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a charming set of five vintage american brass crabs with articulated arms
4665
1960's

each well-rendered crab with moving joints with hinged bodies; some pitting and overall wear

Height: 
1 1/2" - 2"
Width: 
7" - 7 1/2"
Depth: 
5" - 7 1/2"
$1,850
Available
 monumental and expressive italian majolica mid-century white-glazed horse head
4526
mid-century

This expressive, forcefully-rendered horse head sculpture with flared nostrils and lively mane; raised on a separate base; fine overall craquelure; with minor chips and flakes 

Height: 
39"
Width: 
21" (head)
Depth: 
9 1/2" (head)
Diameter: 
13" (base)
$7,750
Available
a stunningly large italian art deco style Piero Figura pewter centerpiece stamped 'Figura Piero per Atena, Etain 95%
4523
1970's-1990's

this finely executed large and heavy centerpiece depicting 3 costumed male acrobats standing on a circular, stepped base, each arching backwards supporting a boldly-scaled bowl of overlapping leaves emanating from a floral bud; by Piero Figura, Milan, Italy: a multi-faceted modern-day Peter Pan - architect, set and costume designer, and artist who has created wondrous objects for Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus and Harrods, blending reality and fantasy/classical and modern.   

 

 

Height: 
28 3/4"
Diameter: 
18 1/2"
$14,500
Available
murano 1960's orange glass compotes at epoca in San Francisco
4475

of varying heights, each with ruffled cup of striking orange glass; raised on clear glass stems; with foil labels; excellent condition with no chips or cracks

Height: 
13" 14 1/2" 17"
Diameter: 
5 3/4"
$1,850
Available
a shapely english black baluster-form porcelain vase with classical decoration; stamped 'rialto ware'
3084
circa 1920

with flaring neck adorned with anthemion motifs above a bulbous body decorated with transfer images of classical figures and designs all over a splayed foot; fine crackling to interior glaze; no chips.

Height: 
8 1/2"
Diameter: 
4 1/2"
$750
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a massive belgian polychromed lobed octagonal ginger jar with lid surmounted by a regal lion; by boch frères keramis, la louvière, belgium
2711
circa 1890

the domed lid topped by a fu lion; resting on a lobed tapering urn adorned with 8 reserves with exotic birds, animals and insects surrounded by floral and foliate motifs; minor chips to base.

Height: 
22 1/2"
Diameter: 
12"
$1,950
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a luminous austrian apricot-colored oil spot vase of teardrop form
2263
circa 1930

the bulbous oil spot vase of translucent apricot color; minor wear to underside.

Height: 
10 1/4"
Diameter: 
5 1/2"
$469
Available
a massive dutch polychromed tinglazed delftware lobed urn with lid surmounted by a regal lion
2125
circa 1850, with maker's mark

the domed lid topped by a fu lion; resting on a lobed tapering urn adorned with 4 reserves with exotic birds surrounded by floral and foliate motifs; minor chips to edge.

Height: 
20 3/4"
Diameter: 
10"
$1,850
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an expressive and rare english yellow ware polychromed figure of a hunting dog and hare
2059
Circa 1880

the energetic dog with head poised downward, in pursuit of a sprite rabbit bolting from a leafy knoll; one ear reglued

Height: 
7 1/2"
Width: 
10"
Depth: 
4 1/2"
$1,375
Available
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