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 : 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 : 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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A still life of red roses in a soft pastel pink red pallet. This is a monotype, or monoprint, using watercolor ink, by contemporary artist Karin Sanborn (born 1966) and signed. It is of exceptional detail. Mounted in a large matt and in a fine frame.

Image 12 by 18"; frame 26.5 by 36.5". Very good condition with no stains, in the original frame also in good condition...

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 : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1950 item #262687 (stock #BlkArt001)
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An interesting and intriguing folk oil painting on masonite board of a young black girl leaning on a railing beneath a crescent moon. She is contemplating and has a hint of smile. Picture area 13.5" x 8.6" in a recent frame of 17.5" x 14".

Picture in very good condition. The faint horizontal line you see across the moon is most likely a telephone line deliberately put there. Frame is also in very good condition. No signature.

This is an unusual painting but a very univers...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1980 item #259756 (stock #Chiago1)
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$650.00
A gorgeous original acrylic painting by Michael Chiago (born 1946) of Tonoho O'odham tribe in Arizona. His subjects are the daily life and ceremonies of the Sonoran desert native traditions. These include both original and Christian practices. This is a wonderful individual dancer radiating energy.

Image 15 x 19.5" and frame 22.5 x 27". The painting is beautifully framed and is ready for the wall.

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1900 item #158239 (stock #Harlow2)
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A watercolor landscape painting by the listed artist Louis Harlow (1850-19130. It is a country home shaded by tall trees and surrounded by water. Nice details, see the tiny sails in a detail pic. Signed Louis K Harlow. Meticulous detail in a small area so typical of this artist who excelled in watercolors.

A small window showing an idealized vista of a seaside home, looks like one of the coastal flats in Wareham, Massachusetts where the artist was born ... very versatile size and a nic...