The ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a broad round shoulder and short narrow waisted neck with carinated mouth, boldly incised around the exterior with a luxuriant floral meander of lily and lotus blooms all borne on scrolling stems, all above floral pallets skirting the base, covered overall in a rich ice-blue glaze, unglazed foot revealing the off-white colored biscuit, 18th century, 13" H.
Description Group of (13) leather bound books, to include: ''Maurice Maeterlinck L'oiseau Bleu,'' illustrated hand coloring by Jacques Touchet, 1909, limited edition; ''Aide memoir to the Military Sciences Part D. E. F.,'' full polished calf, no date, illustrated; ''Miscellanies,'' by William R. Williams, 1850; ''Bitter Sweet: A Poem,'' by J. G. Holland, 1867; ''Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera Omnia,'' with a commentary by Arthur John Macleane, 1853; ''Memoirs of Robert William Ellison,'' comedian b
Description: gold christening ring with thin hoop, a central discoid cell bezel and a red garnet cabochon.Provenance: Origin: private English collection formed by the father of the owner in the 1970s.Material: gold Dating: 1st century ADSize: 13.11mm x 13.83mm (external), 10.17 x 11.09 (internal) - 0.98 gCondition: very good condition, see pictureShipping: secure sending and insuredFor the shipment of goods between the EU member countries no export permit is necessary. The seller guarantees that
Three (3) Chinese decorative storage items. 1st item: Chinese round green painted wicker circular box and cover with very light celadon or white jade plaque, pierced and carved in a double fish design with silk tassel as center handle. 8" H x 13" dia. 20th century. 2nd & 3rd items: Pair of rectangular storage chests, one vellum wrapped, the other leather wrapped, both with painted surfaces. The vellum wrapped chest with additional allover hand painted figural landscape decoration. Both with Chin
This is a most delicate and beautiful damask table linen set consisting of table sheet and 12 matching serviettes (width 57cm x length 52cm) with the initials A.R. The superbly drawn design has fuchsia, ferns,lily of valley ,carnation etc..It can all be seen at the centre of the table linen.The borders are equally delightful with mora fuchsias, carnations etc. "composed" as garlands.The initials .A.R. are on both end of the table linen.The matching serviettes have obviously picked up the same de
According to the Oxford Concise Dictionary "DOILY'S" are small napkins placed below finger-glass etc. Fabric named from 17thC London linen- draper.These particular 13 doily's must be the "Jewel in the Crown" as not only have they been hand made ,each one has a design in the shape of fruit, flowers, small grapes etc. applied to the lace and must have been extraordinary difficult to achieve and for having survived more than two centuries is a miracle in itself.Considering it's age they are in ve
These Plate covers were very much part of the dinner table in the 19th Century.They were put on the bottom plate which merely served to preserve the beautiful table linen from being stained, but also to prevent scratching of the dinner plates put onto the bottom plates. And I suppose it must have been often a point of discussion the why's and also who had the most interesting covers etc. The doily's were used to put the wine glasses on and to prevent wine spoiling the damask table linen. These f
Four Shreve & Co. Sterling Silver Candlesticks, California, 20th century, weighted, ht. 13 1/8 in. Estimate $1,000-1,500 Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.
Hardcover. Quarto (9 x 11.5 inches). xxii + 266pp. + 13 plates. Heavy twentieth century brown buckram binding, with gilt titling to spine. 13 plates (frontispiece and 12 at rear). Ten of of the plates are by George Cruikshank, four in colour. Errata bound in. Pettigrew (1791 - 1865) was a surgeon, antiquary and bibliographer, and wrote extensively on the history of medicine, on ancient superstitions and on similar topics. His enthusiasm for mummies began when he assisted Belzoni in their public
13 Schälchen in Blattform, 2x L 15 cm sowie 11x L 9 cm, je Weißporzellan, tlw. mit kleinen Malereien von Blumen und Insekten, min. Alters- u. Gebrauchsspuren. LUDWIGSBURG convolute of 13 leaf-bowls, 20th century. Bowls, formed like leaves in 2 different sizes, partly with flower and insect painting, min. signs of age and use.
Two (2) East Tennessee stoneware pottery jars. 1st item: East TN transitional redware/stoneware pottery jar with extruded handles, possibly Greene County. 13 3/4" H. 19th century. Exhibited 1996-1997 at the East TN History Center "Tennessee Turned: Earthenware and Stoneware made in East Tennessee 1800-1900", curated by Dr. Carole Wahler. 2nd item: Large East Tennessee stoneware pottery jar with applied lug handles. Unmarked but with an incised "4" below one handle denoting capacity. 15 5/8" H. L
ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A SATYR 3rd century AD height cm 13,5 PROVENANCE Acquired by the current owner in Munich in 1990s. ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A SATYR 3rd century AD height cm 13,5 PROVENANCE Acquired by the current owner in Munich in 1990s
ROMAN MARBLE SLAB WITH OFFERING SCENE 3rd century AD length cm 13 With a flower basket, hold by two female figure as visible by the three hands; on the right a drapery, suggesting a third female offerer. PROVENANCE Acquired by the current owner in Munich in 1990s
HELLENISTIC BRONZE STATUETTE OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT 4th - 2nd century BC height cm 13,7 Standing with the chlamys draped over the left shoulder, wrapped tightly around the left forearm and the right arm raised, holding in origine, probably, a lance; the long hair are bound in a diadem and falling over the forehead. Untouched green patina. PROVENANCE European private collection, acquired on the London art market in the 1980s
Two Chinese blue and white porcelain brush washers, decorated with dragons. Marked Qianlong, but 19th century. Diam. 10 and 13 cm. Two porcelain bowls, decorated in blue with landscapes. The one marked Kangxi. H. 3 and 3.8. Diam. 8 and 11 cm. (4) Provenance: Comes from a Danish privat collection. For two generations, the family's descendants resided in China between 1885–1945.
Pair of Adorers of the Buddha, the Donor "Mahâtera Arahan and the Disciple Moggallana, dressed in monastic robes Uttarashanga, both kneeling one in adoration, hands joined in Anjali-Mudra, and the other in relaxation hands resting on his lap White marble Burma, Kingdom of Mandalay 19th century Dimensions: 25 x 13 x 14 cm and 23 x 16 x 22 cm
South Carolina, Edgefield District, Slave Made stoneware pottery storage jar, light and dark brown alkaline glaze with applied lug handles. Two (2) incised cross marks to the right of one handle, possible attribution to Dave Drake and the Lewis Miles Pottery. 13 3/4" H. Mid-19th century. Provenance: Private Southern Collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition, slightly mis-shapen rim.
Indian Kangra School equestrian watercolor and gouache on card painting with gilt embellishments, depicting noblemen and women on horseback engaged in a hunt or battle with several different animals, on a green hillside backdrop with sliver of sky at the top, surrounded by a blue and red border. Ink inscription en verso. 9 3/4" H x 13 1/8" W. India, 18th century. Provenance: Private Nashville, Tennessee collection, acquired 35 years ago from a California dealer. CONDITION: Overall very good cond
VILLANOVAN IMPASTO KYATHOS 8th - 7th century BC height max cm 13; diam max cm 10 Decorated with white stylized geometric patterns: a sequence of parallel lines runs around the handle, a register of zig-zag elements on the neck and a meander on the shoulder. PROVENANCE English private collection, acquired before 2000
PRE-COLUMBIAN WARRIOR FIGURE Colombia, Tairona Culture, 11th - 15th century height cm 5; gr 13,27 Warrior figure made in tumbaga (gold and copper alloy) and used as pendant. Depicted naked with legs spread apart, and a long object like a sceptre grasp in the hands; wears earrings and an half-round flat headgear decorated with interweaving lines in relief. The face shows applied-like eyes and piercings with rings on the cheeks. PROVENANCE European private collection; accompanied by a letter from