Ironstone Platter, 19th Century
The platter is decorated with blue polychrome and has images of cherry blossoms and pomegranates.
The platter has the registry mark of August 27, 1879 and is in good condition. There is very little wear to the glaze and there are just a few small chips at the edges, far fewer than expected for a platter of this age.
This is a Victorian photo album with a celluloid front cover and a red velvet back cover.
There are openings for 24 4 by 5 and 8 2 by 3 1/4 photographs. Most of the openings for the photos are in good condition with just a few showing small tears. The pages for the larger photographs are, alternately decorative and plain. The album is 10 1/5 by 8 inches and is 2 1/2 inches thick.
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This hand painted porcelain three footed bowl was made in Austria. The mark on the bottom is O E & G Royal Austria. That is the mark of the Oscar and Edgar Gutherz factory that was on all of their porcelain made during their factory's existence from 1899 to 1918.
The bowl is 7 inches wide at the widest point and is 2 1/2 inches tall.
This is a very special antique wood mask with inlaid blue glass eyes from Guatemala. It is from the first half of the 20th century, most likely the earlier part. The mask has good patina with "human" coloration and red pigments. It is 8" tall.
This is a wooden mask from from Guatemala from the first half of the 20th century, possibly early in the century. It has good patina. The horns have been replaced to restore the mask to its original appearance. There are strong pigments of red, black and white and is 7.5 inches tall. This mask shows wear that is consistent with its age and use. This is an authentic mask that was used for tribal purposes.