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Japan Important Hand Carved and Hand Painted Art Deco Cat Panel, Koga Tadao
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan an important Art Deco period hand carved and hand painted wooden panel in its original frame by midcentury master sculptor Koga Tadao (Meiji 36 (1903) to Showa 54 (1979). R...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Japanese Important Bronze Rabbit Girl of Wonderland
Located in Shelburne, VT
"Rabbit Girl of Wonderland" Japan, an important tall 35" hand cast bronze effigy of a young woman clutching a prize rabbit, by important national artisan Toshihito Hosono (1937-) T...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japanese Important Bronze "Bathing Beauty” Midcentury Sculptor Takashi
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan an important large scale sculpture of a pensive, crouching female nude by midcentury sculptor Mine Takashi ??, (1914-2003) entitled "Bathing Beauty". Classic nude female mi...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japan Important WWII Bronze Samurai "Komikaze" Pilot, Signed
Located in Shelburne, VT
Unusual opportunity to collect an authentic World War II treasure, 20" Japanese antique bronze sculpture of a Samurai "Kamikaze Zero Fighter Pilot", crafted by Yamahata Ariichi (1...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japan Important 1961 Life-Size Bronze "Coming Generation", Sculptor Koga Tadao
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan an important life-size plus sculpture of a man with child by Mid-Century Modern master sculptor Koga Tadao, (Meiji 36 (1903) to Showa 54 (1979). The coming generation procl...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japan Important Gold Bronze Young Pig Tailed "Blowing Bubbles" Master Yano
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan an important one-of-a-kind tall hand cast golden bronze effigy of a young woman in pig tails blowing bubbles by Master Sculptor & Artisan Hidenori Yano (1907-1996). Mint , Si...
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20th Century Japanese Showa Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japan Important 1950s Cast Bronze Life-Size "Male Nude” Sculptor Koga Tadao
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan an important 84" Tall life-size sculpture of a male nude by midcentury master sculptor Koga Tadao (Meiji 36 (1903) to Showa 54 (1979). Classic male midcentury pose complete ...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Japan Important 1950s Cast Bronze Life Size "Male Nude” Sculptor Koga Tadao
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan an important life-size sculpture of a male nude by midcentury master sculptor Koga Tadao (Meiji 36 (1903) to Showa 54 (1979). Classic male mid century pose complete with trad...
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20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Sculptures and Carvings

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Bronze

Important Pair of Stools in the Manner of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
Pair of 1980s stools with new leather.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Stools

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Brass

Important Pair of Stools in the Manner of Fontana Arte
By Fontana Arte
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
Pair of 1980s stools with new leather.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Stools

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Brass

Important Ancient Chinese Heavenly Jade Bi Disc
Located in Shelburne, VT
This is an authentic Chinese ancient jade bi disc from the Qi Jia Culture, Northwestern China, 3,000-2,000 BCE. This comes from our private collection. Dimensions: the bi disc is 6...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities

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Jade

Important Female Modernist Oil Painting Central Park Abstract expressionist 1950
By Harriet Holden Nash
Located in Buffalo, NY
An original oil on canvas painting by American female artist Harriet Holden Nash. Harriet was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and lived with her husband in Park Slope for ove...
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1950s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Important Man Coming Back from the Harbour - Original etching - 1951
By André Derain
Located in Paris, FR
Andre DERAIN Important Man Coming Back from the Harbour Original drypoint etching Stamp signature of the artist On vellum 45 x 34 cm (c. 18 x 14 in) Excellent condition
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1950s Modern Figurative Prints

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Drypoint, Etching

Important Ancient Chinese Jade Bi, Thick Specimen Dating from 2000 BC
Located in Shelburne, VT
This is an authentic Chinese ancient jade bi disc from the Qi Jia Culture, Northwestern China, 3,000-2,000 BCE. This comes from our private collection. Including Our Certificate of...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antiquities

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Jade

Japanese Important Antique "Shinto Red Lacquered Altar Table", Signed 1895
Located in Shelburne, VT
Japan antique handmade, hand carved, and hand lacquered altar table finished in stunning red lacquer - signed Meiji 28th year, 1895. A beautiful architectural master work from an ol...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

Important Ancient China Jade Bi Disc, Han Dynasty 206 BC- 220 AD
Located in Shelburne, VT
This is an authentic Chinese ancient jade bi disc from the Han dynasty (220 BC-220AD). This comes from our private ancient Chinese jade collection which was formed from, 1990-2005. ...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Han Antiquities

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Jade

Important Ancient Chinese Heavenly Jade Bi Disc Green Cloud Bands Pattern
Located in Shelburne, VT
This is an authentic Chinese ancient jade bi disc from the Qi Jia Culture, Northwestern China, 3,000-2,000 BCE. This comes from our private collection. Including Our Certificate of...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Chinese Sculptures and Carvings

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Jade

Important Folk Art Trade Sign
Located in New York, NY
A mid 19th Century folk art trade sign of demilune form, depicting a Native American chief holding a peace pipe and tomahawk wearing a headdress of white and red feathers, wearing a ...
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Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Signs

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Wood

  • Important Folk Art Trade Sign
  • Important Folk Art Trade Sign
  • Important Folk Art Trade Sign
  • Important Folk Art Trade Sign
H 36 in. W 72 in. D 3 in.
Important Antique Folk Art Carnival Figure of a Macaque
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A hollow finely carved wood macaque figure dressed as a human with short green hair, a blue jacket and yellow slacks. He stands and holds a walking stick in his left hand and crosses...
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Antique 19th Century Folk Art Carnival Art

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Hardwood

"Nude with Lyre," Important Art Deco Painted Ceramic Panel, 1935
By S.S. Simonaky
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Dominated by an elegant female nude embracing a Greek lyre, this Art Deco glazed panel shows the period's fascination with Classical imagery interpreted in a modern way. Awash in to...
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Vintage 1930s Greek Art Deco Decorative Art

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Ceramic

"Capricorn," Important Art Deco Tile with Zodiac Theme by MacLeary
By Bonnie MacLeary
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Created by Bonnie MacLeary, a Texas-born sculptor famed for her "Aspiration" and "Ouch" bronzes, two of several created in the 1920s, this classic Art Deco tile dates from the 1940s,...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Decorative Art

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Ceramic, Wood

Important Art Deco Cubist Bracelet
Located in Riverdale, NY
Important Art Deco Cubist Bracelet. 6 panels of articulated links forming a series of stone "tiles" in square, round and pac man shaped stones, cut from crysophrase (green ...
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Vintage 1930s Art Deco Link Bracelets

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Chrysophrase, Onyx, Rock Crystal, Sterling Silver

  • Important Art Deco Cubist Bracelet
  • Important Art Deco Cubist Bracelet
  • Important Art Deco Cubist Bracelet
  • Important Art Deco Cubist Bracelet
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W 1 in. L 7.5 in.
Important Art Deco Diamond Bow Brooch
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in London, GB
An Important Art Deco diamond bow brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels, the two hundred and eighty-seven old European-cut diamonds estimated to weigh 17 carats in total, millegrain-set in a ...
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Vintage 1920s Art Deco Brooches

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Diamond, Platinum

Important Art Deco Cartier Diamond Bracelet r
By Cartier
Located in Bethesda, MD
Spectacular wide Art Deco bracelet signed Cartier. The bracelet is comprised of 3 marquise cut diamonds weighing 5.23 carats with an additional 643 diamonds weighing approximately 44...
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Vintage 1930s Art Deco More Bracelets

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Diamond, Platinum

Important Ox Yoke
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Important ox yoke, 20th century. Measures: W 133 cm, H 30 cm, D 22 cm.
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20th Century European Quilts

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Wood

  • Important Ox Yoke
  • Important Ox Yoke
  • Important Ox Yoke
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H 11.82 in. W 52.37 in. D 8.67 in.
Very Important People
By Gerhard Völkle
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Gerhard Völkle was born 1953 in Lörrach, Germany and studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule Basel, Switzerland. His connection to the Spanish island Lanzarote and fascination with the ubi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Steel

Important Words Expectation
By Amir Kerr
Located in Paris, IDF
Signed on bottom right Born in Turkmenistan, in the sunny city of Ashkhabad. From his youth was into artistic activities, currently the earlier works are kept in the family archives...
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2010s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Important Words Expectation
H 31.5 in. W 23.63 in. D 1.58 in.
Important Fine American Folk Art Painting Signed J.W. Fosdick 1903
Located in Shelburne, VT
This is an original and beautiful 23 inch by 19.25 inch hand-painted and hand incised work of art on board of a lovely Victorian lady enthralled with picking red roses and indeed sur...
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Antique Early 1900s American Arts and Crafts Paintings

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Wood

Important Art Deco Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet
Located in London, GB
An important Art Deco sapphire and diamond bracelet, the three sugarloaf sapphires estimated to weigh 20 carats in total, accompanied by GCS report stating to be of Sri Lankan origin...
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Vintage 1920s Art Deco Cuff Bracelets

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Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum

GHISO Important Art Deco Diamond Bracelet
By Ghiso
Located in New York, NY
GHISO Important Art Deco Diamond Bracelet 9.56 carats
IMPORTANT
By Colleen Blackard
Located in Tulsa, OK
IMPORTANT by Colleen Blackard is a Ink and Watercolor on Paper measuring 96.00 X 120.00 in. Colleen Blackard combines natural, celestial and man-made elements in occasionally surrea...
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2010s Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Watercolors

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Paper, Ink, Watercolor

IMPORTANT
H 96.00 in. W 120.00 in.
Dressing is Particularly Important
By Richard Huntington
Located in Buffalo, NY
You are viewing a fantastic acrylic on paper painting by American artist Richard Huntington from his "Beauty Rules" series. Richard Huntington is a writer, printmaker, and painter...
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1990s Contemporary Figurative Paintings

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Acrylic, Archival Paper

Important Art Deco Chandelier by Simonet Freres
Located in Bridgewater, CT
Rare French Art Deco chandelier by Simonet Freres, from circa 1935, in silvered bronze with molded and sepia-patinated glass shades.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze

Important Art-Deco Ruby Bead Triple Strand Necklace
Located in London, GB
An Important Art-Deco ruby bead triple strand necklace, the three hundred and seventy one polished ruby beads weighing 223.50 carats, accompanied by GCS Report stating to be of Burme...
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Vintage 1920s Art Deco Beaded Necklaces

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Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold

Boredom is Important 36 X 36
By Neltje
Located in Miami Shores, FL
Boredom is Important 36 X 36 Acrylic on canvas Neltje was born in New York City and raised in style on Long Island and a South Carolina plantation. At the age of 32, as a single mo...
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2010s Abstract Expressionist Abstract Paintings

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Canvas, Acrylic

4 Important Sets of Leather Books from the Personal Library of Tom Clancy
Located in Gallatin, TN
Four (4) historical sets of books in fine leather bindings from the Personal Library of Tom Clancy, perhaps one of the most prominent New York Times best-selling American authors in ...
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Late 19th Century More Art

Important Kuyu Puppet Head, Congo, Early 20th Century
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Important Kuyu puppet head, Multicolored, blue, white and red kaolin, Sanded down teeth, Congo, early 20th century. Measures: Height 66 cm, width 21 cm, depth 17 cm.
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

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Kaolin, Wood

Important Art Deco Step Cut Diamond Platinum Bracelet
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Timeless elegance radiates from this special one of a kind Art Deco diamond bracelet. Designed with 39 perfectly matching rectangular step cuts that are G,H in color VS+ in clarity a...
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Vintage 1930s Art Deco Tennis Bracelets

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Diamond, Platinum

Bust of an Important Person #2
By Lee Wells
Located in New York, NY
Bust of an Important Person #2 C Print 20 x 16 inches edition of 5 30 x 20 inches edition of 5 signed and numbered
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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C Print

Bust of an Important Person #1
By Lee Wells
Located in New York, NY
Bust of an Important Person #1 C-print 30 x 20 inches edition of 5 20 x 16 inches edition of 5 Signed and numbered on verso
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2010s Contemporary Color Photography

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C Print

"Libra," Important Art Deco Panel by Andrew Szoeke
By Andrew Szoeke
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Brilliant in design and palette, this very rare Art Deco panel was created in felt applique by Andrew Szoeke, the Hungarian-American artist best known for his wood inlay furniture. ...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Tapestries

"Oarsman," Highly Important Art Deco Painting by Buthaud
By René Buthaud
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An iconic and splendid example of high style Art Deco painting by René Buthaud, one of the French masters, this stylized depiction of a rower were made in preparation for the creati...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Paintings

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Gouache

Important Art Deco Step Cut Diamond Platinum Bracelet
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Timeless elegance radiates from this special one of a kind Art Deco diamond bracelet. Designed with 39 perfectly matching rectangular step cuts that are G,H in color VS+ in clarity a...
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Vintage 1930s Art Deco More Bracelets

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Diamond, Platinum

Large and Important Art Deco Chandelier by Sabino
By Marius-Ernest Sabino
Located in Bridgewater, CT
Large and important chandelier by Marius-Ernest Sabino. The heavy glass round center bowl suspended by heavy brass chains (replaced) and brass canopy. Height adjustable. The brass p...
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20th Century French Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Brass

Large and Important Art Deco Chandelier by Sabino
By Marius-Ernest Sabino
Located in Bridgewater, CT
Marius Ernest Sabino. Art Deco chandelier, circa 1930, comprised of six clear and frosted glass shades radiating from a central hexag, mounted in a polished nickel brass frame. M...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Chandeliers and Pendants

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Nickel

Carnival Faire / 1994 important figurative painting
By Kim Frohsin
Located in Burlingame, CA
Dazzling figurative painting, Carnival Faire, from artist Kim Frohsin, painted in 1994. The work features a woman attending an an inner city carnival with purchased food. Brilliant c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Figurative Paintings

Important Art Deco Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet by Yard
By Yard
Located in London, GB
An Important Art Deco sapphire and diamond bracelet by Yard, consisting of three rectangular-shape flexible panels, each with a central row of calibre-cut sapphires surrounded by a d...
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Vintage 1930s Art Deco Tennis Bracelets

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Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold, Platinum

Very Important “Nwantantay” African Dance Mask
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Very important “Nwantamtay” dance African mask, consisting of three sections: The upper in plain rectangular shape surmounted by a crescent shape moon, the middle with beautiful geom...
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Early 20th Century Burkinabe Primitive Masks

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Wood

"Woodstock Society of Chambers," Important Art Colony Drawing, 1951
By John Pike
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An original ink drawing by John Pike, the well-known illustrator and watercolorist who was an important fixture of the Woodstock Art Colony, this piece advertised the Woodstock Socie...
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Vintage 1950s American Art Deco Drawings

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Paper

Important Art Deco Bronze Panther Sculpture by Maurice Prost
By Maurice Prost
Located in New York, NY
Important Art Deco bronze panther sculpture by Maurice Prost. With signature and foundry marks.
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Now we can take the important step of permitting deviations
By Yrjö Edelmann
Located in Malmo, SE
Free shipment worldwide. Acquired directly from the artist Reality or fantasy? What is the difference between fantasy and fact, between night and day, between torment and trans...
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Contemporary Paintings

Materials

Oil

An Important Art Deco Macassar Ebony Marble-Top Cabinet
By Jules Leleu
Located in New York, NY
The rectangular Verde antico marble top over six drawers with satinwood banding mounted with unusual bronze handles and escutcheons; set between satinwood inlaid stiles headed by bro...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Cabinets

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Marble

Important Art Deco Bronze by Boleslaw Biegas (1877-1954)
By Bolesław Biegas
Located in Godalming, GB
Boleslaw Biegas (1877-1954)-Figural bronze of a naked running athlete astride four coiled serpents, signed and dated 15 Novembre 1917, also stamped Blanchet Fondeur and numbered 2/8
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Vintage 1910s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Rare, Important Art Deco Porcelain Box by Kenton Hills
By William Hentschel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Brilliantly glazed in spring green, ivory and dark brown, and decorated with highly abstract zigzag and foliate motifs, this highly rare covered box is a superb example of American A...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Decorative Boxes

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Porcelain

Important Art Deco Style Console From Cartier 1970
Located in Encino, CA
Important Art Deco Style Console From Cartier, 1970 Oak and amboyna burl veneer with a curved glass top. This console can be used as two separate beautiful pedestals to enhance...
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Vintage 1970s French Console Tables

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Amboyna

Important & Rare Pennsylvania 18thc Paint Decorated Cradle
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Fantastic early 18thc Pennsylvania painted and decorated baby cradle with strong German Dutch influence . This early cradle has come out of a fifty year collection and was found in ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier American Folk Art Painted Furniture

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Wood

One Important Art Deco Wall Sconce by Barovier, 1930
By Ercole Barovier
Located in Firenze, IT
Metal cromed structure support a Blown bowl and Pulegoso glass leaf with gold inside in the central part, pretty shaped. The big Bowl is blown with concentric edge( thread) whit mil...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces

Important Italian Painting The Countess Gallo By Giacomo Grosso 1918
By Giacomo Grosso
Located in Rome, IT
Fabulous Italian Painting signed By Giacomo Grosso 1918. Depicting Countess Gallo, aristocratic beauty of the Italian "Belle Epoque " Giltwood Frame of the period. Giacomo Gross...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Figurative Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Important Angel Botello Bronze Sculpture Reclining Woman
By Angel Botello
Located in Scarsdale, NY
Important bronze sculpture 'Reclining Woman', 1973 by the renowned post-modern Spanish-Puerto Rican artist, Ángel Botello. Bronze, 14.5 x 24.5 x 9 inches. This figurative sculpture f...
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1970s Post-Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Important Art Deco Bronze Panel, Portrait of George Alexander
By Alexander Finta
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Important historically and artistically, this panel by the Hungarian-American sculptor, Alexander Finta, celebrates the life and work of George Alexander. One of the nation's leadin...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Sculptures

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Bronze

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Important Art For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more in our collection of important art on 1stDibs. Was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, wood and stone. If you’re shopping for a piece of important art, we have 181 options in-stock, while there are 1 modern editions to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect item from our selection of important art — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A choice in our collection of important art is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Art Deco, Mid-Century Modern and Art Nouveau styles are sought with frequency. You’ll likely find more than one object in our assortment of important art that is appealing in its simplicity, but Richmond Barthé, Dunbar D. Beck and Marius-Ernest Sabino produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Important Art?

A piece of important art can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $8,500, while the lowest priced sells for $55 and the highest can go for as much as $680,000.