A ground and polished natural rock crystal( clear quartz) sphere with fine reflective qualities, a large five inch diameter and a weight of five pounds. The gilt bronze stand of an earlier date and not original to the piece, serves to support and enhance the large ball. Discovered by the Greeks called(Kristalios)or ice. Ancient cultures believed healing and psychic powers to be associated with rock crystal. 10.50 inches on the stand
The sterling wirework bird with enameled eyes, with the tail feather 800 standard mark for Mario Buccellati. The Buccellati firm spanning 4 decades and 7 international expansions. Mario dubbed " The Prince of Goldsmiths" Fine Condition. 7.50 x 5.00 inches.
A hand hammered sterling bowl with the triangular Hewes mark and an inscribed presentation. Hewes exhibited 1897-1927. Silversmith and metalworker. Boston Society of Arts & Crafts 1928. Worked from 1908-27 Titusville. Pa. 3 3/4 inches by 1 inch. Excellent condition.
The bronze mesh ground with floral garlands, over the blue guilloche enamel. The fluted bronze edges with ribbon accent on the beveled glass hand mirror, and decorative pierced handles. The ivory miniatures are well defined and the enameling is excellent. Mirror 12 1/2 inches Brush 9 1/4 inches
The bowl with a floral shell scalloped border with reticulated base and inner fluted rim and bowl. Company noted for fine reproductive antique silver. Birmingham, England, New York, N. Y. Circa 1931 Good condition
Officers uniform of the Janos Hunyadi huszar regiment. Hunyadi 15th c. famed Hungarian military hero, who drove the Turks out of the Balkans. It is artist signed We'ninget La'szlo'ne, and has the blue Herend mark and the incised mark. Circa 1950. These historical, as well as folk legend pieces are not as readily available as the Herend service and decorative objects. I also have the Bocskai huszar and the Koburg huszar figures. 13 inches high, excellent condition.