#278 Momoko Circus Bears

Two Circus Bears perform together as they maintain their balance on the ball that really moves. Both shiny glaze and matte color decorative finish on this large and whimsical porcelain. By internationally recognized artist Momoko Usami. Reverse shows artist’s signature and self shank. Her Circus Cat was sold in our Summer 2023 auction. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#183 Enamel Gin Bari Buckle

Fabulous old buckle from Japan in gin bari enamel featuring cranes flying over white capped waves on the water and the lucious green shore in the background. A dotted cloisonné border follows the buckle outline. Reverse is counter-enameled in shimmering aqua gin bari enamel. There is some age checking to the enamel on both the front and back sides. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#123 Motiwala Filigree Woodpecker

A woodpecker works at a tree on this delightful gilt metal with delicate filigree work from the Motiwala firm of India. Post and loop shank. Est. selling price is $400-600.

#103 Jeweled Bee

A bee of white metal set with dozens of paste jewels, bordered by a ribbon-bound wreath. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.