"Islas Filipinas" by Francisco Coello (1822-1898) and Antonio Morata (1806-1870)
Printed and hand-colored in Madrid, 1852; from a collection of maps titled Posesiones de Oceania of the Diccionario Geografico-Estadistico-Historico / Atlas de España y sus Posesiones de Ultramar, covering the Philippine Islands and the entirety of the Spanish possessions in Oceania. An edition of one of the 34 maps of Asia and the Philippines used to support Philippine claim against China in 2012 to 2016 over territorial disputes surrounding Scarborough Shoal.
Neo-Gothic Ivory Triptych Portable Altar
French 19th century Neo-Gothic ivory sculpture of a medieval noblewoman, decorated with colored stones and convertible to a triptych portable altar. Likely from Dieppe, France.
Child Jesus as Good Shepherd, 17th century Goanese Ivory
Indo-Portuguese shepherd Niño carved in solid ivory from the 17th century. Gilded and having traces of polychrome.
Art Deco Dancer, by L. Barthelemy
Early 20th century French Art Deco sculpture of a female dancer in ivory body and bronze dress. Mounted on onyx base.
Silver Salt Cellar with Blackamoor
Portuguese silver carrying assay mark (Javali, 833). Base decorated with floral elements and claw feet. From the 20th century.
Silverplate Toothpick Holder with Standing Rabbit
With fading electroplated gilding. Standing on round base, and marked "I/O" and Württembergische Metallwarenfabrik (WMF). Austro-Hungarian, from circa 1900.
Spanish Silver Salver
Marked with primera ley (first class) Spanish silver guarantee; carrying repousse and chased vegetal motif. From 20th century Spain.
Murano amber-colored crystal goblet
With swan-shaped stem, and amber-toned base. From 20th century Italy.
Murano clear crystal goblet
From 20th century Italy. With stem in the form of a fish.
Detailed with layers of crimson flowers in blue body; by French glass artist Émile Gallé (1846-1904). His style, with its emphasis on naturalism and floral motifs, made him a major force in Art Nouveau.
Gallé Cameo Lamp
Etched with floral motifs in amber tones. Detailed with layers of floral elements; by French glass artist Émile Gallé (1846-1904). His style, with its emphasis on naturalism and floral motifs, made him a major force in Art Nouveau. Electrified.