Pair of Persian Yazd or Iznik faience honey pots, 18th century. Cream color crackle glaze decorated in blue, turquoise, green and brown with birds and flowers. Each is 5.75" high, 4.5 to 4.75" wide. Rim chips and some cracks. Purchased in Yazd prior to 1940.
Early Chinese wooden well pulley, 17th to 18th century. Carved from a single block of wood. It weighs 43 pounds and measures 17 inches wide, 14 inches deep and 19.5 inches tall mounted on its stand. The wood is so dense and heavy it is nearly petrified. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Indian brass and silver pierce cut cricket box on turned feet. Made in the 2nd half of the 19th century. Measures 8 inches wide by 4.5 inches deep by 4.5 inches to top of the handle. Beautifully hand made with brass pinning and engraved embellishments. Excellent condition.
Early Northern Chinese earthenware jar in brown glaze with pressed cord textured surface. Made sometime between the 11th and 16th centuries. This form of workaday pottery remained relatively unchanged throughout this time span, and is difficult to precisely date. It measures 15 inches high and 12 inches wide at center. Very good condition with only one small rim chip.
Antique Chinese low four drawer window bench circa 1800. Original black lacquered surface with gently worn patina. Measures 75 inches long by 15 inches high and 15 inches deep. Would also be lovely as a coffee table. Very good condition with some later under repairs for added drawer support.