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Elegant & Antique Wooden Gothic-flavored Bowl. Hardwood & Brass. Family Shield. France.

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    Certainly a design classic with brass handles and rim. Perhaps a fruit bowl or container to hold the family jewels. Obviously from a wealthy family who had this handmade with their family crest.   Look at the details and condition. Quite spectacular. Dated… Continue reading

Ancient Clay Pottery Pitcher. Jug. Wine. Water. Funerary / Burial. Greek / Roman. Israel.

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  This was acquired from an estate of an Israeli archaeologist . . . about him, I know little or nothing.   This vessel seems very primitive to be a Greek or Roman Burial vessel. It is more likely to be an ancient funerary vessel placed in the tomb… Continue reading

Bronze Foo Dog and Ram Ashtray / Bowl, Asia

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Detail: I have had this forever to hold miscellaneous office things. It is old and unique. Two faces appear: one is a ram and the other – with mouth open for the smoke to flow – is a foo dog face. Circa late-1800s to… Continue reading

Authentic Judaic Terra Cotta Oil Lamp, Israel Middle East

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Oil lamps appear in the Torah and other Jewish sources as a symbol of “lighting” the way for the wise and righteous. Oil lamps and the light they give were important household items as well as being used in many spiritual rituals. I have had this single nozzle terra… Continue reading

Old Amber Cylinder Brush Pot / Container, China

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Detail: This was found in an estate sale in a village outside Shanghai. My Agent was told it was carved in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s from amber. Decorated with dragons, flowers and a delicate background motif. There are no chips or gouges.… Continue reading

Old Canister with 2 Compartments and Lid, Java / Lombok Area, Indonesia

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Detail: This is really a unique and cool canister made from metal. It has a larger lower compartment with a lid that has another smaller compartment (with lid). Very unique and ornate from a geographic area that is known more for carved bamboo canisters. Circa early-… Continue reading

Antique Heavy Bronze Monkey Bowl, Europe

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Detail: A delightful heavy bronze bowl – likely from England. I think this is from the mid- to late- 1800’s. Acquired from the estate of a avid bronze collector and dealer. A great gift to put your monkey business in. No stands are included. I am sorry, this bowl has been sold.

Small Wine or Tea Pitcher / Vessel, China

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Detail: This is just adorable. There are three bands of jade-type stone and two bands of a silver/nickel metal with dragons and phoenix. The top is special with cloisonné designs and a seated Buddha on the very top. Heavy and thick metal on spout and handle.… Continue reading

Om Singing Bowl with Striker, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Detail: Tibetan mantra: Om ma ni padme hum etched on the outer part. Blackened to accentuate the brass. Inside a good luck conch shell. With striker. Circa late 1900’s. Cushion not included. Sorry, this item has been sold. CONTACT US for other items that have similar characteristics.

Antique Bronze Pot / Vessel / Urn, China

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Detail: A Museum Quality bronze urn with tremendous aesthetic value. I acquired this piece from a fine arts gallery in Wisconsin. Circa late-1800’s to early-1900’s. It is indeed a quality piece in very good condition. For the Serious Collector.   This classic Vessel has SOLD. Thanks. C.R.  
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