Fine massive Spanish Miguelet pistol, likely dating ca. 1760.
With two-stage swamped barrels, inlaid with niello silver pattern, struck on the octagonal breech-section with Spanish coat of arms, engraved tangs, border and scroll engraved flat bevelled locks, figured walnut full stock carved in relief with foliage behind the barrel-tang. Chased brass mounts, pommel with a profile ladies head in silver, iron belt hook.
Size: 26 cm.
A superb pair of pistols, made by Wilson in London, ca. 1760.
These pistols were converted to percussion from flint at the time of it's first use or in the making. Percussion pistols were rapidly spreading on behalf of the older flintlocks at the time of the making of these fine pistols.
The lock plates are script marked "Wilson", with 'London" marked on the brass smooth bore barrel...
Here is a small, miniature French "Globe de Mariee" or "French Wedding Globe" reproduction designed by me. I've decided to start making these again, I've always thought they were a nice accessory for French Fashion dolls. This one is about 3" tall with the glass dome on ~ it is shown with a 16" French doll and could easily be displayed with a slightly larger or smaller doll...
Exceptionally fine and rare pair of Northern Thai swords circa late 19th- early 20th CE. The dha (long sword) is L: 110cm/43.2in, the blade is 70cm/27.5in, and the short sword is L: 62cm/24.4in, the blade L: 36cm/14.cm. Both have silver pommels, rattan bindings and wood handles and scabbards...
Inspired by an actual antique ~ Here is a travel valise for your consideration ~ it has a loop/button closure at the top and is lined with striped paper. It's covered in a linen type fabric and has real leather straps. The little antique button has a few marks from wear. Measurements are about 2-3/4" tall (not including handle) x 2-1/4 wide x 1-1/2" deep. It's shown with a doll that's 16" and could go with a larger doll...
Here is a lovely silk French Fashion bonnet, made by me, suitable for a 8-1/2" to 10" head circumference. The doll modeling has a 9" head, she is not included in this listing. This bonnet is completely sewn by hand over a wired buckram base, also made by me. The silk is a light sage green with vintage net lace tulle wrapped around the crown. Very old beige and cream flowers decorate the side of the hat, with a small flower at the back. The lining is antique lace...
Here is a lovely silk French Fashion bonnet, made by me in the Huret manner, suitable for a 8-1/2" to 10" head circumference. The doll modeling has a 9" head, she is not included in this listing.
This bonnet is completely sewn by hand over a wired buckram base, also made by me. The silk is a gold/tan color and it matches the antique, 19th century plaid silk I've used for the trim. The colors are light purple with cream and tan...
For a project or for display this pretty paper mache head has had a life time of play. The head stands about 8.5" tall and the shoulders are 8.5" wide. She has nicely molded blonde curls and lovely blue eyes. Her cheeks, nose and forehead have plenty of wear.
The head was on a newly made body which fits and is very heavy It can be shipped with the head on buyers request.
Sweet leather slippers with silk uppers and fur trim. They measure 4.5" long and just a tad under 2" wide. One shoe has some wear or roughness to the top of the black leather.
Little 7" Muffy made by Nancy Ann Storybook Dolls. She is wearing a cute original plaid dress with mustard collar and cuffs with matching undies. I believe the yellow socks and blue shoes are original. She wasn't stored well so her reddish color wig is kind of squished. The walking mechanism works well. She is a cutie!
Condition: The eyes have to be helped to open and I've mentioned the wig otherwise she looks pretty good!
Please email me with any questions...
Gorgeous French Bisque Girl by Gaultier Freres with special large deep blue eyes enhanced by dramatic facial painting , has fine gleaming patina of complexion , original wig and body and finally very beautiful costume and bonnet.
26" ( 66 cm ) most beautiful doll with perfect bisque socket head of good quality and gorgeous large blue glass paperweight inset eyes with dramatic dark lushly painted lashes , thick dark eyeliner and incised eyeliner .
Pretty complementary blus...
Fenton made this Black vase, 7" tall, in the late 1990's. It is in mint condition.
Especially beautiful 17" ( 43 cm ) Bebe of rare French mystery mark , has rich painting of features and unusual face expression , original early body and superb costume !!
This early Bebe is unusual mark with .... 7. F ........
Here is a great James Cagney in Effanbee's
Legend Series #9 from 1987. He has only
been removed from the box for these pictures.
All vinyl, 16", realistic portrait of Cagney
including his blue eyes and red hair.
Has wrist tag.
For any celebrity doll collector, Cagney
is a must!
Here is a beautiful doll by Duck House Dolls.
She is named Prisca. Her COA states she
is number 0196 out of 15,000.
This doll has never been displayed and only
removed from the box for her photos.
She is porcelain with a stuffed body.
she is 18" tall, gorgeous stationary
blue eyes with long upper lashes,
beautiful long red hair with 2 front braids.
She is wearing a lovely dress with matching
hat, has her shoes, socks and is holding a
basket with a teddy bear. She has her wrist tag.
This compass belonged to Major General Frederick Hammersley CB (1858-1924)
Major General Frederick Hammersley CB (1858 – 1924) was a senior British Army Officer.
Hammersley was the son of Frederick Hammersley and Sarah Keating. He joined the army in 1876, being commissioned into the Lancashire Fusiliers. He first saw service in the Nile expedition of 1884-5 in the Sudan. On 15 June 1885 he was promoted to the rank of major. He fought at the Battle of Khartoum in 1898, before being deploy...
We are pleased to offer for your buying consideration an absolutely MAGNIFICENT TINY 12" ANTIQUE SIZE 4 FRENCH E J JUMEAU BEBE!
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and what better way then to treat yourself to this SWEETHEART of a doll in a RARE TINY SIZE; we have never had an EJ in such a DIMINUTIVE scale; a MUSEUM QUALITY doll worthy of a WORLD CLASS collection-she is a SHOWSTOPPER!
A hard to find CABINET SIZE with her antique blonde MOHAIR WIG and cork pate, you will be ENCHANTED...
Here is a pair of, antique children's slips of white cotton with stunning lace inset and trim. These are as found and come from an estate. One slip has stretched elastic at the waist, the other has had the elastic cut away as well as one square of fabric near the waist. These could be used on a large antique doll. I think these would be beautiful, reworked into doll clothing. If you like to sew clothing and dress your antique dolls, I hope you will consider these lovely old petticoats. Th...