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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #946817
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A beautiful assortment of glass beads and a few hematite and banded agate beads - artistically arranged and strung on fine chain - just over 20 inches long --- please check the photos
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #804102
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The background looks like shibuichi to me but the term Shakudo seems to be the most used for this type of work -- Elongated oval is a large approximately 3 3/8 X 1 1/2 inches -- set in a custom made 14K gold wire setting --Condition is superb with virtually no wear and definately no damage - The work is among of the best available -- Hen & Rooster, numerous flowers, leaves with gold dew drops, two spiders in webs and a tiny centipede peeking out from behind the hen -- done in copper, shibuichi,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #639671
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Unusual Meiji Period netsuke ! Hexagonal - about 1 1/2 inches across at the widest points - in the center of the top is a 3/4 inch across round dragon - the dragon is exceptional work in silver and gold -- it is hinged to the hexagon and opens to reveal a round chamber -- perhaps an ashtray - perhaps for medicine -- The back is cloisonne with a beautiful silver toggle -- it attaches to a 3 chain unit with a mon decoration - that probably attached to a pouch at some time -- all in excellent condi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #580334
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Great, heavy cast bronze Hannukah menorah from Galacia ( Hungary, Poland, Soviet Union, Ukraine at various times 19th and 20th centuries ) This example is unusual in that it has 2 larger candle holders attached -- one for the shammos - the other used also to make two for the Sabbath --The back design reminds me of papercuts of the period -- the sides also remind me of buildings - synagogue ? - The books call these 18th to 19th century - I'm sure this one is at least 19th C -- all in super condi...