All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1391516 (stock #705ar)
E & M Perez
ecklace is comprised of greenstone beads, some jade, with a jade pendant carved in shape of frog. The silver beads are not pre-columbian, but vintage or antique. Necklace measures 18 1/2" long, with pendant 1 1/2" long. Beads include barrel shapes, round, flattened round discs, and irregular stone nuggets. The beads vary in color, all with some green, most with some brown or yellowish matrix...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1383008 (stock #703ar)
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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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1382647 (stock #701ar)
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 : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1382199 (stock #698ar)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1382169 (stock #696ar)
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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"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1382166 (stock #694ar)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1382100 (stock #693ar)
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)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1910 item #1382082 (stock #692ar)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1381946 (stock #691ar)
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1378618 (stock #686ar)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1375409 (stock #674ar)
Measuring 10 1/2" high, this carving depicts the traditional figure of Shou Lao, representing Longevity. Of a dense reddish tone hardwood, possibly rosewood, the figure is well carved with much detail. Shou Lao carries the branch or staff, along with a cluster of peaches, and is accompanied by a crane and a young child. The surface is dark brown, with reddish tones, and has a nice soft and lustrous patina. Good condition, very minor and tiny chips to wood.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1910 item #1363362 (stock #655ar)
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Measuring 7 7/8" x 4 3/4" x 2 1/2", this heavily and deeply carved box is Anglo-Indian in origin, and features a slightly domed lid, with two interior compartments (each roughly 3 1/4' x 3 1/2", with serrated edges on the sides) The interior lid also has carving and detailing. The lid fits snugly over the raised serrated edges of the interior. The wood is sandalwood, often used for such forms, and has darkened with time...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1362595 (stock #652ar)
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These two snuff bottles are Peking glass, created to look like gemstone, one jade, one agate. Both measure 2 3/4" high and have stoppers, but no spoon attached...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1360960 (stock #639ar)
A large and impressive censer, this bronze and cloisonne measures 24" high, approximately 14" wide, and is heavy weight bronze. The finial on the lid has a foo dog or lion, and the base has three mythical beasts as supports for the body of the censer. The two handles are stylized foo lions also. The cloisonne is multi colored, with a base tone of turquoise, with geometric designs in the background. Flowers, foliage, and birds are depicted all over the cloisonne sections, and the bronze areas a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1355505 (stock #616ar)
With engraved designs of bats and other symbols, the surface of this box is stipled over most of the surface and has applied corners, medallions, and a central rectangular leaf design in silver. The interior is wood lined, and the lid fits snugly, so it was likely a humidor or cigar case. It is nice heavy weight, and measures 11/3/4" x 6 5/8" x 2 1/2", with a simple latch closure. The round applied sections are coppery in color, and some appear to depict astrological signs, with other Asian m...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Famille Rose : Pre 1900 item #1344748 (stock #575ar)
Measuring 6 3/4" in diameter and just a tad under 3" deep, this Chinese Export bowl is nicely decorated with an overglaze blue band of triangles forming a diamond with a rose in each one. Additional roses adorn the sides and center, and the rim has a brownish yellow lip, with a red line below the rim on the interior. The glazed body has a green- blue tint, and there are small firing pits over the surface, as are typical of porcelain of the era. Excellent condition, no chips or cracks, one sli...