Antique Sterling Silver Chinese Porcelain Rose Medallion
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #501530 (stock #FanArt01)
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清戴揁山水扇 19世纪. A fine Chinese landscape fan painting with genre figures. Calligraphy, signature and 2 seals of the artist Dai Zhen and dated 1885, with a dedication to a friend with given name of Xuan Qing (no surname written). Painting has been matted and framed in a simple gold frame. Fine detail and composition, and the figures are well done. See close-ups which are magnified over the original.

Painting area 20" by 7"...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #432972 (stock #CharlesOC)
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Vintage oil painting of Sailboats on the "Charles River Basin from Cambridge Side", signed lower right corner W. J. Macdonald, 1936. Tag with title on the back. It looks like a view from Memorial Drive across the M.I.T. campus and looking to the Boston Back Bay. Many sailboats from spring to fall.

Sight: 20" by 16" in vintage gold frame. Painting in good condition with no tears or holes...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1910 item #416307 (stock #Harlow2)
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$500.00
An autumn scene beautifully framed by birch trees with a 3 mast ship in the back. A typical New England scene by the 19th century New Bedford artist Louis K. Harlow (1850-1913). His paintings tend to be small. This one is unusually large. Water color and in a vintage wood frame.

28.5 by 18.5" image size with 2.5" width frame margin. Good condition with no stains.

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Serigraphs : Pre 1980 item #415176 (stock #Tarkay)
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A fine serigraph by contemporary artist Isaac Tarkay (born 1935). It is numbered and signed by the artist, and with embossed seal of publisher (partial concealed by matt), see detail. Double matted and framed. Tarkay does cafe scenes reminiscent of the 1920s Toulouse Lautrec. This one is a tad unusual with the girl reading. His women remind me of Marie Laurencin. Frame 18 by 23". Image 12.5 by 16.5". Very good condition with no stains or tears.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Asia : China Trade : Pre 1900 item #410870 (stock #BostonUnit)
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A gorgeous 19th century China trade marine oil painting portrait of the 3 masted clipper ship Unity of Boston under full sail. Excellent details, including riggings and sail. Good wave action, and there is another ship on the horizon. You can see the reefing lines on the sails. She is flying the American ensign...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Asia : China Trade : Pre 1900 item #409880 (stock #LaiF01)
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A lovely 1892 China trade oil painting portrait of the 3 masted clipper ship Woolton under full sail. It is by the Calcutta (India) Chinese port artist Lai Fong. Excellent details, including riggings and sail. You can even see the reefing lines on the sails. She is flying the red Britannia ensign and a house ensign topmost.

Launched 1885 May at the shipyard of Oswald, Mordaunt & Co., for Sailing Ship Woolton Co. Ltd. (R.W. Leyland & Co.), Liverpool...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Asia : China Trade : Pre 1900 item #385620 (stock #XpArt010)
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This is a fine 19th century Chinese export painting on silk of a seated noble lady with her attendant carrying a teapot. Her head gear has many jade and ruby beads, and her sleeves are adorned with dragons. She was of the reigning Manchu tribe, and married to a senior official. Image area is 7 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #385619 (stock #XpArt010)
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This is a fine 19th century Chinese export painting on pith paper of a seated mandarin with an attendant kneeling in front. He is wearing a peacock feather hat and a civilian rank badge of a crane on his chest, as well as a dragon on his robe. Pretty high up there in rank and also of the reigning Manchu tribe. Image area is 7 1/4 by 10 1/2 inches. Picture is in pretty good condition except for a little missing enamel on the shoulder of the attendant (see close-up)...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #318115 (stock #Pay01)
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A wonderful treatment of a universal human theme with the title "Pay Day". Oil on canvas by anonymous fold artist. Good impasto effect on the green grass. About 20-30 years old.

23 1/2 by 19 1/2 image, 1 inch wide simple frame. Good condition with no damage.

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1900 item #312670 (stock #Liddell01)
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A fine framed antique 19th century ship print of the "Wellington", Captain James Liddell of Dover. This is a colored stone engraving published by Huggins in 1840, London. Framed by the previous owner in the 50s. He got a letter from Lloyd's of London dated 12th September, 1952, giving the history of the vessel which was registered in London and built in Bombay in 1800 for the route London, Bombay and Australia...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1940 item #309732 (stock #Rose01)
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A vibrant still life of 2 fresh red roses attributed to Peter Petronzio, a self taught American water color artist. From the 1940s. It is in a nice old frame and recently matted.

Picture area 14 1/4 by 8" approximately. Frame about 20 by 14 1/2". Picture in very good condition with no stains or tears. 2 small dings on the period frame.

A lovely vintage American painting in a versatile size and a favorite subject.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1940 item #288450 (stock #Naka01)
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A still life painting of a bouquet of red poppies. This is a dramatic presentation of a classic subject by Nakamura. Strong confident brush strokes with impasta on the petals. Written on the back "Presented to K Tomita by the Estate of K Nakamura". He was active in the first part of the 20th century. Image 14.5" x 21.5", in a simple black frame. Picture in very good condition with no tears or in-painting. Canvas brown with age.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1980 item #287003 (stock #Sanborn01)
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$295.00
A still life of red roses in a soft pastel pink red pallet...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #286744 (stock #Wood02)
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$300.00
A cheerful impressionist painting on board of a cheerful garden with a rabbit chewing the flowers. Nice color with light impasta. Signed Julia Wood (1890-1958, landscape & seascape artist from Massachusetts).

Image about 13.5 by 16.5". In a simple gold frame. (Be sure to see other painting by Wood). (Note: Framed picture taken with flash indoors, detail taken without flash in open shade on sunny day for better detail. Accounts for slight variations in color.)

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #286526 (stock #Wood01)
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A cheerful impressionist painting on artist board of a cheerful garden entrance way with climbing roses on the arbor way. Nice color with light impasta. Signed Julia Wood (1890-1958, landscape & seascape artist from Massachusetts).

Image about 13.5 by 16.5". In a simple gold frame. Be sure to see my other painting by the same artist. (Note: Framed picture taken with flash indoors, detail taken without flash in open shade on sunny day for better detail. Accounts for slight variat...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #285864 (stock #Bern002)
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An abstract female seated female nude figure by Theresa Bernstein, unsigned. This oil on board painting, together with the signed charcoal nude by Bernstein also listed here (item #285009), came from the same estate. Theresa Bernstein (1890-2002) was a listed artist who worked in Philadelphia, New York and the North Shore of Massachusetts. She was known for her bold brush strokes.

Image 9" x 12", in a new gold frame. Very good condition with no in painting.

All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Charcoal : Pre 1940 item #285009 (stock #Bern01)
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A lovely charcoal study drawing on artist paper of a seated female nude figure. (The face is somewhat reminescent of a self portrait.) Signed "Bernstein" upper right in the back. This is by Theresa Bernstein (1890-2002), a listed artist who worked in Philadelphia, New York and the North Shore of Massachusetts. She was known for her bold brush strokes.

Image 18 by 24 inches, very good condition, dog ear left margin not near picture and not visible framed. A wide new frame with linen liner...

All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1950 item #284764 (stock #Braith001)
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A numbered print (#46 of 100) of a well toned nude figure in charcoal. Signed by the artist Braithwaite and dated.

Image area 12 x 16"; new frame 20 x 24". Picture has a hint of toning, very good condition with no staining.

T R Braithwaite, 1902-1964, was born in Brooklyn, studied in Chicago, worked in New York and Boston. He was an artist who also worked as an illustrater. He created a series of art nude drawings and illustrations in the late 1930-40s. This is a signed limite...