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Japanese Metal Komai Style Miniature Vases Meiji Early 20th Century
Komai

Pair of Japanese Metal Komai Style Miniature Vases
The body intricately decorated in fine inlays of gold and partially silver with pavilions complex and pine branches reversed by birds in a lush landscape of blossoming chrysanthemum flowers
The almost horizontal shoulder with writhing dragon
The foot, neck and mouth with flower-heads and larger blossoms
The base with an inlaid Fuji mark
Meiji period, early 20th century
Export article
7.5 cm (3")
Include conforming wooden bases
Contained in original fitted travel box, stamped «Wassiamall Assomull Singapore» (Indian merchants operated in Singapore from 1873 onwards )
Condition : silver oxidized, some wear

SKU: as66

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US$ 3,300.00

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Capodimonte Box Dyonisos Ariadne
Capodimonte

Late 19th century German porcelain Capodimonte style pill box
With bas-relief depicting Dyonisos, god of wine and his wife Ariadne princess of Crete, among fauns, putti with goat feet accented with ormolu details
The box is mounted in bronze with gilt brass hinged cover
Hand painted in the bright earthy colors typified by this style
8 cm x 6.3 cm x 4.7 cm (3" 1/8 x 2" 1/2 x 1" 7/8)

SKU: p126

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US$ 700.00

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Palekh Tsar Saltan Russian Lacquer Box
Palekh

Miniature lacquer box from the village of Palekh
The theme is based on the Pushkin's Tale of Tsar Saltan
Here the artist depicts the Prince Gvidon's island
There, under a canopy the Princess Swan standing next to Gvidon's mother, the tsar's long-lost wife;
Prince Gvidon welcoming a ship and the thirty-three knights led by old Chernomor, rising every day from out of the raging sea ready to serve him;
and there, in the courtyard, is the squirrel that sits under a fir tree all day long gnawing on golden nuts containing kernels of pure emerald, with guards to stand watch and scribe to record every shell.
Signed Palekh and artist name Gudkova or Tchudkova in in the Cyrillic alphabet

SKU: bx19

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US$ 750.00

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Russian Fedoskino Lacquer Box Sea King Sadko
Fedoskino

The lacquer box is illustrating a Russian legend, The Sea King’s Daughter
Sadko a poor musician is invited to play music with his gusli (a Russian multi-string plucked instrument) in the Sea King’s palace, he is offered to choose a bride between the daughters of the King
Each garment is illuminated with an underlayment of an inlaid mother-of-pearl
Gold floral ornament rims the edges with sea creatures at each corner
Black lacquer finish and the traditional vibrant red lacquer covers the interior of the box
Inscribed Fedoskino in Cyrillic and signed in monogram left

SKU: bx18

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US$ 2,400.00

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French Bronze Enamel Marble Book Box
Limoges

Bronze, enamel and marble book form box
Cover plaque decorated in polychrome enamel with foliate motifs and central cross
Stamped «Made in France», probably Limoges
7.8 cm x 10 cm x 3.2 cm

SKU: bx17

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US$ 700.00

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Tortoise Shell English Silver Box

Sterling silver and tortoise-shell jewelery box
Circular shape and hinged cover inset with tortoise shell plaque inlaid with silver ornaments
Velvet-lined interior
Fully hallmarked
England, Birmingham, 1920
Diameter 10.8 cm (4" 1/4)
Height 3.2 cm (1" 1/4)

SKU: bx16

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US$ 1,000.00

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French Ivory Snuffbox Miniature Portrait Marie Antoinette

Hand painted miniature portrait of Marie-Antoinette - likely done after Marie Antoinette d’Autriche, 1783, by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun - under convex original cover glass, encircled with a bronze ring
Indistinctly signed R. D.…
French Second Empire, Napoleon III, 1860 - 1870
Restoration on lid interior corresponding to a fissure of age, otherwise the condition may be considered excellent, no damage to the painting, none to the convex cover glass protecting it.
Ø 6.4 cm (2” ½)
Height 2.6 cm (1”)

SKU: bx15

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US$ 1,000.00

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Tortoiseshell Box Gold Mount

Tortoiseshell box in 9ct gold fitted mounts
The hinged lid with raised gold monogram «AHL»
On bun feet
Stamped «HA & Co», «9.375», the letter «h» and the leopard's head
Second Quarter of the 20th century
4.5 cm x 12.8 cm x 8.6 cm

SKU: bx14

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US$ 2,250.00

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p102-Choisy-Le-Roy 19th century Bonbonnière
Choisy-Le-Roy

A 19th century Choisy-Le-Roy French Sweetmeat Dish with Cover
A Gilt Porcelain Bonbonniere of oval waved form
The domed cover painted with mistletoe harvesting scene
The sides with cartouches reserved with landscapes.
The underneath bears the blue mark for the Choisy-le-Roy factory:
two crossed swords and the letters E and C
It is reputed that a porcelain factory was founded in Choisy-Le-Roy, by Monsieur Clément, in 1786.
This particular crossed swords mark was used from 1786 until 1886 when an official complaint by Meissen - which mark of the crossed swords is one of the oldest trademarks in existence - forbid Choisy-Le-Roy from using the crossed swords mark.
Length : 32.4 cm (12" 3/4)

SKU: P102

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US$ 6,500.00

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Tahan French Jewelry Box
Tahan

A French enamel & bronze mounts jewelry box, by Tahan
Stamped on the lockplate «Tahan à Paris»
Napoleon III period
Kiln-fired enamel on convex copper panels
Deep convex enamelled lid panel
Floral central ornmentation
surrounded by deep emerald green with little raised dots of enamel.
Original satin lining and key
Height 8.2 cm (3" 1/4)
Lenght 11.6 x 8.3 cm (4" 9/16 x 3" 1/4)

SKU: p100

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US$ 3,500.00

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