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Since 1996 Thomas K. Libby has been a trusted source for outstanding antique and vintage ceramics and lamps by dealers, designers, and collectors alike. Thomas K. Libby learned the art of ceramics restoration as a teenager under the tutelage of his godfather, the scion of an Armenian family of craftsmen who built a reputation restoring mosaics and murals in Eastern Europe. Entrusted with the most delicate treasures of some of the best collections in the country, Mr. Libby developed an appreciation born of intimate observation and handling of these rarefied objects. Thomas K. Libby has focused this understanding and appreciation of processes and craftsmanship on the hand made ceramics of the 20th century. As an early proponent of Awaji pottery, Chinese monochromes, So ... Learn More
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Dimensions: H 36 in. Dm 9.5 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Porcelain
Antique Chinese Porcelain Oxblood Flambe Large Vas...
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Early 20th Century Chinese Qing Table Lamps
Porcelain
Antique or nearly antique Chinese porcelain flambe lamp, circa early 20th c...
Dimensions: H 13.5 in. W 18.5 in. D 7 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Large Vintage Italian Pottery Fish Figure Sculptur...
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1960s Italian Modern Sculptures
Pottery
Measures: 13 1/2" high, 18 1/2" long, 7" deep. Excellent condition, touch u...
Dimensions: H 19.5 in. Dm 11 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Porcelain
Large Old Chinese Porcelain Iron Red Lotus Scroll ...
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1960s Chinese Qing Table Lamps
Porcelain
Large vintage Chinese porcelain bottle form vase, drilled for lamp, circa 1...
Dimensions: H 19 in. Dm 13 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Exceptional Mary Yancey Turquoise Art Deco Studio ...
Mary Yancey
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Vases and Vessels
Large Mary Yancey Studio Pottery vase in full form with undulating shoulder...
Dimensions: H 10 in. Dm 6 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Awaji Pottery Japanese Art Deco Rocket Form Vase
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1920s Japanese Art Deco Vases and Vessels
Pottery
Vintage Awaji pottery vase in Art Deco rocket form with soothing turquoise ...
Dimensions: H 6.38 in. Dm 3.5 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Stoneware
Vintage Bizen Signed Old Japanese Tea Ceremony Pot...
Japanese Studio
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Mid-20th Century Japanese Edo Vases and Vessels
Stoneware
Vintage Japanese Bizen tea ceremony flower vase in variegated earth tones w...
Dimensions: H 11.25 in. Dm 5.25 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Vintage 1960s Italian Pottery Atomic Red Italica A...
Bitossi
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Vases and Vessels
Pottery
Vintage Italian pottery rouleau form vase in mottled atomic red glaze, circ...
Dimensions: H 8.13 in. Dm 5.5 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Vintage Japanese Studio Pottery Modernist 1970s Ye...
Japanese Studio
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1970s Japanese Post-Modern Vases and Vessels
Japanese Studio Pottery vase in cheerful yellow glaze, circa 1970s. In cyli...
Dimensions: H 16 in. W 18 in. D 8 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Huge Vintage Italian Pottery Atomic Yellow Glaze H...
Mancioli Studio
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sculptures
Pottery
Large and heavy press molded vintage 1960s Italian pottery horse attributed...
Dimensions: H 3 in. Dm 3 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Japanese Kyoto Pottery Censor Incense Burner Atomi...
Kyoto Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Early 20th Century Japanese Art Nouveau Boxes
Pottery
Kyoto pottery tripod censor with pierced cover in the form of a blossom and...
Vintage Italian Pottery Italica Ars Lime Green Pit...
Bitossi
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Pottery
1960s hand-turned Italian pottery pitcher vase in classical form with elect...
Dimensions: H 8.5 in. Dm 5 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Awaji Pottery Chrome Orange and Black Art Deco But...
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Vases and Vessels
Pottery
Awaji pottery studio vase in interesting Art Deco form with rectangular but...
Dimensions: H 10.5 in. Dm 8 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Bronze
Japanese Dark Patinated Large Bronze Vase
Japanese Studio
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Mid-20th Century Japanese Meiji Vases and Vessels
Bronze
Large vintage Japanese patinated bronze vase with polished dark mirror fini...
Dimensions: H 18.25 in. Dm 9.5 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Large Awaji Vase with Applied Chrysanthemums
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1930s Japanese Arts and Crafts Ceramics
Pottery
Large Awaji Pottery vase with applied chrysanthemums and green and white gl...
Dimensions: H 14 in. W 22 in. D 10 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Dachshund Lifesize Vintage Italian Pottery Dog Fig...
Unknown
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Mid-20th Century Italian Hollywood Regency Sculptures
Pottery
Large Italian pottery Dachshund figure half sitting with pensive expression...
Dimensions: H 16 in. Dm 12 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Stoneware
Shigaraki Japanese Storage Jar Vase with Bold Whit...
Shigaraki Valley Potters
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Vases and Vessels
Stoneware
Japanese Shigaraki Valley storage jar with striking white on black vertical...
Dimensions: H 12.13 in. Dm 6.75 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Awaji Pottery Japanese Art Deco Pottery Vase
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Vases and Vessels
Pottery
Large and unusual Awaji vase with slip trailed design of meandering flowers...
Dimensions: H 38 in. W 12 in. D 9 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Zaccagnini Vintage Italian Pottery Ming Style Lamp...
Ugo Zaccagnini
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1950s Italian Hollywood Regency Table Lamps
Pottery
Large and heavy Zaccagnini Mid-Century Ming table lamp modeled after an ant...
Dimensions: H 4.5 in. Dm 8 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Bronze
Vintage Japanese Bronze Patinated Bottle Vase
Japanese Studio
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1960s Japanese Meiji Vases and Vessels
Bronze
Vintage Japanese patinated bronze vase in variegated brown and red finish, ...
Dimensions: H 6 ft. 8 in. W 39 in. D 19 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Brass, Glass
Vintage Mid Century Brass Chrome Glass Shelf Etage...
Milo Baughman
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Shelves
Brass, Glass
Vintage brass etagere, circa 1970's, with four heavy 1/4" glass shelves. 8...
Dimensions: H 12 in. W 10.5 in. D 10 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Awaji Pottery Large Unusual Carved Frothy Vase
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1920s Japanese Art Nouveau Vases and Vessels
Pottery
Large and unusual Awaji pottery vase with decorative panels carved into a f...
Dimensions: H 12 in. Dm 16 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Gainey Ceramics Vintage Chrome Orange Large Plante...
Gainey Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Late 20th Century American International Style Planters and Jardinieres
Pottery
Large vintage Gainey pottery jardiniere in great chrome orange glaze. Measu...
Dimensions: H 29 in. Dm 9 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Porcelain
Japanese Porcelain Famille Jaune Prunus Blossom Va...
Japanese Studio
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Mid-20th Century Japanese Qing Table Lamps
Porcelain
Large old Japanese porcelain vase made into lamp with enameled prunus bloss...
Dimensions: H 32 in. Dm 8 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Bagni for Raymor Large Italian Pottery Apothecary ...
Alvino Bagni
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Table Lamps
Pottery
Great Alvino Bagni studio herbal apothecary jar lamp in exceptional decorat...
Dimensions: H 25 in. Dm 7.5 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Stoneware
Japanese Storage Jar Hagi Glaze Vintage Lamp with ...
Japanese Studio
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Mid-20th Century Japanese Minimalist Table Lamps
Stoneware
Japanese stoneware storage jar lamp in ivory crackle glaze with four lug ha...
Dimensions: H 6 in. W 4.75 in. D 3.5 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Awaji Pottery Iris Pitcher in Art Deco Atomic Chro...
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1920s Japanese Art Deco Vases and Vessels
Pottery
Vintage Awaji pottery iris pitcher decorated with irises in tactile enamels...
Dimensions: H 1.25 in. Dm 8.63 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Antique Awaji Pottery Incised Sancai Dragon Plate
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Antique 1880s Japanese Meiji Ceramics
Pottery
Antique Awaji Pottery plate with opposing dragons on a deep green ground. T...
Dimensions: H 6 in. Dm 5.25 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Antique Awaji Pottery Incised Iris Friendship Cup ...
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage Early 1900s Japanese Art Nouveau Vases and Vessels
Pottery
Antique Awaji Pottery vase with three handles, finely potted and confidentl...
Dimensions: H 6.5 in. Dm 9.5 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Antique Kyoto Pottery Dragon Vase
Kyoto Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage Early 1900s Japanese Meiji Pottery
Antique Kyoto pottery dragon vase with applied and carved decoration in hig...
Vintage Italian Pottery Gli Etrushi Raymor Ivo De ...
Gli Etruschi
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Pottery
Great, vintage Gli Etrushi (The Etruscans) pottery square vase designed by ...
Dimensions: H 6 in. Dm 6 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Awaji Pottery Art Deco Vase in Crystalline Chrome ...
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1930s Art Deco Ceramics
Pottery
Vintage Awaji Pottery vase in chromium orange/red crystalline glaze, circa ...
Dimensions: H 5.25 in. Dm 3.75 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Bronze
Antique Indian Mughal Kashmir Copper Inlaid Brass ...
Unknown
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Antique Late 19th Century Indian Islamic Sterling Silver
Bronze
Very fine antique Kashmir engraved and copper inlaid brass beaker with silv...
Dimensions: H 7 in. Dm 7 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Vintage Awaji Pottery Art Deco Flambe Vase
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1930s Japanese Art Deco Vases and Vessels
Pottery
Awaji pottery vase in terrific Art Deco three-handle form with great polych...
Dimensions: H 11.75 in. Dm 6 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Antique Kyoto Awaji Pottery Crackle Glaze Long Nec...
Kyoto Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1910s Japanese Art Deco Vases and Vessels
Pottery
Antique Kyoto pottery bottle vase in aqua turquoise crackle glaze, circa 19...
Dimensions: H 7 in. Dm 4 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Awaji Pottery Art Deco Vase in Pink Glaze
Awaji Pottery
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1920s Japanese Art Deco Pottery
Awaji pottery vase in unusual Art Deco form with pink monochrome glaze, cir...
Dimensions: H 9.5 in. W 9.75 in. D 3.5 in.
Dealer Location: Stamford, CT
Materials & Techniques: Pottery
Bitossi Vintage Italian Atomic Rimini Red Art Pott...
Bitossi
Offered by THOMAS K. LIBBY
Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Sculptures
Pottery
Great Bitossi horse standing gracefully taught with energy, ready for anyth...