This chintz quilt is a combination of Four Patch and triangles creating a dramatic diagonal overall light and dark pattern. It is in excellent, unwashed condition. It has a small darkened area that is very unobtrusive because of the multiple printed fabrics. There are no other condition flaws. The border is a glazed floral chintz not seen elsewhere in the quilt. The binding is a striped fabric attached in such a way as to look like it is pieced but in fact it is a single fabric...
This African American cloth doll has a nice embroidered face. astrakhan hair, hour glass figure and clothes if not original have been on her a very long time. She is firmly packed with cotton, has continuous arms and legs, has rounded off hands and feet that are long and pointed and point out in a very folky way. I forgot, she sits pretty easily. She is 22" tall and is Circa 1880
Sterling silver trophy cup with antler handles. Made by famed trophy makers Dieges & Clust, ca 1910. Baluster body with flared rim and domed foot. Rim has applied leaf garland. Foot has applied scrolls. Interior gilt. A great piece by this historic maker of trophies and medals. Hallmark includes no. 2732. Very good condition.
Dimensions: H 13 x W 10 x D 10 in. Total weight: 61.4 troy ounces. BM781
This Delectable Mountains quilt is delectable not just for the name of the pattern. The choices of color and printed fabrics are equally delectable. The quilt has a wonderful zigzag border in a print very similar to the brown used in the body of the quilt.It is in pristine, unwashed condition.
New York State origin; circa 1850. Measurements are 83" x 92".
This finely sewn white trapunto quilt is done in a most unusual fashion. It is made of 16 inch blocks. The design of one runs into the adjoining block.The corners are filled with trapunto pineapples and the others are a variety of floral patterns. The quilt is in excellent condition. It measures 80" square. Made circa 1830; Massachusetts origin.
Dome-top burr walnut Victorian box. Elaborate, chased brass mounts upon the top with an escutcheon on the front. A central, polished agate highlights the hinged cover. Retains original violet silk lining. England circa 1870. 3 5/8" H., 8" L., 5" D.
Antique sterling silver whistle with detailed, hand-chased foliates. Hallmarks: Charles Edward Adams, Birmingham 1900. 2 1/4" L., 2 1/2" to ring
Antique 19th century Diamond and Sapphire Gold Horseshoe Pin Brooch, possibly Dutch C.1870. The 15K (tested) yellow matte gold finish with polished rose gold accents Brooch of large horseshoe form, set with three old rose cut diamonds and four old cut light-medium tone violetish Blue sapphire, approximately 0.70 ct, total sapphire weight. Continental mark to pin fitment. Measures: 1.5 x 1.25 inches. Total Item Weight: 7.23 grams.
Rare Antique English Silver folding Carriage or Lock Box Key, London 1895, Alexander Clark. These keys were used for train or horse carriages. The handle of hammered silver, unscrewing to reveal a sliding, hinged steel key. Length: 3.25 inches. Fully hallmarked.
Antique Diamond 14K twist design Ring, C.1920. The Ring of twist design, offset with two european cut diamonds, 0.44ct and 0.42ct, calculated by formula, average SI clarity and I, J colour respectively, plain twist polished mount. Stamped on interior 14K FJK. Ring size: 9. Total Item Weight: 3.68 grams.
Antique 14K hardstone Cameo Ring, C.1900. The Ring depicting recessed cameo of Roman profile facing sinister. Bezel milligraine set surround, split plain shank, stamped 14K. Top measures approximately 17 x 13 mm. Ring Size: 10.5 (may be sized). Total Item Weight: 6.43 grams.
The Earrings each set with two of wine red, pear shape cabochon garnet, surround of natural pearls and etruscan granulation work, suspending tassel drops. Drop measures: approximately 2.5 inches.
Large Art Deco Martini Cocktail Shaker, Roux Marquiand. Lyon, France C.1920. Height: 10 inches.
Rare W.M.F Art Nouveau double frame, Germany C.1900. The silvered metal frame depicting a maiden in the centre holding a floral branch, the surround of stylised celtic design. Original back and easel. Measures: 12 ¾ x 10 inches. Images: Approximately 5 ½ x 3 ½ inches each. WMFB marks. Catalogue Reference p 305 No 32/2.
An English Silver Sugar Caster Made in Birmingham 1913 by W.Neale & Sons Ltd. The cylindrical shaped Caster on a plain spreading circular stepped footed base, the body of vertical fluted design, with upper trailing scalloped narrow border, the removeable cover pierced with "tear scroll" motifs, rising to a central "pomegranate" style finial. Fully Marked. Height:- 5 3/4 ins. Weight:- 4 1/2 ozs.
Antique Victorian Silver Lighthouse Pepper Caster, hallmarked for Sheffield 1887 by Henry Wilkinson & Co. The Castor of lighthouse form, removable cover, fully hallmarked. Height: approximately 2 7/8 ins.
Art Nouveau Kayserzinn Pewter Tray, Germany C.1900. The two handled Tray stylised foliate design. Stamped No 4409 Kayserzinn Measures: approximately 19 x 11.25 x 2.5 inches..
Rare design Art Nouveau pewter Pitcher Wine Jug, C.1900. J. P. Kayser & Son AG - Kayserzinn was a leading factory of pewter making and well known for its progressive style in the period 1894-1912. The Jug with original patina, depicting 3 angel cherubs around the neck of the jug, long flowing hair, feathered wings extending down the vessel. The base and lower section with rich foliate and fruit in relief with an undulating snake serpent surround. The curvilinear handle with star like decoration...