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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #987234 (stock #HT6194)
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A colorful small mingqi figure of gray pottery with remaining bright pigment. 6.5 inches tall.

Condition: Typical condition for these pieces. Varying amounts of remaining pigment, scrapes and wear. Head appears to be reattached. Please study the photographs.

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1080808 (stock #44750058T)
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$550.00
Masked Grosbeak (Eophona personata) in Natural Size from the "Birds of Asia" series by John Gould. Published in 1850-83 hand-colored lithograph plates from drawings by Gould, Hart, Richter and Wolf. Measuring 21.625 inches x 15.000 inches. Includes full text page.

Condition: Minor spotting(see enlargement 3); impurities in paper; Binding holes along right edge. Please study the photographs.

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1054495 (stock #44460470)
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Black Masterwort (Astrantia migra), plate 470, from Elizabeth Blackwell's work entitled "A Curious Herbal, containing five-hundred cuts of the most useful plants which are now used in the practice of physick. Engraved on folio copper plates after drawings taken from the life." Volume 2, Published 1739 in London.

An extremely popular work picturing a large variety of flowers, fruits and shrubs, with original handcoloring by Mrs. Elizabeth Blackwell. Published in 1737-1739 as a way for Eliz...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #1003321 (stock #42680557)
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$200.00
Ruff (machetes pugnax) plate#557
from the "A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE, INCLUDING ALL THE SPECIES INHABITING THE WESTERN PALÆARCTIC REGION" by Henry Eeles Dresser, Richard Bowdler, Sharpe and Arthur Hay Vicount Walden. Large 4to size (12.50" x 9.75"). London 1871–1881 (with supplement that came out in 1896). 720 hand-coloured lithographs, by John Gerrard Keulemans, Joseph Wolf, Edward Neale, Archibald Thorburn and others. Originally published in 93 parts. This print is from 1878, th...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1980 item #908558 (stock #23000223J)
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$200.00
Pied Oyster-catcher #223 from the "Birds of America - Amsterdam Edition" by John James Audubon. Published in 1972 by Johnson Reprint Corporation, New York and Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd., Amsterdam. Double Elephant Folio size 39.5" x 26.5". Limited Edition of 250 sets. Full color plates.

Condition: Very good; small yellow stains along left edge; no binding holes; quality watermarked rag paper.

Please note that this print was photographed while propped up against another framed print...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #817876 (stock #44622017)
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$500.00
Oncidium Macranthum, plate XVII
from Robert Warner's work entitled "Select Orchidaceous Plants". Published 1862-75 in London, these large and magnificent plates each measure 17.5" by 12.75" and are hand-colored lithographs of a dazzling array of orchid species in sumptuous colors. Text page included.

Condition: Very Good; minor spotting near plate number (see Enlargement); binding holes; typical slight discoloration at edges due to gold leafing.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #906198 (stock #44520012J)
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$75.00
Macroscelides Intufi, Mamalia Plate #12 from the work “Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa...” by Andrew Smith, M.D., "...Consisting Chiefly of Figures and Descriptions of the Objects of Natural History Collected During an Expedition Into the Interior of South Africa, in the Years 1834, 1835, and 1836; Fitted out by The Cape of Good Hope Association for Exploring Central Africa." Hand-colored lithographs. Published London: Smith, Elder and Co. 65, Cornhill 1849. Page Size: 10.00 inc...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #968446 (stock #QC8801)
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Late Qing Chinese cloisonné Octagonal Foliate Bowl with Lotus Motif. Measurements: 9.750 inches (24.6cm) diameter by 4.37" (11cm) inches tall.

Condition: Very fine overall; we can neither see for feel any losses or repairs.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1837 VR item #847781 (stock #44412139)
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$5.00
Fibrous-branched Conferva (Conferva fibrata) plate#2139
from the work "English Botany..." by James Sowerby, a periodical published between 1790 and 1814 with fine hand-colored engravings that cover every possible subject from the lowliest mold spore to the finest flower specimens of the day. The plates measure (inches 11.375 X 8.750) (centimeters 28.893 X 22.225) This plate is from vol. 30, published in 1810 and includes text page.

The Title Page reads: "English botany; or...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #815935 (stock #44460066)
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$100.00
The Great Blew-bottle from the work, "A Curious Herbal." An extremely popular work picturing a large variety of flowers, fruits and shrubs, with original hand-coloring by Mrs. Elizabeth Blackwell. Published in 1737-1739 as a way for Elizabeth to bail her husband out of debtor's prison. Plates measure 17.75" x 11.5" (Deluxe), and 14.5" x 9/5" (Regular). This is plate# 66 from the Regular Sized Edition. The title page reads: "A Curious Herbal, containing five-hundred cuts of the most useful plants...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #836586 (stock #M0039)
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$300.00
Beautiful Taxco Silver 4-link bracelet marked "sterling .925 Taxco." Measures 6.25" long by about 1.50" wide. Each link set with oval pointed cut green onyx, about 14 x 17mm. Condition: Very good.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #970490 (stock #42680451T)
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$150.00
White Headed Duck (Erismatura leucocephala) plate#451
from the "A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE, INCLUDING ALL THE SPECIES INHABITING THE WESTERN PALÆARCTIC REGION" by Henry Eeles Dresser, Richard Bowdler, Sharpe and Arthur Hay Vicount Walden. Large 4to size (12.50" x 9.75"). London 1871–1881 (with supplement that came out in 1896). 720 hand-coloured lithographs, by John Gerrard Keulemans, Joseph Wolf, Edward Neale, Archibald Thorburn and others. Originally published in 93 parts. This p...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1054481 (stock #44460495)
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$100.00
Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza), plate 495, from Elizabeth Blackwell's work entitled "A Curious Herbal, containing five-hundred cuts of the most useful plants which are now used in the practice of physick. Engraved on folio copper plates after drawings taken from the life." Volume 2 Published 1739 in London.

An extremely popular work picturing a large variety of flowers, fruits and shrubs, with original handcoloring by Mrs. Elizabeth Blackwell. Published in 1737-1739 as a way for Elizabeth to ba...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1900 item #973755 (stock #42680585T)
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$150.00
Gullbilled Tern (Sterna Anglica) plate#585
from the "A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE, INCLUDING ALL THE SPECIES INHABITING THE WESTERN PALÆARCTIC REGION" by Henry Eeles Dresser, Richard Bowdler, Sharpe and Arthur Hay Vicount Walden. Large 4to size (12.50" x 9.75"). London 1871–1881 (with supplement that came out in 1896). 720 hand-coloured lithographs, by John Gerrard Keulemans, Joseph Wolf, Edward Neale, Archibald Thorburn and others. Originally published in 93 parts. This print is fro...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Nostalgia : Fashion : Accessories : Pre 1990 item #1175644 (stock #PZ8807)
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Vintage hinged malachite Bracelet with safety chain. Inside diameter is 2.284 inches (5.8 cm), height is 0.318 inches (0.81 cm). Shown with XZ1551 Malachite Beads. Condition: Some wear, but nothing noteworthy (see enlargements).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #823513 (stock #RY6288)
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Fine vintage Yixing teapot with calligraphy and bamboo. Incised and painted decoration. Signed only inside lid which reads: "xu lan fang". Measures 4.00" tall by 8.00" wide. Stem finial. Excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1124291 (stock #QY1330)
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Late Qing Yixing Zisha Teapot with enamelled decoration including Prunus, Pine and Bamboo. Bottom mark reads Jiang Zhenxiang, a noted 19th Century potter. 3.75" tall, about 8.5" wide from tip of spout, but basic diameter about 6 inches. Condition: Handle missing; enamel losses where handle rubbed (see enlargements 1 & 3); loss to inner rim (see enlargement 6).
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Print : Pre 1910 item #916983 (stock #44680342)
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$40.00
Cinnamon Rose (Rosa cinnamomea) and Sweetbrial (Rosa rubiginosa) Plate#342
from Vol. 3 of Prof. Dr. Thomé’s work “Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz.” Octavo(8vo) size (8.50" x 6.00")(21.59cm x 15.24cm) Germany 1905, chromolithograph. Includes copy of title page.

Condition: Good and clean overall; slight edge discoloration; binding edge.