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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #1480928
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A very large and fine example of the designs created by Edward Sands Frost for hooked rungs in the latter part of the 19th century, featuring a King Charles Spaniel in the central oval, surrounded by a garland of flowers and scrolling elements, colors still vivid, professionally mounted on frame with backing. Measures 28" high x 44 1/2" wide. x 1' deep. Patterns for hooked rugs were created in the 19th century for home makers to create with their own color schemes, using left over wool pieces...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1480618
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Nice heavy quality sterling silver belt buckle by Taxco silversmith, in the style of Aguilar, though signed with other initials, vintage item, mid 20th century. Measures 2" x 1 1/2". Well designed, the buckle has two beads and applied geometric and curved silver sections, in pre-hispanic designs. Signed on back with circular stamp, Taxco 925 Mexico, with the initials JS in the center. Sometimes workers for major silver smiths in Taxco and Mexico City make items on their own, using the desig...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1480617
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Wonderful old Mexican silver bracelet in bold design with large oval green stones, stamped "Silver Made In Mexico", the bottom part of Mexico not visible. It measures 7" long and 1 3/8" wide. Very substantial, the silver is heavy and the stones are large and raised high above the bezels. The clasp is a simple folding snap clasp that holds firmly. The design is very similar to the early works of both Spratling and Aguilar, and could have been crated by them or by a worker in their studios. I...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1480615
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A truly fabulous mid century modern cuff bracelet, multi metal, with copper base, enhanced with brass or bronze and silver elements, textured sections and incised lines. One of the best imaginable designs from the era of innovative and wonderful metal work. It measures 5 1/8" on the interior, with a gap of 1 1/2" and is 1 3/8" wide. As the metal is flexible, it could be adjusted slightly to fit varying wrist sizes. Unsigned, but obviously the work of a highly talented artist, in design and i...
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$385.00
A very unusual and well carved folky wood cane with iron ferrule and silver band below handle, dense wood, rusty brown color, possibly a fraternal object, late 19th century, a fine example of folk art found in walking sticks, canes, and staffs. Measures 25" high and 3 3/4" wide at handle, the carved section and handle at the top measure 4 3/4" the silver band is 1/2". The entire staff is deeply carved with cross hatch design, with four animal figures around the handle area, more deep carving a...
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$775.00
A superb example of American folk art at its finest, this cane or walking stick is large and dramatic, featuring a polychromed hand holding an egg, above an applied metal collar that is embossed with linear designs, and painted gold. Measures 38 1/2" high, 3" wide at the hand, and 2" deep. The hand section is 6 3/4" high, the metal collar band 2 3/8". The staff is incised with horizontal marks, some deep, and the shaft has a deep red brown stain, with lighter wood visible in a few spots where...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Pre 1900 item #1480395
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$325.00
Metal bust of a cat with glass eyes, gray color metal with remnants of silver, mounted on a round green marble pedestal, bust has written information on back, but is only partial and not legible. Measures 5 1/2" high and pedestal base is 3 3/8" in diameter. Very fierce yet charming cat, very well sculpted with intense glass eyes, he is a wonderful desk companion. The head is hollow and something rattles about when shaken. Condition is good, he may have been silver plated at sometime, as ther...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1480192
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$850.00
Antique and rare form Yerba Mate cup, in silver, Spanish Colonial style, 19th century or earlier, featuring doves, parrots, floral and foliate designs, and other birds, on round base with scrolling sculpted feet. The cup alone measures 8" high, with a base of7" diameter. The bombilla is 7 3/4" long. Unsigned and unmarked, which is usually the case. Entire cup and base are of hand wrought silver with embossed designs and attached figures of doves and parrots. The stem is attached to the bas...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Pre 1970 item #1480191
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$775.00
Rare and wonderful kava bowl in the stylized form of a turtle, Fiji, early 20th century, all hand crafted, with soft lustrous and dark finish. Measures 19" head to tail, 14" wide, and varies in height from 4 1/4" to 4 3/8". Kava bowls are ceremonial throughout areas of Oceanic cultures, with Fiji, Tonga, and Solomon Islands being the centers for such items. Typically cut from ironwood, they are made from one solid piece of wood, and are finished and polished with palm or coconut oils, giving...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Pre 1960 item #1480190
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Early 20th century hand carved kava bowl, Tonga or Fiji, with four tapered round legs, and a stylized head on one side with holes for attaching a cord for hanging, very deep and satiny patina, chisel marks over much of the surface, hard wood with nice figural elements. Within the culture it is referred to as a tanoa. Measures 14 3/4" across and is 5 3/4" high. Note that the bowl is our of round, the smaller dimension across is 14 3/8" and the legs in back are slightly higher, so the front hei...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Garden : Decorations : Pre 1940 item #1480074
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$275.00
Very rare plant stand in 2 interlocking sections by Chase Brass & Copper Co., made for one year only in 1933, in simple and elegant Art Deco style, beautifully crafted in copper and brass, the two sections can be utilized as a unit and also work well as separate stands or candle holders. They measure 15 1/2" wide, 7" high, and 4 5/8" deep when joined together. The bases are both 4 5/8" x 2 1/2". Signed on the bottom of the larger section with the Chase name and logo of a centaur with bow and...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1480073
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Sterling Silver modernist bowl by Alfredo Sciarrotta (Italian-American 1907-1985), in sleek biomorphic form on open work scrolled foot, signed on bottom. Measures 9" wide, 3 1/4" high, and 4 1/2" wide. Nice heavy quality, all hand crafted, very subtle and lovely shape to body of bowl, on lovely scrolled foot rim with S shaped sections. Sciarrotta was born in Italy, moved to the US in 1943 due to his expertise and experience with underwater technology and assistance to the US Navy. He settled...
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A very folky and artful cane or walking stick, constructed of hardwood peeled tree branch with wrought iron horse head, in modernist, brutalist style, early to mid 20th century, wonderful sculptural form. Measures The head consists of various pieces of iron, all welded together to form the head of a horse, with spiked mane, head uplifted with great sense of energy. The shaft is a single branch or young tree, knots up and down the surface, wood is very hard and dense, slightly tapered at botto...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Iron : Pre 1970 item #1480069
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$425.00
Very finely cast sculpture of a horse head and neck in cast iron, mounted on heavy black marble plinth, early to mid 20th Century, unsigned. Measures 14" high, 8 3/4" wide on the black marble base that is 6" square. Well sculpted head and neck of a horse, arched neck with the head sightly turned to the left, mane loose and flowing, mounted to black pedestal base with two iron rods. The two rods attach to the base of the figure, and there is an opening showing that the figure is hollow in the ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1480068
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Early to mid 20th century sterling silver stamped Navajo Dine brooch with oval turquoise cabochon stone, stamped sterling twice on the back, has c clasp with safety catch. Measures 2 1/2" x 1 3/8" and is slightly domed in shape. The stone has considerably matrix, spider web effect, and is fairly dark turquoise, set firmly in bezel Nice deep stamping on the silver which is fairly heavy and sturdy. A very fine example of earlier silver jewelry from the Southwest. Condition shows slight wear...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1480067
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Heavy silver (.980) with turquoise oval cabochon in center, the scrolling designs with beads and cut out areas in precolumbian motifs, utlized during the revival of silver work in Taxco Mexico in the early 20th century, no artist stamp. Measures 2 1/8" x 1/1/2". Stamped on back, Taxco 980, with simple c clasp closure. All hand wrought, stamped and engraved with deep lines, the cabochon is well set with a simple bezel and rope band around the stone. Maker unknown, but is in the style of the ...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1900 item #1480066
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Large oil on stretched canvas by the American artist Wesley Webber (1839-1914), identified often as a White Mountain Artist for his images of northern New England, depicting a bucolic farm scene, with lovely river and meadows, people and farm animals with houses in the background. Measures 16" x 30" x 3/4". Though always considered a realism artist, he was exposed to impressionism and some works exhibit this looser style. This painting exhibits a bit of the impressionist element, and the whole...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1980 item #1480065
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$525.00
Rare set of 11 Dansk wood chargers, each of laminated exotic and figural wood, stamped with Dansk information on backs, each plate of at least 6 layers of wood. They measure 12 1/8" directly across, and 13 1/4" at a diagonal angle. Squarish shapes, rounded corners, center is round, large enough for a regular dinner plate to set inside. They all have wonderful designs in the wood, some like birds eye maple, some like tiger maple, but they appear to be an exotic wood. Some are dark enough to...