Art Deco 900 platinum ring with a diamond center. Centrally mounted old European-cut diamond is estimated at I color and VS2 clarity; estimated 0.36 carats. Not hallmarked though it has tested positive for 900 platinum. Weight: 2.5 grams. Size: 7 3/4; can be resized.
Large pair of 1960s ginger jar lamps by Frederick Cooper of crackle glaze ceramic in a sunshine yellow with hand-painted florals finished on all sides. Retain original labels. Fully restored with new wiring for three-way sockets. Hold standard 150W-max bulbs. New cotton drum shades, harps, and finials are included. Base to socket, 23"H. Shades, 16"W x 11"H.
Tabriz carpets are distinguished by their excellent weave and by their remarkable adherence to the classical traditions of Persian rug design. The city of Tabriz, was the earliest capital of the Safavid dynasty. One of the most important figures in Tabriz rug making was the master weaver Haji Jalili and best known today for his incredible and unique approach to rug-making and his preference for distinctive color palettes and design elements.
Set of six teakwood dining armchairs in the sculptural organic form typical of Johannes Andersen designs; manufactured by Uldum Mobelfabrik, Denmark. Seats are newly upholstered in charcoal brown chenille velvet, complementing the original woven wool seat backs. Seat: 17.5"H. No maker's mark.
Pair of Mid-Century Modern Italian sconces. Made of metal painted in black and gold. One sconce retains original metal "Made in Italy" tag. Newly wired for U.S. Each takes three candelabra base 60W-max bulbs. Some small paint chips. Mounting hardware is not included.
The weavers preferred to use natural wool from their sheep rather than the commercially produced wool used by other Navajo weavers. After the wool was carded together it was spun very fine, sometimes even as fine as thread. These threads allowed the weavers to weave more wefts to the linear inch, which created a textile of a much higher quality than other Navajo weavings.
Pair of silver-plated brass candlestick lamps. English fox hunt motif on the cotton shades with velvet accents. Original wiring in working condition with two-way cord switch taking up to 60W bulbs. Shades: 8.25"Dia bottom x 7.5"H. 23.75"H to sockets. Patina, tarnish.
The city of Tabriz is situated in North West Persia and it is one of the largest cities and also the capital in the province of Azerbaijan and was the earliest capital of the Safavid dynasty and it can claim to have been a center of carpet production longer than any other city in Iran. The population comprising of the Azaris, who are the largest ethnic minority in Iran and speak the Turkish dialect. The city is old and has for centuries been a very important trading place and border station.
1940s French gilded metal 10-light chandelier featuring a design of stars, flowers, and clovers. Found in a private home in the Loire region. The adjustable chain and canopy add 16.5" in height. Rewired to U.S. standards.
Vintage 31-piece German porcelain lusterware luncheon set. Teapot: 9"Dia x 5"H; saucers: 5.5"Dia; cups: 4.5"Dia x 2"H; sugar bowl: 4"H x 5"Dia; lunch/dessert plates: 7"Dia; tray: 12"L x 5"W. Maker's mark on undersides.
Pair of large custom pillows fashioned out of African Kuba cloth with black-and-tan pattern and contrasting orange hand-stitching. Black linen backs with flat self-welt detail. Down inserts. Sewn shut.