E & M Perez
$48.00
Woodblock print by E.M. Washington, paper size 9 3/8" x 6 3/8", image size 4" x 3 3/4", mat 13 1/2" x 11". Black ink on tan paper, depicts a semi nude woman in what looks like bar or speakeasy setting, with gramophone and leering man in the background. Signed by Washington, titled "Quadroon-Gramophone" and numbered 24 of 30. Dated 1924, but actually printed in the 1990's Good condition, in acid free mats with glassine cover over image, paper affixed to back mat with small piece of tape. Sli...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1403854
E & M Perez
$350.00
Chinese embroidered civilian rank badge, depicting white crane in roundel, in a border of bats and Chinese symbols. The badge measures 7 3/8" x 7 7/8" and is in a frame measuring 11 1/2" x 11 3/4". The background under the badge looks like gold silk, and the frame has both gold and silver bands with black sides (frame is wood). Lushly embroidered with white, several shades of blue, gold and silver threads on black fabric, this badge is quite striking, and was probably made for a child or spou...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1910 item #1403376
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Dating to the early days of the 20th century, this brass spirit kettle was made by WMF of Germany, in the Jugendstil or Secessionist design. WMF stands for Wertembergische Metallwarefabrik, a German tableware company founded in 1853. Always of high quality and still in existence, they were well known for their excellent and iconic designs, from Art Nouveau through the Secessionist, Jugendstil eras, including Art Deco. This brass spirit kettle dates to approximately 1905, and embodies the clas...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1401644
E & M Perez
$235.00
Large and beautifully crafted Navajo Silver and Turquoise ring, size 8 3/4", measuring 1 3/4" long and 1" wide, and 1 1/4" high from base of band to top of stone. The stone has a lovely caramel and brown matrix, with a deep turquoise green tone. It is signed "sterling" and has a maker's mark that is not clear. From a collection of good Navajo jewelry, most pre 1980s. In good condition, some wear and slight tarnist visible to silver, but the stone is in perfect condition, nicely polished and ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1950 item #1401642
E & M Perez
$165.00
Silver plate salver or footed tray, by Walker and Hall, British company making fine silver plate items since 1853. Measures 11 3/4" in diameter, 1 1/2" high, sits on three ornate feet. Border is edged with beading, the surface is engine turned, and center holds name of yacht in block letters. The USS Siren was built in 1929 in Wilmington Delaware, but was not named the Siren until 1940 when it was commissioned into the US Navy as a minesweeper and patrol boat. The yacht measured 196 feet lon...
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pre 1970 item #1401638
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Original hand signed and numbered limited edition by Lawrence Beall Smith (1909-1993), titled "Harbor Scene"., # 228 of 250 editions. The sheet size is 13" x 18 7/8", and the mat is 16 3/4" x 19". The mat is a creamy yellowish color. Signed in lower right and numbered and titled in lower left, all in graphite. The scene depicts a child seated in front of a large pile of lobster traps and buoys. As an artist, sculptor, and illustrator, Smith captured images of ordinary people, and often depi...
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pre 1940 item #1401637
E & M Perez
$475.00
Pastel, chalk, and charcoal on a dark taupe paper, this drawing of a nude woman is strikingly beautiful and sensual. The frame measures 17" x 21" and the sight size of the image is 9" x 11", and it is double matted with a creamy yellow and brighter white mat, with a mahogany colored wood frame. Unsigned, it was attributed to Arthur Bowen Davies by a previous owner who owned several from this era, and one other was signed. Many of these drawings and sketches by Davies were never signed, and...
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 : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #1335135 (stock #570af)
E & M Perez
$245.00
Measuring 10" high, with square bases measuring just over 4", with scalloped corners, this pair of 19th century Russian candlesticks have robust turnings and are cast in two pieces, the turned stem visible from the bottom. Very heavy, weighing 7 pounds, they retain a nice soft patina, with verdigris visible on the bases. There is some slight variation in the turnings of this pair, and the lip of one of the sticks is slightly thicker than the other, visible in photos. In good condition, with mi...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 2000 item #1315794 (stock #520fp)
E & M Perez
$350.00
Oil on canvas, this lush painting of poinsettias measures 30" x 24" (sight size), with a frame that is 3 1/2" wide. The artist is Marise London, a Florida artist from Sarasota who had an art gallery there from the late 1970's til it closed in 2006. According to the previous owner of this painting it was said to have been painted in the 80's, possibly early 90's. It is signed with the artist's first name in the lower right corner, and the full name on the stretcher. NOTE: there is some sligh...