Antique Japanese bronze 12-inch charger. Beautiful relief-sculpted scene of 3 dieties in a mountain landscape. Gold and silver layered over solid bronze; fine gold and copper inlay. Meiji period, 1868-1912. Marked "Kyoto, Kumagaya zo” (Kyoto, Kumagaaya made). Original as found estate condition, no repairs.
"The English Candlestick 1425-1925" by Eloy Koldewij. First edition, published by Christie's in 2001. Excellent condition. Measures 10 x 13 inches.
Persian niello enamel brass tray circa 1920. Excellent condition. Measures 12 and 5 eights inches in diam. Very tight foliate design, beautifully engraved. This item is on display in our gallery at BRANFORD ANTIQUES & HOME DESIGN 824 EAST MAIN ST.BRANFORD, CT O6405 203 488-1919 open 7 days. Formerly Clocktower Antiques. For hours and directions go to www.BranfordAntiques.com
Antique brass Dutch or English fireplace shovel and tongs c1770. Heavy solid brass. The shovel has pierce-cut decoration. The shovel and fire tongs each measure 27 inches long and are in excellent condition. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Antique brass letter holder. French, mid 19th century. The casting is exceptionally fine: a cherub pens a note in the company of an exotic bird, amid floral sprays and scroll work. Measures 6 inches wide, 7.25 inches tall and 2.5 inches deep.