All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1359822 (stock #G542)
This porcelain sugar bowl with lid and cream pitcher was produced in France by Haviland & Company Limoges between 1875 and 1885. It is double stamped by the factory. The sugar bowl measures 6 1/4 inches high and 6 inches across the handles. The cream pitcher is 5 1/2 inches high. The set is made of rather substantial porcelain similar to that produced by the Paris porcelain factories. The handles are in a braided rope shape. The decoration is a transfer of flowers colored by hand...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1359821 (stock #G541)
This porcelain slipper was produced in Germany by Meissen around 1890. It measures 7 1/2 inches long and 2 1/4 inches wide. The slipper has a deep cobalt blue ground. There is a hand painted spray of colorful flowers surrounded by an ornate gilded cartouche. The edges of the slipper have gold filigree borders. It could be used to hold rings or other jewelry on your dresser. Condition: Excellent, first quality
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1359810
Whimsical would be the best way to describe this unusual fruit quilt. I believe they are meant to be apples but one can also make a case for cherries. Regardless of which you prefer, it is in excellent condition; made circa 1870. It is quilted with concentric diamonds and has a border on three sides that alternates the colors of the fruit. Measurements are 80 inches square.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Iron : Pre 1900 item #1359775 (stock #5172411TB)
A rare set of iron and brass Fireplace Tools, early 20th Century, made by the Howes foundry of Boston Ma. which manufactured fine quality fireplace equipment in the 19th and early part of the 20th century. The set comprises a stand, tongs, poker and shovel each with a cast iron handle with a brass finish that is partially worn. The handle handle is in the form of an owl. There is an accompanying broom with brass handle that is non-original...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1359625 (stock #RM05017)
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The design of this piece is delightful and quite wild! It is primarily an Egyptian Revival piece, centering the Goddess Hathor (a goddess of music, dance, and fertility). She is wearing big earrings, and her usual headdress. She seems to have a flower in her hair, and in front of her there is greenery tied by a ribbon with a bow (we can’t tell if it’s laurel or mistletoe)...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1359605 (stock #1632)
This Quaker lady, probably made by the Quakers, is dated on the bottom 1843. The lady is a nut head doll and she is holding a book probably a Bible but the is no title on the black leather like cover. The frame of the chair is cardboard and is upholstered with cotton batting and a brown print fabric covering. She is dressed in a black silk dress with a the finest homespun linen shawl and head covering. She has lace for trim on her dress that under her shawl...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1359590
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Simply beautiful Jugendstil bottle stand with undulating and reticulated design rising above an octagonal base. Made by the Orivit workshop in Germany circa 1904. An example pictured in the book titled, "Orivit," page 67. 3 5/8" H. 5 1/4" W.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : English : Pre 1837 VR item #1359520 (stock #g1409)
A fine antique baluster drinking glass of the type often referred to known as being "Kit-cat" glass. The form is a drawn trumpet bowl with a medial inverted baluster knop in the plain stem. The foot is folded with a rough, snapped pontil.

The height of the glass is 6 5/8", with a bowl diameter of 2 5/8" and a foot diameter of 2 7/8". The condition is excellent, with no chips, cracks, haze, or restoration.

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Quilts : Pre 1900 item #1359512
This Russian Sunflower pattern quilt also goes by the names of Rising Sun and Sunburst. Regardless of the name, it is a difficult pattern to execute and this one is particularly well done using a terrific assortment of fabrics dating from the 1830's to the 1850's. The It is quilted with small stitches in diagonal lines. The quilt was made by Rachel Blackmore McLin (1800 - 1874) who lived in Leesburg, Tennessee. Condition is excellent...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1800 item #1359509
Maker's mark Matthew Cooper, 1715 4 3/4: high. Approx 4 oz.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1359445 (stock #G539)
This porcelain bell was produced in Germany by Meissen in the 1890s. It has the authentic underglaze crossed swords marking. The bell measures 4 1/4 inches high and has a diameter of 2 3/4 inches. It is hand painted with the Tischenmuster (table pattern) design. The design is an Asian inspiration. The decoration is very colorful and has abundant gilded accents. The bell retains its original wooden clapper and this bell rings with a lovely tone. Condition: Excellent, first quality...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1900 item #1359438 (stock #1626)
This is a beautiful brown calico dress for a young girl. It is almost completely hand sewn. It has 7 button closures and hand sewn also. The bodice is fully lined. It has a stand up ruffle neck...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1359369 (stock #a1595)
A fine naïve folk portrait profile of a gentleman, signed on the reverse by the artist Samuel Rowell. In the same hand is the location of Amesbury, Mass, and the name of the sitter, Moses Henderson.

The painting is on card, done in watercolor with gum arabic highlights, and is in the original gilded wood frame. An additional piece of glass has been put on the back to protect the written information.

The condition of the painting is excellent, with no folds, tears, or staining. There is a v...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pewter : Pre 1920 item #1359319
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Large Art Nouveau figural mirror. A lovely Alphonse Mucha-inspired maiden forms the mirror's stand. She gazes upward into her own boudoir mirror as her sweeping gown forms a tray beneath. The stunning high Art Nouveau design retains its original double-bevel curving mirror. A detailed cast bird in flight completes the polished pewter form. Germany circa 1900. 14"W., 18 1/2" H.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1359317 (stock #RM08110)
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Here is a very cool cigarette case with niello enamel. It has a flower motif on both sides, and a blank space for a monogram on one side, should you wish to add one. It is marked (and tests as) sterling silver. The piece measures 3-7/8 x 2-15/16”, and weighs in at 4.92 ounces. In excellent condition, though since the elastic is in such good condition, it may be a replacement. We believe this case is pre-1920, but would welcome other opinions. It has a Russian look to it, but they didn’t use ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1920 item #1359265 (stock #9575)
An English silver plated swing handle bread or fruit basket with a cutout pierced gallery. This attractive, high quality table accessory measures 10-1/2 x 8-1/8" across and the handle rises to 8-1/2" high. It has a pierced or openwork gallery and what appears to be shamrock cutouts. It is stamped with CJA EPNS MADE IN ENGLAND and the maker is Charles James Allen (1898~1912). This Edwardian bit of silver plated finery is is in excellent condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damag...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1359248
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Lush enamel and sterling silver dragonfly brooch. Rich cobalt blue enamel work with green at center of the dragonfly. Detailed wing pattern is beneath the enamel along with black patterned highlights. Made by John Atkins & Sons, well-known for their fine silver and enamel jewelry created in Birmingham, England between the Art Nouveau and Art Deco design eras. Silver hallmarks: Birmingham 1918. 1 1/2" W., 1" H.
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Lovely antique butterfly brooch, the wings lushly enameled in lilac with a vibrant emerald green body. Additional highlights are present in iridescent blue and red. A detailed, butterfly-wing pattern is found beneath the enamel work. Made by John Atkins & Sons, well-known for their fine silver and enamel jewelry created in Birmingham, England, between the Art Nouveau and Art Deco design eras. Silver hallmarks: Birmingham 1916. 5/8" H., 1 1/8" W.