Late Wanli – Ming – blue and white tri-pod bombe’ form censer. Pencil painted to the outside with scrolling peonies and foliage and around the neck and rim a geometric hatched pattern. The three short legs are part of the body and unusually the pattern descends around and down them. Excellent size and colour. The shape and design makes the piece very stable on all surfaces. It would have been used on a family alter where it was filled with sand and ‘jos sticks’ placed into them.
Series of 1– 9 panels Statement: Collage quilts made from scraps and fabric off-cuts from other projects. A madcap assortment of shapes randomly applied form the root of this colourful design. Size of each panel: 35.5 x 35.5cm (15 x 15in) Improvisational cut and fused collage, using commercially dyed and hand painted fabrics. Machine stitched and quilted. Each panel is supplied mounted on artists stretchers Contemporary Mixed Media Abstract Abstract Other Abstract Interior Design Large Works Qui
[Romantic Poetry] FINELY BOUND EDITION. Large octavo (24 x 17cm), pp. xii; 827; . With 12 engravings by various artists, including a frontispiece and vignette title page. Contemporary dark green full morocco with raised bands, gilt titles to spine and gilt decoration. All edge gilt; marbled endpapers. Neat ownership inscription to flyleaf, ight spotting to preliminaries. Binding lightly rubbed and handled. Very good.
Description: Ancient Greek Bronze axe. This item has been professionally cleaned to show original details, and includes a Certificate of Authenticity.\nReference: Cf. Branigan, K. Aegean Metalwork of the Early and Middle Bronze Age, Oxford, 1974.\nMaterial: Bronze \nCondition: Light green patina / Quality display item.\nDate: C. 1600 - 800 B.C. \nSize: 105x170mm(w Stand); 448grams(w Stand)\nItem ID b423\nProvenance: The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner.\nObtaine
LORD ACTON (A. W. WARD, G. W. PROTHERO and S. LEATHES, Eds.). The Cambridge Modern History Volume VIII The French Revolution Cambridge, At the University Press, 1928. 8vo. xxvii, 886 p. Blue buckram over boards, u.e.g. From the library of Nonie Woodhouse (ex libris on front pastedown), later inscribed by British author John Symonds on front free endpaper with numerous notes in his hand. Strong and tight spine, just some shelf wear. A good copy.
A good condition copy. Light wear with some signs of use. Binding is tight and secure and the contents are clear. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
22 x 25 inch poster for "Excursions by LMS" with a pleasing 1930's-early 40's humorous design by the Punch cartoonist "Fougasse" alias Kenneth Bird. Possibly for a horse race meeting like the Derby or Ascot? minor handling and light creasing and a slightly deeper crease at top left corner, still all VG, image all clean. About a 3rd of the poster is blank, this was to allow whatever excursion was being advertised to be added by hand on a given week or day. Very Good
186 pages. No dust jacket. Pink cloth. Black and white illustrations throughout. Pages are moderately tanned with noticeable foxing throughout. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper and title page. Thumb-marking present throughout. Boards have visible edge wear with corner bumping. Moderate sunning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Visible black marks to front board. Slightly warped and forward l
I am offering for auction a superb late 19th century watercolour of an elderly lady reading a book under candlelight. Excellent detail by the artist, Sophia Jacobs Wilhelmina Jansen-Grothe. (1852-1926). Signed bottom right.\n\nCondition. In good condition. Please view all images for condition. Some wear to frame. Ready to hang.\n\nSophia, a member of the Grothe family , was born on the Nijenheim estate, the daughter of Jacob Theodoor Grothe (1822-1894), Zeist municipal councilor , and Johanna L
This is a fine quality 19th Century antique Edwards & Roberts inlaid mahogany corner cabinet with a low gallery back lovely mahogany top crossbanded in satinwood, boxwood and ebony stringing. It has a lovely inlaid satinwood shell to the centre door, opens to reveal a fitted shelf. It has serpentine shaped ends. It stands on inlaid square tapering legs. Internal Ref: 916
A very nice and decorative Dutch / Indonesian long case clock from circa: 1900, in 100% original condition and with a very important signature of the company: Van Arcken & Co Hofleveranciers ( Royal suppliers) Batavia and Soerabaia ( two towns in Indonesia.) This company was a very famous company in Indonesia which sold jewellery, silver and gold to Roayals whole over the world and was very famous around 1900. The long case clock is made of: Djati wood, ( that is an Indonesian type of wood and v
Description: A SCARCE EARLY 19TH CENTURY SCOTTISH BASKET HILTED SWORD OF THE GARDE ECOSSAIS, 82cm fullered blade decorated with scrolling foliage, flowerheads, laurel wreath and a stand of arms, characteristic pierced steel hilt decorated with crosses, stars and leaf forms, the underside of the hilt pierced with two flanking snakes or serpents, spirally fluted cushion pommel, wire bound fishskin grip. Categories:
A set of blue and white glazed ceramic cup and saucer from the Chinese Kangxi Period. The saucer and the cup feature a lovely floral decoration, divided into eight panels, with thin floral band at the rim. The style of the pattern is designed purposely for exported porcelains, as it is not a traditional Chinese design.
1st edition. 203 pages including detailed index and comprehensive Roll of Honour for the Second World War. Contains 10 good large scale folding maps and 18 excellent, crisp black and white photographic plates. This is a comprehensive 34 year history of this noted Lancashire regiment covering both the 1st and 2nd world wars. In original red cloth gilt hard cover binding with the regimental crest in very bright gilt on the front cover. Bears a date stamp on the front cover - see image. Very Good c
There is no indication that this is not a first edition. With a foreward by Beatrix Potter "Again the Puddle-Ducks pass: pit pat paddle pat". Uninscribed. Very clean example, without wear. The 6 black and white drawings by Beatrix Potter appear to be drawn for this publication, they are not in the original books.