A very nice set of 6 demi-tasse spoons featuring a fox mask on the handle. These are silverplated and have no makers mark. They are from England and date the the early 1900's. They come in their original silk-lined presentation case which measures 6 inches square. Each spoon is around 4.25 inches long. Condition is excellent with some minor surface scratching. This boxed set would make an excellent wedding or anniversary gift! Original price was $450.
An elegant small porcelain covered dish in perfect condition. From France, circa 1950. Made by Limoges and marked on both the bottom and underside of the lid. Decorated in charming raspberry-colored toile du jouy scenes. Measures 5 inches in diameter and 3.5 inches tall (with lid). Original price was $250.
We have a set of 5 adoorable heavy linen cocktail napkins, hand embroidered with a running Scottie wearing a red bow. Actually this is a set of 4 with an extra which differs slightly in the size and shape of the dog. These are darling, and in perfect condition. Rarely used, if at all. Each one is 9.5 inches square with no rips, stains, or spots. Freshly laundered and ready to make a fabulous gift for a Scottie owner!
A good-looking, vintage, rustic, covered casserole or tureen from France. Signed on the bottom. Terracotta or earthenware with sponge painting and handpainted designs of game animals- a mallard duck and a running hare. 6.25" in diameter and 3.75" tall, not counting the lid. With the lid, this piece is around 5" tall. Condition is excellent with no cracks, chips, or repairs. A fabulous piece of vintage French crockery for your autumn or winter table.
Superb, rare, Wedgwood covered game/hunting tureen with a lid topped with a hare finial/handle. Matte tan earthenware exterior with a glazed interior and a vent hole beside the rabbit. The warm, exterior has varying degrees of color; some areas are signficantly darker, naturally occurring in the clay or from the firing process. It is richly decorated with high-relief game animals. Condition is excellent- no cracks, chips, or repairs. The bottom is signed with an incised 'Wedgwood' ...click for details
Such a cute and clever vintage pottery cheese/butter dish! This probably dates to the mid 1900's and is marked 'England'. The hand painted decorations are adorable, and the lid is topped with a riding helmet for opening! It measures around 6.25 X 5.5 inches, and 4 inches tall. Condition is very good, with just some flaking of the paint.
Cute pair of old salt and pepper shakers in the shape of a horse head. These are a white metal and were silver plated at one time. They also had something painted on them, but most of the paint and silver have worn off. I have not attempted to clean or polish them- they are exactly as found, with their original corks. They and heavy little things and measure around 2.5 inches tall. These will clean up nicely!
We have a darling set of five little art glass hors d'ouvres pics featuring a fox on the end. These unusual, sophisticated Murano art glass picks will spear your favorite canapes, cocktail snacks or bar garnishes. Each one is almost 4 inches long and is in perfect condition. They are held in a small crystal glass that has an etched scene of a fox in a landscape. Great hostess gift idea!
Here is a vintage silver plate covered butter or cheese dish, marked Sheffield, USA. It contains the glass liner and is in excellent condition, although it could use a further cleaning as there is still some tarnish after I polished it. It is engraved with the U.S. Polo Association seal and also engraved "U.S. Arena Chairman's Cup, 1985". It is around 7 inches wide and 3 inches tall.
A colorful, useful, antique sugar shaker from England. Painted a bright cheerful yellow, it is decorated with a transferred hunt scene and has a silverplate pierced top. This piece is in very good condition with just some age crazing to the finish. No chips, cracks, or repairs. Ready to brighten up a breakfast table! Original price was $175.
I'm pretty sure this is/was part of a double boiler, or a bain-marie (water bath en francais). This one is very large, very heavy, and has a fabulous patina. It looks wonderful whether it is filled with nuts, pinecones, fruit, or potpourri (as shown). Measuring a generous 16 inches in diameter it dates to the early 1900's.
Superb Edwardian sterling pepper pot in the form of a hunting horn with an engraved image of an heraldic fox. There are a few dents and age-related scratches. The markings indicate that it is from Birmingham, 1905. 42.2 g. of silver and 4.75 inches long. A wonderful gift for the holidays, wedding, anniversary, etc.
How cute and unusual! A small cylinder (about 2.5 inches long), propped up by a horseshoe holds little hors d'ouevres pics in the shape of riding crops. So detailed, down to the staghorn handles! We haven't polished this lately (it has been packed away for a long time), but it should clean up beautifully. What a darling gift to a horse person this Christmas! Originally $325
This is an unusual, exquisite old bowl that sits on a gilt bronze stand held aloft by three delicate legs. It dates to the mid 1800's and features a wonderful painting of three hunting dogs in a mountainous landscape entitled "The Setters From Drawing by Landseer", referring to Sir Edwin Landseer, the most famous of all 19th century dog painters. The condition of the painting is fair, with some loss of paint and an overall crazing of the surface, but the many years have given it ...click for details