A good quality two draw extending brass and steel Salmon Gaff in good
overall condition. 92cm extended
A handmade root wood Salmon Cosh with brass studs and finial 33.5cm
These would make a wonderful present.
A beautiful and rare Washburn Mandolin Venetian style circa 1900 serial number 213922 with rosewood back and fine spruce top and elaborate decoration consisting of mother of pearl finger board tortoise and mother of pearl pick guard Ivory and marquetry bindings and original case. In virtually mint condition no restorations or damage. An investment quality instrument plays and sounds great.
Circa 1880’s, this extremely rare, Log Cabin Cigar Tobacco Box with its fabulous, all-original, color lithograph is in just wonderful condition given its 120++ years of age!
Missing is much of the green liner paper to the box interior as well as the lower portion of the exterior brass latch. Additionally, the cabin lid has detached from the base although all aspects of the brass hinges appear to remain intact...
This wonderful pitcher is an absolute condition rarity which is in pristine "as the day it was made" condition. It measures 7 1/8 inches tall and 6 inches at the widest point of the handle. The slip is a bright white to a light gray with jet black paint that is 100% glazed. As the genuine Chaco pitchers always have there is a dimple on the bottom...
Two Song coins. Can be used as pendants.
Size: 3.5cm. 3.6cm. respectively.
Homolovi pottery comes from only two sites near Winslow Arizona and is one of the important types that bridged the gap from Anasazi to Hopi pottery. The area was popular for cotton farming, as evidenced by the weaving looms, spindle whorls and massive amounts of cottonseed that have been found at the ruins. The nearby Little Colorado River provided water for the inhabitants, the cotton and their other crops...
Measuring 13 x 13 inches, this terrific example of 1920’s American Folk Art, a Black Washerwoman Whirligig, is in superb, untouched, all-original, fully functional condition!
Painted in tones of red, green, black and white and showing expected and appropriate age wear to the paint, this delightful wooden sculpture has been mounted onto a simple, present-day, wooden display platform...
Measuring 2 1/8 inches tall, this rarely found, tiny, bisque, Black Frozen Charlotte doll rests in a 3 3/4 inch long Peanut! Another example of derogatory Black Memorabilia!
The teeny little black doll features a nicely hand-painted face with the bisque in excellent condition with the exception of the itsy-bitsy feet, the fronts of which appear to have been chipped off long ago. This imperfection was colored in with a brown paint or crayon by a previous owner so it is not readily noticeable...
This exceptional olla measures 16" x 13" and is simply re-glued, no addition of plaster or paint. The olla was discovered in the summer of 1998 on a private ranch in northeast Arizona.
The Tularosa banded design is exceptionally well done and the paint is bold and black.
A RELEASE AND DISCLOSURE, WITH PICTURE, IS PROVIDED STATING THE CONDITION, APPROXIMATE AGE AND THAT POSSESSING IT IS NOT IN VIOLATION OF ANY FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAWS
In this 1964 poster for a newspaper by one of Denmark's foremost graphic artists, Ib Andersen, the uncertainty of daily life is illustrated by a cubist collage. Only the paper's banner, "Politiken," is clear on the collage. The message: "Politiken" puts focus on an unclear world. In excellent condition, linen backed, and measures 24" x 68".
Excellent full color hard cover experts guide to the beauty and wonder of Handel Lamps by Carole Goldman Hibel, John Hibel, and John Fontaine. 259 pages measuring 9" by 12" in excellent condition. Sure to be a very high level collectible in years to come.
A small atlas covering the world and focusing on France. Undated, but appears to be c1920. 17 color maps on 36 pages. Maroon embossed leatherette covers with silver embossed title. 3 x 4-3/4 inches. Excellent condition.
Wonderful little miniature children’s book La Fermete du Soldat de Plomb (The Strength of the Tin Soldier) by Hans Christian Andersen. French text throughout. Published in Denmark: Industrie Nordique de Papeterie. Colorful cardboard cover with 22 pages and four color illustrations. 2-1/8 x 3-1/8 inches. Excellent condition.
Fantastic miniature journal from 1858 published in Paris by Jeanne, Papetier. 68, Passage Choiseul. Written in incredibly tiny script, with a dip pen, by a lady. That it was a lady was confirmed by our concierge in Paris who translated several pages from the French for me. One page refers to her husband...
In the mid-1800's, an unknown artist painted the face of a young Black boy in warm, soft colors, and unbeknown to the artist, forever immortalized the young boy's image! Since that time a variety of items were been produced in the image of the "Young Black boy with the Torn Hat" or "Johnny Griffin".
This circa 1910-30's Johnny Griffin item is exceedingly rare, being the only example of this form ever seen by this seller either in print, on the internet or “in person”...